To do today
Wine tasting Get a taste of wines from around the world at ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, 14729 N Dale Mabry in Tampa, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. There will be wines, cordials and spirits served souvenir glass, plus hors d'oeuvres, souvenir glass. Price: $10
Low-Impact Landscapes Learn how create a sustainable landscape using native plants (and maybe save on yard work?). The Pinellas Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society is bringing landscape architect Tom Levin to the Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane in Clearwater today at 7 p.m. Suggested donation: $1 per person. Phone (727) 462-6024.
Gary Owen This one-night-only show is a Tampa Improv favorite. The actor (Daddy Day Care) and comedian was once voted "Funniest Black Comedian in San Diego," which is pretty fly for a white guy. See him at 8 tonight at the Centro Ybor comedy stop. Tickets are $12.
Tampa Bay Rays It's "Parks and Rec Day" at this afternoon's game against the Cleveland Indians, and that means freebies. The first 10,000 kids 14 and under receive Raymond Cheersticks and the first 5,000 kids will get a Rays Mousepad. The game starts at 12:40 p.m., and tickets start at $9 in advance, $11 at door. Toll-free (888) 326-7297. raysbaseball.com.
Rebekah Pulley Tampa Bay's brilliant folk-rock artist is poised to release a new CD (Back To Boogaloo) and you can catch her live at 7 p.m. Sunday at Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St. in Ybor City. The lineup also includes Experimental Pilot, Dave Korman of Memphis Train Union and Russ Van Cleave of Tim Version. Phone: (813) 241-8600. Price: $3.
Downtown Art Walk Take a stroll Saturday along the downtown St. Petersburg gallery tour, with extended hours and some snacks and drinks. It runs 5:30 to 9 p.m. at participating galleries. See stpetearts.com for a map. Don't miss the CERF Benefit at ArtSpace, a special show and sale of donated works to benefit the Craft Emergency Relief Fund at 10 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg. artspaceartists.com.