Entertainment at Kennedy's: Sing karaoke from 5 to 8 Friday nights at Kennedy's Bar and Grill, 10630 Plantation Bay Drive, Heritage Isle. The restaurant also hosts comedy, jazz and old-school R&B from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays. Call (813) 406-4941.
Jazz with Jim: Jim Burge and the Jazz Directions perform with special guests Dick Rumor on sax, Phil Provinzano on flugelhorn and Tom Ziegelhofer on trumpet. 7:30 p.m. at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. $7-$10. Call (813) 269-1310.
One-Acts Weekend: See a series of one-act plays at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Carrollwood Playhouse, 4335 Gunn Highway. $10. Call (813) 265-4000.
Lots of laughs: Pat Dixon performs at 8 and 10 tonight, at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 960-1197 or visit sidesplitterscomedy.com.
Americana and alt-Southern rock: Sons of Bill plays with the Benjy Davis Project and the Jacob Jeffries Band at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $7-$10. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
Water ski show: The Tampa Bay Water Ski Show team performs at 6 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 28 at Tower Lake, 130 Burbank Road, Oldsmar. Free. For information, visit tampawaterski.com.
Blues and roots rock: Tab Benoit plays with Daryl Hance at 8 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $7-$10. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
'Die Fledermaus': The South Florida Lyric Opera performs Johann Strauss' Die Fledermaus at 3 p.m. at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road. $20-$25. Call (813) 269-1310.
Skipper's got the blues: Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues plays at 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. $7. Call toll-free, 1-800-594-8499.
Artist of the month: The North Tampa Arts League's artist of the month for August is Mary Curran Bitner. Her work is on display throughout the month at the New Tampa Regional Library, 10001 Cross Creek Blvd. Call (813) 273-3652.
Art at the JCC: The artwork of the Westchase Artists Society is on display indefinitely at the Tampa Jewish Community Center, 13009 Community Campus Drive. Call (813) 254-9000.
Send information two weeks in advance to [email protected]; fax to (727) 869-6233; or call (813) 909-4617.