St Johns activities this week

Monday – Friday, August 27- 31

In the Mood Harry McCormick Art Exhibition

World-renowned artist Harry McCormick will display his artwork through September 20 at the St. Johns County Administration Building’s Rotunda. McCormick is noted for his realistic paintings with a focus on light and shadow, and he has been called a painter of “interiors” and “genre”‘ – such as ordinary people doing ordinary things like a series of people looking at paintings in museums and galleries. There is no admission charge, and the public is welcome during normal business hours on Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine 904-209-0530 www.mccormickstudios.com 

Monday – Saturday, August 27-September 1

Miles Batt 2 & Vikki Stockton Exhibition

This exhibition is on display through September 22 at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. The center is open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org

Another Side Revealed Exhibition

This exhibition that features children’s artwork from Art with a Heart in Healthcare is on display through September 22 at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. The center is open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org

Between Truth and Illusion Exhibition

This exhibition of works by members of the Society of Mixed Media Artists is on display at The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach through September 22.  The center is open Monday to Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 50 Executive Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-280-0614 www.ccpvb.org

Monday – Sunday, August 26- September 2

Flagler 50: Celebrating a College and a Preservation Legacy

This exhibition is part of the upcoming repertoire of 50th anniversary celebrations at Flagler College. The exhibition runs through May 30 and features historic photos and morsels of information about the humble beginnings of the college through today. The exhibition can be accessed via Flagler’s Legacy Tours or through the Florida Stories phone app available for free download, a newly created 24-page self-guided tour booklet about the historic campus. This special exhibit will be available through May 2019. The cost for the Legacy Tours is $12 for adults and free for youth under age 10 with a paid adult. In the summer, tours are offered daily from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. While school is in session, tours are offered from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. daily. 74 King St., St. Augustine 904-829-6481   www.flagler.edu/flagler50

Tuesday, August 28

Fishing Clinic 101

St. Johns County Parks and Recreation is offering free fishing clinics each Tuesday in August and the first Tuesday in September. The free clinics teach about fishing regulations, bait, nets, fish identification and how to tie a knot. It is recommended to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, water bottle, fishing rod and reel with fishing line. Registration is required through phone or email. The clinics take place at Trout Creek Marina from 9:30-10:30 a.m. 6550 S.R. 13, St. Augustine 904-209-0320 jjbratovich@sjcfl.uswww.sjcfl.us/recreation  

Night Market at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

The Night Market, taking place the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre from 6-9 p.m., meets the demand for locally made goods and gifts. The Night Market will host up to 90 vendors specializing in handmade crafts and goods. The Night Market will also feature live entertainment and activities. The Night Market is free to enter and open to all ages. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine 904-315-9252 www.staugamphitheatre.com/p51-farmer-s-market.aspx

Wednesday, August 29

Music by the Sea Concert

This free weekly concert series at the St. Johns County Pier features a wide variety of musical genres from 7-9 p.m. Bring a beach chair or blanket along with a favorite beverage and get ready to dance. Starting at 6 p.m., dinner is offered as an option for concert goers. All dinners are priced at $10 or less. This week’s performance is by Duffy Bishop Band, and the food is provided by Purple Olive. Concert goers are encouraged to car pool or ride the shuttle from St. Augustine Beach City Hall or Ron Parker Park. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007 www.freebeachconcerts.com

Thursday, August 30

Throwback Thursday: Mrs. Doubtfire

After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. The film is showing at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe at noon. The cost is $10, which includes a meal, popcorn, small drink and showing of the movie. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com

Lightner After Hours

Join the Lightner Museum at Lightner After Hours for an evening of enlightening conversation, exceptional music by Jacksonville’s Blue Muse and exquisite cuisine from 6-8 p.m. in the museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery. Also, there will be an exhibition opening of Thinking Small: The Amazing Miniature World of Thomas Rahner, which is a collection of miniature hand-carved sailboats. This event is free and open to the public. Donations are requested for beverages. 75 King St., St. Augustine 904-824-2874 www.lightnermuseum.org

Concert in the Plaza

 Free and open to the public, residents and visitors alike can enjoy great entertainment in a great place together from 7-9 p.m. Tonight’s scheduled performance is by Lonesome Bert & The Skinny Lizards. Corner of Cathedral Place and King St., St. Augustine 904-825-1004 www.citystaug.com/concerts

Thursday – Sunday, August 30 – September 2

Junior PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass

This Junior PLAYERS Championship tournament takes place on the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course. The first day begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. The following days begin at 8:10 a.m. with double teeing. 110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-273-3430 www.ajga.org      

Thursday – Monday, August 30 – September 3

Kin at IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame

Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, a recently released ex-con and his adopted teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection. This film premieres on August 30 at the IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame. Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. Showing through September 6  www.worldgolfimax.com  One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123

Friday, August 31

Fins and Freedom Sail

Come on board, help raise sails and then kick back and relax while educators from the world’s first oceanarium talk about dolphins. There is no set sailing path, we go where the wind takes us. Complimentary soda, water, beer and wine are included, and passengers may bring snacks or a picnic. After the sail, visit Marineland to complete this unique experience. Your ticket includes the sail and admission to Marineland. The boat departs at 2:15 p.m. from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina and lasts two hours. Ticket costs are $60 for adults and $45 for youth under age 16. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com

Mini Kiss Concert

 2010 Super Bowl commercial rock stars Mini Kiss will perform live at 6 p.m. at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Opening acts, games and activities will be open to the public until 7:30 p.m. General admission is $15.99. 19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 904-824-1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine

Saturday, September 1

The Veteran’s Agent 5K Walk or Run

This event in Nocatee supports K9s for Warriors. The race begins at the Nocatee Splash Park. The 5K begins at 8 a.m., and the one mile begins at 9 a.m. Registration ranges from $25-$10. 245 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-460-8501 www.veteransagent5k.org

GTM Research Reserve Guided Exploration Hike

The first Saturday of each month at 9 a.m., take a guided exploration hike that focuses on the Guana Peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history. This 1.5-mile guided walking tour departs from the Trailhead Pavilion located just west of the Guana Dam. The program is free. There is a $3 parking fee. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org

Militia Muster and Training at Fort Mose

Visit Fort Mose on the first Saturday each month from 9-11:30 a.m. to be transported back to the 18th century. Learn from the members of the Fort Mose Militia as they practice firing drills and demonstrate how to use historic weapons and show musket firing drills. There is also a children’s militia training that uses wooden toy muskets. The park is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission into the park is free. Admission into the Visitor Center is $2 per person.  www.floridastateparks.org/park/fort-mose 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine 904-823-2232

Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing at St. Johns County Fairgrounds

Saddle up and head over to the St. Johns County Fairgrounds for monthly barrel, pole and other timed speed horse events. The event is open to the public and free for spectators. Awards will be presented for each age group in each event. The races begin at 5 p.m. at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds. 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton 904-588-8017 www.sjchc.org

Saturday and Sunday, September 1&2

Sing Out Loud Music Festival

The Sing Out Loud Music Festival, one of Florida’s largest free music festivals taking place over the course of four weekends this September in St. Augustine, features more than 200 performers and 19 participating venues. In an epic celebration of local, regional and national singers, songwriters and musicians that vary in musical styles from Americana, bluegrass and punk rock to salsa, hip hop and indie rock, the performances will take place around St. Augustine and are free and open to the public. The festival kicks off Saturday at St. Augustine Amphitheatre and will feature performances by Sailor Jane, Night Nurse, Kapowski and I-Vibes. Additional performances by Carsie Blanton, Katie Grace Helow, David Donders, The Weepeis and the Mountain Goats take place on Sunday at the St. Augustine Amphitheater Backyard State. Visit the website to see a full schedule of performances through September. 904-209-0367 www.singoutloudfestival.com

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