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Monday-Saturday, September 19 – 25

 

Kids Krew Tours
kids_krew_nocAhoy!!!! If your a little pirate or even just a pirate at heart come be apart of our Crew!! Join us and learn about pirates in the oldest city by a authentic Pirate guide. Use real nautical tools to help the Captain and crew raid the town for treasure, you take back home with you !! Tours: Fri. 5pm & 6pm Sat. 3pm, 5pm & 6pm Sun. 3pm 5pm & 6pm *Weekday tours, Private tours, VIP tours & Group rates available upon request! Call now to reserve your next adventure with us!! (904) 417-8391 **Mention your a Instagram or Facebook friend to receive a special rate** http://kidkrewtours.com/
A Ghostly Encounter
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Sunday, October 30th 2-5 pm
Ancient City Tours will offer our 11th annual free Halloween Costume Contest followed by Trick or Treating in the Historic District! We will have Categories for the contest, and trophies for the winners. Come and join us judging starts at 2pm. Please let us know your coming by logging in to our facebook page event at….https://www.facebook.com/events/573181012873179/
http://staugustineghosttours.net/
Sheriff’s Ghost Walk Tours
 A Ghostly Adventure you will never forget.
A 90 Minute Walk Along The Dark Streets And Cemeteries Of Old St. Augustine.  You will hear bone chilling tales of stories long past, stories that have lived for more than 400 years! Our ghost tours have many surprises in store. Beware to the faint at heart!!!
One Tour Nightly 8:00 PM. For reservation please call 904-540-0031
32 St. George Street @ Fudge Buckets, across from Colonial Quarter
http://sheriffsghostwalktours.com/
Sound: An Exhibition of Sound Art at Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
Seventeen artists from around the world will elevate the sensory medium of sound to an art form as part of this exhibition at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum. The artists use sound in diverse ways, from manipulating field recordings and found sound, to creating sound through data-based, analogue to digital means, to using the environment or architecture to create sound sculptures. Admission is free. The museum’s hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m-4 p.m. andSaturday noon-4 p.m. 48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine 904-826-8530  www.flagler.edu/crispellert
Sound: An Exhibition of Sound Art at Crisp-Ellert Art Museum
Seventeen artists from around the world will elevate the sensory medium of sound to an art form as part of this exhibition at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum. The artists use sound in diverse ways, from manipulating field recordings and found sound, to creating sound through data-based, analogue to digital means, to using the environment or architecture to create sound sculptures. Admission is free. The museum’s hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m-4 p.m. andSaturday noon-4 p.m. 48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine 904-826-8530  www.flagler.edu/crispellert

Arboreal Exhibition

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach welcomes two Florida artists, Seth Satterfield and Linda Richichi, to share their vision in this exhibition titled Arboreal. Satterfield is a blacksmith artist specializing in traditional forged ironwork. Richichi creates energetic tree and landscape paintings in oil and pastel. Admission is free. The gallery is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org

Freedom Exhibition

The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach is pleased to showcase Freedom, a series of European Modernist works from the estate of Albanian master artist, Ali Miruku. Miruku was one of ten artists selected to be trained and employed under the strict direction of the Albanian communist government. After the fall of communism, Miruku was no longer restricted to produce just representational work and was free to create loose, expressionistic masterpieces that captured his newfound freedom. Admission is free. The gallery is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org

 

Monday – Sunday, September 19 – 25

National Parks Adventure 3D at World Golf IMAX
The ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe-inspiring great outdoors. For 100 years, such spectacularly wild and beautiful places as Yellowstone, Yosemite, the Everglades, the Redwoods, and Arches have been a living monument to the nation’s vast and untamed wilderness. Now, captured with IMAX® 3D cameras and shown in full glory on the world’s largest screens, National Parks Adventure 3D celebrates the majesty of these treasured landscapes. Admission is $13 adults; $12 students/seniors/military; $10 children ages 3-12; free for children under 3. Visit the website for show times. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com

Tuesday, September 20 

Third Tuesday: GTM Research Reserve Marineland Lecture
This lecture series is held on the third Tuesday of the month from 10-11 a.m. at the GTM Research Reserve Marineland Field Office. The series is designed to inform the public about their coastal natural world. The lectures are free. Tickets must be purchased online. Please bring ticket to the Marineland gift shop on the day of the scheduled presentation to gain entry. Please arrive by 9:45 a.m. at the gift shop to be escorted to the classroom. 9741 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Marineland 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org
Community Lecture Series – Finding Solutions to Local Issues: A Citizen’s Toolkit for This Election Year
Acclaimed journalist Jim Toedtman is the guest speaker for this lecture. He will discuss topics that include the communications explosion as well as the new information landscape and its impact on our politics. His citizen’s toolkit will help those wrestling with the issues, the personalities and the hyperbole in this tumultuous election year. The lecture will take place in Flagler College’s historic Solarium in Ponce Hall at 10 a.m. Tickets are $5. 74 King St., St. Augustine 904-826-8617 www.flagler.edu/communitylectures
Artist Claire Kendrick to Talk on National Park Residency Experience
Award-winning artist Claire Kendrick will give a fascinating talk about her summer artist residency experience in Cape Cod on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the St. Augustine Art Association. Kendrick was selected through the Provincetown Community Compact to create a body of work in one of the primitive dune shacks situated along the far-flung coastal region of Massachusetts. From the 1920s to today, the Dune Shacks of Peaked Hill Bars Historic District have lodged famous artists and authors who sought a place of seclusion in which to work. The lecture is free; reservations are requested. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine 904-824-2310www.staaa.org
 

Wednesday, September 21 

 
 Limelight Theatre Opens 25th Season with Dinner and Show
A dinner and show await for the opening of Limelight Theatre’s 25th season. Enjoy a three-course Oklahoma-themed meal at The Raintree Restaurant, 102 San Marco Ave. Seatings are5:15 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. The opening performance of Oklahoma! will begin at 8 p.m.at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. Enjoy pre-show complimentary champagne and meet the cast following the performance. The cost is $60 per guest. Call for reservations. 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org
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 will be Rob Peck & Friends. Starting at 6 p.m., Red Frog & McToad’s 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 Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007 www.sabca.org

Thursday, September 22 

   
The Whitney Lecture – The Disgraceful Affair of the Bees and the Flowers
Dr. Adrian Horridge, professor emeritus and visiting fellow of Australian National University, will share his recent research on bee vision during this lecture presented by Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience. His research strongly challenges early supported research that bees are attracted to certain flowers based on color. The lecture series is free and open to the public. Registration is not necessary. The lecture starts at 7 p.m. in the Lohman Auditorium on the Whitney Laboratory campus. 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-461-4000www.whitney.ufl.edu

ThursdaySunday, September 22 – 25

Oklahoma at Limelight Theatre
Enjoy this classic musical set in the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the 20th century, where two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love. Performance times through October 23 are 7:30 p.m. ThursdaySaturdayand 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $26. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164www.limelight-theatre.org
 

FridaySaturday, September 23 – 24

Widespread Panic Performs at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Widespread Panic has been together going on 30 years. Formed in the tradition of the great southern guitar blues bands, with an improvisatory ethos, Widespread Panic continues to explore a sound all its own on the band’s 12th album, Street Dogs. Widespread Panic will perform on Friday and Saturday; doors open at 5:30 p.m.; show starts at 7 p.m. both days. Tickets are $59.50 and $49.50. Both concert events are participating in the Feeding People Through Music Food Drive. Non-perishable food items and cash donations will be accepted.1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com
  

SaturdaySunday, September 24 – 25  

Lincolnville Festival
This free event celebrates 150 years for the Lincolnville Community and features live music and dancing, great food and drinks, local vendors, fun activities for children and free parking. Lincolnville was founded in 1866 by recently freed slaves and played a major role in the Civil Rights Movement. The event is from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday and 1-6 p.m. on Sunday at Eddie Vickers Park. 399 S. Riberia St., St. Augustine 904-829-3918 www.mylincolnville.com

 

Saturday, September 24 

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
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

Sunday, September 25

A Gathering of Friends – Children’s Arts Festival
This arts festival is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and includes 35 individuals and organizations that will share their talents with the children. This is a totally interactive and free experience. Children can sing, dance, play instruments, engage in a variety of art projects, make a puppet, tell stories, play theatre games, frolic with pirates, learn magic tricks, get a library card, make a loom, join a drum circle, and lots, lots more. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.fosaa.org
Fourth Sunday – Pet-Friendly Food Tours
This special pet-friendly version of our original St. Augustine Food and Wine Tasting Tour is also a fundraiser for our local Humane Society. To help support this wonderful cause, City Walks Food and Wine Tasting Tours will donate $20 directly to the Humane Society for every furry friend that joins our St. Augustine Pet-Friendly Food Tour. Spend the afternoon sampling wonderful food and wine while visiting select eateries that welcome your pet. What better way to enjoy food, fun, history and companionship…all while supporting a great cause. This exclusive 2.5-hour walking tour departs at 2 p.m. from Tour Saint Augustine where our guests will enjoy complimentary San Sebastian wine and chocolates at check in. Tickets are $59 per human and, of course, free for their furry-companions. Advance reservations required. 4 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-825-0087 www.staugcitywalks.com
Low Country Boil

Rype & Readi Golf Bistro is bringing the coast to you with some awesome local seafood and crawfish from Louisiana with this all-you-can-eat Low Country Boil including shrimp, clams, potatoes, corn and crawfish. There will be plenty of food, drinks and fun from 6-8 p.m. The cost is $60 for dinner and drinks; $45 for dinner only. 4900 Cypress Links Dr., Elkton 904-209-0360 www.rypeandreadi.com/golfbistro

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