Artistic and cultural entertainment

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.

City of St. Augustine
Concerts in the Park:
The Restless Kind
Thursday, July 21, 2011
7pm – 9pm
Plaza de la Constitución
Cathedral Place, St. Augustine
Phone: 904.825.1004
Event Pricing: Free
Reminiscent of days gone by when friends and families would gather in the early evening to listen to music in the town square, Concerts in the Plaza brings a wide variety of musical entertainment to the historic downtown all summer long. The Plaza de la Constitución is located in the heart of St. Augustine between Cathedral Place and King Street, just to the west of the Bridge of Lions. Each week performers entertain from The Gazebo, a fixture in the center of the Plaza for nearly a century. There is no permanent seating so attendees should bring lounge chairs. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the Plaza de la Constitución.

Toby Keith with Aaron Lewis
St. Augustine Ampitheatre
1340C A1A South, St Augustine Phone: 904-209-0367
Toby Keith is making his second appearance at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre as a part of his summer “Locked & Loaded” Tour. With numerous #1 Hits, its hard not to know a Toby Keith song. Hits include “How Do You Like Me Now?,” “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” “Beer For My Horses,” “I Love This Bar,” “God Love Her” and many more.
Tickets are: $87.00, & $62.00 + Applicable Fees
Thursday, July 21st, 2011
Show at 7:00 pm


The Summer Six
Opening Days – July 22nd & 23rd (Friday & Saturday)
Our biggest summer season event ever!
Exhibition Dates: July 22nd thru 30th, 2011
Call the gallery for more event information: 904-829-2120
Art from six new, exciting and creative minds will be exhibited at Galeria del Mar. This exhibition has been designed for those who love the arts and will include new works from artists such as the iconic “hand coiled pottery” master Worley Faver as well as artist Jeffrey Terreson, whose encaustic technique (oil and wax)has influenced art lovers with its magical merging of colors and texture. New additions to our galleries will include the hip and “endlessly cool” Pop Art of Peter Mars, beautiful cityscapes from the Russian painter Dmitri Danish along with the colorful expressionist paintings of artist Josef Kote. Elegant sculptures in bronze and acrylic from Ira Reines will round out our lovely event with his modern figurative works rooted in classic line and form. Nothing has excited us more and a whole new world of collecting awaits.
Email Contact:
Issued By: Cutter & Cutter Fine Art
Phone: 904-829-2120
Address: Galeria del Mar
9 King Street
Saint Augustine, FL 32084

The Heart of Art Exhibition
The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
50 Executive Way , Ponte Vedra Beach
Phone: (904) 280-0614
Event Pricing: Free
The Heart of Art Exhibition presented by the world renowned portraitist Ann Manry Kenyon Including the works of her creative family: Rita Nordin Kenyon, Dawn Kenyon Sims, Andrew Manry Kenyon, Mary Emma Sims, and Laura Chester Noble Works will be on display at the Cultural Center from July 11 – July 22, 2011.
Monday, July 11, 2011 to Friday, July 22, 2011

PASTA GALLERY is presenting
as a theme for its member’s show in July.
Regular hours, 12-4 Mon-Fri, 12-5 Sat-Sun
214 Charlotte St.

2nd Annual Judith Ryan Williams Nature & Wildlife Exhibition
St. Augustine Art Association
22 Marine Street, St. Augustine Phone: (904) 824-2310
Now through Sunday, August 28, 2011

Photographic Art:
A Collection of Fine Art Prints by Glenn Hastings & Tom Tibbitts
Butterfield Garage Art Gallery
31 Rohde Avenue, St. Augustine
Phone: 810 5854
Photographic Art will feature fine art prints that use the photographic design process to portray events, destinations and subjects, recreating a moment through the definitive image.
Now through Sunday, July 31, 2011
11 am to 5 pm daily

David Ouellette Contemporary Paintings
Enamels and Oils on Canvas
Renowned artist, David Ouellette will exhibit a collection of original pieces in
the Rotunda Gallery located in the St. Johns County Administration Building.
St. Johns County Administration Building
500 San Sebastian View, St Augustine
Phone: 904.471.9980
Event Pricing: Free
Now through Friday, October 21, 2011
8:00am-5:00pm M-F

The newly opened SARA’S CREPE CAFÉ is proud to announcement that Derryck Lawrence will be the featured entertainer for many evenings in July. Sara’s Crepe Café, in the heart of St. Augustine’s historic district on the crossroads of Hypolita and Spanish Street, is a perfect venue for the charismatic singer/composer and winner of “2010 Songwriters of America Artist of the Decade”.
#100 St. George Street
(Corner of Hypolita and Spanish Street)
St. Augustine, Florida 32084
(904) 810-5800
July 23 (8:00 – 11:00PM)
July 30 (8:00 – 11:00PM)
July 31 (4:00 – 7:00PM)


Exploding Bishops Improv at Limelight!
First and Third Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre
Join this family-friendly fun improv troupe for a wild and wacky Wednesday performance on the first and third Wednesday of every month Cost is $5.!shows
11 Old Mission Ave. | Saint Augustine, FL 32084 | 904.825.1164 | 866.682.6400

Murder in the Olde City at the Raintree Restaurant:
The Lives and Wives of Henry Flagler
Raintree Restaurant
102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine
Phone: 904-825-1164


Event Pricing: $39.95
Murder in the Olde City is set in late 19th century St. Augustine, this powerful tale of murder and deceit is based on a true story.
Sunday, July 10, 2011 to
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Dinner at 6p.m. Show at 7:00p.m.

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