Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Tuesday, Feb. 12

Carol Burnett takes audience questions, ‘Hamilton’ arrives for a four-week run and Walk the Moon performs at Jannus Live.
In this Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 photo, Carol Burnett poses for a portrait in Burbank, Calif. Burnett says her upcoming Life Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, is special because it comes not only from fellow TV performers, but also from movie stars. The awards show will be simulcast live on Saturday on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
In this Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 photo, Carol Burnett poses for a portrait in Burbank, Calif. Burnett says her upcoming Life Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, is special because it comes not only from fellow TV performers, but also from movie stars. The awards show will be simulcast live on Saturday on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from Los Angeles. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
Published February 11

Carol Burnett: An Evening of Laughter and Reflection: The groundbreaking comedian and award-winning actor best known for The Carol Burnett Show takes questions from the audience and shows video clips from her shows. 7:30 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $72.50-$257.50. (727) 791-7400.

Hamilton: Lin Manuel-Miranda’a ground-breaking Broadway musical is the hip-hop story of the life of Alexander Hamilton. Runs through March 10. A digital lottery begins two days prior to each performance of tickets sold for $10 each. Visit hamiltonmusical.com/lottery to register. 7:30 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa. $86-$489; prices subject to change. (813) 229-7827.

Walk the Moon: A colorful, energetic band whose other singles Anna Sun, Different Colors, One Foot are nearly as fun live as Shut Up and Dance. Bear Hands opens. 6:30 p.m. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $27 and up. (727) 565-0550.

Florida State Fair: The fair continues with rides, food, exhibits, animals, shopping, rodeos and a candy exhibition. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. (813) 740-4640.

Abba Mania: All your favorite hits from the Swedish supergroup are recreated with a live show. 7:30 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $20.50-$49.50. (727) 300-2000.

Sean K. Preston & The Loaded Pistols: Rusty Knuckles recording artist and his road seasoned band will perform for a night of raucous honky tonk, dirty blues, roadhouse rock ’n’ roll and tear jerking country balladry. 7 p.m. Hooch and Hive, 1001 West Cass St., Tampa. Free. (856) 294-7966.

Tampa Bay Lightning V Calgary Flames: 7:30 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa. $24.25. (813) 301-6500.

Nicki Parrott, Rossano Sportiello, and Ed Metz: The trio returns to perform with special guest James Suggs on the trumpet. Rossano will play on piano, Parrott on bass and vocals, and Metz on drums. 8 p.m. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Reserved tickets $25 & $40. (727) 873-4872.

Taj Mahal Trio: A living legend of American roots music and multi Grammy Award-winning bluesman, Taj Mahal returns to perform with the trio of Taj Mahal on vocals, guitar, keys & banjo, Kester Smith on drums and Bill Rich on bass. 8 p.m. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$59.

JMSN: The multi-instrumentalist (pronounced Jameson) has toured North America, Europe and Asia in support of his last album, Whatever Makes U Happy. 8 p.m. Crowbar Ybor City, 1812 N 17th St., Tampa. $15. (813) 241-8600.

Real Music Real Masters Series: With performances at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., the series brings Ballroom Wit a Twist through Saturday.

Spirit of St. Pete: Meet your neighbors and makes some friends at this block party with music, food and drink specials. 6 p.m. Kozuba and Sons Distillery, 1960 5th Avenue South, St. Petersburg. Free (food/drink additional).

kids and family

Be Winter’s Valentine: Kids ages 12 and younger can bring a Valentine’s Day card for any of the aquarium’s rescued animals and get in for $9.99. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage, Clearwater. $24.95, $9.99 ages 12 and younger. (727) 686-3499.

Terrific Tots at Sundial: Great Explorations Children’s Museum presents a session of songs, stories and creative expression for ages 1 to 4. 9:45 a.m. Sundial, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-8992.

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