Home tour joins art and more at Roser Park fest
The Historic Roser Park Arts & Crafts Festival will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The event will include more than 70 painters, sculptors, photographers and artisans and will also feature live music and a variety of food and drink. Artists' booths will be set up along Booker Creek on Roser Park Drive. New this year is a house tour featuring five restored homes on Prospect Court. The festival is free, but tickets to the house tour can be purchased for $8 in advance at roserpark.net, or at the Roser Park booth for $10. Free parking is available at the Bayfront Hospital garage. For details, visit roserpark.net.
'Still No Room at the Inn' carols are Friday
The 24th annual "Still No Room at the Inn" Carol Sing will begin with a cookout for carolers at 5 p.m. Friday at Hands United in Business, 1055 Fourth St. S, and will continue with caroling beginning at 7 p.m. next door at the ASAP Drop-in Center, 423 11th Ave. S. Participants will carol through downtown St. Petersburg, stopping at homeless shelters and a retirement home. The event ends at 9 p.m. with refreshments in Straub Park. Call (727) 823-5665.
SPCA event focuses on mixed breeds
SPCA Tampa Bay will honor mixed-breed dogs this holiday season during the Great American Melting Pot Dog Contest and Adoptable Pet Parade from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE. Visit spcatampabay.com or call (727)586-3591, ext. 145.