Top things to do in Tampa Bay for April 15

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 28:  Wynonna Judd performs at City Winery Chicago on January 28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 28: Wynonna Judd performs at City Winery Chicago on January 28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)
Published April 13 2018
Updated April 13 2018

Wynonna and the Big Noise: The country icon and her band, led by her husband/drummer/producer, Cactus Moser. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $41.50-$71.50. (727) 791-7400.

Florida Bjorkestra Presents: Madonna and George Michael: The alternative-classical ensemble presents Brian Baez singing the music of Madonna and Jamie Perlow singing George Michael. 6 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20-$35. (727) 822-3590;

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Mozartís Piano Concerto No. 26: Young rising star conductor Elim Chan, a native of Hong Kong, joins young Swiss-Chinese pianist Louis Schwizgebel, who makes his TFO debut. 2 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337;

Ben Roy: Heís the creator and star of truTVís scripted comedy series, Those Who Canít. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $15-$17. (813) 864-4000;

Edie Carey: Award-winning Colorado-based singer-songwriter. 7 p.m., Mane Stay Hair Studio, 2059 Central Ave, St. Petersburg. $20..

Blueberry Festival: The 11th annual festival celebrating the tiny blue berry features wines, craft beers, numerous food and craft vendors, Kids Zone, live music and U-Pick blueberries. 8 a.m., Keel & Curley Winery, 5210 Thonotosassa Road, Plant City. Free, $5 parking. (813) 444-3740.

Hyde Park Village Art Fair: Festival featuring more than 100 artists from across the country. 10 a.m., Hyde Park Village, 1621 W Snow Circle, Tampa. Free. (561) 746-6615;

Busch Gardens Food and Wine Festival: Kool and the Gang, the Commodores: Concert begins at 5:30 p.m., food and drink kiosks open from noon to 9 p.m. Included with admission. Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $104, 2 and younger free. Save $15 if you order online. (813) 884-4386;

Clearwater Threshers: vs. Bradenton: Itís Bark at the Ballpark. Dogs get in for $6, get a free dog bowl and can run the bases after the game. Benefits the Humane Society of Pinellas. 1 p.m., Spectrum Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. $6-$10. (727) 467-4457;

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Philadelphia Phillies: Itís Family Fun Day. Cars with four or more people get free parking. Kids ages 14 and younger get a free Steven Souza Jr. wristband. 1:10 p.m., Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Ticket prices vary by game. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297;

Green Dayís American Idiot: This rock opera relies on the lyrics from Green Dayís Grammy Award winning multi-platinum album. 2 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50-$37.50. (813) 229-7827;

Kids and Family

Family Favorites Film Series: Cool Runnings (1993) (PG): Young fans will get the chance to see some of their parentsí most beloved childhood films on the big screen. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 ages 12 and under. (813) 274-8982;

Sugar Sand Festival: Master sculptors have been invited to turn nearly 1,000 tons of powdery, white sand into elaborate characters and scenes. There will be fireworks (9 p.m.) and concerts by Chris McCarty (2-5 p.m.) and Mystik NRG (6:30-9 p.m.). 10 a.m., Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. $10, $8 ages 55 and older, $6 ages 6-17, 5 and younger free. (727) 871-8060;


Fear the Walking Dead, 9 p.m. AMC: This Walking Dead spinoff series is heading into a fourth season with a crossover character in Lennie Jamesí Morgan. And by this time, Morgan has plenty of walking-fighting experience under his belt. 9 p.m. Sunday, AMC.

53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, 8 p.m., CBS: Reba McEntire returns to host the award show in Las Vegas.


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