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Royal Lipizzan horses to show off their talents; also, fishing and a Civil War re-enactment

Re-enactors portraying Union troops fire at Confederates in the 2006 “skirmish.”

Times (2006)

Re-enactors portraying Union troops fire at Confederates in the 2006 “skirmish.”

Royal Lipizzan Stallions to strut their stuff

Fresh out of the winter training sessions, Herrmann's Royal Lipizzan Stallions show off what they've learned. Horse rides and pictures will be held beginning two hours before each show. Stallions are available for viewing before and after the show. Shows are 6 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Helen Howarth Park Horse Arena, 6301 94th Ave. N, Pinellas Park. Benefits the Saddle Up Riding Club's Therapeutic Riding Program. $10 advance, $15 at the gate; $8 advance, $10 at the gate ages 6-12; 5 and younger free. Rides $5; ride and photo $10. Call (727) 520-3132.

Kids' Fishing Tournament: Kids 12 and younger who love to fish or would like to try can cast in at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Pier, 800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. Includes T-shirt and bait. The first 300 kids get a free rod, reel and tackle to keep. $1. Call (727) 895-7437.

Civil War Days and Heritage Village Skirmish: See what life in Florida was like in the 1860s at Heritage Village's annual Civil War re-enactment with 100 re-enactors, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Heritage Village, 11909 125th St. N, Largo. Also period uniforms and weaponry, blacksmithing, Civil War-era games, and hands-on children's activities. Free. Call (727) 582-2123 or check

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