Lady’s Day at the Raintree

Join us for an afternoon of fun, fizz and fashion on Saturday, May 1st.

Fluff up your finest Derby Hat and celebrate the Kentucky Derby with Hopefull Handbags at the Raintree Restaurant in uptown St. Augustine!

After some welcome champagne on arrival, you will be treated to a Raintree favorite, their Salmon baked with a Lobster Champagne Cream Sauce, followed by their classic brownie bites dessert. You can continue in celebration mood during the afternoon with bottomless champagne on hand. Mint Juleps will, of course, be available (pre order please)
for just $5.

But hold your horses, there so much more! Everyone who wears their most imaginative millinery will be in the running for the first prize in the Best Hat Stakes. Trot around the vendors’ stands and peruse everything from jazzy jewelry and stylish apparel. There will also be fine fillies parading chic fashions. It will be an afternoon of galloping fun with your best girlfriends!

All net proceeds go directly to Hopefull Handbags which provides support and help to those who have suffered domestic abuse. In addition to giving them hope, we also give every victim a handbag filled with essential items.

If you care to bring a new or gently used handbag, we will pass it on to HH. For your kind donation, you will receive an arms’ length of tickets for our sensational prices.

Don’t be saddled with the shopping on Saturday, May 1. For just $75 our Ladies’ Day wins hoofs down! Join the winning connections at the Raintree on Saturday, May 1st. Everyone’s a winner.

CANCELLED – Family Fun Fest


Orthopaedic Associates of St. Augustine is hosting the 5th Annual Family Fun Fest at Francis
Field on Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. This dynamic all day festival is
packed with activities for the KIDS and the KID IN YOU!
There will be live community entertainment including: “Be the Hamster” Snow Cones, Jumpin’
Bean Inflatables, Extreme Nerf Battle Zone, Face Painting, Clowns, Games and appearances
by Local Law Enforcement and Military, Fire Trucks, Costumed Characters, Community
Education, Crafts, Vendors, Beer, Food Trucks and MORE!
Be a part of the action and cheer for our incredible local athletes in The Team Obstacle
Challenge Course. Twenty teams of eight members push themselves to the limits to beat the
clock battling for the ultimate title! A few featured obstacles include: Rock Wall, Jump Boxes,
Tarp Pull, Row Boat and the Warped Wall. Defending the titles for The Team Obstacle
Challenge Course are: 1st Shugart Fence, 2nd A.D. Davis Construction, 3rd Army National Guard
and Top Fundraiser: Nettles Fine Jewelry.

General admission is $5 adults, $3 for seniors, military and first responders, youth under 12 are free. Kid Zone wristband tickets for Jumpin’ Bean bounce houses and Extreme Nerf Battle will be sold at the event for $10 to enjoy all day play.

Conquer the Trails 5K

Are you ready Conquer the Trails?? – this is a road race in the beautiful natural settings of the Trailmark Community

Join us for the 3rd Annual Conquer the Trails-5k race on February 1st
This professionally chip timed by Florida Race Day 5k race takes place in the scenic TrailMark Community Center at 805 Trailmark Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32092 The race starts at 9 am. Packet pick up is at Trailmark’s amenity center race morning between 8:00 am – 8:45 am

20th Annual Reindeer Run – Benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs

Hosted By: The PLAYERS Championship Boys & Girls Club & Ancient City Road Runners


A true one-mile run along the St. Augustine Christmas Parade route just before the parade begins is sure to provide large, cheering crowds as runners make their way to the finish line. Check the clock as you complete the race for your mile time!

All proceeds will go to support the youth of St. Augustine at the Boys & Girls Club.


$10 per participant!
The first 120 registrants will receive a t-shirt, so register early! Day-of registration opens at 8:00 a.m. The race begins at 8:55 a.m.

START: Castillo Drive near Ripley’s Believe It or Not
END: On Cordova Street near Mojo’s BBQ
REGISTRATION: Lawn of St. Augustine Civic Center on parade route across from Ripley’s
AWARDS: Medal for Overall Male & Overall Female. Winners will be invited to ride in the parade following the Reindeer Run.

More information and runner registration:

4th Annual Davidson Cares Clay Day

The 4th Annual Davidson Cares Clay Day is set for Thursday, October 24, at Jacksonville Clay Target Sports. Clay Day includes two sport shooting events, beginner skeet and sporting clay. Individuals and teams from beginner to expert levels are invited to participate. The event also features a Beretta Shotgun Raffle, TPC Chalet Raffle and Cooler & Cocktail Raffle. All proceeds from the event and raffles go directly to St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS), Investing in Kids! (INK!) and Builders Care. Davidson Cares is the corporate giving program of Davidson Realty. Learn more about Clay Day registration and raffles by visiting

Confessions of the Corazon: A Night of Storytelling

“Confessions of the Corazon” returns to the Corazon Cinema and Cafe with Kathy Kniery as our featured storyteller, on September 26th. According to her Tale Tellers of St. Augustine bio, it states:

Kathy is a recently transplanted Illinoisan. After 30 years of serving in public and private schools as a library/media specialist and sometimes social studies teacher, she gave up cold weather and snow for sunshine and ocean breezes. It was not a hard choice. Now retired she is focusing on the favorite part of her former career: storytelling. Kathy is also learning more about her favorite hobbies, photography and graphic arts.

Retired educator and storyteller and a fan of the CUBS! East Palatka, FL 32131
Learn more about Kathy at her website:
Telephone: 309-825-8482 E-Mail: [email protected]

The event is all ages and is $5 (cash only) for each person. There is room for 10 storytellers each time and it is first come, first served. Sign up by purchasing one item and there are free refills on most beverages. Sign up at 5:00 p.m. and the stories begin at 5:30 p.m. Each storyteller receives six to eight minutes of stage time. The featured storyteller gets 10 minutes of stage time and 50% of the proceeds from the door.

After each event, the current featured storyteller draws the name for the following month’s storyteller.

If you are an artist, bring in your works and sell them. Let’s hear your elevator pitch. “Confessions” is perfect for all artists, authors, comedians, writers, poets, influencers, content creators, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, actors, storytellers, etc.

We look forward to seeing you at the event and hearing your stories. Please mark your calendars, set your timers, bring some pals and join us on a great night of storytelling. All are welcomed.

May the 4th Be With You at Jacksonville Ice!

May the 4th be with you on the ice! Celebrate Star Wars Day at Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex May 4th from 12 pm – 2 pm! Dress as your favorite character and learn to be a galactic warrior, while enjoying ice skating with the whole family. Admission includes:

-Free Light Sabers for the first 125 Padawans (Ages 14 & Under)
-Character Meet & Greet
-Light Saber Training (Ages 14 & Under)
-Costume Contest
-Activity Page
-Ice Skating until 4pm

Pre-sale tickets are just $15 and are available online! Hurry, spots are limited!

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Marineland Sunset Kayak Ecotour by Ripple Effect Ecotours

Join Ripple Effect EcoTours for an eco-adventure at sunset! Your guide will lead your group through beautiful waterways, while explaining the importance and vitality of this ecosystem. Keep your eyes peeled for playful dolphins, beautiful wading birds, and even manatees. You never know what you might see. Cost of this trip is $55 for adults and $45 for children 15 or under. This cost includes passes to Marineland Dolphin Adventure and all kayaking equipment. Please visit us at to make a reservation or give us a call at (904) 347-1565.