Monday, July 16, 2018
Events

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 24

Inherit the Wind: The great American drama of a science teacher put on trial for teaching evolution is loosely based on the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. Through March 27. 8 p.m., Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $30-$40. (813) 374-2416.

Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert: Listen and Laugh: Forget the image of classical music as stuffy, under the direction of Stuart Malina, the orchestra presents classically fun works including The Typewriter (Anderson), "Toy" Symphony (L. Mozart), Champagne Polka (Strauss Jr.) and The Unbegun Symphony (PDQ Bach). 11 a.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 892-3337.

Airsickness: The four-piece Tampa rock band will be joined by Brooklyn's Lion in the Mane who tour in support of their EP, Echoes in Absence. 6 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $10-$12. (813) 248-9500.

Tampa Shakespeare Festival: Much Ado About Nothing: The festival features alternating performances of the Bard's Richard III, about the comeuppance of the last king of the House of York, and the comedic war of the sexes, Much Ado About Nothing. Through April 3. 6 p.m., Water Works Park, 1710 N Highland Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 551-1564.

Sondheim on Sondheim: This revolutionary biographical revue employs state-of-the-art video to tell the story of Sondheim's life and career in his own words and music. Additional 2 p.m. performances Saturdays and Sundays. Through April 10. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $20-$43. (727) 498-5205.

Unwritten Law: The rockers return to St. Petersburg with openers, Fenix TX. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $15. (727) 895-3045.

Moon City: Using moonlit puppets, live projection technology, original animation and an amusement park as a set, this show follows one man's dream to build a fantasyland in the swamp. 7 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10-$15. (727) 895-6620.

Daniel Bachman: The singer-songwriter performs with Rebecca Zapen and Jeremy Douglass. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $7-$20. (727) 822-3590.

Dean Edwards: First appearing on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, Edwards appeared in the movie The Original Kings of Comedy and two seasons of SNL. He's noted for his impressions of celebrities as Michael Jackson and Denzel Washinton. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $17 - $20. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Kid's Kite Day: Kid friendly activities in celebration of Pinellas County Schools Spring Break include a butterfly release, kite flying, community gardening and more. 11 a.m., ROC (Remember Our Children) Park, 300 Municipal Drive, Madeira Beach. Free. (727) 392-0665.

TO WATCH

The Catch, 10 p.m., ABC. Brace yourself: Another Shonda Rhimes drama is here. Mireille Enos stars as a savvy private eye who is conned out of millions by her fiancé (Peter Krause). Now she wants payback.

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1,100 cookie jars. 2000 Hummels. 23 chamber pots: This Tampa Bay couple collects... well, everything.

1,100 cookie jars. 2000 Hummels. 23 chamber pots: This Tampa Bay couple collects... well, everything.

TAMPA — To be a large, clumsy person in Mary and Dennis Schrader’s house is to feel fear.You tread lightly upstairs, but even so, every step in the room containing row after row of cookie jars brings the sound of ceramic lids rattling on their oh-so-...
Published: 07/16/18
Grief and wit, heritage and family dynamics collide in ‘Bad Jews’ at American Stage

Grief and wit, heritage and family dynamics collide in ‘Bad Jews’ at American Stage

ST. PETERSBURG — Whatever else he learned at Cornell University and the Juilliard School, playwright Joshua Harmon surely learned family dynamics. His play, Bad Jews, bristles with wit and malevolence dished out by people for whom familiarity breeds ...
Published: 07/16/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 17

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 17

James After 5: Art Speaks: The museum is open from 5 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday, featuring $5 admission. While there, tour the many exhibitions of Western and wildlife art, or find happy hour specials in the Canyon Cafe. 5 p.m., James Museum of Western ...
Published: 07/16/18

Pasco Events starting July 20

21 SaturdayMedicare 101: A SHINE volunteer will answer Medicare questions. 10 a.m. Free. Land O’ Lakes Library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O’ Lakes. (813) 929-1214. floridashine.org.22 SundayEssential Oils Workshop: Learn about essential oils and cr...
Published: 07/16/18

Things to Do in Pasco and Hernando Counties starting July 20

FestivalsDade City Antique Faire and Sidewalk Market: Browse a mixture of antiques, primitives, garden decor, jewelry, tools, shabby chic, architectural and vintage when this monthly street event returns from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 21 in downtown Dad...
Published: 07/16/18

Hernando Events for July 20

Events20 FridayButterfly Count: Learn to identify common Florida butterflies and how organized butterfly counts work. The count information will be used to populate data in pollinators of Florida for Florida Nature Trackers. For ages 12 and older. No...
Published: 07/13/18
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 16-22

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of July 16-22

Metrocon: The convention focused on anime that also covers all elements of pop culture that have been influenced by it settles into the Tampa Convention Center Thursday-Sunday. $30-$40. metroconventions.com. Beer Project: Inspired by the ancient mos...
Published: 07/16/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, July 15

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday, July 15

SharkCon: A weekend all about sharks adds a comic con element this year with stars from Sharknado at a noon panel today including Ian Ziering, Cassie Scerbo and Gena Lee Nolin. Also includes a touch tank, shark tooth dig pit, paddle board clinic, oce...
Published: 07/15/18
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, July 14

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday, July 14

America II Extreme Mud Wars: This wildly popular day of rolling in a mud pit and slinging dirt returns to St. Petersburg with an obstacle course, joust pit, the eliminator and mud volleyball. Benefits the TASCO teen program. Free for spectators. $65 ...
Published: 07/13/18
Rascal Flatts talks longevity, the road, and picking the perfect opener

Rascal Flatts talks longevity, the road, and picking the perfect opener

There was a time, believe it or not, when Rascal Flatts was considered cutting-edge country. Okay, "cutting-edge" might be pushing it — the trio’s wholesome, harmony-laden style was never all that controversial. Still, when you survey the pop- and R&...
Published: 07/13/18