Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, March 24

Where to hear blogger Tiffany Jenkins speak, stuff your face in Tampa and journey through a new art exhibition.
On Sunday, Tampa Theatre welcomes blogger and author Tiffany Jenkins. [Courtesy of Tampa Theatre]
On Sunday, Tampa Theatre welcomes blogger and author Tiffany Jenkins. [Courtesy of Tampa Theatre]
Published March 23
Updated March 24

Tiffany Jenkins: Rather than slide deeper into her depression and addiction, this Sarasota native started blogging and vlogging about it. Before long, she was writing a memoir and presiding over Juggling the Jenkins, a cross-media content empire about motherhood, mental health and recovery. And now Jenkins is headlining a theater in her (almost) hometown. 7:30 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St., Tampa. $28.50-$42.50. (813) 274-8286. tampatheatre.org.

Flavor of West Tampa: Now in its seventh year, a tradition that embraces the diverse cultures of West Tampa with grub from local restaurants, beer, wine, dominoes and other entertainment. Benefits the Judeo Christian Health Clinic. 11 a.m. Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N Blvd., Tampa. Free (food/drink additional). brownpapertickets.com.

Taste of South Tampa: The 14th annual festival features unlimited food and drink samples, a beer garden, live entertainment, giveaways and prizes. 1 p.m. Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa. $40-$90. southtampachamber.org.

Gallery Talk with Stanton Thomas: The Museum of Fine Arts curator of collections takes you on a journey through the Dutch Golden Age in new exhibition A Feast for the Eyes: European Masterpieces from the Grasset Collection. Many of the “vanitas” themes throughout the paintings are uncovered. Talk included with admission. 3-4 p.m. 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $10-$20, 6 and younger free. (727) 896-2667. mfastpete.org.

Broad Comedy: Spend your Sunday Funday celebrating the voices of nine funny women: Natasha Samreny, Fay Jacobs, Kaiti McCoy, Robin Savage, Heather Jones, Christina Crall-Reed, Cara Millburg, Sofia Sanchez and Gloria Munoz. Proceeds benefit the League of Women Voters. VIP seating available. 1 p.m. The Queens Head, 2501 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10 suggested donation. wordierthanthou.com.

Craig Robinson: Yup, you know this comedian and actor, who was a teacher in Chicago before pursuing comedy full time, for his portrayal of Daryl Philban on popular NBC show The Office, as well as for his roles in movies such as Knocked Up and This Is the End. 7 p.m. Tampa Improv, 1600 E Eighth Ave. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com.

Family: The Gasparilla International Film Festival closes with a screening at AMC Classic Centro Ybor 10. In this flick called Family, a woman tries to bond with her teenage niece who wants to run away and become an Insane Clown Posse groupie. 6:30 p.m. AMC Classic Centro Ybor 10, 1600 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $15. (813) 248-2323. gasparillafilmfestival.com.

U-Pick Strawberries: Visit Passion Organics Farms and fetch your own haul of certified-organic strawberries. 8 a.m. 11780 Tom Folsom Road, Thonotosassa. (813) 735-6706. passionorganicsfar.wixsite.com.

Thelma and The Sleaze: An all-female foursome of rockers perform at Crowbar with Fever Beam and Prescribed Fire. 7 p.m. 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. (813) 241-8600. crowbarybor.com.

Sip, Swap and Shop: The recently opened Grand Central District shop for Black Crow Coffee Co. hosts this clothing and seed exchange, market of local vendors, live music show and mini-panel on herbalism, permaculture and climate justice. Bring envelopes for your seeds and a bag for your clothes. 3 p.m. 2157 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 580-7200.

The Florida Orchestra: The Creation: Composer Joseph Haydn’s most famous masterpiece, which depicts the creation of the world. Michael Francis conducts with support from the Master Chorale of Tampa Bay. 7:30 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $18-$48. floridaorchestra.org.

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