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THINGS TO DO this weekend in the Bay area

THINGS TO DO this weekend in the Bay area

Here's a look at what's happening this weekend Jan. 18 & 19 in the Bay area.

Gasparilla Children’s Parade

The Children’s Gasparilla Parade has been a part of Tampa’s Gasparilla celebration since 1947. The Children’s Gasparilla Parade (produced by the City of Tampa’s Recreation Department prior to 2002) takes place along beautiful Bayshore Boulevard and uses part of the same route as the Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates. In 2014, the Children’s Gasparilla Parade will begin at Bay to Bay Blvd. & Bayshore Blvd., proceed north along Bayshore, and end at Watrous/Orleans Avenues & Bayshore (approx. 1.4 miles).

Saturday, January 18, 2014
3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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Monster Jam

Monster Jam® Trucks: Grave Digger® driven by Dennis Anderson, Scooby-Doo™ driven by Nicole Johnson, Spider-Man™ driven by Bari Musawwir, Grave Digger The Legend® driven by Adam Anderson, Captain America driven by Chad Fortune, Max-D℠ driven by Tom Meents, El Toro Loco® (Black) driven by Marc McDonald, Monster Mutt℠ Dalmatian driven by Candice Jolly, Stone Crusher driven by Steve Sims, Hooked driven by Steven Sims, Gunslinger driven by Scott Hartsock, War Wizard driven by Randy Moore, Xtrmigator driven by JR McNeil, Ice Cream Man - driver TBA and Monster Energy driven by Coty Saucier!! Subject to change without notice.

Saturday, January 18, 2014 - Raymond James Stadium 7 p.m.

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St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival

The finest crafters in the country return to St. Pete beach this weekend, January 18 and 19, for the 20th annual St. Pete Beach Corey Area Craft Festival. This two-day juried event features a wide variety of handmade art and crafts as well as affordable gift items. There will be many local and regional exhibitors as well artists from as many as 30 different states. Admission is free and open to the public. Prices are set to suit all budgets - ranging from as little as $3 to $3,000. There will be a vast array of craft media including folk art, pottery, personalized gifts, handmade clothing, basket weaving, beaded utensils, candles, cork assemblage, fabric design, fiber quilts, fused wax & glass, hair accessories, handbags & accessories, handmade cards, leather, mosaic, wood, painted wood, plaster craft and stained glass.

Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. , Corey Ave. & Gulf Blvd. in downtown St. Pete Beach (595 Corey Avenue, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

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Lightning game

Tampa Bay will host the San Jose Sharks this Saturday, January 19th at 2pm. Tune in to 970 WFLA to hear Hall of Famer Phil Esposito and Dave Mishkin's call with coverage beginning at 1:30pm.

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East-West Shrine Game

The East-West Shrine Game® is the longest running college all-star game in the country. A staple in college football since 1925, the game has consistently proven to be a launch pad for players seeking professional careers in the NFL. More than 100 players from the 88th East-West Shrine Game signed with professional football teams in 2013. On average, more than 275 East-West Shrine Game alumni are on NFL rosters each year.

Saturday Jan. 18. 4 p.m. – gates open 2pm at Tropicana field

It will be broadcast on sister station 620 WDAE

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Treasure Island Kite Festival

Come out to the 14th Annual Treasure Island Kite Festival. Saturday and Sunday enjoy a sky filled with big and small colorful kites on the beach behind the Thunderbird Beach Resort, 1070 Gulf Blvd. This year the Eastern League Sport Kite Association will also sanction and judge the Treasure Island Sport Kite Championship, which will attract both novice and expert kite flyers from all over the United States. You will also find that kites make for an excellent foreground to the beautiful sunsets.

January 18 & 19

Thunderbird Beach Resort
10700 Gulf Blvd.
Treasure IslandFL 33706

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Photo Credit 970 WFLA


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