Downtown After Hours

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10

HART Hangout
5pm to 8pm
Marion Transit Center
This informal transit meet up is a chance to connect with fellow riders and hear about all the interesting transportation-related initiatives happening in Tampa Bay. HART Hangout

Art Meets Jazz
Begins 6pm
The Barrymore Hotel – Riverwalk Room
This event features live jazz music from Johnny Magnussun, art exhibition by local Tampa artists, a full buffet, and full bar. Johnny Magnussun is a saxophone musician from Orlando who has opened for high profile acts like Kenny G. Art Meets Jazz

A Ghost Story (2017)
7:30pm to 9pm
Tampa Theatre
Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara play a married couple identified only by initials in this solemn, literally haunting story of the histories that binds us to each other and the voids left by absence. A Ghost Story (2017)

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche – Preview Night
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
In this stage production it’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast. But danger approaches… Will they be able to keep their cool when Communists threaten their idyllic town? 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

Friday, August 11

Summer Movie @ The Library
3pm to 5pm
John F. Germany Public Library
Grab a seat at the library to see the 2016 award-winning musical, La La Land. In this film, a jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. Summer Movie @ The Library

Evening of Dance
6pm to 11pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The performance features students in ballet, tap, jazz and Flamenco dance from the Open Dance Program. Evening of Dance

Brews and Bites Food Truck Rally
6pm to 11pm
Sail Pavilion at the Tampa Convention Center
A rolling celebration of food and fun, featuring a fleet of area food trucks and live entertainment from local musicians at the venue’s unique 360-degree waterfront bar. Brews and Bites Food Truck Rally

Lionel Richie: All The Hits
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
Lionel Richie and very special guest Mariah Carey bring their tour to Downtown Tampa. The pop music icons are ready to get the entire arena moving and grooving to their top hits! Lionel Richie: All The Hits

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche – Opening Night
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
In this stage production it’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast. But danger approaches… Will they be able to keep their cool when Communists threaten their idyllic town? 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
10:30pm to Midnight
Tampa Theatre
A strange radioactive goo transforms four sewer turtles into walking, talking, crime-fighting ninjas. Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael, and Leonardo are trained in the Ninjutsu arts by a rodent sensei named Splinter. When a former pupil of Splinter arrives and spreads chaos in the city, the turtles must work together to stop him. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

Saturday, August 12

Kai Water Fitness
10am to Noon
Urban Kai on the Riverwalk
Are you ready to get an amazing core conditioning workout and have fun at the same time? This workout is taught entirely on paddleboards using mostly body weight exercises like planks, sit-ups, burpees, prone paddles and even plyo jumps! Please RSVP if you need a paddleboard. Kai Water Fitness

Incredible Duck Race
10am to 1pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Adopt a rubber duck and enter it into this massive duck race benefiting the Kiwanis Club of Tampa charitable foundation! The event features family friendly music, food, and activities all leading up to the big race. Incredible Duck Race

Art Spot
11am to 2pm
Tampa Museum of Art
Let your imagination run free as the Museum’s art facilitators introduce exhibition-specific methods of art making filled with fun and creativity for you and yours. Art Spot

Florida Craft Beer: A History
12:30pm to 1:45pm
John F. Germany Public Library
Learn about the history of craft beer in Florida and Tampa Bay from Mark DeNote, a noted Florida craft beer enthusiast and author. Florida Craft Beer: A History

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Shows at 3pm and 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
In this stage production it’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast. But danger approaches… Will they be able to keep their cool when Communists threaten their idyllic town? 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
3pm to 5:30pm
Tampa Theatre
See a screening of one of the most iconic movies of all time. Follow Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion as they journey down the Yellow Brick Road and find the strengths inside of themselves along the way. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Pole for a Purpose
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
This pole dance and aerial arts showcase features performers from around the United States in a spectacular demonstration of strength and skill. Joining for the greater good, the charity event has raised $23,000 in the past six years. Pole for a Purpose

WWE Live: SummerSlam Heatwave Tour
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
What drama will unfold on the Road to SummerSlam? Find out live! Downtown Tampa will once again host the greatest Superstars in sports entertainment. WWE Live: SummerSlam Heatwave Tour

Rock the Yacht: Reggae, House, and Hip Hop Party
10pm to 12:30am
Embarks from Channelside Bay Plaza
Say bon voyage to mundane evenings at home and hop on board the hottest live music venue on the bay! This Reggae, House, and Hip Hop Party theme is sure to get you up and moving. Have a rocking good time on the high seas! Rock the Yacht

Sunday, August 6

Sketchbooks for the Sake of Art
1pm to 4pm
Tampa Museum of Art
Students of this course will create specialized visionary journals with artist Teri Navajo. Bind artistic prompt pages into self-designed sketchbooks to take home. Each journal will provide creative inspiration from cover to cover. Sketchbooks for the Sake of Art

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche
Begins 3pm
Stageworks Theatre
In this stage production it’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast. But danger approaches… Will they be able to keep their cool when Communists threaten their idyllic town? 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
3pm to 5:30pm
Tampa Theatre
See a screening of one of the most iconic movies of all time. Follow Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion as they journey down the Yellow Brick Road and find the strengths inside of themselves along the way. Before Sunday’s screening, Bank of America will give away commemorative photos, and after the screening, there will be a short discussion of the film. The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Yoga in the Park
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
In operation since 2010, Yoga in the Park is a free riverside yoga session led by an instructor from Yoga Downtown Tampa. Yoga in the Park

John Mayer
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
John Mayer brings his show to Downtown Tampa. The concert will be comprised of multiple sets of music, including full band, solo acoustic, and John Mayer Trio sets. Get your tickets now and see all of your favorite songs performed live! John Mayer

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Tampa Home & Garden Show
Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20
Tampa Convention Center
This two day event showcases products for use all over your home. Look through a wide variety kitchen, bathroom, gardening, and landscaping products, plus pools, spas, garage doors and much more! Tampa Home & Garden Show

Activities on the Water

Yacht Starship Captain Larry’s Water Taxi eBoats Tampa
Olde World Sailing Line Urban Kai Paddleboarding American Victory Ship
FL Aquarium’s Wild Dolphin Cruise Tampa Bay Fun Boat
Riverwalk Boating Company Pirate Water Taxi Kraken Cycle Boats

Arts & Culture Spotlight

Amalie Arena
August 11 – Lionel Richie: All the Hits – August 11
WWE Live: SummerSlam Heatwave Tour – August 12
John Mayer – August 13
Monster Jam – August 19
Ed Sheeran – August 29
Kendrick Lamar – September 1
Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley – September 8
Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes – September 19
Mumford & Sons – September 20
Preseason: Tampa Bay Lightning vs Nashville Predators – September 22
The Spin Stops Here Tour 2017 – September 23
Preseason – Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – September 24
Disney On Ice presents Frozen – September 29 to October 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers – October 6
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals – October 9
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Pittsburgh Penguins – October 12
Scorpions: Crazy World Tour – October 15
Bruno Mars – October 19
Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017 – October 20
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings – October 26
Santana – October 27
André Rieu – November 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers – November 2
Fall Out Boy – November 5
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars – November 16
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks – November 22
Lady Gaga – December 1
Tampa Bay Lightning vs San Jose Sharks – December 2
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders – December 5
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Avalanche – December 7
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Winnipeg Jets – December 9
Katy Perry – December 15
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators – December 21
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Minnesota Wild – December 23
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens – December 28
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers – December 29
Jim Gaffigan – December 31

District 3 Arts and Events Venue
Art of the Brick – Through September 4

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not – Through September 13
By the Yard, Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December 31
International Photography Competition 2017 – Through August 18
Focus on Your Talent – Through August 28
Photography 101 – Through August 23
The Business of Art – August 12 to September 16
Social Media Photography Blogging Bootcamp – September 2
Photoshop for Beginners – September 11 to October 2
How to Make a Picture After You Take a Picture – September 13
iPhoneography – October 21

The John F. Germany Public Library
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Summer Movie @ The Library: La La Land – August 11
Florida Craft Beer: A History – August 12
Summer Movie @ the Library: The Arrival – August 18
Don’t Force Your Descendants to Research You – August 19
DIY Crafting – August 20 and 29

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Pop Art Studio – Through August 13
Quack to School – August 12
Toddler Takeover – August 14 to 26
Science Tastic Day: Kitchen Science – August 26
Museum Closed: Renovation Underway – August 28 to 30
Imagination: A Gala to Benefit GCM – September 8
Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.

Henry B. Plant Museum
First Fridays – First Friday of the Month
Menus: The Epicurean Experience – Through December 23
The Great Gatsby Party – November 11

Jobsite Theater
The Flick – August 30 to September 24

Patel Conservatory
The Threepenny Opera – October 20 to November 12

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Beehive, the 60s Musical – Preview Night – September 21
The Marvelous Wonderettes – September 21 to October 8
The Year of Magical Thinking – November 2 to 19

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Motown the Musical – Through August 13
Evening of Dance – August 11
Pole for a Purpose – August 12
Latin Nights – August 17, September 14
John Moreland – September 12
War on the Catwalk – The Queens from Season 9 – September 17
RENT – 20th Anniversary Tour – September 19 to 24
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – In Concert – September 29 to October 1
11th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Show – September 30

Tampa Bay History Center
Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA – Through September 4
History Adventure Camp: Hysterical History – Through August 4
Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – August 12
Tap Talks: Invasion Pale Ale – August 15
Sangria and Stories: Mapping the Florida-Cuba Connection – August 16

Tampa Museum of Art
Silent Disco – August 19
Skyway: A Contemporary Collection – Through September 24
The Classical World: Selections from the Permanent Collection – Ongoing
The Classical World in Focus: Animals in Ancient Art – Ongoing
Monday Meditation at the Museum – Mondays
Art on the House – Fridays
Art Spot – Saturdays
Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10
Photorealism: 50 years of Hyperrealistic Painting – Through October 22
Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter – July 30 to November 12

Tampa Theatre
A Ghost Story – Through August 10
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – August 11
The Wizard of Oz – August 12
Fallen – August 16
Sing-Along Grease – August 20
Lalah Hathaway – August 24
Aliens – August 25
Casablanca – August 26
I Dare You! Truth or Dare 5 – September 1
Metropolis – September 3
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind – September 6
WineFest 2017: Wine’s World – September 8
Wayne’s World – September 10
Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk – September 13
Snap Judgement – September 29
Julie Scardina Presents MISSION: WILDLIFE – October 13
My Favorite Murder Live – November 3

Outside is In - Public Space

First Wednesday, 11am to 2pm at Lykes Gaslight Square Park.
Rock the Park
First Thursday, 6:30pm to 9pm at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.
– Free Weekly Community Fitness Classes at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park –
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U-JAM Fitness – Monday, 6pm to 7pm
Zumba in the Park  – Tuesday, 6pm to 7pm
Bamboozle Fit Club Boot Camp – Wednesday, 6pm to 7pm
Yoga in the Park – Sunday, 5pm to 6pm
– Free Seasonal Programs –
Do the Local Motion – First and third Friday, noon to 1pm (October to May). Walking tours take off from Poe Plaza, Jackson and Franklin streets.

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