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"Holding Down the Homefront: WWII Comes to St. Augustine"

Presented by Romanza and St. Johns Cultural Council at The Waterworks, St. Augustine FL

May 09 2022
"Holding Down the Homefront: WWII Comes to St. Augustine"

Now in its 80th Anniversary year, The Storytelling Sims, Wayne & Jane, remember the days of World War 2 when Troops, Shortages, Submarines, Saboteurs & War Bonds were a daily part of existence for St. Augustine residents.

Wayne & Jane Sims are historians, humorists, and tandem tellers who bring accurately researched and crafted stories from out of the past to revisit 1942 and the challenges that impacted the Old Town.  "What?!?  No more girdles???"

The Sims have performed together since 1994 at hundreds of community events, libraries, retirement communities, and festivals from Florida's River of Grass to Carolina's Blue Ridge.

Romanza Festivale of Culture and the Arts showcases concerts, shows, exhibits, and more by dozens of St. Augustine talented arts and

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ADMISSION INFO

General Admission: $10. / 2 for $15.  Tickets available at entrance or online in advance:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-storytelling-sims-present-holding-down-the-homefront-tickets-318657431957

IMPORTANT NOTE:  FREE parking for The Waterworks is accessed through the St. Johns County Main Library parking area at 1960 N. Ponce de Leon Boulevard, St. Augustine.  There is no access to parking at The Waterworks from San Marco Avenue.

Contact: 904-823-7969

Email: storybuff@aol.com

VIDEOS

  • The Storytelling Sims

LOCATION

The Waterworks

184 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Full map and directions

PARKING INFO

Access the building through the Main Branch Library parking lot, then follow the brick path for additional parking in the back.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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