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Whats Going Down in December

REGULAR ROTATION

TUESDAYS

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

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

JANUARY

JAN 17-FEB 25 CROSS AND SWORD AT THE VENARDOS CIRCUS

Cross and Sword at the Venardos Circus brings the theme of Paul Green’s historical drama, Florida’s official state play, back to St. Augustine with a modern-day performance styling. The show, which takes place at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, will delight audiences with a dramatic interpretation set to music and various circus acts reminiscent of the historical play. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine

JAN 18-JAN 21 SAINT AUGUSTINE FILM FESTIVAL

The Saint Augustine Film Festival is a four-day film festival takes place at various locations throughout St. Augustine, including the Corazon Cinema and Cafe, 36 Granada St., Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., and the Gamache-Koger Theatre, 50 Sevilla St. The Saint Augustine Film Festival is from 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. each day. On Friday, the opening gala will be at the Lightner Museum.

Fool for Love at Limelight Theatre

JAN 18-FEB 11 FOOL FOR LOVE AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE

This play performed at the Limelight Theatre by Sam Shepard, award-winning playwright, features reality and fantasy, as well as past and present. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. 11 Old Mission Avenue

JAN 20 GAMBLE ROGERS FESTIVAL CONCERT SERIES-DAVID MALLETT

World-renowned singer/songwriter from Maine, David Mallett, will be in St. Augustine to perform at this Gamble Rogers Music Festival concert that takes place at Lohman Auditorium at Whitney Laboratory. Larry Mangum will open the show. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the performance is at 7 p.m. 9505 Oceanshore Blvd. St. Augustine

JAN 20 THE TRAVELIN’ MCCOURYS IN CONCERT

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall welcomes adventurous bluegrass ensemble The Travelin’ McCourys to the stage. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. 1050 A1A North Ponte Vedra Beach

JAN 25 MARTY STUART AND HIS FABULOUS SUPERLATIVES IN CONCERT

The hugely popular showman and contemporary Country rocker Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives will return to the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall in support of their brand new album, Way Out West. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8. 1050 A1A North Ponte Vedra Beach

Matanzas 5000 5K & Fun Run

JAN 27 MATANZAS 5000 5K & FUN RUN

The Matanzas 5000 5K & Fun Run race takes participants throughout downtown St. Augustine along the Matanzas River through the historic city and ends at Castillo Drive. The 5K begins at 8 a.m. and the free fun run begins at 9:15 a.m. 29 W. Castillo Dr. St. Augustine

JAN 27 EMMA CONCERT ASSOCIATION PRESENTS, THE ESTONIAN NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The orchestra was established in 1926 and has performed throughout the world and with many world-renowned conductors and soloists. Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College at 7:30 p.m. 14 Granada Street

JAN 27 MUSIC IN THE BOX SERIES FEATURING SOUTHERN TIDE BAND

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 6-8 p.m. on stage in the Koger- Gamache Studio Theatre. Admission is $5. Refreshments available for purchase. Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. St. Augustine

JAN 28 YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND IN CONCERT

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall announces the return of Colorado-based high-energy, progressive bluegrass group Yonder Mountain String Band. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. 1050 A1A North Ponte Vedra Beach

JAN 31 SUNSET/MOONRISE AT ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE

Enjoy the sunset and moonrise from the top of the 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.

FEBRUARY

FEB 2-25 NOT-SO-STILL LIFE EXHIBITION

The art of still life is as popular today as it was centuries ago. This exhibit invites artists to push the limits of composition, concept, color, light and drama within the realm of the still life genre.The St. Augustine Art Association hosts this exhibition of works within the realm of the still life genre. The exhibition is free and open to the public. 22 Marine St. St. Augustine.

FEB 2 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.

FEB 3 SCHOOL OF THE 16TH CENTURY

Presented by the Historic Florida Militia. Learn what it was like to live in the 16th century through multiple interactive classes held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park hosted by the Men of Menéndez. Learn how to fire a crossbow or musket and find out about the clothing and cooking from that time period. 11 Magnolia Ave. St. Augustine.

FEB 3 CHARACTER COUNTS! IN ST. JOHNS COUNTY SIX PILLARS 6K/3K RUN/WALK

This race starts at Palencia Elementary School and begins at 9 a.m. There will be a 6K and 3K. Registration for the 6K ranges from $35-$25; registration for the 3K ranges from $30-$20. 355 Palencia Village Drive, St. Augustine.

The Mozart Orchestra of New York

FEB 3 EMMA CONCERT ASSOCIATION PRESENTS, THE MOZART ORCHESTRA OF NEW YORK

The orchestra will perform Mozart’s last three symphonies, No’s 39, 40 and 41. The concert takes place at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College at 7:30 p.m. 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine

FEB 5 NOCATEE FARMERS MARKET

Nocatee Farmers Market takes place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every third Saturday. This free, family friendly event has more than 80 local vendors selling produce, crafts, jewelry, herbs, unique foods and more. Free face painting is available for youth, along with a bounce house. Village Lake Dr. Ponte Vedra.

FEB 5 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.

FEB 5 JAKE SHIMABUKURO IN CONCERT

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall warmly welcomes the return of ukulele virtuoso and composer Jake Shimabukuro. He has elevated the ukulele from a beloved Hawaiian folk instrument to a world-class vehicle, fearlessly traversing boundaries and putting his inspired touch on everything from island standards, to popular tunes and, most recently, classical symphonic concertos. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

FEB 7-11 RIVER CITY PLAYERS PRESENT THE NERD

The Scarlett-Hill Theater holds 70, and is described as a “Boutique Theater” because of its size and the attention the actors focus on their audience. Also described as “theater in your living room. Join the River City Players for their first production of 2018 as they present “The Nerd” February 7-11. Make reservations and see showtimes by visiting the River City Players website or by calling (904) 377-5044. Larimar Arts Center, Scarlett Hill Theatre, 216 Reid Street, Palatka, Florida 32177

FEB 8-10 FLIGHT TO FREEDOM

Volunteers from Florida Living History, in partnership with Fort Mose Historic State Park and the Fort Mose Historical Society, offer visitors an opportunity to look back and glimpse the journey of the people fleeing slavery. Part of Florida Living History’s educational initiatives for Black History Month, the annual Flight to Freedom heritage event includes Freedom Trail guided tours, colonial Spanish military demonstrations and period culinary demonstrations. The event is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. 15 Fort Mose Trail St. Augustine.

FEB 9 THE FRONT PORCH SERIES PRESENTS JOHN MORELAND AT THE ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre’s Front Porch Series, a free music series held on the 4,800-square-foot hardwood deck located on the St. Augustine Amphitheatre grounds, proudly announces that Americana singer-songwriter John Moreland will kick off the 2018 series. Gates open at 6 p.m., and the performance begins at 7. 1340 A1A South St. Augustine.

All American Air Table Tennis Classic

FEB 10 9TH ANNUAL AMERICAN AIR, TABLE TENNIS CLASSIC

One of the most popular fundraisers of the year is the All American Air, Table Tennis Classic, featuring costumed competitors in three divisions of tournament play. The event raises funds for the All American Air Charitable Foundation and other select community causes. The inaugural Classic was held in October of 2009, and benefited the service projects of the Junior Service League of St. Augustine. Invited patrons of the event helped raise over $15,000 and enjoyed a fun night playing and/or watching the historical parlor game of table tennis. This great event continues to grow each year, raising funds for deserving organizations within our community.

First Coast Opera presents Pagliacci

FEB 10 FIRST COAST OPERA PRESENTS PAGLIACCI WITH THE STRANGER’S TALE

Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. Performances are on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. General admission is $40, and student admission with ID is $10. Tickets can be purchased through the website. 14 Granada Street St. Augustine.

FEB 11 MADE IN ST AUGUSTINE® FESTIVAL

Made in St. Augustine® is the culmination of all things local. On February 11, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. this handcrafted festival will celebrate everything made in the nation’s oldest city. This curated event showcases St. Augustins who create, craft, construct, produce, educate, cook and bake. The one-day annual festival features artisans, builders, chefs, distillers, vintners, farmers, and anyone who “makes” in St. Augustine. Made in St. Augustine® provides attendees the opportunity to sample cuisine and beverages from dozens of local restaurants, supplies visitors a unique shopping opportunity in a market-like atmosphere, educates attendees about the area’s historic and cultural offerings, and supplies aspiring makers instructional opportunities through adult workshops and junior make-and-take stations. Stellar entertainment and fun activities complete the festive environment geared toward the whole family. Francis Field, St Augustine.

FEB 11 UNDER THE STREETLAMP IN CONCERT

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces that Under the Streetlamp’s Rockin’ Round the Clock, featuring former cast members of Jersey Boys and other hit Broadway musicals, will perform two sets of classic hits of the American radio songbook from the 1950s through the 1970s. Under the Streetlamp is a flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs. 1050 A1A North Ponte Vedra Beach.

FEB 11 26.2 WITH DONNA: THE NATIONAL MARATHON TO FIGHT BREAST CANCER

This is the 11th anniversary of the National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer that devotes 100 percent of net race proceeds to breast cancer research. Donna Deegan’s famous marathon and half marathon on Sunday will start at THE PLAYERS Championship parking venue, 200 ATP Tour Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach, at 7:30 a.m. The route winds through four beach communities, over the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge and finishes at Mayo Clinic. Much more information is available online at www. breastcancermarathon.com or by calling (904) 355-7465. 200 ATP Tour Blvd. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082

FEB 15 IDEAS & IMAGES SERIES AT FLAGLER COLLEGE

Andrew Nagorski, former senior editor of Newsweek International and former vice president and director of public policy for the East/West Institute, will share a talk titled From the Soviet Union to Putin’s Russia: A Journalist’s Perspective. The event is at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 14 Granada St. St. Augustine.

FEB 17 CASTILLO BY CANDLELIGHT: STORIES OF FORT MOSE

Experience the Castillo de San Marcos after dark in this special, after-hours event commemorating African- American heritage through the eyes of a Freedom Seeker escaping to St. Augustine and Fort Mose. Made possible through a partnership with the Florida Park Service, Fort Mose Historical Society and National Park Service.

FEB 17-18 ST. AUGUSTINE ART AND CRAFT FESTIVAL

The St. Augustine Art and Craft Festival features some of the nation’s best artists and crafters and offers jewelry, ceramics, stained glass, photography, handmade soaps and much more. All items are made in the USA. The event is Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the St. Johns County Pier Park. Admission is free. 350 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine Beach.

Willie Nelson

FEB 18 WILLIE NELSON WITH SPECIAL GUESTS LOS LONELY BOYS

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly announces the return of Country music legend Willie Nelson & Family and special guest Los Lonely Boys. With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, Willie Nelson is a creative genius. He has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor and activist. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the performance is at 7:30 p.m. 1340 A1A South St. Augustine.

FEB 21 THE ROBERT CRAY BAND IN CONCERT

Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins and over 20 acclaimed albums. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. Admission ranges from $89-$59. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall – 1050 A1A North Ponte Vedra Beach.

FEB 22 THE FRONT PORCH SERIES PRESENTS SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre’s Front Porch Series proudly presents the country-fried Americana trio Southern Culture On The Skids. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the performance is at 7 p.m. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine.

FEB 22 DOYLE BRAMHALL II IN CONCERT

The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall proudly announces the return of renowned blues guitarist, songwriter and producer Doyle Bramhall II to Ponte Vedra Beach. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

FEB 23 GEORGE WINSTON IN CONCERT

Beloved, melodic folk pianist George Winston will be live at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. With a career spanning nearly 50 years, Winston is one of the most recognized and celebrated solo pianists on the globe – selling more than 15 million albums worldwide. Since the release of his debut album, Ballads and Blues in 1972, Winston has released 14 solo recordings. His latest, Spring Carousel: A Cancer Research Benefit, will directly benefit City of Hope, a not-for-profit clinical research center in California. Doors open at 7 p.m.; performance at 8 p.m. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

FEB 23-25 CATHEDRAL FESTIVAL

One of the area’s largest festivals features rides, games, bingo, a silent auction, food, beverages, fireworks and local bands playing each day. The Cathedral Festival takes place at the Mission Nombre de Dios beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday and noon on Saturday and Sunday. Fireworks go off Saturday at 9 p.m., weather permitting. See the website for the entertainment schedule. General admission is $5. 101 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine

J.J. Grey & Mofro

J.J. Grey & Mofro

 

FEB 24 THE BLACKWATER SOL REVUE FEATURING JJ GREY & MOFRO, LOS LOBOS, NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS, AND MORE

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre will be host to a full day of swampy soul, rock and blues music when The Blackwater Sol Revue featuring JJ Grey & Mofro, Los Lobos, North Mississippi Allstars, Marcus King Band and more returns to St. Augustine. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., and the show begins at 3:30 p.m. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine.

MAR 1 SUNSET/MOONRISE AT ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE

$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.