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North Pinellas Things To Do for Dec. 18

Music

Holiday Jazz: Get into the spirit with saxophonist David Pate and his jazz trio. 2-3:30 p.m. today. Free. Aging Well Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. (727) 724-3070; myclearwater.com/agingwell.

Holiday A Cappella: An afternoon of music by the a cappella choir from Palm Harbor University High School. 2 p.m. Friday. Donations support the school's music programs. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave. (727) 784-3332, ext. 3002.

Rockapella: This five-man contemporary pop vocal phenomenon presents its holiday show. 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets $30, $35 and $45. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400; rutheckerdhall.com/events/at-the-capitol.

Holiday Brass Concert: The Florida Fanfare Brass quintet plays holiday music. 2 p.m. Saturday. Free. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 784-3332, ext. 3006; palmharborlibrary.org.

Events

Holiday Model Train Display: The display features five trains running simultaneously: two custom "O" gauge Lego trains; an MTH "O" gauge train featuring a "Big Boy" steam engine; a Lionel standard gauge train featuring a Brute engine; a trolley; and a Kato "N" gauge train. 7-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Free. Event Venue, 1581 Cumberland Court E, Palm Harbor. (727) 784-1873.

Ugly Sweater Party: Wear your ugliest holiday sweater to any Smokey Bones location for a $5 late-night coupon and a chance to win a $25 gift card. Instagram a photo of yourself wearing your sweater in Smokey Bones with the hashtag #bonesuglysweater and you could win $250 or winter swag from Redhook. 10 p.m. Friday. Free. Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill, 2693 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. 727-712-1930.

Holiday Cookie Swap: Dig out your favorite cookie recipe, bake eight dozen and exchange with other bakers. 11 a.m. Saturday. Free. East Lake Community Library, 4125 East Lake Road, East Lake. (727) 773-2665.

Stage

Sleigh: An old-fashioned Christmas comedy. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. $16; $14 members and students. Tarpon Springs Cultural Center , 101 S Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5605; tarponarts.org.

Comedy Holiday Benefit: Up to 12 area comedians, including Bill "Bull" Ohse and Pat Duax, perform short acts. Donations benefit Christmas gifts for 100 children in foster care. 8:30 p.m. Thursday. $10, free with a new/unwrapped gift. Jack's Joint, 2950 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. (727) 560-8430.

Sinbad: The comic storyteller's family-friendly persona and animated antics helped him find success on television, film and stage. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $39-$85. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

North Pinellas Things To Do for Dec. 18 12/16/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 12:19pm]
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