|Monday – Sunday: May 6 – 12|
THE PLAYERS Championship – The game’s greatest players compete at TPC Sawgrass – THE PLAYERS Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach. THE PLAYERS Championship is recognized by PGA TOUR members as “their” championship tournament. It features one of the most coveted titles in professional golf, the strongest field of competitors and the richest purse. In addition to practice rounds Monday through Wednesday, this year’s schedule includes THE PLAYER’S Wives Tournament and Community Day on Tuesday and Military Appreciation Day and Country Music star Dierks Bentley free concert on Wednesday. THE PLAYERS Championship competition rounds are Thursday -Sunday. For tickets and parking information visit www.pgatour.com.
Picasso: Art & Arena Exhibit – An exhibition featuring dozens of Picasso originals, including many that have never been seen previously in the United States. Both famous and rare, these pieces were produced in different styles, techniques and media; providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main themes: bullfighting. The exhibition is at the Visitor Information Center,10 Castillo Dr. in St. Augustine. Admission: Adults $10; Seniors $8; Kids 6 & Under – Free; Kids 7 – 12 – $5; Family of 4 – $20; Military in Uniform – Free; Flagler College Student with ID – Free. The Picasso Exhibit is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily. www.picassoartandarena.com 904-825-1000
“Deeper-New Works Art Exhibit to Benefit Rikki” – Space:Eight Gallery exhibit opens with all new works by Chip Southworth produced for benefit of Rikke Southworth to aid in her ongoing battle with breast cancer. The exhibit is at the Space Eight Gallery, 228 W. King St., St. Augustine. The show will run through May 24 with all proceeds from art sales presented to Rikki. www.spaceeight.com 904-829-2838
The American Glass Guild Presents American Glass Now: 2013 – The St. Augustine Art Association will host the second juried American Glass Guild exhibition featuring works by acclaimed stained glass artists. Admission is free. The gallery is located at 22 Marine St. and is open Tuesday – Saturday from noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday from 2 – 5 p.m.www.staaa.org 904-824-2310
St. Augustine Art Association Canvas, Clay, Collage & Cutting Edge – The St. Augustine Art Association combines four exciting themes into one juried exhibit. Cutting Edge is defined as work that pushes the boundaries of ideas and/or materials. The gallery is located at 22 Marine St. and is open Tuesday – Saturday from noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday from 2 – 5 p.m. Admission is free. www.staaa.org 904-824-2310
Monday: May 6
World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala – One of the most important annual events in golf, the World Golf Foundation recognizes some of the game’s greatest achievers when the Class of 2013 is inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at World Golf Village, located off I-95 Exit 323 in St. Augustine. www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.
Wednesday: May 8
Music by the Sea Concert Series 2013 – Live concert with the band Outta Sight playing R/R take place from 7-9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. Admission is free and local restaurant Wildflower Cafe will offer signature dinners for $10. For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair. 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org
Military Appreciation Day & Dierks Bentley Concert at THE PLAYERS– Dierks Bentley will be a part of THE PLAYERS Military Appreciation Day ceremony, themed, “A Salute to the United States Navy.” The program on the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse Lawn will include pageantry by military personnel, performance by the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus, as well as remarks from PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem and other dignitaries. The ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. TPC Sawgrass is located at 110 PGA TOUR Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach. www.PGATour.com
Tuesday – Sunday: May 7 – 12
World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater: Ironman in 3D Max – Marvel Studios’ Iron Man 3 pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds.Show times vary daily. The Last Reef 3D – From the makers of Wild Ocean comes an underwater journey exploring our connection with the cities beneath the sea. Show times are 11 a.m. on Tuesday and noon on Wednesday and Friday. Flight of the Butterflies 3D – It is a natural history epic. It is a detective story. Join hundreds of millions of real butterflies on an amazing journey to a remote and secret hideaway. Show times vary. The IMAX Theatre is located at One World Golf Place, St. Augustine.
Wednesday – Sunday: May 8 – 12
THE PLAYERS Championship at the World Golf Hall of Fame – The World Golf Hall of Fame will offer special scavenger hunts, photo opportunities with THE PLAYERS Championship trophy and access to the new class of 2013 Induction Exhibit. Thursday – Sunday, the tournament will be broadcast throughout the Hall of Fame. All THE PLAYERS ticket and badge holders will receive 50% off admission. Mothers get in for free on Mother’s Day. Regular admission is $19.50 adults; $18.50 seniors; and $10 for students. The Hall of Fame hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at 1 World Golf Pl. off I-95 Exit 323 in St. Augustine.www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
Thursday – Sunday: May 9 – 12
Limelight Theatre Presents ‘Til Beth Do Us Part’ – A comedic farce about a southern housekeeper who whips a long-married couple into shape. Performance times are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. All performances take place at the Limelight Theatre, located at 11 Old Mission Ave. in St. Augustine. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org
Friday – Sunday: May 10 – 12
Romanza Week (continues through May 19) – Celebration of art and music in the nation’s oldest city features more than 50 productions and presentations by more than 30 organizations to kick off St. Augustine’s “anniversary years.” Daily events include music and dance performances, concerts, art shows, fashion show, dramatic productions and much more at locations throughout the city. Many events are free, admission required for others. www.RomanzaFestivale.com
Friday: May 10
Shot Down in Flames – A Tribute to AC/DC at The Standard – The Standard will host Shot Down In Flames — ultimate AC/DC tribute band. They re-create both shows of the AC/DC Lifetime playing all hits of Bon Scott and Brian Johnson. Shot Down in Flames plays everything from High Voltage to For Those About To Rock. Tickets are $10 and the doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. The Standard is located at 200 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine. www.thestandardfl.com
San Augustin Sol Latin Jazz Festival at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre – Concert featuring nine-time Grammy winner Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band and Salsa Orchestra, plus Claudia Villela, at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. Admission is 2-day VIP Pass $100 (includes Ponte Vedra concert on previous day); $75 VIP; $35 Reserved.
All concert goers can enjoy food, libations and entertainment from 4:30 – 7 p.m. including domino tables, a rum garden and cigar rolling stations.The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: May 11
Romanza Ponce de Leon Parade – A festive and colorful walking processional of historical reenactors, drummers, soldiers, pirates and bands as they walk from the City Gate, down St. George St. ending at Romanza Festival Aviles and King street fairs. The parade begins at 4 p.m. www.romanzafestivale.com
Second Saturday GTM Reserve Guided Trail Hike – Join GTM Research Reserve volunteers from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for a 1.5 mile guided walk through the Guana Trail. After the walk, visit the GTM Research Reserve Environmental Education Center (EEC). The EEC is located at 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach. There is a $3.00 parking fee. Info: 904-823-4500; http://gtmnerr2ndtrailhike.eventbrite.com
Living History Day at Fort Matanzas National Monument – From 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., reenactors will demonstrate Spanish cannons at this fortress that guarded the southern approach to St. Augustine. Admission is free including the ferry ride to and from Rattlesnake Island. Fort Matanzas National Monument is located at 8635 A1A at the south end of Anastasia Island approximately 15 miles south of St. Augustine.www.nps.gov/foma
Imagine Dragons at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre – Platinum-selling pop rock band Imagine Dragons brings their Night Visions Tour to St. Augustine Amphitheatre. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. Tickets are $38.50 & $25.www.staugamphitheatre.com 904-209-0367
Dark Side of the Zoo– Zip over the zoo at night. Six zip lines and 23 obstacles allows adventure seekers to catch sights from the zoo that can only be detected in the dark. Each participant is given a souvenir headlamp. The cost of this tour is $75. Reservations must be made online at least 24 hours prior to the tour. St. Augustine Alligator Farm is located at 999 Anastasia Blvd. www.alligatorfarm.com 904-824-3337
Saturday & Sunday: May 11 & 12
Mother’s Day Catamaran Sail – Special Mother’s Day sailing adventure aboard a stable, 27-foot catamaran cruising the Matanzas River. Professional captain provides relaxing sail and expert commentary on the beautiful environment. Tours depart at 12:15, 2:45 and 5:15 p.m. from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. Tickets are $45 for adults and $30 for kids 12 and under. 904-377-7245 www.staugustineecotours.com
Sunday: May 12
Mother’s Day Sail – Celebrate Mother’s Special Day with a cruise aboard St. Augustine’s premier tall ship, the Schooner Freedom. The 2-hour day sail on the Matanzas River casts off at 12:15 p.m and the Sunset Sail departs at 6:15 p.m. – both from the City Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez. The rate for the day sail is $35 adults, $25 for kids 2-12; the Sunset Sail is $45 for adults and $35 for kids. Complimentary beer, wine, soda and water included. Information and reservations: 904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com
Quin Tango – A Romanza Festival show, Quin Tango will perform 2-4 p.m. at Lewis Auditorium, at Flagler College, 14 Granada St. in St. Augustine. Featuring two violins, cello, bass and piano, Quin Tango award winning renditions feature tango music. Admission is $30; $40 for limited VIP seating. www.RomanzaFestivale.com
Colonial Harp & Friends – Harpist Mary Jane Ballou and her musical colleagues celebrate St. Augustine’s musical heritage with this special Romanza performance at The St. Augustine Art Association. The free concert is from 3 – 4 p.m. and features music for harp, recorders, violin and voices from the many peoples who found their way to the nation’s oldest city. The SAAA is located at 22 Marine St. 904-824-2310 www.colonialharpist.com