Events calendar for Feb. 20-26

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Friday, Feb. 20
‘FIDDLER ON THE ROOF’: Florida School of the Arts will present “Fiddler on the Roof” at 7:30 p.m. Based on “Tevye the Dairyman and His Daughters” and other tales by Sholem Aleichem, the musical tells the story of the poor Jewish dairyman’s struggle to maintain long-held Jewish customs while helping his daughters achieve the happiness they seek. Set in 1905 in a Jewish settlement in Russia, the overwhelming air of change hangs over the characters, forcing them to adapt or be left behind. Under the direction of Patricia Crotty, Florida School of the Arts students will bring the classic musical to life in the Florida School of the Arts Main Stage Theatre located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. Admission is $5. For information, call 386-312-4300 or go to floarts.org.

ACOUSTIC EIDOLON CONCERT: A Gamble Rogers Festival concert will take place at 7 p.m. today at the St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St. Featured performers will be Acoustic Eidolon from Colorado. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are available locally at Music Matters, Simple Gestures, The Bead Chick and the Art Association or by calling Paul at 794 4163.

PALATKA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: The Palatka Bluegrass Festival will kick off at The Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch from noon to 10 p.m. Friday’s line-up of talent features The Spinney Brothers, the VW Boys, Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Boxcars, Jimmy Fortune Trio, Dailey & Vincent and a special show at 9:30 p.m. with the legendary Jimmy Fortune and Dailey & Vincent. Ticket prices are $90 for an adult three-day pass and $45 for a child’s three-day pass. Daily tickets are $40 for adults, $15 for children ages 7 to 13, and free for children under 7. For information, go to adamsbluegrass.com or email [email protected]

JOHN HAMMOND CONCERT: The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, will host one of the world’s premier acoustic blues artists, John Hammond at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission for the first four rows is $30; all remaining rows are $27. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

ST. AUGUSTINE DINNER AND LUNCH CRUISES: Guests can enjoy a 2.5-hour cruise on Matanzas Bay while partaking of a delicious dinner catered by St. Augustine’s O.C. White’s restaurant aboard the Foxy Lady II, complete with two climate-controlled salons, two full cash bars, open-air decks and an on-board galley. Castoff is at 6 p.m. from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. The cost is $59.95 per person and includes dinner and coffee — other drinks will be available for purchase at the bar. The 2.5-hour lunch cruise departs at 11 a.m., with lunch and ice tea served, for $44.95 per person. For information, call 398-9553 or go to foxyladycruises.com.

DANCES OF UNIVERSAL PEACE: Dances of Universal Peace will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Discovery Yoga, 3 Davis St. The dances use sacred phrases, chants, music and movements from many of the earth’s traditions to promote peace and harmony within individuals and groups. There are no performers or audiences in the dances; new arrivals and experienced dancers form the circle together. As moving meditations or body prayers, the dances reveal the unity of all spiritual experience. All simple dances are taught at every circle. No experience is necessary. A $5-$10 donation is gratefully accepted but no one is turned away. For information, call Haqqiqa Lynn McRee at (352) 870-8558.

‘VENUS IN FUR’: Before “Fifty Shades of Grey,” there was Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s classic novel, “Venus in Fur.“ In this Tony Award nominated adaptation, the tables are turned as a young actress tangles with a director increasingly intrigued by her. The City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast, will present its production at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. For information, go to crtpalmcoast.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.

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.

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, 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.

FELIX F. DE CRANO PAINTINGS: The Lightner Museum, 75 King St., will display an exhibition of Felix F. de Crano paintings through March 30. The exhibition features more than 30 local scenes, landscapes and portraits by de Crano, arguably the most sophisticated and versatile artist in Henry Flagler’s colony of St. Augustine painters. The exhibit features 19th-century oil and watercolor paintings never before seen by the public. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for active duty military with ID, $5 for college students with ID, $5 for ages 12-18 and free for children under 12 (with adult). For information, call 824-2874 or go to lightnermuseum.org.

Saturday, Feb. 21
‘GIRL RISING’: The Corazon Cinema and Cafe, 36 Granada St., presents “Girl Rising” at 6 p.m. with a discussion and information session at 5:30 p.m. From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, “Girl Rising” journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls’ remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice. Admission is free; reservations are preferred. For information, call 407-450-8840 or email Chad at [email protected]

PAPERCUTT CONCERT: 1980s hair metal tribute band, Papercutt, will perform at 9 p.m. at the Colonial Quarter. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8 for 21 and up only.

TOLOMATO CEMETERY GUIDED TOUR: Tour the Tolomato Cemetery, 16 Cordova St., the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials starting during the First Spanish Period (1565-1763). Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, go to tolomatocemetery.com.

HUGUENOT CEMETERY TOURS: The Huguenot Cemetery will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Huguenot Cemetery is located beside the City Gate. The cemetery is open the third Saturday of the month and on holidays.

PALATKA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: The Palatka Bluegrass Festival will kick off at The Rodeheaver Boys’ Ranch from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday’s line-up features Breaking Grass, Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Marty Raybon & Full Circle, The Gibson Brothers (2012 & 2013 IBMA Entertainers of the Year) and The Grascals. Ticket prices are $90 for an adult three-day pass and $45 for a child’s three-day pass. Daily tickets are $40 for adults, $15 for children ages 7 to 13, and free for children under 7. For information, go to adamsbluegrass.com or email [email protected]

‘FIDDLER ON THE ROOF’: Florida School of the Arts will present “Fiddler on the Roof” at 7:30 p.m. Based on “Tevye the Dairyman and His Daughters” and other tales by Sholem Aleichem, the musical tells the story of the poor Jewish dairyman’s struggle to maintain long-held Jewish customs while helping his daughters achieve the happiness they seek. Set in 1905 in a Jewish settlement in Russia, the overwhelming air of change hangs over the characters, forcing them to adapt or be left behind. Under the direction of Patricia Crotty, Florida School of the Arts students will bring the classic musical to life in the Florida School of the Arts Main Stage Theatre located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. Admission is $5. For information, call 386-312-4300 or go to floarts.org.

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.

GALA FUNDRAISING ART AUCTION: The St. Augustine Yacht Club (SAYC) will host its third Gala Fundraising Art Auction starting with a one-hour art preview at 5:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Yacht Club, 442 Ocean Vista Ave. The auction will feature more than 150 custom framed and matted works of art, sports memorabilia and sculptures. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, dessert and coffee and a cash bar will be available. Tickets can be purchased at the St. Augustine Yacht Club. For information, call Diane Scott at 824-0725.

GUIDED BEACH EXPLORATION GUANA SOUTH BEACH: GTM Research Reserve Docents will lead a beach exploration from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Guana South beach location on A1A, South Ponte Vedra Beach. Participants can learn about the animals that call the beach home as well as seashells and other interesting facts. There is a $3 per vehicle parking fee. For information, call 823-4500 or go to gtmnerrbeachexploration.eventbrite.com.

VELO FEST WRIGLEY RIDE: The 4th Annual Wrigley Ride for bicyclists starts at 9 a.m. from Sykes and Cooper Farms in Elkton. Check-in is at 7 a.m. Local music, food and friendship await at the end of the ride. Riders choose 100k, 50k or 25k courses. Registration, including commemorative jersey and Velofest membership is $125 for the 100k and 50k, and $115 for the 25k. Registration only is $55 for the 100k and 50k, and $45 for the 25k. For information, call 509-6895 or go to wrigleyride.org.

NOCATEE FARMERS MARKET: Nocatee Farmers Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every third Saturday at 245 Little River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. The free family-friendly event has more than 80 local vendors selling everything from produce, crafts, jewelry, herbs and unique foods. Free face painting will be available for the little ones, along with a bounce house. For information, go to nocatee.com.

PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE EVENT: Photographers, from beginners to professionals, will compete to take the best photo at three designated locations within Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast. Maps to the featured locations can be obtained from the ranger station or from volunteers in the main parking lot. Each month, park volunteers will select the winning photo, which will then be displayed at the Visitors Information Center kiosk and the park’s gift shop. There is no cost to compete. Park admission is $5 per vehicle or $2 per pedestrian/bicyclist. For information, call 609-247-8146 or go to floridastateparks.org/park/Washington-Oaks.

CASTILLO BY CANDLELIGHT: Visitors can explore 450 years of St. Augustine’s African experience through interpretive vignettes, exhibits and conversations. Visitors will also learn about some of the major historical figures and events that have defined the African experience in St. Augustine while exploring the Castillo de San Marcos, 1 South Castillo Drive, by candlelight. Entrance times will be 6:30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m. Tickets are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets may be reserved in advance at the ticket booth or by phone by calling 829-6506, ext. 232.

GIN 101 & GIN COCKTAILS CLASS: Participants can learn basic bartending techniques while making a classic gin cocktail at 6:15 p.m. at the St. Augustine Distillery, 112 Riberia St. Guests will explore gin’s history, taste different categories of gin and learn how New World Gin is produced. The 90-minute class includes expert instruction, a welcome cocktail, ingredients and light snacks. The cost is $35. For information, call 825-4962 or go to staugustinedistillery.com.

COCKTAILS ON THE SMALL SCREEN: The 8 p.m. workshop at the St. Augustine Distillery, 112 Riberia St., is a ticket to the past, as brought to life on the small screen. Participants will examine the historical context of popular TV shows and enjoy drinks from the early 20th century through the 1950s and 1960s, all while learning the proper techniques behind mixing stirring and shaking like a pro. The 90-minute class includes expert instruction, a welcome cocktail, ingredients and light snacks. The cost is $35. For information, call 825-4962 or go to staugustinedistillery.com.

AL DI MEOLA CONCERT: Acclaimed American jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist/composer Al Di Meola will perform at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Doors open at 7 p.m. A bona fide guitar hero and musical prodigy, Di Meola has three gold albums and more than $6 million in record sales to his credit. Tickets for this seated show are $47 for the first 10 rows and $37 for the remaining rows. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

YOGA RETREAT: The Healing Farm, 2105 Powell Road, will host a one-day yoga retreat. Reservations are required. For information, call 540-0365.

COMMEMORATIVE TRAIL RIDE: In celebration of the 450th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine, the St. Johns County Horse Council is sponsoring five Commemorative Trail Rides. The first ride will take place at 4001 CR 208 and will cover 11 miles between CR 208 and CR 214. The cost for the trail ride is $10 per participant. For information, call Judy Simms at 692-3795 or email [email protected]

LIVE AT THE LARIMER: Sleek returns to the Larimer Arts Center, 216 Reid St., Palatka, for the Arts Council’s Saturday Nite Live at the Larimer. The Concert will start at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for youth students. Coffee and refreshments will be available. For information, call 386-328-8998 or go to artsinputnam.org.

CHRIS BERMAN BOOK SIGNING: Military historian and science fiction author Chris Berman will be at Anastasia Books, 81 King St., from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. signing copies of his new release, “Das Bell,” a novel of suspense, alternate history and the rise of a new Nazi Fourth Reich in the 21st century. Berman will also have copies of his five other books in print as well.

‘VENUS IN FUR’: Before “Fifty Shades of Grey,” there was Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s classic novel, “Venus in Fur.“ In this Tony Award-nominated adaptation, the tables are turned as a young actress tangles with a director increasingly intrigued by her. The City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast, will present its production at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. For information, go to crtpalmcoast.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.

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.

FELIX F. DE CRANO PAINTINGS: The Lightner Museum, 75 King St., will display an exhibition of Felix F. de Crano paintings through March 30. The exhibition features more than 30 local scenes, landscapes and portraits by de Crano, arguably the most sophisticated and versatile artist in Henry Flagler’s colony of St. Augustine painters. The exhibit features never before seen by the public 19th century oil and watercolor paintings. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for active duty military with ID, $5 for college students with ID, $5 for ages 12-18 and free for children under 12 (with adult). For information, call 824-2874 or go to lightnermuseum.org.

Sunday, Feb. 22
‘FIDDLER ON THE ROOF’: Florida School of the Arts will present “Fiddler on the Roof” at 2:30 p.m. Based on “Tevye the Dairyman and His Daughters” and other tales by Sholem Aleichem, the musical tells the story of the poor Jewish dairyman’s struggle to maintain long-held Jewish customs while helping his daughters achieve the happiness they seek. Set in 1905 in a Jewish settlement in Russia, the overwhelming air of change hangs over the characters, forcing them to adapt or be left behind. Under the direction of Patricia Crotty, Florida School of the Arts students will bring the classic musical to life in the Florida School of the Arts Main Stage Theatre located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. Admission is $5. For information, call 386-312-4300 or go to floarts.org.

A NIGHT AT THE ACADEMY AWARDS: Enjoy a night at The Oscars with a live screening of the Academy Awards at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe, 36 Granada St. The event is a red carpet affair (cocktail attire). Guests can dress up as a famous actor or themselves. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $20 and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, a glass of champagne, photo opportunities, Oscar ballot, prizes and a Corazon commemorative wine glass. Additional champagne, wine and beer are available. Reservations are required. For information, call 679-5736.

POETRY READING: A poetry reading to kick-off Women’s History Month will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at City Coffee Company, 1280 N Ponce De Leon Blvd. Women’s History Month traces its beginnings back to the first International Women’s Day in 1911. March is Woman’s History Month, a time when the St. Johns County arts community recognize the countless contributions that woman have made to literature, spoken word and fine arts. Participants can share a poem about “Women Who Inspire” or just soak in the St. Augustine poetry scene. The reading will be held “renga style” with no emcee or sign-up sheet and will end when all presenters have had an opportunity to share. For information, call Chris at 501-0043, go to bodor.org org or find the group on Facebook.

MAGIC! IN CONCERT: Lively pop, reggae and R&B fusion group Magic! will perform at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $22.50 in advance and $25 day of show. For information, call 209-0367 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

MUSIC IN THE BOX: Live acoustic music by some of the area’s best up-and-coming bands and musicians will be on stage at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., the last Sunday of the month. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. and continue through 9 p.m. This month’s entertainment will be music duo The Skinny (Taylor and Pamela Fausset). Admission is $5. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION: The St. Augustine Jazz Society will host a Mardi Gras Celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. at Royal St. Augustine Golf Clubhouse, 301 Royal St. The celebration will feature Dixieland and Jjazz favorites for dancing, costume contests and raffles. For information, call 471-3496.

‘THE POWER OF FORGIVENESS’: As a part of St. Augustine’s officially proclaimed Month of Forgiveness and Compassion, Compassionate St. Augustine will host the award-winning film, “The Power of Forgiveness” at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe, 36 Granada St., from 2 to 4:30 p.m. A discussion will follow. There is no cost to attend, but donations are requested. For information, email Caren Goldman at [email protected]

‘VENUS IN FUR’: Before “Fifty Shades of Grey,” there was Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s classic novel, “Venus in Fur.“ In this Tony Award nominated adaptation, the tables are turned as a young actress tangles with a director increasingly intrigued by her. The City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Suite B207, Palm Coast, will present their production at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students. For information, go to crtpalmcoast.com.

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.

FELIX F. DE CRANO PAINTINGS: The Lightner Museum, 75 King St., will display an exhibition of Felix F. de Crano paintings through March 30. The exhibition features more than 30 local scenes, landscapes and portraits by de Crano, arguably the most sophisticated and versatile artist in Henry Flagler’s colony of St. Augustine painters. The exhibit features never before seen by the public 19th century oil and watercolor paintings. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for active duty military with ID, $5 for college students with ID, $5 for ages 12-18 and free for children under 12 (with adult). For information, call 824-2874 or go to lightnermuseum.org.

Monday, Feb. 23
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.

FELIX F. DE CRANO PAINTINGS: The Lightner Museum, 75 King St., will display an exhibition of Felix F. de Crano paintings through March 30. The exhibition features more than 30 local scenes, landscapes and portraits by de Crano, arguably the most sophisticated and versatile artist in Henry Flagler’s colony of St. Augustine painters. The exhibit features never before seen by the public 19th century oil and watercolor paintings. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for active duty military with ID, $5 for college students with ID, $5 for ages 12-18 and free for children under 12 (with adult). For information, call 824-2874 or go to lightnermuseum.org.

Tuesday, Feb. 24
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.

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.

FELIX F. DE CRANO PAINTINGS: The Lightner Museum, 75 King St., will display an exhibition of Felix F. de Crano paintings through March 30. The exhibition features more than 30 local scenes, landscapes and portraits by de Crano, arguably the most sophisticated and versatile artist in Henry Flagler’s colony of St. Augustine painters. The exhibit features never before seen by the public 19th century oil and watercolor paintings. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for active duty military with ID, $5 for college students with ID, $5 for ages 12-18 and free for children under 12 (with adult). For information, call 824-2874 or go to lightnermuseum.org.

Wednesday, Feb. 25
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.

FELIX F. DE CRANO PAINTINGS: The Lightner Museum, 75 King St., will display an exhibition of Felix F. de Crano paintings through March 30. The exhibition features more than 30 local scenes, landscapes and portraits by de Crano, arguably the most sophisticated and versatile artist in Henry Flagler’s colony of St. Augustine painters. The exhibit features never before seen by the public 19th century oil and watercolor paintings. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for active duty military with ID, $5 for college students with ID, $5 for ages 12-18 and free for children under 12 (with adult). For information, call 824-2874 or go to lightnermuseum.org.

Thursday, Feb. 26
LEO KOTTKE CONCERT: Inventive 12-string acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke will perform at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Doors open at 7 p.m. Kottke, whose influences are drawn from blues, jazz, folk music, has released over 40 albums throughout his musical career and earned two Grammy nominations. Admission is $42 for the first six rows and $32 for all remaining rows. For information, call 209-3067 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

COUPLES IMPROV: Actor, writer and director Scott Abrams will lead a three-week couples-centric workshop that explores the use of improv comedy techniques as a means to heighten communication, celebrate love and laugh together. Classes will meet from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through March 5 in the St. Augustine Youth Theatre Studio, 233 West King St. Tuition is $100 per couple. For information, email [email protected]

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.

FELIX F. DE CRANO PAINTINGS: The Lightner Museum, 75 King St., will display an exhibition of Felix F. de Crano paintings through March 30. The exhibition features more than 30 local scenes, landscapes and portraits by de Crano, arguably the most sophisticated and versatile artist in Henry Flagler’s colony of St. Augustine painters. The exhibit features never before seen by the public 19th century oil and watercolor paintings. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $6 for active duty military with ID, $5 for college students with ID, $5 for ages 12-18 and free for children under 12 (with adult). For information, call 824-2874 or go to lightnermuseum.org.

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