For King & Country’s ‘A Drummer Boy Christmas’ At AMALIE Arena

For King & Country’s ‘A Drummer Boy Christmas: The 2022 Tour Experience’ is coming to AMALIE Arena in Tampa on Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m. This will be their most elaborate, meaningful, joy-filled tour of the year, all while celebrating the greatest news the world has ever known. Many Christmas classics like “Little Drummer Boy,” as well as some of your year-round favorites, will delight audiences.

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The Ultimate Gift – A Christmas Story At Love First Christian Center

The Ultimate Gift is a fantastic journey to find out the real meaning of Christmas. It will bring the whole family together, as it speaks to all ages from young to old. It’s not every day you have the opportunity to travel back in time and witness the greatest gift the world has ever known. Bring your family and friends to experience the Ultimate Gift — this will likely become your new favorite Christmas classic.

The event is taking place on Saturday, December 17 at Love First Christian Center, located at 12847 Balm Riverview Rd. in Riverview. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Jeremy Rosado, from NBC’s The Voice, Performs Christmas Concert

Jeremy Rosado, Tampa resident and previous contestant on NBC’s The Voice, is teaming up with Aaron David and performing a special Christmas concert at Centerpoint Church. The concert will take place on Sunday, December 18 at 7 p.m.

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Christmas Musical First Baptist Brandon

First Baptist Church in Brandon is performing a Christmas musical with its full choir and orchestra. There will be two performances, the first on Saturday, December 10 at 6 p.m. and the second on Sunday, December 11 at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend this free family-friendly event to put a jingle into the holiday season.

First Baptist Church Brandon is located at 216 Parsons Ave. N. in Brandon. For more information, visit

Free Family Christmas Drama At Grace Baptist Church

Bring the whole family for a fun night enjoying the Christmas drama I’ll Be Home for Christmas at Grace Baptist Church. This musical about family and hope is set in late 1941 and tells the story of the faith of a family, and a nation on the brink of World War II, as the family prepares to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace. The music highlights the sounds of the ’40s, including swing, lush ballads and big-band songs interspersed with reenactments of radio broadcasts during that time.

Seating is limited; reserve your free tickets today. Performances on Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11. Grace Baptist Church is located at 114 Kingsway Rd. in Brandon. For more information, visit

The Holiday Market At Winter Wonderland By Centerpoint Church

Centerpoint Church is excited to announce its annual winter wonderland on Saturday, December 17 from 4-8 p.m. This Christmas tradition will offer a variety of amusements and attractions for the entire family, including rides, games, visits with Santa, a snow maze, photo opportunities and an expanded holiday market featuring local vendors and artisans.

The holiday market will be held throughout the duration of the winter wonderland. The market features handmade, locally sourced goods by small businesses in the community.

For more information, visit Centerpoint Church is located at 1720 S. Saint Cloud Ave. in Valrico.

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Kelly Wise Valdes
Kelly Wise Valdes has been writing for the Osprey Observer since 2008. She graduated in 1989 from Florida Southern College with a B.S. in Communications and enjoys writing and traveling. She currently resides in northern Hillsborough County with her husband, David. When not traveling and writing, Kelly and her husband enjoy spending time with their five grown children (as well as their grandchildren) that still keep them very busy.