Downtown After Hours

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2

Rock the Park
6:30pm to 9pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Listen to some great musical talent in a beautiful, relaxing setting. This month’s show features Radarmen, FRE$H P, and Tuff Son. With food and drinks on the premises and an always exciting vibe, this free concert is guaranteed not to disappoint. Rock the Park

Scott Kelly: A Year in Space, A Night in Tampa
Begins 7:30pm
Tampa Theatre
The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, astronaut Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Join Scott for a very special conversation to learn about his life on and off this planet, and what it will take to make the journey to Mars. Scott Kelly: A Year in Space, A Night in Tampa

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
The Lightning host the New York Rangers for the first time this season. Grab a seat and get loud for the Bolts. Be the Thunder! Tampa Bay Lightning vs. New York Rangers

John Cleese with a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Living comedy legend John Cleese will provide a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A. John will tell stories of his life and career, and you just may finally find out the air-speed of an unladen swallow. Before John silly walks his way on to the stage, the excitement will build as the audience will get to watch Monty Python and the Holy Grail in its entirety on the big screen! John Cleese

The Year of Magical Thinking
Shows Thursday through Sunday
Stageworks Theatre
In this beautiful adaptation of her award-winning, bestselling memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion transforms the story of the sudden and unexpected loss of her husband and their only daughter into a stunning and powerful, and ultimately hopeful. one-woman play. The Year of Magical Thinking

The Threepenny Opera
Shows Thursday through Sunday
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Set in London in the 1800s, The Threepenny Opera is a musical satire about a notorious bandit who marries a girl much to the chagrin of her father, forcing the peeved patriarch to do everything in his power to imprison his son-in-law. Ahead of its time, the political and social themes in this iconic piece of musical theater get at the corruption of humanity and how it consumes us and forces us to consume one another. Threepenny Opera

Friday, November 3

Outside The Lines: Coloring for Adults
Begins 2pm
John F. Germany Public Library
Think coloring is just for kids? Join the hottest trend for adults! Relieve stress and boost creativity with art, fun, and mellow music to help you release your inner artist. Outside The Lines: Coloring for Adults

Volleyball vs. Palm Beach Atlantic
Begins 4pm
University of Tampa
Watch the UT Volleyball team take on Palm Beach Atlantic at the Bob Martinez Athletic Center. Go Spartans! Volleyball vs. Palm Beach Atlantic

First Friday
5pm to 7pm
Henry B. Plant Museum
Explore the nation’s only Victorian railroad resort hotel museum, enjoy live music on the veranda, and share a treat with friends at the tastings table. Experience the magic of the Museum at dusk! First Friday

Voices of Cuba: Open-Mic Night FMoPA Members Show
5pm to 7pm
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
This open-mic night is open to the public. Anyone with an authentic testimony about Cuba or Cuban culture is invited to share, regardless of culture or background. All forms of storytelling are welcome. Voices of Cuba

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

Art on 12th
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
118 N 12th St
This community art walk aims to bring local residents and neighbors together to enjoy and appreciate the local artists. Art on 12th

Opera Tampa Singers
Begins 6pm
Le Meridien Hotel
In celebration of National Opera Week, the Opera Tampa Singers will be singing favorite arias including some from their upcoming productions, The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro, as well as a few popular Broadway tunes. Opera Tampa Singers

Wine Women & Shoes
Begins 6:30pm
Hilton Tampa Downtown
Created for women who enjoy fine wine, great style, and supporting a noble cause, this is one of the fastest-growing charity events in the country. Featuring wine tastings, a live auction and a silent auction, a walk-around boutique marketplace, and more. Wine Women & Shoes

WiLD 94.1’s Last Damn Show
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
The Bay’s Party Station hosts the return of this locally famous concert. WiLD 94.1 will bring the biggest names in rap, pop, and R&B all on one stage for a memorable end-of-year event. WiLD 94.1’s Last Damn Show

Volleyball vs. Rollins
Begins 7pm
University of Tampa
Watch the UT Volleyball team take on the visiting Rollins Tars at the Bob Martinez Athletic Center. Grab a seat and cheer on the Spartans! Volleyball vs. Rollins

The Florida Orchestra – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Michael Francis will conduct this musical performance, featuring Alain Lefèvre on piano. The Florida Orchestra – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7

My Favorite Murder Live
Begins 8pm
Tampa Theatre
The hit true crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark comes to Downtown Tampa for a live recording. Since its inception in early 2016, the show has broken download records and sparked an enthusiastic, interactive “Murderino” fan base who have come out in droves for the nationwide tour. My Favorite Murder Live

Saturday, November 4

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

8th Annual Tampa Bay Veg Fest
Begins 10am
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
The event will appeal to all who enjoy tasty, healthy foods, whether or not they follow a vegetarian or vegan diet. The food booths drew rave reviews last year, and local vendors are expected to again impress attendees. 8th Annual Tampa Bay Veg Fest

Maven Market
11am to 4pm
Maven Designs
This fun, two day market will feature over 40 artisan food vendors, plus free raffles and prizes. Stock up your pantry with some tasty local food! Maven Market

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

Junie B. Jones
Begins 2pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The outspoken and lovable Junie B. Jones navigates the angst-ridden world of first grade in this colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, and the annual kickball tournament. This musical combines four volumes in Barbara Park’s Junie B. Jones series of books. Junie B. Jones

Pavilion XXXII
Begins 6:30pm
Tampa Museum of Art
The Museum’s premier event and a grand Tampa tradition. In its 32nd year, Pavilion raises over $500,000 annually, funding exhibitions and educational programs presented by the Museum. Enjoy cocktails, dinner, and dancing at this black tie fundraiser. Pavilion XXXII

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
The Lightning host the Columbus Blue Jackets in Downtown Tampa for the first time this season. Grab a seat and cheer the Bolts to another victory. Be the Thunder! Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Magic Men Live
Begins 8pm
Tampa Theatre
This show is a high-energy and intensely exciting experience designed with the desires of contemporary women in mind.The talented and lovable cast of guys are sure to appeal to a variety of tastes, and their dynamic productions of the hottest music, thrilling choreography, and themed acts bring their fans’ favorite fantasies to life in an exciting way. Magic Men Live

Sunday, November 5

Mane Stream Hair And Beauty Expo
10am to 5pm
Tampa Convention Center
The perfect blend of education, networking, and product demonstrations for today’s professional seeking to learn and earn. Mane Stream Hair And Beauty Expo

Maven Market
11am to 4pm
Maven Designs
This fun, two day market will feature over 40 artisan food vendors, plus free raffles and prizes. Stock up your pantry with some tasty local food! Maven Market

Urban Home Tour
Noon to 6pm
Grand Central at Kennedy
The signature fundraiser for the Channel District Community Alliance. Funds raised by the tour will be used for community event and projects throughout the Channel District. Tour 9 unique residences throughout the Channel District neighborhood.The tour will be followed by a block party featuring live music by Josh Walther & The Phase5 Band. Urban Home Tour

An Afternoon with Garth Risk Hallberg
Begins 2pm
Oxford Exchange
Discover the first work of fiction by the best-selling, acclaimed author of City on Fire: a novella about two families in the suburbs, now in a newly designed and revised full-color edition. Each double-page spread covers a specific human condition with a vignette and accompanying art. An Afternoon with Garth Risk Hallberg

2017 Straz Live in the Park
Begins 3pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Bring your picnic lunch and enjoy a delightful afternoon of beautiful music. Food trucks and award-winning local visual artists, with items for purchase, will add to the festivities. 2017 Straz Live in the Park

Human Flow
3pm to 5:30pm
Tampa Theatre
Visiting Syria, Macedonia, Mosul, Berlin, Calais, Gaza, Turkey, Bangladesh, the US-Mexico border and more, Human Flow establishes the overwhelming enormity of the refugee crisis. The issue has political, social, humanitarian, and environmental ramifications of global consequence, but it’s made up of the collective stories of millions of individuals, each with their own story, their own background, their own inner life. Human Flow

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

Fall Out Boy: Mania Tour
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
The Grammy nominated band will take the stage in Downtown Tampa to play a set full of hits. This Chicago-based band has been exciting fans for years with their live performances, and this show will be another wonderful experience. Fall Out Boy: Mania Tour

Demetri Martin
Begins 8pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Demetri Martin is a skilled standup comedian, writer, actor and director. He began doing standup comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer at Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Martin brings his clever comedy to the stage in Downtown Tampa for an entertaining performance. Demetri Martin

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Winter Village at Curtis Hixon Park

November 17 through January 5
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Celebrate the holiday season in Downtown Tampa at the Winter Village presented by USAmeriBank. The park will be transformed with the sights, sounds and activities of the holidays for children and adults of all ages. Skate around at the outdoor ice rink or get some gift shopping done at the Holiday Market. 2017-2018 Winter Village

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
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers – November 2
WiLD 94.1’s Last Damn Show – November 3
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets – November 4
Fall Out Boy – November 5
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Dallas Stars – November 16
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Islanders – November 18
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Chicago Blackhawks – November 22
Christmas with Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith with Full Symphony – November 26
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
Harlem Globetrotters – December 8
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
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes – January 9
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Calgary Flames – January 11
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Las Vegas Golden Knights – January 18
US 103.5’s Throwdown by the Bay – January 20

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
United Photographic Artists Gallery Exhibition – Through November 24
By the Yard, Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December 31
Voices of Cuba: Open Mic Night – November 3
Under the Cuban Sun – Through December 31

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Member Morning – November 5
Children’s Board of Hillsborough Free Tuesday – November 7
Coloring Trees: A Mindfulness Program – November 11
Developmental Checkup Day – November 14
Camp Imagination: Campsgiving – November 20 to 22
Sunshine Sunday – November 26
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 Threepenny Opera – October 20 to November 12

The John F. Germany Public Library
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Outside the Lines: Coloring for Adults – November 3
Learning Circles: Fiction Writing – November 5
3D Printing Design – November 6
Techsplorers – November 7
Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – November 7
Holiday Closing – November 10 and 11
Movies @ the Library: The Fate of the Furious – November 17
Holiday Closing – November 23 and 24
Come Write In: NoNoWriMo – November 26

Patel Conservatory
A Christmas Carol – December 1 to 3
Holiday Music Concert – December 8
Private Lesson Recitals – December 16
Disney’s The Aristocats Kids – February 15 to 18
Peter Pan, Jr. – April 26 to 29

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
The Year of Magical Thinking – November 2 to 19
brownsville song (b-side for tray) – February 8 to 25

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
John Cleese with a Screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail – November 2
The Florida Orchestra – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 – November 3
Junie B. Jones – November 4

Tampa Bay History Center
Florida Conversations: On Patrol in Alligator Country – November 8
Sangria and Stories: The Art of Cartography – November 15
Genealogy – Beyond the Basics – November 1 to 15
Florida Conversations: Towers in the Sand – December 6

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
Art on the House – Fridays
Art Spot – Saturdays
Susanne Bartsch: Art-a-Porter – Through November 12
Kiss and Tell by Wolfgang Flad – Through December 10

Tampa Theatre
Scott Kelly: A Year in Space, A Night in Tampa – November 2
My Favorite Murder Live – November 3
Magic Men Live – November 4
Darlene Love – January 18
In the Mood – February 3
Wayne’s World – March 1
Winefest 2017: Wine’s World – March 2

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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