Museums | Sights,
Neighborhood | Community
Where: 559 Mirror Lake Dr. N. St. Petersburg, FL
When: Fri Nov 30 7pm – 11pm
St. Pete Shuffle.
St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Courts, 559 Mirror Lake Dr. N. 7 to 11 p.m. www.stpeteshuffle.com or 727-822-2083.Every Friday come out and enjoy a hip twist to an old game under the stars. On the First Friday of the month - enjoy live music from a local artist. Fun family activity. All equipment is provided and instruction is available. The "World's Largest Shuffleboard Club" promotes and sponsors year-round competitive and recreational outdoor shuffleboard play on 65 courts. Every Fri. Seniors in their 80s and youths of the 21st century gather for the entertainment and camaraderie that is part and parcel of a game that's woven into the fabric of St. Petersburg. Games from friendly to tournament level take place at this historical and cultural landmark. Those looking to brush up on their shuffleboard skills or try the game for the first time can join in the fun every Friday from 7 to 11 p.m., weather permitting. The free outdoor diversion includes use of equipment, access to volunteers who can guide newcomers on the basics and entertainment provided by members who create play lists on their iPods. Built in the 1920s and featured in the movie Cocoon, the Mirror Lake Shuffleboard Club's complex houses 32 lighted courts (65 total) and an amazing old grandstand - a reminder of how popular a spectator sport shuffleboard was in its heyday.