Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Tuesday, May 21

Down a four-course dinner at the Don CeSar, jam out with Ronnie Dee and the Super Stars and catch a screening of ‘Nausicaa.’
Inside St. Pete Beach’s Don CeSar, grub on a wine-paired dinner featuring family-owned Napa Valley winery Clos Du Val. [CHIP LITHERLAND | Special to the Times]
Inside St. Pete Beach’s Don CeSar, grub on a wine-paired dinner featuring family-owned Napa Valley winery Clos Du Val. [CHIP LITHERLAND | Special to the Times]
Published May 20
Updated May 21

Four-Course Dinner: Maritana Grille’s next meal spotlights estate selections from family-owned Napa Valley winery Clos Du Val, paired with a quartet of dishes. Clos Du Val representative Jim Opaleski leads you through dinner. Call for reservations, as seating is limited. $150. 7 p.m. The Don CeSar, 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 360-1882.

Puccini Festival: St. Petersburg Opera presents two one-act operas from composer Giacomo Puccini in one night. Gianni Schicchi follows the tragedy Suor Angelica. $20-$75. 7:30 p.m. The Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-2040. stpeteopera.org.

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind: In director Hayao Miyazaki’s 1984 animated film, a warrior and pacifist struggles to stop the destruction of two nations, and their planet. Also showing at AMC Sundial 20 in St. Petersburg and AMC Veterans 24 in Tampa. $13.40 (price may vary by theater). 7 p.m. Regal Cinemas Park Place Stadium 16, 7200 U.S. 19 N, Pinellas Park. (727) 525-7777.

Grand Opening Week: All sorts of festivities, including limited-edition dishes, free Countdown Cookies and other giveaways, formally welcome the newest Capitol Tacos restaurant. Runs through Monday. 11 a.m. 6802 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 954-5224.

Ronnie Dee and the Super Stars: The band records and live streams their acoustic record while you jam out to new and acclaimed songs. Free. 7 p.m., with recording at 8. All Access Recording, 3700 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. (727) 685-2362.

Wine, Cheese and Chocolate: Three of life’s greatest pleasures drive this tasting that matches chocolate and cheese with a wine of your choice. Space is limited, so call for reservations. $25. 5 p.m. Boca, 901 W Platt St., Tampa. (813) 254-7070.

Test Kitchen Tuesday: Notorious B.I.G.: Sip $6 cocktails and observe the birthday of late rap legend Biggie Smalls, who would’ve been 47 on Tuesday, with the Mandarin Hide. 4:30 p.m. 231 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 440-9231.

Biggie’s Birthday Bash!: Another celebration featuring Notorious B.I.G.-inspired drink deals — among them Brooklyn’s Finest (Brooklyn Gin, lemon juice, elderflower, Martini and Rossi Prosecco) and Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems(Banyan Reserve Vodka, Bacardi Cuatro, Brooklyn Gin, amaretto, pineapple juice, ginger beer) — and DJ tunes. Park and Rec, 100 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 245-9100.

Mosul: Tampa Theatre screens the character-focused documentary about the unlikely allies who joined forces to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State. A discussion and audience Q&A follows. 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8981.

Lunchtime Concert: Enjoy coffee and cookies as local organists play music from the American Songbook. Free. 11:30 a.m. Pinellas Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N, Pinellas Park. (727) 565-1876. cftos.org.

Singles Night: A free Champagne toast kicks off the evening of happy hour specials for single folks. 7:30 p.m. Bacchus, 124 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 258-8566.

Terrific Tots: Great Explorations Children’s Museum showcases a session of songs, stories and creative expression for ages 1 to 4. Free. 9:45 a.m. Sundial, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 821-8992.

To Watch

SEASON FINALE NCIS, 8 p.m., CBS: Former FBI Agent Tobias Fornell (Joe Spano) urges Gibbs to do whatever is necessary to take down drug dealers in the area after his daughter, Emily (Juliette Angelo), suffers an opiate overdose.

SEASON FINALE The Voice, 9 p.m., NBC: After singing their hearts out all season, the finalists will learn which one of them earned most of America’s votes — but not before being forced to sweat it out.

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