Cultural Events on the calendar

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FloArts presents Photography by Marion County artist Don Browning
5001 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka Phone: 386 312-4020
http://sjrcc.edu
Event Pricing: Free
As an artist and environmentalist, Browning’s work focuses on Florida’s natural treasures, culture and heritage. Browning describes his “Photon Magic” exhibit as a modern exploration of light beyond one’s typical perception.
On exhibit through Friday, March 12, 2010

Art Bridge Presents: “Launch”
48 Sevilla Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-826-8530
Event Pricing: Free
Art Bridge presents, “Launch,” a collaborative exhibit created by art students from Flagler College, Murray Middle School, and Osceola Elementary School. Exhibit runs March 5-26. Museum hours 10:00-4:00p.m.at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum.
On exhibit through March 26.

Impressions from the Top of the Town
24 Cathedral Place, St. Augustine Phone: 471-5369
Event Pricing: Free
Top of the Town is the title of the show that features twenty local artists who gather twice a month to paint at outdoor locations. During the months of January and February the artists had the unique opportunity to view and paint the vistas of St Augustine from a high vantage point in 24 Cathedral Place. This building is the tallest building in St Augustine and home to the Wachovia Bank. It is located at the corner of Cathedral Place and Charlotte.Artists will be on hand to talk about their work. The hours of this opening reception during the First Friday Art Walk are 5 to 9pm. The exhibition will continue throughout March.

5TH ANNUAL ALL-COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ART SHOW” AND THREE-IN-ONE EXHIBIT AT THE ART ASSOCIATION
22 Marine Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-824-2310
Event Pricing: Free
Clay, Collage and Cutting Edge artworks will be featured in the Main Gallery at the St. Augustine Art Association from March 7-28, Also on display is the 5th Annual All-County High School Art Show.
On exhibit through April 04, 2010

A Critical Lens: Literary Analysis of Three Alfred Hitchcock Films
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-819-6395
http://www.flagler.edu
Event Pricing: Free
Alan Woolfolk, Flagler’s dean of academic affairs, will lecture on “Vertigo” on March 8. “Vertigo” is a 1958 American psychological thriller starring James Stewart, Kim Novak and Barbara Bel Geddes.
Flagler’s Director of General Education, Douglas McFarland, will lecture on “Blackmail” on March 9. “Blackmail” is a 1929 thriller/drama starring Anny Ondra and John Longden.
R. Barton Palmer will lecture on “Secret Agent” on March 10. Palmer is the Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature and Director of Film Studies for Clemson University and author of “Alfred Hitchcock: Influence/Imitation/Intertextuality.” The film “Secret Agent” is a 1936 British film starring John Gielgud, Peter Lorre, Madeleine Carroll and Robert Young.
All of the “Critical Lens” lectures will be held at 7 p.m.
Seating is limited.
Sunday, March 07, 2010 to Wednesday, March 10, 2010
7p.m.

Aviation Art of Yesteryear & the Marketing of Models Lecture
22 Marine Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-824-2310
http://www.staaa.org
Event Pricing: FREE Admission
St. Augustine Art Association presents:AVIATION ART OF YESTERDAY & THE MARKETING OF MODELS – LECTURETom Graham, Professor emeritus of Flagler College and author of “Box Top Air Power” will give a vividly illustrated talk on the graphic art that appeared on model airplane kits from years gone by. These images are as captivating as the day they first jumped off the shelves into the imaginations of young model makers. Don’t miss it. Admission is free; however, reservations are required. Call 904.824.2310.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
7 to 8:30 pm

“Romeo and Juliet” at Bartram Trail High School
7399 Longleaf Pine Parkway, St. Johns Phone: 904-547-8340 ext. 22574
Event Pricing: Students $6, Adults: $10
Experience the passion of the star crossed lovers’ tragic romance as you interact with the characters along the streets of Verona. Bring your favoriteth blanket to sit upon. Those of the seasoned age will be bestowed with seating. Danceth at the Capulet Ball and enjoy Renaissance confections.Renaissance Faire: 6:30p.m.-7:15p.M-Th./Fri. and 5:30p.m.-7:15 p.m.-SatDinners and Games at Additional Costs
Thursday, March 11, 2010 to Tuesday, April 06, 2010
7:30p.m.

Kindermusik
124 Seagrove Main St., St. Augtustine Phone: 209-3735
Event Pricing: free
Join instructor Miss Michelle of Magical Melodies as she presents a special musical story time featuring music, dance, and stories guaranteed to get your little one moving to the beat and loving books!
Friday, March 12, 2010
10:00 am
Jean Blackburn Exhibition at Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach Phone: 904) 280-0614 ext 203
Event Pricing: Free
With an opening night set for Friday, March 12, The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach brings us Jean Blackburn, a Sarasota area artist with an impressive array of international exhibitions and awards. Collections include Disney Corporation at EuroDisney in France, Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, and Whole Foods Inc, Austin Texas. Her work has the strength to mentally transport us. We can find ourselves floating in the space between the dazzling surface reflections and soft shadows on the sandy bottom of the Myakka River; a tenuous water system that Jean explores diligently, waiting for the right conditions. Jean is a keen observer of nature.
Friday, March 12, 2010
6:30p.m.

Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s, “Carousel” at Flagler
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-819-6413
http://www.flagler.edu
Event Pricing: $15
Friday, March 5th through Sunday March 14, 2010, a classic piece of musical theatre begins its run on the Flagler College stage. Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Carousel is a lively production that is centered on the life of Billy Bigelow, a carousel barker. Within the play, Billy makes some poor choices, and in his death, he is given the opportunity for redemption.
Friday, March 12, 2010 to Saturday, March 13, 2010
7:30p.m.

Chris Tomlin
St. Augustine Amphitheatre
340C A1A South, St. Augustine Phone: 904-471-1965
http://www.staugamphitheatre.com
Event Pricing: $30 & $22.50
Friday, March 12, 2010
7:30p.m.

Peter Mulvey Concert
501 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904 460-9311
www.cafeeleven.com
Event Pricing: TBD
music concert
Friday, March 12, 2010
8:30pm

St. Augustine Lions 29th Seafood Festival
29 Castillo Dr. W, St. Augstine Phone: 904- 825-0850

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Event Pricing: $2 Adults
This three-day event is a favorite throughout northeast Florida and features tons of delicious seafood, outstanding music and affordable arts & crafts.
To be held at Francis Field at 29 W. Castillo Drive in St. Augustine, next to the Visitors Center garage. Festival hours are 3-9 p.m. on Friday, March 12th, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is only $2 for adults, kids 12 and under are Free! All net proceeds go to benefit Lions Club charities. For info call 904.825.0850, visit www.lionsfestival.com, send an email to admin@lionsfestival.com or call 904-829-1753.
Friday, March 12, 2010 to Sunday, March 14, 2010
Friday 3-9 Saturday 10-9 Sun 10-5

From Castlepollard to Crestview-You’re Not From Around …
11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine Phone: 904-825-1164

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Event Pricing: $20
Derek Coghlan’s one man show, “From Castlepollard to Crestview-You’re Not From Round Here, Are You Australia Boy?,” takes the audience on a journey from the great, ordinary lunacy of growing up in the middle of nowhere, in the middle of Ireland in the 1970’s, to running a Country and Western Nightclub in the Florida Panhandle in the early 1990’s.
Friday, March 12, 2010 to Saturday, March 13, 2010
7:30p.m.

Harvest of Hope
5840 State Road 207, Elkton Phone: 904-471-1965
http://staugamphitheatre.com
Event Pricing: $39.50 (3-Day Pass) / $25.00 (1-Day Pass)
This year’s line up showcases a diverse roster once again with national and international acts including Billy Bragg, Dr Dog, The Mountain Goats, Leatherface, Rogue Wave, Delta Spirit, Senses Fail, Anti-Flag, Dead Prez, Kimya Dawson, Samiam, Torche, Strike Anywhere, High on Fire, Anvil, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Dr. Octagon AKA Kool Keith, Small Brown Bike, Portugal. the Man, Black Sheep, Danielson, Coalesce, Man Man, forgetters (Ex-Jawbreaker/ Against Me!), plus over 150 more artists joining together to raise awareness to the plight of migrant farm workers!
Friday, March 12, 2010 to Sunday, March 14, 2010

The Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum
1718 SR 13 N, St. Johns Phone: 239-657-8311
http://www.ciw-online.org/freedom_march/museum.html#museumschedule
The Florida Modern-Day Slavery Museum consists of a cargo truck outfitted as a replica of the trucks involved in a recent slavery operation (U.S. v. Navarrete, 2008), accompanied by displays on the history and evolution of slavery in Florida.ST JOHNS -* 8 AM – 12:30 PM San Juan del Rio Catholic Church, 1718 SR 13 NELKTON – *
2 PM – 8 PM Harvest of Hope, St Johns County Fairgrounds
Sunday, March 14, 2010

La Guardia de Noche- Spanish Night Watch
1 South Castillo Drive, St. Augustine Phone: 877-352-4478
http://www.staugustinegarrison.com
Event Pricing: Admission to Castillo
The annual La Guardia de Noche historical re-enactment begins with a night-time depiction of actions leading up to and during St. Augustine’s Siege of 1740.
Friday, March 12, 2010
6:30p.m.

Second Saturday Art Walk at Bartram Walk
112 Bartram Oaks Walk, Corner ofSR 13 & Racetrack Road, St. Johns
Phone: 904 962-1510
http://www.stjohnsculture.com
Event Pricing: Free
Artwork, music,and more in and around Bartram Walk shopping center. Artists will have their work on display. Meet the artists, and enjoy the music as you stroll through Bartram Walk.Different musicians and artists each month.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
3-7p.m.

210 Community Farmers Market
175 Hampton Point Drive, St. Johns Phone: 904 436-1300
http://210ca.com
Event Pricing: Free
Join your neighbors at this great monthly event. Produce, gourmet food, honey, herbs, and more are on sale each second Saturday of the month.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
9a.m. to 2p.m.

Mid-Century Modern Architecture Symposium Series
2591 W. Beaver Street, Jacksonville Phone: 904) 389-8421
Event Pricing: varies
Morning sessions will include presentations on various aspects of Modern architecture, with an emphasis on Northeast Florida. The keynote speaker will be Robert C. Broward, a former protege of Frank Lloyd Wright . An optional afternoon bus tour will visit many of Broward’s best buildings.The morning sessions will take place at the Cathedral of Faith Church of God in Christ at 2591 West Beaver Street in Jacksonville. The cost for the symposium is $5.00. An optional lunch will be available for an additional $20.The bus tour will cover several of Bob Broward’s buildings in the Mandarin, Arlington, East Arlington, San Jose, Mandarin and Lake Shore neighborhoods of Jacksonivlle. The cost for the bus tour is $60. Sign-up for the bus tour is available by clicking here or by contacting Lane Jeter Manis at (904) 389-8421 or lane.manis@aiajacksonville.org..
Saturday, March 13, 2010
9a.m. Symposium, 12p.m. Lunch, 1:00p.m. Bus Tour

Romeo and Juliet at Bartram Trail High School
7399 Longleaf Pine Parkway, St. Augustine Phone: 904-547-8340 ext. 22574
Event Pricing: Students $6, Adults: $10
Experience the passion of the star crossed lovers’ tragic romance as you interact with the characters along the streets of Verona. Bring your favoriteth blanket to sit upon. Those of the seasoned age will be bestowed with seating. Danceth at the Capulet Ball and enjoy Renaissance confections.Renaissance Faire: 6:30p.m.-7:15p.m-Th./Fri. and 5:30p.m.-7:15 p.m.-Sat.Dinners and Games at Additional Costs
Saturday, March 13, 2010
2p.m.

Three Men of the Bible
11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine Phone: 904-825-1164

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Event Pricing: $20
Written, directed, and performed by Lee Weaver, Three Men of the Bible is a special storytelling by three of teh Bible’s most colorful characters: Joseph, Judas, and Peter.
Sunday, March 14, 2010
7:30p.m.

Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s, “Carousel” at Flagler
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine Phone: 819-6413
Event Pricing: $15
Friday, March 5th through Sunday March 14, 2010, a classic piece of musical theatre begins its run on the Flagler College stage. Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Carousel is a lively production that is centered on the life of Billy Bigelow, a carousel barker. Within the play, Billy makes some poor choices, and in his death, he is given the opportunity for redemption.
Sunday, March 14, 2010
2p.m.

Festival of the Muses-Women’s History Month Event
130 Martin Luther King Avenue, St. Augustine Phone: 904-794-4063
Event Pricing: Free
A program with a performance by Kiki Tovey, Artistic Director and founder of Veddy Theatre Group: and readings by SeaQuills Writing Group featuring: Nancy Skadden, Wendy Mechis, Dr. Dorothy Israel, Ernie Pitenhouse and more. ROWITA presentations to Luba Estes and Jan Miller. (Recognizing Outstanding Women in the Arts)
Sunday, March 14, 2010
3-5p.m.

Southern Exposure with Arlo Guthrie
2060 SR13, Switzerland Phone: 904-209-3750
http://www.southernexposurefestival.com
Event Pricing: $15, under 12 free
In concert: Arlo Guthrie and family, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot,Stetson Kennedy, Lonesome Bert and the Skinny Lizards, Frank Thomas, Alvah Allen, Willie Green, Shorty Robbins, Anne Feeney and others..Also: barn dances by Skin & Bonz and the Big Hungry Boys, children’s activities, southern cooking, storytelling, Old Florida vendors and more..
Sunday, March 14, 2010
11:30a.m. to sundown

Heart2Heart Women’s Drum Circle at Renaissance Healing Center
228 N. Third Avenue, Jax Beach Phone: 904-334-5290
http://www.marilynsonthemove.blogspot.com
Event Pricing: $10.00 per person
Learn Basic Drum Rhythms, Participate in Drum Circle, Enjoy Listening to and Sharing Poetry, Song, Dance Other Performance Arts WelcomeAll Women, All Levels, All Ages*Please bring a chair and drum if possible – some drums available*Where women join together in creative self expression and find their voice!Come… Play…Rediscover Rhythm…Rediscover You!
Sunday, March 14, 2010
6:30-8PM

U.S. Army Material Command Band
260 Vilano Road, St. Augustine Phone: 904-540-8797
http://www.vilanobeachfl.com/
Event Pricing: Free
U.S. Army Materiel Command Band will perform at the Vilano Beach Pier Park. Seats are limited. Other guests include: St. Johns County Veterans, St. Johns County Performing Arts students, government officials, and decorated WWII pilot, Ambassador George McGovern.
Monday, March 15, 2010
Gates open at 5:30, presentation at 6:30, concert at 7:30p.m.

Lecture: Sex, Seeding and Sustainability in “The Year of the Flood”
74 King Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904 819-6282
http://www.flagler.edu
Event Pricing: $5
Rosalinda Sanquiche, Ethical Markets Media executive director, will analyze the book, “The Year of the Flood,” by Margaret Atwood.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
10a.m.

The Bruce Katz Band
501 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Phone: 904-460-9311
http://www.cafeeleven.com
Event Pricing: $10
Bruce Katz occupies a unique space where blues, jazz, rock, soul, and the many aspects of Americana all collide into a style of original insturmental music all his own.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
8:30p.m.

Evenings at Whitney – “From Fins to Limbs,”
9505 Ocean Shore Boulevard, St. Augustine Phone: (904) 461-4000.
http://www.whitney.ufl.edu
Event Pricing: Free
Evenings at Whitney presents, “From Fins to Limbs,” by developmental biologist Martin J. Cohn, Ph.D. He is a professor of molecular genetics and microbiology at the University of Florida and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist, the first in Florida and one of only 50 in the United States
Thursday, March 18, 2010
7:00 p.m.

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