A drive thru market on St. Pete Beach, the Indie Flea online, Food Truck Pop Ups and more this weekend

It’s officially the weekend in the Sunshine City! We’e compiled a list of the best events happening in and around St. Petersburg for your convenience.

Support local artists and makers through LocalShops1’s NEW Buy Local Tampa Bay online market with a major Million Dollar Mission, stream live concerts, taking in culture through virtual museum tours and more.

I Love the Burg x Wove Print Co. T-Shirts 

We’ve partnered with the local clothing company Wove Print Co. to launch our brand new t-shirts! Support your local community and rock a message of love and hope. CLICK HERE to shop now.

Join the St. Pete (Socially-Distanced) Supper Club! 

We just launched a brand new Supper Club group. The mission is to support our locally-owned and operated restaurants through this difficult time, while providing localvores a fun place to share their favorite meals. Click HERE to see what it’s all about. This past week we’ve featured Alesia, Nitally’s, Baba on Central, Love Food Central and The Burg Bar & Grill!

Local company launches new face masks and hand sanitizer 

Local company Quick Draw Masks just released three new designs for their antimicrobial and reusable face masks. Each one comes with a replaceable MERV-13 filter. Get 10% OFF your order when you use code “BURG10” at checkout. Click HERE to shop now.

 

 

Things Making Us Happy This Weekend 

 

The Online Tampa Bay Indie Flea  (Saturday and Sunday)

While in quarantine the Indie Flea has been working on a unique course of action for sharing how you can support makers along with a peek into what they have been up to in isolation. The market organizers invite you to join them for a virtual meet and greet through their Instagram Stories this Saturday and Sunday at 11am eastern time!

Hello Darlin’ Records will host a collection of small, independent makers as they check in and show us their workspace, inspiration, and their recent projects, with links to shop their goods!

 

Bon Appetit Exhibit at MIZE Gallery 

Who’s hungry? MIZE Gallery presents Bon Appétit, featuring 40 artists creating new works inspired by 2 food combinations. Each artist selected from a menu of 2 ingredients supplied by gallery. View the entire collection online.

 

Sunday Funday in Lassing Park with Maggie on the Move 

Grab your hammocks, masks and sunscreen and join Maggie on the Move and the Let’s Meet St. Pete crew for some fun, sun and good eats at Lassing waterfront park in Old Southeast. Practice Social Distancing while supporting your local food truck! 12-3pm. Lassing Park, 2042 Beach Drive Southeast. Order ahead is available online.

 

Drive Thru Corey Avenue Market (Sunday)

This Sunday, May 17th is the first Drive Thru Market on Corey Avenue! Visit www.tampabaymade.com now to shop with your favorite vendors. Pre-order and pick up between 10am-1pm.

Right now all orders being placed are for pick up at the Corey Avenue Drive Thru Market. The location is on Blind Pass Rd., between 73rd & Corey Avenue. The entrance is on 73rd street.

 

Keep Banked Track Roller Derby in St. Pete! 

Deadly Rival Roller Derby is one of the best events in all of St. Petersburg. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic they have had to cancel all practices and future matches. If they aren’t able to make rent this are may lose its dedicated banked track. Here’s a message from the organizers and how you can help:

“Deadly Rival is Florida’s only Banked Track Roller Derby Team. We are a volunteer, skater-run operation that relies on our public events, merchandise sales, and donations to bring in the majority of our monthly revenue. If we are unable to make our rent, our Deadly family will be forced to shut down, move out, and find another venue.

We’re asking for your help to keep the roof over our heads while we anxiously wait to get our skaters back on the track. In order to do that, we set our donation goal to $30,000 to help us pay our rent for the next few months until we can bout again!

Your donations are greatly appreciated, we cannot thank you enough. Without support from our community, fans, and dedicated volunteers, Deadly wouldn’t exist.”

Click HERE to donate.

 

The Body Electric Yoga & Athletic (All Weekend)

The Body Electric Yoga and Athletic Company continue to live stream workouts for the St. Petersburg community! Some classes take place on zoom, while other stream on Facebook. You can find a full schedule by visiting the website, the B.E.’s Facebook, and Instagram profiles. The Body Electric also launched brand new t-shirts with Wove Print Co. Click HERE to purchase one.

 

The Refillery Soaps, Cloths, DIY Kits and more

Follow The Refillery on Facebook for their weekly Friday Refill Special! The Refillery will resume its normal hours beginning Saturday May 16! Don’t forget they are also offering curbside pickup and refills. Just call the store before you arrive at 727-202-7120. On Saturday, May 16, the shop is offering 50% off non-bulk products, and 30% off DIY & bulk products.

The local shop offering a variety of soaps, detergents, and other eco-friendly items, has also created new DIY take-home kits. All the options are available on The Refillery website. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram for more a major deal announcement to celebrate. The Refillery, 7490 30th Avenue North.

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Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan is the Editor of ilovetheburg.com. Follow him on Twitter @harlanyoungII and Instagram @harlanyoung. Send tips and potential stories to info@ilovetheburg.com.