Monday, April 23, 2018
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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 15

Tall ship Lynx: The topsail schooner inspired by a vessel from the War of 1812 arrives with cannons blasting. It will dock alongside the Tampa Convention Center for public tours and harbor excursions from 1 to 6 p.m. Tours: $10, 12 and younger free; harbor excursion: $55, $30 12 and younger. Toll-free, 1-866-446-5969. The ship will sail to St. Petersburg's Harborage Marina for tours Jan. 23.

Glow Golfing: You'd think it would be hard to golf in the dark, but it's easy to keep track of your ball when it's lit with a glow stick. Golfing on the waterfront nine-hole starts at 6:45 p.m. at Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis, 10315 Paradise Blvd., Treasure Island. $25, $80 foursome. (727) 360-6062.

Florida RV SuperShow: Every major RV manufacturer as well as hundreds of accessory booth exhibits will be on site, as well as a collection of antique RVs. It starts at 9 a.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $10; 15 and younger free. (813) 741-0488.

David Nickerson: The comedian has appeared on Dave Attell's Insomniac Tour and Howard Stern's Killers of Comedy. See him at 8 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 864-4000.

TO WATCH

Season premiere — Suburgatory, 8:30 p.m., ABC: Welcome back, residents of Chatswin! We've had to go far too long without your brand of absurd suburban shenanigans in our lives. We're dying to find out what Dalia Royce thinks about twerking.

COMING UP

Bond & Beyond: The Florida Orchestra takes on the music of James Bond — Diamonds are Forever, You Only Live Twice — as well as some works a secret agent would love. Like Concerto for Cell Phone. Three shows, with vocalist Debbie Gravitte: Friday at Straz Center in Tampa, Saturday at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg and Sunday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $15–$45. (727) 892-3337, or toll-free 1-800-662-7286.

Festival of Chocolate: Send off your failed resolutions in grand style with a whole showroom of chocolate at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, including demos, classes and a fashion show. There's even a Great American Candy Run with a sweet sack of goodies at the end. Festival included with admission: $21.95, seniors $19.95, ages 2–12 $17.95. Chocolate, classes, candy run are extra.

Kite Fest: Go fly a kite on Treasure Island, or better yet, watch experts do tricks set to music and handle huge themed kites. Weather permitting, there may be giant bubbles and a night kite flying session, all free Saturday and Sunday behind the Thunderbird.

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