Give a toy, meet a Buc: Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson will kick off his Jackson in Action 83 Foundation toy drive for children of local military families from 4 to 5 p.m. today at Hooters, 4215 W Hillsborough Ave. in Tampa. He'll be signing autographs for fans who donate a toy. For more information about Hooters toy drive, visitoriginalhooters.com.
Florida Orchestra Masterworks Concert: Elgar's Cello Concerto: Principal cellist James Connors plays Elgar's Cello Concerto in this program with Haydn's Symphony No. 88 and Dvorak's Symphony No. 8. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $10-$45. (813) 229-7827.
A Marvelous Party! The Noel Coward Celebration: Don your baubles and pop the champagne for this revue featuring 33 songs and sketches based on Noel Coward's work. It opens at 8 p.m. at American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$49. (727) 823-7529.
Rick Ross: The rapper brings his Mastermind Tour to St. Petersburg in support of his new album God Forgives, I Don't. Concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $42-$72. (727) 893-7832.
The Regal Railways Model Train Show and Swap Meet will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 5850 K of C Drive, Port Richey. An incorrect location appeared in Thursday's Weekend section.
SEASON PREMIERE Nikita, 9 p.m., CW Nikita is on the lam after being framed for killing the president. So of course the first thing she does is talk to a reporter.
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