Saturday, February 17, 2018
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5 things to do under $5 Sept. 15-21: Odessa Pow Wow, Bands and Beer on the Bay, Valentino film

1Bands and Beer on the Bay: Safety Harbor Waterfront Park is packed with activities on Saturday. First up is a variety of trucks for kids to climb on, games, an obstacle course, arts and crafts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All free. That's followed from 3-10 p.m. by Bands and Beer on the Bay with music from the Black Honkeys, the New Rulers and Shevonne and the Bad Boys as well as craft beer from Safety Harbor's Crooked Thumb brewery and a Wings Throwdown featuring local restaurants. $5 entry; $50 VIP tent. Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane. (727) 791-8255.

2Rally Around Town Food Truck Rally: The Port of St. Petersburg will have an evening of food truck dining that also has waterfront and indoor air-conditioned seating 6-10 p.m. Friday. This is, after all, the future home of the Marine Discovery Center. This month's lineup includes Sawadee Thai Food, Vanchetta, Maggie on the Move, Twisted Indian, Craving Donuts, Boom Boom Box, I Wanna Wok, Merica and St. Pete Taco Lady. Free admission at Port of St. Petersburg, 250 Eighth Ave. SE.

3Son of the Sheik: Tom Hoehn of the First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, an organist who has performed around the country, provides organ music for a screening of this 1926 silent film starring Rudolph Valentino. Almost 100 years ago, ladies were swooning for Valentino's last and finest film, and it was a huge success, grossing more than $2 million. The film is free at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Methodist church, 411 Turner St., Clearwater. (727) 446-5955.

4Author Garth Stein: The author of The Art of Racing in the Rain and A Sudden Light will give a free talk to readers and fans at 6:30 p.m. Monday, though it will be via Skype on a big screen set up at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 101 Second St. N. (727) 724-1525.

5Odessa Pow Wow: The traditional pow wow returns to eastern Pasco County featuring drumming, dancers, entertainers, storytelling, trade blanket, contests, raffles and educational events. Food and camping available 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. $4. Gunn Highway Flea Market, 2317 Gunn Highway, Odessa. (727) 277-4770.

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