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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 3

Safety Harbor Wine Festival: Try more than 100 wines from around the world and foods from local restaurants, plus arts and crafts and live entertainment. It starts at 5 p.m. along Main Street in Safety Harbor. Free admission, wines are $3-$5 per glass. (727) 724-1572.

Zoofari: Chow on dishes from various Tampa restaurants, check out the zoo wildlife and catch bands including '90s swing act Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at this 26th annual feeding frenzy. It's at 7 p.m. at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. $75 online, $80 at gate. (813) 935-8552.

Art Arbor: Along with arts and crafts vendors, there will be food, live animal programs and guided tram tours of the park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. $3; 12 and younger free. (727) 893-7326.

St. Petersburg International Folk Fair: Eat your way around the world at ethnic villages sampling homemade dishes from different countries. Folk dancing and music will be performed throughout the day starting at 10 a.m. at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. $10, $6 students, 5 and younger free. (727) 522-1896.

Kids and family

$5 Day at MOSI: Everyone is admitted to MOSI's galleries today for $5, including "The Amazing You, Kids In Charge!" an IMAX movie while seats last and more than 450 interactive exhibits. The Museum of Science and Industry opens at 9 a.m. at 4801 E Fowler Ave. in Tampa. (813) 987-6000.

Sarasota Chalk Festival: This popular annual event runs through Tuesday with a theme paying tribute to Sarasota's heyday as a home for the circus in the 1920s. It features a 3-D work by artist Kurt Wenner, and they'll be looking for volunteers to walk on a high wire, ride an elephant or join a trapeze artist. There are also two music stages and acrobatic and aerial performances. It's located between the 300-600 block of S Pineapple Avenue in Downtown Sarasota. Free.

To watch

Christmas Song, 8 p.m., Hallmark This may be the winner in the First Post-Halloween Christmas TV Movie of 2012. Natasha Henstridge stars, so that softens the blow slightly. Then she enters a Christmas carol competition, destroying all that goodwill.

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Things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 3 11/02/12 [Last modified: Friday, November 2, 2012 6:07pm]
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