Panic! at the Disco, IMAX Guardians, Privateers, Arts & Crafts, Music, History, Florida Skimboarding Pro/Am, Theater, Tolomato Cemetery Tour

August 11, 2014

Monday – Sunday: August 11 – 17 

Guardians of the Galaxy at the IMAX Theater– An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunter after stealing a mysterious orb.  This IMAX Theater features the largest 3-D screen in the Southeast.  Adults $13, Seniors/Students/Military $12, and Children 3-12 $10. Visit the website for show times. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com 
 
For a complete list of  eco/kayak, food, and history tours, and other special tours taking place on Florida’s Historic Coast this week, visit Florida’sHistoricCoast.com/events 

Monday: August 11 

Schooner Freedom Privateers and Pirates Set Sail – Set sail on the Schooner Freedom and learn about the privateer and pirates who sailed the waters of St. Augustine and the coast of Florida.  The schooner’s captain and crew are joined by an educator from the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum to present tales of adventure. Passengers get a chance to hoist the sails, see some artifacts and enjoy complimentary soda, water, beer and wine.  The schooner departs at 2:15 p.m. and returns at 4:15 p.m.  Tickets are $50 adults; $30 for kids 16 and under. Reservations suggested. 111 Avenida Menendez  904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com 

Tuesday – Sunday: August 12 – 17

5th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit -This stunning exhibition features landscapes, florals, marine life, birds, plant life and more. The St. Augustine Art Association Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday noon – 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 – 5 p.m.   Admission is free.  22 Marine St., St. Augustine 904-824-2310.www.staaa.org

Wednesday:  August 13

Farmer’s Arts and Crafts Market – Farmer’s Market located at the ocean-side St. Johns County Pier Park featuring selections of fresh produce, plants, baked goods, fine art, jewelry and more!  Open 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. rain or shine. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. 904-347-8007
 
Maritime Heritage Foundation Gathering – The St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation hosts a Gathering at the St. Augustine Yacht Club.  The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with Yacht Club menu items available for purchase.  A guest speaker will make a presentation related to St. Augustine’s rich maritime history.  The event is open to the public and admission is free.  442 Ocean Vista Ave., St. Augustine 904-599-3800 http://staugmaritimeheritage.org
 
Music by the Sea Concert Series 2014 – Every Wednesday night through September 24, live concerts take place from 7 – 9 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion. This week’s band is Grapes of Roth playing Classic R/R.  Salt Life Restaurant will offer signature dinners for $10.  Admission is free.  For comfortable seating, bring a folding chair.  350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org 
 
Movie by the Bay – Ripley’s St. Augustine Attractions and the St. Augustine Municipal Marina present free movies each Wednesday throughout the summer.  The movies are shown at 8:30 p.m. at the Marina behind Bayfront Mini Golf, 111 Avenida Menendez.  Bring beach chair and blanket for comfortable seating by the bay.  904-824-1606 www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys

Thursday:  August 14

Concerts in the Plaza – The 24th season of Concerts in the Plaza continues with a free live performance every Thursday night from 7 – 9 p.m. in St. Augustine’s historic Plaza de la Constitucion. Bring a chair or blanket for seating.  This week’s performers are The Company.  904-825-1004 www.plazaconcerts.com 

Thursday – Sunday :  August 14 – 17

Nao Victoria Tour – Tour this full-sized replica 16th century Spanish tall ship. Currently docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, the Nao Victoria is a replica of the first ship to successfully circumnavigate the world commanded by Ferdinand Magellan in the 16th century. The ship is available for tours beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday – Sunday. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youth.111 Avenida Menendez. 904-824-1606 www.elgaleon.org

 

LPGA Championship Week at Hall of Fame – Watch the LPGA Championships live on monitors throughout the Hall, learn about Hall of Fame members who are past champions, take part in scavenger hunts, get a chance to win a prize pack and get a photo taken with the Trophy. The World Golf Hall of Fame is open Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and noon – 6 p.m. Sunday.   Adult admission is $19.50, $18.50 for seniors and $10 for students.  One World Golf Pl., St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org 
  
Florida Skimboarding Pro/Am – From sunrise to sunset see more than 150 of the world’s best skim boarders compete for cash, prizes and glory in one of the sport’s major events.  It all takes place at St. Augustine’s Vilano Beach. www.skimzone.com/vilano-beach.html

  
Motherhood Out Loud at Limelight Theatre
 – A joyous, hilarious and altogether thrilling theatrical play that shatters traditional notions about parenthood. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday – Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday through August 31.  Tickets are $25; $22 seniors; $20 student and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org 

 

Friday:  August 15

Fins & Freedom Sail – The tall ship Schooner Freedom and dolphin experts from Marineland are partnering up for a one-of-a-kind sailing experience.  Come on board, help raise sails, and then kick back and relax while educators and trainers from the world’s first oceanarium talk about dolphins.  Tickets for the sail including admission to Marineland are $50 per person (complimentary soda, water, beer and wine are included).  Reservations suggested for this 2:15 p.m. departure time. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine  904-810-1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com
 
Journey to the South Pacific at IMAX Theater – Join Jawi, a young island boy, as he takes us on a journey of discovery to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua where we encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and other iconic creatures of the sea. Adults $13, Seniors/Students/Military $12, and Children 3-12 $10. Visit the website for showtimes. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. 904-940-4123. www.worldgolfimax.com

Saturday:  August 16

Old City Farmers’ Market -Features locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, plants and more.  Located at the St. Augustine Amphitheater. Open 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Admission is free. 1340 A1A, St. Augustine. 904-471-3733  

 
Guided Beach Exploration Guana South Beach – Join GTM Research Reserve Docents from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. for a beach walk at the Guana South beach location on A1A, South Ponte Vedra Beach.  Learn about the animals that call the beach home as well as seashells and other interesting facts.  This is a “Beaches 101” experience that the entire family will enjoy.  There is a $3/per vehicle parking fee.  1768 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerrbeachexploration.eventbrite.com 
 
Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour – Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in the State of Florida with burials starting during the First Spanish Period (1565-1763).   Admission is free, but donations are encouraged.  Tours are from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 16 Cordova St., St. Augustine www.tolomatocemetery.com 
 
Panic! At The Disco – The Gospel Tour with Special Guest Walk The Moon & Youngblood Hawke – The St. Augustine Amphitheatre hosts Las Vegas rock band Panic! At The Disco with Walk The Moon and Youngblood Hawke at 7:00 p.m. (gates open 5:30 p.m.).  Tickets are $35 general admission. 1340 A1A South St. Augustine 904-209-0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com