TOWN OF MARINELAND 75th ANNIVERSARY
Nov. 13-15: The Town of Mainland is celebrating 75 years! Events will take place Friday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 15. Movies filmed in Marineland, such as The Creature of the Black Lagoon will be on screen, along with live music, vendors, and FIREWORKS on Saturday night! The Salt Air Farmers Market begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, with live bands on the schedule throughout the day. For details, go to gomarineland.com
HOPTINGER â€” Beers, Brats and Banjos with The Wobbly Toms
Nov. 13: Local band The Wobbly Toms will perform at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13 at Hoptinger Bier Garden and Sausage House, 200 Anastasia Blvd., on the island over the Bridge of Lions.
ST. AUGUSTINE HALF MARATHON WEEKEND
Nov. 13-15: The St. Augustine Half Marathon Weekend begins with an EXPO from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13 at Francis Field, 29 W. Castillo Drive, next to the parking garage in downtown St. Augustine. The St. Augustine 10K Run begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 at Francis Field, with the 5K Run starting at 7:05 a.m., and the Kids Race beginning at 9 a.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 9:30 a.m. On Sunday, Nov. 15, the St. Augustine Half Marathon begins at 7 a.m. at the Castillo de San Marcos. An EXPO will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with awards for the Half Marathon presented at 10 a.m. For more details, go toÂ staugustinemarathon.com/schedule-of-events/
Nov. 12-14: This play by Eve Ensler will be performed by students in the Flagler College Theatre Arts Department. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-14, and 2 p.m. Nov. 14 in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., downtown St. Augustine. This play has mature content. Ticket are $10 and can be purchased at the door prior to each performance or atÂ flagler.universitytickets.com
OPERA PARIS BY FIRST COAST OPERA
Nov. 14-15:Â First Coast Opera presents Opera Paris, with selections from Pucciniâ€™s â€œLa Bohemeâ€ and Verdiâ€™s â€œLa Traviataâ€ at 7:30 p.m. in Lightner Museum, 75 King Street, St. Augustine. Tickets are $35. Call 904-417-5555 or go toÂ www.firstcoastopera.com
Nov. 14-15:Â Itâ€™s elementary my dears! Students will use characters and conventions from the popular Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories to create a unique theatre piece. Performances are 2 p.m. Nov 14-15 at Rock Art Studio, 1333 Old Dixie Highway, St. Augustine. Email email@example.com or go toÂ www.staugustineyouththeatre.com
MARITIME FUN FEST
Nov. 14-15:Â The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park hosts the 2015 Maritime Fun Fest from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.Â Saturday, Nov. 14; and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15 at the park, 11 Magnolia Ave., St. Augustine. The festival will showcase the St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundationâ€™s boatyard, complete with hands-on maritime activities and the newly christened, 16th century utility work boat called the San Agustin. Events include the Quick and Dirty Boat Building Competition and Race, the Bartending Rum Challenge, educational exhibits, craft vendors, book signings, lecturers, a beer and wine tent, the Astillero de Perro Dog Agility Contest, a Maritime Pup Parade and childrenâ€™s maritime education corner with hands-on activities. Saturday includings Evening at the Fountain Fine Food Faire Party with dishes from the St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association, music by The Coconuts, and a presentation by Dr. Roger Smith. Tickets for the Food Faire Party are $20 each. Daily admission includes entry to the Fountain of Youth is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors (60+), $9 for children 6 to 12, and free for ages 5 and younger. St. Johns County residents and active/retired ,ilitary with ID receive half price admission. Proceeds from the festival support the Foundationâ€™s Maritime Heritage Scholarship Fund. Call 904-599-3800 or go toÂ www.fountainofyouthflorida.com
Nov. 14-15:Â TheÂ 36th Annual Lincolnville FestivalÂ is set for Nov. 14-15 at Eddie Vickers Park (Little Links) and the Willie Galimore Center, located at 399 Riberia St., in the historic Lincolnville area of St. Augustine. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14; and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15. Lincolnville was founded in 1866 by recently freed slaves and played a major role in the Civil Rights Movement. Arts and crafts, prepared food, water, soda, beer, and wine will be available. Free parking and plenty of bike rakes on site. Bring blankets and chairs for seating. Free shuttle services donated by Old Town Trolley Tours, departing every half hour from the Visitor Information Center (parking garage) at 10 S. Castillo Drive. Go toÂ mylincolnville.comÂ for more information.
Saturday, Nov. 14
11 a.m. to 10 p.m.Â Reggae, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Soul, Country, and more.
- The Housecatsâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦12pm-1pm
- Laurel Lee and The Escapeesâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦1:30pm-2:30pm
- Katherine Archerâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..3pm-3:30pm
- Mama Blueâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦3:30pm-4:30pm
- Doug Carnâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.5pm-6pm
- Amy Hendricksonâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.6:30pm-7pm
- Parker Urban Bandâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.7pm-8:15pm
- The 418 Bandâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..8:45pm-10pm
Sunday, Nov. 15
1 p.m. to 6 p.m.Â Traditional gospel, contemporary, rap, praise and worship. Schedule will be announced soon.
TOUR DE FARM
Nov. 15: Take a ride around the region for a first-look into the fall harvest and an opportunity to learn about the local food system in St. Johns County and surrounding areas. See where your food comes from and meet the farmers who produce it. The tour is from noon to 5 p.m. and includes farms in St. Augustine, Hastings, Elkton, Ponte Vedra and the Jacksonville area. Chefs from area restaurants will be at each farm demonstrating cooking techniques and recipes using local harvested produce. A $20 car pass is required to participate. For more information and a list of participating farms, go toÂ www.slowfoodfirstcoast.org/event/tour-de-farm-2015
THE CHRISTIANS AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE
Oct. 23-Nov. 15:Â Limelight Theatre stages The Christians, a thought-provoking play which asks, â€œWhat does it take to be a Christian in todayâ€™s world?â€ The drama is staged in the black box space, Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre. Twenty years ago, Pastor Paulâ€™s church was nothing more than a modest storefront. Now he presides over a congregation of thousands, with classrooms for Sunday School, a coffee shop in the lobby, and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. Today should be a day of celebration. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the foundations of his churchâ€™s belief. A big-little play about faith in America â€” and the trouble with changing your mind. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Limelight Theatre is located at 11 Old Mission Ave., uptown St. Augustine. CallÂ 904-825-1164Â or go toÂ limelight-theatre.org
COMEDY CLUB AT GYPSY CAB
Nov. 13-14:Â Comedians are on stage every Friday and Saturday night at Jackie Knightâ€™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, callÂ 904-461-8843. Go toÂ thegypsycomedyclub.comÂ to view the upcoming schedule.
CORAZON CINEMA & CAFE
Nov. 13-15: The Corazon Cinema & Cafe, 36 Granada St. (formerly Pot Bellyâ€™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.Â Lunch is served beginning at 11 a.m. daily, with dinner, drinks (beer and wine) available during all screenings. Go toÂ www.corazoncinemaandcafe.comÂ Â
SUNDAY ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC
Nov. 15: Join host Fre Gordon every Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. at Scarlett Oâ€™Haraâ€™s,Â 70 Hypolita St.Â Musicians are invited to perform during the weekly event. All musicians and singer-songwriters are invited to participate.
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 toÂ staugustinefm.com
THROUGH THE KEYHOLE
Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 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 toÂ www.2ghouls.com
VITTLES & VINO CARRIAGE TOURS
Friday, Saturday and Sunday:Â 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. CallÂ 904-325-3911Â or go toÂ www.thetastingtours.comÂ
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 1740â€²s. 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 toÂ 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 toÂ 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 10Â a.m. and 3 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $1 for children, and FREEÂ to St. Johns County Residents. Call 904-823-3378 or go toÂ legacy.flagler.edu/Tours Â
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 thereâ€™s a full moon sail for $35 per person. All sails are weather permitting. Call for reservations and departure times. CallÂ 904-810-1010 or go toÂ 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.Â Daily tours aboard aÂ special explorer vessel take 2-6 guests through 12 miles of tidal creeks and coastal waters â€” listen for dolphin conversations using the vesselâ€™s underwater microphones. Call 904-377-7245 or go toÂ www.staugustineecotours.com
ST. AUGUSTINE SCENIC CRUISE
Daily: The Victory III sets sail Â 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 1900â€²s 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 $16.75Â for adults;Â $9.75 for ages 9 to 13; $7.75 for ages 4 to 12; $13.75Â for ages 60 and older.Â Cruises are weather permitting. Reservations are recommended. Go toÂ www.scenic-cruise.comÂ or call 904-824-1806.