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Features

Things to do

By TIMES STAFF
Published May 4, 2007


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[Times photo: Thomas M. Goethe]
George Thorogood takes center stage tonight at the Tampa Bay Blues Festival in St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park.

Tampa Bay Blues Festival: With Dave Mason and George Thorogood and the Destroyers (today); Koko Taylor and her Blues Machine and Dickey Betts and Great Southern (Sat.); Percy Sledge and Jerry Lee Lewis (Sun.). 12:30-10 p.m. today, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., 1-10 p.m. Sun. Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg. $25, $60 three days. (727) 502-5000. Today-Sun.

Clearwater Fun 'N Sun Festival: Pet fair, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., City Hall; parade, 7 p.m. Sat. along Cleveland Street; Cinco de Mayo celebration, 1-9:30 p.m. Sun. Coachman Park. $6, ages 10 and younger admitted free. (727) 562-4801. Sat.-Sun.

Christina Aguilera: With the Pussycat Dolls and Danity Kane. 7:30, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa. $51.25-$86.75. (813) 301-2500. Tonight

Orlando Ballet's Swan Lake: 7:30 tonight, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sat. Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa. $18.50-$59.50. (813) 229-7827. Today-Sat.

Casa Tina Cinco de Mayo Fiesta: Noon-11 p.m. on Main Street and at Casa Tina, 369 Main St., Dunedin. Free admission. (727) 734-9226. Sat.

Safety Harbor Cinco de Mayo: 5-10 p.m. at Gazebo, 401 Main St. downtown. Free. (727) 726-2890. Sat.

Florida Orchestra: Brahms' Symphony No. 2. 8 tonight, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa; 8 p.m. Sat., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; 7:30 p.m. Sun., Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater. $17-$52. (813) 229-7827. Today-Sun.

Master Chorale: With the film The Passion of Joan of Arc. 8 tonight, 2 p.m. Sat., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; 4 p.m. Sun., Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa. $17.50-$32.50. (813) 974-7726. Today-Sun.

Balloon Classic and Celtic Festival: Gates open 3 p.m. today, 6 a.m. Sat.-Sun. Cool Springs Ranch, County Road 40, Dunnellon. $25 today (good all days), $15 Sat., $10 Sun.; ages 12 and younger admitted free. (352) 257-1015. Today-Sun.

Ruskin Tomato Festival: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. E.G. Simmons Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW. $4; ages 6 and younger admitted free. (813) 645-3808. Sat.-Sun.

Delbert McClinton: 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St. $37.50. (813) 274-8286. Today

Robin Thicke: 8 p.m., Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg. $29.99 advance, $35 day of show. (727) 896-2276. Sat.

Little Shop of Horrors: American Stage in the Park. 8 p.m. Demens Landing, 100 First Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. $11-$26. (727) 823-7529. Today-Sun.

Wildlife and Western Visions Art Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Raymond James, 880 Carillon Parkway, Tower 4, St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 726-5100. Sat.-Sun.

Heart of Largo Picnic: And Woof-stock, for pets and their people, with parade, contests, music. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Largo Central Park. Free. (727) 518-3016, (727) 587-6740, ext. 5014. Sat.

[Last modified May 3, 2007, 19:53:21]


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