Downtown After Hours

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7

Creative Talk with Jimmy Breen (Postponed to Sept. 28)
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Oxford Exchange
For over a decade Jimmy has been creating artwork for the world’s biggest names in music – such as Bruno Mars, Paramore, Wiz Khalifa, Nirvana, Ed Sheeran, Blake Shelton, and countless others. Now he is ready to share some valuable insight on building community, bringing creatives closer together, and his knowledge of lettering. Creative Talk with Jimmy Breen

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 Small Reactions, Someday River, and Shua Harrell of Oxford Nolan. With food and drinks on the premises and an exciting vibe, this free concert is guaranteed to please. Rock the Park

UT Volleyball vs. Central Washington (Postponed)
New date TBD
University of Tampa
The University of Tampa Spartans volleyball teams takes on the Central Washington Wildcats.

The Flick
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Friday, September 8

Realistic Drawing (Cancelled)
9:30am to 11:30am
Tampa Museum of Art
Join artist Doug Land for the fundamentals of realistic drawing of figures, still life and landscapes. Capture the world around you as your eye sees it. Realistic Drawing

Progressive Tampa Boat Show (Postponed to Oct. 13 – 15)
Begins at 10am
Tampa Convention Center
A must-attend event for every Tampa Bay boater. Whether you’re an avid fisherman, wakeboard or ski enthusiast, sailor or Bay cruiser, this boat show has something for you. Progressive Tampa Boat Show

Harmonious Watercolor (Cancelled)
No new date announced
Tampa Museum of Art
New and experienced painters can discover contemporary approaches to the watercolor medium with instructor Evan Neidich. This course encourages you to channel your inner artist monologue within your studio practices.

Movies @ The Library – The Founder (Cancelled)
No new date announced
John F. Germany Public Library
Grab a seat at the library to see the story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers’ innovative fast food eatery, McDonald’s, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.

Brews & Bites Food Truck Rally (Cancelled)
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 & Bites Food Truck Rally

Imagination Gala (Postponed)
New date TBD
Glazer Children’s Museum
This gala event will feature guests in cocktail attire, valet parking, festive food and drinks, a live auction, and more. The event will benefit Glazer Children’s Museum. Imagination Gala

Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley (Postponed to Oct. 7)
Begins 8pm
Amalie Arena
Chris Tucker is one of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today. Tucker has been making audiences laugh all over the country on his current tour. The star of television and movies brings his standup to Downtown Tampa with special guest D.L. Hughley. Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley

WineFest 2017: Wine’s World (Postponed)
New Date TBD
TampaTheatre
A two-tiered Wine Tasting invites you to taste dozens of boutique wines, sample favorite fare from Tampa’s top independent restaurants, and bid on premium silent auction items representing Bay area retailers, restaurants, services, and attractions.

The Flick (Cancelled)
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Lesson Plans To Late Night – Lucas Bohn (Cancelled)
Begins 8pm
Stageworks Theatre
A one-man comedy show about Lucas’ transition from elementary school teacher to national touring comedian. This show is truly a one-of-a-kind comedy experience combining live stand up comedy and visual images. Lesson Plans To Late Night – Lucas Bohn

Saturday, September 9

6th Annual Fall Stampede, presented by Chick-fil-A (Postponed)
New date TBD
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Get up early for an active event benefiting childhood cancer research. This event includes a 5K run, 1 mile family fun run/walk, a mascot race, photo opportunities with the Chick-fil-A cows, and a post-race party in the Family Fun Zone including Chick-fil-A food, games, and great prizes.

Kai Water Fitness (Cancelled)
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

Art Spot (Cancelled)
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 Human Circuit (Cancelled)
Begins 4pm
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Over 30 bands will take the stage to perform a wide variety of music genres, from pop and alternative to blues, R&B and hip hop.

WineFest 2017: Wine’s World (Postponed)
New Date TBD
TampaTheatre
The multi-course menu, created and catered by Mise En Place chef Marty Blitz, will feature delectable small plates expertly paired with exquisite wines.

The Flick (Cancelled)
Begins 8pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

CITY Art-a-Portér: Susanne Bartsch (Cancelled)
Begins 8pm
Tampa Museum of Art
The “queen of New York City nightlife”, Susanne Bartsch, is the subject of this year’s CITY. Bartsch has been a pioneer on the NYC fashion, art and underground club scene since the 1980s.

Sunday, September 10

UT Men’s Soccer vs. Florida National (Postponed)
New date TBD
University of Tampa
The University of Tampa Spartans take the field to defend home turf against the visiting Florida National Conquistadors.

Football, Florida, and the Soul of College Sports (Postponed to Oct. 22)
Begins 11:30am
Oxford Exchange
Mike McIntire visits for an illuminating conversation explaining the engine of college sports, how and why we got here, and to offer some advice on how we might reform while holding onto the many positive aspects of collegiate competition. Football, Florida, and the Soul of College Sports

Grateful “Dawg” Day
Begins at Noon
Ferg’s Live
A day of fun for you and your dog in an effort to raise donations for Vets4Pets Charitable Clinic. Enjoy a charity dog wash, live music, raffles, and more. Grateful “Dawg” Day

Wayne’s World (1992) (Cancelled)
Noon to 3pm
Tampa Theatre
In this spin-off of the popular “Saturday Night Live” sketch, a big shot producer wants to take the public access show “Wayne’s World” to the world of commercial television. Wayne and Garth battle to save their show and Wayne’s girlfriend from the producer. Stars Mike Meyers, Dana Carvey, and Rob Lowe.

Upstairs/Downstairs (Cancelled)
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 wholly or in part on actual hotel staff and guests.

The Flick (Cancelled)
Begins 4pm
Jobsite Theatre
In a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film projectors in the state. Their tiny battles and not-so-tiny heartbreaks play out in the empty aisles, becoming more gripping than the lackluster, second-run movies on screen. The Flick

Yoga in the Park (Cancelled)
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

Nightlife & Music

Beyond This Weekend - Upcoming Events

Tailgate Taste Fest

Saturday, September 30
Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Top restaurants from the Tampa Bay area will be cooking up some of the best tailgate foods around in a variety of categories. Each restaurant will compete to win a series of awards, including People’s Choice. Meanwhile, guests who purchase food sample wristbands can enjoy generously sized samples from any of the participating restaurants. Tailgate Taste Fest

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
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
Chris Tucker with Special Guest D.L. Hughley – October 7
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

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not – Through September 13
By the Yard, Cirkut Camera Photography – Through December 31
The Business of Art – Through September 16
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
Burgerts & Beyond: New Perspectives on Historic Photographs – September 13
Movies @ the Library: The Fate of the Furious – September 15
100th Anniversary – Founding of the Burgert Brothers Studio – September 16

Glazer Children’s Museum
Make it Monday – Weekly 
Toddler Tuesday – Weekly 
Worldly Wednesday – Weekly
Tinker and Tech Thursday – Weekly
Fun Fridays – Weekly
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 – Through 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
Christ Fellowship – Wednesdays
Lesson Plans To Late Night – Lucas Bohn – September 8
The Got Jokes? Improv Experience – September 9
Corey Van Valin – Redefining Magic – September 9
The Marvelous Wonderettes – September 21 to October 8
Jackie Beat and Sherry Vine in Battle of the Bitches – October 22
The Year of Magical Thinking – November 2 to 19

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
John Moreland – September 12
War on the Catwalk – The Queens from Season 9 – September 17
RENT – 20th Anniversary Tour – September 19 to 24
Coyote Peterson – Brave Adventures Tour – September 22
Combustion Live Presents “Christopher Titus, Amerigeddon” – September 23
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – In Concert – September 29 to October 1
11th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Show – September 30
The Florida Orchestra – Camina Burana – October 6

Tampa Bay History Center
Blue Star Museum Program, Presented by USAA – Through September 4
Florida Conversations: Reinventing the Gulf Coast “Hell Hole” – September 13
My Doll and Me – Kit Kittredge – September 16
History Center Book Group: Florida in Poetry – September 21
9th Annual Duckwall Lecture – September 27
Walk Tampa: Tampa Bay Black History Tour – September 30

Tampa Museum of Art
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
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 –
Powered by Athleta
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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