Cultural Events through September 29th

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.

Poetry in Motion Art Exhibit
Center for Spiritual Living
1795 Old Moultrie Rd
Poetry in Motion Art Exhibit is the collaboration of Charlotte Martin and Judy James’ art and poetry of their inner and outer discoveries.
Sunday, September 19, 2010 to Friday, December 17, 2010

Lady Antebellum with David Nail at St. Aug. Amphitheatre
1340C A1A South, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-209-0367
Event Pricing: $39/50
From opening act to headliner, Lady Antebellum stops off in St. Augustine for a night to remember. With 2 multi-platinum albums and a Grammy Award, there is no question why.”Lady A’s” chart topping hits include “Need You Now”, “I Run to You” & “American Honey”. Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Smokin Mirrors at the SJC Pier Pavilion
350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach
Phone: 904-347-8007
Event Pricing: Free
Smokin Mirrors play modern and classic rock and roll. Dinners are available from Sunset Grille starting at 6p.m.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Murder in the Olde City at The Raintree Restaurant
102 San Marco Ave. St. Augustine
Phone: 904-825-1164
Event Pricing: $39.95
These six Wed. night shows and a special show on October 21 feature a sumptuous sit-down dinner and professional performers in full period attire. Set in the 1880’s St. Augustine, it has murder,scandal love and deceit and also combines history and storytelling.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 to Wednesday, October 13, 2010
7:00 p.m dinner, followed by show at 8:00p.m.

Nin Andrews Reading at Ringhaver Student Center
50 Sevilla St., St. Augustine
Phone: (904) 819-6400
Event Pricing: Free
Nina Andrews, author of Midlife Crisis with Dick and Jane,will be the featured speaker at the 7 p.m. in Flagler College’s Gamache-Koger Theater, located in the Ringhaver
Student Center.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Flagler College Forum on Government and Public Policy
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-8196400
Event Pricing: Free
PBS “News Hour” editor, David Chalian,will speak on the topic, “Vote 2010: Barack Obama’s Midterm Exam.” Chalian serves as
an on-camera political analyst and appears in regular political webcasts on the Online News Hour. (
Thursday, September 23, 2010

Wood Carving with Chuck Hooper at River House
179 Marine Street, Saint Augustine
Phone: 904.209.3643
Event Pricing: $50
Wood Sculpture with Chuck Hooper is offering an amazing chance to learn the unique art of wood carving. With Chuck’s guidance you will create your very own relief wood carving. River House would like to make art accessible to seniors regardless of income limitations. With the support of the St. Johns County Cultural Council, and the State of the Arts License Plate
Program, we are proud to offer scholarships for two students to this class.
Friday, September 24, 2010 to Friday, October 29, 2010
12:30-2 PM

Dot WIlder Jazz Duo w/Eric Brigmond, jazz pianist, at the
Brasserie Restaurant,
1312 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach
Phone: 904-249-5800
Event Pricing: free
Dot Wilder, jazz singer with Scott Giddens,
Add’l info:Dot Wilder- 904-608-7472 or
Friday, September 24, 2010

Florida Heritage Book Festival Literary Legends Banquet at World Golf Village
500 South Legacy Trail, St. Augustine
$75 before 9/20
Mr. Hiaasen will be honored with the Florida Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award at the Literary Legends Banquet at The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village.Ticket includes hors d’oeuvres, cocktails (cash bar),Florida-inspired dinner and silent auction.
Friday, September 24, 2010
6:30 – 10:30p.m.

Florida Heritage Book Festival Writers Workshop
95 Cordova Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904 940-0194
$85 (at door)
Workshops with Larry Baker, Karen Brown, Victor DiGenti, Nancy Haddock, Frances Keiser, Robert N. Macomber, William McKeen, Lynne Walton, and Jane R. Wood. Registration includes lunch in the Casa Monica Ballroom
(soup, salad, dessert, and beverage) with Keynote Speaker Robert Macomber
Friday, September 24, 2010
9a.m. to 4p.m.

The Crucible
Limelight Theatre 11 Old Mission Ave.,
St. Augustine
Phone: 904-825-1164
Event Pricing: $25 for adults,senior/military discounts
Arthur Miller’s, chilling dramatic look at the Salem Witch trials.
Friday, September 24, 2010 to
Sunday, October 17, 2010

The Cat in the Hat Comes to St. Augustine
Loves’ City Gate Gallery
1 St. George Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-827-9006
Event Pricing: Free
Celebrating the artistic legacy of Theodor Suess Geisel, a selection of Illustration,Taxidermy Sculpture and
bronzes. Jeff Schuffman will be present to provide insights into Geisel’s artistic life and vision.
Friday, September 24, 2010 to
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Sun-Thrs.10:30a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Fri.-Sat. 10:30 a.m-9:00p.m.

Friday Flick the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
2487 A1A South, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-471-2047
The Friday Flick presents “Don’t Look Back.” The film presents Bob Dylan in a variety of settings: in concert, in hotel rooms with friends, backstage, and traveling. Shot by D.A.Pennebaker, the film has been called the best documentary about a musician on tour.
Friday, September 24, 2010

Uptown Saturday Night
Shops/galleries along San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine
Event Pricing: Free
Shops and galleries along San Marco Avenue are open late. Enjoy new exhibits, light refreshments, music and more each last Saturday of the Month.
Saturday, September 25, 2010

Uptown at St. Aug. Community School of Performing Arts
214 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
Phone: 904-824-0664
Event Pricing: Free
St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts invites you to attend a book signing and exhibit of original art by international author/artist, Linda M. Brandt. Live music and
refreshments will be offered. Parking is available on Gabriel St. at Hot Heads Salon.
Saturday, September 25, 2010

Beginners Natural Weaving Workshop at the Fountain Youth
11 Magnolia Ave., St. Augustine Phone: 904-829-3168
Event Pricing: $40
Learn to weave natural materials into beautiful patterns at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. Materials supplied. $40 per person and you take your creations home! Registration required for these limited spots.
Call 904-829-3168 to register today.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
9a.m. to 12 noon

Florida Heritage Book Festival Book Festival at Ringhaver Center
50 Sevilla Street, St. Augustine
Event Pricing: Free
Publishers and nonprofit organizations will showcase their books in the Ringhaver Student Center at Flagler College. Book signings, children’s events, author presentations will
all take place during the Book Festival.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
9:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.

High Energy Foods for High Energy Living Workshop
Center for Spiritual Living, 1795 Old Moultrie Rd., St. Augustine
Phone: (904) 825.3600
Event Pricing: $30.00 Adults, $20.00 Students
This workshop will introduce participants to creative healthy eating alternatives. Food samplings, take-home recipes and a luncheon will be included. Reservations required.
Saturday, September 25, 2010
11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Beaches Unplugged at Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach
Phone: 904-280-0614
Event Pricing: Free
The Beaches Unplugged is a series of free community concerts produced by VIP Productions. Each concert features
up to 20 local musicians performing a variety of music including blues, jazz, Latin, classical, and more. Wine is served(donation) and coffee is provided from Fazzini’s Coffee and Tea.
Sunday, September 26, 2010

National Literacy Month Poetry with the Flagler Review at City Coffee
1280 N Ponce de Leon Blvd, St. Augustine Phone: 904.501.0043
Event Pricing: free
In observation of National Literacy Month, Ancient City Poets presents a reading featuring the staff of Flagler College’s literary magazine, The Flagler Review. There will be an
open mic portion hosted by Chris Bodor. A sign-up sheet will be available 15 minute before start time for all those who wish
to share a poem or two during the open mic portion. The event is free and open to the public. Sunday, September 26, 2010
3:00 to 5:00 pm

Navy Jazz Ensemble at the SJC Pier Pavilion
350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach
Phone: 904-347-8007
Event Pricing: Free concert.
Navy Jazz Ensemble plays big band jazz. Dinner available from Sunset Grille at 6p.m.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010

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