Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (10.2-5.17)

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Support hurricane relief efforts, kick off Movies in the Park season, cheer on the Rowdies and much more this week in the Burg.

Thanks to @michael92279 for the amazing #instaBURG photo share! Here’s your full local 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, October 2

Hurricane Relief at Nueva Cantina
Nueva Cantina would like to give back and they need your help. Monday October 2nd, come dine in with them as they will be donating 25% of all the proceeds made from the entire day to RCS Pinellas Organization to continue to help those who are suffering from the hurricane. Nueva Cantina will be open from 11am-10pm. 1625 4th St. 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 every Monday! 9pm-midnight. 475 Central Avenue.

Tempo, Training, and Tacos at St. Pete Running Company
Group Run + Camp Gladiator + free tacos? Why wait for Taco Tuesday? Join Camp Gladiator for the Monday Night Group Run (all abilities, all paces, 1-3 miles), followed by a 30 minute Camp Gladiator Workout Party led by certified All-Star CG Trainers, then finish off the party with free tacos and Q&A with the Trainers! Workout begins at 6:30pm. 6986 22nd Ave North.

Camp Gladiator Workout Party at Big Storm Brewing Co. 
Free pop-up workout class next door to the taproom! Camp Gladiator trainer, Kelly, will be leading the class to help you maximize your Monday. Meet in the overflow parking next to the brewery starting at 5:30. Class starts at 6. And come grab a cold pint after the class, it’s justified at that point. 12707 49th Street North.

Tuesday, October 3

FREE Swing Dance at the Sundial
Dance under the stars in the Sundial St. Pete courtyard. The evening begins with a free beginner lesson, followed by an hour of social dancing. Runs from 7-8:30pm. FREE and open to the public. Sundial St. Pete, 153 2nd Avenue North.

Puerto Rico Relief Fundraiser at The Oyster Bar 
Join The Oyster Bar as we come together as a community to support friends, family and strangers in devastated Puerto Rico. They will be collecting donations of water, canned foods, toiletries, first aid items, clothing, cleaning supplies, and pet supplies from now until the close of the event. These items will be flown directly to Puerto Rico with the help of the national Guard, and contribute to the alleviation of immediate suffering. Fundraiser begins at 6pm. 249 Central Ave.

Hurricane Irma Benefit Concert at 3 Daughters Brewing
St Pete Locavores and The American Red Cross are Hosting a Hurricane Irma Benefit Concert at 3 Daughters Brewing. $20 Donation to the Red Cross includes special concert admission and a 3 Daughters Beer. Event begins at 5pm. 222 22nd St South.

90’s Trivia Night at Barbara S Ponce Public Library
Celebrate the history and pop culture of the 1990s. There will be refreshments for all and prizes for top-scoring participants. Trivia is free and starts at 7pm. 7770 52nd St North.

Paint Nite at Carrabba’s Italian Grill Tyrone
Carrabba’s are so excited to offer a paint your own pet event! You will be provided individual guidance on how to paint your own furry friend! They will pre-sketch artwork on the canvas, and you will paint it in. Click HERE to purchase tickets. 3530 Tyrone Blvd North.

Vinnoy Park Clean Up 
Come join Pirates Against Pollution as they clean up our community and collect data for research on pollution. There will be several clean up dates in October in order to collect data for a research project which will compare the amount of trash found on the East and West side of Pinellas County. We will pick up trash and use the Clean Swell app created by the Ocean Conservancy. Bags and gloves will be provided. Clean up begins at 5pm. 701 Bay Shore Dr NE.

Wednesday, October 4

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs New York Red Bulls II at Al Lang Stadium
The Rowdies are hosting their very last home game of the regular season as they get ready for the USL playoffs! They need you in the stands cheering on the green and gold, as they take on the New York Red Bulls! Click HERE for tickets. Game starts at 7:30pm. 230 2nd Ave SE.

Trivia Night at Flying Boat Brewing Co.
Join us Flying Boat for a fun-filled night of trivia, prizes and craft beer! This team trivia is free, and the top three teams will win Flying Boat Bucks to use in the taproom. Trivia starts at 7pm. 1776 11th Ave North.

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.

Witchgrass Wednesday Open Bluegrass Jam at The Ale and the Witch
Witchgrass Wednesday is a live open bluegrass jam from 7-10pm at The Ale and the Witch. Come and enjoy some of the area’s best bluegrass musicians as they come together and share their passion and love for the music in this open jam. Hosts Fil Pate and Rob Williams lead the group along in a traditional bluegrass jam format where the normal rules apply. Bring an instrument, your voice, or just yourself and come enjoy a fun evening of good ol’ fashioned pickin’ and tunes. Music starts at 7pm. 111 2nd Ave NE.

Super Smash Bros Tournament at Right Around the Corner 
Right Around the Corner hosts Super Smash Bros tournament. Test your Nintendo 64 skills for the chance to win awesome prizes. Tournament starts at 7pm. 2244 Central Ave.

If I Can Sing, You Can Write: Writing Workshop at American Stage
A writing workshop with a twist! Sign up for a thoroughly engaging music and writing workshop with Dr. Roy Peter Clark on the keyboards. Tickets are $15. Workshop starts at 3pm. 163 3rd St North.

Karaoke Night at InVision Creative Cafe
Join InVision for their weekly karaoke night this Wednesday. Sing your heart out solo, or with friends! Karaoke starts at 7pm. 275 16th St North.

Thursday, October 5

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.

Trivia Night & Donation Get Together for Puerto Rico at Old Key West Bar & Grill
Let’s get our community together and send as much donations as we can to Puerto Rico. There will be a 50/50 raffle. All the money collected will be donated to Puerto Rico. Come and show your support. Event starts at 7pm. 2451 Central Ave.

Wine Tasting at Lolita’s Wine Market 
What could be easier than drinking wine and donating to an amazing organization that is making our city beautiful, unique and putting us on the international art watch list? SHINE festival is mainly supported by community donations. Come out and support SHINE by enjoying a very special Italian wine tasting. Taste 5 wines for $15 with $5 of every tasting benefiting SHINE Mural Festival St. Petersburg. 16 18th Street South.

Movies in the Park – Mamma Mia at Straub Park 
October marks the 8th season for Movies in the Park. This week’s movie is Mamma Mia. The movies and music events are produced by Saint Petersburg Preservation. Movies are free. Music starts at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. 400 S Bayshore Dr.

Grateful Dead Night at Caged Brewing
Enjoy Grateful Dead hits performed by Dead Set – Florida. No cover charge and music starts at 8pm. 2001 1st Ave South.

Shuffleboard Boot Camp at St. Pete Shuffle
Come join St. Pete for a fun shuffle learning experience covering scoring, etiquette, rules, tips, and basic strategy. Free for club members or YMCA members. $10 for non-members (kids are free). Be ready to play, learn, and have fun. Our shuffle coaches will be on hand to share helpful tips and tricks. They will meet at the grand stand courts. Bootcamp starts at 7pm. 559 Mirror Lake Dr North.

Pinellas Networking Mixer at Big Storm Brewing
After-hour networking socials welcome members and non-members. These fun events take place in top-notch local restaurants and feature great appetizers and a safe, casual environment where you can meet other local professionals and business owners. Attendance often tops 100 networkers and are always fun. You’ll get to mix and mingle with the area’s top business professionals from fortune 500 company’s to soul proprietorships. Tickets are $10 in advance. Click HERE to RSVP. Event starts at 5pm. 12707 49th Street North.

Yoga at The Gallery
Join Moving Meditations Thursday for this all levels, by donation yoga class amidst the art exhibit of this one-of-a-kind space in Downtown St. Pete. Yoga is from 6pm-7pm. 1 Progress Plz Suite 111.

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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.