April 2023 Fun things to do!
Sundays at Stetson’s Bethalunahatchee 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. Shows are from 2-4 p.m. and admission is a suggested donation of $10 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. www.facebook.com/SundaysAtStetsons
Easter Egg Hunt
11 a.m. This event is for children ages 0-8.
April 7th to 30th
Over the River & Through The Woods At Limelight Theater
Nick, a single, Italian-American marketing executive from New Jersey, routinely visits his four grandparents every Sunday for family dinner since his parents retired and moved to Florida. As their only close relative, Nick’s grandparents inundate him with family tradition and lots of food. When Nick announces he is being promoted and moving to Seattle, his grandparents are devastated and quickly concoct a series of hilarious schemes to keep Nick from leaving, including introducing him to the woman of his dreams. Performances run Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. www.limelight-theatre.org
April 7th to 30th
Spring Member’s Show
This bi-annual exhibition at the St. Augustine Art Association features a variety of works by emerging, seasoned and professional artists. The exhibition is free and open to the public. The gallery is open Tuesday to Friday noon-4 p.m. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org Join Art Galleries of St. Augustine the first Friday of every month from 5-9 p.m. for new exhibits, refreshments and live music at many participating galleries.
First Friday Art Walk St. Augustine
Tour maps are available at participating galleries or online. 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org/art-galleries-of-st-augustine
April 7th to 30th
All County Middle School
On display both in-gallery and online through May 1. With over 80 pieces of artwork by students in grades 6-8, this exhibit is a community outreach partnership with St. Johns County schools and is a compilation of student art from 13 different middle schools in St. Johns County. Admission is free. St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St., St. Augustine. 904-824-1023 www.staaa.org
Crescent Beach Easter Sunrise Service
Greet the Easter sunrise at Crescent Beach. The program, presented by Crescent Beach Baptist Church, begins with the sunrise at 7 a.m. on the beach with special music and an inspiring message. Crescent Beach ramp, 45 Cubbedge Rd., Crescent Beach. 904-794-7777 www.crescentbeachbaptist.com
Vilano Beach Easter
Begin the Easter celebration with Turning Point Calvary at Sunrise to rejoice in our Saviour’s Resurrection! Bring a chair, blanket or towel to sit. The service begins at 8:00 a.m. at Vilano Beach Ramp, 3070 Coastal Hwy., Vilano Beach Entrance. www.tpcalvary.com/events
St. Johns Golf & Country Club
9 AM-1 PM and dine on a buffet full of delicious choices that include a selection of salads, an omelet bar, a waffle bar, glazed ham, and crusted salmon!! Don't forget to indulge in Chef's desserts as well. After brunch, head on out to our event lawn and enjoy the complimentary petting zoo by Noah's Landing. They will have fluffy chicks and bunnies, goats, pigs, and more!
2023 Let Freedom Swing Military Charity Golf Tournament
St. Johns Golf & Country Club -Benefitting Five Star Veterans Center. Presented by Attorneys' Title Services, LLC & Future Home Loans. Captains Choice Team Scramble. Golf, Chick-Fil-A Lunch, BBQ Awards Dinner, On Course Drinks, and More! Visit www.ATSGolfJax.com for sponsorship opportunities and golf registration.
April 14th to 16th
Gamble Rogers Folk Festival
Join Gamble Rogers this spring for a fun festival featuring four stages, camping, food trucks, local artisans, vendors, and more all at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds! Headliners for 2023 include Iris Dement, Bill & The Belles, Robin & Linda Williams, Annie & The Hot Club, Richard Smith, Red & Chris Henry & Their All Star Band, and Wyatt Ellis. This Gamble Rogers Folk Festival event is made possible with support from the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council and the St. Johns Cultural Council. 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton. www.gamblerogersfest.org
April 14th & 15th
St. Augustine Poet Fest
Poets and poetry lovers may gather at the festival, a National Poetry Month celebration of creative writing and reciting, is presented by St. Johns Cultural Council, Flagler College English Department, and Ancient City Poets. This free event begins with a Kick-off open mic presented by the Flagler College English Department from 7-9 p.m. at Relampago Coffee Lab, located at 74 Spanish Street. Sign up sheet is out at 6:30 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org
Nocatee Farmer’s Market
10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Nocatee Station Field, Enjoy a traditional market with a new and unique theme. Activities, shows, and demonstrations for the entire family. Nocatee Station Field, 400 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte Vedra. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/NocateeLiving
Beach Exploration at GTM
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.Registration is required. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-380-8600 www.gtmnerr.org/events
Afternoon Tea with SA Orchestra
Heavy hors d'oeuvres, hot tea and entertainment provided by orchestra members makes for a perfect afternoon. The festivities begin at 4 p.m. and tickets are $40. Saint Anastasia Catholic Church, 5205 A1A S., St. Augustine. 904-540-6664 www.staugustineorchestra.com.
Cars & Coffee at SA Classic Car Museum
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. Event sponsored by Bozard Lincoln. 4730 US 1 South, St. Augustine. 904-806-4625 www.facebook.com/classiccarmuseumstaug
April 28th & 29th
Garden Club of
From 2-4pm. Admission is free to see the beautiful and interesting floral arrangements our members will be creating. Plants and cuttings will also be on display. 3440 Old Moultrie Road, Saint Augustine, FL, United States, Florida. Gardenclubofstaugustine.org
Trail Blazer Country Music Fest and Craft Beer Fest
All things country from music, food, drink, exhibits and more. Featuring live country music, country food, fine crafts & country fashion exhibits, a kids korner, contests, family fun and more. THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT. Event takes place at St. Johns Fairgrounds., 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton. For more information and ticket prices , visit www.staugustinecountryfest.com
Trivia Nation Live Music Bingo at Gator's Dockside - Fruit Cove
Thursdays at 7:00pm! Free to Play Music Bingo and $100 in prizes up for grabs each week!!
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