This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

May 14, 2018
Monday, May 14
 
Bahamas at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes indie folk artist Bahamas to the stage. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. General admission is $25. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com
Monday – Thursday,  May 14- 17
Avengers: Infinity War at IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame
The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe. Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com
Monday – Friday, May 14 – 18
Florida East Coast: Selections from the Guidi Collection Exhibition
This exhibition showcases a selection of works from the Guidi Collection that highlights depictions of the Florida East Coast over the years. The paintings, ranging from the late 1880s until the 1970s, include idealized images of Florida’s natural landscape, along with paintings of St. Augustine architecture that still exists today. This show will be on exhibit through June 15. The museum’s hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. For further information on the exhibition and related programs, visit the website.48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine 904-826-8530 www.flagler.edu/crispellert

Monday – Saturday, May 14 – 19

 

Candace Knapp and Ron Vellucci Exhibition
This exhibition at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach will pair the whimsical art of Candace Knapp with the mixed media art of Ron Vellucci. The exhibit will be showing through June 2. Admission  is free. The center is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org
The First Coast Pastel Society’s Juried Member Show
This exhibition at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach features a juried member show of works from the First Coast Pastel Society and will be showing through June 2.  Admission to the exhibition is free. The center is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org
Tuesday, May 15
GTM Research Reserve Marineland Lecture
This free lecture series hosted by the GTM Research Reserve is held on the third Tuesday of the month from 10-11 a.m. at Marineland Dolphin Adventure. Tickets must be purchased online. Bring your ticket to the Marineland gift shop on the day of the scheduled presentation to gain entry. Please arrive by 9:45 a.m. at the gift shop to be escorted to the classroom. 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org
Oh Wonder at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes hypnotic indie pop duo Oh Wonder to the stage. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show is at 8 p.m. Admission is from $32. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com
Tuesday – Saturday, May 15-19
Greek Week
This week honors the 250th anniversary of our Greek immigration history and the arrival of the first colony of Greeks in North America. On Tuesday is a lecture presented by Tina Bucuvales titled Greek Music in America at 6 p.m. in the Flagler Room at Flagler College, 74 King St. On Wednesday is Glendi at the Colonial Oak Music Park, 33 St. George St., at 6 p.m. featuring Ellada Band & Anthea Sidiropoulos. The cover charge is $10. Reservations are required. On Thursday is a lecture presented by Dan Schafer titled The Turnbull-Duncan Papers and the New Smyrna Colony at 6 p.m. at the St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, 41 St. George St. On Friday there will be a lecture presented by Ann Browning Masters titled Sharing Memories of Our Heritage at 6 p.m. at the St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine. On Saturday there will be a walk from the St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine to the Plaza de la Constitución, featuring the St. Augustine Garrison historic re-enactors at 6 p.m. 904-829-8205 www.stphotios.org
St. Augustine Plein Air Exhibition
Works from the 2018 St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out will be featured in this exhibition at the St. Augustine Art Association. The exhibition will be on display until May 27 and is free and open to the public. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday noon-4 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org
Wednesday, May 16
Florida Saltwater Fishing 101
On this day of a multi-series classes, the topic will be how to clean a fish. Participants are required to have a saltwater shoreline fishing license. Options to register for a single class or the entire series are possible. The classes are held from 9-11 a.m. at the Usina Boat Ramp. Admission is free. Visit the website to register. 603 Euclid Ave., St. Augustine 904-209-0335 www.sjcfl.us/recreation
Lunch with a Ranger
Bring your lunch and have a picnic at Anastasia State Park with a park ranger from noon-12:30 p.m. This family friendly event is a good time to ask questions, learn about what it takes to be a park ranger and hear stories from the field. The event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation. This event is free with paid park admission, which ranges from $8-$2. 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine 904-461-2033 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia
Music by the Sea Concert
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 Adam & Janine – Dance. The food is by Floridogs. 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
Buckethead at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that mysterious, mask-wearing electric guitar phenomenon Buckethead will return to play.  Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show is at 8 p.m. Admission is $33.50 and $33. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com
Thursday, May 17
Throwback Thursday: The Great Caruso at the Corazon Cinema & Cafe
This highly fictionalized film traces the life of tenor Enrico Caruso. 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
Thursday – Sunday, May 17-20
Fort Mose Kayak Trip
Join one of these free intermediate-level, guided kayak trips on the Tolomato River and Robinson Creek. The trips begin at the Usina Boat Ramp and end at Fort Mose. Paddlers will learn the history of the fort and tour the museum. Start times are Thursday at 11 a.m., Friday at 11:30 a.m., Saturday at noon and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. 603 Euclid Ave., St. Augustine 904-209-0335 www.sjcfl.us/recreation
Deadpool 2 at IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame
After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef Wade Wilson struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of taste. This film premieres on May 17 at the IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame and will play through May 24. Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com
Friday, May 18
St. Augustine Community Band Concert
The St. Augustine Community Band is comprised of more than 70 local musicians ages 16 to 80. The concert takes place at Pacetti Bay Middle School at 7:30 p.m. This season finale is titled Big Band, Broadway and the Movies. General admission is $15. 245 Meadowlark Ln., St. Augustine 607-343-6441 www.staugband.org
Chad Prather Star Spangled Banter Comedy Tour at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Making his debut at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, comedian, armchair philosopher, entertainer and observational humorist Chad Prather will bring his Star Spangled Banter Comedy Tour to the stage. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show is at 8 p.m. Admission ranges from $58.50-$30. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com
Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19
Riding Into History
Riding Into History, one of America’s premier motorcycle events, returns to World Golf Village in St. Augustine. On Friday, there will be a motorcycle ride and dinner. On Saturday, gates open at 10 a.m., and there will be hundreds of classic American motorcycles to view along the Village’s Walk of Champions plus vendors, exhibitors and entertainment will be onsite. Tickets for Saturday’s event are $15 at the gate or two for $25 through the website. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-677-9452 www.ridingintohistory.org
Saturday, May 19
 
5 for the 50 5K Run/Walk
This race supports the 50 million Americans suffering from an autoimmune disease. It begins at 8 a.m. at the University of St. Augustine. Each participant will receive a t-shirt, water and snacks. Registration ranges from $30-$20. 1 University Blvd., St. Augustine 864-304-5718 www.racesmith.com/races/5forthe50.html
Beach Exploration at the GTM Research Reserve
Join the GTM Research Reserve for this family friendly beach walk at the Guana South Beach location from 9-11 a.m. Participants will learn about the animals that live at the beach as well as other interesting beach facts. Parking is $3 per vehicle. 1798 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org
Dolphin Paddle on Salt Run
Join Anastasia Watersports and Marineland Dolphin Adventure for a fun-filled interpretive paddle of Salt Run at Anastasia State Park from 9-11 a.m. Anastasia Watersports staff will provide illuminating details about the ecosystem and the myriad wildlife that inhabit it. A dolphin expert from Marineland will fill guests in on fascinating facts about the dolphins that are born, breed and thrive in our waterway. The event will start with 30 minutes of classroom discussion followed by 90 minutes of paddling. The cost ranges from $40-$25. 850 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine 904-460-9111 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia
Blackberry Festival and Family Farm Lunch
A Blackberry Festival, including lunch and live music, will take place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rype & Readi’s Elkton farm. The event includes family fun activities. Online tickets are $19.50 for adults and $9.50 for youth. Tickets purchased at the event are $25. 5780 C.R. 305, Elkton rypenreadi@gmail.com  www.rypeandreadi.com/happenings
Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour
Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials from the First Spanish Period, 1565-1763. Admission is free and donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 14 Cordova St., St. Augustine 904-257-3273 www.tolomatocemetery.com
Encore Film from the St. Augustine Film Festival
A showing of the film Train Driver’s Diary will take place at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe at noon. Admission is $10. Admission for all-access pass holders is free. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
St. Johns Golf Club – Cypress Lakes Golf Tournament
Join St. Johns Golf Club for the 2018 Cypress Lakes Open Captain’s Choice Golf Tournament from 1-6 p.m. The cost is $35 per person and includes range balls, golf cart and dinner by Rype & Readi Golf Bistro. The tournament is limited to 24 teams of four people. Call or email to register. 4900 Cypress Links Blvd., Elkton 904-209-0350 taycock@sjcfl.us  www.sjgc.com 
Black Heritage & Civil Rights Walking Tour
Join St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours for a walking tour of historical sites in St. Augustine where more than 400 years of African American History lives. This 1.5-hour guided tour departs from Tour Saint Augustine at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person, and a portion of the proceeds from the ticket sales for this tour will be donated to the ACCORD Civil Rights Museum in St. Augustine. Advance reservations required. 4 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-825-0087 www.staugustineblackheritagetours.com
Living History Saunter
Join living history interpreters from 6-8 p.m. as they display St. Augustine’s colonial history in a timeline format. The interpreters walk from the City Gate down St. George Street and then to Aviles Street. They are available to answer questions about St. Augustine’s history and pose for pictures. info@staugustinegarrison.com  https://hfm.club
Steve Earle & The Dukes 30th Anniversary of Copperhead Road Tour with The Mastersons at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall announces the return of venerable roots rocker Steve Earle and his band The Dukes. Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the iconic album Copperhead Road, Earle and The Dukes will perform the album in its entirety along with songs from Earle’s new album, So You Wanna Be an Outlaw. Special guest opening act will be The Mastersons. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show is at 8 p.m. Admission ranges from $73.50-$53.50. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com
Sunday, May 20
Our Feathered Friends’ Hike and Marsh Walk
Fort Mose Historic State Park will host an educational Guided Bird Walk program from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Join birding expert Susan Killeen on a hike and birding exploration of our salt marsh and the Secondary Fort Site Island (established 1752). Bring your rubber boots, binoculars, cameras, water and any other pertinent items to make your travel through the estuary more enjoyable. This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation. This program is free to the public. 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine 904-823-2232 www.floridastateparks.org/park/fort-mose
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