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St. Augustine Scavenger Hunts
Thursday-Sunday each week: Search for clues and solve puzzles with your very own group of family and/or friends on a St. Augustine Scavenger Hunt with The 13 Keys Scavenger and Mystery — and find 13 locations throughout the nation’s oldest city. Choose from a History Hunt, Haunted Hunt, or a Lovely Hunt and have a blast learning more about St. Augustine while exploring. Details at the13keys.com
Candle-Making at WhichCraft Candle Parlor
Thursday-Sunday each week: The WhichCraft Candle Parlor, located at 76 Spanish Street in downtown St. Augustine, offers soy wax candle-making sessions, complete with participants creating their own custom-fragranced candles, and learning to wick and pour the wax. Book online at whichcraftcandlebars.com
Ghost Walks & Paranormal Investigations
Thursday-Sunday each week: Real haunts. Real history. Real paranormal. A Night Among Ghosts is a fully investigative experience combining a captivating mix of deep rooted, researched histories and amazing haunted locations in St. Augustine, Florida. Group will reach beyond the history, as they attempt to communicate with those on the other side — utilizing intuitive techniques, Victorian Spiritualism practices, and modern paranormal equipment. Details at anightamongghosts.com
Old Town Cycle Cruise
Thursday-Sunday each week: See St. Augustine from the water on this boat cruise that allows passengers to cycle their way from Vilano Beach to the historic downtown bayfront and beyond. For those who don’t want to cycle, just choose your favorite songs and BYOB! This cycle cruise becomes for adults only at night and is the perfect way to see Nights of Lights. Details at oldtowncyclecruise.com
St. Augustine History Festival
May 11-15, 2022: The St. Augustine History Festival was created and conceived by the University of Florida Historic St. Augustine, Inc. and the Lastinger Family Foundation for the purpose of generating excitement about the history of America’s oldest city. The goal is to showcase every era of St. Augustine’s long and storied past, from our founding in 1565 to the most advanced technology available in 2022 to research and study every year in-between. American history began here. Details at www.staugustinehistoryfestival.com
- Castillo de San Marcos
- Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine / Mission Nombre de Dios
- City of St. Augustine
- The Colonial Quarter
- Flagler College (Ponce de Leon Hotel)
- Fort Mose State Park and Museum
- Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park
- Governor’s House
- St. Augustine Historical Society / Oldest House Museum Complex
- St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum
- Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center
- Peña-Peck House
- Spanish Military Hospital
- Florida National Guard Museum and National Cemetery
- Ximenez-Fatio House Museum
Little Women at Limelight Theatre
May 12-June 12: Based on Louisa May Alcott’s American classic, this Civil War story of love and family stands the test of time. Produced nationally and internationally, Little Women, has been praised by critics for its ambition in adapting such a well-known story for the stage. This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope and everlasting love. Tickets: limelight-theatre.org
The Immigrant by A Classic Theatre
May 13-15: This is the true story of the playwright’s grandfather’s experiences in his new home, written by Mark Harelik. The setting is rural Texas in 1909 when Haskell Harelik, a nineteen year-old Russian emigre, arrives at the port of Galveston. Far from his native land and struggling with an alien language, Haskell becomes a penny-a-piece fruit peddler in and around the small town of Hamilton and eventually attains success as a merchant and community leader. Religion meets religion, culture meets culture, fear meets fear, and love meets love. Directed by Margaret Kaler with Dexter McDaniel, Harolyn Sharpe, Bill White, and Mary Schubert. Tickets: aclassictheatre.org
Coconut Barrel Farmers Market
May 19: Coconut Barrel hold a Farmers Market from 5 to 8 PM Thursday, May 19 at 3175 US 1, Saint Augustine, FL 32086. This artisan market opens its parking lot each week for produce vendors, food trucks, artists and artisans.
Sounds of Sunset by Music Matters Remixed
May 20: Music Matters Remixed will host Sounds of Sunset from 6-10:30 p.m. Friday, May 20 on the outdoor sidewalk area of St. Augustine oldest music store, located at 196 State Road 312. Local musicians include Shayla Nelson, Cameron James (Gentleman’s Crow), Pat Murphy, Raichyl Sinversa, Charlie Hanneman, Cori & Cowboys, and Cody Boulos. The event will also include local vendors, the Green Turtle Kava Bar, food trucks, and discounts in the music shop! Donations will go to St. Gerard Campus. Free admission and parking.
Finger Mullet Film Festival
May 20-21: The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum (CEAM) and Flagler College will hold the inaugural Finger Mullet Film Festival (FMFF) — dedicated to nurturing an experimental art and film culture in St Augustine by providing an inspired platform for the best national and international short films alongside a burgeoning local and regional culture of time-based creators and storytellers. The goal is to discover, cultivate and screen new local narratives as a means of generating critical discussion and empowering community collaboration. The festival brings together film and video shorts by regional, national, and international artists and filmmakers, including an under-18 screening block and an exhibition of time-based art.
The exhibition Undercurrents, organized by Flagler College Curatorial Studies students, will kick off events on Friday, May 20 from 5 to 7 pm and will be on view through June 17.
On Saturday, May 21, screening blocks are scheduled as follows, 18 and under films from 4 to 4:45 pm; local filmmakers and Flagler College Alumni from 5 to 5:45 pm, and National and International films curated by the festival’s organizers from 6 to 7:30 pm. Kevin Mahoney has organized special performances by local musicians to play alongside a selection of silent films by American filmmaker Maya Deren (1917-1961) from 8 to 10 pm.
A full list of participants is listed below, as well as at www.flagler.edu/fmff and www.fingermulletfilmfestival.com
Vilano Beach Market Walk
May 21: The Vilano Beach Market Walk will talk place from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, May 21 in Vilano Beach along the sidewalks near the Vilano Beach Pier. Area vendors and food trucks will line both sides of the street with artisan-made items, plants, home decor, datil pepper sauces, and so much more. Upcoming market dates are June 18, July 16, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with vendor questions. Free parking and admission.
Peter & The Wolf and Don Quixote Suite by Saint Augustine Ballet
May 21, 2022: Saint Augustine Ballet presents Peter and the Wolf and Don Quixote Suite on Saturday, May 21 with two performances at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. TICKETS: https://www.etix.com/ticket/o/6455/saint-augustine-ballet
As If 90s Fest
May 21, 2022: As If! 90s Fest is back for its second year! The event will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Francis Field in St. Augustine. The full-day concert lineup featuring national headliners and regional musicians drops January 20. Prior to the big reveal, take advantage of Early Birdticket pricing now through January 18th with general admission only $15, kids 10 and under $5, and VIP only $50. VIP sold out last year and we’re selling 200 fewer tickets than last year, so get ‘em while you can. TICKETS & DETAILS: www.asifthe90sfest.com
St. Augustine Music Festival
June 18-19, June 23-25, and June 20-July 2: The St. Augustine Music Festival features FREE concerts in several locations, including Juneteenth Celebrations at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 135 N Rodriquez St, St. Augustine; and at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 19 in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, 38 Cathedral Place, downtown St. Augustine. More concerts will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 23-25 and June 30-July 2 in the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. See the schedule below. Find more details at www.staugustinemusicfestival.org
Cathedral Basilica Schedule
Thursday, June 23 @ 7:30pm | Virtuosity and Beauty
Friday, June 24 @ 7:30pm | Postcards from Austria
Saturday, June 25 @ 7:30pm | Danses and Spells
Thursday, June 30 @ 7:30pm | Mozart and More
Friday, July 1 @ 7:30pm | Rare Musical Gems
Saturday, July 2 @ 7:30pm | Baroque to Romanticism
St. Augustine Amphitheatre 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. Facebook page
Salt Air Farmers Market
Every Sunday: The 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 or the Facebook page
Wednesday Pier Farmers Market
Every Wednesday: Fresh produce, arts and crafts, and prepared food from local vendors is available from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. More than 40 vendors offer a variety of items including paintings, photography and jewelry. Click here to follow the Facebook page.
Coconut Barrel Farmers Market
Select Thursdays: Coconut Barrel hold a Farmers Market from 5 to 8 PM every Thursday at 3175 US 1, Saint Augustine, FL 32086. This artisan market opens its parking lot each week for produce vendors, food trucks, artists and artisans.
Third Saturday of the month:The Nocatee Farmers Market features more than 70 vendors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every third Saturday of the month in the Nocatee community. Free admission and parking in the Nocatee community in Ponte Vedra Beach. Go to www.nocatee.com for details.
County Line Produce
Seasonal hours:Produce straight from local farms is available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days each week at County Line Produce, 848 State Road 207, in Hastings. The market is located next to fields which grow produce such as cabbage, broccoli, potatoes, green beans, corn, cauliflower, squash, and other vegetables on St. Johns County farmland. Stay updated on the Facebook page: www.facebook.com/countylineproduce/