Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (03.06-09.17)

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St. Pete Seafood and Music Festival at North Straub Park – March 25 & 26
Join us on March 25-26 in North Straub Park for the premiere of a new St. Petersburg tradition: the St. Petersburg Seafood & Music Festival. The festival runs both Saturday and Sunday from 10am-6pm. General admission is $3 and the VIP Tent admission is $50. North Straub Park, 310 Bayshore Drive Northeast.




Monday, March 6

Mangia Monday 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.

Dropkick Murphy’s at Jannus Live
They’re shipping down to the Burg! Dropkick Murphy’s performs live at Jannus Monday night at 6:30pm. $29.50 per person. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North.


Tuesday, March 7

Half Price Burgers at Stillwaters Tavern
Every Tuesday, enjoy half price burgers at Stillwaters Tavern. Deal is good for dine-in only. 11:30am-10pm. Stillwaters Tavern, 224 Beach Drive Northeast.

Open Mic Comedy Night at Iberian Rooster
The funniest folks of the night will win cash prizes and bar tabs. 9pm-midnight. Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Avenue.

Book Club at The Body Electric Yoga Company
Join The Body Electric for their inaugural book club discussion. Author and yoga instructor Stephen Cope will lead the discussion. Cope is founder of the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living, the largest yoga research center in the US. 4:30-5:45pm. Free to attend. Space is limited so those interested are encouraged to pre-register online. The Body Electric Yoga, 3015 7th Street North.

Free Swing Dance Lessons at Sundial St. Pete
Join Sundial St. Pete for free swing dancing lessons in the courtyard. The event starts with a beginners lessons at 7pm. A dance social begins at 7:30pm. Free and open to the public. Sundial St. Pete, 153 2nd Avenue North.

St. Pete Preservation Presents Porch Party in the Historic Old Northeast
Maureen Stafford and Elinor Miranda open up their home, built in 1925, Tuesday evening for a special porch party with St. Pete Preservation. The home had been badly neglected but now the finishing touches to a beautiful restoration are being completed. Maureen knows the ins & outs of restoring old beauties (she will be there to explain some of the secrets on how it is done) and is a SPP preservation award winner for her work on other homes. 6-8:30pm. $20 for non-members. The home is located at 116 9th Avenue Northeast.

Cheese and Beer Flights Night: Brooklyn South and Ballast Point at The Ale and The Witch
A Tampa Bay Beer Week event here pairing two great things: cheese and beer. The Burg’s own Brooklyn South will be pairing three of their cheeses with 3 brews from Ballast Point. 7-9pm. Flights are $3 individually for a single pairing or $8 for all three together for the complete flight. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.





Wednesday, March 8

Southeastern Guide Dogs Presents Superheroes on Parade at Sundial St. Pete
Southeastern Guide Dogs presents a collaborative community arts event in the courtyard at the Sundial. The organization will be unveiling the first batch of nearly 50 life-sized Labrador retriever sculptures in their superhero capes and painted with love by local, accomplished artists. Their parade of superheroes will soon be spotted throughout the St. Pete area, but you can have an exclusive first look! Runs from 5:30-8pm. Sundial St. Pete, 153 2nd Avenue North.

Lane Reduction Proposals Open House at Sunshine Center
The Department of Transportation and Parking Management invite the public to an open house to learn about and provide feedback on the proposed traffic safety plan that will affect 4th Avenue NOrth from 5th Street to 3rd Street, and 5th Avenue North from 4th Street to 6th Street. Begins at 5:30pm. Sunshine Center, 330 5th Street North.

An Evening with George Winston at The Palladium
Master pianist George Winston performs live at The Palladium Wednesday night. His versatile catalogue includes Night Divides the Day — Music of The Doors, and Gulf Coast Blues and Impressions 1 & 2. The concert begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $22.50, $32.50 and $39.50. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North.

Keep St. Pete Lit Presents True Stories at The Iberian Rooster
True Stories returns to the Iberian Rooster. This month’s theme is NEW. Bring your true, personal story about something new you tried. Every person in the audience has the chance to tell a story. Put your name in the “fucket bucket” and if your are called you get five minutes to share your story. Runs from 9-11pm. Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Avenue.

Moonlight Market at The Blue Goose
Shop local this Wednesday at The Blue Goose! Local indie vendors will be selling art, tees, candles, furniture and more. The market is open from 6pm-midnight. The Blue Goose, 48 9th Street North.

Wined Down Wednesdays 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.





Thursday, March 9

Happy Hour with the Historian — Oh, Florida — America’s Weirdest State at St. Pete Museum of History
Craig Pittman hosts this special Happy Hour with a Historian at the St. Pete Museum of History. Learn more about America’s Weirdest State, Florida, this Thursday. Begins at 6:30pm. $5 suggested donation. St. Pete Museum of History, 335 2nd Avenue North.

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.

Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot at St. Pete City Theatre
The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit set during the Christmas holidays. Show runs from March 9-19. Performance at 8pm. Opening night tickets are $15. St. Pete City Theatre, 4025 31st Street South.

Love Lives Here: No Place for Hate at The Florida Holocaust Museum
Love Not Fear is a community focused on countering this culture (and the fear that lies beneath the hate) by prioritizing love. The goals for the evening are pretty simple: We want to stand in solidarity with those who are being targeted by hate and make a statement that love is more powerful. This evening is not about politics, it’s about people. The event runs from 6:30-8:30pm. Click HERE to RSVP. Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 5th Street South.

Field to Fork Dinner at St. Pete Eco Village
Join St. Pete’s secret garden for an educational farm tour, cooking demonstration and family style dining experience. Runs from 5:30-9:30pm. $30 per person. Click HERE to register and for further details. St. Pete Eco Village, 302 15th Street North.

Dua Lipa at State Theatre
Dua Lipa performs live at State Theatre Thursday night. Doors open at 7pm. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue.


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Written by 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.