Just 30 minutes south of St. Augustine lies a beautiful and unique state park: Washington Oaks State Park. The park extends from the ocean – with unique coquina rock formations – to the Matanzas River – with formal gardens and trails through the live oak trees. A great way to spend a morning or afternoon! WEATHER FORECAST: SUNNY WITH HIGH’S IN THE 50’S AND 60’S.
WASHINGTON OAKS GARDENS PLANT SALE & CITRUS SHOWCASE
Join the Friends of Washington Oaks for their 2nd Saturday Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Choose from citrus plants for the patio/lanai, Valentine’s plants for your sweetheart and many other varieties. A portion of the plants for sale were propagated and grown right there in the park by volunteers. All proceeds benefit the park for enhancement of current and new facilities. Admission is $5 per vehicle and $2 for pedestrians and bicyclists. For more information, call 386.446.6783, or emailWashington.Oaks.Gardens@dep.state.fl.us.
HOT AND SPICY FOOD & MUSICAL FESTIVAL
Head over to the Florida Agricultural Museum for an afternoon of scorching hot Florida Blues and spicy foods. Bill Wharton, the Sauce Boss, cooks his famous gumbo on stage accompanied by his spicy original music, Florida Slide Guitar Blues. There will be lots of spicy flavors, craft beers and other tasty beverages available too! The Festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Florida Agricultural Museum’s Caldwell Dairy Barn, located at 7900 Old Kings Road in Palm Coast. Admission to the festival is $5 per person and admission to the Florida Agricultural Museum is $6 for adults and $4 for children. For more information, call 386.446.7630 or visit www.MyAgMuseum.com.
ACADEMY OF ST. MARTIN IN THE FIELDS CHAMBER ENSEMBLE
Enjoy this EMMA concert featuring the principal players of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. This Chamber Ensemble tour showcases a string octet, string sextet and other configurations. The performance takes place at 8 p.m. at Flagler College Auditorium, 14 Granada Street in St. Augustine. Tickets are $30 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, call 904.7947.2800 or visit www.emmaconcerts.com.