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Get Away

Down the road

By Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published February 20, 2003

Events to watch for; details in future editions of Weekend.

Florida Strawberry Festival (Feb. 27-March 9) Festival grounds, Plant City. $7 adults, kids free.

Volvo Classic (March 1) Tennis event with Tracy Austin, Jim Courier, John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova. 7 p.m., St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $25-$175.

Spring Fling at Lowry Park Zoo (March 1-30) Spring-themed festival, 6-9 p.m. weekends. $10.50 adults, $8.50 ages 3-11.

Mardi Gras (March 4) 5:30-11 p.m. celebration, parade 7 p.m., downtown Dunedin. Free.

Sing-A-Long Sound of Music (March 6-9) Tampa Theatre. $7.50-$22.50.

Harlem Globetrotters (March 7-8) 7:30 p.m. March 7, Manatee Civic Center, Palmetto. $15-$50. 1 p.m. March 8, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $12-$90.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival (March 8-April 13) Largo Central Park. $11.95 adult, $4.95 child advance, $14.95 and $6.95 at gate.

Little Everglades Steeplechase (March 9) Dade City. $6 advance, $10 gate or $25 advance $40 gate per carload. (352) 521-3661. Florida Antiquarian Book Fair (March 14-16) Coliseum, St. Petersburg. $4-$6.

Cajun/Zydeco Crawfish Festival (March 14-16) Times Arena at Bayfront Center, St. Petersburg. $10 daily, $25 weekend.

American Lung Association Clean Air Bike Ride (March 15) 7 a.m., Withlacoochee Trail State Park (Pasco, Hernando and Citrus counties). $23 adults, $12 ages 12 and under. To register: (727) 347-6133 (Pinellas) or toll-free 1-800-771-5863. Go Dog Go (March 16) 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall. $8.

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