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Get Out calendar lives up to its name

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Black Nativity: The Soulful Arts Dance Academy's fifth annual production of the Gospel song play by Langston Hughes, 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Free admission. Go to or call 822-3590.

Museum of Fine Arts holiday open house: Victorian-style Christmas tree and holiday decorations, 1-4 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg. Also holiday music, special exhibits, seasonal stories with Nan Colton, art activities and refreshments. Free. Go online to or call 896-2667.

Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar: Baked gourmet goodies, restaurant certificates, homemade arts and crafts, original paintings, Tampa Bay Rays autographed memorabilia and more, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. Free. Call 894-1052 or check

10 Wednesday

Boley Centers' Jingle Bell Run: All ages of walkers and runners don bells and neon necklaces for 3-mile and 1-mile runs/walks along the waterfront, 7:30 p.m., the Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Luminarias light the pathways, and musicians along the route play holiday tunes. $13-$18 advance, $15-$20 race night. Call 821-4819 or check

CASA Peace Breakfast: With keynote speaker, 7-8:30 a.m., Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Donations accepted. Call 895-4912, ext. 114, for e-mailed invitation.

Conservation celebration: Environmental exhibits, silent auction of nature-themed items, books, crafts, plants and holiday gift items, 6:30 p.m., Pinellas County Extension Service, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Also, environmental photographer James Valentine will speak and sign his book Florida: Magnificent Wilderness. Proceeds benefit Pinellas chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society and St. Petersburg Audubon Society. Free admission. Go to or call 544-7341.

12 Friday

A Brand New Christmas: A humorous look at a family caught up in seasonal turmoil, plus Christmas carols and solo performances, 7 p.m., First Unity Church, 460 46th Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Child care provided, refreshments follow. Offering collected. Call 527-2222 or check

13 Saturday

Christmas Jamboree: Craft show with unusual Christmas gifts, plus hot cider, sugar cookies and carols throughout the day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Boyd Hill, 2900 31st St. S, St. Petersburg. Also hayrides, tree climbing and old-time games. Free. Call 893-7326.

Deck the Halls: Annual show and sale of unique handmade holiday decorations donated by Florida artists, 5:30-9 p.m., Artlofts@Florida Craftsmen, 10 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg. Proceeds benefit Hospice of the Florida Suncoast. Also refreshments and auction. Call 418-8887.

Pinellas County Animal Services holiday open house: Pet photos with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Paws, plus exhibits, tours, refreshments and holiday rates on adoptions and rabies shots, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Pinellas County Animal Services, 12450 Ulmerton Road, Largo. Photos from 10 a.m.-noon. $5 per photo to benefit the Animal Welfare Trust Fund. Free. Call 582-2600.

Radiant Peace holiday celebrations: Family fun with free tours of the Radiant Peace museum, interactive activities, refreshments, a Radiant Peace parade, make and take holiday decorations, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., International Museum of Radiant Peace, 5601 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. Call 343-8212 or check

Sankta Lucia Celebration: A cel-ebration of St. Lucia Day, a Swedish holiday tradition, with readings and stories about the history of Lucia, Swedish singing and traditional treats, 7 p.m., Studio@620, 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $10; $5 for members; free for children. Check online at or call 895-6620.

Fashion show: Cashmere & Colours Modeling Troupe, a youth group, presents new styles, 7 p.m., Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 505 35th St. S, St. Petersburg. Proceeds are used for scholarships and assistance to troupe members. $10. Call the Pinellas County Urban League for tickets, 470-5478.

Get Out calendar lives up to its name 12/06/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 10:55am]
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