I got on my bike and took a ride in the area and spoke with small businesses that need support. They are open and need your business.
St. Johns County held a press conference at 4 p.m. today March 24th, in the Emergency Operations Center, 100 EOC Drive, St. Augustine, to discuss St. Johns County’s response to COVID-19. The conference included a question-and-answer session with representatives from St. Johns County, Florida Department of Health, St. Johns County Emergency Management. Representatives from other agencies, including the City of St. Augustine, the City of St. Augustine Beach, St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, and emergency medical services were also be present.
As musicians hit hard times with all the cancellations till May and probably beyond, Toes in the Sand Recording Studio came up with an idea to support our local musicians. First Coast.TV went to the recording studio to get the details on what we call St Augustine Musicians Fund Project.
Went through town on my bike feeling the vibe of the city as the pandemic crisis grips the nation day by day.
Tomorrow Friday the St Augustine Distillery starts to distribute a hand sanitizer in the community, made right here at the distillery. First Coast.TV went to the St Augustine Distillery to talk to General Manager Matt Stephens in order to get more details and sample the product.
A great show on March 10th, with guests, soprano Lisa Lockhart, UNF Jazz teachers and greats JB Scott and Danny Gottlieb, St Augustine Commissioner John Valdez, comic Emily Penkala and musical guests UNF JE1 Jazz Combo. An unforgettable evening where Jazz was king.
Here are some highlights from the Lincolnville Porch Festival 2020,. The festival on February 15, attracted over 40 bands & musicians in the St Augustine neighborhood of Lincolnville. The music started at 12 noon.
The Ancient City Cat Club presents its 5th Annual Allbreed Cat and Household Pets Cat Show on Saturday and Sunday, February 22 and 23, 2020, at the Solomon Calhoun Community Center.
Over 150 pedigreed and household cats and kittens will be judged in each of six rings each day. Spectators are welcome to walk through the benching area and talk to the owners of the cats. Photography of the cats in the rings is encouraged, and photography of the cats in the benching area is at the discretion of each respective owner. In addition to vendors selling cat-related items, there will be a fundraising raffle and lunch and breakfast options each day. Judgings take place six times a day. A local animal rescue will be on site both days.
Admission: Tickets are $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, and free for children under 6.
When: Saturday and Sunday, February 22 & 23, 2020; 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Solomon Calhoun Community Center is located at 1300 Duval St., St. Augustine, FL 32084.
When your guests are Bruce Horovitz the author of a great book on Gamble Rogers, Melissa Ross from WJCT’s First Coast Connect, Roger Bansemer, TV producer, fine artist, author and explorer, the Jaguar Legends organization founders Tony Gardner and Jonathan Fichter, and musical guests the The Obscure Brothers (Bob Patterson and Charley Simmons), and to top that a packed house, wow! you have a powerhouse of a show.
Once again to a packed house at the Corazon, a wonderful show delivered, and at the helm was our guest host Lee Weaver, with guests like Dorothy “Deeh” Israel, Stephan “Cello Man” Fredericks, Corey Bergman and musical guest Joe Pollock. Let’s not forget the lovely buffet before the show by Aramark. A perfect evening.