Downtown St Petersburg Florida Events

On-Going Events

FIRST FRIDAY - GET DOWNTOWN
Join the fun at St Petersburg’s dancing-in-the-street block party featuring great music, food & drink vendors and restaurants! First Friday of the month. Free.  Central Ave between 2nd & 3rd St. 5:30-10pm.  www.FirstFridayStPete.com

ST PETE SHUFFLE
Every Friday come out and enjoy a hip twist to an old game under the stars. On the First Friday of the month - enjoy live music from a local artist. St Petersburg Shuffleboard Club. 7-11pm.  727-822-2083
www.StPeteShuffle.com

FOOD TRUCKS AROUND DOWNTOWN
Each Third Friday, pick up dinner to take home or enjoy the sunset at Spa Beach Park. Food market booths too! Selling items like beef jerky, olive oils, bbq sauces.  Pier Approach.  6-9pm.  727-667-7001

SATURDAY MORNING MARKET
Every Saturday in Oct-May, live music fills the air at this fantastic outdoor market. With local produce, an eclectic array of food-trucks and eateries, and tons of arts and crafts. And don’t forget about Story Time for the kids every other Saturday.  Al Lang Field parking lot.  9am-2pm.  www.SaturdayMorningMarket.com

SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK
On the Second Saturday of each month, studios and galleries all over St Pete swing open their doors in a fun and free evening of activities.
5-8:30pm.  www.StPeteArtsAlliance.org/Artwalk


WALKING MURAL TOUR AT FLORIDA CRAFTART
Get the behind the scenes scoop on some of your favorite pieces of street art in the 'Burg. Saturday mornings from 10-11:30am (except on Second Saturdays tours are 4-5:30pm).  Florida CraftArt. www.FloridaCraftArt.org

DALÍ & BEYOND FILM SERIES
Every Saturday enjoy films focused on, by, or related to Salvador Dalí, Surrealism and art in general.  Dalí Museum.  1pm.  727-823-3767 www.TheDalí.org

SATURDAYS @ THE MOREAN
Every Saturday participate in free art experiences specially geared for families with children ages 5-10!  Morean Arts Center.  10am-5pm.
727-822-7872  www.MoreanArtsCenter.org

ST PETE INDIE MARKET
The first Saturday of every month, a seasonal showcase of local artists, indie designers, horticulturists, eclectic crafters and non-profit groups take over the sidewalks of Central Ave in the 600 Block.  12-6pm.  www.StPeteIndieMarket.com

DRUMMING @ THE MFA
On the Second & Fourth Saturday each month, explore the many cultures represented in the Museum collection by experiencing them to a rhythmic beat. Feel your musical and artistic momentum grow while you drum out rhythms and use other percussion instruments to bring art alive.  Museum of Fine Arts.  10:30-11:30am.  727-896-2667
 www.MFASPete.org

TAKE 5 WITH THE DIRECTOR
Each Second Saturday of the month Director Kent Lydecker brings expansive knowledge of art, history, and culture to his exploration of five favorite works in the collection.  Museum of Fine Arts.  Noon-1pm.
727-896-2667  www.MFASPete.org

YOGA + DALÍ
Dalí’s artful energy infuses the physical, mental, and spiritual inspiration that is yoga. Beginners and experienced yogis welcome.  The Dalí Museum.  Every Sunday from Noon-1:30pm.  727-823-3767 www.TheDalí.org

DEUCES LIVE SATURDAY MARKET
A market featuring live entertainment and a unique array of vendors offering home baked goods, fresh produce, fruit, flowers, plants, seafood and meats, arts and fine crafts, gifts, baskets, and more. Rain or shine every Sunday.  22nd St S & 9th Ave.  1-5pm.  727-433-8237

JAZZ JAM - AL DOWNING JAZZ
Every first Monday get your jazz hands ready! Jazz Jam is hosted by Dwayne White, trumpeter and a rhythm section is provided for all musicians (including vocalists) who wish to participate.  The Hanger Restaurant.  8-10pm.  www.AlDowningJazz.com

PADDLE BOARD SOCIAL
Join us each Tuesday and enjoy paddling into a full sun and a setting sun. A great time to get to know future paddling buddies, introduce new paddlers to the sport, or just have a healthy night out with friends.
North Shore Park Beach.  6pm.  727-510-1921

UNCHARTED RANDOM ACTS OF CULTURE
Enjoy the Museum galleries every Thursday for “5 after 5!" The galleries are open until 8pm, and admission is only $5 after 5pm. Come gather with fellow movers, makers and forward thinkers to get an offbeat art fix or to pick up a creative craft.  Museum of Fine Arts.
10:30-11:30am.  727-896-2667  www.MFASPete.org

SECOND THURSDAY ON THE PLAZA
Spend one glorious evening each month under the stars, with beautiful Tampa Bay as your backdrop. Free monthly concerts on the scenic plaza that links The Mahaffey with the Dalí Museum.  6:30pm.
727-892-5798  www.TheMahaffey.com

OUR TOWN: CONVERSATIONS WITH ST PETE MYTHMAKERS
On the last Thursday monthly, Dr. Carol Mickett, philosopher and artist, will converse with local heroes about their visions, accomplishments, and contributions to shaping the identity of our town.  The Dalí Museum.  6:30-7:45pm.  727-823-3767  www.TheDalí.org

SUNDIAL SATURDAY YOGA
Bring your yoga mat, water bottle and towel for free yoga in the SUNDIAL courtyard. Every Third Saturday. Registration 7:30am, yoga 8am.  www.SundialStPete.com










Special Events

THRU MAR 5   FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHT TO FIGHT: AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCES IN WWII
For the first time outside of New Orleans’s National WWII Museum, this exhibit features artifacts, photographs, and oral histories to highlight the extraordinary achievements and challenges of African Americans during WWI.  St Petersburg Museum of History.  727-894-1052  www.SPMOH.com

THRU APR 17   FRIDA KAHLO AT THE DALÍ
More than 60 pieces are on display, including 15 paintings, 7 drawings and numerous personal photographs from the celebrated female artist. The exhibition extends outdoors, with a special collection of flowers and plants representative of those in Kahlo’s own garden.  Dalí Museum.  727-823-3767  www.TheDalí.org

THRU MAY 7 GREG SMITH BREAKDOWN LANE
Greg Smith is a multidisciplinary artist whose work often involves the “artifice mechanic,” his work explores the big questions of our experience, albeit in humorous and home-made methods. This exhibition functions as both an exploration of the archetypal journey inherent to the road movie genre and as a reflection on the video medium itself. Throughout the absurd narrative, Smith rigorously attempts to maneuver his improbable automobile out of the breakdown lane.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667    www.MFASPete.org

FEB 9 - JUN 4  THE OPEN ROAD PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE AMERICAN ROAD TRIP
The road trip is an enduring symbol in American culture. This exhibition explores the photographic road trip as a genre, presenting the story of photographers for whom the American road is their muse. It traces the rise of road culture in America from the mid-1950’s to present day with renowned work from Ed Ruchcha, Inge Morath, Joel Sternfeld, Stephen Shore & Alec Soth.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  www.MFASPete.org

FEB 18  GUMBO AND JAZZ FESTIVAL
Kick off Mardi Gras by doing good while having fun! Enjoy great food, music from the Sauce Boss, a musician that supports homeless Veterans. Good music, good food, good fun and all for a great cause!  Williams Park.  4-9pm.  www.VOAFlorida.org

FEB 18  SUNCOAST INVITATIONAL DOUBLE HEADER
Major League Soccer takes the pitch with Montreal Impact vs DC United and Tampa Bay Rowdies vs Philadelphia Union.  Al Lang Stadium.  5:30pm & 7:30pm.  727-222-2000  www.RowdiesSoccer.com

FEB 18  SUNCOAST INVITATIONAL TRIPLE HEADER
Major League Soccer takes the pitch with Toronto FC vs Chicago Fire, Philadelphia Union vs DC United, Montreal Impact vs Tampa Bay Rowdies vs. Al Lang Stadium.  3pm, 5pm & 7:30pm.  727-222-2000  www.RowdiesSoccer.com

FEB 18 - JUL 16  JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES: FAITH UNDER FIRE
An exhibition that focuses on Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Holocaust. The exhibition is comprised of 14 panels that document the story of Jehovah’s Witnesses in the Holocaust and provides an in depth look at ordinary people who followed their conscience in the face of tyranny.  Florida Holocaust Museum.  727-820-0100  www.FlHolocaustMuseum.org

FEB 19, MAR 25, APR 23, MAY 21  TOUR DE SHINE
A new series of guided bike tours that brings riders up close for a personal look at St Pete’s colorful outdoor art gallery.  St Pete Bike Co-Op.  10am.  www.ShineonStPete.com

FEB 19  YAPPY HOUR
Enjoy happy hour with your four-legged friends in celebration of National Love Your Pet Day.  Sundial.  4-7pm.  www.SundialStPete.com

FEB 22-26  2017 ST PETERSBURG JAZZ FESTIVAL
This exciting jazz festival with legendary musicians such as: Robotman, Martin Bejerano Trio, Joshua Breakstone Trio and more.  Palladium Theater.  www.StPeteJazzFest.com

FEB 23-28  2ND ANNUAL SUNSHINE CITY SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL
Bringing top-quality national singer-songwriters, for concerts and workshops to various venues across St. Petersburg.  www.SunshineCitySongFest.com

FEB 24-25  2ND ANNUAL BLACK ARTS & FILM FESTIVAL
On Friday, come to the opening reception and film premier of “Dancing Like Home” by Joyce Guy, 6-8pm at Studio@620. At 10am Saturday join the African American Heritage Trail Tour starting at Dr Carter G Woodson African American History Museum followed by the Black Arts Street Festival at 11am-6pm at 22nd St & 9th Ave.  727-565-3930  www.Gallerie909.com

FEB 25  SOUTHEAST GUIDE DOGS WALKTHON
Two and four-legged friends are invited to enjoy the 3k walk, with tasty food options, lively music, fabulous shopping, and fun for the entire family!  Vinoy Park.  8:30am-Noon  www.GuideDogsWalkathon.org

FEB 25  COCKTAILS ON THE COURTS
Enjoy Florida cuisine & unlimited cocktails, dance under the stars to the incredible Black Honkeys, and even visit with a mermaid and two-headed cow!  St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club, benefit for St Petersburg Museum of History.  6-10pm.  727-894-1052  www.SPMOH.org

FEB 25  TFO POPS: MARDI GRAS IN NEW ORLEANS
Famed trumpeter Byron Stripling leads this parade of hot New Orleans jazz. The good times roll with music from Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson and Louis Armstrong.  Mahaffey Theater.  8pm.  727-892-3331  www.FloridaOrchestra.org

FEB 25-26  ST PETERSBURG FINE ART FESTIVAL
This ‘boutique’ fine arts festival transforms the park into an outdoor gallery showcasing original handmade artwork by America’s top fine artisans and crafters.  North Straub Park.  Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm.  www.ParagonArtEvents.com

FEB 26  RHYTHM OF THE DANCE
A new era in Irish entertainment, presenting world champion dancers, a traditional Irish band, and the handsome Young Irish Tenors. Internationally rated as one of the most popular Irish Step Dance shows on tour.  Mahaffey Theater.  7pm.  727-893-7832  www.TheMahaffey.com

MAR 4  TFO MASTERWORKS: THE DALÍ EXPERIENCE
A concert devoted to music that inspired one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, Salvador Dalí , featuring images of Dalí ’s paintings, dancers and renowned virtuoso guitarist MILOŠ, all under the baton of Michael Francis.  Mahaffey Theater.  8pm.  727-892-3331  www.FloridaOrchestra.org

MAR 4-5  REGGAE RISE UP 2017
Two days of positive vibes, amazing people, and some of the best Reggae artists like Slightly Stoopid, Dirty Heads, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Jungle Man San & Steel Pulse.  Vinoy Park.  Noon-10pm.  www.ReggaeRiseUp.com

MAR 4-5  AWAKENING INTO THE SUN SPRING FESTIVAL
A Celebration of Health, Wellness and Spiritual Connection. Bringing communities together through Tai Chi, Yoga, Belly Dancing, Qigong Classes and workshops. Enjoy Live music & Holistic Practitioners.  South Straub Park.  Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm.  727-565-2214  www.AwakeningIntotheSun.org

MAR 4 - JUL 2  DOMINIQUE LABAUVIE: DIG
This exhibition brings together recent works by Mr. Labauvie in his signature media of steel and pastels. The theme of the ruin runs throughout, as he seems to take on the role of archaeologist, digging into the earth’s histories to try to understand their effect on current events.  Museum of Fine Arts.  727-896-2667  www.MFASPete.org

MAR 8  SUPERHEROES ON PARADE AT SUNDIAL
Join Southeastern Guide Dogs as they unveil their 2017 Superheroes on Parade, a collection of larger-than-life dog sculptures handpainted by local artists.  5-7:30pm.  www.GuideDogs.org

MAR 10-12  TAMPA BAY BOAT SHOW
Experience the latest and greatest for your boating and fishing needs...All in one location.  Tropicana Field.  Fri-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm.  www.TampaBayBoatShows.com

MAR 10  5TH ANNUAL FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX 5K RUN BY MBA
Race fans have the opportunity to run the iconic Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg street course at night along St Petersburg’s beautiful waterfront to benefit the Police Athletic League of St Petersburg. Race begins at 6:15pm.  www.GPStPete5k.com

MAR 10-12  2017 FIRESTONE GRAND PRIX OF ST PETERSBURG
World-class championship racing returns for the 13th edition run on a 1.8-mile, 12-turn waterfront circuit through downtown streets. All ages will enjoy the fastest racing series on the planet, driver autograph sessions, interactive games & exhibits, IndyCar Fan Village, beer gardens and live music.  Downtown Waterfront.  877-725-8849  www.GPStPete.com

MAR 11  FEATURED ARTISTS NIGHT: RAVEN SKYRIVER AND KELLY O’DELL
Raven Skyriver started blowing glass at the age of sixteen. Raven’s mentor taught him how to build glass blowing equipment and trained him in Venetian technique. He worked for several years, learning sculptural glass and has continued to focus in the area of sculpture. His depiction of marine life is inspired by his island upbringing and informed by the creatures that inhabit this fragile ecosystem.

Kelly O’Dell’s work mainly explores themes of extinction, preservation, and human impact on the natural world.  She resides in Stanwood, WA with her husband Raven Skyriver and their 5 year-old son Wren.  Duncan McClellan Gallery.  5-10pm.  855-436-4527  www.DMGlass.com

MAR 11 - APR 30  FRESH SQUEEZED: EMERGING ARTISTS IN FLORIDA
Selected Florida artists will create site-specific installations, as well as participate in talks and connect with local collectors. This program will facilitate the development of emerging artists’ careers while giving our community the opportunity to view new work being made in our region.  Morean Arts Center.  727-822-7872  www.MoreanArtsCenter.org

MARCH 14  THE TRESTLE AT POPE LICK CREEK BY NAOMI WALLACE
In a small town in 1936, life is so dull the only thing that Dalton and Pace can think to do to entertain themselves is to try and outrun the 7:10 train across a trestle track suspended a hundred feet over a dry creek bed. Will they make it across safely, or will they end up like the last boy who attempted the feat - the one who couldn’t quite run fast enough?  The Morean Arts Center for Clay, Historic Train Station.  7pm.  727-864-7811  www.ASimpleTheatre.org

MAR 14  9TH ANNUAL PI DAY CELEBRATION
Pie and PI! What could be better? On this day of circumference share some famous strawberry rhubarb pie while you contemplate your next circular conclusion in this beautiful gallery.  Craftsman House.  727-323-2787  www.CraftsmanHouseGallery.com

MAR 15 - APR 9  INFORMED CONSENT BY DEBORAH ZOE LAUFER
A powerful drama about one woman’s quest to answer the mysteries of science and her own life. Inspired by a landmark court case between one of the country’s largest universities and a Native American tribe based in the Grand Canyon INFORMED CONSENT takes us into the personal and national debate about science v. belief, and whether our genetics defines our fate.  American Stage.  727-823-PLAY  www.AmericanStage.org

MAR 19  LIFE ON VENUS: MUSIC OF BOWIE AND BJÖRK WITH THE FLORIDA BJÖRKESTRA
After back-to-back sold-out shows, the 17-piece band The Florida Björkestra performs the music of Björk and Bowie. The incomparable Jamie Perlow returns as Björk and Colleen Cherry joins the group to sing the Bowie set.  The Palladium Theater.  6pm.  727-893-7832  www.MyPalladium.org

MAR 25  2017 SUNSHINE GRAND PRIX
The inaugural Professional & Amateur Cycling and Fun & Healthy Living event. The Toursing Ride will roll out on its 30 mile ride to Ft Desoto or Pass-A-Grille and back. Criterium Races will delight racers and spectators with its fast turns around Al Lang Stadium. Enjoy food & drinks and the criterium races in action.  Al Lang Stadium.  8am-2pm.  www.SunshineGrandPrix.com

MAR 25  TAMPA BAY ROWDIES HOME OPENER
Come Dressed Rowdie-Ready and show your team spirit as the Rowdies battle Orlando City B in the 2017 opening game!  Al Lang Stadium.  727-222-2000  www.RowdiesSoccer.com

MAR 25-26  ST PETERSBURG SEAFOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL
This new festival offers a unique blending of the finest in seafood creations by the top restaurants in St. Petersburg with the finest local and regional musical talents performing live onstage. Also, be inspired by the original handmade fine art and crafts brought to the event by artisans from across the United States.  North Straub Park.  Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-6pm.  www.ParagonArtEvents.com

MAR 30  RHONDA J. NELSON AND THE IRRITABLE TRIBE OF POETS - “FRIDA”
Enter the world of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo through Nelson’s biographical narratives set to the jazz, funk and global soundscapes of the Irritable Tribe of Poets.  6:30-8pm.  Dalí Museum.  727-823-3767  www.TheDalí.org

APR 1  HEALTHY ST PETE FIT CITY CELEBRATION
Join us as we close out the Healthy St Pete Fitness Challenge and get motivated for the road ahead. Bring the family, friends and neighbors for a 5K, 1 mile run/walk, and celebration with community wellness and social service vendors.  North Straub Park.  9am-2pm.  www.HealthyStPeteFL.com

APR 2  LOS VINOS DE DALÍ 2017
Enjoy a wide variety of both Old World & New World wines, plus gourmet tapas tastings from the area’s top restaurants and live music, in the picturesque setting of The Dalí’s Avant-garden on the downtown waterfront.   4-7pm.  Dalí Museum.  727-823-3767  www.TheDalí.org

APR 2  13TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF SPEED
A showcase of vintage & contemporary vehicles, the world’s most exotic supercars, custom motorcycles, watercraft, and countless other unique and exciting vehicles. Enjoy cafes, smooth jazz, rare wine & spirit tasting, cigar lounge, fashion shows and more.  10am-4pm.  Vinoy Park.  www.FestivalsofSpeed.com

APR 2  2017 TAMPA BAY RAYS HOME OPENING GAME
Take yourself out to the ball game for the first pitch of the 2017 season as the Rays take on the Yankees.  Tropicana Field.  1:10pm.  1-888-FAN-RAYS  www.RaysBaseball.com

APR 6  THE LONGEST TABLE 2017
An epicurean experience showcasing prix fixed menus from the area’s finest restaurants right down the middle of Bayshore Drive. Downtown St. Petersburg on Bayshore Drive NE from the Museum of Fine Arts to the Vinoy.  5:30pm

APR 6  TAMPA BAY BLUES FEST KICKOFF PARTY
Kick off Tampa Bay Blues Fest weekend with exciting blues guitarist and singer, Samantha Fish! Get your festival groove going early, and say hello to guests from around the world, who have traveled to join us for the festival.  The Palladium.  8pm.  www.TampaBayBluesFest.com

APR 7-9  2017 TAMPA BAY BLUES FEST
One of the world’s finest blues music events, enjoy the rhythms of Dennis Gruenling, the Jordan Patterson Band, Albert Cummings, Ana Popovic, Buddy Guy, Matt Schofield, Samantha Fish, Toronzo Cannon, Coco Montoya, Backtrack Blues Band, JW-Jones, The Lee Boys, Dawn Tyler Watson, and Tab Benoit.  Vinoy Park.  Fri-Sat 12-10pm, Sun 12:30-10pm.  www.TampaBayBluesFest.com

APR 7  CATIE CURTIS IN CONCERT
Catie Curtis's list of accomplishments spans 14 albums, songs featured on TV shows “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Dawson’s Creek”, and “Felicity”; and movies like “Finding Graceland” and “A Slipping Down Life”. For over 25 years, she has been a perennially popular headliner, appearing at Lilith Fair, Carnegie Hall, performing arts centers, concert halls, folk clubs, music festivals and the White House! She was even dubbed a “folk rock goddess” by The New Yorker.   7pm.  Craftsman House.  727-323-2787  www.CraftsmanHouseGallery.com

APR 8  ANNUAL ART FOR THE EARTH SHOW
Featuring artists who are using recycled materials to create their art, or have incorporated environmental themes into their works.   5-9pm.  Craftsman House.  727-323-2787  www.CraftsmanHouseGallery.com

APR 13  GETTING TO KNOW FLORIDA'S ENGAGING 'WATER WORLD' FROM THE INSIDE OUT
Bill Belleville gives a compelling presentation on identifying our water-driven natural landscapes in Florida. He does so by helping us understand how other writers and artists have been inspired by them over time. In doing so, Belleville also helps us understand the threats to these diverse natural systems from Florida’s unbridled sprawl. He uses vivid photographic images from above and below our magical springs, our characteristic “scrub” and sandhill - that help “recharge” our springs - and related habitats that have historically helped us acknowledge our singular “sense of place”.  St Petersburg Museum of History.  7pm.  727-894-1052  www.SPMOH.org

APR 17  NATIONAL CHEESEBALL DAY
Stop by with some friends & enjoy one of our savory cheese globes!  Craftsman House.  727-323-2787  www.CraftsmanHouseGallery.com

APR 19 - MAY 14  32ND ANNUAL AMERICAN STAGE IN THE PARK: HAIRSPRAY
It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable “pleasantly plump” teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire - to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her ‘do  Demen's Landing Park.  American Stage in the Park.  727-823-7529  www.AmericanStage.org

APR 22  SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE AT THE PALLADIUM
From Tony-winning playwright Rupert Holmes, the Broadway hit that invites you to spend a hilarious, heart-warming evening in the company of the world’s favorite and funniest centenarian, George Burns, in a tour de force solo performance from Alan Safier. It’s a tender, funny, life-affirming love story ... a personal guided tour through an American century in the company of George Burns, a man who laughingly lived and loved each day for all it had to offer.  The Palladium Theater.  8pm.  727-893-7832  www.MyPalladium.org

APR 22-23  42ND ANNUAL MAINSAIL ART FESTIVAL
The best fine arts and fine crafts exhibited by artists from around the country. Mainsail combines visual & performing arts, music, children’s art activities, and delectable food from local restaurateurs.  Vinoy Park.  Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm.  www.MainsailArts.org

APR 27-30  12TH ANNUAL SUNSCREEN FILM FESTIVAL
Voted one of the “25 coolest Film Fests” in the country - MovieMaker Magazine Enjoy independent films and take part in workshops and educational programming.  Multiple Downtown Venues.  www.SunscreenFilmFestival.com

APR 28  RELAY FOR LIFE ST. PETERSBURG
The world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all.  Straub Park.  4-10pm.  www.Cancer.org

APR 28  RON WHITE
Ron White is best known as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon. But with two Grammy nominations, a gold record, three of the top rated one-hour TV specials in Comedy Central history, a book that appeared on the New York Times bestseller list.  Mahaffey Theater.  7pm.  727-893-7832  www.TheMahaffey.com

APR 28-30  ST ANTHONY’S TRIATHLON WEEKEND
Experience the premier multi-sport event known for its scenic course along the downtown St Petersburg waterfront. Enjoy Fitness Expos, live music & The Meek & Mighty Triathlon.  Straub Park.  Fri Noon-7pm, Sat 6:30am-7pm, Sun 6:30am-1pm.  727-825-1521  www.SATriathlon.com

MAY 13  FEATURED ARTISTS NIGHT: JASON CHAKRAVARTY AND JENNIFER UMPHRESS
Jason Chakravarty is a mixed media, object maker living in Arizona. The majority of his work is cast glass and often incorporates neon for illumination.
Jennifer Umphress work often draws in spiration from her environment. Born and raised in California, she began working with glass in 2000 while living in Hawaii. Umphress lives and works in Kingston, Wash., where the Pacific Ocean continues to influence her work.  Duncan McClellan Gallery.  5-10pm.  855-436-4527  www.DMGlass.com

MAY 13 - JUN 25  11TH ANNUAL INVITATIONAL TEAPOT SHOW
A select group of artists from across the US. have been invited to participate. This year's show features a wide variety of functional, ceramic teapots. Teapots will be on display & available for purchase.  Craftsman House.  727-323-2787  www.CraftsmanHouseGallery.com

MAY 13 - JUN 25  100 YEARS/100 ARTISTS
For 100 years, the Morean and the Art Club have been a place for art lovers to gather and exhibit, create, and learn about contemporary art. This exhibition tells the Morean’s story through its mission, and specifically, through the individual artists who shaped our organization and made it what it is today.  Morean Arts Center.  727-822-7872  www.MoreanArtsCenter.org