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 19 – 25

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.

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 – Wednesday, September 19 – 21

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.

Monday – Friday, September 19 – 23

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

Monday, September 19

National ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’ Food Tour

Put on your eye patch and bring your parrot for this fun food tour where you will walk, talk and eat all things pirate with your official St. Augustine pirate guide. The plundering will include four of the Ancient City’s coolest dining destinations and includes food and pairings. Food tastings equal up to a full lunch/dinner experience. Tickets are $125. Reservations are required. Tour departs at 1 p.m. from 24 Cathedral Place, Ste 401, St.

Jack White: The Supply Chain Issues Tour at The AMP

Gates open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35-$75. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South, St.

Tuesday, September 20

Words and Music: Peter and Patricia DeWitt at The Waterworks

Presented by EMMA Concert Series, Words and Music is an exploration of cultural connections through song, story and dance, suitable for the entire family.

This month’s featured artists are Peter and Patricia DeWitt playing recorders, viola da gamba, and harpsichord. This free event takes place from 1-2 p.m. at The Waterworks, 184 San Marco Ave., St.

Andy McKee performs at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.50-$49.50. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.


Tuesday – Saturday, September 20 – 24

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 20 – 25

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 21

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. DJ Danimal spins a variety of music in the pavilion prior to the band’s performance. This final performance of the season is the Music by the Sea All Star Jam. 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

West King Wednesdays

Every third Wednesday of the month, small businesses of West Augustine collaborate to share the community and culture of West King Street businesses. Live music, artists, and more are showcased from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. West King Street, St. Augustine.

Sing Out Loud presents Music Business Panel at Odd Birds

Musicians, industry professionals, and the general public will have the chance to engage in music industry-focused talks. The focus is on bringing together local music stakeholders with national music industry professionals for knowledge exchange and networking followed by songwriter performances. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., panel discussions begin at 5:30 p.m. For the full schedule and list of guest speakers, visit

Saint Augustine Twilight Photo Tour

Every third Wednesday of the month, Saint Augustine Photo Tours leads photo enthusiasts of all levels to photograph the after twilight “Blue Hour”. This is when the sunset is just below the horizon and the city lights come on. Take in the Bridge of Lions reflected on the Matanzas Bay, and photograph the Cathedral Basilica in its glory. Instruction for low light photography without a tripod is what make this tour a must for those looking to expand their portfolio of stunning images. $59 per person. Meet at the grassy area between the Bridge of Lions and the Municipal Marina, 111 Avenida Menendez, St.

Wednesday & Sunday, September 21 & 25

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 22

Country Music Night at the Colonial Oak: Laurel Lee & The Escapes

Head to the Colonial Oak Music Park for Country Night at the Oak! Enjoy this free pet and family friendly performance by Laurel Lee and the Escapes from 7-10 p.m. Enjoy live music, cool drinks from the on-site bars, and grab dinner from the adjacent St. Augustine Seafood Company. 21 St. George St., St. Augustine.

Friday – Sunday, September 23 – 25

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

St. Augustine Songwriters Festival

Hear the stories behind your favorite No. 1 songs by the writers who wrote them. Songwriters are always behind the scenes, but not at this event, which takes place at various locations on Florida’s Historic Coast. Songwriters will grace the stages at Colonial Oak Music Park, Prohibition Kitchen, St. Augustine Distillery Co., and Tradewinds Lounge. Visit the website for the performance schedule. Admission is free.

Friday, September 23

North Beach History Walk

Interested in our local history and beach walks? Join St. Johns County Environmental Educator, Will Pate for a beach walk to learn the history of North Beach, the area situated between Vilano and South Ponte Vedra Beach. This walk leaves from Mussallem Beachfront Park at 10 a.m. and is free. Mussallem Beachfront Park, 3365 Coastal Highway, St.

Saturday, September 24

Cars & Coffee at Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine

Must love Coffee ~ Must love Classic Cars! If you do then cruise over to Classic Car Museum for Cars & Coffee from 8-10 a.m. Enjoy the morning checking out over 150 beautiful classics, and enjoy free coffee and doughnuts. Classic Car Museum offers this free event every 4th Saturday of the month. Event sponsored by Bozard Lincoln. 4730 US 1 South, St. Augustine. 904-806-4625

2nd Annual Pumpkin Festival at Wesley Wells Farms

Kick off your fall season at the 2nd Annual Pumpkin Festival. The fields are open for you-pick pumpkins, a “stuff-the-bucket” produce pick. Be sure to visit the vendor area and farm animals. The event takes place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Wesley Wells Farms. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $150 for VIP (includes 8 general admission tickets, stuff-the-bucket deal (a 5-gallon bucket stuffed with harvest-yourself produce), and a swag bag). Wesley Wells Farm, 2680 Ada Arnold Rd., St. Augustine. Purchase Tickets

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

GTM Research Reserve Beach Clean Up

Join Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTM) for a beach cleanup on every fourth Saturday of the month. Enjoy coastal views while helping remove debris and microplastics from the beach. GTM Rangers will supply gloves and trash bags at 9:30 a.m. at a different meeting location each month. 

Jerk and Curry Music Fest at Francis Field

This annual family-fun cultural event returns showcasing Caribbean culture in music, arts, food, and games. Headlining this year’s Festival is internationally-acclaimed (the bad boys of reggae) Inner Circle Band, Anthony B, Everton Blender, Pato Banton, Round Head, Professor Nuts, King Eddie and Tony Palmer are some of the other international acts performing. While enjoying the delicious Caribbean foods, be sure to check out and compete in the Jerk & Curry Chicken Cook-off contest, Pepper Eating Contest, the Jerk Wing Eating Contest, and Limbo contest. The festivities are from 2-10 p.m. Admission is $20 in advance $35 at the door. It all take place at and at Francis Field, 25 W. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine.  Get Tickets

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.

Sunday, September 25

Kayaking Deep Creek Conservation Area

This freshwater creek is 16 miles southwest of St. Augustine, along SR 207. There are 5,642 acres of floodplain swamps with 5.5 miles of waterway from the SR 207 launch site opening into the St. Johns River. Beautiful wilderness area to explore with almost no signs of the modern world. Paddlers often see turtles, alligators, water birds and sightings of manatee and river otters. If you’re looking for a flatwater ecotour that is protected from high winds and very little tidal flow this is your trip. Cost is $55 per person and includes kayak gear and instruction. The tour leaves from the Deep Creek Kayak Launch located on SR 207 at SR 206. Check the website for launch times. Reservations required.

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.

St. Augustine Record Fair featuring Bears & Lions at The AMP

The St. Augustine Record Fair returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. This event is a free, family-friendly event that is open to the public. Music lovers and collectors are invited to shop thousands of music-related items including new and used vinyl records, CDs, cassettes, posters, turntable equipment and supplies, memorabilia, collectibles and more. The event is from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. 1340 A1A S., St. Augustine. 904-209-0367

Salt Run Paddle at Anastasia State Park

Join an experienced kayak guide for a nature paddle in Salt Run. This program is open to all levels of paddlers and children 9 and over with an adult present. Bring your own kayak or rent one from Anastasia Watersports. A PFD (personal flotation device) is required to be worn at all times while on the water. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. Please email Brian Murphy at to reserve your spot.

This program is free with regular park admission fee when you bring your own kayak. Kayak and paddleboard rentals are available at Anastasia Watersports with standard rental fees. Regular park admission ranges from $2-$8. 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine. 904-461-2033

Ancient City Poets Open Mic

The Ancient City Poets gather on the last Sunday afternoon of each month to host a free community open mic reading at St. Augustine Beach Art Studio & Gallery, 370A A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine. Sign-up begins at 2:30 with readings starting at 3 p.m. The first 15 names on the sign-up sheet will be called in the order that they appear on the list.

Sing Out Loud Free Event: Shovels & Ropes

Sing Out Loud is thrilled to announce that Shovel & Rope will perform at The Backyard Stage at The Amp on Sunday, September 25, 2022. This event is FREE and open to the public!  Gates open at 5:30 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m. This is a FREE event. 1340 A1A S., St. Augustine.

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

September 23 – 30: Sing Out Loud

September 26: Break My Soul Fundraiser for Fostering Connections

September 30: Big Fish opens at Limelight Theatre 

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

October 1: CROCtoberfest at the Alligator Farm

October 8: Gamble Rogers Gala

October 14-16: Rhythm & Ribs Festival

October 15: Cracker Day 

And More..

For more information and accompanying images contact:

Barbara Golden 904-669-8142

Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast includes historic St. Augustine, the outstanding golf and seaside elegance of Ponte Vedra, and 42 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches. For information call 1-800-653-2489 or go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at

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