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Beaches notebook: Antique appraisal fair and sale


Antique appraisal fair and sale set for Saturday

St. Pete Beach's antiques appraisal fair and sale is set for this weekend. If you have antiques or collectibles around the house and you're not sure of their age or value, find out Saturday at the St. Pete Beach Community Center. Experts from Granny's Auction House will be on hand to offer appraisals during the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum's fundraiser event. Admission is $5, which includes appraisal of one small item. Additional appraisals are $5 per item and furniture appraisals are $20 per piece. Volunteers will be available to help bring in large items. Antiques dealers will have items for sale and a few spaces are still available for vendors who wish to sell antiques and collectibles.

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Where: St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive

Info: Contact Spencer at 743-8866 for more information.

Free matinee Saturday at the Beach Theatre

The historic Beach Theatre's ongoing Saturday morning matinee series welcomes kids of every age. This week's scheduled matinee is Galaxy Quest starring Tim Allen as a space captain battling an evil alien race. The scheduled matinee for Oct. 4 is The Magic Sword starring Basil Rathbone as an evil wizard. Admission is free.

When: 10 a.m. Saturdays

Where: Beach Theatre, 315 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach

Info: Call 360-6697 or visit

Concert in the Park series starts next month

St. Pete Beach's annual Friday night concert series begins the first Friday of October and continues every Friday throughout the month. The group High Octane will kickoff the series Oct. 3. Other performers in the fall lineup include De Lei'ed Parrots, Molten Mike, and the Cool Daddies. Food and beverages will be available for sale.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Friday nights throughout October

Where: Horan Park at the St. Pete Beach Community Center, 7701 Boca Ciega Drive


Galatea band shell grand opening on tap

The city of South Pasadena will hold a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony of the city's Galatea Garden Band Shell. The event will feature a free concert and ice cream social. Music lovers should bring comfortable chairs or blankets and relax in the open air while enjoying a concert by the South Pasadena Community Band.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2

Where: Galatea Garden, 7015 Sunset Drive S

Info: Call 347-4171

Book swap slated for Oct. 7 at City Hall

Book fans should check out the twice-weekly book swap held in the Cultural Arts Room of the South Pasadena City Hall starting next month. The book swap will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays with the first swap set for Oct. 7.

When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Where: South Pasadena City Hall Cultural Arts Room, 7047 Sunset Drive S

Info: Call 347-4171.

The Beaches Neighborhood Notebook is compiled by Times correspondent Lorrie Lykins. E-mail news to or mail it to Lorrie Lykins, Neighborhood Notebook, P.O. Box 4954, Seminole, FL 33775. Deadline for inclusion in the Wednesday Neighborhood Times is 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

Beaches notebook: Antique appraisal fair and sale 09/23/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 1:06pm]
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