Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (7.5-7.7.19)

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Upcoming Events

PARC’s Top Chefs – AUGUST 22
Join us for PARC’s 5th Annual foodie event, Top Chefs, and taste the flavors of some of the hottest restaurants and catering services in Tampa Bay. Hosted by the beautiful Allison Kropff, guests will enjoy a night full of mouthwatering entrées, signature drinks, and decadent desserts, all while supporting a great cause! EARLY BIRD TICKETS LIVE NOW! Click here for more info and tickets.
Morean Center for Clay, 420 22nd St S

This Weekend

Friday, July 5

Forrest Hoffar at Hideaway Cafe
Florida Native, Forrest Hoffar’s passion sparked at the young age of six and the fire of that passion perpetuates to everyone who hears his talent. His beginnings in the church, the country-based traditions, and growing up Blues Rock, have molded Hoffar into the person he is today. Click here for more info and tickets.

Doors at 6pm, Show at 8pm
Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Ave

Bread Making Class!
Join Chef Fred in this hands-on class to explore the basics of the ancient craft of bread making from scratch! You will learn the 12 steps of baking as well as working with yeast, mixing, rising, shaping, and baking great artisan bread just like the neighborhood bakery!
Begins 11am
Casa di Mazzaro, 3001 22nd Ave N

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

Free Show for First Friday
The 4th of July is behind us, but there’s nothing more American than celebrating with a free show at legendary Jannus Live! Join The Stevie Nicks Experience on First Friday as they warm up the crowd at Jannus Live for the fantastic Rolling Stones tribute band, Let’s Spend the Night Together.
Begins 8pm
Jannus Live, 200 1st Ave N

Saturday, July 6

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

2nd Annual Half Christmas Party
Intermezzo just can’t wait until December so they’re celebrating the half-way point to Christmas and throwing a Party! This shindig will feature a Pizza Bruno popup, DJ Sugarbear, Christmas soundtrack, eggnog, holiday punch, Christmas lights, candy canes, and a Christmas tree. Holiday outfits are encouraged but not required.
Begins 7pm
Intermezzo Coffee & Cocktails, 1111 Central Ave

The Tampa Bay Jazz All-Stars
Get ready to experience the premiere showing of the Tampa Bay Jazz All-Stars! This ensemble is a select college and high-school jazz big band that will be representing some of the best young jazz talent from all over the Tampa Bay area. The band will be taking you on a journey through time as they play classics by jazz greats such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie, as well as some of their own original compositions!
Begins 7pm
SPC, 6605 5th Ave N

PupActive Rescue Dog Yoga
Pup Active’s Rescue Dog Yoga class will be on the second floor of Grassroots! Come do yoga while an adoptable dog(s) from SPCA Tampa Bay wanders through the class. This is sure to be a fun, soulful time. The class will max out at 20 so be sure to purchase tickets ASAP! They have maxed out all previous classes. **Remember, this class is only for you and the adoptable bubba from SPCA; this isn’t open for any other dogs. We appreciate your understanding!** Grassroots will be donating a portion of ALL sales directly to SPCA! Click here for tickets.
Grassroots Kava House, 957 Central Ave

Williams Park Summer Market
There’s nothing like starting the weekend with a summer market! Enjoy live music and vendors with fresh produce, read-to-eat foods, drinks, crafts, art, and more. This is a great opportunity to support your community and shop local!
9am to 1pm
Historic Williams Park, 350 2nd Ave N

Pints for Pups: Birthday Paw-ty
Join Oak & Stone as they celebrate their 1st Birthday with the Pints for Pups Patio Paw-ty in partnership with Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue. To celebrate we are partnering with our friends (furry and otherwise) from Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue located on the gulf coast in Bradenton, FL! Our goal is to raise $5,000 to help Nate’s animal rescue missions. Includes raffle of prizes for pups and humans alike!  Come Paw-ty with Pete the Pelican from the Tampa Bay Rowdies and perhaps a surprise visit from other TB Rowdies members! Oak & Stone is donating $1 from every pupperoni or classic pizza purchased & $1 from every PUP-themed craft beer on the beer wall from our local + regional breweries and beyond! Bring you four-legged pup family members out to party with you as we help to raise money for Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue.
Oak & Stone, 199 Central Ave

Beer Slushie Party at St. Pete Brewing Co.
Our next Summer Beer Slushie Party will be on Saturday 7-6-19. We will be featuring 2 sour beer slushies using our RASPBERRY Berliner and our WATERMELON Berliner. Slushie party starts at 1pm until they run out. Come enjoy this frozen, fruity, tart treat.
Begins at 1pm
St. Pete Brewing Co, 544 1st Ave N

8th Annual TBEC Etsy Craft Party
The Tampa Bay Etsy Crew presents the area’s most vibrant makers, artisans, and vintage sellers for the 2019 Etsy Craft Party, once again at the St Petersburg Coliseum. This free, all ages community event will have Live Skill Demonstrations and free Make & Take projects for all! Be sure you enter the raffle benefiting Ready for Life, Inc. – an organization serving youth and young adults transitioning out of the foster care system.
Begins 10:30am
St. Petersburg Coliseum, 535 4th Ave N

Sunday, July 7

Women’s World Cup Finals Watch Party
Cheering on the United States with an array of food and drinks sounds like a perfect Sunday. The Avenue will open an hour early on Sunday so you can get brunch, bottomless mimosas, and bloody marys and watch the game on over 40 TVs with sound!

Begins 10am
The Avenue Eat + Drink, 330 1st Ave S

USA Soccer FIFA – at Dog Bar
The US Women’s National Team are off to their third consecutive World Cup Final and even the dogs are excited! Dog Bar will be open early to show the match against the Netherlands with the sound on. Nina’s Cucina will be in after 1pm with wood-fired pizzas to keep the party going! 
Begins 11am
Dog Bar St. Pete, 2300 Central Ave

Mural Pool Party @ The Hollander
We are having a Mural Pool Party with one of City of St. Petersburg, Florida USA favorite artists, Melanie Posner! Melanie will be beautifying the Hollander Hotel Downtown St Petersburg with a super rad mural while Dj Boomerang & Dj Austen van der Bleek, bring the funk and grooves! Live LIMITED EDITION shirts of Melanie’s piece will be screen printing by WovePrint.co. No cover. 18+
Hollander Hotel Downtown St. Petersburg, 421 4th Ave N

First Sunday Monthly Dog Wash at Pinellas Ale Works
Wash them doggies! Treat your dog to a bath in the PAW Beer Garden while you wash down some doggone good beer. Dog baths are $10. Nail trims are $5 (staff dependent) ALL proceeds go to Friends of Strays Animal Shelter. A great charity for an outstanding cause. Dog Wash at PAW is the First Sunday of every month (depending on weather).
Pinellas Ale Works, 1962 1st Ave S

Marly Music Concert Series: Jason Vieaux
Grammy-winner Jason Vieaux, “among the elite of today’s classical guitarists”, is the guitarist that goes beyond the classical. NPR describes Vieaux as “perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation.” His solo album Play won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Classical Instrumental Solo and earned a place in NPR’s “50 Favorite Songs of 2104 (So Far)” for Vieaux’s recording of “Zapateado.” Limited seating. Tickets include general Museum admission. Click here for tickets. $25 for Adult | $15 for Students (with current ID) | $15 for Marly Music Society Members
Musem of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Dr 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


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.