Ice Skating at Tampa's Winter Village: Even in Florida, you can get in the holiday spirit by ice skating on an outdoor rink in the park. Each 90-minute session includes skate rental. Stop by the cafe for themed drinks and holiday snacks. 4 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. $13. (813) 221-3686.
St. Pete Beach BikeFest: Colt Ford: The originator of the country-rap style that dominates today's mainstream country radio, Ford's sixth album, Love Hope Faith, included guest appearances from Brad Paisley, Toby Keith and '90s alternative rock band Lit. 10 a.m., Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Free; VIP $189 includes reserved seating, free beer and wine. (727) 367-6461.
Gulfport Fall Fest: Gulfport's large family festival with live entertainment, games, dancing, midway rides, food and drink. 5 p.m., Most Holy Name of Jesus Church Maria Center, 5800 15th Ave. S, Gulfport. Free (food and rides additional). (727) 347-9989.
Sanding Ovations Sand Sculpting Competition and Festival: This annual competition brings master sand sculptors who work for hours to build works of art. 8 a.m., Treasure Island Beach Trail Park, 10400 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. Free. (727) 547-4575, ext. 237.
Festival of Trees: All I Want For Christmas: Explore hundreds of tree and wreaths decorated by local artists. 9 a.m., The Long Center, 1501 N Belcher Road, Clearwater. $5, 9 and younger free. (727) 797-8712.
Archaeology Lab Day: See what archeologists found during an excavation at New World Brewery. 9:30 a.m., Ybor City Museum State Park , 1818 E Ninth Ave., Ybor City. Free. (813) 247-6323.
Polar Express 4-D Experience: The 4-D experience combines the screening of a 3-D film with sensory effects such as bubbles, wind and scents. Shows daily through Jan. 11. Included with admission. 10 a.m., Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $28.95, $26.95 seniors, $23.95 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free. Prices are generally about $2 cheaper if you buy them online at the aquarium's site. (813) 273-4000.
Reel Animals Boat Show and Fishing Expo: Show of new boats, boating accessories, fishing gear, apparel, a kids fishing derby and tips on techniques and "where to catch the big one." 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $5, 12 and younger free. (727) 894-3644.
Food Trucks: Rally Around Town: Ooezfest: Food trucks gather for waterfront dining. 6 p.m., Albert Whitted Park, 107 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. Free (food/drink additional). (727) 892-5715.
Much Ado About Nothing: Young Professionals Night: William Shakespeare's romantic comedy gets an update by placing lovers Beatrice and Benedick against the backdrop of the Florida Keys as World War II is drawing to a close. Through Dec. 10. A cocktail hour and meet and greet with Laura Spencer, whose artwork is on display in the lobby. 6 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529.
Rock Hard Revue: Featured on America's Got Talent season 9, the ripped beefcakes of Rock Hard Revue present a 90-minute production including dancing, live vocals and audience participation. 7 p.m., Club Skye, 1509 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (407) 347-5035.
Celtic Thunder: The second Symphony Tour for the international singing group departs from their traditional large set productions to perform hit songs from their Legacy, Mythology, Voyage, The Show & It's Entertainment Shows. $45-$79. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.
Colter Wall : A baritone singer and songwriter. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $25. (813) 229-7827.
Holiday Classic Movie Series: White Christmas (1954): Because of construction at Tampa Theatre, this year's Holiday Classics series moves to Winter Village with holiday themed films on a 40-foot screen. 7:30 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 274-8287.
Pretty Voices, Seafang and The Nervous Girls: Three local bands will perform a mixture of pop, indie-pop, and post-punk, indie rock music. 8 p.m., Cage Brewing, 2001 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. free. (727) 201-4278.
Bert Kreischer: The Tampa native and stand-up comedian is the host of the Travel Channel's Trip Flip. 8 and 10:30 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $22-$25. (813) 864-4000.
Jim Florentine: He was the co-host of VH1's That Metal Show. 8 and 10:15 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.
Miles Davis Electric Band: An eleven-member ensemble of world class talents revisiting the repertoire from Davis' electric period. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35-$55. (727) 791-7400.
The Everly Brothers Experience: Zachary and Dylan Zmed celebrate the music of the duo who bridged the gap between country and R&B. 8 p.m., Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $19.50-$34.50. (727) 587-6793; LargoArts.com.
Borgore: See the Israeli dubstep DJ during his Blasphemy tour. 10 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $15. (813) 247-2555; theritzybor.com.
Tickets for Chillounge Night at Straub Park in St. Petersburg are $25 in advance and $35 at the gate; $100 VIP. The contact phone number is 941-448-0995. An item in the Weekend section gave incorrect prices and phone number.
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