The Eagles: Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit perform well-known classics as well as songs from the band's documentary, The History of the Eagles. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $49-$177. (813) 301-2500.
Ybor Tree Lighting: Mayor Bob Buckhorn and other community leaders kick off the holiday season at this tree lighting ceremony with free hot chocolate, sandwiches and caroling. It starts at 7 p.m. in Centro Ybor, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Ybor City. Free. (813) 242-4660.
A Marvelous Party! The Noel Coward Celebration: Drawn from Coward's songs, plays and journals, this revue features 33 songs plus sketches and anecdotes. See a preview performance at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. Pay what you can. (727) 823-7529.
John Denver Tribute: Hear the late singer's voice accompanied by former band members, a string section and vintage video performances. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $55-$75. (727) 822-3590.
The Tomorrow People, 9 p.m., CW Stephen wants to have fun with his powers, but Jedikiah wants to put a stop to that. No teen on any CW show can ever be allowed to enjoy themselves, period.
Top Chef, 10 p.m., Bravo The cheftestants have to make a hot sauce for Dr. John, who knows a thing or two about hot sauce. Then they have to butcher and cook an entire pig. Make it a challenge and give them the pig while it's still alive.
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Sanding Ovations: See 150 tons of sand turn into elaborate sculptures in this contest, with vendors and music, including Applebutter Express and the Black Honkeys on Friday. It runs Thursday through Sunday on Treasure Island. Free; $10 beach parking; $5 beer tasting.
Beaujolais nouveau day: Whether you consider the young wine a gimmick or serious stuff, it arrives Thursday. Look for it to pop at Cassis American Brasserie on Thursday evening and Mazzaro's, with samplings Friday and Saturday, both in St. Petersburg.
International Auto Show: Drool over the newest cars, from functional crossovers to ultra high-end exotics, Friday through Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center. $9; $5 seniors, military and children 7-12; free kids younger than 6.