Friday: July 23
PONTE VEDRA CHAMBER 2010 GOLF TOURNAMENT
Swing on into the 2010 Ponte Vedra Chamber Golf Tournament held at TPC Sawgrass. The cost is $695 for a foursome or $185 per person – golf package includes 18 holes of golf – scramble format, PGA Tour clinic, lunch and dinner, six party holes, an awards ceremony, and much more. For more information, call 904.285.2004
MURDER IN THE OLDE CITY
St. Augustine’s Raintree Restaurant and the Limelight Theatre are teaming up to bring patrons the acclaimed murder mystery, “Murder in the Olde City” for the very first time! Set in 1880’s St. Augustine, this powerful tale of murder, scandal, love, and deceit is presented in an entertaining ‘you are there’ style of staging. Based on a true story of love, hate, and revenge in the year 1886, and told with a seamless combination of history, theatre, and storytelling, the audience becomes the jury! Featuring a sumptuous sit-down dinner and professional performers in full period attire, this promises to be the hit of the season!. Tickets are $35 per person all inclusive, with adult beverages also served separately. Dinner will be served at the Raintree Restaurant (102 San Marco Avenue) at 7 p.m. with the show to follow at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Limelight Theatre (11 Old Mission Avenue) during their regular box office hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday 2 p.m.-6 p.m. and at the Raintree Restaurant on the day of the event. Please call 904- 825-1164 for reservations, or 904-347-5103 for more information.
BAD COMPANY AT ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE
The original members for the British Supergroup Bad Company reunite for this special concert featuring their best-known hits including “Can’t Get Enough”, “Feel Like Makin’ Love”, “Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy” & “Bad Company”. The show starts at 8 p.m. St. Augustine Amphitheater is located at 1340 A1A in St. Augustine. Tickets are $85, $65, $49 & $39. For more information call 904.471.1965 or visit www.StAugAmphitheatre.com.
Friday and Saturday: July 23 & 24
PRO RODEO AT ST. JOHNS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
This Western-inspired event will feature entertainment for all ages including bull riding, rodeo clowns, team and calf roping, and barrel racing. Local youth will be invited to compete in youth barrel racing and roping competitions. The action all takes place at 8 p.m. at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds; located at 5840 State Road 207 in Elkton. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for children 6 to 11, 5 and under are free. For more information, call 904.471.1965 or visit www.stjohnscountyfairgrounds.com.
Saturday: July 24
ST. AUGUSTINE GARRISON AT FORT MOSE
Experience living history demonstrations conducted by authentic colonial Spanish reenactors on the last Saturday of each month. The demonstration take place at 11 a.m. Fort Mose is located 15 Fort Mose Trail in St. Augustine. Admission is $4 per vehicle or $2 for pedestrians or bicyclists. For more information, call 904.823.2232.
SUBLIME PERFORMS WITH ROME AT ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE
Original members of the multi-platinum artist Sublime, Eric Wilson & Bud Gaugh will take the stage with a new lead singer/guitar player, Rome. This is the band’s first outing in 14 years. Hits include “Santeria”, “Wrong Way”, “What I got”, “Date Rape”, “40 oz to Freedom” and many more. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, located at 1340 A1A in St. Augustine. Tickets are $49.50, $39.50 & $29.50. VIP Tickets are available for $100 and include a meet and greet with the band, laminate pit ticket, and a specialty tour item. For tickets and more information call 904.471.1965 or visit www.StAugAmphitheatre.com
Sunday: July 25
GUANA FULL MOON KAYAK TOUR
Experience a natural exploration of the pristine waters of the Guana River in an extraordinary ambient twilight setting of the sun over the Guana River while the full moon rises over the Atlantic Ocean. Osprey, bald eagles, and many other estuary dependent species salute the sunset over the Guana River on this two-hour exploration of the GTM Research Reserve. This 2-hour tour departs from the GTM Research Reserve Dam, located at 505 Guana River Road in Ponte Vedra Beach at 7:30 p.m. Ticket are $50 per person. For more information, call (904)347-1565 or register online at www.RippleEffectEcotours.com.
Be a guest of the St. Augustine Lighthouse and enjoy viewing the sunset and moonrise from the most unique perspective in all of St. Augustine! This special event includes a champagne toast, provided by San Sebastian Winery, atop the tower and an informative overview of the history of the St. Augustine Light Station. The tour takes place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Lighthouse located at 81 Lighthouse Avenue in St. Augustine. The fee is $25 for non-museum members and $20 for members. www.staugustinelighthouse.com. For reservations, call 904.829.0745.
NOTE: St. Johns County residents with a valid ID are always admitted free of charge to Government House Museum, the Lightner Museum, the Colonial Spanish Quarter Museum, the Fountain of Youth (special events excluded), the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, and the Spanish Military Hospital Museum. The daily tours and wine tastings at the San Sebastian Winery are free to everyone. Also, admission is free to everyone at the Authentic Old Drug Store, Fort Matanzas National Monument, St. Photios Chapel, the Pena-Peck House and the Father Miguel O’Reilly Museum (donations are welcomed).
For more information on events and activities in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches, go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com or call 1.800.653.2489.