Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (07.18-21.16)


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Tuesday, July 19

Zumba in the Park at Curtis Hixon
Enjoy a free zumba class at Curtis Hixon Park every Tuesday night. Begins at 6pm. FREE. Curtis Hixon Park, 600 North Ashley Drive. 

Pedals and Pints at Ferg’s Live
Medium-paced, group exercise ride. The ride is 1 hour and cover approximately 10 miles. There will be drink specials and raffles at Ferg’s Live for participating cyclist. Meetup is at 6:30pm, ride starts at 7pm.  Ferg’s Live, 490 Channelside Drive.


Wednesday, July 20

Alien Ant Farm at Crowbar
Performance by Alien Ant Farm. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. $16. Crowbar, 1812 17th Street North.

Island Night with Impulse at Skipper's Smokehouse
For the last fifteen years, Impulse has captivated the hearts of music lovers crossing culture, race and age. The band’s unique style of zouk, calypso, reggae, soca and meringue offer the perfect blend of island sounds for a romantic moment, leisurely hours or jump up. The “impulse musical foundation band,” popularly known as Impulse, was formed in 1997 in Tampa, Florida. 8pm. FREE. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. 


Thursday, July 21

Ken Miller and J.B. Ball at Side Splitters Comedy
Performance by Ken Miller and J.B. Ball. Show starts at 8:30pm. Tickets start at $10. This an 18 and up show. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 North Dale Mabry Highway.

Metrocon at Tampa Bay Convention Center (Thursday-Sunday)
Anime fans unite at the 14th Annual Metrocon, Florida’s Best Anime Convention. Metrocon features celebrity guest, exhibits and live entertainment. Doors open at 8am. Click HERE for details. Tampa Convention Center, 333 south Franklin Street.

Flicks & Food Trucks at Madison Street
15 food trucks, live music, and movies, with the City of Tampa’s annual Flicks and Food Trucks. Begins at 6pm. Takes place at 1120 East Kennedy.

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. Over the past many years, Uncle John’s Band has performed hundreds of shows full of musical energy and pleasure for all those who have attended. 8pm. FREE. Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road. 

Patel Conservatory Theater: The Taming of the Shrew at Jaeb Theater
From Pizza Rolls to Justin Bieber and Oakley’s to the Twilight saga, this modern twist on one of Shakespeare’s great comedies is sure to keep audiences intrigued and laughing. This reimagined version of Taming of the Shrew begins at the Phi Gamma Padua House where Christopher Sly is hanging out with his loyal bros. Sly has fallen into a slump because of his recent breakup. His two besties try to cheer him up by suggesting a reality TV marathon. Sly and his friends sit down to watch Looking for Love, where two bachelors are up against the shrewiest shrew yet. Who will be cunning enough to win Bianca’s heart and who will have to tame the shrew? Audience members watch along with Sly and his buddies as Petruchio, Lucentio, and Hortensio battle in the name of love. Sly discovers his faults as he follows the storyline of Petruchio and Katherine. Tune-in to find out how the story ends. 7:30pm. FREE. Jaeb Theater at Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.

Never Shout Never at The Orpheum
Performance by Never Shout Never, Hundred Handed, and Me Like Bees. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets are $23.75. The Orpheum, 1503 East 7th Avenue. 

Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater
Experience the sounds and beats of summer this Thursday night at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater. Gates open at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater, 4802 US 301. 

 

Coming Soon . . . 

Martinis for Moffitt – August 6
Martinis for Moffitt is Moffitt Cancer Center's flagship event that supports their critical cancer research programs. It is one of the best fundraising events in the Tampa Bay Area, providing a unique blend of entertainment and networking, while raising money to fight a devastating disease. The event features a silent auction, 10+ open bars, live performances and music and more all at the exquisite Straz Center. Please join us at the event of the year and in the fight for a cure! Takes place on Saturday, August 6. 7-11:30pm. Click HERE to purchase your tickets. Straz Center, 1010 North 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.