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Things to do Saturday, March 20

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Today only, the downtown St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market moves to Central Avenue between First and Third streets from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Because of the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, the market will be closed March 27, but it returns to its usual location Easter weekend in the parking lot at Progress Energy Park/Al Lang Field, 180 Second Ave. SE, St. Petersburg.


Wild Splash 2010: Wild 94.1's annual concert returns to Coachman Park with Yo Gotti (Women Lie, Men Lie), "baddest chick" Trina (Single Again) and Fort Myers "goon" Plies (Awesome) in the headlining slot. And the latest addition, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley. 1:30 p.m. at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St., Clearwater. $22.

MacDill AirFest: Expect huge traffic jams for this free event. Gates open at 8 a.m. at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, but drivers often start lining up at 6 a.m. The show runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday, with the Blue Angels performing at 3 p.m. both days. HART is adding weekend service on Route 4 to take people back and forth from downtown Tampa to the base. See for a schedule and bus info.

Gasparilla Film Festival: Cinebistro in Hyde Park welcomes festival honoree actor Raymond J. Barry and his gangland drama Charlie Valentine at 7 p.m. Meanwhile in Ybor City, Teatro on Seventh in Centro Ybor houses a discounted cocktail hour for Pete and Paul Guzzo's Caged Dreams. The locally produced drama plays at 9:30 p.m. The late-night party convenes at AJA in the Channelside district at 10 p.m. For a schedule, see

Cirquesa: Dreamquest: European-style tents have been set up in the parking lot adjacent to JCPenney for this two-hour show blending a children's story with circus artistry at 12:30, 4 and 7:30 p.m. today, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday at Tyrone Square Mall in St. Petersburg. $20-$35, $16-$35 ages 3-12, 2 and younger free (lap seating only). Toll-free (800) 625-7220.

Mutt Strut: Bring your dog for a 1-mile walk on the Osprey Trail around Honeymoon Island State Park. It benefits the Humane Society of Pinellas. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the west end of the Dunedin Causeway. $10 minimum donation. (727) 797-7722, ext. 222.

Paper! Scissors! Beer! You can help create a floor-to-ceiling collage on the walls of the Morean Arts Center's open space. For $5, you can sample beers from Peg's Cantina while you create your masterpiece. All supplies will be provided. 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday. 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Beer, wine and soft drinks available for purchase. Tickets at or at the door. (727) 822-7872.

What to watch

Freakiest Foods, 10 p.m., Food Network (SERIES PREMIERE): Next Food Network Star Adam Gertler looks for the weirdest foods in America (like tempura-battered tarantula) to eat.

Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies, 11 p.m., Comedy Central: Here's a special from June 2008 that will partially explain the comedian's apparent comeback. You might like it if you think Saturday Night Live was best from 1986 to 1993.

Things to do Saturday, March 20 03/19/10 [Last modified: Friday, March 19, 2010 11:35pm]
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