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May 2017
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Spanish Military Hospital Museum Tours

May 5 @ 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 5 @ 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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$10.95 - $12.95

St. Augustine Lighthouse: Behind the Scenes at the Lighthouse

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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.…

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$5

Wine Tasting at the Gifted Cork

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Gifted Cork, 64 Hypolita Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

Enjoy a daily wine tasting at The Gifted Cork, 64 Hypolita Street!  For only $5, you can sample four wines and keep the souvenir Gifted Cork wine glass.  The month of May will feature a wide variety of French wines for your tasting pleasure. M.- Th.: 11am – 6pm Fri. & Sat.: 11am – 9 pm Sun.: 12 – 5:30pm

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Free

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

May 5 @ 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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$5

Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center

May 5 @ 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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Free

Gamble Rogers Festival – Opening Night

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Colonial Quarter, 37 St. George Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

Gamble Rogers is an icon to folk musicians and guitar players not only in Florida but across the US.  An active Gamble Rogers Society sponsors a festival every year in St. Augustine in his memory which draws aficionados from across the states. This year, the Gamble Rogers Festival is scheduled on the same weekend as the opening of Romanza Festivale.  The opening events of both festivals occur on May 5. Gamble Rogers balanced a love of balladry and folk songs with…

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Free

Festivale Opening Cinco de Mayo Concerts: Luis Mario Peral and His Band

May 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Plaza de La Constitucion Gazebo, 1 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32086 United States

Luis Mario Peral  & his Rumba Kings will bring their Latin-flavored music to the Plaza as Festivale opens on the night of Cinco de Mayo.  Luis Mario, who is a singer and composer from Cuba, and his 5 band members have been playing in St. Augustine for the past 20 years, covering many city events and area restaurants.  Peral’s Latin Jazz Band consists of very talented musicians who perform Rumba, Flamenco, Salsa, and Mambo.  Luis Mario will have you dancing to his…

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Free

The Changing of the Guard: A Reenactment of a Daily Duty in Colonial Spanish St. Augustine

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Government House on the Plaza, St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

Wearing the distinctive blue coats of the 18th century Spanish soldier, members of San Agustin Garrison march into place for the Changing of the Guard.  Step back in time and imagine a typical day in 1740 St. Augustine where soldiers are guarding the little colonial city.  They are dismissed for the night, but not before their replacements arrive and are ready to take over the duty of guarding Government House, the home of the Spanish Governor and the seat of…

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Free

Opening Night: The Caribbean Salsa Band

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gazebo, Plaza de la Constitucion, King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084 United States

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Caribbean Salsa Band!  The Caribbean Band has been performing in the Orlando area for more than ten years.  Members have performed for the best salsa players in the world including  Tito Nieves, Andy Montanez, Tito Rojas, Ismael Miranda, Tony Vega just to name a few.  They play many different styles of music including salsa, cha cha, cumber and Latin jazz.

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