Plumb House Museum
By Times Staff Writer
Published January 17, 2008
[Jim Damaske | Times (1999)]
The historic Plumb House Museum in Ed Wright Park is open to the public.
Tour the historic Plumb House Museum, an original Cracker-style house built in 1896. It houses period furnishings, vintage photographic collections and artifacts. The Clearwater Historical Society offers free tours from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays, and from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday. The two-story wood house is at 1380 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Clearwater. Free. Call (727) 445-9312.
Safety Harbor Farmers Market: Every Thursday 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the gazebo on Main Street. Farm-fresh produce, gourmet bakery products, homemade pasta, local honey, nuts, plants, fresh cheese, select unique jewelry and crafts. Free parking, free admission. Call Bob Fernandez at 727 461-7674.
Music with heart: Folk musicians Cindy Mangsen and Steve Gillette will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 E Pine St. Tickets are $18 and $16. Call (727) 942-5605 or visit www.tarponarts.org.
Classic rock: The Atlanta Rhythm Section takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Tickets: $32 VIP; $29 advance; $32 day of show. Call (727) 587-6793 or visit www.largoarts.com.
Watercolor demonstration: The Largo Art Association will present a demonstration of watercolor on clayboard by Terry Denson from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Largo Community Center, 65 Fourth St. NW. Free. For details, e-mail Elaine Miller at TEMCO1A@aol.com
Garage sale: The Knights of Columbus are accepting donated items to sell at their community garage sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 512 S Lincoln Ave., Clearwater. Breakfast and light lunch will be sold. For rental tables and general information, call (727) 441-2159or (727) 726-6964.
Stage classic: Stages Productions brings the fairy tale Rapunzel to life Saturday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive. Show times: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 children, $20 family four-pack. Call (727) 587-6793.
Eat wisely: Joe Custer presents "Raw Living Foods Made Easy" and prepares parsley, kale and chunky coleslaw at 11 a.m. Saturday at Nature's Food Patch, 1225 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 443-6703.
The way it was: Sudye Cauthen, a fifth-generation Floridian, will reflect on Florida's changing landscapes and traditions from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at Brooker Creek Environmental Education Center, 3940 Keystone Road, East Lake. Call (727) 453-6800 or visit www.pinellascounty.org/events.
Kite Festival: Hit the beach this weekend for the 11th annual Treasure Island Kite Festival, featuring precision flying teams, giant kites, trick flying, lessons and competitions beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and continuing Sunday on Treasure Island Beach behind the Thunderbird Motel, 10700 Gulf Blvd. Free. Call (727) 319-3431.
Chili cookoff: The Chili Appreciation Society International is sponsoring the third annual Suncoast Chili Cookoff from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Tarpon Springs Boys & Girls Club, 111 W Lime St., Tarpon Springs. Food and craft vendors, a motorcycle show and entertainment are planned. Free admission. To enter, submit a recipe or become a judge, call Derrick Janisz at (727) 937-0320.
Chamber music: The Jose White String Quartet performs Latin-influenced music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum, 100 Beekman Lane. Tickets: $22 and $20. Call (727) 942-5605.
Arts and crafts: Absorb the ambience of the historic Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks amid rustic scenery, savory Greek foods and unique shops during a Fine Art & Craft Event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday along Dodecanese Blvd. Free admission. Call (352) 344-0657.
Express yourself: Register now to learn to write pop music songs in a four-week class for adults beginning Feb. 7 at the Palm Harbor Community Activity Center, 1500 16th St. Cost: $35 center members, $40 nonmembers. Limit 6 students with e-mail capability to receive class work. Call James Pappas at (727) 804-1040.
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