Arts and Entertainment this week

275-450th-ENTERTAINMENTMonday – Sunday, July 25 – 31

America’s Parks Exhibition at Lightner Museum
This exhibition includes juried works of the Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas from the Find Your Park Plein Air event that was held during National Park Week in April. This exhibition is free and is located in the Lightner Museum’s mezzanine level, overlooking the historic pool area. Please enter through Café Alcazar entrance. The museum’s hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily with the last admission at 4:30 p.m. 75 King St. St. Augustine. 904-808-7330

Monday – Saturday, July 25 – 30

Curatorial’s Choice Exhibition
The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach features the Curatorial’s Choice Exhibition in the Main Gallery. Admission to the gallery is free. Hours are Monday to Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-280-0614

First Coast Plein Air Painters Member Exhibition
The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach features the First Coast Plein Air Painters Member Exhibition in the Scene Gallery. Admission to the gallery is free. Hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614

Tuesday, July 26

Moonlight Beach Walk
Explore the beach environment by the light of the moon. St. Johns County Parks & Recreation Department and Environmental Division have teamed up to bring a new free guided beach walk. Attendees will experience the beach at night and learn about the unique animals that utilize the beach after the sun goes down. The tour begins at 8 p.m. at Vilano Beach Oceanfront Park. Space is limited, so call to make a reservation. 2750 Anahma Dr., Vilano Beach 904-209-0335

Tuesday – Sunday, July 26 – 31

7th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition
This popular exhibition features landscapes, florals, marine life, birds, plant life and more. The gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday noon-4 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m. Admission is free. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine 904-824-2310

Wednesday, July 27

Music by the Sea Concert
Free weekly concert at the St. Johns County Pier features a wide variety of musical genres. The seaside concerts are 7-9 p.m. This week’s featured performer will be The Grapes of Roth. Concert goers are encouraged to car pool or ride the shuttle from the St. Augustine Beach City Hall. The pier is located at 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007

Summer Movie By the Bay
Ripley’s St. Augustine Attractions presents this free summer movie series at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina. All movies begin at 8:30 p.m. This week’s movie is Hotel Transylvania 2. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 904-824-1606

Thursday, July 28

Last Thursday: Lightner After Hours
Kick off the weekend in style in the Lightner Museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery for this inaugural monthly social. Starting July 28, the Lightner Museum will host evening socials the last Thursday of the month from 6-8 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Music and refreshments provided. A $3 donation per drink is appreciated. 75 King St., St. Augustine 904-824-2874

Concert in the Plaza
From 7-9 p.m. every Thursday night through September 1, enjoy a live free concert under the oak trees in St. Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitución. This week’s performance features The Committee. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. Corner of Cathedral Pl. and King St., St. Augustine 904-825-1004

Thursday – Sunday, July 28 – 31

Summer Concerts at Colonial Quarter
The Colonial Quarter is expanding its concert schedule on the Oak Stage to include free weekly offerings throughout the summer in June and July. On Thursday, Go, Get, Gone will perform at 7 p.m. On Friday, Evans Bros. will perform at 7 p.m. On Saturday, Dewey Via will perform at noon and The Wobbly Toms will perform at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Cody J will perform at noon. 33 St. George St., St. Augustine 904-342-2857

Saturday, July 30

Uptown Saturday
Uptown Saturday is the perfect event for fashionistas, art lovers and antique shoppers from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month. Uptown Saturdays take place year-round and combine a festive party atmosphere with hospitality and special deals in the unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue, concentrated between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. Many participating shops also serve refreshments. The Mission Nombre de Dios provides free parking most months. 904-829-6831

Emma Moseley Band
Soulful Southern rock ‘n roll group Emma Moseley Band will celebrate the release of its new album Nine-Four-Nine live from the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Backyard Stage on Saturday. This free event will feature live performances by Emma Moseley Band and special guests Kristopher James and The Curt Towne Band. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show starts at 6:30 p.m. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-209-0367

Sunday, July 31

Music in the Box
On the last Sunday of the month, enjoy live acoustic music by some of the area’s best up-and-coming bands and musicians from 6-9 p.m. on stage at the Limelight Theatre. This month’s event features Royal Johnson, a funky blues band from Macon, Ga. Admission is $5. Refreshments available for purchase. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164

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