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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 24

Tampa's Downtown on Ice: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. The rink is open through Jan. 3. 10 a.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $12. (813) 966-5505.

Hate Eternal: A death metal band from right here in St. Petersburg. 6 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $13. (727) 895-3045.

USF Symphonic Band: To The Heavens: Featuring music centered in flight and hymn tunes, including Philip Sparke's "Suite from Hymn of the Highlands," and Sousa's "The Invincible Eagle." 7:30 p.m., University of South Florida School of Music Concert Hall, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $15; $10 students, seniors and active military. (813) 974-2311.

Stand Up Comedy Open Mic: The Homemade Broadcast invites amateur comedians to compete for a $50 cash prize, picked by audience participation. Free pizza is provided by Angelo's. 9 p.m., Sly Bar, 2061 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 800-2971.

Ice!: The resort has 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures created by artists brought in from China and 40 tons of snow. It's only 9 degrees inside, but they supply you with heavy parkas. Runs through Jan. 3. 10 a.m., Gaylord Palms Resort, 6000 W Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee. From $28.99, $26.99 seniors, $14.99 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free. $20 parking. (407) 586-0000.

Boyd Hill Tram Tours: Daily tours of the Nature Preserve. 1 p.m., Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $2. (727) 893-7326.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights: Disney has decided this is the final year for the Osborne Lights, features millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music. Included with daily general admission through Jan. 3. 9 a.m., Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World, 1515 N Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista. $97, $91 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free. (407) 939-6244.

Coming Up

Billy Gibbons: Best known as one third of ZZ Top, Gibbons is touring in support of his debut solo album and comes Sunday to the Mahaffey Theater. $42.50-$65.50. (727) 892-5767.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE Dancing With the Stars, 8 p.m., ABC. One lucky duo will be named Season 21 champions. The bad news? They'll have to find a place to store that hideous mirror-ball trophy.

MORE TO EXPLORE

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