Sunday, November 19, 2017
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 22

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Zac Brown Band: The Atlanta-based country/folk group won the Grammy for Best New Artist in 2010 and this year for Best Country Album. See them at 7 p.m. at the Live Nation Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $31.50-$64.50. (813) 740-2446.

Fourth Friday Food Truck Festival: It's the first anniversary celebration for the street festival, so heavy-hitters have joined the rally including Americanwiener, Mobile Munchiez, Tasty Stacy, Jimmy Meatballs, Killer Samich and more. It starts at 5 p.m. along Corey Avenue in St. Pete Beach. (727) 498-8778.

Bon Appetit: Julia Child teaches the makings of a classic French chocolate cake in this one-act comic opera presented by Opera Tampa. See it at 8 p.m. at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $25. (813) 229-7827.

Joshua Bell: The violinist and classical music superstar performs works by Schubert, Strauss and Dvorak at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $50-$100. (727) 791-7400.

TO WATCH

Shark Tank, 9 p.m., ABC A man wants financial backing for his camouflage clothing line for hunters. Unfortunately, none of the investors could see it happening.

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Holiday-themed events dot the East Hillsborough landscape

Holiday-themed events dot the East Hillsborough landscape

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

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Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/18/17
Christmas in downtown Tampa as Winter Village ice rink opens

Christmas in downtown Tampa as Winter Village ice rink opens

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Published: 11/17/17
With Harry Potter’s Christmas, Universal Orlando proves holidays are big business

With Harry Potter’s Christmas, Universal Orlando proves holidays are big business

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Published: 11/17/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Randy Newman: The legendary Oscar-, Grammy- and Emmy-winning singer-songwriter is known for hits like Feels Like Home, You’ve Got a Friend in Me and Sail Away. Every ticket purchased includes a physical or digital copy of his forthcoming album Dark ...
Published: 11/17/17
Storytelling company hosts poetry contest

Storytelling company hosts poetry contest

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 17

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 17

Ice Skating at Tampa’s Winter Village: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by ice skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. Stop by the cafe for themed drinks and holiday snacks. 4 p.m., Curt...
Published: 11/16/17
Comfort foods, entertainment highlight Mac and Cheese Festival

Comfort foods, entertainment highlight Mac and Cheese Festival

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Published: 11/16/17
Artist James Rosenquist put Tampa on the map. See his work at USF.

Artist James Rosenquist put Tampa on the map. See his work at USF.

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Published: 11/16/17
No Thanksgiving plan? Head to one of these Tampa Bay restaurants for traditional feasts and more

No Thanksgiving plan? Head to one of these Tampa Bay restaurants for traditional feasts and more

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Published: 11/16/17