Flicks & Food Trucks Begins 6pm Grand Central at Kennedy Experience this free, local and live event, offering the best in local gourmet food trucks, craft brews, an outdoor HD screening experience, and live music. Flicks & Food Trucks.
Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara Begins 8pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Mick Dowd is hired once a year to disinter the bones in certain sections of the local cemetery to make way for the new arrivals. As the time approaches for him to dig up those of his wife, rumors surrounding his involvement in her sudden death seven years ago begin to resurface. Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara.
Paddyfest Extravaganza Begins 3pm Ferg’s Live There is plenty in store for one truly legendary St. Patrick’s Day! Enjoy live bands, Fireball ice luge, flip cup tournament, Scariff dancers, green beer, corned beef & cabbage, and a free party trolley between Ferg’s Live and Irish 31 Hyde Park Village! Paddyfest Extravaganza.
Menus: The Epicurean Experience – Exhibit Opening Begins 10am Henry B. Plant Museum This exhibit uses original menus as a starting point to explore the fine dining at the Tampa Bay Hotel and other grand Florida resorts from 1891 to 1932. These rarely exhibited menus draw visitors into the conversation of Victorian food, the source of food, its preparation, etiquette, fashion, and utensils that blend together to create the Victorian epicurean experience. Menus: The Epicurean Experience.
Mayor’s River O’Green Fest Begins 11am Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park The party is centered around the Hillsborough River, which will be transformed into a bright shade of green for the occasion (at 11am). The river provides a perfect backdrop to the celebration which includes live entertainment, games, kids activities, food trucks, and of course, beer! Mayor’s River O’Green Fest.
Paddyfest Cornhole Tournament Begins 11am Ferg’s Live Amateurs and self-declared pros from Tampa Bay and beyond, will compete in our 6th Annual Paddyfest Cornhole Tournament for a chance to win $1,500 in CASH and PRIZES! Get out there and win yourself some green this St. Paddy’s! Paddyfest Cornhole Tournament.
Shamrock Scavenger Crawl Begins 4pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park This years City of Tampa Government 2017 Mayor’s River O’Green Fest at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park will feature a fun twist on the classic Scavenger Hunt. We call it the “The Shamrock Scavenger Crawl” which combines solving puzzles, exploring Tampa’s Downtown, having a great time and getting a cold beverage or two along the way. Shamrock Scavenger Crawl.
Spartan Hour of Play Begins 11am University of Tampa The goal of this event is to teach the importance of living healthy. In this exciting hour, each kid will have the opportunity to exercise and learn with the UT’s Women’s Lacrosse team. Spartan Hour of Play.
UT Women’s Lacrosse vs. Concordia (Minn.) Begins 12pm University of Tampa The Spartans take the field to challenge the visitors from Concordia. UT Women’s Lacrosse vs. Concordia (Minn.).
UT Men’s Lacrosse vs. Adams State Begins 8pm University of Tampa The Spartans take up the sticks to battle visiting Adams State. UT Men’s Lacrosse vs. Adams State.
Paddyfest Kids Day Begins at Noon Ferg’s Live Grab the kids and head downtown for games, prizes, inflatables, and live music at this free family-friendly event. Paddyfest Kids Day.
Professional Handbell Performance Begins 4pm Saint Andrews Episcopal Church Using 6 octaves of Schumerich handbells, the Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir will present a wide ranging repertoire featuring many audience favorites, as well as several original compositions. Professional Handbell Performance.
Get the Led Out Begins 7:30pm Tampa Theatre From the bombastic and epic to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out captures the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brings it to the concert stage. Get the Led Out.
2017 Downtown Development Forum March 24 Tampa Convention Center A half-day event that explores innovative ideas in urban development and serves as a catalyst for discussion and problem solving for major urban issues. Participants hear from public and private leaders, and industry specialists who offer insight into local, regional and national trends in their field of expertise. Development Forum.
Amalie Arena Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs – March 16 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals – March 18 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Arizona Coyotes – March 21 Disney On Ice Presents Worlds of Enchantment – March 24 to 26 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks – March 27 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings – March 30 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens – April 1 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars – April 2 Arijit Singh Live in Concert – April 8 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres – April 9 The Chainsmokers – April 14 Tampa Bay Storm vs Philadelphia Soul – April 15 Tampa Bay Storm vs Cleveland Gladiators – April 22 Neil Diamond – April 23 Red Hot Chili Peppers – April 27 98ROCKFEST – April 28 Eric Church – May 4 Shawn Mendes Illuminate Tour – July 25
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts By the Yard: Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December Linda Connor: Gravity – Through March 31 The Physicians Photography Show – Begins March 24 The Boomer List, Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders – April 28 to June 16 Academy of the Holy Names: Defining Womanhood – May 13 to June 16 International Photography Competition 2017 – June 23 to August 18
The John F. Germany Public Library Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays Toddler Time – Wednesdays Crafternoon – Thursdays Baby Sign – Thursdays Movies @ The Library: Central Intelligence – March 17 Baseball in Tampa: A Storied History – March 18 Burgert Brothers Walking Tour of Tampa – March 25
Glazer Children’s Museum Make it Monday – Weekly Toddler Tuesday – Weekly Worldly Wednesday – Weekly Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly Fun Fridays – Weekly Math + Arts + Bots Studio – March 13 to 17 Spring Break Workshops – March 13 to 17 Georgia Peach Smoothie – March 18 #GCMParents Series – March 23 Sunshine Sunday – March 26 Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.
Henry B. Plant Museum First Fridays – First Friday of the Month Menus: The Epicurean Experience – March 17 to December 23
Patel Conservatory On the Edge – April 15 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown – April 21 to 30 Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase – June 4
Stageworks Theatre The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month An Intimate Evening with Jon and Sister Mae – March 23 to 26 Impromptu Players – Doublewide, Texas – April 7 and 8 Avenue Q – May 4 to 21 The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity – June 2 to 18
Straz Center for the Performing Arts Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara – Through April 9 Opera Tampa Singers at Donatello’s Italian Restaurant – March 17 Open Rehearsal – Tosca – March 21 and 23 Happy Hour Concert – Scheherazade: A Fantasy in Music – March 23 Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live! – March 23 to 26 Momix Opus Cactus – March 23 A Night at the Opera – The Florida Orchestra – March 24 It gets better – March 24 Coppola Conducts: 100 Years Young – March 25 Opera Tampa Gala 2017 – March 25 DRUMLine Live – March 26 Shevonne – March 26 Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science – April 21
Tampa Bay History Center History Center Book Group: Jonathan Dickinson’s Journal – March 16 Finding Fairyland: Rediscovering Tampa’s Lost Themepark – March 18 to May 21 Girl Scout Workshop: Life in Ybor City – March 25 Tampa Bay’s Waterfront – Its History and Development – April 5
Tampa Museum of Art Sky – Ongoing The Classical World: Selections from the Permanent Collection – Ongoing The Classical World in Focus: Animals in Ancient Art – Ongoing Monday Meditation at the Museum – Mondays Art on the House – Fridays Art Spot – Saturdays Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10 Pride & Passion – April 29
Tampa Theatre Get the Led Out – March 19 Brazil – March 24 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – March 26 Space Jam – April 2 Look to the Sky – April 8 Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure – April 9 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – April 16 Pete’s Dragon – April 23 The Princess Bride – April 30 Beerfest 2017: Barley’s Angels – June 24
University of Tampa Opening Reception and Awards: Juried Student Art Exhibition – March 17 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Concordia (Minn.) – March 18 Men’s Lacrosse vs. Adams State – March 18 PNC Bank Concert Artist Series – Carol Williams, organist – March 19 Baseball vs. Valdosta State – March 21 Graduate Information Session – March 22 Men’s Lacrosse vs. Colorado Mesa – March 22 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Colorado Mesa – March 24 Baseball vs. Embry Riddle – March 24 Softball vs. Barry – March 24 Tampa vs Barry – March 25 Softball vs. Barry – March 25 Baseball vs. Embry Riddle – March 25 Men’s Lacrosse vs. Rollins – March 25 Behive: The 60’s Musical – March 23 to 26