November 1, 2019

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Florida Wild Exhibition at St. Augustine Art Association Gallery

Enjoy this vivid display that explores a wide range of artistic interpretations of Florida’s wild side – plants, animals, wilderness, waterways and more. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday noon- 4 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m. Admission is free

Location: St. Augustine Art Association Gallery
Address: 22 Marine St. St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.staaa.org

image, Abandoned: Featured Artwork of Michelle Davidson

Abandoned: Featured Artwork of Michelle Davidson

Visit the Pasta Art Gallery to view a new painting series, The Abandonment by Michelle Davidson, a mixed media artist, musician, and author. Abandoned, portrays visions of abandoned places. 214 Charlotte Street, St. Augustine. An opening reception will be held during First Friday Artwalk on November 1, from 5-9pm. Gallerry hours are noon-5 p.m. 904-824-0251

Location: Pasta Art Gallery
Address: 214 Charlotte St. St. Augustine, FL 32084
Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

November 16, 2019

Tiny Town: St. Augustine Miniature Holiday Village

Visit this holiday exhibit at the St. Augustine Art Association Gallery featuring handmade miniature replicas of the city’s historic buildings created by artist Lenny Reul. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday noon- 4 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m. Admission is free.

Location: St. Augustine Art Association Gallery
Address: 22 Marine St. St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Website: http://www.staaa.org

November 20, 2019

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Guided Bird Walk

Meet the birds at Anastasia State Park, proudly part of the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail! This fun and informative walk is open to participants of all birding levels. Participants will observe a diverse variety of shore birds, marsh birds, and hammock birds by walking the beach, boardwalks, nature trails, and other areas. Please dress for the weather and bring binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes, and a field guide if you have one. Meet at the Island Beach Shop & Grill pavilion located at the end of the main park drive. This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation.

Location: Anastasia State Park
Address: 300 Anastasia Park Road St. Augustine, FL 32080
Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Marineland River-to-Sea Preserve Trail Walk

Join us from 9:00 am – 11:00 am, for the guided trail walk at the River-to-Sea Preserve. See the changes wrought by Hurricane Irma and Matthew. Then, step into the ancient Florida coastal woodlands along the preserve trail and learn how Native Americans once thrived there on nature’s bounty. Your GTM Research Reserve interpretive guide will point out indigenous plants bordering the trail to the Matanzas River where the mangroves grow.

Location: River to Sea Preserve
Address: 9741 Oceanshore Blvd. Marineland, Florida 32137
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Website: https://gtmnerr.org/event/marineland-river-to-sea-preserve-trail-walk-10/

November 21, 2019

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Lightner After Hours: Of Hearth and Home

A free monthly social event, where guests enjoy an early evening of music by talented local musician Felicia Regan. Ms. Regan will play traditional songs on the player piano in Lightner Museum’s 3rd floor Grand Ballroom. Lightner After Hours is a free monthly social event with a beer & wine bar available for donations. Guests may enter at the Granada Street entrance to Café Alcazar (the entrance with the blue and white awnings, located across from the Corazon Cinema). For more information visit LightnerMuseum.org

Location: Lightner Museum
Address: 75 King St St. Augustine, FL 32084
Time: all day
Website: https://lightnermuseum.org/event/lightner-after-hours-november-2019/

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Personality/Handbag Handbag/Personality

Go Art hosts this special feature artist event at Butterfield Garage Art Gallery in St. The events are an opportunity to grow awareness of that artist’s work and visit the artist as well. Please see goartandexplore.com for a listing of events.

Location: Butterfield Garage Art Gallery
Address: 137 West King Street, # B St. Augustine, FL 32084
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Website: https://www.goartandexplore.com/

November 22, 2019

image, Historic Weapon Demonstrations at Castillo de San Marcos

Historic Weapon Demonstrations at Castillo de San Marcos

National Parks Service volunteers and personnel demonstrate the weapons and relate the experiences of the Colonial Spanish soldier stationed in St. Augustine in the 1740s.Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Demonstration times are 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults; children 15 and under are free. The fort is open 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Location: Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Address: 1 South Castillo Dr. St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Website: http://www.nps.gov/casa

image, The Fab Four- The Ultimate Beatles Tribute at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

The Fab Four- The Ultimate Beatles Tribute at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Doors open at 7p.m. Performance begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $59.50- $99.50. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach

Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Website: http://www.pvconcerthall.com

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Dark of the Moon Tour at St. Augustine Lighthouse

All Ghosts, No Gimmicks! During this tour, with only a glow stick as lighting, guides share the history and ghost stories of the people who have lived, worked and visited the St. Augustine Lighthouse. Dark of the Moon is the only tour that gets you in the Lighthouse grounds at night. Arrive 15 minutes before scheduled time to allow time for check-in. Tours are every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and last approximately 90 minutes to two hours. Adults are $25, children under 12 are $20.

Location: St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
Address: 81 Lighthouse Ave. St. Augustine , FL 32080
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Website: http://www.staugustinelighthouse.org/

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some) at Limelight Theatre

Performances at the Limelight Theatre are Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission ranges from $20-$26. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine

Time: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Website: http://www.limelight-theatre.org

November 23, 2019

Nights of Pints

Come celebrate the 3rd annual Nights of Pints where St. Augustine’s local breweries offer craft beer lovers a chance to enjoy a free, seasonally brewed pint at each St. Augustine brewery with the purchase of a commemorative t-shirt. T-shirts are $30 and a portion of the proceeds goes to HAWKE Wildlife, a local non-profit that rescues birds of prey and other wild animals in need. Participating breweries include Ancient City Brewing Taproom, 18 Cathedral Place, Dog Rose Brewing Company, 77 Bridge St., Bog Brewing Company, 218 W. King St., and Old Coast Ales, 300 Anastasia Blvd.

Location: Downtown St. Augustine
Time: all day

image, Nights of Lights Boat Excursions with St. Augustine Eco Tours

Nights of Lights Boat Excursions with St. Augustine Eco Tours

Join St. Augustine Eco Tours for a unique harbor tour of the Nights of Lights. This one-hour experience is offered on stable & comfortable 6 to 14 passenger boats. No crowds and an expert USCG Captains make this the ideal trip to experience the illuminated city. Trips are offered nightly at 6 & 7:30 p.m. from St. Augustine Municipal Marina. Reservations are required. Public tours are $35 per passenger & private tours are $200 for up 6 passengers and $475 for up to 14 passengers. www.staugustineeecotours.com or 904-377-7245.

Location: St. Augustine Municipal Marina
Address: 111 Avenida Menendez St. Augustine, FL 32084
Time: all day
Website: https://www.staugustineecotours.com

Bike MS: PGA Tour Cycle to the Shore

This is a beautiful scenic ride along the Florida coastline and a great cause to raise funds for the fight to cure MS. Cyclists will tour either from the Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine or Marineland to Daytona Beach and back, with multiple one- or two-day routes ranging from 36 to 100 miles on Day 1 and 36 to 60 miles on Day 2. The tours start at 7:30 a.m. each day. The tour ends with a beachside celebration on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. 4900 US 1 North, St. Augustine

Location: Northeast Florida Regional Airport
Address: 4900 US 1 North St. Augustine, Florida
Time: 7:30 AM
Website: https://secure.nationalmssociety.org/site/tr/bike/flnbikeevents?pg=entry&fr_id=30207

image, Historic Weapon Demonstrations at Castillo de San Marcos

Historic Weapon Demonstrations at Castillo de San Marcos

National Parks Service volunteers and personnel demonstrate the weapons and relate the experiences of the Colonial Spanish soldier stationed in St. Augustine in the 1740s.Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Demonstration times are 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults; children 15 and under are free. The fort is open 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

Location: Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Address: 1 South Castillo Dr. St. Augustine, Florida 32084
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Website: http://www.nps.gov/casa

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Nights of Lights - Light up Night!

The start of the 26th Annual Nights of Lights is Light-Up! Night, which begins at 4 p.m. with a spirited performance by Showtime USA presenting a wide variety of holiday musical favorites. Showtime’s performance will be in front of St. Augustine’s City Hall, 75 King St. Then at 5:30 p.m., the All Star Orchestra takes the stage with great swing and big band sounds all in grand holiday style at the historic Plaza de la Constitución Gazebo. The Light-Up! Night ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. in the plaza, where the switch to the Nights of Lights is flipped to illuminate the city. The concert continues after the ceremony until 7:30 p.m. King St. and Cathedral Place, St. Augustine

Location: Plaza
Address: 75 King Street St. Augustine, Florida
Time: 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Website: http://www.nightsoflights.com

image, Sunset and S'mores with St. Augustine Orchestra

Sunset and S'mores with St. Augustine Orchestra

St. Augustine is known for its gorgeous sunset and its music. Enjoy the combination of both at a fun, casual benefit for the city's St. Augustine Orchestra called Sunset & S'mores. Spend a few hours in the home of local philanthropists Cary and Judi Cowan on the banks of Moultrie Creek, to watch the sunset, take sunset selfies, eat, drink (cash bar) and learn about some of the instruments played by members of the Orchestra. Top the twilight hour off with toasting your own S'mores at one of the outdoor fire pits!

Location: Cowan Residence
Address: 3873 Hickory Lane St. Augustine, FL 32086
Time: 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Website: https://staugustineorchestra.org/

image, Opening Night of "Nights of Lights" Aboard the Black Raven

Opening Night of "Nights of Lights" Aboard the Black Raven

Opening Night for " Nights of Lights"

Location: Black Raven Pirate Ship S. Augustine Municipal Marina
Address: 111 F Avenida Menendez St Augustine, FL 32084
Time: 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Website: http://www.blackravenadventures.com/

image, Nights of Lights Grande Illumination Aboard the Schooner Freedom

Nights of Lights Grande Illumination Aboard the Schooner Freedom

The 26th Annual Nights of Lights celebration sparkles to life at 6:30 p.m. in St. Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitucion. View it from the best seat in the house, on board the Schooner Freedom! Avoid the crowds and watch the sunset before seeing St. Augustine come to life from the water. Seating is limited and reservations go quickly, so be sure to make yours in advance. Tour departs at 5:15 p.m. and is $65 per person.

Location: St. Augustine Municipal Marina
Address: 111 Avenida Menendez St. Augustine, FL 32084
Time: 5:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Website: https://www.schoonerfreedom.com/nights-of-lights-2/

image, Florida Water Tours Light Up Ceremony Cruise

Florida Water Tours Light Up Ceremony Cruise

Enjoy a special 2-hour Cruise, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. for adults and children 5 and older aboard the Osprey. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne (for those 21+), and hors d’oeuvres, as you cruise along the bayfront to view the lights turning on for the first time this season. Boarding is at 5:15 p.m. Use code STAUG25 for 25% off!

Location: Florida Water Tours
Address: 107 Yacht Club Dr St Augustine, FL 32084
Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Website: https://floridawatertour.com