Florida's Historic Coast Travel Planner 2018 - Page 23

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Arts & Culture Explore the art, culture and heritage of the diverse groups of people who have lived here over its 450- year history. Create your cultural journey at www.historiccoastculture.com So much to do, you’ll need more time The options are endless when it comes to activities and entertainment on Florida’s Historic Coast. Living history, performing arts, festivals, cultural activities, music and theatre, literary and visual arts; there’s plenty to do and enjoy. Cinema Venture to Corazon Cinema and Café in downtown St. Augustine to catch an independent fi lm while sipping on locally brewed ale while enjoying a snack. See blockbusters on the fi ve story big screen at the IMAX Theater at World Golf Village. Living History Re-enactors immerse you in St. Augustine’s more than 450 years of history at two National Park monuments – The Castillo de San Marcos The gallery scene and Fort Matanzas. And many more historic sites, museums and Grand Tasting Spanish Wine Festival historic places await. Festivals Plan your itinerary around events and festivals including the Celtic Music and Heritage Festival, St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival, the Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, and Florida Heritage Book Festival. The area’s biggest event by far is THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Performing Arts You’ll fi nd culture around every corner. Catch a musical or theatrical performance at the Limelight Theatre or Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Join fellow art enthusiasts during the First Friday Art Walk in St. Augustine visiting more than 27 galleries. Community Celebrations Celebrate the holidays during Nights of Lights from November through January when St. Augustine glows with more than 3 million white lights. Catch the Easter Parade when horses don handmade bonnets. You’ll need much more than a weekend to experience just a taste of what Florida’s Historic Coast has to off er. Nights of Lights FloridasHistoricCoast.com 21