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Get Away: Down the road

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

By Times Staff Writer
Published December 25, 2003

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus (Jan. 7-11) St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $13.75-$29.75.

World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions (Jan. 13-14 and Jan. 17) 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14, Manatee Civic Center, Palmetto, $14.50-$19.50; and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $19.50-$26.50.

Superbowl of Motorsports Monster Truck Racing (Jan. 17) 7:30 p.m. Raymond James Stadium, Tampa. $14.

MLK Drum Major for Justice Parade (Jan. 19) 1:15 p.m., downtown St. Petersburg.

Motorcycles on Ice (Jan. 24) 7:30 p.m., St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $12-$20.

Children's Gasparilla Parade and Piratechnic Extravaganza Jan. 31 Parade 4:30 p.m., and fireworks 7 p.m., downtown Tampa. Free. www.GasparillaExtravaganza.com

Florida State Fair (Feb. 5-16) Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa. Concerts $7-$10. Fair admission $3-$7.

Professional Bull Riders (Feb. 6) 7:30 p.m., St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $16.75-$101.75.

Gasparilla Invasion (Feb. 7) Invasion 11 a.m., parade 1:45 p.m. Downtown Tampa. gasparillapiratefest.com. Smuckers Stars on Ice (Feb. 15) 4 p.m., St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $25.25-$89.25.

Sant'Yago Knight Parade (Feb. 21) Downtown Tampa and Ybor City. Free.

Universoul Circus (Feb. 24-29) Raymond James Stadium parking lot, Tampa. $13.50-$24.

Florida Strawberry Festival (Feb. 26-March 7) Plant City. $7-$8.

Harlem Globetrotters (March 6) 1 p.m., St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $14-$90.

Bay Area Renaissance Festival (March 13-April 25) At new site on the grounds of the Museum of Science and Industry, Tampa. $6.95-$14.95.

SPIFFS Folk Festival (March 17-21) Pinellas Expo Center, Pinellas Park.

Mercedes-Benz Classic Tennis Exhibition (March 23) With host Jim Courier and scheduled participants Jennifer Capriati, Monica Seles, Andy Roddick, James Black, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $15-$75.

Festival of States (April 2-13) Downtown St. Petersburg.

[Last modified December 24, 2003, 10:10:05]


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