Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Events

Things to do in Tampa Bay for May 7

Crosby, Stills and Nash: The '60s supergroup who first made a splash at Woodstock is still going strong as they start off a new tour in Florida. Known for their original Marrakesh Express and covers like Teach Your Children and Woodstock, they recently released a concert film and appeared on The Colbert Report. See them at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $62.50-$129.50. (727) 791-7400.

Target Tuesday: Get a peek at the hands-on Glazer Children's Museum at this event presented by Target offering free admission to everyone from 2 to 7 p.m. at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza in Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861.

Reno's Renegade Run: Choose between a 5K or 10K run along the downtown waterfront that may include cross fitness challenges including running in the sand, pull ups and jumping on seawalls. Runs return to Jonny Reno's for a party with a free Bud Light for runners, live music and food. Meet at 7:30 p.m. at Jonny Reno's on the Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 510-1921.

KIDS AND FAMILY

DinoQuest 2: These life-like and life-size dinosaurs that move, blink and roar are still on display in this special exhibit at the Lowry Park Zoo. Park opens at 10 a.m. at 1101 W Sligh Ave. in Tampa. $23.95, $21.95 seniors, $18.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free. Attraction fee: $4 plus regular park admission during park hours; $9.95 for after-hours Dino Nights (park admission not needed); 2 and younger free at all times. (813) 935-8552.

to watch

SEASON FINALE Splash, 8 p.m., ABC Nicole Eggert, Rory Bushfield and Drake Bell compete to see who's the best at not being horribly maimed in a diving accident.

SEASON FINALE Hart of Dixie, 8 p.m., CW This week's slate of May-sweeps musical cameos continue with country group Gloriana. A country group is probably a better choice for Hart of Dixie than, say, 2 Chainz.

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Tropical Heatwave: WMNF-88.5's annual eclectic musical extravaganza expands to two nights this year with more than 60 bands on stages in and around the Cuban Club in Ybor City. Artists include soulful rocker Cody Chestnutt, singer-songwriter Paul Thorn and blues guitarist Ana Popovic. $20-$30 for Friday, $30-$40 for Saturday and $40-$50 for both nights. (813) 248-2954.

Swoop Nationals: Skydivers do maneuvers to show off speed, distance and accuracy as part of the USPA Canopy Piloting National Championships at Skydive City in Zephyrhills. It runs Wednesday through Friday. $5. (800) 888-5867.

Rodriguez: Since his story was featured in the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man, interest has surged in the Detroit folk singer-songwriter who became a cult music superstar in South Africa. He comes to the Straz Center in Tampa on Thursday. $35.50-$45.50. (813) 229-7827.

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