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  1. Candy Cane Acres returns to fairgrounds — bigger and brighter

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    BROOKSVILLE — To entice past visitors and lure newcomers to its replicated North Pole, this year's edition of Candy Cane Acres at the Hernando County Fairgrounds has added more shine, reconfigured its lighting displays and installed new attractions.

    Jasmine Sandoval, 6, excitedly points to the Christmas lights during last year’s Candy Cane Acres Christmas celebration at the Hernando County Fairgrounds in Brooksville.
  2. Things to do: Dec. 28 and beyond

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    Black Friday Pet Event: Your family can adopt a pet at a Black Friday special price of 50 percent off the normal adoption fee. Then, gather the family, and your new pet, for a portrait with Santa. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Photos: $15 for two poses, $25 for four poses. Humane Society of Pinellas, 3040 …

  3. Ticket window: Kris Allen, Michael Winslow

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    Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 29

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    Boots on the Beach: WQYK brings this country music night headlined by Frankie Ballard (Sunshine and Whiskey), with Soul Circus Cowboys and Pirate Flag (Kenny Chesney tribute band) set to open. It's at6 p.m. at Hogan's Beach , 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. $17.50. (813) 281-8900

  5. Top things to do Nov. 30

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    Kenny Rogers: Christmas & Hits: The country-pop music icon performs hits like The Gambler, Lady and Lucille along with holiday favorites at 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $39-$69. (727) 893-7832.

  6. Christmas lights, shows go up around Tampa Bay hours after turkey

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    By now you're just about done digesting that big turkey dinner so ... on to Christmas! Here are some holiday events to check out, many of them starting today.

    The Kresge House in St. Petersburg’s Oakdale neighborhood takes more than three months to install and has been on TV.