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Top 10 events for the week of Nov. 9-15

The popular outdoor Chillounge party makes a new appearance with the Glow Table Dinner and the show must go on at Riverhawk Music Festival.
Cirque style performers entertain guests dining at glowing tables.
Cirque style performers entertain guests dining at glowing tables. [ Florida Furniture Rental ]
Published Nov. 9, 2020
Updated Nov. 9, 2020

Glow Table Dinner: Enjoy dinner at Chillounge’s glowing LED tables as Cirque-style performers rotate from table to table providing entertainment. Enjoy music by DJ Fresh and a three-course meal by 400 Beach Seafood and Taphouse. Takes place on the outdoor plaza between the Mahaffey Theater and the Dalí Museum. $160. 7-9:30 p.m. Friday. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. 941-448-0995.

Riverhawk Music Festival: The outdoor show will go on for 2020. Performers include Driftwood (Thursday); Lonesome River Band, Dustbowl Revival, Mandy Harvey Band (Friday); Western Centuries, Shiny Ribs, High South (Saturday); Trinity River Band (Sunday) and more. $30-$145. Go to to confirm show schedules. Performances take place Thursday-Sunday. Sertoma Youth Ranch, 85 Myers Road, Brooksville. 863-984-8445.

Shine Mural Festival: Florida-based artists create “Sea Walls: St. Petersburg”-themed works on walls throughout the downtown St. Petersburg area. Artists include Alex Yanes (Miami), Ales “Bask” Hostomsky (St. Petersburg), Elle Leblanc (St. Petersburg), Jabari “iBOMS” Reed (St. Petersburg), Kenny Coil and Marc Berenguer (St. Petersburg), Lily Yuan (Jacksonville), Mason Schwacke (St. Petersburg), Nneka Jones and Bianca Burrows (Tampa), Tatiana Suarez (Miami), Brian Butler (Miami) and Brian Storm (St. Petersburg). Free. The painting takes place through Saturday. For a list of locations, go to 727-518-5142.

The festival's poster features artwork by Bask, who is one of the participating artists.
The festival's poster features artwork by Bask, who is one of the participating artists. [ Courtesy of Shine Mural Festival ]

Brews and Rescues: This 21-and-older-only party celebrates the grand opening of the new dolphin complex with food and drinks. The new complex allows for the rescue and rehabilitation of more marine animals. Benefits future manatee rehabilitation efforts. $60-$70. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage. 727-441-1790.

ICW No Holds Barred Pitfighter X 4: This “No Holds Barred” show mixes a fight club with hardcore wrestling inside an MMA cage. The fight card currently includes John Wayne Murdoch, MLW Superstar Dominic Garini, Steve Madison, Bruce Santee and more. Card subject to change until bell time. $40-$75. 8 p.m.-midnight Friday. 81Bay Brewing Co., 4465 W Gandy Blvd., Tampa. 912-220-2885.

Florida Orchestra: Mozart’s Symphony No. 40: Under the direction of Stuart Malina, a condensed orchestra presents Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp and Symphony No. 40. The 8 p.m. Saturday performance will also be streamed on 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. 727-300-2000.

Candlelight Concerts: The evening begins with a jazz concert by Swing Boutique. Then, take a stroll through the gardens lit by luminarias before a carillon concert by Geert D' Hollander. Included with admission. 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday. Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales. 863-676-1408.

Four Freshmen: A cabaret-style performance by the group who inspired the Beach Boys, the Mamas and the Papas, Frankie Valli and more. Table reservation includes admission for four. $140 per table. 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. 727-587-6793.

Tour of Europe Food and Wine Gala: Sample fine wines from Italy, Germany, Spain, France, Greece and Portugal at this party with food pairings, live music by Lea Braun and a silent auction. Benefits Santa’s Angels. $30 (with two new, unwrapped toys). 6-10:30 p.m. Saturday. Vino Simpatico Wine Bar, 722 Pasadena Ave., South Pasadena. 727-362-3397.

NBP Fiesta: Nathan Benderson Park’s Regatta Island sets the scene for a waterfront party with live music by the Dive Bombers and the Derek Lersch Band, food, drink and exhibitors. Social distancing is requested. $10, 14 and younger free. 5:30-9 p.m. Friday. Nathan Benderson Park, 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota. 941-358-7275.