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5 things to do under $5 this week: Chihuly glass art, Eichmann exhibit, Back to School Bash

By Sharon Kennedy Wynne, Times Staff Writer
Published: July 11, 2018 Updated: July 11, 2018 at 11:20 AM
LANCE ROTHSTEIN | Special to the Times

1 Chihuly Anniversary Weekend: To celebrate its eighth anniversary, admission is $5 at the Chihuly Collection of glass art from famed artist Dale Chihuly. In addition to the permanent collection of glass art, a special exhibition is on display. "Storytellers" features artists that use or imply narratives in glass. On display through Oct. 31. 720 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 896-4527. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

2 Free Holocaust Museum Admission: For the last week of its "Operation Finale: The Capture and Trial of Adolf Eichmann" exhibit, the Florida Holocaust Museum is offering a day of free admission before the exhibit closes on Sunday. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday. 55 Fifth St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 820-0100.

3 Happy Hour With the Historian: Called an evening of "wine, words and history," this month brings Roger Smith, the author of Florida: The 14th Colony. He will discuss one of the most unique stories of the American Revolution, when it was discovered that the British were stockpiling weapons and gunpowder in St. Augustine. It starts at 6 p.m. Thursday at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE. $5, members free.

4 Bucky and Gigi Show: These two former Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus clowns will entertain, using physical comedy, circus skills, mime, magic, juggling and audience participation. All ages. Free. 2-4 p.m. Saturday. Hudson Regional Library, 8012 Library Road. (727) 861-3040.

5 Christmas in July: Dance to holiday music while enjoying holiday-themed games, races, Santa, símores, crafts and an elf raffle. $3, 2 and younger free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Highlander Pool, 1937 Ed Eckert Drive, Dunedin. (727) 298-3266.