Cultural Events through July 7, 2010

St. Johns Cultural CouncilSt. Johns County Cultural Council, the county’s designated local arts agency, periodically reports upcoming cultural events to local Historic City News reporters for the benefit of our readers.

Southern Exposure: Works by Russ Wilson & Jerry Hallan
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach Phone: (904) 280-0614
Event Pricing: Free
The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach will showcase the works of regional painter Russ Wilson, and sculptural artist Jerry Hallan. Wilson’s realistic interpretations of life and places in the South draw the viewer into his paintings. Hallan’s large scale sculptural pieces are a fun representation of wildlife in Florida. Exhibit dates: June 18 – July 30, 2010.Opening reception: Friday, June 18 at 6:30p.m.
Friday, June 18, 2010 to Friday, July 30, 2010
6p.m. Opening reception

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at the Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine Phone: (904) 825-1164
Event Pricing: $25 for adults,senior/military discounts
Richard O’Brien’s cult rock and roll horror-comedy musical, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW back by popular demand portrays the journey of innocent young couple Brad and Janet and their corruption at the hands of mad Transylvanian scientist Dr. Frankenfurter. Audience participation is encouraged! Please, no props from home–participation prop packages will be available before the show
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 to Saturday, July 10, 2010
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm July 3: 11p.m.

Travel Explorations: Self and Other Discoveries in Faraway Lands Art Show at the Center for Spiritual Living
1795 Old Moultrie Rd., St. Augustine Phone: (904) 825-3600
Event Pricing: FREE
You are invited to join two of St Augustine’s photographers, Kathe O’Donnelly and Joan North on their individual traveling adventures in China, Cuba and Thailand through photographs and brief reflections on their inner and outer discoveries. For more information go to or call (904) 825.3600.
Friday, June 25, 2010 to Thursday, September 30, 2010
Tuesday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Drumming Circle
801 Holmes Place, St. Augustine Phone: (904) 825-3600
Event Pricing: FREE
Drumming outdoors starts at sunset and continues under the stars by fire pit. Participants should bring something to sit on and any type of portable drum, (bongos, bowl drum, etc.). For more information go to or call (904) 825.3600.
Monday, June 28, 2010
7:00 pm

Falling Bones at SJC Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904-347-8007
Event Pricing: Free
The Falling Bones play blues and classic rock and roll. Dinner will be available from MangoMangos starting at 6p.m.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Wild Art Safari
22 Marine St., St. Augustine Phone: (904)-824-2310
Event Pricing: Patrons $45; Artists: $35
Celebrate and preview the Judith Ryan Williams Nature & Wildlife exhibit on Thursday, July 1, 6:30-9:30pm.Enjoy live music, BBQ and an oasis of libations served under the evening stars. Dinner and 2 drinks: Patrons $45; Exhibiting Artists $35
Thursday, July 01, 2010

Bob & Joline’s Friends of Mine Band
Downtown Plaza, St. Augustine Phone: 904-825-1004
Event Pricing: Free
Bob & Joline’s Friends of Mine Band play acoustic Americana music. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on.
Thursday, July 01, 2010

REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar & Neil Geraldo at the Amphitheatre
1340C A1A South, St. Augustine Phone: 904 471-1965
Event Pricing: $69.50, $64.50, $57.50, $47.50 & $37.50

Friday, July 02, 2010

The P.A.ST.A. Gallery Features John H.C. Davis
214 Charlotte St., St. Augustine Phone: 904-824 0251
Event Pricing: Free
The P.A.ST.A. Gallery features artist John H.C. Davis during July. Davis` linoleum block prints are simplistic, but have a unique primitive and tribal element. The summer colors and coastal subjects exhibit harmony, humor and personality. The opening reception will be July 2nd, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm during First Friday Art Walk. The cooperative gallery hosts 20+ artists and is open 7 days a week, M – F 12 to 4, Sat. & Sun. 12 to 5.
Friday, July 02, 2010

First Friday Art Walk at Metalartz Art Gallery
58 Hypolita Street, St. Augustine Phone: (904) 824-6322
Event Pricing: Free
Born in Port au Prince, Haiti, Francoise Lynch moved to the United States when she was ten, yet still retains the memories of the brilliant Caribbean colors she knew as a child. In her teens, Francoise began displaying that passion by creating beautiful oil paintings. She recently began creating beautiful mosaics which will be displayed during First Friday Art Walk!
Friday, July 02, 2010

First Friday Art Walk Concert
Cathedral Basilica, St. Augustine Phone: 904-824-2896
Event Pricing: Free
The First Friday Art Walk Concert presents David Emory, director of Music from St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Jacksonville will be playing patriotic organ music.
Friday, July 02, 2010

4th of July “Walk for our Troops” Parade and Festival
Shores Blvd. and Christine Blvd., Saint Augustine Phone: 904-540-2360
Event Pricing: Free
This is the first c=County-wide 4th of July Parade in 25 years. Come one and all for free to view a Patriotic parade and to have a great time at the Shores Pool,Pier and Playground. Free Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and drink. A helicopter will land at the Riverview Club, Hummer on display, Fire Engine, Bloodmobile. Simulcast by WAOC. Military, civilian and commercial entries welcome (spots are filling fast). Sponsorships are for care packages for active St. Johns County troops serving overseas.
Saturday, July 03, 2010
9 AM to 1 PM

Lincolnville Free Summer Music Series at St. Benedicts
100 Martin Luther King Blvd., St. Augustine Phone: n/a
Event Pricing: Free
Music by Willie Green, BBQ, cookies/brownies and more family fun! Bring a chair to sit on.Fundraiser for Echo House.
Sunday, July 04, 2010

Fourth of July
Plaza de la Constitución , St. Augustine Phone: 904-825-1004
Event Pricing: Free
The region’s most popular big bands, The All Star Orchestra, returns to the Plaza de la Constitución for a two-hour show filled with Big Band and Swing music along with all the traditional patriotic favorites. The concert is free and those attending should bring lounge chairs for seating. Then there’s fireworks at 9:30p.m.
Sunday, July 04, 2010

4th of July with Soulo & Classic Blends
118 Avenida Menendez , St Augustine Phone: (904) 824-0808
Event Pricing: $10
Classic Blends will host an Independence Day party at OC White’s downtown St. Augustine.The event starts immediately after the fireworks and will close at 2am. The party features entertainment from Soulo & The Beat playing Classic Rock, Reggae, Soul, R&B and more. Then dance the night away as DJ-HU & Classic Blends spin Dance, Top-40, Electro, Hip-Hop and more. Be sure not to miss a special set featuring the DJs and Band playing together featuring live versions of today’s hits and special surprises.Classic Blends is a St. Augustine based event planning, design and production company offering many services unique to the area. They have produced many unique events in the area including the Spring Fling Fashion Shows, Battle Against Cancer Dodge Ball Tournament, Back 2 Old Skool Party, Halloween Slash and more. Still spinning off the tails of our previous 4 smash events this year we will be creating the ultimate atmosphere to make this Fourth of July celebration the most memorable event between The White Room and Classic Blends’ ever! For More Event Details, exclusive music previews and more log on tofacebook/classicblendsor send an email to
Sunday, July 04, 2010 to Monday, July 05, 2010

Wille Green w/ Rick Levy at Cafe Eleven
501 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904) 460-9311
Event Pricing: $10
Willie Green, Delta style bluesman: Born in Montgomery, Alabama in the early 1930s. learned the blues early on in his teens when he would hitchhike or hop a freight train to town to hear the old blues masters in the juke joints. He is self taught on both harmonica and guitar. Has opened shows for John Hammond, Jr Tommy Castro, Charlie Musselwhite, Maria Maldaur, John Lee Hooker, Jr, James Cotten, Eddie Kirkland, Joey Gillmore, JJ Grey (MOFRO) and many others including an outdoor opener at Veterans Coliseum for Eric Clapton.
Sunday, July 04, 2010

Bush Doctors at SJC Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904-347-8007
Event Pricing: Free
Bush Doctors play reggae and rock and roll.Dinner is available at 6p.m. from FA Cafe.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010

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