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Things to do in Tampa Bay Dec. 11

A Marvelous Party! The Noel Coward Celebration: Don your baubles for this revue featuring 33 songs plus sketches, anecdotes and writings by Noel Coward. Show starts at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Winter Wonderland: A complete Christmas village is set up with tens of thousands of sparkling lights, 100 trees, live entertainment, visits with Santa, cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus, pony rides, train rides, a petting zoo and a hot chocolate shop. It starts at 6 p.m. in Downtown Clearwater at Drew Street and Fort Harrison Avenue. Free admission; donations benefit Nourish to Flourish. (727) 442-2099.

Melanie Martinez: The 18-year-old New Yorker made it to the top 5 on NBC's singing competition The Voice last season. Concert starts at 7 p.m. at the Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $12-$35. (813) 248-9500.

Kresge Mega Light Display: The Christmas display boasts 10 trailer-truck loads of lights, an 18-train scale model railroad, inflatables bubble machines, a 70-foot tree and a teddy bear parade. It opens at 6 p.m. at 2719 Oakdale St. S in St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 896-6500.


American Horror Story: Coven, 10 p.m., FX The identity of Cordelia's attacker is revealed and Fiona considers forming an alliance with Marie Laveau. Fiona seems like a shady lady with whom to be forming alliances.


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3 Daughters Brewing Grand Opening: Yet another brewery opens its doors in St. Petersburg. Join the party Saturday at 222 22nd St. S. $20 tasting wristband.

Andrea Bocelli: The Italian tenor with one of the most recognizable voices in music returns to the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa on Saturday. $75-$350. (813) 301-2500.

Holiday parades: By land, Ybor City (with snow, too!), Tarpon Springs, Dunedin, St. Pete Beach, Pinellas Park, New Port Richey and Brooksville all have parades, many with festivals, too. Then by sea, watch illuminated boat parades in St. Petersburg and Madeira Beach. All free on Saturday.

Very Barley Christmas Party: Who doesn't want a opossum dressed as Santa on his or her Christmas cards? Barley will pose for photos at a party Saturday at East West Animal Hospital in Lutz. Proceeds from T-shirt and calendar sales benefit animal rescue organizations. Free.

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