TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (May 10-12), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, May 10
When: May 10-12
Where: Tropicana Field at 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg
Info: The Rays will host the New York Yankees for a weekend series at Tropicana Field! First pitch is Friday at 7:10 p.m.
When: 8 p.m.
Where: Ruth Eckerd Hall at 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater
Info: Grammy Award winning legendary Welsh crooner Tom Jones returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the first time since 2011! Tom is indeed a living legend, one of the few musical artists whose profession began at the dawn of modern popular music who continues to have a vital recording and performing career to this day. Along with sustaining his popularity as a live performer and recording artist for five decades, Tom is known for hits like It’s Not Unusual, Kiss, Delilah, What’s New Pussycat, I’ll Never Fall In Love Again and If I Only Knew.
Saturday, May 11
When: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Where: Waterworks Park at 1710 North Highland Avenue, Tampa
Info: Enjoy live entertainment, sample specialty foods, shop for artsy things and so much more! The festival kicks off at Waterworks Park at 10 a.m. Saturday morning.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Info: Multi-platinum R&B group B2K (Omarion, Boog, Fizz and Raz-B) will make a stop at Tampa's Amalie Arena on Saturday night! The show will feature special guests Mario, Pretty Ricky, Lloyd, Ying Yang Twins, Chingy, and Bobby V. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 12
When: 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Straz Center at 1010 North Macinnes Place, Tampa
Info: Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Tampa at last! From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family.
When: May 2-11
Where: Ybor City
Info: If you are looking to step outside your comfort zone and see new and off-the-wall performances, the Tampa International Fringe Festival is a great place to start. The performing arts festival runs from May 2-11 and takes place in various venues in and around Ybor. Although the festival gains its roots from the theater, there is so much more to it than that.