Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (2.8-2.10.19)

Upcoming

Florida Food & Brews Festival
Can you name a better combo than food and brews? This event will host 40 restaurants, food trucks, and snack shops. Plus there will be live entertainment and contests, as well as plenty of craft beer on hand.
February 23 and 24
England Brothers Park

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Friday, February 8

Mayor Kriseman on the State of the City
Make the most of your lunch break with an update on the City from Mayor Rick Kriseman. Learn about key projects including the Pier, new Police Station, City Hall renovations plus Complete Streets and new ideas for 2019. Take the free downtown looper from a parking garage if the weekend traffic gets busy! More info here.
Begins 11:30am
Sea Salt St. Pete, 183 2nd Ave N

No Vacancy Grand Opening Party
The new Florida-centric hot spot is open for business. Step into the grand opening party and enjoy a photo booth, ice luge, music, giveaways, Mayor Rick Kriseman.
Begins 7pm
No Vacancy, 937 Central Ave

Saturday, February 9

Rays Fan Fest
Revel in a Rays baseball paradise! This fan favorite event features clubhouse tours, a beer garden, goat yoga, dance floor, social media zone, batting cages, interactions with Rays and Rowdies players, and much more.
Begins 11am
Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Dr.

Cupid’s Undie Run
Thousands of runners will drop their pants for charity at this annual ‘brief’ run to raise awareness to find a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF) through fundraising for Children’s Tumor Foundation. The quick run is followed by a large block party featuring a live music stage, beer garden, and dance party.
Begins 12pm
Yard of Ale St. Pete, 260 1st Ave N

Poetic Endings – Poetry Class
What brings a poem to an effective end? In this class with Eleanor Eichenbaum, participants will explore poems with particular attention to the last stanza or line and ask questions of the choices made to end each piece. Read and discuss selected poems and compose through generative exercises individually and as a group. Bring your questions, your struggles with particular poems you are writing, and your thoughts as a reader. Writers of other genres and visual artists are encouraged to attend.
1pm to 3pm
Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave

Sunday, February 10

Yoga on Tap
Get your Sunday stretch on with The Body Electric Yoga Company and kick off another beautiful day in the Burg! The Bench opens at Noon, just in time for a cold one. Class is indoors in the event of weather, so the yoga will go on rain or shine! $10 for class preregistered, $15 at the door (or $5 for BE unlimited members). Pre-register for less hassle, and arrive early to check in, settle in, and relax before the class gets moving.
Begins 11am
Green Bench Brewing, 1133 Baum Ave N

St. Pete Sunday Market
LocalShops1’s newest market offers locals and tourists a unique shopping experience, showcasing a curated selection of more than a dozen local artists, crafters and other local businesses. Leisurely browse and shop while you sip mimosas and enjoy a snack or two from Caddy’s. The local vendors feature products including hand-crafted jewelry, upcycled home goods, bath and beauty products, artisanal food products, screen printed T-shirts, vintage treasures, home decor and more.
Begins at 12pm
Caddy’s On Central, 217 Central Ave

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Written by Brien Neal

Brien Neal

Brien Neal is the Manager of Digital Strategy for RKC.me and a contributor for That’s So Tampa and I Love the Burg. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 2015 with a B.S. in Advertising.