Here are just a few of many activities and eventsÂ happening in the St Petersburg-Clearwater-Tampa Bay area this weekend. Now go out there and enjoy!Â Gorgeous 74 degrees and sunny, not bad for February.
includes nearly 80 rides, games, animal exhibits, demonstrations and tonsÂ of â€œfairâ€ food. This year, the fair will be celebrating Floridaâ€™s 500th anniversary of the arrival of Ponce de Leon on the east coast of Florida with a Tampa Bay History Center curated exhibitÂ Â $8-$12 ages 12 and older, $4-$6 ages 6-11, 5 and younger free.
When Victor, the owner and sole patron of the finest restaurant in Paris, announces one day that he wishes to die of starvation, the staff proposes a compromise: They will cook one final meal and leave it in the kitchen, describing each course over a series of empty plates. This play celebrates food and the collected works of Ernest Hemingway. Through Feb. 17. $37-$44
Ricky Pâ€™s Orleans Bistro, Â 1113 Central Ave., St. PetersburgÂ Â Ricky Pâ€™s anniversaryÂ Mardi GrasÂ party with a â€œPâ€ theme. Come dressed as anything representing a word starting with a â€œPâ€ â€” think Pope, pretty lady, Packer fan, pirate, police officer or princess. Everyone in costume can join a second line parade starting at Ricky Pâ€™s, stopping at Taps â€˜n Tequila and ending at Fergâ€™s Sports Bar.
Knight Parade Starting PointÂ Seventh Avenue and Nebraska Avenue, YborÂ CityÂ Â Â Steve WilkosÂ serves as grand marshalÂ for this night-time parade featuring more than 100 illuminated floats, marching bands, krewes, royalty and of course lots of Beads!
Brigadoon, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, JeckylÂ & Hyde, The Scarlet Pimpernel, A Little Night Music, Les Miserables, Man of La Mancha, Sweeney Todd
Canâ€™t Take My Eyes Off You
Rolling Stoneâ€™s list of the 50 best songs of 2012.$10 for men. Women free
Tropicana Field 1 Stadium Drive, St. PetersburgÂ - Â 13.1-mile run through St. Petersburg to the downtown waterfront with live bands at every mile and a free post-race concert by Jamaican pop-rapper Sean Kingston. Race is from Tropicana Field to North Shore Park. This year adds a new 3.1-mile mini-marathon. Register online. $85-$150; $34-$45 mini-marathon.
St. Petersburg City Theatre 4025 31st St. S, St. PetersburgÂ Â In celebration ofÂ Black History Month, this beauty pageant shows youth ages 7 to 18 the activities and opportunities available to them at the theater and give them the opportunity to showcase their talent and abilities in an effort to win the title. $20.
St. Peterâ€™s Episcopal CathedralÂ 140 Fourth St. N, St. PetersburgÂ Â The St. Petersburg Festival Chorus and Orchestra present the music of Francis Poulenc, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of his death. Featuring a performances of his celebrated Concerto for Organ, Strings, and Timpani with Dr. Susan Robinson, guest conductor and Dwight Thomas, organist.