Make us your home page
Instagram

Things to do Things to Do
 Today's TipSheet

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 31

24: SEASON 7: Mary Lynn Rajskub as Chloe O'Brian.  The clock is ticking for 24: SEASON 7 to premiere with a special two-night, four-hour event Sunday, Jan. 11 and Monday, Jan. 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.  ©2008 Fox Broadcasting Co.  Cr:  Joseph Viles/FOX

24: SEASON 7: Mary Lynn Rajskub as Chloe O'Brian. The clock is ticking for 24: SEASON 7 to premiere with a special two-night, four-hour event Sunday, Jan. 11 and Monday, Jan. 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2008 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Joseph Viles/FOX

Mary Lynn Rajskub: You may recognize this stand-up comedian as Chloe from 24. See her perform at 8:30 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $20-$22. (813) 960-1197.

Margarita Wars: Local mixologists compete for "Tampa Bay's Best Margarita" at this event with Mexican food samples and a churro bar. It's at 6 p.m. at TPepin's Hospitality Centre, 4121 N 50th St., Tampa. $50. (813) 739-4800.

I Am River: Hillsborough From the Heart Opening: This production of murals, video, photography, music and drama tells stories of what the Hillsborough River means to local youths. It's at 4:30 p.m. at Hillsborough Community College Ybor Campus Performing Arts Building, 1304 E 11th Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 253-7654.

Epicurean Classes: Speak Italian, Cook Italian: Roberto Alvarez leads a casual class on Italian culture, cuisine and language; watch the chef prepare classic dishes while learning how to communicate in Italian. Starts at 7 p.m. at Epicurean Theatre at the Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. $65. (813) 999-8735.

Inventing Van Gogh: It's your last week to catch this Jobsite Theater production about a contemporary painter hired to forge Van Gogh's final self-portrait. Show is at 8 p.m. at Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Free Golf: Every day until the end of August, kids 5 to 15 can get a free small bucket of range balls to hit on the Ace Practice Ranges in Brandon and Riverview, or at the Pebble Creek Golf Club in New Tampa, Wentworth Golf Club or Crescent Oaks County Club in Tarpon Springs. Starts at 8 a.m.

TO WATCH

SERIES PREMIERE The Quest, 8 p.m., ABC Producers of The Lord of the Rings and The Amazing Race partnered on this new competition series, which pretty much sums it up: 12 contestants are thrust into challenges against the backdrop of a medieval world called Everealm.

MORE TO EXPLORE

We've got a new Play Tampa Bay video previewing the weekend's top events at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

COMING UP

WaZoo: "Drink beer, save wildlife." Sounds perfect, right? You'll get your chance at Saturday's Lowry Park Zoo fundraiser, with some 275 beers and food from local restaurants. $40-$100. (813) 935-8552, ext. 329.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: If you're looking for something different on stage, get right in the middle of the mental patients' group therapy circle for the Freefall Theatre play, starting Saturday in St. Pete. $20-$44. (727) 498-5205.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 31 07/30/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 3:43pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Gourmet food fight between top chefs raises $200,000

    News

    ST. PETERSBURG — The chefs came armed with their secret ingredients — pork rinds, truffle butter, pork bellies.

    (From left to right) Chefs Ryan Mitchell, Michael Buttacavoli, Ted Dorsey and Matthew Brennan compete during Tampa Bay Food Fight at The Coliseum in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. The event features chefs from the Tampa Bay area and benefitted Metropolitan Ministries. EVE EDELHEIT   |   Times
  2. Channing Tatum drops out of Weinstein Co. movie about sex abuse

    Movies

    LOS ANGELES — Channing Tatum is no longer developing a film with the Weinstein Co. that dealt with a boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse.

    Channing Tatum at the premiere of "Comrade Detective" in Los Angeles. Tatum is no longer developing a film with the Weinstein Company about a boy dealing with the aftermath of sexual abuse. (Associated Press)
  3. Plan your weekend: Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, MarineQuest, Florida Orchestra pops in the park, rodeo

    Events

    Plan your weekend

    Concerts

    Music weekend: Clearwater Jazz Holiday, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw and Bruno Mars all in one weekend? We have a playlist of a weekend coming up. Thursday brings Bruno's sold-out 24K Magic World Tour to Amalie Arena. The next day brings the country power …

    Bill Clark and Danelle Dasouqi admire the chalk art on the side walk during the final day of the three day Chalk Art Festival in Clearwater Beach. JIM REED/STAFF
  4. Ticket window: Harry Potter movie concert, Andrea Bocelli, Ed Sheeran, Iliza Shlesinger, Alan Parsons Project on sale this week

    Music & Concerts

    Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

    British singer Ed Sheeran performs during the Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa", in Milan, Italy on March 12, 2017, 
AP Photo/Antonio Calanni
  5. 13 things to do in Tampa Bay on Oct. 19

    Events

    Bruno Mars: Get your Uptown Funk on at the Grammy-winning pop star's 24K Magic World Tour. 8 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $41.25-$131.25. (813) 301-2500.

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25:  Bruno Mars performs onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)