Cultural Events July 1 – 9


St. Johns Cultural Council Please call ahead, as changing weather conditions may affect some events.

July 1-9, 2009

Wed., July 1 – Concert
Restless Kind, “Country and Classic Rock”
7p.m. Free.
St. Johns County Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine Beach

Thursday, July 2 – Concert
Concerts in the Plaza
The Driftwoods, “Bluegrass & beyond”
7-9p.m. Free
Plaza de la Constitucion in St. Augustine
904 825 1004

Thursday, July 2-Fireworks
World Golf Village Fireworks
Bring blankets or lawn chairs, no coolers, please)
9:30p.m. Free
World Golf Village
Exit 323 off I-95

Thursday, July 2- Tours
St. Augustine’s Civil Rights Landmarks: Freedom Trail, “sites and homes of people who participated in the Civil Rights movement”
11a.m. and 1p.m. tours.
$15 Adults, $7 Students
Departs from Excelsior African American Cultural Museum
102 M.L. King Ave., St. Augustine

Thursday, July 2-Fundraiser
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
Wine Tasting Fundraiser to support CCPVB arts education programs.
5:30-7:00p.m. Tickets: $20
Urban Flats Flatbread and Wine Company
Located in The Shoppes of Ponte Vedra
330 A1A North, PV

July 3- First Friday Event
The Galleries of St. Augustine have openings, refreshments, music and more each First Friday of every month. View and purchase local artwork!

Metalartz Gallery
58 Hypolita Street
Francoise, Beach Paintings
Live demo by Francoise during the
5-9p.m. reception

PASTA Gallery
214 Charlotte St.
Beau Wild
Mad dogs and Englishmen

Mullet Beach Gallery
51 Cordova St.
HOT Deals on COOL Art
30 local artists on display

Ripley’s Believe It or Not
19 San Marco Ave.
Ripley’s First Festival of Art
Art, food, entertainment

Saturday, July 4- Celebrations
Fireworks Over the Matanzas
Downtown St. Augustine
6:00p.m. The All Star Orchestra
Plaza de la Constitucion
9:30p.m. Fireworks
Over the Matanzas River

Saturday, July 4-Sand Sculptures
Free Sand Sculpting Classes
10a.m. to noon.
Free and open to the public.
In front of the Ocean Trace Ramp at St. Augustine Beach.

Tuesday, July 7-24 Theatre
The Drawer Boy, “Michael Healey’s touching story about lives and healing deep hurts”
7:30p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2:00p.m.
July 7-10, July 18-19, July 21, 23-24
Terrific Tuesdays, July 7 & 21: $25 for two tickets.
Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre
Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Road
904 825-1164

Tuesday, July 7- Open Mic
Speak Easy, “for poets, writers, singer/songwriters, and anyone with something to say”
First Tuesday of each month.
City Coffee Company
1280 A North Ponce de Leon Blvd.
904-444-1574 (Kaspar)

Wednesday, July 8- Concert
Midlife Crisis, ” Classic rock”
7p.m. Free
St. Johns County Pier Park Pavilion
350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Aug. Beach
904 347 8007

Thursday, July 9- Concert
Concerts in the Plaza
Ancient City Slickers, “Big fun music”
7-9p.m. Free.
Plaza de la Constitucion, St. Augustine
904 825 1004

Thursday, July 9- July 11-Theatre
Godspell Junior, “unique reflection on the life of Jesus.”
Limelight’s KidzfACTory
July 9-11 at 2p.m.
July 12 at 7:30p.m.
Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Road, St. Aug.
904 825-1164

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