Weekend Things To Do: Jan. 7-8

School House Rock, Elvis' Brithday Bash and the Circus is in town! Here are things to do for this weekend, Jan. 7-8.


Here are some things you can do this weekend, both in and around Largo.


Saturday, Jan. 7:

  • School House Rock on Stage — The Emmy-Award winning 1970s pop culture phenomenon is coming to the Largo Cultural Center on Saturday. Show highlights are favorites like "Just a Bill" and "Conjunction Junction," all part of the Children's Educational Series. The show begins at 11 a.m. Tickets are $7.50 adult, $6.50 children, $22 Family 4 pack and $15 Season Pass for any three shows in the Series. Tickets are available now online at LargoArts.com or by calling the Box Office at (727)587-6793.


  • See the Circus in Tampa —The Tampa Bay Times Forum is hosting Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents DRAGONS, filled with circus antics and mystical dragon lore. The circus runs this weekend, Jan. 5-8. The Forum is at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Prices start at $16. For more information, or to buy tickets, call (813) 301-2500 or visit the website.


  • Miniature Train Weekend — Ride the trains of Largo Central Railroad on the first full weekend every month in Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Dr. On Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7-8, the train will run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For a schedule of future dates, go to the Special Events Train Weekend page. Train rides are FREE, but donations are suggested.


  • Free Family Movie — the Largo Public Library presents a FREE family movie every Saturday. This week's movie is Toy Story 2 (Rated G). The library is at 120 Central Park Dr., Largo. For more information, go to the Largo Public Library Website or call (727) 587-6715.


Sunday, Jan. 8:


  • Elvis' Birthday Bash — Celebrate with the "King." Elvis tribute artists perform Sunday, Jan. 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Dr. Shake, rattle and roll and for an afternoon of entertainment and fun. Join us for complimentary birthday cake and a photo opportunity after the show. Tickets are available — $25 for VIP, $20 in advance and $25 on the day of show. Check out largoarts.com or call the box office at (727) 587-6793.


  • Pinellas by the Decades—On January 1, Pinellas County turned 100! The Pinellas County Heritage Village is hosting a lecture series commemoration the Pinellas County Centennial. “Tough Times, but Citrus is at Its Prime” covers the years 1932-1941, with the reshaping of beach communities by developers, a war on mosquitoes and the flourishing of agriculture. The lecture begins at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Village, 11909 125 St., Largo. Admission is FREE, donations are accepted. For information, call (727) 581-2123 or visit the Pinellas County Heritage Village website.


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