This Weekend In Tampa (06.26-28.15)


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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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Summer Of Rum Festival (August 15) 
 
 
Celebrate National Rum Day at The Cuban Club in Ybor City! Event takes place on Saturday, August 15 and goes from noon to 11pm. The event will feature live music, food, rum tasting stations and more! Follow this link for more information and to purchase your passes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friday, 6/26

Come Back Alice at Skipper's Smokehouse 

Come Back Alice is a Southern Gypsy Funk band. Soulful Vocals, melodic guitars, baroque style violin and funky bass & drums make up the heart of CBA’s sound. The local favorites arrive at Skippers this Friday. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets between $10in advance, $13 at the door. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. 

 

Mamma Mia at Straz Center (FINAL WEEKEND)

MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill.  Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.  Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!. Performances will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Follow this link for showtimes and tickets. Carol Morsani Hall at Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place. 

 

 

 

Saturday, 6/27

 

Minecraft Mania at Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)

Experience the phenomenon of Minecraft at MOSI! Discover new secrets and tricks and learn how you can be a Minecraft Designer, Adventurer, and Master. Each week will feature a different customized world and scenario with individual and multi player game-play only found at MOSI. The program is for children ages 7-12. 1-3pm. Fee is $20, MOSI member $15. **Pre-Registration required** MOSI, 4801 East Fowler Avenue.

 

 

Tampa Takeover at The Orpheum

Gorilla Music presents TAMPA TAKEOVER this Saturday at The Oprheum. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. The Orpheum, 

 

 

Steve Connelly Benefit Show at Skipper's Smokehouse

The Steve Connelly Benefit will feature music, raffles & silent auction in support of Steve Connelly! Bands include: Steve Connelly & the Lesser Gods, Ronny Elliott & the Nationals, Grey Market, Mercy McCoy, Rebekah Pulley & the Reluctant Prophets, Ricky Wilcox & the Moonsnakes, Rich Whitely & Co, Offshore Riot, Sara Rose Band, Spoons & Trash, Peace of Woodstock, Jade and Dirty Spoons & Trash.  Benefit begins at 4pm. $10 minimum suggested donation. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. 

 

 

 

Sunday, 6/28

 

Succulent Workshop: Beach Terrarium and Wire Wall Hanger at Squeeze Juice Works

Jamie O’Berry, owner of O’Berry’s Succulents will lead you in creating a living sculpture terrarium and a succulent wall pocket. You will then learn how to keep them alive and thriving. The class will be followed with a question and answers session, so bring all of your succulent related questions! Workshop goes from 1-2:30pm. Follow this link to purchase tickets. Squeeze Juice Works, 226 South Boulevard.

 

 

The Tampa Theatre Summer Movie Classics Presents: Vertigo

John "Scottie" Ferguson (James Stewart) is a retired detective whose career was ended by the onset of a paralyzing fear of heights. But when an old friend (Tom Helmore) hires Ferguson to follow his wife (Kim Novak), who has grown obsessed with an ancestor of hers, the assignment draws Ferguson out of his comfortable role as observer. Soon, a complex web of intrigue mingles with the detective's own fears to create a masterful exploration of fantasy and anxiety in Alfred Hitchcock's haunting tale of deception, madness and death. USF film professor Harriet Deer will lead a short discussion of VERTIGO immediately after the film. Screening begins at 3pm. Tickets are $10. Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street. 

 

 

 

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Written by Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian is the co-founder of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. He is also a Realtor® at Smith and Associates Real Estate. A marketing expert by trade, Dex has been witness to Tampa Bay's explosion to become one of the hottest regions in the nation.