If the music of Earth, Wind and Fire, The Commodores and Kool and the Gang gets you up and dancing, get ready for this eight-piece funk and blues band that headlines the next free outdoor Friday Fest. On the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall’s bayfront lawn.
McCurdy's Comedy Theatre brings back the funnyman, hailed by Comedy Central as one of the “100 Greatest Standups of All Time,” for five shows Friday-Sunday.
Fins and Fun Family Festival
Shark Days is upon us once again at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, with scientific lectures; a live Facebook feeding at 11 a.m. Friday; and a family-friendly party Saturday morning with shark-themed games, arts and crafts and more. Mote’s mascot, Gilly the Shark, will be there to greet you. Free with paid Mote admission.
Thru July 28
Procrastinator alert: the Summer Circus Spectacular produced by the Circus Arts Conservatory at the Historic Asolo Theater, is closing Saturday. Hope you can snag tickets for this fast-paced hour-long circus extravaganza.
The contemporary dance troupe closes its summer season with two performances of works by budding choreographers in the intimate setting of the New College Black Box Theatre.