Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (03.27-30.17)


Cinco De Mayo Celebration with Frankie Negron at Beach – Bay Harbor Hotel
Join Beach Restaurant for Cinco De Mayo festivities on their outdoor stage featuring Frankie Negron! They will have food, drinks, a fun crowd, and of course the music! Complimentary tequila shot/drink (age 21+) for those who arrive within the first hour (6:30-7:30pm). Festivities run from 6:30-10:30pm on May 5. Enjoy a $99 room rate visit for the event. Click HERE for full details and event reservations.



Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Toronto FC II – April 1
After a huge win over Orlando City B in their home opener, the Rowdies look to continue their winning ways against Toronto FC II Saturday, April 1. The match starts at 7:30pm. Click HERE for tickets or call 727.222.2000. Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st Street Southeast.


Monday, March 27

Brick Street Farms Ribbon Cutting
The Burg’s indoor hydroponic farm hosts its ribbon cutting this Monday. Join Mayor Kriseman at their space for light refreshments and learn about this amazing food concept in our city. 4:30-6pm. Brick Street Farms, 2001 2nd Avenue South.

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.

Community Bartender for a Cause at The Ale and The Witch
Join The Ale and The Witch and a celebrity bartender for a good cause this Monday night. Denise Holden will be pouring drinks for Friends of Strays. 5:30-7:30pm. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.

An American Tapestry: Jazz, Musical Theater and Art Music at The Palladium
Join the choruses as they weave together a musical tapestry that reflects the beauty of our nation and indeed all of the Americas. From a Brazilian setting of Psalm 150, to a Canadian singer-songwriter’s Hallelujah (known to many through the movie Shrek), to jazz’s beloved My Funny Valentine, and a setting of three songs based on Alice in Wonderland and composed by beloved member of the St. Petersburg College musical community Jason Miller, there is something in this diverse program for all musical tastes. 7:30pm. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North.


Tuesday, March 28

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.

Dinosaur Jr. at State Theatre
Dinosaur Jr. is known as one of the formative groups in the American Alternative Rock movement. With iconic records like You’re Living All Over Me, Where You Been and I Bet on Sky, Dinosaur Jr. remains one of the leading voices in rock. See them this Tuesday at the State Theatre. Doors open at 8pm. Tickets are $20+fees. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue.

$10 Burger + Beer Tuesday at Beach Restaurant – Bay Harbor Hotel
For the month of March, order a burger and 16 ounce Bud Light or house wine for just $10. Your choice of the All-American, Doughnut or Cajun Burger. Beach Restaurant at Bay Harbor Hotel, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.


Wednesday, March 29

The Body Electric Presents Yoga on Tap at The Bikery
Cruise on down to The Bikery for some high-quality yoga in a great space. Amanda Riker leads an all-levels flow geared toward the needs of athletes. 7-8pm. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Just $5 in advance for Body Electric Members. The Bikery, 2222 1st Avenue South.

Keep St. Pete Lit Literary Salon with Tenea D. Johnson at Morean Arts Center
Come participate in KSPL’s 3rd literary salon. Join award-winning fiction author Tenea D. Johnson for a reading and performance from her oeuvre of written work and musical stories. Her work has appeared in Mothership: Tales of Afrofuturism, Humanities in the South, and Shades of Blue & Gray: Ghosts of the Civil War, among others. Begins at 7pm. $5 suggested donation. Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue.

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.

Modern Baseball at State Theatre
Modern Baseball will be joined by Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band, Sorority Noise and The Obsessives Wednesday night in the Burg. Doors open at 8pm. Tickets are $20+fees. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue.


Thursday, March 30

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.

The Florida Holocaust Museum Presents Author Lecture — Tilar Mazzeo at USF St. Pete – Lynn Pippenger Hall
New York Times bestselling author Tilar J. Mazzeo’s latest book Irena’s Children tells the incredible true story of Irena Sendler, who risked her life to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II. 11am. USF St. Pete — Lynn Pippenger Hall, 700 4th Street North.

The Resurrection of Stevie Ray Vaughan: Billy Evanochko at The Palladium
When Evanochko picks up a Strat and plugs in, something otherworldly happens and we are transported back in time to a period when SRV ruled the airwaves with the unbelievable guitar licks that propelled Texas Blues/Rock to the top of the world. 7:30pm. Tickets from $24-$28. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North.

Clothes That Matter Luncheon at The Coliseum
Help clothe a child by attending a fundraising luncheon and help the helpers. Runs from noon-1pm. The Coliseum, 535 4th Avenue North.

Dean Johanesen and the 24 Hour Men at The Ale and The Witch
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to twist and swing into the evening. Dean Johanesen and the 24 Hour Men perform from 8:30-11pm. No cover and dogs welcome! The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.

Kids Eat Free Thursdays at Beach Restaurant – Bay Harbor Hotel
Every Thursday, kids enjoy a free meal with the purchase of an adult entree. It’s a fun night for the whole family on the waterfront with movies, popcorn, live music and games. Did we mention the restaurant also features an ice cream/donut buffet, too?! Beach Restaurant at Bay Harbor Hotel, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.


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