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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 1

Bob Newhart: With a career spanning two successful television shows and 14 feature films, the comic performs at 7:30 p.m. at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $50-$98. (727) 791-7400.

Gasparilla Festival of the Arts: Get outdoors and into the art at this year's festival, featuring works by top-rated artists, along with food and entertainment. It's 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free. Plus, you can get into the adjacent Tampa Museum of Art for free from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pinellas Youth Symphony: The Serenade Strings, the Pinellas Youth Symphony and the Pinellas Youth Symphony chamber ensembles present a combined concert at 7 p.m. at St. Petersburg College Music Center, 6605 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free; donations appreciated. (727) 438-3149.

Alton Brown: The quirky Iron Chef host will take his humor and culinary skills on this Edible Inevitable Tour with standup comedy, talk show antics, multimedia lecture, live music and food experimentation. It's at 8 p.m. at Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa. $40.75-63.25.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Disney Junior Live: Pirate and Princess Adventure: Families root for their favorite pirate Jake and the little princess Sofia in this show at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. at Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $16-$55.

Todd Oliver and Friends: The trio of one human and two talking dogs won a semi-finalist spot on 2012's America's Got Talent. Show is 4 p.m. at Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. $18-$25.

TO WATCH

Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m., NBC Jim Parsons hosts and Beck performs, but the real story here is new Weekend Update co-anchor Colin Jost. Who?

CORRECTION

Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado is white. A movie review in Thursday's Weekend was incorrect on that point.

MORE TO EXPLORE

Check out our #PlayTampaBay video at tampabay.com/things-to-do to find out what's on tap during Tampa Bay Beer Week.

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 1 02/28/14 [Last modified: Friday, February 28, 2014 10:18pm]
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