Venardos Circus is Here!

Venardos Circus and its namesake ringmaster Kevin Venardos is performing with a new cast, show and music in a return to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre for a third seasonal stint that began December 18. There will be 32 shows over three weeks in the intimate red and white striped tent, set up in the Amphitheatre parking lot, December 18, 2019 through January 5, 2020. Tickets for this event are on sale now

Venardos Circus Gets Ready for St Augustine

Venardos Circus gets ready to open at the Amphitheatre in St Augustine. They will be here from December 18 thru January 5, 2020. For more info go to www.venardoscircus.com

We Are Excited St Augustine Tonight Season 4 is Coming

Jorge and Karla are excited because the St Augustine Tonight Season 4 is coming to the Corazon Cinema & Cafe on Tuesday, January 7th. Doors open at 5pm, the buffet & bar for members starts at 5:30pm and doors open to the general public at 6:30pm. Show starts at 7pm. St Augustine Tonight Season 4 runs from January 7 till March 31st. Information on membership go to www.firstcoast.tv

St Augustine Tonight Show and Dr Gulani

Dr Gulani and his Gulani Vision Institute in Jacksonville will supply suites to Jorge Rivera the host of the St Augustine Tonight Show for his fourth season. These beautiful suites after the show will then go to the USO to help those who are starting a new life in the civilian world. Dr Gulani believes that being well dress helps the self confidence, and gives a positive out look to the individual. Dr. Arun C. Gulani, MD MS will be a guest on the St Augustine Tonight Show on January 21, 2020, to talk about this, but also his breakthroughs in new technologies, techniques and protocols in eye surgery and the eye care industry.

St Augustine Christmas Parade 2019

It was the parade before Christmas…..

St Augustine Orchestra Performs for Christmas

By popular demand, the St Augustine Orchestra gave two holiday concerts this year at the Lightner Museum Dec. 4 & 5, setting the mood for the happiest of holidays. The St. Augustine Orchestra featured a selection of beloved music and included a sing-along piece. The audience felt the warmth of a fireplace, the magic of snow, the glow of being with good friends and family and the wonder of this time of year as the St Augustine Orchestra performed timeless holiday favorites. Later to be joined by the St Johns County Center for the Arts Chamber Singers, making it a perfect night.

The San Marco Fine Art Festival 2019

The San Marco Fine Art Festival took place Nov. 30 & Dec. 1, under a beautiful warm sunny day. Many people enjoyed the art and artists at San Marco Square. First Coast TV got a chance to interact with the artists and the energy they brought to San Marco Square.

Nights of Lights 2019

The 26th Annual Nights of Lights dazzles the city as some three million lights adorn every corner of the historic district for two months. Watch how the city of St Augustine flips the switch two times, first to light the enormous Christmas tree and then a second time to light the City of St Augustine. This award-winning holiday lights display runs from November 23, 2019, to February 2, 2020, in historic St. Augustine. During the seasonal display, businesses downtown stay open later, letting you dine in view of the lights and browse the shops of the decorated buildings.

Surprise Visit by the NAO Santa Maria

On Nov. 22 in the middle of the night the NAO Santa Maria , an exact replica of Christopher Columbus ship, made a stop in St Augustine to refuel and full the food pantry. It will stay here until Monday Nov 25 and then head out to the Caribbean. First Coast.TV got a chance to speak with Angel Peinado (Project Manager).

Veterans Day 2019 in St Augustine

Leading up to Veterans Day, the 46-foot long Traveling Vietnam Wall made its way from St. Cloud with an escort of motorcycle riding veterans. It arrive at the Elks Lodge 829 on Nov. 10 and was erected at the Anastasia Baptist Church atrium on Monday. Doors to the church opened at 9 a.m. where the Traveling Vietnam Wall and the 24-foot long War on Terrorism Wall were on view along with dozens of displays presented by regional veterans groups. At 11 a.m., the program in the church started with the posting of the flag by St. Augustine Sea Cadets Color Guard, and followed with music by the St. Augustine High School Arts Ensemble Singers and St. Johns County Center for the Arts Chamber Singers, led by Jeff Dodd and the the Liberty Express Quartet.The keynote speaker was Judge Howard McGillin, COL USA (Retired).