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This Weekend in St Augustine and Ponte Vedra

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          July 25, 2012
Friday: July 27
Dukes of September at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs as “The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue” will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are $48, $68, and $88.  http://www.staugamphitheatre.com 904-471-1965

Stars Flashin’ with Passion for Fashion
A special preview of fashion designers for Stars Flashin’ with Passion for Fashion at 7:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Barn, 259 San Marco Ave in St. Augustine. Tickets are $10 advanced or $15 at the door. 904-325-1530

Saturday: July 28
Uptown Saturday Night
From 5 – 9 p.m. galleries, antique stores and unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission of Nombre de Dios feature book signings, live music, refreshments and more. 904-823-9263

Walk on the Wild Side at Anastasia State Park
A 2.5 mile Ranger-led walk at 9 a.m. through Anastasia State Park, 1340 A A1A, St. Augustine. Participation is free with paid park admission. http://www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia 904-461-2033

Living History Days at Fort Mose
Experience living history demonstrations as volunteers in period dress offer visitors a fascinating glimpse into the past from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fort Mose State Park, 15 Fort Mose Trail, in St. Augustine. Admission is $4 per vehicle or $2 per pedestrian or bicyclist.  http://www.floridastateparks.org/fortmose 904-823-2232

Yes to Perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
British progressive rock band Yes performs along with special guest Procol Harum at 6:30 p.m. at St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A S, in St. Augustine. Tickets are $35, $45, $55, $75, and $100.  http://www.staugamphitheatre.com 904-471-1965

Sunday: July 29
Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show

Holiday Isle Oceanfront Resort, 860 A1A Beach Boulevard at St. Augustine Beach, will host this summer’s Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show featuring the best of St. Augustine wedding venues and services. The show takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is $8 in advance and $10 day of show.  http://www.BrideandGroom.us 904-366-3700

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