Weekly Events Roundup – September 19 – September 25


Friday, Sept. 19

Family Bingo for Books: The Bartram Trail Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd., will host Bingo for Books at 2 p.m. Everyone is guaranteed to go home with at least one free book. For information, call 827-6960.

Fish Fry: American Legion Post 194 and Kids Safe Zone will host a fish fry fundraiser at 2 p.m. at 1029 Pearl St. The menu will include fish and grits with baked beans and sweet tea for $8. Diners can eat in or carry out. For information, call 829-8189.

Talk like a Pirate Day: Pirate banter is not the only thing on the agenda at this annual event, which starts at 5 p.m. at the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum, 12 S. Castillo Drive. Family friendly fun includes a scavenger hunt, thematic picture taking and face painting. Adults will enjoy pirate story telling, a liar’s dice tournament and rum tastings. For information, call 819-1444 or email laura@thepiratemuseum.com.

Beer Paired Gourmet Dinner: Bon Beer Voyage will host a gourmet beer paired dinner at 7:30 p.m. at A1A Ale Works, 1 King St. The dinner is a part of the organization’s St. Augustine Beer Safari Weekend Tour. For information, call 1-888-846-2337 or go to bonbeer.com.

‘The Addams Family:’ The weird and wonderful family comes to life at 7:30 p.m. 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.

‘Avenue Q:’ City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway, presents a modern musical using live actors and muppets. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $25. For information, call 386-585-9415 or go to crtpalmcoast.com.

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.

Saturday, Sept. 20

Coastal Cleanup: Friends of A1A is spearheading the International Coastal Cleanup in Flagler County for the fourth year. Flagler Beach Pier, Beverly Beach Town Hall and Hammock Community Center are the three staging areas. Clean up starts at 8 a.m. and supplies are included. For information, email Gerald_Yule@scenica1a.org.

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.

Photo Challenge: Washington Oaks State Park, 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., will host a photo challenge all day to celebrate autumn’s colors. Participants will receive a map of the gardens and challenge instructions on the day of the event at the ranger station. For information, call 386-446-6784.

Nocatee Car Show: The Nocatee Farmer’s Market Cruizin’ Car Show is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nocatee Town Center Field, 100 Marketside Ave. in Ponte Vedra Beach. The event is free. For information, email fun@nocatee.com.

Freshwater Fishing 101: Ranger John will provide a free lesson in freshwater fishing basics and local species from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dunns Creek, U.S. 17 North. Participants are asked to bring their own gear. Bait will be provided. All ages and experience levels welcome. For information, call 386-329-3721 or go to FreshwaterFishing.eventbrite.com.

Antique appraisal fair: Antique lovers can carry treasures to an Antique Appraisal Fair from noon to 4 p.m. at RiverTown’s Community Amenity Center, 39 Riverwalk Blvd. in St. Johns. Professional appraisers will be on hand to appraise items. A donation of $5 per item is requested to benefit The William Bartram Scenic & Historic Highway. A bake sale will also be held. For information, call 703-9142.

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.

Reministyx: The Palm Coast VFW, 47 Old Kings Road, presents Reministyx, who will perform songs from the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s. The dance floor is open and food is available for purchase. Tickets are $10 and doors open at 6 p.m. For information, call 446-8696.

Boots & Bling: A little Western flair will come to St. Augustine courtesy of The Kiwanis Club with the Boots & Bling fundraiser presented by Cowan Financial Group. Admission is $50 and includes a barbecue dinner and drinks, dancing and a virtual shooting range. The fundraiser begins at 7 p.m. and will be at the St. Augustine Shrine Club, 250 Brainard Drive. For information, go to bootsandblingstaug.com.

Gala Concert: EMMA Concert Association kicks off its 36th season with a Gala Concert featuring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band from New Orleans. The concert will be in the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased in advance. For information, call 797-2800 or go to emmaconcerts.com.

‘AVENUE Q:’ City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway in Palm Coast, presents a modern musical using live actors and muppets. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $25. For information, call 386-585-9415 or go to crtpalmcoast.com.

ECO FASHION SHOW: The Panache Hair Salon and Spa will host the Love Ur Mother Recyclable Materials Fashion Show from 8 to 10 p.m. at Volkswagen of St. Augustine, 3235 U.S. 1 South. Volunteers are needed, and the show’s profits benefit Home Again St. Johns. For information, call 881-1167 or go to getpanache.com.

Comedy Club: Danny Johnson will perform with Paul Jensen at the Gypsy Cab Comedy Club, 828 Anastasia Blvd. Johnson performs clean stand-up comedy nationwide. Tickets are $12, and the show begins at 9 p.m. For information, call 461-8843 or go to thegypsycomedyclub.com.

SNL at the Larimer: Doors open at 7 p.m. for a special event at the Larimer Arts Center, 2016 Reid St. in Palatka. Music lovers of all ages are invited to see the show by rock and roll trio, Downpour. Instead of the normal $7 entry fee, admission is three non-perishable food items, which will be donated to a local food bank. For information, call 386-328-8998 or go to artsinputnam.org.

OE-2-KB: Old Enough-2-Know Better will perform at the Island Restaurant, 131 Crystal Cove Drive in Palatka. The performance starts at 5 p.m. For information, call 669-6575 or go to oe-2-kb.com.

Tolomato Cemetery: The cemetery will host a special reception from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with music, refreshments and presentations for the public’s first chance to see plans for the restorations at the cemetery at 14 Cordova St. For information, call 257-3273 or go to tolomatocemetery.com.

Castillo by candlelight: In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, 1 S. Castillo Drive, will host a special evening tour by candlelight. Tours depart from the ticket booth at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m. The cost is $8 per adult. For information, call 829-6506.

Sunday, Sept. 21

Arts in Education: Ocean Books & Art, 200 S. Oceanshore Blvd., will be open special hours to present three artists and to educate the public about plein air painting from 10 a.m. to noon. Oil painter Frank Ferrante will conduct a demonstration. For information, call 386-693-4882 or go to oceanbooksandart.com.

Music in the Park: Rock and Roll meets Rhythm and Blues at the Music in the Park event in Washington Oaks, 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd. The concert will feature Billy Buchanan and Free Avenue from 2 to 5 p.m. Refreshments will be for sale and regular park entrance fees apply. For information, call 386-446-6783 or email washingtonoaksfriends@gmail.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.

Concert on the Commons: St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, 37 Lovett St., and Compassionate St. Augustine invite the public to a Concert on the Commons at St. Cyprian’s to celebrate the International Day of Peace and the Fall Equinox. Lonesome Bert & Friends will entertain. For information, call 829-8828.

‘Avenue Q:’ City Repertory Theatre, 160 Cypress Point Parkway in Palm Coast, presents a modern musical using live actors and muppets. The show begins at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $25. For information, call 386-585-9415 or go to crtpalmcoast.com.

Portrait Painting Classes: At The Art Studio, from 3 to 6 p.m., Teri Tompkins will teach portrait painting classes. 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 mttompkins@msn.com.

Play Pétanque: Every Sunday, from noon to 5 p.m., under the shady oaks at Lighthouse Park, 201 Red Cox Road, all are welcome to learn the game of Pentaque. Loaner balls and lessons are provided by the Boules de Leon Petanque Club. For information, call 537-1999.

Monday, Sept. 22

Yoga Monday: The Friends of Ravine Gardens will host Yoga Mondays 5 to 6 p.m. at 1600 Twigg St. Reservations are required, and admission is $5 per class. For information, go to ravinegardensyoga.eventbrite.com.

Book Talk Cafe: After a summer hiatus, the Book Talk Cafe program at Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library returns with the book, “The Shield.” The free program is at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, 101 Library Blvd., and begins at 6:30 p.m. For information, call 827-6950.

j.a.a.m: For those that love watching anime or reading manga, the Main Library offers Japanese Anime at Main. Participants are invited to wear a costume, and refreshments are provided. J.A.A.M. starts at 5 p.m. at the Main Library, 1960 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd. For information, call 827-6970.

Stamp, coin and collectible show: The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club show is from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at the VFW, 47 Old Kings Road North, Palm Coast. Free evaluations for stamps, coins, silver, gold and jewelry will also be available. There will be more than 40 tables of collectables. For information, call 386-437-0368.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

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.

Kayaking: Ripple Effects will guide an ecotour on Pelicer Creek from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is $55 for adults and $45 for youth. Ages 15 and younger are free. Admission includes guide service, entrance to the park and kayaking equipment. Kayaking is at Faver-Dykes State Park, 1000 Faver-Dykes Road. For information, call 347-1565 or go to rippleeffectecotours.com.

Family Storytime: Every Tuesday at 11 a.m., families with young children are invited to come out to enjoy songs and dance with Ms. Anne at the St. Johns County Public Library System, 101 Library Blvd. For information, call 827-6950 or go to sjcpls.org.

Wild Edibles Forage & Apothecary: Mariah Goelz of Southern Roots Apothecary and Ben Davenport of Green Harmony Aromatherapy present the Wild Edibles Forage & Apothecary class of the Lost Skills Workshop Series offered by the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The class is $20 and runs from 6 to 8 p.m. For information, call 349-5638 or 209-3751.

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.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Music by the Sea: Live music will play from 6 to 9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. Phoenix will perform and Sunset Grille will offer food. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and towels for seating. Admission and parking are free. For information, call 347-8007 or go to thecivicassociation.org.

Fermented Beverages: Kristin Adamcyck of Small Batch Farms will instruct a class on fermented beverages as a part of the Lost Skills and Workshop Series offered by the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The class is $25 and includes the cost of materials. It begins at 6 p.m. For information, call 349-5638 or 209-3751.

Peace Day Kids & Teen Craft Event: Kids and teens celebrate International Peace Day by creating fabulous peace crafts at the Anastasia Island Branch Library, 124 Sea Grove Main St. At 2:30 p.m., participants will make pinwheels, create chalk murals, make peace rocks and create a Zen garden space. For information, call 209-3730.

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.

Wednesday Market: At St. Johns Pier Park, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., more than 70 merchants will sell goods like local produce, arts, crafts and clothing. The event is free. For information, call 347-8007.

Art Classes: Every Wednesday, Washington Oaks State Park, 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., will be host to Joan F. Tasca’s Painting Courses. 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, Sept. 25

Natural Dye: Amy Armstrong of The Conservatoire presents the Natural Dye class of the Lost Skills and Workshop Series offered by the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Class is $25 and runs from 6 to 8 p.m. For information, call 349-5638 or 209-3751.

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.

Tai-Chi: Anastasia Island Branch Library, 1340A A1A South, will host a Tai Chi workshop at 10:30 a.m. In class, students will perform soft, continuous movements that will allow positive aspects of renewed health. For information, call 209-3730.

Bratini: Local community men will model artistically designed and decorated bras while attendees bid on them at the annual fundraiser that raises awareness for cancer patients and benefits the StaR Council and Art Breakers. The dinner gala is from 6 to 9 p.m. at 3175 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd. There will be a silent auction, h’orderves and martinis. For information, go to staugustineregionalcouncil.com.