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  1. Ice Palace at International Plaza

    Editor's pick

    International Plaza and Bay Street

    International Plaza District : 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa, 33607

    International Plaza transforms into the Ice Palace, a 30-foot dome with snow, a light show and interactive snow globes depicting scenes from Disney's Frozen. Ice Palace entertainment includes an Icy Hand Print experience, size comparisons with Sven and Olaf and photos with Olaf on an ice throne. …

    Price: Free.

  2. Tampa's Downtown on Ice

    Editor's pick

    Curtis Hixon Park

    Downtown Tampa : 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa, 33602

    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. 4.

    Price: $10.

  3. Ice!

    Gaylord Palms Resort

    Kissimmee : 6000 W Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, 34746

    The resort has 2 million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures created by artists brought in from China and 40 tons of snow. It's only 9 degrees inside, but they supply you with heavy parkas. Still, gloves and warm socks are recommended. This year features a Nutcracker theme, ice slides and artis …

    Price: $28.99-$29.99, $26.99-$28.99 seniors, $14.99-$16.99 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free. $18 parking fee (validated if dining at resort restaurant).

  4. Anberlin

    Editor's pick

    Ritz Ybor

    Ybor City : 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 33607

    After performing at the Vans Warped Tour in St. Petersburg in July, the Central Florida alternative rock heroes will play their final two shows ever, one in St. Petersburg, followed by one in Orlando. Copeland and '68 will open.

    Price: $24-$27.

  5. So You Think You Can Dance

    Editor's pick

    Ruth Eckerd Hall

    Clearwater : 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater, 33759

    The 11-time Prime Time Emmy Award winning show brings performances by the top 10 finalists from Season 11 including Bridget Whitman, Casey Askew, Emilio Dosal, Jacque LeWarne, Jessica Richens, Ricky Ubeda, Rudy Abreu, Tanisha Belnap, Valerie Rockey and Zach Everhart.

    Price: $39.50-$79.50.

  6. Turtle Family Trees

    Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Home of Winter the Dolphin

    Clearwater : 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater, 33767

    Children in kindergarten through 8th grade can travel back in time with sea turtles as they reconstruct their prehistoric family tree and learn about animal ancestors.

    Price: $90, $75 member.

  7. Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market


    Gulfport : Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, 33707

    With live music, vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants and crafts.

    Price: Free.

  8. Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

    Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World

    Lake Buena Vista : 1515 N Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, 32830

    Cast members take months to get ready for one special guest to throw the giant switch on the seasonal display. Features millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music that decorate the New York street scene of Disney's Hollywood Studios. Included with daily general admissi …

    Price: $94, $88 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free.

  9. SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration


    Orlando : 7007 SeaWorld Drive (Interstate 4, Exit 71), Orlando, 32821

    SeaWorld's celebration welcomes guests with everything from a sparkling Sea of Trees, classic holiday tunes, an ice skating show, Holiday Reflections fountain and fireworks show, a Christmas market, Elmo's Christmas Wish show and a special Shamu's "Christmas - Miracles" show. Remains o …

    Price: $95, $87 ages 3-9.

  10. Fall Fur Us

    SPCA Tampa Bay

    Largo : 9099 130th Ave. N, Largo, 33773

    Children ages 9 to 12 spend the day doing things to enrich the lives of animals at the shelter. Each child is assigned their own animal to care for. Includes snack, T-shirt and animal themed activities.

    Price: $50.

  11. Free Museum Admission for Veterans

    South Florida Museum

    Bradenton : 201 10th St. W, Bradenton, 34205

    In honor of Veterans Day, U.S. veterans and active service military receive free admission to the museum for the entire month of November. The museum is closed Nov. 1, Thanksgiving Day and every Monday.

    Price: $18, $16 seniors, $14 ages 4-12, 3 and younger free.

  12. Tampa Orchid Tour

    Northdale Recreation Center

    Tampa : 15550 Spring Pine Drive, Tampa, 33624

    Meet at the Recreation Center and carpool to tour two Tampa Orchid Club member gardens and orchid growing areas. Bring a bag lunch and enjoy the beauty of orchids in a home garden setting.

    Price: Free.

  13. Tasty Traditions

    Glazer Children's Museum

    Downtown Tampa : 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, 33602

    Children can explore holiday traditions from around the world through recipes they learn to make at home. Included with museum admission.

  14. Symphony in Lights

    The Shops at Wiregrass

    Wesley Chapel : 28211 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel, 33543

    A holiday light show with more than 250,000 LED lights choreographed to the music of the Trans Siberian Orchestra. Shows at 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. nightly through Dec. 31.

    Price: Free.

  15. Augustana

    State Theatre

    Downtown St. Petersburg : 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, 33701

    Formed while in high school in 2002, this band may be from San Diego, California, but they are best known for their hit, Boston. Pop-rockers, Scars On 45 will open.

    Price: $20.

  16. Milton Menasco & The Big Fiasco

    Skipper's Smokehouse

    Tampa : 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, 33613

    The reggae, country, rock band will stop at the Tampa venue during their 2014 Southern Bound fall tour.

    Price: $5.

  17. Rare Plant Network

    Good Samaritan Church

    Pinellas Park : 6085 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park, 33781

    Monthly meeting with suggestions and advice for adding unique plants to your landscape.    

    How tabernaemontanas, or 'wanna-be jasmines' can make a great addition to the landscape.

    Price: Free.

  18. Hand Quilters

    CARES Elfers Center

    West Pasco : 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers, 34680

    Price: Free.

  19. Silver Sneakers Pilates

    CARES Elfers Center

    West Pasco : 4136 Barker Drive, Elfers, 34680

    A non-impact, non-aerobic mat workout class designed to strengthen the body's core.

    Price: $3 per class or $20 for 10 classes.

  20. Silver Sneakers

    CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center

    West Pasco : 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson, 34667

    Price: $3. May be covered by insurance.

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