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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 17

Chris Young: The 2006 Nashville Star winner brings hit singles including Gettin' You Home (The Black Dress Song), The Man I Want to Be and Voices. Doors open at 7 p.m. at the Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301, Tampa. $15. (813) 987-2855;

Travie McCoy: Gym Class Heroes singer, Katy Perry's ex and aspiring billionaire Travie McCoy will play a one-off gig at 9:30 p.m. at Aja Channelside, 290 S Meridian Ave., Tampa. $15.

Presents for Primates: What to get the ape who has everything? Find out today as the Lowry Park Zoo primates open specially wrapped presents at 11 a.m. at 1101 W Sligh Ave., Tampa. $20.95, $18.95 seniors, $15.95 ages 3-11, free for kids 2 and younger. (813) 935-8552;

HOB-Bling Santa Run: The combo of beer, running and people dressed as Santa has the makings of a memorable party at the Dunedin House of Beer. It will be dark, so people will add some lights for extra bling to their outfits. Finishers 21 and older get free beer at the post race party. It starts at 6 p.m. at 927 A Broadway, Dunedin. $25 for 5K, $15 for 1 mile.


Free movies outdoors: Pull up a lawn chair and wrap yourselves in soft blankets to enjoy a movie outside. They'll have A Christmas Carol playing at dusk at the Sunset Cinema at Pier 60 on Clearwater Beach. And at 8 p.m. in Tampa, the Riverwalk at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts will be showing A Christmas Story. Both sites will have concessions.


Top 40 Videos of 2010, 9 p.m., VH1: Wait, someone besides Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift made music videos this year?

I Get That a Lot, 9:30 p.m., CBS: If we went to a pizzeria and Heidi Klum was working behind the counter, you'd have to wheel us out to keep us from staring. If Paris Hilton was pumping our gas at a filling station, you'd have to wheel us out to keep us from laughing.

Gold Rush: Alaska, 10 p.m., Discovery: What happens if, at the end of the season, they don't find any gold?


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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 17 12/16/10 [Last modified: Thursday, December 16, 2010 8:03pm]
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