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Events: Florida Antiquarian Book Fair continues

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The 33rd annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair continues from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Admission is $6, free for children under 12 and students with ID; free parking. For information, go to floridabooksellers.com.

The Heritage Museum Lunch and Learn series presents Rick Kilby (Finding the Fountain of Youth: Ponce de Leon and Florida's Magical Waters) discussing his book at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the museum, 100 Beekman Lane, Tarpon Springs. Admission and lunch, $17; tarponarts.org.

Bookstore1Sarasota presents "A Thrilling, Chilling Afternoon" with award-winning thriller author and magician James Swain (Shadow People) at noon Wednesday at Florida Studio Theatre's Court Cabaret, First Street and Cocoanut Avenue, Sarasota. Tickets for the luncheon are $24. Call (941) 366-9000.

Tampa Bay Times Real Florida columnist Jeff Klinkenberg (Alligators in B-Flat) will be the keynote speaker at the Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival at 7 p.m. Thursday at Holiday Inn Express Spring Hill, 3528 Commercial Way. Tickets cost $15, and reservations are required. Go to naturecoastbirdingfestival.com.

Friends of the Land O'Lakes Library presents its fifth annual Local Author Fair, featuring talks and signings by 17 authors, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the library, 2818 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes.

Jeffrey Wilson (The Traiteur's Ring) and Connor Wilson (A Giant Pencil) will sign their books at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cupcake Cache, 4202 E Busch Blvd., Tampa.

Tom Zoellner (Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World — From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief) will sign his book at 3 p.m. Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

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