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  1. Tens of thousands of lights are on display at the Oakdale Christmas house in St. Petersburg, pictured in 2021.
  2. Dominic Fike performs at Jannus Live during his sold-out St. Petersburg stop on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022.
  3. Jo Dyke tests the lights on the branch of a cherry blossom tree. The LED lights can be programmed to display different colors. The cherry blossom trees will be pink.
  4. The two-day Shopapalooza Festival features more than 350 vendors and is expected to attract thousands to Vinoy Park this weekend.
  5. Christmas Town at Busch Gardens in Tampa a variety of colorful elements.
  6. Shadow and Stella are two of many animals hoping to find "fur"ever homes.
  7. The downtown Tampa Winter Village has added a new “street curling” attraction that is free to play any time the holiday district is open in Curtis Hixon Park. They will even have a new curling league that is signing up teams now.
  8. The 1947 classic "Miracle on 34th Street," with Edmund Gwenn and Natalie Wood, will be among the holiday movies presented at Tampa Theatre. In addition to holiday movies, there will be an in-theater sock ball fight.
  9. A biologist from the Clearwater Marine Aquarium helps a recently hatched sea turtle find its way from the beach to the water. While sea turtle nests are up this year, the aquarium reported an alarming number of times the hatchlings were confused by artificial lights and headed to hotels and garages instead of the ocean.
  10. In this 2018 photo, a bonnethead shark swims in a tank at the Mote Marine Aquarium in Sarasota. The aquarium houses manatees, sharks, sea turtles and otters. Visitors can explore touch pools, hands-on exhibits and windows into the real research being done by scientists in the Mote Marine Laboratory.
  11. A rendering of Peak Surf Park which owner Tony Miller is looking to bring to Tampa Bay.
  12. On Tuesday morning, Disney announced new park-specific prices that are set to go into effect Dec. 8.
  13. A scene from "Love is Blind," which features a bunch of conventionally attractive people who (mostly) try to give their hot mystery dates a shot. [Netflix]
  14. Bay Rocket blasts off on 45- to 55-minute thrill rides on Tampa Bay beginning Friday.
  15. FILE - Jay Leno attends the Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief in Los Angeles on Sept. 12, 2017. Jay Leno suffered burns in a weekend fire at the car enthusiast's garage but said Monday that he was doing OK, according to reports. Leno, 72, had been set to appear at a financial conference in Las Vegas on Sunday but canceled because of a “serious medical emergency." (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
  16. Nate Najar will perform at the 32nd annual Suncoast Jazz Festival, Nov. 18-20 in Sand Key in Clearwater Beach.
  17. "Selling Tampa" won't be returning for a second season on Netflix.
  18. A sea turtle caught up in Hurricane Nicole was rescued by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. He has numerous tumors on his body and eyes that they are monitoring.
  19. Grocery prices have risen some 13 percent, according to government reports, and bird flu has made turkey prices soar. But there are ways to curb your spending without curbing your appetite for a hearty Thanksgiving meal.
  20. More than 50 area restaurants and bars are offering specials to help you celebrate Thanksgiving.
  21. A volunteer in 2020 takes turkeys and other meats from the freezer to distribute during the food drive and food distribution operation at Metropolitan Ministries' holiday tent in Tampa.
  22. Willie Nelson will perform March 3 at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City.
  23. Classic cars owned by Leroy Gonzalez, a real estate developer and classic car enthusiast who died in January at the age of 84, are parked at his office in Seffner. More than two dozen cars in this classic car collection will be auctioned on Dec. 3.
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