1. Crystal Fox of Tampa, who plays Lady Catherine, fences with Ryan Jones of Detroit, who plays Chippy, during the Trial by Combat Fight Show on Sunday at the 36th annual Bay Area Renaissance Festival at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa.
  2. Florida seen from the Space Shuttle. [NASA]
  3. This pickle pizza is one of the new offerings at the Florida State Fair this year. From Angela's Pizza, it has a white garlic sauce base, topped with mozzarella cheese and dill pickles. Garnished with ranch and dill seasoning after it comes out of the oven.
  4. After a hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, St. Pete Pride is back this summer, albeit without its signature parade. [MARTHA ASENCIO RHINE   |   Times (2018)]
  5. Brad Paisley, shown performing at his 2011 H20 Tour in Tampa, returns to the bay area in July for three outdoor shows in Florida that month.
  6. Dressed in full uniform, firefighters are pictured after a previous American Lung Association Fight for Air stair climb. This year, the climb moves to the open air stairwells of Raymond James Stadium.
  7. A royal joust performance will be among the features of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival. The popular medieval festival is moving this year from its longtime home at MOSI in Tampa to Withlacoochee River Park in Dade City. It runs weekends through May 23.
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    Ron Smith has sighted more than 700 bird species out of an estimated 850 found in North America.
  9. Disneyland's new Avengers Campus will debut on June 4, nearly a year after originally planned.
  10. Danielle Bayard Jackson is a PR agency owner, licensed educator, author and certified friendship coach.
  11. Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Nights" becomes a multimedia experience in scenes from "Van Gogh Alive" at the Dali Museum. The museum was first North American stop on this international touring exhibition, and it's been a big hit. Few spots are left before it ends on June 13.
  12. Jurassic World Velocicoaster, the new attraction in Jurassic Park at Islands of Adventure, will open June 10.
  13. Epcot reopened on Wednesday as Walt Disney World continued its phased reopening. Masks are required for all and visitors had to make a reservation in advance to visit the park to enable limitations on crowd capacity. Photo courtesy Walt Disney World
  14. Jaalin Harvey, 24, at Walt Disney World. He's been an annual passholder since he was in seventh grade.
  15. SeaWorld’s Aquatica opened Riptide Race April 3, a ride billed as the world’s largest dueling raft water slide.
  16. Amy George, 63, and her daughter Rachel Crozier, 36, along with Wilson, Crozier's dog, are pictured at Dell Holmes Park on 22nd Street S in St. Petersburg. “We were determined to hit all 150 parks,” George said. They spent the past year walking the parks in St. Petersburg.
  17. Amaro Montenegro brings a traveling Italian popup bar truck to Tampa Heights.
  18. Catch heavy slamming WWE action as WrestleMania comes to Raymond James Stadium this Saturday and Sunday.
  19. Wish Farms in Plant City has opened up its fields every Saturday for berry picking through May 1.
  20. A photo of the sold-out crowd in New Jersey's MetLife Stadium, which hosted 2019's WrestleMania. Tampa is set to host WrestleMania at Raymond James Stadium on April 10 and 11.
  21. "Thee Technical Alchemist" David Mercury, top, wrestles with Boots during a Generation Championship Wrestling match at Carrollwood Cultural Center in Tampa in February 2020.
  22. Pinellas County seniors will get Busch Gardens to themselves on May 7 for a special Grad Nite arranged for them.
  23. Jobsite, the independent resident theater company at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, opens on April 9 with Shakespeare’s "Henry V" in the Jaeb Theater.

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