Tampa 10: What To Do This Weekend (05.22-24.15)


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Looking for food inspiration this weekend? Visit Square 1 Burgers, your local burger artisans, for the most electic mix of flavors and dishes. Don't miss out on their 3-4-5 Happy Hour happening daily from 3-6pm and 9pm-close. 
 
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2nd Annual Putts For Mutts Golf Tournament (Friday, June 12)

This tournament is a fundraiser for the Pet Pal Animal Shelter and Humane Society of Northeast Florida. There will be golf, food, drinks, prizes, raffles and more! Follow this link to register. Begins at 1pm on Friday, June 12, at Westchase Golf Club, 11602 Westchase Golf Drive. 

 

 

 

 

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The Tampa Bay Bachelor Auction at Tampa Theatre (June 10)

SGE presents The Tampa Bay Bachelor Auction 2015, taking place at the historic Tampa Theatre for the first time and featuring a headlining performance by musical artist Matt Bellina. As Tampa’s most exciting benefit event, The Tampa Bay Bachelor Auction merges elegance, excitement and entertainment into a theatrical date auction-style spectacle. Sure to pack the house, this year’s show will be hosted by local personality Trent Mitchell and features a stacked roster the Bay area’s most enticing bachelors – ranging from athletes to service men, and everything in between. This year’s Tampa Bay Bachelor Auction proudly benefits the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Doors open at 6pm. Advance tickets are $25 at the Tampa Theatre Box office, $29 online through June 9. Day-of tickets are $33 at the box office, $37.50 online. Discounted student tickets available (with valid ID) for $15 at the box office the day of the show after 5pm. Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street. 

 

 

Friday, 5/22

Journey to Space at Florida Hospital IMAX Dome Theatre

Travel to the unexplored regions of deep space during your visit to the Florida Hospital IMAX ® DOME Theatre. Journey into Space sheds light upon the intricacies of the International Space station, various NASA projects and missions, and the concept of traveling to Mars. Screenings will run all year from May 22-May 1, 2016, Open from 10am-5pm. $8 for adult IMAX member, $7 for child IMAX member. Dome Theatre at MOSI, 4801 East Fowler Avenue. 

 

Let Freedom Ring: An American Salute

It’s a Memorial Day weekend celebration of the American spirit through such favorites as Colonel Bogey March, Stars and Stripes Forever, National Emblem March, Liberty Bell March and St. Louis Blues March. Jeff Tyzik conducts. Part of the Raymond James Pops Series. Jeff Tyzik, conductor. Colonel Gregory H. Graves, U.S. Army, narrator. Begins at 8pm. Follow this link for tickets. Carol Morsani Hall at Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place. 

 

Eastern Conference Final: Lightning vs Ranger – Game 4 at Amalie Arena

The lightning look to get one step closer to the Stanley Cup Finals this Friday. Game begins at 8pm. Follow this link for ticket information. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive

 

 

Saturday, 5/23

Mess Fest: The Messy Games at Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)

The S.T.E.A.M.punks invite you to join them in the Messy Games, where science and competition collide. Compete and learn about physics in Shaving Cream Twister, Squirt Gun/ Hot Wheels Race and on the Frozen Superhero Slide. Experience the states of matter with Frozen T-Shirts and Pass the Water. Mess Fest will take place outside of MOSI's Kids in Charge! building. Event runs from 11am-3pm. Follow this link to purchse tickets. MOSI, 4801 East Fowler Avenue. 

 

Memorial Day Weekend at The Florida Aquarium

This Memorial Day weekend, any active duty, veteran, retired or drilling reservist or National Guard members of military will receive two free admissions to the Aquarium. Up to four family members can also receive a special $10 per person Aquarium admission price. Open from 9:30am-5pm. The Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive. 

 

Tampa Bay Margarita Festival at Curtis Hixon Park

The 3rd Annual Margarita Festival is this Saturday! Headlined by Smash Mouth, the festival features the best cocktails, margaritas, local music and live entertainment you're going to find in the city. The event will also feature VIP cabana's and local food vendors. The event goes from noon-11pm. Follow this link for full event information and to purchase tickets. Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive. 

 

Sunset Music Festival at Raymond James Stadium (Saturday and Sunday)

Tiesto, Skrillex and Armin Van Buuren along with a host of other amazing talents take over Raymond James Stadium for two days of pure music. You won't want to miss this event, this is the festival's biggest lineup ever! For show information follow this link. To purchase tickets follow this link. Raymond James Stadium, 4201 North Dale Mabry Drive. 

 

 

Sunday, 5/24

Hangover Yoga at Coppertail Brewing

Stretch out that hangover with a session of Hangover Yoga in the Loft (upstairs/event space of the new tasting room) at Coppertail Brewing.  Instructed by Elizabeth of Treehouse Yoga, tt's the perfect way to roll out your Sunday Funday. Hair of the dog available at noon in the tasting room. Yoga begins promptly at 11am. $5 to attend (bring your own mat). Coppertail Brewing, 2601 East 2nd Avenue. 

 

The Hummingbirds at Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe

Three time Detroit Music Award winners for 2007, The Hummingbirds are certainly creating a buzz of their own. You can expect a twangy mix of memorable melodies and sweet harmonies from this unique "electro-coustic" duo. Talented multi-instrumentalist Stephen Grant Wood adds his telecaster twang into the mix, while songwriter, Rachel Lynn lays down the rock steady rhythm with the acoustic guitar. The vocals are shared between the two performers and the harmonies and intertwining of vocals are a signature sound of the group. The Hummingbirds perform and write with a real down home raw country soul. Show goes from 4-7pm. FREE and open to the public. Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe, 5119 North Nebraska Avenue. 

 

Rush at Amalie Arena

Over the course of their amazing career, Rush has lived a lifetime together, providing an influential soundtrack to many of their fans’ lives. Some have been with them since the start, while others have discovered them along the way and delved into their incredible body of work. To quote Dave Grohl from their momentous induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, “Rush built their following the right way. No hype, no bullsh#*, they did it from the ground up. Their legacy is incredible and their influence undeniable.” After 40 years together and 20 gold and platinum studio albums – Rush is ready to celebrate with the most loyal fans in the world by embarking on their 21st tour, one which will most likely be their last major tour of this magnitude. Celebrate four decades of music with three incredible musicians – all in one night. Show begins at 7:30pm. Tickets range from $46-$151. Follow this link to purchase your tickets. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive. 

 

This Weekend at Muvico Centro Ybor 20: Tomorrowland

"A former boy-genius (George Clooney) and a gifted teenager (Britt Robertson) set out on a dangerous mission to unearth the secrets of "Tomorrowland," an enigmatic location caught between time and space." via Muvico. 

 

 

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Written by Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian is the co-founder of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. A graphic designer by trade, Dex has been witness to Tampa Bay's explosion to become one of the hottest regions in the nation. In 2009, he helped develop the brand for I Love the Burg and in 2014 developed the branding for That's So Tampa and has been a regular contributor to both ever since.