Dine Tampa Bay Restaurant Week

Thursday, Sept. 1 at 5 p.m.

  • 400 Beach Seafood and Tap House,   400 Beach Drive, St. Petersburg FL 33701
  • St Pete/Tampa Bay offers area foodies the opportunity to sample a selection of specially priced three-course menus at participating restaurants. All menus are set at $25, $35 and $45 per person, tax and gratuity not included.  see http://www.dinetampabay.com/restaurants

Barefoot in the Park

Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Baltimore Orioles

Friday, Sept. 2 at 7:10 p.m.

Tropicana Field, 1 Stadium Drive, St. Petersburg FL 33705

Free Shirt Friday (#10) – first 10,000 fans   http://tampabay.rays.mlb.com/

First Friday Music Series: With the Sheffield Crew, Badda Skat, Tribal Style

Friday, Sept. 2 at 5:30 p.m.

Second Street N and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg FL 33707   http://www.firstfridaystpete.com/

Zombie Workshops

Friday, Sept. 2 at 6 p.m.

The Pier,  800 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg FL 33707

For the third year in a row, St. Pete is set to take part in the nationwide “Thrill the World,” a simultaneous dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller. In preparation for the Oct. 29th event, the Pier will hold weekly lessons for anyone interested to put on their zombie make-up and join the dance.

Planetarium Shows

Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m.

St. Petersburg College, 6605 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg FL 33710

Rooftop Party

Friday, Sept. 2 at 11 p.m.

Cafe Alma, 260 First Ave. S # 100, St. Petersburg FL 33707

rooftop party with two bars, music by DJ’s FX, Trask, Tom Tom and Bishop, a $20 all-you-can drink special and shot specials. Reservations required.

Mazzaro’s Sampling

Friday, Sept. 2 at 1 p.m.

Mazzaro’s Italian Market, 2909 22nd Ave. N, St. Petersburg FL 33713

Weekly tasting of wines from Italy and around the world -This week enjoy the Wines of the Pacific Northwest sampled, including pinot noir, merlot.

Foodies Flavors: Chocolate Desserts

Friday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m.

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

Create five decadent desserts, from flourless chocolate cake to no-cook chocolate pudding. Price: $45 per class.

Gulfport Art Cruise

Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m.

Gulfport Municipal Marina, 4630 29th Ave. S, Gulfport FL 33707

Art moves to the water when the ArtCruise joins the Gulfport Art Walk festivities. The 90-minute cruise will provide sunset views and vistas of Gulfport and Boca Ciega Bay. Island Time, a large, two-level boat, will begin boarding at a dock adjacent to the Gulfport Casino beginning at 6:30 p.m. and depart at 7, returning by 8:30 p.m. Each cruise will feature live music on the top deck, and a cash-only bar will serve signature Art Walk cocktails. no outside beverages are allowed. Free parking at the marina. Price: $14 advance; $17 day of cruise.

USS Independence Warship Tours

Saturday, Sept. 3 at 8:30 a.m.

Port of St. Petersburg, 250 Eighth Ave. SE, St. Petersburg FL 33701

tour a 418-foot U.S. Naval Warship. Tours will be timed so that no more than 150 people are onboard the vessel per hour. Tickets for the free tours are limited and must be picked up in advance at the Mahaffey Theater box office from noon-6 p.m. Sept. 1 and 2. Organizations only Friday.Free; $5 parking. September 4 8:30 a.m., September 5 8:30 a.m.

Death and the Maiden

Saturday, Sept. 3 at 8 p.m.

Studio@620    620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg FL 33707

Ariel Dorfman’s play is set in an unnamed country that, like the author’s native Chile, is emerging from a totalitarian dictatorship. Price: $25, $20 students and seniors.

Book Nook by the Bay

Saturday, Sept. 3 at 10:30 a.m.

Pier Aquarium  800 Second Ave. NE, Suite 2001, St. Petersburg FL 33701

The theme this month is “Be Curious with Curious George Day,” with a visit by Rosie the Spoonbill, the mascot of Keep Pinellas Beautiful, and the reading of the book Curious George Goes to the Aquarium, adapted from the Curious George film series by Margret and H.A. Rey.

Pass-A-Grille Art Mart

Saturday, Sept. 3 at 9 a.m.

Paradise Grille  900 Gulf Way, St. Pete Beach FL 33706

Burning Tree

Saturday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m.

The Local 662  662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg FL 33701

The Sublime-like St. Pete reggae-rockers. Also performing are Resinated, Anchor Atlantic and Sheffield crew. Price: $5 21+, $7 18 and under.

Summer Foam Party 4

Saturday, Sept. 3 at 8 p.m.   (say what?)

Jannus Live!  16 Second St. N, St. Petersburg FL 33701 bubbly slip-and-slide in the Jannus courtyard. DJs will provide music. Event is 18 and up only. $10.

Bird Walk

Saturday, Sept. 3 at 8 a.m.

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve   1101 Country Club Way S, St. Petersburg FL 33705

Half Way to St. Paddy’s Day Festival

Sunday, Sept. 4 at 11 a.m.

Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub,  149 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg FL 33701

For all you Irish & Irish wanna-be’s Durty Nelly’s has added more bands and more bars to bring more fun to their annual Half Way to St. Paddy’s party.

Yoga at the Dali

Sunday, Sept. 4 at noon

Dali Museum  One Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg FL 33701

First Sunday Improv Night: The Memory

Sunday, Sept. 4 at 8 p.m.

American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater  163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg FL 33707

Tampa Bay Rays: vs. Texas Rangers

Monday, Sept. 5 at 1:10 p.m.   Happy Labor Day!!

Tropicana Field  1 Stadium Drive, St. Petersburg FL 33705

Tomkats Jazz Orchestra

Monday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m.

Blue Parrot  85 Corey Circle, St. Pete Beach FL  17-piece Tomkats Jazz Orchestra performs jazz and big band music. No cover. Food and beverage available for purchase.