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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 17

Cranksgiving: Hop on your bike for this urban scavenger hunt at Tampa grocery stores to buy all the ingredients for a Thanksgiving dinner. All food collected will be donated to a local homeless shelter. Registration starts at 11:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 1 p.m. at Cafe Hey, 1540 N Franklin St., Tampa. Registration free; riders buy groceries from lists ranging from $5-$50. (813) 225-1777.

The Book of Mormon: The hit musical comedy from the brains behind South Park is an irreverent satire of two Mormons who are sent to Uganda on their mission. See it at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $69-$153.50. (813) 229-7827. Read our review at

Florida Orchestra Pops: Lets Dance: Under the direction of Jeff Tyzik, the orchestra presents a collection of dance tunes and styles with award-winning dancers strutting their stuff. Former 'Idol' star and Tampa Bay native Michael Lynche will join them. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15-$45. Toll-free 1-800-662-7286.

Some Girl(s): When a man gets hit with a case of a cold feet before his wedding, he picks up and flies across the country in search of the perfect woman that he's already broken up with. See it at 2 p.m. at the Eckerd College Bininger Theatre, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10; $5 Eckerd community; $1, Eckerd students. (727) 864-8279 .


The Walking Dead, 9 p.m., AMC Thank goodness the Governor is finally back. We were getting tired of watching anonymous characters we've never seen introduced to biting the dust to stretch out the tension.


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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 17 11/15/13 [Last modified: Friday, November 15, 2013 1:54pm]
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