Friday – Happening today in Romanza Week

Happening today in Romanza Week

Friday, May 18

“ROMANZA WEEK”, Monday-Sunday, May 14-20, 2012, clusters over 50 shows and exhibitions in a single week to highlight the remarkable living culture of the Nation’s Oldest City.

This weeklong extravaganza builds to a “Monumental 1812 Constitucion Parade and Celebration” that on Saturday May 19 that commemorates the Bicentennial of Spain’s Constitution, and the only remaining monument to it in the whole world – right here in St. Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitucion.

10:00am–4:00pm
Monday–Sunday, FREE
Phillip and Mark Estlund
“Born of the Sun”
Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, Flagler College, 74 (see Monday) Information: (904) 826-8530.
PRESENTED BY: CRISP-ELLERT MUSEUM,
FLAGLER COLLEGE

12 noon–4:00pm, Tues.–Sat.;
2:00–5:00pm Sun. FREE
3rd Annual International
“Nature & Wildlife Exhibition”
St. Augustine Art Association,22 Marine St.
(see Tuesday) www.staaa.org
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION

12 noon–4:00pm, Tues.–Sat.;
2:00-5:00pm Sun. FREE
“War of 1812” Exhibit preview
St. Augustine Art Association,22 Marine St.
(see Tuesday) St. Augustine Art Association North Gallery. Information: www.staaa.org
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE ART ASSOCIATION

3:00–7:00pm, FREE
“SACSPA Live Music and Art Open House”
St. Augustine Community School of the Performing Arts (SACSPA), 214 San Marco Ave.
Live music with featured artist Annette Danielson (founder and director) with SACSPA faculty and students; art sale; reception; membership drive with prize drawings. Information: (904) 824-0664.
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE COMMUNITY SCHOOL OF
PERFORMING ARTS

5:00–7:00pm, FREE
Stained Glass Art Show and Silent Auction
St. Joseph Ministries Stained Glass Studio,
2745 Industry Center Rd. Silent auction of gallery items plus a reception with heavy appetizers and a special presentation by Freedom Rider J. T. Johnson about his work and interaction with the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Proceeds of the silent auction and art sale will benefit the St. Joseph Ministries Stained Glass Studio.
Information: (904) 669-5388.
PRESENTED BY: SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH

6:00–10:00pm, $10
Artbreakers, Music and Art Festival,
An Evening of Vaudeville
Followed by Ballroom Swing Dance
Fountain of Youth, 11 Magnolia Ave. Information: (904) 559-0043
PRESENTED BY: ARTBREAKERS

7:30pm, $20
“Piercing the Darkness – The St.
Augustine Lighthouse Keepers”
Koger-Gamache Studio Theatre at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave. A one-man play written and enacted by Lee Weaver. Tickets and
information: (904) 825-1164.
PRESENTED BY: LIMELIGHT THEATRE

8:00pm $10, children under 12 FREE
St. Augustine Orchestra’s
“Our Golden Anniversary: Past,
Present and Future”
Lightner Museum, 75 King St. 50th anniversary concert featuring works by Beethoven, Saint Saens, Blake and Moore featuring James and Sylvia Kalal, Spanish guitarists and an appearance by the newly formed St. Augustine Youth Orchestra. Information: (904) 825-1766 or
graham.martha@att.net.
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE
COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA

8:00pm–midnight, FREE
Live music with “Rusty Bluegrass”
Ann O’Malley’s Deli and Pub,
23 Orange St. Enjoy live music, a fun atmosphere, cold beer and great sandwiches
Information: (904) 825-4040 or www.annomalleys.com.
PRESENTED BY: ANN O’MALLEY’S DELI AND PUB
8:30–10:30pm, $25 adults,
$20 children 7–11
“Dark of the Moon”
Paranormal Tour
St. Augustine Lighthouse, 81 Lighthouse Ave.
Guests have the opportunity to climb the Lighthouse and tour the Keepers’ House at night. Enthusiastic guides share paranormal tales and experiences of people who have visited, lived, or worked at the Lighthouse. Advance reservations required. Information: (904) 829-0745.
PRESENTED BY: ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE & MUSEUM

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