What to do today
Laugh Your Can Off: To enjoy tonight's performance by Gen-X comic Roy Wood Jr., bring a canned food item and receive free admission. Reservations required. 8:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com.
Festival of Trees: This fundraiser hosts sales of artist-decorated Christmas trees as well as a gift and craft sale, kids' activities and visits with Santa. Benefits UPARC Foundation. Noon to 8 p.m. Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $8, $6 seniors, $4 ages 3-16. (727) 712-3993. treefest.com.
13 Ugly Men Get Roasted 2008: Sure to be the hottest spot in town tonight, don't wait until tomorrow to get stuffed. Enjoy a complimentary drink with ticket purchase as well as Belvedere vodka specials all night. DJ Gemini will be spinning music throughout the evening. 9 p.m. Kennedy, 2408 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $10 Ladies, $15 Men. (813) 251-3329.
Turkey day parties
New World Brewery's Post Thanksgiving Feast Party: Features the Crash Mitchell Five, Flat Stanley and Mega Smegma. 9 p.m., 1313 E Eighth Avenue, Ybor City. $5. (813) 248-4969.
Get Stuffed at Hyde Park Cafe: With DJ X, Tony Faline, DJ Mondo, Mike Anthony and DJ KU. 9 p.m. 1806 W Platt St., Tampa. (813) 254-2233.
Jackson's Thanksgiving Eve: With DJ Ravi Drums. Proceeds benefit Metropolitan Ministries. 9 p.m. Bistro Bar at Jackson's Bistro, 601 S Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa. $10. (813) 277-0112. jacksonsbistro.com.
Reax Pre-Thanksgiving Throwdown: With Dish, Fantome, Strangers Family Band, Tides of Man, Conscious Sound System. 18 and older. 8 p.m. Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Ybor City. $7. (813) 241-8600.
Thanksgiving Eve Bash: Hosted by Rays third baseman Evan Longoria. 9 p.m. Push Ultra Lounge, 128 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Free. Guys pay $5 after 11 p.m. (727) 895-6400.
Vegan Thanksgiving Feast: The Unitarian Universalist Church will have a vegan potluck dinner. Bring a vegan dish (six servings), plus serving spoon. Morris Bridge Road, Tampa. $5 adults, $15 without shared dish, kids under 12 free. Registration required. (813) 988-8188.
— Adam Newman firstname.lastname@example.org