There is a great variety of cool things to do this weekend in the St Petersburg, Florida area. Choose from art, music, food, drama, sports and much more. Come explore our neighborhood!

Saturday, August 10, 2013 1:00pm  Dali Museum

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

Dali Museum at Night, St Pete waterfront-photo Annalisa Weller

Dali Museum at Night, St Pete waterfront-photo Annalisa Weller

The Iron Giantsurreal film about a boy who befriends a misunderstood giant robot. free in the museum’s lobby theater.  (727) 823-3767

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 1:00pm Weedon Island Preserve

1800 Weedon Drive NE, St. Petersburg, FL

Fish Anatomy and Fish Printing Learn about fish fins, shapes, gills and more that are found in the Mexican Gulf coast area. Bring a blank T-shirt, reusable bag or other item to decorate after the lesson.  Free but registration is required. (727) 582-2100

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 2:00pm 

Freefall Theatre  6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL

Spring AwakeningRock musical that won the Tony for Best Musical in 2007. The play draws parallels between the youth of the late 19th century (when the original play was written) and the youth of today as it explores teenage sexuality. This show contains adult language for mature audiences only. Through Aug. 18. $37-$44.  (727) 498-5205

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Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 3pm  American Stage Theatre Company

Raymond James Theater  163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg

performance of ARTArt collector’s friendships are strained when he asks them to evaluate his newly acquired piece in this Tony Award-winning production. 24 pieces of art from the Duncan McClellan Gallery will be on display during the show. Through Sept. 8.  $29-$39. more shows include Sun 3 & 8pm

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 5:30pm  Duncan McClellan Gallery 

550 24th St. S, St. Petersburg

Local glass artists’ pieces including pieces by Duncan McClellan. Beer, wine and refreshments available for donation benefiting the DMG School Project. (727) 421-4141

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 5:00pm   “Shop Local” Art Walk 

Warehouse Arts District  2338 Emerson Ave. S, St. Petersburg

Ride the free Art Trolley through the Warehouse Arts District and support building the community and the local economy. Free(727) 327-3473

Saturday, August 10, 2013 6:00pm   Panic! at the Disco live. 

Jannus Live  200 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg Free. (727) 565-0550

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 7:30pm     Tampa Bay Rowdies Vs. NY Cosmos 

St Pete Rowdies team member

St Pete Rowdies team member

St Pete Rowdies

St Pete Rowdies

Progress Energy Park/Al Lang Field 180 Second Ave. SE, St. Petersburg $16-$55. (813) 287-1539

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 8:00pm  Ultimate Game Night

at the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African-American Museum 2240 Ninth Ave. S, St. Petersburg

Complimentary appetizers, music by DJ Cutty, more than 100 games including roulette, blackjack, dominos, poker, gaming stations and board games. $15 advance, $20 at the door.(727) 565-3933

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 8:00pm  Backtrack Blues Band 

Palladium Theater 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Five-piece electric blues band  performs original blues music since 1980. They have performed with blues legends Stevie Ray Vaughan, B. B. King, Buddy Guy, Gregg Allman, Koko Taylor, Johnny Winter, and more. $12 in advance; $15 day of show. (727) 822-3590

Sunday, August 11, 2013 9:00am  SUP’n Kids Ocean Crest Experience 

Magnuson Hotel and Marina Cove  6800 Sunshine Skyway Lane S, St. Petersburg  Pinellas Point

Interactive ocean-shore stand-up paddle boarding event for children ages 6 to 16 with yoga, sustainable food presentations, marine animal workshops, prone paddle boarding experience,  technique building workouts and shore clean-up. $25. (727) 324-7614

Sunday, August 11, 2013 2:00pm   Grand Central District Battle of the Burger

2429 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33713

second annual restaurants of the Grand Central District  contest for the best burger. August 1-31, consumers will be able to dine at the participating restaurants to taste the entries. For a list of participating restaurants or to vote, visit http://grandcentraldistrict.org/events/battle-of-the-burger-returns-to-grand-central/.  (727) 828-7006

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