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This Weekend in St Augustine, September 29, 2013

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September 9, 2013
Monday – Sunday : September 9 – 15
Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D at the IMAX Theater – Two thrilling films, one GIANT experience – Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D! Purchase any full-priced ticket to one documentary and get the second for only $1. Check the website for the daily show schedule at World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4133 www.worldgolfimax.com
Ignorance is a Choice Art Exhibit – Artist Donny Miller’s Ignorance is a Choice exhibit on display at St. Augustine’s space:eight Gallery. Donny’s unique graphic style of pairing seemingly benign images with witty declarations about humanity is as much philosophic as it is artistic. Ignorance is a Choice runs thru September 27. 228 West King St., St. Augustine. 904-829-2838 www.spaceeight.com
Savory Faire First Thanksgiving Food & Wine Tour – Throughout September, the original “foodie” historical adventure tour, Savory Faire, explores fascinating, little-known facts about the First Thanksgiving in St. Augustine! The city was founded on September 8, 1565, and on that date a Feast of Thanksgiving was shared between the Spaniards and native Timucua Indians.  This special 2-1/2 hour tour features tastes of the city’s cultural heritage.  Tickets are $49.  Reservations are required. 904-825-0087www.staugustinecitywalks.com
St. Augustine Art Association’s Annual Fall Members’ Show – St. Augustine Art Association’s Annual Fall Members Show features a broad array of artistic styles, media and subjects. The gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m.Admission is free. 22 Marine St. St. Augustine. 904-824-2310 http://www.staaa.org
Monday & Tuesday:  September 9 & 10
Ordinary People – This exhibit is a colorful, folksy presentation featuring some of St. Augustine’s first colonists.  The exhibit is open Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the St. Augustine Visitor Information Center, 10 Castillo Dr. www.StAugustine-450.com
Monday – Friday:  September 9 – 13
Ideas and Images Present Artist Liz Rodda – The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College will host works of multi-media artist Liz Rodda, who uses sculpture and video as a means to investigate our notions of fate, personal control and the future. The artist considers each work a “psychological experiment.”  The Gallery, located at 48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Rodda’s exhibition will run throughOctober 18. 904-826-8530 http://www.flagler.edu/crispellert/upcoming-exhibitions
Tuesday:  September  10
Private Eco Sail in Style! – Hop aboard St. Augustine Eco Tour’s stable 27′ Stiletto Catamaran at 12:15 or 2:45 p.m. for a personal journey into the local waters of the Nation’s oldest city. $45/adult, $30/kids 3-12, $15/infants-2 Departs from the Municipal Marina,111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine. 904-377-7245
Wednesday:  September 11
Farmer’s Arts and Crafts Market – Farmers’ Market located at the ocean-side St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. Features selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. rain or shine.  904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.com

Music By The Sea Concert Series 2013 – Live concert with The Committee plays a great variety of pop, classic rock and dance music from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd.   Admission is free and local restaurant Purple Olive will offer signature dinners for $10. For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair. St. Augustine Beach. 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org
Thursday: September 12
GOTR Weekend Kickoff Historic Pub Crawl – St Augustine Historic Walking Tours presents a fun-filled pub crawl featuring history of the Oldest City and visits to four of Saint Augustine’s hidden pubs and taverns. Go where the locals like to go! The tour includes one beer (local, premium, craft and micro brews included), wine, sangria, soft drink or coffee at each stop and tips to the servers. Other great bars and restaurants in town are included. Space is limited. Tickets are only $39 (less if you book online) Reservations are required!904-392-7137 or dial **FUNTOURS from your mobile devicewww.StAugustineHistoricTours.com
Sunset Rock at St. Johns County Pier Park – Local cancer charity Artbreakers along with The National Kidney Foundation and The Kidney Trust present an evening of fun, food, beer, wine and amazing music from 6 – 10 p.m. Live music features Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Terry Sylvester of The Hollies at the St. Johns County Pier Park. Other music groups include The Rubies, DaVita All Star Blues Band, and The Falling Bones.   Admission is free. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. 904-347-8007www.thecivicassociation.org
GOTR Weekend Kickoff Spirits with Spirits: A Paranormal Pub Crawl – Join a Paranormal investigative tour guide and visit places that have had overnight paranormal investigations done there. Learn about the investigations and some of the activity that has happened in each place. Learn how to use real paranormal investigative equipment. Be sure to bring your cameras — you never know who you’ll be drinking with in St Augustine. Space is limited. Tickets are only $17 (less if you book online) Reservations are required! 904-392-7137 or dial **FUNTOURS from your mobile device www.StAugustineHistoricTours.com
Thursday – Sunday: September 12 – 15
Spamalot at the Limelight Theatre – The Monty Python-inspired musical comedy “Spamalot” comes to St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $25; $22 seniors; $20 student and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org
St. Augustine Weekend Music Entertainment Schedule – It’s no secret that St. Augustine has a rich heritage of musical entertainment and a vibrant arts community.   Check out the local events and music from Thursday to Sunday during the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover.   For an up-to-date list of local music, please visit
Friday and Saturday: September 13 & 14
Mumford & Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover Tour – Internationally-acclaimed band, Mumford & Sons make St. Augustine’s Francis Field one of their 5 handpicked venues for their 2013 around-the-world tour. Other bands scheduled to appear during the 2-day epic party include Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Vaccines, Willy Mason, Bear’s Den, Half Moon Run, Those Darlins and Fun. 10 West Castillo Dr., St. Augustine.www.GOTRstaug.com
Friday: September 13
Florida Living History, Inc. in partnership with the Florida National Guard and Florida Department of Military Affairs, will commemorate the 448th anniversary of the first mustering of America’s original citizen-soldiers. The first muster of militia troops in the continental United States took place on September 16, 1565, in the newly established Spanish presidio of San Agustín de la Florida (present-day St. Augustine, FL). The First Muster heritage event will take place 9 a.m. on the grounds of the Florida National Guard’s headquarters in the St. Francis Barracks, at 82 Marine St. Free admission www.floridalivinghistory.org
The St. Augustine Story – Lee Weaver portrays three different St. Augustine Lighthouse keepers who tell the story of the Oldest City from their perspective at The Pioneer Barn at Fort Menendez. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 adults and $12.50 Students. 259 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine. 904-824-8874 www.oldfloridamuseum.com
Saturday: September 14
Old City Farmers’ Market – Features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, plants and more. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South.
904-471-3733.
Civil Rights & Black Heritage Tour– St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours Inc. will offer a FREE historic walking tour at 5 p.m. Learn about St. Augustine’s historic role in Black History and events leading up to the Civil Rights act of 1964. Tours depart from the Tour Saint Augustine office, 4 Granada Street and encompass several blocks over the course of an hour. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. 904-825-0087 www.StAugustineBlackHeritageTours.com
Second Saturdays GTM Reserve Guided Trail Hike – Join GTM Research Reserve volunteers from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for a 1.5 mile guided walk through the Guana Trail. After the walk, visit the GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center (EEC).   There is a $3.00 parking fee. 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra. Beach. 904-823-4500http://gtmnerr2ndtrailhike.eventbrite.com
Second Saturday Plant Sale – Washington Oaks Gardens State Park hosts their monthly plant sale from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Regular park entrance fee of $5 per vehicle, up to eight people; $4 per vehicle for single occupancy or $2 per person on bicycle applies. 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast. 386-446-6783 www.FloridaStateParks.org
Sunday: September 15
Discover the Birds at Anastasia State Park – Led by a park volunteer, this fun and informative walk is open to participants of all birding levels. From 8:30-10:30 a.m., observe a diverse variety of shore birds, marsh birds, and hammock birds by walking the beach, boardwalks, nature trails, and other areas. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes, and a field guide if you have one. Meet at the Island Beach Shop & Grill pavilion. Program included in regular admission of $8 per vehicle. 1340 A1A, St. Augustine. 904-461-2035 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia
2013 Car Show at TPC Sawgrass – From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., owners of more than 160 classic, custom and antique automobiles will compete for trophies at the TPC Sawgrass. Admission is free; parking fee $5.   Vehicle registration is $35 per car. All cars must pre-register, no day of registration. 1000 PGA Tour Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-285-2004www.stjohnscountychamber.comwww.pvautoshow.com
St. Augustine Beach Sculpture Garden Concert – Have a picnic in the park and enjoy live music and the Sculpture Garden from 4 – 6 p.m.  Admission is free.   2300 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach 904-824-4483 www.st-augustine-sculpture-garden.org
“Check, Please” at the Raintree Restaurant – A theatrical performance of “Check, Please” combined with great dining create a memorable and enjoyable evening of entertainment.  Tickets to this exciting dinner theatre experience in the upstairs dining room of the Raintree Restaurant are $39.95 (adult beverages served separately).  Dinner is served at 6 p.m. (5:30 p.m. arrival suggested) and the show begins at 7 p.m.  102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 904-824-7211 www.raintreerestaurant.com
Local Resident Specials
NOTE:
St. Johns County residents with a valid ID are always admitted free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Fountain of Youth (special events excluded), theXimenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening Tour and the Hotel Ponce de Leon Legacy Tours at Flagler College. The daily tours and wine tastings at the San Sebastian Winery are free to everyone. Also, admission is free to everyone at the Fort Matanzas National Monument, St. Photios Chapel, the Pena-Peck House, the Father Miguel O’Reilly Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios Museum (donations are welcomed). Many other local attractions offer discounted admissions to St. Johns County residents with valid ID.

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