Sunday, May 20, 2018
Events

Things to do in Tampa Bay for April 13

Weird Al Yankovic: It's fitting that Weird Al Yankovic is playing not long after April Fools Day, as the singer has made a career of comedic parody songs like White & Nerdy, Eat It and Amish Paradise. See him at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $35-$55. (727) 791-7400.

Chasco Fiesta Boat Parade: This is serious stuff, with up to 50 wildly decorated boats parading down the Pithlachascotee River to downtown New Port Richey. The parade kicks off at 1 p.m.at Millers Bayou in New Port Richey. Free to watch, $25 to enter a boat. (727) 842-7651.

Ybor Aficionado Days: Tapas Trail: The Columbia, New World Brewery and the Bricks are some of the 18 stops on the Tapas Trail, which offers the chance to sample classic Ybor cuisine as part of Aficionado Days. There's also an after-party smoker at the Italian Club with cigars, dessert and door prizes. It's at 4 p.m. at the Italian Club in Ybor, 1731 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. Aficionado Days continues Sunday with a Spanish brunch at the Columbia Restaurant and a Tapas Cooking Challenge. $35 advance, $40 at door. (813) 241-8838; ybor.org.

kids and family

Sun'n Fun Fly-In: It's all about planes and flight at this annual event featuring aerobatic performances, aviation-related forums and workshops, commercial exhibitors, live music, aviation-themed activities with a zip line, and performances by the Black Diamonds Precision Jet Team. It starts at 8 a.m. at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, 3900 Don Emerson Drive, Lakeland. $37, $15 ages 11-17, 10 and younger free. (863) 644-2431.

Dunedin Highland Games: This annual event has competitions in Highland games and heavy athletics, Scottish bagpiping and drumming, pipe bands and Highland dancing. Also, there will live bands, a tug-o-war, kid's activities, Scottish wares, and food and drink. It's at 9 a.m. at Highlander Park, 1920 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. $15 at the gate; 11 and younger free. (727) 733-3197.

TO WATCH

Louis C.K.: Oh My God, 10 p.m., HBO If you missed him when he was at the Straz Center in October, you'll definitely want to catch this special.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find date night ideas at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Comments
Florida Orchestra closes 50th masterworks season with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony

Florida Orchestra closes 50th masterworks season with Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony

TAMPA — The Florida Orchestra wraps up its final masterworks concert of the season with a masterfully complex Johannes Brahms piano concerto and Ludwig van Beethoven’s warmly accessible Symphony No. 6, commonly known as the "Pastoral."Friday’s sold-o...
Published: 05/19/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 21-27.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 21-27.

American Baseball Championship: Teams from USF, Houston, East Carolina, UConn, UCF, Cincinnati, Tulane and Wichita State vie for the American Athletic Conference championship crown at Clearwater’s Spectrum Field Tuesday-Sunday. $8, $6 senior/military...
Published: 05/18/18
Updated: 05/19/18
The real stuff is how Tom Wolfe best used his write stuff

The real stuff is how Tom Wolfe best used his write stuff

om Wolfe’s best writing lifted real people into legend: car designers and astronauts and disciples of LSD. With that writing, Wolfe lifted himself into legend as well.The author of 16 books, including such bestsellers as The Right Stuff and The Bonfi...
Published: 05/18/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 20

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 20

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: In the season finale, the orchestra performs Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, under the direction of Michael Francis and accompanied by pianist Javier Perianes. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Cle...
Published: 05/18/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 19

Little Steven and the Disciplines of Soul: After gaining notoriety as a guitarist in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, Steven Van Zandt went on to have an acting career and recently got the Disciples of Soul back together to record the album of new ...
Published: 05/18/18
I went through 'Jeopardy!' auditions in Tampa, and I have a few questions

I went through 'Jeopardy!' auditions in Tampa, and I have a few questions

TAMPA — What’s it like to audition for Jeopardy!? What kind of questions are you asked? What realms of trivia must you master? How deep into your life should you expect producers to dig? Can you keep your cool with the buzzer in your han...
Published: 05/18/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 18

David Koechner: While his name might not be instantly recognizable, you’ll know his face from his roles as Todd Packer on The Office and Champ Kind from the Anchorman films. He currently stars on the CBS comedy, Superior Donuts. 8 and 10:30 p.m...
Published: 05/17/18
tbt* local craft beer of the week: PB and J Brown Ale, Palm Harbor Brewery

tbt* local craft beer of the week: PB and J Brown Ale, Palm Harbor Brewery

There’s a decent chance you’ve never had a beer from Palm Harbor Brewery. Its tiny taproom can seat no more than half a dozen folks at the bar, and that includes guests coming for wine from the brewery’s on-site sister business, Two Lions Winery. You...
Published: 05/17/18
Bar review: Champagne, whiskey and caviar? Yes, please, at luxe Flute and Dram

Bar review: Champagne, whiskey and caviar? Yes, please, at luxe Flute and Dram

I have a rocky relationship with Champagne.If I could drink it every day, there’s a good chance I would. But I can’t often stomach the thought of paying more for a name than the product itself, which, as a non-expert, has been my experience. I’ve had...
Published: 05/17/18
Plan your weekend May 18-20: Royal wedding watch parties, David Koechner, Fiesta Maxima, half off Dali admission

Plan your weekend May 18-20: Royal wedding watch parties, David Koechner, Fiesta Maxima, half off Dali admission

What's happening this weekend in Tampa Bay.
Published: 05/16/18
Updated: 05/18/18