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Pinellas weekend entertainment calendar

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Music, song and dance: Tickets go on sale at noon for a performance by the global ensemble Barrage. The group will present its new high-energy production featuring music and movement inspired by the cultures of Old World Europe at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Capitol Theater, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Reserved tickets are $29.75 and available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 791-7400 or visit rutheckerdhall.com.

In the pink: Wearing pink jerseys, the Clearwater Threshers will host the fourth annual "Pitch For Pink" baseball game at 7 p.m. at Bright House Field, 601 Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. Gates open at 5:30 and breast cancer survivors will make a lap around the bases just before the game. The event also includes a silent auction, balloon raffles and pink baseballs for sale. Gate admission is $4, $6.50 and $9. All money raised at the event benefits Morton Plant Mease Foundation's breast cancer programs. E-mail Amanda Warner at awarner @Threshersbaseball.com or call (727) 712-4405.

Stage play: The West Coast Players presents The Last Five Years with 8 p.m. performances Friday and Saturday, and a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee. Tickets are $22; $20 for seniors/students/military; and $18 per individual in groups of 10 or more (advance reservations required). The theater is at 21905 U.S. 19 N in the Clearwater Commerce Center behind Clearwater Toyota. The play contains strong language. For information and reservations, call (727) 734-7100.

Friday night fun: 5 to 8 p.m. every Friday at American Legion Post 119, 130 First Ave. SW, Largo. Seafood or chicken dinners will be available. The cost is $6.50. Bill Johnson and his karaoke machine will entertain from 7 to 11 p.m. Call (727) 584-2038.

Bingo: Games start at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday at American Legion Post 275, 360 Wilson St., Dunedin. Prizes and jackpots awarded. Call (727) 733-5153.

Sunset Sounds: Unwind at this free music series from 7 to 9 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo. This month features the McMillan band. For information call (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014 or visit LargoEvents.com.

Saturday

Art on the runway: The fifth annual Wearable ART fashion show will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Dunedin Fine Art Center, 1143 Michigan Blvd. The event features a contingent of artists working in fashion-related ways. General admission is $15; reserved seating is $50, $75. Call (727) 298-3322, e-mail kaya@dfac.org or visit dfac.org.

MDA fundraiser: The Largo Professional Fire Fighters No. 2427 will have a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Jerry's Kids from 1 to 4 p.m. at O'Houston's Irish Pub, 518 West Bay Drive, Largo. The event includes a raffle, fire safety information, and activities for kids. Call (727) 331-0459.

Museum anniversary: The Armed Forces Military Museum will celebrate its first anniversary with special prices for admission and to the new virtual motion theater from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum, 2050 34th Way N, Largo. Admission is $5 adults; $3 children 7-12. All Virtual Voyager X motion theater rides will be $3. Also offered will be a bounce house and antiaircraft gun rides. Military surplus items will be sold. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call (727) 539-8731.

Pinellas weekend entertainment calendar 08/13/09 [Last modified: Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:38am]
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