Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (01.29-31.16)

Tango with Love at Sundial St. Pete (Feb. 13)
Sundial St. Pete is the place to be Valentine's Day weekend! Bring your dance partner or come on your own to experience the dance of love. The event will feature free classes with master teachers. If you can walk, you can dance! Performances by the bay are'as best tangueros! Argentine social dancing, open to all. Acclaimed Tango DJ from Miami, Mariano Bejarano. Win prizes at the top of every hour, one lucky person will win a gift in our "Feel the Love" gift drawings. Special discounts at participating stores. Wine tastings and so much more! Goes from 2-6pm on February 13th. Sundial St. Pete, 153 2nd Avenue North. 
Glowrage at State Theatre (Feb 12) 

Join the State Theatre on February 12th for one of the most insane parties of the year! Glowrage is the ultimate paint party experience and something you do not want to miss out on! Doors open at 9pm. Tickets are $20. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue. 


St. Pete Fine Art Festival (Feb. 20 & 21)

Graciously sponsored by the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, City of St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, the 3rd Annual St. Petersburg Spring Fine Art Festival unveils original artwork by more than 100 artisans from 25 states and overseas. Also represented are many local and regional artisans. This tapestry of art is woven from works in painting, photography, sculpture, metalwork, digital art, jewelry, glass, ceramics, woodworking, mixed-media, fibert art, metalwork – and much more. If you do not find exactly what you want, commission a piece of original art made expressly for you! The event runs from 10am-5pm on Sat., Feb. 20, and 11am-5pm on Sun., Feb. 21. FREE and open to the public. North Straub Park, 400 Bayshore Drive Northeast. 



Friday, 1/29

The Expendables @ Jannus Live
Part of their Winter Blackout Tour, the Expendables will play this Friday at Jannus Live, with support from Zach Deputy. Doors open at 7:30pm. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North

Ma’ Ceo Cavallo Equestrian Arts @ Albert Whitted Park (All Weekend)
Join an international cast of acrobats, aerial artists, and 10 rare and exotic breeds of horses as they perform Roman Riding, Cossack, Trick Riding, Liberty and acrobatic Bareback routines at their Big Top Theatre. Performances: Jan. 28 & 29 at 7 pm; Jan. 30 at 3pm & 7pm; January 31 at 1pm & 5pm. Buy your tickets ONLINE here. Albert Whitted Park, 480 Bayshore Drive Southeast.

Third Annual MUSE Benefit for the Arts @ Museum of Fine Arts –  S  O   L    D        O   U   T
Presented by the St. Petersburg Art Alliance, join MUSE in celebrating the artistic achievements and growing depths of St. Petersburg’s artwork. Proceeds will benefit artists, arts education, and arts & cultural organizations through our Arts Alliance programs and services. 7-10pm. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive Northeast

Italian Red Wine Tasting @ Winesmith
This Friday experience a value $15 super Tuscan blend, an approachable Barbera d'Alba, a dark and lush Negroamaro and a delicious Alto Adige Lagrein. The total retail value of these wines is over $100. 6-9pm. Tasting is $12. Winesmith, 1620 Central Avenue. 

Aloha! @ Pinot's Palette
Relax in the serenity of this ocean sunset! Paint this image of paradise with the St. Pete community in an artist-led class! 7-9pm. $30 per painter. Pinot's Palette, 1572 Central Avenue. 

TFO Rock: The Music of U2 @ The Mahaffey
It’s a rockin’ tribute to the soaring sounds of the all-time Grammy-winning rock band U2 with such top-of-the chart tunes as With or Without You, One, Beautiful Day, So Cruel, Pride (In the Name of Love), Sunday Bloody Sunday and Bad, among others. Brent Havens conducts. 8pm. $35-$75. Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street South. 

Ward Smith and Friends @ Palladium Theater
The best Tampa Bay-based national touring comedians are back for one night only! Amanda Jordan, Aniria, and Alan Schubowsky will perform with host, Ward Smith. 8pm. $15 advance, $18 day of show. RESERVED: $30. Palladium Theater, 253 5th Avenue North. 

Josh Harty @ The Hideaway Cafe
Josh Harty performs live at The Hideaway. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm. $10. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue. 

August Wilson's "Jitney" @ American Stage
The American Stage tradition continues with this winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Award for “BEST NEW PLAY”. Set in 1977 at a makeshift taxi company in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, JITNEY is a beautiful addition to the August Wilson’s decade by decade cycle of plays about the black American experience in the twentieth century. Click here for tickets and showtimes. American Stage, 163 3rd Street North. 

Slaid Cleaves @ Craftsman House
One of the country's most compelling roots artists. "He spins stories with a novelist's eye and a poet's heart.” 6:30pm & 8:30pm. $25 in advance. Craftsman House, 2955 Central Avenue. 

Live Music and Food Truck @ 3 Daughters Brewing
Live Music by Josh Lamkin! Food courtesy of Renny's Oki Doki Food Truck. 8-11pm. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street South. 

Our Town @ freeFall Theatre (Through Feb. 14)
Taking place in the very theatre in which it is being performed, this startling American classic is a powerful and deeply personal call to action. “While all of WIlder’s work is intelligent, non-synthetic and often moving, as well as funny, it is Our Town that makes the difference. It is probably the finest play ever written by an American.” -Edward Albee. This profound play will take the freeFall stag Jan. 16-Feb.14. Click here for tickets and showtimes. freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Avenue. 

St. Pete Critical Mass
Join St. Pete Critical Mass on the last Friday of each month for their ride through the city. Critical Mass is a worldwide movement to help share the road. Riders come together to ride bicycles, creating awareness, respect, community and fun. This ride is held on the last Friday of every month. In St. Pete, it starts at at 7pm at Williams Park in Downtown — leaving at 7:30 sharp.This is a free, community-organized, family-friendly and slow-paced ride, usually 10 to 15 miles long. Begins at Williams Park, 350 2nd Avenue North. 


Saturday, 1/30

Saturday Morning Market
Get out and enjoy the Southeast’s largest outdoor farmers market! Sample food from local vendors, take home pillows, jewelry, artwork and clothing from St. Pete makers and designers, and enjoy all the flavors St. Pete has to offer! Open from 9am-2pm every Saturday through May 28th! Saturday Morning Market, 1st Avenue Southeast and 1st Street.

Mini HOPE Expo @ Pinellas Technical College
Join the Representatives from the city of St. Petersburg's Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc., d/b/a as Neighborhood Home Solutions, and the Tampa Bay Community Development Corporation this Saturday to get more information on owning a home in St. Petersburg. Expo from 10am to 2pm. FREE and open to the public with a complementary lunch and prizes. Pinellas Technical College, 901 34th Street South.

Young Eagles Free Flights For Kids
You will have the chance to actually fly in an airplane and look at the world below you. You are invited to take to the skies and become a Young Eagle! The skies over St. Petersburg’s Albert Whitted Airport will beckon bay area youth to experience the beauty, thrill, and wonder of aviation. Sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the goal of the Young Eagles Flight Rally program is to inspire and nurture a passion for aviation at an early age. Attendees can learn about the mechanics of flight, cornerstones of safety, and the many exciting general aviation opportunities. 10am-2pm. Flights are offered FREE on a first-come, first-served basis by licensed local pilots volunteering their time and skills. Junior flight candidates (8-17) should wear comfortable clothing, be in good health, and be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for completion of required paperwork. Albert Whitted Airport, 107 8th Avenue Southeast. 

Adult Horticulture Workshops @ Sunken Gardens
Orchid Specialist, Louis Del Favero, answers all your orchid questions; from caring for common and unusual specimens to the best ways to mount and basket these beguiling plants.  Pick from many uncommon orchids during the plant sale following the program. Adult classes begin at 11:30am. Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors (62+), $4 children (2-11). For more information call (727) 551.3102. Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth Street North.

FREE Dali Museum Events, 1 Dali Boulevard:
DillyDally with Dali:
Children can discover the creative world of Dali through games, puzzles and arts + crafts activities which educate and encourage family interaction. Dillydally with Dali takes place under the direction of the museum’s Family Programs Coordinator in the 1st floor Education Classroom. 11:45am.
Dali and Beyond Film Series: Modern Times
This comedic masterpiece finds the iconic Little Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) employed at a state-of-the-art factory where the inescapable machinery completely overwhelms him, and where various mishaps keep getting him sent to prison. In between his various jail stints, he meets and befriends an orphan girl (Paulette Goddard). Both together and apart, they try to contend with the difficulties of modern life, with the Tramp working as a waiter and eventually a performer. 1-3pm.

Witch's Local Beer Festival @ The Ale and The Witch
The Ale and The Witch celebrates five years of fueling the St. Pete community with craft beer and good music on Saturday. They will host a small beer festival inside The Den on the second floor. The event is broken up into two sessions, only 100 spots available for each. 2-10pm on Saturday. Tickets are $55 inclusive of entrance and access to all the beers, a Witch 5 year anniversary stemmed glass (this glass also gets you access to $3 beers for all taps during their 5 year anniversary celebration on February 4th, as well as discounts on taps all through the year), a full BBQ den plate of food, a door entrance raffle ticket to win prizes from brewery donated items as well. Click here for tickets. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast. 

Naughty By Nature 25th Anniversary @ Jannus Live
Join Jannus Live for a  FREE show for 21+ with performance by Naughty By Nature on their tour kickoff, sponsored by BudLight. Doors open at 8pm. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North.

Elephant @ Pinot's Palette
Maybe you collect animals, enjoy visiting the zoo or just have a love for Elephants. No matter the reason, you'll have a blast painting this regal elephant with its bright colors and whimsical brush strokes. 11:30am-1:30pm. $30 per painter. Pinot's Palette, 1572 Central Avenue. 

Cheryl Wheeler @ Craftsman House
Cheryl Wheeler brings strong melodies, wit and poetry to the Craftsman House this Saturday. 7pm. $30 in advance. Craftsman House, 2955 Central Avenue. 

Love Birds Date Night @ Pinot's Palette
Two little love birds sitting in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g! Paint this romantic image at Pinot's this weekend with your significant other. 7-10pm. $40 per painter. Pinot's Palette, 1572 Central Avenue. 

Live Music and Food Trucks @ 3 Daughters Brewing
Live Music by Bobby James. Food courtesy of Fishin' Chicken Food Truck. 8pm. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street South. 

Soul Saturday: Danielle DeCosmo & Blackbird Morning @ Hideaway Cafe
Join the Hideaway in welcoming Danielle DeCosmo & Blackbird Morning back to the Hideaway Cafe stage for Soul Saturday – their monthly "last Saturday" series! Doors open at 6pm. Show starts at 8pm. $8. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue. 

The Florida Orchestra Gala @ The Mahaffey
Singer and pianist Michael Feinstein, New York’s most lauded interpreter of the Great American Songbook, joins new Music Director Michael Francis for the crowning celebration of his inaugural season. Think Manhattan-style glitz and glamor as Feinstein takes the stage with the orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Francis. 7pm. Concert tickets: $50, $75, $100 and $150. For reception and dinner call 727.362.5424. Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street South. 

Jess Glynne @ State Theatre
Jess Glynne and Conrad Sewell perform live at the State. 7pm. $16 in advance, $20 at the door. State Theatre, 687 Central Avenue. 


Sunday, 1/31

Yoga + Dali @ The Dali Museum
Join Inspire Yoga every Sunday at The Dali – a remarkable environment where Dali’s energy infuses the physical, mental and spiritual inspiration of yoga. Classes are held in the Raymond James Community Room or Avant-Garden, both with incredible views of the waterfront. 12pm. $10. Dali Museum, 1 Dali Boulevard. 

Slow Cooked Sunday @ Hideaway Cafe
Join The Hideaway in welcoming Danielle DeCosmo & Blackbird Morning back to the Hideaway Cafe stage for Soul Saturday – their monthly "last Saturday" series! 2-5pm. FREE. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue. 

2nd Annual Hops for Heroes @ St. Pete Shuffle
There will be over 25 local breweries and brew clubs pouring and a home brewers tasters choice award along with great music, outstanding food trucks and a silent auction benefitting the veterans of the Road Warrior Foundation. 2-5pm. $45 at the gate. St. Pete Shuffle, 559 Mirror Lake Drive North. 



This Weekend at Muvico Sundial 19 + IMAX: Kung Fu Panda 3

"When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible-learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas."


#instaBURG share by instagram.com/j_carp85 on Instagram. 

Leave your vote

0 points
Upvote Downvote

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.