8/27/2013

Uptown Saturday Night, Music By the Sea and Music in the Plaza, Geocaching, Free Hot Dogs and More This Labor Day Week

EVENTS THROUGH LABOR DAY WEEKEND       August 26, 2013
Monday - Monday: August 26 - September 2
Ordinary People - This exhibit is a colorful, folksy presentation featuring some of St. Augustine's first colonists. The exhibit is open daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the St. Augustine Visitor Information Center, 10 Castillo Dr. www.StAugustine-450.com
 
Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D at the IMAX Theater - Two thrilling films, one GIANT experience - Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D! Purchase any full-priced ticket to one documentary and get the second for only $1. Check the website for the daily show schedule at World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com
 
Ignorance is a Choice Art Exhibit - Artist Donny Miller's Ignorance is a Choice exhibit on display at St. Augustine's space:eight Gallery. Donny's unique graphic style of pairing seemingly benign images with witty declarations about humanity is as much philosophic as it is artistic. Ignorance is a Choice runs thru September 27. 228 West King St., St. Augustine. 904-829-2838 www.spaceeight.com  
Monday - Saturday: August 26 - 31
 4TH Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit - This stunning exhibition features landscapes, floral, marine life, birds, plant life and more. The St. Augustine Art Association Gallery, 11 Marine Street, is open Tuesday - Saturday noon - 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. Admission is free. 904-824-2310. www.staaa.org

Wednesday:  August 28
Farmer's Arts and Crafts Market - Farmers' Market located at the ocean-side St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. Features selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. rain or shine.  904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.com 
 


Music By The Sea Concert Series 2013 - Live concert with the band Big Lonesomeplaying southern blues takes place from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. Admission is free and local restaurant Gypsy Cab will offer signature dinners for $10. For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair.   904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org
Monday: August 26
The Belle of Amherst - This one-woman play is based on the writings of Emily Dickinson and stars Sinda Nichols in her performance of "The Belle of Amherst". Tickets to this exciting dinner theatre experience at the Raintree Restaurant are $45 (adult beverages served separately). Dinner is served at 6 p.m. (5:30 p.m. arrival suggested) and the show begins at 7 p.m. The Raintree is located 102 San Marco Ave. in St. Augustine.
Thursday: August 29 
Concerts in the Plaza - Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit and enjoy a free live concert with Lonesome Bert & the Skinny Lizards  from 7-9 p.m. in St. Augustine's historic Plaza de la Constitucion, 1 King St. 904-825-1004 www.plazaconcerts.com
Friday - Monday: August 30 - September 2
Patriot Golf Days at the Hall of Fame - The World Golf Hall of Fame joins with PGA of America in support of the 7th Annual Patriot Golf Days to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation. The Hall of Fame will match visitor donations made to the foundation. The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at One World Golf Place, at I-95 Exit 323, St. Augustine. Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and noon - 6 p.m. Sunday.   Adult admission is $19.50, $18.50 for seniors and $10 for students. 904-940-4123 www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org
Friday and Saturday: August 30 & 31
Colonial Crew Revue - Unique, audience-immersive musical and comedy show at the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George Street. Performing on the Colonial Quarter's stage beneath the stately Colonial Oak, the 8 p.m. show features the Picolata Players who share their music, magic and zany stage performances in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the history of St. Augustine. Tickets are $29.99 adults and $14.99 children and include complimentary snacks, draft beer, wine and soft drinks. 1-888-991-0933 www.colonialquarter.com
Saturday: August 31
Old City Farmers' Market - Features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, plants and more. Open 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. 
904-471-3733.  
 
Geocaching Program at Washington Oaks State Park -  Park Service Specialist Melissa Clauson presents a fascinating program on geocaching and then takes participants on an expedition to locate geo caches throughout the park.  Participants will need to bring their own GPS or Cell Phone to this program. Cell phone users will need to download the Florida State Park Pocket Ranger App. The program take place from 10 - 11 a.m. Reservations are required. Washington Oaks State Park is located at 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd, Palm Coast 386-446-6763 www.floridastateparks.org/washingtonoaks
 
Friends of Anastasia State Park Dogs and Jam -  The Friends of Anastasia host an early Labor Day celebration called Dogs and Jam right outside of Island Beach Grill in the Park. From 6-9 p.m., enjoy free, freshly grilled hot dogs with all the fixings and jam out to the music. Dogs are free; drinks are a $1 donation. Anastasia State Park is located at
1340 A A1A South, St. Augustine.  904-461-2035 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia
 
Civil Rights & Black Heritage Tour- St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours Inc. will offer a FREE historic walking tour at 5 p.m. Learn about St. Augustine's historic role in Black History and events leading up to the Civil Rights act of 1964. Tours depart from the Tour Saint Augustine office, 4 Granada Street and encompass several blocks over the course of an hour. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. 904-825-0087  www.StAugustineBlackHeritageTours.com 
 
Uptown Saturday Night - From 5 - 9 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month, experience live music, refreshments, new exhibits, book signings and much more at the galleries, antique stores and unique shop on St. Augustine's San Marco Ave. between Ripley's Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. The Mission Nombre de Diosprovides FREE PARKING. 904-823-9263.
Monday: September 2
Labor Day Concert in the Plaza - Enjoy a free live concert with The St. Augustine Jazz Society as they present the final Plaza Concert of the season in St. Augustine's historic Plaza de la Constitucion. From 1 to 3 p.m. E.T. Swings The Thing featuring Lorri Gill, vocalist will be on stage. Then from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m., The Company, one of North Florida's top music groups will perform. Bring a chair or blanket for comfortable seating.
904-825-1004 www.plazaconcerts.com 
 
Labor Day Eco Tour!  - Step off land and onto St. Augustine Eco Tour's stable research boat for a cruise at safe and steady speeds that allow the best of both worlds--wildlife sightings and a great breeze!   A highlight of this trip may include marine mammal sightings by resident dolphins or manatees. Tickets are $40/adults. Tour times are throughout the day. St. Augustine Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez . St. Augustine 904-377-7245  www.staugustineecotours.com

8/23/2013

Saturday, Oct 5, the Black Crowes!

The Black Crowes –Chris Robinson (lead vocals, guitar), Rich Robinson (guitar, vocals), Steve Gorman (drums), Sven Pipien (bass), Adam MacDougall (keyboards) and new member Jackie Greene (guitar, vocals)– have sold over 35 million albums and are known as one of rock’s best live acts. These powerful performances are captured on their newest release WISER FOR THE TIME, a four-sided vinyl collection and double album digital download. They’re currently touring the U.S. on their “Lay Down With Number 13” tour, their first tour since recently ending a two-year hiatus. The trek launched with five sold-out U.K. shows and is now in progress in the U.S. The band recently returned to Europe for a leg of dates June 18 to July 6, including headlining shows, festivals and two stadium concerts with Bruce Springsteen. The fall leg of their tour will include a stop in St. Augustine.

 Tickets:
$41.00 **General Admission Standing Room Only Pit**
$45.00 - **Day of Show Pit Ticket**
$41.00 - 100 level
$41.00 - 200 level
$33.50 - 300 level

Website :http://www.blackcrowes.com/

8/19/2013

Sunset/Moonrise Events; Arts & Crafts Markets; Music in the Plaza and Music By the Sea; It's All Here in St. Augustine This Week

Monday - Sunday: August 19-25

4th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit - This stunning exhibition features landscapes, floral, marine life, birds, plant life and more. The St. Augustine Art Association Gallery in St. Augustine is open Tuesday - Saturday, noon - 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. through August 31. Admission is free. 11 Marine St. 904-824-2310. www.staaa.org
 
Ordinary People - This exhibit is a colorful, folksy presentation featuring some of St. Augustine's first colonists. The exhibit is open daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the St. Augustine Visitor Information Center, 10 Castillo Dr. www.StAugustine-450.com.
 
Ignorance is a Choice Art Exhibit - Artist Donny Miller's Ignorance is a Choice exhibit will be on display at St. Augustine's space:eight Gallery. Donny's unique graphic style of pairing seemingly benign images with witty declarations about humanity is as much philosophic as it is artistic. Ignorance is a Choice runs thru September 27. 228 West King St., St. Augustine. 904-829-2838 www.spaceeight.com 
  
Monday - Tuesday: August 19 - 20
Elysium: The IMAX Experience - The IMAX Theatre at World Golf Hall of Fame will feature ELYSIUM set in the year 2159, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. Show times are Monday 2, 4:30, 7 and 9:30. Tuesday showings at 2, 4:30 and 7 p.m. Adults $13, Seniors/Students/Military $12, and Children 3-12 $10. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com  
 
Monday - Thursday: August 19 - 22
Flight of the Butterflies - It is a natural history epic. It is a detective story. Join hundreds of millions of real butterflies on an amazing journey to a remote and secret hideaway Playing in IMAX 3D Monday & Tuesday at 10 a.m. and noon, Wednesday 10 a.m., noon, 4 & 6 p.m.,  Thursday 10 a.m. & noon, at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, 1 World Golf Place at World Golf Village. Tickets are $8.50 adults, $7.50 for Senior/Military/Student and $6 for children 3 - 12. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com

Tuesday:  August 20  
Sunset/Moonrise at St. Augustine Lighthouse - Enjoy the sunset and moonrise from the top of the Lighthouse!  Includes a champagne toast, provided by San Sebastian Winery, hors d'oeuvres from The Reef and an informative overview of the history of the St. Augustine Light Station, 81 Lighthouse Ave.  Admission is $25 for non-museum members and $20 for members. 904-829-0745  www.staugustinelighthouse.org 
 
Full Moon Sail - St. Augustine's premier tall ship, the Schooner Freedom, sails through the calm waters of Matanzas Bay lit by the glow of the full moon. Sails from 8:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. and departs from the City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. Complimentary beer, soda and wine are included in the $35 per person rate. 904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com  
Monday - Saturday: August 19 - 24 
The Last Reef 3D - The makers of Wild Ocean presents an underwater journey exploring our connection with the cities beneath the sea. Playing in IMAX 3D at  Monday & Tuesday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m.,  Thursday 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m., Friday & Saturday noon and 3 p.m. at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, 1 World Golf Place at World Golf Village. Tickets are $8.50 adults, $7.50 for Senior/Military/Student and $6 for children 3 - 12. 904-940-4133  www.worldgolfimax.com
Wednesday:  August 21 
Farmer's Arts and Crafts Market - Farmers' Market located at the ocean-side St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. Features selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. rain or shine.  904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.com 
 
Music By The Sea Concert Series 2013 - Live concert with the band Smokin' Mirrors playing R/R takes place from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. Admission is free and local restaurant Ripe Bistro will offer signature dinners for $10. For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair. 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org 
 
Full Moonrise Celebration at Washington Oaks Beachside - See the sunset and moonrise from Washington Oaks Gardens State Park's unique coquina rock beach from 7:45 - 8:30 p.m. with talk by Park Service Specialist Joe Woodbury. Regular park entrance fee of $5 per vehicle, up to eight people; $4 per vehicle for single occupancy or $2 per person on bicycle applies. 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast. 386-446-6783 www.FloridaStateParks.org
Thursday: August 22 
Concerts in the Plaza - Free live concert with Morris Duenow, 7-9 p.m. in St. Augustine's historic Plaza de la Constitucion. Bring a blanket or chair for comfortable seating. www.PlazaConcerts.com 904-825-1004

Slightly Stoopid with Atmosphere and Tribal Seeds - California-based Slightly Stoopid bring their signature sound and feel-good vibe to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., the show starts at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $37.50. 1340 A1A South, 904-471-1965 www.staugamphitheatre.com  
Friday: August 23 
Free Community First Night Owl Cinema at the Amphitheatre - Oz: The Great and Powerful is the featured film to be shown at 8 p.m. on the big screen at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The free cinema is presented by Community First Credit Union and the Amphitheatre. Concessions will be available for purchase. Gates open at 7 p.m. 1340 A1A South, 904-209-0367  www.staugamphitheatre.com 
Friday, Saturday: August 23 - 24
Colonial Crew Revue - Unique, audience-immersive musical and comedy show at the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George Street. Performing on the Colonial Quarter's stage beneath the stately Colonial Oak, the 8 p.m. show features the Picolata Players who share their music, magic and zany stage performances in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the history of St. Augustine. Tickets are $29.99 adults and $14.99 children and include complimentary snacks, draft beer, wine and soft drinks. 1-888-991-0933 www.colonialquarter.com
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: August 23 - 25
Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D at the IMAX Theater - Two thrilling films -- one GIANT experience -- Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D! Purchase any full-priced ticket to one documentary and get the second for only $1. Through Sept. 30. Check the website for show schedule. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com
 
19th International Skimboard Tournament  - From sunrise to sunset, the world's best skimboarders will compete in the Florida Pro/Am at St. Augustine's Vilano Beach. Free admission. 904-540-1189 www.vilanobeachfl.com/14-event/20-skimboard-tournament
Saturday: August 24 
Old City Farmers' Market - Features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, plants and more. Open 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South.  904-471-3733.  
 
Family Seining at the GTM Research Reserve - Join the GTM Research Reserve docents from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. to learn how to pull a seine net to collect fish, crabs and more. Then learn about the animals and their habitat. Environmental Education Center, 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra. 904-823-4500. gtmnerrfamilyseine-eorg.eventbrite.com  
 
Second Seminole War Commemoration - Ceremony honors the memory of U.S. soldiers who died in the Second Seminole War and whose bodies were collected and buried beneath pyramids in St. Augustine's National Cemetery. Presented by the West Point Society, Florida National Guard and the Veterans Society of St. Johns County, the event is from 9 a.m. to noon at the national cemetery. 82 Marine St. www.450military.org
 
Experience Fort Mose Series: Cure What Ails You - Fort Mose Historic State Park goes back in time with period dress volunteers, Spanish cooking, 18th century colonial medicines and healing ways. Militia and Spanish troops practice loading and firing their flintlocks muskets. The event is from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $2 per person Visitor Center Entrance Fee; Children under 6 free. 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine 904-823-2232 www.floridastateparks.org/fortmose

Civil Rights & Black Heritage Tour- St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours Inc. will offer a FREE historic walking tour at 5 p.m. Learn about St. Augustine's historic role in Black History and events leading up to the Civil Rights act of 1964. Tours depart from the Tour Saint Augustine office, 4 Granada Street and encompass several blocks over the course of an hour. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. 904-825-0087 www.StAugustineBlackHeritageTours.com 
 
 Full Moon Fever at the Conch House - The Conch House Lounge Deck hosts a monthly moonlight luau with a show by Prince Pele's Polynesian Revue from 8 - 11 p.m. $5 cover charge and free "leis" for all. 57 Comares Ave., St. Augustine. 904-829-8646
Sunday: August 25 
Free Entrance Day: Castillo de San Marcos - In honor of the National Park Service's Birthday, admission to Castillo de San Marcos is free for the day. Built by the Spanish military between 1672 and 1692, the Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fortification in the U.S. Located along Matanzas Bay in historic St. Augustine.  www.NPS.gov/casa 

8/13/2013

Creation, care of synagogue stained-glass passes through three generations | StAugustine.com

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Photo courtesy of staugustine.com
Just two blocks from the Inn you can see these beautiful stained-glass windows yourselves!


Creation, care of synagogue stained-glass passes through three generations | StAugustine.com

8/12/2013

Guided Tours, Outdoor Concerts, Free Movies, and Art Exhibitions - This Week in St. Augustine

Monday - Sunday: August 12 - 18
 

4th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit - This stunning exhibition features landscapes, floral, marine life, birds, plant life and more. The St. Augustine Art Association Gallery in St. Augustine is open Tuesday - Saturday, noon - 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. Admission is free. 11 Marine St. 904-824-2310. www.staaa.org
 
Ignorance is a Choice Art Exhibit - Artist Donny Miller's Ignorance is a Choice exhibit will be on display at St. Augustine's space:eight Gallery. Donny's unique graphic style of pairing seemingly benign images with witty declarations about humanity is as much philosophic as it is artistic. Ignorance is a Choice runs thru September 27. 228 West King St., St. Augustine. 904-829-2838 www.spaceeight.com 
 
Elysium: The IMAX Experience- The IMAX Theatre at World Golf Hall of Fame will feature ELYSIUM set in the year 2159, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. Show times are 2, 4:30, 7:30 and 9:30 with additional showings at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Adults $13, Seniors/Students/Military $12, and Children 3-12 $10. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com 

Wednesday:  August 14

Farmer's Arts and Crafts Market - Farmers' Market located at the ocean-side St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. Features selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. rain or shine.  904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.com 
 
Music By The Sea Concert Series 2013 - Live concert with the band Jimmy Parrish & the Ocean Waves playing beach music takes place from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. Admission is free and local restaurant FA Cafe will offer signature dinners for $10. For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair.   904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org 
 
Free Movies By The Bay - Ripley's St. Augustine Attractions and the St. Augustine Municipal Marina present free movies each Wednesday and Friday throughout the summer. The movies are shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Marina behind Bayfront Mini Golf, 111 Avenida Menendez. Bring beach chair and blanket for comfortable seating by the bay. This Wednesday's Family Fun feature is Honey I Shrunk the Kids. 904-824-1606 www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys 
Tuesday:  August 13
Guided Hike at Matanzas Inlet - Join GTM Research Reserve and National Park guides for a hiking tour along the inlet shores to learn about seashells, coquina rock, dune vegetation, heavy minerals, mollusks, dune vegetation and the history of beach sand. Meet guides at the inlet parking area on A1A Matanzas Inlet Bridge before 8:30 a.m. for this 1 ½ hour tour. Reservations are required. 904-823-4500 http://gtmnerrmatanzashike.eventbrite.com
Thursday - Sunday:  August 15 - 18
Ordinary People - This exhibit is a colorful, folksy presentation featuring some of St. Augustine's first colonists. The exhibit will be open daily from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the St. Augustine Visitor Information Center, 10 Castillo Dr. www.StAugustine-450.com
 
Thursday: August 15
Concerts in the Plaza - Free live concert with The Grapes of Roth playing classic rock and roll from 7-9 p.m. in St. Augustine's historic Plaza de la Constitucion. Bring a blanket or chair for comfortable seating. www.PlazaConcerts.com 904-825-1004
 
Friday and Saturday: August 16 & 17
Colonial Crew Revue - Unique, audience-immersive musical and comedy show at the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George Street. Performing on the Colonial Quarter's stage beneath the stately Colonial Oak, the 8 p.m. show features the Picolata Players who share their music, magic and zany stage performances in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the history of St. Augustine. Tickets are $29.99 adults and $14.99 children and include complimentary snacks, draft beer, wine and soft drinks. 1-888-991-0933 www.colonialquarter.com
 
Sea Your History Weekend: Historic Lighthouses - Navigation, defense and hauntings
are the themes for the weekend presentation at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, 81 Lighthouse Ave. Friday from 3-6 p.m. help Lighthouse archaeologists unlock the secrets of long-lost shipwrecks. Saturday at 9 a.m. meet and work with traditional wooden boatbuilding as they build a boat from centuries gone by. At 11 a.m., a Smithsonian Presentation Weekend value pack, which includes all 3 events and 2 days at the Lighthouse, is $25.www.staugustinelighhouse.org 904-829-0745
Friday: August 16

Victoria Justice Concert - Victoria Justice brings her "Here's 2 Us Tour" to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $37.50 to $65. 1340 A1A South, 904-471-1965 www.staugamphitheatre.com 

Free Movies By The Bay - Ripley's St. Augustine Attractions and the St. Augustine Municipal Marina present free movies each Wednesday and Friday throughout the summer. This Friday's classic film, Singing in the Rainwill be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Marina behind Bayfront Mini Golf, 111 Avenida Menendez. Bring a chair or blanket for comfortable seating by the bay. 904-824-1606  www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys 
Saturday: August 17
Guided Beach Exploration at Guana South Beach - Join GTM Research Reserve Docents from 8:30 to 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. 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerrbeachexploration.eventbrite.com
 

Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour - Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials from the First Spanish Period (1565-1763).   Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 16 Cordova St., St. Augustine. www.tolomatocemetery.com
 
Civil Rights & Black Heritage Tour- St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours Inc. will offer a FREE historic walking tour at 5 p.m. Learn about St. Augustine's historic role in Black History and events leading up to the Civil Rights act of 1964. Tours depart from the Tour Saint Augustine office, 4 Granada Street and encompass several blocks over the course of an hour. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. 904-825-0087  www.StAugustineBlackHeritageTours.com 
 
Sunday: August 18
Murder in The Old City - A murder mystery in the nation's oldest city, combined with great dining, creates a memorable and enjoyable evening of entertainment. Tickets to this five-star dinner theatre experience at the Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Avenue, are $39.95 (adult beverages served separately). Dinner is served at 6 p.m. (5:30 p.m. arrival suggested) and the show begins at 7 p.m. 904-824-7211

8/05/2013

Events in St. Augustine Monday-Sunday August 5-11

   August 5, 2013
Monday - Sunday: August 5 - 11
Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit - FINAL WEEK - An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso's main themes: bullfighting.  The exhibition is at the Visitor Information Center, 10 Castillo Dr. in St. Augustine. Admission is : Adults $5; Seniors $4; Kids 6 & Under - Free; Kids 7 - 12 - $3; Family of 4 - $15; Military in Uniform - Free; Flagler College Student with ID - Free.  The Picasso Exhibit is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through August 11.  www.picassoartandarena.com    904-825-1000
 
4TH Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit - This stunning exhibition features landscapes, floral, marine life, birds, plant life and more. The St. Augustine Art Association Gallery inSt. Augustine, is open Tuesday - Saturday noon - 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. Admission is free. 11 Marine St. 904-824-2310. www.staaa.org
 
Ignorance is a Choice Art Exhibit - Artist Donny Miller's Ignorance is a Choice exhibit will be on display at St. Augustine's space:eight Gallery. Donny's unique graphic style of pairing seemingly benign images with witty declarations about humanity is as much philosophic as it is artistic. Ignorance is a Choice runs thru September 27. 228 West King St., St. Augustine. 904-829-2838 www.spaceeight.com
Monday - Thursday: August 5 - 8
The Last Reef 3D -The makers of Wild Ocean presents an underwater journey exploring our connection with the cities beneath the sea. Playing in IMAX 3D at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. each day at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, 1 World Golf Place at World Golf Village.  Tickets are $8.50 adults, $7.50 for Senior/Military/Student and $6 for children    3 - 12. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com
 
Pacific Rim: An IMAX 3D Experience - When an alien attack threatens the Earth's existence, giant robots piloted by humans are deployed to fight off the menace. Playing daily at 4 & 7 p.m. in IMAX 3D at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, One World Golf Place in World Golf Village. Tickets are $13 adults, $12 Senior/Military/Student and $10 for Children 3 - 12. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com
 
Ancient City Mosaic ExhibitIn its final week! An artistic rendering of America's first city is presented in 450 works of art - one for each year of St. Augustine's lengthy history. Created by regional and local artists, this exhibition expresses the rich cultural diversity of St. Augustine. The exhibition is open Monday - Thursday 3 - 6 p.m.  at 24 Cathedral Place. www.ancientcitymosaic.com

Wednesday:  August 7
Farmer's Arts and Crafts Market - Farmers' Market located at the ocean-side St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. Features selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Rain or shine.  904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.com 
 
Lightner Museum Curator Tours - Lightner Museum curator provides a themed interactive tour designed to give participants an opportunity to see acquisitions in operation rather than just as static displays.   The tour, which is included in admission, takes place at 10 a.m. on the second floor of Lightner Museum, 75 King Street in St. Augustine. $10 adults; $6 for active duty military; $5 college student and youth ages 12-18; under 12 are free.
904-824-2874 www.lightnermuseum.org 
 
Music By The Sea Concert Series 2013 -   Live concert with the band Mid Life Crisisplaying classic rock and roll takes place from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd.  Admission is free and local restaurant Sea Oats Cafe will offer signature dinners for $10. For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair.   904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org
 
Free Movies By The Bay - Ripley's St. Augustine Attractions and the St. Augustine Municipal Marina present free movies each Wednesday and Friday throughout the summer. The movies are shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Marina behind Bayfront Mini Golf, 111 Avenida Menendez. Bring beach chair and blanket for comfortable seating by the bay. This Wednesday's Family Fun feature is The Great Outdoors.   904-824-1606 www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys
 
Dinner & a TV Show Fundraiser for St. Johns Cultural Council  - Two episodes from the "Key West" 1993 comedy/drama filled series staring Fisher Stevens, Jennifer Tilly and Denise Crosby will be shown at Gypsy Cab's Corner Bar, 828 Anastasia Blvd. starting at 8 p.m. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. There is an $8 donation charge plus cost of food and drink. 904-808-7330 www.stjohnsculture.com 
 
Sunset Sail - Set sail aboard a stable 27' catamaran for an evening sail amid the beautiful waters of the nation's oldest city. Space is limited. $45 per adult or $250 for a private tour up to 6 people. The sunset sail departs at 6:15 p.m. from St. Augustine Municipal Marina,  
111 Avenida Menendez. 904-377-7245 www.staugustineecotours.com
Thursday - Sunday:  August 8 - 11
PGA Championships at the World Golf Hall of Fame - Watch the PGA Championships, learn about Hall of Fame members who are PGA Champions, take part in scavenger hunts, get a chance to win a prize pack of tournament merchandise courtesy of PGA of America and get a photo taken with the Hall's Wanamaker Trophy. The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at I-95 Exit 323, St. Augustine. Open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and noon - 6 p.m. Sunday.   Adult admission is $19.50, $18.50 for seniors and $10 for students. For this special week, residents of Illinois and PGA professionals will be admitted free. 904-940-4123 www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org
 
Elysium: The IMAX Experience - The IMAX Theatre at World Golf Hall of Fame will feature ELYSIUM set in the year 2159, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. There will be an exclusive airing at 10 p.m. Thursday. Check the website for weekend schedule. Adults $13, Seniors/Students/Military $12, and Children 3-12 $10. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com
Thursday: August 8
The Three Mrs. Flaglers at the Casa Monica - Meet the three wives of Henry Flagler during a dinner theatre show in the Casa Monica Hotel, 95 Cordova Street, St. Augustine. "The Three Mrs. Flaglers" written by and starring local actress Dianne Jacoby as she portray each of his wives -- Mary Harkness, Ida Alice Shourds, and Mary Lily Kenan. The dinner, recreated from the 1888 menu on one of St. Augustine's grand hotels, starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. and the show follows at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $49 per person. 904-810-6810
 
Concerts in the Plaza - Free live concert with Ancient City Slickers playing big fun music from 7-9 p.m. in St. Augustine's historic Plaza de la Constitucion. Bring a blanket or chair for comfortable seating. www.PlazaConcerts.com 904-825-1004 
Friday and Saturday: August 9 & 10
Colonial Crew Revue - Unique, audience-immersive musical and comedy show at the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George Street. Performing on the Colonial Quarter's stage beneath the stately Colonial Oak, the 8 p.m. show features the Picolata Players who share their music, magic and zany stage performances in a one-of-a-kind tribute to the history of St. Augustine. Tickets are $29.99 adults and $14.99 children and include complimentary snacks, draft beer, wine and soft drinks. 1-888-991-0933 www.colonialquarter.com
Friday: August 9
Free Movies By The Bay - Ripley's St. Augustine Attractions and the St. Augustine Municipal Marina present free movies each Wednesday and Friday throughout the summer. This Friday's Classic Film, Fried Green Tomatoeswill be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Marina behind Bayfront Mini Golf, 111 Avenida Menendez. Bring a chair or blanket for comfortable seating by the bay. 904-824-1606  www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys
 
Piercing the Darkness - Lee Weaver portrays three different St. Augustine Lighthouse keepers who tell the story of the Oldest City from their perspective at The Pioneer Barn at Fort Menendez,259 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine.  The doors open at 7 p.m. and curtain rise is at 7:30 p.m.  Admission is $15 adults and $12.50 Students.  904-824-8874 www.oldfloridamuseum.com 
 
Alabama in Concert - Alabama brings their 40th Anniversary Back to the Bowery Tour to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The performance begins at 7 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.) Tickets range from $29.50 to $110. 1340 A1A South, 904-471-1965 www.staugamphitheatre.com
Saturday: August 10
Living History Day at Fort Matanzas National Monument - From 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., authentically clad reenactors demonstrate Spanish cannons at this fortress that guarded the southern approach to St. Augustine. Admission is free including the ferry ride to and from Rattlesnake Island. Fort Matanzas National Monument is located at 8635 A1A, approximately 15 miles south of St. Augustine. 904-471-0116 www.nps.gov/foma
 
Old City Farmers' Market - Features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, plants and more. Located at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South in St. Augustine. Open 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Admission is free. 904-471-3733
 
Second Saturdays GTM Reserve Guided Trail Hike - Join GTM Research Reserve volunteers from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. for a 1.5 mile guided walk through the Guana Trail. After the walk, visit the GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center (EEC).  The EEC is located at 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach.  There is a $3.00 parking fee. 904-823-4500 http://gtmnerr2ndtrailhike.eventbrite.com
 
Second Saturday Pup Walk - Bring Fido to be a part of City Walks Pet Friendly Tour of St. Augustine's Historic District. This guided tour departs at 10 a.m. from Tour Saint Augustine office, 4 Granada Street. Pets must be leashed, and reservations are recommended.     904-825-0087 www.staugustinecitywalks.com      
 
The 3rd Annual Back2School Beach Fest - Keepers of the Coast will host the kick off of the 2013-2014 school year focusing on clean oceans and healthy lifestyles. From 6:45 - 8:15 a.m. Sunrise Yoga on the North Side of the St. Augustine Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. Then from 12 - 5 p.m. there will be beach clean up, free surf lessons, kid's fun run, 5K challenge and ocean safety education. Finish the day at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South from 6 - 10 p.m. with music, food, movies and more fun. The events are free. www.keepersofthecoast.org