Do This: The Weekend Top 10

Celebrate 40 years of La France and SPIFFS plus Diavolo, Dunedin Art Harvest, theater, live music and Day of the Dead.

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Shop local:
If you like to shop but aren't much of a mall person, head to downtown St. Pete. This afternoon's monthly Saturday Indie Market offers clothing, accessories, art, plants, chair massages and all sorts of goodies 1-6 p.m. Nearby shops will be open, too, such as ArtPool, which hosts its Crafty Fest indie shop local market today and tomorrow. Browse original, crafts, Etsy sellers, antique dealers, and other items 11 a.m.-5 p.m. In Tampa, a vintage favorite celebrates a milestone. La France's 40th Anniversary event today, Nov. 1, until 10 p.m. The event will include a prize drawing for a $500 gift certificate.

click to enlarge HARVEST GOLD: Dunedin Art Harvest. - Jeremy Khokar
Jeremy Khokar
HARVEST GOLD: Dunedin Art Harvest.

Fest it up:
 Another big 4-0 in St. Pete offers an excuse to enjoy the breezy, chillier temps this weekend. The 40th Annual St. Petersburg International Folk Fair brings worldly fun to Vinoy Park in St. Pete. The annual Dunedin Art Harvest, one of Tampa Bay's most multifaceted, outdoor visual art events, brings crowds to Highlander Park on Saturday and Sunday. Conga Caliente, a family-friendly fest that celebrates Hispanic cultures, offers a pleasantly vibrant Tampa diversion on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Al Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave. Free parking at Raymond James Stadium parking lot and admission is free, too. Click here for more info.

Bedazzling evening: For a different view of the ornamental in art, head to Tempus Projects for the opening reception of Haptic Tactile Fractal.

Fiesta it up: Today is Day of the Dead. Celebrate those who are no longer with us at 7 p.m. at the Feathered Serpent Gallery in St. Pete.

Onstage: Jobsite delivers dark and campy entertainment with Vampire Lesbians of Sodom. DanceUSF's Fall Concert brings an intense variety of dance techniques, including the tribal fusion of Donna Mejia. Corey Merenda and the USF Percussion Ensemble spotlights a prominent local pianist this Sunday evening, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in USF-Tampa's Concert Hall. She'll be playing the world premiere of Paul Reller's piece for piano and percussion ensemble, Borax. The program also includes Modulations by Christos Hatzis, The History Lesson by Stuart Saunders Smith, featuring Carolyn Stuart on violin; Refuge by Baljinder Singh Sekhon, II; Percussion Responses by James Tenney; Wind Trace by Toshi Ichiyanagi, and Borax by Paul Reller. $15-$20. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at

Extreme Onstage Performance: For 20 years, Diavolo has mounts giant sets of skate ramps, wheels, interlocking boxes and abstract sculptures for its multifaceted show.

Tonight in live music: Joey Bada$$, Zappaween, St. Pete Noise Fest & more

Sports: The Rowdies Fan Appreciation Night pays tribute to Tampa Bay's soccer heroes.

Plus: Performers can audition for America's Got Talent on Sunday. 

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