Shrek The Musical: Based on the Oscar-winning film about everyone's favorite ogre, this musical opens at 7:30 p.m. with shows through Sunday at the Straz Center in Tampa. Tickets start at $38.50. (813) 229-7827.
Amanda Shires: The fiddle-playing Texan appears with Alias Julius at 7 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $10–$13. (813) 977-6474.
A Place in the Sun: This portion of the Capitol Classics Film Series pays tribute to Elizabeth Taylor with this 1951 film, in which a young up-and-comer is thrust into the blue collar life of a rich uncle's family business where he is expected to learn the ropes from the bottom up. It's 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $6. (727) 791-7400.
Lightning hoopla: The Bolts return to Tampa up two games over the Washington Capitals. So the plaza surrounding the St. Pete Times Forum should be lively before game time of 6:30 p.m. The Things to Do crew will be there affixing temporary Go Bolts! tattoos, so be sure to stop by and get yours.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Two Dollar Target Tuesday: Get a cheap peek at the Glazer Children's Museum with $2 admission from 2 to 7 p.m. at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. (813) 443-3861. Also at Curtis Hixon Park is the free Playing in the Park effort with kid-friendly versions of Zumba, yoga, karate and hip-hop dancing, etc. with free healthy snacks starting at 4:30.
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