June 24-26: St. Augustine WEEKEND events

Summer concerts are held each Thursday-Sunday on the Colonial Oak stage at the Colonial Quarter. See this weekend's schedule below. Photo by Renee Unsworth

Summer concerts are held each Thursday-Sunday on the Colonial Oak stage at the Colonial Quarter. See this weekend’s schedule below. Photo by Renee Unsworth

FREE FILM: MINIONS

June 24: Community First Credit Union (Community First) and the St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly announce the return of the free, family-friendly Community First Night Owl Cinema Series. The series is free and open to all ages, with free parking and concessions available for purchase. Gates open at 7 p.m. and movies begin at 8 p.m. Parking at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre will be FREE on movie nights. Moviegoers will enjoy special family-friendly activities inspired by the featured movie’s theme and kids of all ages are welcome to come dressed in character. Admission is FREE. Go to staugamphitheatre.com

Minions 

  • DATE: Friday, June 24 
  • TIME: Gates open at 7 p.m., Movie starts at 8 p.m.
  • TICKETS: Event is free and open to the public! Ample free parking as well.
  • VENUE: St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 C A1A South St. Augustine, FL 32080

CONCERT SERIES AT THE COLONIAL QUARTER

June 24-July 31: The Colonial Quarter proudly announces that they will be hosting a free Summer Concert Series at the Colonial Oak Stage, 33 Saint George St., downtown St. Augustine. Recently renovated, the venue plans on being a showcase for local and national music acts. Concerts will be held Thursday through Sunday through the end of July with the kick-off performance on June 10 with St. Augustine’s fun-loving favorites The Wobbly Toms. Admission is FREESee the full summer schedule here.

Concert Schedule

  • Friday, June 24th – The Evans Bros.
  • Saturday, June 25th – Dewey Via
  • Sunday, June 26th – Darrel Rae
  • Thursday, June 30th – Katherine Archer

INTO THE WOODS

June 24-25: The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that Apex Theatre Studio will host the regionally celebrated summer musical theatre intensive. This year’s intensive features local high school and college students starring in the Broadway classic Into the Woods on June 24 and 25, with show times at 2 and 8 p.m. each day. Stephen Sondheim’s stirring Into the Woods is a thoughtful and entertaining exploration of classic fairy tales. Doors open 1 hour prior to each performance. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors. The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall is located at 1050 A1A North, in Ponte Vedra Beach. Go to pvconcerthall.com

IMAX 3D INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE

June 24-30: Independence Day: Resurgence is on screen through June 30 at World Golf IMAX Theatre, One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. We always knew they were coming back. After Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Admission is $13 for adults; $12 for students/seniors/military; $10 for children ages 3-12; free for children under 3. For show times, go to www.worldgolfimax.com

FERMIN SPANISH GUITAR

June 24: Fermin Spanish Guitar, with Dennis Fermin, will perform from 6 to 10 .m. Friday, June 17 at The Gourmet Hut, 17 Cuna St., downtown St. Augustine. Hear music with “Passion and Romance from Spain to the Caribbean Islands.”

LAUNDRY & BOURBON AND LONE STAR AT LIMELIGHT

June 24-26Laundry & Bourbon centers on the discontent and very funny gossip of three small-town wives, Elizabeth, Hattie and Amy Lee, whose marriages have turned out to be less than they hoped for. Lone Star is set in the cluttered back yard of a small Texas bar with Elizabeth’s macho husband, Roy, who just returned from Vietnam with tales of war and amorous exploits. **Lone Star has strong adult language. The one-act comedies are stage at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission, uptown St. Augustine. FREE parking. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee. Tickets are $26 for adults; $24 for seniors; $20 for military and students; and $10 student rush (30 minutes prior to show). Go to limelight-theatre.org or call 904-825-1164.

ST. AUGUSTINE MUSIC FESTIVAL – FREE CLASSICAL CONCERTS

June 24-25: The St. Augustine Music Festival (SAMF), the USA’s largest FREE classical music festival, is celebrating its 10th season! Hailed as “a gift to the city,” it has gained national acclaim for world-class concerts in the acoustically superb Cathedral Basilica. Music of Mozart, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Copland, Beethoven and other classics are on the programs this year, along with the debut of a St. Augustine-inspired piece by Northeast Florida composer Bob Moore. Two more concerts at 7:30 p.m. June 24-25, all held in the Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Place, downtown St. Augustine.

MUSKET FIRING AT FORT MATANZAS NATIONAL MONUMENT

June 25: Re-enactors fire flintlock muskets at Fort Matanzas National Monument on tours from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18. Weather and staff permitting. Admission is FREE, including the ferry ride to and from Rattlesnake Island. Fort Matanzas National Monument is located at 8635 A1A at the south end of Anastasia Island, approximately 15 miles south of St. Augustine. Go to www.nps.gov/foma or call 904-471-0116.

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

June 25: At 6 p.m., see history come to life when 18th century Spanish soldiers march down St. Augustine’s St. George Street to Government House (48 King St., downtown St. Augustine) where they perform authentic military drills before firing an exciting volley of musketry. The event features the St. Augustine Garrison. Admission is FREE.

GREEN HANDS SUSTAINABILITY FEST

June 25: Gates open at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for the Green Hands Sustainability Fest. The St. Johns County Cultural Events Division, in partnership with Edible Northeast Florida Magazine and the U.S. Green Building Council, present the inaugural Green Hands Sustainability Fest, a celebratory and educational festival highlighting the conservation and protection of Northeast Florida’s greatest natural resources. The Green Hands Sustainability Fest will feature local non-profit organizations, food trucks, live music and a screening of the documentary “Tapped” at 8 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Admission is FREE. Go to staugamphitheatre.com for more details

UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT

June 25: Uptown Saturday Night features extended shopping from 5 to 8 p.m. the last Saturday of each month in shops and galleries Uptown St. Augustine along San Marco Avenue. Art shows, live music, refreshments, and other events are part of the event. Shops are located between the Mission and Ripley’s, with FREE parking streetside and in the Mission parking lot. Admission is FREE. See more details at www.facebook.com/UptownStAugustine

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 St. Augustine Lighthouse. Also at the market, art classes and live music. Free parking and admission. Go to staugustinefm.com

JACKIE KNIGHT’S COMEDY CLUB AT GYPSY CAB

June 24-25: Comedians are on stage every Friday and Saturday night at Jackie Knight’s Comedy Club at the Gypsy Corner Bar, 828 Anastasia Blvd., next to Gypsy Cab Restaurant in St. Augustine. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. on Fridays, and cost is $10 per person. Saturday shows begin at 9 p.m. and tickets are $12. For reservations, call 904-461-8843. Go to thegypsycomedyclub.com to view the upcoming schedule.

CORAZON CINEMA & CAFE

June 24-26: The Corazon Cinema & Cafe, 36 Granada St. (formerly Pot Belly’s), will screen movies throughout the weekend. Movies begin at 7 and 8 p.m. each Friday and Saturday, with matinees at 1 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sundays. Lunch is served beginning at 11 a.m. daily, with dinner, drinks (beer and wine) available during all screenings. Go to www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com

SALT AIR FARMERS MARKET

Every SundayThe Salt Air Farmers Market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday year-round at the Marineland Marina, 101 Tolstoy Lane, from A1A South, across the street from Marineland Dolphin Adventure. The market features locally grown produce, seafood, bread, fruit, honey, soaps, tide clocks, art and more. Free admission and parking. Go to www.saltairfarmersmarket.com

REGGAE SUNDAY

June 26: Live reggae music will be on stage from 3 to 7 p.m. every Sunday beginning through October at The Conch House, 57 Comares Ave., on the island over the Bridge of Lions. Go to conch-house.com/lounge/reggae-sunday to view the entire schedule.

MUSIC IN THE BOX AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE

June 26: All original music will be performed by Tim Malchak and Stu Weaver from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26 during Music in the Box at Limelight Theatre. A veteran of 40 years in the music business, singer-songwriter Tim Malchak has persevered through many victories and failures. im has recorded a total of 14 albums including seven Christian CD’s. As an international and award winning recording artist in Nashville during the ’80s, Tim first came to be known in the music industry during that time with a string of Top 40 hit singles in Billboard’s Country Music Charts. A local favorite, Stu Weaver built a loyal following through touring before settling in St. Augustine. He has recorded six albums, playing virtually every note on all of them. Admission is $5 at the door, which goes to the musicians. Beer, wine, soda, water and snacks are available in the lobby. Limelight Theatre is located at 11 Old Mission Avenue in uptown St. Augustine. Free parking is available onsite and street-side. Call 904-825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org

Music in The Box at Limelight Theatre

  • 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26
  • $5 admission (goes to the musicians)
  • 11 Old Mission Ave., uptown St. Augustine
  • FREE parking

GREEN HANDS SUSTAINABILITY SOIREE

June 26: The Green Hands Sustainability Soiree begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26 at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. The St. Johns County Cultural Events Division, in partnership with Edible Northeast Florida Magazine and the US Green Building Council, present the inaugural Green Hands Sustainability Soiree, an event highlighting the conservation and protection of Northeast Florida’s greatest natural resources. The event will feature local non-profit organizations, a wine and cheese reception hosted by Whole Foods Market, live music and a screening of the documentary “Tapped” at p.m. Admission is FREE. Go to pvconcerthall.com

ONGOING EVENTS

VITTLES & VINO CARRIAGE TOURS

Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 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

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 1740s. 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

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. 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

FLAGLER COLLEGE TOURS

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 for adults, $1 for children, and FREE to St. Johns County Residents. Call 904-823-3378 or go to legacy.flagler.edu/Tours

SCHOONER FREEDOM SAILING

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 to 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. The 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 since the early 1900s. 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

LIVE MUSIC LIST

Daily: A list of area musicians playing in local venues, bars and restaurants is available at http://www.oldcity.com/calendar/category/music/

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