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Meet Navajo jewelry artist Artie Yellowhorse in St. Pete

Plus, Charlie Parker Pottery’s anniversary event, the Dress for Success excess inventory sale and a punk rock flea market.
Jewelry by Navajo artist Artie Yellowhorse, who will be at St. Petersburg's Red Cloud Gallery on Feb. 28 and 29. [Courtesy of Red Cloud Gallery]

STATEMENT PIECES: ARTIE YELLOWHORSE JEWELRY

Jewelrymaking is deeply ingrained in Artie Yellowhorse, who hails from the Navajo Reservation in Arizona and as part of the Towering House Clan is a third-generation silversmith. She also passed the skill on to her two daughters. Yellowhorse will appear with a selection of her wearable art at Red Cloud Gallery. Shop her contemporary silver and stone creations and talk to her about her technique and tradition. Free. Reception at 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 214 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 821-5824. redcloudindianarts.com.

CHARLIE PARKER POTTERY: ANNIVERSARY

Speaking of traditional art forms, Charlie Parker Pottery is celebrating its eighth anniversary in the Warehouse District location with horsehair pottery workshops. For those unfamiliar, actual horse hair is burned onto the surface of hot ceramic vessels straight from the kiln. It leaves dark carbon markings in squiggly lines and shadows. There’s also a major sale in the gallery. Free; workshop prices range from $30 to $100. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 2724 Sixth Ave. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 385-9024.

Charlie Parker Pottery in St. Petersburg will celebrate its eighth anniversary with a horsehair pottery workshop and sale on Feb. 29. [Courtesy of Charlie Parker Pottery]

NICHE: PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET

Tampa Bay’s market scene has grown so much that now there are niche markets to suit every fancy. Punk Rock Flea Market earns extra cool points. Vendors include the Girl that Ate Suburbia and Glue Head. And you can’t get more punk rock than Frank Strunk III’s metal skull, pictured. It’s hosted by Planet Retro Records, which specialize in punk, so you can also add to your vinyl collection. It couldn’t be a true punk rock event without music, and seven bands are playing. Free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. 226 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. (727) 218-7434.

Frank Strunk III will sell this metal punk skull and other tough artwork at St. Petersburg's Planet Retro Records on Feb. 29. [Courtesy of Frank Strunk, III]

DRESS FOR SUCCESS: EXCESS INVENTORY SALE

Shopping secondhand is having a moment. The Dress for Success Excess Inventory Sale lets you be in vogue for a good cause. The organization provides interview attire, career search assistance, job skills training and other development tools to help women in need thrive. They receive so many donations of clothing, shoes and accessories that they hold two sales per year. Clothes, shoes and purses are $5; dresses and suits are $10. And nothing is more than $50 in the sale’s designer area. Proceeds go to purchasing apparel the organization needs, including plus sizes and larger shoe sizes. Cash is preferred, but credit cards are accepted for purchase of $25 or more. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Bayshore Baptist Church, 3111 W Morrison Ave., Tampa. (813) 390-7913.

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