NEW Love is Love Designs in the I Love The Burg Shop
Celebrate St. Pete Pride in style with our brand new Love is Love designs. T-shirts, tote bags, throw pillows, tank tops, coffee mugs, beach towels and more available. Click HERE to shop.
New Dining Sets at Tampa Bay Furnishings
The boutique furniture and design studio has new dining sets that perfectly complement the spring season. This Parota Table set is a mix of elegance and comfort. Visit their showroom at 3034 Dr MLK Jr Street North to browse designs and find the pieces perfect for your space. You can also learn more by following them on Facebook and their website.
Cinco De Mayo Celebration with Frankie Negron at Beach – Bay Harbor Hotel
Join Beach Restaurant for Cinco De Mayo festivities on their outdoor stage featuring Frankie Negron! They will have food, drinks, a fun crowd, and of course the music! Complimentary tequila shot/drink (age 21+) for those who arrive within the first hour (6:30-7:30pm). Festivities run from 6:30-10:30pm on May 5. Enjoy a $99 room rate visit for the event. Click HERE for full details and event reservations.
Monday, April 17
Mangia Monday: Half Price Pizzas & Flatbreads at BellaBrava
Every Monday, enjoy half price pizzas and flatbreads at BellaBrava. This deal is for dine-in only. Cannot be combined with other promotions. Tax and gratuity not included. Good all day: 11:30am-10pm. Click HERE for reservations. BellaBrava, 204 Beach Drive Northeast.
Proposed Community Garden Information Meeting at Enoch Davis Center
The City of St. Petersburg is considering the development of a community garden program on city-owned property in appropriate locations within the South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area. One area under consideration is property located just northwest of the Enoch Davis Recreation Center in the 1600 block of 12th Street South. The six parcels under consideration total 35,863 sq. feet or 0.82 acres in size. Share your thoughts on the proposal this Monday beginning at 5:30pm at the Enoch Davis Center, 1111 18th Avenue South.
Fiesta de Frida at The Dali
Monday, April 17 is the final day to experience the Dali’s special Frida Kahlo exhibit. The museum invites the public to join them as they celebrate all things Frida. Dress like Frida or Diego and get a Mexican milagro folk charm (also known as an ex-voto). Frida-inspired specials at Cafe Gala and Tequila flights for sale from 4-6pm. Merchandise specials in the Museum Store. Mexican music throughout Museum and gardens all day. The museum will also host special Frida film screenings all day and are extending their gallery hours until 6:30pm. Full event runs from 10am-6:30pm. Admission to the museum is $24 for adults, $22 for military/police/firefighters/educators with ID, $17 for students 13-17 & 18+ with ID, $10 for children 6-12, FREE for children 5 and under. The Dali, 1 Dali Boulevard.
MIRA Spring Concert at The Palladium
Emerging artists from St. Petersburg College Music Industry Recording Arts program present a showcase of original music and eclectic covers. Come enjoy an evening featuring rock, hip-hop, R&B, and more. Experience the up and coming talent of Tampa Bay. 7pm. $5. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North.
Community Bartender for a Community Cause: Strivin’ for Stephen at The Ale and The Witch
Strivin’ for Stephen is an Autism Speaks team and advocacy group. Started by Sharon Genuardi in honor of her son Stephen, the team’s mission is to raise awareness, share knowledge and connect those who are in need to autism-related services in the Tampa Bay area. For two hours The Ale and The Witch will donate $1 from each item served as well as 100% of cash and credit card tips to Tampa Bay Walk: Strivin’ for Stephen. Runs from 5:30-7:30pm. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.
SunLit Film Screening: Jump at the Sun at Dr. Carter G Woodson Museum
Join filmmaker Kristy Andersen and Hurston’s grand-niece Lois Gaston for a screening of JUMP AT THE SUN, the life story of Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), a literary maverick who gained stature in death as the writer of “Their Eyes Were Watching God.” 7-9pm. Dr. Carter G Woodson Museum, 2240 9th Avenue South.
Yoga Class Schedule at The Body Electric (All Week)
Enjoy a moment of zen, experience tranquility, and get in shape with the teachers at The Body Electric Yoga Company. The Best of The Bay-winning company is one of the best spots to nourish your mind and body. Click HERE for a full class schedule this week. The Body Electric Yoga, 685 30th Avenue North.
Tuesday, April 18
Mass Appeal by Bill C Davis
A Simple Theatre presents Mass Appeal by Bill C Davis. Synopsis: Father Tim Farley is comfortablyensconced in his life as the head priest of a prosperous Catholic congregation, where he delivers his weekly uncontroversial sermons. But his well-ordered world is soon disrupted by the arrival of Mark Dolson, an intense and idealistic young seminarian who challenges the Church’s stance on the ordination of woman as priests, setting off a theological debate that ultimately changes both of their views about what it means to be a real spiritual leader. Begins at 7pm. Performance at Bininger Theatre at Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South.
Tampa Bay Rays vs Detroit Tigers at Tropicana Field (Tuesday-Thursday)
The Rays host the Tigers at Tropicana Field this week. Get out and support your local MLB squad while enjoying a great night out with friends, family and the entire Burg community. Games at 7:10pm Tuesday and Wednesday; game at 1:10pm on Thursday. Click HERE for tickets. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive.
The Maine: Lovely, Little, Lonely World Tour at State Theatre
The Maine will be joined by The Mowgli’s and Beach Weather at the State Theatre. Doors open at 6:30pm. $22.50 in advance, $25 at the door. The State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue.
$10 Pizza + Beer Tuesday at Beach Restaurant – Bay Harbor Hotel
For the month of March, order a pizza and 16 ounce Bud Light or house wine for just $10. Beach Restaurant at Bay Harbor Hotel, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.
Fiction, LIVE! at Wordier Than Thou
Wordier Than Thou presents the fourth annual Fiction, LIVE! This event teams up Tampa Bay area actors and authors – the writers submit short stories, while actors bring them to life on stage. 7-9:30pm. $10 in advance, $12 at the door. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Wordier Than Thou Writers Project. The Studio@620, 620 1st Avenue South.
Helios Jazz Orchestra with Sonja Spence at The Palladium
The 18-member Helios Jazz Orchestra featuring soulful singer Sonja Spence perform a program of big band music including “Georgia On My Mind,” ‘Straight No Chaser,” “Cubano Chant,” “Misty” and other jazz favorites. Under the direction of David Manson. $15 for general admission/$25 for reserved seats. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North.
Wednesday, April 19
Dazzio Art Society Ribbon Cutting
Chamber members, art patrons, and guests are invited to a special evening to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony for Dazzio Art Society’s new location in the Warehouse Arts District. Learn about the great events, classes, and workshops available and join us for a ribbon cutting with Chamber President/CEO, Chris Steinocher and Mayor Rick Kriseman. 5-7pm. Ribbon cutting takes place at 5:30pm. Dazzio Art Society, 535 22nd Street South.
Farm + Garden Work Day at St. Pete Eco Village
Join us at the Eco Village for a Farm + Garden workday. Everyone is welcomed to join. You can help the village plant, harvest, prepare soil, compost, build things and even take an educational tour. 9am-1pm. St. Pete Eco Village, 302 15th Street North.
Oyster Pop-Up and Cocktails that Pair at Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails
Muscadet is not the only drink that sings with Oysters. Intermezzo and Eric Foster will be making Haus Alpenz cocktails with bright acid and crunchy bittness. Cocktails that complement big, briny, tiny, salty or sweet oysters! 5:30-8:30pm. Intermezzo, 1111 Central Avenue.
Wine Down Wednesdays + Karaoke at The Beach
Enjoy great deals on cocktails, brews and half price wine bottles at The Beach on the Courtney Campbell Causeway. The venue also offers karaoke on Wednesday nights. Enjoy amazing sunset views and fresh foodie delights prepared by Chef Joe Garcia. The Beach, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.
American Stage Presents Hairspray at Demens Landing Park
Experience Hairspray!, the Tony Award winner for Best Musical, under the stars as American Stage continues its more than 30 year old tradition of outdoor performances. It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable “pleasantly plump” teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire — to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her ‘do! Based on the New Line Cinema film, written and directed by John Waters. PLEASE NOTE: No alcohol or pets are allowed into the park, by City Ordinance. Food and beverages (both alcoholic and non) are available at concessions. Click HERE for tickets and showtimes. Demens Landing Park, Bayshore Drive and 2nd Avenue South.
City of Poets at Chihuly Collection
Celebrate National Poetry Month at the SunLit Festival. Peter Meinke (Poet Laureate of Florida), Helen Pruitt Wallace (Poet Laureate of St. Petersburg), & Gloria Muñoz (Eckerd College and LitSpace Faculty) will read alongside Keep St. Pete Lit’s 2017 LitSpace Writer in Residence, Alison Stone in an unforgettable evening of poetry. 7-9pm. Chihuly Collection, 720 Central Avenue.
The Body Electric Presents Yoga on Tap at 3 Daughters Brewing
Join Jenny Miller for yoga with live music in the warehouse. The BE’s special guest is Jeremy Arndt! Afterward, stick around and get social. Belly up with some of Florida’s best-tasting craft brews (or root beers) with your fellow yogis. 6-7pm. $10/$5 for Body Electric members/$15 at the door. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street South.
Thursday, April 20
Wine Not Thursdays at Stillwaters Tavern
Cheers! Enjoy half price wines on tap all day at Stillwaters Tavern this and every Thursday. 11:30am-10pm. Stillwaters Tavern, 224 Beach Drive Northeast.
TFO Coffee Concerts: French Bonbons at The Mahaffey
Selections of best-loved music are served up with complimentary coffee and doughnuts and lively insights by Principal Guest Conductor Stuart Malina. Pre-concert conversation begins at 10am, concert begins at 11am. Tickets from $24-$42. Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street South.
Kids Eat Free Thursdays at Beach Restaurant – Bay Harbor Hotel
Every Thursday, kids enjoy a free meal with the purchase of an adult entree. It’s a fun night for the whole family on the waterfront with movies, popcorn, live music and games. Did we mention the restaurant also features an ice cream/donut buffet, too?! Beach Restaurant at Bay Harbor Hotel, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.
Drake Night at The Bends
New Drake album, new Drake night at The Bends. DJ’s Big Chris, DJ Sweet Baby Angel run through tracks from the 6 Gods & His Woes. Nonstop backroom Drake themed dance party. Champagne papi toast at the stroke of midnight. 10pm-2:30am. The Bends, 919 1st Avenue North.
Chart 411 Presents A Plastic Ocean at St. Pete Museum of History
See a special screening of A Plastic Ocean at the SPMOH on Thursday night. An international team of adventurers, researchers and ocean ambassadors go on a mission around the globe to uncover the shocking truth about what is lurking beneath the surface of our seemingly pristine ocean. Cocktails and appetizers at 5:30pm, film at 6:30pm. $5 suggested donation. St. Pete Museum of History, 335 2nd Avenue Northeast.
Literary Carousel at The Museum of Fine Arts
Photography from the MFA archives COMES ALIVE through the art of the “Ekphrastic,” a literary interpretation of a piece of visual art. Hand-picked images get the prose and poetry treatment, read live to you. Come join us for this one-of-a-kind event for Literature- and Photography -Lovers alike! 6:30-8pm. Event is included with museum admission (just $5 after 5pm). Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive Northeast.
SPC Community Wind Symphony & Community Concert Band at Palladium Theater
St. Petersburg College Wind Ensembles present their annual Community Connections concert. Legendary Eastman Trombone Professor John Marcellus will present his new arrangements of an Alessandro Marcello concerto as well as one from jazz musician and film composer Dave Grusin’s Memphis Stomp. 7:30pm. Free and open to the public. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North.
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