Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 9

Boley's Jingle Bell Run: Downtown St. Petersburg will be lit up and jingling in this popular non-competitive 5K and 1-mile fun run with live music, glow zones and snow along a candlelit course. Includes T-shirt, jingle bells and glow in the dark swag. Benefits Boley Center. 7:30 p.m., North Shore Pool, 901 North Shore Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $30, $25 ages 11 and younger. (727) 821-4819.

Christmas in Ireland featuring Michael Londra: The Celtic and classical crossover singer who was the lead voice of Broadway's Riverdance performs Irish and Gaelic carols, as well as songs from his holiday album, Beyond the Star. 2 and 7:30 p.m., Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $19.50 - $34.50; add $5 at the door. (727) 587-6793.

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.

Santa and Ice Skating in St. Petersburg: Kids get that wish list ready. Santa and his sleigh will be appearing on select nights in St. Petersburg for visits with area children. After visiting Santa, stick around for "glice" skating on a simulated ice rink. 6 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth Avenue NE and Bayshore Drive, St. Petersburg. Free; $5 skating. (727) 893-7441.

Northlane: The Australian metalcore band perform alongside Volumes, Cane Hill and Cold Rain. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $18-$35. (813) 248-9500.

Downton Abbey: Get an advanced look at one-hour season six opener for the PBS hit Downton Abbey. 7 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. Free. (813) 739-2949.

Vocal Performance Workshop: Students from the workshop present scenes from two Baroque operas accompanied by the UT Chamber Orchestra. 7:30 p.m., University of Tampa Sykes Chapel, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 257-3690.

The 39 Steps: Based on the book by Patrick Barlow and movie by Alfred Hitchcock, four actors play 150 characters in this murder mystery mixed with comedy. Through Sunday. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $29-$59, $20 students. (727) 823-7529.

TO WATCH

The Illusionists, 10 p.m., NBC. The new special has seven of the most talented illusionists in the world bringing their talents to the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. The show includes levitation, mind reading and a water-torture escape.

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