Tampa 10: What To Do This Weekend (06.05-07.15)


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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, 5/5

Nick DiPaolo at Side Splitters Comedy Club

The acclaimed comic Nick DiPaolo takes over Side Splitters this weekend in Tampa. The comic has appeared on numerous late night shows and has most recently portrayed himself on the award winning series "Louie." Performances at 8pmand 10:15pm on Friday and Saturday. General admission is $18, preferred seating is $20. Follow this link for show information. Side Splitters Comedy, 12938 North Dale Mabry Highway. 

 

The Ultimate Garth Brooks Tribute Concert at Ferg's Live Tampa

Garth might not be coming to town, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out on the excitement of his music. Gamble Creek BAnd and Dj Barry will be performing. Gamble Creek with Kim Betts takes the stage at 9:30pm. Official tribute begins at 9:30pm. FREE show. Ferg's Live, 490 Channelside Drive.  

 

Saturday, 5/6

Mayor Buckhorn, Tampa Bay Lightning to Dye Garrison Channel "Bolts Blue"

*Photo by Matthew Paulson

The City of Tampa in partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning will dye the Garrison Channel, adjacent to the Amalie Arena, a bright, “Bolts Blue” on Saturday prior to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals in support of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Mayor Bob Buckhorn with join the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Dave Andreychuk and Thunderbug at Cotanchobee Park Pier to sound the horn and begin dyeing at 5pm. The Garrison Channel is roughly bounded by Harbour Island Bridge to the west and Beneficial Bridge to the east. The dye is potable water grade, non-toxic, and biodegradable. The Tampa Bay Lightning will reimburse the city for all costs associated with the dyeing. View at the Pier at Cotanchobee Park, 601 Old Water Street. 

 

FIT4MOM 2nd Annual Summer Olympics at George M Steinbrenner Field

The event will include a free family olympic-style workout with FIT4MOM Tampa Bay, post-class entertainment for the kids with Beebus, Bricks4kidz, and Discovery Toys, plus refreshments, giveaways, and more! Stroller Strides mom and local photographer, Linawa Shaffer of L Shaffer Portraits, will also be there to take photos of the event! This event is donation-only, benefiting the Children's Board of Hillsborough County. Event goes from 9am-12pm. Pre Register by following this link and RSVP on Facebook. George M Steinbrenner Field, 1 Steinbrenner Drive

 

Stanley Cup 

 

Train: Picasso at the Wheel Summer Tour at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre

Train, along with Matt Nathanson and The Fray take over the Ampitheatre this Saturday. The show begins at 7pm. Tickets range from $20-$195. Follow this link to purchase. MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Ampitheatre, 4802 US Highway 301 North.

 

Stanley Cup Final Game 2: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks

We may have dropped one on Tuesday, but the Lightning are looking strong and ready to even up the series this Saturday against the visiting Blackhawks. The game begins at 8pm. Follow this link for tickets. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive. 

 

 

Sunday, 6/7

I Am Balance at Squeeze Juice Works

The ‘I Am Balance’ workshop focuses on creating a Wholistic balanced life by using the four guiding principles from Simply KC’s ‘6 Months to Simplify’ program. We will be discussing the areas of our lives that need our loving attention, how to achieve balance amongst all the areas with the four guiding principles, and we will be doing the ‘Circle of Life’ activity to discover which areas of your life could use some thoughtfulness. Join KC Cavanaugh of Simply KC Holistic Health Coaching in creating your dream balanced life. 1-2pm. Follow this link to reserve your spot. Squeeze Juice Works, 226 South Boulevard

 

Dogfish Daze of Summer at The Pub Tampa

This event will feature signature Pub dishes, 3 gift basket giveaways, live entertainment and more. Grand prize give away will be a record player designed by Dogfishalong with a vinyl record made for Dogfish worth $250. All attendees will get one Saison Du Boff to start and after sampling each will get an 8 oz pour of the beer of their choice. Event goes from 3-6pm on Sunday. $45 per person. The Pub, 2223 North West Shore Boulevard. 

 

 

Splash Sundays at The Epicurean Hotel

The Epicurean Hotel is once again hosting their epic Splash Sunday pool parties 15 weekends in a row beginning May 31. Each week Splash sponsors – Appleton Rum, Heineken Light and Just Grillin – will present a variety of rotating entertainment and activities ranging from poolside fashion shows and DJs to live music and craft cocktail specials. Scheduled entertainment for the first four weeks includes: June 7 – Tribal Style – Reggae June 14 – The Sunsetters – Reggae/R&B/Jazzy Rock June 21 – Tidal Wave – Retro Surf Food and drinks, including craft cocktails will be available. Special overnight Florida resident rates at the Epicurean Hotel that include admission to Splash Sunday are available starting at $139. There are six SPLASH VIP reserved areas available for up to 10 guests. Includes a select location bordering the swimming pool, along with comfortable seating, sun umbrellas, a personal outdoor cooling system by Portacool, dedicated service and a pitcher of the hotel’s Crafted Skyy “Cocktail of the Week.” Cost is $275. Event goes from 12-5pm. Admission is $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Epicurean Hotel, 1207 South Howard Avenue. 

 
 

Menopause The Musical at Straz Center 

Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for more than 10 years! It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!® Featuring a special appearance by Cindy Williams, who starred as Shirley on the hit tv show Laverne & Shirley. Tickets from $48.50-$68.50. Ferguson Hall at Straz Center, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place

 

 

 

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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.