Tampa Events Guide (03.13-18.17)

Monday, March 13

Math + Arts + Bots Studio at Glazer Children’s Museum (All Week)
Explore Glazer’s new Math+Arts+Bots Studio. See the latest robots, circuitry, math and building toys that stretch the imaginations. Runs from March 13-17. Open 10am-5pm Monday through Friday. $9.50 for Children (1-12), $15 for adults, $12.50 for military, teachers and seniors. Glazer Children’s Museum, 110 West Gasparilla Plaza.



Tuesday, March 14


$10 Burger + Beer Tuesday at Beach Restaurant – Bay Harbor Hotel
For the month of March, order a burger and 16 ounce Bud Light or house wine for just $10. Your choice of the All-American, Doughnut or Cajun Burger. Beach Restaurant at Bay Harbor Hotel, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.

Pi Day at Glazer Children’s Museum
What better way to celebrate Albert Einsteins’s birthday than with a little slice of pi to the face? March 14 (3.14) is national Pi Day and GCM is celebrating math! Join them in Curtis Hixon Park and the Museum for their first annual shaving cream pie throwing party! Families will get messy, help the Museum Math Squad solve problems, and make colorful art with math during this fun-filled day. The event is full but the community is invited to come watch the pie-throwing fun. Pie fight begins at 11am. Glazer Children’s Museum, 110 West Gasparilla Plaza.



Wednesday, March 15

Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara at Straz Center (March 15-April 9)
Jobsite completes the trilogy from acclaimed playwright and screenwriter (Six Shooter, In Bruges, Seven Psycopaths) Martin McDonagh that began with the very first show they performed as resident company at The Straz. Mick Dowd is hired one week a year to disinter the bones in certain sections of the local cemetery to make way for the new arrivals. As the time approaches for him to dig up those of his wife, rumors surrounding his involvement in her sudden death seven years ago begin to resurface. Tickets start at $14. Shimberg Playhouse at Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.

New York Yankees vs Philadelphia Phillies at Steinbrenner Field
The Yankees face the Phillies in spring training action. Game begins at 6:35pm. Tickets from $25-$40. Steinbrenner Field, 1 Steinbrenner Drive.


Wined Down Wednesdays at The Beach – Bay Harbor Hotel
Enjoy great deals on cocktails, brews and half price wine bottles at The Beach on the Courtney Campbell Causeway. The venue also offers karaoke on Wednesday nights. Enjoy amazing sunset views and fresh foodie delights prepared by Chef Joe Garcia. The Beach, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.


Thursday, March 16

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Toronto Maple Leafs at Amalie Arena
The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Maple Leafs for the final time during the regular season. Puck drops at 7:30pm. Click HERE for tickets. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive.

Fringe I Workshop: Frida Collages + Nichos at 81Bay Brewing Company
Create something inspired by the iconic Frida this Thursday at 81Bay. Artists that sign up for the workshop will create one of a kind nicho boxes featuring collage works, portraits and three dimensional elements. 81Bay provides materials, instructions and brews. 6-8:30pm. Registration is $29 per painter. 81Bay Brewing, 4465 West Gandy Boulevard.


Kids Eat Free Thursdays at Beach Restaurant – Bay Harbor Hotel
Every Thursday, kids enjoy a free meal with the purchase of an adult entree. It’s a fun night for the whole family on the waterfront with movies, popcorn, live music and games. Did we mention the restaurant also features an ice cream/donut buffet, too?! Beach Restaurant at Bay Harbor Hotel, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.

City and Colour at The Ritz Ybor
Dallas Green (City & Colour) performs live at The Ritz this Thursday. His hits include “Coming Home,” “Save Your Scissors,” “Hello, I’m In Delaware,” and “Boiled Frogs,” which is an Alexisonfire cover. Begins at 9pm. General admission is $34.50. The Ritz, 1503 East 7th Avenue.


Friday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day at 81Bay Brewing
It’s St. Patrick’s Day and there is no other way to celebrate than with beer specials. Join 81Bay in the taproom for games, tunes and BEER! $4 Reel Slow Irish Red, $4 Snookin’ Around Stout, $10 pitchers of Green Lightning. 3-11pm. 81Bay Brewing, 4465 West Gandy Boulevard.

Zach Deputy with The Flow Sisters at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Deputy fuses calypso rhythms with R&B and soul for a sound unlike any you’ve experienced before. 8pm-midnight. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.


St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Beach Restaurant — Bay Harbor Hotel
Join the Beach Restaurant and Chef Joe Garcia for a spectacular St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! The restaurant will serve corned beef and cabbage, reuben sandwiches, green beer and more. Murphs Duo to perform live. There will be a St. Patty’s day theme best dressed competition and green beer pong (winners receive $25 bar tab). For details and reservations call 813.281.8900. Beach Restaurant, 7700 West Courtney Campbell Causeway.

Dangermuffin at Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe
Brokenmold Entertainment presents Dangermuffin at Ella’s Americana. Begins at 10pm. No cover. Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe, 5119 North Nebraska Avenue.


Saturday, March 18

Mayor’s River O’Green Festival at Curtis Hixon Park
The Mayor’s River O’Green Fest is the City’s annual Saint Patrick’s Day event. The Hillsborough River will be transformed into a bright shade of green for the occasion. The event will include live entertainment, games, kids activities, local restaurants serving small plates of Irish faire, beer and more. 11am-4pm. Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive.

New York Yankees vs Baltimore Orioles at Steinbrenner Field
The Yankees face the Orioles in spring training action. Game begins at 1:05pm. Tickets from $20-$34. Steinbrenner Field, 1 Steinbrenner Drive.

Shamrocks and Shenanigans at Bay Area Renaissance Festival (Saturday and Sunday)
The Bay Area Renaissance Festival will host a variety of Highlander style games and festivities to our city. Click HERE for a full schedule of events. Bay Area Renaissance Festival, 11315 North 46th Street.

WMNF Presents: Karibbyan Kruze Fest at Skipper’s Smokehouse
This annual event presented by WMNF turns Skipper’s into an island paradise. Jahfari, Impulse, Island Chill, Spy V Spy, Renegade and others to perform. 4pm-midnight. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals
The Lightning host the Capitals at Amalie Arena Saturday. Puck drops at 7:30pm. Click HERE for tickets. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive.

Casting Crowns: The Very Next Thing Tour
Multi-platinum selling and Grammy winning group Casting Crowns performs at the Sun Dome this Saturday. They’ll be joined by Danny Gokey and Unspoken. 7pm. Tickets $26-$76. Sun Dome, 4202 East Fowler Avenue.

Movie Night on the Lawn at Seminole Heights United Methodist Church
Enjoy a night under the stars with the whole family Saturday night. The United Methodist Church of Seminole Heights is screening the film Trolls. Grab some food, too! Food trucks will be serving bites before the film. 6:30-9pm. Seminole Heights United Methodist Church, 6111 North Central Avenue.

Rough Riders – 2017 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ybor City
Finish St. Patrick’s Day of with the city’s annual night parade. Event runs from 8-11pm in Ybor’s Historic District down East 7th Avenue.

Young the Giant at Busch Gardens
Young the Giant performs live at Busch Gardens Saturday night as part of the park’s Food and Wine Festival. Young The Giant has appeared on The Late Show and performed at Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza. Ticket/admission information available on Busch Garden’s website. Busch Gardens, 10165 North Mckinley Drive.


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