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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 21

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19:  Patti LaBelle performs during Angel Ball 2015 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on October 19, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19: Patti LaBelle performs during Angel Ball 2015 hosted by Gabrielle's Angel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on October 19, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Gabrielle's Angel Foundation)

Patti LaBelle: The soul singer and Grammy Hall of Fame inductee has been called the queen of rock 'n' soul with her string of radio hits including, Lady Marmalade, New Attitude and Stir It Up. 8 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $45-$95. (813) 229-7827.

Cosi Fan Tutte: In this mischievous comedy, engaged young officers test the fidelity of their beloveds in a bet with a cynical bachelor pal, disguising themselves as foreign suitors. Performed in Italian with English supertitles. 2 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $69.50. (813) 229-7827.

Tampa Bay Symphony: "Romantic Masterpieces" is the theme of the Winter Concerts which feature Grigorios Zamparas, piano soloist, in Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2. and a composition by Mark Sforzini, Theme and Variations on a Slavic Folk Song, Also on the program is Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5 ("Reformation"). 4 p.m., St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus Arts Auditorium, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. $20, students free. (727) 522-8459.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival: Highland Fling: The 38th annual festival runs weekends through March 20 in a time-travel village of kings, queens, jousting, jugglers, mimes, madrigals, archery contests and a human chess match. 10 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $17.95 advance, $20.95 day of; $9.95 advance, $12.95 day of (ages 5-12); $16.95 seniors/students; $10 dogs. Toll-free 1-800-966-8215.

Loretta Lynn: The most awarded woman in country music history makes a stop in St. Petersburg. 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $35.50-$65.50. (727) 893-7832.

PNC Bank Concert Artist Series: Virtuoso Music for Organ and Piano: This year's series includes performances by organist Eric Plutz with The Tampa Brass, The Svyati Duo, comprised of cellist Rebecca Hepplewhite and organist Julian Collings and many more. Featuring Jeremy Filsell, piano, and Nigel Potts, organ. Their program will be centered on the Sergey Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 1 as well as other works. 2 p.m., University of Tampa Sykes Chapel, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-3333.

Steep Canyon Rangers : The bluegrass favorites perform alongside Grandpa's Cough Medicine. 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $15-$18. (813) 971-0666.

A Tribute to Herbie Hancock: Featuring Richard "Stretch" Bruyn on piano and keyboard, trumpeter James Suggs, saxophonist Jeremy Carter, Al Hurley, electric bassist and more, in celebration of Black History Month. 6 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $20 advance, $25 day of. (727) 822-3590.

The Florida Orchestra Presents Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4: Showcasing virtuoso Shai Wosner and conducted with commentary by Music Director Michael Francis. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25-$50. (727) 791-7400.

Protomartyr: The fuzzy Michigan post-punks perform alongside openers, Spray Paint. 8 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $10. (813) 241-8600.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Schooner Lynx (St. Petersburg): Free deck tours: The tall ship Lynx, an interpretation of a Baltimore privateer schooner used during the War of 1812, arrives to dock for five days at the Harborage Marina at Bayboro. There will be free deck tours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; followed by a two-hour salilaway. Reservations required for the limited spaces for the sail, $40-$60. 9 a.m., Harborage Marina at Bayboro, 1110 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Free deck tour; $40-$60 for two-hour sailaway 2-4 p.m. (978) 479-2197.

TO WATCH

The Wonderful World of Disney: Disneyland 60, 8 p.m., ABC. The two-hour special that celebrates the 60th anniversary of the so-called Happiest Place on Earth. Included: A preview of plans for a new Star Wars-themed land.

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 21 02/19/16 [Last modified: Friday, February 19, 2016 11:33am]
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