May
24
to May 26

Blue Crab Festival 2019

  • 100 St. Johns Ave. Palatka, FL (map)
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Free.

The Blue Crab Festival is held every Memorial Day weekend along the riverfront in Palatka, Florida, in remembrance of the members of the U.S. military who died while serving our country. This year's Blue Crab Festival will be held from Friday, May 24, to Sunday, May 26, 2019, and will feature carnival rides, a seafood cook-off, live music, arts and crafts, and much more.

Festival Highlights

The Festival kicks off on Friday, May 24, 2019, featuring great local bands performing from 6:00 p.m. to midnight, along with excellent food and good times. There's live music all weekend long, playing until midnight each night.

Seafood: Visitors can enjoy lots of delicious and fresh seafood at this event, including shrimp, crabs (including blue crab), scallops and more. Food is served throughout the weekend.

For the kids: Carnival rides feature a Ferris wheel, tilt-a-whirl, merry-go-round, bumper cars, a giant slide, funhouse, train, and other fun rides. Children will also enjoy a kids zone including inflatables, children’s rides, pony rides, face painting and a petting zoo.

Arts and crafts vendors will be on site at the Blue Crab Festival as well. Visitors can browse through over 100 artisans from St. Augustine and throughout Northeast Florida. The variety of goods will include toys, furniture, paintings, pottery, stained glass, clothes, quilts, jewelry, purses, and more. Vendors will find more information here.

Live music at the Blue Crab Festival includes a full roster of great local bands. The schedule for 2019 will be included here as soon as it is available.

Admission and Parking: FREE

When: Memorial Day Weekend, Friday to Sunday, May 24 – 26, 2019. Festival hours are 6:00 p.m. to midnight on Friday, 10:00 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. to midnight on Sunday.

Where: The festival is held in downtown Palatka, at 210 St. Johns Ave. Palatka, FL 32177.

For more information on this event please visit here or call (386) 983-9772.

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Jun
20
to Jun 22

St. Augustine Music Festival

  • Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine (map)
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FREE.

Simple Beauty

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Pl
St Augustine, FL 32084 United States + Google Map

Join us for Simple Beauty, the opening theme of the 13th Annual St. Augustine Music Festival, featuring the clean simplicity of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the beautiful melodies and harmonies of Franz Schubert. Selected works of music include Mozart's Violin Concerto No.5 in A major, K.219 and Schubert's Symphony No.5.

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Percussion Fest

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Pl
St Augustine, FL 32084 United States + Google Map

Details to follow.

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Hope, Joy, and Love

June 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Pl
St Augustine, FL 32084 United States + Google Map

With a theme of Hope, Joy, and Love, we will open the first Saturday evening of the 13th Annual St. Augustine Music Festival with Mozart's String Quintet No.3 in C major, K.515 and later Arnold Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op.4, which is based on a poem by Richard Dehmel about a woman who changes from despair to hope, from grief to joy, through an act of love.

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Jun
27
to Jun 29

St. Augustine Music Festival

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Free.

A Musical Party With Friends

June 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Pl
St Augustine, FL 32084 United States + Google Map

On the second Thursday evening performance of our 13th Annual St. Augustine Music Festival, we present a theme of A Musical Party With Friends featuring Mozart's Quintet for piano, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon in E flat major, K.452 as well as Mahler's piano Quartet in A minor, and Beethoven's Septet in E flat major, Op.20 for clarinet, horn, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, and bass.

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Piano Extravaganza

June 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Pl
St Augustine, FL 32084 United States + Google Map

For our second Friday evening performance of the 13th Annual St. Augustine Music Festival, we present a piano solo by Scott Watkins as well as music by Schubert, Hanson, and Liszt's "St. Francis Walking on the Waves" and "Transcendental Etude No.9."

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Around The World

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica, 38 Cathedral Pl
St Augustine, FL 32084 United States + Google Map

For the closing performance of the 13th Annual St. Augustine Music Festival, we present a theme of Around the World featuring "An English Suite" by Sir Charles Hubert Parry, Barber's "Adagio for Strings" in Memory of SAMF violist Colin Kiely, and music by Shostakovich and Carl Nielsen.

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May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Touch A Truck

  • 1910 Wells Road Orange Park, FL, 32073 United States (map)
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Join us for our Touch A Truck event where you can explore service vehicles, construction trucks, and more! Meet representatives from different agencies that assist the community in times of disaster!
This event takes place in the Sears Parking Lot and has free admission!

*The first two hours will be noise free for sensitive ears!

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May
11
12:30 PM12:30

Mother's Day Birdhouse Workshop

Need a present for mom? How about a beautiful, handmade birdhouse. Even better, why not come to the park and build one together!

Join ranger Jeff as he leads you through the steps of building a basic birdhouse. During your time here, he will also discuss choosing a location, mounting techniques and a bit of information on the birds that may utilize the your project.

All supplies will be included in the price of the ticket ($15). Price is per birdhouse, not per participant. Please select the number of birdhouses you would like to build. Entry fee into the park is included in the price of the ticket. All ages are welcome, however children must be accompanied by an adult.

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May
11
11:00 AM11:00

Touch A Truck

  • International Golf Parkway St. Augustine, FL United States (map)
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TrailMark in St. Johns County is hosting Touch-A-Truck, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Shift your imagination into overdrive at this free family event! Kids of any age can explore trucks and vehicles of all kinds.

Roll up and climb aboard vehicles of all shapes and sizes including fire trucks, ambulance, police car, tractors, construction trucks, bull dozer and more. In addition to trucks to touch, there will be food trucks, face painting and inflatables.

Touch-A-Truck is free and open to the public. Visit www.TrailMarkLiving.com/Trucks.

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May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Tangible Taste at the Market

  • St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market (map)
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The St. Augustine Ampitheatre Farmers Market is proud to host a monthly cooking demonstration called Tangible Taste at The Market. This educational series is hosted by Amy Rupert Secol, Holistic Nutrition Educator, Health Supportive Natural Chef and Real Food Advocate. Chef Amy has a passion for Real Food and shops every week at the Saint Augustine Farmers Market. She wants to show you how easy it is to create satisfying dishes with farm fresh market ingredients. Join her 2nd Saturday of each month and watch a live cooking demonstration, enjoy samples and get the recipe to make your dish at home. Lets get cooking!

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