Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 7

EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival: Boyz II Men: It’s the 22nd year for the annual culinary festival running through Nov. 13 that features multiple outdoor marketplaces, tasting events, celebrity chefs and the Eat to the Beat Concert series. 9 a.m., Epcot at Walt Disney World, 1515 N Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista. $97-$114, $91-$108 ages 3-9. (407) 939-3378

Bruce Hornsby: The three-time Grammy Award-winning singer, pianist and composer performs classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues and jam band music. 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $55-$80. (727) 893-7832.

Ken Miller: He’s been seen on Comedy Central and was the winner of Florida’s Funniest Comedian. 7 and 9:30 p.m., Snappers Grill and Comedy Club, 36657 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. $12. (727) 937-3737.

Bridging the Bay: Access and Mobility: A three part series designed to build awareness and support for socially engaged art practices in the Bay area. This portion features artists working in the public to provide access to basic human needs and resources through mobile means. 6:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 896-2667.

Florida West Coast Bromeliads: New Discoveries: Bromeliad Society meets with information on bromeliad care, plus plants for sale. Dennis Cathcart talks about bromeliad discovery efforts in recent trip to Brazil. 7:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Church, 6085 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. Free. (727) 544-8558.

New Restaurant to Try: American Social is finally open in Tampa

KIDS AND FAMILY

Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission from noon to 7 p.m. Glazer Children’s Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE: Long Lost Family, 8 p.m., TLC: A woman who was left on the curb when she was 4 years old tries to find her mother to understand why.

The VA and the Human Cost of War, 10 p.m., PBS: Chronicles the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs, from the troubled beginnings in the 1920s to the modern system.

Living Every Day: Luke Bryan, 10 p.m., ABC: Robin Roberts interviews country star Luke Bryan, who discusses balancing career and family.

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Grief and wit, heritage and family dynamics collide in ‘Bad Jews’ at American Stage

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ST. PETERSBURG — Whatever else he learned at Cornell University and the Juilliard School, playwright Joshua Harmon surely learned family dynamics. His play, Bad Jews, bristles with wit and malevolence dished out by people for whom familiarity breeds ...
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 17

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 17

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Published: 07/16/18

Pasco Events starting July 20

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Published: 07/16/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando Counties starting July 20

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Published: 07/16/18

Hernando Events for July 20

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 16-22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 16-22

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, July 15

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, July 15

SharkCon: A weekend all about sharks adds a comic con element this year with stars from Sharknado at a noon panel today including Ian Ziering, Cassie Scerbo and Gena Lee Nolin. Also includes a touch tank, shark tooth dig pit, paddle board clinic, oce...
Published: 07/15/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, July 14

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, July 14

America II Extreme Mud Wars: This wildly popular day of rolling in a mud pit and slinging dirt returns to St. Petersburg with an obstacle course, joust pit, the eliminator and mud volleyball. Benefits the TASCO teen program. Free for spectators. $65 ...
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