This Weekend in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches
Friday: January 6
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK
Enjoy the latest exhibits, music, entertainment and refreshments at more than 20 St. Augustine art galleries. Park for free at the San Sebastian Winery, 157 King Street, where sightseeing trains and trolleys offer free round-trips to the heart of the art district – or go on your own self-guided art walk. Galleries are open from 5 to 9 p.m. For more information, call or visitwww.artgalleriesofstaugustine.com
FIGURE AND PORTRAIT ART EXHIBIT
Stop in to the St. Augustine Art Association Gallery to view artistic works with a primary subject of the human body or face. Figure studies, including academic drawings, formal portraits or busts, people in groups. The gallery is located at 22 Marine Street in St. Augustine. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday noon to 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call or visit www.staaa.org.
MEMBERS EXHIBIT AT CCPVB
Don’t miss the grand opening of this exhibit showcasing the diverse talents of artist members of the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. This exhibition, on display through February 18, features amazing works selected by Russ Wilson, guest juror for the exhibit. The reception is from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free. The Cultural Center is located at 50 Executive Way. For more information, go to www.ccpvb.org
Friday, Saturday, Sunday: January 6,7, & 8
PIERCING THE DARKNESS
Recapture the trials, tribulations and triumphs of St. Augustine Lighthouse Keepers at this special one-man presentation by Lee Weaver. This world premier presentation is for this weekend only at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue in St. Augustine. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20. For tickets, call 825-1164.
Saturday and Sunday: 7 & 8
THE LAST STAND: TEXAS RANGERS AND THE OUTLAWS
Saddle up and head over to the American Tactical Training Arms Center in St. Augustine for the biggest shootout since the OK Corral! More than 400 Cowboys, Cowgirls, Buckeroos and Buckerettes dressed in full Western attire will demonstrate their skills with six-guns, shotguns and lever-action rifles at one of the nation’s largest shooting competitions. Hosted by the Ancient City Shooting Range and Ghost Town Gunslingers, this event is the State of Florida Championship Match. Action takes place 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; and the Top Gun Shoot-Off featuring the 32 highest scoring competitors is at High Noon on Sunday. The Arms Center is located adjacent to the St. Johns County Agricultural Center just off SR 16 west of I-95. Admission is free. For more details, call or email
NATURE MOVIES AT GTM RESERVE
Every Saturday and Sunday in January the GTM Reserve features the nature movie “Jean-Michel Cousteau Ocean Adventures”. Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Jean-Michel Cousteau and his acclaimed diving teams as they explore a thrilling array of natural phenomena, investigate little known territories and ecosystems hundreds of feet beneath the ocean’s surface, and come face to face with the friendly and ferocious inhabitants of the deep in this film. Showings are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The GTM Environmental Education Center (EEC) is located at 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. There is no cost to see the movie. Tours of the GTM Environmental Educations Center are available before or after the film and the cost is $2.00 for adults, $1.00 for children age 10 to 17 and children under 10 are free. For more information, call .
Saturday: January 7
SALT MARSH KAYAK ADVENTURE
A little bit of exercise and a lot of great natural history information makes this tour a slam-dunk! Professional Guides lead the way to ensure a safe & memorable kayaking experience. 10:00AM-12:00PM. $35/Adult, $30/kids 6-12. Call St. Augustine Eco Tours at .www.staugustineecotours.com
EMMA CONCERT SERIES: Trio con Brio Copenhagen
Enjoy a beautiful musical performance by Trio con Brio Copenhagen, whose family ties, cultural blending and musical connections all converge to color, shape and energize the concerts they present worldwide. The concert takes place at 8 p.m. at the Flagler College Auditorium, 14 Granada Street in St. Augustine. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information, visit www.EmmaConcerts.com or call.