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    By Times staff writer
    © St. Petersburg Times
    published December 28, 2001

    SUNSETS AT PIER 60: Celebrate the end of the day with festival of arts, crafts and entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pier 60 Pavilion, Clearwater Beach. Tonight, it's Retroactive (1980s dance); Saturday, it's Hammerhead (rock); Sunday, it's Island Boys (island sounds). Admission is free.

    TEEN JAM: See the R&B funk group Nu Ground, pop singer Michelle and former House of Blues headliner Shannon Williams perform at the Teen Jam at 7 tonight at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive, south of East Bay Drive between Highland Avenue and Seminole Boulevard. $3. Call (727) 587-6793.

    MUSICAL SHOWCASE: Various artists will perform pop, country, jazz and hip-hop music at 7:30 tonight and Saturday at the Royalty Theater, 405 Cleveland St., downtown Clearwater. All ages are welcome. Tickets are $10. Call (727) 784-5216.

    B.B. KING CONCERT: B.B. King, the king of blues, will play his sweet Lucille at 7 p.m. Sunday at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets are $35 and $43. Call (727) 791-7400.

    OSMOND FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT: Remember the Osmond brothers? They'll perform their rock/gospel/country/barbershop show at 1 p.m. today at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets are $12. Picnic box lunches will be available. Call (727) 791-7400.

    DANCE WORKSHOP: There will be an advanced ballroom dance workshop at 7 tonight at the Long Center in Clearwater. Call (727) 462-6036.

    EVENT: The second annual Holiday KISS (Keep it Simple Social) theater group get-together will be from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Morningside Recreation Center. Admission is $10. Call (727) 547-2613.

    HOLIDAY HOME TOURS: Heritage Village is offering tours of Pinellas County's most historic Victorian buildings through Dec. 31. You'll learn all about Florida's pioneers from costumed volunteers and have an opportunity to buy books and handmade crafts at the new gift shop. Heritage Village is at 11909 125th St. N, Largo. It is closed Mondays, Christmas and New Year's Day. Call (727) 582-2123.

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