sunken gardens.jpg

VISIT SUNKEN GARDENS

This is St. Pete’s oldest living museum and it’s a botanical paradise. The 100-year-old Sunken Gardens is home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region. Paths take visitors through a living collection of more than 50,000 tropical plants and flowers with cascading waterfalls and  flocks of flamingos. Open daily, except holidays. stpete.org/visitors/sunken_gardens.php


nitty gritty.png

NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND

Nov. 4, 8pm in Clearwater. The Country Rock Pioneers return to the historic Bilheimer Capitol Theatre. They have earned multi-platinum and gold records along with Grammy, IBMA, CMA Awards and nominations thanks to a string of top ten hits such as “Fishin’ In The Dark,” “Mr. Bojangles,” and “An American Dream.” With a refreshed lineup and newfound energy, they remain one of the most accomplished bands in American roots music. rutheckerdhall.com


pavillion humana machina.jpg

PAVILION XXXVI: HUMANA VS. MACHINA

Nov. 5, 7pm at the Tampa Museum of Art. New, immersive technology will create the art landscape. Humana vs. Machina will add a touch of futurism to this signature black-tie event. Donations support making the Museum’s exhibitions and educational programs more accessible to the community and support outreach programs to help vulnerable segments of the population gain modes of self-expression. Must purchase tickets in advance. tampamuseum.org


school house rock.jpg

SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK LIVE! 

Nov. 9, 10:30am at the Straz Center. The Emmy Award-winning 1970s show comes to the musical stage. Through a series of classic songs like “Unpack Your Adjectives,” “Just A Bill” and “Conjunction Junction,” this show introduces a whole new generation of young people to the pop culture phenomenon. strazcenter.org


gala.jpg

GALA

Nov. 11, 7pm at the Tampa Bay History Center. Guests will enjoy the culture and cuisine of New Orleans with a lavish dinner and cocktails, live music and views of the Tampa Riverwalk. Proceeds will enable the center to continue to support the preservation of our region’s cultural heritage and the History Center’s education programs. Black tie attire, purchase tickets in advance. tampabayhistorycenter.org/gala


second sunday market.jpg

SECOND SUNDAY MARKET + ART WALK

Nov. 13, 11am - 3pm at Armature Works. The fall-themed event will feature artists and makers selling handmade goods, jewelry, art, woodwork, gifts, and more in the Gathering space at Armature Works. The event will also feature an art walk in the Courtyard and Western Walkway, showcasing dozens of local and regional artists. armatureworks.com


3rd thursday.jpg

3RD THURSDAY TAMPA

Nov. 17, 6 - 10pm at Grand Central at Kennedy. This event is free to attend as the trucks and bars offer their products for sale. Free two-hour parking is located on-site and dogs are welcome. This event is a gourmet food truck event featuring cocktails by nearby restaurants and bars. tampabaymarkets.com


tampa holiday market.jpg

TAMPA BAY HOLIDAY MARKET

Nov. 19 & 20 from 10am - 5pm at The Coliseum in St. Pete. Free admission and free parking. This is one of the largest holiday events of the season. Start your shopping early with local vendors selling home essentials, handmade gifts, holiday decor, food, apparel, accessories, and more! Hosted by the Tampa Bay Times.  Reserve your ticket online. tampabay.com/expos/holiday-market


turkey trot.png

TAMPA BAY TURKEY TROT

Nov. 24 in Clearwater. The 5k FASTer Way begins at 7am and the 1 Mile Gobbler begins at 8:30am. Please bring canned goods and non-perishable food items to the stadium on race day, to be donated to the Religious Community Services, Inc. Proceeds from this year’s race support many charities, also a large amount goes to college scholarships for seniors from Pinellas County high schools. Register in advance. turkeytrot.net


holiday cruise.jpg

RIVER OF LIGHTS CRUISE

Nov. 25 & 26 on the Pirate Water Taxi in Downtown Tampa. As you cruise, you will get up-close views of Downtown Tampa’s holiday decorations and lights. This family-friendly event will include prime viewing of floating holiday displays, Dickens Carolers performing sing-a-longs, and a snow flurry finale! Kids can write a letter to Santa and drop it off at the only floating mail buoy to the North Pole. Must register in advance. piratewatertaxi.com

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.