This Weekend: Pottery, Music and Food

BEGINNERS PRIMITIVE POTTERY WORKSHOP*SAT.*9/18

Learn the history of local Native American pottery and try the techniques used for thousands of years at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park in St. Augustine. The workshop is from 9 a.m. to noon and costs $40 per person – including all the needed materials and you take your pottery home! Registration required for these limited spots. Call 904-829-3168 to register today or email veryhoppy@gmail.com.


GAMBLE ROGERS FALL FUND RAISER CONCERT*SAT.*9/18

Get a sample of the exceptional Folk music that is part of the annual Gamble Rogers Folk Festival during this Fall fund raiser. The Morse Family Band, Jamie DeFrates and Susan Brown, Charlie Robertson, and Men in the House will perform on stage at the Flagler College Auditorium, 14 Granada Street, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for upper tier seating and $35 for Stage-front VIP seating and can be purchased in advance by calling 904.794.4163, or visit Music Matters or Simple Gestures in St. Augustine. For more information and more upcoming plans for the 2011 Gamble Rogers Festival, visitwww.gamblerogersfest.org.

O.A.R PERFORMS AT ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE*SAT.*9/18

Enjoy a performance by O.A.R., the band that has come to stand for authentic rock music that reflects the collective triumphs and tragedies we all experience in this world: real people making real music that resounds deeply with their fans. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A in St. Augustine. Tickets are $32.50 in advance and $35 day of show. For more information, visitwww.staugamphitheatre.com or call 904.471.1965.

SAIRA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL * SUNDAY * 9/19

Enjoy tasting more than 100 wines and the signature dishes presented by 17 of St. Augustine’s top chefs at this afternoon event created by St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association to celebrate the city’s unique culinary and cultural diversity. The Festival takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at the COA River House, located at 179 Marine Street in St. Augustine. Tickets are $50 per person and proceeds from the Festival benefit the Boys and Girls Club. For more information, visitwww.staugustinerestaurants.com.