Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (04.13-15.18)

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UPCOMING EVENTS 

Westfest: A Night Makers Market

Spend Thursday evening on April 19th from 6-9pm outside with the family walking through a night makers market filled with 40+ vendors. From restaurants, breweries, shops, health & wellness providers, organic eats, DJ SugarBear, kids activities, and more, there is something for all ages. This free market is even dog friendly. Visit for more information. freeFall Theatre Company – 6099 Central Ave. 

Tampa Bay Seafood and Music Festival

Enjoy a weekend celebration of food and music at the Tampa Bay Seafood and Music Festival, which will be held April 21-22 from 11am-8pm at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park. Menu items are freshly-cooked onsite by top local restaurants and food purveyors. All seafood dishes use indigenous and sustainable resources from Florida’s coastal waters. Vendors will be stationed throughout the park showcasing arts and crafts along with a selection of fine products, gourmet food and specialty items. There will also be plenty of music for everyone from rock, soul and R&B to jazz and Caribbean sounds. General admission tickets are $7 at the gate or $5 in advance and children 12 and under free. VIP tent admission is $130. Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park – 600 N Ashley Dr.

Free ? Spring Yoga at Sundial

Join fellow yogis in the Sundial courtyard every 3rd Saturday of the month for Tampa Bay’s largest FREE outdoor yoga event. April 21st check-in starts at 8:30am and class starts at 9am. Don’t forget to bring a towel, yoga mat and water bottle. There will be limited supply of free yoga mats to use in case you don’t have one. Pre-register here and don’t forget to check in when you arrive. Sundial – 153 2nd Ave. N

Cinco De Burgo

Red Mesa Cantina is celebrating Cinco de Mayo all week long with specials and giveaways and a larger-than-life party on Saturday spanning across 3 floors, the alley and 6 bars. Celebrate with cerveza, musica and tequila from 2pm-2am with no cover. Join Red Mesa Cantina on Facebook live M-F at noon for pop-up prizes, with the winners announced the next day. Visit for more information. Red Mesa Cantina – 128 3rd St. S

Kentucky Derby Formal at Intermezzo Coffee and Cocktails

Watch the Kentucky Derby in style at Intermezzo’s 2nd annual Kentucky Derby Formal starting at 4pm. Enjoy $6 mint juleps, bloody marry’s, bocce ball, live music and a raw bar while watching the live steam of the race. Admission is free and don’t forget to dress to impress for your chance to win the big hat competition. Visit for more information. Intermezzo Coffee and Cocktails – 1111 Central Ave. 

Friday, April 13

ArtSong Fusion: Music + Poetry – An Evening with Luis González
Discover the elegant genre of art song as baritone Luis González sings stunning vocal works by Mozart, Korngold, Poulenc, Thomas Pasatieri and Lori Laitman as well as poetry – including those from Oscar Wilde – read from by Maureen McDole. Witness the fusion of music and poetry up-close and personal in an intimate theatrical setting as you enjoy happy-hour cocktails. Doors open at 5:30pm and event starts at 6pm. General admission tickets cost $20 while VIP/Preferred Seating costs $25. SubCentral at Iberian Rooster – 475 Central Ave, Ste 100 

Rays vs. Phillies 
Bring the family out to Tropicana Field as the Tampa Bay Rays play against the Philadelphia Phillies. For all Friday home games, fans may purchase upper level tickets for only $7.11, but need to visit a participating local 7-Eleven store to pick up the Rays Friday night discount coupon. The coupon code will be redeemable online or at the Tropicana Field Box Office. Each coupon will be good for up to 4 tickets. Tropicana Field – 1 tropicana Dr 

OMD at State Theatre 
Electronic music band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) will be performing at the St. Petersburg State Theatre at 8pm. The band has gained popularity throughout Europe having released their debut single in 1979 and has continued to influence their followers ever since. Tickets cost $35. State Theatre – 687 Central Ave. N

Suzanne Westenhoefer: iRESISTable comedy at The Palladium Theatre
As the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO Special and the first openly lesbian comedian on “Late Night with David Letterman,” Suzanne Westenhoefer will bring her fiery personality to the Palladium Theatre at 8pm. This show, like the rest, are all improvisational, as she speaks her mind without a set agenda. Tickets start at $30. The Palladium Theatre – 253 5th Ave. N

Saturday, April 14

Body Electric to host Poolside Yoga at The Hollander
Join Body Electric for an off-site yoga class poolside at the landmark Hollander Hotel. This is a recurring event every Saturday morning where you can practice, swim and brunch starting at 8:30am. Salute the sun with 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. Stay for brunch or reserve a cabana and spend the day! Pre-register to save money, and to qualify for weekly raffle prizes. Cost is $5 for BE Monthly and Annual Members, $10 Pre-Registered or $15 at the door. Hollander HH20 Pool Bar – 421 4th Ave. N

St. Pete Second Saturday Artwalk
Take a walking tour of the downtown St. Pete art scene. Held every second Saturday of the month, more than 40 galleries and studios throughout St. Petersburg’s 5 district’s stay open after hours from 5-9pm. Visit the website for information about this weekend’s participating galleries and location details.

Sunlit Festival Continues with Literary Event at St. Pete’s Public Library
The fourth annual SunLit Festival is a springtime celebration of the written word. This year’s festival brings together over 35 various organizations and arts disciplines to celebrate literacy, literature, reading and writing. Saturday’s 2-4pm event includes a literary reading from three local writers who’ve recently been published. Topics include: Rediscovering Old Florida, The New York Yankees and The Casey Anthony Trial. The authors will read snippets of their works and follow up with a Q/A session. Winners will also be announced of the SunLit short story contest. This event is free and open to the public. St. Petersburg Public Library – 3746 9th Ave. N

Sunday, April 15

Yoga on Tap at Intermezzo
Start your Sunday in the Central District and enjoy yoga on tap at Intermezzo Coffee and Cocktails. Amanda Riker of Body Electric Yoga will lead a moderately-paced flow for all levels right outside under the palms. Cost is $10 in advance, $15 at the door or $5 for BE members. Intermezzo Coffee and Cocktails – 1111 Central Ave. 

Yoga at the Dali Museum
Bring along your yoga mat and come ready to be inspired! Join Lucky Cat Yoga at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday at The Dali Museum for yoga. Classes are held in the Raymond James Community Room or outside in the Avant-garden, both with incredible views of the waterfront. The cost to participate is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased at the Member’s desk. Salvador Dali Museum – 1 Dali Blvd.  

Pints and Ping Pong Tournament at 3 Daughters Brewing
If you’re good at ping pong, head out to 3 Daughters Brewing for the single elimination Ping Pong Tournament. Compete against St. Pete’s best from 1:30-5pm. Registration is $10. Games will begin promptly at 2pm. There will be 4 tables in play. Tentative game times will be posted on brackets. Paddles will be provided, but you are welcomed to use your own. There will be prizes for the winners. 3 Daughters Brewing – 222 22nd St. S

Florida Bjorkestra Presents: Madonna and George Michael
The Florida Björkestra presents the music of Madonna and George Michael with a 15-piece band, original arrangements, video projection and more! Brian Baez will sing as Madonna and Jamie Perlow will sing as George Michael.Tickets start at $20 with discounts for SPC students, faculty and staff. The show begins at 6pm. The Palladium Theatre – 253 5th Ave. N

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