Florida Travel Calendar for June

June 1-20: Sarasota Music Festival, Sarasota. For three weeks each June, internationally recognized guest artists and student musicians come together to study and perform chamber music. Nearly 500 students from top music programs at colleges and conservatories worldwide audition to participate, but only 58 are accepted. These exceptional students work side-by-side with a group of 40 music masters, which comprise the guest faculty. The public can hear these artists rehearse or perform together at theThursday afternoon Artist Showcase Concerts, the Friday and Saturday evening Chamber Concerts, and the Festival Orchestra Concerts. Festival Passes, which allow access to master classes and rehearsals, may be purchased, and eight student concerts are free and open to the public. At Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center. 941-953-3434, 953-4252. www.sarasotaorchestra.org/sarasotamusicfestival/festivalconcerts.cfm

June 5: International Festival, Titusville. Celebrate many different cultures with live entertainment, demonstrations and food. At Sand Point Park, 6-10 p.m. 321-267-3036. www.brevardcounty.com/events/view/international-festival

June 5-7: Silver Spurs Rodeo, Kissimmee. Sixty of professional rodeo's top cowboys leverage razor-sharp reflexes and brainy brawn atop the country's top and most unpredictable livestock. 123rd annual. At Silver Spurs Arena at Osceola Heritage Park. Admission $15. 321-697-3495. www.silverspursrodeo.com

June 6: Third Annual Pepper Fest, Pinellas Park. Hot and spicy foods and sauces to sample and purchase. Also pepper plants, barbecue, crafts. At The England Brothers Bandshell Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission, free parking. 727-423-8433. www.yourhotsaucecompany.com/pepperfest/

June 6: First Saturday Jam, Barberville. On the first Saturday of every month, Pioneer Settlement for the Arts offers informal music jams, free workshops, food, and a barn-style dance. Admission $6 adult, $4 ages 5-12. 386-749-2959. www.pioneersettlement.org

June 6: Pancake Breakfast, St. Petersburg. The Albert Whitted Airport Preservation Society welcomes everyone to its monthly breakfast. At Albert Whitted Airport. $10. 727-822-1532. www.awaps.org

June 6: Living History Day at Fort Matanzas, Marineland. Take the National Park Service's ferry to Rattlesnake Island and experience daily military life at Fort Matanzas, the 18th century Spanish fort that guarded the southern approach to St. Augustine. From 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. authentically clad re-enactors will demonstrate Spanish muskets and cannons at the fort. Admission is free. 904-471-0116. http://www.nps.gov/foma

June 6-7: Corey Avenue Craft Festival, St. Petersburg Beach. Howard Alan open air craft fair featuring handmade jewelry, ceramics, pottery items and more. Along Corey Avenue. Free. 954-472-3755. www.artfestival.com/events

June 12: Cajun Crawfish Festival, St. Cloud. Everyone is invited to join the fun with "All You Can Eat Crawfish" at a monthly street festival that includes live entertainment, crafters, children's play area, food vendors and more. Downtown. Free admission. 407-498-0008. www.stcloudmainstreetflorida.org

June 12-14: John Levique Days, Madeira Beach. Three-day pirate themed event celebrating the discovery of John's Pass by John Levique after the hurricane of September 1848. Includes a Hurricane Expo, Pirates' Ball, Pirates and Wenches Auction, costume contests for children and adults, pirate ship battle and invasion of the Pass, street parade, story telling and a village-wide treasure hunt. Various strolling entertainment and artisans within the Village will provide merriment for attendees of all ages. At Johns Pass Village and Boardwalk. Free. 727-393-8230. www.johnspassfestivals.com

June 12-14: Harvest Festival, Clermont. Arts and crafts, live music, wine, food, grape stomping. At Lakeridge Winery and Vineyard 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $2 donation. 800-768-WINE. www.lakeridgewinery.com

June 12-14: Soccer on the Beach Tournament, Daytona Beach. "Soccer on the Beach" is a family oriented boys, girls and coed soccer tournament held on the beaches of Daytona (June 12-14), Clearwater (July 10-12) and Fort Myers (Aug. 7-9). 727-372-2232. www.socceronthebeach.com

June 13: Walking Tour of Downtown St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg Preservation members tell the history of St. Petersburg during walking tours to historic buildings, beginning at Detroit Hotel corner. Held monthly on the second Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 noon. At Central Avenue and 2nd Street North. 727-824-7802. www.stpetepreservation.org

June 13-14: Tampa Bay Caribbean Carnival, St. Petersburg. Enjoy the sights, sounds, culture and food of the islands. Event includes steel band performances, an international salsa performer, a costume contest, arts and crafts, exhibits, live Caribbean music, children's area and food vendors. At Vinoy Park. Admission $10. 727-327-1277. www.tampacarnival.com

June 13-14: St. Armands Circle Craft Festival, Sarasota. Craft fair featuring paintings, jewelry, pet and spa products and more. At St. Armands Circle, a popular shopping area. Free. 954-472-3755. www.artfestival.com/events

June 18: Seaside Fiesta, New Smyrna Beach. Four blocks of games, food and entertainment for all ages. On historic Flagler Avenue on the beachside. Free. 386-424-2175. www.nsbfla.com/calendar.cfm/mode/details/id/7004

June 20: Hot Rods on the Hill, Holly Hill. Car show and swap meet on Father's Day Weekend; rain date June 21. Also includes classic car parade, people's choice awards, entertainment and food vendors. At Hollyland Park. 386-248-9460. www.hollyhillfl.org

June 27: Art Walk on Flagler Avenue, New Smyrna Beach. Display of art works by resident and visiting artists , along with entertainment, demonstrations and a free prize drawing. Held fourth Saturday each month January through June. In the five blocks between the Indian River and the ocean. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. 386-428-1770. www.flaglergallerygroup.com

June 27-28: Florida International Reptile Show, Tampa. After three years in alternate venues the show returns to its original longtime home at Tampa's Florida State Fairground. Vendors offer reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages and merchandise. Admission $8 adults, $5 ages 5-12. 863-268-4273. www.repticon.com

June 27-29: Caribbean Heritage Festival of Palm Coast, Palm Coast. Enjoy the best of Caribbean-American rhythms and dances, arts and crafts, painters, exhibits, children's rides, and the aromas and flavors of international cuisine. Sponsored by United Caribbean Cultural Assn. Of Palm Coast.. At Palm Coast Town Center. Free. 386-437-0106. www.caribbeanfestivalofpalmcoast.s5.com/

June 27-July 5: Suncoast Offshore Grand Prix Festival, Sarasota. Festive activities leading up to offshore race by million-dollar cigarette boats, with race day on July 5. You don't need a ticket and you can come as you are. Events include golf tournament and Festival Kickoff Party, June 27; Festival Car Show and Expo at Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex, June 28; Parade of Boats downtown followed by Block Party, July 2; Meet and Greet Who's in the Driver's Seat, World's Largest Offshore Party at Hyatt Regency ballroom, plus motorcycle events, all July 3; and Powerboats by the Bay at Centennial Park, July 3-4, culminating in a fireworks display. On race day, July 5, enjoy live race coverage on a JumboTron under the big tent at Centennial Park. Free admission; food and beverages available for purchase. 941-371-8820 x1800. www.suncoastoffshore.org/events.php