history, comedy, music and more.
St. Augustine Record – USA TODAY NETWORK
In this part of Florida, there is never a shortage of things to do and places to go. This week alone there is a play, a concert with a legendary rock band, a beach walk and an exhibition featuring influential black women from the area, not to mention a seafood festival. in Jacksonville. Remember to be careful and stay safe.
Women who made the difference
This exhibit at the Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center celebrates local black women who overcame obstacles with courage and determination. The women are described in biographies and memorabilia highlighting their lives as teachers, nurses, artists, business leaders and community activists.
The exhibition is available until October 2. The Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center is located at 102 ML King Ave., St. Augustine. For more information, call 904-824-1191 or visit lincolnvillemuseum.org.
Limelight Theater presents “The Odd Couple”
One of playwright Neil Simon’s most popular comedies, “The Odd Couple” features Oscar and Felix, newly divorced and reluctant roommates. Felix is a neat monster and Oscar is a redneck. Their personality clashes and feuds create comedy as they get used to their single life.
The play will run through August 8 at the Limelight Theater, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. For information or tickets, call 904-825-1164 or visit limelight-theatre.org.
King Crimson Concert with the California Guitar Trio
Known for their progressive style of music and originality, the King Crimson group, formed in 1968 in London, will bring their sound to the St. Augustine Amphitheater on Saturday July 24th. Press material indicates that the group’s shows “regularly include material from 12 of their 13 studio albums, including many songs from their momentous 1969 album,” In the Court of the Crimson King. “
The California Guitar Trio’s music crosses genres “between rock, jazz, classical and world music,” and their music served as the soundtrack for the cover of the Olympics.
The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday July 24 at The Amp, 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine. For information or tickets, call 904-471-1965 or visit theamp.com.
Jacksonville Seafood Festival
This full-day event promises to be a true festival, with pop-up kitchens and a food truck village, art installations, live music, games, a variety of local seafood and fruit options. seafood, and even a food truck for dogs. It’s also a fundraising event for several nonprofits, including Fur Sisters, the Jacksonville Jaycees, the Wagoner Foundation and more.
The Seafood Festival is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 25 at the Northbank Riverwalk Artist Square (under the Fuller Warren Bridge), 715 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville. For more information, visit eventbrite.com/e/jacksonville-seafood-festival-tickets-159655091677?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse.
Sunset Dolphin Beach Walk
End the week with an educational and relaxing guided beach walk with a St. Johns County Naturalist on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Enjoy the sunset and learn about dolphins and whale species found in this area while keeping an eye out for dolphins on Vilano Beach.
The walks take place from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and are free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call 904-209-0335 or visit sjcfl.us/recreation.