Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (11.6-9.17)

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Enjoy a cup of coffee with the Florida Orchestra, get creative at DRAFTS, test your knowledge with some trivia and more this week in the Burg.

Thanks to @kmfox25 for the awesome #instaBURG photo share! Here’s your full local events guide:

Monday, November 6

Improvaholics at Studio@620
Come experience this musical comedy improve group at their monthly live performance at The Studio@620. Each time they perform at The Studio it is a smash hit, so don’t miss it this time–It’s never the same show twice. Show starts at 7. Admission is $10. 620 1st Ave South.

Bingo Night at the Brewery at St. Petersburg Brewing Company
St. Pete Brewing Co. host bingo every other Monday. It is free to play and they will be giving away some cool prizes.So swing by, grab a beer, and let the games begin. The first game of three will start promptly at 7:30 pm. 544 1st Ave North.

Yoga at Grassroots Kava House
Join Moving Meditations as they continue their weekly offsite class, now by donation, at Grassroots Kava House. Yoga runs from 7-8pm in their lovely open upstairs space. 957 Central Ave.

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.

Light the Night Run at St. Petersburg Running Company
Light up the night! With Daylight Savings Time ending, the St. Pete Running Co. Monday Night Group Run will start getting dark, so they’ll be lighting up the night with lights and reflective gear. Walkers, joggers, and all levels are welcome to join. All reflective clothing and lights will be on sale. Run starts at 6:30pm. 6986 22nd Ave North.


Tuesday, November 7

FREE Swing Dancing at Sundial St. Pete
Join us in the courtyard for FREE swing dancing. The evening will begin with a free beginner lesson, followed by an hour of social dancing to all of your favorite jazz! After the dancing, recharge with food and drinks at one of our restaurants, or peruse some of our wonderful shops. All ages are welcome, and no experience is necessary. Dancing starts at 7pm. 153 2nd Ave North.

DRAFTS at Green Bench Brewing Co.
Let’s keep those creative juices flowin’! Next DRAFTS will be hosted by one of St Pete’s original art babes, Miss Laura Spencer. Stop by to check in on one of our cities creative minds. She’ll be passing along some of her tricks of the trade in the art world, and take you on a creative journey, accompanied by delicious beverages. Bring your own supplies. This is for ALL skill levels. You do not have to be a professional artist, just join in for a good time. Event starts at 7pm. 1133 Baum Ave North.

5k Run Around the Trop at Right Around the Corner
Join Right Around the Corner for a fun/untimed run around Tropicana Field. Free to join, all ages, and all levels of runners. Great place to meet likeminded people in St Pete. There is also a beer raffle post-run. Run starts at 7pm. 2244 Central Ave.

Bruce Hornsby at The Mahaffey Theater
An Evening with Bruce Hornsby offers fans the best of a three time Grammy award-winner. The singer, pianist, composer, bandleader and keyboardist will offer classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, Motown, gospel, rock, blues, and jam band musical traditions. Rock out to “The Way It Is” from his 1986 debut album and one of the most popular songs of that decade. Show starts at 7:30pm. Click  HERE to purchase tickets. 400 1st St. South.

30 for 30: Nature Boy Watch Party at The Avenue Eat + Drink
Can’t watch 30 for 30: Nature Boy without some flair! The Ave is serving up $4 shots: Woo-Tang, Nature Boy + 4 Horsemen. Come in your best stylin’, profilin’ limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin’ n’ dealin’ son of a gun costume for a chance to win a $100 bar tab. Event starts at 9pm. 330 1st Ave South.

Try It! Block Printing at Makeme Studio
Try it Tuesdays – a budget-minded way to add more creativity to into your life! Here’s your chance to try a new art technique, pinterest-inspired project, or seasonal craft in a playful and process-oriented setting. This month they’ll be teaching you how to carve your own stamps. You’ll learn all you need to know about linoleum blocks, tools, and ink so that you can print all the things! Event starts at 7pm. Tickets are $25. 3028 9th Street North.

Wednesday, November 8

NFL Trivia at 3 Daughters Brewing
Think you know everything there is to know about The NFL? Come test your knowledge with football trivia at 3 Daughters Brewing! This is a free event, and it starts at 6:30pm. Click HERE to register. 222 22nd St South.

Trivia Night at Flying Boat Brewing Co.
Join Flying Boat Brewing Co. for a fun-filled night of trivia, prizes and craft beer! This team trivia is FREE to play, and the top three teams will win Flying Boat Bucks to use in the taproom. Also enjoy the amazing Ikigai Sushi Bowls and Wraps, starting at 6pm on site serving up delicious sushi goodness. 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.

Ales and Wild Tails at The Ale and the Witch
Join the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Tampa Bay National Wildlife Refuges team up with The Ale and the Witch to bring you environmental education, conversation and beer! This event is FREE and open to the public. Event starts at 6pm. 111 2nd Ave NE.

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.

Fabrication: A Surreal Meeting Between Elsa and Coco at The Dalí Museum
Fabrication imagines a dialogue between surrealist fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli and her rival, the iconic Coco Chanel. The play, commissioned by The Dali Museum in conjunction with the Dali & Schiaparelli exhibition, was written by Roxanne Fay, who portrays Chanel, and features Debbie Yones as Schiaparelli. $20 general admission, $15 Dali Museum members. Click HERE to purchase tickets. Museum doors open at 6pm, Theater doors at 6:45pm. 1 Dali Blvd.

Adult BYOB Painting Class at Makeme Studio
Join Makeme Studio for 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.

St. Pete Moonlight Market
Downtown St. Pete’s largest night market, St. Pete Moonlight Market, is back. You can find food vendors, artisans, jewelers, handmade makers, photographers, printmakers, woodworkers, painters, metal workers, clothiers, & collectors of all sorts. Drink specials all night by The Blue Goose. Event runs from 7-11pm. 48 Dr. MLK Jr. St. North.

Thursday, November 9

The Florida Orchestra Coffee Concert: Classical America at The Mahaffey Theater
Classics homegrown in the USA. Selections of best-loved music are served up with complimentary coffee and doughnuts and lively insights by Principal Guest Conductor Stuart Malina. Join in for the pre-concert conversations at 10 am. Show starts at 11am. Click HERE for tickets. 400 1st St. South.

Living Room Live Open Mic at The Hideaway Cafe
The Hideaway Cafe invites all singer/songwriters to join them for this Thursday’s open mic night, a.k.a. Living Room Live. Named Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay 2014 and 2017 for “Best Open Mic Night”. The Hideaway Cafe has opened up its doors and its stage for the past 8 years to countless rising talents as well as seasoned veterans who have made a career of music. Arrive early to sign up. Event starts at 6pm. 1756 Central Ave.

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.

Pop Culture Trivia Night at Brewer’s Tasting Room
Make your plans now to attend Tampa Bay Dream Team’s newest one-off Trivia Night game when Just John hosts a pop culture trivia night at the one-and-only Brewers Tasting Room. Also enjoy Kick the Keg night where a select beer will be available for ONLY $3 per pint until that keg is kicked! There will also be yummy food options from Cheesesteak Company. Trivia starts at 7:30pm. 11270 4th St North Suite 202.

Poetry at The Dalí Museum
Poetry at The Dali is an ongoing series hosted by St. Petersburg Poet Laureate, Helen Wallace. Occurring on the second Thursday of each month through May 2018, each evening will feature Wallace joined by selected poets to present poems addressing the theme of “Cages and Liberation.” Following the presentation, there will be an audience Q&A. Event is free and begins at 6pm. One Dalí Museum.

Jethro Tull at The Mahaffey Theater
British rock legend Ian Anderson makes his Mahaffey debut! The concert will feature a solid collection of the best-known Jethro Tull repertoire from 1968 to date. Show starts at 8pm. 400 1st St. South.

Brushes and Brews at Flying Boat Brewing Company
Join Practically Pikasso and Flying Boat Brewing Company for a night of creativity and craft beers! For only $30, you’ll get a pint of local beer from Flying Boat Brewing Company, a pottery plate to paint with step by step instruction, paint supplies and guidance from an instructor. Event starts at 7pm. Click HERE to register. 1776 11th Ave North.

Weirder Stuff at The Spitfire Theater
Inspired by the hit Netflix show, Stranger Things, follow a family, a cop, and a teen heartthrob into The Breach where an H.P Lovecraft-like world threatens to make everything in their small Midwestern town Not Quite Right. The only improvised show of it’s kind right in time for Halloween and the release of the Stranger Things sequel. Tickets $10 or 5-for-$5 Online. Doors open at 7:45pm. 14 18th St 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.

Explore Assemblage at the Morean Arts Center
Discover assemblage and explore new ways to create these multi-layered pieces of artwork. The more layering—the better. Workshop fee includes all necessary supplies (paper, adhesives, fabric and more!). Feel free to bring personal embellishments and/or saved mementos to this exciting, new workshop! No experience necessary. Class starts at 6pm. Cost is $30. Click HERE to register. 719 Central Ave.


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Written by Brian Bailey


Brian Bailey is the founder 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. Brian is currently the Chief Marketing & Experience Officer for Metro Inclusive Health.