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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 17

The Weeknd performs at Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) NYCS218

The Weeknd performs at Z100's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) NYCS218

The Weeknd: After producing two of the biggest hits of 2015, Earned It and Can't Feel My Face, the Canadian R & B singer performs with Travi$ Scott and Halsey opening. 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $36.25-$86.25. (813) 301-2500.

Matisyahu: Part philosopher and part poet, the artist blends beat boxing with Orthodox Jewish themes into reggae and hip hop rhythms. 7:30 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $38.50-$48.50. (813) 229-7827.

Myq Kaplan: He was a top five finalist on Last Comic Standing in 2010, has his own Comedy Central and Netflix specials. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $17-$20. (813) 864-4000.

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert: An Old World Christmas: The orchestra presents Brandenberg Concerto No. 3 (Bach), Pifa from Messiah (Handel), Christmas Concerto (Corelli) and Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 1 (Respighi). There's free coffee and doughnuts and a pre-concert conversations at 10 a.m. 11 a.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 892-3337; floridaorchestra.org.

Peter and the Starcatcher: This prequel to J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan will transport audiences to Neverland. Through January 3. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Rockapella Christmas: The five-man contemporary pop vocal phenomenon present a must see holiday event. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $30-$59. (727) 791-7400.

Nate Najar's Jazz Holiday: The jazz artist is bringing 15 of his closest friends including, Chuck Redd, John Lamb, James Snuggs, Bill Allred and more for a holiday jazz show. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $30-$42. (727) 822-3590.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Children's Educational Series: Santa's Holiday Revue: A series of plays filled with educational messages masked by fun. This is a school show. 10:45 a.m., Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $8.50 adult, $7.50 child, $26 family four pack. (727) 587-6793.

TO WATCH

Note to reader: Due to 10News WTSP's Buccaneers coverage, CBS Primetime programming for tonight, including The Big Bang Theory (1:52 a.m.) and Life in Pieces (2:22 a.m.), has been rescheduled for a new time.

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