BURG Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (10.6-8.17)

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Grab a drink during First Friday, enjoy the 15th edition of Saturday Morning Market, celebrate the arts during SHINE Mural Fest and much more this weekend in St. Pete.

Thanks to @shadow1188 for the fantastic #instaBURG photo share! Here’s your full local events guide:




The Melting Pot Presents Uncorked 2017
Explore five notable wines made by women who are making their mark on the wine industry today. With premium ingredients and unforgettable flavor, our Uncorked 2017 dining experience brings out the best in both fondue and the variety of featured wine. Choose three 2-oz pours of wine from our featured list. A complimentary artisanal cheese board is served with each tasting. Click HERE for full details and to reserve a table. The Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.

Exclusive $9 “Wing Fling” Ticket Deal from That’s So Tampa
The Inaugural Tampa Bay Wing Fling is Tampa’s biggest wing festival and competition! Enjoy wings from over 15 wing joints from the Tampa Bay Area and vote for the best Wing! Enjoy live music all day, cold beer, signature bourbon drinks, and fun interactive games like a Chicken Toss Contest, Costume Contest, a Chicken Run, and many more! Begins at noon on Saturday, October 21. Click HERE to get an exclusive ticket discount from That’s So Tampa.

Friday, October 6

Bill Burr at The Mahaffey
One of the top comedic voices of our generation, comedian Bill Burr comes to downtown St. Petersburg for one night only! Having achieved success in TV and film as well as the live stage, he sells out theaters internationally and his Monday Morning Podcast is one of the most downloaded comedy podcasts on iTunes. Shows are at 7pm and 10pm. Click HERE to purchase tickets. 400 1st St SE.

HYbar Happy Hour at Hyatt Place St. Petersburg
Celebrate your long week with a cold craft cocktail or local craft brew while listening to local live music. From 5pm – 8pm enjoy half off select craft cocktails, craft beer and appetizers. 25 2nd Street North

Friday Night Music Series at Sundial
Join the Sundial St. Pete for their free Friday Night Music Series. Shoeless Soul will be performing this week.Shoeless Soul is self-described as feel-good pop-fusion, jazzy-reggae jam. The event is free and runs from 6pm-10pm. Sundial St. Pete, 153 2nd Avenue North.

Get Downtown for First Friday
It’s First Friday in the Burg! The 200 Block of Central Avenue shuts down for live music and fun! Begins at 5pm and runs until 10pm.This month’s performers will be The Tempests. 200 Block of Central Avenue, between 2nd and 3rd Streets North.

Create Your Own Clay Pumpkin at Practically Pikasso
Come on in and create your very own pumpkin! Clay, paint, glazing, and firing included! No RSVP required, ages 6 and up. Cost is $14 plus tax. Event runs from 4pm-7pm. 1912 4th St North.

Oktoberfest at Hofbrauhaus St. Pete (Friday and Saturday)
Join Hofbrauhaus every weekend in October for Oktoberfest bier, contests and prizes, food specials, and live entertainment from Germany. No cover charge, and festivities begin at 4pm. 123 4th St South.

Band of Horse at Jannus Live
Band of Horses performs live at Jannus October 6. Gates open at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North.

Replacements Listening Party at Daddy Kool Records
“For Sale: Live at Maxwell’s 1986,” captures the Replacements’ original lineup performing a thunderous 29-song set at Hoboken, New Jersey’s legendary Maxwell’s. Stop by Daddy Kool Records on Friday, Oct. 6, from 5pm-7pm to hear the album with free pizza and beer. 666 Central Ave.

Saturday, October 7

27th Annual SPCA Tampa Bay Pet Walk at Vinoy Park
Join SPCA for their for the 27th Annual Tampa Bay Pet Walk! Their largest fundraiser of the year helps raise thousands of dollars and spreads awareness for the needs of pets and wildlife in our community. This family friendly event boasts music, food, demonstrations, contests, adoptable animals, representatives from local rescues, great shopping and more! Walk starts at 8:30am. Click HERE to register today. 501 5th Ave NE.

Literally Underground: Comedy & Music at the Iberian Rooster
Literallly Underground:Comedy and Music is a monthly show featuring some of the best local comedians and musicians in the Tampa Bay Area, located downstairs in Iberian Rooster’s SubCentral SpeakEasy. No cover, and the show starts at 9:30pm. 475 Central Avenue, Suite 100.

St. Pete Indie Market at Green Bench Brewing Co. 
The Indigo Owl is re-launching the St. Pete Indie Market at their home in the The EDGE District of St. Petersburg at Green Bench Brewing Co. for the fall season! They’re starting the season off right on October 7th with a street festival featuring over 100 makers. There will also be a donation drive to help the victims in Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria with Latin Lunch Box and Course of Action PR. Event runs from 11am-4pm. 1133 Baum Ave North.

The NeverEnding Story “Suncreen Halloween” Outdoor Movie at Historic Williams Park 
Enjoy a free outdoor screening of The NeverEnding Story 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.

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.

Reverse Happy Hour at Hyatt Place St. Pete
Have you heard of “Reverse Happy Hour”? Here at Hyatt Place St Pete Downtown HYbar we believe in thinking outside of the box.. From 9pm-12pm enjoy live music and 1/2 off select craft cocktails, craft beer, & appetizers. 25 2nd Street North.

SHINE Community Mural Reveal & Opening Event at Childs Parks
This year SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Florida Dream Center to empower children from South St. Pete to “Dream Big. Be Big.” through art, at the Childs Park Recreation Center. Come celebrate this amazing community and leave your mark by applying your handprint and initials directly to thewall. Watch a CARMADA art car be painted live and enjoy a DJ set by the Childs Park Teen Council. This is a free event and starts at 10am. All ages welcome. 4301 13th Ave South.

Saturday Morning Market at Al Lang
Join the Saturday Morning Market for their 15th Season! There are over 130 vendors that make up the market each Saturday from fresh veggies to crafts there is something for everyone. Market runs from 9am-2pm. 230 1st Street South.

Longo’s Cove Grand Opening at Great Explorations
Great Explorations is officially opening, Longo’s Cove, sponsored by Jaime and Evan Longoria! Join them this Saturday for a ribbon cutting of the exhibit, brought to you by Republic Bank, with the Longorias, music by DJ Fresh , Tampa Bay Rays street team and Raymond, Kahwa Coffee, brunch snacks by Chick-fil-A 4th Street North and more. Great Explorations will also be making a huge announcement to the community. Event starts at 10am. 1925 4th St North.

Onesie and Glow Dance Party at 3 Daughters Brewing
We are celebrating National Onesie Day with a onesie and dance party! Put on your favorite onesie and glow attire then head on down to the Brewery for a night of fun! DJ Le Stache and Miss Meow will be spinning tunes all night. Prizes for best individual, and group onesies. Party starts at 8pm. 222 22nd St South.

FloridaStrong Run for Relief at St. Pete Running Company
Help Hurricane Survivors get back on track with a fun, friendly and FREE timed 5k or 2 mile run/walk event presented by St. Pete Running Company and The new Brooks Levitate. Help us prove a Hurricane has strengthened our resolve and community bond. They will be accepting donations for the St. Pete Free Clinic. St. Pete Running Company will also be donating $10 of every pair of shoes sold on the day to The American Red Cross. Races start at 9am. 6986 22nd Ave North.

The Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Carmina Burana at the Mahaffey Theater
What an epic opening night. Both sacred and delightfully profane, Orff’s popular masterpiece packs the stage with the orchestra and the 150-member Master Chorale of Tampa Bay for a huge sound, all under the baton of Michael Francis.  Also: Tippett’s Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage. Show starts at 8pm. Click HERE for tickets. 400 1st St SE.

Sunday, October 8

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.

Yoga for Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico and Elva Rouse Park
On Sunday, October 8th, we will come together to open our hearts, and share space with each other and the same Earth Mother whose rage recently caused destruction in Puerto Rico . 100% of the proceeds from this love-offering-based class will be given to Save the Children, an organization currently on the ground in Puerto Rico, assisting families. Yoga starts 9am. Click HERE to RSVP. N Shore Dr NE & 10th Ave NE.

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.

Ribbon Cutting and Thriller Dance Flash Mob Practice at St.Pete Dance Center
A ribbon cutting ceremony with a twist! Come join Saint Pete Dance Center and Thrill St.Pete at their event Sunday October 8th at 1pm to practice the Thriller flash mob dance. It’s a free event, but they are asking for a suggested donation to the Mauro Youth Ballet School in San Juan Puerto Rico. 6251 34th St. North.

Yoga at The Dali
Join the Dali Museum Sunday for Inspire Yoga. Classes are held in the Raymond James Community Room. Begins at 10:30am and goes until noon. $10 for members and students (with ID), $15 for non-members. The Dali Museum, 1 Dali Boulevard.

Mimosas & Mastepieces: Brunch at The Dali
Cafe Gala invites you to start your week with Mimosas & Masterpieces, an artistic take on Sunday Fundays. Enjoy a Catalan-inspired brunch, raise a glass to surreal Sundays, then visit the galleries, stroll the grounds, contemplate the Avant-garden, browse the Museum Store and soak in all the brilliance of St. Petersburg’s #1 attraction. The Dali Museum, 1 Dali Boulevard.

Pups of Coffee at Brew D Licious
Brew D Licious is hosting a fundraiser for the awesome folks at Friends of Strays over at the most dog friendly coffee spot in town. Also a few very cool vendors will be available for some free treats and belly rubs! Stop by, grab a brew, and help them raise some money for Friends of Strays Animal Shelter. 667 Central Ave.

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.

PAWtoberfest Party at Pinellas Ale Works
Join Pinellas Ale Works as they celebrate the ending of Oktoberfest in Munich. They will be having some specialty treatments for this special day and not just that but they will be taping PAWTOBERFEST again! The beer will start flowing the minute they open but the fun doesn’t really start until Gizzy’s LLC shows up to help fulfill your appetite with amazing brats & pretzels with beer cheese. PAW will be also hosting Masskrugstemmen or stein holding contest at 5pm. Event starts at noon. 1962 1st Ave South.

Beginner Pickling Class at The Urban Canning Company
This beginner pickling class is all about making delicious pickles, learning how to preserve them and also learning how to preserve vegetables in oil! For this class you will be pickling mushrooms and eggplant! Each participant will be making 2 different jars, one of traditionally canned pickles, and the second will be an oil preserve. Click HERE to reserve your spot. Class starts at noon. 1040 4th Street North.

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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.