It's not just the strawberries that make this event sweet. Though crowds may come for the fruit, they stay for the live entertainment. This year's major headliners include, Reba McEntire, Boyz II Men, Sara Evans, John Legend and interestingly enough Kevin Costner and his band Modern West. Headli …
Thursday's headliner is Alabama ($40) with Bobby Vinton opening ($15-$20) and a free concert by Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra.
Price: $10, $5 ages 6 to 12, 5 and younger free. Concert tickets are extra.
It's the grand opening for the real life room escape game. Teams of up to 12 work together to solve puzzles and escape within the 60-minute time limit. Be among the first to say "I escaped." Recommended for ages 12 and older.
Fifty percent of the proceeds go toward Voices For Children and the other half to the prize pool. Following the tournament, Justin Rhodes who was performing at the Hard Rock lobby bar before he appeared on season 9 of America's Got Talent, will perform a benefit concert.
Price: $10 entry fee.
Host Carol Mickett, philosopher and artist, leads the monthly talks with local heroes about their visions, accomplishments and contributions to shaping the identity of our town. Come early for hors d'oeuvres and cocktails at Cafe Gala.
The food journalist for the Tampa Bay Times, now an adjunct professor and coordinator of USF St. Petersburg's new Graduate Food Writing and Photography Certificate Program, is also the founder of #CookClub online cooking community. Janet talks about the culture of food in the Tampa Bay area at this month's gathering.
Price: $5, free for members.
The legendary Spanish crooner and Grammy winner performs for two nights, drawing from a repertoire of more than 80 albums released in 14 languages with more than 2,600 gold and platinum records certified, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time.
The annual fashion show and luncheon features celebrity models, a high-energy show, select items from Georgette's Boutique, raffles, prizes, drinks and lunch. Benefits the Arc Tampa Bay, formerly UPARC.
As part of the national initiative to assist people to save money, Hillsborough County Extension is partnering with the nonprofit Consumer Federation of American to host financial seminars.
Meet Chef "Slimm" Campbell of SoHo Backyard, recently named South Tampa's "Best Pub with a Palate" by Tampa Bay Metro Magazine, and sample items from the new spring menu including Gator Spring Rolls, Grilled Italian Chicken Sandwich and Coconut Shrimp Appetizer.
A three and a half day Parrot Head Trop-rock music festival that blends Caribbean, tropical/island, Latin and rock-reggae, with roots. There will be vendors with "parrotphanila" and other items on site.
Price: $85 three days.
Annual donor appreciation and awards banquet features Alexander Tsiaras, CEO and Editor in Chief of TheVisualMD.com.
World famous Nazi hunter Eli Rosenbaum serves as guest speaker for the Florida Holocaust Museum's annual "To Life" gala which honors the millions of people who suffered or died in the Holocaust.