Weekly-Weekend-What-Do (09.22-24.17)

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The end of Summer is here, but the activities are just heating up in the Burg! Celebrate Free Museum Day, dust off your neon jacket for the 90’s bar crawl, cheer on the Rowdies at Al Lang and more this weekend in the Sunshine City!

Thanks for the fantastic #instaBURG share, @leapole

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. The fun begins September 5. Click HERE for full details and to reserve a table. The Melting Pot, 2221 4th Street North.

Friday, September 22

Friday Night Music Series at Sundial
Join the Sundial St. Pete for their free Friday Night Music Series. J.T. Brown will be performing this week. Brown is an American musician and producer whose style ranges from Spacefolk to Soul to Rock & Roll. The event is free and runs from 6pm-10pm. Sundial St. Pete, 153 2nd Avenue North.

Summer Nights Exchange Part Four at Green Bench Brewing
St. Pete Indie Market and Green Bench Brewing Co. presents: Summer Nights Exchange pt. 4. The night market features dozens of vendors, interactive installations, music, and craft beer legends. Also, enjoy an art exhibit featuring 60 original artworks inspired by fairy tales, folklore and myth. 20% of art sales will be donated to help recovery from Irma. Event runs from 7pm-11pm. 1133 Baum Ave North.

Creative Flow Interactive at InVision Creative Cafe
Join InVision Creative Cafe on Friday night for Creative Flow Interactive! This is a free event with music, art collaboration, raffles, local vendors, fire spinners, performance art & more. Event starts at 9pm. 275 16th St North.

Burn n Brew at 3 Daughters Brewing
Join Orangetheory Fitness St. Pete as they will be hosting an hour long workout session at 3 Daughters Brewing. The session is followed up by happy hour. Burn some calories and drink some brews. Event is free and starts at 5pm. 222 22nd St South.

Saturday, September 23

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Charlotte Independence at Al Lang Stadium
The Rowdies return home to continue their playoff push against the Charlotte Independence. Following the match, Jamaican singer Shaggy, whose hits include “Boombastic” and “It Wasn’t Me”, will perform a FREE concert at Al Lang Stadium. The concert is included in the price of a ticket to the Rowdies match, and $2 of every ticket sold will be donated to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital pediatric cancer research unit. Click HERE for tickets. Game starts at 7:30. 230 2nd Ave SE.

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 for pre-registered or $15 at the door. 421 4th Ave North.

Free Museum Day
St. Petersburg celebrates the Arts! Visit 9 museums for free! Contact each museum for more information:

Chihuly Collection 720 Central Ave.
Creative Clay Cultural Arts Center 1846 First Ave South
Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum 2240 Ninth Ave. South
Florida CraftArt 501 Central Ave
Florida Holocaust Museum 55 Fifth Street South
Morean Arts Center & Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop 719 Central Ave.
Morean Center for Clay 420 22nd St. South
Museum of Fine Arts 255 Beach Dr. NE
The Dali 1 Dali Blvd (Dali admission is free for Pinellas County residents)

St. Petersburg Jazz Festival at Vinoy Park (Saturday and Sunday)
Hosted by Al Santana, the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival showcases some of the best up and coming jazz musicians. A portion of the proceeds will benefit hurricane relief efforts for those impacted by Irma. The festival begins at noon. Click HERE for tickets. 701 Bay Shore Dr NE.

Superhero Weekend at Great Explorations Children’s Museum (Saturday and Sunday)
Tap into your own superpowers and perfect your superhero look at Great Explorations. Earn a super certificate at their Superhero Academy, design your own superhero paper doll, make a super-cool mask, enjoy the Touch Tunnel of glowing “kryptonite” and more! There will also be super hero guest appearances on Saturday and Sunday! Admission is $10. Museum opens at 10am. 1925 4th St North.

Wheelhouse Oktobeerfest at The Wheelhouse
Join the Wheelhouse as they celebrate Oktobeerfest with liters of Oktoberfest beers and German inspired food. Dressing up is always encouraged but never required. Event starts at 11am. 7220 Central Ave.

Totally 90’s Bar Crawl at Caddy’s on Central
The ultimate 90’s party is coming to St Pete! Rock your flyest 90’s gear, finish the crawl, and get hooked up with the official Totally 90’s T-shirt. Registration starts at 8pm. Click HERE for tickets. 217 Central Ave.

Sunday, September 24

StrideSmart Running Class: How to Run at the St. Pete Running Company
Come out and learn the ways to make running easier while reducing the ratio of loading on your limbs and joints. Participants will leave the class with an understanding of the habits of good runners, what good running form looks like, and the knowledge of how to change your running stride. Class costs $10 and starts at 8:30am. 6986 22nd Ave North.

Intro to Hoop Dancing Workshop at Hip Expressions Belly Dance Studio
Join Hoola Monsters founder Abby Albaum for a beginner hoop dance workshop. No experience is necessary, and hoops will be provided for use during class. Simply come prepared in comfy workout clothes and bring a water bottle. They’ll cover hoop dance foundational moves such as waist hooping, recoveries, hand hooping and more! Workshop costs $12 in advance, $10 at the door. Starts at 10am. 2033 54th Ave North

Sip N Sing at Caged Brewing
Sip N Sing is a kid-friendly, old-style sing-a-long open to the community. Bring your family, friends and voices while connecting musically and enjoy the fine craft selections at Cage Brewing. The event is free and starts at 4pm. 2001 1st Ave South.

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.

Cacaoga at Grassroots Kava House
Join the CommUNITY gathering and safe space to practice heart opening yoga that fits all Bodies and sip cacao that boosts the sense of well being. Event is free, and donations are encouraged. Yoga runs from 10:30am-11:30am. 957 Central Ave.

Bees Paint Party St. Pete at Babcock Healthcare Education Services
Embrace your inner artist with a fun and sophisticated wine and painting party with BJRart. Sip your favorite beverage, and enjoy step-by-step instruction to create your own version of a BJRart original. Relax with your friends, a canvas, and a glass of wine as BJR helps you create dazzling art, memories and , maybe, a new found talent you’ll want to explore. Event costs $25, and starts at 7pm. 2622 5th Ave North.

Game Night at Muddy Water Kava and Tea
Kava Pong, Ping Pong, Bananagrams, Monopoly, and many other games. Come getmuddy at game night. Event is free and starts at 8pm. 6111 10th St. N.

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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.