Best of Tampa Bay - 7-11 p.m. Sat., Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Area restaurants, caterers and vendors offer food samplings, desserts, specialty coffees, fine wines and imported beers. $60 advance, $70 at door. (813) 229-7827. Benefits the center.
Abilities Wine and Food Festival - VIP reception, 6-7 p.m., followed by Grand Tasting, 7-9:30 p.m. March 27, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg. Annual event with food from area restaurants, wine tastings, silent auction and entertainment. VIP $150 advance, $175 door. Grand Tasting only, $65 advance, $75 door. 727 538-7370, ext. 345, or www.abilitiesfoundation.com