9/15/2014

Concerts, Boatbuilding, Las Vegas Revue, Candlelight Tours of the Fort, Cemetery Tours and Talk Like a Pirate Day!

September 15, 2014
Monday - Sunday: September 15 - 21
Journey To The South Pacific at IMAX Theater - www.worldgolfimax.com
 
Educator Appreciation Days at Ripley's Believe It or Not! - The original Ripley's Believe It or Not! hosts Educator Appreciation days for teachers from Sept. 2 - Oct. 19. Teachers are admitted free of charge and guests receive a 50% discount on tickets at this popular St. Augustine attraction. 19 San Marco Avenue. 904-824-1606  https://www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys
 
Nao Victoria Tour - Tour this full-sized replica 16th century Spanish tall ship. Currently docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, the Nao Victoria is a replica of the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world commanded by Ferdinand Magellan in the 16th century. The ship is available for tours Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1- a.m.to 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youth.111 Avenida Menendez. 904-824-1606 www.elgaleon.org
  
For a complete list of eco/kayak, food, and history tours, and other special tours taking place on Florida's Historic Coast this week, visit Florida'sHistoricCoast.com/events

Tuesday, September 16
The St. Augustine Slow Down - This food fair combines locally-crafted St. Augustine Distillery Company cocktails and delicious appetizers prepared by top local chefs using fresh, local ingredients from some of Northeast Florida's finest small family farms.  The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Distillery Company.  Tickets are $20 each and proceeds go to Slow Food First Coast.  112 Riberia St., St. Augustine. 904-825-4962 http://staugustinedistillery.com/happenings/the-st-augustine-slow-down
Tuesday - Sunday, September 16 - 21
St. Augustine Art Association's Annual Fall Members' Show - St. Augustine Art Association's Annual Fall Members Show runs through September 28 and features a broad array of artistic styles, media and subjects. The gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday noon - 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. Admission is free.  22 Marine St. St. Augustine. 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org
Wednesday:  September 17
Farmer's Arts and Crafts Market - Farmer's Market located at the oceanside St. Johns County Pier Park featuring selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. rain or shine. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. 904-347-8007
 
Music by the Sea Concert  - Live concert from 7 - 9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion. This week's band is the Navy Pride playing Rock- Pop.  Coquina Beach Surf Club will offer signature dinners for $10.  Admission is free.  For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair.  350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org

Friday:  September 19
International Talk Like a Pirate Day Celebration - Arrrgh! Don't miss the exciting celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day at the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum and Taberna del Caballo.  From 5 - 7 p.m., the museum's courtyard features loads of free family fun including a children's scavenger hunt, pirate picture taking, face painting, pirate games, storytelling and a roving musician. Famous pirate Captain William Mayhem will take part in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  At 6:30 p.m., everyone is invited for a group photo.   At 7 p.m., the party moves to a grown-up atmosphere at the Taberna del Caballo's Pirate Cove where piratical authors and painters discuss their work, drink and food specials are available including a rum tasting; a 50/50 auction, Liars Dice tournament and silent auction benefitting the Pirate Toy Drive.  At 8 p.m., the legendary Dirty James entertains with ebullient music and sea shanties. All events are free of charge.  For the evening, admission to the Pirate and Treasure Museum is discounted for costumed pirates -- $9.99 adults; kids 12 and under free. 12 S. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine. 904-819-1444 www.thepiratemuseum.com 
 
Gourmet Beer Paired Dinner - A1A Ale Works chef John Stillmunks and brewer Doug Murr offer a gourmet beer-paired dinner at 7:30 p.m. at their restaurant.  The five-course meal will be paired with five outstanding craft beers brewed in St. Augustine.  The cost is $62 per person.  Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Bon Beer Voyages, a private tour company offering a St. Augustine Beer Safari on September 19-21 that includes a two-night hotel stay, private tours, meals, trolley passes and much more for $525 double occupancy or $650 single. 1 King St., St. Augustine. 888-846-2337 www.BonBeer.com 
Thursday - Sunday:  September 18 - 21

The Maze Runner at the IMAX Theater -  www.worldgolfimax.com 
 
  
The Addams Family at The Limelight Theatre - The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in The Addams Family at the Limelight Theatre.  Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday - Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.  Tickets are $25; $22 seniors; $20 student and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org 
 
Saturday:  September 20
 
Guided Beach Exploration Guana South Beach - Join GTM Research Reserve Docents from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. for a beach walk at the Guana South beach location on A1A, South Ponte Vedra Beach.  Learn about the animals that call the beach home as well as seashells and other interesting facts.  This is a "Beaches 101" experience that the entire family will enjoy.  There is a $3/per vehicle parking fee.  1768 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerrbeachexploration.eventbrite.com
 
Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour - Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in the State of Florida with burials starting during the First Spanish Period (1565-1763).   Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.  Tours are from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 16 Cordova St., St. Augustine www.tolomatocemetery.com
 
Castillo de San Marcos by Candlelight  - Candlelight tours of the ancient Spanish fortress, Castillo de San Marcos, take place on the third Saturday of the month.  The tours depart from the ticket booth at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m.  Weather permitting.  Advance tickets are $8 per adult ages 15 and older; $4 per child 5 - 15; and free for children 4 and younger.  Tickets are on a first come first serve basis.  1 South Castillo Dr. St. Augustine.  904-829-6506 x 233 www.nps.gov/casa
 
Las Vegas Revue! - At 7 p.m., The Pioneer Barn at the Old Florida Museum hosts the very talented Mr. Trey Dees featuring the music of some of the greats of the 50's, 60's, and 70's.  Enjoy music from the likes of Elvis, Chuck Berry, Dean Martin, Roy Orbison, and Tom Jones. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 seniors.  259 San Marco Ave. St. Augustine.  904-824-8874 www.fortmenendez.com
 
Emma Concert Performance - Preservation Hall Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. When not performing at the renowned Preservation Hall in New Orleans, they tour the country to assure the popularity of American Jazz stays alive. Tickets are $40 for adults and $5 for students and children. 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine www.emmaconcerts.com  904-797-2800
Saturday & Sunday:  September  20 & 21
Sea Your History Weekend - Discover the British influences on St. Augustine's maritime history with traditional wooden boatbuilding, guest presenters and shipwreck artifacts from a 1782 Loyalist vessel found just off St. Augustine's coast.  Climb the tower, explore the keepers' house, walk on the nature trails and experience history.   Call or go online to purchase tickets (Admission $9.95 adults; $7.95 children and seniors) 81 Lighthouse Ave., St. Augustine.  904-829-0745 www.staugustinelighthouse.org
Sunday:  September 21
Sunday Funday Party Barge (21+) - This fun party on the water begins at the Vilano Beach Pier at 12:30 returning at 2 p.m.  Party along the Bayfront on the Matanzas River and back.  You are welcome to bring a small cooler filled with your choice of adult beverages.  Tickets are $25.  254 Vilano Road, St. Augustine. 904-332-7194 www.JaxWaterTours.com
 
Music In The Park: Billy Buchanan and Free Avenue - Rock & Roll meets Rhythm & Blues at this Billy Buchanan and Free Avenue concert at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. This 2 - 5 p.m. concert not only features great music, it includes a kid-friendly zone with bubbles, a painting wall, hula hoops and other fun activities.  Bring chair or blanket for seating. The concert is included in regular park admission of $5 per vehicle with 2-8 occupants, $4 single occupant vehicle, $2 for pedestrians and cyclists. A $1 per person donation for the concert is suggested. 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast. 386-446-6783 www.floridastateparks.org/washingtonoaks

St. Augustine Historic Inns HOLIDAY TOUR -  Tickets are now on sale!

Tickets for this year's Bed and Breakfast Holiday Tour are now on sale ONLINE! This is our 21st Tour and we are so excited!  The theme this year is "The Music of Christmas".  We will feature Irish Christmas music here at the St. Francis Inn.  The tour will be December 13 and 14 from 1:00-5:00pm each day.  Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by clicking on the link below.  A special bonus this year: This year's tour includes free admission to the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum Saturday, Dec. 13.

http://staugustinebandbtour.com/

9/12/2014

First Muster celebrated today | StAugustine.com





3PM TODAY - at the Florida National Guard headquarters, 82 Marine St.  Just 2 blocks from the St Francis Inn.  The public is invited and the event is FREE.



First Muster celebrated today | StAugustine.com

ZZ TOP to play St. Augustine concert May 9 | StAugustine.com



Great news!  The ZZ Top Concert has been rescheduled!





ZZ TOP to play St. Augustine concert May 9 | StAugustine.com

9/10/2014

Castillo de San Marcos to host Castillo by Candlelight | StAugustine.com

September 20, 2014 (a Saturday) you can take a guided tour by candlelight of our Castillo de San Marcos!  Prices are $8 per adult and $4 per child.  For details and ticket purchasing information please click on the link here:



Castillo de San Marcos to host Castillo by Candlelight | StAugustine.com