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Get Away: Down the road

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published March 8, 2001


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

Legends of Baseball Game (March 17) Benefit game featuring former baseball greats. Florida Power Park/Al Lang Field, St. Petersburg. $3-10.

Winter Equestrian Festival (March 21-April 1) Florida State Fairgrounds, U.S. 301 off I-4, Tampa; and Raymond James Stadium, 4201 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Several events, ticket prices vary. Toll-free 1-800-237-8924.

Pinellas County Fair (March 28-April 1) 7801 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park. (727) 541-6941.

Budweiser American Invitational AGA Grand Prix Series (March 31) Equestrian show-jumping competition. Raymond James Stadium, Tampa. $15-$25. (813) 623-5801 or toll-free 1-877-909-9436. American Lung Association Clean Air Bike Ride (March 31) Benefit bike ride of 12, 20, 48 or 100 miles along Withlacoochee Trail, beginning near Ridge Manor in Pasco County. (727) 347-6133 or toll-free 1-800-771-5863 to register.

St. Petersburg Dog Fanciers Competition (March 31-April 1) 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Times Arena at Bayfront Center. $1-$3. (727) 781-8448.

Dunedin Highland Games (April 7) 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Highlander Park, Dunedin. Parking $10. Admission free. (727) 733-3197.

48th annual Fun 'N Sun Festival (April 20-May 6) At various Clearwater locations. (727) 562-4800.

St. Anthony's Triathlon Weekend (April 28-29) Straub Park and Spa Beach areas, downtown St. Petersburg. (727) 825-1271.

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