Downtown After Hours

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21

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

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

Trust Within: Letting Your Intuition Lead
Begins 6:30pm
Oxford Exchange
In her book, Trust Within, Molly Carroll explores the fascinating, multifaceted, and mysterious nature of intuition and the ways it can be harnessed to inspire better life decisions. Drawing on heartfelt stories from those who have learned from and lived by their intuition, Carroll encourages readers to access their own instincts through creative tools and techniques. Tickets for this workshop with Molly Carroll include a copy of her book, Trust Within, as well as wine and lite bites. Trust Within: Letting Your Intuition Lead

Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
Celebrate the courage inside us all! See how far Moana goes to save her island; Anna races to save Elsa and stop winter; Rapunzel goes to great lengths to realize her dream; fearless Belle uncovers Beast’s gentleness; and Cinderella makes her heart’s wish come true. Discover your inner hero at Disney On Ice! Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield
8pm to 9:30pm
Jobsite Theater
The unholy drought is over. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) returns (now [revised]) after a (much too long) 14-year absence. The original Bad Boys of Abridgment squished all 37 plays plus a few sonnets to boot into a time-lapse performance. This season, Jobsite dusts off the Chuck Taylors, dons the doublets and delivers a fair number of pratfalls, terrible puns, mis-readings and madcap capers for this chaotic, comprehensive dash through The Bard’s greatest hits. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield

Latin Nights
Begins 9:30pm
Jobsite Theater
An evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas, and drink specials and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live salsa band and DJ. Latin Nights

Hundred Days
Thursday through Friday
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Hundred Days is an uncensored, exhilarating and heartrending true story about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap and loving as if you only had 100 days to live. With magnetic chemistry and anthemic folk-punk music, creators and stars Abigail and Shaun Bengson explore a fundamental question: how do we make the most of the time that we have? Hundred Days

Friday, March 22

Fourth Friday
4pm to 10pm
Downtown Tampa and Ybor City
When the sun goes down, the streets of Tampa and Ybor will light up with music, laughter, art, friends and FREE fun. This evening of special offerings and programs by cultural venues, restaurants, and more takes place on the fourth Friday of every month! Fourth Friday

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

Talk & Taste with Dawn of Alevri & CO
Begins 6pm
Lector Wine Shoppe & Social Club
Local vegan baker extraordinaire, Dawn, of Alevri & Co is presenting on how to create delicious vegan cake flavors and her life as an entrepreneur! Talk & Taste with Dawn of Alevri & CO

Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
Celebrate the courage inside us all! See how far Moana goes to save her island; Anna races to save Elsa and stop winter; Rapunzel goes to great lengths to realize her dream; fearless Belle uncovers Beast’s gentleness; and Cinderella makes her heart’s wish come true. Discover your inner hero at Disney On Ice! Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

The Mousetrap
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
The best-selling murder-mystery writer of all time, Agatha Christie’s play has been mesmerizing audiences for 66 years in London. It is the longest running show of any kind, anywhere. A clever, suspenseful 1950’s whodunit, in which everyone becomes a suspect and hidden identities and motives are revealed. Monkswell Manor welcomes five strangers in the midst of a snowstorm and on the heels of a murder in town. The second victim is found in the Manor and everyone becomes a suspect. The riveting plot will keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the performance. The Mousetrap

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield
8pm to 9:30pm
Jobsite Theater
The unholy drought is over. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) returns (now [revised]) after a (much too long) 14-year absence. The original Bad Boys of Abridgment squished all 37 plays plus a few sonnets to boot into a time-lapse performance. This season, Jobsite dusts off the Chuck Taylors, dons the doublets and delivers a fair number of pratfalls, terrible puns, mis-readings and madcap capers for this chaotic, comprehensive dash through The Bard’s greatest hits. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield

Saturday, March 23

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

Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream
Shows at 11am, 3pm, and 7pm
Amalie Arena
Celebrate the courage inside us all! See how far Moana goes to save her island; Anna races to save Elsa and stop winter; Rapunzel goes to great lengths to realize her dream; fearless Belle uncovers Beast’s gentleness; and Cinderella makes her heart’s wish come true. Discover your inner hero at Disney On Ice! Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

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

The Mousetrap
Shows at 3pm and 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
The best-selling murder-mystery writer of all time, Agatha Christie’s play has been mesmerizing audiences for 66 years in London. It is the longest running show of any kind, anywhere. A clever, suspenseful 1950’s whodunit, in which everyone becomes a suspect and hidden identities and motives are revealed. Monkswell Manor welcomes five strangers in the midst of a snowstorm and on the heels of a murder in town. The second victim is found in the Manor and everyone becomes a suspect. The riveting plot will keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the performance. The Mousetrap

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

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield
8pm to 9:30pm
Jobsite Theater
The unholy drought is over. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) returns (now [revised]) after a (much too long) 14-year absence. The original Bad Boys of Abridgment squished all 37 plays plus a few sonnets to boot into a time-lapse performance. This season, Jobsite dusts off the Chuck Taylors, dons the doublets and delivers a fair number of pratfalls, terrible puns, mis-readings and madcap capers for this chaotic, comprehensive dash through The Bard’s greatest hits. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield

Sunday, March 24

Wellness at the Wharf
Begins 10am
Sparkman Wharf
Get your heart rate up and burn more fat in less time with HIIT, Harbour Island Athletic Club’s high-intensity interval training. Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Classes are free of charge and located on the lawn. Wellness at the Wharf

Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream
Shows at 11am and 3pm
Amalie Arena
Celebrate the courage inside us all! See how far Moana goes to save her island; Anna races to save Elsa and stop winter; Rapunzel goes to great lengths to realize her dream; fearless Belle uncovers Beast’s gentleness; and Cinderella makes her heart’s wish come true. Discover your inner hero at Disney On Ice! Disney On Ice presents Dare To Dream

Upstairs/ Downstairs Live Theater
2pm to 2:30pm
Henry B. Plant Museum
Step back in time and enjoy the single-character performances that bring turn-of-the-century Tampa Bay Hotel staff members and guests to life. Each character is based on actual hotel staff and guests. From the reminiscences of Henry Plant himself to the letters of a Spanish-American War soldier, you will learn more about the time period through each character’s particular vantage point. Upstairs/ Downstairs Live Theater

The Mousetrap
Begins 3pm
Stageworks Theatre
The best-selling murder-mystery writer of all time, Agatha Christie’s play has been mesmerizing audiences for 66 years in London. It is the longest running show of any kind, anywhere. A clever, suspenseful 1950’s whodunit, in which everyone becomes a suspect and hidden identities and motives are revealed. Monkswell Manor welcomes five strangers in the midst of a snowstorm and on the heels of a murder in town. The second victim is found in the Manor and everyone becomes a suspect. The riveting plot will keep you on the edge of your seat throughout the performance. The Mousetrap

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield
4pm to 5:30pm
Jobsite Theater
The unholy drought is over. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) returns (now [revised]) after a (much too long) 14-year absence. The original Bad Boys of Abridgment squished all 37 plays plus a few sonnets to boot into a time-lapse performance. This season, Jobsite dusts off the Chuck Taylors, dons the doublets and delivers a fair number of pratfalls, terrible puns, mis-readings and madcap capers for this chaotic, comprehensive dash through The Bard’s greatest hits. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield

Natty Wine 101: What Is Natty Wine?
Begins 4pm
Lector Wine Shoppe & Social Club
Taste through all the major natty wine styles and learn from natty savant, Matt Turner. Natty Wine 101: What Is Natty Wine?

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

Tiffany Jenkins
Begins 7:30pm
Tampa Theatre
Tiffany Jenkins is a wife, mother, author, content creator, and recovering addict. Best known for her blog, Juggling the Jenkins, and hilarious viral Facebook videos, Tiffany speaks shamelessly, openly and honestly about her past and addiction, as well as her struggles with depression and anxiety. Tiffany’s relatability has contributed to her rapidly growing fanbase, with 2.4 million followers on social media and more than 200 million video views to date, proving that her honesty and wit is quickly propelling her beyond a viral sensation to a true inspiration for women and men alike. Tiffany Jenkins

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

Downtown Debriefing Series: Economic Impact From Tourism & Events

Tuesday, March 26

The Florida Aquarium
Visitors pumped nearly $6 billion into Tampa Bay’s economy in 2016, helping to support nearly 50,000 jobs and reduce the tax burden on local residents in the process, according to an analysis of tourism data commissioned by Visit Tampa Bay. Hear from tourism experts on how events and visitors to Tampa’s Downtown contribute to its economic health. Downtown Debriefing Series: Economic Impact From Tourism & Events

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
Disney On Ice – March 21 to 24
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins – March 25
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals – March 30
NCAA Women’s Final Four – April 5 and 7
KISS – April 11
2CELLOS – April 13
98ROCKFEST – April 14
Mercy Me – May 5
Millennium Tour – May 11
Ariana Grande – May 28
Luis Miguel – June 25
Hugh Jackman – July 5
Jeff Lynne’s ELO – July 7
Shawn Mendes – July 27
Queen + Adam Lambert – August 18
Hope 2019 – September 7
The Who – September 22
The Chainsmokers – October 25
Elton John – November 4

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Modus Operandi: Contemporary Photography from the collection of BNY Mellon – Through April 15
Lost and Found in America – Through April 22
Olivia Parker: Vanishing in Plain Sight – April 19 to August 31

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
The Pigeon Comes to Tampa!: A Mo Willems Exhibit – Through May 12
Make a Masterpiece Art Studio – March 17 to 25
Spring Break Camp – March 18 to 22
Story Time with Elephant & Piggie – March 23 to March 31
Sunshine Sunday – March 31
Positive Parenting Program – April 1
Children’s Board Free Tuesday – April 2

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

Henry B. Plant Museum
First Fridays – First Friday of the Month
Exhibit Opening: Henry Plant: He’s More Important Than You Thought – March 22

Jobsite Theater
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] – March 15 to April 17

The John F. Germany Public Library
Exploration Club – Tuesdays
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Learning Circle – Fundamentals of Public Speaking – March 21
DIY Crafting: Bookbinding – March 27
Fortune Taylor History Walking Tour – March 30
Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – April 2
Recording Studio Open House – April 4
Learning Circle – Fundamentals of Public Speaking – April 4 to 18
Staying Safe Using Social Media – April 6
Finding Female Ancestors – April 8
Sewing at the Library – April 10
Movies @ the Library: Venom – April 12
Riverwalking Book Discussion – April 13
Messy Mondays – April 15
Book Discussion: The Maximum Security Book Club – April 17
Movies @ the Library: Operation Finale – April 19
All Day – Holiday Closing – April 21
Wake Up, Brother Bear – April 24
STEAM Club – April 25

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie – March 21 to April 7
Aspirin & Elephants – Benefit Staged Reading by the Impromptu Players – April 12 and 13
Daniel Giron – April 20
Four Guys Named Jose and Una Mujer Named Maria – May 30 to June 16

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Hundred Days – Through March 24
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] – Through April 7
Latin Nights – March 21
Cicada Rhythm – March 25
Kyle Cease – Evolving Out Loud – March 27
Whiffenpoofs – March 27
Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus – March 28 to 31
The Florida Orchestra – Brahms’ Piano Concerto – March 29
Tap Dogs – March 29 to 31
Live & Local – Carlos Peñas – March 30
On the Edge – March 30
Simply Three – April 24
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical – July 9 to 14

Tampa Bay History Center
Kid-tography – Through March 22
History Center Book Group: Barracoon – March 21
Teacher Appreciation Morning – March 22
Brewseum – March 28
Walk Tampa: Central Avenue Black History Tour – March 30

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
Oswaldo Vigas: Transformations – Through May 27
Ancient and Modern Glass from the Collection – March 23 to August 19
Abstract Expressionism: A Social Revolution – April 11 to August 11
Echoing Forms: American Abstraction – April 13 to August 18
Tableau and Transformation: Photography from the Permanent Collection – June 20 to October 6

Tampa Theatre
Tiffany Jenkins – March 24
Woman at War – March 25 to 28
A League of Their Own – March 31
Nemtsov: An Evening with Vladimir Kara-Murza – April 3
Michio Kaku – April 4
WOW in the World – April 6
In the Mood – April 6 and 7
My Neighbor Totoro – April 7
Preview Screening: Les Misérables – April 8
An Evening with Rick Bragg – April 9
Debate Night: Tampa Mayor – April 11
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial – April 13
The LEGO Movie – April 14
Dolphin Tale – April 21
Jenna Hager – April 23
Sing-Along Frozen – April 27 and 28
Jenna Hager – May 2
Carl Hiaasen – May 14
Joe Jackson: Four Decades Tour – May 25
Laura Ingraham & Raymond Arroyo – June 1
Platon – June 6
SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque – September 28

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 Drip – 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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