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MondaySunday, September 28 – October 4

Steven Dean Anderson Exhibit at Villa Zorayda – See the extraordinary art created by visually-impaired artist Steven Dean Anderson, an artist with unique vision. His art features St Augustine’s architectural history and celebrates the city’s 450th birthday. Plus, it marks the first time an artist has exhibited in the Villa Zorayda museum since its founding in 1933.  The exhibit runs throughOctober 31 and is included in the regular admission of  $10 for adults; $4 for children.  83 King St., St. Augustine. 904-829-9887
Flagler College Gilded Age Fashion Exhibit  – Join our tour to see a small recreated collection of men’s and women’s clothing from the beginning of the Gilded Age period. The exhibit is included in the $10 price of the daily Flagler College Legacy Tours at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Flagler College 74 King St., St. Augustine.  904-823-3378

A GHOSTLY ENCOUNTER – It is said that there is an evil spirit tree in a cemetery that stares you down every night…Will you bare your soul to the spirit tree tonight?…It’s a full MOON! Join our Storytellers as they take you through the old city visiting some of their favorite haunts. We begin in the Love Tree Cottage and then stroll the darken streets hearing stories of the long deceased residents who have not moved on, visiting (2) two cemeteries along the way and ending in the tour at the World Famous Love Tree to hear the legend of enternal love. This is the only ghost tour in town that takes you into a Haunted building, so please join us, we are dying to meet you. TOUR STARTS AT 6 CORDOVA STREET. Please call 904-827-0807 or 1-877-606-3820 or purchase tickets online for A Ghostly Encounter.

SHERIFF’S GHOST WALK TOURS A Ghostly Adventure you will never forget.You Will Hear Bone Chilling Tales That Have Lived For More Than 400 Years! A 90 Minute Walk Along The Dark Streets And Cemeteries Of Old St. Augustine. The Sheriffs Ghost Walk Tours is a unique experience. You will hear stories of Haunted Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and The Old Cemeteries! You will walk the dark streets of the nations oldest city of Saint Augustine, Florida. All stories told are so rich in detail they will tingle your spine! All our tours are researched for historical

MondayFriday, September 28 – October 2

New Directions at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach – The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach hosts “New Directions” a collection of works from the students of Ellen Diamond’s Advanced Acrylic Painting Class. The students works of art will be on display and for sale Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.   Admission is free.50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-280-0614.
“From Nature” Art Exhibit at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach -The Ponte Vedra Cultural Center presents “From Nature,” an exhibition featuring artists David Engdahl and Mary Williamson. Their works of art will be on displayMon.-Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Admission is free. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach.904-280-0614.

MondaySaturday, September 28 – October 3

Living in the Age of Airplanes, IMAX Documentary Film – The IMAX Theater at World Golf Village presents a documentary film “Living in the Age of Airplanes” which renews our appreciation for this amazing invention as it stunningly conveys the wonder and grandeur of flying.  The airplane may be the closest thing we have to a time machine.  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

Tuesday, September 29

Theater of the Mind: Storytelling – Tale Tellers of St. Augustine present “A Dark and Stormy Night,” one of their most popular shows, at 7:30 p.m. at the Limelight Box Studio Theater. General admission is $10 (ample free parking is available).  11 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine.  904-471-0179

Wednesday, September 30

Music by the Sea – Every Wednesday evening through October 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. Music by the Sea live concerts takes place in the beautiful oceanfront setting at The St Johns County Pier Park.  This week’s performer is Ron Norris & Friends playing classic rock music.  Dinners priced $10 or less from Smokin’ Ds BBQ are available on site. 350 A1A Beach Blvd in St Augustine
Houndmouth Live at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall – Alternative Americana band Houndmouth performs at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.  Legendary imprint Rough Trade Records signed Houndmouth after seeing a single gig — and in the past five years the group has produced two albums — including their latest release, Little Neon Limelight. Tickets are $26.50 general admission standing room only.  Doors open at 7 p.m.  1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

Thursday, October 1

Throwback Thursday at The Corazon Cinema & Café – Enjoy a special screening of the 1943 feature film, Phantom of the Opera, the story of a disfigured violinist who haunts the Paris Opera House. Tickets to the show, which begins atnoon, are $10 and include lunch.  36 Granada Street, St. Augustine
Jacksonville Symphony Presents Beethoven & More at the Amphitheatre -The Jacksonville Symphony, in partnership with the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, will open its 2015-2016 Symphony season with Beethoven and More at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.  The performance will be led by Music Director Courtney Lewis and feature three pieces: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, Gyorgi Ligeti’s Romanian Concerto and Bedrich Smetana’s Vltava (The Moldau).  The program begins at 7 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.) Admission is free. 1340 C A1A South, St. Augustine. 904-209-0367

Thursday  – Sunday, October 1 – 4 Tour Championship – See the future stars of the PGA TOUR in action at Dye’s Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach during the tour series. This tournament will have the best field of the year with an intense four days of competition. The Tour is the PGA Tour’s developmental circuit. The top 25 finishers of all four-tournament series are guaranteed their PGA TOUR Card.
Ring of Fire at Limelight Theater – A great family musical, Ring of Fire features 38 Johnny Cash hits!   Performance times are 7:30 p.m. ThursdaySaturday and2 p.m. on Sunday.  Tickets are $25; $22 seniors; $20 student and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. 904-825-1164

Friday, October 2

First Friday Art Walk – From 5 – 9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, the Art Galleries of St. Augustine feature new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries.  The event is held rain or shine inside the member galleries and is a free, self-guided walking tour (tour maps available at participating galleries).  Plus, free Art Walk Trolleys and Trains provided by St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolleys, offer free transportation throughout downtown for the art walk. 832-779-2781
Cool Weather Cool Exhibit at Plum Gallery – At 5 p.m., St. Augustine’s Plum Gallery reveals its newest assemblage of works by great local artists.  These include Sara Pedigo’s work that reflect her devotion to light’s power to reveal beautiful moments; James Quine’s photographs of Cuba; Mary Williamson’s lush Florida landscapes; and Mary Lou Gibson’s abstract acrylic paintings.  10 Aviles St., St. Augustine. 904-825-0069

Art in Bloom at Lightner Museum – The Garden Club of St. Augustine will host “Art in Bloom”, a floral design presentation inspired by Lightner Museum’s fine art pieces during St. Augustine’s First Friday Art Walk.   Imaginative floral artistry pairs with world-class art in the Lightner Museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery.  The special exhibit features 18 unique floral designs highlighting the talents of the members of the Garden Club of St. Augustine.  The special exhibition will be on display from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission is free. 75 King Street.

FridaySunday, October 2 – 4

2nd Annual Golf Festival at World Golf Village – The 2nd annual World Golf Village Golf Festival celebrates what makes the game great.  The event kicks off with a golf tournament on Friday at the Slammer & Squire Golf Course starting at 2 p.m.  This is a four player scramble format with an entry fee of $200 per foursome  The festival on Saturday and Sunday is free to the public with something for golf fans of all ages.  Special features include appearances by Hall of Fame members, Demo Day at the Slammer & Squire course, playing experiences at the Hall of Fame, food trucks and live music by Charlie Walker and Ryan Thompson.  One World Golf Place, St. Augustine.  904-840-6088
The Walk at the IMAX Theater – The IMAX Theater at the World Golf Village presents The Walk, the film is a true story based on Philippe Petit’s book “To Reach the Clouds,” starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the young dreamer who dared the impossible: an illegal wire walk between the World Trade Center towers.  Adults $13, Seniors/Students/Military $12, and Children 3-12 $10. Visit the website for show times. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine.
St. Augustine Art Association’s Tactile Art Show – Produced in association with the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind, this show features “touchable” art that is appealing and engaging for the blind and visually-impaired.  This juried exhibition includes sculpture, assemblages, pottery, fiber art, reliefs, wall hangings and mixed media with Braille tablets and selected audio guides. 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
Obelisk Art 450 – A temporary, international public art initiative of Compassionate St. Augustine, Obelisk Art 450 pays tribute to the 450th anniversary of the nation’s oldest city in 2015 and promotes a legacy of compassion.  This very first  St. Augustine public arts exhibit features  25 artistically interpreted 8.5-foot tall obelisk replicas of the Monumento a la Constitución on St. Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitucion.  Each of the 25 renowned artist’s obelisks demonstrates a story line and the four foundational values to the monument originally dedicated in 1813: freedom, democracy, human rights and compassion. Each obelisk will be located at a site in St. Augustine that related to the artist’s interpretation.  The Obelisks will be in place through January 2016. For more details and obelisk descriptions and locations, visit–sites.html

Saturday, October 3

Pink Up the Pace Walk/Run – Annual Pink up the Pace 5K Walk/Run raises money to assist local uninsured and underinsured residents in the early detection of breast cancer and to increase public awareness of the importance of early detection. The St. Augustine 5K Walk/Run and the age 14 and under 5K Walk/Run start at 8 a.m. from Francis Field located behind the Downtown Historic Parking Facility.  Awards presented to the top three finishers in nearly 20 age categories, plus awards for first place male and female.  Registration is $30 ($35 on race day) each for adults and $15 ($30 on race day)age 14 and under — discount available for registering early online via the event website.  10 South Castillo Dr., St. Augustine.
GTM Research Reserve Guided Cultural Hike – The first Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. features a Guided Cultural Hike that focuses on the Guana Peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history  This 1.5 mile guided walking tour departs from the Trailhead Pavilion located just west of the Guana Dam.  The programs are free.   There is a $3 parking fee.  505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-823-4500
Living History Day at Fort Matanzas –  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.
Discovery Rum #2 Unveiled – The St. Augustine Distillery makes its new Discovery Series Rum #2 available to the public.  The Discovery Series is a four-part collection of limited release expressions created during the development of the Distillery’s flagship rum.  Free tastings and tours of the distillery are available10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays.  112 Riberia St. 904-825-4962
Cherokee Native American Interpretive History Demonstrations – Enjoy a day of demonstrations by Cherokee Native Historians at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park.  From 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., listen and learn about how the Southeastern Cherokee nation interacted with the Timucua tribes in the area for centuries before the arrival of the Europeans. The lectures and demonstration will take place in our living history village of Seloy. Come see our nation’s history told from a fascinating angle! Admission is $15 Adults, $14 seniors, $9 Children 6 -12, Under 5 free. 11 Magnolia Avenue, St. Augustine
Vilano Beach Sunset Celebration – Features a spectacular sunset across the bay plus dozens of market vendors, live music, local arts and crafts and more at the Vilano Pier.  Activities are from 4 p.m. – dusk.  Admission is free. 260 Vilano Rd., St. Augustine. 904-540-0402
Gamble Rogers Festival Concert Series – Beginning at 7 p.m., two outstanding musical acts perform at the Whitney Lab Lohman Auditorium. First, Michael Jordan performs his unique variety of guitar mixed with moving lyrics. Next, Scott and Michelle Dalziel bring a combination of musicality, beautiful vocal harmony and arresting lyrics to the stage.  Advance tickets are $15 each and are available from the website.  Tickets are $20 each at the door.  Light refreshments, a raffle and memorabilia available. All proceeds benefit efforts by the The Gamble Rogers Folk Festival Inc. to keep Gamble Rogers alive in our hearts and minds.  Doors open at6 p.m.  9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine (Marineland)
EMMA Concert Performance: Met Opera Rising Stars – EMMA Concert Association presents an exciting slate of the best and the brightest of young opera singers  at 7:30 p.m. at Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium.  The Metropolitan Opera Rising Start Concert Series offers opera fans a rare opportunity to experience remarkable young artists on the cusp of extraordinary careers.  Tickets are $40 ($5 for students) and may be purchased in advance on the website.  14 Granada St., St. Augustine. 904-797-2800

Saturday & Sunday, October 3 & 4

Sykes and Cooper Farms Corn Maze – This award-winning nine-acre maze is sure to get your family pumped up for fall – there’s even a Spookley the Square Pumpkin maze for the kids. Located on SR 207 in Elkton, Sykes-Cooper Farm features a nine-acre corn maze, hayrides, a playground, and farm animals to see and meet.  As a tribute to St. Augustine’s upcoming 450th Anniversary, this year’s maze includes the city’s Castillo de San Marcos! Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. General admission is $9, seniors and active military $7, children 2 and younger admitted free. 5995 Brough Rd., Elkton.

Sunday, October 4

9th Annual Sea Turtle Festival – Keepers of the Coast hosts the 9th Annual Sea Turtle Festival from noon to 5 p.m at the Riberia Street Marina.  The family-oriented festival will feature live music, conservation and wildlife education tables, arts and crafts vendors, a silent auction, an assortment of food truck options, locally made brews, and “Keeper’s Cove, ” an interactive children’s program.  This is a plastic free event, so bring a water bottle or you can purchase a stainless steel one from the Keepers tent.  134 Riberia St., (85) St. Augustine.
World Golf Hall of Fame Adult-Junior Championship – Bring your son, daughter, niece, or nephew out to the inaugural World Golf Hall of Fame Adult-Junior Championship. Beginning a 1 p.m., this tournament  at the Slammer & Squire Golf Course is for two players, one adult and one junior 17 years old or under.  The entry fee is $75 per twosome.  Registration deadline is October 1.  There will be two divisions with winners in each receiving a trophy displayed at the World golf Hall of Fame and two bricks in the Walks of Fame.  Registration online at  2 World Golf Pl., St. Augustine.  904-940-6088.
6th Annual SAiRA Food & Wine Fest – A popular food and wine sampling from 17 area restaurants in a fun atmosphere at The River House from noon to 4 p.m.  Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club. Tickets are $50 per person in advance (online or at participating restaurants) and $60 at the door. 179 Marine St. St. Augustine.

Dr. John & The Nite Trippers Live at The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall – With six Grammy wins, plus six more nominations, and induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Dr. John is a true icon in American culture.  His unique blues and funk sound is the embodiment of New Orleans’ musical legacy.  Although his career began in the 1950’s, he continues to receive outstanding accolades.  His 2014 Louis Armstrong tribute album debuted at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Jazz Chart and was included in the Best Albums or 2014 list.  Tickets for this 8 p.m. show (doors open at 7 p.m.) are $70 each for the first six row; $60 for remaining seats. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-209-0399


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