BURG Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (09.29.17-10.1.17)

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Enjoy an outdoor movie, partake in glass blowing, throw on your lederhosen for Oktoberfest parties and much more this weekend in the Sunshine City.

Thanks to @msdee_photos for the amazing #instaBURG photo share! Here’s your full local events guide:

Win Your Way In with Bill Burr at The Mahaffey
Get ready to laugh out loud when Bill Burr comes to The Mahaffey for one night only on October 6! Here’s your chance to win your way in for an exclusive VIP experience and an awesome prize pack valued at $889! Win 2 tickets to the show, a 2-night Staycation at Treasure Bay Resort & Marina, 6-pack admission to Beach Escape Game and a $50 gift card from The Galley! Click HERE to enter!


Friday, September 29

International Coffee Day BOGO at Kahwa Coffee
This Friday, all Kahwa locations are celebrating International Coffee Day by giving you a buy one get one deal. Click HERE to find a Kahwa location near you.

St. Pete Burgtoberfest at St. Petersburg Brewing Company
Come celebrate Oktoberfest the “St. Pete” way. Come party at St. Pete Brewing Company as they release their St. Pete Oktoberfest Lager! There will be polka music playing, 64oz Growler Hold Competition, and delicious beer braised sausage, sauerkraut, and German potato salad made by Blue Hollow Smoke House BBQ. The party starts at 6pm. 544 1st Ave North.

Friday Night Music Series at Sundial
Join the Sundial St. Pete for their free Friday Night Music Series. Dean Johanesen will be performing this week.Dean Johanesen plays acoustic guitar-driven fare with a sonic palette that calls on Spanish rumba-style instrumentals, speakeasy-era Americana, and swinging hot club jazz dosed in circus tent hues. The event is free and runs from 6pm-10pm. Sundial St. Pete, 153 2nd Avenue North.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles (All Weekend)
The Rays host the Baltimore Orioles this weekend at Tropicana Field. Game at 7:10pm on Friday, 6:10pm on Saturday, 1:10pm on Sunday. Click HERE for tickets. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive.

St. Pete Shuffle Fridays at The Shuffleboard Club
Since 2005, St. Pete Shuffle has welcomed 10,000 people to the club for free Fright night shuffleboard. Event runs from 7-11pm. St. Pete Shuffle, 559 Mirror Lake Drive North.

Ash of Sweetwater Revolver at Hideaway Cafe
Come out to the Hideaway Cafe and immerse yourself in the sounds of a grand piano! Deb Ruby opens for Ash of Sweet Water Revolver. Guitar and voice woven into this tapestry of music. Tickets are $10. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. 1756 Central Ave.

Cruise In Friday Night at Tampa Bay’s Biff Burger
Cruise In with your classic cars & hot rods Friday Night. There will be live music, free popcorn during happy hour and dinner specials. Bring the family and enjoy the beautiful vehicles of yesteryear. 3939 49th St North.

Craft for a Cause at Makeme
Be a helper and create something awesome for your house at the same time! Join Makeme to create a cute customized wood sign that shows your Florida pride. 25% of the class fees of this event will be donated to St. Petersburg Free Clinic and Food Bank to provide food and other assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Irma. Canned food and other donations will also be collected on site. Tickets are $45. Event starts at 7pm. 3028 9th Street North.

The Duo Show at Spitfire Theater
Three of the best comedy Duos in Tampa Bay bring their best stuff each week! This week High Heels Toes Up opens, followed by featured teams Ad Hoc & The Oh Jeez. Tickets are $10. Shows start at 8pm. 14 18th St South.

St. Pete Oktoberfest at The Galley (Friday and Saturday)
Get your lederhosen and dirndls and get to The Galley for their 1st Annual Oktoberfest celebration. Join them Friday and Saturday for live music, traditional German food, and lots of great beer. 27 4th Street North.


Saturday, September 30

CareFest 2017 at Lake Vista Park
Hundreds of volunteers will participate in various projects, yard work, painting, minor home repairs, neighborhood cleanups and more throughout St. Petersburg neighborhoods. CareFest St. Pete 2017 starts and ends at Lake Vista Park, with group captain check-in and light morning refreshments at 7:30 a.m., followed by projects conducted from 8 a.m. to Noon. Once finished at project sites, participants are invited back to Lake Vista Park for volunteer recognition, lunch and entertainment between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. The event wraps up with CareFest organizers presenting certificates to all volunteer groups, starting at noon. 1401 62nd Ave. South.

Cooking Class at Sea Salt 
Enjoy one of Chef Kenny Tufo’s popular cooking classes. He will present a dish that combines an array of flavors and textures, Light and refreshing Nova Scotia Halibut is complemented by a savory Leek, Corn, & Cedar Key Clam Chowder. The class is $35 per person, inclusive, and includes the demo with Chef Kenny, a light lunch of the dish, and a glass of wine. Class starts at 11am. Click HERE for tickets. 183 2nd Ave North.

Beetlejuice “Suncreen Halloween” Outdoor Movie at Historic Williams Park 
Enjoy a free outdoor screening of Beetlejuice as well as scary awesome music, spooky food trucks, tricky trivia and treats. Activities start at 6pm. A local indie short begins at dusk. Movie starts at dark. Williams Park 330 2nd Ave North.

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Bethlehem Steel FC at Al Lang Stadium
The Rowdies vie for a home playoff game as they take on Bethlehem Steel FC. $2 of every ticket sold will be donated to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital pediatric cancer research unit. Click HERE for tickets. Game starts at 7:30. 230 2nd Ave SE.

Yoga Poolside at The Hollander
Join The Body Electric Yoga Company for class poolside at the landmark Hollander Hotel in downtown St Petersburg. Practice, swim and brunch. Salute the sun with Rachel Miller and a rotating cast of characters, and then cool off in the Hollander’s beautiful pool. All levels are welcome for this slow flow class and mats will be provided as needed. Yoga starts at 8:30am. Event costs $5 for Body Electric members, $10 to pre-register or $15 at the door. 421 4th Ave North.

Haunted Heritage Hike at the Pinellas Pioneer Settlement
Haunted Heritage Hikes is a family friendly event located at the Pinellas Pioneer Settlement. Taking ghost tours in a new direction. It is a quiet retreat into the woods with no crowds or traffic to attempt to weave your way through as you experience stories of hauntings from around St. Petersburg and its surrounding areas. Adult tickets are $10, children tickets (ages 5-12) are $5. Hike starts at 7:45pm. 3130 31st St. South.

Easy Natives and Wildflowers at Sunken Gardens
Florida’s fall show of wildflower blooms is just around the corner! Tom Heitzman, owner of Sweet Bay Nursery, shares which wildflowers and other native plants work best in your yard and patio containers while attracting birds, butterflies, and other pollinators! Plant sale after the program. Free with Sunken Garden admission or membership. Show starts at 10:30am. 1825 4th St. North.

Mutemath at Jannus Live
Mutemath returns to St. Petersburg on Saturday with their new album Play Dead, with support from Colony House & ROMES. Show starts 7pm.Click HERE for tickets. 200 1st Ave North.

Halfway There 2017 at St. Petersburg Coliseum
More than 50 local, regional and national breweries will be pouring one offs and old favorites at Halfway There on Saturday, Sept. 30. Hosted by Tampa Bay Beer Week, the celebration of beer seeks to spotlight some of the best craft breweries with a focus on beer made right here in the Tampa Bay area. Event runs from 3pm-7pm. Click HERE for tickets. 535 4th Ave North.

Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Launch Party at the Museum of Fine Arts
Come join TIGLFF for their 2017 launch party, where you will get to see your TIGLFF Family and check out the upcoming films for the 28th Annual Tampa Bay International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Tickets are $45 preregistration and $55 at the door (each ticket includes 1 free beverage, followed by cash bar). Party starts at 6:30pm. 255 Beach Dr NE.

Pride Night: Drag Show at Muddy Water Kava & Tea
It’s a 5th Saturday change up. Watch these queens slay and party to the best mixes by Ivan Jones DJ. 10% of proceeds to support the LGBTQ community. 6111 10th St. North.

Whose Line St. Pete at Spitfire Theater
Your favorite short form games played by up to 9 players each week where the points kinda matter! The top 3 players with the most points at the end of the show do individual improv challanges to see who becomes that week’s Whose Line Champion. Tickets are $10. 14 18th St. South.

Sunday, October 1

Blow Your Own Glass Pumpkin at Morean Arts Center 
Watch, learn and participate with your very own personal glass experience in the Hot Shop! The Personal Glass Experience is designed with the novice in mind. One of the Morean’s demo team instructors will guide you, the audience member, through all the necessary steps to make your own blown glass pumpkin! Experiences are at 11am and 11:30am. Cost is $75. 714 1st Ave North.

A Royal Brunch with Belle and Her Prince at Great Explorations
Join Tea By The Sea, Ladee Da Kids Spa and Great Explorations for a magnificent Royal Brunch With Beauty And Her Prince. They will have brunch style items like muffins, danishes, donuts, fresh fruit, orange juice and more for everyone to enjoy. The children will partake in a craft, interact with Belle and her Prince, have open play at Great Explorations. Event starts at 10am.This event is prepaid, price is $20 for children, $15 per sibling and $10 for adults if they want to participate. Email teabythesea01@gmail.com to reserve your spot.1925 4th St North.

HYbar Brunch, Beats & Bubbles at Hyatt Place
Check out Downtown St Petes newest Hotel & Craft Cocktail Bar HYbar. $25 gets you bottomless exotic mimosas & nosh on URBAN Restaurants brunch buffet while Tampa Bay’s favorite DJ Fresh spinning your favorite jams of today and the 90’s. Brunch provided by URBAN Brew & BBQ. 25 2nd Street North.

Zombie Boot Camp at South Straub Park
Skip your workout this week and come practice with Kate! All zombies are welcome to come brushen up their skills and practice Michael Jackson’s Thriller preparing you for Thrill St. Pete’s upcoming flashmobs and annual worldwide Thrill The World event. Bring plenty of water, a towel, bug spray, and be ready to sweat! Boot camp runs for 6-7:30pm. 198 Bayshore Drive NE.

SPCA Pet Walk Team Sign-Up Event at St. Petersburg Brewing Company
This Sunday come sign up with SPBCMaltyDogs for the SPCA Tampa Bay’s Petwalk on October 7th. Team members are invited to join the SPCA at the brewery for an afternoon dedicated to our animal families! Enjoy $1 off drafts, pet photographs and pawprint painting stations, giveaways and raffle prizes, team t-shirts and bandanas. Come Support The SPCA and have a great time too! Sign-up is from 3-6pm. 544 1st Ave North.

Yoga on HY at Hyatt Place 
DTSP’s newest rooftop pool is ready for yoga! Come out for class hosted by The Body Electric Yoga Company and then stay to swim. Enjoy mimosa and craft beer flight specials, and even brunch. Class will be a moderate flow with the fantastic Lindsay Dixon. Mats provided as needed. Yoga starts at 9am. Cost is $5 for Body Electric members, $10 pre-registered, $15 door. Click HERE to register. 25 2nd St North.

Totally Rad 80’s Pool Party Benefit at The Hollander Hotel
You are invited to the Totally Rad 80’s Pool Party Benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters at the Hollander Hotel. DJ Sugar Bear and MC Captain Machete will be providing the music. Dress to impress with your most totally rad 80’s pool attire and fanny pack for a chance to win the fanny pack contest! There is no cover. Party starts at 2pm. 421 4th Ave North.

Kids Eat Free at The Melting Pot Every Sunday
Make it a Sunday fun-day and treat your little ones to Fondue! Receive one complimentary child’s meal with an adult purchase of a 3-course or larger. The restaurant is open from 4-10:30pm on Sunday. Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.

Kick Up Your Heels for SMART Ride at Metro Wellness
Its that time of year again to Kick Up Your Heels! Join Tampa Bay Area Cyclists and their friends as they put on another awesome show to benefit SMART Ride 2017! Matt McGee will be the fab hostess and Gabe Alves-Tomko Realtor is the event’s sponsor! They will have spirits, fantastic prizes, and entertainment by the “ladies” of TBAC! They return to Metro Wellness St. Pete and doors open at 5 pm. 100% of proceeds go to SMART Ride to benefits organizations that provide HIV services, like Metro Wellness. 3251 3rd Ave North #125.

Wordier Than Thou Pop-up Bookstore at Punky’s Bar and Grill
Wordier Than Thou is going to hang out at Punky’s Bar and Grill for Sunday brunch! They’ll have books for sale with a mix of titles by local authors, literary classics and cool vintage finds.So come grab a drink or a bite to eat and bring home a book. Store will be open from 11am-4pm. 3063 Central Ave.

Swag for Strides at Ceulean Blu
Help support this year’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk by purchasing your pink swag at Cerulean Blu. Those participating in the walk will recieve 100% of pink swag sales and 10% of all other purchases directly donated to cancer walk teams. 400 Beach Dr NE, Suite 161.

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Written by Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian is the co-founder of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. A graphic designer by trade, Dex has been witness to Tampa Bay's explosion to become one of the hottest regions in the nation. In 2009, he helped develop the brand for I Love the Burg and in 2014 developed the branding for That's So Tampa and has been a regular contributor to both ever since.