Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 20

The classical crossover group Il Divo takes the stage and it’s $10 Tuesday at the James Museum.
The classical crossover group Il Divo takes the stage at the Mahaffey Theater Nov. 20. Times files (2014).
The classical crossover group Il Divo takes the stage at the Mahaffey Theater Nov. 20. Times files (2014).
Published November 19 2018

Il Divo: The classical crossover vocal group has released eight albums of operatic pop. 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $55-$350. (727) 893-7832;

Helios Jazz Orchestra: The expanded 21-member Helios Jazz Orchestra presents a show of legendary spy music, joined by singers Jamie Perlow, Andrea Manson, Sonja Spenson, and Ronnie Dee. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Reserved $25. $35. (727) 822-3590;

$10 Tuesdays: The museum is open from until 8 p.m. every Tuesday, featuring $10 admission all day. From 5-8 p.m. enjoy special events in the galleries or find happy hour specials in the Canyon Cafe. 10 a.m., James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, 150 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 892-4200.

Winter Village: The riverfront park turns into a winter wonderland with a 360 degree light display set to holiday music, ice skating, the Winter Village Express, 10 pop-up boutiques, food and drink. Hours given are for the ice rink, other hours vary. 4 p.m., Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Free (skating/skate rental/trolley additional). (813) 221-3686;


Christmas Town at Busch Gardens: More than 2 million twinkling lights transform the park into a holiday wonderland with Rudolph, Christmas-themed entertainment and visits with Santa in his house. Included with admission through Dec. 31. 10 a.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $104, 2 and younger free. Save $15 if you order online. (813) 884-4386;

Terrific Tots: Great Explorations brings children ages 1 to 4 a play time with songs, stories, art, movement and toys. 9:45 a.m., Sundial St. Pete, 151 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 800-3201;


Frontline, 9 p.m., PBS: In the wake of the deadly anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, the program investigates violent white supremacists in “Documenting Hate: New American Nazis.” This includes a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military.


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