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On your radar: See a Project Runway guru, get ready to glam out, start celebrating St. Patrick's Day early, feel the blues, and return to 1905 prices

Tim Gunn Fashion Show: Our favorite Project Runway guru hosts a show launching fashions from Juicy Couture, Kate Spade New York and Lucky Brand. Q&A session follows. Dress thoughtfully, people, at 1 p.m. Saturday at International Plaza and Bay Street in Tampa. Free.

Bowie Fest: Where art and '80s glam rock collide. Come dressed as David Bowie (any of his looks will do) at 8 p.m. Saturday at ARTpool Gallery in St. Petersburg. $15 advance, $20 door. (727) 324-3878.

Halfway to St. Patrick's Day parties: Eh, why not? There will be Irish beer, food and music at Three Birds Tavern in St. Petersburg (11 a.m.), Peggy O'Neill's Irish Pub in Palm Harbor (4 p.m.) with bagpipers, too, and O'Toole's Irish Pub in Brandon (6 p.m.), which will host a head shaving for St. Baldrick's Foundation to benefit Conquer Kids' Cancer. All Saturday.

Bluesapalooza: More than 15 blues and Southern rock acts, including Damon Fowler and Rosco Caine, food and vendors Saturday and Sunday at Linda Pedersen Park in Hernando Beach. $5 each day. (352) 754-4031.

1905 Day at Columbia Restaurants: Chicken and yellow rice or boliche for $2.95. Famous 1905 Salad for $1.95. Flan for 50 cents. Need we say more? At all Columbia locations Sunday except the Columbia Cafe on the Riverwalk.

Kids and family

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party: Take your little boos to the first night on Tuesday — nearly 50 days before Halloween — for some prime treats, a parade and fireworks. Separate admission ticket required: $47.95–$67.95. It runs on select dates through Nov. 1 at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Visit disneyworld.disney.go.com.

Dog Days at the Library: Wee ones can read aloud to Tucker, a cuddly Welsh springer spaniel that promises to listen without judgment at 4 p.m. Thursday at the St. Pete Beach Library. Free.

Date night

Grey Gardens: FreeFall Theatre's new musical tells the tabloid-worthy fall from grace of a couple of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy's relatives, Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter. Preview is Thursday ($20) with the opening Friday ($37–$44) at 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 498-5205.

Journey: The '80s icons are pushing their new album, Eclipse, in a show with Foreigner and Night Ranger on Saturday at 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre. $19–$135. (813) 740-2446.

More to explore

Enter to win four front-row tickets to the Lightning Launch Party with the Steve Miller Band on Oct. 4, at tampabay.com/things-to-do.

On your radar: See a Project Runway guru, get ready to glam out, start celebrating St. Patrick's Day early, feel the blues, and return to 1905 prices 09/11/11 [Last modified: Monday, September 12, 2011 8:45am]
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