This Weekend: Theatre, Archeology, 5K, Kayaking and More

Friday: July 20

Lend Me A Tenor at The Limelight Theatre

Bring the family to see this play about a famed Italian tenor who passes out prior to his performance, the manager persuades his assistant, an aspiring tenor, to take his place. When Il Stupendo comes to, two Othellos are chasing lingerie-clad women and this classic farce is at its finest! Performance times are Thursday through Saturday at 730 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.  All performances take place at the Limelight Theatre, located at 11 Old Mission Avenue in St. Augustine. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. For more information, call 904-825-1164.  http://www.limelight-theatre.org

Archaeo Tours – The Lost Ships

Discover the methods of maritime archaeology on this exclusive 90 minute tour of the St. Augustine Lighthouse, 81 Lighthouse Ave. After the tour, enjoy complimentary adult beverages for guests 21+. Tours are $48/per person; scheduled three times per day on Mondays and Fridays. Visit http://www.staugustinelighthouse.org for specific times. 904-829-0745.

Saturday: July 21

Bridge of Lions 5K

Join the fun, get some exercise, enjoy the historic sites and support a good cause. All proceeds will benefit Gamble Rogers Middle School. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. from the Castillo de San Marcos, 1 S. Castillo Drive, on St. Augustine’s Bayfront. http://www.racesmith.com/races/bridgeoflions5k.html

Kayak to Support Conservation Lands

Kayak for a cause and explore the Pellicer Creek Aquatic Preserve in St. Augustine from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A percentage of all proceeds go to the Friends of Washington Oaks State Park . Tour is $55.00 per person and starts at Faver-Dykes State Park, 1000 Faver-Dykes Rd. 904-347-1565.  http://www.rippleeffectecotours.com

Butterfly Program at Anastasia State Park

Mike Boulware, Living Exhibit Specialist and Outreach Co-coordinator from The University of Florida’s Butterfly Rainforest will provide a program about butterfly gardening in Florida at 10 a.m. at Anastasia State Park’s Gazebo at the Hilltop picnic area at 10 a.m. The program is free with admission, $8 per vehicle, $2 for pedestrians and bicycles. Anastasia State Park is located at 1340A A1A South in St. Augustine. 904-461-2035.  http://www.FloridaStateParks.org/Anastasia

Nature Movies at GTM Reserve

The GTM Research Reserve will present the nature movie “Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?” at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at 500 Guana River Rd in Ponte Vedra. Bag It follows “everyman” Jeb Berrier as he tries to make sense of our dependence on plastic bags. Admission is $2.00 for adults, $1.00 for children 10 to 17 years old and children under ten are free. 904-823-4500.