Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (10.31-11.2.17)

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October comes to a close in the Burg. Celebrate Halloween, listen to classical music, enjoy Shakespeare in the park and more this week in the Sunshine City.

Thanks to @d_c_visuals for the fantastic #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 30

Halloween Costume Run at St. Petersburg Running Company
It’s almost Halloween! Dress up and join St. Pete Running Company’s Costume Group Run on October 30th. Bring your kids, family, pets or whoever has a costume and head to St. Pete Running Company for what’s sure to be a blast. For all who come in costume, we’ll have a raffle for giveaways! All levels including walkers and joggers welcome. Run starts at 6:30pm. 6986 22nd Ave North.

Daniel Tiger Scavenger Hunt at Great Explorations Children’s Museum 
Great Explorations Children’s Museum partnered with Mahaffey Theater for a week-long scavenger hunt at the museum! Visit Great Explorations from Oct. 29-Nov. 4th to search for Daniel Tiger stickers throughout the museum. When your child finds 5 (either photos on your phone or fills out our scavenger hunt form), they will get a Daniel Tiger prize! Also, click HERE to enter for your chance to win a family four pack to Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE at Mahaffey Theater on Nov. 24th. 1925 4th St North.

Night of Hospitality’s Revenge at Three Birds Tavern
Halloween costume party at Three Birds Tavern October 30th, with prizes for top three costumes, and in honor of Hospitality Mondays, when all those in the Hospitality Industry get 50% off food and drink, the grand prize for the evening with be a comped tab for the hospitality venue who brings in the most team members for the party. Event starts at 9pm. 1492 4th St North.

Monday Night Team Trivia Night at 3 Daughters Brewing
Join 3 Daughters Brewing for live team trivia in the tasting room. Any size teams are welcome and it’s always free to play. Top 3 winning teams get 3 Daughters Gift Cards for future visits. This week’s food truck is Ikighai Sushi Bowl. Trivia starts at 7pm. 222 22nd 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, we’re here every Monday! 9pm-midnight. SubCentral at Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Avenue.

Sunset Yoga at Kozuba & Sons Distillery 
Join Kozuba & Sons Distillery for Sunset Yoga. Class will be held outside on their patio with the sunset as our backdrop. A free tour of the distillery will be offered to all attendees after each class. Free tasting of their products is also available after each class to all attendees over 21 years of age. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Yoga starts at 6:30pm. 1960 5th Ave South.

Tuesday, October 31

Creepy Tiki Tuesday: Halloween Edition at Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails
Join Intermezzo for Creepy Tiki Tuesday. The Halloween Edition will be their scariest event yet, featuring a pig roast on the lot by Bodega on Central. Event starts 7pm. 1111 Central Avenue.

Pilates + Pints at Flying Boat Brewing Co.
Join Flying Boat Brewing Co. for a fun fusion of fitness and craft beer with Pilates & Pints. Instructor Megan Burditt, CEP (Certified Exercise Physiologist), brings an upbeat, mat-based class for anyone interested in Pilates, regardless of age or fitness level. All you need to bring is your mat; they’ll provide the rest! The cost is $10 at the door and includes your class AND a pint of the Flying Boat beer of your choice. Class starts at 8pm. 1776 11th Ave North.

Halloween Craft Horror Cocktail Party at Hyatt Place St. Pete
Come get your spooky party started with the HYbar and enjoy $5 Halloween craft horror cocktails and $3 craft beer and wine all night!25 2nd Street North.

Wickedly Fun Halloween Candy & Beer Pairing at The Ale and the Witch
Join us for some halloween themed crafty beers paired up with some classic candies. A treat indeed for adults. Taps flow at 4pm when we open and the Witch is in Holiday decorated mode so come check it out and settle in for some treats. Other Halloween themed beers will be on tap as well. Event runs from 4-11pm. 111 2nd Ave NE.

A Steampunk Halloween at InVision Creative Cafe
Come celebrate Halloween with InVision Creative Cafe. Awesome specials, discounts, movies & more! Enjoy a drive-In style movie night outside on the big screen. Deals include a free Drink for anyone wearing a steampunk accessory, and 10% off your tab for anyone wearing any costume! Event starts at 7pm. Movies start at 8pm. Must be 18 and up to attend. 275 16th St North.

Don’t Get Ghosted Halloween Run at Fit2Run St. Pete
Join F2R Run Club this Halloween for Don’t Get Ghosted! Runners will get a two minute head-start on the run before the “ghost” is released from the store and will start to hunt down runners. Do you have the speed and the survival instincts to out run a ghost? Runners encouraged to come out in costumes. Awards will be given out to the best Halloween Costume. There will be candy, music, fun after the run. Event starts at 6pm. 256 2nd St North.

Wednesday, November 1

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.

Star Wars Trivia at Flying Boat Brewing Co.
Find out if you’re a Jedi Master of Star Wars Trivia or if you’re still a Padawan! Put your knowledge to the test for the best free trivia in the galaxy. The top three teams will win Flying Boat Bucks to use in the taproom. Plus, anyone wearing a Star Wars costume gets 20% off your bar tab. Trivia starts at 7pm. 776 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.

Friends Trivia Night at The Brass Tap (Tyrone Square)
Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Ross, Joey and Chandler may not be in attendance, but you better believe all the real Friends fans will be! Brass Tap is calling you and all your friends to get over here for another fun night of trivia. St Petersburg Brewing Company will be in the building giving away prizes to winners and all three St. Pete beers on tap will be only $5 a piece during trivia. Event starts at 7:30pm. 438 Tyrone Blvd North.

Sunset Paddle Special at Urban Kai
Invite your friends and family to spend some time on the water after work! Urban Kai is now offering Sunset SUP & Kayak rentals on Wednesday’s & Friday’s for a special discounted rate of $25 from 6:30-7:30pm. Reservations are required. Call 813-598-1634 for more info. 13090 Gandy Blvd North.

Drag Queen Bingo at Hamburger Mary’s
A fun night of Bingo with great prizes and proceeds benefit SOAR-Suncoast Organized Animal Relief. Fundraising will contribute to opening our first pet food bank in St. Pete for those in need. Event runs from 7-9pm. 2901 Tyrone Blvd North.

Adult BYOB Painting Class at Makeme
Be prepared to paint “the skyway siren.” Another beautiful mixed media creation combining paint and stencils on wood. You are welcome to bring your favorite bottle of wine or beer and other food or snacks. Cups, napkins, plates, and cork screws are provided. Classes are intended for adults (21 & up). Click HERE to reserve a spot. Class starts at 7pm. 3028 9th Street North.

Bingo4Charity at Punky’s Bar and Grill
Punky’s is hosting a Bingo4Charity benefiting Love the Golden Rule. Come and help support a good cause and have fun all at the same time. There will be prizes as well as a 50/50 raffle. For some extra fun, you are encouraged to come dressed in your Halloween costume. Come in early to enjoy some food. Bingo runs from 8-9:30pm. 3063 Central Ave.

The Florida Orchestra: Inside Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 at The Palladium
“Every bit of it has such a rhythmic drive and power. It’s just sort of this magnetic pulse.”
That’s  how The Florida Orchestra’s Music Director Michael Francis describes Beethoven’s Symphony Number 7, with its jubilant feeling of dance. Learn to listen deeper with Maestro Francis as he explores the symphony with a talk and musical demos by the full orchestra. Concert starts at 7:30pm. 253 Fifth Ave. North.

St. Petersburg Shakespeare Festival at Williams Park (Nov 1- Nov 5)
St. Petersburg Shakespeare Festival has made substantial changes this year and is excited to move to Williams Park. The festival will present Romeo and Juliet, directed by Stephen Ray in April 2018. Admission is “Pay What You Can” with a suggested donation of $10.00. Audience members are encouraged to bring a blanket and or beach/camping chairs. Click HERE for showtimes and more information. 330 2nd Ave North.

Thursday, November 2

Whitney Hames: A Jazz Tribute to Barbra Streisand at The Palladium
James reprises her acclaimed jazz tribute to Barbra Streisand with Alejandro Arenas (bass), John O’Leary (piano) and Mark Feinman (drums) who strike a great balance between Streisand’s original versions and what they do as jazz musicians, reharmonizing and reimaging the tunes to fit their aesthetic, similar to the Streisand album she recorded with Tamir Hendlemen, Trio Live at the Village Vanguard. Songs featured on this show include People, The Way He Makes Me Feel, Don’t Rain on My Parade and many more favorite Barbra hits. Show starts at 7:30pm. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 day of the show. 253 Fifth Ave. North.

Books and Brews at The Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe
Bring new and used books to Hawthorne on Nov. 2 for a traditional book swap. Never been to a book swap before? It’s fun and easy! All you do is dust off books you’ve already read, won’t ever read or want to share. Bring those books to the event and you’ll be able to take as many books as you have brought. Attendance is free. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Event runs from 5-7pm. 2927 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.

Exquisite Corpse at The Museum of Fine Arts
The unveiling of this years Exquisite Corpse art works. The 2017 Exquisite Corpse Games LLC game, is a unique one-of-a-kind blind collaboration played by very talented artists and a few emerging artists. The only information provided to the artists is that every artist invited is extremely talented, and the part of the body they will be creating. This year the category of Poetry has been added, for a total of 4 categories, and 51 artists which include Sculptures, Painters, photographers & Poetry. Event starts at  6pm. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members. 255 Beach Dr NE.

Beginners Shuffle Boot Camp at St. Pete Shuffle
Come learn how to play shuffleboard every first Thursday of the month. After the live, interactive demo, you will be able to play while you learn. Free for club members $10 for non-members (kids are free). Be ready to play, learn, and have fun. Shuffle coaches will be on hand to share helpful tips and tricks. Event starts at 7pm. 559 Mirror Lake Dr North.

Hurricane Relief Happy Hour at The Canopy at the Birchwood
Enjoy an evening of positive vibes and fundraising. The CSI Companies will also host a small silent auction and raffle. Plus, a $10 donation includes one free drink and free appetizers! All proceeds will benefit the emergency response of Hurricane Irma with Direct Relief. Their mission: Improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty and emergencies. Event runs from 4:30-7:30pm. 340 Beach Dr NE.

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.

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.

DTSP Night Market
DTSP Night Market offers locals and tourists a unique shopping experience, showcasing a curated selection of local artists, crafters and other local businesses. The market, on the second floor of the Plaza Tower in downtown St. Petersburg, overlooks the large courtyard, which features live entertainment and local craft beers, thanks to The Ale & the Witch. Market runs from 6-10pm. 111 2nd Ave NE.


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Written by Brian Bailey

Brian Bailey is the founder and editor of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. In addition to regular contributions to each blog, he's been featured as a commentator to Bay New 9, The Tampa Tribune, The Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Bay Business Journal and The Business Observer as well as national outlets including The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal. Bailey also serves as the CEO of RKC.me, a Tampa Bay-based digital agency.