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.

FMWA -Through the Collector’s Eye
Florida Museum for Women Artists
100 N. Woodland Blvd. Suite 1, DeLand
Phone: 386-873-2976

Now through Sunday, July 10, 2011
American Impressionism
Cutter & Cutter Fine Art of Saint Augustine
25 King Street, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-810-0460
Now through Tuesday, July 12, 2011
call the gallery for hours.

Sam Kates Featured at Butterfield Garage Art Gallery
Butterfield Garage Art Gallery
137 King St., St. Augustine
Phone: 825-4577
Event Pricing: free
Sam Kates, a co-op member of the gallery, will be showing a body of work entitled Coastal Moments.
Friday, June 03 to Monday, June 27, 2011
5-9pm opening night

Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
50 Executive Way | Ponte Vedra Beach | FL | 32082
Exhibition Opening:
Friday, June 3, 6:30pm to 8pm
The Cultural Center of Ponte Vedra Beach, will open the exhibition titled, Uncommon Ground. The artists were clearly grouped with commonality, as each one brings an element of rebirth to their art. Uncommon Ground is a show that reveals the diverse aspects of art vs earth and life in living color, warmth and coolness; comparing the hardness of beauty made softer through art.

June 3 – July 11, 2011

Neu America Gallery presents “LOCUS” an exhibition featuring the art of two contemporary Florida artists. The art will be exhibited in the lobby of the Quality Inn Historic in Saint Augustine. A reception will be held for the artists on June 3, 2011 from 6-9pm, and is free and open to the public.
Please join us Friday, June 3rd, 6-9pm for art opening reception at the Quality Inn Historic, 1111 Ponce Deleon Blvd, St Augustine, Fl 32084


This Friday, June 3, 5-9pm, Mikewindy and Windy Mitchell will return from Tennessee!! They are our featured artists for June! Windy’s sweet birds whisper of innocence and Spring. mikewindy’s bold excursions into color and primitive forms scream Cock-a-Doodle-Doo! Join us for a happy reunion!! Music on the back deck and tasty treats by Purple Olive
Simple Gestures, 4 White Street East
St. Augustine, FL 32080-4626
(904) 827-9997


Every Woman’s Arts & Crafts Handmade Festival
St. Johns County Ocean Pier Pavilion
350 A1A Beach Blvd , St. Augustine Beach
Phone: 904-347-3638
Event Pricing: free to the public – vendors $40 per space
Local and regional female artists and crafters display and sell handcrafts and fine art. One of a kind jewelry, claywork and pottery, fine art oil paintings, watercolors, collage and mixed media, seaglass and nautical art, woodwork, textiles, garden and pet products, soy candles, soaps and body products, and so much more! Please call 904-669-2260 for more information.
Saturday, June 04, 2011
10am – 5pm

FOLSE presents “Table for Two” author Warren Caterson
Southeast Branch Library
6670 US 1 South, St. Augustine
Phone: 904-827-6925
Event Pricing: Free
FOLSE, Friends of the Library Southeast, invites you to spend a social afternoon with local author Warren Caterson as he demonstrates a recipe from his book, “Table for Two”. He offers cooking tips, recipes, hints on keeping cooking for two both tasty and economical, all served with a generous side of humor. Come and enjoy a pleasant afternoon with the Friends and with Warren Caterson. Light refreshments will be served including a taste of Caterson’s cooking.
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
2:00 PM


Limelight Theatre
11 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine, Fl, 32084
Phone: 904.825.1164
Next up on the Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre stage is KidzfACTory production of Starstruck, starring area children ages 11-17. The performances are June 2, June 3 and June 4 at 7:30 p.m. and June 5 at 2 p.m. Featuring favorite Broadway and pop tunes of past and present, join the Starshollow High Drama team as they prep for a bid at national competition. If you love Glee or High School Musical, you’ll love Starstruck!

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