Muralist Lori Pratico creates a mural in real-time for Community Action Stops Abuse's Thrift Shop. As a part of nationwide murals titled Girl Noticed, murals are created with a charcoal texture fade with time to represent a lost opportunity to "notice."
Paddlers from across the U.S. and Canada hit the waters of Garrison Channel to compete to be Tampa's top Dragon Boat Team. This event features 440-meters, sprints and 2,000K races on a fully buoyed five-lane course.
Price: Free for spectators.
Discover the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at this expo to demonstrate the importance of STEM education and careers. Take a walking tour of the campus and interact with Pinellas County Schools STEM Academy students showcasing more than 150 STEM investigations.
Bring your gardening questions to "Ask an Arborist'' at the annual plant and landscape festival with colorful flowering plants, fruit trees, orchids, herbs and garden art and accessories for sale. Also, soil and water testing, tool sharpening, horticulture exhibits, plant auction, free butt …
Nearly 1,000 tons of powdery, white sand will be transformed into "Sugar Sand Tales" themed characters and scenes creating a walk-through display under a 21,000-square-foot tent. The 10 day festival also brings a few free activities to the beach including movies, fireworks and beachfro …
A screening of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1 at 7 p.m., A Tribute to Kenny Chesney by Pirate Flag perform at 7 p.m. Firework display at 9 p.m.
Price: $10, $7 seniors/military, $5 ages 6-17, 5 and younger free.
Turn up the heat with spicy barbecue and other sauces, sizzling salsas and hot pepper foods to sample. Also includes pepper plants for sale, car show, whip cracking demonstration, DJ music, pepper eating contest, amateur salsa and hot sauce competitions and a spicy lolly lick-a-thon. Benefits th …
Price: $3, 12 and younger free.
Enjoy the tastes, sights and sounds of numerous Asian countries at this fest, which will include colorful dance performances, traditional music, martial arts and more. The event will be held in conjunction with the Tampa Bay International Dragon Boat Races on Garrison Channel.
Series of Grammy and Latin Grammy-award winning acts along with a chef selection of Latin food items. Included with admission.
The series opens with upbeat meringue and salsa by Olga Tanon.
Price: $95, $87 ages 3-9.
Bid on nearly 100 works of art available at the Morean Arts Center to benefits Morean Arts Exhibition programs. A limited edition print by Chihuly is included in the auction, with all proceeds to benefit Ana Davis, the wife of Aaron Davis, who was killed by a drunk driver in downtown St. P …
Price: Cost of purchases.
Skiers ages 6-60 perform theatrical water shows similar to those seen at Cypress Gardens. All performances include barefoot, jump, ballet, adagio and pyramid acts. Come early for a pre-show.
This week features a country themed show.
The performer and star of stage and screen, known for roles in Moulin Rouge, Ice Age, and five of his own HBO specials, has also written and performed several one-man shows, including Freak and Ghetto Klown. Now he embarks on a different facet of his career by performing his new show on the come …
Travel through the park's Edge of Africa in the dark, viewing the active nighttime behaviors of lions, hippos, giraffes, rhinos and more, then cozy up around a bonfire. Before and after the safari, drinks, appetizers, nightcap and desserts are provided in the Safari Club. Guests must be 21 and u …
Price: $69 per person. Park admission not required.
For their 10th Anniversary Tour, not only will the concert feature Irish standards, classical favorites and contemporary pop, there will also be a full band, The Anotas Choir, bagpipers and Irish dancers with choreography all under the direction of Emmy-nominated music producer, David Downes.
Singer Hilary Kole, a staple of the New York jazz scene, recreates Judy Garland's memorable performances with the Florida Orchestra, featuring selections from The Wizard of Oz, Meet Me in St. Louis, Broadway Melody, and more.
Catch Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical about chasing your dreams and finding your true home. American Stage's annual play in the park takes place outdoors in Demens Landing. Reserved seats are available for purchase, but it's just as fun to pack a picnic and sit on the grass. Through M …
Price: $13-$20 lawn, $26 premium blanket, $32 reserved, pay what you can April 22-23.
Over 150 types of wine will be available to sample, and over 25 local restaurants will be in attendance. Live entertainment will change as you stroll through the galleries, taking in the view of amazing sea creatures. Silent auctions, as well. Benefits youth education programs, sea turtle rehabi …
Price: $75 members, $85 through April 18, $95 through April 25, $105 at the door; $225 VIP.