Get ready for another great week of nature, art, music and delicious food 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.

Open Daily – November 7 – 13

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

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, re-imagines the decorative centerpieces that adorned seventeenth- and eighteenth-century banquet tables. War and Peices will be on exhibit through December 31. 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

Handstitched Worlds: The Cartography of Quilts at Lightner Museum

Handstitched Worlds: The Cartography of Quilts invites viewers to read quilts as maps, tracing the paths of individual stories and experiences that illuminate larger historic events and cultural trends. Spanning the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries, the exhibition brings together 18 quilts from the collection of the American Folk Art Museum, New York, representing a range of materials, motifs, and techniques—from traditional early American quilts to more contemporary sculptural assemblage. This exhibit is on display through January 20. 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

Audrey Hope: Disappointed Tourist at Lightner Museum

For her first solo museum exhibition, Audrey Hope presents a selection of collages, photographs, and mixed media sculptures. Titled Disappointed Tourist, the series is a deeply personal meditation on nature, religion, personal trauma, and creativity. In Disappointed Tourist, Hope addresses several expansive themes—the complicated relationship between nature and travel, desperation in creativity, and the magical capacity objects have for representation. This exhibition is on display through January 20. 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

Monday, November 7

Guided Bird Walk at Anastasia State Park

Photo: Jennifer Zelik

Anastasia State Park hosts an educational Bird Walk Program from 8:15-10 a.m. Open to participants of all birding levels, participants will observe a variety of shore birds, marsh birds, and hammock birds by walking the beach, boardwalks, nature trails and other areas. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes and a field guide. The program is free with regular park admission, which ranges from $8-$2. 300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine. 904-461-2033

Monday – Thursday, November 7 – 10

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. On display through November 15, the exhibit is 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 – Saturday, November 7 – 12

Erin Kendrick, The Hotelsmen Exhibition

Crisp-Ellert Art Museum Artist Residency alumna Erin Kendrick (Jacksonville, FL) will exhibit a new body of work that reflects her recent research into the connections between the Negro Baseball League’s Cuban Giants who played in St. Augustine in the late 1920s, and staff at the Hotel Ponce de Leon (built in 1888, now the centerpiece of Flagler College). Admission is free. Open Monday- Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 48 Sevilla St., St.–culture/crisp-ellert-art-museum

Tuesday, November 8

Full Moon Sail

Enjoy a moonlit evening aboard the Schooner Freedom as it sails through St. Augustine’s Matanzas Bay. This sailing excursion departs at 6:45 p.m. from the St. Augustine Municipal Marina. Check in is 20 minute prior. Complimentary beer, soda and wine are included in the $55 ticket. Call for reservations. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 904-810-1010

APEX Theatre Studios Fall Showcase at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

APEX studio’s musical theatre workshop will present highlights from the fall musical A Year with Frog and Toad. The acting workshop will feature Miss Beth, a hilarious take on Shakespeare’s Macbeth set in the cutthroat world of high school cheerleading. Capping out the evening are performances from the vocal studio students. Brothers and Sisters: A Musical Revue features an assortment of songs from Broadway and Off-Broadway shows which explore family relationships from the golden era of Broadway to contemporary hits. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra

Tuesday – Saturday, November 7 – 12

Fantastic Florida at St. Augustine Art Association

The natural beauty of the Sunshine State shines here! This vivid display explores a wide range of artistic interpretations of Florida’s wild side from the plants and animals to the wilderness and waterways. The Fantastic Florida Show is on display both in-gallery and online through December 30, 2022. Admission is free and gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 1-4 p.m. 22 Marine St., St.

Wednesday, November 8

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.

Joe Satriani at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $69.50-$124.50. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra Beach. For more information, visit

Wednesday & Sunday, November 8 & 13

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, November 10

Fortunate Youth with special guests Passafire & Kash’d Out at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Doors open at 5:30 p.m., show starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $27.50-$30. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A N., Ponte Vedra

Jess Zimmerman Band at the Colonial Oak Music Park

Catch The Jess Zimmerman Band at The Oak at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Food and drink available for purchase. 21 St. George St., St.

Comedian Adam Sandler at The AMP

Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $54-$204. 1340 A1A S., St.

Thursday – Sunday, November 10 – 13

St. Augustine Scavenger Hunt

Search for clues and solve puzzles with your own group of family and/or friends on a St. Augustine Scavenger Hunt with The 13 Keys Scavenger and Mystery to find 13 locations throughout the nation’s oldest city. Choose from a History Hunt, Haunted Hunt, or a Lovely Hunt and have a blast learning more about St. Augustine while exploring. The Scavenger hunts take place between 2:30 and 4 p.m. every Thursday through Sunday and depart from 76 Spanish St., St. Augustine. Tickets are $25 per person.

Friday & Saturday, November 11 & 12

True Crime Tour

The Madness + Malice True Crime Tour is a new tour for mature audiences developed with the help of a retired law enforcement professional to give a gripping, gritty, and accurate insight into some of St. Augustine’s chilling crimes and murders! Tours are st 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Tickets are $35 per person. Tours depart from 76 Spanish Street, St.

Quackery: The Dark Side of Medicine

Join the tour that focuses on a time in history when the most outrageous, ridiculous, and downright deadly treatments were preformed, all in the name of medicine. Tour times 7 and 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday nights only. This tour is not for the squeamish or faint of heart. Adults only 18 and older. Reservations are required. Tickets are $24.95 per person. Space is limited so book your tickets in advance . The Spanish Military Hospital Museum is located at 3 Aviles St., St. Augustine. 904-342-7730

Friday – Sunday, November 11 – 13

Historic Lincolnville Festival

The Historic Lincolnville Festival is about sharing the history of this community that was built by African American people and the role this community plays in St. Augustine. Friday is Jazz/Veteran’s Night from 6:30-11 p.m. at the Willie Galimore Center Center, 399 Riberia St. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. On Saturday from noon-10 p.m. at St. Paul’s Park and Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, there will be plenty of music, food & family fun. Sunday activities take place 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. include a special brunch and more live music. 102 ML King Ave., St.

Saturday, November 12

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 S., St. Augustine. 904-315-9252

Cottonmouth Quarter Marathon and 5K

This quarter marathon and 5K begins at Sykes Family Farm at 7:45 a.m. The cost to register ranges from $25-$50. Proceeds from the race benefits St. Johns County 4-H. The race is professionally timed and awards will be presented to the top finishers. 5995 Brough Rd., Elkton. 386-747-3532

Peace Out Pie Contest

Bake a pie for a great cause and enter your favorite pie into the Piece Out Pie Contest! All proceeds will go to Pie in the Sky, a local food delivery service that brings fresh produce to low income seniors. The Pie Contest takes place on The Front Porch at the St. Augustine Amphitheater during The Farmer’s Market.

Pie drop off & registration is 8-9 a.m.; Judging begins at 9 a.m. and the live Auction of top five pies is at 10 a.m. Pie by the slice will be available. 1340 A1A South, St.

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

Battle of the Datil at Tringali Barn

Bring your best datil pepper recipe along with your appetite for spicy cuisine to participate in Battle of the Datil at the Tringali Barn. Food, fun, festivities, and live music are part of the celebration of St. Augustine’s local datil pepper. The Cookoff recipe categories include Best Datil Sauce; Best Datil Salsa, Best Datil Dessert, Best Datil Tapas, Best Datil Drink, and Best BLOW YOUR MIND Freestyle. The festival is 2-9 p.m. The contest runs 2-5 p.m. and judging is at 5:30 p.m. General admission is $80 and a sheet of 20 Tasting tickets, access to exclusive giveaways, vendor market, and more. The VIP ticket is $150 and includes admission, music, access to the market plus an open bar, event T-shirt, a Datil Swag Bag, and two sheets of tasting tickets. Veterans save $20 using code VET20. Tringali Barn, 7310 U.S. 1 S., St. Augustine.

Moonlight Market

The 2nd Annual Moonlight Market will feature over two dozen local vendors, including Maven Maker Vintage, Heather Greenway Jewelry, Imagine Fine Art Printing, John Quick Ceramics, MC Pressure, Meraki Nomad, Spruce, Citrus Farm Vintage, and many more. Sunday’s homemade sourdough loaves, preserves, and pickles will be available for purchase as well as Jenna Alexander’s all-new St. Augustine Christmas Puzzle just in time to celebrate the holidays. The Market is from 5-9 p.m. Admission is free. 73 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine. 904-907-2176

Pathways to St. Augustine

Join TV Personalities /Paranormal Researchers Brian J. Cano (Paranormal Caught on Camera, Haunted Collector) and Dustin Pari (Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International) for a two-hour interactive experience which is part show, part experiment. From the direction the video investigation goes, to the in-person experiments attempted, audience participation is not just encouraged, it is essential!​ This program takes place in the Flagler College Gamache-Koger Theater from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $75 General. $50 Student. 50 Sevilla St., St. Augustine. 732-300-9330

Bonnie Raitt with special guest Marc Cohn at The AMP

This ten-time Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee will perform with Mark Cohn at The Amp. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $47-$122. St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine.

Hayes Carll at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

Doors open at 7 p.m., performance begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $36.50-$46.50. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach.

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. Augustine.

Sunday, November 13

Ponte Vedra Auto Show

Presented by TopCoat, and Art ‘n Motion in association with the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, the St. Johns County Tourism Development Council, and the St. Johns Cultural Council, the Ponte Vedra Auto Show showcases classic and new collectors’ cars from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The auto show and parking are free and take place at 400 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte Vedra Beach.

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.

Sunday’s at Stetson’s

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 week’s performance is Pete Price, Pete Hennings, and Mike Jurgensen, a trio eclectic mix, from original songs, to obscure covers, to well-known standards. is from 2-4 p.m. Admission is a suggested donation of $20 per person. All proceeds support the Sundays at Stetson’s concert series. Tours of Beluthahatchee (Stetson’s cottage) may be available.

Beluthahatchee Park, 1501 SR 13 N., Fruit Cove. or

6th Annual NGO Chili Cookoff

Cook and compete or come be the Judge! $5 entry gets all the chili tastings you need and free beer to keep your palate cleansed. Contestants must register before November 11. Call 904-373-0306. The cook off is 2-6 p.m. North Guana Outpost, 4415 Micklers Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach.

Next Weeks Events!

Highlights of Happenings on Florida’s Historic Coast the first week in November:

November 16 & 17 9: Honoring the Historic Footprint of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Warriors at Fort Marion, 1875-1878

November 16: Paramore performs at The AMP

November 17, 18 & 20: Trout Creek Kayak Trip

November 19: Nights of Lights Light Up! Night

November 19: Vilano Beach Artisan Market Walk

November 19- January 31: Nights of Lights Tours and More!

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