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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 10

"Best Picture" Classics Series: All About Eve: Honoring the motion picture awards season, this series features seven Best Picture winners spanning 10 decades. The series opens with the 1950 hit All About Eve. Thelma Ritter and Marilyn Monroe co-star in the acclaimed story of deceit, which received a record breaking 14 Oscar nominations and won six Academy Awards including Best Picture. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members, $12, $10 members (silent film accompaniment). (813) 274-8982.

Crafty Fest: This monthly market with an artsy slant includes local arts, etsy crafters, vintage and retro goods, jewelry and plants. 11 a.m., ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 324-3878.

Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show and Sale: Take in the natural beauty of cut gems, mineral eggs, artifacts and sparkling silver and gold jewelry at the Pinellas Geological Society's 40th annual show and sale. 12 p.m., Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Free. (727) 709-3236.

Hot Gatherings, Cool Conversations: An Artists' Brunch featuring Richard Jolley, Tommie Rush and Duncan McClellan from the St. Petersburg Hot Glass Workshop. The brunch takes place from 1:30-3 p.m., followed by a lecture by Richard Jolley. Free with museum admission. 1 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $17, $15 seniors and military, $10 students with college ID, kids 6 and younger free. $5 after 5 p.m. Thursdays. (727) 896-2667.

Blue Suede Shoes: The Premier Elvis Birthday Bash: Scot Bruce as young Elvis and Mike Alpert as the Las Vegas Elvis are backed by the Big "E" Band to bring a rocking birthday party celebration of America's first rock 'n' roll icon. 1 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $18-$35. (727) 791-7400.

John Sebastian: Live performance by the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and former member of the '60s rock group Lovin' Spoonful (Do You Believe In Magic? Summer In The City). 2 p.m., Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $24.50-$39.50 advance, $29.50-$44.50 at the door. (727) 587-6793.

True West: Tampa Repertory Theatre present Sam Shepard's comedy about two very different brothers who fight over writing a screenplay. Through Jan. 24. 3 p.m., University of South Florida Theatre Center Studio Theater (TAR 120), 3837 USF W Holly Dive, Tampa. $20; $15 students, seniors and military.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: New Year's Waltz: Music director Michael Francis leads the orchestra in a Viennese and waltz-themed program. Pre-concert conversations begin one hour before curtain time in the concert hall. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus: The show will also feature lions, leopards and tigers, the Solar Hawks acrobats and trick-riders on thoroughbred horses. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $16-$70. (813) 301-2500.

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