Events Calendar for April 3-9

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Friday, April 3

Photography Show: The St. Augustine Camera Club (SACC) will host its 4th annual Juried Member Photography Show from 5 to 9 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk at the Art Studio, located adjacent to the St. Johns County Pier in St. Augustine Beach. The opening night party will include music, wine and food. Winners will receive cash prizes and gift certificates from show sponsors. For information, go to saintaugustinecameraclub.com.

The Tunnel: “The Tunnel” will premiere at 7:30 p.m. at Greater Love Ministries, 555 State Road 16. A reception will follow. The story follows a 14-year-old girl who falls into a coma and must now choose between her aetheistic upbringing and her awakened spirit to guide her safely through the tunnel and back to the life she left behind. “The Tunnel” features five original songs written by Terry Herbert, the playwright and co-director, who also plays the roles of Voltaire and the Grim Reaper in the production. For information, call Terry Herbert at 912-577-3109.

1964 The Tribute Band Concert: Return to a carefree magical era as a Beatles tribute band performs at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. The band has performed nearly 3,000 shows worldwide and their meticulous attention to every note and detail of their show creates the exact atmosphere, excitement and magic of a Beatles concert in 1964. The ultimate Beatles tribute performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets range from $59-$77. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

The Baseball Project and Chuck Prophet Concert: Roots-rock icon Chuck Prophet opens for “The Baseball Project” in this Sing Out Loud concert at 8 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George St. “The Baseball Project” is a full-fledged rock band that pays tribute to America’s pastime. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $23 general admission, standing room only. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

St. Augustine Art Association’s Bi-Annual Spring Members’ Show:  The St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., will host its Bi-Annual Spring Members Show from 5 to 9 p.m. during the First Friday Art Walk. The show runs through April 26 and features works in varied styles and materials created by members of the Association. The gallery is open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For information, call 824-2310  or go to staaa.org.

Victory 5K to Stop Hunger Now: The Victory 5K to Stop Hunger Now will begin at 7 p.m. A one-mile Family Fun Run/Walk will begin at 7:15 p.m. at the CrossRoad Church, 10005 Gate Parkway, North Jacksonville. To register, go to prsracetiming.com/4315—victory-5k-to-stop-hunger-now.html.

Live Music at Mardi Gras: Mardi Gras Sports Bar will host live bands from North Florida from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Ladnier-Kendrick Exhibition: The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50 Executive Way, will host an opening reception for its latest exhibit of the works of Paul Ladnier and Claire Kendrick from 6 to 8 p.m. Ladnier’s exhibition of landscapes titled “Low Country Light” and Kendrick’s study of the human figure titled “Figuratively Speaking” are on display through April 17. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. For information, call 280-0614 or go to ccpvb.org.

Art & Design Faculty Exhibition: The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, 48 Sevilla St., and Flagler College’s Department of Art and Design present an exhibition of recent works by department faculty. The exhibition opens with a public reception for the artists from 5 to 9 p.m. Admission is free. The exhibition will be open through April 17. The museum’s hours while classes are in session are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 826-8530 or go to flagler.edu/crispellert.

El Galeón: Visitors can tour a full-sized replica of a 16th-century Spanish tall ship. Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 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.

Saturday, April 4

Breakfast with the Bunny: The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, 500 South Legacy Trail, will host “Breakfast with the Bunny” from 9 to 11 a.m. in Villagio Italian Grille. The event will include a breakfast buffet with a children’s pancake station, as well as children’s games and activities that will include egg hunts for children ages 2-12. The cost is $15 per adult, $5 per child ages 6-12, and free for children ages 5 and under. For reservations, call 940-8623.

Red Sable Anniversary: The Red Sable will kick off its anniversary celebration and the opening of a new arts district from 4 to 8 p.m. at Old Dixie Plaza, 1333 Old Dixie Highway. Local artists, such as Cindy Pierson, Linda Holmes, Bill Shoemaker, Linda Hammons and Jeanne Hollington, will be on hand. Live music will be provided by Sterry Piano. Activities include a kids art booth, face painting, belly dancers, art demonstrations, plus plenty of food. The Red Sable will hold drawings for gift baskets from the shop.

The Tunnel: “The Tunnel” will begin at 7:30 p.m. at Greater Love Ministries, 555 State Road 16. A reception will follow. The story follows a 14-year-old girl who falls into a coma and must now choose between her aetheistic upbringing and her awakened spirit to guide her safely through the tunnel and back to the life she left behind. “The Tunnel” features five original songs written by Terry Herbert, the playwright and co-director, who also plays the roles of Voltaire and the Grim Reaper in the production. For information, call Terry Herbert at (912) 577-3109.

Della Mae: Bluegrass outfit Della Mae will perform at 8 p.m. at the Colonial Quarter as part of the 2015 Sing Out Loud (SOL) series. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission, standing room only. For information, go to staugamphitheatre.com.

Living History Day at Fort Matanzas: Authentically clad re-enactors will demonstrate Spanish cannons from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the fortress that guarded the southern approach to St. Augustine. 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.

Vilano Beach Sunset Celebration: The Vilano Beach Sunset Celebration features dozens of market vendors, live music, and local arts and crafts at the Vilano Pier, 260 Vilano Road. Activities are from 4 p.m. until dusk. Admission is free. For information, call 540-0402 or go to vilanobeachfl.com.

Gin Cocktails and Mixology Workshops: The St. Augustine Distillery, 112 Riberia St., will host special workshops at 6:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. that explain gin’s history, it’s various categories and how the distillery’s New World Gin is created. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased up to one hour prior to the event by going to the Happenings section of the distillery website. Free tours of the distillery are conducted daily. For information, call 825-4962 or go to staugustinedistillery.com.

The Music Doctors Concert: Captain Nat and Ginnie will host a CD release party from 5 to 8 p.m. at Tempo Restaurant, 16 Cathedral Place.

Judas and Peter: Lee Weaver, a St. Augustine playwright/actor will present “Judas — The Betrayer & Peter — The Big Fisherman” at 7:15 p.m. at DOS Coffee and Wine, 300 San Marco Ave. Act I presents Judas on Good Friday morning, making his way to see High Priest Caiphas to try to undo the previous night’s activity. He reminisces about discipleship, Palm Sunday and the kiss of betrayal. Act II presents Peter as he tells his fishing stories, explaining the Transfiguration and “His Denial.” Menu orders will be taken at 6 p.m. Admission is $15. For information, call 342-2421.

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.

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.

El Galeón: Visitors can tour a full-sized replica of a 16th-century Spanish tall ship. Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 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.

Sunday, April 5

Get Hoppy at Applebees: Participating Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants locations will host a kids-eat-free special all day. Families who dine-in at Applebee’s on Easter Sunday will receive up to three free kids’ meals with each adult entrée purchase. Children ages 12 and under can choose any entrée on the Applebee’s Kids’ Menu, accompanied by their choice of side dish and soft drink, milk or chocolate milk, lemonade or juice.

The Tunnel: “The Tunnel” will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Greater Love Ministries, 555 State Road 16. A reception will follow. The story follows a 14-year-old girl who falls into a coma and must now choose between her aetheistic upbringing and her awakened spirit to guide her safely through the tunnel and back to the life she left behind. “The Tunnel” features five original songs written by Terry Herbert, the playwright and co-director, who also plays the roles of Voltaire and the Grim Reaper in the production. For information, call Terry Herbert at 912-577-3109.

St. Augustine’s 57th Annual Easter Promenade: Beginning at 12:30 p.m., the St. Augustine Easter Festival will host the 57th Annual Easter Promenade. Spectators can wear their best Easter bonnets and boutonnieres. Prizes will be awarded for the Most Creative Hat, Prettiest Hat, Best Dressed woman, man, boy, girl and pet as well as the largest family and the family from the farthest away. Registration begins at noon. For information, go to staugeasterfestival.com/easterpromenade.html.

Easter Parade of the Horse Carriages & Hats: The decades-old parade of horse carriages and hats will continue this Easter Sunday. Included this year is the Adjutant General of the Florida National Guard riding in a Humvee. The parade will begin at 3 p.m. at the Old Jail to the Castillo de San Marcos and continues through downtown streets of St. Augustine. The parade will feature marching bands, floats, drill teams, clowns, the Easter Bunny and the Royal Family. For information, call 829-3800 or go to staugeasterfestival.com.

Elegant Easter Brunch Buffet: The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort, 500 South Legacy Trail, will host its popular Easter Brunch Buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the resort’s Villagio Italian Grille restaurant, which is located in the picturesque lobby atrium. Diners will have an impressive variety of culinary options from which to choose. Entrées will include Herb Roasted Prime Rib; Spring Leg of Lamb with Mint Jus; Local Fish Provencal with Carolina Gold Rice; and Jones Farms Chicken with Anson Mills Grits and Tasso Gravy. Breakfast stations will also be available with omelets made-to-order, waffles with a variety of topping options ranging from strawberries to chocolate gravy, Normandy crepes, applewood bacon and country sausage. The price for the brunch is $44 per adult, $24 per child (ages 12 and under), and $35 per senior (ages 55 and over). For reservations, call 940-8623.

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.

Reggae Sundays: The 418 Band will play from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Conch House Marina Resort, 57 Comares Ave. Reggae Sundays continue each Sunday through Sept. 27. For information, call 829-8646 or go to conch-house.com to view the schedule.

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.

Monday, April 6

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.

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, April 7

TUESDAY BLUESDAY: The Tempo Bar & Restaurant will host Tuesday Bluesday every Tuesday from 7 to 10 p.m. The event features live blues with The Bluez Dudez and Friends.

El Galeón: 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. 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, April 8

El Galeón: 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. 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.

Thursday, April 9

Textile Guild: The Textile Guild of St. Augustine’s next monthly meeting will be at 10 a.m. in Suite 143 at the Lightner Museum. Lois Hoeft will speak about Peru. The Textile Guild is dedicated to preserving the colonial handcrafts of the past for the present. Members are interested in both colonial and contemporary fiber art. Membership is $25 per year. For information, email staugustinetextileartsguild@gmail.com.

El Galeón: 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. 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.