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    Happenings

    By Times staff writer

    © St. Petersburg Times, published February 16, 2001


    ART SHOW: The Plainsmen Gallery is presenting a "camouflage" art show featuring works created by Bev Doolittle and Judy Larson. The show includes a variety of the artists' prints, posters, books and note cards. The exhibit runs until Feb. 28. The gallery is at 542 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call (727) 738-0213.

    SUNCOAST SINGERS: The Suncoast Singers Show Chorus will perform a show called "The Music of Your Life From the 1940s and 1950s" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Tickets cost $10. Call (727) 587-6793.

    CHAMBER MUSIC: Enjoy a Chamber Music on the Beach concert called Beyond Baroque: Beethoven and his Buddies featuring wood flute, baroque cello, and fortepiano Saturday evening. The atmosphere is intimate, the dress casual at this event hosted by Carol Skinner Alexander. From 5 to 5:30 p.m., wine and cheese will be served. The music will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tickets cost $20 at the door. The Alexander home is at 801 Bruce Ave., Clearwater Beach. Call (727) 446-7344.

    CIRCUS ACTS: The Sailor Circus, a four-ring production known as the Greatest Little Show on Earth will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. The circus features elementary, middle and high school performers. Tickets cost $8 ($6 for center members or students). Call (727) 942-5605.

    MARCHES AND MORE: The Suncoast Symphony Orchestra will present a concert called "Marches, Marches, and More Marches for Orchestra" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Community United Methodist Church, 207 Buckingham Ave. E, Oldsmar. Tickets cost $10 ($5 for Oldsmar Arts Foundation members). Call (813) 855-6223.

    PLAY: Actor and writer John Maxwell will bring a special authenticity to his one-man show, "Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?" at 8 p.m. tonight at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. Maxwell is a Mississippi native who earned a master's degree in theater from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, the northern Mississippi town where Faulkner lived and worked. Tickets cost $13 ($11 for center members or students). Call (727) 942-5605.

    SUNSETS AT PIER 60: Celebrate the end of the day with a daily festival of arts, crafts and entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pier 60 Pavilion, Clearwater Beach. Tonight, Blue Plate Special (hillbilly blues) will play; Saturday, Island Boys (Caribbean) will entertain; Sunday, Josh and the Older Generation (rock) will take the stage. Free.

    DOLL SHOW: The St. Petersburg Doll Club will host its 20th annual Doll & Bear Show & Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Honeywell Building 6340, 126th Ave. N., Largo. Tickets are $3 for adults and children over 5. Proceeds will help send kids to camp. Call (727) 381-3373.

    CATTLE BARONS BALL: Dust off your boots, grab your hat and make plans to attend the Cattle Baron's Ball from 7 p.m. to midnight, Feb. 24 at the Long Center, Clearwater. Activities include auctions, casino games, photos with Hulk Hogan and entertainment by Lari White. The master of ceremonies will be WTSP-Ch. 10 news anchor Reginald Roundtree. Tickets start at $125. Proceeds go toward cancer programs and research. Call (727) 397-3552.

    WRITING CONTEST: Tuesday is the deadline for entering your short stories (1,000 words or less), poems (one page only) and essays (500 words or less) to the annual Arts and Letters contest sponsored by the Clearwater branch of the National League of American Penwomen. Send your entries to Penwomen contest, 1555 East Lake Drive, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689. The fee is $5 per entry. Call (727) 934-1622 or (727) 725-1015.

    FARMER'S MARKET: You can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, bakery items, plants and even crafts at the Downtown Clearwater Farmer's Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Station Square Park at the 600 block of Cleveland St., Clearwater. Free.

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