March 13, 2023

This week golf is really BIG, new art exhibits are on display, music is everywhere, and everything goes Green. Here are this week’s events taking place on Florida’s Historic Coast.

Please check to make sure events are on schedule and the attractions you plan to visit are open and tickets are available before traveling long distances.

Daily Events, March 13-19

Contemporary Chronicles of St. Augustine at Lightner Museum

Contemporary Chronicles of St. Augustine explores the urban fabric of St. Augustine through large-format photographs, hand drawn maps, and interactive photographic flip books. The project seeks to define St. Augustine through the residential streets and neighborhoods that have long been inhabited by the people that help support the city as a premier tourist destination. Through interactive sequential images, visitors to the exhibition will uncover the overlooked aspects of everyday life in America’s oldest city. Lightner Museum is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily and tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 ages 12-17, under 11 are free. 75 King St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2874

75 for 75: Diamond Anniversary Exhibition

The Lightner has been an important part of the St. Augustine community since it was first built as the Hotel Alcazar in 1888. The building opened as a museum in January 1948. In celebration of our 75th diamond anniversary in 2023, 75 for 75 presents a compelling selection of artwork and objects from the museum’s permanent collection and celebrates the incredible legacy that Otto Lightner left to the people of St. Augustine. Lightner Museum is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily and tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 ages 12-17, under 11 are free. 75 King St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2874

Ride On! Historic Bicycles At Lightner Museum

In the 1890s the bicycle took over the hearts and minds of Americans. Swept up in the craze for cycling, our historic building, the Hotel Alcazar, offered its own bicycle academy, allowing its guests to tour Gilded Age St. Augustine on two wheels. Drawn from the collection of St. Augustine bicycle aficionado Keith Pariani, this exhibition will feature bicycles chosen by Pariani as examples of pivotal moments in late 19th and early 20th century bicycle design. Lightner Museum is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily and tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 ages 12-17, under 11 are free. 75 King St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2874

P.A.St.A March Features Artist: Wood Turner, Tina Minahan

Tina Minahan, award-winning wood turner, will be the Professional Artists of St. Augustine’s (P.A.St.A.) March Feature Artist. Come meet Tina and see her amazing wood turned bowls, platters, and vessels. 214 Charlotte St., St. Augustine.

Monday- Thursday, March 13-16

Creed III Playing at World Golf IMAX

See the first sports movie filmed with IMAX cameras! After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) has been thriving in both his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damian (Jonathan Majors), resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring. Creed III is showing daily at 1 p.m., 4:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $14 for adults, $13 for seniors/students/military, $11 for children. 1 World Golf Place, St. Augustine.

Monday- Saturday, March 13-18

Sasha Wortzel: Dreams of Unknown Islands: St. Augustine

Dreams of Unknown Islands: Saint Augustine is a multisensory exhibition of work by New York-based visual artist and filmmaker Sasha Wortzel. A walk through of the exhibition with the artist will be held on Friday, March 3 at 5pm, followed by an opening reception. The exhibit will be on display at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College through April 22. Admission is free. This exhibition is generously supported through grants from The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The museum is open Monday – Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday noon-4 p.m. Crisp-Ellert Art Museum, 50 Sevilla St., St. Augustine.

Tuesday, March 14

Eric Johnson performs at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Eric Johnson has been traveling on a prolific odyssey over the course of more than four decades. Along the way, his creations have encompassed repertoire that cross-pollinate genres which include rock, blues, jazz, fusion, soul, folk, new-age, classical and even country. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $34.50 – $59.50. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-209-0399

Popa Chubby performs at Café Eleven

Don’t miss Popa Chubby from 8-10:30 p.m. at The Original Café Eleven in St. Augustine Beach. General admission seated show tickets are $30 in advance/ $35 day of show. 501 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. 904-460-9311

Tuesday- Sunday, March 14-19

17th Annual St. Johns All-County High School Art Show

The future of St. Augustine’s artists! All works of art are done by exceptional students in grades 9-12. The works in this gallery-wide exhibit are bold, daring, and visually compelling, showcasing our students’ immense artistic talent. This exhibit is a community outreach partnership with the St. Johns County Schools and is sponsored by LeShane CPA. Gallery Hours are Tuesdays through Fridays 1-4 p.m. with the exception of First Friday Art Walk (STAAA is open from 5-7:30 p.m. for Art Walk). This exhibit will be on display through April 2 at the St. Augustine Art Association. 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine. 904-824-2310

Miniature Marvels at St. Augustine Art Association

Masterpieces do not always have to be big and grand to make a huge impression! Sometimes it is the smaller things that solicit a closer and more intimate observation from the viewer. Experience a visually enthralling exhibit as you immerse yourself in a world of minuscule sights. The works in this exhibit are no larger than 12 inches and reveal little marvels in a vast range of mediums and subjects. This free exhibit will be on display through April 2 at the St. Augustine Art Association. Gallery Hours are Tuesdays through Sundays 1-4 p.m. 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine. 904-824-2310

Wednesday, March 15

Wednesday Pier Farmers Market

The Wednesday Pier Farmers Market offers oceanfront shopping at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park from 8 a.m.-noon. Approximately 60-80 vendors sell locally grown produce, baked goods, prepared foods, arts, crafts and more. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine. 904-315-0952

Fishing 101

Learn the ins and outs of saltwater fishing in Florida. Please note that all participants must have a Saltwater Shoreline A Florida Fishing license is required. This days workshop is all about surf fishing. Each session is $12 per person. Register for one or all of the classes here. For more info, contact Kelly Ussia at or 904-209-0335.

River-to-Sea Preserve Trail Walk

The GTM Research Reserve leads a walk on the wooded trail to the Matanzas River at the River-to-Sea Preserve. An interpretive guide will talk about old Florida’s moss-laden trees, seasonal flowering shrubs and Native American lore, including how they used various plants for food, beverage and medicine. The event is free, but online registration is required. 9805 N. Ocean Shore Blvd., Marineland. 904-380-8600

Voices of History Presented by St. Augustine Film Society

The St. Augustine Film Society presents a film series fundraiser in a three-part series in support of MVP Organization to empower students and help them find their voices throughout middle and high school. This week’s featured film is Cracking the Code. Admission is free and films start at 6 p.m. at the Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center, 102 M.L. King Ave., St. Augustine.

Improv Night at Colonial Oak Music Park

A fun night at St. Augustine’s most unique venue The Colonial Oak Music Park. First Coast Comedy veteran professionals have no plan and willingly dive headfirst into almost any challenge the audience will throw at them, resulting in unforgettably hilarious moments. This family friendly show is from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and improvisers play smart to ensure the show is always clean and never mean! Tickets are Pay-What-You-Will. 21 St. George St., St. Augustine. 

Martin Sexton performs at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Martin Sexton released his tenth studio album this year and is touring with what Rolling Stone calls his “soul-marinated voice,” acoustic guitar, and a suitcase full of heartfelt songs. The latest release (2020 Vision) is produced by three-time Grammy-nominee John Alagia with John Mayer guesting on guitar. Martin Sexton takes the stage at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall on March 15. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30-$45. 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-209-0399

Wednesday & Sunday, March 15 & 19

Yoga on the Lawn at Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Enjoy yoga on the lawn at the historic Ximenez-Fatio House Museum. This one-hour vinyasa flow is perfect for all levels. Bring a beach towel or mat and water. Free parking behind the museum is available, but limited. Access the parking lot from Cadiz Street. Instructor will contact you by phone if class is canceled due to weather. Practice gets underway at 8 a.m. and lasts approximately one hour. Cost is $15 and registration is required. 20 Aviles St., St. Augustine.

Thursday, March 16

Rio Grande performs at The Colonial Oak Music Park

Check out Rio Grande playing from 7-10 p.m. Free admission and family friendly! Food and drink available for purchase. 21 St. George St., St. Augustine.

Night Market at Coconut Barrel

From 5-8 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month, come enjoy fresh food, live music, craft shopping & fun at the Coconut Barrel Artisan Market. 3175 U.S. Highway 1 South, St. Augustine.

Friday, March 17

Pepper performs at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $34.50 – $40. 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-209-0399

Friday & Saturday, March 17 & 18

The Avett Brothers perform at The AMP

Three-time GRAMMY Award nominees The Avett Brothers return to The AMP for two nights. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $59-$79. 1340 A1A S., St. Augustine.

Friday – Sunday, March 17-19

St. Augustine Race Week

Eight days of fast, fun and friendly sailing events – through Saturday, March 25. Events include performance offshore racing, river racing, a youth regatta, Bayfront racing, Dragon Boats and more. For a complete schedule of racing and events or to register, visit the website. Race Week is headquartered at the St. Augustine Yacht Club, 442 Ocean Vista Ave., St. Augustine. 904-824-9725

Saturday, March 18

St. Augustine Art and Craft Festival

Visit this festival featuring handmade items such as ceramics, stained glass, photography, soaps and more at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park. Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. 352-344-0657

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