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Wednesday: Sunday: September 15 – 21

Journey To The South Pacific at IMAX Theater – Join Jawi, a young island boy, as he takes us on a journey of discovery to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua where we encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the sea.  This IMAX theater features the largest 3-D screen in the Southeast.  Adults $8.50, Seniors/Students/Military $7.50, and Children 3-12 $6. Visit the website for showtimes. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com

 

Educator Appreciation Days at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! – The original Ripley’s Believe It or Not! hosts Educator Appreciation days for teachers from Sept. 2 – Oct. 19. Teachers are admitted free of charge and guests receive a 50% discount on tickets at this popular St. Augustine attraction. 19 San Marco Avenue. 904-824-1606 https://www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys

 

Nao Victoria Tour – Tour this full-sized replica 16th century Spanish tall ship. Currently docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, the Nao Victoria is a replica of the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world commanded by Ferdinand Magellan in the 16th century. The ship is available for tours Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1- a.m.to 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youth.111 Avenida Menendez. 904-824-1606 www.elgaleon.org

 

 

Wednesday: Tuesday, September 16

GTM Research Reserve Marineland Lecture – Enjoy this lecture designed to help inform the public about their coastal natural world from 10 – 11 a.m. at the GTM Research Reserve Marineland Field Office.  The series is free & space is limited.  9741 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Marineland 904-823-4500 http://gtmnerrmarinelandlecture.eventbrite.com

Women’s Rights Lecture at Flagler College  – Part of Flagler College’s Community Lecture Series titled “The Rights Revolution: Civil Rights, Human Rights and Beyond,” Associate Professor of English Dr. Judith Burdan presents “A Room of One’s Own: Women’s Rights and the Architecture of Female Space.”  The lecture begins at 10 a.m. in the Flagler Room at the college, lasts approximately one hour and is followed by a coffee and pastry reception.  Admission is $5 (free for active duty military). Call for reservations.  74 King St., St. Augustine. 904-819-6282 www.flagler.edu/news-events/community-events/lectures

 

The St. Augustine Slow Down – This food fair combines locally-crafted St. Augustine Distillery Company cocktails and delicious appetizers prepared by top local chefs using fresh, local ingredients from some of Northeast Florida’s finest small family farms.  The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Distillery Company.  Tickets are $20 each and proceeds go to Slow Food First Coast.  112 Riberia St., St. Augustine. 904-825-4962 http://staugustinedistillery.com/happenings/the-st-augustine-slow-down

Wednesday: TuesdaySunday, September 16 – 21

St. Augustine Art Association’s Annual Fall Members’ Show – St. Augustine Art Association’s Annual Fall Members Show runs through September 28 and features a broad array of artistic styles, media and subjects. 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 www.staaa.org

WednesdaySeptember 17

Farmer’s Arts and Crafts Market – Farmer’s Market located at the oceanside St. Johns County Pier Park featuring selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. rain or shine. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. 904-347-8007

Music by the Sea Concert  – Live concert from 7 – 9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion. This week’s band is the Navy Pride playing Rock- Pop.  Coquina Beach Surf Club will offer signature dinners for $10.  Admission is free.  For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair.  350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org

ThursdaySeptember 18

Art and Illuminations of the St. John’s Bible – The St. Augustine Art Association hosts an up-close look at the artistry of this sacred publication at 7 p.m.  Commissioned for the new millennium by the St. John’s Abbey, the contemporary manuscripts were created by master calligraphers and illustrators.  Please RSVP by calling 904-824-2310.  22 Marine St. St. Augustine. www.staaa.org

 

Whitney Lab Lecture: Florida’s Fleet: A Century of Building Wooden Trawlers in Florida – Brendan Burke, marine archaeologist at the St. Augustine Lighthouse, kicks off the Whitney Fall Lecture Series with the story of how, in the early 20th century, a new type of boat was born in Northeast Florida.  This Florida-style trawler became one of the most important boats in the history of the state and led to a Sunshine State industry that supplied shrimp trawlers and fishing boats worldwide.  The lecture begins at 7 p.m. at the University of Florida’s Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience.  Admission is free. 9505 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine. 904-461-4000 www.whitney.ufl.edu

 

Flagler College Lecture: Timucuan Literacy – As part of the Ideas and Images lecture series, Flagler College professor of religion Dr. Timothy Johnson and University of Albany-SUNY professor of anthropology Dr. Aaron Broadwell present a fascinating look at the literacy of the Timucua — the Native Americans who greeted the first Europeans to arrive in Florida. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in the Flagler Room at Flagler College. Admission is free. 74 King St., St. Augustine. 904-819-6400 www.flagler.edu/news-events/community-events/lectures

ThursdaySundaySeptember 18 – 21

Web.com Tournament at TPC Sawgrass – See the future stars of the PGA TOUR in action at Dye’s Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach during the 2014 Web.com tour series. This tournament will have the best field of the year with an intense four days of competition. The Web.com Tour is the PGA Tour’s developmental circuit. The top 25 finishers of all four-tournament series are guaranteed their PGA TOUR Card. www.webtourchampionship.com

 

The Maze Runner at the IMAX Theater – Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.   This IMAX Theater features the largest 3-D screen in the Southeast.  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 www.worldgolfimax.com

 

  

The Addams Family at The Limelight Theatre – The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in The Addams Family at the Limelight Theatre.  Performance times are 7:30 p.m. ThursdaySaturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.  Tickets are $25; $22 seniors; $20 student and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org

FridaySeptember 19

International Talk Like a Pirate Day Celebration - Arrrgh! Don’t miss the exciting celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day at the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum and Taberna del Caballo.  From 5 – 7 p.m., the museum’s courtyard features loads of free family fun including a children’s scavenger hunt, pirate picture taking, face painting, pirate games, storytelling and a roving musician. Famous pirate Captain William Mayhem will take part in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  At 6:30 p.m., everyone is invited for a group photo.   At 7 p.m., the party moves to a grown-up atmosphere at the Taberna del Caballo’s Pirate Cove where piratical authors and painters discuss their work, drink and food specials are available including a rum tasting; a 50/50 auction, Liars Dice tournament and silent auction benefitting the Pirate Toy Drive.  At 8 p.m., the legendary Dirty James entertains with ebullient music and sea shanties. All events are free of charge.  For the evening, admission to the Pirate and Treasure Museum is discounted for costumed pirates — $9.99 adults; kids 12 and under free. 12 S. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine. 904-819-1444 www.thepiratemuseum.com

 

Gourmet Beer Paired Dinner – A1A Ale Works chef John Stillmunks and brewer Doug Murr offer a gourmet beer-paired dinner at 7:30 p.m. at their restaurant.  The five-course meal will be paired with five outstanding craft beers brewed in St. Augustine.  The cost is $62 per person.  Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Bon Beer Voyages, a private tour company offering a St. Augustine Beer Safari on September 19-21 that includes a two-night hotel stay, private tours, meals, trolley passes and much more for $525 double occupancy or $650 single. 1 King St., St. Augustine. 888-846-2337 www.BonBeer.com

SaturdaySeptember 20

Old City Farmers’ Market – Features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, plants and more.  Located at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Admission is free. 1340 A1A, St. Augustine. 904-471-3733
Guided Beach Exploration Guana South Beach – Join GTM Research Reserve Docents from 8:30 – 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.  1768 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerrbeachexploration.eventbrite.com

Nocatee Farmer’s Market – Nocatee Farmer’s Market takes place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. every third Saturday.  This free family-friendly event has over 80 local vendors selling everything from produce, crafts, jewelry, herbs, unique foods and more.  Free face painting will be available for the little ones, along with bounce house.  245 Little River Rd., Ponte Vedra.  www.nocatee.com

 

International Coastal Cleanup Day – The GTM Research Reserve hosts International Coastal Cleanup Day. The event takes place simultaneously at the Environmental Education Center, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach and the GTM Research Reserve Marineland Field Office, 9741 Ocean Shore Boulevard, Marineland. For the updated schedule, visit www.gtmnerr.org or call 904-823-4500.

 

Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour – Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in the State of Florida with burials starting during the First Spanish Period (1565-1763).   Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.  Tours are from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 16 Cordova St., St. Augustine www.tolomatocemetery.com

 

Castillo de San Marcos by Candlelight  – Candlelight tours of the ancient Spanish fortress, Castillo de San Marcos, take place on the third Saturday of the month.  The tours depart from the ticket booth at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m.  Weather permitting.  Advance tickets are $8 per adult ages 15 and older; $4 per child 5 – 15; and free for children 4 and younger.  Tickets are on a first come first serve basis.  1 South Castillo Dr. St. Augustine.  904-829-6506 x 233 www.nps.gov/casa

 

Las Vegas Revue! – At 7 p.m., The Pioneer Barn at the Old Florida Museum hosts the very talented Mr. Trey Dees featuring the music of some of the greats of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s.  Enjoy music from the likes of Elvis, Chuck Berry, Dean Martin, Roy Orbison, and Tom Jones. Tickets are $10 general admission, $8 seniors.  259 San Marco Ave. St. Augustine.  904-824-8874 www.fortmenendez.com

 

Emma Concert Performance – Preservation Hall Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. When not performing at the renowned Preservation Hall in New Orleans, they tour the country to assure the popularity of American Jazz stays alive. Tickets are $40 for adults and $5 for students and children. 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine www.emmaconcerts.com  904-797-2800

Saturday & SundaySeptember  20 & 21

Sea Your History Weekend – Discover the British influences on St. Augustine’s maritime history with traditional wooden boatbuilding, guest presenters and shipwreck artifacts from a 1782 Loyalist vessel found just off St. Augustine’s coast.  Climb the tower, explore the keepers’ house, walk on the nature trails and experience history.   Call or go online to purchase tickets (Admission $9.95 adults; $7.95 children and seniors) 81 Lighthouse Ave., St. Augustine.  904-829-0745 www.staugustinelighthouse.org

SundaySeptember 21

Sunday Funday Party Barge (21+) – This fun party on the water begins at the Vilano Beach Pier at 12:30 returning at 2 p.m.  Party along the Bayfront on the Matanzas River and back.  You are welcome to bring a small cooler filled with your choice of adult beverages.  Tickets are $25.  254 Vilano Road, St. Augustine. 904-332-7194 www.JaxWaterTours.com

 

Music In The Park: Billy Buchanan and Free Avenue – Rock & Roll meets Rhythm & Blues at this Billy Buchanan and Free Avenue concert at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. This 2 – 5 p.m. concert not only features great music, it includes a kid-friendly zone with bubbles, a painting wall, hula hoops and other fun activities.  Bring chair or blanket for seating. The concert is included in regular park admission of $5 per vehicle with 2-8 occupants, $4 single occupant vehicle, $2 for pedestrians and cyclists. A $1 per person donation for the concert is suggested. 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast. 386-446-6783 www.floridastateparks.org/washingtonoaks

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