Holiday cultural events though New Years

St. 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.

Fantastic Florida
St. Augustine Art Association
22 Marine Street, St. Augustine
Phone: (904) 824-2310
Event Pricing:
The sights and structures, byways and beaches, flora and fauna that make Florida fantastic.
Through Sunday, January 02, 2011

Moultrie Creek Studios Art Gallery
9 C Aviles Street, St. Augustine, FL
Phone: 904 829 2142
Event Pricing: free
Through Friday, December 31, 2010

The Lives & Wives of Henry Flagler
The Raintree Restaurant
St. Augustine
Phone: 904-825-1164


Event Pricing: $39.95
The Raintree Restaurant and the Limelight Theatre are proud to present, “The Lives and Wives of Henry Flagler,” a play by local author, Candace B. Fleming. Enjoy dinner then a stellar evening of entertainment with a cast of theatre veterans featuring Margaret Kaler, Dianne Jacoby, Darlene Jacobs, and Robert Gill. (Adult beverages sold separately.)
Through Sunday, January 23, 2011
Dinner at 6p.m. Show at 7:00p.m.

11 Old Mission Ave. Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine
Phone: 904-825-4662


Event Pricing: $25 for adults,senior/military discounts
From Classic to silly to sentimental, all your favorite WWll era holiday music.
Through Sunday, January 09, 2011
Th-Sat: 7:30p.m. Sunday: 2:00p.m.

Flagler’s Legacy Historic Tours: Markland House
Markland House Holiday Tours
102 King Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-823-3378
Event Pricing: $25
Flagler’s Legacy Historic Tours will offer special holiday tours of Flagler College’s Markland House, 102 King St., Dec. 18 and 19 and Jan. 1 and 2 at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.This property shares a rich history with both the Ponce de Leon Hotel and Flagler College. It was home to Henry Flagler’s personal physician during the Ponce de Leon Hotel’s early days and later to State Rep. Bill Proctor when he became president of Flagler College.
Through Sunday, January 02, 2011
11a.m. and 1p.m.

Beach Blast Off 2011
St. Johns County Pier Park
A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach
Phone: (904) 377-2766
Event Pricing: Free
Local Restaurants will participate in the 5th Annual Chili Cook Off held during Beach Blast Off 2011. The hours of Beach Blast Off are 4:00pm to 10:00pm with the Chili Cook Off starting at 4:00pm. The Fireworks start at 8:30pm. with a dance party starting at 9p.m. Beach Blast Off features food, ice sculptures, music, and a large kids zone! Fun for the entire family.
Friday, December 31, 2010

Flagler College’s Scholarship Ball
Flagler College’s Dining Hall
King Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-819-6249
Event Pricing: $365.00 per couple (tax-deductible)
Historic Landmark Ponce De Leon Hotel (prior to it becoming Flagler College) is an elegant setting hosted by the President’s Society. The ball includes dancing, an open bar and hors d’oeuvres including a seafood display, dinner,dessert and an early morning breakfast buffet.
Friday, December 31, 2010

Francoise Exhibits at SE Branch Library
Southeast Branch Library
6670 U.S. 1 South, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-240-5644
Event Pricing: Free
Colorful Caribbean oil paintings by Francoise will be on display at the Southeast Branch Library during the month of January 2011. Francois’s paintings reflect her love of color and texture. She chooses a variety of subjects from still lives, landscapes and seascapes.
Saturday, January 01- 31, 2011

First Friday with Pat Hitchcock at P.A.ST. A. Gallery
P.A.ST.A. Gallery
214 Charlotte Street, St. Augustine Phone: 904-824-0251
Event Pricing: Free
The P.A.ST.A Gallery’s featured artist of the month is local artist, Pat Hitchcock. Pat will be showing a retrospective of her florals and still life paintings in oil.
Friday, January 07, 2011

First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Galleries of St. Augustine
Galleries in and around St. Augustine, St. Augustine
Event Pricing: Free
The Galleries of St. Augustine will be open for the first Friday of each month. New exhibits, music, light refreshments, and more will be available from 5-9p.m. Enjoy strolling the streets of St. Augustine as you wander from gallery to gallery discovering new works of art.
Friday, January 07, 2011

First Friday Art Walk Music at the Basilica
Cathedral Basilica
35 Treasury St., St. Augustine
Phone: 904 824-2896
Event Pricing: Free
Stop by the Cathedral Basilica to enjoy the music of Mike and Dottie Kirby.
Friday, January 07, 2011

St. Augustine Art Association
22 Marine Street, St. Augustine
Phone: (904) 824-2310
Event Pricing: Free
Works focusing on: single, complementary, monochromatic colors; the emotional and psychological dynamics of color; metaphorical aspects of color; presence of color in the environment. Limit two entries per artist.
Friday, January 07- 30, 2011
5-9p.m. opening on Jan. 7

St. Johns All County Middle School Art Exhibition
St. Augustine Art Association
22 Marine Street, St. Augustine
Phone: (904) 824-2310
Event Pricing: Free
Friday, January 07 – 30, 2011
5-9p.m. opening on Jan. 7

Sords and Pontremoli (violin & piano) EMMA Concert Series

Flagler Auditorium
14 Granada Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-707-2800


Event Pricing: $25
Violinist Andrew Sords has established himself as one of the preeminent faces of classical violin. Pontremoli has performed with internationally renowned artists as well as Cleveland Orchestra artists.
Saturday, January 08, 2011

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