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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Wednesday, Nov. 13

Julie Andrews pays a visit to Ruth Eckerd Hall, a St. Petersburg pool hosts aqua yoga and Sustainable Buzz takes over the Tampa Riverwalk.
Julie Andrews will appear in conversation at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall on Wednesday. [Courtesy of Andrew Eccles]
Published Nov. 12

Julie Andrews: The veteran actor known for her roles in Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music answers questions from the audience about her storied career. $72.50 and up. 7:30 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com.

Aqua Yoga: Take a dip during this yoga session, which should increase your range of motion, decompresses your spine and reduces the weight on your joints. All are welcome. $7. 3 p.m. Walter Fuller Pool, 7883 26th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 418-7623. christafairbrother.com.

Sustainable Buzz: The fundraiser on the Riverwalk celebrates sustainable living with food from dozens of local restaurants, craft beer, spirits, fine wine, live entertainment, a fashion show, tiny homes and a popup shop $50, $150 VIP. 6:30 p.m. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. (813) 507-1111. sustany.org.

Night Tales: A talk on how to craft stories is followed by an open storytelling session. $2. 7 p.m. Safety Harbor Arts and Music Center, 706 Second St. (727) 725-4018.

The Japanese House: This English indie-pop artist performs alongside Our Girl. $18. 7 p.m. Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. (813) 241-8600. crowbarybor.com.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis: The Grammy winner celebrates 35 years since the debut of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas with a program featuring classics from the Christmas album, plus a selection of his other compositions. $46.50 and up. 7:30 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 300-2000. themahaffey.com.

South Pasadena Community Band: Don’t miss a concert by the 45-piece outfit. Donations are accepted. Free. 7:30 p.m. Treasure Island Community Center, 154 106th Ave. (727) 515-5407. southpasadenacommunityband.com.

Coffee Talk: Crystal Moments: Popular artist-in-residence Nan Colton invites us to meet an artist or historical figure during this 30-minute presentation that includes a cup of coffee and pastries. Included with admission. Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 255 Beach Drive NE. (727) 896-2667. mfastpete.org.

Opera Socials: This happy hour invites you to unwind with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while listening to Opera Tampa singers. $45. 5:30 p.m. Seasons 52, 204 N Westshore Blvd., Tampa. (813) 229-7827.

Fresh Start: Drag Showcase: An open-mic drag show welcoming all sorts of queer performance art. Sign up downstairs in the back. Seating is first come, first served. Hosted every Wednesday. No cover. 9 p.m. SubCentral at Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 258-8753.

Jazz Wednesday: Enjoy some live jazz music with Scott Allan Hardy, plus Wayne Levy on keyboards. Hosted every Wednesday. No cover. 7 p.m. Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor. (727) 726-1161.

Santa’s Flight Academy: Children become members of Mr. Claus’s flight crew, helping elves inspect and power his sleigh. A snowfall dance party and a visit with Santa himself is included. Runs daily through Dec. 24. Free. 11 a.m. International Plaza, 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. (813) 342-3790.

Parasite: The new black comedy follows two Korean families — one rich, one not so much — whose fates intertwine. $13, $10 members. 7:30 p.m. Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St. (813) 274-8286. tampatheatre.org.

WATCH

CMA Awards, 8 p.m., ABC: Carrie Underwood is our host for the 53rd year. The trophy fest will feature performances from Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Dolly Parton and others. Morris leads the pack with six nominations.

SERIES PREMIERE The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park, 9 p.m., AMC and Sundance TV: A five-part documentary series that delves into one of the most infamous crimes in recent American history. It revisits the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin at the hands of Robert Chambers, her prep school friend.

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