Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (11.24-26.17)

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Run off your Thanksgiving meal with St. Pete Running Co., kick off the holiday season at the Christmas Carnival at Sundial, get your Christmas shopping done during Small Business Saturday and more this weekend in the Sunshine City.

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

Friday, November 24

Black Friday and Small Business Saturday at Sundial St. Pete (Friday and Saturday)
This weekend! Find amazing Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals right in the heart of downtown St. Pete featuring sales of up to 60% off and clearance rack savings that can’t be missed. Stores include Chico’s, Tommy Bahamas, White House Black Market, Juxtapose, Florida Jean Company, Jackie Z Style Co., Ansley Z Kids Co., Tracy Negoshian, John Craig Clotheir, The Wellness Center, The Shave Cave, and Happy Feet Plus. 153 2nd Avenue North.

St. Pete Indie Market at Green Bench Brewing Co.
The Nights Exchange November 24th, 2017! Night market features dozens of vendors, and art show, interactive installations, music, and Craft Beer Legends. Market runs from 7-11pm. 1133 Baum Ave North.

HYbar Happy Hour at Hyatt Place St. Pete
Celebrate your long week with a cold craft cocktail or local craft brew while listening to local live music! From 4:30-7:30pm enjoy $7 craft cocktails and appetizers, $3 canvas wine and craft beer as well as live music. 25 2nd Street North.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live at the Mahaffey Theater
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live is an interactive musical experience guaranteed to light up the faces of children this Fall. The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers Neighborhood” lives on with the top-rated PBS KIDS television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Families will enjoy watching Daniel and all of his friends hopping aboard the trolley to delight live audiences with an all-new show for 2017 including new songs, dance performances and an exciting new adventure. Show starts at 6pm. Click HERE for tickets. 400 1st Street South

Urban Gypsies of Florida at The Ale and the Witch
Enjoy some super fun Live music by Urban Gypsies of Florida with special guest Fil Pate. Bring the whole gang after the St. Pete Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade.The Courtyard at The Ale and the Witch is spacious and open to the sky. Event runs from 5:30-8:30pm. 111 2nd Ave NE.

Black Friday Blowout at Planet Retro Records
Planet Retro Records will be wrapping up an epic Black Friday/Record Store Day with a banger of a show for all ages at their shop in St Pete! Enjoy music by Tampa’s Dead Cities, St. Pete’s Teacher Teacher and Kevin K. Show starts at 7pm. 226 Martin Luther King Jr St. North

Grateful Dead Night at Cage Brewing 
Enjoy Black Friday with the sounds of Grateful Dead at Cage Brewing! No Cover charge for the first 1000 guests. Come dance those Thanksgiving calories away with DSF.  Show starts at 8pm. 2001 1st Ave South.

OPT Outside Paddle! at Urban Kai
Join Urban Kai on Black Friday to burn off some Thanksgiving Day calories. Instead of hitting the mall, come paddle with us on a guided tour around spectacular mangrove tunnels, with wildlife including manatee, dolphins & birds. Board rental includes a paddle, leash & life jacket (PFD). To reserve a board, you must call us (813) 598-1634 or email contact@urbankai.com. Also, as an extra Black Friday special, paddlers will receive a discount card to use at their shop. Event starts at 10:30am. 13090 Gandy Blvd North.

meltingpotSaturday, November 25

Christmas Carnival Tree Lighting and Snow with Santa at Sundial 
Kick off the holiday season with Santa this Saturday at Sundial. Join us for live carolers, free photos with Santa, tree lighting, face painting, kids crafts and SNOW! Carnival runs from 5-8pm. Tree lighting is at 6pm. 153 2nd Avenue North.

Shopapalooza Pt. 2 at South Straub Park
Shopapalooza is Tampa Bay’s biggest shopping event of the year, packed with free entertainment, free giveaways and plenty of surprises! The FREE community celebration, now in its eighth year, brings together more than 130 locally owned shops, restaurants, art galleries, service providers, non-profits and community organizations to beautiful South Straub Park in downtown St. Petersburg! Shopapalooza also features free entertainment, free giveaways, free activities for children and plenty of surprises! The fun continues 10am to 5pm. 198 Bayshore Drive NE.

Alter Bridge at Jannus Live
Alter Bridge performs live at Jannus. Gates open at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North.

Yoga at the Saturday Morning Market at Al Lang Stadium
Rissa Wray leads this week’s class! Bring a mat, blanket, or towel, and meet us in the grass for an all-levels flow. Class is by donation, and features teachers from Moving Meditations. Arrive early to sign in, fill out a waiver, and get set up! Yoga starts at 9:30am. 230 1st St 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 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.

Power Hour at The St. Pete Running Company
Join us for POWER HOUR at St. Pete Running Company! Perfect for after Thanksgiving when you’re so energized from all that food. Together we’ll do one hour of continuous exercise. Feel free to walk, run, roller blade, scooter, etc. for the hour. We’ll head out on the Pinellas Trail and go 30 minutes out and 30 minutes back. Earn a discount if you exercise for an hour receive 20% off any single item in store. Event starts at 9am. 6986 22nd Ave North.

Running for (Coffee) Brews at Mickey’s Cafe
Join Mickey’s Cafe for a free 5K run in DTSP, followed by coffee and breakfast at Mickey’s Cafe on Central! Runners receive 10% off food and drinks! All levels are welcome…walkers, runners, joggers! Click HERE to register. Run starts at 8am. 318 Central Ave.

Sunday, November 26

Bottomless Brunch at Beach Bar & Restaurant
Join Beach Bar & Restaurant for bottomless brunch every Sunday for only $29.95. Enjoy $5 Bloody Marys, $5 wines by the glass, and bottomless mimosas for $10. Brunch starts at 10am. 7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway.

Friends Giving Benefit for CASA at the Hollander Hotel
Get your friends together and join us Sunday, November 26th 2PM-6PM at the Hollander Hotel Downtown St Petersburg for Friends Giving ,a benefit for CASA St. Petersburg. Win cool prizes! Enjoy live music and live painting and art auctions. There will also be awesome raffle prizes that you could win from The Body Electric Yoga CompanyStrands of Sunshine,  Daddy Kool Records, the Hollander Hotel Downtown St Petersburg and more! Entry is free. Event runs from 2-6pm. 421 4th Ave 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.

Frogman Feast 2017 at 3 Daughters Brewing
Celebrity Chef event to raise money for the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation. Celebrity chefs, food, beer, wine, live music, raffle, silent auction, and Chef Competition are all inclusive. Click HERE for tickets. Event runs from 2-5pm. 222 22nd St South.

Holiday Cookie Decorating Class at URBAN Creamery
Their love for sweet treats doesn’t end with ice cream and waffles. To get into the holiday spirit, URBAN Creamery is hosting a holiday cookie decorating class every Sunday through December 17. Bring the kiddos and enjoy a fun, festive and tasty afternoon of cookie decorating! Cookies and decoration materials will be provided and each participant will receive three cookies to decorate. They’ll also be serving hot chocolate! The cost of the class is $10 per person. For an additional $5, you can also learn to make your own fondant holiday decoration. Class starts at noon. 689 Central Ave.

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. Click HERE to register. 13090 Gandy Blvd North.

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.