This Weekend Don’t Miss it! on Sep17 2009

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This Weekend in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday: September 18-20


Enjoy this classic American “dramady” by Willima Inge. Picnic is the story of a handsome drifter who awakens a young woman’s desire and disrupts the quiet lives of a small Midwestern community. Limelight Theatre is located at 11 Old Mission Road in St. Augustine. Show times are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 adults, $22 Seniors and $20 for students and military. Picnic runs through October 18. For more information, call 904.825.1164 or visit

 Friday: September 18


See Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams, the classic tribute to baseball’s place in the American psyche for free! Part of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre’s Night Owl Cinema Series, the film begins at 8 p.m. on the amphitheatre’s big screen. For more information, go to or call 904.471.1965.

 Saturday: September 19


Volunteer during the Ocean Conservancy’s 24th Annual International Coastal Cleanup at the GTM Reserve. The International Coastal Cleanup is the world’s oldest and largest volunteer effort to clean up our marine environment. Help is needed at two locations, the Environmental Education Center located at 505 Guana River Road Ponte Vedra Beach, and the reserve’s Marineland office located at 9741 Ocean Shore Boulevard in Marineland. The clean up takes place from 8 to 11 a.m. For more information, call 904.823.4500 or visit


Be among the first to visit the new Cyprian Center for Expressive Arts during its 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Grand Opening.  Enjoy a ribbon-cutting ceremony, local and regional musicians, art activities for adults and children, tours and great family fun.  The Cyprian Center for Expressive Arts is a unique organization where children and adults of all ages and cultural heritages can come together to enjoy and gain instruction in many varied arts.  The Center is located at 130 Martin Luther King Avenue in St. Augustine.  For more information, go to or call 904.806.4508.

Saturday and Sunday: September 19 & 20


Join a professional kayak/naturalist guide paddling through one of the best kept natural systems in all of Florida – Pellicer Creek, the Princess Place Preserve and Faver-Dykes State Park. The tour departs from the University of Florida’sWhitney Lab at Marineland at 11 a.m. on Saturday and at noon on Sunday. There is no previous experience required. The cost is $50 per person and includes kayak tour with photos and admission into the Marineland Dolphin Conservation Center.  For more information or to make reservations, call 904.347.1565 or reserve online at


St. Johns County residents with a valid ID are always admitted free of charge to:

Government House Museum, the Lightner Museum, the Colonial Spanish Quarter Museum, the Fountain of Youth, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, and the Spanish Military Hospital Museum and the Father Miguel O’Reilly Museum. The daily tours and wine tastings at the San Sebastian Winery are free to everyone. Also, admission is free to everyone at the Authentic Old Drug Store, Fort Matanzas National Monument, St. Photios Chapel, the Peña-Peck House and the Father Miguel O’Reilly Museum. (donations are welcomed)…


 Jay Humphreys, Communications Director
904-829-1711 x2005
St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches
Visitors & Convention Bureau
500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine, FL 32084

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