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Food trucks roll into Odessa

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Published:   |   Updated: March 18, 2013 at 11:29 PM

Friday

Food trucks roll to Odessa market

The Odessa Food Truck Festival rolls into the Odessa Organic Farmer's Market, 8701 Gunn Highway, from 4 to 8 p.m. Seven food trucks are scheduled to be there, along with vendors, live music and more.

For information, call (813) 944-8654.

Chocolate factory opens at Center

The Tampa Players will present the musical "Willy Wonka" Friday through Aug. 19 at University Area Community Center, 14013N. 22{+n}{+d} St. Roald Dahl's timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory."

Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. General admission is $14; $12 for seniors/students; or $10 group members. Call (813) 386-6687.

Saturday

Summer Safari Night features jungle jams

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W Sligh Ave., stays open late for a Summer Safari Night from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be live music, free unlimited rides, special animal encounters and food and drink. The extended hours are included with regular zoo admission.

For details, go to lowryparkzoo.com or call (813) 935-8552.

Saturday and Sunday

'Back to School Bash' at fairgrounds

All About Kids presents the 17th annual Back To School Bash at its new location, the Expo Hall at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N.

The fun-filled two-day event features interactive exhibits and family entertainment, and children can sample treats for their lunch boxes.

Event times are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free for children and $9 for adults. Parking is $6. Go to www.backtoschoolbash.com for a $1-off adult discount coupon.

'Harvey' keeps hopping along

Collective Soles Art Group's production of "Harvey," the story of a small-town eccentric whose best friend is an invisible rabbit, continues through Sunday at JDP Black Box Theater, 5330 Primrose Lake Circle in Tampa Palms.

Written by Mary Chase, the comedy has been an American favorite since it first was brought to the Broadway stage in 1944.

Show times are 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors. For reservations and tickets, call (813) 787-4902.

Sunday

Tampa Theatre offers 'first true Hitchcock'

Witness the beginning of the Hitchcock legend when Tampa Theatre presents the 1927 thriller, "The Lodger," at 3 p.m. as part of the Summer Classics.

Though it was his third film, Alfred Hitchcock referred to "The Lodger" as the "first true Hitchcock film" because it was the first to contain many of what were to become his signature stylistic trademarks.

Tickets are $9 and are available at the Tampa Theatre box office, 711 N. Franklin St. For information call (813) 274-8981 or go to www.tampatheatre.org.

Tuesday

Mraz tour plays at Amphitheatre

Singer songwriter Jason Mraz, best known for his hit, "I'm Yours," brings his "Tour is a Four Letter Word" worldwide tour to the Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 U.S. 301 N., at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Special guest is Christina Perri.

Tickets are $59.50 and $73.50 plus service charges for pit area and reserved seats, $23 for lawn seating, and are available through Ticketmaster.

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