Cultural events through June 12th

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.

Crabgrass at SJC Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Boulevard, St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904 347-8007
Event Pricing: Free concert
Dinner provided by Panama Hattie’s starting at 6p.m.Cajun and old time blues by Crabgrass at 7p.m.
Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Florida Artists Group
22 Marine St., St. Augustine Phone: (904)-824-2310
Event Pricing:
An exhibition of selected works by members of the Florida Artists Group.
Wednesday, June 02, 2010 to Sunday, June 27, 2010

Driftwoods at Concerts in the Plaza
Downtown St. Augustine, St. Augustine Phone: 904-825-1004
Event Pricing: Free
The Driftwood perform bluegrass and beyond in the downtown plaza.
Thursday, June 03, 2010

Death of a Salesman
11 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine Phone: 904-8251164
Event Pricing: $25
Arthur Miller’s drama about Willy Loman, a salesman who is past his prime and sinking fast in the pursuit of a goal that is not only unattainable but was never real to begin with. Terrific two-for Tuesday on June 8.
Friday, June 04, 2010 to Sunday, June 20, 2010
Th-Sat: 7:30p.m. Sunday: 2:00p.m.

First Friday Artwalk
Galleries of St. Augustine are open from 5-9p.m. with new exhibits, music, light refreshments and more!
June 4, 2010

French Caribbean Artist Francoise at 47 Cordova
47 Cordova Street, St. Augustine Phone: (904) 240-5644
Event Pricing: Free
French-Caribbean Artist Francoise is featured during First Friday Art Walk at 47 Cordova. Meet the artist and view her colorful vibrant carribean style paintings.
Friday, June 04, 2010
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

New Gallery Debuts During June ‘First Friday Artwalk’
11-C Aviles Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-823-8608
Event Pricing: Free
St. Augustine Goldsmith Joel Bagnal has accepted membership in the newly formed Aviles Street Gallery, a fine art gallery at 11-C Aviles Street. A collection of Bagnal’s distinctively designed jewelry will be featured at the June 4th First Friday Art Walk. Other members include:Teri Tompkins, Gayle Nick, Pamela Geiger, Andrew Welton, Sarah Bernhardt, Bob Stoker, Joe Taylor, Bill Puckett, Rosamond Parrish, Linda Holmes
Friday, June 04, 2010

World Premier of “35 SECONDS – Short Stories from Haiti”
40 South Dixie Highway, St. Augustine Phone: (904) 824-0227
A Haiti benefit Art show by Nathan B. Lewis and the World Premier of “35 SECONDS – Short Stories from Haiti” a documentary film by Dustin Miller and Eric Hires will be held Saturday June 5, 2010 9:00pm – 11:30pm in St. Augustine at the Back 40 Urban Cafe. It will be a fun event for a great cause come out and enjoy some great art, an amazing film, good music, good people, $2 fish tacos and Limited Edition Tees.
Saturday, June 05, 2010

Annual Honors Show at St. Augustine Art Association
22 Marine Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-824-2310
Event Pricing: Free
Open subject, open media. New works by artists who have won awards in STAAA exhibits during the previous three years. June 4 First Friday Art Walk Preview from 5-9p.m.
Sunday, June 06, 2010 to Sunday, June 27, 2010
Tue-Sat: Noon to 4pm, Sun: 2-5p.m.

Spring Blooming Mandala Workshop
1795 Old Moultrie Rd , St. Augustine Phone: (904) 825-3600
Event Pricing: $20.00 Members, $25.00 Non-Members
While in a guided meditation you will focus on colors to create your own Mandala.
Sunday, June 06, 2010
2:00 pm

Funk Shui at SJC Pier Park
350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach Phone: 904 347-8007
Pricing: Free
Dinner available from Barnacle Bill’s at 6p.m.Classic rock and roll and blues by Funk Shui at 7p.m.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010

St. Augustine Enters the Twenty-First Century with Karen Harvey
74 King Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-819-6395
Event Pricing: Free
Author Karen Harvey will be making a presentation on her new book, “St. Augustine Enters the Twenty-First Century,” on Thursday, June 10 at 7 p.m. in the Flagler Room at Flagler College. This inaugural presentation of the coffee-table-sized pictorial includes a section on the changes in the former Ponce de Leon Hotel, now home to Flagler College.
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Just TRI It! A Kids Triathlon 2010
1300 Duval St, St. Augustine
Event Pricing: early registration $20,After May 12, $30
The Children’s Museum of St. Johns will host the third annual Just TRI It! A Kids Triathlon 2010, a non-competitive triathlon for children ages 5-12.It will consist of a swim, a bike ride, and a run, with distances adjusted for each age group (5-6, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Museum of St. Johns (CMSJ), a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization
Saturday, June 12, 2010

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