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5 things to do under $5 Nov. 28-Dec. 4

SP_362910_BORC_woo (11/27/12) (St. Petersburg, FL)  Artists Alex Glueck, (cq) left, and Christian Thomas, (cq) right, hug next to a mural of their friend and fellow artist Bill Correira who died Tuesday.  Saint Paint gallery owner Derek Donnelly organized the mural and said other artists will be adding fish to the backround of the coming weeks.     JAMES BORCHUCK  |   Times

JAMES BORCHUCK | Times (2012)

SP_362910_BORC_woo (11/27/12) (St. Petersburg, FL) Artists Alex Glueck, (cq) left, and Christian Thomas, (cq) right, hug next to a mural of their friend and fellow artist Bill Correira who died Tuesday. Saint Paint gallery owner Derek Donnelly organized the mural and said other artists will be adding fish to the backround of the coming weeks. JAMES BORCHUCK | Times

1 Bill Correira Woo Fest 2013: Just one year ago, St. Petersburg artist Bill "Woo" Correira died, leaving a huge hole in the local arts community. To honor and remember him, Sixth Street will be closed in front of Saint Paint to finish the "WOOmorial" mural. There will be live painting, a raffle, live music, an aquatic-themed art show and a display of Woo-inspired pieces. It's from 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Free. Saint Paint Arts and Apparel, 6 Sixth St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 342-2593.

2 Saddle Up Anniversary: Saddle Up Riding Club celebrates its 10th anniversary with horse rides, food, games and photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, followed by an optional barbecue dinner (5 p.m.). $1 cover, $5 horse rides, $15 dinner. Saddle Up Riding Club, 6080 94th Ave., Pinellas Park. (727) 520-3132.

3 Target Tuesday: With help from Target, the Glazer Children's Museum offers free admission to everyone from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. This month there will be character appearances at 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., including the Cat in the Hat. The museum is at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. (813) 443-3861.

4 Friday Sale and Open Skating: The line is usually around the block to get into Skatepark of Tampa for Black Friday, where you can enjoy free open skating as you start your holiday shopping for yourself and other skateboard lovers. Doors open at 7 a.m. for free coffee and breakfast to fuel up before you shop or skate. The skate park is at 4215 E Columbus Drive, Tampa. (813) 621-6793.

5 Thanksgiving craft festivals: Local artists and crafters will pull out the stops this weekend at two annual arts and craft festivals to offer a shopping alternative. In Tarpon Springs, the annual Thanksgiving crafters festival will feature original works of new and upcoming talent in folk art, earthenware, paintings, wearable art, body products and personalized gifts along Tarpon Avenue and Alternate U.S. 19 and near N Ring Avenue in Tarpon Springs. In Madeira Beach, the Thanksgiving Weekend Craft Festival is the second annual juried outdoor craft showcase where you can browse the works of crafters from across the country. There's also a green market offering a selection of exotic plants, dips and other gourmet items on Madeira Way between Gulf Boulevard and 150th Avenue N in Madeira Beach. Both fests run 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

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