Square 1 Burgers is teaming up with Cigar City Brewing for a special Beer Pairing Dinner. Take home shwag from media sponsors tbt* Newspaper, plus those in attendance will be the first to sample Cigar City's latest variety, Strawberry Shortcake Lager! The event begins at 6pm on Tuesday, March 8. Call (813) 414-0101 to RSVP. Square 1 Burgers Tampa, 3701 Henderson Boulevard.
Small Business Spotlight: Mini Doughnut Factory
Be the office hero this week and bring in a box of minis from Mini Doughnut Factory. Their variety of flavors and toppings will make your childhood foodie dreams come true. They also serve coffee, cold brew, smoothies and doughnut shakes. Call (813) 254-5374 to place an order. Mini Doughnut Factory, 2109 South Dale Mabry Highway.
Monday, Feb. 15
Pound the Park at Curtis Hixon Park
FREE weekly full-body cardio and conditioning class that gives you the permission to rock using lightly weighted exercise drumsticks, Ripstix. 6-7pm. FREE and open to the public. Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
Enforcer at The Orpheum
Enforcer, Warbringer, Cauldron, Exmortus perform live at the Orpheum Tuesday night. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $12. Orpheum, 1902 North Avienda Republica De Cuba.
Satisfaction – International Rolling Stones Tribute at Skipper's Smokehouse
This Billboard & Pollstar listed show is now celebrating their 15th Anniversary in production with over 2500 performances listed to its credit. This highly acclaimed production showcases the most authentic cast & costuming of its kind. The likes of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and cast bring a colorful performance to 50 years of classic hits. 7pm. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. Skippers Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks
The Lightning face the Sharks Tuesday night. The puck drops at 7:30pm. Get your tickets HERE. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive.
Zumba in Curtis Hixon Park
Zumba In The Park at Curtis Hixon Park in Downtown Tampa on Tuesday Evenings at 6pm. FREE. Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive.
Downtown Sounds with Gelnn Colvin at Curtis Hixon
Glenn Colvin "Colvin Brothers" performs at Curtis Hixon Waterfront park. 7-9pm. Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Street.
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Carly Rae Jepsen @ The Ritz Ybor
Carly Rae Jepsen performs live at The Ritz Ybor Wednesday night. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are $24-$35. The Ritz Ybor, 1503 East 7th Avenue.
The Funeral Portrait at Brass Mug
The Funeral Portrait, Vanity Strikes, The Iliad, Outside Atlas, Beyond a Lifetime and more perform live at Brass Mug! Doors open at 6:30pm. $10 under 21, $8 21+. Brass Mug, 1450 Skipper Road.
Reggae Night with Jahfari at Skipper's Smokehouse
Jahfari is an eclectic mix of musicians trained in the art of Jammin’! This five piece band plays a wide range of reggae genres from ska to rock steady, and roots reggae to dancehall. Coming from the far reaches of the globe this quintet brings international flavor to every show. Based out of the Tampa Bay area, Jahfari has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and The Caribbean. Backing such artists’ as Yellowman, Junior Reid, and Glen Washington; to name just a few, Jahfari has 20 years of experience under their belt. Show begins at 8pm. FREE. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.
Wax Wednesday with DJ Scott at Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe
Visit Ella's for 2 hours of soul, indie, new wave, punk, and whatever ever sounds right. 2 for 1 drafts and wells as the records spin! 9-11pm. Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe, 5119 North Nebraska Avenue.
Thursday, Feb. 18
Tampa's Downtown Market
The Tampa Downtown Market is no average farmers market. They offer fresh produce, organic foods, vegan and gluten free foods, fresh gourmet spices and sauces, and artisan cheeses. Live local music plays every market day. Market is dog-friendly. 3-7pm every Thursday. Lykes Gaslight Square Park, 410 North Franklin Street.
Latin Nights at Straz Center
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live salsa band and DJ. Dance guidance provided by Simone Amaral of Simone Salsa dance studios. 9pm. $15. Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.
101 Dalmatians KIDS at Straz Center (Feb. 18-21)
Keep your pups on their leashes! The animated tale of kidnapping villains and courageous puppies is adapted for a new generation of fans in this version presented by student performers in grades 2-4. Based on the classic animated film, Disney's 101 Dalmatian KIDS is a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil, Disney's most outrageous villain, and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. 7pm Thursday and Friday, 1pm and 4pm Saturday and Sunday. $20. Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.
Flicks and Food Trucks
Held on 3rd Thursday of every month, come experience this free, local and live event. Offering the best in local gourmet food trucks, craft brews, an outdoor HD screening experience and live music. The event runs from 6-10pm. FREE and open to the public. Takes place on Madison between Meridian and Channelside (1120 East Kennedy Boulevard).
Grateful Dead Nite with Uncle John's Band at Skipper's Smokehouse
Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Experience them Thursday night at 8pm. FREE to attend. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.
Tommy Johnagin at Side Splitters Comedy Club
Tommy Johnagin has been performing stand up for over a decade. He performs stand up at Side Splitters Thursday-Saturday. For set times click HERE. Side Splitters, 12938 Dale Mabry Highway.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets
The Lightning face the Jets Thursday night. The puck drops at 7:30pm. Get your tickets HERE. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive.
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