Monster Jam: Just when lesser cars thought it was safe, Monster Jam returns to Raymond James Stadium to run the specially built track. Come early to tailgate and get pictures with the trucks and drivers in the Party in the Pits 2:30-5:30 p.m. before the show at 7 p.m. Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $15-$185. (800) 745-3000.
Whose Live Anyway: The live version of the improv television show, Whose Line is it Anyway?, stars Drew Carey, Greg Proops, jeff B. Davis and Joel Murray. 8 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $43.25-$68.75. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com
Florida Orchestra Pops: Unforgettable: 100 Years of Nat & Natalie: This orchestra pops show celebrates a century of Nat King Cole and his daughter Natalie with hits like Route 66 , When I Fall in Love, Inseparable and, of course, Unforgettable. 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $18-$48. (727) 300-2000. tickets.themahaffey.com
Winter Jam: The Christian concert will include performances by Danny Gokey, "Overcomer" hitmaker Mandisa, Rend Collective and more. 7 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $15 (all ages) (813) 301-2500. amaliearena.com
Hannibal Buress: The comedian, writer and actor performs at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $35. (813) 864-4000. improvtampa.com
Second Saturday ArtWalk: Art venues from the waterfront to the Warehouse Art District open their doors to show the latest works. 5 p.m. Various locations, St. Petersburg. Free. Find a map at stpeteartsalliance.org.
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe: Blending rock, soul and classic funk, this is a highly regarded live act. 7 p.m. The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $22-$35.
St. Pete Saturday Morning Market: More than 170 local vendors, hand-crafted items, live entertainment, flowers and plants. 9 a.m. Al Lang Stadium, 230 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. No cover (food/drink additional).
Get Fit St. Pete: Trail Fun Run: Join #HealthyStPete every Saturday for a different Get Fit St. Pete's Fitness in a park for a free workout. The Trail Fun Run is every second Saturday. 9 a.m. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. Free. facebook.com
Vinyl Record Show: Enjoy music as you shop among dealers buying, showing and selling thousands of LP's, 45s, 78s and CDs. 9 a.m. Clearwater Record Show, 1610 N Hercules Ave., Clearwater. Free. (727) 200-9397.
Drag Brunch: Fresh Start host Adriana Sparkle and Nicole T. Lane, winner of Miss St. Pete Pride, bring glitter and sass to breakfast. Seatings at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2 p.m. 11 a.m. Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $28 (727) 258-8753. eventbrite.com
Yappy Hour with Humane Society of Tampa Bay: Adoptable pets from Humane Society of Tampa Bay will be there, along with pet vendors, food from Robert's Meats. Bring in a donation for the Humane Society and get 15 percent off your tab. 12 p.m. 81Bay Brewing Company, 4465 West Gandy Boulevard, Tampa. Free.
Columbinus: Innovocative Theatre's production is a docu-drama based on the mass shooting at Columbine High School in 1999. Through Jan. 20. 8 p.m. Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E. Kennedy Blvd., #151, Tampa. $30. (813) 374-2416. stageworkstheatre.org
Biome: View the new exhibition from Seattle glass artists Shelley Muzylowski Allen and Rik Allen, then watch them give a glassblowing demonstration at 6:15 p.m. 5 p.m. Duncan McClellan Gallery, 2342 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 421-4141. dmglass.com
Dunedin International Film Festival: The inaugural film festival takes place at seven locations around Dunedin. Today brings an 11 a.m. Women in Film and Television Panel at Blur Night Club. And a 5:30 p.m. Walking Dead Discussion Panel with Stephen F. Campbell, the show's director of photography, at Soggy Bottom Brewery, 660 Main St., Dunedin. $10-$25; $45 for two-day passes. (727) 601-1698. dunedininternationalfilmfestival.com
Michael Palascak: He was a top five finalist on Last Comic Standing. 6 p.m., 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com
Tampa Bay Lightning Watch Party: While the Lightning are away, get to the beach to watch the game on a big screen directly in the sand with ThunderBug and the Lightning Girls on hand with giveaways, DJ dancing and games. No coolers allowed. 6:30 p.m. Guy Harvey Outpost: A Tradewinds Resort, 6000 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach. Free. $10 parking. (727) 360-5551.
Metal For The Military VIII: With raffles, food, beer and metal from Sargent D & The Tribute to S.O.D. Proceeds benefit the Haley House Fund, which supplies support for the families of injured military during rehabilitation. Doors open at 6 p.m. 7 p.m. Crowbar Ybor City, 1812 N 17th St, Tampa. $12; free for veterans and active military. (813) 241-8600. crowbarybor.com
Tinsley Ellis: Blues-rock guitar wizard, vocalist and songwriter will perform. 8 p.m. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $12 advance, $15 at the door (813) 971-0666. skipperssmokehouse.com
Copenhagen: Tampa Repertory Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Tony Award-winning drama. 8 p.m. USF Studio 120, 3837 USF Holly Drive, Tampa. $25; $20 student/military/seniors. (813) 783-5465. tamparep.org
Cari Ray: The singer-songwriter's third release, Swagger, was produced by country blues legend Reverend Peyton (of Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band). 8 p.m. The Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10.
Othello: Jobsite Theater takes a modern spin on Shakespeare's tale of political treachery. Through Feb. 3. 8 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place, Tampa. $39.50. (800) 955-1045.
IPW Hardcore Wrestling: See wrestling stars including The Shane Brothers, Steve Madison, Lex Lovett, Billy Fives, Francisco Ciatso, Sideshow and a ten tag team. 8 p.m. Cuban Civic Club, 10905 Memorial Highway, Tampa. $10-$35. (813) 855-5771.
Carl Faulkenberry: 9:30 p.m. Coconuts Comedy Club at MJ's, 5501 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach. $20. (727) 360-5653. coconutscomedyclubs.com
Haggis Concert: A unique fusion of traditional Scottish music and songs with the urban sounds of rock, pop and funk perform a free show in Pioneer Park. 12 a.m. Main Street Dunedin, 271 Main St, Dunedin. Free. (563) 590-1992. dunedingov.com
kids and family
Sunset Cinema at Pier 60: Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch Midnight Sun (PG-13) for free on a jumbo sized screen. No alcohol. 5:45 p.m. Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater. Free. (727) 449-1036.
My Mother's Split Personalities, 8 p.m., Lifetime: Now that the mushy holiday movies are over, we can get back to demented crime stories. In this one, a widow (Lindsay Hartley) acts bizarrely while under the control of a boyfriend (Jefferson Brown) plotting to get his hands on the fortune left behind by her late husband.
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