St Augustine Events and Concerts Scheduled all Week
Flagler 50: Celebrating a College and a Preservation Legacy, 1968-2018 Exhibition
To kick off the week of St Augustine Events this week, this exhibition will open as part of the upcoming repertoire of 50th anniversary celebrations at Flagler College. The exhibition features historic photos and morsels of information about the humble beginnings of the college through today. The exhibition can be accessed in many ways, including via Flagler’s Legacy Tours, through the Florida Stories phone app available for free download, or a newly created 24-page self-guided tour booklet about the historic campus. The booklet is available to pick up in the Rotunda of Ponce de Leon Hall, where the Legacy Tours begin. 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, July 10
Night Market at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre
The Night Market, which takes place the fourth Tuesday of each month, is adding a second night in the summer on the second Tuesday of each month. The market takes place at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre from 6-9 p.m. and meets the demand for locally made goods and gifts. The Night Market hosts up to 90 vendors specializing in handmade crafts and goods. The Night Market also features 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, July 11
Historical Look into the Old Spanish Quarries
Anastasia State Park will host a Historical Look into the Old Spanish Quarries program from 10-11 a.m. This informative program with a fun and knowledgeable ranger will bring the history of the quarry to life as you learn about the amazing work that occurred in the Old Spanish Quarries and the architecture that influenced the history of St. Augustine. After checking in at the ranger station, meet for the program in the quarry parking area by the front entrance gate. The program is free with regular park admission, which ranges from $8-$2. 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine 904-461-2033 www.floridastateparks.org/anastasia
Free Speaker Series: 500 Years of Maritime Florida
The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum hosts this free speaker series. The speaker is Sarah Miller, whose talk is titled Heritage Monitoring Scouts and Florida Cultural Heritage at Risk. The event is at 7 p.m. at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. 81 Lighthouse Ave., St. Augustine 904-829-0745 www.staugustinelighthouse.com
Music by the Sea Concert
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 and the concert takes place from 7-9 p.m. All dinners are priced at $10 or less. This week’s performance is by Grapes of Roth, and the food is provided by Mango Mango’s. 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
Summer Movie Series
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and the Colonial Oak Music Park have teamed up again to provide the free Summer Movie Series at the Colonial Oak Music Park. This week’s movie, which begins at 8:30 p.m., is The Lion King. The Red Train will offer complimentary shuttles from Ripley’s to St. George St. starting at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a pick up on the north end of St. George St. following the film to return to Ripley’s. Movie attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs for seating. 33 St. George St., St. Augustine 904-824-1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine
Thursday, July 12
Concert in The Plaza
Returning for its 28th season in 2018, this popular weekly event falls into a tradition shared by many communities: enjoying a concert in the town square on a summer night. Free and open to the public, residents and visitors alike can enjoy great entertainment in a great place together every Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day from 7-9 p.m.
Often called “the best way to spend a Thursday night in St. Augustine,” Concerts in the Plaza is produced by the City of St. Augustine’s Public Affairs Department and offers the best in local and regional musical performers.
Friday, July 13
Live Performance by Kilted Creature
The incredible Kilted Creature will host a free meet and greet at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! St. Augustine from 2-3 p.m. He will be playing bagpipes, guitar and host a meet and greet with Dr. Paul Barer.
Saturday, July 14
Bridge of Lions 5K Run
The annual run across St. Augustine’s Bridge of Lions starts at 7:30 a.m. at the historic Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, 1 S. Castillo Dr., in downtown St. Augustine. The race route takes runners and walkers over the Bridge of Lions and through the Davis Shores neighborhood. The race finish line is at Oglethorpe Park, located on the corner of Arredondo Ave. and Oglethorpe Blvd. Registration ranges from $35-$20. 386-747-3532 www.bridgeoflions5k.com
Sunday, July 15
Our Feathered Friends Hike and Marsh Walk
Fort Mose Historic State Park will host an educational Guided Bird Walk program from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Join birding expert Susan Killeen on a hike and birding exploration of our salt marsh and the Secondary Fort Site Island (established 1752). Bring your rubber boots, binoculars, cameras, water and any other pertinent items to will make your travel through the estuary more enjoyable. This event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation. This program is free to the public. 15 Fort Mose Trail, St. Augustine 904-823-2232 www.floridastateparks.org/park/fort-mose
Staying at the Agustin Inn in Historic St Augustine
Each week we enjoy sharing all the St. Augustine Events and happenings with you! We are even more excited to share the news that most of these are within close walking or driving distance from the inn for your convenience!
Every Thursday guests can enjoy the weekly concerts right in the plaza. The concerts showcase local bands and entertainment. These concerts are free to everyone!
Be sure to reserve your stay with us ahead and to select the perfect guestroom and package to make your stay one to remember always! We have a wide variety of packages as well as add-on tours and attractions to add to that special occasion!
We look forward to seeing you soon!