This Weekend in St. Augustine

Friday, June 29, 2012

Friday: June 29
Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band Concert
Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band return to the stage at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. New to the All Starrs are Steve Lukather (Toto) and Gregg Rolie (Santana & Journey) who will join All Starr alumni Richard Page, Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera, and Gregg Bissonette. The performance will include a jukebox worth of All Starr hits. The performance will start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $29, $49, $64, $79 and $124. The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located at 1340C A1A. www.staugamphitheatre.com  


Friday, Saturday & Sunday: June 22-24
2012 Fountain Mercury King Buster 400
The premiere Southern Kingfish competition of the year - with over $175,000 in cash and prizes! The tournament kicks off on Wednesday with a children's fishing outing from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina,111 Avenida Menendez. On Friday, the Junior Angler Tournament takes place noon to 3 p.m. On Saturday the main tournament takes place from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Sunday, there will be an awards party with live music Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. For registration and more information, visit www.kingbuster400.com 

Claire Kendrick Exhibit

New paintings by Claire J Kendrick are exhibiting this weekend at St. Augustine's Worley Faver Gallery. Texture is a mark of integrity and passion in Claire's work. Her new seascapes use heavy layers of oil paint. Paint is mixed with wax and with a blow torch is melted.The gallery is a hidden jewel nestled in the old town, 11A Aviles Street, the oldest street in the United States.Summer Opening Hours 11am-4pm (Fri -Mon). Private and special openings also available. 904-304- 2310
   
Night Sights and Tales Tour
Be among the first to experience this new Gold Tour covering major St. Augustine sights at night and ghost tales, where appropriate. The tour covers the area between the Old Jail in the north and the National Cemetery in the south - nine miles in 90 minutes aboard a silent, comfortable all-electric bus. Tours are by reservation only and are priced at $20 per adult and $9 for children under 12. Call 904-325-0547   www.staugustinegoldtours.com  
   
Bingo, The Musical at Limelight Theatre
Musical comedy about Vern, Honey and Patsy who have driven through a terrible storm in the name of their weekly obsession. Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through July 1. All performances take place at the Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue in St. Augustine. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. For more information, call 904.825.1164 or visit www.limelight-theatre.org     


Saturday: June 30
Uptown Saturday Night
Live music, refreshments, new exhibits, book signings and much more from 5 to 9 p.m. at the galleries, antique stores and unique shops on St. Augustine's San Marco Avenue between Ripley's Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios, 27 Ocean Avenue. Free parking at the Mission Nombre de Dios. 904.823.9263

Mark Alan Comedy and Magic Show
Mark Alan returns to St. Augustine with an all new comedy/magic show (rated G for everyone) including a suspension trick never before seen at the Pioneer Barn, 295 San Marco Avenue. The show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 adults and $5 for children 3-12. 904-824-8874

Sunday: July 1
Bridge of Lions 5 K Run
Exciting run past downtown St. Augustine historical sites benefits Gamble Rogers Middle School. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. from the Castillo de San Marcos on St. Augustine's bayfront. http://racesmith.com/races/BridgeofLions5K.html  
 
Historic Tours Of Flagler College
Tours of Flagler College highlight the architectural heritage of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon. Built by millionaire developer, Henry Flagler, the hotel is considered one of the finest examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture and houses the largest collection of in use Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows. Located at 74 King Street, St. Augustine, tours take place daily thru August 28 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Admission is $10/adults, $1 for children 12 and younger, and FREE for St. Johns County residents. 904-823-3378 http://legacy.flagler.edu

Boston In Concert
Rock-favorite Boston returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, located at 1340C A1A South in St. Augustine. The doors will open at 7 p.m., and the show will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets will be $39.50, $59.50, $69.50, and $125 for the first five rows. www.StAugAmphitheatre.com 

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