WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND?!

 

Fri, May 17th, 6pm | Margarita Wars | The James Museum of Western Art | 150 Central Ave

Get ready for the ultimate tequila showdown at Margarita Wars! Sample margaritas crafted by over 21 of Tampa Bay's best mixologists and join the tipsy judging to crown Tampa Bay’s Ultimate Margarita. Enjoy live entertainment, Mexican-inspired hors d'oeuvres, and surprises. Plus, VIP and designated driver ticket holders can explore the James Museum of Western Art's galleries from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Buy two tickets and get a free designated driver ticket for a friend! Indulge in cigars from Tainas Cigars and sample margarita-inspired popcorn from Sunshine City Popcorn. PRP Wines and Mother Kombucha will also be on hand. Don’t miss this unforgettable fiesta!

 

Sat, May 18th, 9am | Yoga with Julia | Bradenton Riverwalk | 444 3rd Ave West

Indulge in a blissful morning of yoga along Bradenton Riverwalk this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Led by the talented instructor “Yoga with Julia,” this 60-minute gentle yoga class offers a serene escape amidst nature's beauty. Suitable for all levels, participants can unwind and rejuvenate in the tranquil surroundings. Embrace the opportunity to nourish your mind and body while contributing to a harmonious community practice, with donations gratefully accepted.

 

Sat, May 18th, 11am | Venice Brew Fest | Centennial Park | 200 West Venice Avenue

Dive into an unforgettable experience at the Venice Brew Fest, where beer sampling merges with local music, sun-soaked beaches, and the unique charm of Florida's Gulf Coast community. From seasoned connoisseurs to casual enthusiasts, there's something for everyone amidst the diverse array of styles and flavors waiting to be discovered. Indulge in delectable offerings from local food trucks and eateries, savor special tastings from select brewers, and groove to the rhythms of three unique blocks of live music. Join in the celebration of craft beer, camaraderie, and coastal culture at the Venice Brew Fest.

 

Sat, May 18th, 12pm | Felid Fest | Big Cat Habitat | 7101 Palmer Boulevard

Step into a world of wonder at Felid Fest, a thrilling day of adventure and learning for all ages. Dive into the habitats of wildcats, discover their secrets, and ignite your passion for conservation. Engage in Lemur Yoga workshops, witness captivating animal presentations, and join the excitement of the Keeper Olympics. Indulge in delectable cuisine, sip on refreshing drinks, and bid on exclusive items at the Silent Auction. With activities for every interest and a chance to make a difference, Felid Fest is an experience not to be missed.

 

Sun, May 19th, 7pm | Silent Piano Concert | Siesta Beach – Yellow Lifeguard Tower | 948 Beach Road

Experience an extraordinary musical event on Siesta Beach with a captivating 'silent' piano concert. Renowned pianist Murray Hidary will perform real-time compositions that resonate directly in your ears through wireless headphones, creating an intimate connection to the music. As you relax on the beach, the serene surroundings and gentle ocean breeze will enhance the melodies, inviting you to close your eyes and let the harmonies evoke unique emotions and thoughts. This 'silent' piano journey promises to transport you to a place of deep introspection and connection with your inner self as the sun sets over the ocean.