to celebrate our local heritage
1 Pioneer Music Jamboree: Bluegrass music, arts and crafts, hay rides, log sawing and corn grinding demonstrations and many more family activities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Pinellas Pioneer Settlement, 2900 31st St. S, St. Petersburg. $5. Call 866-6401.
2 In their footsteps: St. Petersburg Preservation Inc. takes you on a downtown walking tour with facts about baseball in St. Petersburg, then hop aboard the trolley for a ride through the Historic Kenwood neighborhood, 10 a.m. Saturday, begins at Central Avenue and Second St. N. $5. Call 824-7802 or check the Web at www.stpetepreservation.org.
3 An evening at Bradshaw mansion Gain an appreciation for some of the historic structures in St. Petersburg and help support the preservation efforts with an evening in a restored 1914 home, 6 p.m. Saturday, 609 11th Ave. S. Food and entertainment provided, cash bar available. Tour historic Greenwood Cemetery, 5 p.m., meet at the mansion. $30, $50 couple. Proceeds benefit St. Petersburg Preservation. Call for reservations, 824-7802.
4 'Women of the Spanish Main': Maria Velasquez de Cuellar, a 16th century Spanish conquistador, was among the 10 women who sailed into Boca Ciega Bay in 1528 with the Panfilo de Narvaez expedition to conquer La Florida. Living history interpreter Elizabeth Neily shares secrets about the role of women in the conquest of the Americas, from financing expeditions to fighting as soldiers to maybe even a murder mystery, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Studio@620, 620 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $5. Call 895-6620.