weather unavailableweather unavailable
Make us your home page
Things to do Things to Do
 Today's TipSheet

Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 14

American Craft Beer Week — Ommegang Brewery Night: Tonight is Trivia Night with eight Ommegang beers on draft, Game of Thrones-themed questions and questions about the Ommegang beers. It starts at 5 p.m. at World of Beer in downtown St. Petersburg, 100 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-2337.

Twilight Market: This nighttime weekly market has no trace of vampires but does include live music, fresh food, artists and artisans that are all local and environmentally conscious. Stalls open at 5 p.m. at the Roosevelt 2.0, 1812 N 15th St., Ybor City. Free. (813) 248-1904.

Clothing Swap: Bring up to five used garments to exchange for vouchers to use on garments brought in by other participants. Vouchers may also be purchased for $3 each. Extra clothing and proceeds benefit CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse). It begins at 9 a.m. at Peninsula Inn and Spa, 2937 Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Free with items to swap, $3 without. (727) 366-4086.

Free Cone Day: We'll scream for free ice cream! In honor of the arrival of warmer weather, Haagen-Dazs shops throughout the country will dish up a free scoop of your favorite flavor. Head to the Haagen-Dazs in International Plaza in Tampa starting at 4 p.m. (813) 926-4740.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Boston Red Sox: The Rays kick off their three-game series against the Red Sox tonight after clinching a sweep against the Padres this weekend. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. at Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. Toll-free 1-888-326-7297.

To watch

Season premiere; So You Think You Can Dance, 8 p.m., Fox: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Minnie Driver and Wayne Brady are among the guest judges this season, the show's 10th. It seems some people are still under the impression they can dance.

Season finale; NCIS, 8 p.m., CBS: Homeland Security goes after the team for looking for Eli David's killer. Because there's no reason for NCIS to do that.

Coming up

American Idiot: With extraordinary energy — and decibel levels — the Broadway musical based on the Green Day album uses frenetic punk rock to follow three suburban guys struggling with their dreams. Opens Friday, with five shows through Sunday at the Straz Center in Tampa. Tickets start at $44.50. (813) 229-7827.

Florida Orchestra: With Mendelssohn's The Hebrides and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, but the main event will be the orchestra's star flute player Clay Ellerbroek performing Liebermann's lively Concerto for Flute and Orchestra. Concerts are Friday at the Straz Center in Tampa, Saturday at the Mahaffey in St. Petersburg and Sunday at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $15–$45. (727) 892-3337 or toll-free 1-800-662-7286.

Disney on Ice: Your kids' fave moments from Brave, Tangled, Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast come alive on the ice in Rockin' Ever After. Shows are Thursday through Sunday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa. $16–$75. (813) 301-2500.

Raise a Toast to the Pier: Can't let the last days of the inverted pyramid run out without a daylong party. Includes live music, water-ski shows, bagpipes and later celebrity sunset toasts and Ultimate Pier Cocktail competition. All Saturday at the Pier in St. Petersburg. Free; $10 VIP includes Pier poster, cocktail samples, cake and a commemorative glass. (727) 821-6443.

Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 14 05/14/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 8:07am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours