5 Things to Do This Weekend
Patch picks the best happenings in the area this weekend, Jan. 14-15.
1. Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival Street Fair is the signature event of the 10-day Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival. This free street fair features live entertainment along with unique "villages," food, and craft vendors from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 N. Ashley Dr.
2. Winter Jam Christian Music Tour Spectacular with Grammy-nominated alternative-rock group Skillet is at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Dr. Also featured are Sanctus Real, Kari Jobe, Group 1 Crew, illusionist Brock Gill, speaker Nick Hall, Dara Maclean, and For King & Country. Bob and Larry from VeggieTales will make a special appearance. Tickets are $10 at the door.
4. Take a thrill-filled ride through the Baby Boomer decades via Bud Lee's America exhibit from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 200 N. Tampa St., Suite 130. Admission is $6 for nonmembers.
5. Love, Loss, and What I Wore, a play for mature audience only, crafted from short stories by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron and based on the best-seller by Ilene Beckerman, is at 7.30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W. C. MacInnes Pl. Tickets start at $38.