Aasif Mandvi: Wear your "Team Muhammad" shirt and hear a free talk by the Daily Show correspondent at the USF Lecture Series. The actor just released a feel-good foodie film, Today's Special, which he wrote and stars in. See him at 7 p.m. at University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa.
Dayglow party: Wear white to Tampa's Hawaiian Village tonight and you come out looking like a hypercolor nightmare. Get messy from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at 2520 N Dale Mabry Highway. Tickets are $24.99 and $59.87 for VIP. Go to dayglowtour.com or wanttickets.com.
Empty Bowls Luncheon: This annual pre-Thanksgiving event is a sparse meal to remind us of the hungry. A silent auction of bowls created by local artists benefits Feeding America Tampa Bay at 11:30 a.m. at Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 Franklin St., Tampa. $10 donation. www.tampagov.net.
Gallagher: There's a meet-and-greet before the wacky comic wields his Sledge- O-Matic. The show is 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $39-$53. (727) 791-7400.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Mike Lupica: Inkwood Books hosts the bestselling author and ESPN commentator as he discusses and signs his latest young adult book, Hero. See him at 6 p.m. at the Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, 3910 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa. Free.
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, 8 p.m., ABC: Celebrate the tribulations of our favorite gang of gloomy kids.
Bones, 8 p.m., Fox: Wayne Knight guest stars as a candymaker who makes the world's largest chocolate bar, which unfortunately contains human remains. Great, make the fat guy a chocolatier; that's not stereotypical at all.
MORE TO EXPLORE
The Tampa Bay Lightning announced three more post-game concerts coming soon. Find out who the artists are at tampabay.com/things-to-do.
For information on the Florida Pro Musica concert in Tampa, call (813) 259-9744. A different number is listed in Weekend, which is printed in advance.