February 28, 2015
Gasparilla Festival of the Arts 9am to 6pm Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Enjoy a delightful, culture-rich day where you can delight in artistic inspiration in a versatile range of mediums, from watercolor to wood, painting to printmaking. Get outdoors. Get into the art. It’s a breath of fresh air any way you look at it.
The Tampa Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo 10am to 4pm Tampa Convention Center This event is an opportunity to meet face to face with representatives from top franchise concepts and gather all the information you need to find the franchise that matches your skills and budget.
1/2 Off Admission, Healthy Family Fair & Wizard of Oz 10am to 6pm Glazer Children’s Museum The Museum offers half off admission for all in attendance this day only. Includes the Healthy Family Fair and the much talked about Wizard of Oz Traveling Exhibit.
Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids Shows at 2pm and 7pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals and discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship, and sharing snacks.
Straz Center for the Performing Arts A third-generation musician in a family tree including players of violin, piano, double bass, guitar, and accordion, Rebecca Zapen has developed into a versatile performer: jazz crooner, classically-trained violinist, and award-winning multi-instrumentalist songwriter.
Marcello Giordani Begins 7pm Straz Center for the Performing Arts Straight from his starring role in Aida at the Met, Marcello Giordani arrives in Tampa for a spectacular solo performance. This Italian opera phenom is renowned for his versatility, range, and impeccable vocal quality, creating one operatic tour-de-force after another.