Winter Village: The new holiday setting for the riverfront park runs through Dec. 25 with seven pop-up shops in decorated PODS containers, an ice rink and a cafe. 4 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free (skating/skate rental additional). (813) 221-3686.
Aprons Cooking School: Holiday Cookies: Bake up treats for gift giving and gatherings: from Chai tea eggnog cookies, to coconut cranberry chews. $40. 10 a.m., Aprons Cooking School, Publix Supermarket, 7835 Gunn Highway, Tampa. (813) 926-4465.
Ice Skating at Tampa's Winter Village: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by ice skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. Open every day through Dec. 25. New this year is a cafe from Mise en Place with holiday snacks like roasted chestnuts, festive sweets and a full bar with themed drinks. 10 a.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $12. (813) 966-5505.
Asking Alexandria: This major metalcore show for the band's 10 Years in the Black tour also features Born of Osiris, I See Stars, After the Burial, Upon a Burning Body and Bad Omens. 6 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $25. (813) 247-2555.
Tampa Bay Lightning: Vs. Philadelphia Flyers: 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Ticket prices vary by game. (813) 301-6600.
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, 8 p.m., ABC: When Peppermint Patty invites herself over to Charlie Brown's house, Linus, Snoopy and Woodstock help Charlie Brown throw together a delightful Thanksgiving dinner.
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