Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (11.3-5.17)

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Celebrate Florida’s oddities at the Two Headed Calf Fest, enjoy the inaugural St. Pete Asian Lantern Festival, share some laughs with Tracy Morgan and more this weekend in the Burg.

Thanks to @the_sugarbear_ for the awesome #instaBURG photo share! Here’s your full local events guide:

Friday, November 3

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.

Get Downtown for First Friday
It’s First Friday in the Burg! The 200 Block of Central Avenue shuts down for live music and fun! Begins at 5pm and runs until 10pm. 200 Block of Central Avenue, between 2nd and 3rd Streets North.

Menopause: The Musical at The Mahaffey
Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for 16 years! It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!®. Show starts at 7:30pm. Click HERE for tickets. 400 1st St SE.

Tampa Bay Home Show at Tropicana Field (All Weekend)
See the latest trends in home remodeling, from kitchens and bathrooms to flooring and home protection and so much more. Admission and parking are free. Event hours are Friday and Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday from 10am- 5pm. 1 Tropicana Dr.

St. Pete Shakespeare Festival Presents Julius Caesar at Williams Park (All Weekend)
The St. Pete Shakespeare Festival presents Julius Caesar directed by Brianna Larson. Enjoy a modern rendition of Shakespeare’s classic starting at 8pm. Pay what you can. Suggested donation: $10. No tickets necessary. Bring blankets, camping chairs, and a picnic. 350 2nd Ave North.

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

90’s-2000’s Silent Disco at 3 Daughters Brewing (Friday and Saturday)
3 Daughters have listened to your suggestions and are bringing back the silent disco for 2 nights! Dance your heart out to 3 different DJs all playing totally different genres. Secure headphones and purchase your tickets today. Beer or cider is included with purchase. Disco starts at 8pm Friday and noon Saturday. 222 22nd St. South.

Victor Wainwright and the Train at the Palladium
Direct from starring on the Blues Cruise, 5-time Blues Music Award winner Victor Wainwright returns to the Palladium with his horn band, The Train. The lucky audience for this show will have the rare opportunity to hear live the Florida debut of new songs from the band’s CD, to be released next year. Show starts at 8pm. Click HERE for tickets. 253 5th Ave North.

Two Headed Calf Fest at the St. Petersburg Museum of History
Celebrate the true weirdness of St. Petersburg this November while paying tribute to the Museum of History’s iconic two-headed calf. The Two-Head Calf Fest will feature live music, food trucks, craft beers by Flying Boat Brewing and St. Pete Brewing Company and of course admission to Alligators & Oddities exhibit highlighted by nearly 100-year-old two headed calf. Event starts at 6pm. Tickets are $30. 335 2nd Ave NE.

St. Pete Asian Lantern Festival at Albert Whitted Park
Join Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association for food, fun and live entertainment as we host the inaugural St. Pete Asian Lantern Festival. First 400 guests will receive a complimentary Asian folding hand fan. Event starts at 6pm. 480 Bayshore Dr SE.


Saturday, November 4

The Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 at The Mahaffey
You’re invited to the orchestra’s 50th birthday party weekend with Beethoven’s jubilant Symphony No. 7 and the rare original version of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 4, with Alain Lefèvre. Concert starts at 8pm. Click HERE for tickets. 400 1st St SE.

Beats By The Bay at Vinoy Park
Enjoy performances by Ashanti, Ja Rule, Brandy, T Pain, Mase, and Mario. Gates open at 1pm. Click HERE for tickets. 701 Bay Shore Dr NE.

Morning at the Museum at The Dalí
Morning at the Museum is a private tour for families with young children held once monthly in the quiet hours before the Museum opens to the public. Led by an expert Docent and Dali Museum Junior Docents, the tour takes you on a journey through The Works of Dali, our permanent collection. Tour starts at 9:30am. This is a pre-ticketed event. Click HERE for tickets.

Night Blow at the Morean Glass Studio and Hot Shop
Join the Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop for a night of glow-in-the-dark fun! Live glass-blowing demonstrations featuring David Spurgeon, Jeremiah Jacobs, Edel Walker, Pauli Maiville and Tim Soluna. Enjoy rockin’ beats by DJ Rich Ranck, food, beverage & glow-in-the-dark accessories along with some exciting glass-blowing in the dark. Event starts at 7pm. Tickets are $25 in advance $30 at the door. Click HERE for tickets. 714 1st St. North.

The Pink Floyd Laser Experience at State Theater
From the people that brought you the ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ Laser Experience. This time, you will hear a ‘Best Of” Pink Floyd classics, accompanied by a mind blowing laser light show. Shows are at 8pm and 11pm. You will be permitted to bring fold out chairs, beanbag chairs, and blankets to get fully immersed in the experience. There will also be featuring live music in between laser shows, performed by Drastic Fall. Doors open at 7pm. Admission $12 in Advance, $14 at the door. Click HERE for tickets. 687 Central Ave.

Creative Loafing Crafts & Drafts at St. Pete Shuffle
Crafts & Drafts is back for its fourth year, bringing a day of good old fashioned fun for the entire family to the St. Pete Shuffle! This year’s event will feature more than 50 of Tampa Bay’s best local artisan craft vendors, a Beer Garden featuring a variety of craft beer favorites, food stations, DIY tie dye, Pet Zones featuring treats and water, complimentary shuffleboard, kid-friendly fun, and much, much more. Event starts at 11am. VIP Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. GA Tickets are $5. Click HERE to purchase tickets. 559 Mirror Lake Dr North.

Full Moon Paddle at Urban Kai
Full Moon Paddle from our Getaway location! Just $40.00 & includes board, paddle, light and guide. Free if you BYOB (board). Lights are required. If you do not have one, they will have them available for rental. Contact Urban Kai with questions by calling 813-598-1634. Event starts at 6:30pm. 13090 Gandy Blvd North.

First Saturday Outdoor Flea Market at Skyway Marina Mall
First Saturday Outdoor Flea Market in the parking lot of Skyway Marina Mall. Inside vendors will set up outside with special sales and events. Non vendors invited to come and set up. Find vintage items, collectibles, vintage jewelry, household items, and art. Market runs from 7am-1pm. 4301 34th St South.

Yoga Poolside at The Hollander
Join The Body Electric Yoga Company for class poolside at the landmark Hollander Hotel in downtown St Petersburg. Practice, swim and brunch. Salute the sun with Rachel Miller and a rotating cast of characters, and then cool off in the Hollander’s beautiful pool. All levels are welcome for this slow flow class and mats will be provided as needed. Yoga starts at 8:30am. Event costs $5 for Body Electric members, $10 to pre-register or $15 at the door. 421 4th Ave North.

Saturday Morning Market at Al Lang
Join the Saturday Morning Market for their 15th Season! There are over 130 vendors that make up the market each Saturday from fresh veggies to crafts there is something for everyone. Market runs from 9am-2pm. 230 1st Street South.

Sunday, November 5

Creative Clay Fest at 3 Daughters Brewing 
Join 3 Daughters Brewing for an amazing time, supporting Creative Clay’s programs. Art, live music, craft beer and food from Locale Market and Bavaro’s, just to name a few, will be included. Creative Clay Fest is a celebration of original art and live music. Hosted by Creative Clay, the festival was created to draw good folks to the mission of Creative Clay and to raise funds to support this community-minded arts center for people with disabilities. Come see and/or purchase folk art from folk artists around the Southeast and meet the folk artists of Creative Clay. Festival runs from 11am-8pm. 222 22nd St South.

Sebastian Bach at State Theatre
Sebastian Bach performs a live at State Theatre. Show starts at 8pm. Click HERE for tickets. 687 Central Ave.

Mimosas & Masterpieces: Brunch at The Dali
Cafe Gala invites you to start your week with Mimosas & Masterpieces, an artistic take on Sunday Fundays. Enjoy a Catalan-inspired brunch, raise a glass to surreal Sundays, then visit the galleries, stroll the grounds, contemplate the Avant-garden, browse the Museum Store and soak in all the brilliance of St. Petersburg’s #1 attraction. Brunch runs from 11am-4pm. The Dali Museum, 1 Dali Boulevard.

Kids Eat Free at The Melting Pot Every Sunday
Make it a Sunday fun-day and treat your little ones to Fondue! Receive one complimentary child’s meal with an adult purchase of a 3-course or larger. The restaurant is open from 4-10:30pm on Sunday. Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.

Yoga on HY at Hyatt Place St. Pete
The Body Electric Yoga Company is excited to present the newest edition to the Yoga On Tap family, at DTSP’s newest rooftop pool. Come out for yoga on the rooftop at Hyatt Place, and then stay to swim. Yoga On HY features YOGI mimosa and craft beer flight specials, so stick around for beverages and even brunch. Classes will be a moderate vinyasa flow led by Lindsay Dixon. Mats available. Yoga starts at 9am. $15 at the door, $10 in advance, $5 Body Electric unlimited members. Click HERE to register. 25 2nd Street North.

Pup Active’s Pupper’s Day Brunch at Grassroots Kava House
It’s that time again! Pup Active’s Pupper’s Day Brunch at at Grassroots Kava House is Sunday, November 5th, from 10am-noon. Grassroots Kava House will be donating 15% of their sales during the event to the Humane Society of Pinellas. 957 Central Ave.

Tracy Morgan at The Mahaffey Theater
Tracy Morgan, one of the most respected comedians in his field, will bring a night of comedy to St. Petersburg and the Duke Energy Center for the Arts. After headlining a nationwide stand-up tour titled “Picking Up the Pieces” he was asked to premiere his stand up special on Netflix this May titled “Staying Alive.” Show starts at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. 400 1st St South.

Sunday Funday Poolside at The Hollander Hotel
Join The Hollander for a relaxing Sunday Funday Poolside with live music by Bobby Mitchell and Jamie Gee! Enjoy the best cover songs of the 80’s, 90’s and today. Entry is free. Event runs from 2-5pm. 421 4th Ave North.

Vintage Motor Classic at St. Petersburg Yacht Club
Cars & Couture Motorfest Weekend. Enjoy over 300 vintage cars on display featuring exotic and luxury section. The event is free for spectators. Car registration is $25. For sponsorship information contact: Dona Crowley doncarowley@gmail.com. Event starts at 10am. 11 Central Ave.

Paddle Pick Up at North Shore Pool
Join Dani Mae for a special edition of SUP during the month of November. If you’ve strolled along our beautiful park seawalls, you’ve probably noticed undesirable debris floating just out of reach. Come get a good workout as you help clean up our waterways from the paddle boards! You’ll meet at the pull-up bars next to North Shore Pool and launch out from there. There’s no cost to use the The Body Electric Yoga Company‘s SUPs, but preregistration is required. If you have your own watercraft, please come out and join. They’ll have a few bins and nets but feel free to bring anything that could help you grab and carry more mess. Event runs from 9:30-11:30am. 901 North Shore Dr NE.

Yoga on Tap at Big Storm Brewing Co.
Join Big Storm Brewing Co. for a morning of yoga hosted by St. Petersburg Yoga. Admission is $10 and includes one (1) free pint. Since up in advance to reserve your spot and don’t forget your yoga mat. Yoga starts at 9am. 12707 49th Street North.

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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.