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  1. Trashy Treasures offers bargains for the art-minded



    If you like your artwork a little on the trashy side, then head to the Dunedin Fine Art Center, where the once-loved will be re-homed at rock-bottom prices.

    These silver-plated pieces will be for sale.
  2. Plan your weekend March 6-8


    Plan your weekend


    Gasparilla Music Festival Curtis Hixon Riverfront Park and Kiley Gardens Park will come alive with two days of Tampa music, food and culture. This year there are four stages and over 40 acts including headliners Modest Mouse along with Mutemath and The Gaslight Anthem on …

    People relax during a performance at the Gasparilla Music Festival at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa last year. The lineup this weekend includes Modest Mouse, Mutemath, The Gaslight Anthem, Gogol Bordello, Trampled By Turtles and Dumpstaphunk.
  3. Ticket window: Alanis Morissette, John Fogerty, Florida Georgia Line, John Waters


    Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

    Alanis Morissette performs onstage at the 25th anniversary MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year Gala honoring Bob Dylan.
  4. Busch Gardens debuts Food and Wine Festival in Tampa


    TAMPA -- Busch Gardens debuts its new Food and Wine Festival Saturday, and it could be the right cocktail to perk up a park burdened by a financially troubled parent company.

    Busch Gardens debuts its new Food and Wine Festival Saturday with a variety of gourmet food and wine, and free concerts by pop stars like Gavin DeGraw. [Busch Gardens]
  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for March 5


    Piper Kerman: The author of the acclaimed memoir Orange Is the New Black and prison reform activist will give a free talk in the gymnasium. 7 p.m., Eckerd College, 4200 54th Ave. S, St. Petersburg. Free.

    Piper Kerman, author of Orange is the New Black will speak at Eckerd College as part of this spring’s Presidential Events Series, a free series of intellectual talksopen to the public. Kerman, whose best-selling memoir was turned into the award-winning Neftlix series of the same name, will discuss her work as a prison reform activist during her talk on March 5 at 7 p.m. 

in a scene from Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black” Season 2. Photo credit: Ali Goldstein for Netflix.
  6. Things to do in north Pinellas


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    Tommy Emmanuel: The two-time Grammy-Award winner and acoustic guitarist returns to the historic theater for two performances. 8 p.m. $45. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.