Taste of Pinellas: The three-day fest of food and music cranks it up louder today with a parade, lots of food from local restaurants and Buddy Guy (6:45 p.m.) and Bonnie Raitt, above, (8:30 p.m.) on stage. You don't need a ticket to see the floats, bands, clowns and bright smiles in the All Children's Parade. But if you do follow the parade into the festival, it's $15, with children 12 and under admitted free. All proceeds go to the hospital. See TasteofPinellas.com for a schedule.
Art on the Bay Live Painting Event: Another reason downtown St. Pete will be thumping today, more than 80 artists will create paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry and more on the grounds of the St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Free.
Trash and Treasures Sale: The West Coast Players Theatre is cleaning house and offering costumes, props and other unique items for sale starting at 9 a.m. at 21905 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. Free admission. (727) 474-3386; wcplayers.com.
Moving Current NewGrounds Concert: The dance collective presents its annual concert, which provides young and emerging choreographers the chance to present their work. It's at 8 p.m. at USF Theatre 2, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $15, $12 students. www.movingcurrent.com.
KIDS AND FAMILY
Darwin the Dinosaur: This glow-in-the-dark show uses luminescent creatures against a blackout setting to create a unique theatrical experience. Follow Darwin as he evolves from a fierce beast into a loving creature, in a wordless show that uses the music of Annie Lennox, Henry Mancini and classical composers. It's at noon at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. $10.
Sinbad and the Minotaur, 9 p.m., SyFy: At first we thought this was a special episode of the comedian's reality show, but no, it's the swashbuckler fighting something that definitely isn't a Minotaur.
Saturday Night Live, 11:30 p.m., NBC: Justin Timberlake hosts and Lady Gaga is the musical guest. Or is that the other way?
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