Downtown After Hours

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18

3rd Thursdays
Begins 6pm
Grand Central at Kennedy
Enjoy some gourmet food truck fun paired with independent short flicks and live music! Pour House and City Dog Cantina provide micro brews and tasty cocktails. Over ten gourmet food trucks will be on site, offering everything from burgers to vegetarian bites and much more. This is a spectacular way to spend a Thursday evening in Downtown Tampa! 3rd Thursdays

Barre in the Park
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
In conjunction with the Bryan Glazer Jewish Community Center, the Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to bring this free community fitness class to Tampa’s Downtown! Barre in the Park

Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr.
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
After participating in a three-week intensive theater camp, Patel Conservatory students ages 8 to 14 will perform this junior adaptation of the Tony® Award-winning musical, Annie. While studying in camp preparing for their stage roles, students explored character development and gained ensemble experience, bringing the memorable music and characters of this beloved classic to life on the stage. Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr.

Wild Rose (2019)
7:30pm to 9:15pm
Tampa Theatre
Jessie Buckley (seen most recently in HBO’s Chernobyl) delivers an unforgettable, star-making performance as Rose-Lynn Harlan, a rebellious country singer who dreams of trading the working-class streets of Glasgow for the Grand Ole Opry of Nashville. Complete with an expert performance by Oscar-nominee Julie Walters and an electrifying soundtrack performed by Buckley, Wild Rose is a joyous human story steeped in music, courage, and achieving your dreams, no matter how far away they may appear. Wild Rose (2019)

Constellations by Nick Payne
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theater inside Straz Center for the Performing Arts
What if every decision we’ve made – and not made – exists simultaneously in infinite parallel universes? So goes this bracing, glorious love story of Roland and Marianne, an urban beekeeper and a physicist, whose myriad possibilities unfold in sumptuous arcs and trajectories that challenge the distinction between choice and destiny. Nick Payne’s critically-acclaimed triumph melds science and romance into Constellations, a play that comes along every so often to disrupt our notion of what can be done in theater and what it means to be alive and in love. Constellations by Nick Payne

Friday, July 19

Jazz Intensive Concert
Begins 5:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Big band favorites and contemporary jazz combo arrangements will be featured in this culminating performance from the students of the Patel Conservatory Summer Jazz Intensive. Grab a seat to see the jazz stars of tomorrow bring their skills to the Morsani Hall. Jazz Intensive Concert

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf
Begins 6pm
Sparkman Wharf
Grab a drink and a find a nice place to sit as the live music lays down a soundtrack for your weekend. If you have not visited Sparkman Wharf yet, this is a great excuse to make the trip! Live Music at Sparkman Wharf

Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr.
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
After participating in a three-week intensive theater camp, Patel Conservatory students ages 8 to 14 will perform this junior adaptation of the Tony® Award-winning musical, Annie. While studying in camp preparing for their stage roles, students explored character development and gained ensemble experience, bringing the memorable music and characters of this beloved classic to life on the stage.  Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr.

Patel Conservatory presents Next Generation Ballet Summer Intensive Showcase
Begins 7pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
More than 150 talented dance students from all across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Hong Kong will come together for a stunning performance. Students will showcase what they learned in classical ballet, contemporary dance and musical theater in this professionally produced performance in the elegant Ferguson Hall. Patel Conservatory presents Next Generation Ballet Summer Intensive Showcase

Constellations by Nick Payne
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theater inside Straz Center for the Performing Arts
What if every decision we’ve made – and not made – exists simultaneously in infinite parallel universes? So goes this bracing, glorious love story of Roland and Marianne, an urban beekeeper and a physicist, whose myriad possibilities unfold in sumptuous arcs and trajectories that challenge the distinction between choice and destiny. Nick Payne’s critically-acclaimed triumph melds science and romance into Constellations, a play that comes along every so often to disrupt our notion of what can be done in theater and what it means to be alive and in love. Constellations by Nick Payne

Saturday, July 20

Saturday Sweat Sesh July
Begins 9am
Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park
Workout in one of our lovely City of Tampa Parks for approximately 1 hour on three Saturdays out of each month. The workout is typically a fun mix of cardio and strength training for all fitness levels. Saturday Sweat Sesh July

Senior Fitness Walk
Begins 10am
Armature Works
Lace up those walking shoes and get ready for a fun program with fellow Tampa seniors. This senior fitness walking program gives participants a chance to get out and get fit! Walkers will meet at the tables in front of the market facing the Riverwalk entrance. Senior Fitness Walk

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

Rompers & Mimosas
11am to 5pm
Mole Y Abuela
Show off your favorite romper and treat yourself to a day of brunch and mimosas all over Tampa! The event kicks off at Mole Y Abuela for an amazing brunch buffet and bottomless mimosas. After enjoying brunch, attendees will board the Downtown Crawler Party Bus to visit District Tavern Tampa, American Social Tampa overlooking Tampa Bay, and then finish the crawl at Remedy at Riverwalk to enjoy their amazing views. Local business pop-ups will be featured for your enjoyment along the way! Rompers & Mimosas

Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr.
Shows at 1pm and 4pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
After participating in a three-week intensive theater camp, Patel Conservatory students ages 8 to 14 will perform this junior adaptation of the Tony® Award-winning musical, Annie. While studying in camp preparing for their stage roles, students explored character development and gained ensemble experience, bringing the memorable music and characters of this beloved classic to life on the stage. Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr.

Live Music at Sparkman Wharf
Begins 6pm
Sparkman Wharf
Grab a drink and a find a nice place to sit as the live music lays down a soundtrack for your weekend. If you have not visited Sparkman Wharf yet, this is a great excuse to make the trip! Live Music at Sparkman Wharf

Black Tie Casual Grand Opening Party
Begins 7pm
The Continental Tampa
Welcome The Continental to Downtown Tampa! The opening of the mid-century modern restaurant and lounge will feature complimentary vodka tastings, drink specials, and passed hors d’oeuvres. Black Tie Casual Grand Opening Party

Constellations by Nick Payne
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theater inside Straz Center for the Performing Arts
What if every decision we’ve made – and not made – exists simultaneously in infinite parallel universes? So goes this bracing, glorious love story of Roland and Marianne, an urban beekeeper and a physicist, whose myriad possibilities unfold in sumptuous arcs and trajectories that challenge the distinction between choice and destiny. Nick Payne’s critically-acclaimed triumph melds science and romance into Constellations, a play that comes along every so often to disrupt our notion of what can be done in theater and what it means to be alive and in love. Constellations by Nick Payne

Sunday, July 21

Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr.
Shows at 1pm and 4pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
After participating in a three-week intensive theater camp, Patel Conservatory students ages 8 to 14 will perform this junior adaptation of the Tony® Award-winning musical, Annie. While studying in camp preparing for their stage roles, students explored character development and gained ensemble experience, bringing the memorable music and characters of this beloved classic to life on the stage. Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr.

Jurassic Park (1993)
3pm to 5:15pm
Tampa Theatre
This special CinemaSTEM / Summer Classics crossover will feature a post-show Film Talk and audience Q&A with Anthony Pelaez, Senior Director of Exhibits and Innovation at Tampa’s Museum of Science & Industry. He will discuss where the movie got the science right, and where the filmmakers may have taken a few liberties with how DNA works (he’s also promised to perform some “dinosaur calls”). Jurassic Park (1993)

Constellations by Nick Payne
Begins 4pm
Jobsite Theater inside Straz Center for the Performing Arts
What if every decision we’ve made – and not made – exists simultaneously in infinite parallel universes? So goes this bracing, glorious love story of Roland and Marianne, an urban beekeeper and a physicist, whose myriad possibilities unfold in sumptuous arcs and trajectories that challenge the distinction between choice and destiny. Nick Payne’s critically-acclaimed triumph melds science and romance into Constellations, a play that comes along every so often to disrupt our notion of what can be done in theater and what it means to be alive and in love. Constellations by Nick Payne

Yoga in the Park
Begins 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
In operation since 2010, the Tampa Downtown Partnership is proud to continue it’s Sunday Yoga in the Park tradition with our newest addition, seasoned yoga instructors from Lucky Cat Yoga. Yoga in the Park

Anuel AA: Real Hasta La Muerte Tour Part 2
Begins 8pm
Amalie Arena
Anuel AA, the Puerto Rican rapper who helped bring Latin Trap music into the mainstream, is hitting the stage with his Real Hasta La Muerte Tour Part 2. He will be bringing his unique mix of reggaeton and trap genres to perform live in Downtown Tampa. Anuel AA: Real Hasta La Muerte Tour Part 2

Nightlife & Music

Many of Downtown’s pubs, restaurants, and bars feature live music.
Check out this week’s line up! Be sure to check with each location to confirm.

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Donuts & the Download on Downtown 

Wednesday, July 31

Tampa Downtown Partnership
This morning event will highlight what’s happening in Tampa’s Downtown and ways to engage with the Partnership’s programs and initiatives. Get the download on the benefits of membership, networking opportunities, transportation initiatives, marketing efforts, new developments, public art, crime prevention, beautification efforts, and much more. Complimentary pastries and coffee will be served.  Donuts & the Download on Downtown

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 and Culture Spotlight

Amalie Arena

Anuel AA – July 21
WWE Raw Live – July 22
Shawn Mendes – July 27
Lionel Richie – July 28
Jonas Brothers – August 10
Bolts Brew Fest – August 16
Queen + Adam Lambert – August 18
Monster Jam – August 24
Chris Brown – August 31
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Carolina Hurricanes (Preseason) – September 17
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Nashville Predators (Preseason) – September 20
Disturbed – September 21
The Who – September 22
Phil Collins – September 26
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers (Preseason) – September 28
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers (Preseason) – October 3
twenty one pilots – October 9
for King & Country – October 13
Tampa Bay vs. Colorado Avalanche – October 19
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Pittsburgh Penguins – October 23
Post Malone – October 24
The Chainsmokers – October 25
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Nashville Predators – October 26
Cirque du Soleil presents AXEL – October 31 to November 3

Elton John – November 4
Casting Crowns – November 9
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers – November 14
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Winnipeg Jets – November 16
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Anaheim Ducks – November 23
Ariana Grande – November 24
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Buffalo Sabres – November 25
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. St. Louis Blues – November 27
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Carolina Hurricanes – November 30
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Minnesota Wild – December 5
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. San Jose Sharks – December 7
Bad Bunny – December 8
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Islanders – December 9
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Boston Bruins – December 12
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals – December 14
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Ottawa Senators – December 17
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Dallas Stars – December 19
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Florida Panthers – December 23
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens – December 28
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Detroit Red Wings – December 29

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Contemporary Performance – Through August 31
Olivia Parker: Vanishing in Plain Sight – Through August 31
Contemporary Performance Panel Discussion – July 19
Travel Photography “Teaser” – July 25
Prodigy Showcase – July 26 to 29
Design & Brand – August 17
Garry Winogrand: Women are Beautiful – September 1 to December 31
Steven Wilkes: Day to Night – September 1 to December 31

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Summer of Making – Through July 24
Worldwide Wednesday: France – Through July 31
Summer Camp: Make a Masterpiece (Autism-Friendly!) – Through July 19
Peanuts in Space – July 20
Summer Camp: Art & Bots – July 22 to 26
Level 3 Closed in Preparation for Tampa Mini Maker Faire – July 25 and 26
Tampa Mini Maker Faire – July 27
Sunshine Sunday – July 28
Summer Camp: Pirates, Princesses, & Magical Tales – July 29 to August 2
Summer Camp: Animation & Film – July 29 to August 2
Member Morning – August 4
Children’s Board Free Tuesday – August 6
Worldwide Wednesday: Japan – August 7 to August 28
Book Lovers Day – August 9
Sunshine Sunday – August 25
Museum Closing Early – September 7

Check the Museum’s website for a full list of weekday programming.

Henry B. Plant Museum
First Fridays – First Friday of the Month
Blue Star Museums – Through September 1
Music in the Museum – July 18
First Friday – August 2
Teacher Appreciation Day – August 3
Music in the Museum – August 15
First Friday – September 6
Music in the Museum – September 19
First Friday – October 4
Music in the Museum – October 17
First Friday – November 1
The Great Gatsby Party – November 9
Victorian Christmas Stroll – December 1 to December 23
Music in the Museum – December 19
Picnic in the Park – March 8

Jobsite Theater
Constellations – July 12 to August 4

The John F. Germany Public Library
Exploration Club – Tuesdays

Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Photoshop: Make Yourself A Part of History – July 18
Movies @ the Library: Alpha – July 19
Repair Cafe – July 20
DIY Bead Earrings with Knotted Headspins – July 23
Universe Candle – July 29
Learn to Code… Video Games! – July 31
Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – August 6
Movies @ the Library: Bumblebee – August 9
Messy Mondays – August 12
Create a Photo Collage with Photoshop – August 14
Movies @ the Library: Aquaman – August 16
Book Discussion: Dimestore: A Writer’s Life – August 21
Sewing at the Library: Lunch Bag – August 22 and 29

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
LAB Laughs – July 18 to 21
The Hundred Dresses – August 1 to 11
Wait Until Dark – September 21 to October 13
Ordinary Days – October 31 to November 17
Morningside – February 6 to 23
12 Angry Men – March 19 to April 5
Anna in the Tropics – April 30 to May 17

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Constellations by Nick Payne – Through August 4
Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr. – July 18 to July 28
Latin Nights – July 18
Jazz Intensive Concert – July 19
Next Generation Ballet: Summer Showcase – July 19
John Cusack plus a screening of Say Anything – July 24
Bring It! Live: The Dance Battle Tour – July 25
A Night in Spain – July 26 to July 28
ADA Celebration – Transformations: Building a World of Access and Inclusion – July 26
Choral and Chamber Intensive Concert – July 26
Combusion Live Presents Christopher Titus: Stories I Shouldn’t Tell – July 27
Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue – July 27 and 28
End-of-Summer Music Blowout – August 7
Patel Conservatory Popular Dance Intensive: Christmas in August – August 7
Evening of Dance – August 8
Patel Conservatory presents Showstoppers: Hooray for Hollywood – August 9 to 11
Latin Nights – August 15
85 South Show – August 17
2019 Tampa Bay Theatre Festival – Fighting God – August 30
Meteor Shower by Steve Martin – September 6 to 29
13th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Show – September 14
Siudy Flamenco Intimo – September 15
We Are Two Different People Tour – September 18
Latin Nights – September 19
Spymonkey’s Hysteria – September 19 to November 3

Tampa Bay History Center
Blue Star Museums – Through September 2
TBHC Book Group – July 18
Tampa Archives Week: Downtown Tampa Walking Tour – July 19 and 20
History Adventure Camp: American Girl – July 22 to 26
Living History Saturday – July 27
Sensory-Friendly Saturday – August 3
Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – August 10
Downtown Tampa Walking Tour – August 17
Living History Saturday – August 24
Teachers Day! – August 24
Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – September 14
Florida Conversations: An Environmental History of the Hillsborough River – September 11
Downtown Tampa Walking Tour – September 21
Central Avenue Black History Walking Tour – September 28
Living History Saturday – September 28

Tampa Museum of Art
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
Teen Open Studio – Tuesdays
Art on the House – Fridays
Art Spot – Saturdays
Ancient and Modern Glass from the Collection – Through August 19
Abstract Expressionism: A Social Revolution – Through August 11
Echoing Forms: American Abstraction – Through August 18
Tableau and Transformation: Photography from the Permanent Collection – Through October 6

Between Me and My Mind – July 17
Jurassic Park – July 21
An Evening with Colson Whitehead – July 25
Godzilla – July 26
BeerFest 2019: Ferris Brewer’s Day Off – July 27
The Wizard of Oz – July 28
Because of Sam “First Look” Screening – July 29
WarGames – July 30
Grateful Dead: Meet-Up at the Movies – August 1
The Philadelphia Story – August 4
9 to 5 – August 11
The Shawshank Redemption – August 18
Annual Member’s Reception – August 21
Green Book – August 21
The Silent Clowns – August 25
Casablanca – August 31 and September 1
Jim Jefferies – September 13
The Skyway Bridge Disaster – September 14
An Evening with Salman Rushdie – September 25
SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque – September 28
Nate Bargatze – October 17
Chris D’Elia: Follow The Leader – November 21
WineFest 2020 – February 7 and 8, 2020
Hollywood Awards Night 2020 – February 9, 2020

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 –

VKNG PRIMAL MVMT – 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,6pm to 7pm
– 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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DOWNTOWN AFTER HOURS is your guide to planning your downtown after hours activities, brought to you by the Tampa Downtown Partnership. A supplement to your Monday Morning Memo, After Hours is a weekly publication issued every Thursday afternoon.
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