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@ PCI Beach Bar

Friday night its the Sakaboys and Saturday is a double header with Jason Longoria from 1:30-5:30 and Colt Clark Saturday night, 6-10. Josh Magwood Band returns on Sunday from 2-6. See ya there!

First Friday

Get downtown for this monthly block party between 2nd and 3rd Streets in St Pete. Perfect jump off to a night out: live jazz, beer and wine vendors, tons of grub. The streets are closed off until 10, but noone says you have to go home! www.firstfridaystpete.com

Sureal Friday

Surreal Fridays The Dali, 1000 3rd St. S., 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Give your weekend a surreal start with an evening of music, museum tours and surreal silent films. Tempt your taste buds with complimentary tapas, cigar and cash bar. Half-price admission ($8.50) after 5 p.m. 727-327-3767 or www.thedali.org

Third Annual Geckofest Pubcrawl

This Saturday hit over 10 different bars between Gulfport and St. Pete Beach. Tickets are a $25 donation, which includes beverages, available at Gulfport on the Rocks, the Outpost and Swigwam (Corey Ave.). The hike starts promtly at Noon. See the flyer.

Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament for Clean Water presented by Surfrider Foundation

This Saturday at Ferg’s (1320 Central Ave) is a Hold ‘em tournament for clean water thrown by the Suncoast Surfrider Foundation. First place is a weekend for two at Postcard Inn- the premier St Pete Beach Hotel for surfers- with other prizes for the first 8 slots to be announced (gift certificates, vacation packages, etc.). Proceeds will go directly to Suncoast Chapter Surfrider Foundation who are then donating 50% to a charitable organization helping oiled animals and the other 50%  towards water testing kits and other chapter needs. Registration starts at 11 and cards fly at noon. More…

Photographs Patricia Preston Warren Two Generations of Photography

View historic B&W images taken by Bob Preston, a former staff photographer for The Independent and St. Pete Times alongside modern color images taken by his daughter Patricia. The exhibition runs through September 30th. Bob Preston: My Life in Photographs Patricia Preston Warren: I Am My Father’s Daughter – Two Generations of Photography St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 2nd Ave.

Jannus Landing : The Weekend Hang

No cover. No show. Just a place to go. This Saturday great tunes, super drink specials, cornhole, beer pong- these nights are really getting some momentum. Stop in! Gates open at 8. Jannus Landing (16 2nd Street North St. Pete)

Chris McCarty at the Pier

If you ever spent any time at all in Gainesville then you’re well aware of the Chris McCarty Band because he played everywhere and his performances ran on WUFT seemingly every evening. Dreadlock acoustic rock with soul. This Sunday he will be performing at The Pier  1-4PM! Join him in the Courtyard by the Bay. Free Show