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This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

concerts, Cinema, Fish Challenge, IMAX, Art, Kayak, Olympic Triathons, Family, pets, treasure, tours, outdoors

 

June 12, 2017 

Thursday, July 6
Throwback Thursday: Bewitched at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic sitcom Bewitched. This film is showing at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe at noon. The cost is $10, which includes a meal, popcorn, small drink and showing of the movie. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
Concert in the Plaza
From 7-9 p.m. enjoy a live free concert under the oak trees in St. Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitución. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. This week’s performance is by Doug Carn & The Lincolnville Brass Band. St. Augustine 904-825-1004 www.citystaug.com/concerts
Thursday – Sunday, July 6 – 9
Ancient City Game Fish Challenge
The Ancient City Game Fish Challenge in St. Augustine presented by the Ancient City Game Fish Association includes three divisions: Kingfish Challenge, Back Water Challenge and Junior Kingfish Tournament. Thursday evening is youth registration, and Friday is the youth tournament. Also on Friday, adult registration will be open from 4-7 p.m. with music, and there will be a captains meeting at 7:30 p.m. The adult tournament is on Saturday and Sunday. The event is based out of Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor and Northeast Florida Marlin Association Clubhouse. Registration ranges from $320-$25. 3070 Harbor Dr., St. Augustine 904-501-2032 www.acgfa.com
 Spider-Man: Homecoming, IMAX 3D Film
A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man, who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming.  Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com
Friday, July 7
Youth Saltwater Fishing Clinic
The Youth Saltwater Fishing Clinic takes place at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $20. Reservations are required and can be made by phone. 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast 386-446-6783 www.washingtonoaks.org
Fins and Freedom Sail
Guests aboard the Schooner Freedom will hear from Marineland educators about the world’s first oceanarium while learnign about dolphins and the conservation efforts at Marineland. Complimentary beverages included; passengers may bring snacks or a picnic. Ticket price includes the sail and admission into Marineland. The boat departs at 2:15 p.m. from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina and lasts two hours. Ticket costs are $60 adults; $45 youth under 16. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com
First Friday Art Walk
From 5-9 p.m. 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). 832-779-2781 www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.org
First Friday Art Walk at The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens
The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens is now participating in First Friday Art Walk. This month, local artists Martha Ferguson, Lyn Asselta, Mary Hubley and Barbara Acosta will be at The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens from 5-9 p.m. Music will be performed by Jon Bailey. 149 Cordova St., St. Augustine 904-257-8994 www.thecollectorinn.com
First Friday Art Walk Recital
The music department of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine presents a First Friday Art Walk Recital featuring classical guitarist  Rodrigo Rodriguez. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the performance is at 6 p.m. There will be a free-will offering. 38 Cathedral Place, St. Augustine 904-824-2806 www.thefirstparish.org
Friday – Sunday, July 7 – 9
Moonlight Kayak Trip
Explore Trout Creek with St. Johns County Parks and Recreation naturalists at Trout Creek Park from 7:30-10 p.m. on each day. Learn about the creatures of the night as well as the area’s history. The cost is $40 for those using a county kayak and $20 for those bringing a kayak. Call to reserve a spot. 6795 Collier Rd., St. Augustine 904-209-0335 www.sjcfl.us/recreation
The Hero at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
This movie showing at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe is about an ailing movie star who comes to terms with his past and mortality. The movie is showing at 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. on Sunday.Admission ranges from $8-$5. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
Moka at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
This movie at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe is about a grieving woman who pursues a couple she suspects of killing her son in a hit-and-run. The movie is showing at 2 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 1 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. on Sunday. Admission ranges from $8-$5. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
Saturday, July 8
BFAST Sprint and Olympic Triathlons
Hosted by the Beaches Fine Arts Series, this 31st annual triathlon offers both sprint and Olympic distances. The sprint distance consists of a .25-mile swim, 16.4-mile bike and 3.1-mile run. The Olympic distance consists of a .93-mile swim, 27.2-mile bike and 6-mile run. The race starts at 7 a.m. at Mickler’s Landing Beach Park. Registration ranges from $110-$60. 1109 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-270-1771 www.bfasracing.org
Family Seining at the GTM Research Reserve
Hosted by the GTM Research Reserve, you’re invited to join docents from 8:30-10:30 a.m. to learn how to pull a seine net. Participants will collect fish and crabs as well as learn about their habitats and role in the environment. Waders and boots 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
Free St. Augustine Pet Walk Pup Crawl
Explore the timeless streets of St. Augustine and hear tales of the city’s rich history while touring with your beloved pets. This free, one-hour guided walking tour covers several square blocks of the downtown plaza area. All pets must be leashed and all city pet ordinances followed. This is a great way to share quality time with man’s best friend and explore the nation’s oldest city. Tour departs at 10 a.m. from Tour Saint Augustine office. Reservations required. 4 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-825-0087 www.staugcitywalks.com
Mike Casalino at the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum
Mike Casalino, maritime artist and treasure hunter, will set up his easels and treasures for exhibition at the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum courtyard from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Following a 40-year history of shipwreck diving, Casalino began painting in 2008, focusing on maritime themes while creating a story with each of his paintings. Admission to the museum is not required to participate in this event. 12 S. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine 904-819-1444 www.thepiratemuseum.com
Merci Pour Le Chocolat at Corazon Cinema and Cafe
In Lausanne, the aspirant pianist Jeanne Pollet has lunch with her mother, Louise Pollet, her boyfriend, Axel, and his mother. This movie is showing at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe at noon. Admission is $5. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
Full Moon Paddle
Join the local paddling community for a full moon paddle from Salt Run Boat Ramp to Conch House Marina and back. The two-hour paddle starts at 8 p.m. First time stand up paddle board participants can arrive 30 minutes early for instruction from Ocean Extreme Sports. The paddle is free for those with their own equipment. Equipment rental is available for $40. The paddle begins with a mandatory safety session. Reservations required. 442 Ocean Vista Ave., St. Augustine 904-461-9415 www.oceanextremesports.com
Sunday, July 9
Full Moon Sail
Enjoy a moonlit evening aboard the Schooner Freedom as it sails through St. Augustine’s Matanzas Bay. This sailing excursion departs at 9:15 p.m. from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina. There will be live music. Complimentary beer, soda and wine are included in the $40 ticket. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com
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