Friday, May 25, 2018
Features and More

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 10

Glenn Frey: A founding member of the Eagles, Frey alternates between touring with the classic rockers and playing solo gigs like this one to support his album After Hours. See him at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $59.50-$125. (727) 791-7400.

Cheech and Chong: The iconic comedy duo widely known for their '70s and '80s movies and stand-up routines perform at 8 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $34.50-$54.50. (813) 229-7827.

Holiday Gift Market: Kick-start your holiday shopping at this annual event with more than 135 merchants offering everything from clothing and jewelry to art and children's items. Benefits the Junior League of Tampa. It starts at 9 a.m. at Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. $8. (813) 254-1734.

Tampa Bay Home Show: The area's top home improvement experts will be on hand, along with more than 600 exhibits related to Florida homes and demonstrations. It's at 10 a.m. at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 893-8523.

Dunedin Wines the Blues Festival: This street festival salutes wines from around the world. The party along Main Street also features blues music from headliners including the Selwyn Birchwood Band and the Sauce Boss. There are also tents with vendors, arts and crafts starting at 5 p.m. in Downtown Dunedin. Free. (727) 647-8181.

Kids and family

Ribfest: There are ribs galore from award-winning cooks and family activities like mini golf and giant inflatables. Today's music lineup includes Santana original lead singer Gregg Rolie at 4 p.m. and Heart with Shawn Colvin at 8 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m. at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. $20, children 12 and younger free. (727) 528-3828.

To watch

SERIES PREMIERE Wedding Band, 10 p.m., TBS Brian Austin Green returns to TV in a wayward band trying to get laughs, but without Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi, it sounds kind of flat.

CORRECTION

Celtic Christmas with Harry O'Donoghue and Carroll Brown at the Palladium Theater is Dec. 6. An incorrect date was listed in Thursday's Weekend section.

More to explore

Enjoy the gorgeous weather today at an outdoor market. Find a list at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Comments
Hooper: More than a restaurant, Lee Roy Selmon’s was a meeting place

Hooper: More than a restaurant, Lee Roy Selmon’s was a meeting place

It’s where former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Doug Williams had lunch with current Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston.It’s where University of South Florida fans often gathered to watch the program’s biggest road games.It’s where folks showed up in...
Published: 05/24/18
Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual misconduct in CNN report

Eight women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual misconduct in CNN report

Eight women have accused actor Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior on-set, at his production company, and during press junkets, according to a report.CNN reports that 16 people have spoken out against Freeman’s alleged misco...
Published: 05/24/18
Ballet Nacional de Cuba stuns with a spectacular ‘Giselle’

Ballet Nacional de Cuba stuns with a spectacular ‘Giselle’

TAMPA — The Ballet Nacional de Cuba performed Giselle, its signature ballet, on Wednesday at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. Fifty-four dancers charmed a packed house, culminating in about two hours an effort that took more tha...
Published: 05/24/18
Bar review: Things are hopping at new Swan Brewing in Lakeland

Bar review: Things are hopping at new Swan Brewing in Lakeland

Lakeland’s a little out of the way, but I’m always eager to check out the bar scene there when passing through or attending an event. Every place I’ve visited just seems so pleasant.I regret missing the boat on the city’s first brewery, Lakeland Brew...
Published: 05/24/18
tbt* local craft beer of the week: Dark Harbor Mocha Stout, Sea Drift Ales & Lagers

tbt* local craft beer of the week: Dark Harbor Mocha Stout, Sea Drift Ales & Lagers

The saga of Barley Mow Brewing Company and its eventual offshoot/successor Sea Drift Ales & Lagers is a complicated one. The most interesting part is how the latter came to be as a result of brewery-distributor tensions, in which Barley Mow pulled an...
Published: 05/24/18
Dr. Beach ranks Caladesi Island No. 7 on list of country’s best beaches

Dr. Beach ranks Caladesi Island No. 7 on list of country’s best beaches

Caladesi Island’s "crystalline quartz" sand and "sparkling clear" water left an impression on Dr. Beach, who ranked it in his annual list of the country’s top 10 beaches.Dr. Beach, or Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, is a professor and director for the Lab...
Published: 05/24/18
In New York City, following in David Bowie’s footsteps

In New York City, following in David Bowie’s footsteps

NEW YORKThere are few artists who merit a true pilgrimage — a concerted attempt to walk in the footsteps of greatness — but if there’s one luminary worth traveling for, it’s David Bowie.With the final stop of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s experien...
Published: 05/24/18
9 things to do indoors on this rainy Memorial Day weekend

9 things to do indoors on this rainy Memorial Day weekend

It’s hard not to think of the Forrest Gump line: "One day it started raining, and it didn’t quit for four months." If you are looking for something to do while the current deluge continues, we have some suggestions. There are obvious choices, like ma...
Published: 05/24/18
Lee Roy Selmon’s original Tampa restaurant is closing, marking the end of an era

Lee Roy Selmon’s original Tampa restaurant is closing, marking the end of an era

Lee Roy Selmon’s, the restaurant that paid homage to the community icon who rose to fame as a Tampa Bay Buccaneer and grew to become a popular civic leader, will shutter the doors of its original location on Tampa’s Boy Scout Boulevard in June.Employ...
Published: 05/23/18
Updated: 05/24/18
Birchwood owner will open a three-story restaurant and bar at St. Petersburg pier

Birchwood owner will open a three-story restaurant and bar at St. Petersburg pier

ST. PETERSBURG — Chuck Prather, owner of the Birchwood in St. Petersburg, returned from his daughter’s Maine wedding this week with an exciting announcement of his own. On June 7 the St. Petersburg City Council is expected to sign off on him being on...
Published: 05/23/18
Updated: 05/24/18