Join us at Fort Mose on February 2-4, 2023 for Flight to Freedom; 9:00am-3:00pm each day. Honoring and remembering all those who risked everything in search of freedom and the opportunity to live their own lives. For many decades before the founding of Fort Mose, Africans were fleeing enslavement on the British rice and indigo [...]
See all St. Augustine, Florida has to offer. Visit the Nation’s Oldest City.
St. Augustine, the nation’s oldest city, also holds the distinction of being one of the nation’s most charming. Whether you’re a longtime resident or visiting the area for the first time, we’ve gathered all the resources you need to find where to stay, what to do and other community information about our unique little village.
Black Women of St. Augustine Speak Out The public is welcome at the Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center on Thursday, February 9, 2023 for Black Women of St. Augustine Speak Out. 11:30am-1:30pm. Presented by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in recognition of Black History month. Member Deeh Israel will be joined by four [...]
Join us at The Women's Exchange - Pena-Peck House on Saturday, February 11, 2023 from 11:30am-3:30pm for Anna Murray Douglass - Lunch & Learn. 'Meet' Anna Murray Douglass, Frederick Douglass's wife of 44 years, through a special exhibit, lunch and lecture in their historic garden. Learn more about her life, impact and legacy. Anna was [...]
Join us at Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center on Sunday, February 12, 2023 from 12:00am-3:00pm for Anna Murray Douglass: Brunch in the Museum. The event is celebrating the unveiling of the newest LMCC exhibit, '1838-1890 : A Brief Exposé on African American History in St Augustine'. Focusing on the African American story in St Augustine [...]
American Clocks Exhibit - NAWCC FL Mid-Winter Regional The NAWCC (National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors) FL Mid-Winter Regional is February 16-18, 2023. Featuring an American Clocks Exhibit. Sponsored by Jones-Horan, the event is at Renaissance Hotel / World Golf Village. Schedule of Events: Thursday, February 16 -- 7:00am-2:00pm Tailgate - the fleamarket for [...]
Join Environmental Educator Will Pate for a Butler Beach History Walk on Friday, February 17, 2023 from 10:00am-11:00am. St. Johns County coastal areas have lots of stories to tell and Butler Beach's is historically significant. Walk back in time and learn about the rich African-American history here at our doorsteps. Meet at Butler Park East [...]
History buffs...check out The School of the 16th Century on Saturday, February 18, 2023 from 10:00am-5:00pm at the Gonzalez-Alvarez House/Oldest House Museum. Designed to show/teach you everything you would want to know about the 16th Century (1513-1586). Learn about military drills and how to fire a crossbow or musket. Watch demonstrations about clothing, cooking and [...]
The St. Augustine Archival Society presents the 2nd annual Resilience Family Fest on Saturday, February 18, 2023, from 12:00pm-4:00pm. In celebration of St. Augustine’s Black history and culture. All are welcome to this free community event! Young and old, families, individuals, residents and visitors! Masks and social distancing are recommended; free masks will be available [...]
St. Augustine Spanish Food & Wine Festival 2023 Save the dates for the 11th annual St. Augustine Spanish Food & Wine Festival 2023 -- February 23-25, 2023! The festival is all about Spanish wine, cuisine and culture. More than 100 Spanish wines available to taste along with Spanish inspired cuisine prepared by local chefs! Thursday, [...]
Castillo by Candlelight - The Mose Story Join us at the Castillo de San Marcos on Friday, February 24, 2023 for Castillo by Candlelight - The Mose Story. This special evening event is in honor of the important African American heritage of this community. Made possible through a partnership with the Fort Mose Historical Society [...]