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Tree lighting, concerts and local shopping fill St. Pete’s holiday weekend calendar

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St. Pete’s holiday display is going up this Friday, the day after Thanksgiving. Mayor Rick Kriseman and Deputy Mayor Kanika Tomalin will light up the city’s giant Christmas tree and various other holiday displays at Vinoy and North Straub Parks at 7 p.m. Festivities start at 5 with live music from the St. Petersburg Community Band, Musicstars and Expressions Dance Studio. Blanket seating is available in the park. There will also be interactive games for kids as well as concessions.…

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Things to do this weekend in St. Pete

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Just because Thanksgiving is creeping up on everyone next week (where did the time go?!) doesn’t mean there’s not anything to do to unwind this weekend. Here’s a rundown of fun stuff happening in the ‘burg Saturday and Sunday: Shopapalooza Part I South Straub Park Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Experience more than 120 locally owned shops, restaurants, art galleries, service providers and community organizations all in one place. Many vendors will be offering shopping discounts. Children’s Horticultural Programs…

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