Ribfest 2014 (All Weekend)
“Rockin’ Ribs – Helpin’ Kids” Northeast Exchange Club’s Ribfest, presented by Bright House Networks Business Solutions
This three day charity fundraiser helps a variety of youth oriented causes. Ribfest features the best BBQ ribbers in the world, national touring bands playing classic & southern rock & country hits. On Saturday and Sunday, fun activities for kids – in the Family Fun Zone Hosted by Great Explorations Children's Museum. Music starts at 1pm on Friday, 1pm on Saturday, and Noon on Sunday. The music stops about 10pm on Friday, 10pm on Saturday, and by 7:30pm on Sunday, Tix $16 for Fri, $20 for Sat, $16 for Sunday. Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Dr.
Pre-pARTy Fridays @ The Dali
Kick off the weekend with The Dali’s “Pre-Party Fridays.” See their landmark exhibition, Picasso/Dali, Dali/Picasso, an unprecedented exhibit placing the works of these legendary artists side by side. See new Picasso and Dalí paintings from museums around the world. Together only this once. Each Friday throughout the exhibit (Nov 14, 2014-Feb 13, 2015), enjoy an eclectic mix of music from popular and emerging artists on the third-floor, outside the galleries in the Bay Vista with a gorgeous view of the downtown St. Pete waterfront. The Museum’s Cafe Gala serves authentic Spanish tapas perfect for sharing a light bite to start your night, paired perfectly with a great selection of wine & beer. 5pm. Event is free w/ Museum admission ($24). Dali Museum 1 Dali Blvd.
St. Pete Shuffle
Every Friday come out and enjoy a hip twist to an old game under the stars. On the First Friday of the month – enjoy live music from a local artist. Fun family activity. All equipment is provided and instruction is available. The "World's Largest Shuffleboard Club" promotes and sponsors year-round competitive and recreational outdoor shuffleboard play on 65 courts. 7-11pm. FREE. St. Pete Shuffle 559 Mirror Lake Dr. N.
Live Music and Food Trucks @ 3 Daughters Brewing (Fri & Sat)
Live Music and Food Trucks. 8-11pm every Friday. 3 Daughters Brewing 222 22nd St. S.
Launching Edge Theatre Company's Inaugural Season "Edges" (All Weekend)
"Edges" is an energetic contemporary musical about four young adults on a journey of self-discovery. Charming and witty, "Edges" is an honest examination of the trials of adulthood, touching on universal issues such as love, commitment, identity, and meaning. So please join us in celebrating The Edge Theatre Company's inaugural season with "Edges"! 7pm. $20 gen. admission, $15 for students. Studio@620, 620 1st Ave S.
On A Roll @ Pinot's Palette
Paint their newest POP ART sensation "On A Roll" while enjoying 2 Sushi Rolls from Ming Ming Tea! Choose from the following Rolls: Shrimp Tempura, Salmon & Avocado, Spicy Tuna, Barbeque Eel, Avocado Cucumber, California Roll. Please be sure to include your choice of rolls in the comment section. 7-9pm. $40 per painter. Pinot's Palette 1572 Central Ave.
Eckerd College Japanese Film Festival – Abacus & Sword
Directed by Morita Yoshimitsu (129 min, 2010; CPS) An adaptation of the book by Isoda, Michifumi, the film chronicles the life of a low ranking samurai who is also an expert accountant and struggles to make ends meet while also trying to elevate the status of his family. 7pm. FREE. Eckerd College 4200 54th Ave S.
FREE Wine Tasting @ TRY Wine Taste Lab
TRY Wine is hosting a FREE wine tasting this Friday from 6-8pm (while supplies last). Acoustic guitarist Mathew Wead will be performing live from 8-11pm. There's no better way to start the weekend than with the St. Pete wine experts at TRY Wine, 110 1st St N.
The Brand New Opiates @ The Amsterdam
The Brand New Opiates return to the 'Dam Friday night. 9pm. FREE. The Amsterdam 1049 Central Ave.
Bridging The Gap Performance/Visual Art Show @ Sly Bar
Tiffany Taylor of Rose Gold Creations & Maxx Forman of Real Life Music Group present a locals only experience, featuring some of the up and coming creators from both sides of the bridge. The night will be filled with live performances, videographers, and producers showcasing their works. As well as visual artist displaying their latest creations. $10 moscato bottless all night! 9pm. FREE and open to the public. Sly Bar 2061 Central Ave.
Romantic Latin Night @ Everything Dolce
Enjoy an evening of live Latin music by Julian Camaz. 7-11pm. Everything Dolce, 937 Central Ave
Suicide girls @ State Theatre
SuicideGirls bring the Blackheart Burlesque Tour to the Burg. Doors open at 8pm. $20 advance, $25 at the door. State Theatre 687 Central Ave.
Halestorm @ The Mahaffey Theatre
Grammy award winning hard rockers Halestorm have spent years touring with Chevelle, Seether, Staind, Papa Roach, Trapt, Three Days Grace, Heaven & Hell, Evanescence, Bullet For My Valentine and more. Their hits include “Love Bites…(So Do I)” and “Freak Like Me.” 8:30pm. All seats are $22.50. Mahaffey Theater 400 1st St S.
The Legendary DMX @ Jannus Live
The icon known as DMX heads to Jannus Live. Writer, producer, actor and artist, DMX is an indellible voice in rap and hip hop. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets $45. Jannus Live 200 1st Ave N.
Sundial Salutation II
Back by popular demand! Come join the Sundial for FREE sunrise yoga in the Sundial St. Pete courtyard Saturday, November 15! 8:30am – Registration opens. 9–10am – Yoga (All skill levels) hosted by lululemon showroom led by instructor Kelly McCabe of Nava Yoga Studio. Specials and refreshments to follow at participating Sundial shops! RSVP here. FREE to participate. Sundial St. Pete 153 2nd Ave N.
Shakespeare – A Celebration of the 450th Anniversary of his Birth
Join ASPEC for our 3rd Annual Literary Symposium featuring the life and works of the most celebrated playwright and poet. Included will be readings and film clips of his wonderful plays, commentaries on Shakespeare, his times and his messages. Refreshments will be served. 9am-1pm. FREE and open to the public. Eckerd College 4200 54th Ave S.
Saturday Morning Market
It's that time of year again! The Saturday Morning Market returns to the Burg in full swing. For a complete list of what's new at the market read our feature on the new vendors and initiatives
. Visit the largest farmer's market in Florida for a variety of fresh and organic produce, gourmet baked goods, prepared foods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts or a variety of handcrafted items. The Market is held each Saturday from October 5 through May 30, 2015. FREE to attend. Al Lang Stadium parking lot on the corner of 1st Ave S and 1st St S.
Florida Bookstore Day
Celebrate independent and used bookstores, as well as local authors and small presses at the first Florida Bookstore Day! For a full schedule of events from participating bookstores all over the state visit the celebrations offical website
4th Annual Eckerd College Celebration Of The Arts
The Fourth Annual Celebration of the Arts at Eckerd College will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15 at various venues on the campus, 4200 54th Ave. S. The daylong event, which is free and open to the public, highlights the creative inspiration fostered at Eckerd College, one of the hidden treasures of this great city of the arts. The day will feature visual and performing arts, including theater, spoken word and gallery exhibits. Events run from noon to 8pm. FREE and open to the public. For a full schedule of events visit the Celebration's official website
. Eckerd College 4200 54th Ave S.
Creative Loafing's Crafts & Drafts
Local artisans and makers of homemade goods will be showcasing their best creations while you peruse and take it all in. Enjoy delicious, local and national craft beer, take your family to the kiddie craft zone, tie dye a commemorative t-shirt (or anything else you'd like: if you bring it, you can tie dye it!), and even play a bit of shuffleboard. Food will be available for purchase from local vendors. The family and pet-friendly Crafts & Drafts market is slated to feature 50 local craft vendors showcasing their best artisan and homemade goods—a perfect place to start holiday shopping for eclectic, one-of-a-kind gifts. Attendees can peruse the best of the best when it comes to Tampa Bay crafts, enjoy local and national craft beer from New Belgium Brewing and St. Pete Brewing Company, nibble on food truck bites, get creative at a DIY tie-dye station, keep the little ones entertained at the kids zone, try their hand at shuffleboard, relax in a beautiful and historic setting, and much more. 10am-5pm. Admission is just $5. St. Pete Shuffle, 559 Mirror Lake Dr N.
Holiday Extravaganza & Gift Market @ St. Pete Coliseum (Sat & Sun)
It’s time to get the holiday season started- November 15 & 16 at the Holiday Gift Market & Expo in downtown St. Petersburg! Bring your holiday to-do list because there will be nearly 100 vendors exhibiting their gift and decorating ideas. From jewelry to books to candles and gourmet kitchen gadgets, you’ll get your holiday shopping done with ease. And we’ll supply the holiday cheer! You’ll enjoy the festive atmosphere as you browse booths featuring local boutiques as well as regional artists and name brand products. This free Holiday Gift Market & Expo will take place for 2 days- Saturday and Sunday, November 15 & 16- at the Coliseum in downtown St. Petersburg. Need gifts for co-workers, teachers, hair stylists, neighbors or babysitters? Do you have hard-to-please relatives? Forget the stress- all these gift ideas will make everyone merry! Find cute clothes and accessories, sports-related gifts, or fun items for the home…. in all price ranges. Plus, there will be time to visit with Santa or enjoy strolling carolers. It will be a great way to kick off the holiday season! Don’t miss the Holiday Gift Market & Expo! 10am-5pm. FREE and open to the public. St. Pete Coliseum 535 4th Ave N
Public Walking Mural Tour
Florida Craftsmen, Inc. along with the City Of St. Pete host PUBLIC walking mural tours of the Burg every Saturday. Tour begins at 10am and goes until 11:30am. Tours will be held every Saturday at 10am except for the second saturday of each month when tours will be held at 4pm. $19 for adults, $11 for children and FREE for kids ages 5 and under. Tour begins at Florida Craftsmen located at 501 Central Ave.
Edible Landscaping – Gardening w/ Perennials @ Childs Park YMCA
The St. Petersburg Library System, in partnership with the Childs Park YMCA and the St. Petersburg Garden Club, has launched a seed library at the Childs Park Community Library. The library is hosting the first of a series of educational seminars by community gardeners who will share their wide knowledge of plants and growing techniques. Koreen Brennan of Grow Permaculture will discuss “Edible Landscaping – Gardening with Perennials” on Saturday. 10:30am. FREE. Childs Park YMCA, 691 43rd St N.
FREE Saturdays @ Everything Dolce
Free doggie treats and plenty of water bowls. If your involved with a dog oriented charity, we would gladly help to promote the cause. A perfect opportunity to allow proud parents and canines to socialize. 9am-11pm. Rock N Blues Jam from 1-4pm. Everything Dolce 937 Central Ave.
Free Dali Museum Events, One Dali Blvd.:
DillyDally With Dali
Children can discover the creative world of Dali through games, puzzles and arts + crafts activities which educate and encourage family interaction. Dillydally with Dali takes place under the direction of the museum’s Family Programs Coordinator in the 1st floor Education Classroom. 11:45am.
Dali & Beyond Film Series: Paris, The Luminous Years
The Dali + Beyond Film Series features unusual movies, art films, and films about art that share a common enthusiasm for fantasy, dreams, creativity and the imagination. In the early decades of the twentieth century, a storm of modernism swept through the art worlds of the West, uprooting centuries of tradition in the visual arts, music, literature, dance, theater and beyond. The epicenter of this storm was Paris, France. Paris – The Luminous Years, explores this unique moment in Paris from 1905 to 1930, decisive years for our contemporary culture, when an international group including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, Igor Stravinsky, Ernest Hemingway, Jean Cocteau, Gertrude Stein, Vaslav Nijinsky and Aaron Copland, among numerous others, revolutionized the direction of the modern arts. -PBS. 2010. Not rated: Probably G. 120 min
Z-Adventure, St. Pete Segway Tour (Sat & Sun)
The Dali’s Zodiac Membership Committee invites you to the November Z-Event, “Z-Adventure” – a Segway tour through downtown St. Petersburg. There are six different time/date opportunities, offering flexibility to choose a time that works best for you. There’s a max of 8 people per time slot. Time slots are 11am-1pm; 2-4pm; 5-7pm. $45 per person. Meetup location St. Pete Segway's, 1 Beach Dr SE #41 (just outside Courigan's Irish Pub).
Fall Is In The Air @ Pinot's Palette
Fall has arrived in St. Pete. Paint with the earthy tones of the season at Pinot's this Saturday. 7-9pm. $30 per painter. Pinot's Palette 1572 Central Ave.
Weedeater @ State Theatre
Destroy Fest 2014 arrives at State Theatre. Prepare for the most destructive licks your bound to experience in a long time. Doors open at 3pm. $15 advance, $18 at the door. State Theatre 687 Central Ave.
#9 Appreciation Party @ The Ale & The Witch
This Saturday The Ale and The Witch hosts to Crossfit 9's appreciation party for their dedicated trainers and enthusiasts! It's a 9er night out. 8pm FREE to attend. The Ale and The Witch 111 2nd Ave NE.
Juicy J @ Jannus Live
Juicy J headlines the Twerk or Die 2 Tour coming to Jannus Live. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets $30-$50. Jannus Live 200 1st Ave N.
The Flying Pig's 1st Birthday Party
Join The Flying Pig for a day of beer, music, games and prizes. Special and limited release beers all day, including Hawaiian Lion, a toasted coconut coffee porter brewed in collaboration with Big Top Brewing Company. Prizes all day! SweetWater Brewing Company kayak giveaway @ 9 pm! Drink any Sweetwater beer between now and the party and receive a ticket to win (must be present to win). We've also got tons of other giveaways and we'll be playing some party games throughout the day…Anyone up for some "Pin the tail on the pig"? Applebutter Express performs at 8pm. Cigar rolling demo at 7pm. Event goes from 12pm-2am. FREE to attend. Flying Pig Taphouse, 1584 Central Ave.
Generations Of Jazz: Dick Hyman & La Lucha feat. Jun Bustamante
Throughout a busy musical career that got underway in the early ’50s, Dick Hyman has functioned as pianist, organist, arranger, music director, and composer. His versatility in all of these areas has resulted in a long career involving film scores, orchestral compositions, concert appearances and well over 100 albums recorded under his own name. La Lucha with Jun Bustamante, The popular Tampa Bay jazz artists, are beginning to break nationally, and Palladium regulars, fronted by the fabulous singer-songwriter and vocalist Jun Bustamante. La Lucha consists of three best friends from Colombia, Mexico & United States who play Latin-inspired rhythms and original compositions. 8pm. Admission is $25, $35 VIP. Palladium Theatre 253 5th Ave N.
Geri X CD Release Party @ The Amsterdam
Bulgarian-born Geri X is a composer, a musician and a singer hard to label. Fans and critics spotted it from the moment she broke onto the Tampa Bay music scene. Geri is an artist with a singular sound you have never heard. Celebrate her CD release! 9:30pm. FREE. The Amsterdam 1049 Central Ave.
Live Music @ The Hangar
Live Music from 8-11pm. Hangar Restaurant and Flight Lounge 540 1st St SE
Tacky Turkey @ Pinot's Palette
Normally, it would be an insult to call someone a "Tacky Turkey," but it's a compliment for this one because he spent a lot of time picking out that bowtie and his favorite running shoes! Make him less or more tacky by changing the colors to fit your preferences. He may be tacky but he's fun to create! All the ladies just love a Tacky Turkey! 1:30-3:30pm. $25 per painter. Pinot's Palette 1572 Central Ave.
Totally Restorative @ The Body Electric Yoga Company
A deeply relaxing practice for everybody. We'll use bolsters, blankets, blocks, and straps to fully support you in each posture. Classes may feature guided meditation, breathing exercises, or anatomical focus. Restorative yoga breaks down chronic stress and physical tension. As in more dynamic yoga classes, we move the spine in all directions, promoting mobility and back health. We compress and stretch the organs, moving blood and lymph through the body. Practicing restorative yoga has helped many people fight fatigue and depression, recover from illness, injury, and trauma. When you are more relaxed, you are less vulnerable to the many stress-related illnesses that plague us. So come in and relax! Whether this is your main yoga practice, or a change-of-pace, you're going to feel refreshed, open, and calm when you leave the room. With enough practice, you might cultivate this calm into a healthier happier version of you. 6-7pm. The Body Electric Yoga Company 685 30th Ave N.
Deuces Live Sunday Market
The market will feature live entertainment every week and a unique array of vendors offering home baked goods, fresh produce, fruit, flowers, plants, seafood and meats, arts and fine crafts, gifts, baskets, and more. Rain or shine, and all year long, the new Deuces Live Sunday Market will become a shopping and economic opportunity in Midtown for the entire community. Vendor booths are available. 1-5pm. Free to attend. Deuces Live 22nd St S & 9th Ave S.
Customer Appreciation Day @ Necessories Gallery & Boutique
Necessories shows their love for their customers with a huge sale Sunday. Save 20-40% storewide. Not a bad way to kick off the holiday shopping season. 1-5pm. Necessories Gallery & Boutique, 2-57 Centra; Ave.
Patrick Ball, Celtic Harp @ Palladium Theatre
Patrick Ball is one of the premier Celtic harp players in the world and a captivating spoken word artist. In playing the ancient, legendary brass-strung harp of Ireland with its crystalline, bell-like voice, and in performing marvelous tales of wit and enchantment, he not only brings new life to two cherished traditions, but blends them in concert to create “a richly theatrical and hauntingly beautiful performance.” 7:30pm. Tickets $20 advance, $25 day of show. Palladium Theatre 253 5th Ave N.
Framing Hanley @ State Theatre
Trust for Liars, Polar Summer, Wherewithal, Aaron Loveless take over the State stage this weekend. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets $15 advance, $17 at the door. State Theatre 687 Central Ave.
OAR w/ Andy Grammer @ Jannus Live
OAR with special guest Andy Grammer are set to cap off an electric weekend at Jannus Live. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $33.50 advance, $35 day of show.
The Vagina Monologues @ American Stage Theatre
Obie Award-winner Eve Ensler’s whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone: The Vagina Monologues introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a septuagenarian New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant, a woman who witnesses the birth of her granddaughter, and a feminist happy to have found a man who "liked to look at it." 6pm. Tickets "Pay-What-You-Can", $15 advance purchase, suggested donation $10-$20. American Stage Theatre (lobby cabaret) 163 3rd St N.
Patti LaBelle @ Mahaffey Theater
Soul diva Patti LaBelle has enjoyed one of the longest-lived careers in contemporary music, notching hits in a variety of sounds ranging from girl group pop to space-age funk to lush ballads. She has been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Apollo Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters' Hall of Fame. The World Music Awards presented her with the coveted Legend Award. She has sold over 50 million records worldwide and is commonly identified as the "Godmother of Soul", the "High Priestess of Good Vibrations", and the "Queen of Rock "n" Soul". 7pm. Tickets $59.50-$99.50. Mahaffey Theater 400 1st St S.
This Weekend at Muvico Sundial 19 + IMAX St. Pete: Rosewater
"The feature film ROSEWATER is based on the New York Times best-selling memoir 'Then They Came for Me: A Family's Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival', written by the BBC journalist Maziar Bahari. A true story, the film marks the screenwriting and directorial debut of The Daily Show host and anchor Jon Stewart, and stars Gael Garcia Bernal, leading an international cast." via Muvico