Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (02.02-04-18)

A Weekend Filled With Charity


UPCOMING EVENTS (Mark Your Calendars)

I Love the Burg’s Winter Whiskeyfest (LESS THAN A WEEK LEFT!!!) Feb. 9
Join us for the inaugural Winter Whiskeyfest! Try over 12 different whiskeys, enjoy light bites, and mingle over live music as we break in the brand new La Florida event space on a Friday evening. We’re partnering with Red Mesa Cantina to showcase their beautiful downtown venue and benefit a great community cause. Tickets going fast, with room for only 250 of our closest friends and fans. Friday, February 9, 6–9pm. $75. Click here for more info and to buy your tickets now.

Friday 2/2

Travel To Wear Red This Weekend!
National Wear Red Day Pop-Up Extravaganza at Sundial
Start your First Friday at Sundial for a great cause and Go Red for Women! #NationalWearRedDay is February 2nd and Sundial is celebrating with an amazing pop-up dance performance by Florida West Ballet. The event will culminate with a Wear Red Fashion Show from your favorite Sundial retailers to raise awareness for women’s heart health. Be sure that you also wear red, enjoy great performances and know your own heart status. There will be tables with free blood pressure screenings and heart healthy information for you to take with you. It is definitely worth the drive! 5-7p.m 153 2nd Ave N, downtown St. Pete

First TBBCA Cultural Encounter of 2018 with Cultural pARTner Tempus Projects
Jenn Ryann Miller explores materiality and aesthetics through abstract sculpture and painting. With a background in functional ceramics, her work subverts tradition and process through the experimentation with oblique materials and forms. Miller was recently featured in an exhibition curated by Tempus Projects for Satellite Art Fair – 2017 Miami Art Week/Art Basel. Miller received a BFA from the University of Connecticut and MFA from USF.5:30pm VIP Reception. 6pm Artist Talk Jenn Ryann Miller 4636 N Florida Ave.

Band-Aids for Bridge Benefit
Come attend the Annual Band-Aids for Bridge Benefit, hosted by the students at the Morsani College of Medicine, to benefit the Bridge Clinic. The Bridge Clinic is a student-run clinic that provides medical care for those in our community living below the poverty line. This year their show will take place from 7-11p.m. and will be hosted by Dr. Charles Lockwood, Dean of USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. This event includes delicious cuisine, silent auction, talented performers, and dancing to support the Bridge Clinic here in Tampa!
4121 North 50th Street

Saturday 2/3

Hyde Park Healthy – Yoga/Circuit Blend
Hyde Park Healthy is a free fitness event series in Hyde Park Village. 9-10a.m.
744 S Village Cir

Meals on Wheels 5k & Fun Run Music Fest
Meals on Wheels 5K & Fun Run Music Fest, presented by the High School Leadership Board, will be on Saturday, February 3rd along the Tampa Riverwalk, starting and ending at Tampa Prep’s baseball field. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness of senior hunger in Tampa, to collect funds to purchase emergency safety kits for our senior neighbors and of course to have fun! 10-12a.m
727 W Cass St

Sunday 2/4

Fresh Market at Hyde Park
This is a monthly outdoor market located in the Center of the village and is held on the 1st Sunday of each month year round. 10a.m.-3p.m
1509 Swann Ave

Monster Jam
Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger®, Max-D, El Toro Loco® and many more. Their world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits in Freestyle, “2-Wheel Skills” and Racing competitions that will put families on the edge of their seats and leave them craving more of this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event! 7p.m.
4201 N. Dale Mabry Hwy

Mining Your Mind’s Potential: Brain Balancing Workshop
Balance, connect and harmonize the hemispheres of the brain with this gentle technique. It’s a proven way to increase your brain capacity, focus, and concentration. Brain Balancing is practiced by the yogis and indigenous people of the Americas and is now available to you. You’ll be laying down on a mat, then with a few hand positions and the use of sacred geometry you’ll begin to connect the hemispheres of the brain and the primitive mind. In some cases, brain balancing improves your meditation practice. It will certainly offer you relaxation and calm. 1-2p.m.
6942 W Comanche Ave

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Written by Brian Bailey

Brian Bailey is the founder and editor of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. In addition to regular contributions to each blog, he's been featured as a commentator to Bay New 9, The Tampa Tribune, The Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Bay Business Journal and The Business Observer as well as national outlets including The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal. Bailey also serves as the CEO of RKC.me, a Tampa Bay-based digital agency.