2016 Weenie Fest
The North Florida Dachshund Club is proud to present the 2016 Weenie Fest. Bring the entire family, whether they have two legs or four, to the St. Johns County Fairgrounds on Saturday
for this weiner dog race and festival. The top three winners in each racing category will win a trophy and bragging rights. Gates open at 8 a.m.
; festivities begin at 10 a.m.
Races are $15; contests are $10. Registration available online. 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton 904-334-4623www.northfloridadachshundclub.com
Fourth Saturday – 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 Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org
World Golf Village Golf Festival
The third annual World Golf Village Golf Festival celebrates what makes the game great from11 a.m.-3 p.m.
The entire event is free to the public. It features interactive activities with something for golf fans of all ages, including a Demo Day at the Slammer & Squire golf course, putting on the 18-hole natural grass course, kids zone, music and food. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfvillage.com
Family Fishing Clinic at GTM Research Reserve
The Family Fishing Clinic is a two-hour educational event for kids ages 5-15 and parents starting at noon
. One of the main goals for the Family Fishing Clinic is to create responsible marine resource stewards by teaching children the vulnerability of Florida’s marine ecosystems. In addition, we hope to teach fundamental saltwater fishing skills and to provide kids with a positive fishing experience. This event is free; however, space is very limited and it’s first-come-first-serve. You must have reserved a spot online to be able to participate. Also, you must provide proof at the time of the class of a valid saltwater fishing license. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org
Fourth Saturday – Free Historic Walking Tour
History comes alive as you saunter through the narrow brick streets of our nation’s oldest city for an up close and personal view of the city. Our licensed, professional guide will relate more than 400 years of St. Augustine’s past during this all-encompassing 1.5-hour history lesson. You’ll be intrigued and inspired as you hear tales of the Colonial Exploration Period, the opulent Henry Flagler Development Period, and the modern Civil Rights Movement and events that took place. This tour departs from Tour Saint Augustine at 4 p.m.
Advance reservations required. 4 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-825-0087 www.staugcitywalks.com
Last Saturday – Uptown Saturday
is the perfect event for fashionistas, art lovers and antique shoppers from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
on the last Saturday of each month. Uptown Saturdays take place year-round and combine a festive party atmosphere with hospitality and special deals in the unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue, concentrated between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. Many participating shops also serve refreshments. The Mission Nombre de Dios provides free parking most months. 904-829-6831 www.facebook.com/uptownstaugustine
Changing of The Guard
At 6 p.m.
, see history come to life when 18th century Spanish soldiers march down St. Augustine’s St. George Street to Government House where they perform authentic military drills before firing an exciting volley of musketry. The event features the St. Augustine Garrison. 48 Cathedral Pl., St. Augustine www.hfm.club/garrison/cog
Love Your Mother Eco Fashion Show
The Love Your Mother Eco Fashion Show returns to St. Augustine on Saturday
at 8 p.m.
at Volkswagen of St. Augustine. The show, a fundraiser for Home Again St. Johns and produced by Panache Salon and Spa, is a collaboration of local businesses and creative people to raise money for charity while showing what can be done with used and recycled materials in a fashion show format. Tickets are $45 each. 3235 US Highway 1 S., St. Augustine. 888-365-8406 www.loveyourmotherstaug.com