Events calendar for May 15-21

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Friday, May 15

The Glad Melody Gang: The Glad Melody Gang will perform a repertoire of medieval and Renaissance songs and dances on Old World instruments at noon at Memorial Presbyterian Church, 32 Sevilla St. Admission is free. For information, go to romanzafestivale.com.

Great Chefs of St. Augustine: The Treasury on the Plaza, 24 Cathedral Place, will host a culinary competition of 11 of St. Augustine’s top restaurants serving the finest cocktails, entrees and desserts plus hors d’ oeuvres provided by Hilton on the Bayfront. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. The competition will feature the Island Team vs. the Mainland Team. Tickets are $150. For information, call 389-3622 or go to jacksonvillemag.com/category/events.

Juried Flagler Alumni Art Exhibition at Crisp Ellert Art Museum: Several Flagler College alums will be showcasing their work, encompassing painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video, performance and installation at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, 48 Sevilla St. The works in the exhibition will reflect the ever-changing and forward-thinking nature of Flagler College’s fine art curriculum over the past 30 years. The exhibition will open with a reception from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibit will be on display through June 19. The museum’s summer hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The museum will be closed on May 25 for Memorial Day. For information, call 826-8530 or go to flagler.edu/crispellert.

A Little Night Music with Mama Blue and Rob Vine: Mama Blue, the sultry sister of soul, and keyboard artist Rob Vine will perform a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gazebo in St. Augustine’s historic Plaza de la Constitucion. For information, go to romanzafestivale.com

John Fogerty Concert: Legendary rock ‘n’ roll artist John Fogerty will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. Tickets range from $49.50 to $99.50. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

St. Augustine Orchestra Concert: The St. Augustine Orchestra, under the direction of William McNeiland, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St. Tickets are $20 for adults, $5 for students with ID, and free to children 12 and under. Tickets are available online or at the door on performance night. For information, call 655-7944 or go to staugustineorchestra.org.

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. No experience is necessary. For information, call Haqqiqa Lynn McRee at 352-870-8558.

Guided Scenic Waverunner Tours: Raging Water Sports — located 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 including the historic downtown area. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.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. 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, May 16

Nocatee Farmer’s Market: The Nocatee Farmer’s Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Nocatee, 245 Little River Road, Ponte Vedra, every third Saturday. The free family-friendly event features 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.

Florida Orienteering Festival: The Florida Agricultural Museum, 7900 Old Kings Road N, Palm Coast, will present a fascinating course on how to navigate through the Florida wilderness from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The course is open to all ages and levels of experience. The trail-hiking program is a light competition with different skill-level trails. Instructors will be on-site to explain how the game works. There are three orienteering courses from one to three miles in length and participants must finish within two hours of their start time (3 p.m. is the deadline for completion). Admission is $2 per person, plus $4 per map. Compasses are available for rent. For information, call 386-446-7630 or go to MyAgMuseum.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; $2 per pedestrian/bicyclist. For information, call 609-247-8146 or go to floridastateparks.org/park/Washington-Oaks.

Romanza Chamber Music Series: The St. Augustine Youth Orchestra and Bartram Trail Honor Chorus will perform at noon at Memorial Presbyterian Church, 32 Sevilla St. as part of the Romanza Festivale’s Chamber Music Series. The event features two of the area’s outstanding youth performance groups entertaining as an ensemble. Featured works include Celtic and Spanish-inspired choral music, traditional spirituals, art songs and works by Stroope, Whitacre and Brunner. For information, go to romanzafestivale.com.

Dine on the Wild Side: The Humane Association of Wildlife Care and Education (HAWKE) will host its annual Wildlife Benefit: Dine on the Wild Side from 5 to 9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, 999 Anastasia Blvd. The event features dinner prepared by Stalvey’s, Gypsy Cab and Black Molly Grill along with live music and an update on HAWKE’s latest work. Tickets are $50 for adults; $30 for children ages 5-11; free for 4 and under. Tickets include a full-day pass to the Alligator Farm. Tickets are available in advance from HAWKE’s website or at the Alligator Farm, Music Matter and St. Johns Vet Pet Store. For information, go to hawkewildlife.org.

Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour: The Tolomato Cemetery, 16 Cordova St., will be open for tours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Tolomato is the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials starting during the First Spanish Period (1565-1763). Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. For information, go to tolomatocemetery.com.

‘The Ballet of Peter Pan’: The St. Augustine Ballet presents “The Ballet of Peter Pan” featuring swashbuckling pirates, beautiful fairies and mermaids, a ticking crocodile (courtesy of the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park) and, of course, Peter Pan and Wendy. In addition to Cuban-trained, world-class dancers Margit and Daet Rodriguez, the production features 40 local dancers for twelve area schools, flying sequences by Hall Associates Flying Effects, professional tap dancers Noise Complaint and St. Augustine’s pirate magician Captain Mayhem. Performance times are 2:30 and 7 p.m. at the Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St. Tickets are $25 each with reserved seating. For information, call 855-222-2849 or go to saintaugustineballet.com.

Old Crow Medicine Show and The Devil Makes Three Concert: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South, will welcome Old Crow Medicine Show and The Devil Makes Three at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $39.75 for general admission standing-room-only pit; $39.75 for 100 level; $29.75 for 200 level; and $19.75 for 300 level. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.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.

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

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.

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. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.

Sunday, May 17

Children’s Arts Festival: Under the guidance of members of the local arts community, children will engage in art projects, dance, sing, try out a variety of musical instruments, play historical games and listen to storytelling. The free event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. For information, go to fosaa.org.

Romanza Dance Kaleidoscope: The Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., will host Romanza Kaleidoscope of Dance, a fun eclectic sampling of the art of dance as practiced in the St. Augustine region at 2:30 p.m. Performers include highly professional dancers of Noise Complaint Live and professional ballroom dancers to skilled, talented students engaged in preparation of future professionals. General admission tickets are $15; students with ID are $5; kids under 12 are free. For information, go to romanzafestivale.com.

Jubilee — 450 Years of Song: The St. Augustine Community Chorus, directed by Michael Sanflippo, will take a musical journey through the centuries from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Memorial Presbyterian Church, 32 Sevilla St. The concert begins in 16th century Spain with Tomas Luis de Victoria’s beautiful O Vos Omnes and continues through the 21st century with Rutter’s Mass of the Children. Tickets are $20. For information, go to staugustinecommunitychorus.org.

Florida Chamber Music Concert Presents ‘Shostakovich & Mendelsshn’: The Florida Chamber Music Project will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s “String Quartet No.8” and Felix Mendelsshohn’s “String Quartet Opus 44 No.1” at 3 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. Tickets are $25. Doors open at 2 p.m.. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

Jazz Vespers at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church: The annual Jazz Vespers service include prayers and readings plus inspiring, uplifting music by some of St. Augustine’s premier jazz musicians.  The service takes place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in St. Cyprian’s Church, 37 Lovett St. The service is followed by a wine and cheese social next door in the Mission House. Admission is free. For information, go to stcypriansepiscopalchurch.org.

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.

Reggae Sundays: De Lions of Jah 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.

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. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for youths. For information, call 824-1606 or go to elgaleon.org.

Monday, May 18

Coin Club Meeting: The next meeting of the Ancient City Coin Club will begin at 7 p.m. at Denny’s Restaurant, 2455 State Road 16. In May and June, Ray Herz will present a program on “The Coinage Act of 1965 & 50 Years of Changes to U.S. Coins.” There will also be news on the Greater Jacksonville Coin & Currency Show being held May 29-31 at the Morocco Shrine Temple on St. Johns Bluff Road in Jacksonville. Guests are invited to come early for dinner and social time, and stay for prizes and auction afterwards.

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.

Paint Nite: Mardi Gras Sports Bar will host “Paint Nite” from 7 to 9 p.m. Artists will guide participants through each painting. Supplies will be provided. To register, go to paintnite.com and use coupon code: MARDIGRAS20 for discounted tickets.

Tuesday, May 19

Guided Scenic Waverunner Tours: Raging Water Sports — located 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 including the historic downtown area. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.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.

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: Every Tuesday Mardi Gras Sports Bar hosts “Trivia Night” from 7:30-9:30, with Live Trivia hosted by Trivia Nation. The top 3 teams will be awarded prizes. Following Live Trivia will be another team game called “Opinion Nation”, the newest game from Buzztime, which has a format similar to “Family Fued”. www.mardibar.com

Wednesday, May 20

Music by the Sea: Music by the Sea is back with a lineup of 23 local bands paired with food from area restaurants. This week’s event features music by Sam Rodriguez Project and food by Raintree. Frozen desserts will be available from Sister Shack Italian Ice. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. at Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. Guests are invited to bring coolers and beach chairs. For information, go to thecivicassociation.org.

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, and Gypsy Cab food available for purchase. For information, go to oe-2-kb.com.

Guided Scenic Waverunner Tours: Raging Water Sports — located 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 including the historic downtown area. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.com.

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.

Cornhole Tournament: Burger Buckets, 3 Cordova St., will host a Cornhole Tournament each Wednesday from 7 p.m. to close. Entry fee is $10 per team. There will be prizes for first and second place winners. Beer and appetizer specials will also be available. To register, call Matt Winstead at 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, May 21

Steve Earle Concert: The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, will welcome venerable roots rocker Steve Earle and his band The Dukes with special guest The Matersons at 8 p.m. Doors open 7 p.m. Tickets are $59.50 for the first 10 rows and $49.50 for all remaining rows. For information, call 209-3758 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

Guided Scenic Waverunner Tours: Raging Water Sports — located 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 including the historic downtown area. For information, call 829-5001 or go to ragingwatersports.com.

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 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.

Karaoke Party: Mardi Gras Sports Bar will host a “Karaoke Party” with DJ Robbie St. John starting at 8 p.m. All singers will receive a raffle ticket after their performance for a chance to get into the “Money Blowing Cash Machine” for 60 seconds to grab flying cash.