Cultural events through November 20th

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.

Murder in the Olde City
Raintree Restaurant
San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
Phone: 904- 825-1164


Event Pricing: $39.95 for adults and $29.95 for children twelve and under
Two performances…one on Nov. 10 and Nov. 17.The Raintree Restaurant and Limelight Theatre have teamed up for the unique dining and theatre experience featuring a sumptuous sit-down dinner and performance set in the 1880’s…a tale of scandal,love and murder
Wednesday, November 10 & 17 2010
Dinner at 7:00, Murder at 8:00.

Agnes of God at Flagler College Auditorium
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-826-8600
Event Pricing: $8
Questions of faith and morals consume the tormented trio at the heart of ”Agnes of God,” John Pielmeier’s 1982 play, later made into a film.
Wednesday, November 10 -13 2010
7:30 pm

Celebrity Cabaret: St. Augustine’s Got Talent!
Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-825-1164


Event Pricing: $75 per person
Your favorite local celebrities are coming back to the Matuza Main Stage… with a few very special guests! Celebrity Cabaret 2010 features locally scouted talent of all sorts in all-new acts, singing, dancing, and playing alongside the names that make St. Augustine tick!
Thursday, November 11- 13, 2010
Doors open at 7p.m.

Art Talk at the River House
River House
179 Marine, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-826-6210
Event Pricing: free
Captivating presentations of art featuring Diane Barret and her art quilts and other wearable art pieces.
Friday, November 12, 2010
10:30 am

Poetry Reading by Lois Wilson
W.B. Tatter Studio/Gallery
76A San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
Phone: 904-823-9263
Event Pricing: Free
The W.B. Tatter Studio/Gallery presents a poetry reading and book signing by poet, Lois Wilson. Lois will introduce her new book, The Soul Beneath.
Friday, November 12, 2010

Dead Prez in Concert
Present Moment Cafe
226 West King Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-827-4499
Event Pricing: $15
The Present Moment welcomes Dead Prez to St. Augustine. Present Moment has transformed their outside grounds into the best intimate outdoor venue for one night only! The event is a Harvest of Hope fundraiser for migrant farmworkers. Tickets can be purchased at
Friday, November 12, 2010

UNFRAMED, A Young Artists Group
22 Marine St., Saint Augustine Phone: 904 824 2310
Event Pricing: Free
Come to the first meeting and be apart of something great and contemporary in this historic town of ours. Unframed is a young artists group; students and graduates of art are invited to paint alongside like minded peers. Feel free to bring friends, sculptors, and musicians. Open studio time is the main appeal, followed by critiques, fundraisers, hosting First Fridays at the SAAA, and in the future: a magazine.
Friday, November 12, 2010
7 -9

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor
St. Augustine Amphitheatre
1340C A1A South, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-471-1965
Event Pricing: $35.00, $55.00 & $65.00
Special guests will include The Nashville Bluegrass Band, and Floridian vocalist, guitarist, and harmonica heavy, JJ Grey who shares his own brand of southern rock and soul. Also on stage will be The Royal Academy of Radio Actors: Sue Scott, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman; Rich Dworsky and The Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band, vocalist Andra Suchy, and the latest news from Lake Wobegon.
Saturday, November 13, 2010

EMMA presents State Street Ballet
Flagler College Auditorium
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-797-2800


Event Pricing: $30
The State Street Ballet is a vibrant, innovative professional dance company based in Santa Barbara, California. The company will bring the ballet Cinderella, music by Sergei Prokofiev, to St. Augustine.
Sunday, November 14, 2010

Beaches Fine Arts Presents Pianist Andreas Klein
St. Paul’s by the Sea Episcopal Church
1150 North Fifth Street, Jacksonville Beach
Phone: 904-270-1771
Event Pricing: free
A fascinating artist with the four qualities of a great pianist:-temperament, taste, touch, and tone.
Sunday, November 14, 2010
4:00 PM

100 Years of Twain!
Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine
Phone: 904 825-1164


Event Pricing: $10 adults, $5 students
Listen to legendary writer Mark Twain as he speaks about his life and works.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
10:30 am

EMMA Music Masters Lecture/Recital
74 King St., St. Augustine
Phone: 904-797-2800
Event Pricing: $6.00
Dr. Guy Yehuda, clarinet soloist, is recognized as an outstanding talent on the international concert stage.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Holiday Shoppes
Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach
Phone: 904-280-0614
Event Pricing: $5.00
The 2010 Holiday Shoppes returns to the Cultural Center on Friday and Saturday, November 19th and 20th with extraordinary holiday shopping gift ideas for the whole family. Each room is transformed into 17 boutiques offering clothing, jewelry, handbags, greats, holiday decor, art, perfume, furniture, and so much more.
Friday, November 19 -20, 2010
Friday:9:00-5:00, Saturday:10:00-:4:00

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