Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (08.28-31.17)

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Get out and about this week with live music, writing parties, open mic nights and so much more!

Here’s your full 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. The fun begins September 5. Click HERE for full details and to reserve a table. The Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.


Monday, August 28

Yoga + Running for Brews at The Ale and The Witch
Join Running for Brews at The Ale and The Witch for a nice recovery day. Yoga begins at 6:15pm, and the run begins at 7pm. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.

Paper and Pen Pal Club at Room 901
Keep St. Pete Lit launches its new paper and pen pal club this Monday at Room 901. They will provide stationary and writing utensils, but feel free to bring your own to share. Brazos started the correspondence by meeting on August 5 and the Keep St. Pete Lit community will be responding to their letters. In the modern world of text messages, emails, and social media we are excited to celebrate the fine art of letter writing. This will be an ongoing event on the last Monday of the month. Begins at 7pm. Room 901, 901 1st Avenue South.

Old Soul Open Mic at Iberian Rooster
A place for all musicians to work on their material! Hosted by Jason Frilot from Freelow, Old Soul Open Mic is a free event held in our cozy SubCentral At The Iberian Rooster Speakeasy. So, come to play or listen, we’re here every Monday! 9pm-midnight. SubCentral at Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Avenue.


Tuesday, August 29

VOTE in the St. Pete Mayoral Election
It’s voting day in the Burg! No matter which candidate you choose, we encourage all residents to make their voice heard! Click HERE for full details on voting centers across the Burg.

Kirk Adams Band at Hideaway Cafe
Join the Kirk Adams Band every “Last Tuesday” at the Hideaway Cafe! Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm. Free to attend. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue.

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 30

Brews and Bites with Calusa Brewing at Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe
Brews + Bites Lovers, Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe has partnered with Calusa Brewing and Brooklyn South to bring you their first Brews & Bites event. Limited to the first 20 people who reserve a spot. 7-9pm. $25 per person. Call 727.800.2810 to make a reservation. Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe, 2927 Central Avenue.

The Untethered Soul: An 8-week Journey of Yoga & Mindfulness at The Body Electric Yoga
This 8-week series guides you through an inspired and practical approach to the modern wisdom of The Untethered Soul, the bestselling book by Michael Singer. Take your practice beyond the page and learn how to live the insights from this brilliant text, by deepening your understanding of yourself and your relationship with the world around you. $300 for 8 weeks of 90 minute sessions. Group members must purchase entire course; cannot purchase days individually. Limit of 12 students, 18 years old and up. Click HERE for full reservation details and dates. The Body Electric Yoga, 3015 7th Street North.

Fresh Start Drag Showcase at SubCentral at Iberian Rooster
Adriana Sparkle will host SubCentral’s Fresh Start: Drag Showcase open to ALL Queens & Kings looking to strut their stuff! Have you always wanted to give DRAG a try? Or have you not done it in a while and want to dust off those old Cha-Cha heels? Or are you just a PERFORM-A-HOLIC!? Come show us what you got! All performers will receive 50% off all food and drinks. 11:30pm-2:30am. SubCentral at Iberian Rooster, 475 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.


Thursday, August 31

Newtown Film Screening at USF St. Pete
Join fellow community members for a conversation about building stronger & safer communities, following a special viewing of “Newtown,” a documentary on the sense of community after the scathing mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Film Screening of “Newtown” at 6pm. USF St. Pete, 140 7th Avenue South.

2017 Good ‘Burger Awards at State Theatre
A Good ‘Burger is a business, organization, or individual in greater St. Pete making a positive impact in our community. In honor of a former mayor of St. Pete who referred to his citizens as “burgers” (as in St. Petersburgers), the Good ‘Burger Awards were established to honor Chamber members who contribute in a positive way to make our community special. The Chamber has launched the awards as a replacement for the formal, expensive dinner banquet programs of former years – a way to honor and recognize our members that is fresh, exciting and, most of all, fun. 6-9pm. Click HERE for tickets. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue.

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.

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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.