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 and Workshops: Sprouting Naturalists Program: The Wonderful World of Water
Saturday beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Admission: $8 adults, $6 seniors, $4 children, free with membership
Kids can learn ways to preserve Florida’s waterways and the plants and animals that depend on it at the Shark Conservation Center. Kids 4 and up can make and keep a craft as well as participate in a scavenger hunt.
- Crafts and Drafts
St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club
Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a VIP hour from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Local craft vendors from 50 local businesses will be on hand along with a selection of 30 craft beers, food trucks, a DIY tie-dye station and shuffleboard and other complimentary activities. Pets are welcome.
- Clifford the Big Red Dog — LIVE!
Sunday 2 p.m.
An interactive musical featuring the timeless character Clifford shows the Big Red Dog and his friends embarking on a song and dance-filled adventure. The show is intended to remind kids to work together, be respectful, be a good friend and believe in themselves. It’s a show intended for the whole family.
Don’t forget, City offices will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Wednesday and Thursday. Some trash and recycling collections will be affected. Check the city’s website for more information or download the city’s St. Pete Collects mobile app.