4/10/2013

Third Day, Velofest, Oyster Roast, History: This Week's Events in St. Augustine

Monday through Sunday: April 8 - 14
Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit -  www.picassoartandarena.com   904-825-1000
Edwin Augustus Moore Special Exhibit at the Lightner Museum -  904-824-2874  

Spring Member Show at St. Augustine Art Association Gallery - http://www.staaa.org
904-824-2310.

What Flows From Spain Exhibit - In recognition of Florida's quincentennial, the St. Augustine Art Association will feature a special exhibit of the works of Cuban-American artist Elio Beltran. The exhibit, titled What Flows From Spain, includes several large-scale narrative paintings emphasizing Florida's ties to Spain. The artist will be at the gallery from 5-9 p.m. for First Friday Art Walk (April 5). Admission to the gallery is free. On April 18, a Spanish-inspired reception, "Viva Espana," will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. and will feature Dennis Fermin on guitar, flamenco dancing and sangria. Admission for this event is $5. The St. Augustine Art Association is located at 22 Marine Street. I904-824-2310http://www.staaa.org

"Deeper-New Works Art Exhibit to Benefit Rikki" - www.spaceeight.com  904-829-2838

Monday - Friday: April 8 - 12
What Could Be Exhibition -  www.flagler.edu/crispellert

Thursday through Sunday: April 11 - 14 
Masters Weekend at the World Golf Hall of Fame - Celebrate the Masters Tournament with a visit to the World Golf Hall of Fame to enjoy photo opportunities with the Hall's Masters Trophy, go on a special scavenger hunt and watch the broadcast during regular museum hours. The Hall of Fame hours are Sunday noon to 6 p.m., and Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at 1 World Golf Pl., located off I-95 Exit 323 in St. Augustine. For more information, visit http://www.worldgolfhalloffame.org.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: April 12, 13 & 14
World Golf Hall of Fame Putting Championship - Participants compete for prizes including golf trips, rounds of golf and more! The competition takes place on the Hall of Fame's 18-hole, natural grass putting course. Qualifying days are Friday and Saturday. The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at 1 World Golf Place just off I-95 exit 323 in St. Augustine. For more information on participating in the putting championship, go to www.worldgolfhalloffame.org or call 904-940-4133.

2013 Velofest - This 2nd annual bicycle awareness event will take place on a course through the Nations Oldest City.   The purpose is to educate the cycling community and community at large about the historical significance of cycling and to establish a mutually beneficial environment where cyclists and 4-plus wheels can enjoy a peaceful commuting experience. Features professional cyclists racing through the streets of St. Augustine, live music, fun and food and a bike parade open to cyclists of all ages. http://www.velofest.org
Saturday: April 13

Don's Friends 5K Fun Fest - A 5K run, "Stand-up" paddleboard race, music, vendors and more to support Don's Foundation --dedicated to encouraging college students to choose the Alternative Break for their vacation break and help others less fortunate.  It all takes place 8:30 a.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Park, located at 350 A1A Beach Blvd. in St. Augustine Beach. www.DonsFriend.com 904-687-5951

Second Saturday Plant Sale - Join the Friends of Washington Oaks for their 2nd Saturday Plant Sale from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Admission to the park is $5 per vehicle and $2 for pedestrians or bicyclists. The park is located at 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast, FL. www.FloridaStateParks.org
Saturday & Sunday: April 13 & 14
Cathedral Parish school (259 St. George Street - just 1 block south of the plaza) is having an All You Can Eat Oyster Roast from 12pm-4pm tickets are $25 at the gate.

The St. Augustine Garrison (1740's soldiers like at the Fort) will host a makeup for their parade last month that got rained out leaving from the fort at 7PM, marching down St. George Street to Government House where they will fire their muskets in a volley.

Walk Back In Time at the Florida Agricultural Museum - The Florida Agricultural Center presents a Walk Back in Time from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring re-enactors from various periods of Florida's past.   Traditional Florida comes to life with living history demonstrations including pine needle basketry, blacksmithing, and palm frond hat weaving. Food and craft vendors will also be onsite. Admission is $5 per person. The Florida Agricultural Museum is located at 7900 Old Kings Rd. N in Palm Coast, off US 1 approximately 2 miles west of I-95 Exit 298. 386-446-7630 www.MyAgMuseum.com
Sunday: April 14
Fromajardes Serenade  - Participate in the traditional Menorcan Fromajardes celebration in which young men are rewarded for their serenading abilities with "Fromajardes", delightful Menorcan cheese pastries. The fun begins at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Cathedral Courtyard, 40 Cathedral Place. 904-829-2333.

St. Augustine Royal Tea - Afternoon tea party with St. Augustine's Royal Family -- Queen Marianna, King Juan Carlos and Princess Margarita Maria -- portrayed by local heritage residents. The tea will take place at 2:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Cathedral Courtyard, 40 Cathedral Place. Admission is free.  904-829-2333

Farm Stroll - First Coast Fresh, A Growers Cooperative, presents a free Farm Stroll from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The "stroll" will feature tours given by farmers who will explain their operations and will include fresh farm products for sale. Local chefs will also serve free samples of foods grown on each farm.   In addition, local artists will offer their creations for sale to help fight cancer. www.firstcoastfresh.com

Third Day with Colton Dixon & Josh Wilson Concert - Multi Grammy Award winners Third Day bring their Miracle Tour to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre where they will be joined by American Idol finalist Colton Dixon and Christian pop star Josh Wilson. The concert begins at 6 p.m. at the Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South.Tickets $45, $35, & $25.www.staugamphitheatre.com 

The Lives and Wives of Henry Flagler - Perfect for the 125th anniversary of the opening of his fabulous Hotel Ponce de Leon, this delightful dinner theatre production brings Henry Flagler and the Gilded Age to life once more. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. at the Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Avenue in St. Augustine. Tickets are $39.95 per person, all inclusive (adult beverages served separately) and may be purchased daily from 2 p.m. at the restaurant or by calling 904-824-7211.

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