Upcoming events

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • In the garden at Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum - 2240 9th Ave. S., St. Petersburg

    SPP is excited to bring Movies in the Park to Midtown!!!  NOTE: This movie night only takes place in the beautiful garden behind the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum building, 2240 9th Ave. S. The museum is a part of what makes the 'Burg special and a great spot for a great movie evening!

    Convenient parking will  be available immediately across the street from the museum. Or, better yet, use the new Coast Bike Share to bicycle to Movies at Midtown. The museum is just a short distance from the Pinellas Trail and a bike share station is a short stroll from the museum. Bike valet parking will be available too!

    Like the downtown Movie in the Park evenings, the event starts with live music at 7 pm followed by the movie on the big outdoor screen at dusk Come early and enjoy the music; bring a picnic or purchase food on-site from some of the best foodie places in the 'Burg, each a locally owned business located on the "Deuces", 22nd St. S. A limited number of folding chairs will be available, but better yet, bring your own blanket or low seat!  Movies in the Park is Free! Movies at Midtown is an alcohol free event. No pets allowed.

    Red Tails (2012) rated PG13 – With Cuba Gooding, Jr. The story of the World War II Tuskegee Airmen - they faced segregation on the ground but were heroes in the air. Evening's music by: Trumaine Lamar.

    Reservations not required. No reserved seating.

     

    • 29 Apr 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Kahwa Coffee - 475 2nd St. N., St. Petersburg 33701
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    It's the final Saturday tour for the spring 2017 walking tour season - join us for a leisurely loop stroll thru a small piece of the shady historic old northeast between 5th & 11th Avenues NE, an area offering a variety of historic homes & building styles. The neighborhood is one of five National Register Historic Districts in the city. Midway in the tour, will be a special treat. a stop in a beautifully  and recently renovated 1925 home. The tour will be starting at Kahwa Coffee, a locally owned business where you are welcome to grab a cup of coffee before the start of the tour!


    • 04 May 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • North Straub Park

    The best small event on the waterfront!  Each movie evening starts with live music at 7 pm followed by the movie on the big screen at dusk. The fun takes place in N. Straub Park, between 4th Ave. & 5th Ave. NE at Beach Dr. Movies in the Park are Free!

    Come early to enjoy live music before the movie, bring a picnic or purchase food from one of the 'Burg's best food vendors who will be set up on-site. A limited number of folding chairs will be available, but better yet, bring a blanket or low seat!

    Bicycling to movies is a fun way to arrive and now you can do so using a Coast Bike Share bicycle (a bike station is located across the street from Movies in the Park). For those on their own bike, free bicycle valet parking will be provided by Coast Bike Share.

    Charade, with Audrey Hepburn & Cary Grant is a classic filled with suspense & romance! The movie has it all: Hepburn’s character falling in love in Paris, a mystery, an Oscar nominated title song & the perfect supporting cast. Evening’s music, Rayzilla’s Hippie Slayers. 

    • 09 May 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
    • In front of Mickey's Cafe & Organics at 318 Central Ave., St. Petersbrg 33701

    Wondering what to do on a summer mid-week evening? Join SPP for a leisurely and fun stroll down Central Avenue! Learn a bit about St. Pete history while getting to see some of the best of downtown's historic buildings and some of the murals that have added to the city's character. At the end of the tour, cool down with us and continue the conversation while enjoying one of downtown’s fun spots! The tour will end at St. Pete Brewing Co. on 1st Ave N, just a short walk from the tour's starting point.

    Tour is free for members, just $10 for nonmembers. Reservations encouraged but not required.

    • 11 May 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • North Straub Park

    The best small event on the waterfront!  Each movie evening starts with live music at 7 pm followed by the movie on the big screen at dusk. The fun takes place in N. Straub Park, between 4th Ave. & 5th Ave. NE at Beach Dr. Movies in the Park are Free!

    Come early to enjoy live music before the movie, bring a picnic or purchase food from one of the 'Burg's best food vendors who will be set up on-site. A limited number of folding chairs will be available, but better yet, bring a blanket or low seat!

    Bicycling to movies is a fun way to arrive and now you can do so using a Coast Bike Share bicycle (a bike station is located across the street from Movies in the Park). For those on their own bike, free bicycle valet parking will be provided by Coast Bike Share.

    The Princess Bride (1987) rated PG – A favorite for all ages with a magical mix of romance, fantasy, action & comedy. Evening's music: Mezzu’ Mare.


    • 18 May 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
    • Gulfport Historical Museum, 5301 28th Ave. S., Gulfport. FL

    Join SPP for a summer evening stroll in the "suburbs" of funky and artsy Gulfport. The tour will be led by the always entertaining Cathy Salustri, a Gulfport local and the arts & entertainment editor for Creative Loafing.  She will offer you both some fun stories and historic tidbits about the town she loves. The tour starts at Gulfport's historical museum and will end at  one of Gulfport's fun spots where you can grab a drink or a bite to eat and continue in a conversation with Cathy. 

    Reservations recommended as tour size is limited.

    • 18 May 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • North Straub Park

    The best small event on the waterfront!  Each movie evening starts with live music at 7 pm followed by the movie on the big screen at dusk. The fun takes place in N. Straub Park, between 4th Ave. & 5th Ave. NE at Beach Dr. Movies in the Park are Free!

    Come early to enjoy live music before the movie, bring a picnic or purchase food from one of the 'Burg's best food vendors who will be set up on-site. A limited number of folding chairs will be available, but better yet, bring a blanket or low seat!

    Bicycling to movies is a fun way to arrive and now you can do so using a Coast Bike Share bicycle (a bike station is located across the street from Movies in the Park). For those on their own bike, free bicycle valet parking will be provided by Coast Bike Share.

    Footloose (1984) rated PG–With Kevin Bacon & Lori Swinger. A sound track with ‘80’s hit songs that will have you up singing & dancing before the evening's end! Evening's music: The Joe Milligan Project, consisting of Joe Milligan (guitar & vocals), Bill La Grandier (percussion), Amanda Gerttula (violin), Russell Roush (bass), Douglas Lichterman (lead guitar), & Mandy Frick (background vocals) -  they offer an eclectic sound  from stripped down acoustic folk, to full band rock and roll energy.








    • 25 May 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • North Straub Park

    The best small event on the waterfront!  Each movie evening starts with live music at 7 pm followed by the movie on the big screen at dusk. The fun takes place in N. Straub Park, between 4th Ave. & 5th Ave. NE at Beach Dr. Movies in the Park are Free!

    Come early to enjoy live music before the movie, bring a picnic or purchase food from one of the 'Burg's best food vendors who will be set up on-site. A limited number of folding chairs will be available, but better yet, bring a blanket or low seat!

    Bicycling to movies is a fun way to arrive and now you can do so using a Coast Bike Share bicycle (a bike station is located across the street from Movies in the Park). For those on their own bike, free bicycle valet parking will be provided by Coast Bike Share

    May 25 -Top Gun (1986) rated PG – With Tom Cruise starring as a daring young pilot competing at the Navy's elite fighter weapons school. It's an action-packed film that won an Oscar for best original song! Evening's Music: Funk Shui.





    • 06 Jun 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Tour starts in front of the Banyan Tree in North Straub Park (just north of the Museum of Fine Arts at 255 Beach Drive NE.

    Wondering what to do on a summer mid-week evening? Join St. Petersburg Preservation for a relaxing waterfront stroll led by SPP President Emily Elwyn!  The waterfront is the perfect spot for one of Emily's summer tours, offering up some fun and a chance to learn a bit about St. Pete history and common architectural styles

    Tour is free for SPP members and just $10 for non-members. Reservations recommended.

    • 15 Jun 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
    • Gulfport Historical Museum, 5301 28th Ave. S., Gulfport. FL

    A fun Thursday evening stroll is a great way to head into a summer weekend - join SPP for this walking tour in Gulfport, the artsy & small town on Boca Ceiga Bay. The tour will be led by the always entertaining Cathy Salustri, a Gulfport local, author and the arts & entertainment editor for Creative Loafing.  She will offer you both some fun stories and historic tidbits about the town she loves. The tour starts at Gulfport's historical museum and will end at  one of Gulfport's fun spots where you can grab a drink or a bite to eat and continue in a conversation with Cathy. 

    Reservations recommended as tour size is limited.

    • 28 Jun 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
    • Historic Stewart Bldg., 233 3rd St.N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701

    Wondering what to do on a summer mid-week evening? Join SPP for a leisurely and fun downtown stroll! Learn a bit about St. Pete history while getting to see some of the best of downtown's historic buildings and architecture. At the end of the tour, cool down with us and continue the conversation while enjoying one of downtown’s fun spots! The tour starts at the historic Stewart Building on 3rd Street and ends at the Ale & Witch (111 2nd Ave NE), just a short walk from the Stewart.

    Tour is free for members, just $10 for nonmembers. Reservations encouraged but not required.

Contact:
St. Petersburg Preservation, Inc.
P.O. Box 838
St. Petersburg, FL 33731
(727) 824-7802
info@stpetepreservation.org
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