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  1. Jason Beckstead, left, and Web Beckstead work to make a manual cross cut while Lee LeCaptain, center, uses a chainsaw during a log cutting exhibition, part of the lumberjack show, on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the opening day of the 2021 Florida State Fair, at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.
  2. The Florida State Fair, pictured in February 2020, will kick off Thursday in Tampa.
  3. Starting May 28, the new acrobatic show "Cirque Electric" will be open at Busch Gardens with modified operations in the park’s theaters.
  4. Large letters that say Fairgrounds are being painted and will have glitter added to them during a sneak peek at the progress of Fairgrounds St. Pete, an interactive art-technology experience in the Warehouse Arts District.
  5. Married artists Robert Stackhouse and Carol Mickett stand with their piece, “Currency: Climate Exchange,” which is on display in "Expanding Waters" at the Gallery at Creative Pinellas in Largo.
  6. Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Nights" becomes a multimedia experience in scenes from "Van Gogh Alive" at the Dali Museum. The museum was first North American stop on this international touring exhibition, and it's been a big hit. Few spots are left before it ends on June 13.
  7. Jurassic World Velocicoaster, the new attraction in Jurassic Park at Islands of Adventure, will open June 10.
  8. "Nerodia" by Jeff Whetstone is included in "Batture Ritual" on display at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa.
  9. Amy Phillips in studio, 2021. Photo: courtesy of Michael V. Phillips
  10. Tomas Perdomo grouts the tile floor of the sanctuary during a renovation of Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Tampa on Thursday. The project, which highlights a towering stained-glass window at the head of the church, will be done in time for Easter services.
  11. "Sealing the Deal," Christine Knapp's bronze and travertine sculpture of polar bears, is on display in "Artists for Conservation: International Exhibit of Nature in Art" at the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg.
  12. Scenes from "Van Gogh Alive" during a media preview as the exhibit opens Nov. 21 at The Dali Museum, on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 in St. Petersburg. "Van Gogh Alive," a multimedia exhibition of Vincent van Gogh's beloved works that have been projected on large screens and on the floor, giving the viewer the feeling of being "inside" the paintings. The images are synchronized to a classical score and include bits of animation. The Dali is the first North American stop on this international touring exhibition.
  13. "Monet’s House in Bloom" at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, part of the "Roy Lichtenstein: Monet's Garden Goes Pop," on display through June 27, 2021.
  14. Nik Wallenda walks the high wire during his self produced Daredevil Rally. The socially distant drive-in stunt show once again takes place in Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park.
  15. "A Self Portrait," John Sims, 2020
  16. This drawing from the 1930s of Tampa's historic Black neighborhood known as the Scrub was created by Karl Moseley during The Great Depression and funded by the Works Progress Administration.
  17. This artist rendering shows how Cinderella Castle will become a "beacon of magic" starting Oct. 1 as part of Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary celebration.
  18. The City of Tampa flag. [Wikimedia Commons]
  19. Every year, thousands of people line Seventh Avene in Ybor City Saturday for the annual Krewe of Sant' Yago Illuminated Knight Parade. The krewe decided to cancel and the next one is planned for Feb. 12, 2022.
  20. You can save $5 off admission at the Imagine Museum on Sundays through April to see exhibits and its gift shop, which is filled with a variety of glass art.
  21. Jacob Lawrence, American, 1917–2000, In the Heart of the Black Belt, 1947, tempera on board, Art Bridges. It's on loan at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg through February 2022.
  22. The Weeknd speaks at a Thursday press conference on the Super Bowl halftime show he will headline in Tampa.
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