The Checkdown with Greg Wolf: 9/23/22

Lizzo featuring Saucy Santana – SATURDAY – 8pm – Amalie Arena –

Karol G - $trip Love Tour – SUNDAY – 9pm – Amalie Arena –


Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers – SUNDAY – 4:25pm – Raymond James Stadium – Bucs Beach,

Publix Ultimate Tailgate Party, Leatherheads Tailgate -

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays – ALL WEEKEND – Tropicana Field –

Comedian David Spade – SATURDAY & SUNDAY – Tampa Theatre - The “Saturday Night Live” alum-comedian-

actor-podcast host stops by the historic Tampa Theatre on his “Catch Me Inside” standup tour. $45-$75. 8 p.m.

Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Classic Albums LIVE – U2 “The Joshua Tree” – TONIGHT – 8pm – Bilheimer Capitol Theatre - Using the world's

greatest musicians, Classic Albums Live takes chart-topping albums and performs them live without all the

gimmickry and cheesy impersonations. While U2 had become one of the most successful rock bands of the '80s,

they didn't truly become superstars until the spring 1987 release of The Joshua Tree. Greeted with enthusiastic

reviews, many of which proclaimed the album a masterpiece, The Joshua Tree became U2's first American number

one hit and their third straight album to enter the U.K. charts at number one; in England, it set a record by going

platinum within hours

Clearwater Offshore Nationals – Clearwater Beach – ALL WEEKEND – Expected to draw more than 150,000 people

culminating in powerboat races along a 2.5-mile course off Clearwater Beach and Pier 60. TONIGHT, VIP pass

holders will have the chance to meet and get autographs from the racers at Bar Tiki from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Others

interested in prerace fun can attend a kickoff party with live music and dancing from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday at

Shephard’s Beach Resort. On Saturday, spectators can perch on Pier 60 or hit the beach to watch free boat water

testing from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday is race day, with free viewing from the beach from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Viewing

from Pier 60 has a fee Sunday only. Free (beachfront), $10-$20 (Pier 60) Sunday race viewing. 5:30 p.m.-midnight

Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Clearwater Beach, 1 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater. 727-593-


Fall Pumpkin Festival and Haunted Farm: There will be hayrides, a petting zoo, haunted maze, farmers market and

pumpkins galore. Advanced tickets recommended at $15.25-$16.95, age 2 and younger

free. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Raprager Family Farm, 16907 Boy Scout Road, Odessa. 813-


Fall Family Fest – SUNDAY – 11am – Water Works Park - Bring the entire family and the dog for a festival with a

dog park, interactive exhibits, vendors, family resources, games, food trucks, entertainment, character visits and

giveaways. Free!

Caffeine & Chrome – SATURDAY – 9am - Gateway Classic Cars of Tampa - 351 30Th Street NE, Ruskin, FL - Cruise

into Gateway Classic Cars with your collectible car or daily driver to share with the car community. All makes and

models are welcomed! Indulge in coffee and pastries, while supplies last. Gather around the car community on the

last Saturday of every month for an experience of a lifetime -


Sword Experience – SUNDAY – Rialto Theater – 11am - "Highlander" star Adrian Paul created the Sword

Experience as a way for the public to learn some of the key techniques of screen sword-work first-hand. Taking his

years on the tv show and over 25 years of studying Hung Gar and Shaolin Kung Fu, Paul has run events all over the

world from beginner to keep-fit enthusiasts. You can just watch or participate in swordplay, get photos and even a

mini movie made of your experience. Get info at

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