This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

 

 

May 29, 2018
Tuesday, May 29
Sunset and Full Moon Paddle
Experience views of the sunset and full moon rise from the Salt Run tidal basin at Anastasia State Park. The paddle is from 7:15-8:45 p.m. Multiple paddle watercraft options are available to rent. The paddle includes an interpretive story telling element. The cost is $35 if rental equipment is needed. $20 if no rental is needed. Reservations required. 850 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine 904-460-91111 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia
Full moon Sail
Enjoy a moonlit evening aboard the Schooner Freedom for a sunset-moonrise sail through Matanzas Bay. The Schooner leaves the City Marina at 8:45 p.m. There will be live music onboard and complimentary soda, beer and wine are included in the $40 ticket. 111 Avenida Menendez 904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com

 

Tuesday – Friday, May 29-June 1

 

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

 

Tuesday – Saturday, May 29-June 2

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 – Sunday, May 29-June 3

Solo: A Star Wars Anthology at IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame

See Han Solo and Chewbacca’s adventures before joining the Rebellion, including their early encounters with Lando Calrissian. This film will be showing through June 14. Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123   www.worldgolfimax.com
Wednesday, May 30
 
Florida Saltwater Fishing 101
On this day of a multi-day series of classes offered by St. Johns County Parks and Recreation, the topic will be on cast nets. Participants are required to have a saltwater shoreline fishing license and to register online. The class is held from 9-11 a.m.at the Usina Boat Ramp. Admission is free. 603 Euclid Ave. St. Augustine. 904-209-0335 www.sjcfl.us/recreation
Anastasia Beach Mouse Talk
Join a Park Ranger in discovering the interesting world of the endangered Anastasia Beach Mouse at Anastasia State Park from 10:30-11 a.m. This informative program will include a short walk along the beach and the boardwalk as guests learn about the important relationship between our dunes and this illusive species. Weather permitting and subject to cancellation, the event is free with regular 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
Bring a beach chair or blanket along with a favorite beverage and get ready to dance from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Johns County Pier. Starting at 6 p.m., dinners priced $10 or less are offered as an option for concert goers. This week’s performance is by Those Guys Florida. The food is by Purple Olive. Concert goers are encouraged to car pool or ride the free shuttle from St. Augustine Beach City Hall or Ron Parker Park. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007 www.freebeachconcerts.com
Wednesday – Saturday, May 30-June 2
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. each day. While on the walk, participants can look for dolphin and enjoy the sunset. The guide will share information about dolphin anatomy and behavior. 2750 Anahma Dr., St. Augustine 904-209-0335 www.sjcfl.us/recreation

 

Thursday, May 31
Marineland Arch Reopening
Join Marineland Dolphin Adventure for the reopening of its historic arch from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The arch opening ceremony starts at 11:30 a.m. General admission is free. 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-471-1111 www.marineland.net
Lightner After Hours
Join the Lightner Museum at Lightner After Hours for an evening of enlightening conversation, exceptional music and exquisite cuisine from 6-8 p.m. on the second floor gallery spaces. Music will be provided by Jacksonville’s Blue Muse. This event is free and open to the public. Guests may enter through the Cordova street entrance by the Café Alcazar. 75 King St., St. Augustine 904-824-2874 www.lightnermuseum.org
Concert in the Plaza
Enjoy a concert in the town square on a summer night from 7-9 p.m. featuring great entertainment every Thursday through Labor Day. The scheduled performance this week is by The Driftwoods. Corner of Cathedral Place and King St., St. Augustine 904-825-1004 www.citystaug.com/concerts

 

Thursday – Sunday, May 31-June 3
Moultrie Creek Kayak Trip
St. Johns County Parks and Recreation is hosting this kayak trip along the marsh of Moultrie Creek. The free trip begins at the Moultrie Creek Boat Ramp at 10 a.m. on Thursday, 10:30 a.m. on Friday, 11:30 a.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday. Please register in advance. 4805 Shore Dr., St. Augustine 904-209-0335 kussia@sjcfl.us  www.sjcfl.us/recreation
U.S. Women’s Open Championship Week at the Hall of Fame
Visit the Hall of Fame during the U.S. Women’s Open Championship week and enjoy learning about Hall of Fame Members who are past champions. The museum is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-6 p.m. on Sunday. General admission is $20.95. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
Friday, June 1
 
First Friday Art Walk
From 5-9 p.m. the Art Galleries of St. Augustine features new exhibits, refreshments and live music at many participating galleries. Tour maps are available at participating galleries for this free, self-guided walking tour. Free Art Walk trains and trolleys are also provided by Ripley’s Red Trains and Old Town Trolleys. 832-779-2781 www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.org
First Friday Art Walk Recital
The music department of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine presents the First Friday Art Walk Recital featuring Andrew Clarke playing the organ. The performance begins at 6 p.m. There will be a free-will offering. 38 Cathedral Place, St. Augustine 904-824-2806 www.thefirstparish.org
Friday – Sunday, June 1-3
America’s Musical Journey at IMAX at World Golf Hall of Fame

In America’s musical cities, every chord, every riff, every bang of a drum tells a story. Visit the website for ticket prices and show times. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com

Hospitality Days
Join Marineland Dolphin Adventure in celebrating its 80th anniversary. Each day from June 1-8 admission is free for those working in the hospitality industry. 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-471-1111 www.marineland.net
Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean at the Limelight Theatre
This play at the Limelight Theatre features the story of the 20th reunion of a group named the Disciples of James Dean. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $26 general admission, $24 for seniors and $20 for students and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org
Meet Our Trainers
Meet the trainers of Marineland Dolphin Adventure to see them interact with the dolphin family members. The event will take place at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day in June. The cost of the event is free with paid general admission, which ranges from $16.95-$11.95. 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-471-1111 www.marineland.net
Honors Show
This juried exhibition at the St. Augustine Art Association presents the best of the best. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, honors award-winning artists from the past three years. The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday noon-4 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org
Saturday, June 2
GTM Research Reserve Guided Exploration Hike
The first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m., take a 1.5-mile guided walking exploration hike that focuses on the Guana Peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history. The tour departs from the Trailhead Pavilion located just west of the Guana Dam. The program is free. There is a $3 parking fee. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org
Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose
Visit Fort Mose from 9-11:30 a.m. to be transported back to the 18th century. Learn from the members of the Fort Mose Militia as they practice firing drills and demonstrate how to use historic weapons and show musket firing drills. There is also a children’s militia training that uses wooden toy muskets. The park is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission into the park is free. Admission into the Visitor Center is $2 per person. 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine 904-823-2232 www.floridastateparks.org/park/fort-mose
Drake’s Raid
The English corsair, Sir Francis Drake, and his raiders return to St. Augustine for an authentic re-creation of the 1586 sack of the city. Join Drake and his raiders from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for the 16th century-style military encampment at the Fountain of Youth Park located at 11 Magnolia Ave.; regular park admission applies. There will be drills, demonstrations and living history interpretations. The re-enactment of the sacking and burning of the town will be at 7 p.m. in the old city, beginning at the City Gate on Orange St. and ending in the Plaza de la Constitución. info@staugustinegarrison.com  http://hfm.club

 

Anastasia Beach Mouse Talk
Join a park ranger in discovering the interesting world of the endangered Anastasia Beach Mouse at Anastasia State Park from 10:30-11 a.m. This informative program will include a short walk along the beach and the boardwalk as guests learn about the important relationship between our dunes and this illusive species. This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation. The event is free with regular park admission, which ranges from $8-$2. 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine 904-461-2033 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia
Pinkalicious: The Musical
The Apex Theatre Studio will present Pinkalicious: The Musical on Saturdays in June at the studio. Performances are at 11 a.m. Audience members are encouraged to wear their favorite pink outfit. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online or at the box office 30 minutes before the performance. 5150 Palm Valley Rd., unit 205, Ponte Vedra Beach  904-834-1351 www.apextheatrejax.com
Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing at St. Johns County Fairgrounds
Saddle up and head over to the St. Johns County Fairgrounds for monthly barrel, pole and other timed speed horse events. The event is open to the public and free for spectators. Awards will be presented for each age group in each event. The races begin at 5 p.m. at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds. 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton 904-588-8017 www.sjchc.org
Dance Gavin Dance at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes post-hardcore American band Dance Gavin Dance and special guests I See Stars, ERRA and Sianvar to Ponte Vedra. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the show is at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $31.50 and $28.50. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com
80 Years of Animal Love and Care
Join Marineland Dolphin Adventure every Saturday evening in June to celebrate its 80th anniversary. The event is from 7-9:30 p.m. and features a movie, guided tours, live music, and an opportunity to meet the dolphins. This evening, guests will be able to meet the child stars of the movie Bernie the Dolphin. Also, the trailer of the movie will be shown and news about the movie will be shared. The cost is $35 for adults and $15 for youth. 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-471-1111 www.marineland.net

 

Saturday & Sunday, June 2 & 3
Hall of Fame Championship Golf Channel Amateur Tour
Golf Channel Amateur Tour provides an authentic tour quality experience for players of all ages and abilities. Compete with golfers at your skill level and gain access to top courses in your area and across the country. The Hall of Fame Championship tournament for this tour will take place at the King & Bear. 2 World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-6088 www.golfwgv.com
Pandas Special Event at IMAX at World Golf Hall of Fame
The IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame is celebrating its newest documentary, Pandas, with a special event. Before the movie showings, youth can enjoy free hands-on activities with prizes and giveaways. Participants will also get free entrance into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Standard movie rates apply to see the documentary. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com

 

Sunday, June 3
Family Sunday Fundays
Join Marineland Dolphin Adventure to celebrate its 80th anniversary. Every Sunday in June, Marineland is offering youth games, education programs, face painting and more from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free for two children with the purchase of one adult admission. 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-471-1111 www.marineland.net
Summer Italian Cooking Class at Rype & Readi Golf Bistro
Join Chef Giuseppe Lupi for this cooking class demonstrating classic summer Italian dishes at Rype & Readi Golf Bistro from 6-9 p.m. Tickets range from $60-$45. Visit the website to purchase tickets. 4900 Cypress Links Blvd., Elkton 904-209-0360 www.rypeandreadi.com/happenings
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