Events calendar for March 6-12

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Friday, March 6
‘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. Opening night includes a complimentary champagne toast preshow, and a meet-the-cast party following the show. Tickets are $25 per person. For reservations, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

34TH ST. AUGUSTINE LIONS SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: The St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. at Francis Field, 25 W. Castillo Drive. The festival features delicious seafood, affordable arts & crafts, a kids’ zone, Spanish Landing and Pirate Village and live music. Friday night features jazz with Nat King Cole’s niece Linda Cole and the Bill Doyle Quartet. Admission $3 for adults and children 12 and under are free. No pets allowed. For information, call 829-1753 or go to lionsfestival.com.

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK: From 5 to 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, the Art Galleries of St. Augustine feature new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries. The event is held rain or shine inside the member galleries and 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, call 832-779-2781 or go to artgalleriesofstaugustine.org.

ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION’S CUTTING EDGE EXHIBITION: The St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., will host a gallery opening for its Cutting Edge Exhibition from 5 to 9 p.m. The show runs through March 29 and explores and pushes the boundaries of ideas and materials. 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.

LADNIER-KENDRICK EXHIBITION OPENING: The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, 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.

MEET THE TREASURE HUNTERS: The St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum, 12 S. Castillo Drive, will host Mark Anthony, a treasure diver and collector known worldwide and founder of St. Augustine’s ‘Treasures by Mark Anthony’ from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is free. For information, call 877-467-5863 or go to thepiratemuseum.com.

AUTHOR NANCY PELLICER DYER BOOK SIGNINGS: Author Nancy Pellicer Dyer will visit St. Augustine to sign copies of her novels “The Minorcan Quarter” and “The Minorcan Yoke.” She will be at Anastasia Books, 81 King St., from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St., from 5 to 8 p.m. Admission is free to all events. For information, call 804-789-1125 or go to nancypellicerdyer.com.

SEARLE’S SACK OF ST. AUGUSTINE: An authentic re-enactment of Captain Robert Searle’s 1668 attack on St. Augustine will take place at 4:30 p.m. A call to arms will be issued on Cathedral Place, and Spanish soldiers will march to the City Gate and demonstrate their weapons. At the conclusion, Searle’s Buccaneers will march over and ‘raid’ the Lion’s Seafood Festival. For information, call 534-6168 or go to searlesbucs.com.

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.

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. 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 7
‘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.

SEARLE’S SACK OF ST. AUGUSTINE: An authentic re-enactment of Captain Robert Searle’s 1668 attack on St. Augustine will take place at the Raiders’ encampment at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, 11 Magnolia Ave. The encampment will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature drills, demonstrations and living history interpretations. At 4:30 p.m., Searle’s men will attack the city’s Spanish soldiers and colonial citizens at the Plaza and pursue them to the City Gate where the skirmish continues at Orange and Cordova streets. For information, call 534-6168 or go to searlesbucs.com.

238TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE MENORCANS: The Menorcan Cultural Society will celebrate the 238th anniversary of the Menorcans’ arrival in St. Augustine from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Llambias House, 32 St. Francis St. Admission is free. For information, call 826-3388.

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 Fort Matanzas, 8635 State Road A1A, approximately 15 miles south of St. Augustine. Admission is free including the ferry ride to and from Rattlesnake Island. For information, call 471-0116 or go to nps.gov/foma.

VILANO BEACH SUNSET CELEBRATION: A celebration of a spectacular sunset across the bay featuring dozens of market vendors, live music, local arts and crafts and more at the Vilano Pier on the Intracoastal Waterway, 260 Vilano Road. Activities are from 3 p.m. until dusk. Admission is free. For information, call 540-0402 or go to vilanobeachfl.com.

NIGHT FEST AT THE ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE & MUSEUM: The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, 81 Lighthouse Ave., will celebrate 141 years of light at the annual Night Fest. Admission to the lighthouse is free from 4 to 9 p.m. For information, call 829-0745 or go to staugustinelighthouse.org.

GUIDED CULTURAL HIKE: A guided cultural hike will be held at 8:30 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. The event focuses on the Guana Peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history. The 1.5-mile guided walking tour departs from the Trailhead Pavilion located just west of the Guana Dam, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. Admission is free, but there is a $3 parking fee. For information, call 823-4500 or go to gtmnerr.org.

ST. ANASTASIA ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW: The 21st Annual Arts & Crafts Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Center of St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 5205 Weff Road. Admission and parking is free.

HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE: The St. Johns County Horse Council will host the second Horseback Trail Ride of the 450th Commemorative Trail Rides at Nocatee Trail at Davis Park. The cost is $10 per ride for members. Riders go out between 10 a.m. and noon. For information, call Judy Simms at 692-3795 or email [email protected]

CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library will host a one-day book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring an array of children’s non-fiction books aimed at ages 6 to 11. Prices are 50 cents a book. For information, go to sjcpls.org.

MOSCOW CITY BALLET: The Moscow City Ballet brings “Don Quixote,” the most Spanish of all ballets, to the oldest city to celebrate the 450th anniversary of its founding. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. at Flagler College’s Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St. Tickets are $40. For information, call 797-2800 or go to emmaconcerts.com.

34TH ST. AUGUSTINE LIONS SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: The St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Francis Field, 25 W. Castillo Drive. The festival features delicious seafood, affordable arts & crafts, a kids’ zone, Spanish Landing and Pirate Village and live music. Admission is $3 for adults, and children 12 and under are free. No pets allowed. For information, call 829-1753 or go to lionsfestival.com.

AUTHOR NANCY PELLICER DYER BOOK SIGNINGS: Author Nancy Pellicer Dyer will visit St. Augustine to sign copies of her novels “The Minorcan Quarter” and “The Minorcan Yoke.” She will be at at Llambias House, 31 St. Francis St., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free to all events. For information, call 804-789-1125 or go to nancypellicerdyer.com.

FARMERS MARKET: The First Coast Technical College Farmers Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring a variety of vendors. “Their Lives Our Voices Pet Rescue” will be holding a pet adoption at the market. For information, call Melissa Revels, Community Enrichment Coordinator, at 547-3353.

AN EVENING WITH DUFFY BISHOP: Spend an evening with the Northwest Queen of the Blues — Duffy Bishop — at 8:30 p.m. at Tempo, 16 Cathedral Place. For information, go to duffybishop.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.

AZALEA DAYS: Ravine Gardens State Park, 1600 Twigg St., Palatka, will host the 19th annual Azalea Days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors can see nature’s colorful display up-close by taking a ranger-narrated wagon tour around the park’s 1.8 mile loop through thousands of blooming azaleas. For information, go to floridastateparks.org.

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 8
‘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.

34TH ST. AUGUSTINE LIONS SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: The St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Francis Field, 25 W. Castillo Drive. The festival features delicious seafood, affordable arts & crafts, a kids’ zone, Spanish Landing and Pirate Village and live music. Admission $3 for adults and children 12 and under are free. No pets allowed. For information, call 829-1753 or go to lionsfestival.com.

REGGAE SUNDAYS: Piu Piu 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.

A RIDE FOR THE WILD SIDE: A charity bike ride will be held in Florida’s state parks from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Anastasia, Fort Mose Historic, Washington Oaks Gardens, Bulow Creek, Tomoka, North Peninsula, and De Leon Springs State Parks are hosting. There will be no set route, and bikers can go to as many parks as they like (minimum of 5). All rides will end at Anastasia State Park, 300 Anastasia Park Road, by 3 p.m. Anastasia will host a party from 1 to 5 p.m. with food provided by Island Beach Grill and live music performed by Second Chance. To register online, go to eventbrite.com/e/a-ride-for-the-wild-side-tickets-15222776735 or at any of the parks from 8 to 11 a.m. Registration is $20 and includes one tally sheet, park entrance, food and chance drawing ticket. There is a $10 fee for one additional poker hand. For information, call 461-2033 or go to arideforthewildside.com.

‘HAYDN & RAVEL’: The Florida Chamber Music Project will perform Joseph Haydn’s “String Quartet Opus 76, No. 2” and Maurice Ravel’s “String Quartet in F Major” at 3 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Tickets are $25. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS: Southern Culture on the Skids will perform during the Sing Out Loud series at 8 p.m. at the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George St. The concert features a raucous, good-natured, good-time band that performs a unique hybrid of Americana, surf, R&B, rockabilly and swamp pop. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are for $20 general admission standing-room-only. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

BOOK SIGNING: Local author and artist Rosamond Parrish will be on hand to sign copies of her book, “Lincolnville: A Sketchbook Journal” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Visitor Information Center, 10 W. Castillo Dr. For information, call Ruth Snider at 825-1016.

AZALEA DAYS: Ravine Gardens State Park, 1600 Twigg St., Palatka, will host the 19th annual Azalea Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring a guided wagon tour, arts and crafts and plants. Visitors can see nature’s colorful display up-close by taking a ranger-narrated wagon tour around the park’s 1.8 mile loop through thousands of blooming azaleas, while listening to the unique history of the park. For information, go to floridastateparks.org.

ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN HOUSE: The St. Augustine Beach Community Garden Open House and Fundraiser will take place from 1 to 5 p.m. at Ron Parker Memorial Park (next to the dog park) in St. Augustine Beach. For information, call 461-3541 or go to sabgarden.org.

LOWELL BERGMAN AT FLAGLER COLLEGE: As part of Flagler College’s annual Communications Week, “60 Minutes” producer and award-winning journalist Lowell Bergman will speak on his experiences in investigative journalism at 7:30 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St. Admission is free. For information, call 826-8582, ext. 582.

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.

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 9
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 10
COMEDY NIGHT: Comedy Night at The Corazon will be held at 8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. The event is hosted by Marc Stone. Seating is limited. For information, go to corazoncinemaandcafe.com.

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, March 11

MARITIME HERITAGE FOUNDATION “GATHERING”: The St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation “Gathering” will be held at 6 p.m. at the St. Augustine Yacht Club, 442 Ocean Vista Ave. Local sailor and author of “Accidental Sailor Girl,” Kourtney Patterson, will be the guest speaker. Doors open at 5 p.m. For information, call 599-3800 or go to [email protected]

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, March 12
‘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.

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.