Weekly Events Roundup – October 10 – October 16

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Friday, Oct. 10

RV Show: The second annual St. Johns County Fall RV Show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 State Road 207 in Elkton. A variety of recreational vehicles and accessories will be showcased. For information, call 813-741-0488 or go to frvta.org.

Kayaking: Ripple Effect Ecotours offers a unique kayaking experience with Mother Nature’s Nursery. The cost is $55 for adults and $45 for ages 15 and younger. Kayking begins at 11 a.m. at Faver-Dykes State Park, 1000 Faver-Dykes Road. For information, call 347-1565.

Plant Sale and Hunt: Native Gardens Nursery, 1660 County Road 13A in Elkton, will host a plant sale and scavenger hunt from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 692-3927 or go to nativeplantconsulting.com.

Amateur golf: The 11th annual St. Augustine Amateur will be at the St. Johns Golf Course, 4900 Cypress Links Blvd. The event features competitive golfers from the U.S. and international players. Admission is free. Food and beverage are available. For information, go to staugustineamateur.com.

Raleigh Ringers: The Raleigh Ringers will present an evening of advanced hand bell music at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 156 Park Drive in Palm Coast. For information, call 386-445-4757.

Greek Festival: The 17th annual Greek Festival will combine delicious Greek food, colorfully costumed dancers, mouthwatering gyros and a festive atmosphere. The fun starts today from 4 to 10 p.m. at Francis Field, 29 Castillo Drive. For information, call 829-0504 or go to stauggreekfest.com.

Farmers Market at World Golf Village : World Golf Village Associates hosts the farmers market along the Walk of Champions featuring fresh produce and other items from North Florida vendors. The market will be from 3 to 7 p.m. at One World Golf Place. For information, call 940-4123 or go to worldgolfhalloffame.org.

Lost Ships Archaeology Tour: The St. Augustine Lighthouse, 81 Lighthouse Ave., and the museum’s underwater archaeology team will present an archaeology program at 3 p.m. The event includes a 90-minute presentation featuring cannons, muskets, pistols and more from a 1782 Loyalist vessel found just off St. Augustine’s coast. Tickets are $19.95. For information, call 829-0745 or go to staugustinelighthouse.org.

Civil War Re-Enactment: Florida Agricultural Museum, 7900 Old Kings Road North, will present a living history look at Florida during the Civil War. Authentic camps for 1864 cavalry, artillery and infantry troops will be open to the public 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Regular admission is $6. Speical rates apply for groups and children. For information, call 386-446-7630 or go to MyAgMuseum.com.

Sykes and Cooper Farms Corn Maze: The award-winning nine-acre maze at Sykes-Cooper Farm on State Road 207, Elkton, features a nine-acre corn maze, hayrides, a playground and farm animals. The maze is open through Oct. 26. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. General admission is $9, seniors and active military $7, children 2 and younger admitted free. For information, go to sycofarms.com.

Ladies night: Mardi Gras Sports Bar will host Ladies Night at 9:30 p.m. with DJ Robbie St. John playing requests. For information, call 823-8806 or go to mardibar.com.

Saturday, Oct. 11

Old City Farmers Market: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 State Road A1A South, will host the Old City Farmers Market. The market includes locally grown fresh produce, baked goods and plants from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Saturday. Admission is free. For information, call 471-3733.

Trail Hike: The GTM Research Reserve hosts a trail walk from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The hike is 1.5 miles that the entire family will enjoy. Meet at the GTM Research Reserve’s Trailhead Pavilion located west of the Guana Dam. Wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes. Parking is $3. For information, call 823-4500 or go to gtmnerr2ndtrailhike.eventbrite.com.

Herb FESTIVAL: The Friends of Washington Oaks, 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast, will sponsor the 12th annual Herbs in the Garden from 9 a.m. to noon. Herbs, baked goods and other items will be available for purchase. For information, call 386-446-6783.

ARTober Fest: ARTober Fest will feature food, live entertainment, a car show and a kid’s zone. The festival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Palatka. For information, call 386-546-5545 or email [email protected]

Plant Sale and Hunt: The Native Gardens Nursery, 1660 County Road 13A South in Elkton, will host a plant sale and scavenger hunt from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 692-3927 or go to nativeplantconsulting.com.

Master Gardeners: The St. Johns County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer lawn and garden questions at the Bartram Trail Library, 60 Davis Pond Road. The clinic is 10 a.m. to noon. For information, call 827-6960.

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

Shop Pink Women’s Health Fair: The St. Augustine Outlets, 500 Outlet Mall Blvd., will host a health screening event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to health screenings, the fair will provide information on healthy living and giveaways For information, call 825-1052 or go to StAugOutlets.com.

RV Show: The second annual St. Johns County Fall RV Show will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 State Road 207 in Elkton. For information, call 813-741-0488 or go to frvta.org.

Autumn Festival: The Azalea City Cruisers presents Autumn Fest from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Arts Council of Greater Palatka will provide the music for this year’s festival. Performances and the festival will be at the amphitheater, 210 St. Johns Ave. Music begins at 10 a.m. and lasts until 5 p.m. For information, call 386-328-8998 or go to artsinputnam.org.

Greek Festival: The 17th annual Greek Festival will combine delicious Greek food, colorfully costumed dancers, mouthwatering gyros and a festive atmosphere. The fun starts today from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Francis Field, 29 Castillo Drive. For information, call 829-0504 or go to stauggreekfest.com.

Creekside Festival Kayak Adventure: Kayak the Pellicer Flats and Princess Preserve while listening to live bluegrass music from the Creekside Festival. Provided by Ripple Effect Ecotours, the special tour departs at 11 a.m. from the Marineland Marina and ends at 2 p.m. The cost is $45. Open to kayakers age 10 and up only. Admission to Marineland is included. For information, call 347-1565 or go to rippleeffectecotours.com.

CROCtoberfest: The St. Augustine Alligator Farm will host CROCtoberfest with German specialties including bratwurst, sauerkraut, German chocolate cake, potato salad and Sam Adams Octoberfest beer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $21.95 for adults and $10.95 for children ages 3-11. For information, call 824-3337 or go to alligatorfarm.com.

‘The Addams Family:’ The weird and wonderful family comes to life at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. The show starts at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $25. The show runs through Oct. 19. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

Victorian Halloween at Villa Zorayda:
Experience Halloween from the Victorian Age at the Villa Zorayda Museum, 83 King St. Built in 1883, the Villa features period decorations from the late 1800s to early 1900s. Plus, see the ghost of Franklin Smith, the architect and owner of the Villa. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $10 adults; $4 children ages 7-12; free age 6 and under. For information, call 829-9887 or go to villazorayda.com.

Earth, Wind & Fire: One of the most famous groups, Earth, Wind & Fire, will perform at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C State Road A1A South, at 7 p.m. The group has received 20 Grammy nominations and two wins. Tickets start at $49.50. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

Rob Steen: Comedians Rob Steen and Andre Holloway will perform at 8:30 p.m. at the Gypsy Comedy Club, 830 Anastasia Blvd. Steen has appeared on “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Tickets are $20. For information, go to thegypsycomedyclub.com.

Sunday, Oct. 12

Florida Chamber Music Concert: The Florida Chamber Music Project opens its second season with performances of Piotr Szewczyk’s “To The Shore;” George Gershwin’s “Lullaby for String Quartet;” and Ludwig van Beethoven’s “String Quartet Opus 59, No.2.” Tickets are $25. Doors open at 2 p.m., concert starts at 3 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 State Road A1A North. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

RV Show: The second annual St. Johns County Fall RV Show will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 Florida 207 in Elkton. A variety of recreational vehicles and accessories will be showcased. For information, call 813-741-0488 or go to frvta.org.

Petanque Tournament: The local petanque club will host the SouthEast Regional FPUSA Men’s and Women’s Singles Championship at the Lighthouse Park from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free to the public. For information, call 537-1999 or email [email protected]

Greek Festival: The 17th annual Greek Festival will combine delicious Greek food, colorfully costumed dancers, mouthwatering gyros and a festive atmosphere. The fun starts today from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Francis Field, 29 Castillo Drive. For information, call 829-0504 or go to stauggreekfest.com.

‘The Addams Family:’ The weird and wonderful family comes to life at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. Tickets start at $25. The show runs through Oct. 19. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

Singing Master Class: A three-week course with Regina Torres will give students a basic understanding of how the voice is produced and works through song. Classes are from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. For information, call 825-1164 or email [email protected]

Record Fair: The Fall 2014 St. Augustine Record Fair is from noon to 6 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C State Road A1A South. The event features more than a dozen music dealers. There will be a “Live from The Backroom at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre” performance. For information, call 209-0367 or to go staugamphitheatre.com.

Spirit Breath: Move and dance to the rhythms of life from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Studio, 370 A1A Beach Blvd. Warm up and dance from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Sunday for $5. For information, call 471-1585 or 352-318-0203.

Monday, Oct. 13

Watercolor Workshop: Internationally known watercolor artist and instructor, Steve Rogers, will host a watercolor workshop for beginners and intermediates from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information, call 466-8817 or go to watercolorsbyrogers.com.

Meet & Greet: There will be a meet and greet with The Tale Tellers from 6 to 8 p.m. at City Coffee Company, 1280 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. For information, call 471-0179 or 386-446-4909.

Kayak Marineland Sunset: Ripple Effect Ecotours, 101 Tolstoy Lane, will host a sunset tour. No kayaking experience is necessary. Admission is $55 per person and the tour begins at 5:30 p.m. For information, call 347-1565 or go to rippleeffectecotours.com.

Reading Contest: All sixth- to 12th-graders are invited to compete in a month-long Teen Zombie Reading Contest. To participate, go to the Reference Desk of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, 101 Library Blvd., and pick up bookmark reviews. For information, call 827-6950.

Tuesday, Oct. 14

Salt Air Farmers Market: Marineland Marina will host a farmers market from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. An array of produce, seafood, sauces, jams and cheese will be available. For information, go to saltairfarmersmarket.com.

Yoga Class: Yoga instructor Sharon Sprenger will guide students through various techniques to help tone and relax the body at the Hastings Branch Library, 6195 S. Main St. Students are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. Yoga begins at 11 a.m. For information, call 827-6970.

Jazz Concert: The Doug Matthews Jazz trio with Ricky Ravelo and Rick Kirkland will perform at the Ponte Vedra Library, 101 Library Blvd. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. For information, call 677-4949.

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

Skeletons: Try to find all 15 skeletons hidden in St. Augustine by Ripley’s attractions and other businesses in the area during the Great St. Augustine Skeleton Scavenger Hunt. Through Oct. 31, people will be challenged to find 15 skeletons throughout the city. For information, email [email protected]

Wednesday, Oct. 15

Wednesday Market: The 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.

Flavors of Florida: Chefs on Florida’s Historic Coast will add zest to the region during the 5th Annual Flavors of Florida’s Historic Coast month-long dining event. Participating restaurants will offer affordably-priced dining choices or a prix fixe (fixed price) menu. For information, go to HistoricCoastFlavors.com.

Thursday, Oct. 16

Plant Class: Landscaping with native plants will be the topic of a class from 2 to 4 p.m. at the St. Johns County Windstorm Training Center, 3111 Agricultural Center Drive. For information, call 692-3927 or go to nativeplantconsulting.com.

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

Frank Gaspar: Widely accomplished poet and fiction writer, Frank Gaspar, will bring his singular brand of observation and artistry to Flagler College as a part of Writers-in-Residence program. The program begins at 7 p.m. in the Flagler Room in Ponce Hall, 74 King St.

Ditigal Librarian: Do you have an e-reader, tablet, or other digital device you aren’t sure how to use? All of your questions can be answered from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in a 30-minute, one-on-one session with the Reference Team at the Bartram Trail Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd. Sessions are by appointment. For information, call 827-6960.

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