This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!


This Week In St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

June 12, 2017 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Reel Big Fish “The Beer Run” with The Expendables, The Queers and Tunnel Vision at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Backyard Stage
Southern California ska-punk band, Reel Big Fish, will host The Beer Run – a day of ska, craft beer and fun featuring special guests The Expendables, The Queers and Tunnel Vision and activities hosted by St. Augustine local brewery Ancient City Brewing at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Backyard Stage. Doors open at 5 p.m.; performance at 6 p.m. Admission ranges from $35-$34.50. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367
Monday – Saturday, June 12 – 17

The Fluidity and Nature’s Beauty, Life’s Pleasures Exhibition
This exhibition at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach features The Fluidity by Sharon Goldman and Nature’s Beauty, Life’s Pleasures by Doug Gerhardt and Judy Gerhardt. The exhibition captures the simple theme of summer with scenes of reflective water and bold, bright hues of color. There will be an opening reception on June 2 from 6-8 p.m. The gallery is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614
First Coast Pastel Society Exhibition
Enjoy works by the First Coast Pastel Society at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.Admission is free. 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
Monday – Sunday, June 12 – 18

U.S. Open Week at the Hall of Fame
There’s no better time to visit the Hall of Fame than during the U.S. Open Week. Enjoy a special photo opportunity with U.S. Open artifacts each day. The tournament will be shown throughout the museum during regular business hours. Open Monday through Saturday10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday noon-6 p.m. General admission is $20.95. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123
The Mummy 3D at World Golf IMAX
Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy. Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123
Tuesday, June 13

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
June of 1964 Civil Rights Movement Lecture
Hosted by Women’s March Florida – St. Augustine Chapter, this free lecture at the Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center that takes place at 6:30 p.m. looks back to June 1964 and the Civil Rights Movement in St. Augustine. Dr. Dorothy Israel will speak about the importance of the Civil Rights Movement in St. Augustine. Bernadette Reeves from Black Heritage Tours will also speak and perform a play regarding The St. Augustine Four. Following the lecture, there will also be a tour of the Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center. 102 Martin Luther King Ave., St. Augustine 904-891-0956
The Beer Yogis at Ancient City Brewing
Join the Beer Yogis at Ancient City Brewing for 60 minutes of yoga for all levels at 6:30 p.m. Following the yoga practice, participants can enjoy Ancient City Brewing’s beer. The cost is $30 at the door and $25 in advance. Registration is available online. 3420 Agricultural Center Dr., St. Augustine 503-508-7185
Tuesday – Sunday, June 13 – 18

Spring Members Show: The Way We Were
This exhibition at the St. Augustine Art Association showcases past work created by the association’s members.The exhibition is free and open to the public. 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
Wednesday, June 14

The Art of Taking Tea
The Lightner Museum is hosting an evening of education and entertainment for participants to learn about the development and social customs of taking tea while also enjoying period-correct food and service. The event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lightner Museum’s Historic Pool Area. The cost is $50 per person, which includes an array of teas, tea sandwiches, scones and cakes. Champagne may also be purchased. 75 King St., St. Augustine 904-824-2874
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. The talks take place at The Treasury on the Plaza each Wednesday until June 28. Cocktails and connections begin at 5 p.m. The talk begins at 6:15 p.m. This week’s speaker is Kristin Keen, founder and president of Rethreaded. General admission is $20. 24 Cathedral Place, Suite 111, St. Augustine 904-315-8833
Family FUN Night – Summer Kickoff
Celebrate the start of summer at the King & Bear from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The evening features a water slide and BBQ dinner. The cost ranges from $13.95-$7.95; youth under age 5 are free. Call for reservations. Two World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-6207
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 Ain’t Too Proud to Beg, and the featured restaurant is Oyster Bar. Concert goers are encouraged to car pool or ride the shuttle from St. Augustine Beach City Hall. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007

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 Angry Birds. 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
Thursday, June 15

The Gipsy Kings at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly welcomes GRAMMY Award-winning rumba flamenco group The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo. Melding deep-heated flamenco, rumba, salsa and pop to the tune of 20 million albums sold, the hit-makers behind Bamboléo celebrate in their very own, blistering tradition – taking audiences back to the south of France with flamenco guitars and booming Spanish vocals. Doors open at 6 p.m.; performance at 7 p.m. Admission ranges from $59-$39. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367
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 Mike Hart Band. Corner of Cathedral Pl. and King St., St. Augustine 904-825-1004
Tig Notaro at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly welcomes standup comedian and storyteller Tig Notaro. Notaro writes, produces and stars in the semi-autobiographical comedy series One Mississippi, premiering this fall through Amazon Studios. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; performance at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $40 and $33. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367
Thursday – Saturday, June 15-17

St. Augustine Music Festival
The St. Augustine Music Festival is a series of six free concerts held throughout two weekends in the historic Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. The concerts take place Thursday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a different performance each evening. Nigel Armstrong (violin) will perform on Thursday. Stephen Robinson (guitar) will perform on Friday. Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson (piano) will perform on Saturday. 38 Cathedral Pl., St. Augustine 904-814-9404
Thursday – Sunday, June 15-18

The Nance at the Limelight Theatre
Based in the 1930s, The Nance recreates the world of burlesque performers through the story of Chauncey Miles and his fellow performers. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $26 general admission; $24 seniors; $20 students and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164
Friday, June 16

Environmental Film Series at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe
This month’s Environmental Film Series at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe is a double feature of Ahead of the Tide/Facing the Surge and Castaway Island Preserve. The event starts at 7 p.m. These films highlight the effects of sea level rise and climate change. There will be a discussion of the films following the showing. General admission is $10; student admission is $7. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736
Dave Mason at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Dave Mason, the legendary British rocker and co-founder of psychedelic band Traffic, is bringing his Alone Together Again tour to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m. Admission ranges from $73-$53. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367
Friday – Sunday, June 16-18

The Lovers at the Corazon Cinema and Café
Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance. This movie is showing at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe at 12:30, 3 and 7:15 p.m. Friday through Saturday and 2, 5  and 7:15 p.m. on Sunday. Admission ranges from $8-$5. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736

Saturday, June 17

Crescent Beach Challenge
This challenge features running, paddling and swimming at Marineland Park/River to Sea Preserve Beach. The schedule of events includes 7:30 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. all races start, 9:30 a.m. group photo, 9:45 a.m. relays and 11 a.m. ceremony and cookout. There is a kick-off party on Friday from 5-9 p.m. at Genung’s Fish Camp, 291 Cubbedge Rd. The event supports people affected by leukemia, lymphoma or other blood-related cancers. Registration is $30 and available online, during the kick-off party or on race morning. 9805 N. Ocean Shore Blvd., Marineland 352-538-1775
Gratitude America 5K Race and Fun Run
This race, formerly named Marineland in Motion 5K, 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
Marineland Beach Walk
See the beach from a new perspective during this free walk while an interpretive guide talks about the birds, rocks and flowers of the area. Meet at the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve Marineland Field Office located on the west side of A1A. The walk is from 9-10:30 a.m. Reservations are available online or by phone. 9741 Oceanshore Blvd., Marineland 904-823-4500
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 Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123
Battle of Bloody Mose
Florida Living History along with the Fort Mose Historical Society and Fort Mose Historic State Park will host the eighth annual Battle of Bloody Mose Commemoration. The award-winning Battle of Bloody Mose historical re-enactment will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fort Mose Historic State Park. Re-enactors and volunteers from throughout the state and the Southeast will participate in this event, which includes period musket and artillery drills, period foodways demonstrations, two historical re-enactments of the Battle of Bloody Mose at noon and 2 p.m., and colonial Florida crafts demonstrations. Admission to the event is free. There is a museum admission fee of $2; children ages 6 and younger are free. 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine 904-823-2232
Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour
Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials starting during the First Spanish Period (1565-1763). Admission is free; donations encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 14 Cordova St., St. Augustine 904-257-3273
Encore Film Screening from the St. Augustine Film Festival
Enjoy an encore screening of a film from the St. Augustine Film Festival at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe. The film is Tomorrow Ever After, which begins at 12:15 p.m. The film, winner of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival’s Best American Indie, is about a historian living in the year 2592 who time travels to 2015 and navigates the societal woes that she’s read about in history books. General admission is $10; free for all-access and Lewis pass holders from the past film festival. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736
Black Heritage & Civil Rights Free Walking Tour
You are invited to join St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours for a free walking tour of historical sites in St. Augustine where more than 400 years of African American history lives.  The tour includes several locations that were significant to the Civil Rights Movement of St. Augustine and Lincolnville, established by freedmen following the American Civil War, which is now on the National Register of Historic Places. This 1.5-hour tour departs from Tour Saint Augustine at 4 p.m. Advance reservations required; individual bookings only. 4 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-825-0087
Music in the Park: Summer Concert Series
Anastasia State Park hosts Music in the Park on select Saturdays each month from May through September. This month, Matt Fowlerperforms at 6 p.m. at the Island Beach Grill located at the end of the park. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Admission into the park ranges from $8-$2. 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine 904-461-2033
Sunday, June 18

Father’s Day at TPC Sawgrass
This Father’s Day, take Dad to TPC Sawgrass for a breakfast buffet or Sunday dinner and enjoy the Champions game room from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Call for reservations. 110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-273-3238
Father’s Day at the Hall of Fame
Celebrate Father’s Day at the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum with complimentary admission for all dads and their immediate families. Enjoy a complimentary round on the Hall of Fame’s 18-hole natural grass putting green and take a swing on the Challenge Hole, a replica of the famous 17th island green at TPC Sawgrass. The Hall of Fame Museum will be open from noon-6 p.m. One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring at the Corazon Cinema and Café
This is the first part of the grand Lord of the Rings trilogy. A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron. The film is showing at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe at 3 p.m. Admission is $5. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736
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