Bay Area Renaissance Festival: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 11315 N 46th St., Tampa. $16.95, $13.95 seniors, $8.95 ages 6-12. Toll-free 1-800-779-4910.
Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival: 11 a.m., Coachman Park. Free admission. $18 reserved (Ticketmaster).
Oscar Night America: 7:15 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St. $30. (813) 274-8286; tampatheatre.org.
Academy Awards Party: 7 p.m., Burns Court Cinemas, Sarasota. $20-$25. (941) 955-3456; filmsociety.org.
Florida Orchestra: "Motown Hits with the Contours." 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater. $19-$54. Toll-free 1-800-662-7286.
Civil War Encampment and Battle Reenactment: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort De Soto Park, Tierra Verde. Free. (727) 430-8136.
Here is a listing of today's television news shows.
Ch. 13, 9 a.m.:Fox News Sunday - Rick Davis, presidential campaign manager for Republican John McCain; Govs. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., Tim Kaine, D-Va., Jon Corzine, D-N.J., and Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn.
Ch. 8, 10 a.m.:Meet the Press - Ralph Nader, consumer advocate and presidential candidate in 2004 and 2000.
Ch. 28, 10 a.m.:This Week - Sens. Joe Biden, D-Del., and Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas.
Ch. 10, 10:30 a.m.:Face the Nation - Charlie Black, strategist for McCain's presidential campaign; Govs. Jennifer Granholm, D-Mich., and Janet Napolitano, D-Ariz.
Bay News 9, 11 a.m.:Political Connections - Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla.
Ch. 28, 11 a.m.: Flashpoint - New York Times writer David Cay Johnston; Creative Loafing senior editor Eric Snider.
CNN, 11 a.m.:Late Edition - Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee; national intelligence director Mike McConnell; Robert Bennett, attorney for McCain; Govs. Ed Rendell, D-Pa., Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kan., and Pawlenty; Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb.