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Get Out: Weekend Events Preview March 2-4

Patch's weekly preview of weekend events.

Where/when:

Why go:

Cost:

 

Where/when: 120 W Gasparilla Plz, today, 4 p.m.

Why go: The Tampa Museum of Art presents free admission on Fridays from 4pm to 8pm.

Cost: FREE

 

Where/When: Italian Club, 1731 E 7th Ave, Ybor City, today, 5 p.m.

Why go: Come join us in the Cantina for happy hour with great drink prices and a terrific buffet for $10 set up by Wayl of a Time Catering.  Follow the link for this week's menu: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1pCgs6YOurraFVG1-6xDYJDn-_gDGMKKDQLWMOInG0lU

Price: $10 for buffet, $5 10 and under

 

Where/when: 1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, today, 7 p.m.

Why go: This family-friendly show depicts what the bear and his friends discover when they journey up the mountain for adventure.

Cost: $12 and up

 

Where/when: 1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, today 7:30 p.m.

Why go: The Straz Center presents this "high-style, knee-slapping romp through the age of glamorous, jet-setting air travel" as an architect and bachelor juggles relationships with three flight attendants -- until their airline schedules change just as a friend of his decides to pay a visit.

Cost: $31.50 and up

 

Where/when: 1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, tonight, 8 p.m.

Why go: This Broadway smash hit has been called “engaging, poignant and hilarious.” Through stories, comedy, live music and multi-media video and photos, it chronicles the life of Jake Ehrenreich -- an American-born child of Holocaust survivors -- from his family’s struggles to laughter, illness, and lessons learned.

Cost: $29.50 and up

 

Where/when: 333 S Franklin St, tonight, 8 p.m.

Why go: Enjoy about eight professional bouts featuring male and female boxers such as Silky Wilky, Jose Alonzo, Chevelle Hallback and Jenna Shiver.

Cost: $25 and up

 

Where/when: 3109 N Ola Ave, tonight, 8 p.m.

Why go: WMNF (88.5 FM) says this concert is a "brilliant tribute and re-creation of the Weavers."

Cost: $20 in advance; $25 at the door

 

Where/when: 3606 E 4th Ave, Ybor City, today, 6 p.m.

Why go: This "dazzling art event" celebrates "the beauty of the nude" through visual and performance art. Expect photographs, paintings, and a bazaar-like atmosphere of body painting, sculpture, sensual performances, and more.

For ages 21 and older only, please. ID required.

Cost: $20

 

Where/when: 243 Bayshore Blvd, Saturday, 7:05 a.m.

Why go: Presented by Publix supermarkets and the Sports Authority, this annual event features a distance and a race for everyone from infants in baby joggers to recreational runners and walkers to competitive pros.

Today, the 15K starts at 7:05 am, followed by the 5K run at 9:30am and the 5K walk and stroller roll at 9:50am.

Cost: $25 and up (depends on race)

 

Where/when: 600 N Ashley Dr, Saturday, 9 a.m.

Why go: This esteemed annual event brings together artists and art lovers from all around the country, showcasing ceramics, drawings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolors, wood, mixed media, jewelry, glass, and more.

Artists will vie for the $15,000 Best in Show award and an additional $59,500 in prize money.

Art lovers can enjoy live entertainment while they browse, as well as a children's art-activity area.

Cost: FREE 

 

Where/when: 11315 N 46th St, Saturday, 10 a.m.

Why go: Step back in time and enjoy the magic, juggling, storytelling, music, food, drinks, crafts, games, and performances of another age in this replica of a 16th-century village.

Regular entertainment includes live armored jousting, acrobatics, dance from Demzarah Gypsies, comedy such as Christophe the Insultor, the New Minstrel Revue, and "live mermaids and monsters" at the Mythical Monster Museum.

Theme weekends (listed below) add additional entertainment and competitions. Most include either a free beer or wine tasting and a renewal of vows at 11am (check in at the gate if you're interested).

Each theme weekend also has a related pub crawl for an additional fee.

Pets are permitted at the festival with a $10 admission fee and registration form. Discount tickets ($3 off regular admission price) are available at MOSI and participating Walgreens and Circle K stores.

NOTE: March 23 is "Festival Friday," an educational day for students and chaperones to visit the festival. The festival is open to the public that day, however.

Here are the theme weekends:

March 3 and 4: "Buccaneer Beer Fest" (includes arm-wrestling championships, pieces of eight, walk the plank, swab the deck, and a Pet Fest market)

March 10 and 11: "Wine, Chocolate and Romance" (includes a grape stomp, a "fudge fling," a couples pie-eating contest, and a wine and chocolate festival)

March 17 and 18: "Shamrocks and Shenanigans" (includes Irish dancers, a kilt competition, a Celtic village, and Highland games)

March 24 and 25: "High Seas Adventure" (includes walk the plank, swab the deck, a grape stomp, a tattoo competition, a High Seas market, royal fencing competition, and a Jack Sparrow look-a-like competition)

March 31 and April 1: "German Invasion: Halfway to Oktoberfest" (includes a royal archery tournament, a German market, a best-beard competition, a bratwurst-eating competition, an alpine-yodeling competition, and a battle-cry competition)

Cost: $18.95 at the gate for adults; $14.95 at the gate for seniors; $10.95 at the gate for children ages 5 to 12

 

Where/when: 120 W Gasparilla Plz, Saturday, 11 a.m.

Why go: The Tampa Museum of Art presents a free drop-in art program with a different theme each week.

Here's an upcoming schedule:

March 3 and 4: Children's activities outside in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in honor of the Gasparilla Arts Festival

March 10: Paint with Sound (record a musical masterpiece as you experiment with instruments)

March 17: In with the Old (excavate an artifact while using Model Magic)

March 24: Handheld Sculptures (create a sculpture that fits in the palm of your hand)

March 31: Mix Me Crazy (draw, paint, glue and collage your own mixed-media artwork)

Cost: FREE 

 

Where/when: 5020 N Florida Ave, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Why go: Pedal over to the Independent to have a beer and talk with bicycle-store owners and mechanics. Sponsored by Tampa Bay Beer Week, a series of events supported by local brewers, distributors, and vendors to celebrate both local and imported craft beers available in the bay area.

Cost: FREE 

 

Where/when: 1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Why go: This family-friendly show depicts what the bear and his friends discover when they journey up the mountain for adventure.

Cost: $12 and up

 

Where/when: 1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Why go: The Straz Center presents this "high-style, knee-slapping romp through the age of glamorous, jet-setting air travel" as an architect and bachelor juggles relationships with three flight attendants -- until their airline schedules change just as a friend of his decides to pay a visit.

Cost: $31.50 and up

 

 

Where/when: 900 N Ashley Dr, Saturday, 2 p.m. 

Why go: Children in grades K through 5 are invited to this program that the library describes below:

"There are stories and cake on a plate.

"A craft to make, so mark the date.

"Lots of fun to partake, so don't be late.

"It will be great, can't hardly wait!"

Cost: FREE 

 

Where/when: 1600 E 8th Ave, Ybor City, Saturday, 2 p.m.

Why go: Online tickets have sold out for this popular event from the Florida Brewers Guild, featuring more than 100 Florida-made craft beers. However, the guild says there might be tickets available at Tampa Bay Brewing Co. in Ybor City.

No dogs, coolers, or outside food allowed at the event.

Cost: $30

 

Where/when: 3606 E 4th Ave, Ybor City, Saturday, 6 p.m.

Why go: This "dazzling art event" celebrates "the beauty of the nude" through visual and performance art. Expect photographs, paintings, and a bazaar-like atmosphere of body painting, sculpture, sensual performances, and more.

For ages 21 and older only, please. ID required.

Cost: $20

 

Where/when: 401 Channelside Dr, Saturday, 7 p.m.

Why go: The Harlem Globetrotters bring their mix of comedy and athleticism to the St. Pete Times Forum. This year's outstanding rookies include Paul "Tiny" Sturgess (at 7-foot-8, the world's tallest pro basketball player), Jonte "Too Tall" Hall (at 5-foot-2, the shortest Globetrotter ever), and Fatima "TNT" Maddox, the team's first female player since 1993.

Cost: $15 to $106

 

Where/when: 1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, Saturday, 8 p.m.

Why go: This “gloriously colorful and exhilarating show” features more than 100 classically trained dancers, choreographers and musicians showcasing classical Chinese dance, music and culture.

Cost: $50 and up

 

Where/when: 1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, Saturday, 8 p.m.

Why go: This Broadway smash hit has been called “engaging, poignant and hilarious.” Through stories, comedy, live music and multi-media video and photos, it chronicles the life of Jake Ehrenreich -- an American-born child of Holocaust survivors -- from his family’s struggles to laughter, illness, and lessons learned.

Cost: $29.50 and up

 

Where/when: 243 Bayshore Blvd, Sunday, 6 a.m.

Why go: Presented by Publix supermarkets and the Sports Authority, this annual event features a distance and a race for everyone from infants in baby joggers to recreational runners and walkers to competitive pros.

Today, the half marathon starts at 6am followed by the 8K at 9am.

Cost: $25 and up (depends on race)

 

Where/when: 11315 N 46th St, Sunday, 10 a.m.

Why go: Step back in time and enjoy the magic, juggling, storytelling, music, food, drinks, crafts, games, and performances of another age in this replica of a 16th-century village.

Regular entertainment includes live armored jousting, acrobatics, dance from Demzarah Gypsies, comedy such as Christophe the Insultor, the New Minstrel Revue, and "live mermaids and monsters" at the Mythical Monster Museum.

Theme weekends (listed below) add additional entertainment and competitions. Most include either a free beer or wine tasting and a renewal of vows at 11am (check in at the gate if you're interested).

Each theme weekend also has a related pub crawl for an additional fee.

Pets are permitted at the festival with a $10 admission fee and registration form. Discount tickets ($3 off regular admission price) are available at MOSI and participating Walgreens and Circle K stores.

NOTE: March 23 is "Festival Friday," an educational day for students and chaperones to visit the festival. The festival is open to the public that day, however.

Here are the theme weekends:

March 3 and 4: "Buccaneer Beer Fest" (includes arm-wrestling championships, pieces of eight, walk the plank, swab the deck, and a Pet Fest market)

March 10 and 11: "Wine, Chocolate and Romance" (includes a grape stomp, a "fudge fling," a couples pie-eating contest, and a wine and chocolate festival)

March 17 and 18: "Shamrocks and Shenanigans" (includes Irish dancers, a kilt competition, a Celtic village, and Highland games)

March 24 and 25: "High Seas Adventure" (includes walk the plank, swab the deck, a grape stomp, a tattoo competition, a High Seas market, royal fencing competition, and a Jack Sparrow look-a-like competition)

March 31 and April 1: "German Invasion: Halfway to Oktoberfest" (includes a royal archery tournament, a German market, a best-beard competition, a bratwurst-eating competition, an alpine-yodeling competition, and a battle-cry competition)

Cost: $18.95 at the gate for adults; $14.95 at the gate for seniors; $10.95 at the gate for children ages 5 to 12

 

Where/when: 600 N Ashley Dr, Sunday, 10 a.m.

Why go: This esteemed annual event brings together artists and art lovers from all around the country, showcasing ceramics, drawings, photography, printmaking, sculpture, watercolors, wood, mixed media, jewelry, glass, and more.

Artists will vie for the $15,000 Best in Show award and an additional $59,500 in prize money.

Art lovers can enjoy live entertainment while they browse, as well as a children's art-activity area.

Cost: FREE 

 

Where/when: 120 W Gasparilla Plz, Sunday, 11 a.m.

Why go: The Tampa Museum of Art presents a free drop-in art program with a different theme each week.

Here's an upcoming schedule:

March 3 and 4: Children's activities outside in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in honor of the Gasparilla Arts Festival

March 10: Paint with Sound (record a musical masterpiece as you experiment with instruments)

March 17: In with the Old (excavate an artifact while using Model Magic)

March 24: Handheld Sculptures (create a sculpture that fits in the palm of your hand)

March 31: Mix Me Crazy (draw, paint, glue and collage your own mixed-media artwork)

Cost: FREE 

 

 

Where/when: 910 Skipper Rd, Sunday, noon

Why go: Enjoy gold-medal winners of the Best Florida Beer Championships along with great music.

This event is part of a series from March 3 to March 10 supported by local brewers, distributors, and vendors to celebrate both local and imported craft beers available in the Bay area.

Organizers say to purchase tickets through your local homebrew club.

Cost: $30

 

Where/when: 236 E Davis Blvd, Sunday, 2 p.m.

Why go: Win prizes and sample delicious chili along with craft beers from Cold Storage Craft Brewery, Victory Brewing Company, Widmer Brothers Brewing Company, and Redhook Brewing Company.

This event is part of a series from March 3 to March 10 supported by local brewers, distributors, and vendors to celebrate both local and imported craft beers available in the Bay area.

Cost: FREE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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