Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (5.31-6.2.19)

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Upcoming Events

June – 16 Celebrate Father’s Day at Sake 23!
Because it’s an extra special day for Dad, treat him to his favorite sushi roll or pork belly fried rice. 009
435 5th Avenue North

June 16 – Father’s Day at Ford’s Garage in Downtown St. Pete
Celebrate Dad with a towering piston of onion rings and his favorite burger and we’ll take half-off his entrée! Don’t forget a flight of his favorite local craft beers. 
200 1st Ave S

This Weekend
Friday, May 31

Charcuterie Class
Ever wonder what makes the perfect charcuterie board? This class will help you build a well-rounded cheese board for every occasion. Learn the basics of Cheese and Charcuterie pairings as you build a stunning display. You will learn how to make a classic Lavash cracker, a surprising Tomato Jam, and a Caramel Apple Compote.
Begins 11am
Casa di Mazzaro, 3001 22nd Ave N 

After Hours
Join the Imagine Museum for an evening of standard jazz while experiencing the museum’s spectacular contemporary glass collection. The music will be performed by a trio of Bay area jazz performers: Scott Blum, Robin Swenson, and Steve Boisen. Tickets include gallery admission, light bites, and a cash bar.
Begins 6:30pm
Imagine Museum, 1901 Central Ave

Fred Astaire Dance Studios of Tampa Bay: Dance Fantasy
An annual show featuring both professional and amateur ballroom dancers. This long-running production features the very best of all five Tampa Bay Fred Astaire Dance Studio locations for partnership dancing and production numbers. We promise a toe-tapping, high-energy, show for today’s audiences with talented dancers!
Begins 7pm
The Palladium at St. Petersburg College, 253 5th Ave N

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 slinging 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.
6pm to 9pm
METRO LGBTQ Welcome Center, 2227 Central Ave

Saturday, June 1

St. Pete Skatepark One Year Anniversary Event
The St. Pete Skatepark Alliance is partnering with the City of St.Petersburg and other partners to bring you a killer celebration event. This event is free to the public and will include an ASF demonstration, BMX, skateboarding best trick, bowl jams, vendors, music and food trucks. They will also be holding BMX street, skateboard bowl, and skateboard street best trick contests with cash and prizes to give away.
Begins 10am
City of St. Pete Skatepark, 600 12th St. S

St. Pete Pride Flag Raising
Mayor Rick Kriseman will raise the city’s Pride flag, signifying the kickoff of the 2019 St. Pete Pride Celebration! St. Pete Pride is a month-long festival each June that culminates with the St. Pete Pride Parade.
Begins 10am
St. Petersburg City Hall, 175 5th St S

It’s Pasta Time
Join us for a fun, hands-on cooking class featuring an assortment of fresh pasta and complementary sauces. The chef will teach you how to mix, shape and cook ravioli, fettuccine and Gnocchi. Learn how to make classic sauces from scratch, with a rewarding ending of lunch with chef and your fellow classmates!
Begins 10:30am
Casa di Mazzaro

Inaugural Grand Central District Beer Day
Let’s brew this! Five breweries. Five beers. One great cause. Grand Central District breweries will be brewing a Grand Central (Fruited) Wheat to be specially released for this event. For every Grand Central Wheat sold, $1 will go to Pet Pal Animal Shelter. So drink up!
Begins 12pm
Grand Central District

TIGLFF: The Evolution of Drag: Drag Through The Decades
A fun-fliled evening of live performance. Glamazon and drag performer/producer Daphne Ferraro brings her smash hit multimedia drag extravaganza to St. Pete just in time for Pride and the 50-year anniversary of the Stonewall riots/uprising. A unique mix of comedy, history lesson and dazzling drag display, the show takes audiences on an exhilarating voyage of Drag through time and has packed houses near and far! Ferraro will be joined by 10 of Florida’s top female impersonators including Tampa Bay favorites Kenya Black, Robyn Demournay, Jocelyn Summers, Jaeda Fuentes, Chi Chi LaLique, Kathryn Nevets, and more. General admission tickets are $30, VIP is $45. Get tickets here.
Show begins at 8pm
The Palladium – Downtown St. Pete

Rosé by the Bay – SOLD OUT
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.
Saturday, June 1
Station House St. Pete

Sunday, June 2

Brunch, Baseball & Brews
St. Petersburg Brewing Company has teamed up with the Rays and Urban Brew & BBQ to provide a true Sunday Funday! Purchase a ticket to enjoy brunch with your choice of a beer or cocktail at Urban, transportation from Urban to the game, a lower level ticket that includes a $15 concession voucher, and two beers at the brewery after the game. What a tasty combo!
Begins 11am
St. Petersburg Brewing Company, 544 1st Ave N

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

Sunday Swim Pool Party
Dive into a new, relaxed monthly pool party with DJs Boomerang Michael K. McNamara and Austen van der Bleek, two eclectic St. Pete selectors who will float between balearic and tropical sounds while dipping into funk, disco, downtempo, and house grooves that perfectly compliment your Sunday mood. This time the two will be joined by Tomas C. aka Magic City Disco of The Electric Pickle!
Begins 1pm
Hollander Hotel Downtown St. Petersburg, 421 4th Ave N

TheXpos Wedding Show
Find everything you need to plan your wedding all in one place! Attendees can meet over 60 of Tampa’s top wedding professionals and see the latest style trends during a runway fashion show. There will be plenty of prize giveaways, including a grand prize honeymoon giveaway, and you can nom on scrumptious cake samples and complimentary hors d’ oeuvres.
Begins 12pm
St. Petersburg Marriott Clearwater, 12600 Roosevelt Blvd N

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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.