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July 6 Friday 1 p.m.

Mazzaro’s Sampling Weekly tasting of wines from Italy and around the world. Northern Italian wines like friulano and merlot, plus sparkling prosecco from Veneto.

Price: Free.

Mazzaro’s Italian Market 2909 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg, 33713


July 6 Friday 5:30 p.m.

Get Downtown First Friday Music Series

Get downtown for fun with music, food and a lively crowd all in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg. Join the festivities between Second and … This month features live music by the Tempests. Price: Free; refreshments extra. Get Downtown Location
Second Street N and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, 33701

July 6 Friday 7 p.m.

It’s All About the Cheese: Goudas & Cheddars

Become a cheese whiz at casual themed sampling from 7-9 p.m.; includes several cheese selections, pairing condiments and wine or beer samples. Rich gouda and aged cheddars pair with wines. Price: $25, reservations required. Cheese Please
4213 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa, 33611

July 7 Saturday 10 a.m.

Canopy Tree Climbing

Editor’s pick Climbers ages 6 and older can ascend into the heights of a live oak using harnesses and a rope pulley system similar to those used … Price: $15. Lakeview Presbyterian Church
1310 22nd Ave. S, St. Petersburg, 33705

July 7 Saturday 1 p.m.

Saturday Sunsets on the Trail

Vendors line approximately one mile of the beachfront trail with street performers, water slides and various inflatables for the kids. This portion features live music by Calamity Jane (1-4 p.m.) and Paul
Anthony (5-8:30 p.m.). Price: Free. Bilmar Beach Resort
10650 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, 33706

July 7 Saturday 10 a.m.

Art on 19th Street

This monthly event features live music and fine art jewelry as Singing Stone opens its doors to provide a free platform for emerging artists, crafters … Price: Free. Singing Stone
1903 N 19th St., Tampa, 33605


July 8 Sunday 9 a.m.

Pastry & Baking Classes: Bread

Be ready to don an apron as Chef Michael Ostrander shares his secrets as an executive pastry chef in hands-on class at his new location … Learn breadbaking basics and fill your home with the aroma of fresh-baked breads. Price: $100, includes lunch and materials. Michael’s Extraordinary Desserts & Baking Academy
11151 66th St. N, #301, Largo, 33773


July 8 Sunday noon

Historic River Cruise

Enjoy a family-friendly buffet brunch as you cruise along Hillsborough River to see historic sights including draw bridges, Curtis Hixon Park, the Museum of Art … Price: $34.95, $19.95 children. Yacht StarShip
603 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 33602

July 8 Sunday 3 p.m.


A romantic comedy about a dog and the couple who adopts her. Through July 15. Price: Tickets start at $24.50. Stageworks Theatre
1120 E Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, 33602

July 8 Sunday 7 p.m.

Robert Hawkins

In 2001, Hawkins was voted one of the 25 top comics in the country in a poll of comedy club owners nominating candidates for the … Price: $15-$17. Improv Comedy Theater
1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa, 33605

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