This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

June 11, 2018
Monday – Friday, June 11- 15
 
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 – Thursday, June 11-14
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
Monday – Sunday, June 11 -17
 
Meet Our Trainers
Meet the trainers of Marineland Dolphin Adventure twice every day this month 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. 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
Tuesday, June 12
Paramore at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre 
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre hosts electronic pop-punk band Paramore with special guest Foster The People as their North American After the Laughter Summer Tour kicks off in St. Augustine. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., and the show is at 6 p.m. Admission ranges from $94-$72. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com
Tuesday – Sunday, June 12 – 17
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
Wednesday, June 13
Become a Junior Ranger
Visit Washington Oaks Gardens State Park from 10 a.m.-noon and enjoy junior ranger activities and learn about the unique natural environment while earning neat stuff. Regular park entrance fee applies, which ranges from $5-$2. 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast 386-446-6783 www.washingtonoaks.org
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
She Is Fierce! Women’s Wednesday Speaker Series
Get inspired by the stories of women who have been through it all and came out the other side triumphant. Speakers share their personal stories of struggle, triumph and all the little moments to cherish in between. Each speaker has her own unique story and brings her own fierce energy and enthusiasm for life to her talk. The talks take place at The Treasury on the Plaza each Wednesday in June. Cocktails and connections begin at 5 p.m. The talk begins at 6:15 p.m. This week’s speaker is Kathryn Thomas, veteran and Yoga 4 Change founder. Admission ranges from $60-$30. 24 Cathedral Place, Suite 111, St. Augustine 904-315-8833 www.sheisfiercehq.com/womens-wednesdays
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 Jax Salsa Band. The food is provided by Amici Italian Restaurant. 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 Oak Music Park have teamed up again 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 Beauty and the Beast. The Red Train will offer complimentary shuttles from Ripley’s to St. George St. starting at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a pick up on the north end of St. George St. following the film to return to Ripley’s. Movie attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs for seating. 33 St. George St., St. Augustine 904-824-1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine
Thursday, June 14
Throwback Thursday: A Walk to Remember at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
This is the story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service. This film is showing at noon. The cost is $10, which includes a meal, popcorn, small drink and showing of the film. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
Evenings at Whitney Lecture
This month’s lecture at the Whitney Laboratory Lohman Auditorium at 7 p.m. is all about sea turtles and is titled Emerging Research and Conservation of Sea Turtles – in Honor of World Sea Turtle Day.The lecture series is free and open to the public. Registration or reservations are not necessary. 9505 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-461-4000 www.whitney.ufl.edu
Concert in the Plaza
Returning for its 28th season in 2018, this popular weekly event falls into a tradition shared by many communities: enjoying a concert in the town square on a summer night. Free and open to the public, residents and visitors alike can enjoy great entertainment in a great place together every Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day from 7-9 p.m. Often called “the best way to spend a Thursday night in St. Augustine,” Concerts in the Plaza is produced by the City of St. Augustine’s Public Affairs Department and offers the best in local and regional musical performers. Tonight’s performance is by The Mike Hart Band. Corner of Cathedral Place and King St., St. Augustine 904-825-1004 www.citystaug.com/concerts
Thursday – Sunday, June 14-17 
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 9 a.m. on Thursday, 10 a.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. on Saturday and noon on Sunday. Visit the website to register. 4805 Shore Dr., St. Augustine 904-209-0335 kussia@sjcfl.uswww.sjcfl.us/recreation
U.S. Open Week at the World Golf Hall of Fame
There’s no better time to visit the World Golf Hall of Fame than during the U.S. Open Week. Enjoy a special photo opportunity each day featuring U.S. Open artifacts. The tournament will be shown throughout the museum during regular business hours. For more information visit the website.The museum is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-6 p.m. on Sunday. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
The Incredibles 2 at IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame

Bob Parr is left to care for Jack-Jack while Helen is out saving the world. This film premieres on June 14 at the IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame. Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com

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. Showing through June 24. 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
Friday, June 15
 
Nature Photography Day Scavenger Hunt
Bring your smartphone or digital camera and have fun taking pictures to complete a photo scavenger hunt while exploring Anastasia State Park from 10 a.m.-noon. Work alone or as a team. Participants can compete for prizes while having fun in the Great Outdoors. Please bring a refillable water bottle, bug spray, sunscreen, appropriate clothing and wear comfortable shoes. The program starts and ends at the Island Beach Grill in the park. 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
Kid’s Beach Yoga
Join St. Johns County Parks and Recreation for this free kid-friendly yoga event from 4-4:45 p.m. at Frank B. Butler Park East. It is recommended to wear loose clothing and bring a towel or mat. Registration is available online. 5860 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0335 kussia@sjcfl.us  http://sjcfl.us/CountyNaturalist/index.aspx
Friday & Saturday, June 8&9
Water Exhibition by Eileen Corse
This exhibition by Eileen Corse is on display at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. There will be an opening reception on June 8 from 6-8 p.m. This exhibition will be on display through July 7.  Admission to the exhibition is free. The center is open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org
Rooms with a View Exhibition
This exhibition at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach features paintings from advanced acrylic students of Ellen Diamond. There will be an opening reception on June 8 from 6-8 p.m. This exhibition will be on display through July 7. Admission to the exhibition is free. The center is open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org
Saturday, June 16
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
Gratitude America 5K Run
This race begins at the Coastal Policy Center and takes participants through the River to Sea Preserve and along the Intracoastal, ocean and throughout the town of Marineland. The 5K Race and Exploration Walk begin at 8:30 a.m. The Half Mile Fun Run for youth ages 10 and under begins at 9:30 a.m. Food and entertainment plus an awards ceremony will be provided after the race. Registration ranges from $35-$10, which includes free admission into Marineland Dolphin Adventure. 9601 Oceanshore Blvd., Marineland 904-318-8104 www.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=5022
Dolphin Paddle on Salt Run
Join Anastasia Watersports and Marineland Dolphin Adventure staff as they educate guests about the local estuary and share fascinating facts about the dolphins that are born, breed and thrive in our waterway. The program is from 9-11 a.m. and 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
Battle of Bloody Mose
The award-winning, 278th anniversary commemoration of the 1740 Spanish victory at the Battle of Bloody Mose will occur from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fort Mose Historic State Park. Also featured will be battle re-enactments at noon and 2 p.m. between the British and Scottish invaders and the victorious Spanish defenders along with the free black militia and Native American auxiliaries. Admission to the event is free. General admission into the museum is $2. 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine 904-823-2232 www.floridastateparks.org/fortmose
Vettes at The Village
Hosted by the North Florida Corvette Association, this event is an all-Corvette show at World Golf Village from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Registration is from 8-10 a.m. There will be more than 100 Corvettes on display at the show. All proceeds benefit Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Spectator admission is free. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.nfca.net
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. each Saturday. Pinkalicious cannot stop eating pink cupcakes despite her parents warning her. After eating too many, she is diagnosed by a doctor with “pinkititis,” an illness that turns her completely pink.  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
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 film from the St. Augustine Film Festival will be shown at noon. Admission is $10. Admission for all-access pass holders is free. Visit the website for additional information. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
World Sea Turtle Day Talk
Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day and discover the wonderful sea turtles of Anastasia State Park. You will learn about how we identify the turtle nests, hatching and the great journey they begin after leaving the beach and the dangers they encounter in our oceans. This is a fun filled, energetic program about these miraculous animals that have been on Earth for millions of years. This program will take place at the Sea Turtle Pavilion near the Island Beach Grill at Anastasia State Park from 1-2 p.m. 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
Apex Theatre Studio Presents Shake, Rattle and Roll: A 50’s Style Bash
Shake, Rattle and Roll will feature fabulous 50’s dinner fare from St. Augustine favorite, Chef Stephen DiMare of The Hyppo, a silent auction, ballroom dance performances by guest artists and APEX board members and faculty,and dancing for all with DJ Marlon Sulph. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the event is at 6:30 p.m. Admission ranges from $130-$40. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com
I Love The 90’s Tour at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly announces the return of the hugely popular I Love the 90’s Tour featuring hip hop legends Salt N Pepa with Spinderella, Kid ‘n Play, Coolio, Tone Loc, Thea Austin (formerly of SNAPP!) and C&C Music Factory featuring Freedom Williams. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the performance is at 7 p.m. Admission ranges from $235-$67.50. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.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. Also, this evening is Gator Night where guests will have the opportunity to meet Steve Spurrier. The cost is $35 for adults and $15 for youth. 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-471-1111 www.marineland.net
Sunday, June 17
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
Father’s Day Brunch at TPC Sawgrass
Celebrate dad this Father’s Day with brunch at TPC Sawgrass from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact the dining room by phone to make a reservation. 110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-273-3238 www.tpc.com/sawgrass
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
Father’s Day at the World Golf Hall of Fame
Celebrate Father’s Day at the World Golf Hall of Fame with complimentary admission for all dads and their immediate families. Take a swing on the Challenge Hole, a replica of the TPC Sawgrass famous 17th island green, for just $5. The Hall of Fame Museum will be open from noon-6 p.m. For more information visit the website. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
Father’s Day Special at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
A showing of the film The Godfather and lunch will be offered on Father’s Day at 12:30 p.m. The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. The cost for the movie and lunch is $10. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com
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