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  1. Things to do Planner: Broadway's Aaron Tveit, gamer comedy Let's Play Live, Egypt Shrine Circus


    BROADWAY WONDER: Aaron Tveit

    The handsome star of Grease: Live! and Les Misérables, Aaron Tveit brings the best of his on-stage charm and voice to Ferguson Hall at Tampa's David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. His career is like a theater kid fantasy, …

  2. 5 things to do under $5: Fabulous Thunderbirds in Clearwater, Dragon Boat Races


    1Blast Friday: You get a free concert at this downtown Clearwater block party. This month brings the Fabulous Thunderbirds, the quintessential American band on such barn-burners as Tuff Enuff and Wrap It Up. Co-founder Kim Wilson still spearheads the group. 5:30-10 p.m. Friday. 400 block of …

  3. Eaters will crown wieners at event-packed RiverFest in Tampa


    It's all about wieners and winners May 6 and 7 at RiverFest in downtown Tampa.

  4. MOSI's 'Pay for a Day' deal and Busch Gardens bargain both ending soon


    Attention bargain hunters, the deadline is coming up if you want to buy unlimited access to Tampa's Museum of Science Industry for the price of one day's admission, the same day Busch Garden's Fun Card deal for a free Adventure Island pass also ends.

  5. Disney's Star Wars Land joins trend of theme parks putting you 'in the movie'


    In Star Wars Land, you'll be able to fly Han Solo's Millennium Falcon. You can drop by the Cantina for a drink with a droid. The attraction, coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando in 2019, is being designed to take you out of the theme park and into the Star Wars universe.

  6. 11 places to see Christmas lights in Tampa Bay


    It's the season to pile the family into the car be dazzled by Christmas light displays.

  7. Things to Do Planner: Boat parades, fun runs and big boat and auto shows


    BOAT PARADES: Deck the hulls

    We may not have snow for Christmas, but we've got an armada of boat parades coming our way. There are six boat parades in the Tampa Bay area this weekend and more coming later. Tarpon Springs is making time before and after for a downtown festival from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. …

  8. 5 things to do under $5 Dec. 1-7: Streetcar concert, snow play, Train Weekend


    1Streetcar Live: This month's segment of concerts performed live on the TECO Line Streetcar System is an evening of hip-hop with Mike Mass, the New York-born MC and producer, with Demi Nova, Asher and Vern Senior. 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Centennial Park, 1800 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. Trolley fare is $2.50 one way, $5 all …

  9. Eight places to see 'snow' in Tampa Bay


    Don't worry Floridians, you don't have to give up your mild holiday weather to enjoy snow this year -- as long as you're willing to squint your eyes a little bit. Here are ten events in Tampa Bay where "snow" is in the forecast.


    The Largo Holiday Stroll will include a kids snow play area. [Times files]
  10. Universal will bring Nintendo attractions to Orlando theme park (w/video)


    Orlando's Universal theme parks will be getting a Nintendo-themed area, the company announced Tuesday, as will parks in California and Japan over the next few years.