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Intro to Hand Forged Jewelry

Saturdays, Nov. 3-17,  Roberta M. Golding Visual Arts Center in Tampa.  Learn soldering, sawing, and other hand-forged jewelry techniques to create chains, pendants, and earrings.  Register at


Straz Live!  In the Park 

Nov. 4, 2-6pm, Curtis Hixon Park, downtown Tampa.  Annual community event to kick off the new season.  A family-friendly mash-up of a picnic, a concert in the park and a block party featuring live entertainment of popular Broadway tunes, favorite opera arias and a surprise guest or two. Pack a cooler, chairs and blanket.

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Junior League Tampa Holiday Gift Market 

Nov. 8-11, Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall.  Features over 180 specialty merchants including holiday decor, women’s and children’s clothing, jewelry, food, art & more.  100% of net proceeds benefit the Junior League of Tampa’s programs.  Purchase tickets at the door $10.

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John Legend:  A Legendary Christmas Tour! 

Nov. 15, 8pm, Ruth Eckerd Hall.  Revamped traditional Christmas songs performed by the multi-platinum selling Emmy, Tony, Oscar, Golden Globe® and 10 time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter.  VIP experiences available for additional charge.

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Cupcake Festival 

Nov. 17, 9am-3pm, Ybor City Saturday Market,1800 E 8th Ave, Tampa.  A panel of judges will determine the best-tasting cupcakes and the coolest creations to earn the title of “Best Cupcake in Tampa 2018.”  Visitors will be able to purchase creations from participating contestants as well as enjoy the regular entertainment and shopping.

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Thanksgiving Centerpiece 

Nov. 19, 5 OR 7:30pm, Florist Fire Design House, 231 E Davis Blvd, Tampa.  $85  Create a beautiful centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table or give as a gift. or FB@FloristFire

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Goody Goody Turkey Gobble 

Nov. 22, 7am, Amalie Arena.  Tampa’s Thanksgiving Day 8K, 5K & 1 Mile Walk presented by the Tampa YMCA.  The start/finish is in front of Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa 33602.  You must register online at

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Bucs vs 49ers 

Nov. 25, kickoff at 1pm, Raymond James Stadium.  Visit to purchase tickets & view security requirements. 


Mom & Tots (and Dads Too) 

Nov. 28, 10-11am, Armature Works. A fun and educational event for you and your children to sing, jump, dance and learn alongside with Mr. Tommy, a well-known children’s entertainer.

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Tampa’s Tree Lighting Ceremony 

Nov. 30, 6-10pm, Curtis Hixon Waterfront.  Mayor Bob Buckhorn and his family will flip the switch to light the Christmas Tree at 7:25 p.m.  Immediately following the Tree Lighting, they will show the holiday classic movie, “The Santa Clause.”

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