Broadway kickoff party: Rub elbows with Broadway stars such as Cathy Rigby (in Peter Pan) and George Hamilton (La Cage Aux Folles) as the Straz Center in Tampa stages a free kickoff party for its 2011-12 Broadway season from 5 to 8 p.m. Reserve a spot at (813) 222-1047.
Pirate Movie Party: The Krewe of Samuel Bellamy invites scallywags for a party for the premiere of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Costumes strongly encouraged. Then it's off to Channelside Cinemas for the new Johnny Depp film. Starts at 5 p.m. at Splitsville, 615 Channelside Drive Suite 123, Tampa. Party free; movie $15.
Tampa Bay Uncorked: For American Craft Beer Week, actor and comic was in the Tourgasm Live tour with Dane Cook and Gary Gulman and is a regular on the Opie and Anthony radio show. He performs at 8:30 p.m. today through Sunday at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 960-1197.
Westfield Family Fun Day: Get Fit: Bring the kids to decorate their own water bottle holder, have story time and enjoy a healthy snack at the Westfield malls in Brandon and Citrus Park, both at 4 p.m. Free.