Skipper’s is 33: Skipper’s Smokehouse celebrates its 33rd birthday with a free all-day concert from noon to midnight at 910 Skipper Road. Musical artists include Cope, Daniel B. Marshall, Ellie Lee & Blues Fury, Gumbo Boogie band, Joel Tatangelo Band, Rev. Billy C. Wirtz, Sara Rose Band, The Applebutter Express, Highway 41 South, 6 Volt Rodeo, Impulse and Poetry ‘N’ Lotion.
For details, call (813) 971–0666 or visit skipperssmokehouse.com.
Food fiesta: The Greater Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce presents Taste of Arbor Walk, from noon to 3 p.m. at Arbor Walk Apartments, 4121 E. Busch Blvd. Vendors will offer food samples.
For information, call (813) 985-5700.
Jazz at the Straz: The Straz Center and EncoreVision Entertainment team up to present Jazz on the Bay at 8 p.m. in Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center, 1010 N. MacInnes Place. This monthly series showcases local artists as well as nationally renowned jazz, R&B and comedy entertainers.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at www.strazcenter.org.
SATURday and SUNDAY
Feeling crafty? The Buckler’s Craft fair offers a variety of hand-crafted items from hundreds of exhibitors. The show takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Entertainment Hall at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N.
Admission is $6 and parking is $6 per car. For a $2 off admission coupon, go to www.bucklercraftfair.com.
Travel to Hard Rock: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is bringing Blues Traveler to the Hard Rock Cafe, 5223 Orient Road, at 9 p.m. Fronted by singer/harmonica player John Popper, the group has traveled through music venues since 1988.
Tickets are $35, standing room only, for ages 21 and up. For details call 1-800-937-0010 and visit www.seminolehardrocktampa.com.
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