This Weekend in St. Augustine

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Friday: November 11


MARK ALAN COMEDY/MAGIC SHOW AT OLD FLORIDA MUSEUM PIONEER BARN
Celebrate Veteran's Day at the Pioneer Barn with Comedian/Magician Mark Alan. A hilarious family show you will be talking about for weeks. The doors open at 6 p.m. and guests can enjoy a patriotic musical tribute before the show begins. The Pioneer Barn at Old Florida Museum is located at 259 San Marco Avenue in St. Augustine. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 children. For more information, call 904.824.8874 or visit http://www.fortmenendez.com/.


Friday, Saturday and Sunday: November 11-13


DEARLY DEPARTED AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE
Enjoy this hilarious comedy that pokes fun at a Bible-belt funeral. When the Turpin family makes plans to put Dad to rest, they literally put the FUN back in Funeral! Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Limelight Theatre is located at 11 Old Mission Avenue in St. Augustine. Tickets are $20. For more information, visit http://www.limelight-theatre.org/, or call 904.825.1165.


VETERANS DAY AT WORLD GOLF VILLAGE
To celebrate Veterans Day and honor the armed forces, the World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum welcomes all veterans and their dependants to the museum with complimentary admission for the weekend. And, all members of the armed forces and their dependants will receive complimentary admission to the museum throughout the month of November, starting on Veterans Day. The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at 1 World Golf Place at World Golf Village located at I-95 Exit 323. The World Golf Hall of Fame is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Valid military ID is required to receive complimentary admission. For more information, visit http://www.worldgolfhalloffame.org/.


CASTILLO DE SAN MARCOS HONORS VETERANS WITH FREE ADMISSION
Enjoy a visit to Castillo de San Marcos with the family - for free. In honor of our Nation's military veterans, the National Parks Service is offering free admission to the Castillo de San Marcos for the weekend. The Castillo is open from 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Historic Spanish Military weapons demonstrations take place at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.NPS.gov/casa.


WASHINGTON OAKS STATE GARDENS WEEKEND
Come celebrate the improvements to the Washington Oaks Historic District. On Friday there will be free admission to the park and a Veterans Day Observance will begin at 10:00 a.m. with music performed by the Matanzas High School Jazz Band and singer Jimmy Lopez. At 11 a.m. there will be a moment of silence in observance of our country's veterans and at 1 p.m. there will be an inaugural tour of the Historic District Interpretive Panels. On Saturday at 10 a.m. the Friends of Washington Oaks will celebrate the restoration of Mrs. Louise P. Young's Greenhouse and at 11 a.m. there will be an orchid workshop and plant clinic. On Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. the Tim Rippey Benefit Concert will take place. A special silent auction fundraiser will take place throughout the weekend. Other activities on this special "Washington Oaks Weekend" include a Friends Bake Sale, food from JT's Seafood Shack, a youth area featuring patriotic and planting activities, tours and the gift shop will be open. Admission to the Park on Friday and Saturday is free. The Benefit Concert tickets on Sunday are $15 which includes park admission. For more information, visit http://www.floridastateparks.org/ or call 386.446.6783.


Friday and Saturday: November 11 - 12

VETERANS DAY ECO ADVENTURE!
The kids are off school so join us on our 1.5 hour Eco Tour boat ride in the estuary that's sure to keep everyone entertained - underwater microphones & more! Guides provide educational information on local marine life including dolphins and shorebirds! Veteran price is $35 with ID. For more information, call 904.377.7245 or visit http://www.staugustineecotours.com/.


Saturday: November 12


PIONEER BARN AT OLD FLORIDA MUSEUM PRESENTS THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Enjoy a musical tribute to some of the greatest vocalist of all times when Florida's Hottest Musical duet, Kevon Re'Monte and Trey Dees perform live at the Pioneer Barn. Ladies love them, music buffs marvel at the accurate vocal abilities of these two artists as they exhibit visual and vocal impressions of The Righteous Brother, Marvin Gaye, Engelbert Humperdinck, Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, Lou Rawls, and many other great performers. The show starts at 7 p.m. at the Pioneer Barn at Old Florida Museum, located at 259 San Marco Avenue in St. Augustine. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 6 -12. For more information, call 904.824.8874 or visit http://www.fortmenendez.com/.

JOHN FOGERTY AT ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE
Get over to the Amphitheatre to enjoy a performance by rock legend John Fogerty. Best known as the lead voice for Creedence Clearwater Revival, Fogerty will perform at 7:30 p.m. The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located at 1340 A1A on Anastasia Island in St. Augusitne. Tickets are $37 to $77. For more information, call 904.209.3759 or visit http://staugamphitheatre.com/.


VITTLES AND VINO VIP CARRIAGE TOUR
Step aboard an old-fashioned horse drawn carriage and meander the historic streets in true southern comfort. Then tantalize your taste buds with a delicious 3.5 hour food and wine tour where you will learn where the local foodies dine, taste farm-fresh ingredients that inspire local chefs, sip glorious boutique wines and explore the beautiful downtown district! This food, wine and carriage experience is the only way to trulytaste the best that St. Augustine has to offer! Tickets are $99 per person. Tours depart from 6 Granada Street in St. Augustine. Must be 21 or older to participate. For more information, visit http://www.thetastingtours.com/carriage-tours.htm, text or call 904.325.3911.


Sunday: November 13


BIRD WALK AT FORT MOSE HISTORIC STATE PARK
Come meet the birds at Fort Mose Historic State Park. Led by a park volunteer, this fun, informative walk is open to the public and to birders of all levels. We'll view the rookery and search for marsh birds and migrating warblers. The walk takes place form 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Please dress for the weather and bring binoculars and a field guide if you have one. Walk and park entrance are free. Fort Mose is off of US Highway 1, one mile north of SR 16 at 15 Fort Mose Trail in St. Augustine. For more information, visit http://www.floridastateparks.org/, or call 904.823.2232.

LINCOLNVILLE FARMERS MARKET
St. Augustine's newest fresh market offers farm-fresh vegetables, meats/fish, cheese, bread, treats, arts & crafts, prepared food, jewelry and more. Plus there are picnic areas and a playground! The Market takes place every Sunday at 399 Riberia Street in Lincolnville from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.lincolnvillefarmersmarket.com/


POPPIN PEPPER PALOOZA
Be brave and pop a pepper. Or just have fun watching as others celebrate one of St. Augustine's favorite culinary delights the Datil Pepper. This first time chocolate-dipped Datil Pepper eating contest will take place at 4 p.m. on the Hot Shot Bakery Deck and in the Villa Zorayda Parking Lot at 8 Granada Street in St. Augustine. Registration is $10 per person and starts at 3 p.m. Judging is at 5 p.m. There will be lots of prizes, entertainment and food. Proceeds will go to The Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Augustine. For more information, visit http://www.hotshotbakery.com/
 or call 904.824.7898.

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