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THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF BUSCH GARDENS TAMPA BAY CELEBRATES 52 WEEKS OF EVENTS FOR FAMILIES SESAME STREET SAFARI OF FUN

Pirate Party Weekends, Sats & Suns: Feb 9 & 10 from 11:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Families can enjoy special character interaction, themed story time, treasure scavenger hunts, and dance parties for pirate-inspired frivolity. Families can also catch the return of Let’s Play Together, a heartwarming live show all about the beauty of friendship, now playing select days at the Sunny Day Theater. CELEBRATE WITH PEPPA PIG - March 2 & 3. Guests can make mealtime more than memorable at Dine with Peppa Pig, featuring a kid-friendly buffet and photographable moments at the Sesame Pavilion. TIME TO BE A HERO WITH PJ MASKS - March 9 & 10. Guests will be ready to save the day with an actionpacked visit with the PJ Masks. Dine with PJ Masks – a kid-friendly buffet where kids can meet and take a photograph with their favorite mystery-solving heroes, Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko. www.BuschGardensTampa.com

THE CRUCIBLE ILLUMINATION EVENT. A stimulating series of theatre and conversation exploring the topical and social themes threaded throughout the season, IllumiNation events begin one hour prior to curtain with a ticketed reception on the mezzanine, continue with the performance, and conclude with a free, opento-the-public conversation. For each IllumiNation performance, some seats will be held for pay what you can (minimum of $5 per ticket). These tickets can only be reserved on the day of the show starting at 10am. Asolo Repertory Theatre, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243. 941.351.8000. www.asolorep.org

Sat, Feb 9

PATHFINDER ANNUAL HOOTENANNY FUNDRAISER. It’s time for Pathfinder Outdoor Education’s annual Hootenanny fundraiser. Join in for a foot stompin’ good time and dance the Hoot under a gorgeous live oak adorned with twinkle lights. Local beers, cocktails, and wine. Southern comfort food. Music, friends, a fabulous silent auction. www.2019pathfinderhootenanny.eventbrite.com

Sat, Feb 9

URBANITE THEATRE’S BLACK PARTY. This year’s Black Party is sure to be the biggest installment yet. Join in at the Aloft Hotel courtyard to celebrate. Cocktails, entertainment, models in body paint and more. This party isn’t just a good time, it’s an important part of supporting Urbanite Theatre’s ability to produce theatrical experiences in Sarasota. Attire is all-black, semi-formal. Free valet parking. www.urbanitetheatre.com/ 36

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