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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM 

Through Feb. 16 at the Shimberg Playhouse, Straz Center for the Performing Arts.  On a Midsummer’s night, four young lovers find themselves wrapped in the dream-like arms of an enchanted place where sprites lurk and fairies rule.  Chief mischief-maker Puck is on-hand to ensure that the course of true love is anything but smooth in Shakespeare’s most beguiling comedy.  813-229-7827 jobsitetheater.org


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ART SPOT

Every Saturday, 11am-2pm at the Tampa Museum of Art.  Bring your little ones for an afternoon of a free, drop-in art making activity based on current exhibitions.  Facilitated by local artists and experienced art instructors, these projects are great for all ages and skill levels, and provide an introduction to the art displayed in the galleries.  813-274-8130 tampamuseum.org


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FEBRUARY ST. PETE STREET FAIRE 

Feb. 1, 12-4pm at Green Bench Brewing Co. in St. Pete.  Always free to attend, you will find 100+ artisans and vendors, food trucks, mobile shops, DJ Hello Darlin’ Records, plants, vintage, handmade jewelry, up-cycled clothes, vegan desserts, food trucks and more!  Family & pet-friendly.  Theindieflea.com


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10TH ANNUAL OLD MAN BOWL JAM 

Feb. 7, 7-10pm at the Skatepark of Tampa.  Contest is strictly ages 30 and up.  Kyle Randall will scream at you on the mic when he’s not winning the Longest Boardslide Award.  3 age divisions 30-39, 40-49 and 50 and up.  Skate until you fall.  You must sign a waiver to enter find online at SPoTTampa.com/Waiver


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SPARKMAN SUNDRIES 

Feb. 8, 11am-4pm at Sparkman Wharf in Tampa.  Features an eclectic mix of market items & handmade goods and will be held each fall, spring, and summer.  They invite the community to visit and enjoy local and fresh produce, handcrafted goods, artistic creations, display products and services, various entertainment, and more. Free to attend.  sparkmanwharf.com


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ANDREA BOCELLI 

Feb. 14, 8:30pm at the Amalie Arena.  With support from the Opera Tampa Festival Chorus, Bocelli’s fans will be treated to a repertoire of soaring arias, crossover hits, music from his #1 album Si and famed love songs in honor of Valentine’s Day.  813-301-2500 amaliearena.com


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THE BEACH BOYS 

Feb. 15, 7:30pm at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.  Every ticket includes a digital download of Mike Love’s new album, 12 Sides of Summer. Performing a career spanning range of material from their early surf rock classics to masterpieces like “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” and “God Only Knows.”  The Beach Boys are led by original members Mike Love and Bruce Johnston.   Dinner packages available.  727-791-7400 rutheckerdhall.com


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YANKEES SPRINT TO SPRING 5K & FUN RUN 

Feb. 16, 8:30am at the George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.  The 5K race will take place on a flat, well-marked course in and around GMS Field and Hillsborough Community College ending with a lap around the main baseball field followed by an open practice featuring New York Yankees pitchers and catchers. 

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MEAN GIRLS 

Feb. 18-23 at the Straz Center.  Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George.   813-229-7827 strazcenter.org


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TAMPA TACO FEST 

Feb. 29, 10am-6pm at Al Lopez Park in Tampa.  $5 Advance General Admission $10 at the door $25 VIP experience.  30+ of Tampa’s best restaurants, food trucks & carts, serving tacos and related food items. Bar and beverage stations serving margaritas, tequila flights, ice cold beer , water and soda. Live Bands, Authentic Traditional Mariachi and DJ.  813tacofest.com

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