Remember the The Presidents of the United States of America, that band who had such goofily catchy alt hits in the mid-90's, like "Lump," "Kitty" and "Peaches"? They reunited in '04 and released two albums since, the most recent, These Are the Good Times People, this past March. PUSA (pictured) is currently touring in support of the album and make a stop at Jannus Landing this Saturday night; Jeffrey Lewis provides support. 8 p.m., $18.
Like cars? See eco-friendly vehicles, the latest 2009 models, vintage and concept cars, and plenty of other 'mobiles this weekend during the 2008 Tampa Bay International Auto Show at the Tampa Convention Center. Through Nov. 9, noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun., 9 adults/$4 seniors, military, students and children 7-12 (children 6 and younger enter for free).
Cranky, no-holds-barred comedian Doug Stanhope returns to Crowbar for a set of cleverly venomous stand-up. 9 p.m., $20, Ybor City.
Scenic historic St. Pete neighborhood Roser Park stages its fifth annual Historic Roser Part Art Fest. Nov. 8-9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun., free admission.
Beach Theatre presents a single-night screening of the long-awaited (seven years in the making) Flaming Lips sci-fi feature, Christmas on Mars, which stars all the Lips members and tells the story of the first Christmas on a newly-colonized Mars. Proceeds from the event benefit WMNF. Fri., Nov. 7, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Beach Theatre $7.