Aug. 30-31: St. Augustine EVENTS list

The Downtown Bazaar, a free event at the Colonial Quarter at 33 St. George St., will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Contributed image

The Downtown Bazaar, a free event at the Colonial Quarter at 33 St. George St., will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30. Contributed image

Here are some Labor Day weekend events on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31. For the live music list THIS WEEKEND, click here.

The Funny Diva Show

Saturday, Aug. 30: Three female comedians will be on stage at Jackie Knight’s Comedy Club at Gypsy’s Corner Bar, 828 Anastasia Blvd., over the Bridge of Lions. Susan Saiger and Miss Hope will open the show, with Aniria as the headliner. The Funny Diva Show is an all-female comedy show presented by Vixen Comedy. The show celebrates the diversity in humor by showcasing comediennes of different cultural backgrounds and different comedy styles that range from g-rated material to adult content. Tickets for Friday’s show are $10 per person. Tickets are $12 and the show starts at 9 p.m. For reservations, call 904-461-8843.

Uptown Saturday Night

Saturday, Aug. 30: From 5 to 9 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month, experience live music, refreshments, new exhibits, book signings and much more at the galleries, antique stores and unique shop on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. Free parking street side and in the Mission parking lot. Admission is free.

The Downtown Bazaar

Saturday, Aug. 30: The Downtown Bazaar is held on the last Saturday of every month from 6-10 p.m. on the grounds of the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George St., downtown St. Augustine. Artisans, vendors and live entertainment will be part of the FREE event. Call 904-315-7454 or go to www.thedowntownbazaar.com  

Motherhood Out Loud at Limelight Theatre

Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31: A joyous, hilarious and altogether thrilling theatrical play that shatters traditional notions about parenthood. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre, an intimate space with about 70 seats. Tickets are $20 per person, with two for $25 on Terrific Tuesdays (Aug. 19 and Aug. 26). Limelight Theatre is at 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. Call 904-825-1164 or go to  www.limelight-theatre.org

Local Honey musicians at Narrow Magazine party

Saturday, Aug. 30: Amy Hendrickson and 14 other local musician will perform from 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 30 in the gazebo of the Plaza de la Constitucion in downtown St. Augustine during the Narrow Magazine opening party. The performers include Lucio Rubino, Jon Bailey, Joe Schauer, Sam Pacetti, Hunter Miller, Colton Mckenna, Jim Johnston, Chelsea Saddler, Micah Gilliam, Lauren Gilliam, Micheal Jordan, Scott Sweet, Bob Patterso, Amy Hendrickson and Shea Birney. The 15 musician will be collaborating on an album called Local Honey which will be recorded in October. Admission is free.

Through the Keyhole

Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 28: Victorian spiritualism immersion. Learn to read tea leaves, master pendulum dowsing with angel cards and talking spirit board. Afternoon sessions at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday are $35 per person. Keyhole After Dark is at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and is priced at $40 per person. Sessions take place above the Spice and Tea Exchange, 59 Hypolita St., St. Augustine. 904-671-5010 or go to www.2ghouls.com

Vittles and Vino VIP Carriage Tour

Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 28: VIP tours featuring more than 3 hours of carriage travel in St. Augustine with 4-5 food tasting stops, stops at 3-4 wine sampling venues and a bottle of wine to enjoy on the ride. The tours are presented by The Tasting Tours. The Vittles and Vino tour is $109. Call 904-325-3911 or go to www.thetastingtours.com  

Sunday Acoustic Open Mic

Sunday, Aug. 31: Join host Fre Gordon every Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Johnny’s, 3009 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. Musicians are invited to perform during the weekly event. Call 904-829-8333.

Reggae Sundays

Sunday, Aug. 31: The Pili Pili Band will perform from 3 to 7 p.m. during Reggae Sundays at the Conch House Marina, 57 Comares Ave., St. Augustine. The event continues each Sunday through Sept. 28. For the full schedule, go to www.conch-house.com/reggae.html

Afternoon of Poetry 

Sunday, Aug. 31: Plant-A-Poem with the Ancient City Poets at The Gallery Café of St. Augustine, 1974 US-1 South, in the old Staples Plaza. Flagler Beach author Becky Meyer Pourchot will lead this workshop. The focus will be on using the magic of poetry to create good prose. Please come prepared to write. Resister at the door at 1:45 pm. There is a small $10 charge to cover the cost of endless coffee and sweet treats. The hour long workshop begins at 2 p.m.  Haiku Enthusiast Michael Henry Lee will turn on the microphone at 3 p.m. at City Coffee Company, 1280 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. All who are willing can step up and share a poem or two. At 4 p.m. local writers who are featured in FM 10 Summer 2014 will present their work. An author meet-and-greet and a book signing will be held directly after. Call 904-501-0043 or go to www.bodor.org

Historic Weapons Demonstrations

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: National Parks Service personnel demonstrate the weapons and relate the experiences of the Colonial Spanish soldier stationed in St. Augustine in 1740′s. Demonstration times are 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Firing times are subject to change depending on weather conditions and staff availability. The Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fortification in the U.S., was built by the Spanish in 1672 to help protect their empire in the New World. Admission is $7 for adults. Children 15 and under are admitted free. The Castillo is open 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. daily. For details, go to www.nps.gov/casa

Old City Farmers Market

Every Saturday: Find fresh produce, plants, bread, cheese, handmade products, fine art and crafts from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South, just south of the lighthouse. Also at the market, art classes and live music. Free parking and admission. Go to staugustinefm.com  

St. Augustine Flea Market

Saturdays and Sundays: The St. Augustine Flea Market, 2495 State Road 207, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. More than 100 vendors offer a variety of items including fresh produce, datil pepper sauce, prepared foods, antiques and collectibles, instruments, cell phones, jewelry, art and everything in between. Free admission and parking. The flea market is the site of the Old City Music Fest, with headliner Joan Jett and other big bands on stage Nov. 7-8. On the third Sunday of each month, a motorcycle swap meet is held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 904-824-4210 or go to staugustinefleamarket.com

Historic Tours of Flagler College

Daily: Take a tour of Flagler College that highlights the architectural heritage of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon. Built by millionaire developer, Henry Flagler, in 1888, the hotel is considered one of the finest examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture and houses the largest collection of in use Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows. Located at 74 King Street, tours depart from the Rotunda at the top of each hour between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Admission is $10.00 for adults, $1.00 for children, and free to St. Johns County Residents. Call 904-823-3378 or go to legacy.flagler.edu/Tours

Nao Victoria Tour

Daily: Tour this full-sized replica 16th century Spanish tall ship, docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez.The Nao Victoria is a replica of the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world commanded by Ferdinand Magellan in the 16th century. The ship is available for tours from 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. daily.  Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youth. Call 904-824-1606 or go to www.elgaleon.org

Schooner Freedom Sailing Excursions

Daily: The Schooner Freedom sets sail daily from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. The tour provides guests with an unforgettable two-hour sailing adventure. Daytime sails are $35 for adults, $25 for kids ages 2-12, free for under age 2. Sunset sails are $45 per person and once each month there’s a full moon sail for $35 per person. All sails are weather permitting. Call for reservations and departure times. Call 904-810-1010 or go to www.schoonerfreedom.com

St. Augustine Eco Tours

Daily: St. Augustine Eco Tours take nature enthusiasts of all ages on guided tours of the waters and salt marshes surrounding the Oldest City. See coastal birds like ospreys and herons, marine mammals including bottlenose dolphin and an occasional manatee. Daily tours aboard a special explorer vessel take 2-6 guests through 12 miles of tidal creeks and coastal waters — listen for dolphin conversations using the vessel’s underwater microphones. Call 904-377-7245 or go to www.staugustineecotours.com

St. Augustine Scenic Cruise

Daily: The Victory III sets sail  at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. Since the 1900′s St. Augustine Scenic Cruise family have been giving visitors to St. Augustine a unique view of the city and a way to enjoy historic landmarks and natural beauty by water. Cost is $16.75 for adults; $9.75 for ages 9 to 13; $7.75 for ages 4 to 12; $13.75 for ages 60 and older. Cruises are weather permitting. Reservations are recommended. Go to www.scenic-cruise.com or call 904-824-1806.

 
 

 

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