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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 5

A Christmas Carol: The musical adaptation of Dickens' classic returns for the Christmas season. Show starts at 7 p.m. at Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$44. (727) 498-5205.

Charliepalooza: Grammy-winning fiddle player Charlie Daniels returns to Tampa to support his favorite charity, the Angelus, with a blackjack tournament and a jam session. Registration for the tournament begins at 7 p.m. at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. $150, $25 add-on (blackjack); $10 suggested donation (jam session). (813) 627-7625.

A Thousand Clowns: Hat Trick Theater presents this romantic comedy about a middle-aged man who must learn how to conform to society in order to permanently adopt his 12-year-old nephew. Show begins at 8 p.m. in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $23. (813) 229-7827.

Symphony in Lights: See a holiday light show with more than 250,000 LED lights choreographed to the music of the Trans Siberian Orchestra. Shows are at 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. nightly at the Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel. Free. (813) 994-2242

cANCELED

Friday's Chris Cornell concert at the Mahaffey Theater has been canceled. All tickets will be refunded. An outdated listing appears in today's Weekend section, which is printed in advance.

TO WATCH

The Sound of Music Live!, 8 p.m., NBC Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer will be fending off Nazis live on your picture box tonight. Tune in just to see if all that rehearsal time was worth it.

SERIES PREMIERE Courtney Loves Dallas, 10 p.m., Bravo Courtney Kerr from Most Eligible Dallas gets her own show. She quits her job to write a fashion blog in the first episode. Oh, right, and star in her own reality show.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 5 12/04/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 3:29pm]
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