Community In St. Augustine

Stay in-the-know about what’s happening in the St. Augustine community with these local news briefs, press releases and business updates and company announcements from local organizations in St. Johns County.  

Serves in the Garden at the Pena House for a scholarship fundraiser.

Community

The Woman’s Exchange of St. Augustine Raises Money for Scholarship Fund

A dinner in the garden at the Pena Peck House featured Chef Tyrone Bennett to raise money for local women returning to school.

JJ Grey performing at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Community, Music

St. Augustine Amphiteatre to Reopen with Live Music in January 2021

The Amp will reopen with enhanced health and safety measures in place, including face mask requirement for entry.

Juniper Market in St. Augustine reopens in larger location.

Community, Food

Juniper Market in St. Augustine Rebrands and Reopens with New, Larger Location

Uptown San Marco Avenue café reopens with all new design, larger space and updated menu.

St. Augustine based company Vested Metal staff gather for a photo.

Business, Community

Recent Accolades Propel Vested Metals in St. Augustine to National Spotlight

St. Augustine-based metals distribution company makes ‘Inc. 5000 List’ for second year in a row.

The Fried Chicken Kitchen Food Truck in St. Augustine

Community, Food

St. Augustine’s FRIED CHICKEN KITCHEN’S WHEELS STOP SPINNING

The Southern-inspired food truck has a new permanent location on U.S. 1 in St. Augustine.

Apple on a stack of books with pencil

Community

Teacher Nominations Now Open in St. Augustine for Make A Mark Award

INK! (Investing in Kids) honors local teachers and students with Make a Mark awards, nominations now open.

st augustine amphitheatre farmers market vendors

Community

ST. AUGUSTINE AMPHITHEATRE SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET TO REOPEN WITH LIMITED VENDORS

The Farmers Market is back with enhanced safety measures in place. Grab your masks and reusable bags to shop a variety of fresh produce and local artisan goods starting on October 10th.

Nights of Lights Dates Photos Information 2016 St. Augustine Florida

Community, Things to Do

St. Augustine Nights of Lights in 2020

Thankfully, Covid can't take down the best Christmas lights display in Florida, but it can change things a bit. Here's what you need to know about seeing the lights this year.

World War II Plane found washed up on shore near St. Augustine

Community

Part of World War II Plane Found near St. Augustine

The tail section of a World War II-era plane washed up along South Ponte Vedra Beach during recent nor'easter.

Community

23rd Annual Greek Festival in St. Augustine is To Go in 2020

Event provides authentic Greek feast via online ordering and contactless pick-up.

Community

City solicits input for naming of Conservation Park Land at Lighthouse Park in St. Augustine

An online survey is available for two weeks to help the city in the naming of the conservation area at Lighthouse Park.

From left, Founder and Chairman Linda Sherrer and First Coast Blessings in a Backpack Managing Director Susan Evans.

Community

Fighting Childhood Hunger in St. Augustine

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty raised $7,540 for First Coast Blessings in a Backpack.

guests at the first friday art walk in st augustine florida

Community, Things to Do

Explore the Rich Artistic Culture of St. Augustine at First Friday Art Walk

Start the month (and weekend) off with AGOSA–the Art Galleries of St. Augustine!

Gamblefest performer Michael Jordan joins Sing Out Loud virtual sessions in St. Augustine

Arts and Culture, Community, Music

Gamble Rogers Music Festival performers from St. Augustine join Sing Out Loud Virtual Sessions

The 25th Annual Gamblefest continues with live stream concerts in 2020 with St. Augustine musicians joining together to perform virtually from St. Johns County locations.

ribbon cutting ceremony at rain river learning center in st augustine florida

Community

Rain River Learning Cuts the Ribbon on a New Center in St. Augustine

The center seeks to fill a local need for safe, curriculum-based, comprehensive, compassionate childcare for children.

a senior carer walks with a senior and his dog

Community

Senior Care Experts Serving St. Augustine Offer Pandemic Solutions for Older Adults

Home Instead Senior Care is sharing tips and tools to help older adults stay healthy and happy at home as COVID-19 impacts continue.

a crowd gathers in times square in new york city

Arts and Culture, Community

St. Augustine Author & Flagler College Professor Pens Book About British Musicals That Came to America

Thomas S. Hischak has released “The Mikado to Matilda: British Musicals on the New York Stage," an exploration of titles from across the pond and their success in the US.

owners Alayna Brewer and Jamie Umberger in southern vibes tasting room and wine cellar

Community

Southern Vibes Tasting Room and Wine Cellar Opens for Business in St. Augustine

With a small batch glass of wine in hand, you can settle in for a sip at this new and inviting tasting room in Murabella.