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Jewels on the Bay" designer showhouse, sponsored by the Sarasota area chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers, 819 Whitfield Ave., Sarasota, through Sunday. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20 at the door, cash or check. (941) 926-7794;

Designer showhouse, sponsored by the Florida Orchestra Guild/St. Petersburg. Luxury condos on the 21st and 26th floors at 400 Beach Drive NE. Dates: March8 through 30. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20. For more information, call Precella Wallace at (727) 710-4900.

15th annual Anna Maria Island Tour of Homes,10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 15. Five homes in Anna Maria and Holmes Beach, two beachfront communities in Manatee County. Sponsored by Anna Maria Island Community Center. Tickets: $15 advance, $20 on tour day. Call the community center at(941) 778-1908.

11th annual Pass-a-Grille Home Tour, 1 to 5 p.m. March 16. Sponsored by Pass-a-Grille Woman's Club. Six homes on tour. Tickets: $20. Send check payable to PAGWC for $22 (includes postage) to PAGWC Home Tour, 333 39th Ave., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706. (727) 360-9423;

Sixth annual Roser Park Tour of Homes, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 22. Tour is sponsored by Historic Roser Park Neighborhood Association. Seven homes, walking tour of outdoor museum. Tickets: $10 on tour day on Eighth Avenue S (watch for signs). Free parking at garage at Eighth Street and Seventh Avenue S. (727) 898-9229;

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