The Gamble Rogers Music Festival in St. Augustine, Florida celebrates the life and legacy of Gamble Rogers, the Florida Troubadour. Florida lost one of its greatest folk singers on October 10, 1991 when Gamble gave his own life trying to save a drowning man in Flagler Beach. The Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area and the Gamble Rogers Middle School were named in his honor. To learn more about Gamble, a biography: “Gamble Rogers, a Troubadour’s Life” has been released and is available on Amazon and in many bookstores around Florida. Although Gamble may be gone, his spirit and wisdom live on in his music, in his stories, and most of all, through the Gamble Rogers Music Festival friends and family.
A three-day music festival is held in St. Augustine the first weekend each May featuring dozens of national, regional, and local musicians and storytellers on several stages. In addition, the Gamble Rogers Music Festival Concert Series is the ongoing community music event which helps to raise funds for the music festival and youth music programs for school-aged children.
The Gamble Rogers Folk Festival Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 non-charitable organization and all proceeds raised go towards creating community music events.
Relics of America's Gilded Age are elegantly exhibited on the museum's three floors. Costumes, furnishings, mechanical musical instruments and other artifacts give you a glimpse into 19th century daily life. The Lightner collection includes beautiful examples of cut glass, Victorian art glass and the stained glass work of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
The Historic Florida Militia (HFM) is a non-profit umbrella organization supporting re-created historic interpretive units and representing a number of cultures and time periods. "We are not street performers, we are educators. We are not parades, we are historic programs. This is not an exercise in free speech, this is an opportunity to educate. We are not promoting a political agenda, we are promoting the city's history through a practical and factual teaching method".
CCPVB is a non-profit 501(c) (3) arts organization located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida dedicated to providing a place for everyone in the Jacksonville region to create, understand and experience the arts. We bring the arts to our community through art exhibitions featuring local, regional and nationally known artist; art classes and workshops for children and adults; children's summer camps; and creative events that support educational programming. Our outreach programs serve children with disabilities, special education needs, and low income families.
Built in honor of Dr. JoAnn Crisp-Ellert and her husband, Dr. Robert Ellert, the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum offers Flagler College students and the Northeast Florida community a venue for fostering knowledge and a deep appreciation of contemporary art. As an educational resource for the College, the Museum exhibits regional, national and international artists, and provides opportunities for critical engagement and exposure to a variety of exhibitions and personal interactions with visiting artists. The Museum challenges students, the Flagler community and the public to cultivate individual creativity, critical reflection, historical consciousness and respect for the free exchange of ideas. In this spirit, the Museum also hosts public programs, including artist talks, readings, panel discussions and film series that provide a platform for vital interdisciplinary dialogue.
The general purpose of this corporation [EMMA] is to stimulate interest in classical music throughout St. Johns County, FL and to encourage interest in and to provide opportunities in classical music for the youth of the county.
The mission of this corporation is to produce a number of quality music and dance performances every year and to offer them at modest ticket prices to the residents of St. Johns County and tourists visiting or planning to visit St. Johns County.