Weekend Roundup for April 21, 2016


City of Jacksonville Beach Moonlight Movies: ‘Finding Nemo’

Catch a movie under the stars. The Jacksonville Beach Moonlight Movie series kicks off April 22 with “Finding Nemo.” The movies are free and are shown on a large screen on stage at the Seawalk Pavilion. Movies start at 9 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and picnic before the movie. A vendor will be on site selling popcorn, candy and beverages. For more information, including restrictions, visit www.jacksonvillebeach.org.

‘All the Way’ at Players by the Sea

Players by the Sea Theatre presents “All the Way,” a political drama about former President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s passage of the Civil Rights Act on the theatre’s main stage April 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 and May 5, 6, 7 at 8 p.m. and Sunday May 1 at 2 p.m. General admission tickets are $23; senior, student and military tickets are $20. The theatre is located at 106 Sixth St. N., Jacksonville Beach. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (904) 249-0289 or visit www.playersbythesea.org. 

Rascal Flatts concert

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre presents Rascal Flatts with guest Jana Kramer in concert April 22. Tickets range from $59.50 to $135. Gates open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located at 1340C A1A S., St. Augustine. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the St. Augustine Amphitheatre or Ponte Vedra Concert Hall box offices or visit www.staugamphitheatre.com.

Beethoven and Bruckner

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra presents “Beethoven and Bruckner” Friday April 22 and Saturday April 23 at 8 p.m. Join conductor Courtney Lewis and pianist Shai Wosner for a performance of Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37” and Bruckner’s “Symphony No. 6 in A Major.” For more information or to purchase tickets, call (904) 354-5547 or visit www.myjaxsymphony.org.

‘Peter Pan’ at Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Episcopal Church presents a new adaption of J.M. Barrie’s classic “Peter Pan” written and directed by Jason Woods. Follow beloved characters Peter Pan and Captain Hook in this timeless story, featuring new songs, captivating music and one very large crocodile. Performances are April 21-23 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance April 24 at 3 p.m. Christ Episcopal Church is located at 400 San Juan Dr. in Ponte Vedra. For more information, call (904) 285-6127. Purchase tickets online at www.readyforneverland.com.

Roscolusa Songwriters Festival

The Roscolusa Songwriters Festival returns to Ponte Vedra Saturday April 23 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Nocatee Town Center field, located at 100 Marketside Ave. The festival will feature seven singer/songwriters who will share the story behind their hit songs. General admission is free; benefactor tickets are available. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund. For more information, visit www.roscolusa.com.

Arts in the Park

The 13th annual Arts in the Park, a fine arts and crafts festival with over 60 juried local, regional and national artists, will be held April 23 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Johansen Park, 1300 Seminole Road, Atlantic Beach. For more information, call (904) 247-5828 or visit www.coab.us/index.aspx?NID=500

EMMA Concert Association concert

EMMA Concert Association and Flagler College present Canada’s Ballet Jorgen in a performance of “Sleeping Beauty” on Saturday April 23 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Lewis Auditorium, 14 Granada St., St. Augustine. Tickets are $40 ($5 for students) and may be purchased in advance at www.emmaconcerts.com, by phone at (904) 797-2800, or at the door. The box office opens one hour before the performance.

Race to the Taste

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Anastasia State Park present Race to the Taste, a 5K run/walk preceding the Taste of St. Augustine culinary event. Race to the Taste starts at 10:30 a.m. All participants receive two free entries into The Taste of St. Augustine. The race is rock-and-roll themed; dressing up is encouraged. For more information, call (904) 829-3295 or visit www.epicbh.org.

A Taste of St. Augustine

Over 30 restaurants will be represented at the A Taste of St. Augustine culinary event April 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340C A1A S., St. Augustine. Admission is $5 per person; kids are admitted free. Taste tickets are $1 per ticket. For more information, call (904) 829-3295 or visit www.epicbh.org.

‘Feel the Wheels’

The 5th Annual “Feel the Wheels” event will be held April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Augustine Outlets. This one-day event allows children to see, touch and explore big trucks and vehicles on display. All proceeds from the event will benefit tag! Children’s Museum of St. Augustine. Tickets are $5 per child 2 and up and adults are free. For more information, visit www.staugoutlets.com.

Celebrating Shakespeare! At The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens will be hosting a celebration of Shakespeare on April 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in honor of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death and the museum's recently acquired works from the collection of Cheryl Cummer, “Rockwell Kent: The Shakespeare Portfolio.” The celebration will include live performances and music inspired by the work and times of Shakespeare from Shawn Lightfoot, recited Shakespeare works in the garden and vignettes schedule throughout the day. The event is free with paid museum admission; no registration is required. The museum is located at 829 Riverside Ave., Jacksonville. For more information, call (904) 356-6857.

70th annual Opening of the Beaches Parade

Bring your family out to watch the cars from the Jax Beach Classic Car Cruise as they participate with dozens of other local organizations and businesses in this beaches tradition April 24 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in Jacksonville Beach. For more information, including the parade route, visit www.jacksonvillebeach.org/events/special-events/opening-beaches-parade. 

‘The 39 Steps’ at Limelight Theatre

Limelight Theatre presents “The 39 Steps” on the Matuza Main Stage through May 8. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $26 for adults, $24 for seniors and $20 for military and students. Limelight Theatre is located at 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (904) 825-1164 or visit www.limelight-theatre.org. 

‘Almost AHBA’ at Alhambra Theatre 

“Almost AHBA” recreates the magic and nostalgia of ABBA in a costumed, choreographed and audience-interactive show. The show runs through May 1 at Alhambra Theatre & Dining, 12000 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (904) 641-1212 or visit www.alhambrajax.com.