Events calendar for March 27-April 2

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Friday, March 27

Willie Sugarcapps with Seth Walker Concert: Willie Sugarcapps and Seth Walker will perform at 8 p.m. at the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George St., as part of the Sing Out Loud Concert Series. The performers represent a new kind of organic, artisanal music that blends rock, country, blues and the best kind of rock ‘n’ roll. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission, standing-room-only. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

13th annual Lenten Fish & Shrimp Fry: Our Lady of Good Counsel Church will host a Friday Fish & Shrimp Fry during Lent. The event features a choice of fried or baked cod fillets or large shrimp with all the trimmings. Adult meals are $11 and children fare sells for $3. Dine-in or take-out is available. Lunch is available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with dinner served from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the church, 5950 State Road 16.

The Golden Dragon Acrobats Present Cirque Ziva: The Golden Dragon Acrobats will present Cirque Ziva at 8 p.m. at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cirque Ziva is a fast-paced and technically innovative new show featuring a large cast of performers, award-winning acrobatics, spectacular costumes and set designs, and ancient and contemporary music. Tickets are $16 for general admission; $8 for children, veterans and senior citizens. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

‘The Boys Next Door’: Limelight Theatre will present “The Boys Next Door” at 7:30 p.m. on the Matuza Main Stage, 11 Old Mission Ave. The St. Augustine Distillery will provide free samples of gin and vodka before the show and during intermission. Tickets are $25 per person. For reservations, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

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.

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

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, March 28

Chalking Workshop: The St. Augustine Regional Council (StAR) will host a chalking workshop at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. Artists of all genres are invited to participate. This year’s workshop is being led by Lee Jones, Orlando chalk artist. The workshop is free. Participants under 18 must be registered by an adult. For information, go to staugustinechalkwalk.com.

The Old Town Art Show: The Old Town Art Show ~ Spring, will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Francis Field. Admission is free. Parking is available in the Historic Downtown Parking deck. For information, go to oldtownartshow.com.

The Golden Dragon Acrobats Present Cirque Ziva: The Golden Dragon Acrobats will present Cirque Ziva at 8 p.m. at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cirque Ziva is a fast-paced and technically innovative new show featuring a large cast of performers, award-winning acrobatics, spectacular costumes and set designs, and ancient and contemporary music. Tickets are $16 for general admission; $8 for children, veterans and senior citizens. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

2nd Annual Jewish Heritage Music Festival: The Unity Band, with special guest Dr. Stephen Eskin, will perform at 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at First Congregation Sons of Israel, 161 Cordova St. Donations are accepted, and funds raised will go directly toward the restoration of the synagogue. For information, call 829-9532 or email [email protected]

Uptown Saturday Night: Uptown Saturday Night features live music, refreshments, new exhibits and book signings from 5 to 9 p.m. at the galleries, antique stores and unique shops on San Marco Ave., between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. The Mission Nombre de Dios provides free parking.

All Fools Masquerade Bash: The All Fools Masquerade Bash will be start at 6 p.m. at the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George St. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at southernpromotionsevents.com. For information, call 386-405-9189 or email [email protected]

Paella Tasting aboard El Galeon: Join the Spanish crew on board the 17th century El Galeon, docked at 111 Avenida Menendez, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for a special taste of traditional Spanish Paella on board with wine and live music. The Paella is provided by the Tasting Room. The cost is $35 per person and includes two complimentary glasses of wine. For information, go to elgaleon.org.

Home & Art Tour: The Legacy Trust Ponte Vedra Beach Home & Art Tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The self-driving tour features four beautiful homes located in Ponte Vedra Beach. Tickets are $30. Tickets can be purchased by calling 280-0614, ext. 205. All tickets will be held at The Cultural Center for pick-up during regular business hours. Tickets are also available at Mineral City, 240 Florida A1A N #9, Ponte Vedra Beach, and Stellers Gallery, 240 A1A N #13, Ponte Vedra Beach. Home tour tickets will include admission to tour “Fantasy Farm,” a haven for exotic animals and habitat for endangered species. For information, call Dee at 280-0614, ext. 205.

Beach Clean-Up at Anastasia State Park: Anastasia State Park, 300 Anastasia Road, will hold a beach clean-up from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Trash bags and a limited supply of pickers will be provided. Pre-registration is encouraged. Regular park entry fees apply at $4 for single-occupant vehicles, $8 for a vehicle with 2-8 occupants or $2 per bicyclist. For information, call Brittany McDermott at 461-2035 or email [email protected]

‘The Boys Next Door’: Limelight Theatre will present “The Boys Next Door” at 7:30 p.m. on the Matuza Main Stage, 11 Old Mission Ave. For reservations, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

Living History Day: Local Girl Scouts will participate in the 6th Annual Living History Day from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum, 20 Aviles St. The scouts will portray the lives of the brave women who operated, worked or visited the site during the early years of Florida’s statehood and tourism industry. Admission for adults is $7; children, students, seniors and military is $5, and the family rate is $15. Admission is free for St. Johns County residents. For information, call 829-3575, email [email protected] or go to ximenezfatiohouse.org.

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, March 29

The Old Town Art Show: The Old Town Art Show ~ Spring, will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Francis Field. Admission is free. Parking is available in the Historic Downtown Parking deck. For information, go to oldtownartshow.com.

‘Dog Day Afternoon’: The 7th Annual “Dog Day Afternoon” will be from noon to 4 p.m. at Plantation Park, 875 Davis Pond Blvd.,
Julington Creek Plantation. The fundraising event will host dogs and their owners for an afternoon of furry, family fun to benefit Ayla’s Acres, a no-kill animal rescue in St. Johns County. Canine activities include an obstacle course, dog baths, “pet-i-cures” (nail trims), pet adoptions, photographs and special demonstrations as well as low-cost micro chipping provided by Julington Creek Animal Hospital. For information, go to aylasacres.org.

Jig to a Milestone Concert: Music in the Box features 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. Celtic folk duo Jig to a Milestone will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $5. Refreshments will be available for purchase. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

Blues Traveler Concert: Blues Traveler will perform at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Doors open at 7 p.m. The band has released a total of 11 studio albums, four of which have gone gold, three platinum and one six-times platinum. Tickets for the standing-room-only show are $39.50. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

Spring Fling: The St. Augustine Jazz Society will host its Spring Fling fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Royal St. Augustine Country Club Clubhouse, 301 Royal St. Augustine Road. Rusty Springfield will headline the event. He has been playing the bass for more than 30 years and has performed with jazz greats such as Charlie Byrd, B.B. King, Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie. The event will also feature a Spring Bonnet Contest, a Spring Fling Egg Hunt and a Bunny Hunt. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. For information, call 471-3496.

‘The Boys Next Door’: Limelight Theatre will present “The Boys Next Door” at 2 p.m. on the Matuza Main Stage, 11 Old Mission Ave. For reservations, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

St. Augustine Speaks Poetry Reading: A poetry reading kicking off National Poetry Month will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at City Coffee Company, 1280 N Ponce De Leon Blvd. The community is invited to share a poem 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, find the group on Facebook or go to bodor.org.

Marineland Ecological Kayak Tour: Paddle through winding tidal creeks and find peace in nature while learning about the diverse environment from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Marineland Marina, 101 Tolstoy Lane. An experienced guide will provide a great introduction to this National Estuarine Research Reserve. Admission is $55 for adults and $45 for children ages 15 and under. For information, call 347-1565 or go to rippleeffectecotours.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.

Reggae Sundays: I Vibes 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.

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.

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, March 30

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, March 31

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 1

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 2

Calling All Mystery Writers: Murder Ink, a new mystery-suspense writers group, will meet at 5:30 p.m. the first Thursday of every month at the Southeast Branch of the St. Johns County Public Library, U.S. 1 and State Road 206. For information, call 794-0574.

Jacket: A Juried Video Art Showcase: A screening of videos by a national and international array of artists will be held at 7 p.m. at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum. The videos will be shown in two parts, with a short intermission. The works are co-curated by alum Kevin Mahoney, professor of Art Patrick Moser and CEAM director Julie Dickover, The works included in Jacket expose the commonalities as well as disparate ideas and methods found within contemporary video practice around the world. 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 Julie Dickover at 826-8530, email [email protected] or go to flagler.edu/crispellert.

Laughs All Around: Steve Solomon will bring his particular brand of hilarious comedy to the Flagler Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. with his newest show “Cannoli, Latkes & Guilt.” The show draws on Solomon’s upbringing in a multi-ethnic Brooklyn neighborhood under the watchful eyes of his Italian mother and Jewish father. To purchases tickets, call the box office at (386) 437-7547.

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.