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 5 – 11

Picturing a Nation: American Art from the Lightner Museum

Picturing a Nation is a major installation of American paintings and sculpture from the Lightner Museum’s permanent collection. From America’s great vistas and natural wonders, to intimate scenes of St. Augustine, Picturing a Nation presents a vibrant vision of America on a local and national scale through late-19th and early 20th century American art. The exhibition runs through September 30, 2022. 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.

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, September 5

Brett Blackshear at The Colonial Oak Music Park

Check out Brett Blackshear performing at the Colonial Oak Music Park from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. 21 St. George St., St.

Monday – Thursday, September 5 – 8

See Jaws in IMAX for the First Time!

Spielberg Summer continues in IMAX! See Jaws on the big screen for the first time. Showing daily at 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. through September 8. Tickets are $14 Adults; $13 Students/Seniors/Military; and $11 Children 3-12. World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater, One World Golf Place, St. Augustine.

Tuesday – Friday, September 6 – 9

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 – Saturday, September 5 – 10

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 6 – 11

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 7

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

Wednesday & Sunday, September 7 & 11

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 8

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: The Powell Brothers

Head to the Colonial Oak Music Park for Country Night at the Oak for a free performance by The Powell Brothers on 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.

Jewish Historical Society presents Lee Weaver in “The Secret” at The Waterworks

The Secret is a one-man play by award-winning playwright and actor Lee Weaver who portrays a man in search of Jews, forbidden in the New World by the tribunals of the Spanish Inquisition. This free performance begins at 7 p.m. at The Waterworks. It is part of the St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society’s celebration of the 457th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine. 184 San Marco Ave. St. Augustine

Friday, September 9

Matisyahu Live from the Backyard Stage at The AMP

Gates open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32-$35. Backyard Stage at The AMP, 1340 A1A South, St.

Friday – Sunday, September 9 – 11

Trout Creek Sunset Kayak Trip

Explore Palmo Cove with a St. Johns County Naturalists. Participants will paddle the creek out to the St. Johns River and learn about the unique history and diverse wildlife of the area. Residents providing own Boat: $20 per person; Non-residents providing own boat: $30 per person. Rental of equipment is an additional $20 per person. Pre-registration is required for a trip, but does not guarantee your spot. Space on a trip is allocated on a first come, first served basis. Pre-register here. Contact Kelly Ussia at or 904-209-0335 for more with questions.

Sing Out Loud

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

Sing Out Loud Showcase at the Colonial Oak Music Park

Check out live music at the Colonial Oak Music Park from Friday- Sunday during the Sing Out Loud! Free live music from 12 – 10 p.m. 21 St. George St., St.

Saturday, September 10

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

Family Seining at The GTM Research Reserve

Hosted by the GTM Research Reserve, you’re invited to join docents from 9-11 a.m. to learn how to pull a seine net. Participants will collect fish and crabs as well as learn about their habitats and role in the environment. Waders and boots provided. The program is included with regular admission to the reserve and takes place in the Environmental Education Center. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500

Waffle Master and Artisanal Ice Cream Shop The Dolly Llama Grand Opening Celebration

While dominating the dessert scene in LA, waffle master and artisanal ice cream shop The Dolly Llama is opening their first Florida location. Join the fun from noon-10 p.m. when guests will be able to score branded merchandise and have the opportunity to win giveaways as well as raffles for fun prizes. The Dolly Llama, 830 A1A North #16, Ponte Vedra

Drum Runner Series at St. Johns County Fairgrounds

Saddle up and head over to the St. Johns County Fairgrounds for monthly barrel, pole and other timed speed horse events at 1 p.m. Admission is free for spectators. 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton 904-588-8017

Harvest Full Moon Luau

Close out the summer at the Harvest Full Moon Luau! Music by Prince Pele’s Polynesian Revue will offer traditional songs and dances plus a spell binding Samoan Sword Fire Dance. Local artisans will be on hand offering one-of-a-kind goods and tasty treats. The festivities are from 6-9 p.m. at St. Johns County Ocean Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine. For more information, visit

Emma Concert Series Presents Queen’s Cartoonists

Six members from Queens. NY, bring music from classic cartoons and contemporary animation, synchronized to video projections of the original films, and the band leads the audience through a world of virtuoso musi-cianship, multi-instrumental mayhem, and comedy. A concert for everybody – regardless of age, gender, or familiarity with the concert hall.

Presented by the EMMA Concert Association at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $50. 14 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-797-2800

Billy Currington with Noah Guthrie at The AMP

Gates open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $44-$79. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A S., St. Augustine

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 11

Super Hero 5&10K

Bring out your inner superpowers for Nocatee’s Spectacular SuperHero 5k and 10k races. This is a time chipped race and all participants receive a race t-shirt and finisher’s medal. The 10K starts at 7:45 a.m., 5K at 8 a.m. Registration is $30 with proceeds benefitting St. Francis House of St. Augustine. 400 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte

Tunnel to Towers 5K Run

The Tunnel to Towers Run & Walk Series was created to honor the heroic life and death of Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter (FDNY) who lost his life on September 11, 2001 after strapping on his gear and running through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers. Honor all of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and support our first responders and military who make extraordinary sacrifices in the line of duty! The race begins at the Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village at 8:15 a.m. Registration is $20-$35. 500 S., Legacy Trl., St.

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.

First Look,The Artisan’s Market Outdoor Bougie Market

A cool vibe Artisan’s Market featuring local art, trinkets, coffee, music, aromatherapy and more! Free Parking Available. Come and get your Sunday groove on! First Look, The Artisan’s Market is located across from the Old Jail at 162 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine.

Sundays at Stetson’s at Beluthahatchee Park

Presented by The Stetson Kennedy Foundation and St. Johns County Parks, this monthly folk music concert series features artists who reflect the values, spirit, and goals of Stetson Kennedy. This month’s performance is by Charlie Robertson from 2-4 p.m.  Admission is a suggested donation of $20 per person. All proceeds go to help support the Sundays at Stetsons concert series. Tours of Beluthahatchee (Stetson’s cottage) may be available. Registration required, and space is limited. Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 SR 13 N., Fruit Cove. or

International Dance Festival

The International Dance Festival is hosted by Saint Augustine Ballet and features a variety of dance performances taught by dance instructors from the United States, Germany, Cuba, and other areas around the globe. Master Classes are offered September 9-11, with a closing Gala Performance on Sunday, September 11 at 2 p.m. in Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students/children. 14 Granada St., St. Augustine

Unscripted Comedy at The Limelight Theatre

The Adventure Project presents improv comedy at Limelight Theatre – no script, only 2 chairs, 1 light, and YOU the audience. This fun show features a variety of troupes showcasing improv comedy that’s smart and from the heart.

Limelight Theatre offers beer, wine, and soft drinks as well as free parking. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 in advance or$15 at the door. Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine.

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

September 9 – 30: Sing Out Loud

September 15: Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band at The Amp

September 17: Estuary Fest at GTM Reserve

September 23-25: St. Augustine Songwriters Festival

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

And More..

For more information and accompanying images contact:

Barbara Golden 904-669-8142

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