Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (09.13-15.19)

The Mahaffey Theater and its reflection in the water with a colorful sunset

Let’s kick off this Friday the 13th weekend with some good luck. There’s live music, craft markets, major grand openings and a lot more to enjoy in the Sunshine City. How will you celebrate?

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September 20 – Hep Cat Swing Band

Get ready to go back to the 40’s and 50’s as swing music arrives at Cassis on Beach Drive. Bud Good and his band will be around for two performances at 6pm and 8pm. If you want to cut a rug, just be sure to make a reservation, and when you do advise the host of show attendance: (727) 827-2927. Cassis St. Pete, 170 Beach Drive.


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October 19 – Burn: Morean Street Party

Party on the street, in the heart of the eclectic Central Arts District of St. Petersburg, FL and feel the heat! Molten glass, street art and live music surrounds you as you interact with art and artists, sip craft cocktails and enjoy gourmet food. This is an official SHINE Mural Festival event. The event runs from 8pm-midnight on October 19. Click HERE to get special discounted VIP Krew tickets. Your Krew ticket gets you access to private parties, a full open bar, and so much more. Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue.

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Friday, September 13

Blow Out Sale in the Morean Glass Studio (All Weekend)
Savings of 75% to 25% on glass art made during the Studio’s live glass demonstrations; incredible savings on other glass art created by local artists. The sale runs all weekend from noon-5pm. Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue.

Ricky Wilcox and the Moonsnakes at The Hideaway
Ricky Wilcox and the Moonsnakes play their annual birthday bash at the Hideaway with special guests Cottonwood Swamp. Doors open at 6pm, music begins at 8pm. $5. The Hideaway, 1756 Central Avenue.

Zias, DeGregory, Wilder and Collins Acoustic Evening at The Ale and The Witch
Join The Witch for a special evening of acoustic music inside the Witch on the Gallery Stage. 8-11pm. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.

Clea from 5 to 7 (Agnes Varda, 1962) at Eckerd College
Cléo from 5 to 7 is the first film in our three-film retrospective of Agnès Varda’s directorial career. Released in 1962, Cléo from 5 to 7 is an artful study of one woman’s day as she awaits potentially devastating news. 7-9pm. Eckerd College, 4200 54th Avenue South.

Pretty Vacant: New works by Todd Bates & Selina Roman at Mize Gallery
In the exhibition, Pretty Vacant, lens-based artists Todd Bates and Selina Roman examine the colorful underbelly of roadside Americana. The works, a combination of screen prints and large-scale photographs, imbue not only a sense of nostalgia but mysteriousness and foreboding. 6-10pm. 689 Dr. MLK Jr. Street North.

Selwyn Birchwood Band at The Palladium
Spend the evening with the extraordinary young rising star of the blues and Florida native Selwyn Birchwood. 8pm. $20 in advance, $25 day of. The Palladium, 253 5th Avenue North.


Saturday, September 14

2019 Great Gay 5K on St. Pete Beach
Are you ready for an amazing pride weekend in St. Pete Beach, FL? Let’s celebrate the third annual Great Gay 5K! This fun run/walk is a celebration of the LGBT+ community, supporters, and athletes of all shapes and sizes. 7am-10am. Registration is $35 in advance, $40 day of. Click here to register. Hosted at Hurley Park, 1500 Pass A Grille Way.

Yoga Poolside at The Hollander with The Body Electric
Join The Body Electric for a yoga class poolside at the landmark Hollander Hotel in downtown St. Petersburg. Salute the sun with a rotating cast of characters, and then cool off in the Hollander’s beautiful pool. 8:30am. $10 pre-registered, $15 at the door. The Hollander, 421 4th Avenue North.

Posies Flower Truck at Pete’s General
The cutest flower truck in the Burg will be hanging out at one of the cutest stores in the city. 11am-2pm. Pete’s General, 495 7th Avenue North.

Crafty Fest Market at ARTpool Gallery (Saturday and Sunday)
The Burg’s favorite art co-op is back. The owners have brought together tons of local vendors to showcase the best vintage and handmade goods in the city. The event runs from 11am-5pm both days. ARTpool Gallery, 2030 Central Avenue.

September Child’s Park Pop-up
Fixing bikes and building the St. Pete cycling community at Child’s Park Recreation Center. provide service to all ages of bikes and people! The St. Pete Bike Co-op also has locks and lights to giveaway. 11am-3pm. Child’s Park, 4301 13th Avenue South.

Second Saturday ArtWalk St. Pete (Multiple Locations)
It’s a St. Pete tradition. The Second Saturday ArtWalk is an event that sees multiple artists across the Burg open their doors to the public to showcase special new works and exhibits. You can see a full lift of participating venues and an art trolley map by visiting the St. Pete Arts Alliance website. The festivities run from 5-9pm.

Love You: A Self Love Art Show at Alyssa Marie Gallery
An art show all about self-love? Count us in. The works in this exhibition are about embracing your authentic self. Prepare to be empowered. 6-9pm. Alyssa Marie Gallery, 300 Beach Drive Northeast.

Let the Champagne Splash at Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe
Don your best gold, glittery or snazzy attire and join us for a dazzling day and night of champagne, bubbles + dreams! Featuring Champagne Flights, Champ Bongs + a free bubbly tasting. 3-6pm. Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe, 2927 Central Avenue.

Abaco Alliance Fundraiser at The Big Catch
Join the many friends of the Abaco Islands and Elbow Cay this Saturday at The Big Catch. 6-10pm The Big Catch, 1500 2nd Street South.

ArtOfficial Intelligence: St. Pete Robot Exchange at Bar@548
An art show and dance party dedicated to robots. What could be better? Costumes highly encouraged. Bring your robotic creations to exchange with others. 8-11pm. Bar&548, 548 Central Avenue.

Breathwork Breakthrough with Dani Mae at The Body Electric
Join Dani Mae for an adventure into your inner landscape through your breath. Come with an open mind as we use specific breathing patterns to break down our boundaries and realign our realities in a space held with love and safety. 5:30-7:30pm. $33. The Body Electric, 3015 7th Street North.

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Atlanta United at Al Lang Stadium
The Rowdies take on Atlanta United this Saturday night. Begins at 7:30pm. Click here for tickets. Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st Street Southeast.

Pig Floyd at The Palladium
Pig Floyd is one of the most exciting Pink Floyd tribute shows performing in the USA today. 7:30pm. Reserved tickets from $25-$39. The Palladium, 253 5th Avenue North.

Full Moon Paddle Social at Urban Kai
Paddle under the moon and stars in the Burg. 7:15-8:30pm. $40 and include a board, a light, and guide. Free if you bring your own board. Urban Kai, 13090 Gandy Boulevard North.

Swamp Sister Presents: Queer Dance Party at The Bends
Swamp Sister is excited to bring to you some of the best QUEER DJ’s from around FL. Get your best dancing shoes on and lets boogie. 9pm-2am. The Bends, 919 1st Avenue North.

Daddy Kool Second Saturday Night Market
Daddy Kool Records will host their monthly Second Saturday night market in their parking lot. 5-9pm. Daddy Kool Records, 2430 Terminal Drive South.

King Complex, Wallysburg, Driveaway at SubCentral at The Iberian Rooster
Get ready for a night of great live music at The Iberian Rooster. 8pm-1am. Free. SubCentral at The Iberian Rooster, 475 Central Avenue.

WMNF 40th Birthday Bash at St. Pete Coliseum
WMNF is turning 40 in style. Enjoy a night of food, drinks, and of course music! St. Paul and The Broken Bones, and Aaron Lee Tasjan will perform live. 8-11:30pm. $32 in advance & will be $40 at the door. St. Pete Coliseum, 535 4th Avenue North.

Dueling Pianos at 3 Daughters Brewing
New York, NY Dueling Pianos show is a high-octane fiesta that’s part rock show, part comedy show and all sorts of craziness rolled into one big outrageous party. 8-11pm. 3 Daughters Brewing, 222 22nd Street South.

BULA 2nd Saturday Night Market
SHINE Showcase Hosted by Chuck Terzian, making their appearance every 2nd Saturday Night BoHo Market. Not only are there amazing vendors and delicious food but BULA brings you hilarious comedians and awesome live music! 7-11pm. BULA, 2500 5th Avenue North.


Sunday, September 15

Yoga in the Park at Crescent Lake
This is the first of two Yoga in the Park classes in September. Make sure to bring a yoga mat! The class begins at 8:30am. Donations accepted. Crescent Lake Park, Corner of 7th Street and 22nd Avenue North.

The Hips Don’t Lie: A Functional Approach to Injury Reovery at The Body Electric
Join Dr. Lance for a few hours to talk about the hips. In this workshop, participants will learn common strategies for injury recovery, mobility techniques, and power development for functional based movement. Noon-2pm. $30. The Body Electric, 3015 7th Street North.

Goat Yoga Tampa plus free drink at Cage Brewing
Yoga with goats = the perfect zen happiness! Enjoy Goat Yoga at Cage Brewing this weekend. Goats will jump around, interact & play with yogis during the class. 11am-noon. $40. Cage Brewing, 2001 1st Avenue South.

Sunday Shorts at St. Pete Women’s Collective
Sunday Shorts meets monthly to discuss the best of classic and contemporary short prose. This Sunday the group will discuss BFF by Sarah Gerard, and The Midnight Zone by Lauren Groff. 3:30-5:30pm. St. Pete Women’s Collective, 244 Dr. MLK Jr. Street North.

Clothing Optional Yoga for Women at The Body Electric
Feel good about your body. Free yourself of negative, socially-constructed emotions like embarrassment and shame. Experience a deep connection with your self and with others that’s possible when we show courage in vulnerability. 7:30-9:30pm. $33. The Body Electric Yoga, 3015 7th Street North.

Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan is the Editor of ilovetheburg.com. Follow him on Twitter @harlanyoungII and Instagram @harlanyoung. Send tips and potential stories to info@ilovetheburg.com.