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Prime 15 Tampa Bay space occasions for the week of Dec. 5-11 – Tampa Bay Occasions

US 103.5 Nation Jam: Multiplatinum international entertainer Chris Younger and American rapper-singer Jelly Roll can be among the many performers, with extra to be introduced. Advantages St. Jude Youngsters’s Analysis Hospital. $103.50. 8 p.m. Wednesday. Seminole Onerous Rock Resort & On line casino, 5223 Orient Street, Tampa. 813-627-7625.

South Pasadena is one of many towns to hold a lighted boat parade this week.
South Pasadena is one in every of many cities to carry a lighted boat parade this week. [ SCOTT KEELER | Times ]

South Pasadena Lighted Boat Parade: Kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on the northeast aspect of Pasadena Isle simply exterior MarineMax St. Petersburg, then follows the shoreline of South Pasadena, going below the Corey Causeway bridge, then by the inlets close to Harbourside Condominiums and Bay Island Condominiums, ending behind Causeway Village and The Fountains. Free. 6:30 p.m. Friday. MarineMax St. Petersburg, 6810 Gulfport Blvd. S.

Outdated Long-established Christmas and Vacation Parade: Watch Santa arrive throughout the Vacation Road Parade then keep downtown for the festivities alongside Most important Road and Broadway. There can be carriage rides, prepare rides, a snow slide, youngsters crafts, video games, storytelling, face portray, avenue performers and singers, snow flurries, visits with Santa Claus and dwell music by Late Night time Brass. The parade begins at 4 p.m. and travels alongside Douglas Avenue from Beltrees Road, heading north to Skinner Boulevard. Free. 4 p.m. Saturday. Pioneer Park, Most important Road and Douglas Avenue, Dunedin. 727-298-3266.

Campfire Christmas: This outside Christmas-themed competition contains dwell Nativity readings, a petting zoo, a campfire, hayrides, a screening of “The Star,” a snowball pit and a toy manufacturing unit. Free. 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday. Oak Ridge Wesleyan Church, 11000 one hundred and tenth Ave N, Largo. 727-393-9182.

For King and Nation: Grammy-winning brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone carry their annual Christmas spectacle to Tampa. $24.99-$200. 7 p.m. Friday. Amalie Area, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. 813-301-6500.

Nonetheless No Room within the Inn: Be a part of others to sing at homeless shelters and different websites in downtown St. Petersburg earlier than returning to the church for cookies and scorching chocolate. Free. 7-9 p.m. Friday. Unitarian Universalist Church, 100 Mirror Lake Drive N, St. Petersburg. 727-898-3294.

Get decked out for the Jingle Bell Run, which hits the streets of downtown St. Petersburg on Friday.
Get decked out for the Jingle Bell Run, which hits the streets of downtown St. Petersburg on Friday. [ Tampa Bay Times (2012) ]
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Jingle Bell Run: Runners and walkers carrying bells and Santa hats will run alongside the 5K lit waterfront path with musicians lining the path, meals vans, a glow zone and snow. Leashed pets are welcome. Advantages Boley Middle. $35. 7:30 p.m. Friday. St. Pete Pier strategy, Bayshore Drive and Second Avenue NE, St. Petersburg. 727-821-4819.

Black Violin: The classically skilled duo of string gamers will fuse storytelling, string melodies and hard-hitting beats to have a good time the vacation season on their Give Thanks tour. $35-$65 7 p.m. Sunday. Morsani Corridor on the David A. Straz Jr. Middle for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. 813-229-7827.

Peace and Pleasure: The Homosexual Males’s Refrain of Tampa Bay presents their annual vacation live performance that includes numerous songs from holidays and secular occasions celebrated in December. $20, $5 college students. 8-10 p.m. Friday. Allendale United Methodist Church, 3803 Haines Street, St. Petersburg. 813-767-2186.

The Outlaws: The Southern rock band identified by followers as “The Florida Guitar Military,” who’ve toured with The Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Eagles, The Rolling Stones and extra, carry out. $39.50-$149.50. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. 727-791-7400.

Santa’s Vacation Revue: This fast-paced musical takes an around-the-world tour of the dances, songs and tales from Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and extra. Youngsters can sing and clap alongside as they be taught traditions and customs that instill vacation magic. $7.50-$8.50. 11 a.m. Saturday. Central Park Performing Arts Middle, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. 727-587-6793.

Palm Harbor Vacation Parade: The annual Santa parade begins at Delaware and twelfth Road. Stick round for the Reward Market within the Harbor Corridor parking zone. Free. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. 1190 Georgia Ave., downtown Palm Harbor. 727-771-6000.

Florida Orchestra: Vacation Pops: The Florida Orchestra performs all of Santa’s favorites at their most common live performance of the 12 months. Bob Bernhardt conducts. $18-$60. 8 p.m. Friday on the David A. Straz Jr. Middle for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa, 813-229-7827; 2 and eight p.m. Saturday on the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg, 727-300-2000; and a pair of and seven:30 p.m. Sunday at Ruth Eckerd Corridor, 1111 McMullen-Sales space Street, Clearwater, 727-791-7400.

The Florida Orchestra presents their popular Holiday Pops performances at three venues this weekend.
The Florida Orchestra presents their common Vacation Pops performances at three venues this weekend. [ MATT DINE | Courtesy of The Florida Orchestra ]

Parrandon Fest: This celebration of Puerto Rican tradition options conventional meals, music and household actions. $10, $50 VIP, 11 and youthful free. 3-11 p.m. Saturday. Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd.

The Automat: Catch a screening of Lisa Hurwitz’s “The Automat,” a brand new documentary about Horn & Hardart, the beloved restaurant chain in New York Metropolis and Philadelphia that revolutionized American eating a century in the past. Restaurant patrons inserted nickels into slots, and slices of lemon meringue pie, mac and cheese, baked beans, creamed spinach and extra magically appeared from a grid of gleaming chrome home windows. Then, there was the eatery’s signature 5-cent espresso, cascading from ornate dolphin-headed spouts. Features a slice of pie and occasional. Registration required at CBSclearwater.org/eventautomat-documentary. $10. 7 p.m. Thursday. Congregation Beth Shalom, 1325 S Belcher Street, Clearwater.

Jingle Bell Run: That is the fortieth 12 months and the largest fundraiser for the Boley Facilities, which supplies reasonably priced housing for susceptible residents, together with veterans, the homeless and the mentally disabled. You’ll see runners in Santa hats and full costumes as they make their manner by a lighted maze with dwell bands alongside the trail and even “snow” flurries. The race begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bayshore Drive NE and Second Avenue NE in downtown St. Petersburg. $40 at boleycenters.org.

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