Monday, December 11, 2017
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North Pinellas Things To Do for Sunday, April 6

Festivals

Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival: More than 220 artists and fine craftsmen will be set up under the trees and along Spring Bayou for the 40th annual festival. Ticket includes one free drink. No coolers or pets allowed. Note: The boat ramp and parking lot at Craig Park will be closed Thursday through Sunday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. $5, free military and children under 12. Craig Park, 5 Beekman Way, Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5628.

Sugar Sand Festival: Sand sculpture exhibits and the Pier 60 Festival are open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today with a children's sand box area from 10 a.m. to sunset, a sand bar from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., sand sculpting clinics at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., speed sand demonstration at 4 p.m. and a screening of Dolphin Tale at 8 p.m. $8, $5 seniors/military, $4 ages 6-17, 5 and younger free. Pier 60, 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach. (727) 449-­1036; sugarsandfestival.com.

Palm Harbor Citrus Festival: Sixth year for this celebration of citrus with carnival rides, games, Dancing with the Palm Harbor Stars, Citrus Queen beauty pageant, kids activities, live music, food trucks and craft beer garden. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today . Free admission; extra costs for rides; menu prices vary. Historic Downtown Palm Harbor along Florida Avenue between Alt. U.S. 19 and Omaha Street. (727) 784-4287; palmharborcc.org.

Markets

Crossroads Farmers Market: Vendors offer fresh produce, locally produced honey, food, baked goods, jewelry and crafts. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today . Pop Stansell Park, 797 Florida Ave., Palm Harbor. (727) 724-3054.

Pets

Yappy Hour: Here's the perfect opportunity for a doggie date. You get 15 percent off all food and drink purchases, while your dog gets complimentary water and treats. Benefits area animal organizations. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday. Free (food/drink additional). Westfield Countryside Mall, 27001 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater. (813) 920-5858.

Art

Bye Bye Birdies Art Show: Say au revoir to the gallery's snowbird members and friends with art, good company and refreshments. 12 to 3 p.m. today . Free. Studio 1212, 1405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 446-4566; studio1212.org.

Demo Day & Spring Open House: Impressionistic Florida landscape painting will be demonstrated by Dunedin fine art instructor Carole Rosefelt. 12 to 3 p.m. today . Free. Carole's Studio, 1403 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 796-5465.

Events

Train Weekend: Kids of all ages can ride the miniature trains of Largo Central Railroad. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today . Free (donations for train maintenance appreciated). Largo Central Railroad, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. (727) 587-6740 ext. 5014; lcrailroad.com.

Train Show and Open House: This model train and railroad show presented by the Suncoast Model Railroad Club features more than 80 tables of exhibits and merchandise. Admission is free at the club's open house, at 12355 62nd St. N, Suite A, Largo where an H.O. & N Scale Railways will be operating. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today . $6; $1 children ages 12-17; free ages 11 and younger. Minnreg Building, 6340 126th Ave. N, Largo.; suncoastmrrc.com.

Theater

The Boy Friend: A romantic spoof of the 1920s musical comedy in which an English heiress attending finishing school in France falls in love with a delivery boy. The Rhythm Kings provide a live musical score. 2 p.m. today . $24, $22 members/students. Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St., Tarpon Springs. (727) 942-5605; tarponarts.org.

The Imaginary Invalid: A greedy second wife, a romantic suitor and a sassy maid interact with a hypochondriac who wants to marry his daughter to a wealthy doctor to get the best health care. 2 p.m. matinee today. . $10 general admission; free for SPC students, staff and high school students with ID. St. Petersburg College Clearwater Campus Arts Auditorium, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. (727) 791-2548.

Amadeus: This period drama is a fictionalized account of the lives of composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. Tickets available online. 2 p.m. today. $21 adults; $11 students. Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. (727) 446-1360; franciswilsonplayhouse.org.

A Bad Year for Tomatoes: When a famous actress decides to get away from it all in a small New England town, hilarious misadventures ensue. 4 p.m. today. $29.90. Early Bird Dinner Theatre, 13355 49th St N, Clearwater. (727) 446-5898; earlybirddinnertheatre.com.

Music

SPC Madrigalians Spring Concert: This select choral ensemble will sing classical and popular songs alluding to spring, love and art including A Portrait of My Love, Mona Lisa and Starry Night. 3 p.m. today. Donations welcome. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. (727) 712-5762.

52nd Street and Captain Fantastic!: The Billy Joel & Elton John Tribute will perform as part of the Belleair Parks and Recreation Department Outdoor Concert Series. 4 p.m. today . $10, $5 advance. Dimmitt Community Center, 918 Osceola Road, Belleair. (727) 518-3728.

Safety Harbor Singer Songwriter Festival: Acts include Gareth Asher, Erick Baker, Ben Taylor Daphne Willis and more, plus craft beer, local fare and food trucks. 6 p.m. today. $40. Safety Harbor City Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor. (727) 725-4018.

Jesse Cook: Guitarist who incorporates flamenco, rumba and jazz into his music tours in support of his latest album release The Blue Guitar Sessions. 7:30 p.m. today. $25-$45. Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 791-7400.

Gardening

Garden Club of Tarpon Springs: Garden Club of Tarpon Springs meets with help for gardeners. Barbara Walker of the Clearwater Audubon Society talks about different birds that inhabit the garden. 11 a.m. Monday. Free admission. St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 812 E Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs. (727) 934-2374; st.timothy.faithweb.com.

Bark at the Ballpark

Take man's best friend out to a ballgame between the Clearwater Threshers and Dunedin Blue Jays with additional fun in dog splash zones. Gates open at noon today. Benefits the Humane Society of Pinellas. $7-$9.50 humans, $5 dogs. Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road, Clearwater. (727) 467-4457.

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