1. Home Show at Tropicana Field
At Tropicana Field this weekend, the Tampa Bay Home Show will feature hundreds of area home specialists. Featuring furniture, decorating ideas to landscaping to remodeling to interior design, and the list goes on. See the latest in kitchen design and the hottest fashions in window coverings and flooring. The home show is Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
2. Benefit Concert for Cassie Andonian
Last weekend, Ferg's Sports Bar hosted a benefit for one of its own at its Central Avenue location. This weekend, Quaker Steak & Lube is stepping up to the plate and hosting another benefit for Cassie and her 5-year-old daughter. All donations of $1 or more will receive a Commemorative Black Bracelet celebrating the event. The Greg Billings Band will provide the entertainment. The benefit starts at 7 p.m. at Quaker Steak & Lube, 10400 49th St. N in Clearwater.
3. The Lynx Docks in St. Pete
Through Jan. 30 hop aboard this replica War of 1812 privateer ship as it docks in St. Pete. You can purchase tickets to 'sailaway' on the Lynx or just tour the ship. It will be docked at Harborage Marina at Bayboro. Sailaway trips are $65 for adults and $35 for children 4-12. It is $6 to tour the ship.
4. Jackyl at State Theatre
Heavy metal fans, head to State Theatre Friday night to rock out to Jackyl. Formed in 1990, Jackyl released its debut album in 1992 and has released such hits as "Down On Me," "When Will It Rain," "I Stand Alone" and "The Lumberjack. The doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $17. Opening acts include Luvdogz, Relentless and Drive 31.
5. 'The Piano Lesson' at American Stage
August Wilson's masterpiece, 'The Piano Lesson' is at American Stage Theater this weekend. Friday and Saturday evening curtain is at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinee curtain is at 3 p.m. Tickets are $39 for the matinees and $49 for the evening shows.