Things To Do

Music By The Sea, 7-9 pm, St. Johns County Pier Pavilion, St. Augustine Beach,
- Aug 6, Classic R/R by Falling Bones, (appetizers by Zaharia’s)
- Aug 13, Classic R/R by Grapes of Roth (appetizers by Salt Life)
- Aug 20, Pop/Rock/R&B by Big Lonesome (appetizers by Panama Hatties)
- Aug 27, Soul/Pop/Rock by Billy Buchanan & Free Avenue (appetizers by Gypsy Cab
- Sept 3, Classic R/R by Mid-Life Crisis (appetizers by Café Atlantico)
Frozen desserts available from Sister Shack Italian Ice; Appetizers at a cost of less than $10

St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A S., 471.1965,
- Aug 1, The Lorax, FREE, gate 7 pm / show 8 pm
- Aug 2, Dirty Heads & Pepper, $24.50-$39.50, gate 5:30 pm / show 6:30 pm
- Aug 8, The LEGO Movie, FREE, gate 7 pm / show 8 pm
- Aug 10, Crosby, Stills & Nash, $39-$99, gate 6 pm / show 7 pm
- Aug 16, Panic! At The Disco – The Gospel Tour, $35, gate 5:30 pm / show 7 pm
- Aug 19, The Offspring/ Bad Religion/ Pennywise, $39.50-$59.50, gate 4:30 pm / show 5:30 pm
- Aug 22, The Fresh Beat Band, $29.50-$46.50, gate 5 pm / show 6:30 pm
- Aug 24, Bob Weir & Ratdog with The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, $37.50-$59.50, gate 4 pm / show 5:30 pm
- Sept 7, ZZ Top and Jeff Beck, $49-$119, gate 5 pm / show 6 pm

Wednesdays Free Movies at the Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez
Brought to you by Ripley’s St. Augustine Attractions. Ripley’s Red Train offers a free shuttle to and from the marina. Bring chairs and blankets. Movie starts at 8:30 pm, free shuttle service 7:30 pm-8:15pm, 10 pm-10:30pm. 824.1606,
- Aug 6, Daddy Daycare
- Aug 13, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Thursdays, Concerts in the Plaza, between Cathedral and King Streets, 7 pm,
- Aug 7, Blues/Jazz/Rock by The Mike Hart Band
- Aug 14, 60s and 70s Pop Rock by The Company
- Aug 21, Classic Rock by The Rick Acrusa Band
- Aug 28, Original American by Lonesome Burt & The Skinny Lizards

Fridays Summer Farm to Glass Cocktail Workshop This hands on workshop is one part instruction, one part inspiration, and one part innovation. You’ll be reminded of bartending basics and learn how to gain inspiration from fresh, in-season ingredients. Then you will roll up your sleeves with our seasonal samples and be set loose on a table full of spirits, mixers, garnishes and more to build your own delicious concoctions. Optional tours are held during the half hour between classes. $35 pp. 6:15 and 8 pm. St. Augustine Distillery, 112 Riberia Street, 825.4962, PURCHASE TICKETS AT

Fridays Creative Coupling Date Night With step-by-step instruction from local artist Jackie Rock, you will both will paint a different half of a pre-selected (by you) art work using acrylics; the two halves will create the whole when side by side, just like in your relationship. $45 per couple, includes all supplies. It is a BYOB (bring your own beverage) and munchies (you don't have to share with anyone else) affair. 7 pm, RESERVATIONS REQUIRED, Rock Art Studio, 1333 Old Moultrie Road,

Saturdays Gin 101 & Gin Cocktails While all gin has some juniper flavor, other ingredients can include a wide array of herbs, botanicals, fruits, spices and even tea. Explore its history; nose & taste the different categories of Gin; and learn the process of creating the New World Gin. Learn basic bartending techniques and make a classic gin cocktail. Make your own creation. Optional tours held during the half hour between classes. Happy Hour Class 6:15pm; Night Class 8:00pm. $35 per person. The St Augustine Distillery, 112 Riberia, 825.4962, PURCHASE TICKETS AT

Aug 1 First Friday Art Walk First Friday art walk this month is being held instead on the second Friday due to all the festivities happening on July 4. Enjoy exhibits, musical entertainment, and refreshments at 20+ St. Augustine art galleries. Free parking at San Sebastian Winery/157 King Street. Free trains and trolleys to the art district. 5-9 pm, 832.779.2781,

Aug 2 Sunset Celebration Local arts & crafts. Live entertainment. Dine on food samples from Vilano Road businesses. 4 pm to dusk (live entertainment 4:30-7:30 pm). Vilano Beach Pier and Pavilion, 260 Vilano Road, 540.0402,

Aug 2 Living History Day at Fort Matanzas National Monument Step back into the mid-1700s and visit the fort when it was occupied by soldiers going about their daily activities. Most Living History Days will feature Spanish-uniformed re-enactors. Free. 10:30 am – 3:30 pm. 8635 A1A South, 471-0116,

Aug 5 Anastasia Island Movie Club This month's PG movie takes you to the Middle East. An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title. 5:30 pm, Anastasia Island Library, 124 Seagrove Main Street, 209-3730.

Aug 6 Nature Detective Workshops for Kids: Bats Children (ages 6 - 12) are invited to become Nature Detectives at our hands-on workshops where we'll learn all about bats and how these pollinators relate to gardening. Every child will receive free gardening goodies, including Nature Detective notebooks, and enjoy learning all about our wonderful Florida bats and why they are so valuable and not so scary. These workshops are designed by the Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants, sponsored by the Garden Club of St. Augustine, and the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. Space is limited. 2:30 pm or 8:30 pm, Anastasia Island Library, 124 Seagrove Main Street. Call 209-3730 to register.

Aug 7 Relax with Raindrop Therapy Give your feet a treat by experiencing Raindrop Therapy. Inspired by the Lakota Indians, Raindrop Therapy uses therapeutic oils for balancing and rejuvenating the mind and body. When properly applied to the neck, back, and feet, these essential oils can bring about electrical alignment and help relieve a variety of discomforts caused by imbalances in the body. 6 pm, Anastasia Island Library, 124 Seagrove Main Street, 209-3730.

Aug 7-10 PGA Championship Week at the Hall of Fame Learn about Hall of Fame members who are PGA Champions when you visit the Hall of Fame during PGA Championship Week. Guests can participate in a special scavenger hunt through the Hall of Fame with a chance to win a Hall of Fame prize pack. There will be a special photo opportunity with the Hall’s Wanamaker Trophy in Shell Hall Thursday through Sunday. The broadcast will be shown throughout the museum during regular business hours. All PGA Professionals receive free admission with ID. 1 World Golf Place, 940-4123,

Aug 10 Sunset Moonrise Tour St. Augustine Lighthouse presents this special event to include a champagne toast provided by San Sebastian Winery and light hors d'oeuvres by The Reef. Tickets: Nonmembers $25, museum members $20, 7:30 pm, reservations required, 829-0745,

Aug 12 Date with a Documentary Fans of art and technology will enjoy this PG13 documentary featuring Inventor Tim Jenison who seeks to understand the painting techniques used by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer. Light snacks will be provided by the Friends of the Anastasia Island Branch Library. 5:30 pm, Anastasia Island Library, 124 Seagrove Main Street. Call the library at 209-3730 for movie title.

Aug 12-31 Motherhood Out Loud Hilarious to heart wrenching monologues create a montage of motherhood in all its variety. This prizewinning new play from 2011 shouts out life as lived by and with mothers today. From sleep deprivation, an expectant gay man, separation anxieties, and gender roles, through fear of losses great or small, aging and care-giving - with compassion and humor these pieces express the unbreakable cord of love connecting mothers and their children. $25 pp. Tuesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday. Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave, 825-1164,

Aug 13 Maritime Heritage Gathering St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation will host a "Gathering" at the St. Augustine Yacht Club. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with SAYC menu items available for purchase. A guest speaker focusing on the rich past, present, and future maritime heritage of St. Augustine will be the highlight of the evening. Open to the public at no charge. Doors 5:30 / Event 6 pm, 442 Ocean Vista Ave., St. Augustine. 599-3800,

Aug 14 Cooling the South – History of Ice with Cocktails ICE History presentation with “Cooling the South” author Eli Morris. ICE & Cocktails with Zach Lynch. Watch Zach break down a 325 pound block of ice and make cocktails with sphere ice, large rock, and shaved. 6:30-8pm. $20 per person. The St Augustine Distillery, 112 Riberia, 825.4962, PURCHASE TICKETS AT

Aug 14 Anastasia Island Book Club This month's book is The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes. France, 1916: Artist Edouard Lefevre leaves his young wife, Sophie, to fight at the front. When their small town falls to the Germans in the midst of World War II, Edouard's portrait of Sophie draws the eye of the new Kommandant. As the officers dangerous obsession deepens, Sophie will risk everything--her family, her reputation, and her life--to see her husband again. Reserve it! 6:45 pm, Anastasia Island Library, 124 Seagrove Main Street, 209-3730.

Aug 14-17 LPGA Championship Week at the Hall of Fame Celebrate the LPGA Championship week by visiting the Hall of Fame. Learn about Hall of Fame members who are past champions and participate in a special scavenger hunt through the Hall of Fame. There will be a special photo opportunity with the trophy. The broadcast will be shown throughout the museum during the week. 1 World Golf Place, 940-4123,

Aug 23 Third Seminole War Commemoration Activities will begin on the parade field in front of the Barracks and then move down to the pyramids in the cemetery for the ceremony. This is to honor the memory of those soldiers who died during this conflict and whose bones were collected and reinterred beneath the pyramids. Hosted by the West Point Society in partnership with the Florida National Guard and the Veterans Council of St. Johns County. National Cemetery just south of the St. Francis Barracks. Living history displays 9 am, parade 11 am, memorial service 11:30 am, public reception 12:30 pm. St. Francis Barracks, Marine Street, 940-0932.

Aug 23 Mini Book Sale Do you love books and suffer from an overwhelming desire to read as often as possible? Fulfill your desire and support your local library at the same time. Visit us this Saturday for our sidewalk sale and pick out a book or two or twenty. 10 am – 3 pm, Anastasia Island Library, 124 Seagrove Main Street, 209-3730

Aug 23-24 Sea Your History Weekend at the Lighthouse Discover Spanish influence on St. Augustine's maritime history with traditional boatbuilding, shipwreck artifacts, and guest presenters. Climb the tower, explore the keepers' house, and walk the nature trails. 9 am – 7 pm. $9.95 general admit; $7.95 seniors and children; to purchase tickets call 829.0745 or visit 81 Lighthouse Avenue.

Aug 27 Herbal Taste Talk and Walk Walk the herb garden at Maggie’s Herb Farm with a personalized tour, feeding free range chickens, learning about the medicinal plants growing there, and tasting the edible flowers you share with the hummingbirds and butterflies you will see. End your tour with samples of rosemary lemonade, hibiscus tea and herbal, appetizers, and herbal Popsicles. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED, space limited. $15 per person, 8 am or 5 pm. 11400 County Road 13-N, 829.0722,

Aug 29 Beres Hammond at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall $30 in advance, $35 day of, doors 7 pm / show 8 pm. 1050 A1A North Ponte Vedra Beach,

Aug 30 Uptown Saturday Night Book signings, live music, refreshments, and so much more at the uniquely charming galleries, antique stores, and shops on St. Augustine’s San Marcos Avenue. 5 to 9 pm. Free parking at the Mission. San Marcos Ave (between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission of Nombre de Dios), 823-9263

Aug 30 The Downtown Bazaar The Colonial Quarter will host an evening filled with fine art, unique artisan crafts, local storytellers, and live music. Free, 6-10 pm, 33 St. George Street, 315-7454,

Aug 30-Sept 1 Patriot Golf Days at the Hall of Fame The World Golf Hall of Fame is joining with the PGA of America in support of the seventh annual Patriot Golf Days, which benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation. 1 World Golf Place, 940-4123,

Be sure to check individual websites for time and date changes, and have fun!

  • Creative Couples Date Night at Rock Art Studio -

Just one of the creative options available for Creative Coupling Date Night on Fridays at Rock Art Studio. See notice above.