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Patch Minute: Newton's Haunts, Oktoberfest, Fish Broil

Looking to get spooked? How about taste testing at Oktoberfest? Or, stop by a tradition 82 years in the making for fresh fish cooked the same way since 1930! That's right, check out this week's Patch Minute!

In St Pete

If you're not quite ready for Halloween, we have the 3rd annual St. Pete Oktoberfest this Friday and Saturday in the Grand Central District. The street festival will be at 2200 Central Avenue and will include beer tastings and live music. Tickets are $25 in advance, $35 at the gate. To buy tickets check out the event's website.

In Gulfport

We are inside the "Midway" on Newton Avenue in Gulfport here with Nolan Sloan. Nolan tells me about Newton's Haunts at the 5600 block of Newton Ave S.

It's a $2 donation per person per house.

Sanitarium is open from 7:30 - 10 p.m. and the Midway is open 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. Check out the following dates for both haunted houses:

  • Oct. 19, 20
  • Oct. 26, 27

In Pass-A-Grille

In Pass-a-grille we have a family tradition that's been filling bellies for more than 80 years. The 82nd Annual Fish Broil and Mullet Festival is this Saturday.

What I think it really cool is that the fish has been cooked the same way since 1930. The carnival begins at 3 p.m.

If you'd like to go and get some tasty fish, check out www.fishbroil.com for more information.  

Bill H. October 19, 2012 at 01:44 PM
On Sunday come to our Garden Tour in Historic Kenwood Flora, Fauna and Fowl A Garden & Coop Tour of the Historic Kenwood neighborhood by the Historic Kenwood Garden Workshop. Sunday, 10/21, 11am-4pm Tickets $10 - All proceeds go to local family charities Tour starts at 9th Ave & 23rd St N in St. Petersburg, FL. For more info on the tour or the HKGW contact us at HKGardens@msn.com This will be a fun and interesting tour with 11 gardens to see. Many different types of gardens are on tour and there should be something for everyone. You can learn about chickens & coops in three of the gardens. One of the homeowners specializes in Hoyas and another one with Bromeliads. Some have ponds. Other gardeners will show you vegetables grown in the ground and in containers. A demo from one homeowner will be on making wreaths with live, growing succulents. There will be short talks on composting and garden workshop members will be available to answer your gardening questions. We will also have plants and hypertufa pots for sale. This is a self guided walking tour throughout the neighborhood. Maps will be provided. Easy access with on street parking. Come see, learn and enjoy! The HKGW is a completely separate and independent group apart from the Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Association. This is a separate tour from the traditional BungalowFest home tour that is put on by the neighborhood association.

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