September is here and it’s Easy Season© on Florida’s Historic Coast. The fun continues with great music thanks to Sing Out Loud, the launch of new art exhibits and more.

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. While participating in events, please be safe and follow CDC guidelines. Wear a face mask in crowded areas, wash your hands frequently and practice safe distancing.

Open Daily: September 12 – 18

Tom Schifanella: Faces of the Alcazar at Lightner Museum

Faces of the Alcazar presents a compelling glimpse of life behind-the-scenes at Henry Flagler’s Alcazar Hotel. Through large-format photographs, the exhibition documents fragmentary clippings from early-20th century motion picture magazines pasted to the walls of the Alcazar staff quarters by the immigrant staff who lived and worked at the hotel. 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.

Bouke de Vries: War & Pieces at Lightner Museum

This exhibition of London-based Dutch artist Bouke De Vries’ War & Pieces has been described as a “masterwork” by art critics. The monumental artwork, crafted from thousands of fragments of porcelain, reimagines the decorative centerpieces that adorned seventeenth- and eighteenth-century banquet tables. 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.

Gail Beveridge: Embracing Nature Exhibition at Lightner Museum


Gail Beveridge’s poetic paintings present a vibrant vision of the rich and varied landscape of Northeast Florida. The exhibit is open at Lightner Museum through September 21. Open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Tickets are $17 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and $10 ages 12-17, under 11 are free. 75 King St., St.

P.A.St.A Art Gallery September Featured Artist: Ginny LeJeune

Ginny LeJeune is the featured artist at P.A.St.A. Art Gallery for the month of September. Her art is represented by her background. Interiors inside and out. Owning a design business in California for 30 years and always looking for beautiful surroundings. She is currently teaching art part time at Painting with a Twist. P.A.St.A Art Gallery is open daily from noon-5 p.m. Admission is free. 214 Charlotte St., St.

Monday – Friday, September 12 – 16

Nancy Hamlin-Vogler: Swimming in the Infinite

The St Johns Cultural Council presents an Art in Public Spaces exhibition featuring the contemporary mixed-media paintings of St. Augustine artist Nancy Hamlin-Vogler. Free and appropriate for all ages. The Rotunda Gallery is open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on public holidays. St. Johns County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine. 904-808-7330

Tuesday, September 13

EcoCinema: Endangered Mermaids presented by Beaches Go Green

St. Augustine Film Society is partnering with Beaches Go Green to present Endangered Mermaids, the story of the Florida Manatee, a marine mammal struggling against extinction, and the people who are devoted to keeping them alive. This event is free. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. at the St. Augustine Yacht Club, 422 Ocean Vista Ave., St. Augustine.

Tuesday – Saturday, September 13 – 17

Florine Démosthène: Always in All Ways Exhibition

The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum will kick off the Fall 2022 season with a solo exhibition by M. Florine Démosthène, entitled Always in All Ways. The exhibition will include twelve new mixed media works on paper as well as new sculptures.

Admission is free. Open Monday- Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine–culture/crisp-ellert-art-museum/

Tuesday – Sunday, September 13 – 18

Fall Members Show at St. Augustine Art Association Gallery

This bi-annual art exhibition features works in varying subjects, styles, and mediums: drawings and paintings, sculptures, photography, and more! Every piece on display was created by artist members of the St. Augustine Art Association and shows the diversity and talent of St. Augustine’s local artists. The exhibit is open during regular gallery hours, Tuesdays through Sundays, 1-4 p.m. 22 Marine St., St.

Wednesday, September 14

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

Improv Night @ 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 show is for everyone so bring the whole family because these improvisers ensure the show is always clean and never mean. Pay what you will, all seating is general admission. 21 St. George St., St.

Music and Art By The Sea


This free weekly concert series at the St. Johns County Ocean Pier features a wide variety of musical genres from 7-9 p.m. The Art Studio, located at the southeast corner of the Pier Park and opens at 3 p.m. with displays of creative works by local artisans. Danimal spins a variety of music in the pavilion prior to the bands performance. This week’s featured performance in the Pavillion is by Ramona & The Riot. Bring a beach chair or blanket along with a favorite beverage and get ready to dance. Starting at 6 p.m., a local food truck will be on-site. Concert goers are encouraged to car pool. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-347-8007

Spooky Sip & Paint at Golden Gypsy

It’s Spooky Season Witches!  Get your tickets now for this paint & sip event. Two-hour time slots are available from noon-5 p.m. Includes guided instruction from a pro artist, unlimited drinks, all materials and a beautiful painting to take home! The Spooky Sip & Paint takes place at the Golden Gypsy, 23 Cuna St., St. Augustine. Cost to participate is $45 per person. 904-417-0094

Wednesday & Sunday, September 14 & 18

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.

Thursday, September 15

Nature Photography – 3 Class Workshop series

Join local photographer Nicholle Goodnight for a hands-on class to sharpen your photography skills. Participants will need to bring their own camera equipment and be at least 12 years in age.

This program is free and you must attend all three classes to participate. Register here. Nease Beachfront Park, 3171 Coastal Highway, St. Augustine. Kelly Ussia at or 904-209-0335.

Country Music Night at the Colonial Oak: Ashley Wineland

Head to the Colonial Oak Music Park for Country Night at the Oak for a free performance by Ashley Wineland from 7-10 p.m. Along with live music, cool drinks from the on-site bars, and dinner from the adjacent St. Augustine Seafood Company are available for purchase. This even it family and pet friendly. 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.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band at The AMP

Gates open at 6 p.m. Performance is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $54-$154. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A S., St. Augustine.

Friday, September 16

Sing Out Loud Free Event: Snail Mail at The AMP

Sing Out Loud is thrilled to announce that Snail Mail will perform at The Backyard Stage at The Amp on Friday, September 16. This event is FREE and open to the public!

Gates open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. This is a FREE event. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A S., St. Augustine.

Victor Wainwright Performs at Café Eleven

Don’t miss the Victor Wainwright from 8-10:30 p.m. at The Original Café Eleven in St. Augustine Beach. General admission seated tickets are $30 in advance and $35 day of show. Dinner is available prior to the start of the concert. 501 A1A Beach Blvd. St. Augustine.

Friday – Sunday, September 16 – 18

Sunset Kayaking at Palmo Cove

Explore Six Mile Creek and the St. Johns River with a Master Naturalist. Participants will paddle the creek and learn about the history and diverse wildlife. Cost is $55 per person and includes kayak gear and instruction. Check the website for launch times. Reservations required. Tours leave from the Palmo Boat Ramp at 7 p.m., 8600 Palmo Fish Camp Rd., St.

Sing Out Loud Month of Music

Enjoy Sing Out Loud, one of Florida’s largest free music celebrations taking place each Friday, Saturday and Sunday in September in venues and on stages from St. Augustine Beach, to downtown St. Augustine, to Ponte Vedra Beach and everywhere in between. Join this epic celebration of local, regional and national singers, songwriters and musicians performing each weekend through September. For full details and the 2022 lineup, visit

Ancient City Con

Northeast Florida’s longest running multi-day pop-culture convention featuring celebrity and comic book guests, cosplay, table top and arcade gaming, panels, films, live performances and demonstrations, and a diverse vendor hall of amazing creators and exhibitors! Admission is $40 for a weekend pass. Daily tickets are also available. World Golf Village Renaissance St. Augustine Resort and Conference Center, 500 S. Legacy Trl.,

St. Augustine.

Sing Out Loud Showcase at Colonial Oak Music Park

Check out live music at the Colonial Oak Music Park from Friday – Sunday during the Sing Out Loud Month of Music! Free live music from noon-10 p.m. 21 St. George St., St. Augustine.

Saturday, September 17

St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market

From 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. shoppers stroll up and down the vendor-lined pathways of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market, browsing more than 100 tents loaded with local produce, flowers, baked goods, handmade arts and crafts and more. Admission into the market is free. 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine. 904-315-9252

International Coastal Clean Up

Join the Friends of A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway and volunteers for this cleanup of the beaches from Flagler Beach to St. Augustine from 8-11  a.m. This  movement helps keep the oceans and beaches clean in the community. Register at 904-425-8055

Yoga in the Garden at Lightner Museum

Join the Lightner Museum for an early morning outdoor yoga session. Instructor Natalie will lead us through an all-levels morning flow in the Radzinski Family Garden. Participants should bring water to drink, a yoga mat or towel to practice on, and props if needed. This class is donation-based and begins at 8:30 a.m. Lightner Museum, 75 King St., St.

Beach Exploration at the GTM Research Reserve

Join GTM Research Reserve docents from 9-11 a.m. for a beach walk! You will learn about the animals that call the beach their home, as well as seashells and other interesting facts. This is a “Beaches 101” experience that the entire family will enjoy. The hike will begin at the Visitor Center where you will learn about the different habitats on our beautiful seashore. The group will then walk across the street to the beach for this salty adventure! Parking for this event is located in front of the visitor center. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra

Nocatee Farmers Market

Enjoy a traditional market with a unique theme every third Saturday from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the Nocatee Farmers Market.

Every third Saturday of the month at Nocatee Station Field, enjoy a traditional market with a new and unique theme. The Nocatee Farmers Market is full of activities, shows, and demonstrations for the entire family. With so much to do, everyone is sure to have a great time. Nocatee Station Field, 400 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte Vedra.

Estuary Fest 2022 at the GTM Research Reserve

Celebrate National Estuaries week while learning about the estuaries of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM NERR). This family friendly event includes activities, art, music, food trucks and prizes from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the GTM Research Reserve Visitor Center. Free parking and admission at Guana Dam and the GTM Research Reserve Visitors Center. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra

Huguenot Cemetery Tours

Tour the first cemetery in St. Augustine dedicated for Anglo-American civilians. The Huguenot Cemetery was a Protestant burial ground from 1821-1884. Admission is free, and donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 3 Cordova St., St. Augustine. 904-829-6451

Tolomato Cemetery Tours

Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials from the First Spanish Period, 1565-1763. Admission is free, and donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 14 Cordova St.,

St. Augustine. 904-257-3273

Magic Hideaway at Casa Monica Resort & Spa

A brilliant magic and mind-reading experience with award-winning Master Magician Bill Abbott at the Casa Monica Resort & Spa. Indulge in a complimentary cocktail in the opulent Cobalt Lounge before being ushered into the Magic Hideaway, a boutique showroom with a vintage jazz vibe. One of the most intimate magic shows in the world featuring interactive mind-bending illusions happening literally inches away from you! Don’t miss this magical experience at 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Tickets are $125 per person and include a welcome cocktail, Cobalt Lounge VIP access, Pre Show Sleight of Hand, the Magic Hideaway experience and a post-performance social for autographs and photos. 95 Cordova St., St.

Vilano Beach Artisan Market Walk

The Vilano Beach Market Walk takes place from 4-8 p.m. along the sidewalks near the Vilano Beach Pier. Local artisan-made items, plants, home décor, datil pepper sauces, and much more. Free parking and admission. Vilano Beach Pier, 259 Vilano Rd., St.

Cruise-In St. Augustine Cruisers at Classic Car Museum

Cruise in and check out the classics during St. Augustine Cruisers Car Club Cruise-In. Held every 3rd Saturday of the month from 5-7 p.m. There will be music, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing! Cruise in and check it out! The Cruisers promote interest in various types of special auto activities, create good fellowship and sportsmanship among the members, and support charities! Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine, 4370 US 1 South,

St. Augustine.

Living History Saunter

Join living history interpreters from the Historic Florida Militia as they present a timeline of St. Augustine’s colonial history from 5:30-8:30 p.m. The saunter begins at the north end of St. George Street and makes its way south to the Plaza. Interpreters answer questions related to St. Augustine’s history and pose for pictures. For more information, contact Historic Florida Militia at

Sing Out Loud Free Event: Aaron Lee Tasjan at Colonial Oak Music Park

Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan! , the new album from Aaron Lee Tasjan, a genre-bending rising star who’s bold reimagination of classic sounds and songwriting has established him as one of the most idiosyncratic artists of his generation. His self-titled fourth album is a masterclass in interstellar pop, vintage glam, 90s Anglophilia and experimental and psychedelic rock & roll. Show starts at 7 p.m. This is a FREE event. Colonial Oak Music Park, 21 St. George St.,

St. Augustine.

The Fixx at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $37.50-$62.50. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach.

Sunday, September 18

Island Boulevard Culinary Tour

Eat like a local on island time! This fun tour takes you across the historic Bridge of Lions to experience ‘island time’! Learn where the local islanders dine, sip boutique wines & craft beers, experience creative cocktails and explore the beautiful island streets! A St. Augustine restaurant insider, will take guests to four of the Ancient City’s hottest island dining spots on an open air electric chauffeured city exploration that includes food and pairings. Food tastings equal up to a full lunch or dinner experience. This tour is every Sunday in September & October 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets are $135 per person. Reservations are required, The tour departs at 12:30 p.m. from 24 Cathedral Place, #401, St.

Bride to Be & Wedding Expo

Attend this indoor/outdoor expo from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the World Golf Hall of Fame where there will be more than 70 vendors as well as bridal workshops and giveaways. Bring a gently used purse for Hopefull Handbags and receive free entry! BONUS: want to be entered into the raffle? Donate a journal and receive a raffle ticket! Hopefull Handbags is a local non-profit an organization whose mission is to spread awareness about domestic violence. Giveaways, Promotions, Samples & More! FREE General Admission Tickets with a donation of a gently used purse or new journal/Scarf, $5 General Admission Tickets (12-2pm), 12 VIP Ticket: Exclusive one hour previewing & swag bags

World Golf Hall of Fame, 1 World Golf Place, St. Augustine.

Conan Gray at The AMP

Gates open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $29.50-$59.50. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South,

St. Augustine.

Highlights of Happenings on Florida’s Historic Coast in September:

September 18 – 30: Sing Out Loud

September 21: Sing Out Loud Presents Music Business Panel at Odd Birds

September 23-25: St. Augustine Songwriters Festival

September 24: 2nd Annual Pumpkin Festival at Wesley Wells Farm

September 25: Sing Out Loud Free Event: Shovels & Rope at The AMP

September 30 – October 31: Mourning & Mortality: A Century of Death

October 1-30: Sykes Family Farms Crop Maze & You Pick Sunflowers

And More..

For more information and accompanying images contact:

Barbara Golden 904-669-8142

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