Events calendar for Aug. 7-13

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Friday, Aug. 7

First Friday Art Walk: From 5 to 9 p.m., the art galleries of St. Augustine feature new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries. The event 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, go to artgalleriesofstaugustine.org.

‘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.

Art at Ayla’s Acres: Ayla’s Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue Thrift Shop, 142 King St., will feature the art of local painter Dennis Pellerin, the St. Augustine-inspired photography of Shep Harmon and French-inspired decor from Kimberly Haim Elfersy from 5 to 9 p.m. Proceeds benefit Ayla’s Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue. Complimentary wine and chocolates will be available. For information, call Hampton Ryan at 671-5506, email [email protected] or go to aylasacres.org.

Night Owl Cinema: “Babe” is the featured film at 8 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. Admission and parking are free. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

Gallery Opening with Paul Pederson: The Historic Larimer Arts Center, 216 Reid St., Palatka, will host an art opening for Paul Pederson from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Pederson was born in Bessemer, Alabama, and was raised in St. Augustine. He currently resides with his family in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he is illustrating. For information, call 386-328-8998 or go to artsinputnam.org.

Mixed Media and Book Sale: The Main Library, 1960 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., will host a Mixed Media and Book Sale from noon to 5 p.m. For information, call 827-6940.

Sunset Catamaran Eco Sail: An authentic two-hour sailing excursion will depart at 6:15 p.m. from the Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. Participants will search for wildlife such as dolphins, eagles, and wading birds and learn about the productive ecosystem they live in. The cost is $50 for adults and $35 for children. For information, call 377-7245 or go to staugustineecotours.com.

Fins & Freedom Sail: The tall ship Schooner Freedom and dolphin experts from Marineland will host a one-of-a-kind sailing experience at 2:15 p.m. Guests will help raise sails, and then kick back and relax while educators and trainers from the world’s first oceanarium talk about dolphins. Tickets for the sail are $50 for adults and $40 for children ages 16 and under. Tickets include admission to Marineland, plus complimentary soda, water, beer and wine. Reservations are suggested. The tour departs from the Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. For information, call 810-1010 or go to schoonerfreedom.com.

Saturday, Aug. 8

‘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.

‘The Box’: Lee Weaver, a St. Augustine playwright and author, will reprise his original drama, “The Box” at 7:15 p.m. at DOS Coffee and Wine, 300 San Marco Ave. “The Box” is about Jack, a homeless Vietnam War veteran with PTSD. He is a lover and a fighter, a theologian and philosopher, a survivor who tells about the ravages of war and the national tragedy of veterans, homeless and those suffering from PTSD. Doors open at 6 p.m. for menu selections. For information, call Weaver at 687-8779 or email [email protected]

Ballroom Dancing: The St. Augustine Ballroom Dance Association will host an evening of dancing from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at the Riverview Club, 790 Christina Drive. Guests will dance to the music of the Frank Saffi band. “It’s a Jungle Out There” is the theme for the summer dance. Everyone is encouraged to come dressed for a safari. A tango performance is scheduled for the first break. Hors d’ oeuvres, desserts and coffee will be served at the second break. Tickets are $15 for guests. For an invitation, call President Hal Sommer at 823-0719 or Dennis and Mary Larimore at 825-4902.

Second Saturday Plant Sale: Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast, will host its monthly plant sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The August plant sale will specialize in Florida-friendly plants and novelties. “Plant Chat” at 11 a.m. will feature Ranger Joe Woodbury discussing the butterflies of Palm Coast and Flagler Beach. Guests will learn about the plants necessary to attract beautiful butterflies and sustain them throughout their life cycle. The park entrance fee is $5 per vehicle for up to eight people; $4 per vehicle for single occupancy or $2 per person on bicycle. For information, call 386-446-6783.

GTM Research Reserve Guided Trail Hike: The GTM Research Reserve volunteers will lead a 1.5 mile guided walk along the Guana Trail, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. After the walk, guests can visit the GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center (EEC). There is a $3 parking fee. For information, call 823-4500.

Mixed Media and Book Sale: The Main Library, 1960 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., will host a Mixed Media and Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 827-6940.

City Walks Pet Friendly Tours: City Walks offers a free Pet Friendly Tour of St. Augustine’s Historic District. The tour departs at 10 a.m. from Tour St. Augustine’s office, 4 Granada St. Pets must be leashed, and reservations are required. For information, call 825-0087 or go to staugustinecitywalks.com.

Book Signing at the Colonial Quarter: The Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George St., will host Dr. Roger Smith, noted historian and celebrated author of “Hope of Freedom: Southern Blacks and the American Revolution” from 5 to 7 p.m. Smith will be in the museum retail shop for a talk, question and answer session and book signing focusing on his work, “The 14th Colony: George Washington’s Planned Invasions of East Florida.” For information, call 342-2857 or go to colonialquarter.com.

Music in the Park: Musicians are invited to join an open jam session from 6 to 9 p.m. at Anastasia State Park, 1349 State Road A1A. Food will be available for purchase at Island Beach Grill. The jam is free with paid park admission. Regular park admission is $8 per vehicle with 2-8 occupants, $4 for single-occupant vehicles, and $2 per walker or runner. For information, call 461-2033 or go to floridastateparks.org/park/anastasia.

Paper City Summer Jam: The Paper City Summer Jam will take place 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. 9

Reggae Sundays: Jah Creation 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 to view the schedule.

‘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 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

Kayak St. Augustine: Guests can explore the scenic and natural elements of the nation’s oldest city from a stable kayak on St. Augustine Eco Tour’s two-hour paddling tour. The cost is $45 for adults and $35 for children ages 6-12. 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 377-7245.

Monday, Aug. 10

Munchkin Monday Movies: The Corazon Cinema and Cafe, 36 Granda St., will offer a free screening of the movie “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” at noon. A lunch package that includes choice of a hotdog or grilled cheese sandwich with popcorn and a water bottle is available for $10. Adults can choose from the sandwich menu. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 679-5736 or go to corazoncinemaandcafe.com.

Mixed Media and Book Sale: The Main Library, 1960 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., will host a Mixed Media and Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call 827-6940.

Tuesday, Aug. 11

Comedy Night: Sean Hyatt, Christian Moore and Kyle Potter will perform at 8 p.m. during Comedy Night at The Corazon hosted by Marc Stone. Tickets are $5 (cash only).

Villa Zorayda ‘Behind the Scenes’ Tour: Docents will lead a “behind the scenes” tour at 9 and 9:30 a.m. at the Villa Zorayda, 83 King St. Reservations are suggested. Adult admission is $19.95 and children 8-12 are $9. The tour is not recommended for children 7 and under. For reservations, call 829-9887.

St. Augustine Eco Tours: The St. Augustine Eco Tours will cruise the Matanzas River at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The cost is $40 for adults, $35 for kids ages 12 and under or $225 for a private tour for up to six guests. For information, call 377-7245.

Wednesday, Aug. 12

Woodstock Wednesday: Panama Hattie’s will host The Falling Bones from 5 to 8 p.m.

Music by the Sea: Music by the Sea will feature Jimmy Parish & The Waves and food from Red Frog & McToads. 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.

Thursday, Aug. 13

Sade Diaz Works of Art: Artist Sade Diaz will present her art to the public for the first time from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Red Sable Art Gallery, 1333 Old Dixie Highway, Suite 5. For information, call 217-8426 or go to theredsable.com.

‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’: “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” will premiere at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, One World Golf Place. For showtimes, go to WorldGolfIMAX.com.

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

An Evening of The Doors Greatest Hits: The Robby Krieger Band will perform an Evening of The Doors Greatest Hits at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $49.50 for the first 12 rows and $39.50 for all remaining rows. For information, go to pvconcerthall.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!’: “Florida: The First 450 Years!” will celebrate 450 years of history shared by three unique and beautifully costumed ladies of the past performed by historical dramatist, Dianne Jacoby. The dinner theater will be performed at 6 p.m. at The Raintree Restaurant. Tickets are $45. For information, call 824-7211 after 1 p.m.

ONGOING EVENTS

Friday, Aug. 7

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. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.com.

Saturday, Aug. 8

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 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 808-7210 or go to chachavictoria.com.

Sunday, Aug. 9

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. For information, go to saltairfarmersmarket.com.

Monday, Aug. 10

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

Yoga Monday: 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, go to ravinegardensyoga.eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 11

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

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

Wednesday, Aug. 12

Live Music: Gypsy Cab’s Corner Bar, 830 Anastasia Blvd., will host OE-2-KB at 7 p.m. OE-2-KB plays hard rock to country, oldies to the latest hits. There is no cover charge. Food will be available for purchase. For information, go to oe-2-kb.com.

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 from 8 p.m. until midnight. For information, call Joe at 937-609-2376.

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.

Wednesday Market: The Wednesday Market at St. Johns Pier Park runs from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.com.

Thursday, Aug. 13

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

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

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

ART EXHIBITS

Nature & Wildlife Exhibit: 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.