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This Week in St Augustine and Ponte Vedra

 

 

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June 10, 2013
Monday – Sunday: June 10- 16
Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main themes: bullfighting. The exhibition is at the Visitor Information Center,10 Castillo Dr. in St. Augustine. Admission: Adults $10; Seniors $8; Kids 6 & Under – Free; Kids 7 – 12 – $5; Family of 4 – $20; Military in Uniform – Free; Flagler College Student with ID – Free. The Picasso Exhibit is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily. www.picassoartandarena.com 904-825-1000
Tours of El Galeón – El Galeón, a unique replica of the 16th century Spanish galleons that sailed to and from newly-discovered Florida, will be open for tours at the St. Augustine City Marina thru June 9. Tickets are $15 for adults/$8 for children; Children 5 and under are free when accompanied by a ticketed adult. Tickets are available at Ripley’s Red Train Ticket boothas and at the St. Augustine Visitors Information Center, 10 West Castillo Drive. The tours aboard El Galeón take place daily from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the St. Augustine Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez www.floridashistoriccoast.com/listings/view/23303
St. Augustine Art Association Annual Honors Show – Features new works by artists who have won awards at association exhibits during the previous three years. The gallery is located at 22 Marine St., St. Augustine and is open Tuesday – Saturday noon – 4 p.m. andSunday 2 – 5 p.m. Admission is free. 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org
Dog Days Art Exhibit – Opening reception for artist Sarah Emerson’s Dog Days exhibit is from 5-11 p.m. at St. Augustine’s space:eight Gallery, 228 West King Street, St. Augustine. Dog Days refers to the belief that these days of summer inspire evil. Emerson uses a candy-like palette to depict battlefields, natural and manmade disasters, barren landscapes inhabited by forest creatures and much more. Dog Days runs thru July 26. 904-829-2838www.spaceeight.com
Monday – Thursday: June 10 – 13
StarTrek Into Darkness: An IMAX 3D Experience – A 3D screening of the sequel to Abrams’ 2009 hit film that redefined the Star Trek universe for a new generation. Daily shows are at 1,3:50, 7:00 and 9:45 p.m. at World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theatre, One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-840-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com
Tuesday: June 11
Tuesday Night at the Movies featuring “The Philadelphia Story” – The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and WJCT’s Electro Lounge present Tuesday Night At The Movies featuring “The Philadelphia Story” from 1940 starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart. The gates at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. 1050 A1A North; 904-209-0399 www.pvconcerthall.com
Eco Sail – Relax and unwind on St. Augustine Eco Tours sail along the Matanzas River. Tickets are $45/adults, $30/kids and $250 for private sail up to 6 guests. Tours depart from St. Augustine Marina at 1:15, 3:45, & 6:15 p.m. www.staugustineecotours.com
Tuesday: June 11
Tuesday Night at the Movies featuring “The Philadelphia Story” – The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall and WJCT’s Electro Lounge present Tuesday Night At The Movies featuring “The Philadelphia Story” from 1940 starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart. The gates at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall open at 6:30 p.m. and the movie starts at7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. 1050 A1A North; 904-209-0399 www.pvconcerthall.com
Eco Sail – Relax and unwind on St. Augustine Eco Tours sail along the Matanzas River. Tickets are $45/adults, $30/kids and $250 for private sail up to 6 guests. Tours depart from St. Augustine Marina at 1:15, 3:45, & 6:15 p.m. www.staugustineecotours.com
Wednesday: June 12
Billy Idol in Concert – Rock legend Billy Idol will headline at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre joined by longtime partner and legend in his own right, Steve Stevens, on guitar. The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located at 1340 A1A. Gates open at 6 p.m., and show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $65. 904-471-1965 www.staugamphitheatre.com
Music By The Sea Concert – Live concert with the Band Funk Shui playing R/R takes place from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. Admission is free and local restaurant Mango Mangos will offer signature dinners for $10. For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair. 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org
Dinner and a Movie: Honeydripper – Gypsy Cab restaurant will be the setting for dinner and a movie to help raise funds for the St. Johns County Cultural Council. Written and directed by John Sayles and starring Danny Glover, “Honeydripper” will be the featured film. Set in 1950 in rural Alabama, “Honeydripper” is about transition in the South condensed into a cotton harvest weekend and events at the Honeydripper Lounge. Movie tickets are $8. Dinner is extra and will be ordered from the Gypsy Cab menu. Dinner service begins at 7 p.m. and the movie starts at8 p.m., 828 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine. 904-808-7330 www.stjohnsculture.com

Free Movies By The Bay – Ripley’s St. Augustine Attractions and the St. Augustine Municipal Marina present free movies each Wednesday and Friday throughout the summer. The family fun feature, Space Jam, will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Marina behind Bayfront Mini Golf, 111 Avenida Menendez. Bring beach chair and blanket for comfortable seating by the bay. 904-824-1606 www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys

Thursday – Sunday: June 13 – 16
U.S. Open Week at the World Golf Hall of Fame – Watch the U.S. Open in the Bob Hope Theater and get a photo taken with the U.S. Open Trophy. The World Golf Hall of Fame, located at World Golf Village, at I-95 Exit 323 in St. Augustine, is open Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $19.50 for adults, $18.50 for seniors and $10 for students. 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
Limelight Theatre Presents: Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? – A hysterical musical comedy set in a 1950’s Catholic School. Performances are Thursdaythrough Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at the Limelight Theatre, located at 11 Old Mission Ave. in St. Augustine. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org
Thursday: June 13
Brew With a View – Low country boil, local craft beer and live music at St. Augustine Lighthouse 7 – 10 p.m. See the sunset from the top of the tower and the latest artifacts recovered by the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program’s archaeologists. The lighthouse is located at 81 Lighthouse Ave., St. Augustine. Tickets are $30 for non-members and $25 for members. 904-829-0745 www.StAugustineLighthouse.org
Concerts in the Plaza – Free live concert with Big Pineapple playing island favorites from 7-9 p.m. in St. Augustine’s historic Plaza de la Constitucion, 1 King St. 904-825-1004;www.plazaconcerts.com
The Three Mrs. Flaglers at the Casa Monica – Meet the three wives of Henry Flagler during a dinner theatre show in the Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine. “The Three Mrs. Flaglers” written by and starring local actress Dianne Jacoby as she portray each of his wives — Mary Harkness, Ida Alice Shourds, and Mary Lily Kenan. The dinner, re-created from the 1888 menu on one of St. Augustine’s grand hotels, starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. and the show follows at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $49 per person. 95 Cordova St. 904-810-6810
Marine Mammal Research and Conservation Efforts – Dr. Gregory Bossart, Chief Veterinary Officer at the Georgia Aquarium, details his current work with dolphins as sentinel species and their relation to humans and our environment. The presentation begins at 6 p.m.at the Whitney Auditorium, 9505 Oceanshore Blvd., Marineland. Admission is free. 904-471-1111; www.marineland.net
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: June 7 – 9
Marineland Film Festival and World Oceans Day Celebration – A weekend celebration of Marineland’s history on film and of the evolution of the film craft in the aquatic realm. Special screenings of Tiger Shark Express; Revenge of the Creature; Jonathan Bird’s Blue World; and Turtles: The Incredible Journey. Ticket packages start at $13.95 for adults and $9.95 for children. Marineland Dolphin Adventure is located at 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., Marineland 904-471-1111 www.marineland.net
St. Augustine Art Association Annual Honors Show – Features new works by artists who have won awards at association exhibits during the previous three years. The gallery is located at 22 Marine St., St. Augustine and is open Tuesday – Saturday noon – 4 p.m. andSunday 2 – 5 p.m. Admission is free. 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org
Dog Days Art Exhibit – Opening reception for artist Sarah Emerson’s Dog Days exhibit is from 5-11 p.m. at St. Augustine’s space:eight Gallery, 228 West King Street, St. Augustine. Dog Days refers to the belief that these days of summer inspire evil. Emerson uses a candy-like palette to depict battlefields, natural and manmade disasters, barren landscapes inhabited by forest creatures and much more. Dog Days runs thru July 26. 904-829-2838 www.spaceeight.com
Friday & Saturday: June 14 & 15
Old Jail Paranormal Investigation – Join 2ghouls tours on an after hours investigation with EMF Detectors, real time IR cameras and motion sensor photography at one of the most haunted buildings in St Augustine – the Old Jail, 167 San Marco Ave. The investigation begins at 10:30 p.m. each evening. $80 per person. www.2ghouls.com 904-671-5010
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: June 14 – 16
Marine Studios to Marineland Dolphin Adventure: Celebrating Dads and Families –
Celebrating all its many incarnations, Marine Studios, Marineland of Florida, and now Marineland Dolphin Adventure, Marineland will commemorate both Father’s Day Weekend and the 75th anniversary of the park’s opening in 1938. Admission starts at $19.38 per family. Interaction packages are available. Marineland Dolphin Adventure is located at 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., Marineland. 904-471-1111 www.marineland.net
Saturday & Sunday: June 15 & 16
Father’s Day Weekend Eco Tours – Take Dad on a cruise over 12 miles of rivers and creeks to learn about the dolphins and birds that call this area home. $35 per adult or $175 for a private tour up to 6 guests. Tours depart from St. Augustine Marina at 11 a.m., 1 & 5 p.m.www.staugustineecotours.com 904-377-7245
Solarium Tours – Following a $2.3 million restoration, the magnificent Solarium of Henry Flagler’s Hotel Ponce de Leon is now open for public tours. Closed for decades, the Solarium was one of the outstanding amenities of the hotel when in opened in 1888. Now Flagler College, the former hotel was one of the world’s most exclusive destinations during America’s Gilded Age. The Solarium is a fourth floor parlor above the Rotunda and boasts a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. The 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Solarium tours, which include the hourly Historical Tours of Flagler College, are $18 per person. Flagler College is located at 74 King St. Reservations are required. 904-823-3378 legacy.flagler.edu
Through the Keyhole – Enjoy an afternoon of sipping tea and playing Victorian Parlor Games above the Spice and Tea Exchange, 59 Hypolita. St. Augustine, The fun begins at 2 p.m. Cost $25.00 www.2ghouls.com 904-671-5010
Saturday: June 15
Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour – The Tolomato Cemetery is the oldest extant planned cemetery in the State of Florida, with burials starting during the First Spanish Period (1565-1763). Visitor access is limited to the 3rd Saturday of each month when docents provide guided tours. Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. The cemetery will be open from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 16 Cordova Street, St. Augustine. board@tolomatocemetery.com
Photo Challenge at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park – Volunteers will be available from 9 a.m. until noon to provide photography workshops and direct photographers in a Photo Challenge Contest. Washington Oaks Garden State Park is located at 6400 Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast. Park entrance fees apply. 386-446-6780. www.Washingtonoaks.org
World Juggler’s Day – Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum will host a World Juggler’s Day at 1 p.m. The juggling show is free. Regular admission applies to see museum ($12.99 adults; $6.99 Children 5-11). 19 San Marco Ave. 904-824-1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine
St. Augustine Ballet: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The St. Augustine Ballet presents Shakespeare’s classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., St. Augustine. Performances are 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $25 and $30. 904-824-1746 www.saintaugustineballet.com
Special Singles ONLY Pirate Pub Crawl – Learn about pirate history and be entertained by the notorious pirate Anne Bonny on this special singles only pub crawl presented by St. Augustine Historic Walking Tours. Tickets are $17 each and your guide will purchase your first domestic draft. 904-392-7137 www.staugustinehistorictours.com
Pampered Chef Party at World Golf Hall of Fame – Fairway’s Café teamed up with Pampered Chef, who will have items for sale along with tasty treats for sampling. 15% of sales will benefit Educational Programs for the museum. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the World Golf Hall of Fame, 1 World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4044
Sunday: June 16
Vettes at the Village – Vettes at the Village returns for its 13th year at World Golf Village featuring over 100 classic, late model and custom Corvettes around the Walk of Champions. Hours are 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. An award ceremony featuring Best of Show and People’s Choice will follow the show. World Golf Village is located off I95 at Exit 323 in St. Augustine.www.nfca.net
Father’s Day at the Hall of Fame – The World Golf Hall of Fame offers complimentary admission to everyone for Father’s Day and dads get a free round on the putting course, a discount at the IMAX theater, and a gift bag for the first 300 dads. Activities include scavenger hunts and photo opps with the U.S. Open trophy. The World Golf Village Hall of Fame is located at 1 World Golf Pl., off I-95 Exit 323 in St. Augustine. www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org
Father’s Day Sail – Celebrate Dad’s Special Day with a cruise aboard St. Augustine’s premier tall ship, the Schooner Freedom. The 2-hour day sail on the Matanzas River casts off at 12:15 p.m and the Sunset Sail departs at 6:15 p.m. – both from the City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. The rate for the day sail is $35 adults, $25 for kids 2-12; the Sunset Sail is $45 for adults and $35 for kids. Complimentary beer, wine, soda and water included. 904-810-1010www.schoonerfreedom.com

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