Just a few things to do in our fair city this weekend.

Tampa Bay Boat Show   Friday, March 7-Sunday, March 9, 2014

Tropicana Field  1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg, Florida-This three-day sales event features the area’s top boat dealers/manufacturers, the latest in boating and fishing supplies, accessories. Some of the area’s top fish guides and local experts share tips, secrets and stories Free.

Beer Block Party  Friday, March 7, 2014 3:00pm

Green Bench Brewing Company  1133 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg

Every beer on tap is fermented in Oak Foeders from Green Bench Brewing, Anchorage Brewing, Allagash, Jolly Pumpkin, Crooked Stave and more. In addition to Foeder beers, there will be oak sour beers, food trucks and bands in the beer garden. Part of Tampa Bay Beer Week. Free. (813) 361-8305

Bacon and Beer Bash  Friday, March 7, 2014 6:00pm

World of Beer 100 Fourth St. S, St. Petersburg

Hosted by Bell’s Brewery, this annual Tampa Bay Beer Week event gathers food trucks to compete in for best bacon inclusive dish and dessert. Each dish is paired with a Bells’ beer variety. Free admission, $10 Bells beer flight, includes food sampling of contest entries; menu charge varies for beers and food.

Downtown First Friday Music Series  Friday, March 7, 2014 5:30pm

Second Street N and Central Avenue, St. Petersburg

Charlie Ries Brothers featuring Allon Sams   Music & food in the streets of St Pete. Proceeds from beer and wine sales benefits area organizations. Free but you must purchase food & drinks


Historic Waterfront Tour   Saturday, March 8, 2014 10:00am 

Progress Energy Park/Al Lang Field   180 Second Ave. SE, St. Petersburg,

St. Pete Preservation teaches about the civic visionaries who transformed our working waterfront into one of the largest waterfront park systems in the country. Tour starts adjacent to the Saturday Morning Market. $5, free members. (727) 824-7802

Dali Museum   Family Event: Uncle Andy’s Nephew         Saturday, March 8, 2014        11:30 AM – 12:30 PM    
One Dali Boulevard   St. Petersburg  727.823.3767

 Get to know the real Andy Warhol with his nephew, James Warhola, children’s author and illustrator, science fiction artist. He wrote and illustrated two children’s books about his experiences with his famous uncle, Uncle Andy’s Cats and Uncle Andy’s, which won a 2004 IRA Children’s Book Award. He will sign copies of his books (available for purchase).
Cost: $5 General; Free to Dali Members and with Gallery admission. Children under 5 always free.
Warhol Yourself @ the Morean Arts Center         March 8, 2014 (Saturday)   3:00 PM – 9:00 PM      

 This event is a partnership by the Dali Museum and the Morean Arts Center, and held at The Morean. All ages welcome! Create your own pop art self-portrait! In the style of Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe, your photos will be taken, printed out in high contrast black and white on a 13″ x 13″ sheet of lightweight matte cardstock, and then you will color or paint them. You can even bring a pet in for a Warhol portrait. Allow one hour to complete your masterpiece.
Cost: $15 per portrait.  Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave. St Pete. For more information, visit MoreanArtsCenter.org or call The Morean @ 727-822-7872 ext 2110