Lots of laughs: Michael Mack performs at 8 and 10 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. Also at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. Call (813) 960-1197 or visit sidesplitters comedy.com.
Skipper's got the blues: The Damon Fowler Group plays with Daryl Hance at 8 p.m. at Skipper's, 910 Skipper Road. Must be 21 or accompanied by a parent. $7-$10. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
Get funky: Thomas Wynn and the Believers plays with Shak Nasti at 8 p.m. at Skipper's, 910 Skipper Road. $7-$10. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
Benefit concert: Alfredo Rivero and Manigua, Ray Villadonga and PBS, Point 6, Somos Musica and Baye Kouyate play at 5 p.m. at Skipper's, 910 Skipper Road. Proceeds benefit Mission of Mercy, an organization that sends volunteers and supplies to sick and impoverished people in El Salvador. $10 donation. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
Sweetwater Organic Community Farm Music Series: Triad and Charley Groth play at 1 p.m. at the farm, 6942 W Comanche Ave. Call (813) 887-4066 or visit sweetwater-organic.org.
Live jazz: Don Capone and Chuck Berlin play 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays at Lenny's Cafe, 1908 56th St., Temple Terrace. Call (813) 984-7884.
Holiday arts and crafts market: Browse or buy locally handmade arts and crafts 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 4 and noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 at 125 Country Club Drive, Forest Hills. (813) 598-5386.
Artists sought: Arts and crafts vendors are invited to reserve booth space at the Life Enrichment Center's third annual Art Under the Trees. The event is Dec. 5 at the Life Enrichment Center, 9704 N Boulevard. $35 per space. Vendors must bring their own tables and chairs. Call (813) 932-0241.
'It's a Wonderful Life': The Carrollwood Players perform the classic Christmas-time show at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 19 at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4335 Gunn Highway. $13-$15. Call (813) 265-4000.
Art show: The International Society of Acrylic Painters-Florida presents its fourth annual juried exhibition 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays in November at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. (813) 269-1310.
Artist of the month: The North Tampa Arts League's Artist of the Month is John Henne. His work is on display through November at the New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd. (813) 273-3652.
To list a North Tampa entertainment event, send information at least two weeks in advance to Arleen Spenceley at firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to (727) 869-6233; or call (813) 909-4617.