Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {November 20 – 22}

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Friday, November 20

Tampa’s Downtown on Ice Grand Opening

Time: 4:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

Cost: Free skating until 6:00 p.m.; $12 per person for 90 minutes of skating (includes skates)

Location:  Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, Florida

Great Explorations Parents’ Night Out

Drop off your children, ages 4-10, for a night of fun at the museum, while you take some time for yourself! Includes: Pizza, crackers, juice, museum play, Touch Tunnel, Science Demonstration, and a G- rated movie.  Pre-registration is required.

Time: 6:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m.

Cost: $25 – member child; $35 – non-member child; $5 discount for additional siblings

Location:  Great Explorations Children’s Museum; 1925 4th Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida, 33704

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Details: M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the downtown New Port Richey community and to add shopping and entertainment options on Friday evenings. The majority of the vendor fee proceeds will be donated to Pasco Pet Fest, and Guardian ad Litem Foundation. The Market is held weekly on Friday, from 5 to 9 p.m., 12 months out of the year.

Time: 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: 5546 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652

Sanding Ovations Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival
Sanding ovations
A four day competition of ten sand sculpting masters.  Music, vendors, food, arts & crafts also on site.  
Time: 8:00  a. m– 10:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.
Location: Treasure Island Beach, 104th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard
Tampa Bay International Auto Show 
Over 300 of the hottest new cars and trucks on display.Time: 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Cost: $11 (13 and older); $5 (Seniors, Military and Children 7-12 years old)Location:  Tampa Convention Center, 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602


Saturday, November 21

Ybor City Saturday MarketLocal produce, plants, food, crafts.Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cost: Prices vary by vendor. Free admission and parking.
Location: Centennial Park, 1901 19th Street, Tampa, FL 33605

 

Alice in Wonderland Family Concert

This engaging and interactive chamber music concert introduces young children to classical music with a Florida Orchestra ensemble. Florida Orchestra Family Concerts help develop focus, creativity and critical thinking skills.

Time: 9:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 per person; parking not included.

Location:  The Dali Museum, Raymond James Community Room, One Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

 

 

Fresh Market at Wiregrass

Fresh Market Wiregrass

Local food, crafts, live music.

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Cost: Prices vary by vendor.

Location: The Shops at Wiregrass, 28211 Paseo Drive, Suite 100 Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

 

Dilly Dally with Dali 

Children can explore Dali’s creativity through games, puzzles, and arts & crafts.

Time: 11:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location:  The Dali Museum, 1st Floor Education Classroom, One Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

 

Sanding Ovations Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival

Sanding ovations
A four day competition of ten sand sculpting masters.  Music, vendors, food, arts & crafts also on site.  
Time: 8:00  a. m– 10:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.
Location: Treasure Island Beach, 104th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard
Tampa Bay International Auto Show Over 300 of the hottest new cars and trucks on display.Time: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Cost: $11 (13 and older); $5 (Seniors, Military and Children 7-12 years old)

Location:  Tampa Convention Center, 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602


 

Sunday, November 22

Corey Avenue Sunday Morning Market

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Cost: Free; prices vary by vendor.

Location: Corey Avenue between Boca Ciega Avenue and Gulf Boulevard, St. Petersburg, FL

 

Veggie Tales Live! Little Kids Do Big Things 

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 – $45.50

Location: Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N WC MacInnes Pl, Tampa, Florida 33602

 

Sanding Ovations Sand Sculpting Competition and Music Festival
Sanding ovations
A four day competition of ten sand sculpting masters.  Music, vendors, food, arts & crafts also on site.  
Time: 10:00  a. m– 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.
Location: Treasure Island Beach, 104th Avenue and Gulf Boulevard
Tampa Bay International Auto Show Over 300 of the hottest new cars and trucks on display.Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Cost: $11 (13 and older); $5 (Seniors, Military and Children 7-12 years old)Location:  Tampa Convention Center, 333 South Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida 33602

Michelle P. is a full-time working mom who stays busy chasing after her 2 year old son, Kyran, with the help of her wonderful husband, Sam. She's a not-so-extreme couponer and an avid DIYer. Michelle is a graduate from the University of South Florida (Go Bulls!) and a Sigma Delta Tau alumni. You can keep up with her family's monthly challenges to simplify, organize, and stay on a budget at http://www.mskhappylife.blogspot.com/.