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SCROLL DOWN A BIT TO GET TO THE CALENDAR OF EVENTS … (scroll down for Calendar events and activities – by date)  But first … here are some helpful links …

Click here for links to recent emails! To get my weekly email updates, email me at carnicel@bellsouth.net  Try to find the NextDoor blog for our area … very helpful info from neighbors. www.nextdoor.com  


ParkNow UPDATE – new program details for the ParkNow Program.  If you haven’t already signed up or you are, you will need to know about the updated program news — click here now to read the details.  Why should you sign up … for starters:  The St. Johns County resident discount remains the same. It is $0.50 per hour in City-metered parking areas and $3.00 per entry at the parking garage.  A big savings on parking.  

IMAX WGV UPDATE – IMAX WGV is open … Dune: Part Two will be shown over the next three weekends. Click here for the trailer and to purchase tickets.    Be sure to check the IMAX WGV website as schedules are subject to change. (Click on their calendar for more dates.)






WGV / Kelly Lake. So happy that IMAX WGV is with us through February 29, 2024 … let’s hope something happens in the near future for a permanent stay. Yes, Hall of Fame has moved to North Carolina and the county and the commissioners will need to make a decision on what will go into that building. BUT … be sure to come by and enjoy a stroll around Kelly Lake and visit some of your favorites who will continue to be with us for a long time: Murray Bros. Caddyshack; Trilogy Day Spa; Renaissance Resort WGV & Villagio Bar & Grill; Slammer & Squire (public golf and restaurant); Reverb Church … This is a nice place to sit in one of the gazebos, read a book, just have some quiet time!    

CaddyShack –  If you are in the Rosemont (Chicago) area … you can also get your CaddyShack fix there!   Golfers … if you are into some fun with your golf attire, Bill Murray’s golf apparel line is available click here to go to the William Murray Golf website.  

CaddyShackHappy Hour – Wednesday thru Sunday 3-6pm $2.50 domestic drafts, $4 single well liquor, $5 house wine. Also $1 off all bottles/cans and $1 off all other wines. Wednesdays – Trivia is back starting Wednesdays from (2/14) 7-9pm (2/21 times change to 6:30-8:30pm)!   Tuesday is Half price drafts, liquor, wine all day with $1 off bottles/cans.  Thursdays in January is $4 Tito’s single cocktails. And Onion rings as an appetizer are available only on Thursdays. Fridays thru Sunday Flatbreads are available in cheese, pepperoni and cheeseburger. Other toppings are available to be added.  Sundays is $5 Mimosa’s and $5 Bloody Mary’s all day.  

 And … Attention Golfers! Bring in a Scorecard and receive 10% off your food (excluding Alcohol)    Do you have a special occasion to celebrate — Christmas Party? Wedding Rehearsal dinner?  Business Meetings? — Reserve the Looper Room for your Holiday parties and gatherings! Questions? Give us a call! (904) 940-3673  Flexible seating up to 40.

A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway events … click here.

Alhambra Dinner Theater – Jacksonville – this is great fun … food … entertainment! Their impersonator shows are also so good – “After Dark” shows Keep checking their website for what’s news.  Be sure to click on the After Dark schedule also – lots of “tribute” groups, impersonators (three were scheduled, all three are sold out! sign up quickly  when you see it)   They are located on Beach Blvd. just off of I-95 so you don’t have to go into the city for these great shows.  After Dark … tribute bands (these After Dark shows are awesome!)   And click here to see their full list.  

Tickets sell out fast — especially the After Dark series (tribute shows – are fabulous!).

Alhambra 2024 Season click here for tickets:






 AFTER DARK – tributes series … 

Three new shows … these tribute After Dark shows sellout quick — purchase today!

And last chance for the Stones Tribute show.







Florida Agricultural Museum – Palm Coast   http://www.oldfloridamuseum.com/  386-446-7630  Admission, exhibits, wedding events  Farm N Flea on Thursdays 8am to noon

Alligator Farm  Website – click here.   

Ancient City emails … If you would like to keep up with news from the Ancient City, go to their website: https://www.citystaug.com/

Art Galleries of St Augustine (AGOSA) –

Beach access in St Johns County – if you plan to head to the beach, here is a link from the St Johns County Government website … click here.    This site has great info, including maps, for the beaches in St Johns County.  There is also a Reach the Beach Mobile App or website link, interactive map or PDF map of the beach access points and beach access updates.  Download the “Reach the Beach” app  For more information on the “Reach the Beach” mobile app, please visit www.sjcfl.us/Beaches, call 904.209.0331, and download the app here. (also see St Johns County … below)

bestbet St Augustineclick here.

Cinemark Durbin Park and XD –   click here for general movie info  

City of St Augustine Beach Events … click here.

City of St Augustine events … click here.   Click here for recent newsletters.

Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine – 3rd Saturday of the Month – 5-7pm  Enjoy classic cars, music and door prizes each month at the St. Augustine Classic Car Cruise-in.

A Classic Theatreclick here for upcoming shows 2021/2022 Season

COA (Council on Aging) St. Johns County – click here (so many programs offered) Volunteering at COA and other info  Click here

Coconut Barrelclick here for details, events, dates and times.  Artisan vendors, certain dates for other special fun events and dates.  New location:  We have over 200+ Vendors spanning over 9,000 indoor square feet located inside Mall 2121, formerly known as the Ponce De Leon Mall / Belk store is there.  Open six days a week (closed Mondays): Tues-Sat 10-6; Sunday 12-4.   (San Marco Ave is closed) Click here to see all the classes available to sign up for.  

Colonial Oak Music Park … click here …  off St George Street – country shows, comedy shows, all kinds of music and events … there’s something for everyone.  Thursday Nights are country nights.  For events calendar, click here.     If there is inclement weather and a possible cancellation of the concert(s) Click here.  

CONCERTS – St Augustine – links to the 2023 schedules — NOW ENDED — will post again next year 2024

Music and Art by the Sea … Wednesday Concerts for 2023 have been updated on their new website  (near the St Augustine Pier)  Free concerts.  Food Trucks TBA.  For concerts and attendee guidelines, click hereCONCERTS ARE ENDED UNTIL NEXT YEAR

Concerts in the Plazaclick here to see the 2023 scheduled free Thursday concerts.  New show time – 6-8pm.   CONCERTS ARE ENDED UNTIL NEXT YEAR

Costco select your location … https://www.costco.com/    (St Augustine 32092)

Daytona Bandshell – free concerts / tribute bands   Click here   (about 63 miles from WGV)  General admission is FREE, personal chairs are welcome in the general admission area. Chairs will also be available to rent. Reserved VIP tickets are $15.  More Daytona events, click here. Concerts over until next year – 2024. 

EMMA Concerts – 2024 Concert Season is now available. Click here to see the complete list and ticket information. Concerts are housed in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College.  PARKING DETAILS – Parking is not available at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. Tickets include FREE parking at the St. Johns County Council on Aging, 180 Marine St., St. Augustine FL 32084. Guests will then be transported to and from the concert venue by shuttle service.  And info on special Waterworks performances.

EMMA 45th Season Subscriptions are on sale now!  Tickets and the lineup are available online here or by calling 904-797-2800.  Individual show tickets are now on sale.  2023 – 2024

EMMA Guild – Interested in becoming involved with EMMA?  Click here for more information about the different ways you can get involved.  There are many volunteer positions – ushering, assistance on concert day and more!  Join us!

Epic Theatres of St Augustine Click here to find out what’s playing, dates and showtimes!

First Coast Cultural Center (was known as The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach) exhibits, contests, events and more.  Virtual Art & Music Classes and more!  … adult and children. Click here then select the program you may be interested in to see the details.

First Coast Opera see what’s on the 2023 – 2024 schedule … click here.   Roaring ’20s Gala 2/14/24; The Pirates of Penzance 3/15 & 3/17/24

The First Tee ... WGV … what’s happening … click here.   Purchase your Tour Card here – click here.

Flagler Auditorium – They have some wonderful shows coming up!     Click here to see the full list. Location: 5500 East Hwy 100, Palm Coast, FL 32164 (about 43 mi.)   (Tickets show as $44-$54) 

Florida’s Historic Coastclick here to see the 42 Free & Budget-Friendly Things To Do In St Augustine.   This website will not only provide the list but a brief description of each.  This is a great bucket list for locals and tourist visiting the Ancient City! Click here to see all these St. Johns County resident discounts (for September, some year round) listed by Florida’s Historic Coast website. They also have a wonderful link to Things To Do & Attractions … so many! Click here for this great resource.   Click here for their Travel Planner and Events and other guides.

Florida Dept of TransportationClick here.  And click here for a map of road work projects.

FSCJ / Artist Series … lots of great events coming up … check it out … lots of great shows!   The Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street Jacksonville, FL 32202    There are more shows that have been added … see the full list, click here.  2023/2024 Newest subscription group, click here

Or select any one:

HADESTOWN: February 6-11, 2024
SIX: April 2-7, 2024
DISNEY’S FROZEN: April 24-May 4, 2024

Florida’s Sales Tax Holidays 2022-2024Here’s The List  Click here to see all. Click on each for more specific details.  Be sure to check the end dates.

Fort Mose Museumclick here for info, events, etc.

Historic Coast Culture – find St Augustine itineraries and travel guides and more. Click here.  And main page, click here.    Click here for their email full of Spooky St. Augustine fun!   America’s Cultural VIP guide, so informative about the Ancient City – St. Augustine – Ponte Vedra – click here.  You can download a pdf of it also. And click here to see the many itineraries the Historic Coast Culture website has posted – places to see, i.e., African-American Heritage; Gilded Age of Glory, Visual Arts and more.

Jax Business Connections – bringing wonderful fun events to the WGV … click here to see them all.  Note:  Many are being cancelled as we get closer to the dates … so be aware.  Lots of fun events

Jumbo Shrimpcheck here for specials at the baseball field updated on their Facebook page!  121 Financial Ballpark.

K9s For Warriors organization – This is the website … https://www.k9sforwarriors.org/

Lightner Museum  – click here for visitor times and special events at the beautiful Lightner Museum.  Cafe Alcazar – a must for lunch in the Lightner.  Lightner Museum  “Lightner After Hours”  For more information on Lightner After Hours, visit www.lightnermuseum.org.   Free on Sundays for St Johns County Residents.   Lightner Museum – $25 annual membership pass for St Johns County – the Membership page shows all levels, click here.  11/17 – 3/15 The Triumph of Nature: Art Nouveau from the Chrysler Museum of Art

Limelight Theatre — The 2023-2024 schedule for the Limelight Theatre click here for Season 32 shows, dates, times, tickets, etc.  Box office: 825-1164

2023-2024 schedule: 














The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center – The Road to Black History Runs Through Lincolnville — click here for details, exhibits, events, etc.

MOSH – Museum of Science and History (Jacksonville) (website)  Click here for their blog/news page.   Click here for Cosmic Concerts … some interesting events coming up … click here to see what’s on their calendar.

Old Town Trolley – Home Pass info, click here.  Each Hometown pass holder receives free admission to some of our tours and attractions for FREE when accompanied by a guest who has purchased A FULL FARE adult ticket.

Peabody Theater – Daytona Beach:  Broadway Schedule 2023-2024, click here for the brochure.
– Annie – FEBRUARY 20, 2024
– Johnny Cash Concert Experience – FEBRUARY 27, 2024
– Little Women the Musical – MARCH 12, 2024
– STOMP – APRIL 30, 2024

Pirate & Treasure MuseumClick here for the museum website.

PGA Tour  Learn more and contact on website – https://www.worldgolfvillage.com/pga-tour-academy/  

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall:   check here for concert events http://www.pvconcerthall.com/

Pop Up Market at Vilano Beach The third Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Prime Osboarn Convention Center … Click here to see events at the Prime Osborn Convention Center)

Premium Outlets – Click here for a listing of stores, links, etc. Map.  Located at 2700 State Road 16 in St. Augustine, FL   

Sea Love Fishing Charters … have some family fun, fishing and a great boat ride … here is their website:  https://sealovefishing.com/

Snake help Brian Garofalo – he lives in St Johns Forest 904 834 1084 text or call and he will be out the door withinn 5 min and on his way to help both you and the snake to protect wildlife and help his neighbors.  Popular on NextDoor helping neighbors, he said I could post his contact info.  There are others also noted on NextDoor.

St. Augustine Amphitheatrewebsite   Now being branded as The AMP.    Farmers MarketEvery Saturday From 8:30am – 12:30pm!   Free and Open to the Public! And …    The Night Market is on a special schedule – will post dates.  

St. Augustine Beach Civic Association – recent email with lots of holiday news.  Click here.

St. Augustine Aquarium … Located at 2045 State Rd 16, zip 32084.  Phone: 904-429-9777   Click here.

St. Augustine Art AssociationClick here to see their upcoming exhibits.

St. Augustine Experiences … Tours and more … there are many links to help you navigate St. Augustine through their tours, click here.  There are blogs listed with top 10 live music venues, where to drink cocktails, and some favorite restaurants … coffee, breweries and where to “break your score-not your bank”.  

St. Augustine Yacht Clubwww.staugustineyachtclub.com/

St. Augustine Wild Reserve –  www.staugustinewildreserve.org

St. Johns County Govthttp://www.co.st-johns.fl.us/

St. Johns County — Main page for a list of department contacts; click here.

St. Johns County Beaches  Visit the Reach the Beach Mobile App or click here for current beach access updates and beach driving conditions.  2022 St. Johns County Beach

St. Johns County Annual Beach Driving Passes on Sale – as of  December 6, 2023 – 2024  St. Johns County annual beach driving passes for 2024 are on sale now. St. Johns County resident passes are $50, non-resident passes are $100, and ADA-accessible passes are $40. Beach Driving Passes on Sale

St. Johns County – Listing of all the Beaches

With over 40 miles of scenic coastline, St. Johns County beaches offer some of the best recreational and wildlife viewing opportunities in the beautiful State of Florida. Learn about our many beachfront parks that provide easy access to our beaches here. To get on the mailing list from St Johns County Parks and Recreation …. email to … sjcparksandrec@sjcfl.us

St. Johns County – Connect with SJC (newsletters, etc.) click here.   Also listed at this link are Facebook pages, Nextdoor, Twitter, You Tube, Instagram and more.

St. Johns County Facebook page for updates … click here.

St. Johns County Fairgrounds (Elkton) calendar; click here.

St. Johns County Golf Course – at 207 off I-95 – click here to see rates, events, about the club in general.

St. Johns County Government Linksclick here.  Agencies/Authorities, Health Services, Community, Govt, Education and more.

St. Johns County Hurricane Preparedness Guide click here.  If you are not sure of your Evacuation Zone you can click here on the SJC “My Evacuation Zone Locator”.

St. Johns County Libraries Extend Hours and Open Meeting Rooms to the Public   For more information on the extended hours, or to find the meeting room policy and application packet, please visit www.sjcpls.org.    And click here to see all the special events at the St Johns County Public Library System … and there are lots!  Click here to see many of the upcoming events. Click here for news and past newsletters.  Click here for the book mobile info.  Click here for the December Library Newsletter – lots of great info here!

St. Johns County Park & Recreation info, i.e., beach pavilions, youth programs, workshops, adult activities, beach passes, etc. click hereAnd sigh up here to get on their newsletter.   Click here for their Facebook page.  List of parks, click here 12/1 December Newsletter, click here. Veterans Activities (i.e., Archery); Outdoor Activities (i.e. Family Bird Walk, Night Under the Stars); and More Upcoming Programs. Treecycling info.

St. Johns County School has posted their Winter/Spring Session — give the gift of lifelong learning … click here to see their schedule. 

St. Johns County – TrafficClick here for traffic concern contacts.

St. Johns Cultural Council website … Click here.  Auditions, Grant opportunities, Join the Arts & Organizations Directory, Events – EMMA concerts, Storytellers and Tale Tellers, Artist Directory and more.

The Tasting Toursclick here to see all the rides by The Tasting Tours for this holiday season in St. Augustine and beyond.  (click here to see the FB video – Grinchmas Golf Cart Ride!)

The Waterworks … Community Center; Historic Building/Landmark; Meeting Space; Performing Arts Center; Theater  184 San Marco Avenue, zip 32084  click here for all their events.  Read about The Waterworks, click here.

The Jacksonville / Time’s Union Center for the Performing Arts has so many shows, click here to see the list and all details.

Stratton Rd Transfer Station  – drop off for household hazardous waste, obsolete electronics and more.  Click here.

Vietnam Veterans of America – Donations / Pickup  Click here to schedule a pickup.  Wide range of acceptable donations — click here for more info and a helpful list of what they can use / pickup – so many items.  Not large items, i.e., TVs, appliances, large furniture, at this time (will be noted on this link as well).

Vilano Beach events … click here.

Vystar Veterans Memorial Arenaclick here for the website for a list of upcoming events / shows.

Water Shuttle – Vilano Beach Pier / St Augustine Marina – click here for info.

The Waterworks – Here is what’s happening at The Waterworks click here for the email with the list for July/August 2023 from St. Johns Cultural Council.  Music, Educational, Fun events for students K-5 (bees – free) and a two day camp ($) for ages 9-12, and so much more. Most events are free but click on the event to see for sure.  184 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084 

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience (across from Marineland)  Check on what’s new for Evenings at Whitney (attend or zoom) …    www.whitney.ufl.edu/      Fall lecture series 7-8pm — 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14

World Golf Village Alliance:  To get involved, questions, or for future mailings, email us at WorldGolfVillageAlliance@outlook.com A link to the intro and updates are available on my website, click here.

Womans Exchange … website:  https://penapeckhouse.com/

Ximenez-Fatio Museumhttps://www.ximenezfatiohouse.org/

YMCA at Murabella website https://fcymca.org/     

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Now – 3/31 Nao Trinidad in St. Augustine – 10am-7pm Extended to 4/30

The Nao Trinidad Tall Ship will be extending her stay in the beautiful city of St. Augustine until late April! This is for booking private events! Imagine hosting your special occasion aboard this remarkable vessel, your chance to dive into history and explore the craftsmanship and stories of the Age of Discovery – click here for ticket info – Tours at St. Augustine Municipal Marina.

The ship replica built in Spain is open for tours – Days and times daily, weather permitting. The ship will be docked at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina near the Bridge of Lions. Click here for tickets and more details.  It’s a moment you won’t want to miss – the sight of this historic ship sailing into view against the backdrop of the early morning is sure to be breathtaking.  








3/1 – 3/10 82nd Anniversary – Bike Week – Daytona Beach

Click here for all the details!  Click here for another site with event details.  









3/5 St Augustine Orchid Society Meeting – First Tuesday Monthly – 6:30-9pm

Visit our website (https://www.staugorchidsociety.org/index.html) to learn about each month’s topic and to find other events of interest. Plants will be available on the sales and raffle tables. Friends and guests are always welcome! Where: Memorial Lutheran Church 3375 US 1 South, St. Aug 32086   No fee to attend the meetings.
3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27 Wednesday Pier Farmers Market 8am-12 noon

Located at the St. Johns County Ocean and Fishing Pier parking lot, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., open 8am to 12noon on Wednesdays; click here for for their website.

3/7 “Broadway & The Cinema” – The St. Augustine Concert Band – 7:30pm

The SACB presents The stage and motion picture music at its finest. Hollywood – Disney – West Side Story – ABBA … R.J. Murray Middle School; Center of the Arts. 150 North Holmes Blvd 32084 Featuring Pirates of the Caribbean. ($20 adult; $5 student; children under 12 are free) Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29   Library Book Mobile at Murabella 1-2:30pm – Every Friday 

The Bookmobile will be visiting the Publix at the Shoppes at Murabella, 1:00 – 2:30pm. Find us at 84 Tuscan Way, St. Augustine, FL 32092   Click here for the St Johns County Library, main branch/St Augustine website.  Click here for the book mobile info.  Pick up requested holds, apply for a library card, and browse our mobile collection!

3/8, 3/15, 3/22 OLGC Lenten Fish Fry Fridays – 4:30 – 6:30pm

The Men’s Club will be preparing their famous Fish, Shrimp or Baked Salmon dinners to be served both in-house and take-out each Friday during Lent, 4:30-6:30pm. The price is $13 per meal and includes Fries, Coleslaw & Hush Puppies.  And for kids/senior meals: $6 includes 1 piece of cod or 6 shrimp, Fries, Coleslaw & Hush Puppies. Next dates: 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22.  See flyer below for more info on “crowd pleasers” for an additional cost. Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church welcomes you to come and enjoy a relaxing Friday night out, a great meal at a great price – $13 – and the company of some wonderful people. 5950 SR 16, St. Augustine zip 32092-0626.

3/8, 3/15, 3/22 Evenings at the Renaissance – Friday Nights – 7-9pm  

Our popular “Friday Night Live” is now “Evenings at the Renaissance”! Come by and join us this week for food, fun, and a fabulous performance.   Music every Friday! Open to the public and is free! 

March schedule of performers:   Akia 3/8; Pierre Kendrick 3/15; Clay Benjamin 3/22; Pierre Kendrick 3/29 

3/8, 3/9 & 3/10 2024 St. Augustine Celtic and Heritage Festival (3/9 St Patrick Parade)

St. Augustine, Florida is America’s Oldest Celtic City which hosts the multi-award winning St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival. Experience top international & U.S. Celtic bands, highland games, parade, whiskey tasting, workshops, lectures, Celtic food, and much more! Saturday morning the festival hosts the Original St Patrick Parade established in 1601! The Celtic Festival and the Parade are Produced by Romanza-St. Augustine, Inc.  Click here for the website for all the details.   3/9 St Patrick Parade – Click here for the parade, Saturday 3/9 at 10am, details and route.   (Click here for the parade map) St. Augustine’s St. Patrick’s Parade starts at Francis Field.  

SATURDAY MARCH 9, 2024, 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
SUNDAY MARCH 10, 2024. 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
WHISKEY TASTING Friday March 8, 2024, 7:00-9:00 PM









3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30  St Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market – Saturdays 8:30am-12:30pm

Join us every Saturday under the oaks for local, fresh food, produce straight from the farm, handmade arts and crafts, and live entertainment! Special events and features take place each week, click here to check the individual event listings to see what’s coming up!

3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30 Live Entertainment – AJ’s at King & Bear – Saturdays 5:30-8:30pm   (Open to the Public)

Dinner is from 5-9pm and we have live music starting at 5:30pm and goes until 8:30pm.  Performers:   

Saturday 3/9 Evan Dease
Saturday 3/16 Aaron Esposito
Friday 3/22 Amy Hendrickson (Friday this week; Saturday they are closed for a private event

3/9-3/10; 4/13-4/14 Arts & Crafts Festival at the Pier – 10am-5pm & 10am-4pm

The annual Arts and Crafts Festival at the St. Johns County Pier is held on three weekends in the spring of 2024. Saturday hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The event features handmade arts and crafts by local, regional, and national artists.  

3/9 (7-9pm) and 3/10 (3-5pm) The SACC Presents – Broadway Gems – Ancient City Baptist Church

Broadway offers a treasure trove of music that is fun to experience as an audience or cast member. The St. Augustine Community Chorus Pops concert will be a jewel in the crown of our 75th Season with a wonderful variety of Broadway Gems. Enjoy show tunes spanning both themes and decades, from Evan Hansen to The Man of LaMancha and many characters and stories in between. The SACC will bring these show tunes to life on March 9th at 7pm and March 10th at 3pm at Ancient City Baptist Church downtown; 27 Sevilla Street 32084. Join us for a concert experience that is sure to shine. Click here to purchase tickets.


3/10 St. Ambrose Spring Fair 2024 – Elkton – 12-4pm

This spring festival includes kids’ games, live music, a wide variety of vendors, a garage sale, a bake sale, and a country store. Homemade baked goods are available for purchase, as are many other items at the fair’s garage sale.

The Spring Fair features auctions and raffles with prizes. It also features a variety of food, such as Minorcan clam chowder, pulled pork, hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, ice cream, and homemade desserts. Cold beer, sodas, and water are also available for purchase.

Admission: Parking and admission are free. Location: 6070 Church Road Elkton 32033

3/10 Spring Ahead – Daylight Saving Time

Get ready to “spring ahead” on March 10thDaylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at 2:00am. On Saturday night, clocks are set forward 1 hour (i.e., losing one hour) to “spring forward. Creating an extra hour of daylight in the evening and cutting morning light short by an hour. Click here for more info, and a list of future dates.

3/14 Evenings at Whitney – Lecture Series for Fall – 7-8pm

Evenings at Whitney – Fish Ecology in a Rapidly Changing World Join us In Person at the Whitney Laboratory Lohman Auditorium from 6-8 p.m. or Online through Zoom. Simply click here and then select the event you would like to register to watch online.  (Was originally scheduled for 12/14 – now rescheduled to 3/14. )

3/16 – 3/17 EPIC Flower & Garden Show at Sykes Family Farms

A popular event in NE Florida, the Flower and Garden Expo will delight gardeners of all ages with growers, nurseries and artisans from around the state offering shoppers every item to make your garden all it can be! Every year, this show features a variety of vendors bringing a wide array of horticulture including olive trees, aquatic plants, herbs, ferns, succulents, citrus, colorful flowering plants, butterfly plants, native plants and more plus gardening accessories and art. There is a $5 admission fee per person, which is valid for both days of the Expo (Children are admitted for free)! Event is Saturday, 3/16 9am-5pm and Sunday, 3/17 10am at Sykes Family Farms, 5995 Brough Rd., Elkton. Click here for more info.







3/16 – 3/17 Orchids Gone Wild! Show & Sale – Free Admission

Orchids Gone Wild! If orchids is your thing be sure to check out the flyer below with location, dates & times.  Mandarin Garden Club, 2892 Loretto Rd, Jacksonville 32223.

3/16, 4/20  Artisan’s Market – Vilano Beach Main Street – 4-8pm

Artisan’s Market hosted by Vilano Beach Main Street From 4 pm to 8 pm always the Third Saturday each month, with over 20 vendors exhibiting their products in booths and tables on the sidewalk from the junction of A1A and Vilano Road to the Holiday Inn. A cash bar offering wine and beer & live local musicians will create a beach party atmosphere. A Free Event. In the shopping district of Vilano Beach, along Vilano Road. St. Augustine, FL. 32084

3/16 Gamble Rogers Concert Series – Live From the Waterworks

3/20, 4/17  West King Wednesday – 10am-9pm — 3rd Wednesday

You’re invited to come out to West King Wednesday! Celebrate the West King Shopping District and all it has to offer on the third Wednesday of the month! This monthly event is a collaboration of community, culture and small businesses of West Augustine. Click here Food * Specials * Art * Music * Beer * Wine. for more details.  Every third Wednesday of the month small businesses in West Augustine showcase their community, products, and culture.  Click here for their FB page. 

3/23 Pup-a-Pawlooza by St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds – 9am-5pm

St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary and Rhythm & Ribs Presents Pup-A-Pawlooza on Saturday, March 23rd, from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds benefiting the St. Augustine Humane Society.

Music, food trucks, FUN dog competition categories, agility and training demos with My Pet Camp, vendors, and family fun! All pets attending must be on a leash and under the owner’s control at all times. Click here for all the details and to purchase tickets.

3/23-3/24 Old Town Art Show at Francis Field – Francis Field 10am-5pm and 10am-4pm

Artists and fine craftsmen from the Northeast Florida and around the country will once again converge at the Old Town Art Show at Francis Field in St. Augustine. The show will feature showcase nearly 100 juried artisans and master craftsmen who will be exhibiting their carefully created jewelry, pottery, paintings, fiber art, glass art, sculpture, photography, wood and much, much more. Admission is free. Show hours are Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. Click here for more details. Free admission. 25 Castillo Dr., St. Augustine

3/23 St. Augustine Summer Camp Expo & Kids Fest – 11am-3pm – Good News Church WGV

? Free Event ? Summer Camp & Crafters & Retailers ? Food & Sweets ? Bounce House & Face Painting ? Music & Performances Click here for more details on this FB page. 565 W Twincourt Trl, St Augustine, FL 32095-8806








3/28 Easter Egg Hunt – Palencia Park – 10am-12 noon

Easter Bunny will be available for photos from 10-11, egg hunt starts promptly at 11am. See the flyer below for more locations with dates and times. (Click here for the St Johns County parks and recreation link)








3/30 65th Annual St Augustine Easter Parade – 9am

Join us for the 65th Annual St. Augustine Easter Parade stepping off at 9am. The parade starts at the Oldest Jail on San Marco Avenue and continues south on Avenida Menendez along the bayfront, west on Cathedral Place, and north on Cordova Street, ending at the Visitors Center. Bring the whole family for this fun Easter tradition! Click here for their Facebook page.

3/31 Vilano Beach Easter Sunrise Service – Hosted by Seaside Church

Bring your own chair. 10 Vilano Rd.

4/5, 5/3 First Friday Artwalk – First Friday of the month – 6-9pm

Browse the wide variety of creative artwork exhibited at St. Augustine’s fine art galleries at this festive monthly event. The website includes info about free parking and free shuttles for the First Friday Art Walk 6-9pm. Meter parking free after 5pm. Click here for a list of galleries and more information.  Click here for a map.

First Friday Art Walk – Trolley Service. The Old Town Trolley Tours provide free transportation during First Friday Art Walk from 6-9pm. Art Walk Shuttle Stickers are required to ride and can be picked up at participating galleries. The shuttles run every 20-30 minutes on a continuous loop. They may be boarded at any of the following stops: in front of Butterfield Garage and ArtBox, the Lightner Museum, Aviles Street, as well as in front of Bold ArtGallery near Hypolita St.

4/5, 5/3  Cathedral Basilica – Free First Friday Concerts – 6pm

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine is proud to host free first Friday monthly concerts the. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The performance begins at 6 p.m. and is open to all, free of charge. There will be a free-will offering. 38 Cathedral Place, St. Augustine 904-824-2806 for all dates-Florida Historic Coast. As Music Director, David organizes the First Friday Art Walk Concerts, which begin at 6:00 PM at the Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Place. Click here for more info. 

4/6, 5/4, 6/1 Community Market – Your Farmers Market – First Saturday – 9am-1pm

(Note previously known as Beachwalk Market) New name, time and location: Community Market relating to Faith Community Church located at 3450 CR 210  St. Johns Fl 32259)

The Community Market is the place to be on Saturday mornings! Every first Saturday of the month from 9am-1pm, join them for food, music, fun and more. Dogs are more than welcome and they have water available for our 4-legged friends.

This is a wonderful way to start each first Saturday of the month. The market is full of fantastic vendors bringing to the table real treats! Some you eat like Pierogis, artisan breads and pastries, fresh produce, local seafood, empanadas, dips, kettle corn, nuts, local honey, Italian ice, food trucks and more. Then there is the talented artists, seamstress, jewelers, metal art, solar lights, and much more. Please join us for a fun filled start to the day as we can’t wait to see you. Grab the family & pups for a wonderful time.

4/6 – 4/7 – 2024 41st St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival – Francis Field

St. Augustine Lions Spring Seafood Festival. Fun since 1981. Great Food, Live Music, Entertainment and Activities, Arts & Crafts, Kids Zone with Rides. Visit our website for more details. See you the first weekend in April. Hey, We’re Havin’ Fun Now! www.lionsfestival.com

Francis Field is at 25 W. Castillo Drive in downtown St. Augustine. Saturday, 10am to 9pm, and Sunday 11am to 6pm. The Arts & Crafts village closes at sundown. See PARKING page for shuttle info. No pets allowed except certified service animals.







4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27  Live Music at the CaddyShack WGV

Introducing Live Music at the Murray Bros. Caddyshack in World Golf Village.  Come on out and enjoy!

 4/12-14 2024 28th Annual Gamble Rogers Folk Festival

Flyer below updated with headliners.  

If you are planning to attend the Gamble Rogers Folks Festival in April – you may want to look into this special: Limited Time Special Offer. In honor of our beloved Gamble Rogers’ 87th birthday on January 31, 2024 we will have 87 Festival tickets available at a BOGO rate (Buy one festival ticket, get one FREE)! This means you could get TWO 3-day passes to the Gamble Rogers Folk Festival for the price of ONE! The special will begin at 12:01am January 31st and end at 12am midnight the night of the 31st (24 HOURS ONLY).  Ticket prices are outlined below.

3 Day Pass (April 12, 13, 14, 2024) = $100.00
Friday Night Only = $35.00
Saturday, All Day = $65.00
Sunday, All Day = $35.00
* Kids 16 and under are free *

4/20 Vegfest – Flagler Fairgrounds – 11am-4pm

Join us for a fantastic day filled with delicious plant-based food, exciting activities, and a celebration of all things vegan! Flagler Vegfest is a must-attend event for vegans, vegetarians, and anyone curious about the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle.  150 Sawgrass Road Bunnell, FL 32110

4/27 – 4/28 Hastings – Annual Cabbage, Potato & Bacon Festival

Get ready for a weekend of wholesome fun at the Hastings Cabbage, Potato and Bacon Festival on April 27 & 28, 2024, taking place at The Venue, 301 N. Main Street. The Cabbage, Potato and Bacon Festival is not just an event; it’s a celebration of creativity, and good old-fashioned fun. From the thrill of lawnmower races to the scenic Spud Run, and the vibrant market showcasing talented artisans, this festival caters to every taste. You can see more information by clicking here for their FB page.













4/28 27th Taste of St. Augustine – St. Augustine Amphitheatre – 11am – 4pm

Food, music and fun! Sample the signature dishes of St. Augustine’s best restaurants! 

This signature food festival serves exciting “tastes” from St. Augustine’s favorite restaurants and food trucks. It is a major fundraiser for EPIC Behavioral Healthcare, serving the St. Johns community since 1973.  (There is also a race starting at 10:30am, click here for this FB page if you would like more details.)












5/4 2024 Unidos en la MUSICA – A Latin American Festival – Francis Field

Authentic Food, Latin Music, Vendors, Games, Dance Workshops, Cultural Exhibitions & More. Click here for the website and check back for updates.  Click here for their FB page.  

 5/8 – 5/12 St. Augustine Food & Wine Festival

The St. Augustine Food + Wine Festival is a culinary celebration. A showcase of culinary, beverage and culture that highlights celebrity guest chefs, celebrity winemakers/ proprietors, local chefs, artisans and local craft spirits/beers. The festival offers a wide variety of events for all tastebuds, from wine dinners and tasting events, to master classes and more. World Golf Village, Renaissance Resort, San Sebastian Winery and Bozard Lincoln are the host location sites for the 2024 festival. Tickets on sale 11/16. Click here for the website.









5/8 – 5/18 2024 St. Augustine History Festival

The St. Augustine History Festival will take place May 8-12, 2024 in St. Augustine, Florida! More than 20 venues, historic properties, and attractions will participate! Stay updated and see the list of festival events – TBD.













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For Jax events / Time-Union Performing  Arts and more go to this website:  (Look for the Broadway in  Jacksonville lineup – http://www.jaxevents.com/timesunion.php New  Events posted to their calendar:  http://www.jaxevents.com/events-calendar/

St. Augustine Activities – TO FIND A LIST OF NEARLY 50 FREE and BUDGET-FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO …  – from Florida’s Historic Coastclick here.

Residents of St. John’s County Save 50% OFF on day time Historic Red Train Tour Tickets! Just bring your local St. Johns ID and get the discount at the door! This applies only to the day time Red Trains, Ripley’s Museum and Bayfront Mini Golf. Each adult just needs to show a local photo ID. On November 19th, we start our night time Nights of Lights tours. The discount is only for the day time Historic tour.9