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5 things to do under $5 Oct. 31-Nov. 6

1 Gulfport Art Walk 20th Anniversary Party: Gulfport will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its well-known Art Walk, which became a forerunner of similar events that are now common throughout Tampa Bay. There will be a display of Art Walk memorabilia, a birthday cake, drawings for prizes and awards to participating artists. Cake and awards come at a brief ceremony beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday in front of Mangia Gourmet, 2930 Beach Blvd. S. Free.

2 Folkfest St. Pete: Two days of nonstop folk music in the street on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg, which will be closed for the party from 11th to 13th streets. You'll also find crafts, food and beer. The music lineup includes Anne McCue (7-9 p.m. Saturday), a rock singer and multi-instrumentalist, Birds of Chicago (3:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday), who play roots music, and the blues-rock inspired vocals of the Congress (5-6:30 p.m. Saturday). The festival runs 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $5, $50 VIP.

3 Farm Fall Festival: The Pony Tails Farm in west Pasco is hosting this festival with pony rides, a petting zoo, ice cream truck, bounce house, hair wrapping, face painting and a toy drive. It runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 9645 Sunbeam Drive, New Port Richey. Admission is $3 for children, which includes pony ride, petting zoo and bounce house; $1 for adults.

4 Kidz and Rigz Family Fun Day: The Hernando County Fairgrounds will have big rigs, race cars, military vehicles, tractors and bulldozers, monster trucks and cars for kids, as well as vendors and food. Proceeds will benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children. It's $5, $3 for ages 4-12, 3 and younger free; maximum family total is $25. It runs 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at 6436 Broad St., Brooksville

5 Target Tuesday: The first Tuesday of the month brings a price break for families. You get free admission to the Glazer Children's Museum this Tuesday from 2 to 7 p.m. (it's normally $15 for adults). The museum is in Tampa's Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza.

Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times staff writer

5 things to do under $5 Oct. 31-Nov. 6 10/25/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10:31am]
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