TAMPA, Fla. — If you're looking for something fun to do this weekend (January 11-13), there's plenty of action happening around the Tampa Bay area.
Friday, January 11
When: Jan. 11-13
Where: Dunedin, Florida
Cost: $25 a day | Free for children
Info: The Dunedin International Film Festival is calling for a total activation of the City of Dunedin in the name of film! Businesses, citizens, and City Officials have found a creative way to gather in the name of Arts and Culture. What happens when a film festival takes over a city with no movie theatre? Solution: D.I.F.F. is turning 5 local businesses and City Hall into movie screening rooms for over 300 shorts films.
Saturday, January 12
When: Jan. 12-13
Where: Downtown Sarasota
Cost: Free Admission
Info: Watch as the artwork brought to Sarasota by the local, regional and national artisans transforms Gulf Stream into an extraordinary, unique outdoor gallery of original handmade art. This palette of spectacular creations includes works in painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, glass, ceramics, fiber and wearable art, mixed-media, woodworking and more. The fine art festival is is held in downtown Sarasota on Gulf Stream between Cocoanut Avenue and McAnsh Square. It’s open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Raymond James Stadium at 4201 North Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa
Info: Monster Jam is adrenaline-charged family entertainment providing jaw-dropping displays and gravity-defying feats that promises to always leave fans entertained. Monster Jam events feature some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger, Max-D, El Toro Loco and many more. Our world-class drivers push these perfectly engineered Monster Jam trucks to their limits in Freestyle, "2-Wheel Skills" and Racing competitions that will put families on the edge of their seats and leave them craving more of this unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable event!
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Amalie Arena at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa
Cost: $15 donation
Info: Winter Jam’s 2019 blockbuster lineup continues with Grammy-nominated former “American Idol” finalist Danny Gokey; Grammy-winning recording artist and "Overcomer" hitmaker Mandisa; Northern Ireland's "Count Every Blessing" worshippers Rend Collective; Skillet drummer and female solo rocker LEDGER; Grammy-nominated tour creators and hosts NewSong; and Dove Award-nominated Gotee recording artist Hollyn. In addition, the Pre-Jam Party is slated to feature hip-hop recording artist Ty Brasel; rockers Manic Drive; singer/songwriter Dan Bremnes; and special guest former Stellar Kart and Audio Adrenaline front man Adam Agee. The tour will also include a Gospel presentation from Dare2Share speakers Greg Stier or Zane Black.
When: 8 p.m.
Where: The Mahaffey Theater at 400 1st Street South, St. Petersburg
Info: Celebrate a century of the legendary Nat King Cole and his unforgettable daughter Natalie with hits like Route 66, When I Fall in Love, Inseparable and, of course, Unforgettable. Dee Daniels and Denzal Sinclaire on vocals with Jeff Tyzik conducting.
Sunday, January 13
When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Hillsborough High School at 500 North Central Avenue, Tampa
Info: The Seminole Heights Sunday Morning Market at Hillsborough High School takes place on the second Sunday of each month from October - April each year. This market supports 70+ local vendors selling what's made in Tampa Bay! Find everything from farm fresh produce, eggs, meats and honey to fresh baked goods, artisan foods, lunch bites, local art and hand crafts. Fun for all ages, free parking on site, live local music, dog friendly and bike valet provided by Two Broke Spokes.
When: 10:30 a.m.
Where: The Dali Museum at 1 Dali Boulevard, St. Petersburg
Info: Join Lucky Cat Yoga every Sunday at The Dali – a remarkable environment where Dali’s energy infuses the physical, mental and spiritual inspiration of yoga. Classes are held in the Raymond James Community Room or Avant-Garden, both with incredible views of the waterfront. The Lucky Cats teach vinyasa yoga, an all-levels approach that incorporates an interplay of basic breath work, postures, meditation and relaxation. Each student is encouraged to awaken and sustain their practice at their own pace. Please arrive early on a light stomach. Don’t have a mat? We have several on hand to lend. Cost: $10 members and students, $15 non-members. Visit the galleries on the same day for only an additional $10. Tickets must be purchased together. Please register online or at the Member’s Desk and bring your receipt to class. Please allow time for parking and admission.