Businesses and events are open on Florida's Historic Coast. There are a few virtual events taking place and several outdoor activities and events available for your participation. While participating in events, please be safe and follow CDC guidelines. Wear a face mask, wash your hands frequently and practice 6' safe distancing.
Monday, August 10
GTM Talks: All About the GTM Research ReserveRegister ahead for the GTM Research Reserve summer "GTM Talks" Webinar Series to learn more about some of the exciting research, monitoring and stewardship efforts at the Reserve! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the lecture. Join Dr. Nikki Dix, research director at GTM Research Reserve, as she discusses water quality from 3 - 4 p. m. Register here: https://unf.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrcOqgrToiHtzRmpl-Fbdg4VV3hyaA1B3r
Monday- Sunday, August 10-16
Virtual Screenings from The Corazon Cinema and CaféA virtual cinema is a new way for audiences to watch latest releases from the safety of homes during this unprecedented time while also supporting your favorite local independent theater, like The Corazon. Featured films include Amulet, My Stupid Dog, Around the Sun, and other classic and art cinemas. Rentals are $12 for 72 hours. www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com/showtimes
Tuesday - Friday, August 11-15
St. Augustine Art Association Soak Up The Summer Art SaleOriginal works by St. Augustine Art Association members - all mediums, subjects and styles - are available for purchase online and in gallery. Gallery hours are 1-4 pm. Tuesday- Friday only. Admission is free. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine - Entrance is on Charlotte St. 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org.
Tuesday & Thursday, August 11&13
Adult YogaStrengthen and increase your flexibility while getting in shape at the beach. St. Johns County Parks & Recreation is offering an eight-week program that takes place 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday & Thursday at St. Augustine Beach Ocean Pier Park. Registration is $25 for the session. Participants must bring bottled water, yoga mat, and a towel to each class. 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach www.sjcfl.us/recreation
Wednesday, August 12
Fossils of the SeaJoin St Johns County Naturalist Kelly Ussia from 9-10 a.m. for a fun and engaging walk and learn how to find and identify the different fossils found on Vilano Beach. To comply with CDC guidelines and State of Florida executive orders, please register online in advance. For more information, contact Kelly Ussia at email@example.com or 904.209.0335. 3171 Coastal Hwy, Vilano Beach Register here.
Wednesday & Thursday, August 12&13
Ancient City Beach YogaJoin yoga trainer Karen Rogers at the beach in front of the Guy Harvey Resort at St. Augustine Beach to learn and practice yoga. This session is for all levels. Bring a large towel or blanket, water and sunscreen. In order to be compliant with COVID social distancing, classes will be limited to 8 people so you must sign up on the Meetup Group page to hold a spot. The lesson takes place at 9 a.m. and is free, but donations are accepted. 860 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach 904-687-7251 www.meetup.com/Ancient-City-Beach-Yoga
Thursday - Saturday, August 13-15
Heist at Ximinez-Fatio House MuseumSearch for clues for the stolen 17th-century Caravaca cross! Each team of detectives will spin the wheel and move through a series of nine rooms eliminating suspects in a live game of Clue! Come and play and see if you can figure out whodunnit! The Heist at the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum takes place every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6:30-8 p.m. The cost to participate is $20. Ximenez-Fatio House is located at 20 Aviles St., St. Augustine 904-829-3575 www.ximenezfatiohouse.org/heist
Thursday & Sunday, August 13&16
Nocatee Sunset Kayak ToursJoin county naturalists for a beautiful guided trip of the intracoastal waterway from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and enjoy sunset on the water from Nocatee Landing. Rates are St Johns County residents providing own boat: $20 per person; non-resident providing own boat: $30 per person; resident using a kayak rental: $40 per person; and, non-resident using a kayak rental: $50 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. For more information, contact Kelly Ussia at firstname.lastname@example.org or 904.209.0335 Register here.
Friday, August 14
Ladies Golf Clinic at St. Johns Golf ClubJoin Bernadette Twardy and Bea Mauricio for an exclusive Ladies Only Clinic with a special focus each week from 9-10 a.m. at St. Johns Golf Club. Learn top tips from the pros to drastically improve your scores, identify the most common faults seen on the course and work on the best fixes for them. From beginner to seasoned veteran, all skill levels are welcome. The cost for this clinic is $15 per person. Register inadvance. email@example.com St. Johns Golf Club, 4900 Cypress Links Blvd. Elkton 904-209-0350 www.sjgc.com
Friday - Sunday, August 14-16
Dark of the Moon Ghost TourAll Ghosts. No Gimmicks! During the one-and-a-half to two hour tour, with only a glow stick as lighting, guides share the history and ghost stories of the people who have lived, worked, and visited the Lighthouse. Dark of the Moon is the only tour that gets you in the Lighthouse grounds at night. Tours begin at 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday - Sunday evenings and tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for children ages 12 or younger. 81 Lighthouse Avenue, St. Augustine. 904-829-0745. www.staugustinelighthouse.org
Saturday, August 15
Golf Clinics at St. Johns Golf ClubLearn top tips from the pros to drastically improve your scores, identify the most common faults seen on the course and work on the best fixes for them. From beginner to seasoned veteran, all skill levels are welcome. This week’s program, Hinging and Releasing the Club, takes place 9-10 a.m. The cost for this clinic is $15 per person. 904-209-0350, 4900 Cypress Links Blvd., Elkton www.sjgc.com
Sunday, August 16
Summer Sundays on Florida's Historic CoastSundays were always about being care-free, free to run around; free to just hang out; free to do whatever one wanted; guilt-free. This summer, Sundays on Florida’s Historic Coast are even more “free” than ever. There are always plenty of free activities here, and now with Summer Sunday special offers there are even more activities for visitors to enjoy for FREE.