Events calendar for Feb. 6-12

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Friday, Feb. 6
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK: From 5 to 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, the Art Galleries of St. Augustine feature new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries. The event is held rain or shine inside the member galleries and is a free, self-guided walking tour (tour maps available at participating galleries). Free Art Walk trolleys and trains are provided by St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolleys. For information, call 832-779-2781 or go to artgalleriesofstaugustine.org.

MEET THE TREASURE HUNTERS: The St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum, 12 S. Castillo Drive, will host Mark Anthony, a treasure diver and collector known worldwide and founder of St. Augustine’s ‘Treasures by Mark Anthony’ from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is free. For information, call 877-467-5863 or go to thepiratemuseum.com.

TRAVIS TRITT CONCERT: The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, will host CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist Travis Tritt. “An Evening with Travis Tritt” provides a rare opportunity to experience the multi-platinum artist in an intimate, solo-acoustic setting where his powerful voice and guitar are the subject of the spotlight. The performance is punctuated by personal stories and anecdotes about his life and musical influences. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission for the first four rows is $88; rows E-H are $78 and all remaining rows are $68. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

LEE WEAVER PORTRAYS ‘THE WITNESS’: The Pioneer Barn at Fort Menendez, 259 San Marco Ave., will host Lee Weaver portraying “The Witness” at 7 p.m. General Admission is $20. For information, call 824-8874 or go to oldfloridamuseum.com.

FIGURES AND FACES EXHIBIT: The St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., presents its annual figurative exhibit, “Figures and Faces.” The juried show includes work in various styles from artists from across the region who will compete for cash prizes, including the prestigious Carl Steinsleck Award for Best Figure Drawing. Admission is free. The exhibit will be on display through March 1. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays. For information, call 824-2310 or go to staaa.org.

JULIAN COURTENAY HUNT BENEFIT SALE: Back by popular demand, this reprise exhibition features selected paintings by the late Julian Courtenay Hunt offered for sale to benefit the TOUCH St. Augustine Art Garden. Presented by the St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., the exhibition will be on display through March 1. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For information, call 824-2310 or go to staaa.org.

RE-RIDING HISTORY: FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE MATANZAS BAY: The Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay exhibition and symposium gives a voice to a Native American story not often told. The exhibition will run through Feb. 27 at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College in partnership with St. Augustine’s 450th Commemoration. The exhibition features 72 powerful works by renowned artists from all over the country.

‘SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH’: Limelight Theatre presents “Sweet Bird of Youth” at 7:30 p.m. The Tennessee Williams play tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, who returns to his hometown as the companion of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. His homecoming is not well received by the locals as longtime secrets are revealed. The play runs through Feb. 15 on the Matuza Main Stage. Tickets are $25 per person. The play has adult content; not intended for children. For reservations, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

EL GALEÓN: Visitors can tour a full-sized replica of a 16th-century Spanish tall ship. Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, El Galeón Andalucia is open for daily tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. El Galeón is an exact replica of the famous galleons that played an important role in the creation and maintenance of the Spanish Empire. It is similar to the galleon that brought Pedro Menendez to Florida where he founded St. Augustine in 1565. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.

LIVE MUSIC AT MARDI GRAS: Mardi Gras Sports Bar will host live bands from North Florida from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Saturday, Feb. 7
MUSIC IN THE PARK: Anastasia State Park, 300 Anastasia Park Road, will host Music in the Park, an open jam session from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring an instrument and join local musicians. Food will be available for purchase at Island Beach Grill. The program is free with paid park admission. For information, go to floridastateparks.org/anastasia.

GTM RESEARCH RESERVE GUIDED CULTURAL HIKE: The first Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. features a Guided Cultural Hike that focuses on the Guana Peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history. The 1.5 mile guided walking tour departs from the Trailhead Pavilion, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, located just west of the Guana Dam. The programs are free. There is a $3 parking fee. For information, call 823-4500 or go to gtmnerr.org.

SCHOOL OF THE 16TH CENTURY: The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, 11 Magnolia Ave., steps back in time as the Historic Florida Militia’s Men of Menendez teach visitors a wide array of 16th-century life skills from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests will learn how to fire crossbows, muskets and cannons, and learn the importance of religion by practicing a small portion of the rosary in Spanish. Admission to the 16th-century encampment is free. Admission to the park is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and $9 for children 6 to 12. For information, cal 829-3168.

LIVING HISTORY DAY AT FORT MATANZAS: Authentically clad re-enactors will demonstrate Spanish cannons at this fortress that guarded the southern approach to St. Augustine from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free including the ferry ride to and from Rattlesnake Island. Fort Matanzas National Monument is located at 8635 A1A, approximately 15 miles south of St. Augustine. For information, call 471-0116 or go to nps.gov/foma.

5TH ANNUAL HOT & SPICY BLUES FESTIVAL: The Florida Agricultural Museum, 7900 Old Kings Road N, Palm Coast, will host its 5th Annual Hot Foods N’ Spicy Blues Festival at 11 a.m. Live music, trolley rides, farm tours, food and Fun Zone begins
at noon. There will be hot foods from area restaurants and retailers and live blues performances, including famous Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton, who returns with his Cajun gumbo and Florida Slide Guitar Blues. Admission is $5, with proceeds helping to support museum programs and Feed Flagler. For information, call 386-446-7630 or go to myagmuseum.com.

WINTER COCKTAIL CLASSES: Hands-on workshops at the St. Augustine Distillery, 112 Riberia St., instruct and inspire participants to greater bartending skills and knowledge. Each class is 90 minutes in length and includes a welcome cocktail, light snacks, expert instruction and ingredients to make the perfect cocktail. Cocktails 201 will be held at 6:30 p.m. Participants will develop the confidence needed to create custom cocktails “off the cuff” with an emphasis on creativity. Winter Farm-to-Glass classes emphasize bartending basics and how to get inspired by fresh, in-season ingredients. The class is held at 8 p.m. Classes are $35 each. Reservations are required. For information, call 825-1963 or go to staugustinedistillery.com.

LEE WEAVER PORTRAYS ‘THE WITNESS’: The Pioneer Barn at Fort Menendez, 259 San Marco Ave., will host Lee Weaver portraying “The Witness” at 7 p.m. General Admission is $20. For information, call 824-8874 or go to oldfloridamuseum.com.

MIDDLE PASSAGE CEREMONY: Ceremony and historic marker installation commemorates the Middle Passage endured by slaves on their journey from Africa to the New World. The remembrance ceremony takes place at noon at the Castillo de San Marcos and the historic marker dedication takes place at 3 p.m. at Mission Nombre de Dios, 27 Ocean Ave. For information, go to middlepassageproject.org.

EMMA CONCERT PERFORMANCE: Angèle Dubeau and La Pietà make the music of the Baroque come alive in this 7:30 p.m. performance at Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St. Tickets are $35. For information, call 797-2800 or go to emmaconcerts.com.

CHEROKEE HISTORY PRESENTATIONS: The Fountain of Youth, 11 Magnolia Ave., will host Cherokee History presentations from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Native Cherokee historians will describe how their people interacted with the local Timucua for centuries before the arrival of Europeans. The presentations take place in the living history village of Seloy at the Fountain of Youth Park. Park admission is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and $9 for children 6 to 12. For information, call 829-3168 or go to fountainofyouthflorida.com.

OLD CITY FARMERS MARKET: The Old City Farmers Market, located at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods and plants. The market is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 471-3733.

EL GALEÓN: Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, El Galeón Andalucia is open for daily tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. El Galeón is an exact replica of the famous galleons that played an important role in the creation and maintenance of the Spanish Empire. Built in Spain, it is similar to the galleon that brought Pedro Menendez to Florida where he founded St. Augustine in 1565. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.

RE-RIDING HISTORY: FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE MATANZAS BAY: The Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay exhibition and symposium gives a voice to a Native American story not often told. The exhibition will run through Feb. 27 at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College in partnership with St. Augustine’s 450th Commemoration. The exhibition features 72 powerful works by renowned artists from all over the country.

TANGO CLASSES: Dancing with Victoria Studio will host Argentine Tango Classes at 2600 U.S. 1 South. Beginner’s level class is from 3 to 4 p.m. followed by a Practica from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Intermediate/advanced level class is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per student. For information, call 808-7210 or go to chachavictoria.com.

LIVE MUSIC AT MARDI GRAS: Mardi Gras Sports Bar will host live bands from North Florida from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Sunday, Feb. 8
CHEROKEE HISTORY PRESENTATIONS: The Fountain of Youth, 11 Magnolia Ave., will host Cherokee History presentations from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Native Cherokee historians will describe how their people interacted with the local Timucua for centuries before the arrival of Europeans. The presentations take place in the living history village of Seloy at the Fountain of Youth Park. Park admission is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and $9 for children 6 to 12. For information, call 829-3168 or go to fountainofyouthflorida.com.

‘SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH’: Limelight Theatre presents “Sweet Bird of Youth” at 2 p.m. The Tennessee Williams play tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, who returns to his hometown as the companion of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. His homecoming is not well-received by the locals as longtime secrets are revealed. The play runs through Feb. 15 on the Matuza Main Stage. Tickets are $25 per person. The play has adult content; not intended for children. For reservations, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

‘THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING’: The St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., presents “The Year of Magical Thinking” featuring local actress Anne Kraft at 2 p.m. Written by Joan Didion, the acclaimed one-woman play is an evocative monologue exploring the universal emotions the author experienced when her tranquil life is turned upside down by family hardships. Tickets for the performance are $20. Call for reservations. For information, call 824-2310 or go to staaa.org.

LEE WEAVER PORTRAYS ‘THE WITNESS’: The Pioneer Barn at Fort Menendez, 259 San Marco Ave., will host Lee Weaver portraying “The Witness” at 2 p.m. General Admission is $20. For information, call 824-8874 or go to oldfloridamuseum.com.

FLORIDA CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT: The Florida Chamber Music Project performs Giuseppe Verdi’s “String Quartet in e minor” at 3 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Tickets for the concert are $25. Doors open 2 p.m. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

EL GALEÓN: Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, El Galeón Andalucia is open for daily tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. El Galeón is an exact replica of the famous galleons that played an important role in the creation and maintenance of the Spanish Empire. Built in Spain, it is similar to the galleon that brought Pedro Menendez to Florida where he founded St. Augustine in 1565. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.

RHYTHMS OF LIFE: Spirit Breath Community Dance will host free-form dancing each Sunday. Attendees can stomp, rock, sashay and twirl to varied play lists. Warm up is from 10 to 10:30 a.m. and dance is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cultural Arts Studio near the St. Augustine Beach Pier. The cost is free, but a donation of $5 is suggested. For information, call Gayle at 471-1585.

PLAY PETANQUE: Under the shady oaks at Lighthouse Park, 201 Red Cox Road, all are welcome to learn the game of Petanque from noon to 5 p.m. Loaner balls and lessons are provided by the Boules de Leon Petanque Club. For information, call 537-1999.

SALT AIR FARMERS MARKET: Marineland Marina will host a farmers market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. An array of produce, seafood, sauces, jams and cheese art will be available. For information, go to saltairfarmersmarket.com.

FUNDAY SUNDAY: Funday Sunday at Mardi Gras Sports Bar will feature live music on the porch, cornhole boards in the parking lot. antique car and bike shows, the famous “Bikini Babes Bike & Car Wash” plus food and drink specials.

Monday, Feb. 9
LINE DANCING LESSONS: The Riverview Club, 790 Cristina Drive, will host line dancing lessons every Monday (excluding holidays). Beginner lessons are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and dancing continues until 9 p.m. The fee is $35 for a six-week session or $6 per night. For information, call 794-2000 or Renie Roach at 436-5799.

EL GALEÓN: Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, El Galeón Andalucia is open for daily tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.

RE-RIDING HISTORY: FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE MATANZAS BAY: The Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay exhibition and symposium gives a voice to a Native American story not often told. The exhibition will run through Feb. 27 at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College.

YOGA MONDAY: The Friends of Ravine Gardens will host Yoga Mondays 5 to 6 p.m. at 1600 Twigg St. Reservations are required. The cost is $5. For information, go to ravinegardensyoga.eventbrite.com.

MASH LAB MONDAYS: Mardi Gras Sports Bar, 123 San Marco Ave., will host Mash Lab Mondays with DJ Thor from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The event will feature live musicians, singers and guest DJs, plus Happy Hour drink specials all night.

Tuesday, Feb. 10
TEEN MOVIE CLUB: The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library will host a Teen Movie Club from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for teens ages 13-18. Pizza, sodas and the movie are provided. A discussion will follow the film. In honor of Valentine’s Day, an adaptation (rated PG-13) of John Green’s book “The Fault in Our Stars,” starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort will be shown. For information, call 827-6950.

HOLDING DOWN THE HOME FRONT: Tale Tellers of St. Augustine reveal little known aspects of the town’s direct involvement in World War II in this special presentation at the Limelight Studio Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. The patriotic and nostalgic program is presented by Wayne and Jane Sims who are taking their World War II stories on tour across Florida and the Southeast. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10. For information, call 471-0179 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

ROMANZA GATHERING: Romanza’s February Gathering will feature entertainment by David Lee Redding, a multi-faceted performer performing an eclectic mix of flamenco, jazz, Latin and R&B fusion styles, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Centro Piano Bar and Restaurant, 17 King St. The event features complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Admission is free. For information, call 315-8913 or go to romanzafestivale.com.

INGRID MICHAELSON CONCERT: Indie-Pop artist Ingrid Michaelson brings her “Lights Out” tour to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, for an 8 p.m. performance. Michaelson is known for her piano-fueled songwriting, witty wordplay and slight vocal vibrato. Her fourth album, “Human Again,” debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard album chart and No. 1 on iTunes. The New York Times calls her songwriting “smart,” her tunes “irresistible” and her live show “seamless.” Tickets for this standing-room-only show are $32 in advance and $35 day of show. Doors open at 7 p.m. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

COMEDY NIGHT AT THE CORAZON: Marc Stone hosts Comedy Night with three comedians, Jessica Mears, Chris Buck and David Alan, at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $5 — cash only.

TUESDAY BLUESDAY: The Tempo Bar & Restaurant will host Tuesday Bluesday every Tuesday from 7 to 1 p.m. The event features live blues with The Bluez Dudez and Friends.

EL GALEÓN: Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, El Galeón Andalucia is open for daily tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD: Anastasia Watersports, 850 Anastasia Park Road, offers a group stand up paddleboard lesson at 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. After a short tutorial, the group embarks on a two-hour easy paddle through Salt Run. The cost is $40. For information, call 460-9111.

OPEN MIC: Ann O’Malley’s, 23 Orange St., will host Open Mic Night with Smokin’ Joe from 7 to 10 p.m.

TRIVIA TUESDAY: Mardi Gras Sports Bar, 123 San Marco Ave., will host Trivia Tuesday with Trivia Nation from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. The weekly event will feature trivia from the 1980s and 1990s. There will be prizes for the winners, plus food and drink specials all night.

Wednesday, Feb. 11
THE WAILERS CONCERT: Legendary reggae group The Wailers will perform at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Their album “Exodus,” recorded with Bob Marley, was selected by Time magazine as the “Best Album of the 20th Century” and has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide. Now in their 45th year of touring, the band has performed live before an estimated 24 million people and, along with Marley, have sold 250 million albums. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets for the standing-room-only show are $28. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

EL GALEÓN: Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, El Galeón Andalucia is open for daily tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.
WEDNESDAY MARKET: The Wednesday Market at St. Johns Pier Park runs from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The market features a large selection of produce, baked foods, jewelry and other handmade gifts. For information, call 347-8007.

COMEDYOKE: Burger Buckets, 3 Cordova St., will host Comedyoke, an open mic comedy and karaoke night. The kitchen will be open until 10 p.m. Comedyoke starts at 7 p.m. For information, call 342-5295.

HUMP DAY: Tempo Restaurant & Bar, 16 Cathedral Place, will host an open mic night from 6:30 to 10 p.m. For information, call 342-0286.

SPEAKEASY WEDNESDAY: Mardi Gras Sports Bar, 123 San Marco Ave., will host Speakeasy Wednesday with Chase Rideman from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. The evening will be be filled with dancing, themed music from the era and classic cocktails. Guests can dress up for the evening and recreate an infatuation with the good old days of Prohibition.

OPEN MIC: Americana blues artist Denny Blue will host Open Mic Night at Paula’s Beach Side Grill on A1A in Cresent Beach from 6 to 9 p.m.

RE-RIDING HISTORY: FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS TO THE MATANZAS BAY: The Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay exhibition and symposium gives a voice to a Native American story not often told. The exhibition will run through Feb. 27 at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College in partnership with St. Augustine’s 450th Commemoration. The exhibition features 72 powerful works by renowned artists from all over the country.

Thursday, Feb. 12
ANA POPOVIC CONCERT: Critically-acclaimed international blues guitarist and singer Ana Popovic will perform at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Doors open 7 p.m. The award-winning, hard-touring, guitar-singer blends smoking electric funk and slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and a tight blues groove with soulful, feminine vocals. Reserved seating is $29 in advance and $30 day of show. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

‘SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH’: Limelight Theatre presents “Sweet Bird of Youth” at 7:30 p.m. The Tennessee Williams play tells the story of a gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, who returns to his home town as the companion of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. His homecoming is not well received by the locals as longtime secrets are revealed. The play runs through Feb. 15 on the Matuza Main Stage. Tickets are $25 per person. This play has adult content; not intended for children. For reservations, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

EL GALEÓN: Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, El Galeón Andalucia is open for daily tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.

OPEN MIC: Tradewinds, 124 Charlotte St., will hold an open mic night from 5 to 9 p.m.

LIVE JAZZ AND SWING: Panama Hatties, 361 A1A Beach Blvd., will host live jazz and swing at 4:30 p.m. featuring E.T. Swings the Thing Band alternating with The Boston Connection every week. For information, call 471-2192.

OPEN MIC: Ann O’Malley’s, 23 Orange St., will host Open Mic Night with Smokin’ Joe from 7 to 10 p.m.

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD: Anastasia Watersports, 850 Anastasia Park Road, offers a group stand up paddleboard lesson at 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. After a short tutorial, the group embarks on a two-hour easy paddle through Salt Run. The cost is $40. For information, call 460-9111.

KARAOKE THURSDAY: Mardi Gras Sports Bar, 123 San Marco Ave., will host karaoke with DJ Rob St. John from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with a weekly karaoke contest through March 26. The finals will be held April 2, where weekly winners will compete for $600 in cash prizes.