Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (10.11-13.19)

The weekend is here, and with it the return of the Saturday Morning Market, along with a slew of other amazing local activities.

Planning for your concert future? Visit The Mahaffey Theater’s website for a full list of concerts coming to one of the Burg’s premier entertainment venues. CLICK HERE to enter to win tickets to see Wayne Brady at The Mahaffey this fall.

Need more local and indie music in your life? Visit No Clubs’ concert calendar for a look at shows popping up across Tampa Bay.

Want your event featured on I Love The Burg’s website? Click HERE for all the details on how to submit your event.


Coming Soon: 

October 26 – Spooky Pup Crawl 

Join I Love the Burg for a spooky pup crawl through the Grand Central District! We’ll be making stops at Pinellas Ale Works, Right Around the Corner, and 3 Daughters Brewing! Your I Love the Burg wrist band will get your $1 off beers/ciders for the entire event. We’ll also have some special prizes for the best costumes! Festivities will run from 3-6pm. Tickets are $25 and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Friends of Strays. Meet at Pinellas Ale Works beginning at 3pm to pick up your wrist band, which is located at 1962 1st Avenue South.

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October 26 – BE Shiny! Body Electric’s 5th Annual Scavenger Hunt

The BE’s bike scavenger hunt gets a new coat of SHINE. Enjoy friendly competition, sweet prizes, a sick shirt and a bike valet. It culminates with an awards ceremony and party. #BESHINY is a new partnership between The Body Electric Yoga Company and Shine St Petersburg Mural Festival’s 5th Annual Mural Festival. This 2-wheeled adventure launches from The BE where pairs set out to conquer strange challenges around the city. The final clue sends the group to SHINE’s finale party for the awards ceremony and festivities. Runs from 2-7pm. $33 per rider before October 8 (includes sick shirt) / $33 after October 8 (no shirt). Register Online. The Body Electric Yoga, 3015 7th Street North.

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. The event will feature a community mural painting, live music at the Morean Arts Center, Food vendors along 7th Street. Click HERE to get special discounted VIP Krew tickets. Your VIP Krew ticket gets you full access to a party at the Chihuly Exhibit with an open bar and catering from a local restaurant, a front row seat to live music, and so much more. Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue.

Events happening this weekend:

Friday, October 11 

Benise – Fuego at The Mahaffey Theater
Back again, Emmy Award-winning composer, Benise, brings the heat with his global tour FUEGO! Join Benise and his Spanish guitar on a musical journey through powerful, yet romantic compositions with Latin flair. The show takes place at 8pm on October 11. Click HERE for tickets. Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street South.

CREEP at Mize Gallery
Opening night features a performance by Carissa Bishop of Project Alchemy. Get CREEPed out with amazing new works by local artists. 6-10pm. MIZE Gallery, 689 Dr. MLK Jr. Street North, Unit C

COME OUT St. Pete Official Closing Cocktail Party 
Celebrate the close of Come OUT St Pete with cocktails at the Metro LGBTQ Welcome Center. Donation bar provided by Tito’s Handmade Vodka and light hors d’ ourves provided by Punky’s Bar and Grill! 6-8:30pm. METRO LGBTQ Welcome Center, 2227 Central Avenue

Nahko and Medicine for the People at Jannus Live 
Get out to Jannus for live music! 7-11pm. Click HERE for tickets. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North.

Kid Royal Band at The Ale and The Witch 
Kid Royal Band is at The Ale and the Witch! Taylor Galbraith, Ashley Galbraith, Tommy Shugart and Chris K Royal will rock starting at 8pm. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.


Saturday, October 12 

El Dorado Furniture Store Grand Opening
The largest Hispanic-owned Furniture Enterprise in the US officially opens in the Burg this weekend! On Saturday, El Dorado Furniture introduces the Sunshine City to its immersive Boulevard Furniture concept. The event will feature fun discounts, raffles, and giveaways. Click HERE for all of the details. Begins at 10am. El Dorado Furniture, 3700 Tyrone Boulevard North.

Saturday Morning Market at Al Lang Stadium 
The Saturday Morning Market features more than 100 local vendors selling plants, art, clothing, produce, delicious food, strong coffee, pastries, popcorn and more. 9am-2pm. Al Lang Stadium, 501 Central Avenue.

Yoga Poolside at The Hollander with The Body Electric 
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. All levels are welcome for this slow flow class, led by Lindsay Dixon, Gracie Mayer, Allison Moonbeam Archer, and Amanda Riker. 8:30-9:30am. Click HERE to register. The Hollander, 421 4th Avenue North.

Running with a Twist at The Body Electric Company
Join St Pete Running Company for a group run (or walk) followed by a yoga class led by The Body Electric Yoga Company. 7:45am. Run is free! Yoga class is free IF you participate in the run. (Yoga class is NOT free if you don’t run!) Click HERE to pre-register. Runners meet at The Body Electric, 3015 7th Street North.

Installation Artist Jennifer Angus at The Museum of Fine Arts
Join artist Jennifer Angus for an intimate discussion on the evolution of her work, the development of the MFA exhibition, “‘The Grasshopper and the Ant’ and Other Stories” as well as the importance of insects to the environment and our own well-being. 2-3:30pm. Free with MFA admission. Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive Northeast.

Autumn Harvest Festival at Pinellas Pioneer Settlement
Celebrate the fall season and pioneer traditions at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve’s annual Autumn Harvest Festival! 10am-3pm. Free admission. 2900 31st Street South.

4th Annual Kids Music Day at Bananas 
The 4th Annual Kids Music Day will feature an instrument “Petting Zoo,” and a Preschool Puppet performance by Miss Toni & The Macaroni Band.There will also be musical games and performances by DJ Steveo and DJ Simon Says. Get ready for live performances by St. Pete School of Rock Youth Bands. 10am-4pm. Bananas Records, 2887 22nd Avenue North.

Jazz on the Deuces: 2019 St. Pete Jazz Celebration
the history and energy of the Manhattan Casino return for an evening of jazz as part of the inaugural St. Pete Performs 2019. JAZZ on the Deuces revives that history, honoring the likes of Al Downing, Buster Cooper and other musicians who put St. Pete jazz on the map. 5-11:30pm. Click HERE for tickets. Manhattan Casino, 642 22nd Street South.

St. Pete Second Saturday ArtWalk 
The Central Arts District, EDGE District, Grand Central District, Warehouse Arts District and downtown Waterfront District unite for the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk. Studios and galleries stay open late to welcome visitors from 5-9pm. Get the full list of participating artists and trolley stops online.

Betty Fox Unplugged at Hideaway Cafe 
Don’t miss the chance to catch Betty Fox on the Hideaway stage for a special Saturday night show. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm. General admission is $10. Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Avenue.

Party Under the Lights at Pass A Grille
Enjoy arts, crafts, live music and more under the stars at Pass A Grille Beach. 4-10pm. Takes place at 105 8th Avenue.

Golden Hour Concert Series
Please join the community for a night of live music and local art featuring the musical stylings of Infinite Third, Mouth Council, Emily Turnage, MAGIFERN, and W.A.N.D. Begins at 6pm. Takes place at 1001 8th Street North.

Creative Clay’s Art Premiere
Join Creative Clay as the community comes together for a spooky themed art premiere and music from Austin Miller! 7-9pm. Black Crow Coffee Grand Central, 2157 1st Avenue South.

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Indy Eleven
It’s The Rowdies final home match of the regular season! The team is headed to the playoffs, and a victory could secure them a better position on the road to the USL Championship. It’s also Margaritaville night at Al Lang, so be prepared to celebrate. Kickoff at 7:30pm. Click HERE for tickets. Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st Street South.

Guerrilla Art Market at St. Pete Side Lot 
Come out and buy local art from some of the area’s best artists! There will plenty of art to see and buy, live demos and a cash bar. 5-11pm. Side Lot, 2133 2nd Avenue South.

Blue Raven Full Moon Market at Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe
Join HBS for an art market full of magic. 7-11pm. Hawthorne Bottle Shoppe, 2927 Central Avenue.

Opening Reception: BASK/JUJMO/Kodi Thompson/Daniel Lloyd-Miller at Morean Arts Center 
A brand new exhibit will feature some of the most notable artists in Tampa Bay under one roof. 5-9pm. Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Avenue.

Second Saturday Night Market at Daddy Kool 
The Night Market will feature an art show by Adam Turkel and live music by The New Brutarians, Babyteeth & Book Club along with local vendors, food and drinks! 5-9pm. Daddy Kool, 2430 Terminal Drive South.


Sunday, October 13 

Yoga on Tap at Green Bench Brewing 
The Body Electric Yoga Company is happy to bring you Second Sundays: YOGA ON TAP. Morning yoga happens every second Sunday of the month at 11am. $10 for class preregistered, $15 at the door (or $5 for BE unlimited members). Green Bench Brewing, 1133 Baum Avenue North.

St. Pete Vintage Bash at The Hollander 
The 3rd Anuual St. Pete Vintage Bash has all the things and it’s free! Hot Vintage Cars, Rad Vintage Motorcycle Contest, Vintage Swimwear Contest, and Killer Swing Dance Competition. 1-6pm. Hollander Hotel, 421 4th Avenue North.

Emporia Eclectia at VENUS Gallery 
Shop for colorful bargains at this seasonal buy-sell-trade market for secondhand creative goods! 3-7pm. Reserve a table for $10 in advance to sell your goods (space is limited!) by emailing: stpetewomenscollective@gmail.com. VENUS St. Pete, 244 Dr. MLK Jr. Street North.

Taking Back Sunday at Jannus Live 
The iconic band Taking Back Sunday performs at Jannus Live this Sunday. Show begins at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Jannus Live, 200 1st Avenue North.

Wayne Brady at The Mahaffey Theater 
The five-time Emmy award winning and Grammy® nominee can list actor, singer, dancer, improv comedian, game show host and songwriter on his showbiz resume. He’s bringing his signature off the cuff brilliance on his new comedy tour. 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st Street South.

The Betty Fox Band Good Sunday Revue at The Ale and The Witch 
This series started in the Autumn of 2012 and each Sunday show Betty and the Band donate 100% of their tips and CD sales to a local charity. This is the SEVENTH year The Ale and The Witch has been able to do this here in the Courtyard with everyones support who gather for a 3 hour period on a Sunday for a terrific concert. 5-8pm. The Ale and The Witch, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast.

Written by 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.