Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (05-27-29.16)

Win Two Day Passes to The Beer Project at Museum of Fine Arts – June 10 and 11
We've teamed up with the Museum of Fine Arts for a special Beer Project: Beer + Art Lounge AND Home Brew Tasting giveaway! The Beer + Art Lounge runs from 7 to 10pm on Friday, June 10, and the Home Brewers Tasting and Awards runs from 1 to 4pm on Saturday, June 11. Click HERE to enter to WIN! Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive Northeast. 


Tracy Morgan – Picking Up The Pieces – Front Row VIP Comedy Experience
The Mahaffey teamed up with the hilarious Tracy Morgan to bring you a VIP Comedy Experience at the Mahaffey Theater. Prize includes front row tickets to Tracy Morgan's show on November 11! Click HERE to enter to win. Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street South. 


Friday, May 27

Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees at Tropicana Field (All Weekend)
Come out and watch your Tampa Bay Rays take on the New York Yankees. Fridays are Student Rush, so students with a valid student id can purchase lower level tickets for $15. Game starts at 7:10pm Friday, 4:10pm on Saturday, 1:10pm on Sunday. General Admission starts at $15. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive.

Blues, Soul & Rock N' Roll with the 24th Street Wailers at The Ale and The Witch
Honking Sax, Pounding Boogie Piano, Wild Lead singing female drummer, Thundering Bass, Ice pick Guitar . . . this is the International touring band The 24th Street Wailers and they're playing at The Ale and The Witch Friday night. Come down and see for yourself this top notch act, bring your danicng shoes and grab a brew or two for a fantastic time. 8:30-11:30pm. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast. 

Mr. Burns: a post-electric play at freeFall Theatre (All Weekend)
This evocative, funny, and genre-bending play asks important questions about the value of live theatre and the nature of culture and myth in society. At once bravely intelligent and irreverently accessible, this fantasia on the resilience of the human need to tell stories will be one of the most talked-about theatrical events of the season. Click HERE for tickets and showtimes. freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Avenue. 

Live Music by Kid Royal and The Hang Ups at 3 Daughters Brewing
Taco Lady Food Truck will be on hand serving delicious bites. Kid Royal and the Hang Ups perform LIVE from 8-11pm. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street South. 


Saturday, May 28

FINAL Saturday Morning Market
This will be the market's final event at Al Lang until the fall. 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.

Corvettes at the Pier Show at North Straub Park
Suncoast Corvettes is hosting Corvettes at the Pier Show this Saturday. This free car show will include all styles of corvettes from 1950s models to ready to race models. The event starts at 8am. It is free and open to the public. North Straub Park, 400 Bayshore Drive Northeast.

National Burger Day at BellaBrava
Celebrate National Burger Day BellaBrava style. The St. Pete gem will be serving the special BellaBrava Grande – ground beef, eggplant caponata, prosciutto, chianti tomatoes, fontina, brioche. This burger will be available through June 4. BellaBrava, 204 Beach Drive Northeast.

Free Dali Museum Events, 1 Dali Boulevard:
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 & Beyond Film Series: Disney & Dali: A Date with Destino
The documentary, Disney & Dali: A Date with Destino, explores the origins of the relationship between Disney and Dali, their collaboration on Destino, and ultimately how the film came to fruition so many years after its inception. 1-3pm.

National Burger Day at Stillwaters Tavern
Stillwaters Tavern is celebrating National Burger Day with two unique takes on the classic dish. They're serving up a Gyro Burger — ground lamb and beef, tzatziki, pickled red onions, feta, gem lettuce, pita bun — AND the vegetarian Falafel Burger – house–made quinoa falafel, hummus, pickled red onions, gem lettuce, tzatziki, feta, pita bun. This dish will be available through June 4. Stillwaters Tavern, 224 Beach Drive Northeast. 

Celebrating the Feminine Mystique – Fundraiser, Art Show, Silent Auction at Station House St. Pete
Celebrating the Feminine Mystique is a fundraiser for Mahila Partnership, a grassroots organization investing in women and girls. Held on the rooftop at Station House, this event will feature; a curated art show, Tampa Bay local business-sponsored silent auction, delicious food and drinks, live music featuring Geri X, and a forum to raise awareness for the importance of menstrual health and hygiene as a component of gender equality. 7-10pm. Station House, 260 1st Avenue South.

Green Bench Brewing and St. Pete Bike Co-op: Inaugural Swap Meet
It’s National Bike Month! St. Pete Bike Co-Op is taking over Green Bench! Celebrate your love of beer and bikes and sell off that bike pile that has been collecting dust in your garage/spare room/entire house forever and ever. Get rid of it, hang out, drink beer and talk about beer and bikes all day. What could be better? 2-8pm. Green Bench Brewing, 1133 Baum Avenue. 

97X Backyard BBQ at Vinoy Park
Young the Giant, The Strumbellas, JR JR, Joywave, Bear Hands, The Wombats, Finish Ticket and Never Shout Never will be performing at 97X BBQ. Gates open at noon. Tickets are $20 at the gate. Vinoy Park, 701 Bayshore Drive North East.

Live Music and Food Trucks at 3 Daughters Brewing
MMM Bapp will be on hand serving food from 1-7pm and Riddle on the Griddle from 5-10pm. Live Music by NATL Act 3-6pm and Ari & the Alibis 8-11pm. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street. 

Premiere Party: Alice Through the Looking Glass at Bloom Art Center
Celebrate opening weekend of the new film "Alice Through the Looking Glass" with a visit to Bloom's real-life artistic Wonderland! Journey down the rabbit hole and immerse yourself in Alice's world, as Bloom's interactive art installations transport you to impossible places. Costumes encouraged! DJ and beer/wine/refreshments. 8pm-midnight. $5. Bloom Art Center, 910 5th Avenue North.

Frostfang at The Local 662
Performance by Frostfang, Grave Gnosis, Spar, and Donner Reed at The Local 662. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. This is a free event. The Local 662, 662 Central Avenue


Sunday, May 29

Yoga on Tap at Squeeze Juice Works
Earn your juice! Join Becca Kass of The Body Electric Yoga Company for class at Squeeze Juice Works Grand Central, EVERY LAST SUNDAY of the month. Greet the day with a dynamic flow in the great outdoors, and reward yourself after with some delicious cold-pressed organic juice, tea, coffee, or kombucha. You'll feel terrific. 9-10am. $10 in advance for non-members, $5 for BE members, $15 at the door (so please preregister). Squeeze Juice Works, 18 22nd Street South.

Yoga + Dali at 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. 10:30am-12pm. $10 members and students, $15 non-members. The Dali Museum, 1 Dali Boulevard.

New! Sunday Brunch and Bottomless Mimosas @ Stillwaters Tavern
Stillwaters Tavern will introduce their NEW brunch this weekend. The menu features Chicken N' Waffles, Tavern French Toast and Trout Omelette. What's more, get bottomless mimosas for just $19.99. Plus, starting this Sunday, happy hour has been extended from open until 7pm. Click here for happy hour specials. Served from 11am-4pm. Stillwaters Tavern, 224 Beach Drive Northeast. 

For The Win at The Local 662
For The Win, Abandoned by Bear, and Settle Your Scores will be performing at The Local 662. Tickets in advance are $10 and $12 at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Local 662, 662 Central Avenue.

Rise Up Sunday Session: Passafire at Jannus Live
Passafire, Jahfe, Resinated and Side Real perform for a reggae infused Sunday. 6-11pm. $10 in advance, $15 day of. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North. 


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