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May 2017
$10.95 - $12.95

The St. Augustine Lighthouse: Behind the Scenes at the Lighthouse

May 10
Lighthouse Park, 201 Red Cox Rd.
St. Augustine, FL 32080 United States

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum provides the Nation’s Oldest Port educational programs daily, including Behind the Scenes tours from 11 am to 3 pm on the hour.  Each tour showcases the historic preservation of the Light Station, shipwreck stories uncovered by maritime archaeology and the folk art of traditional wooden boatbuilding. Stop by and see the progress on Northeast Florida’s new premier space for historic research:  the Maritime Archaeology & Education Center slated to open in Fall 2017. Guests are…

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St. Augustine Maritime Foundation’s 450th Legacy Vessel

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Fountain of Youth, St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

The San Agustin, St. Augustine’s Maritime 450th Legacy vessel, is located on the waterfront of the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. The Saint Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation, Inc.’s dedicated volunteers and supporters handcrafted her from the ground up. SAMHF boatbuilders are eager to share information about her history and construction. For Park Admission Ticket Information: http://www.fountainofyouthflorida.com/

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Spanish Military Hospital Museum Tours

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Spanish Military Hospital Museum, 3 Aviles Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

Travel back in time to the Spanish Military Hospital Museum where the doctor is always in.  Our fully guided tours take you back to the Colonial Spanish days of medicine.  Your adventure into the past begins as our skilled surgeons perform virtual surgery.  Watch as our Apothecary creates medicines and discover how colonial herbs were the origins of some of the most popular medicines today. The Spanish Military Hospital Museum is located at 3 Aviles Street at the beginning of…

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$6 - $8

The Ximenez-Fatio House

May 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ximenez-Fatio House, Aviles Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

The coquina stone Ximenez-Fatio House was built as a merchant’s home and place of business in 1798 and later became “Miss Fatio’s”, St. Augustine’s most fashionable boarding house.  Today, it is a historic museum, carefully researched and authentically restored to reflect its heyday during Florida’s first tourism boom from the 1830s through the 1850s.  Every room tells a unique story about early visitors and how they experienced the Oldest City.  Hear them all on an unforgettable guided tour. Tours are…

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Romanza Chamber Music Series: Kathy and Friends

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ancient City Baptist Church, 27 Sevilla St.
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

Linda Wills and Kathleen Vande Berg played their first piano four hands recital  during Romanza Festivale 2014.  Rehearsing  and playing the concert was so much fun, they decided to keep on making music together.  The recital this year features a Harpsichord Concerto in G minor by Bach, two movements of Franck’s Violin Sonata and the second movement of Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody.  Wills and Vande Berg will be joined in this program by Ray McDonald, Organist and Director of Music at Memorial…

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Gilded: Impressions of the Flagler Era at the St. Augustine Art Association

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine St.
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

The St. Augustine Art Association, founded in 1924, is presenting an exhibition called “Gilded: Impressions of the Flagler Era”.   The exhibit will be a culmination of a St. Augustine Plein Air Paint Out sponsored by the Art Association from April 21 – 30. The Paint Out is open to local, regional and national artists and is designed to capture “Impressions of the Flagler Era”. A prize purse of $2500 will be awarded for outstanding artistic achievement, including a $1,000…

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$10 - $15

The Three Tellers present “When Florida Was the Wild West”

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Corazon Cinema & Cafe, St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

This is the third year The Three Tellers have been invited to perform for Romanza Festivale.  This year’s event is entitled When Florida Was the Wild West, a time during the 1800s when cattle barons, ranchers and cracker cow hunters reigned supreme.  Members of The Three Tellers are Margaret Kaler, Jane Sims and Wayne Sims. Ms. Kaler tells stories about local and national history, including Women’s Work in WWII and Harriet Tubman, Union Spy.  She also portrays Mary Harkness Flagler and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings for Road…

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Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center

May 10 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center, 102 Martin Luther King Ave.
St. Augustine, 32084 United States

The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center was established by the Friends of Lincolnville in 2005 inside the Excelsior School building, built in 1925, the first high school for Black students in St. Johns County. The museum sits in the heart of the Lincolnville community formed by freed Black slaves after the Civil War. The Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center offers a rich and comprehensive history of the triumphs of African Americans in the Nation’s oldest city. Hours are 12:30 –…

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Visiting Unique St. Augustine Church Organs: an Organ Crawl

May 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Memorial Presbyterian Church, 32 Sevilla Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

St. Augustine is home to beautiful churches which are blessed with beautiful organs. Romanza is sponsoring an informative musical event this year: an Organ Crawl. On Monday, May 8, two churches will open their doors and welcome visitors not only to view these instruments, but to hear a description of the construction of the organs and demonstrations of their unique sounds. The event will begin at Grace United Methodist Church with a demonstration by their organist, Barb Polomsky of their…

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A Little Night Music: The Jacksonville English Salsa Band

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Colonial Quarter, 37 St. George Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

The Jacksonville English Salsa Band was formed five years ago and is the only Latin Salsa Band in the Jacksonville area that plays LIVE Latin music.  They perform all types of Latin dance styles including the cha cha, merengue, boogaloo, mambo, rhumba, bachata and salsa.  The Salsa Band plays in all types of venues from clubs to weddings and Romanza is pleased to present them in a return engagement!

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Sunrise/Moonrise Tour at the St. Augustine Lighthouse

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. Augustine Lighthouse, 81 Lighthouse Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

Experience nature’s nightly changing of the guard at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum’s exclusive Sunset/Moonrise Tour.  This spectacular evening includes a climb to the top of our 1874 Lighthouse tower where you will watch the sun set over historic St. Augustine and the full moon rise from the Atlantic horizon while enjoying complimentary champagne from San Sebastian Winery and hors d’oeuvres from The Reef Restaurant.  For reservations, visit www.staugustinelighhouse.org or call (904) 829-0745.  Tickets are $30 per person.

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$10 - $20

A Classic Theatre presents “Love Letters’

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gamache-Koger Theater in the Ringhaver Student Center of Flagler College, 50 Sevilla Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

A Classic Theatre presents A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters starring Annie Gaybis and Peter Gutierrez in this “tender sketch of the bond between two people who cannot live with, or without, each other.” (Time Magazine) A perfect romantic offering for the Romanza Festivale of the Arts, Love Letters has been lauded as “one of the four or five best American plays of the ’80s”. (Time Magazine) A finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in Drama, Love Letters chronicles the hopes and ambitions,…

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Arthur Murray Dance Center Hosts an Evening of Dancing

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Arthur Murray Dance Center, 84 Theatre Dr., #300
St. Augustine, FL 32086 United States

The Arthur Murray Dance Center is hosting a festive evening of dancing. The schedule includes something for everyone – beginning dancers as well as seasoned pros. The evening will begin with Novelty Dance Group Instruction, followed by a Cocktail Party in the Ballroom, a professional ballroom Dance Showcase and a night of Ballroom Dancing with the Arthur Murray family of staff and students. The schedule is as follows: 6:45 pm: Novelty Dance Group Instruction 7:30 pm: Cocktail Party in the…

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