Marathon Drumming Attempt: Russ Prager, two-time Guinness world record holder for marathon drumming, will make a third attempt while raising money for the American Red Cross and the Internet Broadcasting Network. 7 p.m. today. Quaker Steak and Lube, 10400 49th St. N, Pinellas Park. (727) 572-9464; quakersteakandlube.com.
Fish Fry Fundraiser and Old School Dance: This two-part event, hosted by the Citizens Alliance for Progress Inc., will benefit the installation of a KaBOOM playground for the community. Enjoy a fish fry 5-9 p.m. Friday. Work it off with a dance party at 7 p.m. Saturday from 5-9 p.m. $6-$35. Union Academy Family Center, 401 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tarpon Springs. (727) 934-5881.
Blast Friday: Family-friendly celebration in downtown Clearwater features unique vendors, fun foods, family activities, contests and a free concert by John Cafferty, the singer/songwriter for the Beaver Brown Band, which achieved mainstream success in the 1980s with the Eddie & The Cruisers soundtrack. 5:30 p.m. Friday on the Cleveland Street stage downtown. Free. VIP tickets are available from the ticket office at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater.
Farm Tour: Take the family on a tour to see goats, pigs, rabbits and donkeys. The farm also has a slide, cow milking, pony rides, hayride, baby barn and a barn maze. Tours leave every 15 minutes. Bring lunch to eat in the lakeside barn. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. $11, $9 ages 2-12/seniors/military, age 1 and younger free. Old McMicky's Farm, 9612 Crescent Drive, Odessa. (813) 920-1948.
Smithsonian Free Museum Day: Museums across the nation partner with the Smithsonian to offer free admission Saturday. Participating Tampa Bay museums include: Museum of Fine Arts, Florida Holocaust Museum, Tampa Bay History Center, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Ringling Museum of Art and others. Hours vary. To receive a free ticket, visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ticket/
Clearwater Fireworks Cruise: Enjoy a dinner buffet and DJ music while viewing fireworks for the Clearwater Superboat Championship from the deck of a yacht on this 2.5-hour cruise. 7-10 p.m. Saturday. $54.95, $29.95 children. Yacht Starship Satellite Dock, 25 Causeway Blvd., Slip 55, Clearwater. (813) 223-7999.
Oktobeerfest Dunedin Brewery 5K and 1-Mile: Dunedin Brewery kicks off its weeklong "Oktobeerfest" activities with 5K and 1-mile timed runs. Registrants receive a race T-shirt, novelty finishers mug and entry to the Dunedin Brewery's post-race party with free beer, German food and live music. Proceeds benefit Dunedin Dog Rescue, but private pets are not allowed. 5 p.m. Saturday. $40 5K, $20 1-mile. Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave., Dunedin. (727) 736-0606; dunedinbrewery.com.