Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals. Courtesy of AEG Live (2016) Toots and the Maytals: The pioneering Jamaican group formed in the early 1960s with frontman Toots Hibbert and were key figures in popularizing reggae music. 7 p.m. Jannus Live, 200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $27.50. (727) 565-0550. jannuslive.com
Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert: Spirit of America: A salute to American composers, featuring Bernstein, Gould and Joplin. Jeff Tyzik conducts. Free coffee and doughnuts and a pre-concert conversation at 10 a.m. 11 a.m. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First Street South, St. Petersburg. $24-$42. (727) 300-2000. tickets.themahaffey.com
Tampa Bay Lightning V Carolina Hurricanes: 7:30 p.m. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $21.25. (813) 301-6500.
Eintracht Frankfurt v Sao Paulo FC: Part of the Florida Cup. 7 p.m. Al Lang Stadium, 230 First St. SE, St. Petersburg. $27-$40. (813) 287-1539.
Lectores Public Reading Series: The series closes with Kevin Moffett, author of Permanent Visitors, which won the John Simmons Short Fiction Award. 7:30 p.m. University of Tampa, Sykes Chapel, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. Free. (813) 257-3514.
The Bronx Wanderers: Playing the best of ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s songs with superlative vocals and musicianship. 7:30 p.m. Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. $29-$59. (727) 791-7400. rutheckerdhall.com
Shelly Berg: Jazz pianist, a Steinway Artist and five-time Grammy-nominated arranger, orchestrator and producer. 7:30 p.m. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg. $18-$36.
Dar Williams: The pop folk singer-songwriter will have a 6 p.m. meet and greet before the 8 p.m. show. 8 p.m. The Attic, 1510 E 8th Ave, Tampa. $35-$65.
Copenhagen: Tampa Repertory Theatre presents Michael Frayn’s Tony Award-winning drama that asks: Why did Heisenberg come to Copenhagen? The New York Times called Copenhagen “a work of art that humanizes physics in a way no other has done.” Through Jan. 27. 8 p.m. USF Studio 120, 3837 USF Holly Drive, Tampa. $25; $20 student/military/seniors. (813) 783-5465. tamparep.org
Othello — Preview: Jobsite Theatre’s modern take on Shakespeare’s classic tale of treachery, backstabbing politicians and love. Through Feb. 3. 8 p.m. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $18 and up for preview. (800) 955-1045. jobsitetheater.org
Columbinus: Innovocative Theatre’s production is a docu-drama based on the mass shooting at Columbine High School in 1999. Through Jan. 20.The preview performance today is $15; Friday’s opening night gala is $35. 8 p.m. Stageworks Theatre, 1120 E. Kennedy Blvd., #151, Tampa. $30. (813) 374-2416. stageworkstheatre.org
Michael Palascak: He was a top five finalist on Last Comic Standing, has his own Comedy Central special and has worked the late night circuit. 8:30 p.m. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197. sidesplitterscomedy.com
The Waterfalls of Milford Valley: Akiko Kotani’s installation made of crocheted plastic that reflect the impressions she has of the New Zealand waterfalls. Hung from 20 feet in the air, they’ll cascade and pool. 4:30 p.m. Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus Art Gallery, 14th Street and Palm Avenue, Tampa. Free. (813) 253-7674. hccfl.edu
KIDS AND FAMILY
Book Time at Brooker: Children ages 3 to 5 connect to the wonders of the natural world through a story and a craft, game or other hands-on activity. 10:30 a.m. Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Free. (727) 453-6800. ifas.ufl.edu
A New Moon Rises: This travelling Smithsonian exhibit features large scale, high resolution photos of the lunar surface. The exhibit answers questions about the moon’s formation, geological evolution and relationship to Earth. Runs through Jan. 13. 10 a.m. South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W, Bradenton. Included with admission (941) 746-4131. southfloridamuseum.org
Real Music Real Masters Series: With performances at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., the series brings Cirque Vertigo . Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. Included with admission; $89 online. 2 and younger free. (813) 884-4386.
SEASON PREMIERE Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 9 p.m., NBC: The resilient cop comedy begins a second act of sorts. After being canceled by Fox, it launches a new season on a new network. Let’s hope it’s as funny as ever.
SERIES PREMIERE Fam, 9:30 p.m., CBS: In the freshman sitcom, an idealistic perfectionist (Nina Dobrev) sees her life upended when her wild teen half-sister (Odessa Adlon) unexpectedly moves in.
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