Events for the Week of February 6 – February 13

Privateer Lynx Tours

Toll Free: 866-446-5969
Toll Free U.S.: 866-446-5969


Climb aboard the Clipper Schooner Lynx at the City of St. Augustine Marina and step back in time as you relive history and feel the adventure. Join the crew and hoist the sails, steer the ship, fire the main battery of six-pounder carronades and experience first hand life aboard a traditional, square topsail schooner. Get ready to rumble as you and your kids take part in this unique, interactive sailing adventure. On decks and below the Lynx, a War of 1812 privateer 122-foot square top sail schooner, evokes the life, spirit, and atmosphere of a vanished age of sail. She is fitted with period ordnance and flies pennants and flags from the 1812 era making her one of the first ships to defend our freedom. The Privateer Lynx will be offering Educational Public Dockside Tours and Educational Sailing Adventures through February.
Location: St. Augustine Municipal Marina
Hours: Educational Public Dockside Tours available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Educational Public Adventure Sails are on Saturday and Sundays from 2:15 to 4:45 p.m.
Admission: Dockside tours are $5 per person (Children under 12 are free) Adventure Sails are $55 per adult, $30 for children under 12 and $45 for active military and seniors.

Live Theatre Performance of Gypsy
Date: 2/4 – 03/05

Friday, Feb. 4 – Saturday, Mar. 5, 2011

11 Old Mission Avenue
St. Augustine, FL


Based on the memoirs of famous burlesque stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, "Mama" Rose is determined to break into show business by pushing the vaudeville act of her younger daughter, Baby June. But it’s shy elder daughter Louise who will one day play to packed houses. Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Matinees at 2 p.m.
Location: Limelight Theatre
Hours: Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday Matinees at 2 p.m.
Admission: $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for active military and students

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Friday, Feb. 4 – Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011

King Street
St. Augustine, FL

Local Phone: 386-313-1792

Actors with a Cause will present Tennessee Williams’ classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by award-winning playwright Lorraine Portman in the Flagler Room at the former Ponce de Leon Hotel (Flagler College). The performances begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 4 p.m. on Sunday. Each performance will be in celebration and to benefit the retirement of Rabbi Samuel Cywiak, 91, who has served the Congregation Sons of Israel in St Augustine since 1992.
Location: Flagler Room At Flagler College Ponce Hall
Hours: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday
Admission: $25 per person

Flight to Freedom
Thursday, Feb. 10 – Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011

15 Fort Mose Trail
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Local Phone: 904.823.2232

Travel back in time and experience the saga of slaves fleeing to freedom in Spanish Florida on America’s first "Undergroundd Railroad." Fort Mose Historic State Park is the site of the first, legally- sanctioned free black settlement in the continental U.S.– established in 1738.
Location: Fort Mose State Park
Hours: Thursday & Friday from 9a.m. to noon and from 10a.m. to 4p.m. on Saturday.
Admission: $2 per person

Emma Concert
Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011

14 Granada Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084

Local Phone: 904.7947.2800

Website: http://

Drawn from the principal players of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Chamber Ensemble tours as a string octet, string sextet and in other configurations.
Location: Flagler College Auditorium
Hours: The performance takes place at 8 p.m.
Admission: Tickets are $30 per person.