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Things to do in Tampa Bay for March 23

GreenFest: For green thumbs and newbies, this gathering will have shopping options for new plants and accessories for your garden. You can also learn about Florida fruits, water gardens, the "frugal gardener," hummingbirds and other talks by the experts at the Friends of Plant Park's annual nature and plant festival. It begins at 9 a.m. at Henry B. Plant Park, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $3 suggested donation, kids 12 and under free. (813) 250-9356.

Hyde Park Village Art Fair: Hyde Park Village hosts its signature art festival with artists from around the country including top local talent. Media represented at the outdoor gallery include paintings, sculptures, photography, glass, wood, jewelry, collage and ceramics. It's at 10 a.m., Hyde Park Village in Tampa. Free. (561) 746-6615.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: Wonders of the World: The festival continues with this theme featuring the State Royal Archery Championships, free beer tasting, a world market, a Steampunk costume contest, Florida State Belly Dancing Championships and more. It starts at 10 a.m. at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa. $18.95, $14.95 seniors, $10.95 ages 5-12. Toll-free 1-800-601-4848.

Bill Cosby: It's probably too warm for him to wear one of his signature sweaters, but we'll settle for his clever take on real life and goofy expressions at 5 and 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $42, $50, $63. (727) 791-7400.

Naughty by Nature: You down with O.P.P.? Then check out this free concert, where the '90s rap group who won the first Best Rap Album Grammy perform. It starts at 8 p.m. at Jannus Live, 16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 565-0551.

CORRECTION

The next Adventures in Music and Opera lecture will be held April 24. An incorrect date was listed in Thursday's Weekend section.

TO WATCH

Nickelodeon's 2013 Kids' Choice Awards, 8 p.m., Nickelodeon Josh Duhamel is the host of this awards show, giving you some insight into the level of sophistication we're talking about here.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find lots of kid-friendly events at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for March 23 03/22/13 [Last modified: Friday, March 22, 2013 12:31pm]
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