Cultural Events May 13 – 21, 2009

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

Through May 31 – Theatre
The Tempest, “magic, betrayal,, attempted murder, fairies and monsters.”
Champagne reception on opening night.
Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30p.m.
Sunday Matinees at 2:00p.m.
Tickets: $20-25
Special Terrific Tuesday on March 12: Two tickets for $25.
Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Road, St. Augustine

Wed., May 13 – Concert
SAHS Jazz Ambassadors, “Jazz & swing music.”
7p.m. Free.
St. Johns county Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine

Thursday, May 14-Dinner and a CD
Darryl Wise, Dinner and a CD, “Reflections.”
7:00p.m. Tickets: $25 includes BBQ dinner, a CD, and a performance by Darryl Wise.
Gypsy Cab Company
828 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine
Reservations: 904 824 8244

Thursday, May 14 – Lecture
New Treatments for Cancer Using the Immune System, with Dr. James J. Mule
Evenings at Whitney
7p.m. Free
Center for Marine Studies
9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Aug.

Friday, May 15- Movie
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
8:00p.m. Free
St. Augustine Amphitheatre
1340C A1A South, St. Augustine
904 471 1965

Saturday, May 16- Festival
Junkanoo, “a colorful, interactive experience with costumed dancing parades, Bahamian food, music, and a lively Straw Market.”
Straw Market from noon.
In the downtown Plaza, St. Augustine

Sunday, May 17-Breakfast/Rush Out
Bahamian Breakfast and Rush Out
“Chicken souse, johnny cake, scrambled eggs, peas ‘n rice, grits, with a Junkanoo Rush Out.”
For the benefit of the Junkanoo Scholarship Fund.
9:00a.m. to noon. Tickets: $28
Creekside Diner
904-827-9030 or 806-2898

Sunday, May 17-Music/Food
The Taste of the Beach
Local Restaurants offer tastes, Kenyon Dye and his online interactive piano bar will entertain.
1:00p.m. to 6:00p.m. Tickets: between $1-3 per taste.
St. Johns County Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine Beach
904 347 8007

Monday, May 18-24- Arts Festival
Florida’s First Coast Arts Festival
Theatre, Music, Outdoor Sculpture
Performances and start times vary.
For a full schedule visit:
Tickets: $20-25
St. Augustine Amphitheatre
1340C A1A South, St. Augustine
904 471 1965

Tuesday, May 19- Storytelling
Tale Tellers of St. Augustine present:
Yesterday Revisited, with Nancy Avera and Kaye Byrnes telling stories from out of the past including tales of Mary Lily Flagler and Julia Tuttle.
7:30p.m. Tickets: $8
Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Road, St. Aug.
904 471 0179

Wednesday, May 20- Concert
Music by the Sea
Jimmy Parrish & the Ocean Vibes Band, “Buffet-style island music.”
7p.m. Free
St. Johns County Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Aug. Beach
904 347 8007

Thursday, May 21 – Poetry
Juice Up the True Say, “O.U.R. 21st Century Learning Center students read their poems and sign their poetry book.”
5p.m. Free
Hastings Public Library
6195 South Main Street, Hastings
904 827 6970

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