Cat show, job fair and more in Pinellas this week

17 Today

TICA All-Breed Cat Show: Judged show hosted by the International Cat Association includes Bengals, hairless Sphynx, Persian, Maine Coons, Abysinians, Bombay and many more. Also, vendors of cat-related supplies, adoptable cats and a household pet category. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $6, $3 children, ages 5 and younger free. Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo. (727) 289-1989.

Gopher tortoise hike: Join herpetologist George Heinrich on a hike through the preserve to look for and learn about this important reptile. 9 to 11 a.m. $3, $1.50 children. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, 1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7326. stpete.org/boyd.

Mainsail Arts Festival: This annual event features juried fine art and craft exhibits along the St. Petersburg waterfront. Also, live entertainment, a children's activity tent and food vendors. But please be aware that the organizers would like for you to leave your pets at home for this one. Music lineup: roots reggae and world beat group Tribal Style (1 to 2 p.m.), Louisiana-style blues/soul rockers Gumbo Boogie band (2:15 to 3:30 p.m.), and classic Motown/R&B band Pocket Change (3:45 to 5 p.m.). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7039. mainsailartsfestival.org.

Orchid festival: Add to your collection or start a new one at this festival with hundreds of orchids for sale, with many varieties from vanda to dendrobium, and hybrids. Experts will help with orchid care questions and lectures throughout the day. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free with Sunken Gardens admission: $8, $6 seniors, $4 kids 2 to 11. Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 551-3102. stpete.org/sunken/index.asp.

Corey Sunday Market: On Corey Avenue in front of Beach Theater, shop for fresh produce, seafood, gourmet food, plants, flowers and local artistry, all while enjoying live music. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Corey Avenue area, 155 Corey Ave., St. Pete Beach. (727) 367-3818.

Tut Tut: The church stages this musical, a fast-paced story covering 3,000 years of time travel as two Egyptians, the Pharaoh Tut Tut and the High Priestess Who, search for their vision of a worthy religion. 11 a.m. Free. Unitarian Universalist Church of St. Petersburg, 719 Arlington Ave. (727) 898-3294. uustpete.org.

Yoga at the Dalí: Every Sunday, the Dalí Museum holds yoga classes in one of its rooms with a view of the St. Petersburg waterfront. Beginners and those more experienced are welcome. Bring a mat or towel. 12 to 1:30 p.m. $10 students/members, $15.

Meet the artist: The internationally recognized Alaskan artist Jon Van Zyle will meet and greet guests. 12 to 5 p.m. Free. Red Cloud American Indian Art, 208 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 821-5824. redcloudindianarts.com.

Music Fest by the Bay: Each Sunday a different band performs while the crowd enjoys listening and dancing. Shotgun Justice, a new band from Manatee County, performs rock and country. 1 to 4 p.m. Free. Courtyard at the Bay at the Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 821-6443. stpetepier.com.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Minnesota Twins: The first 10,000 kids 14 and under get the Rays Arm Sleeve. 1:40 p.m. Tropicana Field, 1 Stadium Drive, St. Petersburg. 1-888-326-7297. tampabay.rays.mlb.com.

Collision of Two Worlds: Reflections of a Tocobaga Woman: Nan Colton presents this one-woman show of a story told by a Tocobaga Indian woman of the arrival of the Spanish to the shores of Pinellas County in 1528. 2 p.m. $15. Sacred Lands, 1620 Park St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 347-0354. sacredlands.info.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The play by Edward Albee is an American masterpiece. George and Martha, an aging history professor and his razor-tongued wife, invite a younger couple for late-night drinks. As the liquor flows, the night devolves into an uncomfortable war of words and mind games. Mature subject matter and language. Through Saturday. 3 p.m. today, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. $29 to $50 depending on day and time of performance. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529. americanstage.org.

Becca McCoy: The Palladium favorite returns with The Pearl in the Hogwaller, a cabaret of story and song inspired by her time living in Palatka. 6 p.m. $15. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590. spcollege.edu/palladium.

Third Sunday Comedy and Improv Night: This week features Strangers and Fools, an unscripted approach to comedy that incorporates the audience in improv games. 8 p.m. Pay what you can at the door, $15 advance. American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7529. americanstage.org.

18 Monday

A Day to Remember at Vans Store: The band A Day to Remember will appear in the Vans store at the mall, before they head out to Jannus Live for a concert. See the Ocala rockers at Warped Tour in July, too. 11 a.m. Free, first-come, first-served. Tyrone Square Mall, 6901 Tyrone Square, St. Petersburg. (727) 347-3889. vanswarpedtour.com/blog/id/1844493.

Art in the Auditorium: Local artists will show their works. Come to browse, shop and enjoy refreshments. 1 to 7 p.m. Free. Pinellas Park Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. (727) 541-0770. pinellas-park.com/events/city_auditorium.asp.

19 Tuesday

Gulfport Tuesday Fresh Market: With live music, vegetables and fruit, baked goods, herbs, teas, plants and crafts. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gulfport, Beach Boulevard. (727) 366-4086. gulfportma.com.

Art in the Auditorium: Local artists will show their works. Come to browse, shop and enjoy refreshments. 12 to 3 p.m. Free. Pinellas Park Auditorium, 7690 59th St. N. (727) 541-0770. pinellas-park.com/events/city_auditorium.asp.

Upright Citizens Brigade: This edgy Chicago improv comedy troupe counts Saturday Night Live's Amy Poehler and Horatio Sanz as some of its former students. 7:30 p.m. $15. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 822-3590. spcollege.edu/palladium.

18 Monday

Tampa Bay Job and Career Fair: Meet more than 50 local companies that have immediate employment needs, from entry-level positions to skilled trade, health care jobs and even top managerial positions. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. The Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-8523. tampabayjobfair.com.

Cat show, job fair and more in Pinellas this week 04/16/11 [Last modified: Saturday, April 16, 2011 5:31am]

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