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Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
“Baggage,” by Sam Bobrick, Nov. 7-23, at West Coast Players, 21905 U.S. 19 N., Clearwater.
Performances are Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 2 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG – The opening reception for More Wires and more, an exhibit of wire and mixed media sculpture by Judy Vienneau, will be Saturday, Nov. 22, 6 to 9 p.m., at St. Pete ArtWorks, 635 Central Ave.
The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibition will run through Dec. 13. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 710-7716.
Festival of Trees, Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., at The Long Center, 1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater. Cost is $5 per person. Call 797-8712.
The Festival of Trees, presented by AmeriLife, has become renowned in the Tampa Bay area as a holiday festival in a family-centered fantasyland, and a signature event supporting UPARC. Attendees will discover more than 125 exquisitely decorated Christmas trees, hundreds of wreaths and countless decorations created by local artists, businesses and community leaders, all perfect for holiday giving or keeping.
The event also will feature holiday music and songs, live entertainment and visits with Santa while strolling around the Candyland streets. Kids will have an opportunity to get creative in Santa’s Children’s Village where little ones can create holiday crafts and special memories to take home.
“Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” by Neil Simon; Nov. 21 through Dec. 14, with previews Nov. 19 and 20; at American Stage Theatre, in the Raymond James Theatre, 163 Third St. N., St. Petersburg. Call 823-7529 or visit www.americanstage.org.
Generally, main stage performances are Wednesday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Matinees are Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. Ticket prices range from $29 to $59 depending on the date and time of the performance.
The Suncoast Dixieland Jazz Classic, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 21-23, at Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater; and Marriott Suites on Sand Key, 1201 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater.
The annual event will feature performers and bands such as Nate Najar, Barbaray Coast Show Band, Bill Allred, Cornet Chop Suey, Dave Bennett, Hamilton Harris Project, High Sierra, Sonny LaRosa’s America’s Youngest Jazz Band, Valerie Gillespie and many more.
A three-day badge costs $125. Daily badges for Friday and Saturday are $50. Daily badges for Sunday $40.
PALM HARBOR – The Crafty Ladies will host the 30th annual Winter Art and Craft Festival on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 21-22, at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 1555 Windmill Point Road.
Hours will be Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The creations of more than 50 talented crafters and artists will be available for purchase. The festival will feature a wide variety of items for decorating and gift giving. Shoppers will find jewelry, hand painted glassware and home decor, holiday decorations and much more.