Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 11

Steve Martin and Martin Short: The longtime comedians present, An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life featuring stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. They will also be joined by Grammy winning bluegrass band, Steep Canyon Rangers. 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $100.25-$220.25. (727) 791-7400.

Dave Chappelle: The famous comedian hits the road again. No cell phones allowed. 7 and 10 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. $69.20. (800) 826-9303.

Rick Wallenda High-Wire Walk Over Sundial: Aerialist Rick Wallenda, of the Flying Wallendas, will traverse St. Pete's Sundial on the high wire. Come early for other circus themed performances and photos with Wallenda. 5 p.m., Sundial St. Pete, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 800-3201.

Sant' Yago Illuminated Knight Parade: A night-time parade featuring more than 100 illuminated floats. 7 p.m., Knight Parade Starting Point, Seventh Avenue and Nebraska Avenue, Ybor City. Free, $25 bleacher seats. (813) 248-3088.

Yes: The progressive rock band bring their "Album Series" tour which includes performances of sides one and four of Tales From Topographic Oceans, the Drama album in its entirety, plus a greatest hits set. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $49.50-$350. (727) 893-7832.

Valentine's Lunch and Dinner Cruise: A variety of romantic cruises depart all weekend long with prix fixed menus, DJ dancing, long stemmed roses and champagne. Sails from both Tampa and Clearwater locations. 11:30 a.m., noon, 4:30,7,8 and 8:30 p.m. Yacht StarShip, 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $49.95, $39.95 (child) lunch; $79.95, $59.95 (child) dinner; $119.95-$159.95 (21 and older only cruises). (813) 223-7999.

Tweed Ride: This popular leisurely bike ride around downtown St. Petersburg brings out ladies and gents in derby hats, vests, petticoats, lace-up boots and other fashionable vintage choices. Tea and scones served before the ride. After the ride, gather at the Shuffleboard Club for a party with food trucks and music. 2 p.m., Mirror Lake St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. $35, $25 members. (727) 822-2083.

Oscar Shorts: Documentary: New to the Oscar-Nominated Shorts this year is a Documentary category. Films include Extremis, 4.1 Miles, Joe's Violin, Watani: My Homeland and The White Helmets. All films are unrated and not appropriate for children. 4:45 p.m., Animated shorts begin at 8:30 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $11, $9 members. (813) 274-8982.

Rockabilly Ruckus: California's Big Sandy and Fly Rite Boys return for the 12th annual tribute to Sun Records that reminisces about the blues and early rock 'n' roll that was first recorded at the studio. 6 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $20 advance, $25 day of. (813) 971-0666.

Sing Out Tampa Bay: The community sing-along with the Florida Orchestra. 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, 1900 Gandy Blvd., St. Petersburg. Pay what you can.

Amor Inspirado: A Celebration of Love: Dine, drink, dance and tour the galleries at this celebration of passion, obsession, infatuation, compulsion and fascination. Includes food, open bar, live music, DJ dancing, entertainment, valet parking and undisclosed exotic surprises. 8 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. $100, $90 members; $150 VIP. (727) 823-3767.

Delbert McClinton: The multi Grammy-winning roots singer. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $46.25-$56.25. (727) 791-7400.

The Aliens: Two disillusioned young men meet a student while they're having coffee and discussing Bukowski, and decide to teach him everything they know. A play with music about friendship, art, love and death. Through Feb. 26. 3 and 8 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30. (813) 374-2416.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Little Sweethearts Dance: Glazer Children's Museum turns the third floor into a paradise for your little sweetheart to dance the night away while enjoying crafts and refreshments. 6 p.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $20, $15 members. (813) 443-3861.

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