Upcoming Events This Weekend

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Upcoming Events This Weekend

Upcoming Events This Weekend

Upcoming Events This Weekend

What’s Happening!

This weekend- ApSAG.CoupleonBeachil 5 & 6, 2013.

We have highlighted some of the more popular events. Take a look & see what strikes your fancy…there’s a little bit of something for everyone! Have a great weekend! :)

 

 

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SA_RhythmandRibsLogoRhythm & Ribs Festival in St. Augustine
Francis Field – April 5- 7, 2013
Friday , April 5th 4 p.m – 10 p.m.; Saturday, April 6th 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, April 7th 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival features award winning barbeque, continuous live music, and children’s activities. Last year over 20,000 people came to enjoy the fun over the Festival weekend.
There are bouncey houses, rides for little kids and a climbing wall, mechanical bull and bungy jumping for big kids and adults alike, plus lots vendors to browse through, all the while being entertained by live music.
And the BBQers…. they come from around the country to compete for the BEST in our judged and People’s Choice competitions.

info@rhythmandribs.net
www.RhythmandRibs.net

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SA_StarsontheWaterFirst Coast Offshore Challenge-
April 3, 2013 to April 6, 2013

Beginning on Wednesday, there will be three PHRF sailboat races covering over 100 miles of offshore sailing. The historic city of St. Augustine, Florida is the start and stop point for each race. The Series is open to all seaworthy cruising sailboats that are not less than 24 feet in length.

Ceremonies and awards follow each day’s race at various locations. The final ceremony takes place at St. Augustine Yacht Club, located by water at 29º 53′ 10″ N / 81º 17′ 12″ W , or 442 Ocean Vista Ave, St. Augustine.

904-396-6382
www.fcoc2012.com

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La Fiesta de la Florida
April 6-7, 2013,
The Fiesta begins at the statue of Ponce between the Bridge of Lions and the Plaza de la Constitución

Saturday, April 6-

Ponce de León Statue Venue- 10 to 11:45 a.m. -Re-enactment of the Landing and commemorative ceremony at Ponce de León statue.

Gazebo Venue in the Plaza de la Constitución- 12 to 4:45 p.m. Hispanic folk dancers, Don Juan Ponce de León, re-enactors, and Miss Ponce de León

Isabella Garden Venue on Saint George Street, across from the Columbia Restaurant- 4 to 8 p.m. Hispanic folk dancers, Don Juan Ponce de León, re-enactors, and Miss Ponce de León.

Arrivas House Courtyard Venue on Saint George Street- 12 to 6 p.m.Re-enactors living history display.

Spanish Bakery Venue at 42 1/2 Saint George Street- 6 to 9 p.m.- Historical street theatre from the St. George Players and the Bildge Rats.

Ribera House Courtyard Venue on Saint George Street- 12 to 8 p.m. Buccaneer Fiesta authentic “pirate” display.

City Gates Venue at the North End of Saint George Street- 12 to 10 p.m. “Flamenco Taste” Hispanic folk dancers, Don Juan Ponce de León, re-enactors & Miss Ponce de León.

Open Field Venue between the City Gates and the Huguenot Cemetery- 12 to close. Hourly black powder firing demonstrations.

Saturday Finale- 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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Sunday, April 7-

Isabella Garden Venue on Saint George Street, across from Columbia Restaurant- 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hispanic folk dancers, Don Juan Ponce de León, re-enactors, and Miss Ponce de León.

Arrivas House Courtyard Venue on Saint George Street- 12 to 5 p.m. Re-enactors living history display.

Spanish Bakery Venue at 42 1/2 Saint George Street- 4 to 5 p.m. Live music.

Ribera House Courtyard Venue on Saint George Street- 12 to 5 p.m. Buccaneer Fiesta authentic “pirate” display.

City Gates Venue at the North End of Saint George Street- 12 to 10 p.m. “Flamenco Taste” Hispanic folk dancers, Don Juan Ponce de León, re-enactors & Miss Ponce de León.

Open Field Venue between the City Gates and the Huguenot Cemetery- 12 to close. Hourly black powder firing demonstrations.

Ponce de León Celebration Grand Finale- 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

For more details, go to www.facebook.com/PonceDeLeonCelebration

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SA_VilanoBeachSunset Celebration at Vilano Beach Town Center
First Saturday of each month, 3 p.m. – dusk

Features a spectacular sunset across the bay — plus, dozens of market vendors, live music, local arts and crafts and more can be found on the pier!

Activities are from 3 p.m. – dusk.

Admission is free. Located at 115 Vilano Rd., St. Augustine.

904-540-0402
www.VilanoBeachFL.com

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Chicago CSA_ChicagoConcertoncert in St Augustine
April 7, 2013, Gates 6:30 p.m., Starts 7:30 p.m.

Chicago, one of the longest running and most successful pop/rock ‘n’ roll groups in history, performs at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The concert begins at 8 p.m. at the Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South.

Tickets $67, $52 & $47
www.StAugAmphitheatre.com

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SA_PabloPicassoPicasso Exhibit at St. Augustine Visitors Center
February 1, 2013 to May 11, 2013, Monday – Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sixty-eight rarely seen works by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso — mostly ceramics and lithographs — will be on display at the Expo Hall at St. Augustine Visitor Center, located at 11 W. Castillo Drive in St. Augustine.

Admission: Adults – $10, Seniors – $8, Kids 6 & Under – Free, Kids 7 to 12 – $5, Family of 4 – $20
Military in Uniform – Free, Flagler College Student with ID – Free

Tickets will be available at the St. Augustine Visitor Center and other city venues.

904-825-1000
www.staugustine-450.com

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Sa_FortMatanzazMusketDemonstrationFort Matanzas Living History Day
Fort Matanzas – the First Saturday of every month, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

On the first Saturday of the month join us at Fort Matanzas and take the National Park Service’s ferry to Rattlesnake Island. There you will see the18th century fort that guarded the southern approach to St. Augustine with re-enactors demonstrating Spanish muskets and cannons.

Cannon firings are presented on each tour of the day except for the 9:30 and 4:30 tours.

There are no fees to enter the park or to take the ferry to the fort. The 36-passenger ferry operates on a first come basis. The ferry leaves every hour on the half-hour and there is no charge.

Fort Matanzas National Monument is located on A1A south approximately 4 miles south of SR 206.

904-471-0116
www.nps.gov

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SA_CastillodeSanMarcos_SSFridays, Saturdays, & Sundays Historic Weapons Demonstrations
Castillo de San Marcos- January 25, 2013 to December 31, 2013, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

National Parks Service personnel demonstrate the weapons and relate the experiences of the Colonial Spanish soldier stationed in St. Augustine in 1740′s. Demonstration times are 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. throughout the year. Firing times are subject to change depending on weather conditions and staff availability.

Admission is $7 for adults. Children 15 and under are free of charge but must be accompanied by an adult.

The Castillo is open 8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. daily.

Castillo de San Marcos , Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084

904-829-6506, x234
www.nps.gov/casa

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SA_TheCellarUpstairs_smThe Cellar Upstairs Wine, Jazz & Blues
San Sebastian Winery – Open: Fri. 4:30 – 11 p.m., Sat. 1- 11 p.m. & Sun. 1 – 6 p.m.

San Sebastian Winery’s The Cellar Upstairs Wine and Jazz & Blues Bar features top class eclectic live music including Jazz, R&B and Blues.

Voted ‘Best Live Music’ you can enjoy Bands such as “Beautiful Bobby” Blackmon and the B3 Blues Band; The Committee; Soulo and Vinny Jacobs, to name a few

You can purchase a variety of tasty light appetizers to accompany the wide selection of your favorite San Sebastian Wines, as well as imported and domestic beers. Enjoy the comfort, relax and take in the spectacular views from the open-air deck while listening to the live music. There is no cover charge.

904-826-1594
http://www.SanSebastianWinery.com/jazzbar.php

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SA_DarkoftheMoonThe Dark of the Moon Tour After-hours Paranormal Tour
St. Augustine Lighthouse, Friday, Saturday & Sundays
Tour times: April – September: 8:30pm; October – March: 7:30pm

Dark of the Moon is the only tour that gives guests the opportunity to climb the Lighthouse and tour the Keepers’ House at night. Enthusiastic guides share paranormal tales and experiences of people who have visited, lived, or worked at the Lighthouse.

Private tours, 90 minutes, 3 hours, & 5 hours, are available. Advance Reservations are required. Call for updated rates.

Rates: $25 per adult; $20 per child

Tour times: April – September: 8:30 p.m.
October – March: 7:30 p.m.

904-829-0745
www.StAugustineLighthouse.org

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What Flows From Spain Exhibit
The St. Augustine Art Association – April 5 – 28, 2013,
Tuesday – Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m.; Sundays, 2 – 5 p.m.

In recognition of Florida’s quincentennial, the St. Augustine Art Association will feature a special exhibit of the works of Cuban-American artist Elio Beltran. The exhibit, titled What Flows From Spain, includes several large-scale narrative paintings emphasizing Florida’s ties to Spain. The artist will be at the gallery from 5-9 p.m. for First Friday Art Walk (April 5).

Admission to the gallery is free.

Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, Noon to 4 p.m.; Sundays, 2 – 5 p.m.

904-824-2310
www.staaa.org

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Farmers Markets

 

VegetablesOld City Farmers’ Market
St. Augustine Amphitheatre- Every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Shop for fresh produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and plants directly from the producers. There’s always live entertainment and there is fresh seafood in season.

The Old City Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday morning at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on A1A South in St. Augustine.

www.StAugustineFM.com

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SA_LincolnvilleFarmersMktLincolnville Farmers’ Market
399 Riberia St., St. Augustine –
Every Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

St. Augustine’s newest fresh market offers farm-fresh vegetables, meats/fish, cheese, bread, treats, arts & crafts, prepared food, jewelry and more. Plus there are picnic areas and a playground! The Market takes place every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

www.LincolnvilleFarmersMarket.com

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Saturdays St. Johns River Farmers’ Market
January 5, 2013 to December 28, 2013, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Located at Alpine Groves Park, 2060 State Road 13 in Fruit Cove, the market is open each Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and features local produce, plants, homemade food products, art, crafts and much more. The market is located in a 55-acre park bordered on the west by the St. Johns River.

Admission is free.

Info: 904-209-0333

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CLICK HERE to see other great events on our Calendar of Events Page!

 

 

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