St. Petersburg, Fl – Here are some choice events for the week of November 7th.

Ribfest is this week in St. Pete's Vinoy park. You can load up on tasty ribs and listen to some great music Friday through Sunday. Put on by the Northeast Exchange Club, this event benefits several children’s charities. That’s why the slogan is Rockin’ Ribs and Helpin’ Kids.

The Junior League of Tampa's Holiday Gift Market opens at the Florida State Fairgrounds. This is a great place to find unique gift items and it helps support the Junior League’s work in the community. The Gift Market runs November 10 – 13.

And in Sarasota, the county is celebrating 100 years at Phillippi Estate Park this weekend. It's a two-day party with a wide-variety of free events. The park is home to the Edson Keith Mansion which was built in 1916.