Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (09.25-28.17)

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Get out and about this week with live music, game nights, open mics and so much more!

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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.  Click HERE for full details and to reserve a table. The Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.

Monday, September 25

Burg Buys Local Week in St. Petersburg
St. Pete made it through Hurricane Irma and recovery is underway. Many have asked what they can do to help – here’s your answer! The Sunshine City’s locally-owned, independent businesses are integral to the unique flavor of our city. This week, business community leaders and City officials have come together to encourage residents to choose local and support neighborhood and locally-owned businesses in response to Irma’s disruption. This week, make it a goal to shop, play, eat, drink, give and live local in every pocket of the city. Share how you’re embracing and experiencing ‘Burg Buys Local Week’ on social media.

After-Hours Tour of Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration at the Museum of Fine Arts
Make sure to see Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration before it closes at the MFA on October 1. The Contemporaries are pleased to host an after-hours tour of Skyway: A Contemporary Collaboration at the Museum of Fine Arts. Co-curators Katherine Pill and Robin O’Dell will be joined by exhibiting artists who will speak about the works selected for this exciting three-venue exhibition. A cash bar will be available. Free for members of The Contemporaries and $10 for non-members. Event starts at 6pm. 255 Beach Dr NE.

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. 475 Central Avenue.

Bingo Night at St. Petersburg Brewing Company
St. Petersburg Brewing Company are hosting their first of many bingo nights at the brewery. It is free to play and they will be giving away some cool prizes. The first game of three will start promptly at 7:30pm. So swing by, grab a beer, and let the games begin! 544 1st Ave North.

Come Have a “Date” with Us at Shapes Fitness for Women
Come join Shapes for free massages from Farkas Chiropractic 4-8pm and Chef Ray will be in the house making a delicious dinner 4-8pm. 5651 38th Ave North.

Game Tournament Night at InVision Creative Cafe
Join InVision Creative Cafe for their weekly Game Night. You Laugh You Lose! Create your team, choose your jokes, and do your best to keep a straight face while making your opponents laugh. While “dad jokes” are not required for this tournament, they are encouraged. First Place team wins a $10 tab per team member. Tournament starts at 9:30. 275 16th St North.

Moving Meditations Yoga at Grassroots Kava House
Join Grassroots for Hatha yoga at the House with Moving Meditations. Classes are by donation and kava is $2 for a single of traditional kava all day. Classes start at 7pm. 957 Central Ave.

Tuesday, September 26

Ribbon Cutting and Opening Day at Hyatt Place
Join Hyatt Place for their opening day. Ribbon cutting, brief program from owners, hotel leaders & community leaders, and tours of St. Petersburg’s first Hyatt hotel. Ribbon cutting is at 11am. 25 2nd Street North.

Tuesday Yappy Hour at Pinellas Ale Works
Come enjoy a delicious cold beer and $1 of every pint will benefit the dogs of Maxx & Me Pet Rescue! PAW is dog friendly indoors and outside too. Maxx & Me is an all breed volunteer run rescue that saves dogs from euthanasia, provides any medical or behavior care needed, and finds their perfect forever homes.Donations of leashes/collars, high quality dog food (dry or wet), crates, toys, and dog beds are also needed and appreciated. Event starts at 6pm. 1962 1st Ave South.

Painting for a Paws at Dog Bar St. Pete
Come out and paint your pet! A portion of the proceeds will go to Ruff Beginnings, Inc. to help them care for the dogs currently in their rescue. This is by reservation only and seats are limited. Class starts at 6:30pm. Click HERE for more information on the event and to reserve your space. 2300 Central Ave.

Kick the Sugar Habit at Rollin Oats
Join Kim Hope Brown, Certified Transformation Health Coach and gain some fresh, valuable insights on how to kick your sugar habit for good without giving up the sweetness in your life! Event starts at 7pm. 2842 Dr. MLK Jr St North.

Free Drop-in Hip Hop Dance Class For Kids at PLAY Performing Arts Project
Join PLAY Performing Arts Project for their free Hip-Hop dance class for kids ages 8-13. All skill levels are welcome. Class starts at 5:15pm. 1920 1st Ave South.

Art and Media in the Age of Extremism at the Museum of Fine Arts
The MFA presents Art and Media in the Era of Extremism, a unique panel discussion that includes two of the most trusted institutions in the media industry, the Poynter Institute and WUSF Public Media. The event will examine the influence various forms of media have in our ever-changing social and political climate and showcase some of the most well-known thought leaders in the community. The event starts at 6:30pm and is free with museum admission. 255 Beach Dr NE.

Brewers Battle Semifinal #1 at URBAN Brew and BBQ
The local breweries have battled it out and now we’re down to four semi-finalists! Hidden Springs and Darwin will face off in the first semi-final round to determine who goes on to the final battle.
This isn’t your ordinary dinner party. Join them for an evening of amazing food paired with local craft beers where you get to decide who deserves a shot at the championship! Tickets are $40. Call (727) 822-8919 to reserve your tickets. Event starts at 6pm. 1939 Central Ave.

Wednesday, September 27

Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay Awards Party at the Mahaffey Theater
You nominated. You’re voting. Now, let’s party! Join the Tampa Bay area’s best at the Best of the Bay Awards Party presented by Tampa Bay Rowdies with an awards ceremony and food and drink samples from the best restaurants from around the Tampa Bay area. Get your hands on a copy of CL’s annual Best of the Bay issue a night early; sample your way around food and drink stations; rub elbows with the locals who have made the Tampa Bay area an amazing place to live, work, and play; and much more. GA tickets are $30 and VIP are $110 in advance. Event starts at 6pm. 400 1st Street South.

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.

Poetry Open Mic Night at The Studio@620
The Studio@620 presents their monthly Poetry Open Mic event, hosted by Keep St. Pete Lit . Together we bring area writers a recurring opportunity to share their work! Each event will include a featured poet. Interested readers may sign up upon arrival.
Cost is $5. Event runs from 7-9pm. 620 1st Ave South.

I Love the 90’s Trivia at 3 Daughters Brewing
Join 3 Daughters Brewering for 90’s themed trivia. It’s going to be ALL THAT! Grab your friends and relive the golden years. Trivia begins at 6:30pm. 222 22nd St South.

Mario Kart 64 Tournament at Right Around the Corner
Right Around the Corner hosts their monthly Mario Kart 64 tournament. Test your Nintendo 64 skills for the chance to win awesome prizes. How to Train? GP 100cc with no glitches or shortcuts. It’s free to play. Races start at 7pm. 2244 Central Ave.

September $5 Wine Tour at ABC Fine Wine and Spirits
Every last Thursday of the month, sample wines from a different corner of the world from California to France to New Zealand and beyond. Join them this month for Consultants Choice, assorted wines valued $18 or under. Tasting starts at 6pm. 3535 4th St. North.

Thursday, September 28

John Mulaney at the Mahaffey Theater
Emmy award-winning writer and talented stand-up comic John Mulaney comes to the Mahaffey. Mulaney most recently starred in the Broadway hit, “Oh, Hello on Broadway” alongside Nick Kroll. Show starts at 7pm. 400 1st Street SE.

Running Moms Group Run at St. Pete Running Company
Every mom is a busy woman with very little extra time on her hands. That’s why it’s so important to make the time for exercise. Join St. Pete Running Company and other moms for a fun casual run. Kids can come too. After a short dynamic warmup as a group, you will head out on the Pinellas Trail for a casual 30-minute jog or walk. Strollers welcome. This run is for all ladies. You don’t have to be a mom. If you are a grandmother, aunt or friend you are welcome to join. Run starts at 9:30. 6986 22nd Ave North.

Night Market St. Pete at St. Pete Side Lot 
The 4th Night Market St. Pete under the stars! This high energy event features a DJ, cash bar, awesome food, and some of the best local vendors from the Tampa Bay area. Come party in the heart of the Warehouse Art’s Disctrict, located next door to 3 Daughters Brewery. Pet and Family friendly. Event starts at 6pm. 2133 2nd Ave South.

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.

Make3 Cares Fundraiser & Tampa Bay Lightning Ticket Raffle at 3 Daughters Brewing
Make3 Cares, Inc. is hosting it’s biggest annual fundraiser and Tampa Bay Lighting Ticket Raffle at 3 Daughter’s Brewing.This year’s Lightning Hockey Ticket Raffle Prize include a package of 2 tickets to 16 games.Click HERE for raffle tickets. Event starts at 6pm. 222 22nd St South.

Pick Up The Pete with Everyday Hero Project
Ride around downtown on the Pedal Pub, and listen to some awesome jams while immersing yourself in St. Pete culture. Jump off at a few hero stops and cleanup the city with your planet family. The Pedal Pub fee is waived for community service, courtesy of the Pedal Pub. Event starts at 7pm. 432 9th Ave North.

Cards Against Humanity Night at A Taste for Wine
Join A Taste for Wine on Thursday for their “Cards Against Humanity” night! Winner of each round gets a free beer or wine. Game starts at 7pm. 241 Central Ave.

Hip-Hop Showcases at Iberian Rooster
Join the Iberian Rooster as they host their hip-hop showcase. Performances by Unofficial: One Drop Muzik, Jon Ditty ft. Jordan Garno of Leisure ChiefSerotonic, & Displace, Foundation-FNDTN & DJ Hurley, DJ Jstorm. Admission is free. Music starts at 9pm. 475 Central Avenue.

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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.