Make us your home page
Instagram

Plan your weekend Nov. 25-27: Dolly Parton, indie markets, Christmas attractions open

Plan your weekend

Icon

Dolly Parton: This is the country music legend's first concert in Tampa since the early '90s. She performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $45.75 and up at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-2500. amaliearena.com.

Concert

David Crosby: A two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Crosby's new album, Lighthouse, produced by Snarky Puppy's Michael League, has sent him on a tour that stops at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Clearwater's Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. $52.50 and up. (727) 791-7400. atthecap.com.

Movies

Tampa Theatre Holiday Classics: The historic movie house kicks off its annual holiday movie series Sunday with a visit from Santa Claus. Miracle on 34th Street begins at 3 p.m., after a Christmas story from Santa on stage. Tickets are $10 at the box office or tampatheatre.org. Upcoming shows include Holiday Inn (Dec. 4), White Christmas (Dec. 11) and an entire week of It's a Wonderful Life beginning Dec. 16. The series concludes Dec. 23 with Love Actually.

Art

Meet Herb Snitzer: In his 50-plus years as a photographer, Snitzer is best known for his portfolio of jazz musicians taken in the late 1950s. Snitzer will be a guest speaker at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 400 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is pay as you choose. (813) 221-2222. fmopa.org.

Go fish

License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day: This Saturday is one of the few times in the year that Florida offers a free fishing day. A saltwater fishing license normally costs $17 a year for Florida residents and $47 for nonresidents. If you end up having a great day on the water, you can obtain a license at myfwc.com.

Comedy

Earthquake: Name a television show that features comics; he's been on it. $25. Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com. 8 and 10 p.m. Friday, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday.

Christmas

Attractions open: Busch Gardens brings back Christmas Town on select nights starting Friday, and Lowry Park Zoo has a new weekend holiday party called Christmas in the Wild. Both are decked out in lights, with carolers, shows and special treats. And both are included with admission. For more holiday events this week see tampabay.com/holiday.

Shop local

Black Friday: The Creative Life Project's holiday market is at the Flying Pig Tap House in St. Petersburg from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1584 Central Ave. Also this weekend is Buckler's Craft Fair at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6, children 12 and younger free. Ella's Black Friday Alternative Local Shopping Experience is at Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe, 5119 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa, from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday. Shopapalooza happens again Saturday in St. Pete's South Straub Park, from 10 a.m. to sunset.

Cuban Nights

Havana Cuba All-Stars: The 11-piece ensemble is touring the United States for the first time. Its program, Cuban Nights, starts at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Straz Center's Ferguson Hall, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $35-$50. (813) 229-7827. strazcenter.org.

Plan your weekend Nov. 25-27: Dolly Parton, indie markets, Christmas attractions open 11/22/16 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 4:13pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 24

    Events

    Zac Brown Band: The country, folk and Southern rockers embark on the "Welcome Home" tour in support of the album. 7 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $27.50-$77.50. (813) 740-2446.

    Handout photo of the Zac Brown Band, performing at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa on 9/24/17. Credit: Shore Fire Media
  2. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sept. 23

    Events

    Smithsonian Museum Day Live: Museums across the nation partner with the Smithsonian to offer free admission for one day. Among them are Florida Holocaust Museum, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in Tarpon Springs.Cracker Country in Tampa, Ringling Museum of Art. Note: Dalí Museum is free for Pinellas County …

    The Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg is among the museums participating in the Smithsonian's Museum Day Live, offering free admission. (LANCE ROTHSTEIN   |  Special to the Times)
  3. Tampa Repertory's 'Flying' soars in some places, sputters in others

    Stage

    TAMPA — Tampa Repertory Theatre has always insisted on putting on plays that mean something. Several shows over the last couple of years have zeroed in on the social and cultural baggage that comes with being female (The Children's Hour, Silent Sky and Grounded come to mind). None of those …

    The Southeastern premiere of Flying, Sheila Cowley's play at Tampa Repertory Theatre about veterans of the Women's Air Force Service Pilots, includes (from left) Holly Marie Weber, Rosemary Orlando, and Becca McCoy. Photo by Megan Lamasney.
  4. After 22 years, it's last call for beloved Ybor venue New World Brewery

    Music & Concerts

    YBOR CITY — Steve Bird spreads his tools across a patio table. He has awnings to unbolt and paraphernalia to unpry, from the busted Bop City neon by the stage to the Simpsons "El Duffo o Muerte" mural in the courtyard. He'll uproot a fountain and dismantle a roof and attempt to keep his bar intact. The …

    Various decor and memorabilia fill the walls and shelves at New World Brewery in Ybor City.
Long time music venue and hangout New World Brewery in Ybor City will be closing it's doors and moving locations. Patrons enjoy one of the last events before New World Brewery changes its location to Busch Blvd in Tampa.  [Photo Luis Santana | Times]