Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (7.5-7.7.19)

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Upcoming Events

Vintage chairs and other antiquities at a 3 day vintage market

Vintage Roost
Search through a plethora of fun and interesting finds at Vintage Roost in Ybor City! Located on 7th Ave the heart of this historic community at 2326 E 7th Avenue. With 18 vendors each offering their own unique distinctive vintage flair the 5,000 sq. feet of Vintage Roost will be brimming with fantastic pieces for you to discover. Click here.
July 12 to July 14
Vintage Roost 2326 E 7th Avenue


This Weekend


Friday, July 5

Summer Series
This summertime program offers kids and parents a break from the sun and rain with free access to over-sized games throughout the week under 12,000 square feet of shade during its installation.
All Weekend
Julian B Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N Blvd

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf
Grab a drink and find a nice place to sit as the live music lays down a soundtrack for your weekend. If you have not visited Sparkman Wharf yet, this is a great excuse to make the trip! Powered by Gasparilla Music Festival, this show not only has a great view it’s FREE.
Begins 6pm
Sparkman Wharf  615 Channelside Dr

Hugh Jackman: The Man. The Music. The Show.
Academy Award®-nominated, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning performer, Hugh Jackman will take the stage to perform hit songs from The Greatest Showman, Les Miserable and more from Broadway and film, accompanied by a live orchestra. Click here for tickets.
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr

Echo in the Canyon (2019)
This film celebrates the explosion of popular music that came out of LA’s Laurel Canyon neighborhood in the mid-’60s as folk went electric and bands like The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and The Mamas and the Papas gave birth to the California Sound. In that one fertile, creative moment, Laurel Canyon emerged as a hotbed of originality and collaboration for a new generation of musicians who would soon put an indelible stamp on the history of American popular music.
Friday through Sunday
Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St


Saturday, July 6

Saturday Sweat Sesh
Workout in one of our lovely City of Tampa Parks for approximately 1 hour on three Saturdays out of each month. The workout is typically a fun mix of cardio and strength training for all fitness levels.
Begins 9am
Julian B Lane Riverfront Park, 1001 N Blvd

Seders & Cigars – A History of Jews in Tampa (2019)
This new documentary explores a variety of themes including overcoming quotas on Jewish immigration, the challenge of maintaining extended family bonds in a competitive economic environment, cultural assimilation, the nexus of anti-Semitism and segregation, and the rise of women in politics in Tampa and beyond. Following the screening, there will be a short discussion and audience Q&A session with the filmmaker, Barbara Rosenthal, who will provide a look into the intrepid world of independent documentary filmmaking.
Begins 2:30pm
Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf
Grab a drink and a find a nice place to sit as the live music lays down a soundtrack for your weekend. If you have not visited Sparkman Wharf yet, this is a great excuse to make the trip!
Begins 6pm
Sparkman Wharf, 615 Channelside Dr

Patel Conservatory presents Disney’s Newsies
Based on the 1992 Disney film, Disney’s Newsies comes to life on the Ferguson stage this summer. Performed by students age 13 through college, the story, set in turn-of-the-century New York City, is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy, and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right.
Shows Saturday and Sunday
Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N WC MacInnes Pl

First Saturday Jazz w/Lounge Cat
Eddie Rosicky is known for his Tom Waits meets Dean Martin ringleader charm behind the microphone and fun lounge act Lounge Cat, is one of the premier groups in the Bay Area. Not a typical jazz group, and not a typical lounge act, drummer-virtuoso Billy Carr often is playing drums and bass at the same time. Must be seen to be believed.  A good time to be had by all! No Cover
Begins 8pm
Independent Bar & Cafe Tampa, 5016 N Florida Ave

Tampa Zine Fest VII – FREE
TZF is gearing up for our 7th annual Festival of all things DIY sponsored by Microgroove and Seminole Heights Community Acupuncture!  Come for vendors, performers, workshops, and food.
Invite friends to this FREE, annual, family-friendly celebration of everything DIY! Local artists, local musicians, local food vendors, local zine makers, local independent shops! Dozens of tables, thousands of zines, pop-up record store! Also happening in the church space from 8pm–10pm is the Conscious Party open mic night! Space will be alive with local performers, artists, poets, and musicians!
6pm–10pm
Waters Avenue Church, 609 W Waters Ave

Jurassic Quest | Tampa, FL (ALL WEEKEND)
Go back in time 60 million years and see more than 80 living, walking, breathing animatronic dinosaurs. Click here for tickets. Jurassic Quest is the LARGEST and most REALISTIC dinosaur event in North America, & is now EVEN BIGGER! Don’t miss their huge, new 24ft Carnotaurus and T-Rex rides, new walking dinosaur rides, 30 new dinos with over 80 dinos total, new activities, new fossil digs, new dino petting zoo for toddlers and MORE!
Friday 3pm – 8pm | Saturday & Sunday 9am – 8pm
Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 N US Highway 301


Sunday, July 7

Sing-Along Grease (1978)
There’s no time like Tampa Theatre’s Summer Classics movie series to watch a movie about maybe the most famous summer romance ever. Before the film, pose for a free 4×6″ souvenir photo in the lobby, courtesy of series sponsor Bank of America.
3pm to 5pm
Tampa Theatre, 711 N Franklin St

Wellness at the Wharf
Get your heart rate up and burn more fat in less time with HIIT, Harbour Island Athletic Club’s high-intensity interval training. Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Classes are free of charge and located on the lawn.
Begins 10am
Sparkman Wharf, 615 Channelside Dr

Yoga in the Park
In operation since 2010, the Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to continue it’s Sunday Yoga in the Park tradition with our newest addition, seasoned yoga instructors from Lucky Cat Yoga.
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 N Ashley Dr

Jeff Lynne’s ELO
After returning this summer with their first extensive North American tour since 1981, Jeff Lynne’s ELO is set to bring their outstanding live show to Downtown Tampa.
Begins 8pm
Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Dr

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Written by Brien Neal

Brien Neal

Brien Neal is the Manager of Digital Strategy for RKC.me and a contributor for That's So Tampa and I Love the Burg. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 2015 with a B.S. in Advertising.