Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (5.24-5.26.19)

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Upcoming Events

Join I Love the Burg for Rosé by the Bay in partnership with Station House! Welcome the summer with friends while enjoying views of the downtown skyline from Station House’s outdoor rooftop deck. Sip a wide variety of rosé wine, enjoy hors d’oeuvres from Ichicoro Ane, and mingle with other like-minded winos. Tickets are limited, with room for only 250 of our closest friends and rosé fans. Use code SLAYROSE to get $10 OFF your tickets. 
Saturday, June 1
Station House St. Pete


This Weekend
Friday, May 24

Friday Nights at the St. Pete Shuffleboard Club
It’s not just for the older generation anymore! Join the fun at the world’s largest shuffleboard club to see why this pastime has regained its popularity in the Sunshine City. If you’re not sure how to play, have no fear as volunteers are on hand to give you a lesson or two. Bring your own snacks and beverages; local craft beers tend to be a popular choice. There’s often live music or a DJ on-site to keep you shufflin’. Children and well-behaved dogs are welcome.
Begins 6pm
St. Pete Shuffleboard Club, 559 Mirror Lake Dr N

Full Moon Paddle Downtown
Take in the St. Pete skyline by moonlight. Meet in the Old Southeast neighborhood and then launch from beautiful Lassing Park. This laid back paddle will take you into Bayboro Harbor while you enjoy beautiful views and good people on the full moon night.
Begins 7pm
Sweetwater Kayaks, 235 15th Ave SE

Club Dog Bar
Hang out with all your four-legged friends as Dog Bar cranks the music and gives you a chance to dance! There will be an outdoor menu provided by one of our many food truck friends and all of your favorite faces behind the bar slanging drinks!
Begins 7pm
Dog Bar St. Pete, 2300 Central Ave 

METRO Youth Nights
Social gatherings designed for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-17. Metro staff members facilitate a safe, welcoming environment for all. Youth and young adults are welcome to make new friends, watch movies, play video games, and socialize throughout the evening. People of all gender expressions, identities, and sexual orientations are welcome! For more information about our youth programs, email Youth@MetroTampaBay.org, or call 727-321-3854.
METRO LGBTQ Welcome Center, 2227 Central Ave

Saturday, May 25

Tampa Bay Margarita and Music Festival 
Our friends at That’s So Tampa have a limited amount of discounted tickets for next weekend’s Tampa Bay Margarita and Music Festival! Celebrate America’s favorite drink, the Margarita, and spend Memorial Day weekend at the best festival in Tampa Bay! Enjoy live music, tons of margaritas, games, shopping, great food options, and end the night with a bang with the largest fireworks show in the area. Get up to 32% OFF with our special ticket deal right here.
12pm to 11pm
Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park

Yoga Poolside at The Hollander
Limber up by the pool at this Body Electric Yoga Company class at the landmark Hollander Hotel. 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. Stay for brunch or reserve a cabana and spend the day.
Begins 8:30am
Hollander Hotel Downtown St. Petersburg, 421 4th Ave N

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Swope Park Rangers
Come On You Rowdies! St. Pete’s team will take the field for a throwdown against the Swope Park Rangers. The Rowdies will be giving away a Rowdies Mini Soccer Ball to fans 14 and under.

Begins 7:30pm
Al Lang Stadium, 230 1st St SE

Macrame & Rosé Workshop
Sip on Rosé while getting a hands on lesson from local Macrame Artist, Sadie LeBlanc. The evening pops off at 6PM. Browse the most adorable plant shop while enjoying light snacks and refreshments before the lesson begins. Then find yourself nestled among the vines learning the art of macrame & creating a beautiful wall hanging suspended from driftwood. .
Begins 6pm
Wild Roots, 1949 1st Ave S

Co-Existing with Florida Coyotes
Our cities with their urban noises, roadways, and buildings are not immune to Florida’s relatively new resident, the coyote. Learn all about these intelligent, adaptive nomads, and their often-beneficial food web role from Sensing Nature’s wildlife biologist Jeanne Murphy. Join her in discussing how we can co-exist with coyotes, while avoiding their predatory instincts in our backyards by keeping these opportunistic animals wild and respectful.
Begins 10:30am
Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Dr NE

Sunday, May 26

14th Annual Floating Sandbar Concert
Boat or kayak on out for a concert that takes advantage of St. Pete’s greatest venue: The Bay. Nothing exudes summertime like an afternoon floating concert in Tampa Bay!
Begins 12pm
“P” Channel, about a mile from Weedon Island

8th Annual Stars And Stripes USO Dance
The finest Ballroom in town will transform into a huge USO dance and show. Experience an exciting night that brings to life the era of the big sound of live swing music. Featuring the 18 piece GI Jive Big Band and an all-star cast of singing sensations. There will be a group Jitterbug dance lesson at 7:15pm. Military, vintage, or dress attire is encouraged.

Begins 7pm
The Ale and the Witch, 111 2nd Ave NE

Mimosas & Masterpieces
Cafe Gala invites you to start your week with an artistic take on Sunday Fundays. Chef Chuck Bandel creates specialty items based on seasonal ingredients, so each week’s menu varies. Order at the counter, choose a seat indoors or out, enjoy a Catalan-inspired brunch and raise a glass to surreal Sundays.
Begins 11am
The Dali Museum, One Dali Blvd

Pizza Pop Up with Pizza Bruno
Pizza Bruno will be firing up their mobile brick oven at Intermezzo for one night on Memorial Day Weekend! They will be offering drink specials and, per Sunday night usual, 50% off to industry employees (drinks only!). Pizza Bruno is a neighborhood pizza joint from Orlando, FL, specializing in Neapolitan style pies.
Begins 6pm
Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails, 1111 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.