Weekend events: Live music, ballet and more

Students in the St. Augustine Dance Conservatory will perform "The Mermaid Princess" May 31 and June 1 at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College.

Students in the St. Augustine Youth Ballet will perform “The Mermaid Princess” May 31 and June 1 at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College.

SATURDAY, MAY 31

 

The Mermaid Princess

The St. Augustine Youth Ballet will take you on a journey through the ocean’s depths in an under the sea ballet. “The Mermaid Princess” is a ballet based on the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson. Performances are set for 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., downtown St. Augustine. Tickets are $15. Tickets can be purchased at the door before each performance. Call 904-797-6469.

Paper City Hustlers

Local band the Paper City Hustlers will perform from 5 to 9 p.m. at Pangea Island Grille, 164 Everest Lane, in St. Johns (northwest St. Johns County), off Race Track Road.   

Feel the Wheels

The Junior Service League of St. Augustine hosts a fundraiser benefiting The Children’s Museum of St. Johns in front of the St. Augustine Outlet Mall on the east side of I-95 (exit 318) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore construction vehicles, semi-trucks, service vehicles, boats and much more. A variety of hands-on, children’s activities including a Big Wheels course and a remote controlled race car track will provide family fun. 500 Outlet Mall Blvd., St. Augustine. 904-826-1311 www.StAugOutlets.com.

Amiro Art & Found

Amiro Art & Found, 9C  Aviles St., features a collection of ocean-inspired artwork which includes artwork by Miami-based artist, Jeanine Maleno, as well as local artists Jim Macbeth, Nancy Hamlin-Vogler, Deane Kellogg, and Wendy Mandel McDaniel. The Gallery is open Thursday-Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours on Fridays and Saturdays until 7 p.m. Call 904-824-8460 or go to amiroartandfound.com.

Milltop music

Donny Brazile will perform at 5 p.m. at Milltop Tavern, 19 1/2 St. George St.

Big Pineapple

Local band Big Pineapple will perform at 7 p.m. at the Conch House, 57 Comares Ave.

Donovan’s Irish Pub

The Committee will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Donovan’s Irish Pub, 7440 U.S. 1 North, St. Augustine.

The Downtown Bazaar

From 6-10 p.m., The Colonial Quarter courtyard hosts an evening filled with fine art, unique artisan crafts, local authors sharing their stories of local lore, live music by studio recording musicians and mystifying magic. Take a stroll through the quarter or enjoy fabulous food and beverages by the Taberna Del Caballo. The event is free, including your pets and will take place the last Saturday of every month. 33 St. George St., St. Augustine. 904-315-7454.

Maja Gitana CANCELED

NOTE: This event has been canceled due to construction in downtown St. Augustine. Casa Maya, 22 Hypolita St., will feature live music by Maja Gitana at 7 p.m.

Farmers market at Amphitheatre

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. Also at the market, take art classes, hear live bluegrass music, and eat breakfast or lunch on site. Free parking and admission.

Uptown Saturday Night

From 5 – 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. The Mission Nombre de Dios provides FREE PARKING. Info: 904-823-9263.

Artist Josef Kote meet & greet

Galeria del Mar, 9 King St., will show an exhibition of over 30 new originals and limited editions from New York based artist Josef Kote. The exhibition is open to the public and available for sale on Saturday, May 31. Josef Kote will be available during a public Meet & Greet between 12 to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Taxidermy show

Florida native Ryan Hanley “The Taxidermist” will show his taxidermy work from turtle ashtrays to squirrels holding guns at Anchor Boutique, 77 San Marco Ave., in uptown St. Augustine. Also on display is the first jewelry collaboration between Ryan and Anchor Boutique owner, Laurel Baker. Pieces include fur cuffs and teeth earrings set in sterling and gold. Free admission and refreshments. Live music by The Dewars. 6 to 10 p.m.

Amistad at Uptown Saturday Night

Amistad is a fair trade store featuring fine select wines, jewelry, apparel, accessories, home decor, spa products, and gifts from around the world. They will have a complimentary wine tasting from 5 to 9 p.m. and live music from 7 to 9 p.m. 67 San Marco Ave., Suite A. Call 547-2446.

Switchfoot concert

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre hosts Grammy Award-winning Switchfoot and their special guest Thousand Foot Krutch. Switchfoot’s 2011 album Hello Hurricane received a Grammy for Best Rock Gospel album and the band’s continuing hits that straddle the line between sacred and secular rock have earned them a dedicated following, Toronto-based Christian rock band Thousand Foot Krutch has performed since 1997 and their 2012 album The End Is Where We Begin debuted at number one in Canada and number five on iTunes in the U.S. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. (gates open at 5 p.m.). Tickets range from $25 to $65 each. 1340 A1A South St. Augustine. 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com

SUNDAY, JUNE 1

 

Lincolnville Farmers Market

The market  features fresh produce and artisan goods including coffee, kettle corn, baked goods, jellies, sauces, paintings, photos, pottery, jewelry and other items. The market accepts SNAP-EBT so that everyone can enjoy fresh food. The event runs from noon to 4 p.m. each Sunday on the grounds near the Galimore Center at Eddie Vickers Park, 399 Riberia St., in historic Lincolnville. Free admission and parking.

Aunt Kate’s live music

Local musician David Dowling performs at 12:30 p.m. at Aunt Kate’s, 612 Euclid Ave., off A1A North, past Vilano Beach.

Reggae Sundays

Live reggae music will be performed from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Conch House Marina Resort, 57 Comares Ave. Reggae Sundays continue each Sunday through Sept. 28. Call 904-829-8646 or go to conch-house.com/reggae.html to view the schedule.

Tradewinds live music

Keith Godwin & the Rio Grande Band will perform at 1 p.m. at Tradewinds Lounge, 24 Charlotte St.

Bike day at Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Sports Bar, 123 San Marco Ave., will host “Bike Day” from 2 to 7 p.m. each Sunday featuring DJ Eric in the parking lot playing requests, the famous “Bikini Bike Wash Girls,” fundraisers, charity events and local businesses sponsoring each weekly event. Go to mardibar.com.

Mario Peral Latin jazz

Mario Peral and his Latin jazz band will perform at 5 p.m. at Kingfish Grill, 252 Yacht Club Drive.

The Driftwoods

The Driftwoods will perform at 5:30 p.m. at Creekside Dinery, 160 Nix Boat Yard Road, near Home Depot in St. Augustine.

O.C. White’s live music

Local musician Marianne Lerbs will perform at 6:30 p.m. at O.C. White’s, 118 Avenida Menendez, in downtown St. Augustine.

 

 

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