1. 9 to 5, The Musical
At the St. Petersburg City Theatre, 4025 31st Street S, catch a movie turned play, 9 to 5, The Musical. "The beloved movie comes to the stage. Fast, Fabulous and Funny, with over a dozen new songs by Dolly Parton. Business men beware these ladies know a thing about making a living," according to a City Theater description. The musical runs through Feb. 18. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $24 for adults and $10 for students.
2. The Sounds of Video Games at the Mahaffey
At the Mahaffey Theater Friday night, hear the unique sounds of Mario Brothers, Zelda and even Halo as performed by the Florida Orchestra. The Mahaffey describes the show as unique because, "The Florida Orchestra and the USF Chamber Singers join forces in a performance setting of synchronized video footage and rock-concert lighting, along with well known internet solo performers, electronic percussion and unique interactive video game segments for gamers in the audience. The concert is hosted by its creator, producer and world-renowned game industry veteran Tommy Tallarico." The show beings at 8 p.m. Friday and tickets start at $42.50. You can purchase your tickets online by clicking here.
3. Saturday Morning Market
The market is held weekly on Saturdays through May, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is located at the Al Lang Field parking lot (also known as Progress Energy Park), which is located on the corner of First Ave. S. and First St. Shoppers can browse for fresh fruits and vegetables, loaves of rustic bread, gourmet- prepared foods, specialty foods, herbs, plants, hand crafted gifts and much more. Admission is free.
4. Sunday Improv Comedy Series
At American Stage Theater Sunday, laugh the day way with their Sunday Improve Comedy Series. "Back for their third year after successful runs of their original long form shows, The Dumb Show and 321, Hawk and Wayne presents The Memory. A new long form of improvisation that is based on the audiences suggestion of a certain memory or event in their life that comes right off the top of their heads." The show will still take place the first Sunday of each month at 8 p.m. There is a suggested donation of $5 - $15.
5. First Friday
Between 2nd and 3rd Street on Central Avenue, First Friday will rock downtown St. Pete. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and last until 10 p.m. Music for the night will be Jose Valentino . After First Friday, at Jannus Live, Ballyhoo will be rocking the outdoor courtyard. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are only $5, which will also feature performances by Kayavide and Burning Tree.