Advertise with Historic City News

RSSCategory: Entertainment

Include a stop at our state parks for Thanksgiving

November 20, 2014 | By More
Include a stop at our state parks for Thanksgiving

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service invites Historic City News readers to visit a state park or trail this Thanksgiving Day.

Read More

Entertainment for St Augustine and St Johns County

November 18, 2014 | By More
Entertainment for St Augustine and St Johns County

Historic City News readers who reside in St Johns County and present a valid ID are always admitted free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden School House, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening Tour and the Hotel Ponce de Leon Legacy Tours at Flagler College. The daily tours and wine […]

Read More

Heritage descendant working to produce Cross and Sword

November 16, 2014 | By More
Heritage descendant working to produce Cross and Sword

Crystal Solana Bryan reported to Historic City News that she has formed a not-for-profit company, Floridanos Historical Performances, Inc., to bring back to St Augustine the production of Florida’s Official State Play; Cross and Sword.

Read More

Lifetime sportsman licenses half-price

November 15, 2014 | By More
Lifetime sportsman licenses half-price

St. Johns County Tax Collector Dennis W. Hollingsworth, CFC., invites all Historic City News readers to consider a gift of a lifetime Florida outdoor sports license for your children or grandchildren who are Florida residents between the ages 5 through 21.

Read More

Live music for “Holly Jolly Trolley”

November 15, 2014 | By More
Live music for “Holly Jolly Trolley”

Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine reported to Historic City News that they are pleased to announce this year’s Nights of Lights “Holly Jolly Trolley” will include live music from local musicians and singers on select nights.

Read More

Faces and Places debuts Tuesday morning

November 14, 2014 | By More
Faces and Places debuts Tuesday morning

A new exhibit is coming to the Rotunda Gallery at the St. Johns County Administration Building featuring original works from Scott Waters “Faces and Places” series. The collection of art will be on display from December 2nd through January 22, 2015.

Read More

Florida State Parks are admission free for Veterans Day

November 10, 2014 | By More
Florida State Parks are admission free for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, Historic City News readers will receive free entry for everyone at Florida’s state parks, including Fort Mose, on Tuesday, November 11. The Florida Park Service encourages residents and visitors to celebrate veterans and active military personnel by bringing them to one of the 171 state parks and trails to enjoy […]

Read More

Heart rocks the Amphitheatre

November 9, 2014 | By More
Heart rocks the Amphitheatre

Heart rocks the Amphitheatre Mark Cubbedge, Special Events Photographer Special to HISTORIC CITY NEWS Heart has never been a band that shied away from its musical influences of the 1970s and it performed a brilliant mix of cover tunes interspersed with its own mega-hits that kept a sold-out crowd on their feet most of the […]

Read More

Veterans Day – all readers enjoy free admission to Castillo

November 8, 2014 | By More
Veterans Day – all readers enjoy free admission to Castillo

All Historic City News readers are invited to visit the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument when the National Park Service honors veterans by waiving its normal $7.00 entrance fee as a “thank you” to all of the men and women who have served our country.

Read More

Saturday evening show to benefit Vickers Park preservation

November 7, 2014 | By More
Saturday evening show to benefit Vickers Park preservation

Lift Up Lincolnville Revitalization Corp. president Sue Agresta, announced to Historic City News that tomorrow, Saturday, November 8th, a benefit performance of the award-winning Broadway play, Clybourne Park, will take place at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue, uptown St. Augustine.

Read More

River House announces November activities

November 6, 2014 | By More
River House announces November activities

The River House, home to the St Johns Council on Aging, located at 179 Marine Street, has invited Historic City News readers to participate in the upcoming public events during the month of November. If you are interested in a volunteer position with the Council on Aging, we have included in this report several available […]

Read More

Free exhibit coming to Visitor Information Center

November 5, 2014 | By More
Free exhibit coming to Visitor Information Center

Historic City News readers will enjoy a free exhibit at the Visitor Information Center located at 10 West Castillo Drive in St Augustine from November 15, 2014, to January 12, 2015. The St. Augustine 450th Commemoration exhibition, which kicks off the anniversary year, focuses on comparing St. Augustine from then and now; a quest that […]

Read More

Castillo by Candlelight

November 5, 2014 | By More
Castillo by Candlelight

The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument has informed local Historic City News reporters that they will host special evening tours on Saturday, November 22, and readers are invited to enjoy a candlelit timeline tour exploring the many flags that have flown over its ancient coquina walls.

Read More

A few facts about “Music by the Sea” you may not know

October 31, 2014 | By More
A few facts about “Music by the Sea” you may not know

As we were saying thank you and goodnight to patrons at our final Music by the Sea Concert I met a very nice couple who told me how much they enjoyed the concerts. They also told me it was “great of the County to put these shows on for free”. The couple was very surprised […]

Read More

Safe Trick-or-Treat this afternoon

October 26, 2014 | By More
Safe Trick-or-Treat this afternoon

Safe Trick-or-Treat this afternoon Ancient City Tours will sponsor a Halloween Costume Contest this afternoon; Sunday October 26th at 2:00 p.m., offering free trophies for kids and adults. Judging will be held at their offices at 6 Cordova Street; next door to the Tolomato Cemetery After the contest, Sunday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 […]

Read More

Chef Chris Proulx wins Top Chef

October 24, 2014 | By More
Chef Chris Proulx wins Top Chef

Chef Chris Proulx, Aviles Restaurant at Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront, was selected as the People’s Choice Top Chef Thursday, Oct. 23, at Renaissance World Golf Village Resort during the Third Annual Flavors Top Chef Cook-off, a benefit for Home Again St. Johns.

Read More

Bird Walk at Fort Matanzas

October 24, 2014 | By More
Bird Walk at Fort Matanzas

The National Park Service will treat Historic City News readers to a free opportunity to explore the ecology of Florida’s coast at its upcoming Bird Walk; scheduled for Saturday November 1, 2014 at Fort Matanzas National Monument.

Read More

3rd Annual Spoonbills and Sprockets Tour

October 23, 2014 | By More
3rd Annual Spoonbills and Sprockets Tour

3rd Annual Spoonbills and Sprockets Bicycle Tour Heather Neville invited all Historic City News readers to rediscover all that is beautiful about our Historic Byway by bike during the 3rd Annual Spoonbills and Sprockets Bicycle Tour.

Read More

Looking for fun things to do on a budget?

October 21, 2014 | By More
Looking for fun things to do on a budget?

Barbara Golden, Communications Manager for the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, reminds Historic City News readers who reside in St Johns County that admission is free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden School House, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening […]

Read More

TOUCH St Augustine Art Garden Groundbreaking

October 18, 2014 | By More
TOUCH St Augustine Art Garden Groundbreaking

The St. Augustine Art Association reported to Historic City News this week that they recently broke ground for the new TOUCH St. Augustine Art Garden at the Art Center on Marine Street.

Read More

Spooks rise to haunt Anastasia State Park for hayride

October 18, 2014 | By More
Spooks rise to haunt Anastasia State Park for hayride

Brittany McDermott informed local Historic City News reporters that on Saturday night, October 25th, Anastasia State Park will be transformed into a frightful and fun enchanted forest; complete with an old-fashioned haunted hayride down one of the camping loops.

Read More

Entertainment this week in St Johns County

October 14, 2014 | By More
Entertainment this week in St Johns County

Barbara Golden, Communications Manager for the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, reminds Historic City News readers who reside in St Johns County that admission is free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden School House, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening […]

Read More

Gamble Rogers park will double camping capacity

October 10, 2014 | By More
Gamble Rogers park will double camping capacity

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service informed Historic City News local reporters that the Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach boasts the highest occupancy rate of any campground in the Florida Park Service.

Read More

Science behind the light to celebrate 140-year-old lighthouse

October 9, 2014 | By More
Science behind the light to celebrate 140-year-old lighthouse

On the evening of October 15, 1874, Head Keeper William Russell lit the 370 prism, first order Fresnel lens in St. Augustine’s new lighthouse for the first time. In the 140 years since, the lens and its 165 ft. tall tower have presided over many changing tides in the oldest city.

Read More

Art Association unveils Braille Trail and Tactile Art Show

October 7, 2014 | By More
Art Association unveils Braille Trail and Tactile Art Show

Elyse Brady reported to Historic City News that the St. Augustine Art Association will unveil the new “TOUCH St. Augustine Braille Trail” on Thursday, October 9th, beginning with a brief ceremony at the Pedro Menendez statue at the Lightner Museum gardens.

Read More

St Augustine Beach stalls again on food trucks

October 7, 2014 | By More
St Augustine Beach stalls again on food trucks

Anyone expecting a fast dining option at St Augustine Beach to be settled on second reading at last night’s city commission meeting is disappointed this morning after the continued drumbeat of competing restaurateurs has resulted in the proposed enabling ordinance for food trucks to be ordered back to City Attorney Doug Burnett for revision.

Read More

International Archaeology Day is October 18

October 6, 2014 | By More
International Archaeology Day is October 18

Florida Public Archaeology Network has invited all Historic City News readers to join them as they celebrate International Archaeology Day all month long with lots of great events; including two right here in St Augustine.

Read More

Fiesta de Aviles and Running of the Bulls

October 4, 2014 | By | Comments More
Fiesta de Aviles and Running of the Bulls

Its Fiesta day on Aviles Street and the local merchants association reports a great opening ceremony to Historic City News.

Read More

Ghost of Henry Flagler still inhabits college rotunda

October 1, 2014 | By | Comments More
Ghost of Henry Flagler still inhabits college rotunda

Historic City News received reports recently that Henry Flagler and his second wife, Alice, may have taken up permanent residence in the rotunda of the former Ponce de Leon Hotel; a hundred years after their deaths.

Read More

Guana Reserve celebrated National Estuaries Day

October 1, 2014 | By | Comments More
Guana Reserve celebrated National Estuaries Day

Florida Department of Environmental Protection reported to Historic City News that Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. joined more than 365 community members for Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve’s National Estuaries Day celebration, “FAMILY EcoMENTALITY”.

Read More