New podcast: The Weekend 10 (10 events happening Oct. 15-17) in Northeast Florida!

Welcome to the Weekend 10, a podcast created by Ian Mairs of Swamp Radio and Apex Theatre Studio; along with Renee Unsworth of Totally St. Augustine — with the help of some Flagler College students!

Here are the Top 10 event this weekend, October 15-17, in Northeast Florida.


  1. PUMPKIN PATCH at First United Methodist Church — October 14-Until the pumpkins are gone: First United Methodist Church, 118 King St., offers pumpkins of all sizes, available this month in downtown St. Augustine. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Prices range from 50 cents to $35. Call 904-829-3459.

  2. EARTH, WIND, AND FIRE CONCERT at The Amp — October 14-: The band has scored eight number one hits, have sold over 100 million albums worldwide and released 23 albums. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Details at

  3. THE MAZE AT SYKES FAMILY FARMS — October 2-30: Nine acres of a local farm becomes The Maze each year — with live music, the maze, games such as a corn cannon, live animals and more at 5995 Brough Road in Elkton, just off State Road 207. TICKETS & DETAILS: 

  4. RHYTHM & RIBS FESTIVAL — October 15-17: The Rhythm & Ribs Festival will take place October 15-17, 2021 at Francis Field in downtown St. Augustine, Florida with headliner Travis Tritt on stage Saturday, October 16! Live music, award-winning BBQ pit masters, artisans, a kids zone, and other activities will be part of this event, hosted by the St Augustine Sunrise Rotary. Proceeds benefit local charitable organizations. Purchase tickets in advance at

  5. CRACKER DAY — October 16: The St. Johns County Cracker Day will take place on Saturday, October 16 at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds, 5840 State Road 207 in Elkton, Florida. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the Farmers Market area, with local honey and datil pepper products, boutiques, woodworking, kettle corn, snow cones and ice cream, tack and customized apparel, candles, arts & crafts, blacksmithing, all days kids entertainment and games. Barrel races, pole races and whip cracking will take place all day. Horse games signup begins at 8 a.m., with the first run at 9 a.m. The event is sponsored by the St. Johns County Cattlemen’s Association. Call 904-669-5157 or email

  6. VILANO BEACH MARKET AT AIRSTREAM ROW — October 16: The Vilano Beach Market at Airstream Row will take place from 3-8 p.m. October 16 at 190 Vilano Road, on the right just before the Vilano Beach Pier. Featuring 20+ local vendors, food trucks, and Airstream shops, the event continues on the third Saturday of each month. Free parking and admission. The October 16, November 20, and December 18 market will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  7. CAP’S ON THE WATER — Delish food and amazing views at Cap’s on the Water, 4325 Myrtle Street, St. Augustine (just north of Vilano Beach). This restaurant is known for fresh seafood and beautiful sunsets.

  8. MODEST MOUSE AT THE AMP — Modest Mouse is known as one of the most consistent live bands around, and they are on a US tour that kicked off at the end of July and will include festival stops at Lollapalooza in Chicago, Life is Beautiful in Las Vegas and Austin City Limits in Austin. Details at

  9. TWILIGHT TOURS at The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum — Visit a house on the oldest street in America!  Twilight Tours: Fatal Folklore at the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum on Aviles Street in historic St. Augustine, Florida take place every Friday and Saturday evening in October and the first week of November.  Many came to stay at Miss Fatio’s Boarding House, but some never returned home. Twilight Tours are perfect for all ages who are looking for a St. Augustine fun, family-friendly nighttime activity. TICKETS:

  10. HAMILTON in Jacksonville — on stage through October 17: HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. Featuring​ a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre—a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education. Details at


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