STA Weekend Calendar Highlights - First Weekend in August

Use our calendar to plan your weekend! For a full list of upcoming St. Augustine festivals, classes, entertainment and happenings check-out our Events calendars.

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First Friday Artwalk

August 2, 2019 at 5 to 9 p.m.

St. Augustine


On the first Friday of every month, St. Augustine’s art galleries welcome visitors to browse the latest art exhibits and enjoy refreshments and live entertainment at more than 25 participating galleries.

Many of the Galleries introduce their featured artist for the month and they are often on hand to answer questions about their work. Artwalk takes place throughout St. Augustine's historic downtown area, uptown and - even over the Bridge of Lions onto Anastasia Island and the beach.

Be sure to stop by and visit STA Marketplace favorites including High Tide Gallery Art and Gifts as well as W.B. Tatter Studio Gallery. W.B. Tatter Studio Gallery currently has a special exhibit, Dog Days of Summer, through which local artists pay homage to man's best friend in paint, jewelry, sculpture and many other mediums. While you’re there, don’t miss STA Marketplace favorite, Darla Donley’s pet portrait.

Call (832) 779-2781 for more information. The First Friday Artwalk is sponsored by The Art Galleries of Saint Augustine, a non-profit artistic association of the diverse and eclectic art galleries in the area.

Saturday Farmers Market

August 3, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Augustine Amphitheatre

1340C A1A S, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Shop local produce, find locally made and handcrafted products and gifts, and sample St. Augustine’s cuisine at the Saturday Farmers Market. Be sure to visit STA Marketplace’s favorites including Arepa Life, Funky Seedz, Hidden Wolf Books, Me-o-Mya, Mya and Crash, Art by RJ Higgins and CBD Supply House.

Guided Exploration Hike

August 3, 2019 at 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

GTM Research Reserve - Guana Dam

505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082



During a guided hike on the first Saturday of every month at GTM Research Reserve, visitors can learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula, as well as the natural biodiversity of the reserve. Hear about the peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history, including how native peoples used estuarine resources, what European plantation life was like, and current efforts to learn about and save these resources. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes. The event is free, but there is a $3 per vehicle parking fee.

Reserve a spot. For more information, call 904-823-4500.


Lighthouse with Pelican Painting Class

August 3, 2019 at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hobby Lobby

200 Florida 312, St. Augustine, FL, 32086



Join Paint with Darla to paint a beautiful sunset with a lighthouse and pelican. All supplies are provided for this class at St. Augustine’s Hobby Lobby. Cost is $65.


DIY Summer Series: Soap Making

August 3, 2019 at 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Alton Creatives

24 South Dixie Highway, St. Augustine, FL, 32084


Would you like to learn something new this Summer? Join Alton Creatives for several DIY workshops featuring some of St. Augustine's best local makers. On this particular Saturday, make soap with Green Iguana Bath, Body, Beauty, and Lifestyle.

Space Heaters Live

August 4, 2019, 3 to 7 p.m.

White Lion Bar and Grill

3604, 20 Cuna St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

The Space Heaters are serving up tasty jams in the form of blues, funk, rock and soul at White Lion from 3 to 7 p.m. every Sunday.