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SEPTEMBER

REGULAR ROTATION

TUESDAYS

Trivia!!! Night at Ancient City Brewing Company, 3420 Agricultural Center Dr.
7:30-10:30 PM Visit Ancient City Brewing

THURSDAYS

Open Mic Night
Tradewinds Lounge 5-9 p.m.

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS

St. Augustine Farmer’s Market at the Amphitheater (Saturday) 9 a.m -12 p.m.
St. Augustine Flea Market 9-4 p.m.

SUNDAYS

Salt Air Farmer’s Market 10-2 p.m.
101 Tolstoy Ln., Marineland

Ordinary People Exhibition

SEP 1- OCT 1 ORDINARY PEOPLE EXHIBITION BY DON TROUSDELL

This special St. Augustine 450th Commemoration exhibition at the St. Augustine Art Association features paintings by the late Don Trousdell. The collection of colorful paintings and storyboards highlights the first settlers who founded and built St. Augustine during the 16th century. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday noon-4 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m. There will be a tribute gathering for Don Trousdell on September 3 at 2 p.m. 22 Marine St.St. Augustine. Visit the St. Augustine Art Association Website

Boot Scooting BBQ

SEPT 30 BOOT SCOOT & BBQ!

Hosted by Investing in Kids (INK), this evening at the St. Augustine Rod and Gun Club at 6:30 p.m. features BBQ, rides on a mechanical bull and games, including corn hole and cow plot bingo. Join us for one of the most popular events of the entire year! 401 Gun Club Rd.St. Augustine.

OCTOBER

OCT 2, 3 JACK JOHNSON AT ST. AUGUSTINE

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is proud to welcome the return of Grammy-award winning musician, film-maker and environmentalist Jack Johnson with guest Bahamas for two nights. Johnson grew up surfing and playing guitar in Hawaii. Since 2001, he has released six studio albums and two live albums that have sold more than 25 million copies worldwide. Johnson’s seventh studio album, All The Light Above It Too, will be available in September and was recorded throughout the past year at Johnson’s Hawaii based Mango Tree Studio. Doors open at 5 pm, and the performance is at 6:30 pm on both days.

OCT 3-31 ORIGINS OF HALLOWEEN AND HAUNTED PUB CRAWL TOUR

With Ghost Tours of St. Augustine, learn about how many of our present day Halloween customs began… bonfires, jack-o-lanterns, costumes and masks, and trick-or-treating…as you search for ghosts and goblins at pubs and taverns in St. Augustine’s historic downtown district on this exclusive 2.5-hour Halloween tour with our licensed, professional ghost-hunting guide. Learn to use EMF meters and professional ghost-hunting equipment, which is provided to you during the tour and included in your ticket. The tour departs at 7 p.m. from Al’s Pizza, where guests will enjoy a complimentary welcome drink before the start of the tour. 1 St. George Street, St. Augustine.

Dressing Downton

OCT 3 DRESSING DOWNTON™ OPENING RECEPTION

You’re invited to the Lightner Museum for the opening reception of the exhibition Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times™, from 7-10 p.m. Dressing Downton, a 13-week display of 36 authentic Edwardian Era costumes and accessories from PBS’s most popular television drama in history, Downton Abbey, will be elegantly displayed in the museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery. By attending the opening reception, you will be able to experience the exhibition before it is open to the public. The evening includes light fare, refreshments and music. Costumes enthusiastically encouraged. 75 King StreetSt. Augustine.

OCT 4 DRESSING DOWNTON™ EXHIBITION OPENING DAY AND SPEAKER SERIES

Immerse yourself in fashion and history in this highly anticipated exhibition at the Lightner Museum featuring 36 authentic Victorian Era costumes and accessories from PBS’s most popular television drama in history, Downton Abbey®. Opening day offers multiple events, including a talk by Jessica Fellowes, author and speaker on everything Downton Abbey, titled Downton Abbey: At Home with the Family at 10:30 a.m. at Flagler College’s Flagler Room. She will talk about life as an “upstairs” member of the Downton family and how it relates to the Lightner Museum’s history. At noon there will be a VIP lunch with Fellowes. 75 King Street, St. Augustine.

OCT 4-JAN 7 DRESSING DOWNTON: CHANGING FASHIONS FOR CHANGING TIMES EXHIBITION

The Lightner Museum will play host to an exquisite collection of 36 original costume pieces seen on the award-winning television series Downton Abbey®. On its final stop of the tour, Dressing Downton: Changing Fashions for Changing Times™, will be held in the museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery. The museum is open Sunday to Thursday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday to Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

OCT 5 SUNSET/MOONRISE AT ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE

Enjoy the sunset and moonrise from the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse. The $30 admission includes a champagne toast, provided by San Sebastian Winery, hors d’oeuvres from The Reef and an informative overview of the history of the St. Augustine Light Station. 81 Lighthouse Ave, St. Augustine 904- 829-0745.

OCT 6 FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK

From 5 – 9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, the Art Galleries of St. Augustine feature new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries. The event is held rain or shine inside the member galleries and is a free, self-guided walking tour (tour maps available at participating galleries). Plus, FREE Art Walk Trolleys and Trains provided by St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolleys, provide free transportation throughout downtown for the art walk.

OCT 6 DELBERT MCCLINTON & SELF MADE MEN AT THE PONTE VEDRA CONCERT HALL

Celebrated three-time Grammy award winner Delbert McClinton and Self-Made Men released their latest recording, Prick Of The Litter in January of this year. Prick Of The Litter contains 12 new songs that feature the soulful blend of blues, jazz, country and rock that has become synonymous with McClinton’s distinctive style. His songs and soul-stirring performances have connected with audiences across the country as well as his peers. Throughout the decades, McClinton has ridden the wave of major label success, penned songs that have been cut by successful country and blues artists, collaborated with artists ranging from Bonnie Raitt to Tanya Tucker and continued to create relevant and distinctive music. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

Halloween Corn Maze

OCT 7-29 CORN MAZE AT SKYES AND COOPER FARMS

Fall is in the air at Sykes and Cooper Farms. This family friendly event during October offers a corn maze, hayride, playgrounds, races and viewing of farm animals. The farm is open Friday 6-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The last ticket sold is one hour prior to closing. General admission is $10; youth ages 2 and under are free. 5995 Brough Road, Elkton.

OCT 6 PARENT’S NIGHT OUT AT ST. AUGUSTINE ALLIGATOR FARM ZOOLOGICAL PARK

Let the Alligator Farm entertain your kids in a safe and educational environment while you and yours have a night on the town. Enjoy dinner, a movie, or just relax, they’ve got the kids. The event at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park is from 6-10 p.m. for youth ages 5-12. Advanced registration is required. 999 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine (904) 824-3337

Pink Up the Pace

OCT 7 PINK UP THE PACE 5K WALK/RUN

In its 9th year, Pink Up the Pace is the largest 5K race in St. Augustine. The race helps support those diagnosed with breast cancer in St. Augustine and the surrounding area. The race begins at 8 a.m. just north of the City Gate in downtown St. Augustine. Day-of registration begins at 7 a.m. at Francis field. The race route takes runners down Avenida Menendez through Lincolnville along St. George Street and ends at Francis Field. 25 W. Castillo DriveSt. Augustine

OCT 7-8 DATIL PEPPER FALL FESTIVAL

Celebrate St. Johns County’s official plant, the Datil Pepper at this festival that takes place at the UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County Agricultural Center from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday. Admission and parking are free. The event features vendors, a plant sale, an amateur Datil Pepper hotsauce contest, and a Datil Pepper restaurant cook off. The cook off will be on Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 3125 Agriculture Center Dr.St. Augustine.  (904) 209-0430

OCT 11 SCREENING OF ILLEGALLY YOURS FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY

It’s the 30th anniversary of the filming of the movie Illegally Yours. The St. Augustine Historical Society, St. Johns County Public Library System, Castillo de San Marcos, National Park Service and St. Augustine Amphitheatre have teamed up to commemorate this anniversary. On this day, a screening of the film will take place at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre at 7 p.m. 1340 A1A SouthSt. Augustine.

OCT 12 IDEAS & IMAGES SERIES AT FLAGLER COLLEGE

James Delgado, senior vice president at SEARCH, Inc., will share a talk titled Sunk by a Hurricane: The Discovery and Exploration of Three Deepwater Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico. The event is at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 14 Granada St.St. Augustine. 904-829-6481

OCT 12 EVENINGS AT WHITNEY – ADVENTURES IN HISTORY

Evenings at Whitney presented by Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience returns at 7 p.m. with the program titled Adventures in History. David Nolan, regional historian, will be the guest speaker. The lecture series is free and open to the public. Registration or reservations are not necessary. 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd. St. Augustine. 904-461- 4000

OCT 13-15 PELLICER CREEK RAID

The Florida Agricultural Museum will present the 8th annual Pellicer Creek Raid: A Civil War Reenactment. Approximately 150 infantry, artillery and cavalry troops will stage two battles, one on Saturday and one on Sunday at 1 p.m. When the participants are not on the battle field, their historic camps will be open to the public from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday to illustrate other aspects of military life circa 1864. Friday is reserved for school groups by reservation. Admission on Saturday and Sunday is $5.7900 Old Kings Road N.Palm Coast.

St. Augustine Greek Festival

OCT 13 ST. AUGUSTINE GREEK FESTIVAL

Celebrate all things Greek – food, dancing, music and heritage – at this annual St. Augustine’s Greek Festival. Enjoy homemade Greek foods and pastries, shop at the outdoor market and enjoy the carnival games and rides. There will be plenty of Hellenic music and performances by Greek dance troupes from throughout Florida. The festival takes place at Francis Field on Friday 4-10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday noon-5 p.m. 25 W. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine.

Lynyrd Skynyrd

OCT 13 LYNYRD SKYNYRD AT THE ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly presents Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd and special guest The Outlaws live in concert. The legacy began some 41 years ago in Jacksonville, Fla., and halted for a decade by the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members, including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. Since then, the band tragically lost Allen Collins, Billy Powell, Leon Wilkeson and Hughie Thomasson, yet Lynyrd Skynyrd rocks on with original member Gary Rossington joined by Johnny Van Zant. 1340 A1A SouthSt. Augustine.

OCT 14-15 BIKE MS: PGA TOUR CYCLE TO THE SHORE

The Bike MS: PGA Tour Cycle to the Shore is a two-day event that raises money for MS research takes cyclists from TPC Sawgrass to Daytona Beach and back with rest stops, lunch daily and multiple route options. The tour starts at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday at TPC Sawgrass or 8:30 a.m. at Marineland. The cost to register ranges from $75- $35 plus a $250 fundraising minimum. 110 Championship WayPonte Vedra Beach. 800-344-4867

OCT 17 FRIENDS OF FIRST COAST OPERA LUNCHEON

Enjoy lunch with First Coast Opera at Terra & Acqua from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a wine discussion and tastings of sparking wines. Tickets are $35. 134 Sea Grove Main St.St. Augustine Beach. (904) 417-5555

OCT 19 THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS IN CONCERT

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes Oakland’s funky R&B party band The California Honeydrops. The band doesn’t just play music – they throw parties. Drawing on diverse musical influences including Bay Area R&B, funk, Southern soul, Delta blues and New Orleans Second-line, they have taken those parties all over the world. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m.

OCT 20-21 SAINT BENEDICT THE MOOR BLUES FESTIVAL

Don’t miss the annual blues festival at the Saint Benedict the Moor Church. Have fun, eat great food and listen to amazing music at one of St. Augustine’s historical sites. The festival is from 4-10 p.m. on Friday and noon-10 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $5. 86 Martin Luther King Ave.St. Augustine. (904) 228-0051

OCT 21 58TH ANNUAL CRACKER DAY

The St. Johns County Cattlemen’s Association is hosting this event at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds, which includes horse games, food and fun. Gates open at 6 a.m., and the event is from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $5. 5840 S.R. 207 Elkton, FL 32033. (904) 209-0332

OCT 21 FEARLESS 5K RUN & WALK

The Fearless 5K RUN/WALK will provide competition, fun and teamwork while celebrating health and fitness for all ages. Presented in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Healthy Lifestyle Expo, the St. Augustine Outlets Mall will become a feast for the senses featuring music, food, colorful & informative health exhibits, and lots of fun physical activity for health conscious people from one to one hundred and one! The event will raise funds to benefit St Johns County Sheriff’s Office Victim’s Advocacy Program. 100% of the Family Walk proceeds will directly benefit Victim’s Advocacy. The 5K begins at 8:30 a.m., family walk begins at 8:45 a.m., Kids Run 4 Fun begins at 9:30 a.m. 500 Outlet Mall Blvd., St. Augustine.

OCT 21 HAVANA NIGHTS

Hosted by The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, this event from 6-9 p.m. at Fantasy Farms features an evening of delicious Cuban cuisine, vintage cars, cocktails, music, dancing and an art demonstration. Tickets are $100 for non-members and $75 for members. 194 S. Roscoe Blvd.Ponte Vedra Beach. (904) 280-0614

Avett Brothers

OCT 21 THE AVETT BROTHERS IN CONCERT

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly welcomes the return of The Avett Brothers live in concert. Throughout the past 17 years, The Avett Brothers have evolved from the rustic sounds bred in their hometown of Mount Pleasant, N.C., to the mainstream rootsiness influenced by producer Rick Rubin to near pop crossovers on their most recent release, True Sadness. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. 1340 A1A SouthSt. Augustine.

OCT 26-28 HAUNTED TRAILS AND FALL FESTIVAL

Hosted by the Florida Agricultural Museum, this spooky event features a night-time wagon ride through the woods plus magic shows, games and a haunted house from 6-11 p.m. each day. Festival goers are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume. Admission is $15 for adults; youth ages 12 and under are $10; youth ages five and under are free. 7900 Old Kings Road NorthPalm Coast.

OCT 27-29 CREATURES OF THE NIGHT AT THE ALLIGATOR FARM

Join the wild side for three nights of treats, costumes and fun at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Meet eerie bugs and beasts during this hands-on experience while collecting creepy creature cards around the park from 5:30-7 p.m. each day. It’s sure to be a spooktacular time. 999 Anastasia Blvd.St. Augustine.

OCT 27 THE FIRST COAST OPERA PRESENTS OPERA’S MOST HAUNTING MELODIES

The First Coast Opera’s Most Haunting Melodies concert features ghostly encounters and haunting tunes. The audience is invited to dress in costume. The Friday performance is at the Mark Lance Armory, 190 San Marco Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35. 190 San Marco Ave.St. Augustine.

OCT 27 TOAD THE WET SPROCKET IN CONCERT

‘90s Alternative Rock titans, Toad the Wet Sprocket (Glen Phillips on lead vocals and guitar, Dean Dinning on bass vocals, Todd Nichols on lead guitar and vocals and Randy Guss on the drums) has the kind of musical chemistry that can only come from meeting in high school and writing, recording and touring on albums over the course of those 25 years. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

OCT 28 THE JAIL BREAK 5K

Formerly The “#LETSGETPEDESTRIAN 5K”, Velofest Community Initiative With Old Town Trolley Tours Proudly Presents “Jail Break 5K, Escape From St. Augustine.” Runners will enjoy a 5k to the Atlantic Ocean facing a treacherous climb over the Vilano Bridge as they flee from the Authentic Old Jail. Runners of all ages and abilities are invited this Halloween weekend to make a break and enjoy the fun. After the race, there will be a celebration with entertainment, refreshments and a bike rodeo for youth. The race begins at 8 a.m. 167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine.

OCT 28 ANCIENT CITY KIDS DAY

Enjoy a fun and festive family atmosphere with vendors, games, activities and live entertainment hosted by EPIC Behavioral Healthcare. This is a great day to spend meaningful time with your family and children. This free day of fun takes place from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Francis Field. 25 W. Castillo Drive, St. Augustine.

OCT 27-29 THE WIZARD OF OZ AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE

This classic tale, in which a Kansas farm girl travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home, has been entertaining audiences for generations. Youth actors will perform in this KidzfACTory at Limelight Theatre show. The performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth. 11 Old Mission AvenueSt. Augustine.

OCT 28 UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT

Uptown Saturday Night is the perfect event for fashionistas, art lovers and antique shoppers from 5-8 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month. Uptown Saturday Night takes place year-round and combines a festive party atmosphere with hospitality and special deals in the unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue, concentrated between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. Many participating shops also serve refreshments. San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine.

Music in the Box

Music in the Box @ Limelight Theatre

OCT 29 MUSIC IN THE BOX AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE

On the last Sunday of the month at the Limelight Theatre, enjoy live acoustic music by some of the area’s best up-and-coming bands and musicians from 6-9 p.m. on stage in the Koger- Gamache Studio Theatre. Admission is $5. Refreshments are available for purchase. Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave.St. Augustine. 11 Old Mission Ave.St. Augustine.

OCT 20 FULL MOON RACE

Sponsored by the St. Augustine Yacht Club, multi-fleet competition takes place offshore at sundown. Members and non-member are welcome. For more information, or if you would like to crew on a racing boat, call (904) 824-9725.

NOVEMBER

NOV 3 LECTURE AND DEMONSTRATION BY PBS’S ANTIQUES ROADSHOW APPRAISER NICHOLAS DAWES

The Lightner Museum welcomes Nicholas Dawes, antiquarian and antiques appraiser from PBS’s popular television program Antiques Roadshow for two events. On Friday at 10:30 a.m., Dawes will present The Treasures of Downton: An Appraiser’s View at the Casa Monica Hotel, 95 Cordova St. This talk will focus primarily on the decorative objects d’art typically found in the great English homes of the 19th century.

NOV 3 FIRST FRIDAY: GARDEN WALK AT WASHINGTON OAKS

Visit Washington Oaks Gardens State Park on the First Friday of every month for a guided tour of the beautiful gardens. Meet in the garden parking lot at 10 a.m. and wear comfortable shoes. The tour will last approximately one hour. Admission into the park is $5 per vehicle, up to eight people; $4 per vehicle for single occupancy or $2 per person on bicycle. 6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast, FL 32137

NOV 3 FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK

From 5 – 9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, the Art Galleries of St. Augustine feature new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries. The event is held rain or shine inside the member galleries and is a free, self-guided walking tour (tour maps available at participating galleries). Plus, FREE Art Walk Trolleys and Trains provided by St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolleys, provide free transportation throughout downtown for the art walk.

NOV 4 ANCIENT CITY WALK TO DEFEAT ALS

This 1.5-mile walk that raises awareness for ALS begins at 8 a.m. at Ripley’s Believe It or Not!. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a disease that impacts nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The money raised from this event helps support local care services and research. 19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine.

Moonlight and Magnolias Gala

NOV 4 MOONLIGHT & MAGNOLIAS FALL GALA

The Junior Service League of St. Augustine is proud to host it’s 35th annual Fall Gala “Moonlight & Magnolias”. The historical and charming waterfront expanse of the Fountain of Youth will be all aglow with sparking candles & twinkling lights, transformed into an enchanting and glamorous fairy tale. Of course an array of traditional southern fare is on the menu along with fusions certain to create a nirvana of the palate. Sip champagne or whatever delights you, including the signature cocktail to be announced soon. Enjoy exquisite entertainment with live music and a DJ including a string quartet accompanied cocktail hour. Sweet City Cupcakes will serve delectably luscious cupcakes and desserts. Moonlight & Magnolias will surely be an evening to remember!