Potter Party: Celebrate J.K. Rowling's birthday by making homemade butterbeer, getting sorted into a Hogwarts house, and playing trivia. 2-6 p.m. today. Free. Clearwater Main Library, 100 N Osceola Ave., Clearwater. (727) 562-4970; myclearwater.com/cpl.
Plumb House Museum Tours: Clearwater Historical Society offers tours of the historic Plumb House Museum, a two-story, cracker-style wood house showcasing a variety of antiques and vintage items including uniforms and photos of the Clearwater Bombers champion men's softball team. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday. Free, but donations welcome. Plumb House Museum, 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. (727) 399-1412.
Edible Landscape Design: Make your outdoor surroundings both beautiful and tasty by creating a wildlife-friendly edible and ornamental landscape. 7 p.m. Thursday. Free. Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 443-6703; www.natures foodpatch.com.
Summer Reading Carnival: The carnival, "Dig Into Reading," will feature a variety of digging and diving fun including skill games and booths, sand art, the Chik-fil-A cow, a moonwalk, airbrush tattoos and music with a live DJ. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Free for participants in summer reading club; $1 tickets or $8 for 10 tickets. Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 784-3332.
Bulls Rally: Join other USF Bulls fans for an appearance by head coach Willie Taggart, watch last season's video highlights, buy merchandise from Bulls Outfitter, play games and win prizes. Noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Free. Capogna's Dugout, 1653 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd., Clearwater. (727) 776-6309.
Night in the Islands: Re-create the atmosphere of the Greek islands with the monthly outdoor dining on the Sponge Docks and live Greek music, Greek dancing and other arts. 6-11 p.m. Saturday. Free. Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, 20 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5605; spongedocks.net.
Lucky Stiff: The 1988 musical farce is full of plot twists that start when the curtain opens and a man in silk pajamas is murdered. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. $22; $13 students. Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. (727) 446-1360; franciswilsonplayhouse.com.
Whitesnake: The rock band from the '80s brings us hits including Here I Go Again, Still of the Night and Is This Love. 8 p.m. Thursday. $34.50-$59.50. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400; rutheckerdhall.com.
Jay Hewlett: Performs with Trish Keating. 7 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $10. Snappers Grill and Comedy Club, 36657 U.S. 19 N, Palm Harbor. (727) 937-3737; snappersgrill.com.