Mark your calendar
By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times, published February 17, 2001
ART: Celebrate Black History Month by attending the Highwaymen Artists Gathering at the Safety Harbor Museum of Regional History. Bring a lawn chair, sit for a while and listen to the story of the self-taught black Florida artists whose work is sought after by collectors. The event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. at the museum, 329 Bayshore Blvd. S, Safety Harbor. $5. Drinks provided. Call (727) 726-1668.
ANTIQUES: The Kiwanis Club of the Palm Harbor Area and the Palm Harbor Senior Activity Center will host the second annual Antique Appraisal Fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 1500 16th St., Palm Harbor. A $5 donation is requested for each item appraised. Call (727) 771-6000.
DOLL SHOW: The St. Petersburg Doll Club will hold its 20th annual Doll & Bear Show & Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Honeywell Building 6340, 126th Ave. N., Largo. $3 for adults and children over 5. Call (727) 381-3373.
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. at Station Square Park at the 600 block of Cleveland Street, Clearwater. Free.
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. Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. $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 evening. The atmosphere is intimate, the dress casual at this event held 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. $20 at the door. The Alexander home is at 801 Bruce Ave., Clearwater Beach. Call (727) 446-7344.
MARCHES AND MORE: The Suncoast Symphony Orchestra will present a concert called "Marches, Marches and More Marches for Orchestra" at 7:30 p.m. at the Community United Methodist Church, 207 Buckingham Ave. E, Oldsmar. $10 ($5 for Oldsmar Arts Foundation members). Call (813) 855-6223.
CIRCUS ACTS: The Sailor Circus, a four-ring production known as the Greatest Little Show on Earth will be at 3 p.m. at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. $8 ($6 for center members or students). Call (727) 942-5605.
SHOW AND SALE: Consignment boutique Denise's Pieces will let the good times roll at a show and sale with a Mardi Gras theme. The event at Clearwater's Harborview Center will benefit the American Diabetes Association, and will feature shopping (2 p.m.) and a fashion show (3 p.m.). Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Harborview Center is at 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call (727) 538-2972 or (813) 885-5007.
Saturday and Sunday
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. Saturday, Island Boys (Caribbean) will entertain; Sunday, Josh and the Older Generation (rock) will take the stage. Free.
WRITING CONTEST: Tuesday is the deadline for entering your short stories (1,000 or fewer words), poems (one page only) and essays (500 or fewer words) 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. $5 per entry. Call (727) 934-1622 or (727) 725-1015.
MEETING: The Belleair Garden Club will present the Swing into Spring luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Belleair Country Club. Call (727) 581-8313.
ART SHOW: The Plainsmen Gallery is presenting a "camouflage" art show featuring works created by Bev Doolittle and Judy Larson. The exhibit runs until Feb. 28. The gallery is at 542 Douglas Ave. Call (727) 738-0213.
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