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This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

July 24, 2017 
Monday – Sunday, July 24-30

Dunkirk, IMAX Hollywood Film

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.  Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com

Monday – Saturday, July 24 – 29

Curatorial’s Choice Exhibition
This exhibition at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach features curatorial’s choice works by Ronnie Burak, Helen Moody and Francesca Tabor-Miolla. Admission is free. The exhibit will be on display through August 18. 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
Exhibition by laird
View this exhibition by laird, 2016 Artist Member Exhibition Best in Show, at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. Admission is free. The exhibit will be on display through August 18. 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
Wednesday, July 26

Music by the Sea Concert
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, this free weekly concert series at the St. Johns County Pier features a wide variety of musical genres from 7-9 p.m. Bring a beach chair or blanket along with a favorite beverage and get ready to dance. Starting at 6 p.m., dinner is offered as an option for concert goers. All dinners are priced at $10 or less. This week’s performance is by Ramona the Band, and the featured restaurant is Raintree. Concert goers are encouraged to car pool or ride the shuttle from St. Augustine Beach City Hall or Ron Parker Park. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007 www.freebeachconcerts.com

Summer Movie Series
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and the Colonial Quarter have teamed up to provide the free Summer Movie Series at the Colonial Oak Music Park. This week’s movie, which begins at 8:30 p.m., is Finding Dory. Free transportation is provided by Ripley’s Red Trains from the parking garage and Ripley’s stops to the St. George Street stop. The shuttle service runs every 15 minutes from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and resumes after the movie. Movie attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for seating. 27 St. George St., St. Augustine 904-824-1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine
Thursday, July 27

Adult Saltwater Fishing Clinic
The Adult 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

Throwback Thursday: Singing in the Rain at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. This movie 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

Summer Mixology Series at the Lightner Museum

To celebrate the summer in style, the Lightner Museum has evolved its Lightner After Hours program into a Summer Mixology Series. The event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the museum’s Historic Pool Area and complements the upcoming Dressing Downton™ exhibition opening October 2017. The series seeks to highlight the social trends of the Gilded Era, one of the more popular and iconic changes being the development of the cocktail. Guests will be able to sample specialty-crafted cocktails featuring Manifest Distilling products and enjoy food pairings while also learning how to entertain with ease and style in their own homes. This month’s featured spirit is gin. Tickets are $45 and are available through the website. 75 King St., St. Augustine 904-824-2874

Concert in the Plaza
Enjoy a live free concert under the oak trees in St. Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitución from 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. This week’s performance is by The Dunehoppers.  Corner of Cathedral Pl. and King St., St. Augustine 904-825-1004 www.citystaug.com/concerts

Thursday – Sunday, July 27 – 30

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
In this play at the Limelight Theatre, a group of students compete in the spelling championship. Performance times through August 20 are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $26 general admission; $24 seniors; $20 students and military.11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org
Friday, July 28

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

Schooner Freedom Charters and Marineland, the dolphin experts, are bringing you a one-of-a-kind sailing experience. Guests will hear from Marineland educators about the world’s first oceanarium. Also, guests will learn 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 age 16. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com

 
Friday – Sunday, July 28-30
I, Daniel Blake at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
After having suffered a heart attack, a 59-year-old carpenter must fight the bureaucratic forces of the system in order to receive Employment and Support Allowance. The show times are Wednesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Admission ranges from $8-$5. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com

Saturday, July 29
Ripley’s Superhero Summer!
All Ripley’s Believe It or Not!® attractions in Florida, including the St. Augustine location, are hosting a new event for some unbelievable summer fun – Ripley’s Superhero Summer!. Ripley’s will host Marvel® characters throughout the summer on select dates from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Hulk will make an appearance on this date. Ripley’s Superhero Summer character appearances are free with paid admission. General admission is $15.99 at Ripley’s or $12.99 through the website. Admission for youth ages 5-11 is $6.99. 19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 904-824-1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine
Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday Night is the perfect event for fashionistas, art lovers and antique shoppers from 5-8 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month. Uptown Saturday Night takes place year-round and combines 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

Sunday, July 30
Pups and Sups Surfing Competition
Hosted by K9s for Warriors, Surf Station and Guy Harvey Outpost Resort, this dog surfing contest takes place on St. Augustine Beach at 8:30 a.m. Check in starts at 7:30 a.m. Chris Johnson from American Ninja Warriors will be one of the judges. Registration per “pawticipant” is $40 and is available at the Surf Station or on the beach in front of Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort the day of the event. All proceeds benefit K9s for Warriors. Stand up paddleboards will be provided. 860 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-471-2555 www.guyharveyoutpost.com
Music in the Box
On the last Sunday of the month at the Limelight Theatre, enjoy live acoustic music by some of the area’s best up-and-coming bands and musicians from 6-9 p.m. on stage in the Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre. This month’s performance features Brittani Mueller. Admission is $5. Refreshments available for purchase. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org
Game of Thrones at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
The seventh season of the unparalleled series Game of Thrones will be airing all summer on the big screen at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe at 9 p.m. Drinks and snacks will be available to purchase. Admission is free. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com

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