Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of May 14-20

Justin Timberlake: Already a veteran of more than 20 years in the pop spotlight, the multi platinum-selling artist brings The Man of the Woods tour to Tampa’s Amalie Arena on Tuesday ($49.50-$200). amaliearena.com.

Royal Wedding Watch: You’ll have to get up at the break of dawn to see the live, highly anticipated nuptials between the ginger Prince Harry and his American bride, Meghan Markle. At Jack’s London Grill in St. Petersburg, come dressed in your pajamas, or to attend a wedding and enjoy English breakfast foods a wedding champagne peach mimosa. Doors open at 6:30 a.m. 1050 62nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 289-7170. The Pub at International Plaza will have a Royal Brunch starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, offering Old Speckled Hen, drink specials and giveaways. 2223 N West Shore Blvd. Tampa.

Date night

Music: This week brings a wide variety of music styles, starting with Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers tonight at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa ($25-$129.50). Thursday, the Ying Yang Twins headline Turnt Up Tour at the USF Sun Dome ($29.75-$115.75). Saturday brings Jersey rockers Little Steven and the Disciplines of Soul to the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater ($59-$79); bucket-wearing, guitar-shredding Buckethead to the Orpheum in Ybor ($22.50) and gospel powerhouse Travis Greene to Tampa’s Straz $18.50-$25). Sunday, Puerto Rican salsa superstar Victor Manuelle headlines Fiesta Maxima at the USF Sun Dome ($15-$55).

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony: For the orchestra’s season finale, UPianist Javier Perianes tackles one of the greatest and most challenging piano concertos, Friday at the Straz, Saturday at the Mahaffey and Sunday at Ruth Eckerd Hall. $15-$45. floridaorchestra.org.

Kids and family

Sweetfields Sunflower Maze: One of two Masaryktown sunflower labryrinths, this one at Sweetfields Farm happens Saturdays and Sundays through May 27 and includes hay rides, u-pick veggies and farm animals. $9.50, $5 ages 3-11, 2 and younger free (no pets allowed). sweetfieldsfarm.com..

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