Weekly Events Roundup – October 2 – October 9

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Friday, Oct. 3

Fall Kick Off: Ocean Art Gallery, 200 South Oceanshore Blvd., is kicking off its fall season with Stewart Maxcy’s “An Aquatic Adventure.” Maxcy will welcome guests from 6 to 9 p.m. while finishing a painting. Maxcy will also be available for guests Saturday and Sunday by appointment. For information, call (386) 693-4882 or go to flagleroceanartgallery.com.

Hidden Lightner: Photographer Theresa Segal will have works on exhibit at the Lightner, 75 King St., through Jan. 2. The exhibit’s opening reception will be 5:30 to 9 p.m. For information, call 824-2874 or go to lightnermuseum.org.

Hall & OatEs: Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. for the return on Hall & Oates at the St. Augustine Amphitheater, 1340C State Road A1A South. The performance is at 8 p.m. Dec. 6. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

Opening Reception: Works by the Northeast Florida Chapter of the Society of Mixed Media Artists (SoMMA) will be on display at the Larimer Arts Center, 216 Reid St. in Palatka, with opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The display will be up until Oct. 24. For information, call 386-328-8998.

First Friday Art Walk: The first Friday of every month is the Art Walk where more than 25 member galleries showcase new exhibits, guest artists, refreshments and live music. The art walk is from 5 to 9 p.m. For information, call 832-779-2781 or go to ArtGalleriesOfStAugustine.org.

Secret Affairs: What do you get when you combine “King Kong,” “Gone with the Wind” and a woman that is obsessed with movies to the point of living through them in her dreams? The answer is “The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild.” The show will begins at 7 p.m. at the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Black Box Theatre, 2445 San Diego Road. For information, call 346-5620.

Ladies night: Mardi Gras Sports Bar will host Ladies Night at 9:30 p.m. with DJ Robbie St. John playing requests on 50-inch screens. For information, call 823-8806 or go to mardibar.com.

Barefoot in the Park: The Flagler Playhouse new season opens with Neil Simon’s “Barefoot in the Park.” “Barefoot in the Park” will run for a total of ten shows at the playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd. Show times are 7:30 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. For information, call 386-586-0773 or go to flagerplayhouse.com.

Tactile Art Show: The St. Augustine Art Association is hosting its 13th annual Tactile Art Show for the blind at 22 Marine St. The Tactile Art show will last through Nov. 2. For information, call 824-2310 or go to staaa.org.

Fiesta de Aviles: The Aviles Street Merchants Association is hosting its 5th annual Fiesta de Aviles. The oldest street in the U.S. will celebrate its Spanish heritage and showcase the galleries, shops and museums of Aviles Street through Sunday.

John Witherspoon: One of America’s funniest dads will be performing at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Rd. Witherspoon has been featured on urban trilogies like Friday and the Tracy Morgan Show. The show begins at 8 p.m. at 10 p.m. Tickets start at $20. For information, go to comedyzone.com.

Saturday, Oct. 4

Fall Kick Off: Ocean Art Gallery, 200 South Oceanshore Blvd., is kicking off its fall season with Stewart Maxcy’s “An Aquatic Adventure.” Maxcy will welcome guests from 6 to 9 p.m. while finishing a painting. Maxcy will also be available for guests Saturday and Sunday by appointment. For information, call (386) 693-4882 or go to flagleroceanartgallery.com.

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.

International Festival: Palm Coast International Festival 2014 will be from noon to 9 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave. The festival will feature local international groups plus food, wine, art and entertainment. Admission is free. For information, go to palmcoastgov.com/international-fest.

Secret Affairs: What do you get when you combine King Kong, Gone with the Wind, and a woman that is obsessed with movies to the point of living through them in her dreams? The answer is The Secret Affairs of Mildred Wild. The show will begins at 7 p.m. at the Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Black Box Theatre, 2445 San Diego Rd. For information, call 346-5620.

Fiesta de Aviles: The Aviles Street Merchants Association is hosting its 5th annual Fiesta de Aviles. The oldest street in the U.S. will celebrate its Spanish heritage and showcase the galleries, shops and museums of Aviles Street from Oct. 3 through 5.

Sunset Celebration: From 4 p.m. until sunset is the Sunset Celebration at the Vilano Beach Pier. Jig to a Milestone will be featured and there will be vendors, food, music, games, give-aways, raffles and more. For information, call 501-5891.

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.

The New 76ers: The Gamble Rogers Acoustic Americana Concert Series presents The New 76ers with Lis Williamson and Jim Quine at the Lohman Auditorium, 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For information, call 794-4163 or go to gamblerogersfest.org.

Guided Cultural Hike: From 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., visitors can learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula during a guided hike. Meet at the GTM Research Reserve’s Trailhead Pavilion located west of the Guana Dam. There a $3 vehicle parking fee. For information, call 823-4500 or go to gtmnerrculturalhike.eventbrite.com.

John Witherspoon: One of America’s funniest dads will be performing at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Rd. Witherspoon has been featured on urban trilogies like Friday and the Tracy Morgan Show. The show begins at 8 p.m. at 10 p.m. Tickets start at $20. For information, go to comedyzone.com.

Cook-Off: The St.Johns County Agricultural Center is hosting its seventh annual Datil Pepper Cook-Off Festival at the St. Johns County Agicultural Center, 3125 Agricultural Center Dr., at 11:30 a.m. The festival is a one-day event. For information, go to stjohns.ifas.ufl.edu.

Annual 5K: The 6th annual Pink Up the Pace 5K Walk/Run will be at 8 a.m. in historic downtown St. Augustine. This two day event will kick off October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Registration is required. For information, call 471-1819 or go to pinkupthepace.org.

Sunday, Oct. 5

Portrait Painting Classes: Teri Tompkins will teach portrait painting classes from 3 to 6 p.m. at The Art Studio. The class is designed to gain valuable portrait skills. All ages and experience levels are welcome. The cost is $25. For information, call 347-9150 or email [email protected]

Widespread Panic: The Southern rock group, Widespread Panic, will perform at the amphitheater, 1340 A1A South. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $47.50. For information, call 209-0367 or go to 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.

Italian Saxophone Quartet: EMMA Concert Association presents Italian Saxophone Quartet with piano. The group has played in more than a thousand concerts. The show begins at 2 p.m. in the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St. For information, call 797-2800 or go to emmaconcerts.com.

Fiesta de Aviles: The Aviles Street Merchants Association is hosting its 5th annual Fiesta de Aviles. The oldest street in the U.S. will celebrate its Spanish heritage and showcase the galleries, shops and museums of Aviles Street from Oct. 3 to 5.

Free Concert: The Jacksonville Symphony Musicians will play a free concert at Glenmoor in the WGV. The concert begins at 3 p.m. in Crichton Hall in the Glenmoor Clubhouse at 235 Towerview Dr. For information, call 201-4820 or go to glenmoor.com.

Discover the Birds: Come meet the birds at Anastasia State Park on a birdwalk led by a park volunteer. Dress for the weather and meet at Island Beach Shop and Grill pavilion, 1340 A1A South. For information, call 461-2033.

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

Rubber Ducky Regatta: Learn to Read of St. Johns County, Inc. will hold its first Rubber Ducky Regatta at Nocatee’s Splash Water Park, 245 Nocatee Center Way. The regatta begins at 2 p.m. For information, call 826-0011.

Singing Master Class: A 3-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]

John Witherspoon: One of America’s funniest dads will be performing at The Comedy Zone, 3130 Hartley Rd. Witherspoon has been featured on urban trilogies like Friday and the Tracy Morgan Show. The show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $20. For information, go to comedyzone.com.

Monday, Oct. 6

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

Kayak Marineland Full Moon: Ripple Effect Ecotours, 101 Tolstoy Lane, presents Kayak Marineland Full Moon where you can end the day with the moon. No kayaking experience is necessary. Admission is $55 per person and the tour begins at 7:30 p.m. For information, call 347-1565 or go to rippleeffectecotours.com.

Teen Read Week: This two-part workshop at the Bartram Trail Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd., will explain what colleges and scholarships are looking for in application essays. The class is free and pre-registration is requested. For information, call 827-6960.

Hypnosis for Relaxation: For a limited time, the Main Library, 1960 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd., will host free hypnosis sessions for relaxation and rejuvenation. Dr. Chris Beverly will explain the nature and benefits of using hypnosis for relaxation before leading participants through a guided hypnosis session beginning at 6 p.m. For information, call 827-6940.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

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.

SenioRITAs Tennis Tournament: SenioRITAs Tennis is excited to announce the kick-off party at Pusser’s Caribbean Grille, 816 Florida A1A #100. Tickets are $25 per person and the event is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For information, call 970-618-4044 or 273-2843.

Kayak Marineland Full Moon: Ripple Effect Ecotours, 101 Tolstoy Lane, presents Kayak Marineland Full Moon where you can end the day with the moon. No kayaking experience is necessary. Admission is $55 per person and the tour begins at 7:30 p.m. For information, call 347-1565 or go to rippleeffectecotours.com.

Teen Amine Club: For teens looking for something to do, the Bartram Trail Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd., is showing a popular anime movie at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. For information, call 827-6960.

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

Tri-Talent: Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Lindsay Gray will provide acting and dance classes to students age 6 to 15. Classes are $10 each and take place at Greater Love Ministries, 555 State Road 16. For information, call 912-577-3109.

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.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Kayak Marineland Sunset: Ripple Effect Ecotours, 101 Tolstoy Lane, presents Kayak Marineland Sunset where you can end the day with the sunset. 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.

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.

Art Classes: Every Wednesday, Washington Oaks State Park, 6400 N. Ocean Shore Blvd., will painting courses with Joan F. Tasca. Classes are from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration is due Nov. 7. For information, call 794-2594 or go to joanftasca.com.

Thursday, Oct. 9

Richard Marx: Performer, songwriter and producer, Richard Marx, will be at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, for An Evening with Richard Marx. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $44.50. For information, call 209-0399 or go to pvconcerthall.com.

Play Pétanque: All are welcome to learn the game of Pentaque, which requires skill and strategy, from noon to 5 p.m. at Lighthouse Park, 201 Red Cox Road. Loaner balls and lessons are provided by the Boules de Leon Petanque Club. For information, call 537-1999.

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

Book Sale: The Friends of the Anastasia Island Library is hosting a book sale through Oct. 11. The book sale will be at the Anastasia Island Library, 124 Sea Grove Main St. For information, go to sjcpls.org.

RV Show: The regional chapter of the Florida RV Trade Association has scheduled its second annual St. Johns County Fall RV Show from Thursday Oct. 9 through Sunday Oct. 12 at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 Florida 207 in Elkton, Florida. Admission and parking is free. For information, call 813-741-0488.

Movies: Bartram Trail Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd., presents Thursday Night at the Movies. Moviegoers are welcome to bring snacks for the film that begins at 5:30 p.m. For information, call 827-6960.