September in the Sunshine City is upon us and so are many local events in our community. From charity cook-offs to art exhibits to exciting festivals, there is something for everyone. Guests at The Birchwood are perfectly poised to enjoy everything St. Pete has to offer this fall, and we’d be delighted to welcome you here at our boutique hotel just steps away from the St. Pete Pier. Explore these upcoming activities and start making plans for a September to remember:
Salvador Dalí Museum: Lee Miller Exhibit – until January 2022.
The Salvador Dalí Museum presents The Woman Who Broke Boundaries: Photographer Lee Miller. This exhibit explores the work of photographer Lee Miller, who is known for her remarkably incisive portraiture and photojournalism and colorful personal life. You can view more than 130 photos in the exhibit only in St. Petersburg. Don’t miss the chance to discover the extraordinary photographer’s life experiences. Tickets are available here.
16th Annual Evening With The Chefs – Friday, September 10
Eat, drink and support the future of hospitality at the16th Annual Evening With The Chefs, The World on Your Plate on Friday, September 10. Chefs including Teak’s Executive Sous Chef Troy McCue and Birch & Vine Chef Darren Bloom will partner with Pinellas County culinary students to create global-inspired small bites, desserts and more. Proceeds benefit the Ryan Wells Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to improving culinary arts and hospitality education of Pinellas County students. Get your tickets here.
September Soirée – Thursday September 16
The Birchwood is hosting a September Soirée on Thursday, September 16 from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm. Couples can view mock ceremony & reception designs, while connecting one-on-one with local wedding pro’s. Attendees will enjoy a champagne welcome social, appetizers, sweet treats and a chance to win a two night hotel stay at the Birchwood, a free engagement shoot by lifelong photography studio or $800 in gift certificates to Truly Forever Bridal Tampa. Get your tickets here.
St. Petersburg Margarita Festival – Saturday, September 18
The ultimate margarita party is coming to the Sunshine City on Saturday, September 18. The St. Pete Margarita Fest offers attendees 10+ margarita tastings, great music, food for purchase and more! Please note all attendees must be 21+. Get your tickets today!
Tampa Bay Food Fight – Tuesday, September 28
Who will take home the crown at the ultimate culinary Battle of the Bay? Top chefs, including Teak’s Executive Sous Chef Troy McCue and Birch & Vine’s Executive Sous Chef Daren Bloom, in St. Pete and Tampa will compete at the 5th Annual Tampa Bay Food Fight, a fundraiser benefiting Metropolitan Ministries. You can get your tickets here.
Zubrick Theater – Thursdays – Saturdays
Experience the wonder at St. Pete’s only magic theatre. Voted as the best family magic show, the Zubrick Theatre is located in Downtown St. Petersburg and gives audiences an intimate and unforgettable evening of magical entertainment. Watch in wonder as illusionists Chris and Ryan Zubrick combine comedy and grand-scale illusions. Tickets are available Thursdays – Saturdays. Get your tickets now before they disappear!
P.S. – Did you hear the news? Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay is back and YOU get to vote for your favorite businesses, events, places, people and more. This year, the Canopy’s very own Chris Davenport is nominated for Best Bartender. Vote for Chris and your other favorites at bobtampabay.com