Little Surrealists Tour
Every Saturday in January at The Dali Museum in St. Pete. Kids ages 4-11 are invited to bring their families on a special 1-hour Museum tour. Meet on the third-floor overlook and get ready for awesome art & family fun. Free with Museum admission.
Jan. 1, 12pm, at the Raymond James Stadium. The Iowa Hawkeyes vs. No. 18 Mississippi State Bulldogs. Both teams are 8-4. It will be the first time these teams have played in 119+ seasons of their football history. It will also be the first appearance by Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl.
Tampa Resolution Run
Jan. 6, 8am at Al Lopez Park in Tampa. What are your goals for 2019? Achieve your first goal by finishing a 5k or 10k. Every finisher will receive a performance shirt & a customized finisher’s medal. Stick around and listen to some live music by local bands and eat from your local food trucks!
Heights Night Market
Jan. 9, 6-9pm taking place on 7th Ave in front of Armature Works on the second Wednesday of the month. Artists and makers selling handmade goods, jewelry, art, wood-work, gifts and more. Free to attend, family-friendly and features live music at each event.
THE TAMPA BAY BLACK HERITAGE FESTIVAL
Jan. 10-20. This ten-day family-friendly celebration includes live entertainment, cultural events, health tutorials, business advising seminars, speakers, food vendors, craft vendors, a music fest with national recording artists and more.
Jan. 12, 7-10pm, weather permitting. Join the space experts from the Museum of Science & Industry to enjoy an evening of space exploration through MOSI’s telescopes as you observe the Moon, Mars, Pleiades and the Orion Nebula. SkyWatch stargazing events are located in the parking lot by the new MOSI entrance. All ages, no ticket required, free.
Into the Arctic Kingdom with Florian Schulz, Photographer
Jan. 15, 7pm at Ferguson Hall, Straz Center. Discover a vibrant ecosystem including playful polar bears, mysterious musk ox, and a herd of thousands of caribou over the course of 34 months in the high arctic. From National Geographic Live!
Jan. 15-20, Straz Center in Tampa. Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck.
Gasparilla Pirate Fest
Jan. 26, 11am along Bayshore Blvd. in Tampa. Invasion begins at 11:30am. Full day of activities including a parade, brunch & more.
Tea for Tots
Jan. 27, 2pm at the Oxford Exchange. Read along to There’s A Hole in the Log at the Bottom of the Lake by Loren Long while sipping tea. $18 per adult & $10 per child. Tea & light fare Included, books purchased separately.