Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (6.14-6.16.19)

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Upcoming Events

The Complete St. Pete Pride Guide
Check out our ultimate guide to find details on everything from the official parade and after parties to Pride Crossfit WODs, community discussions, and more. Click here to read more.


8 Gifts for the St. Pete Dad
If you haven’t found the perfect gift for your dad yet, be sure to check out our Father’s Day gift guide. Everything from local whiskey to the gift of golf!

This Weekend
Friday, June 14

ICONS : Lgbtq+ Portraits
In June 2019, it will be the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. To honor these 50 years, the gallery will have 50 portraits created by 50 artists of iconic LGBTQ+ figures in history.
Begins 6pm
MIZE Gallery, 689 Dr MLK Jr St N

Summer Kickoff Warehouse Dance Party
Your friendly neighborhood community dance party is back for a charming third time. By now, most of you know the score: fantastic music, happy people, thick vibes, a stacked sound system, and a venue that feels like home. But this one will bring something new to the table with a special live act and a surprise guest. Music will be provided by Boomerang, Rob Morey & Zach McGrew, and Austen van der Bleek, visuals by Shura, and massages by Natii.
Begins 10pm
Paper Crane, 910B 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 15

Opening Day of “Before Dali: Goya – Visions & Inventions”
Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes life and works deeply influenced Salvador Dali in his early years. Before Dali: Goya – Visions & Inventions features two alternating suites of first-edition prints, published in Goya’s lifetime, alongside three significant paintings representing unique themes of Goya’s works. The works are on loan from the Meadows Museum, Dallas, TX, home of one of the most substantial collections of Goya outside of Spain.
Begins 10am
The Dali Museum, One Dali Blvd

Native Orchids and Epiphytes of Pinellas County
Join UF IFAS Extension Pinellas naturalist James Stevenson to explore the fascinating world of orchids and “air plants” found on the Preserve. This class will introduce participants to identification skills and will include a walk to discover these plants in their natural habitat.
Begins 10am
Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE

Williams Park Summer Market
Join us for the Williams Park Summer Market! From 9am to 1pm we will have live music and vendors with fresh produce, read-to-eat foods, drinks, crafts, art, and more! Be sure to join us and support local! This event will run every Saturday from June 1st until August 31st.
9am–1pm
Historic Williams Park, 350 2nd Ave N

First Annual Benoist Fest Crawfish Boil
Who’s ready for a good old fashioned crawfish boil? We’re talking 2lbs of crawfish, potatoes, corn, and sausage per person by Roux Tampa, giveaways, live music with the Chris Walker Band of Chris Walker fame, and some seriously good craft beer.
Begins 12pm
Flying Boat Brewing Company, 1776 11th Ave N

Rays to Rowdies Doubleheader
Celebrate the magic of Rays baseball and Rowdies soccer during the teams’ first ever doubleheader. This action-packed day begins with the Tampa Bay Rays taking on the Los Angeles Angels, followed by the Tampa Bay Rowdies defending their home pitch against the Charleston Battery. Shuttles will run roundtrip between Tropicana Field and Al Lang Stadium.
Begins 1:10pm
Tropicana Stadium and Al Lang Stadium


Sunday, June 16

Pride Float Building Party
Do you have a crafty side that you don’t get to show off very often? Here’s your chance! Gather with some fellow artistic or mechanical people to help put together a Pride Parade float! All the supplies will be on hand, and Lumastream has donated their air conditioned warehouse for the build.
Begins 11am
LumaStream Intelligent LED Lightning Systems, 2201 1st Ave S

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. 
435 5th Avenue North

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

Marly Music: Aaron Diehl
Classically trained, Mr. Diehl fell in love with jazz in his teens and toured with Wynton Marsalis at age 17. Now 32, the Juilliard School graduate is known for his meticulous touch and making music that both nods to and expands on foundations laid by past jazz greats.
2pm to 4pm
Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE


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

Steel Pulse
Steel Pulse may have explored various styles of music since they started out in 1975, but when it comes to the message, the UK’s Grammy-winning reggae band has remained close to their roots. The group has continued its commitment to fighting injustice, educating the masses, and promoting positive messages through spiritually uplifting music.
Begins 7pm
Jannus Live, 200 1st Ave

 

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.