MARKETS FOR DAYS: ROUNDUP
Now that the weather sort of feels like fall, Tampa Bay markets are back in full swing. Here’s a guide:
The Royal Palm Market at Intermezzo is scenic in more ways than one. It has industrial lighting and woodburning vendors along with smoked meats, specialty dog treats and a DJ. 6 p.m. to midnight Thursday. 1111 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg’s Saturday Morning Market returns to the parking lot at Al Lang Stadium, bringing a mix of food, plants, crafts, live music, dogs and babies. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 230 First St. SE. (727) 455-4921. saturdaymorningmarket.com.
It doesn’t get more hip than the Indie Flea Street Faire at Green Bench Brewing, where you can sip craft beer or cider while shopping from more than 100 vendors and grooving to tunes by DJ Hello Darlin’ Records. Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. 1133 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. theindieflea.com.
Expect crowds at the first of Brocante Vintage Market’s final four weekends before it closes for good. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 2200 Second Ave. S, St. Petersburg.
Be inspired to redecorate with ocean- and Florida-themed decor, like a cute octopus toilet paper holder, at the Coastal Chic Vintage Market and Artisan Day. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. SunWest Park, 17362 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson. (727) 674-1464. simplyeventsfl.com.
GREEN STYLE: SUSTAINABLE FASHION PANEL
The buzz around the fashion industry’s impact on the environment has folks reconsidering their shopping habits. Valhalla Resale owner Danielle Ferrari will join a group of panelists for a Sustainable Fashion Panel at Venus Gallery on Thursday. Joined by Beyond the Label, Court Bottoms, the Disco Dolls Studio and Sewn Apart, the group will discuss the need for a fashion revolution and give tips on how to be a conscious consumer and how to get involved on a local level. Free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 244 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. N, St. Petersburg. stpetewomenscollective.com.
GET FESTIVE: VISUAL LANGUAGE MASQUERADE
With Halloween on the horizon, the urge to dress up increases exponentially in October. So the designers at the Disco Dolls Studio are providing an early opportunity with a Visual Language Masquerade. It’s an immersive way to showcase new, one-of-a-kind garments. They’re encouraging people to don festive duds and come out for dancing and refreshments while viewing clothes and new paintings from Beth Emery. Free. 7-10 p.m. Friday. 4632 N Florida Ave., Tampa. thediscodolls.com.