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Luis Santana  |   Times (3/12/2015, Belleair Bluffs, FL)  The Ries Brothers, a young pop-rock duo that has toured with Chicago and other big names poses for a portrait at their Belleair Bluffs home and practice space. [Luis Santana | Times]

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Luis Santana | Times (3/12/2015, Belleair Bluffs, FL) The Ries Brothers, a young pop-rock duo that has toured with Chicago and other big names poses for a portrait at their Belleair Bluffs home and practice space. [Luis Santana | Times]

The Ries Brothers: Hailing from Clearwater, the brothers just finished a tour opening for Chicago. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall Murray Studio Theater, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15 advance, $20 day of show. (727) 791-7400.

The Magic of Christmas starring The New York Tenors: Direct from Carnegie Hall, the show spotlights Irish tenor Andy Cooney, "The Singing Cop," Daniel Rodriguez and newcomer Christopher Macchio. Actor Jim Labriola provides narration and skits. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $57.50-$127.50. (727) 893-7832.

Don't Stop St. Pete: Now in its third year, this local music and arts festival will take place on several outdoor stages in St. Petersburg's Grand Central District. 3 p.m., Grand Central District, 1800 block of Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10-$12.

Sevendust: The alternative metal band has been rocking out for two decades and released their latest album, Kill The Flaw, in October. Special guests Mr. Bella, Motor Vader & Clenchfist open. 7 p.m., Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill, 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $14.95 - $79.99. (727) 822-4562.

Brother Cephus: The indie-folk Tampa-based brother duo celebrate the release of their latest album Noise with special guests, Alexander and the Grapes, MrENC and Fistful. 8 p.m., New World Brewery, 1313 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $9. (813) 248-4969.

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens: More than a million twinkling lights transform the park into a holiday wonderland. 10 a.m., Busch Gardens, 3605 Bougainvillea Ave., Tampa. $97, $92 for ages 3-9. (888) 800-5447.

Madeira Beach Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival: The annual festival features a blend of contemporary and original works by more than 100 artists and crafters from 30 states. 10 a.m., Madeira Beach, On Madeira Way, between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue N, Madeira Beach. Free. (561) 746-6615.

100 Artists Show: The two-day, outdoor event features a juried showcase of national and local fine art and craft artists, live demonstrations, food, and music by the Dave Williamson Band. 10 a.m., St. Pete Beach Community Center and Horan Park, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive, St. Pete Beach. Free. (727) 367-3818.

KIDS AND FAMILY

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.

TO WATCH

Frosty the Snowman, 8 p.m., CBS. We don't know about you, but this annual airing makes our heart go all "thumpity-thump-thump."

MORE TO EXPLORE

Find ideas for your Thanksgiving leftovers at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 28 11/27/15 [Last modified: Friday, November 27, 2015 10:40am]
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