JoJo: The Leave (Get Out) onetime teen-pop sensation performs in the intimate theater. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$23. (727) 895-3045.
Kevin Griffin: The frontman for alternative rock trio, Better Than Ezra, performs a solo show. 6 p.m., The Attic, 1510 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $25-$45. (877) 987-6487.
A Very Merry Market: A shopping event with over 20 local vendors, discounts, free champagne, complimentary gift wrapping and more. 4 p.m., Great Explorations Children's Museum, 1925 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-8992.
Epicurean Education: Whiskey Around the World:
Epicurean's Director of Spirits, Dean Hurst, leads tasting of varieties from Ireland, Scotland, India, Taiwan, U.S. and Japan. $55. 7 p.m., Epicurean Theatre at the Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. (813) 999-8735.
Peter and the Starcatcher: This prequel to J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan will transport audiences to Neverland, filled with pirates, mermaids, pixies, lost boys and first kisses. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$48. (727) 498-5205.
Say! What?: Co-produced by Erica Sutherlin and Fanni Green, this play reading series is designed to introduce little known plays and playwrights to a broader audience while provoking discussion, community and culture. This portion features In the Blood by Suzan Lori Parks. 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Pay what you can at the door. (727) 895-6620.
A Peter White Christmas: A contemporary jazz take on the holidays with Mindi Abair and Rick Braun. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $42.75-$53.75. (727) 791-7400.
The Delta Saints: The Nashville-based blues rock band also incorporate country, psychedelic, R & B, soul and gospel into their tunes. They tour in support of their latest album, Bones. 8 p.m., The Local 662, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 258-4829.
Robert Kelly: The Comedy Central fixture has recurring roles of BamBam on Denis Leary's FX show, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll and Louis C.K.'s brother Robbie on Louie, and has appeared on Nurse Jackie and Inside Amy Schumer. 8:30 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Wee-time at Weedon: Includes story related crafts and activities. Best for ages 3-5. 10:30 a.m., Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg. Free (registration required). (727) 453-6500.
Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors, 9 p.m., NBC. The new TV movie tells about the country singer's upbringing and how her family overcame tragedy.
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