Lots of laughs: Mark Klein performs at 8 and 10 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. Again at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. Call (813) 960-1197 or visit sidesplitterscomedy.com.
Get your jam on: Finals, Mogul Street Reserve, the Trio and Male Order Brides play at 8 p.m. at Skipper's, 910 Skipper Road. $5. Call 1-800-594-8499.
Back to the Sixties Gala: Support Stageworks Theatre at its fourth-annual "tie dye black tie" gala at 6:30 p.m. at Centro Asturiano, 1913 N Nebraska Ave., Ybor City. Food, drinks, entertainment and dancing. $125. Call (813) 784-6832.
Got funk? WMNF presents Trombone Shorty and Elliott Cohn's Cosmic Sweat Society at 8 p.m. at Skipper's, 910 Skipper Road. $17-$20. Call (813) 238-8001.
R&B: See old-school R&B groups perform from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturdays at Kennedy's Bar and Grill in Heritage Isle Golf and Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, New Tampa. Call (813) 406-4941.
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm Music Series: Roseville Faire and Gale Trippsmith play at 1 p.m. at the farm, 6942 W Comanche Ave. Call (813) 887-4066.
'Jack and the Beanstalk': The Play'n Around Traveling Children's Theater performs the play at 3 p.m. at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. $10 for nonmembers, $7 for members and free for children under four. Call (813) 269-1310.
Music Notes: The Carrollwood Cultural Center and the Florida Orchestra Guild present a lecture and demonstration of the music of Tchaikovsky at 10 a.m. at the cultural center, 4537 Lowell Road. Includes coffee and pastries. $15. Call (813) 960-1121.
Jazz: A jazz band plays from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays at Kennedy's Bar and Grill in Heritage Isle Golf and Country Club, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, New Tampa. Call (813) 406-4941.
Art show: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. See the work of local artist Peter Stilton and an exhibit of contemporary and abstract art by the Hillsborough County Visual Arts Alliance through Jan. 29. Call (813) 269-1310.
'Play On': See the play, about a group of actors that tries to rehearse for a murder mystery show while the playwright constantly changes the script; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Jan. 24 at Masque Community Theatre, 8825 56th St., Temple Terrace. For ticket info, call (813) 983-1710.
'The Senator Wore Pantyhose': See the play, a farce about a senator seeking to run for president, at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 30 at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4335 Gunn Highway. $13-$15. Call (813) 265-4000.
To list a North Tampa entertainment event, send information at least two weeks in advance to Arleen Spenceley at [email protected]; fax to (727) 869-6233; or call (813) 909-4617.