Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (06.10-12.16)


Tickets for 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. 

 

Win a $50 SQ1 Gift Card
It’s never been easier to WIN Square 1 gourmet burgers! This month, we're celebrating our variety of #ALLNATURAL burgers. Click HERE to enter to win!

 

 

 

Friday, June 10

The Kahwa Challenge at Kahwa Westchase
First time customers at Kahwa Coffee Westchase can enjoy a free cup of coffee Friday, June 10, through Thursday, June 16. Already a regular at Kahwa? Bring a friend who has never been and you both get a free cup of coffee! They're also giving away a $25 Kahwa Gift Card! Click HERE to enter to win. Kahwa Westchase, 11588 Fountainhead Drive. 

Outside the Line: Coloring for Adults ath Jame J. Lunsford Law Library
Relieve stress with mellow music and adult coloring sheets. Starting this Friday, James J. Lunsford Law Library will be offering coloring every Noon for adults. FREE. This event starts at 12pm. James Lunsford Law Library, 701 East Twiggs Street.

Noel’s 25th Birthday Party at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Performance by UNRB and Shaun Hopper. Begins at 8pm. Tickets are $7 in advanced and $10 at the door. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Sara Rose Band at Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe
Performance by Rose Band. The show starts at 10pm. This event is free. Ella’s Americana,  5119 North Nebraska Avenue.

REWIND Classic: The Fifth Element at Tampa Theatre
This Friday, the Tampa Theatre screens the classic sci-fi flick, The Fifth Element. Starring Gary Oldman, Bruce Willis, Chris Tucker and Milla Jovovich, this film is about a cab driver who unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay. As the Theatre notes, the plot is the least important part of this quirk film that luxuriates in the charisma and banter between its lead actors. The screening begins at 10:30pm. Tickets are $7 online. Tampa Theatre, 710 North Franklin Street.  

 

Saturday, June 11

Reeves BMW Drive for a Cause – June 11
BMW’s summer driving event is back in 2016 and even better than ever – introducing BMW’s Drive for a Cause event. Reeves BMW is very excited to announce that they have chosen Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Charities as their charity of choice. That means that for every test drive taken, Reeves BMW will make a donation to HCSO Charities! Test drive a vehicle and make a difference. Click HERE to RSVP. Reeves BMW, 109 East Fowler Avenue.

Cycle the City 
Join Mayor Bob Buckhorn on Saturday, June 11 as Cass Street's new two-way bike track (the first two-way signalized cycle track on a two-way street in Florida!) and the newest segment of The Tampa Riverwalk are opened to the public! Friends of the Riverwalk will also unveil their new and improved surreys for use during the ride! The festivities will start in Perry Harvey, Sr. Park and end on the Tampa Riverwalk. Click HERE for a full schedule of events and locations. Begins at 9:30am. Perry Harvey, Sr. Park, 1201 North Orange Street.

Tampa Bay Storm vs Jacksonville Shark at Amalie Arena
Storm take on the Sharks for the final time this season. Begins at 5pm. Click HERE for tickets. Amalie Arena, 407 Channelside Drive.

Suncoast Blues Society 18th Anniversary Party at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Performance by John Nemeth & the Blue Dreamers and Big D and the Dirty Deal. 8pm. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

The So So Glos at The Orpheum
Performance by The So So Glos. 7:30pm. Tickets start at $10. The Orpheum, 1915 East 7th Avenue.

Rock the Yacht: R&B Soul Party featuring Bus Stop Band at Yacht Starship Dining Cruises
Put on your dancing shows and join Yacht Starship as for a party on the sea. Rock the Yacht is a venue that feature live music, food, and drinks.This week’s musical guest is Bus Stop Band. Check in is at 9:30pm and the Yacht leaves dock at 10pm. VIP tickets are $50 and General Admission is $30. Yacht Starship, 63 Channelside Drive.

 

Sunday, June 12

Soul Circus Cowboys and The Chris Massey Band at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Performance by Soul Circus Cowboys and The Chris Massey Band. Begins at 5pm. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Staged Reading of Medusa Undone by Bella Poynton at Stageworks Theatre
Playwright Bella Poynton tells the origin story of Medusa. The creature known in Greek Mythology for having snakes instead of hair and with one look could turn you to stone. 7pm. This show is $5. Stageworks Theatre, 1120 East Kennedy Boulevard. 

Summer Movie Classics: The African Queen at Tampa Theatre
Humphrey Bogart only ever won one OSCAR, and it wasn’t for Casablanca – it was for this. Thrilling one moment, touching the next, and funny pretty much all the way through, The African Queen showcases both Bogie and Katharine Hepburn at the height of their powers. It’s two of the most magnetic actors of the time in the best odd-couple romance since King Kong, all wrapped up in a John Huston high adventure about a little steamboat in the Congo trying to do some good. USF film professor Harriet Deer will lead a short discussion of The African Queen immediately after the film. The session is free and open to the public. 3pm. Tickets are $10 online. Tampa Theatre, 710 North Franklin Street. 

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.