Art Walk!

Second Saturday Art Walk
Saturday, January 13 at 5 p.m. 
Various Locations, St. Petersburg, FL 

Be the first to see new affordable works of art! ArtWalk is Opening Night for more than 40 galleries and studios to premiere new works.  It’s impossible to take in the entire ArtWalk in one night.  Plan to walk, drive or take a trolley to explore different neighborhoods.

Free ArtWalk trolleys circle the arts districts – a trolley stops near each gallery every half hour.

Free parking can be found on 1st Ave N and 1st Ave S from 15th St to 30th St, The Clay Center of St. Petersburg, MGA Studios and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum.

Download the map and list of galleries to plan your festive art evening at www.stpeteartsalliance.org.

St. Petersburg Arts Alliance coordinates St. Petersburg’s Second Saturday ArtWalk with the EDGE District, the Grand Central District and the Warehouse Arts District associations.

The St. Petersburg Arts Alliance is the umbrella organization serving this vibrant arts and cultural community. Join us in advocating for the arts, facilitating the growth of out arts community and driving arts-related economic development in St. Petersburg.

Swing by The Courtney at Bay Pines before the art walk for a tour of our beautiful community! We are open from 10am-5pm!

Sunshine Music Festival

Whats better than sunshine and music? Not much! Enjoy the sounds of funky music downtown St. Petersburg this Saturday, January 13th and Sunday, January 14th. The fun will take place at 701 Bay Shore Drive Northeast – (Vinoy Park) from 11am – 11pm.

The all star line up includes :
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Mike Gordon
Medeski Martin & Wood
Galactic
Hot Tuna
Foundation of Funk
The Suffers

After you listen to the sweet sounds of those rockstars, swing on over to The Courtney at Bay Pines for a rockin’ tour of our beautiful community! Don’t miss out on living in luxury this year!

Mahaffey Ballet

Do you enjoy ballet? We have the event for you! Enjoy a classic ballet brought to you by The State Ballet Theatre of Russia Presents Sleeping Beauty and performed by dancers around the globe on Friday, Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Founded by legendary dancer and former Prima Ballerina of The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet, Maya Plissetskaya, The State Ballet Theatre of Russia, now under the direction of award-winning dancer and Moiseyev dance company soloist Nikolay Anokhin, presents one of the greatest classical ballets of all time. This timeless fairy tale of a princess cursed to sleep for 100 years, is considered one of Tchaikovsky’s greatest jewels. The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents 50 of Russia’s brightest stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life! 
When is it?
Friday, January 5th 2018 7:30 pm 
Where does it take place?

Mahaffey Theater, 401 First Street South, St. Petersburg, FL

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets are starting around $40.
You may also enjoy a delicious pre-performance dinner at the beautiful Bayside Bistro!
You’ll dine in style, right before your show, inside the scenic glass-walled atrium on the water’s edge overlooking Tampa Bay. Your dinner includes:
-Two delicious appetizers
-An organically-prepared salad
-Three delectable entrees (meat, poultry and seafood) with complimentary sides
-Beautifully presented dessert tray
Vegetarian options are available
$35.95 (gratuity included), plus tax

On Friday, January 5th, The Courtney at Bay Pines will be open from 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM. Swing by for a tour of our beautiful community before you head over to The Mahaffey Theater. You can learn more about our property here

WWE Holiday Tour

Are you a WWE fan? We have the event for you! 

On December 30th, 2017, World Wrestling Entertainment will be in Tampa for their Holiday Tour! See some of your favorites like Randy Orton, John Cena, AJ Styles and more! The Event will be held at the Amalie Arena on December 30th at 7:30 PM. Purchase tickets here!

Never heard of WWE? No problem! WWE stands for World Wrestling Entertainment. Most stunts and perfomances are choreographed for entertainment purposes, and each performance has a story line. WWE was first invented by Roderick James McMahon in the 1950’s and the business has since been passed down through the generations. The current owner of WWE is Vincent K. McMahon. You can learn more about WWE by clicking here

Before you head over to the arena, come see us at The Courtney for a tour of our beautiful community! A new home is the perfect way to ring in the new year! We are open from 10 AM- 5 PM on Saturday.

 

We are less than two miles from the beach and we are pet friendly! Tell your friends! 

 

 

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker!

Get down to the Mahaffey Theater to see the Great Russian Nutcracker!

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Tuesday, December 26 at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, December 26 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 27 at 7 p.m.
The Mahaffey Theater
 
 
It’s the quintessential holiday fantasy as it was meant to be experience – on a grand scale! You won’t want to miss the Moscow Ballet’s fanciful, beautiful interpretation of the timeless tale of a little girl and her Christmas Eve dreams, with the iconic musical score by Tchaikovsky.
 

Critics praise the Great Russian Nutcracker danced by a company of 40 world-class Russian artists, with nine lush, awe-inspiring sets and elaborately detailed costumes! Exclusive to the Moscow Ballet are 10-foot-tall silk puppets, life-sized Matrushka dolls and the “Dove of Peace,” in which two dancers balance and leverage with each other to form a soaring white bird with a 20-foot wingspan.

VIP ticket packages: $191 ticket – includes a premium Nutcracker doll and a Moscow Ballet book, plus a Meet & Greet with the cast. $143 ticket – includes a premium Nutcracker doll and a Moscow Ballet book.

 
Purchase your tickets now at themahaffey.com
Stop by for a tour of our luxury community before your show!

A Christmas Carol at Ruth Eckerd Hall

Get down to the Ruth Eckerd Hall on  Dec. 20, 2017 to see A Christmas Carol, the musical!

This fully staged musical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale has become a Yuletide tradition. This is the longest-running touring production of A Christmas Carol featuring a spirited ensemble of 23 performers who bring Dickens’ fable of redemption to life on a magical set. Choose between the matinee at 2 p.m. or the evening performance at 7 p.m., both performed at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. 

 

Come see us before the spectacular performance! We offer 1, 2 and 3 bedroom layouts, and we are just minutes from the beach! Call today 727-800-9857

Ugly Sweater Crawl + Elf on 12/15!

Come one come all, in your ugly gear, ya’ll! Get the best of both worlds on Friday, December 15th from 6pm – 11pm! Head down to Albert Whitted Park and enjoy the weather (and delicious food) in your UGLY sweater! What could be better than food trucks and a movie? Get comfy with some hot cocoa and a fresh donut or indulge in fresh Maine lobster Mac & Cheese! Don’t forget, The Courtney at Bay Pines is only a few minutes from sunny downtown St. Petersburg! Stop in for a tour this week!

Holiday Lights in the Garden!

Looking for something fun to do this Holiday? We have an idea for you! The annual “Holiday Lights in the Gardens” is a seasonal escape into a wonderland of twinkling lights and fun entertainment. Over 1 million LED lights shining throughout the Botanical Gardens highlighting the plants and in nature-themed or holiday-themed light displays. This event is family-friendly with nightly entertainment, including visits with Santa. Refreshments are available, as well as Holiday-themed gifts at the Botanical Bounty Gift Shop. The event begins at 5:30 pm and a $4 suggested donation is encouraged for entry Nov. 24, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017. Come see us at The Courtney at Bay Pines before you go! We have beautiful sights to see as well as move in specials! 

For more information, visit https://www.flbgfoundation.org/news,holiday-lights-in-the-garden

Sanding Ovations!

Treasure Island Sanding Ovations is hosting their 9th annual sand sculpting event! Get down to Treasure Island to see some astonishing sand sculptures! This is a free event! After you’re finished there, come see us at The Courtney for a tour of our community!

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY
8am-5:30pm Sculptors begin work today with the “pound-up,” where tons of sand, combined with water, is molded into forms, which are then removed for the sculpting. At 7pm, join the sculptors at a meet ‘n’ greet at the Cystal Sands Ballroom at the Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Boulevard. $10/advance, $15 at the door, gets you everything: munchies from Sloppy Joe’s and beer from Great Bay Distributors.

THURSDAY
8am-5:30pm Sculpting begins today. Most vendors set up today.

FRIDAY
8am-5:30pm Sculpting
10am-10pm Vendors open
ON THE KA’TIKI STAGE
5pm – Sarasota Slim
6:45pm – Box Car Hollow
8:30 – Holey Miss Moley

SATURDAY
8am-2pm Sculpting
10am-10pm Vendors open
2pm-6pm Voting for People’s Choice Award
7pm Masters Cup Sand Sculpting Awards – 
Hosted by Event Organizer Meredith Corson
9:45pm Fireworks Show
ON THE KATIKI STAGE
Noon – Voices of Jazz
2pm – Charlie Souza & the Tropics
3:45pm – Twisty Chris and the Puddin’ Packs
5:45pm – Bath Salt Zombies
7:45pm – Pirate Flag

SUNDAY
10am-7pm Vendors open
ON THE KA’TIKI STAGE
Noon – WMNF Florida Folk Show 
with Pete Gallagher & Pat Barmore featuring The Florida Boys, Gypsy Wind and Not Broken Yet
2pm – Railway Kings
3:30pm – Motel Funk
5pm – Railway Kings/Motel Funk Jam

St. Petersburg Ooze Fest

Ready for everything beer and cheese? Ever heard of the St. Petersburg Ooze Fest? This free event is going to make you love the city you live in! There will be a variety of food trucks, live music, and great fun! This free event is family and pet friendly! Grab your lawn chairs and get down to Albert Whitted Park for a wonderful weekend of good eats! Check out the food truck line up below:

-Mr. C’s Grilled Cheese 
-Engine 53 Pizza Truck
-I WANNA WOK 
-Riddle on the Griddle 
-Woodson’s Wrap Shack 
-Rubbed & Pulled BBQ 
-Empamamas 
-St. Pete Taco Lady
-Just Smokin BBQ
-Vanchetta 
-The Cheesesteak Truck 
-Soul Food Street Kitchen
-Big D’s Grub Wagon 
-Merica Food Truck 
-Stuffed Food Truck
-Smokin Bowls 

DESSERT COURT:

-The Pineapple Shack
-Craving Donuts 
-Chiefs Chill Out 
-Skoops Italian Ice 
-The Cake Girl

**All of the food trucks will serve up Specialty Cheese inspired dishes as well as offering their normal cuisine**

Albert Whitted Park (Downtown St. Pete)

 DATE: NOV 17

6pm-11pm

This event is family and pet friendly! You are able to bring lawn chairs and blankets! 

Before you head out to the Ooze Fest, swing by The Courtney at Bay Pines for a tour of our beautiful community!