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Top 15 Tampa Bay area events for the week of Jan. 16-22

Recreation opportunities on both sides of the bay with the Power and Sailboat Show in St. Petersburg and the Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa.
The national touring company of the hit musical "Hamilton" will end its run at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa on Jan. 22.
The national touring company of the hit musical "Hamilton" will end its run at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa on Jan. 22. [ JOAN MARCUS | Courtesy of The Straz ]
Published Jan. 12|Updated Jan. 16

St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show: Find a comprehensive display of vessels from fishing boats to luxury yachts and a 40,000-square-foot tent housing all types of marine gear. Also, a free fishing clinic for kids ages 4 to 16 at noon and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $21, 15 and younger free. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Yacht basin, Albert Whitted Park and Duke Energy Center for the Arts — Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. 954-463-6762.

Florida RV SuperShow: Major RV manufacturers and hundreds of accessory booth exhibitors will be on hand. Free entertainment includes clowns, unicycle riders, barbershop quartets and bagpipe bands. A free shuttle service inside the SuperShow will carry visitors from exhibit to exhibit. $15, 16 and younger free. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. 813-621-7821.

Gasparilla Children’s Parade: Bring the kids for a day of family-friendly events including a bicycle rodeo, two air invasions and a preschoolers stroll, capped off by a parade and fireworks. The Children’s Gasparilla Parade begins at 4 p.m. at Bay to Bay and Bayshore boulevards. Pirates, floats, marching bands and more proceed north along Bayshore Boulevard before ending at Edison Avenue. Free. Noon-7:30 p.m. Saturday. Bay to Bay and Bayshore Boulevard, Tampa.

Hamilton: The blockbuster musical that blends hip-hop, R&B and Broadway and is based on the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton is back. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N Macinnes Place, Tampa. 813-229-7827.

Florida Gulf Coast Cluster AKC All Breed Dog Shows: A total of 10 All Breed AKC Dog Shows featuring conformation, obedience, rally, puppy trials, coursing ability tests (nonregistered dogs accepted) and owner-handler. Free ($5 parking). 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Sunday. Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, Brooksville.

The Comics of Late Night TV: Caroline Rhea, Eddie Brill and Nick Griffin bring their late-night show comedy skits live to St. Petersburg. $38-$75. 8 p.m. Saturday. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 727-822-3590.

Under the direction of Ankush Kumar Bahl, the Florida Orchestra presents "Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony."
Under the direction of Ankush Kumar Bahl, the Florida Orchestra presents "Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony." [ MATT DINE | Courtesy of The Florida Orchestra ]

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony: In his Symphony No. 6, Beethoven is in awe of the power of nature. Mozart’s sunny Violin Concerto No. 3 features the orchestra’s Nancy Chang on violin. Ankush Kumar Bahl conducts. $23-$65. 8 p.m. Saturday, Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. Also at 2 p.m. Sunday. David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N Macinnes Place, Tampa. 727-892-3337

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Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder: The Grammy-winning bluegrass legend returns to the Clearwater with Russ Carson (banjo), Jake Workman (lead guitar), Dennis Parker (baritone vocals, guitar), Gavin Kelso (bass), Mike Rogers (tenor vocals, rhythm guitar) and Billy Contreras (fiddle). $37.50-$57.50. 8 p.m. Thursday. Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. 727-791-7400.

Imagine Blackness: Creative Pinellas presents an exhibition by artist McArthur Freeman II and sociologist Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman that explores Blackness and Black representation through AI-generated images. Remains on display through Feb. 26. Free. Noon-5 p.m. Thursday. Gallery at Creative Pinellas, 12211 Walsingham Road, Largo. 727-582-3600.

Riverdance: The 25th anniversary production of this high-energy form of Irish and international dance is set to a Grammy-winning score. $38-$103. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. 727-791-7400.

Crimes of the Heart: The Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which is a dark comedy, follows the story of three sisters as they escape the past to seize the future. $35. 7-9 p.m. daily. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. 727-823-7529.

Tesla: The rock band, which formed in the ‘80s and is ranked No. 22 on “VH1′s 100 Greatest Artists of Hair Metal” performs. $70. 8 p.m. Thursday. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-7625.

John Oates and Guthrie Trapp: This intimate concert by John Oates and Nashville guitarist Guthrie Trapp features a blend of blues, folk and top hits. Both performers share behind-the-scenes stories from their careers. $36-$63. 8 p.m. Thursday. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. 727-300-2000.

Toy Train Show: More than 60 collectors will show and sell hobby train-related items while running their trains. $6, 12 and younger free. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St., Brooksville. 727-244-1341

Trains similar to this scale model train layout will be on display Saturday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds.
Trains similar to this scale model train layout will be on display Saturday at the Hernando County Fairgrounds. [ Tampa Bay Times (2014) ]

Festival of Praise: Under the direction of Jon Arterton, the One City Chorus joins First Presbyterian Church’s Chancel Choir to present the 36th annual musical celebration of diversity, social justice and community. Free. 4 p.m. Sunday. First Presbyterian Church, 701 Beach Drive NE, St Petersburg.