Downtown After Hours

Friday, October 12, 2018

Thursday, October 11

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

The Naked Magicians
Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The world’s funniest and naughtiest magic show! The show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious Aussie magicians say “abracadabra” and take magic to a whole new level. Left without sleeves or pockets, their saucy magic is baffling and entertaining, bringing a new meaning to “now you see it.” The Naked Magicians

Other Words Literary Conference
7:30pm to 9pm
University of Tampa – Vaughn Center
Organized by the Florida Literary Arts Coalition and sponsored by UT, the goal of the conference is to bring together writers, editors, agents, publishers, book sellers, grant administrators, directors of writers’ colonies and retreats, and others to talk about the how to of literary arts: how to write it, make it, sell it, fund it and nurture it. This segment will feature a Faculty Reading by Pablo Cartaya, Bob Kunzinger and Gerry LaFemina. Other Words Literary Conference

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Vancouver Canucks
Begins 7:30pm
Amalie Arena
The Bolts take the ice to challenge the visiting Vancouver Canucks. Grab a seat and cheer on your team! Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Vancouver Canucks

Latin Nights
Begins 9pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
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

Friday, October 12

Oktoberfest Tampa
4pm to 11pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Celebrate all weekend with German cheer, dancing, and toasting to cooler weather and colder beer along the Hillsborough River. This event is a time to unwind, make new friends, learn new customs, and sing a few songs. Friday evening will feature the tapping of the inaugural keg as the doors open for Tampa’s largest Oktoberfest celebration. Oktoberfest Tampa

Haunted River Tours
Begins 7pm
Tampa Convention Center
Completely revamped for 2018, hop aboard the Pirate Water Taxi for a frighteningly good time on the water. Gather your friends and family for an entertaining evening with tales of ghosts along the Hillsborough River. Each tour will be led by a dead-lightful docent who will tell spooky stories of Tampa’s past. Haunted River Tours

Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
Begins 7pm
Tampa Theatre
Since 1990 TIGLFF has been held at the historic Tampa Theatre. What makes TIGLFF even more special is the street space and plaza out front are closed for tables, tents, vendors and music, giving the festival community a place to gather and celebrate films, community and the refreshing October weather. Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Other Words Literary Conference
7:30pm to 9pm
University of Tampa – Vaughn Center
Organized by the Florida Literary Arts Coalition and sponsored by UT, the goal of the conference is to bring together writers, editors, agents, publishers, book sellers, grant administrators, directors of writers’ colonies and retreats, and others to talk about the how to of literary arts: how to write it, make it, sell it, fund it and nurture it. This segment will feature a Faculty Reading by Jessica Anthony and Frank X. Gaspar. Other Words Literary Conference

Judgment at Nuremberg
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
This work from Abby Mann reenacts one of the most important trials in modern history. Ernest Janning, one of the most influential German legal minds of the pre-war era, and other influential Nazis face a military tribunal in the second wave of post war trials at Nuremberg. Issues at the forefront of this trial reverberate through history and challenge humanity to this day. Judgment at Nuremberg

Brews By The Bay
Begins 8pm
The Florida Aquarium
Make a splash at the Aquarium’s annual beer and food festival. Enjoy unlimited beer tastings and food samplings with amazing undersea views at Downtown Tampa’s most unique beer and food event. Live music and bands, including The Spazmatics and a silent disco, will make for an awesome experience! Brews By The Bay

Romeo Santos
Begins 8pm
Amalie Arena
Romeo Santos will take the stage for a live show that will get Downtown Tampa moving. Santos is known for his impressive stage prowess and fun Latin vibe. Romeo Santos

Saturday, October 13

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

Oktoberfest Tampa
11am to 11pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Celebrate all weekend with German cheer, dancing, and toasting to cooler weather and colder beer along the Hillsborough River. This event is a time to unwind, make new friends, learn new customs, and sing a few songs. Friday evening will feature the tapping of the inaugural keg as the doors open for Tampa’s largest Oktoberfest celebration. Oktoberfest Tampa

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert
Shows at 2pm and 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ – in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert

Judgment at Nuremberg
Shows at 3pm and 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
This work from Abby Mann reenacts one of the most important trials in modern history. Ernest Janning, one of the most influential German legal minds of the pre-war era, and other influential Nazis face a military tribunal in the second wave of post war trials at Nuremberg. Issues at the forefront of this trial reverberate through history and challenge humanity to this day. Judgment at Nuremberg

2nd Annual Pregnancy Infant Loss Remembrance Family Walk
Begins 6pm
Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park
All are welcome to participate in this special day of love and remembrance. This event is a day for all grieving parents to be surrounded by love and support from their friends, family, and community. It is a day to not only reflect on the loss but to also embrace love and healing. 2nd Annual Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Family Walk

Haunted River Tours
Begins 7pm
Tampa Convention Center
Completely revamped for 2018, hop aboard the Pirate Water Taxi for a frighteningly good time on the water. Gather your friends and family for an entertaining evening with tales of ghosts along the Hillsborough River. Each tour will be led by a dead-lightful docent who will tell spooky stories of Tampa’s past. Haunted River Tours

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
Begins 7pm
Amalie Arena
The Bolts take the ice to challenge the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets. Grab a seat and cheer on your team! Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Sunday, October 14

Oktoberfest Tampa
11am to 6pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Celebrate all weekend with German cheer, dancing, and toasting to cooler weather and colder beer along the Hillsborough River. This event is a time to unwind, make new friends, learn new customs, and sing a few songs. Friday evening will feature the tapping of the inaugural keg as the doors open for Tampa’s largest Oktoberfest celebration. Oktoberfest Tampa

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert
Begins 2pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ – in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the thrilling tale accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert

Upstairs/ Downstairs Live Theater
Shows at 3:30pm and 6:30pm
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

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

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

Tampa Riverwalk Trick or Treat
Saturday, October 27
Tampa Riverwalk
Kids in costume along with their families are invited to Trick or Treat along the Riverwalk as part of this FREE community event. Stations are hosted by local businesses and organizations that will be handing out candy and treats to children in costume. At the conclusion of the event, there will be a free family-friendly Halloween movie in Water Works park hosted by Friends of Tampa Recreation! Tampa Riverwalk Trick or Treat

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
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Vancouver Canucks – October 11
Romeo Santos – October 12
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings
Joyce Meyer Ministries 2018 Women’s Conference – October 25 to 27
Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils – October 30
Twenty One Pilots – November 3
Elton John – November 28
Fleetwood Mac – February 18, 2019
P!nk – March 3, 2019
Shawn Mendes – July 27, 2019

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Photography 101: October – Through October 24
Fashion Photography Workshop – Through October 25
North and South: Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1 – October 8 to January 11
Q and A’s Photography Workshop – October 21
UPA Gallery 2018 – October 22 to November 30
Disaster to Done: Organizing your Family Photos – October 23
Aesthetics and Perception of Advanced Digital Collage – October 27 and 28
Day by Day: 1968 – October to December

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
Monster Mashup – Through October 31
Member Morning – October 7
Developmental Checkups – October 22
Harvest with Heart – November 1 to 30

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

Henry B. Plant Museum
First Fridays – First Friday of the Month
Imperial Designs – Through December 31
Sunday Tour – October 14 and November 11
Music in the Museum – October 18 and November 15
Henry Plant’s Birthday – October 27
An Eerie Evening at the Tampa Bay Hotel – October 27
Veteran’s Day – November 11
Historical Interlude – November 11
Music Store Sunday – November 25
Victorian Christmas Stroll – December 1 to 23
Holiday Shopping Day – December 1
Members Day at the Stroll – December 1
Children’s Day at the Victorian Christmas Stroll – December 16

Jobsite Theater
Edgar & Emily – October 12 to November 9
Othello – January 11 to February 3
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] – March 15 to April 17

The John F. Germany Public Library
Tai Chi with Bonnie Birdsall – Tuesdays
Walk-In Tech Help – Wednesdays
Toddler Time – Wednesdays
Crafternoon – Thursdays
Baby Sign – Thursdays
Disability History and Awareness – October 11
Movies @ the Library: Black Panther – October 12
Book Discussion: White Noise by Don DeLillo – October 17
Sewing at the Library: Learn to Hand Embroider – October 18
Movies @ the Library: A Quiet Place – October 19
Heritage Festival – October 20

Stageworks Theatre
The Speak! Tank: Spoken Word Sundays – First Sunday of every month
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
Judgment at Nuremberg – Through October 14
The Revolutionists – November 2 to 18
The Winter Wonderettes – December 6 to 23
Ready Steady Yeti Go – February 7 to 24
The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie – March 21 to April 7

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
The Naked Magicians – October 11
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert – October 13 and 14
The Play That Goes Wrong – October 16 to 21
Patel Conservatory Presents The Addams Family, A New Musical – October 18 to 21
Brian Kilmeade – America: Great from the Start – October 19
Jeremy Stolle – October 20
The Magic School Bus – October 20
Griffin House – October 22
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – October 24
Opera Tampa Singers in the Witching Hour – October 26
The Florida Orchestra: Evening at Bach’s Coffeehouse – October 26
Broadway Ball – October 27
Broadway Ball After Dark – October 27
Toast of Tampa Show Chorus: Standing Room Only – October 28
Nugget and Fang: Field Trip – October 31
mad Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical – November 1 to 11
The Choir of Man – November 3
Glenn Beck LIVE – November 30
Hundred Days – January 15 to March 24
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical – July 9 to 14

Tampa Bay History Center
Florida Conversations: Birding and Nature Festival Keynote Speaker Jack Davis – October 11
Walk Tampa: The Ybor City Story – October 13, November 10, and December 8
A Night at the Museum – October 14
History Center Book Group – October 18
Girl Scout Workshop: Zoom in on Nature – October 20
Walk Tampa: Central Avenue Black History Tour – October 27
My Doll and Me: Luciana – November 10
Florida Conversations: Florida Wild: Hidden in Plain Sight – November 14
History Center Book Group – November 15
Walk Tampa: Central Avenue Black History Tour – November 24 and December 29
Girl Scout Workshop: Tweetin’ Tampa – December 1
Florida Conversations – December 4

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
LOVE IS CALLING – Through February 14
Pavilion XXXIII – November 3

Tampa Theatre
Kusama: Infinity – October 16
Office Space – October 17
Ghosts of Tampa Theatre – October 19 to 31
PAUSE-O-Ween – October 19 to 31
Hi Noon, Goodbye Dr. Paul – October 19
The Rocky Horror Picture Show – October 19
A Nightmare on Elm Street – October 20
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge – October 20
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors – October 20
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master – October 20
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child – October 20
Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare – October 20
Corpse Bride – October 21
Bride of Frankenstein – October 21
The Brides of Dracula – October 21
The Brides Wore Blood – October 21
Hotel Transylvania – October 22
Psycho – October 22
Eaten Alive – October 22
A Quiet Place – October 23
Hereditary – October 23
Teen Wolf – October 24
An American Werewolf in London – October 24
The Slumber Party Massacre – October 25
The Cat and the Canary – October 26
Adam DeVine – Weird Life Tour 2018 – October 27
Phantasm – October 28
Hocus Pocus – October 28
Bubba Ho-Tep – October 28
Beetlejuice – October 29
Spirits of the Bay: Live Storytelling with Deborah Frethem – October 29
It – October 30
The Shining – October 30
Halloween – October 31
Iron & Wine – November 15
Home Free – A Country Christmas – December 6
NYE Wrap Party 2018: Austin Powers – December 31
Raffi – Januaury 19
Winefest 2019 – February 22 and 23
Hollywood Awards Night – February 24
Welcome to Night Vale – February 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 –
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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, 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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