Monday, November 20, 2017
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay Feb. 28

RECOMMENDED READING


Charlie Chaplin: The Gold Rush: The Florida Orchestra performs a "live soundtrack" to the classic 1925 Charlie Chaplin film The Gold Rush. It's at 8 p.m. at Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $38. (727) 892-3337.

Jon Lovitz: Best known for Saturday Night Live ("Yeah, that's the ticket!,"), the Emmy-nominated comic performs at 8 p.m. at Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $30. (813) 864-4000.

Whoopi Goldberg: The View host and Oscar winner returns to her standup roots at 8 p.m. at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater. $59-$125.

Bernie Worrell Orchestra: Original Parliament-Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell and his orchestra bring their unique sound to Dunedin Brewery at 9 p.m. at 937 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Free.

Blast Friday: This month's free block party in downtown Clearwater brings keyboardist and vocalist Gregg Rolie. It's free from 5:30 to 10 p.m. in the 400 block of Cleveland Street.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Florida Strawberry Festival: There's food, a huge midway and featured performances today by Colt Ford (7:30 p.m., $15-$20) and B.J. Thomas (3:30 p.m., $15-$20). It's at 303 N Lemon St., Plant City. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE Inside Job, 9:00 p.m., TNT Four candidates will compete for a corporate job in each episode. What they don't know: One of them is a mole who's reporting everything to the boss.

MORE TO EXPLORE

For restaurant news and reviews, go to tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Comments
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 21

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 21

Ice Skating at Tampa’s Winter Village: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by ice skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. Stop by the cafe for themed drinks and holiday snacks. 10 a.m., Cur...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 23

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 23

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens: More than 2 million twinkling lights transform the park into a holiday wonderland with Rudolph, Sam the Snowman, Christmas-themed entertainment and visits with Santa. Included with admission on select nights through D...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 22

Much Ado About Nothing: William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy gets an update by placing lovers Beatrice and Benedick against the backdrop of the Florida Keys as World War II is drawing to a close. Through Dec. 10. 7 p.m., American Stage Theatre Compa...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Nov. 20-26

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Nov. 20-26

Thanksgiving Day races: Get those calories burning early on Thursday, so you won’t feel as guilty about that second piece of pie. The Times Turkey Trot kicks off at Clearwater High School and features a buffet of races, including the 1-mile Gobbler, ...
Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/19/17
Holiday-themed events dot the East Hillsborough landscape

Holiday-themed events dot the East Hillsborough landscape

East Hillsborough residents will have three holiday-themed events to help brighten the season this year.Christmas Lane, the long-time holiday celebration that started on an area farm, launches another season of festivities at its current spot, the Fl...
Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/19/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 18

CraftArt Festival: More than 120 fine craft artists from around the country will be on hand for this annual street festival with a children’s activity tent and an artists’ demonstration tent. From ceramic artists throwing on the wheel to glass blowin...
Published: 11/17/17
Updated: 11/18/17
Christmas in downtown Tampa as Winter Village ice rink opens

Christmas in downtown Tampa as Winter Village ice rink opens

TAMPAWhile her teenage daughter and 6-year-old son glided effortlessly across the outdoor ice rink at Curtis Hixon Park on Friday, Danielle Engram, 35, stood nervously on her rented blades.This would be the lifelong Tampa resident’s first time on the...
Published: 11/17/17
With Harry Potter’s Christmas, Universal Orlando proves holidays are big business

With Harry Potter’s Christmas, Universal Orlando proves holidays are big business

ORLANDO — Christmas has finally come to Hogwarts at Universal Orlando in a new holiday attraction opening Saturday. In addition, Universal Studios has completely upsized its holiday parade with more Macy’s balloons, stunning floats and snowy effects ...
Published: 11/17/17
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Randy Newman: The legendary Oscar-, Grammy- and Emmy-winning singer-songwriter is known for hits like Feels Like Home, You’ve Got a Friend in Me and Sail Away. Every ticket purchased includes a physical or digital copy of his forthcoming album Dark ...
Published: 11/17/17
Storytelling company hosts poetry contest

Storytelling company hosts poetry contest

TAMPA HEIGHTS — Hive Over Matter will award its inaugural Herstory Poetry Award & Scholarship at the Pinot & Poetry: A Toast to Herstory celebration event from 7-10 p.m. today (Nov 19) at the Tampa Heights Junior Civic Association, 2005 N Lamar Ave. ...
Published: 11/16/17
Updated: 11/19/17