Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay Dec. 12

St. Pete Illuminated Boat Parade: Twinkling boats parade along the downtown waterfront area. 6 p.m., Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 822-3277.

Sister Hazel: The All For You singers bring their blend of folk, pop, classic rock 'n' roll and southern rock to the courtyard venue with openers, The Outpatients. 6 p.m., Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $30-$40. (727) 565-0550.

Frank Sinatra Centennial: WMNF brings over a dozen bands to the stage to do their interpretations of songs made famous by Ol' Blue Eyes. 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12-$15. (813) 971-0666.

Quiet Riot: Come On Feel the Noize as the metal band takes the stage. Dokken will no longer be opening. 7 p.m., England Brothers Bandshell, 5121 81st Ave. N, Pinellas Park. $25-$30. (727) 541-0700.

BrainDeer Run : Runners can feel like Santa as they prance through snow effects on this 5K through the park. 9 a.m., Gadsden Park, 6901 S MacDill Ave., Tampa. $45 (727) 781-4673.

Holiday Hoopla: Holiday Hoopla is a celebration of arts, crafts, foods, live music and holiday characters. 10 a.m., Gulfport, Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Free.

Florida Wine Festival: 14th Birthday Celebration: Help the winery celebrate with cheese, olives, other snacks, plus birthday cake and door prizes. 11 a.m., Florida Estates Winery, 25241 State Road 52, Land O'Lakes. Free admission, $3.50 tastings. (813) 996-2113.

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical: The characters from the beloved television classic come to life. 1 and 4 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $20-$45.50. (813) 229-7827.

Brian Regan: The comic was in Chris Rock's movie, Top Five, and he was nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $48.75. (727) 791-7400.

Loudon Wainwright III: Since writing his first song, Edgar in 1968, the folk singer's career went on to include a total of 26 albums, including 2009's Grammy-winning High Wide and Handsome. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $39.50. (727) 791-7400.

Cristela Alonzo: The comedian was the co-creator and star of her eponymous sitcom on ABC and has appeared on Conan, Last Comic Standing and Sons of Anarchy. 7:30 and 10 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Young Israel of Tampa Hanukkah on Ice: For its 11th annual Hanukkah on Ice, Young Israel of Tampa will have a menorah sculpted in ice that will be lit for the seventh night of Hanukkah. There will be ice skating to Jewish music around the flaming menorah, a kosher food stand, latkes and a special raffle. 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Skating Academy, 255 Forest Lakes Blvd. N, Oldsmar. $5, includes skate rental. (813) 854-4010.

TO WATCH

Mary Poppins, 8 p.m., ABC. Expect a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious viewing experience when Mary Poppins airs on broadcast television for the first time in 13 years. Our hearts are already beating like a big brass band.

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