Make us your home page
Instagram
Things to do Things to Do
 Today's TipSheet

Things to do in Tampa Bay for March 8

Dunedin Fine Art Center Trifecta: Three all-star events come together on the same weekend for a uniquely fringe art festival. Enjoy the Eat This! food truck mini-rally, the Contain It! exhibit featuring art installations in PODS, and the Trashy Treasures art garage sale. It begins at 6 p.m. at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin. $5. (727) 298-3322.

Andre Rieu: The Dutch violinist, conductor and composer presents his And The Waltz Goes On tour, named after his successful album on which he collaborated with actor Anthony Hopkins. The concert begins at 8 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $45-$139. (813) 301-2500.

Weeki Wachee Swamp Fest: A full line-up of entertainment, contests, activities and more than 100 arts and crafts vendors are included in the 20th anniversary Swamp Fest celebration. The festivities begin at 9 a.m. at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee. $8, $4 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger. (352) 596-3987, 597-4424.

Best Florida Beer Championship Leftover Party: Here's a great way to sample some of the stuff being brewed in kitchens, garages and backyards across Florida. Leftover bottles of hundreds of homebrews submitted to the Best Florida Beer Championship will be available to try at this Tampa Bay Beer Week party. It starts at 7 p.m. at Southern Brewing & Winemaking Supplies, 4500 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa. $10. (813) 238-7800.

Iliza Shlesinger: The Dallas native is the only female and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC's Last Comic Standing. Other credits include The Soup, Chelsea Lately, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. See her at 8 and 10:30 p.m. at the Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Fashion Star, 8 p.m., NBC Jessica Simpson, Nicole Richie, John Varvatos and Louise Roe are back to continue trying to swipe viewers from Project Runway. Most likely the ones who don't have basic cable.

more to explore

Read the latest movie reviews at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for March 8 03/07/13 [Last modified: Thursday, March 7, 2013 2:54pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. The upcoming Han Solo movie is called ... 'Solo'

    Blogs

    I hope you know what you're doing, Star Wars.

  2. Percussionist rocks out with a blazing triangle solo during Florida Orchestra performance

    Blogs

    Oh, the poor triangle. It's the orchestra equivalent of a rock band's tamborine, and such easy fodder for jokes.

    John Shaw performs a triangle solo.
  3. Andy Serkis' directing debut 'Breathe' is not so inspiring

    Movies

    After such a revolutionary acting career, Andy Serkis should be expected to make an equally inventive directing debut. Breathe is anything but that.

    Clare Foy and Andrew Garfield star in Breathe as Robin and Diana Cavendish, an English polio victim and his devoted wife, who pioneered disability rights and wheelchairs with ventilators. [Imaginarium]
  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Oct. 18

    Events

    Dali and Schiaparelli: Opening Day: A retrospective exhibit of designer Elsa Schiaparelli and her collaborations with Dali. It features gowns, accessories, sketches, objects and photos, as well as new designs from the House of Schiaparelli. Remains on display through Jan. 14. 10 a.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. …

  5. Fresh figs take a starring role in this fig cake

    Cooking

    Figs are showy fruit.

    They can't help themselves. Even the plainest, drabbest fig will reveal a scarlet belly, flecked with shimmering seeds, once you take a bite. Whether they're sliced or halved, arranged in a tart shell, on a crostini or just on a plate, there are few visions more enticing. This is why most fig …

    Chopping fresh figs and folding them into cake batter is not something you usually see, but that’s exactly what happens in this recipe for fig cake.