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David Spade and Adam Sandler are on a Netflix-sponsored comedy tour that stops in Tampa this weekend.Associated Press

Things to Do Planner: Adam Sandler, Tom Brokaw, Jingle Bell Run

COMEDY: From Sandler tour to Keillor's tales We have a pu pu platter of comedy options this week, something for every taste. There's the raunchy Bridget Everett, bottom right, whose combination of cabaret and standup has developed a cult following for her unprintable jokes about lust and body parts. She performs at …


  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 9


    Bridget Everett: Pound It!: The raunchy actor, comedian has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer, HBO's Girls and in the movie Trainwreck, and has her own Netflix series, Lady Dynamite. She also has a cabaret act with a backing that includes Ad Rock from the Beastie Boys. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb …

    IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR IFC - Bridget Everett attends IFC's "Joe's Pub Presents: A Holiday Special" at Joe's Pub in The Public Theater on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision for IFC/AP Images) NYAK106
  2. Schedule change now has circus coinciding with Gasparilla


    TAMPA — Sandwiching two performances of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus around the annual Gasparilla Pirate Invasion on Jan. 28 sounds akin to an old clown car routine involving parade-goers and circus fans.

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus which normally plays in Tampa during the first week in January has been rescheduled for performances between Jan. 25 and Jan. 29.
  3. Sincerely Santa brightens holiday for underprivileged Hillsborough kids


    BRANDON — Sylvia Moten handed several folded bills to Nellie Taracido, who manned the Sincerely Santa booth with 16-year-old son Zachary in the Westfield Brandon adjacent to the Dillards entrance.

    Sylvia Moten and her husband, Pastor Rufus Moten of Tampa, browse through a binder of needy children’s “Letters to Santa” at the Sincerely Santa booth at the Westfield Brandon Town Center. 
  4. Plan your weekend Dec. 9-11: Adam Sandler and friends, Fray at Mistletoe Show, Ybor parade


    Plan your weekend


    Adam Sandler and friends: Adam Sandler's Here Comes the Funny comedy tour surrounds him with old friends David Spade, Rob Schneider, Nick Swardson and a "surprise special guest." 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the Straz Center's big Morsani Hall. The only tickets …

  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 8


    Santa and Ice Skating in St. Petersburg: Santa and his sleigh will be appearing on select nights in St. Petersburg for visits with area children. After visiting Santa, stick around for "glice" skating on a simulated ice rink. 6 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg. Free; $5 …

    Ella Church, 9, of Brandon, "glice" skates on synthetic ice at Snowfest at North Straub Park on Saturday December 6th, 2014. St. Petersburg Parks and Recreation brought 65 tons of snow in for the event that followed the 88th annual Santa Parade on Saturday morning. Other activities included "glice"-skating, arts and crafts, a climbing wall, santa photos and a moon walk. Santa will be available for photos at the park from 6 to 9pm on December 6 & 7, 10 through 14, and 18 through 23. 
  6. Dining Planner: Hyde Park Village gingerbread house winner crowned and the Eatery debuts

    Food & Dining

    Tis the season: Home decorating

    This week, merchants in Hyde Park Village are creating and displaying some majorly impressive gingerbread houses (tiny homes, but with more icing and zero closet space). A final judging in the cutthroat and gumdropped competition takes place Friday. Guests are …

    This week, merchants in Hyde Park Village are creating and displaying some majorly impressive gingerbread houses.