After a day at the beach, what’s more fun then heading out to your favorite local bar for some good eats and live music. We’ve discovered some great joints around town, including Mr. Joe’s on Seminole Blvd where Eccentric rocks Saturday night, Finley's Irish Pub for blues and any of the beach tikis from Caddy’s on Sunset to Bongos for boat drinks and dancing. For more fun, check out these events: Halloween Parties in St Pete and Clearwater Perfect for an Adult Good Time, Roll Out The Barrel For Oktoberfest Events and German Restaurants from St Pete to Clearwater and the upcoming Get Cracking! Stone Crab Season 2019 in St. Petersburg/Clearwater
Styx & Stones: Catch Majesty of Rocks Styx and Journey tribute band at Largo’s Central Park Performing Arts Center and enjoy 70s rock classics.
MIZE Gallery: “Get Creeped” features the haunting works of dozens of local artists, drinks by NOVA 535 and a performance by Carissa Bishop of Project Alchemy at tonight’s debut event downtown.
Latin Love: Benise's Fuego is a musical journey through Spain, a spectacular performer who composes, sings and plays Spanish guitar with style, wit and grace at Duke Energy Center for the Arts - Mahaffey Theater.
Saturday, October 12
The Artist’s Way: The Central Arts District, EDGE District, Grand Central District, Warehouse Arts District and downtown Waterfront District unite for the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk. Studios and galleries stay open late to welcome visitors from 5-9 pm and 9 venues will be hosting JAZZ music! JAZZ on the ArtWalk! Part of St. Pete Performs 2019 The Downtown Looper Trolley is now part of ArtWalk on Second Saturdays taking visitors to all of the galleries in the Waterfront District with stops every 15 minutes. The free ArtWalk Trolleys run every 30 minutes in the other districts!
Jazz Hands: Cocktails at Sea Salt on the patio is the place to enjoy the live jazz at The Mall at Sundial from 6-8 pm from the Lakewood High School Jazz Band and the Madeira Beach Fundamental Middle School Swing Rays.
Don’t Bug Me: The new exhibit at Museum of Fine Arts is eloquent and elegant. Meet the artist Jennifer Angus 2-3:30 pm as she discusses the evolution of her work at her exhibit 'The Grasshopper and the Ant’ and Other Stories, focused on the importance of insects to our environment and ourselves.
Party Under The Lights: Picturesque Pass-A-Grille Beach transforms into a party with steel drums and live music by Billy Agans, arts, crafts, beer & wine, food and dancing in the streets from 4-10 pm.
Belleair Block Party: Doyle Park will host food, family fun, and live music and more, including our fave, The Kona-Ice Truck from 6:30-8:30 pm.
Shine On Me: From 5-9 pm, The Morean Arts Center galleries will feature mural and street artist exhibits as they prepare for the SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival from October 18 to 26. BASK, a prolific St. Petersburg mural artist featured on cityscapes from Detroit to Brooklyn will be doing a 20 Year Retrospective. Kodi Thompson, an alumnus of the Morean Center for Clay Artist-in-Residence program, will exhibit his latest ceramic sculptures and multimedia art. Bringing the vibe back to canvas, Daniel Lloyd-Miller’s Scenes of Transformation exhibit is a collection of Plein-air paintings that capture the zeitgeist of St. Petersburg with images that range from vibrant night scenes to meditative studies of palm tree-lined streets and the beauty of nature.
Sunday, October 13
Gently Used Treasures: Hideaway Cafe presents Vinyl & Vintage Market every 2nd Sunday from 11 am – 3 pm. 18th Street South will be closed lined with local vendors selling handmade goods, vinyl, vintage clothing, music memorabilia and more! Step into the Café for drinks and food.
Gone Country: Legendary Marty Stuart celebrates the 20th anniversary of his album "The Pilgrim" at Capitol Theatre.
Wayne Brady: He acts, sings, dances and does improv when he's not hosting a game show. Catch him tonight at Duke Energy Center for the Arts - Mahaffey Theater.
Photo courtesy of The Mall at Sundial.