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Tampa Bay Blues Festival underway

Tampa Bay Blues Festival underway

St. Petersburg, Florida  -- Vinoy Park is hosting more than a dozen acts at this year's Tampa Bay Blues Festival in Downtown St. Pete. The three-day festival is underway.

The Tampa Bay Blues Festival is one of the world's finest blues music events. Some of the artists include: Jonny Lang, Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, Tab Benoit, and Janiva Magness. 

Single day tickets cost $35. 

For a list of all the acts and showtimes, click here.

Bidding, Baskets and Books

Bidding, Baskets and Books

To raise money for the library, the Friends of the St. Pete Beach Library have prepared baskets of gently used books. Each basket has a theme, which we’ve listed below, and items related to each basket’s theme. The library will close the bidding at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3 and award the baskets to the highest bidder. We will update the bidding online every week; however, you must go into the St. Pete Beach library to place a bid on a basket.

Mainsale Art Festival music lineup

Mainsale Art Festival music lineup

St. Petersburg, Florida -- The talent of the 250 of the nation’s top visual artists showcasing their pieces on downtown waterfront of Vinoy Park, at the 38th Annual Mainsail Arts Festival.

The event is sure to deliver with an entertainment lineup featuring a dash of Latin flavor, followed by classic rock and blues to have you swinging the night away. The music continues Sunday with Retro Surf Music, stompin’ bluegrass, and gospel.

Meet the Artists

Meet the Artists

Gulport, Florida -- A "Meet the Artists" event will show the new work by mother and son folk artists, Linda and Matt Worsham, as well as painter Gary Mellenbrunch. 

The artists will be on hand to discuss their work and interact with visitors. Complimentary beverages and hors d'oeuvres will be offered. 

Largo Cultural Center offers theatre camps

Largo Cultural Center offers theatre camps

Largo, Florida --The magical theatre camp experience has returned to Largo Cultural Center this summer with three new camps.

Children ages 8-13 can now register for Disney's Aladdin Jr., scheduled for June 10-29.

For teens ages 12-18 who want to act out their dreams of becoming a performer, they are invited to sign up for Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr., scheduled from July 22 to August 10.

Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra performance

Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra performance

Pinellas Park, Florida -- The Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra will have free performance on Sunday, April 7.

The event is free although donations are accepted. Attendees are encouraged to relax, listen, and enjoy music selections from light classical, show tunes and pop as they are played by talented and professional musicals.

The event will take place at Performing Arts Center and starts at 7:30 a.m. 

Fine Arts Festival on the Bayou this weekend!

Fine Arts Festival on the Bayou this weekend!

Tarpon Springs, Florida -- One of the largest outdoor art shows in the Tampa Bay area can be found in Tarpon Springs this weekend.

The 39th annual Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival "On the Bayou" will be held from 9:00am-5:00pm on April 6 & 7 at Craig Park.  The $5 admission includes a free drink ticket. (Children under 12 and active military personnel get in free.)

The festival boasts more than 230 accomplished artists and fine craftsmen from around the country and regularly attracts more than 20,000 art enthusiasts.