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5 things to do under $5 Oct. 13-19: Pops in the Park, 25-cent movies at Tampa Theatre, Rattlesnake Festival

1 1926 prices at Tampa Theatre: The historic movie house is celebrating its 90th birthday and on Saturday will roll back admission to 1926 prices of just 25 cents for movies about movies: Martin Scorsese's Oscar-winning Hugo (11:45 a.m.), the 2011 Oscar-winning silent film tribute The Artist (3:15 p.m.), Buster Keaton's silent 1928 comedy The Cameraman (7 p.m.) accompanied by the theater's Mighty Wurlitzer organ and Oscar winner Cinema Paradiso (10:10 p.m.). Tickets available only for cash at the theater's box office, 711 Franklin St., Tampa.

2 Pops in the Park: One of the most popular days of the year to picnic is when the Florida Orchestra brings a free show of Broadway and film scores as well as classical favorites. Saturday in Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, there will be a canned food drive and fireworks after the show. A trolley is providing shuttle service from Al Lang Field and the Sundial parking garage. Then on Sunday, the orchestra performs in River Tower Park, 401 E Bird St., Tampa. No fireworks there, but canned goods will be collected. Both shows start at 7 p.m.

3 Silverhawk Native American Flute Gathering: Dock Green Silverhawk hosts this Dade City event honoring Native American traditions with flute players, singers, storytellers, a "Friendship Fire" from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Take time for a walking tour featuring authentic 1800s settlement of a school, log cabins, general store and church. Overnight camping available. $2 per carload at Withlacoochee River Park, 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd., Dade City. (813) 763-2118.

4 Movies in the Park: Bring the family to Tampa's Water Works Park at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for a free showing of Pixar's Inside Out, set in the mind of a young girl where five emotions struggle with the onset of puberty. Food trucks on site. 1710 N Highland Ave., Tampa.

5 Rattlesnake Festival: See wildlife shows and exhibits, crafts, entertainment, gopher races, a beer garden and an expanded Pasco County pioneer village for free from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. No coolers allowed at San Antonio City Park, 32810 Pennsylvania Ave.

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