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 …
Price: $10, $7 seniors/military, $5 ages 6-17, 5 and younger free.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are tied in the best of seven Stanley Cup series and face the Red Wings again in Detroit. You can still cheer them on among fellow fans at a watch party with food and drink specials, giveaways and appearances by Thunderbug and the Lightning Girls.
Price: Free (food/drink/parking additional).
In this lecture series surrounding the Norman Rockwell exhibition at the museum, author, professor and civil rights history specialist Raymond Arsenault will discuss Rockwell's representations of African-Americans and the struggle for civil rights.
Price: Regular admission, free for patrons and members.
For this year's festival (daily through May 17), in addition to nearly 100 topiary characters, outdoor kitchens and Tinker Bells' Butterfly House, Frozen is set to make its first appearance represented in a garden at the World Showcase Plaza, with white and silver blooms. The concert series, ren …
Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival gives a nod to Earth Day with special activities including visits with Animal Kingdom wildlife and eco-specialists in the Festival Center (Friday through Wednesday) and presentations by the Nature Conservancy, the National Wildlife Federation and Audubon Florida (Friday through Wednesday).
Price: $97, $91 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free.
It's all about the planes and flight at International Fly-in and Expo April 21-26, with aerobatic performances, this year's featured air show performances by the United States Air Force Thunderbirds (April 25-26), the Geico Skytypers (April 23-25) and the Breitling Jet team (April 21, 24-25); al …
Price: $37, $15 ages 11-17, 10 and younger free. VIP (includes preferred airshow seating, full breakfast, dinner buffet (selected evenings), free beverages, Meet and Greet with pilots, guided tours, charging stations, souvenirs, other amenities.
Discover 30 illuminated scenes built by craftsman from Zigong, China, including replicas of the Beijing Temple of Heaven and larger-than-life dragons, pandas, rhinos and more. It will also feature performances by Chinese acrobats and an artisan market with handmade crafts. Runs through May 31
Price: $24.95, $22.95 seniors, $19.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free (Zoominations); $39.95, $37.95 seniors, $29.95 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free (combo Zoominations and Zoo admission).
The LAMPlighters 7th annual spring fashion event will be a Vegas inspired evening featuring local fashion, restaurants, cocktails, music, Vegas inspired acts and entertainment and a High Roller Jackpot raffle. Benefits homeless and at-risk children in our community.
Price: $100, $150 couple.
Classes on a variety of culinary topics designed for the home cook. Call for other class topics.
Classic French cookies, with fillings from raspberry buttercream to lemon curd and coffee cream cheese. $50.
Learn about the benefits of using herbs in culinary, medicinal, and decorative purposes; club meets every third Tuesday from Sept.-June; bring plants, cuttings for herbal swap.
Linda Nash Stevenson discusses the benefits and uses of flower essences.
Price: First meeting free, $25 yearly membership.
A week of parties celebrating Crabbies Original and Spiced Orange flavors.
Enjoy Crabbie's Original and Spiced Orange over ice with a slice of citrus as you test your knowledge with themed questions. Have your picture taken with the trademark 7-foot elephant and follow the party on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Price: No cover.
Local professionals volunteer their time to discuss topics throughout the school year including, Kicking off the School Year on the Right Foot: Understanding the Skills ADHD Students Need Help With, How Parents Can Effectively Use Academic Coaching, Is There Something More Than ADHD Going on wit …