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This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

August 7, 2017 

Monday – Sunday, August 7 -13

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.  Showing through August 18. Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com

PGA Championship Week at the Hall of Fame
Visit the Hall of Fame during PGA Championship Week and enjoy learning about Hall of Fame Members who are PGA Champions in the Major Moments exhibit. The broadcast will be shown throughout the museum during the week in regular business hours. On Monday through Saturday, the hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday the hours are noon-6 p.m. General admission is $20.95. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
Monday – Saturday, August 7 – 12
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
Monday, August 7
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 8:45 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
Tuesday, August 8
Yoga on the Beach
Each Tuesday morning through September, join yoga fitness instructor Emily Johnson as she leads a free Yoga session on St. Augustine Beach at 8 a.m., weather permitting. The yoga sessions take place on the beach at the Ocean Hammock Walkover. Donations are accepted. 978 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 904-461-9415 emily@oceanextrememsports.com
Look to the Sky at Colonial Oak Music Park
Ripley’s St. Augustine is hosting a special showing of Look to the Sky at 8:30 p.m. at the Colonial Oak Music Park as the finale to its Superhero Summer. Look to the Sky is an uplifting film from director Brett Culp that weaves together uplifting true stories of young people who have demonstrated the spirit of Superman. Admission is free. The Red Trains will offer complimentary shuttles from Ripley’s and the Visitor Information Center train stop starting at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a superhero costume contest at 8:20 p.m. 27 St. George St., St. Augustine 904-824-1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine
Wednesday, August 9
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 Go Get Gone, and the featured restaurant is South Beach Grill. 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 Moana. 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
Wednesday & Thursday, August 9 & 10
Sunset Dolphin Walk
Join St. Johns County Parks and Recreation and Marineland Dolphin Adventure for this free beach walk on Vilano Beach at 7 p.m. on both days. While on the walk, participants can look for dolphin and enjoy the sunset. The guide will share information about dolphin anatomy and behavior. Call or email to register. 2750 Anahma Dr., St. Augustine 904-209-0335 kussia@sjcfl.us www.sjcfl.us/recreation
Thursday, August 10
Throwback Thursday: The Lucky Texan at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
Jerry Mason, a young Texan, and Jake Benson, an old rancher, become partners and strike it rich with a gold mine. They then find their lives complicated by bad guys and a woman. 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 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
Concert in the Plaza
From 7-9 p.m. every Thursday night through August 31, 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 The Grapes of Roth. Corner of Cathedral Pl. and King St., St. Augustine
Friday, August 11
Chad Calek Presents Sir NoFace Lives! at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Award-winning documentary filmmaker and world-renowned paranormal investigator Chad Calek will present his paranormal documentary Sir NoFace Lives! onscreen at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.; show at 7:50 p.m. Admission ranges from $203.50-$28. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com
Friday – Sunday, August 11-13
Convocation of Seminole War Historians, St. Augustine
Organized by the Seminole Wars Foundation, this event is a gathering of organizations and individuals throughout Florida interested in the Seminole War era. On Friday at 5 p.m., there will be a social at the St. Augustine Officers Club at the St. Francis Barracks, 82 Marine St. On Saturday and Sunday there will be workshops and lectures presented each day by some of the foremost experts on the Seminole Wars about the Seminole Wars in Florida at the St. Augustine Officers Club, Trinity Hall at Trinity Episcopal Parish, 215 St. George St., Ringhaver Student Union Theater at Flagler College, 50 Seville St., and Mark Lance National Guard Armory, 190 San Marco Ave. Also on Saturday at 10:30 a.m., there will be a parade featuring more than 40 re-enactors followed by a commemoration ceremony of the 1842 funeral of Major Francis Dade at the St. Augustine National Cemetery, 104 Marine St. Registration is $60. Admission to the parade and ceremony is free.
352-583-2711 www.seminolewars.org
Riverdale Sunset Kayak Tour
Join the St. Johns County Parks and Recreation Department on a guided sunset kayak tour at Riverdale Park Boat Ramp from 5:30-8:30 p.m. each day.Tour attendees will experience the St. Johns River’s unique history and diverse wildlife as well as the sunset on the water. The cost is $40 per person for participants using a county kayak and $20 per person for participants bringing their own kayak. Call or email to reserve a space. 981 C.R. 13, Fruit Cove 904-209-0335 kussia@sjcfl.us  www.sjcfl.us/recreation
Maudie at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe 

An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community. This movie is showing at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe Wednesday through Saturday at 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Admission ranges from $8-$6. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com

Saturday, August 12
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
Inside the Tower: PGA Championship
Join the Hall of Fame for a special behind-the-scenes presentation at 1 p.m. on all things related to the men’s final major of the year, the PGA Championship. Historian Dr. Tony Parker will share his favorite stories from the tournament. Check out never-before-seen artifacts from the archives and take your photo with the Wanamaker Trophy. Play the tournament courses on the golf course simulator and catch all the live tournament action on TVs throughout the museum. Plus, enjoy a complimentary tasting from the St. Augustine Distillery showcasing two signature drinks upstairs in the tower immediately following the event. Catch a bite to eat at The Museum Café or enjoy lunch options from food trucks outside. General admission into the museum is $20.95. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
NASA Solar System Ambassador at the Main Library
Join this discussion about the upcoming solar eclipse at the Main Library at 3:30 p.m. with NASA Solar System Ambassador Bharath Muthyala. All ages are welcome to attend, and solar glasses will be provided to the first 100 attendees. 1960 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd., St. Augustine 904-827-6940 www.sjcpls.org
Murder in Margaritaland at TPC Sawgrass
This murder mystery event takes place at TPC Sawgrass from 5-9 p.m. Margaritaland, a vacation destination, is where this murder mystery is set. The cost is $70. 110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-543-5105 www.tpc.com/sawgrass
Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly presents musician, composer, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of Steely Dan, Donald Fagen and The Nightflyers. On tour, Fagen and The Nightflyers will play songs from Fagen’s celebrated solo albums, Steely Dan hits, plus as promised by Fagen himself, “some swell surprises.” Doors open at 6 p.m.; performance at 7:30 p.m. Admission ranges from $104-$54. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com
One Enchanted Evening Featuring Carole Freeman
Hosted by the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, this event from 7:30-10 p.m. is a tribute to Billie Holiday. Carole Freeman is performing with Stan Jackson on the piano, Jay Brown on the drums, Paul Grant on the saxophone and Jacob Schuman on bass. Admission is $15. Call or email for tickets and information. 102 M L King Ave., St. Augustine 904-824-1191 lmccstaug@gmail.com www.lincolnvillemuseum.org
Sunday, August 13
WOMEN Unite: A Conversation with Dorothy Pitman Hughes
Dorothy Pitman Hughes, a feminist, child-welfare advocate, African-American activist and author, will be in attendance at the Women’s March St. Augustine meeting at the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center from 2-3:30 p.m. At the meeting, she will listen to the concerns of those in attendance and will offer her thoughts and guidance on the issues that relate to St. Augustine. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free. 102 M L King Ave., St. Augustine 904-891-0956 www.facebook.com/womensmarchfloridastaugustine
The Lucky Texan at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
Jerry Mason, a young Texan, and Jake Benson, an old rancher, become partners and strike it rich with a gold mine. They then find their lives complicated by bad guys and a woman. This movie is showing at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe at 3 p.m. Admission is $6. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
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