Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Dec. 4

Betty Buckley opens ‘Hello Dolly’ and it’s Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum.
Published December 3 2018
Updated December 3 2018

Hello, Dolly!: Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in the new production of the classic musical running today through Sunday. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $60 and up. (813) 229-7827;

The Texas Tenors: Deep in the Heart of Christmas: The handsome hombres from the Lone Star State pay homage to the star of Bethlehem in this Texas-style “go big or go home” concert of carols, hymns, holiday pop songs and beloved Christmas classics. 8 p.m. $36.75. Fergusong Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa. (813) 229-7827.

Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin: Italian prog band that provided the score to Dario Argento’s 1977 original will give a live performance of the Suspiria score accompanied by a screening of the film, along with other music. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $25-$50. (813) 248-9500;

$10 Tuesdays: The museum is open from until 8 p.m. every Tuesday, featuring $10 admission all day. From 5-8 p.m. enjoy special events in the galleries. 10 a.m., James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, 150 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 892-4200.

The Ruth Eckerd Hall Chorus Holiday Concert: In honor of the holiday season, the Ruth Eckerd Hall Chorus presents a unique blend of uplifting music from solos to a full choir sound. 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $10; $5 for students and military.


Free Tuesday at Glazer Museum: The hands-on museum and the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County join for this event offering free admission. 12 p.m., Glazer Children’s Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. Free. (813) 443-3861;

Karts for Kids: Gamers can join this Mario Kart video game tournament to benefit purchasing video controllers for kids in Johns Hopkins All Childrens Hospital. 6-11:30 p.m. Park & Rec, 100 Fourth St. S, Saint Petersburg. Free, but donations encouraged.

Snow Blast: Wear long pants and closed toed shoes for a day in the snow with activities including snowball fights, snow tubing, snow slides, make and take crafts, entertainment, games, stage shows, holiday music and karaoke. 10 a.m., Tyrone Square Mall, 6901 Tyrone Square, St. Petersburg. $25, 2 and younger free. (727) 828-9584.


Legends of the Lost with Megan Fox, 8 p.m., Travel Channel: The Transformers star travels the globe to re-examine age-old mysteries. The opener has her looking into a bold new theory that powerful female warriors played a role in helping the Vikings become the most feared army of their time.

Lethal Weapon, 9 p.m., Fox: A holiday episode called “Bad Santas” finds Murtaugh and Cole pursuing a group of diamond thieves dressed up as — you guessed it — Kris Kringle.


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