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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 2

Under Armour All-America High School Football Game: Ninety of the nation's top high school football players will play in the game, many of whom will officially announce their college football destinations. Game starts at 4 p.m. at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. $18; $48 Family Four Pack. (312) 661-0616.

B.B. King: The legendary blues icon graces the newly renovated Clearwater stage again for the second performance in one week. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $69-$150. (727) 791-7400.

Tampa's Downtown on Ice: Even in Florida, you can get a taste of winter by skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. The rink opens at 4 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $10. (813) 966-5505.

Apron's Cooking Classes: Winter Soups for the Soul: Warm up with creamy chickpea and rosemary ham chowder, and other soups that will feed a crowd and make delicious leftovers. Class begins at 6 p.m. at Apron's Cooking School, Publix Supermarket, 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa. $40. (813) 926-4465.

Night Hike: Get a close look at some of the owls, bats, alligators and other creepy crawlies that come out after dusk. The hike starts at 6 p.m. at the Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $3, $1.50 children (reservations required). (727) 893-7326

TO WATCH

The Taste, 8:00 p.m., ABC Starting its second season tonight, culinary giants Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson mentor teams of amateur and professional cooks in this mash-up of The Voice and Top Chef.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find restaurant news and reviews at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 2 12/31/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 3:26pm]
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