Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (08.14-18.17)

Smith & Associates Real Estate

It’s another beautiful week in the Burg. Celebrate with the Taco and Beer Fiesta, a pier beer night with Flying Boat brewing, poetry and short story open mic nights and more in the Sunshine City. Thanks for the fantastic #instaburg share, lukja!

Here’s your full events guide:



The Body Electric Night at The Tampa Bay Rowdies
Yoga, tailgate, and cheer on The Rowdies as they take on Ottawa! The first 100 people who register get to take class at 4pm at Al Lang Stadium with Katelyn Grady, then we’ll tailgate together until game time. Join The BE mob! To get your discounted tickets use promo code YOGA or call Joe Grossman at 727-521-7267. Kids: $12 – Grownups: $21. Click HERE for tickets and details. Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st Street Southeast.



National Dog Day Sunrise Instameet with I Love The Burg at Lassing Park – August 26
Rise and shine with I Love The Burg and the amazing #INSTABURG community on National Dog Day. Bring your four-legged friend with you and salute the sun for a morning of photography, community and a few sweet surprises. Kahwa Coffee’s Kahwagon will be on hand serving FREE coffee to participants while supplies last. Swah-Rey will offer their exquisite pupcakes for the pups, and some treats for the instagram community, too! St. PetersBark will be in attendance as well with something special for the community. Make sure to tag all of your photos with #pUpWithTheSun. Later that day, join us at Sundial St. Pete for a special Yappy Hour from 5-8pm. The instameet begins at 6:30am on August 26 at Lassing Park, 2042 Beach Drive Southeast.

Monday, August 14

Kaleigh Baker at Hideaway Cafe
Three St. Pete locals and a recent Orlando transplant have found a cure for the bedridden and downright disgusting case of the Mondays. Enjoy a delicious dinner menu, snarky stage banter, four part harmonies and more. Doors open at 6pm. Music begins at 7pm. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue.

St. Pete Brewery Paint Party
Get ready to Uncork your creative side. Come paint your own glass! 6:30-8:30pm. $25 per person. St. Pete Brewery, 544 1st Avenue North.

Melt Away with Happy Hour at The Melting Pot (Monday-Friday)
Come Melt the day away. Enjoy $3 bottles of beer, $4 wines & draft beers and $5 expertly crafted cocktails! All bar bites are 1/2 price! 5-7pm Monday through Friday. Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.

Improvoholics at Studio@620
Come experience this musical comedy improv group at their monthly live performance at The Studio@620! Each time they perform at The Studio it is a smash hit, so don’t miss it this time–It’s never the same show twice! Improvoholics’ work is based on The Upright Citizens Brigade of New York. John Huls, who teaches improvisation at American Stage, is their coach. 7-9pm. The Studio@620, 620 1st Avenue North.

Deviant Date Night at Iberian Rooster
This is the first in a series of romantic date nights, set up at the Iberian Rooster, featuring more eclectic art forms and unique experiences. Shibari is the art of Japanese rope tying. Their eclectic fusion of many styles showcases the beauty of this art and strengthens the communication and intimacy created between participants. This event will explore the safety, communication, and sensual and intimate nature of the Shibari Art form in a romantic, date setting. Aaron and Stephanie Kinkaid have been performing Shibari together for the last seven years. $200 per couple, includes a 3 Course Meal, 2 Glasses of Wine, and a 2-hour group lesson on the Shibari Art Form. SubCentral at Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Avenue.

Georgie’s ALIBI Reunion 2017 at The Zoo Studios
Reunion for friends, staff, performers and patrons! Drinks and snacks available. 8pm-midnight. The Zoo Studios, 1741 1st Avenue North.


Tuesday, August 15

Raincube Mulch Workparty
Help put the finishing touches on the two irrigation zones by sheetmulching the hugelkultur mound and garden bed. This is a #BYOG event, so bring your own gloves. You’ll also have the chance to imagine how a Raincube garden kit could fit on your own property. Combining drip irrigation and mulch together allows us to maximize water productivity. With a Raincube garden kit, you can grow more crop per drop. Noon-3pm. Raincube, 302 15th Street North.

Pier Beer Night and Premiere of Million Dollar Biere de Garde at Flying Boat Brewing
Grab a local beer and learn about the Pier as the Pier Beer Summer Series heads to Flying Boat! Organized by the City of St. Petersburg, Florida USA and co-sponsored by Creative Loafing Tampa and 97X, St. Pete’s Pier Beer Night is a chance to learn details about the Pier firsthand while you sit back, relax and enjoy a beer with one of the Pier architects. Renderings of the new Pier will be on display and commemorative Pier cups will be given to patrons ordering a Pier beer while supplies last. 5:30-7pm. Flying Boat Brewing, 1776 11th Avenue North.

Wordier Than Thou Storytelling & Prose Open Mic at Studio@620
Open mic focuses on storytelling and fiction – no poetry or music. So come share your finest prose, or if you’re just in the mood for listening, catch some tales from area wordsmiths. 7-9pm. The Studio@620, 620 1st Avenue South.

Ladies Night at The Melting Pot
Satisfy your fondue craving with your choice of cheese fondue, salad, and chocolate fondue for only $20.95! Add an entree of chicken, teriyaki sirloin, or shrimp for only $9.95. Six signature cocktails for $6 and half off bottles of wine! Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.




Wednesday, August 16

Eco Therapy Hatha Yoga at St. Pete Eco-Village
Come set your morning intention with Eco Therapy Hatha Yoga in the garden! Connect with the sounds of nature and the environment. The intention is to connect with your inner nature and your outdoor surroundings. Lisette will be teaching a restorative hatha yoga class. She has been an educator for 23 years with a Masters in Physical Education and has recently studied in northern India in the vicinity of his holiness, the Dalai Lama. 8-9am. St. Pete Eco-Village, 302 15th Street North.

Mayor’s Lunch Truck It Wednesday at Williams Park
Enjoy lunch under the sun every third Wednesday at Williams Park with the Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association. Local food trucks will be out serving lunch for all Burg residents looking to enjoy a quick meal in the park. 11am-2pm. Williams Park, 350 2nd Avenue North.

The Body Electric Presents Yoga on Tap at 3 Daughters Brewing
Join Jenny Miller of The Body Electric Yoga Company for yoga in the warehouse. You’ll have a sweaty good time, accompanied by the otherworldly music of Alexis Holland. Class is a moderately-paced flow, and we welcome all modifications and variations. You’ll leave feeling refreshed, relaxed, and recharged. Afterward, belly up with some of Florida’s best-tasting craft brews (or root beers!) with your fellow yogis. 6-7pm. $15 at the door/$10 in advance/$5 BE unlimited members + advance registration. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street South.

Hideaway Blues Night Hosted by TC Carr & Bolts of Blue
You can find TC Carr sharing the stage with his Bolts of Blue Band and every second and fourth Wednesday at Hideaway Cafe. Doors open at 6pm for dinner and drinks, music from 7:30-10:30pm. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue.

Whiskey Wednesday at The Melting Pot
Enjoy The Melting Pot’s new Whiskey Wednesday! 1/2 off all whiskey cocktails. The Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.

St. Pete-Themed Trivia Night at Flying Boat Brewing
Join Flying Boat for a special St. Pete-Themed Wednesday Trivia night, hosted by Tampa Bay Dream Team. They’re celebrating the Burg with a free trivia night based on all things Sunshine City related. Top three teams will win Flying Boat bucks. 7-9pm. Flying Boat, 1776 11th Avenue North.

Wordier’s Short Story Club at Wine Madonna
Join Wordier Than Thou for their brand new Short Story Club. Each month they’ll read short stories by local writers — both published and unpublished — and discuss them with the author. This month’s story is “Her Velocity” by Shae Krispinky. 7-9pm. Wine Madonna, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.


Thursday, August 17

Living Room Live Open Mic at Hideaway Cafe
All singers and songwriters are invited to join the Hideaway for their special open mic night. John Kelly hosts the event. Doors open at 6pm. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue.

Open Mic Poetry Circle at Black Crow
Join Black Crow for a night of poetry. There will be coffee, pastries and crafts. Begins at 7pm. Black Crow, 722 2nd Street North.

Tito’s Thursday at The Melting Pot
Each Thursday enjoy any Tito’s Handmade cocktail for only $5! The Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.

A Night of Pier History and Premiere of Municipal Pier Session IPA at Flying Boat
Commerce, tourism, recreation, and even the quest for eternal youth: all the reasons why St Pete’s famous piers were built! Join Flying Boat and the St. Pete Museum of History for a night looking back at the iconic piers of St. Pete. Guided by Nevin Sitler, author of “St. Petersburg’s Piers” and Director of Education & Outreach at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, and Rui Farias, Executive Director at the museum, this event is perfect for any history buff or anyone who just loves the ‘Burg! 7-9pm. Flying Boat Brewing, 1776 11th Avenue North.




Friday, August 18

Taco and Beer Fiesta at Port St. Pete
Enjoy the first ever St. Pete Taco & Beer Fiesta Food Truck Festival. Enjoy some of the best food truck fare around at the future home of the Marine Discovery Center. Fun for the whole family! There will be live music, tours of the Sir Winston Cruise Ship, and speciality South American dishes. 6-10pm. Port St. Pete, 250 8th Avenue Southeast.

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.

John Kelly and Friends at Hideaway Cafe
oin John Kelly & Friends – Jim Gilmour on bass, Tim Poole on harmonies and harmonica and Shannon Van Alsburg on harmonies. Doors open at 6pm. Show starts at 8pm. $5. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue.

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon at State Theatre
Enjoy the magic of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon at State Theatre on Friday. Doors open at 7pm. $12. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners (Friday-Sunday)
The Rays host the Seattle Mariners 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.

Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan is in his third year as Writer/Editor of iLovetheBurg.com. New York Times bestselling author Andre Dubus III has said of him, “Andrew Harlan has a sharp and discerning eye for detail that deftly captures character and landscape." He has published fiction and poetry in Sabal and Prime Number Literary Magazine. He graduated with honors from Eckerd College in 2013 with a B.A. in Creative Writing and a minor in Literature. He can be reached by phone: (727) 896-3435 or email: andrew@rkc.me