Street festival promotes folk art and music
Creative Clay's fifth annual Folkfest St. Pete will open at 10 a.m. Saturday and noon Sunday on Central Avenue, between 11th and 13th streets. The event will feature more than 50 folk artists and musical performances by Martin Sexton, Railroad Earth, Patty Larkin, Catie Curtis, a Fragile Tomorrow and Rebekah Pulley. Food vendors, a beer garden, VIP area, a family area with children's activities and Creative Clay member artists creating new works will be on hand throughout the weekend. Admission is $5, and parking is free in lot six at Tropicana Field. Call (727) 825-0515 or visit folkfeststpete.org.
Downtown trolley fare adjustment
St. Petersburg Trolley Downtown Looper patrons will notice new fares beginning Sunday: 50 cents for adults; 25 cents for seniors, the disabled and Medicare cardholders; and free for children 5 and under. Fare is collected each time you board. For more information, call (727) 821-5166.
TASCO plans yard sale, BBQ cook-off
Join the St. Petersburg Recreation Center teen councils at 8 a.m. Saturday for the ninth annual Annual Teen BBQ Cook-off and community yard sale in Crescent Lake Park, 1320 Fifth St. N. The cook-off will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will feature chicken, wings, burgers, hot dogs and ribs for sale. Free admission includes live entertainment, inflatable games, arts and crafts and face painting. Food tickets, $1 each, and $3 unlimited activity bracelets sold separately. Proceeds benefit TASCO teen councils. Call (727) 893-7813.