Weekly Events Roundup – September 5 – September 11

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Friday, Sept. 5

Ship Tour: Tour the Nao Victoria, a full-sized replica of a 16th Century Spanish ship. Commanded by Ferdinand Magellan in the 16th century, she was the first to successfully circumnavigate the world. Tours begin at 10 a.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 11 and younger. For information, go to elgaleon.org.

St. Augustine Outdoorsman Adventure and Boat Show: The show is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Francis Field on West Castillo Drive. Outdoor gear for hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and boating will be on display. Admission is $5. For information, call 501-4556 or go to saoabs.com/home.html.

First Friday Art Walk: Art galleries in downtown St. Augustine stay open late to showcase new and permanent exhibits of local, regional and international art. Many galleries are open from 5:30 to 9 p.m. and include refreshments and live music in their art walk activities. For information, go to artgalleriesofstaugustine.org.

Recital: The Music Department of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine is pleased to announce that the Lopez Tabor Duo will perform at the First Friday Art Walk Concert in the Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Place, at 6 p.m. For information, call 824-2806 or email [email protected]

Sara Pedigo: Nettles’ First Friday Art Walk opening reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. and feature work by Sara Pedigo at 1811 U.S. 1. For information, call 824-5145.

Poker Tournament: The Junior Service League of St. Augustine will hold 2014 Poker Tournament from 7 to 10 p.m. at Treasury on the Plaza, 24 Cathedral Place. The cost of general admission is $40 and the cost to participate is $100. There will be a DJ and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit Junior Service League of St. Augustine projects. For information, go to jslofstaugustine.org.

Ladies night: Mardi Gras Sports Bar hosts Ladies Night at 9:30 p.m. with DJ Robbie St. John playing requests of patrons’ favorite music and dance videos on 50-inch screens. For information, call 823-8806 or go to mardibar.com.

Art show opening: The Larimer Arts Center, 216 Reid St. in Palatka, will have an opening reception for a new exhibit by Donna Grasso and Katherine Elshant from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

Saturday, Sept. 6

Guided Cultural Hike: Visitors can learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula during a guided cultural hike at 8:30 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. For the hike, meet at the GTM Research Reserve’s Trailhead Pavilion west of the Guana Dam and wear comfortable, closed toe shoes. For information, call 823-4500.

World Shorebird Day: From 9 to 11 a.m., join a park volunteer and learn the basics of bird identification, bird monitoring, and how to complete a survey for World Shorebird Day at Anastasia State Park, 1340A A1A South. Regular park entry fees apply. For information, 461-2035 or floridastateparks.org/anastasia.

Founding Day: The 449th anniversary of the founding of the city of St. Augustine will be at Mission Nombre de Dios, 27 Ocean Ave. Founding events begin at 10 a.m. For information, call 1-877-FLA-HIST or email [email protected]

Old City’s Farmers Market: The farmers market features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods and plants from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each Saturday at the St. Augustine Amphitheater, 1340 State Road A1A South. For information, call 471-3733.

Sea your History: 11:30 a.m., at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, Chef Richard Hetzler from the Mitsitam Café at the Smithsonian Museum will present and share the cuisine of Florida’s natives. Sea your history is a two-day event. For information, call 825-0087.

St. Augustine Outdoorsman Adventure and Boat Show: The show is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Francis Field on West Castillo Drive. Outdoor gear for hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and boating will be on display. Admission is $5. For information, call 501-4556 or go to saoabs.com/home.html.

Taste Fest: From 12:30 to 4 p.m., several local restaurants will serve dishes with a Spanish flair at the Events Pavilion at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, 11 Magnolia Ave. Standard park admission rates apply. For information, call 829-3168 or go to fountainofyouthflorida.com.

Sunset Celebration: Elizabeth Roth will be featured at the Vilano Beach Sunset Celebration from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Vilano Beach Pier.

Tales about Grandmas: From 4 to 6 p.m. at the Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center, 102 MLK Ave., the community is invited to celebrate grandmothers at a get together. Bring your most cherished stories to share. For information, call 471-8478.

James Brothers Concert: The Arts Council of Greater Palatka will host the James Brothers concert at Larimer’s Scarlett Hill Theater, 216 Reid St. The show begins at 7 p.m. and admission is $7. For information, call 386-328-8998 or go to artsinputnam.org.

Herman Nazworth: With more than 10 years of comedy experience, comedian Herman Nazworth will perform at The Gypsy Comedy Club, 828 Anastasia Blvd., 9 p.m. For information, call 461-8843 or go to thegypsycomedyclub.com.

Sunday, Sept. 7

St. Augustine Outdoorsman Adventure and Boat Show: The show is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Francis Field on West Castillo Drive. Outdoor gear for hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and boating will be on display. Admission is $5. For information, call 501-4556 or go to saoabs.com/home.html.

Sertoma Dodge Ball Tourney: Sertoma will have its seventh annual Charity Dodge Ball Tournament at 11 a.m. at the St. Augustine Beach volleyball courts. Team sign-in is at 10 a.m. The beneficiary of the tournament is St. Johns County School District’s Homeless Liaison Office. For information, call 471-8480, email [email protected] or go to sertomastaugustine.org.

Read with a Ranger: From 10 to 11 a.m., join Ranger Kristine of the Ravine Gardens, 1600 Twigg St. in Palatka, for a reading adventure. Stories are geared toward kids younger than 8 but all are welcome to attend. This event is free with park entry. For information, call 386-329-3721.

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.

Beauty Pageant: Help raise donations for Wolfson Children Hospital by attending the Country Cuties Beauty Pageant from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 113, 5050 Inman Road. The theme is country. For information, go to facebook.com/events/599226320190222/.

Sea your History: Chef Richard Hetzler from the Mitsitam Café at the Smithsonian Museum will present and share the cuisine of Florida’s natives at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. Sea your History is a two-day event. For information, call 825-0087.

Reggae Sunday: Pili Pili and DJ Gibz will play from 3 to 8 p.m. at The Conch House Marina, 57 Comares Ave. Reggae Sundays continue each week through Sept. 28. Call 829-8646 or go to conch-house.com/lounge/entertaiment.

Monday, Sept. 8

Birds & Books: At the Birds & Books International Literacy Day Program, join author and park volunteer Arliss Ryan to kick off the new season. Topics include how to ID birds, what to expect on a bird walk, and an invitation to come to the bird walks in September. The program will be at Anastasia State Park, 1340A State Road A1A South. For information, 461-2035 or floridastateparks.org/anastasia.

Full Moon Beach Stroll: The full moon beach stroll is from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All ages are welcome, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. The stroll will leave from the beachside day use pavilion, 3100 S. Oceanshore Blvd. Registration is required and the stroll For information, call 386-517-2086.

Book Sale:The Main Library, 1960 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., will host a book sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Volumes with beautiful binding will be for sale as well as hardback fiction and nonfiction. VHS and DVDs will also be on sale. For information, call 827-6940 or email [email protected]

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

Sunset/moonrise: Enjoy a sunset and full moonrise atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse, 100 Red Cox Road. This special event includes a champagne toast and light hors devours provided by The Reef restaurant. Reservations are required and space is limited. For information, call 829-0745.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Storytelling: Tale Tellers of St. Augustine present Theatre of the Mind at the Limelight Black Box Studio Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. The popular show is back and features a brand-new ensemble. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 per person. For information, call 471-0179.

St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival: The St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival week is launched at noon at First Coast Technical College, 2980 Collins Ave., with a Spanish-inspired lunch created by students. All proceeds benefit Fresh Starts in the Culinary Arts. The cost is $25. For information, call 209-4227 or go to spanishwinefestival.com.

Salt Air Farmers Market: The Marineland Marina will host a farmers market from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday selling produce, seafood, sauces, jams, cheese and art. For information, go to saltairfarmersmarket.com.

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

Conference: The best way to learn about the Florida State Main Street Program is to experience their annual conference. Last year, Vilano Beach hosted the event. For 2014, the Conference is in Stuart Florida. For information, go to vilanobeachfl.com.

Romanza Fall Gathering: Romanza Gatherings, 83 Bridge St., is a networking event open to all individuals and cultural organizations. This is a great way to reconnect with old and new friends and find out what’s happening with the St. Augustine cultural scene. Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided by the Raintree Restaurant. For information, go to romanzastaugustine.com.

Date with a Documentary: From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. enjoy a date with a documentary at the Anastasia Island Branch Library, 124 Sea Grove Main St. This documentary, Stories We Tell, is directed by Sarah Polley, who is an Oscar-nominated writer and director. For information, call 209-3730.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

Music by the Sea: Live music are from 6 to 9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. each Wednesday through Sept. 24. Go Get Gone will play with food available for purchase from Sea Oats Caffe. Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and towels for seating. Parking and admission is free. For information, call 347-8007 or go to thecivicassociation.org.

Lunch & Learn: Enjoy a Wednesday lunch while listening to acclaimed local author, Judith K. White, speak about her published work, “The Seventh Etching” and its’ sequel “The New Worlds of Isabela Calderon” at The Players Community Senior Center, 175 Landrum Lane. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and it is $3. For information, call 209-3700.

STAND: STAND against bullying is a 45-minute program that focuses on a bullying using comedy, magic, ventriloquism and more to help give kids the tools they need to take a stand against bullying. The program begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Anastasia Island Branch Library, 124 Sea Grove Main St. 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. for a full menu. Comedyoke starts at 7 p.m. For information, call 342-5295.

Hump Day: Tempo Restaurant & Bar, 16 Cathedral Place, is hosting an open mic every Wednesday 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., over 70 merchants will be selling goods like local produce, arts, crafts, clothing and more. This event is free. For information, call 347-8007.

Thursday, Sept. 11

Treasury on the Plaza: The wine festival goers of the third annual Spanish Wine Festival can come out to the Treasury on the Plaza, 24 Cathedral Pl., and learn about Spanish wine pairings and preparation of authentic Spanish cuisine. Tickets are $50 in advance. For information, call 209-4227 or go to spanishwinefestival.com.

Waves in Motion: 5Rhythms has a series of classes as part of teacher training requirements for completing the 5Rhythms Teacher Training Program. Classes are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Abella’s School of Dance, 1711 Lakeside Ave. Admission is a donation. For information, call 325-318-0203 or email [email protected]

Zentangle: Learn the art of meditative drawing called Zentangle at the Beaches Art Studio, 370 A A1A Beach Blvd. The Zentangle method, taught by Joan Delony, a certified Zentangle teacher, is an easy-to-learn, fun, relaxing way to create beautiful images drawing structured patterns. For information, go to seazening.blogspot.com or email [email protected]

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

Ceremony of Remembrance: The City of St. Augustine will continue its annual tradition of holding a “Ceremony of Remembrance” to recall and honor those who died in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The ceremony will be held at 101 Malaga St. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. For information, call 825-1098.

Tai-Chi: Enter the healing journey with these ancient Chinese healing exercise classes. In class, students will perform soft, continuous movements that will allow positive aspects of renewed health. This 10:30 a.m. workshop is free at the Anastasia Island Branch Library, 1340A A1A South. For information, call 209-3730.