Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (10.13-15.17)

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Enjoy the closing ceremonies for SHINE Mural Fest, make spooky crafts with your kids, brunch at the Dali and much more this weekend in St. Pete.

Thanks to @hiimanet for the gorgeous #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.

Exclusive $9 “Wing Fling” Ticket Deal from That’s So Tampa
The Inaugural Tampa Bay Wing Fling is Tampa’s biggest wing festival and competition! Enjoy wings from over 15 wing joints from the Tampa Bay Area and vote for the best Wing! Enjoy live music all day, cold beer, signature bourbon drinks, and fun interactive games like a Chicken Toss Contest, Costume Contest, a Chicken Run, and many more! Begins at noon on Saturday, October 21. Click HERE to get an exclusive ticket discount from That’s So Tampa.

Friday, October 13

Grand Central Zombie Pub Crawl 
Come out for a Zombie Pub Crawl in the Grand Central District. In early Halloween spirit, fill the streets, restaurants and pubs of Grand Central with the living dead and party! Bars are offering great specials to the Zombies. The event is free to attend and win prizes. The Zombie Crawl begins at 6:30 at Punky’s Bar and Grill. 3063 Central Ave.

HYbar Happy Hour at Hyatt Place St. Petersburg
Celebrate your long week with a cold craft cocktail or local craft brew while listening to local live music. From 5pm – 8pm enjoy half off select craft cocktails, craft beer and appetizers. 25 2nd Street North

Friday Night Music Series at Sundial
Join the Sundial St. Pete for their free Friday Night Music Series.Ella Jet will be performing this week.Ella Jet is a dreamy and jazzy neo-soul singer/songwriter from St. Petersburg and in 2014 was selected for the Grammy Museum’s Music Revolution Project. The event is free and runs from 6pm-10pm. Sundial St. Pete, 153 2nd Avenue North.

Jeep Night at the Blood District 
Join fellow Jeepers for Jeep Night at Tampa Bay’s newest Haunted Attraction, the Blood District!
Jeep costumes and decorations encouraged. Tickets are only $10 per person at the gate for Jeepers, regular admission is $20. Doors open at 7pm. 2338 Emerson Ave South.

Make a Clay Pumpkin at Morean Center for Clay
Experience the Potter’s Wheel! This 2-hour introduction to wheel-throwing is a great experience for families, groups and clubs of all sizes. Now for a limited time learn to make your own ceramic Jack O’Lantern. Bring a towel, your favorite beverage and your sense of humor. All clay materials included. Select your favorite piece at the end of class and they will bisque and glaze it! Cost is $100 for up to 4 people, $25 per additional guest. To register, call the Morean Center for Clay at (727)821-7162. 420 22nd St South.

Oktoberfest at Hofbrauhaus St. Pete (Friday and Saturday)
Join Hofbrauhaus every weekend in October for Oktoberfest bier, contests and prizes, food specials, and live entertainment from Germany. No cover charge, and festivities begin at 4pm. 123 4th St South.

Sarah Mac Band: The Fond Farewell at Hideaway Cafe
One of the final Sarah Mac Band performances before the band retires at the end of 2017. This night is about experiencing new original -never to be released- songs. The only way to hear this new material is to experience it live. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm. Click HERE to purchase tickets. 1756 Central Ave.

Saturday, October 14

Zine Fest & Cassette Store Day at Daddy Kool Records
Join Daddy Kool Records on Saturday October 14th to celebrate zines and cassettes! They will have a variety of local zine makers selling their zines, prints, shirts, pins and patches. October 14th is also Cassette Store Day! They will have exclusive cassette releases, a cassette-based DJ, and a free cassette mixtape of local bands curated by Ricky of Reality Asylum! Event is from 1pm-6pm. 666 Central Ave.

Oktoberfest Ride at Hofbrauhaus St. Pete
‘Burg Pub Riders are back just in time for Oktoberfest! Throw on your Dirndl dresses and Lederhose and join us at the Hofbrauhaus. They are meeting at 5pm and leaving around 6pm for Hawthorne Bottle Shop from you will move to Right Around the Corner and end at the Independent. Please make sure to bring lights since this will be a night ride. 123 4th St South.

Inaugural ArtsXchange Gallery Art Show at the Warehouse Arts District
The Inaugural ArtsXchange Gallery Art Show will feature the artwork from 22 of the ArtsXchange’s new tenants. Experience “Where Art Is Made” from our local member artists and see the new era of affordable art studios. Show starts at 5pm. 515 22nd St South.

The Florida Orchestra POPS: Swing is the Thing at the Mahaffey Theater
Jump ‘n’ jive from the 1940s right into the jukebox tunes of the ‘50s and ‘60s with hits like Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and Rock Around the Clock. Featuring dancers, vocalists and clarinet sensation Dave Bennett, under the baton of Jeff Tyzik. Show starts at 8pm. Click HERE for tickets. 400 1st St SE.

Come OUT St. Pete Artwalk at Seminole Park
Every Second Saturday of the month studios & galleries all over St. Petersburg, Florida, swing open their doors, inviting anyone & everyone to check out their latest work for free! St. Petersburg’s Second Saturday ArtWalk presents over 40 galleries and studios in the Waterfront Arts, Central Arts District, The EDGE District of St. Petersburg, Grand Central District Association and the Warehouse Arts District coming together as one arts destination. Event is free and runs from 5pm-9pm. Click HERE for an Artwalk map.

The Nightmare Before Christmas “Suncreen Halloween” Outdoor Movie at Historic Williams Park 
Enjoy a free outdoor screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas as well as scary awesome music, spooky food trucks, tricky trivia and treats. Activities start at 6pm. A local indie short begins at dusk. Movie starts at dark. Williams Park 330 2nd Ave North.

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.

SHINE ‘Outside In’ Art Exhibit & Finale Event at Behar + Peteranecz Architecture
Join the art community for the Grand Finale Art Exhibit for SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival 2017 in the Warehouse Arts District on Saturday, October 14th! Enjoy music, pick up limited-edition tees from SHINE artists, grab a drink and food from food trucks and more surprises! Party is free and runs from 5pm-10pm.

Skyway 5k at Maximo Park
The Skyway 5k allows all participants to enjoy the beauty of the Skyway trail with organized support in the running & walking community to benefit the officers’ memorial fund of the Sun Coast Florida Police Benevolent Association (PBA). The proceeds of the entrance fees will directly benefit the families of the fallen police officers in Pinellas. Run starts at 7am. Click HERE to register for the run. 34th St S & Pinellas Point Dr South. 2430 Terminal Drive South.

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.

BARKtoberfest! Customer Appreciation at St. PetersBARK
Come celebrate with St. PetersBARK at their 3rd annual customer appreciation event! To say thanks to the amazing St Pete community and raise money for Ruff Beginnings All Breed Rescue, they’ll be having a big huge sale, a raffle table with amazing baskets, adoptable dogs, local vendors, and goody bags. Event runs from 10am-2pm. 2435 Dr. MLK Jr St North.

Gallery Walk and Reception at the Morean Arts Center
Don’t miss this opportunity to see amazing art work by visually impaired students in Pinellas County Schools hosted by Pinellas Braille Group Inc. Pinellas Braille group will be selling note cards with custom student art work courtesy of the sponsorship of Power Design. Event starts at 5pm. 719 Central Ave.

2nd Saturday Art Walk at ZaZoo’d
Come join ZaZoo’d to shop, meet our featured local artist and enjoy an evening of fun! Featured award winning local Lego Artist Jay Hoff will be there showing off his amazing work, as well as, taking commissions for personal pieces in time for holiday gift giving. Event runs from 5pm-8pm. 531 Central Ave.

Sunday, October 15

Beginner Jam Making Class + Bomb Grilled Cheese Party at The Urban Canning Company
This class is all about jam and they’ll also be collaborating with The Melte Shoppe to teach you how to make bomb grilled cheese sandwiches using jams! Everyone will get to eat grilled cheese and we’ll have jam soda. In the class you will go over local agriculture and nutrition, how sustainability directly affects our health and the community, canning supplies, myths, methods and step by step procedures. You’ll also take home a jar of jam we create during the class. Class starts at noon. Click HERE to reserve your spot. 1040 4 Street North.

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.

SUP 101 at Urban Kai
An introductory lesson to stand up paddle boarding which includes the teaching of basic skills and a paddle. The cost is $20 BYOB (bring your own board) and $30 if you need to be provided with a board. Lesson starts at 10:30am. 13090 Gandy Blvd North.

Family Crafternoon: Monster Mash at Makeme
Spend your Sunday afternoon creating family-friendly crafts at makeme’s family crafternoon sessions. This month you’ll be creating your own silly – not spooky – monsters with paint and making monster slime. Click HERE to purchase tickets. Crafting starts at noon. 3028 9th Street North.

Photo Shoot Fundraiser for Friends of Strays at Dog Bark 
AGoldPhoto Pet Photography is raising money for Friends of Strays. Book a photo shoot for your pet for $35 and 100% of those proceeds will be donated to Friends of Strays. St. Petersbark will be providing goodie bags to all those who participate and will have a dog treat bar as well. Event starts at 2pm. Click HERE to book your spot. 2300 Central Ave.

Yoga on HY at Hyatt Place 
DTSP’s newest rooftop pool is ready for yoga! Come out for class hosted by The Body Electric Yoga Company and then stay to swim. Enjoy mimosa and craft beer flight specials, and even brunch. . Mats provided as needed. Yoga starts at 9am. Cost is $5 for Body Electric members, $10 pre-registered, $15 door. Click HERE to register. 25 2nd St North.

Halcyon Live Good Times for a Good Cause at The Hollander Hotel
The Hollander Hotel has joined forces with Halcyon and Virtues Circle to raise money to help the women of the Red Tent Initiative. This organization helps to provide a safe space for women to come together to create marketable art while gaining insight into themselves & their relationships through instruction, mentoring and friendship. Virtues Circle will provide education to the women of the Red Tent Initiative in self-esteem building and resiliency. Enjoy food, drinks, and raffles. Event is free and starts at 2pm. 421 4th Ave North.

Zombie Boot Camp at South Straub Park
Skip your workout this week and come practice with Kate! All zombies are welcome to come brushen up their skills and practice Michael Jackson’s Thriller preparing you for Thrill St. Pete’s upcoming flashmobs and annual worldwide Thrill The World event. Bring plenty of water, a towel, bug spray, and be ready to sweat! Boot camp runs for 6-7:30pm. 198 Bayshore Drive 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 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.