Plan your weekend
93.3 FLZ's Jingle Ball Brace yourself for the screeching: The lineup for this year's affair is Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Sean Kingston, OneRepublic, Ed Sheeran, Walk the Moon, Zedd and Matthew Koma. The show starts at 6 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $29-$159. As a bonus, Austin Mahone, Bridgit Mendler and The Ready Set will perform a free show outside the Forum at 3 p.m. For details on the event, see jingleballtampa.com.
Oppan Tampa style!
Psy The pop sensation will perform Saturday at Jingle All the Way, a free, radio-sponsored event at University Mall in Tampa. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Psy will perform about 4:30 p.m. 93.3-FLZ will be there all day, giving away Jingle Ball tickets every 15 minutes.
Take the kids
Snow There's real snow for Florida kids to play in this week — well, as real as the snow machines can make it. On Friday is the Miracle on Cleveland Street with snow available for angel-making starting at 5:30 p.m. on the 400 Block of Cleveland Street in Clearwater. In Oldsmar starting at 6 p.m. Friday is the Christmas Wonderland family event with a giant snow slope, inflatables, pictures with Santa, holiday songs and more at R.E. Olds Park, 107 Shore Drive W.
Make it ugly
Tacky Sweater Pub Crawl Don your worst apparel Saturday for a Tacky Sweater Pub Crawl with food and drink specials, drawings and a tackiest sweater contest, starting at Catch Twenty Three. . Other stops include the Remedy, Zen Bistro, Maloney's, World of Beer and the Blend. Benefits Ronald McDonald House charities. $20 advance, $25 at the door. Catch Twenty Three, 10103 Montague St, Tampa. (813) 258-6430, ext. 5. 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tampa Bay International Auto Show The annual show will be spinning some new wheels of hundreds of high-end sports cars and trucks, crossovers, alternative-fuel vehicles and ride and drive sessions. Representatives from automotive manufacturers will be available to answer questions. $9, $5 seniors/military/ages 7-12, 6 and younger free. Noon Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. (323) 216-7557.
Eat at Joe's
Thanksmas fundraiser On Friday, a fundraiser for Joe Maddon's annual Thanksmas holiday dinner for the needy includes the same food the Rays manager makes for homeless shelters: A Polish and Italian theme that usually includes spaghetti, meatballs, sausage, pierogies, salad and cake, all served by Rays players, coaches, and maybe even Joe himself. 5 p.m. Friday. Free, but tips benefit meals to be served in Hillsborough and Pinellas. 717 South, 717 S Howard Ave., Tampa. joesthanksmas.com.
— Sharon Kennedy Wynne [email protected]