Friday, October 18, 2013

Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (10.18-20.13)

Rocketman Elton John Tribute, Free show!
This free show is open to all! 8pm at Jannus Live, 200 1st Ave N.

TFO Rock Series: The Classical Mystery Tour
The Classical Mystery Tour returns for a night of all the greatest Beatles hits. This performance exemplifies all of The Beatles breakthrough periods of creativity with perfect vocal harmonies, mannerisms, stage banter and precise costume changes reflecting the original Fab Four. Tickets available here. 8pm. The Mahaffey Theater, 400 1st St. S.

Fiddler on the Roof
The classic Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof is getting a unique freeFall spin this fall. The musical score will no doubt include "If I were a Rich Man", "Sunrise Sunset", "Matchmaker" and "Tradition" but buzz about the cast, innovative puppetry, and more will keep us on our toes. The show will run September 21 - November 3, general admission $29-$44. Shows are Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm. freeFall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave.

Latin Night @ Everything Dolce
Live music every day at Everything Dolce! Fridays are stacked with Happy Hour from 5-7pm (2 for 1 drinks), Date Night with romantic Latin guitar by Julian Camaz from 8-11pm. Free, 8pm-11pm, 937 Central Ave.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's John McEuen & Jazzmaster David Amram
This rare performance by John, a multiple Grammy winner, and David, who has pulled in a number of Lifetime Achievement Awards, define Americana on this tour of jazz to classical, folk to country, and blues to bluegrass. $30 general, $50 VIP which includes refreshments and private reception with the artists. Show starts at 8pm. The Palladium, 253 5th Ave N.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Each step you will take is personal and each dollar you raise will help save lives. Put on your pink bra this October and help end breast cancer forever. Registration opens at 8am, walk begins at 9am, details here or call 727-812-7025. Vinoy Park, Mole area.

Saturdays @ Everything Dolce
Doggie Social from 9-11am. Free treats for the pooch! Blues Jam from 12-3pm with Eddie Fingerhut and friends. The evenings are always different with live music booked talent from 8pm-11pm. Everything Dolce, 937 Central Ave.

Saturday Morning Market
With up to 10,000 customers a week, and 200 vendors rotating through 130 spaces, the market is widely considered the largest farmers market in the southeast US. Meet your local farmer, buy some plants, browse the crafts, chow down some great food and listen to live music. 9am-2pm. Al Lang Stadium Parking Lot, 1st Ave. S and 1st St.

3rd Annual St. Petersburg Science Festival and Marine Quest
The St. Petersburg Science Festival is a celebration exploring the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math. It is held in conjunction with MarineQuest, the annual open house of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and both feature hands-on exhibits displayed along the USFSP waterfront. Parking and admission are free. More details here and here. For maps and directions, click here.10am-4pm, Bayboro Waterfront, USFSP Campus and FWRI headquarters.

Free Museum Day for Families Connected by Adoption
The Heart Gallery of Pinellas and Pasco Counties is partnering with Great Explorations Children's Museum and Eckerd Community Alternatives for a free day of play to kick off National Adoption Month. Foster families and adoptive families will be treated to free admission to the Great Explorations Children's Museum. Teenage volunteers from The Junior League of St Petersburg will be doing face painting and cookie decorating. 10am-2pm, Great Explorations Children's Museum, 1925 4th St. N.

Autumn Harvest at the Pinellas Pioneer Settlement
Enjoy an old fashioned Fall Celebration & Farmer's Market w/ $2 hay rides, bobbing for apples, sack races and more. More details here or call 727-893-7326.Free admission. 10am-4pm. The Pinellas Pioneer Settlement at Boyd Hill, 3130 31st St. S.

Around the 'Burg: 4th Annual Fall Paddle Festival SUP Race
The stand up paddle board event is designed to bring awareness to the booming sport and its overall health benefits. The event is free for spectators and will feature a full day of stand up paddle board races, demonstrations for those new to the sport and plenty of fun in the sun. There will be an Elite 8-mile race, a Fun 3-mile race a kids race and a relay race. For more information on the event or to register to race, click here. 10am. Caddy's on the Beach, 9000 W Gulf Blvd., Sunset Beach.

Dali & Beyond Film Series: [REC]
This film series is free to all every Saturday! This week is [REC] - "Trapped in a quarantined Barcelona apartment building with residents, firefighters and a growing horde of ravenous zombies, television reporter Angela (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman, Pablo, record brutal deaths and terrifying events while trying to stay alive. Filmed entirely from unseen Pablo's point of view, this tension-filled Spanish horror film thrills viewers with its aggressive action. Paco Plaza and Jaume Balaguero direct." -Netflix (Balaguero and Plaza, 2007, 78 min; Spanish with English subtitles; Rated R). Free. 1pm. Dali

Museum, 1 Dali Blvd.

Green Bench Brewing Co. Grand Opening Block Party
Come drink and be merry in celebration of the 'Burg's latest local craft beer brewery! Featuring an outdoor seating area you have to see to believe and a cozy indoor section, Green Bench Brewing Co. is open just in time for the perfect Fall weather. 3pm. Green Bench Brewing Co., 1133 Baum Ave N.

Around the 'Burg: Art Up! Free Art Exhibition
Art Up! features original works handpicked by art dealer Beatriz Baraybar. Baraybar traveled the country of Peru in search of painters with unique techniques and styles. In addition to the paintings from Peru, she will also feature photographs from local artists. 4pm-9pm. Suntan Arts Center, 3300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach.

Pints for Paws Pub Crawl
Blue Banyan Tours is proud to organize the first annual "Pints for Paws" Pub Crawl to benefit Senior Pet Connection, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization comprised solely of volunteers who help seniors and their pets. Tickets include drink specials, five free raffle entries for each bar prize, souvenir "Pints for Paws" Pub Crawl Can Koozie and entrance to the post-party with live music. $20, registration from 5:30-7pm at Ale & the Witch, 111 2nd Ave NE, and the crawls ends at Wood Fired Pizza, 344 1st Ave S.

Donny Simmonds
Join in welcoming Donny Simonds, "the Gulf a Mexico songwritin' shrimp boat captain costume captain from Hudson" back to the Hideaway Café for a night of original music. Doors open at 6pm for dinner and drinks. Music starts at 8pm. $5. 6pm. Hideaway Café, 1756 Central Ave.

Austin Mahone @ Jannus Live
Austin Mahone and special guests W3 The Future, Becky G, and Midnight Red are coming to St. Pete! More details here. 6pm. Jannus Live, 1st Ave N. and 2nd St. N.

10th Annual Haunted Hike
Tours through Euclid/St. Paul's, St. Petersburg's most paranormal neighborhood will leave the intersection of 13th Ave. and 13th St. North in St. Petersburg (33705) every 15 minutes between 6:30pm and 8:30pm. The family-friendly Hike is a one-mile walking tour and takes approximately one hour to complete. Friendly leashed dogs are permitted. Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $2 for kids 12 years old and under and can be purchased at the Dairy Inn located at 1201 MLK Jr. St. N. Kids under 2 years old are free. More information here.

Lore, A solo Exhibit
Artist Calan Ree explores the mystery of folklore with the muses of clay, wood and bone. The exhibit runs from October 19th to November 9th. Opening reception is today from 7-11pm. Bluelucy Gallery, 653 Central Ave.

Hellview Cemetery
This free attraction accepts donations for the St. Jude Foundation for Cancer Research. They offer "Scooby-Doo" tours for the first hour every night from 7pm-8pm. Kids go through and shout "Scooby-Doo" and the monsters won't scare them, but the kids can still see all the creepy stuff. Last year they had nearly 3000 people in only 3 days, so this year they are expanding to two weekends to accommodate. Free, 7pm-10pm. 510 49th Ave N.

Tampa Bay Rowdies vs San Antonio Scorpions
Soccer fan? Root for the home team as they take on the San Antonio Scorpions. Purchase tickets and look up more info here. Tickets $16-$50. 7:30pm. Al Lang Stadium, 180 2nd Ave SE.

Florida Orchestra: Pops in the Park and Fireworks!
Pack a picnic basket and enjoy a free Park Concert under the stars with The Florida Orchestra. Bring extra canned foods and non-perishable food to donate to the Tampa Bay Harvest. Free. Music starts at 7pm, fireworks at approximately 9pm. Vinoy Park.

Burrito Boarder 5th Anniversary in the Burg Party
$1 draft beers, tacos and chips n' salsa and free swag! DJ Huff will keep the party bumping into the early morning. 8pm-1am, 17 3rd St. N.

Fit2Run Training Group Run
Make fitness a part of your Sunday morning! Marathoners meet at 6:30am, Half Marathoners meet at 6:30am and everyone else meet at 7am. Fit2Run, 256 2nd St. N.

2013 World Shuffleboard Singles Championship
The biggest event of the year for shuffleboard is being hosted by St. Pete! Elite players fro all over the world are gathering for a show down for the ages! More details here and here, the event goes on through the week, October 20th-25th. Mirror Lake Shuffle Board Complex, 559 Mirror Lake Dr. N.

Source: Ilovetheburg

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