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Alan Jackson to play the Florida Strawberry Festival

Alan Jackson to play the Florida Strawberry Festival

Plant City, FL-- Country superstar Alan Jackson has announced that he will take his tour to the Florida Strawberry Festival on Sunday, March 3, 2013.  

Tickets go on sale tomorrow., December 13 at 9 a.m., and may be purchased by phone at 813-754-1996 or online.

2nd Annual Re-Purposed Doodad Sculpture Competition

2nd Annual Re-Purposed Doodad Sculpture Competition

Tampa, FL-- "One man's trash is another man's treasure."- that statement couldn't ring more true for students from 66 Hillsborough County schools next Tuesday, when they will compete in the 2nd Annual Re-Purposed Doodad Sculpture Competition.

Organizers say a total of 3,000 cigar boxes (left over after the actual cigars were donated to American Service members) will be transformed from "throw-aways" to "art" by students from all grades.

A jury of artists will judge the complete works and award various prizes, and even a summer art scholarship, to the winning students.

Artists sought for 2013 Suncoast Arts Fest

Wesley Chapel, Florida -- The Suncoast Arts Fest is gearing up for is huge weekend Jan. 19 and 20 and is looking for artists to apply.

The 2013 show will feature over 135 fine artists and craftsmen, however, artists can still apply at www.zapplication.org. The deadline is Dec. 20.

Suncoast Arts Fest still accepting artists for Wiregrass event

Suncoast Arts Fest still accepting artists for Wiregrass event

Wesley Chapel, FL-- The Suncoast Arts Fest is still accepting artists to feature during their art show on January 19 and 20 at the Shops of Wiregrass. 

Organizers say there will be over 135 fine artists and craftsmen at the event.

Those interested in applying may fill out an application here before December 20.

Organizers say those attending can also look forward to checking out the chalk art! Artists will create amazing designs on the sidewalks throughout The Shops at Wiregrass.

Christmas in the Country

Christmas in the Country

Tampa, Fl– Bring your family to the Florida State Fairgrounds for a great day tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and experience the sights, sounds and smells of an old fashion country Christmas.

Learn how the holiday traditions of the 19th century differ from those of the 21st through hands-on historical interpretations.

Ticket Prices: Adult admission tickets are $7.00 each; students six to twelve years old and senior citizens are $6.00 each. Children five and under are admitted free.

8th Annual Tampa Model Train Show

8th Annual Tampa Model Train Show

Tampa, FL – Tampa’s RailFair and Model Train Show is back and ready to sell!

On December 15 and 16 from 9 to 5 p.m. at the Florida State Fairgrounds, over 350 tables representing dealers from all over the nation will have model items in all gauges and railroad antiques for sale.

This is Florida’s largest combination show, displaying items for both the “modeler” and “rail buff” alike all under one roof.

Admission is $8, good for both days and children under 12 are free.

The Nutcracker Ballet tickets on sale now

The Nutcracker Ballet tickets on sale now

Lithia, Florida -- Tickets are now on sale for the Nutcracker Ballet highlighting local dancers in an inexpensive production! The ballet is a collaboration between the Theatre Arts and Dance Alliance and the Tampa Bay Dance Theatre. 

There will be two matinee performances at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8 and Sunday, Dec, 9 at Howard W. Blake High School. 

Tickets: $12 for students & seniors, $15 for adults, and $20 for premium seating.