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Sara Moulton: The celebrity chef takes her culinary craft on the road to demonstrate cooking techniques honed from 30 years in the field. Best known for her cooking shows Cooking Live and Sara's Secrets, Moulton is also the executive chef at Gourmet Magazine. 8 p.m. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 N Orient Road, Tampa. $35, available at Ticketmaster.com or at Hard Rock store on site. (813) 627-7761. saramoulton.com.
Dali & Beyond Film Series — Who the Hell is Juliette: Cuban teenager Yuliet Ortega presents herself and her world proudly to the camera. Free-spirited, yet street-wise from her childhood in a Havana barrio, she knows her meeting with Mexican model Fabiola Quiroz might open doors to a new, and far more glamorous, life for her. 6 p.m. Dali Museum, 1000 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. The show is included with museum admission, which is only $5 after 5 p.m. every Thursday. (727) 823-3767.Fri
Ladies Night Out — Holiday Style: Bring a canned or non-perishable food item or personal hygiene item for local families in need while you enjoy music, wine and food samplings from the shops. 5-8 p.m. Corey Avenue, 300 and 400 blocks, St. Pete Beach. Free. (727) 366-2003.
Creative Celebration: Santa's helpers have been busy creating affordable and fun fine arts, crafts, jewelry, hand painted ornaments, hand crafted cards and artsy gifts for the pets and pet lovers on your list. After you're done shopping, stick around for Small Craft Warning and Brady's Yappy Hour for Rescues with a silent auction, lampwork bead making demo, raffle, door prizes, refreshments and more. Well behaved leashed pets are welcome. Benefits DARE (Dachshund Adoption, Rescue and Education). Nature of Art Gallery, 1100 4th Street N., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 821-6700. natureofart.com.
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