Nearly 1,000 tons of powdery, white sand will be transformed into "Sugar Sand Tales" themed characters and scenes creating a walk-through display under a 21,000-square-foot tent. The 10 day festival also brings a few free activities to the beach including movies, fireworks and beachfro …
Price: $10, $7 seniors/military, $5 ages 6-17, 5 and younger free.
While in foster and only 16 years old, Jesse Wilson wrote a book of poetry titled, The Storm Rolling In, which was published by Authorhouse in 2006. Now, he will be the keynote speaker for the 20th annual benefit event for Joshua House.
Pippin tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory?
The founding member and lead guitarist of the girl group, The Runaways embarked on a solo career in the '80s, producing hits like Close Your Eyes Forever and Falling In and Out of Love. Special guest, Faster Pussycat.
For this year's festival (daily through May 17), in addition to nearly 100 topiary characters, outdoor kitchens and Tinker Bells' Butterfly House, Frozen is set to make its first appearance represented in a garden at the World Showcase Plaza, with white and silver blooms. The concert series, ren …
Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival gives a nod to Earth Day with special activities including visits with Animal Kingdom wildlife and eco-specialists in the Festival Center (Friday through Wednesday) and presentations by the Nature Conservancy, the National Wildlife Federation and Audubon Florida (through out the park daily).
Price: $97, $91 ages 3-9, 2 and younger free.
Sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) the week is a time to recognize the importance of early learning and early literacy, and to celebrate the teachers and policies that bring early childhood education to young children. Included with admission.
Story times are at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.
Price: $10, $9 seniors, one and younger free.
The Dixie African Violet Society, with members from 13 southeastern states, hosts two-day plant sale and show, featuring African violets in many styles and colors from both local and national vendors. Plant sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 16-17, show begins at 1 p.m. April 17, plant sales on April …
Price: Free admission.
St. Petersburg Opera artistic director Mark Sforzini leads a program to enhance your understanding of opera and preview shows. Programs are Thursday nights at the Music Gallery of Clearwater and Friday mornings at 11 a.m. at St. Petersburg's Museum of Fine Arts.
The opera celebrates famous love duets, including Romeo and Juliet and La Traviata.
Price: $20, $15-$17 seniors/students.
Spring is in the air as campers and concert-goers gather in the park for the annual festival which boasts 2015 as its best line-up yet with headliner, Widespread Panic performing Friday and Saturday, along with Gregg Allman, Gov't Mule, Earth, Wind and Fire, Cheap Trick, Butch Trucks and more.
Price: $195 three-day advance; $499 VIP. Includes camping.
Bounty of blueberries, from desserts to treats for sale, judged blueberry pie contest, plus live entertainment, karaoke, kids activities, cars, vendors; blueberry pancake breakfast for sale April 18.
Price: Free admission, food and beverage prices vary.