So many things to do, so little time…

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60

Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m.

    • Pier 60 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach FL 33767
  • Bring blankets and low lawn chairs to Clearwater Beach towatch free movies. Concessions for sale. No alcohol. Shows start around dusk.  Disney film Lilo and Stitch. Price: Free.

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Cleveland Indians

Friday, May 27 at 7:10 p.m.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Friday, May 27 at 8 p.m.

Mazzaro’s Sampling

Friday, May 27 at 11 a.m.

  • Weekly tasting of wines from Italy and around the world., South American wines including malbec, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir. Free. May 28 11 a.m

Studio And Gallery Grand Opening

Friday, May 27 at 5:30 p.m.

3Monkeys Studio & Gallery, 28 N Fort Harrison Ave. , Clearwater FL 33755

  • The owners of 3Monkeys, a new visual and performing arts gallery and studios, will host a grand opening event with all its artists in attendance, as well as live entertainment in the main gallery during Blast Friday. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages available 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free.

Lou’s Wine Garden Tastes

Friday, May 27 at 6 p.m.

Lou’s Wine Garden, 7800 Blind Pass Road, St. Pete Beach FL 33706

  • Try a different group of wines from around the world each week. Sauvignon blanc and shiraz are sampled. $6.  727-367-1921

Pic Pac Sampling: Old World vs. New World

Friday, May 27 at 6 p.m.

Pic Pac Fine Wines & Liquors, 6609 Central Ave., St. Petersburg FL 33710

  • Try wines from around the world in weekly tasting. Compare similarities and differences of Old World and New World varieties, try oaked and unoaked chardonnay. $5.  727-347-0743

Foodies Flavors: Turkish Treasures

Friday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Foodies, 2312 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg FL 33705

Memorial Day Weekend at the Florida Aquarium

Saturday, May 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Throughout the weekend all active duty, retired or drilling reservist or National Guard members can get two free tickets to the aquarium. Additional family members (up to 4 people) can receive 50 percent off  admission. Any active duty, retired or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman is entitled to two free tickets. Additional family members (up to four people) can receive 50 percent off admission. (Must present military ID)  (813) 273-4000

97X Backyard BBQ

Saturday, May 28 at 11 a.m.

    • Vinoy Park, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg FL 33707
  • A full day of bands, beer and barbeque, with other activities including volleyball and corn toss tournaments. Lineup includes: Panic at the Disco, Sick Puppies, the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, the Airborne Toxic Event, Awolnation, Hugo and Tampa’s Marksmen.  Ticket is required for admission to the free show; find an outlet here. Free shuttle service will be available 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. from the following locations: Progress Energy Park/Al Lang Field Parking Lot; BayWalk Parking Garage; Renaissance Vinoy Resort

Avril Lavigne at Tampa Bay Rays Summer Concert Series

Saturday, May 28 at 4:10 p.m.

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Brahms’ “Violin Concerto”

Saturday, May 28 at 8 p.m.

$5 MOSI Ride Pass

Saturday, May 28 at 9 a.m.

  • Enjoy one ride on the simulator and use of the Astronaut Training Adventure and EVAC Slide all day for $5 in addition to regular admission.

$5 Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 28 at 9 a.m.

  • All active and retired military personnel, EMT’s, firefighters and police officers with valid ID get $5 admission to MOSI. Up to six additional family members and guests get $5 off regular priced admission.

Downtown Saturday Morning Market

Saturday, May 28 at 9 a.m.

  • More than 100 local vendors including farmers, growers with fresh produce and gourmet foods. Also, crafts, prepared foods, live entertainment, flowers and plants. Live music by the Urban Gypsies.

Fallen Officer Charity Flag Football Game

Saturday, May 28 at 1 p.m.

  • Watch the Tampa Bay Sentinels take on the St. Petersburg Police Department’s Green Machine in a benefit flag football game to help the families of Officers Yaslowitz and Crawford and Sgt. Baitinger. There will also be live entertainment and a K-9 demonstration. $5, five and younger free.


Saturday, May 28 at 2:30 p.m.

  • The theater presents an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical about the son of Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire. $8, $5 children under 12.


Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m.

  • The alt-punk-metal quartet burst into the music scene in 1998 with the help of Limp Bizkit’s frontman Fred Durst. $15.

Mojo Gurus

Saturday, May 28 at 9:30 p.m.

  • On its latest album, Let’s Get Lit With…The Mojo Gurus, the honky-tonk rock group mixes healthy doses of straight rock ‘n’ roll with hardcore Southern sounds. $5.

Sunken Gardens Plant Talks: Caring For Cattleyas

Saturday, May 28 at 11:30 a.m.

  • Expand your gardening horizons and get answers to plant care questions in weekly horticulture programs. Michael Polen of Art Stone Orchids shows how to care for these classic orchids. Free with Gardens admission: $8, $6 seniors, $4 kids 2-11.

Yoga at the Dali

Sunday, May 29 at noon

  • Dali Museum
    One Dali Blvd. (Bay Shore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg FL 33701 $10 students/members, $15.


Sunday, May 29 at 2:30 p.m.

  • The theater presents an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical about the son of Charlemagne and the Holy Roman Empire. $8, $5 children under 12.

Memorial Day Weekend Beach Party

Sunday, May 29 at 5 p.m.

    • Shephard’s Beach Resort, 601 S Gulfview Blvd. # 619, Clearwater FL 33767
    •  Memorial Day party on Clearwater Beach. Entertainment includes live music all day, the DJ Ray video mix show and 93.3 FLZ Wired (1 p.m.-3 a.m. Saturday); DJ Skribble, Shwayze and Clinton Sparks (5 p.m. Sunday) and the  Monday School party with drink and shot specials (1-6 p.m. Monday).
  • Price: $5 until 8 p.m., $10 after 8 p.m. (Sat.); $5 until 2 p.m., $10 until 8 p.m., $15 after 8 p.m. (Sun.); $5 all day (Mon.).

Upstairs/Downstairs at the Tampa Bay Hotel

Sunday, May 29 at 2 p.m.

  • Theatrical, single-character vignettes bring turn-of-the-century hotel staff members and guests to life.  Price: Donation appreciated.

Sunset and Fireworks Cruise

Sunday, May 29 at 7 p.m.

  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Island Time for a viewing of the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico and a fireworks display. Cash bar and complimentary soft drinks and bottled water available.   Active and retired military free with one paid ticket; $35 adult; $20 children; 5 and younger not allowed.

Pinellas Park Memorial Day Service

Monday, May 30 at 11 a.m.

  • The Suncoast Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association, Inc. and the City of Pinellas Park will present a Memorial Day Service featuring an Honor Guard and guest speaker Senior Chief Petty Officer Robert D’Andrea. Following the program, the public is invited to place a small flag within a floral wreath made especially for this event. Free.

Clearwater Memorial Day Event

Monday, May 30 at 2 p.m.

  • The Clearwater Veterans Alliance/Tampa Bay Veterans Alliance presents its second annual Memorial Day event with a parade, a wreath-laying ceremony and appearances by elected officials and guest speakers, including Congressman Gus Bilirakis. Free.