Events calendar for Aug. 21-27

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Friday, Aug. 21

Florida Pro/AM Skimboarders Tournament: The world’s greatest skimboarders will descend on the shores of Vilano Beach from sunrise to sunset. Beaches at Vilano restaurant will function as the tournament’s headquarters. The event features live music, food and fun. Admission is free for the family friendly event. Go to rundropslide.com.

Art Show Opening: The Palatka Art League will team up with Create and the Arts Council of Greater Palatka to host a Fine Art Show featuring works by local artists from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Tilghman House, 324 River St. The opening will include live music and refreshments.

‘Beyond Therapy’ at Limelight Theatre: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., will present “Beyond Therapy” at 7:30 p.m. The comedic farce by Christopher Durang focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests they place a personal ad. Their first meeting is disastrous and the two report back to their respective therapists — who are clearly more troubled than their patients. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

Two-hour Sunset Sail: St. Augustine Eco Tours will host a 2-hour journey into the estuary surrounding St. Augustine at 3:45 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. Participants can take in views of the historic bayfront as a romantic sunset colors the evening sky. The cost is $50 for adults and $35 for children. Private tours are available for up to six people for $249. Tours depart from the Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. For reservations, call 377-7245 or go to staugustineecotours.com.

Saturday, Aug. 22

Florida Pro/AM Skimboarders Tournament: The world’s greatest skimboarders will descend on the shores of Vilano Beach from sunrise to sunset. Beaches at Vilano restaurant will function as the tournament’s headquarters. The event features live music and food. Admission is free.

Family Seining Event: The GTM Research Reserve will host a family seining event from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Environmental Education Center, 505 Guana River Road. Participants will learn how to pull a seine net collecting species of fish, crabs and more. Waders and boots will be provided. The program is included with regular admission. For information, call 823-4500 or go to eventbrite.com and search for seining.

‘Beyond Therapy’ at Limelight Theatre: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., will present “Beyond Therapy” at 7:30 p.m. The comedic farce by Christopher Durang focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests they place a personal ad. Their first meeting is disastrous and the two report back to their respective therapists — who are clearly more troubled than their patients. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

Fine Art Show: The Palatka Art League will team up with Create and the Arts Council of Greater Palatka to host a Fine Art Show featuring works by local artists from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tilghman House, 324 River St.

Paper City Summer Jam: The Paper City Summer Jam is from 1 to 7:30 p.m. at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, 117 Yelvington Road, Palatka. There will be a super soaker water bash for the kids, plus live music, a bounce house and food vendors. Tickets are $15 for adults and free for kids. For information, call 903-713-3933.

Sunday, Aug. 23

Reggae Sundays: I Vibes will play from 3 to 7 p.m. at The Conch House Marina Resort, 57 Comares Ave. For information, call 829-8646 or go to conch-house.com.

Florida Pro/AM Skimboarders Tournament: The world’s greatest skimboarders will descend on the shores of Vilano Beach from sunrise to sunset. Beaches at Vilano restaurant will function as the tournament’s headquarters. The event features live music and food. Admission is free.

‘Beyond Therapy’ at Limelight Theatre: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., will present “Beyond Therapy” at 2 p.m. The comedic farce by Christopher Durang focuses on Prudence and Bruce, two Manhattanites seeking stable romantic relationships with the help of their psychiatrists, each of whom suggests they place a personal ad. Their first meeting is disastrous and the two report back to their respective therapists — who are clearly more troubled than their patients. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. For information, call 904-825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

Eco-Kayak Tour: St. Augustine Eco Tours will host a two-hour wildlife adventure. The cost is $45 for adults and $35 for children ages 6 to 12. Tours begin at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tours depart from the Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. For information, call 904-377-7245 or go to staugustineecotours.com.

Joy Moja Jam Fest: The second annual Joy Moja Jam Fest will feature epic jams by The Wobbly Toms, Blood Sugar $ex Magic (Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute), Root of All and Lonesome Bert and the Skinny Lizards. The jam fest will be from noon to 8 p.m. at Ancient City Brewing, 3420 Agricultural Center Drive. Tickets are $20 and are available at https://itrulycare.com/events/joy-moja-jam-fest-2015.

Monday, Aug. 24

Walking Tours: St. Augustine Walking Tours offers food tours, pub crawls and paranormal pub crawls. Guides regale guests with stories of St. Augustine’s past and present as they visit local eateries and pubs. Prices start at $19. For information, go to staugustinehistorictours.com.

Ghost Tour: Guests will follow the glimmer of lantern light as they explore haunted back alleys of St. Augustine with a licensed professional guide. Tours depart at 8 p.m. from 4 Granada St. The cost is $15. For information, go to staugcitywalks.com.

Tapestry Exhibit: The Cultural Threads of First America is a signature St. Augustine 450th Commemoration exhibition, Tapestry shares the story of how three intertwining cultures — Hispanics, Africans and Native Americans — came together to form the foundation of the American culture and create the blended society of today’s St. Augustine. The exhibit is on display at the Visitor Information Center 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sept. 20. For information, call 825-1000.

Tuesday, Aug. 25

Punk Rock Concert: Dan Andriano In The Emergency Room and Jeff Rosenstock will perform with Spraynard and Pet Symmetry at the Colonial Quarter. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 day of show. This is a general admission, standing-room-only event. Gates open at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 6 p.m. For tickets, go to staugamphitheatre.com.

Sunset Eco Boat Tour: Explore tidal creeks on this Naturalist-led dolphin, birding and sightseeing trip. Sightings of wildlife is possible on this journey. The tour starts at 6:30 p.m. Trips reserved for 2 to 12 guests. $40 for adults, $35 for kids ages 12 and younger or $225 for a private tour for up to six guests. Call for larger group quotes. Departs from the Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. For reservations, call 377-7245 or go to staugustineecotours.com.

Behind the Scenes Tour: Docents will lead a 90-minute “behind the scenes” tour at 9 and 9:30 a.m. at the Villa Zorayda, 83 King St. The highlight of the tour is the never-before-seen “Tower of the Princesses.” Reservations are suggested. Admission is $19.95 for adults and $9 for children 8 to 12. The tour is not recommended for children age 7 and younger. For reservations, call 904-829-9887.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

Music by the Sea: Music by the Sea will feature Those Guys and food from Viola’s. Dinner starts at 6 p.m., and music starts at 7 p.m. at Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. For information, go to thecivicassociation.org.

Boatbuilding Demonstration: The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum demonstrates traditional wooden boatbuilding techniques from 9 a.m. to noon. Participation is free with lighthouse admission. Admission is $9.95 for adults and $7.95 for seniors and children under 12. For information, call 829-0745.

Thursday, Aug. 27

Concerts in the Plaza: Concerts in the Plaza will take place at 7 p.m. in the Plaza de la Constitución with The Gatorbone Band performing. For information, call 825-1004 or go to plazaconcerts.com.

‘Beyond Therapy’ at Limelight Theatre: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., will present “Beyond Therapy” at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

‘Florida: The First 450 Years’: Performed by dramatist Dianne Jacoby, “Florida: The First 450 Years” celebrates St. Augustine’s history through the eyes of three unique and beautifully costumed ladies of the past. The dinner theater will be presented at 6 p.m. at the Raintree Restaurant. Tickets are $45. For information, call 824-7211 after 1 p.m.

Throwback Thursdays: The Corazon Cinema, 36 Granada St. will present “Chinatown” at noon. The movie is free with the purchase of a $10 lunch package. Lunch includes your choice of sandwich or salad.

Southern Rock Concert: The Arts Council of Greater Palatka will host an evening of music at Eva Lyons Park in Crescent City featuring the group Downpour from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. The family friendly concert is free. For information, call the Arts Council at 386-328-8998 or go to artsinputnam.org.

ONGOING EVENTS

Friday, Aug. 21

Guided Scenic Waverunner Tours: Raging Water Sports at the Conch House Marina Resort, 57 Comares Ave., will offer guided scenic waverunner tours from 5 to 7 p.m. on the Intracoastal Waterway. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.com.

Saturday, Aug. 22

Tango Classes: Dancing with Victoria Studio will host Argentine Tango Classes at DwV Studio, 4255 U.S. 1 South, Suite 16. Beginner’s level class is from 3 to 4 p.m. Intermediate/advanced level class is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per student. For information, call 904-808-7210 or go to chachavictoria.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.

Sunday, Aug. 23

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

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. 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 is available. For information, go to saltairfarmersmarket.com.

Monday, Aug. 24

Line Dancing Lessons: The Riverview Club, 790 Christina Drive, will host line dancing lessons from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The dancing continues until 9 p.m. The fee is $35 for a six-week session or $6 per night. For information, call 794-2000.

Yoga MondayS: The Friends of Ravine Gardens will host Yoga Mondays from 5 to 6 p.m. at 1600 Twigg St. Reservations are required. The cost is $5. For information, call 386-329-3721.

Tuesday, Aug. 25

Guided Scenic Waverunner Tours: Raging Water Sports at the Conch House Marina Resort, 57 Comares Ave., will offer guided scenic waverunner tours from 8 to 10 a.m. on the Intracoastal Waterway. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.com.

Tuesday Bluesday: The Tempo Bar & Restaurant will host Tuesday Bluesday from 7 to 10 p.m. with The Bluez Dudez and Friends.

Trivia Tuesday: Mardi Gras will feature “Trivia Night” hosted by Pat Paolini from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For information, go to mardibar.com.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 26

Cornhole Tournament: Burger Buckets, 3 Cordova St., will host a Cornhole Tournament from 7 p.m. to close. The entry fee is $10 per team. To register, call Matt Winstead at 342-5295.

Open Mic Night: Mardi Gras Sports Bar, 123 San Marco Ave., will host “Open Mic Night” with Smokin’ Joe Schauer. Musicians and bands are invited to come out and perform from 8 p.m. until midnight. For information, call Joe at 937-609-2376.

Adult Tap Classes: Abella’s School of Dance will offer a weekly adult tap class from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. The cost is $65 per month. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and classes are open to new and experienced dancers. For information, email your name and phone number to [email protected] or call 810-5670.

Live Music: Gypsy Cab’s Corner Bar, 830 Anastasia Blvd., will host OE-2-KB (Old Enough-2-Know Better) at 7 p.m. St. Augustine’s premiere cover band plays hard rock to country, oldies to the latest hits. There is no cover charge.

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 goods, jewelry and handmade gifts. For information, call 347-8007.

Guided Scenic Waverunner Tours: Raging Water Sports at the Conch House Marina Resort, 57 Comares Ave., will offer guided scenic waverunner tours from 5 to 7 p.m. on the Intracoastal Waterway. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.com.

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.

Thursday, Aug. 27

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

Open Mic: Tradewinds, 124 Charlotte St., will host open mic night from 5 to 9 p.m.

Karaoke Party: Mardi Gras Sports Bar will host a “Karaoke Party” with DJ Robbie St. John starting at 8 p.m.

Guided Scenic Waverunner Tours: Raging Water Sports at the Conch House Marina Resort, 57 Comares Ave., will offer guided scenic waverunner tours from 8 to 10 a.m. on the Intracoastal Waterway. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.com.

 

ART EXHIBITS

Nature & Wildlife Exhibit

Now through Aug. 31

The St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., will present the 6th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition through Aug. 31. Artists from across the country and a handful from Europe submitted nearly 500 entries to the juried contest. The exhibit is free to the public. The gallery is open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 824-2310 or go to staaa.org.

Maria Valdez Dugger Spiral Series

Now through Sept. 3

Maria Valdez Dugger’s mixed-media spiral series is on display in the Cultural Center Annex Gallery at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Speaking of her work, Dugger says, “I have always been fascinated by spirals, not only for their aesthetic value but also for their symbolism. I used my mono prints and ghost prints as backgrounds for several of my pieces and also to collage with tissue and handmade papers.  I enjoyed the process as much as the end result!” For nformation, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

Snapshot St. Augustine

Now through Oct. 22

The St. Johns County Cultural Council will present Kenneth M. Barrett Jr.’s photography for display. The photography shows many different events in and around the St. Augustine area. The exhibit is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the St. Johns County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View. For information, call 808-8544 or go to stjohnsculture.com.