Artists, get a head start on Mainsail
Applications for the 37th annual Mainsail Arts Festival will be available online Saturday. The application deadline is Dec. 1. The juried festival, which features 250 fine artists, is scheduled for April 21-22 at Vinoy Park in downtown St. Petersburg. For information, visit mainsailartsfestival.org.
Pumpkin Palooza rolls around
The St. Petersburg Junior Woman's Club will host the eighth annual Pumpkin Palooza Family Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature a pumpkin patch, kids' games and crafts, food, arts and crafts vendors, and live performances. The free event will be held at the St. Petersburg Woman's Club, 40 Snell Isle Blvd. NE. To get information or volunteer, visit spjwc.org or call (727) 365-7112.
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Corey Avenue gets lively late Friday
The Corey Area Business Association will have its Sunset Celebration with street vendors and shops staying open late Friday. The Florida Jean Co. will host a fall fashion show at the store at 401 Corey Ave. The event will include a wine tasting, hors d'oeurves, special discounts and live music. Reps from Tampa Models and Talent will talk about modeling and/or acting careers. Corey Avenue is just off Gulf Boulevard. Free parking. Visit coreyave.com or call (727) 498-8778 for information.