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Amy Kremser holds hands with her daughter Katherine Kremser, 4, as she teaches her how to ice skate during a private party for McDill Air Force Base families on Thursday evening, December 10, 2015 at the ice rink in downtown Tampa. Kremser's husband is with the DV Unit in the 310th Air Squad.

ZACK WITTMAN | Times

Amy Kremser holds hands with her daughter Katherine Kremser, 4, as she teaches her how to ice skate during a private party for McDill Air Force Base families on Thursday evening, December 10, 2015 at the ice rink in downtown Tampa. Kremser's husband is with the DV Unit in the 310th Air Squad.

Tampa's Downtown on Ice: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. The rink is open through Jan. 3. 4 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $12. (813) 966-5505.

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music, vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants and crafts. 9 a.m., Gulfport, Beach Boulevard, Gulfport. Free. (727) 902-2326.

A Show Palace Christmas Spectacular: This musical revue features classic holiday songs along with themed choreography and costumes. 11:30 a.m., Show Palace Dinner Theatre, 16128 U.S. 19, Hudson. $49.50, $24.95 child; $38.45, $19.95 child (show only). (727) 863-7949.

Let It Snow: The planetarium's 32-minute holiday show features festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee, with a multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra. It's all enhanced with thematic animation, special effects and all-dome scenery. 12:05 p.m., Bishop Planetarium at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W, Bradenton. $19, $17 seniors, $14 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free. (941) 746-4131.

Holiday Lights in the Gardens: Stroll through the gardens with more than 750,000 twinkly lights, lasers, animated figures and entertainers lining the pathways. Show a valid PSTA pass and get a free pair of 3-D glasses to enhance the show. Check flbg.org for complete schedule. 5:30 p.m., Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Donation of $4 suggested; under 12 free. (727) 582-5800.

River of Lights Christmas Cruise: Board the Yacht StarShip for a magical cruise up the Hillsborough River to see festive lighted bridges, shimmering downtown skylines and decorated Tampa harbor homes. Includes a holiday buffet, hot cocoa, cookies, carols and Santa. 6 p.m., Yacht StarShip, 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $59.95, $29.95 children. (813) 223-7999.

Magic Men: Magic Mike and Fifty Shades of Grey combine in this contemporary male revue. 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $23.50-$78.50. (813) 274-8982.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE The Voice, 9 p.m., NBC. Tonight, they'll heap loads of love and praise on a rising new star., Then, if tradition holds, we won't hear from the winner again.

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Find our holiday gift guide at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

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