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MondayThursdayMay 23 – 26

“Captain America: Civil War” at World Golf IMAX
Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. Adults $13, seniors/students/military $12, and children 3-12 $10. Visit the website for show times. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4123

MondayThursday, May 23 – 27

Sharon Booma Exhibit at Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
Nationally-recognized artist Sharon Booma’s “Collections of Impulses” exhibit is a vigorous pursuit of a balance between the states of chaos and order that alternate and overlap in our lives. Her exhibit will be on display through May 27. Admission is free. The gallery is openMonday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-280-0614

Tuesday, May 24

Moonlit Beachwalk
Explore the beach by moonlight and learn about the wildlife and animals that utilize the beach after nightfall when the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department and Environmental Division present a Moonlight Beach Walk on St. Augustine Beach. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight (red film will be provided for use with flashlights so the light will not disturb nesting sea turtles). The walk, which is free, begins at 8 p.m. at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier.  350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. 904-209-0335

TuesdaySunday, May 24 – 29

St. Augustine Art Association presents Canvas, Clay, Collage and Cutting Edge
The St. Augustine Art Association combines four exciting themes into one juried exhibit. Cutting Edge is defined as work that pushes the boundaries of ideas and/or materials. The gallery is open TuesdaySaturday noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. Admission is free. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2310

Wednesday, May 28

Buckethead Performs at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Buckethead is a virtuoso guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who encompasses several genres of music. His music spans such diverse areas as progressive metal, rock, funk, blues, jazz, bluegrass and avant-garde music. When performing in his theatrical persona, Buckethead used to wear a KFC bucket on his head, emblazoned with an orange bumper sticker that reads “FUNERAL” in capital black block letters, and an expressionless plain white costume mask. More recently, he has switched to a plain white bucket no longer bearing the KFC logo. He also incorporates nun chucks, robot dancing and toy trading into his stage performances. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 day of show general admission standing; $22 advance general admission standing. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.
Music by the Sea Concert
Free weekly concert at the St. Johns County Pier features a wide variety of musical genres. The seaside concerts are 7 – 9 p.m. This week’s featured performer is the Duffy Bishop Blues Band. Starting at 6 p.m., Terra & Acqua Restaurant will offer dinners as an option for concert goers. All dinners are priced at $10 or less. Concert goers are encouraged to car pool or ride the shuttle from the St. Augustine Beach City Hall. The pier is located at 350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine Beach. 904-347-8007

Thursday, May 26

Here Come the Mummies at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Here Come the Mummies, an eight-piece funk rock group featuring 5,000-year-old Egyptian mummies, performs at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Here Come the Mummies’ mysterious personas, cunning song craft and unrelenting live show will bend your brain and melt your face. The fun begins at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 day of show; $30 advance general admission standing room only. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

ThursdaySunday, May 26 – 29

Sisters of St. Joseph’s Art Exhibition at St. Augustine Art Association Gallery

An exhibition of original works of art produced by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The exhibit honors the 150th Anniversary of the Sisters of St. Joseph. The pieces were created over decades and include paintings, icons, pottery, hand painted porcelain, lace, basketry, tapestries and more.The gallery is open TuesdaySaturday noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 – 5 p.m. Admission is free. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2310

Friday, May 27 

Follow the Sun Music Festival Kicks Off at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Follow the Sun is a three-day music festival traveling from coast to coast in Florida and featuring some of the region’s most talented musicians with bands from far and wide as well. This year’s lineup for the St. Augustine date includes Supersuckers, Drag The River, Outer Spaces, Sinners and Saints and Ann Pragg. This year’s festival features a variety of performers. The Friday event will take place at the backyard stage at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; show starts at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $35 for three days; $15 for one day. 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine.

FridayMonday, May 27 – 30

IMAX 3D Alice Through the Looking Glass
In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Admission is $13 for adults; $12 for students/seniors/military; $10 for children (age 3-12); free for children under 3. Call or visit the website for showtimes. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine.

Saturday, May 28

Family Seining at the GTM Research Reserve            
Join GTM Research Reserve docents from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. to learn how to pull a seine net collecting species of fish, crabs and more. Learn about the animals and their roles in the habitat. Waders and boots will be provided. The program is included with regular admission to the reserve and takes place in the Environmental Education Center. 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-823-4500
Free Historic Walking Tour
Explore 400 years of St. Augustine’s history on this free, 1.5-hour tour. Led by a licensed, professional guide, the tour visits sites ranging from the colonial exploration period through the modern Civil Rights Era. The tour departs at 4 p.m. from the Tour Saint Augustine office. Reservations required. 4 Granada Street, St. Augustine.
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 shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue, between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. The Mission Nombre de Dios provides free parking.
Wilson Phillips with the Jacksonville Symphony at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, in partnership with the Jacksonville Symphony, presents pop trio Wilson Phillips with the Jacksonville Symphony live. Since the beginning of their union in 1990, Wilson Phillips won the Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Single of the Year for the now iconic single “Hold On” and was nominated for four GRAMMY Awards as well as two American Music Awards. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. Admission is $103.50 VIP seated pit; $83.50 seated pit; $73.50 level 100; $53.50 level 200. 1340C A1A South, St. Augustine.904-209-0367

Sunday, May 29

Last Sunday: Music in the Box
On the last Sunday of the month, enjoy live acoustic music by some of the area’s best up-and-coming bands and musicians on stage at the Limelight Theatre. This month’s event features 14-year-old St. Augustine singer-songwriters Ella Romaine and Davis Loose, who will perform from 6 – 8 p.m. Admission is $5. Refreshments available for purchase. 11 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine. 904-825-1164

Monday, May 30

Marineland Beach Walk
Every beach has its own story to tell. Experience the beach in an entirely new way. An interpretive guide tells you about everything from shore birds to coquina rocks and the flowers blooming along the dunes.  Meet the guide at the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve Marineland Field Office on the west side of A1A. The walk is from9 – 10:30 a.m. Reservations are available online or by phone. 9741 North Ocean Shore Boulevard, St. Augustine. 904-823-4500


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