Sports & Recreation

The 4th annual Winter Wonderland Returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

With the St. Augustine Amphitheatre’s Concert Season coming to a close, its the time of year for the beginning of North Florida’s favorite winter themed festival. Now entering its fourth year, the wildly popular Winter Wonderland festival returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre starting November 19th and running through January 2nd. Over the past three years more than 100,000 people have enjoyed the Holiday Season with the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and made it a part for their family tradition!

World Golf Hall of Fame Fall Putting Classic

Saturday and Sunday: November 13-14

Golfers are invited to participate in the inaugural Fall Putting Classic Nov. 13-14 for a chance to win more than $3,000 in prizes. Qualifying rounds will begin Saturday, Nov. 13 followed by a complimentary reception at the Hall of Fame's Challenge Hole where Sunday qualifiers will be announced and teams will have a chance at a closest-to-the-pin contest. The registration fee for this event is $35 per person which includes greens fee, a goody bag and entry to the reception. The field will be limited to 72 teams. Plus, active duty, reserve and retired military personnel receive free admission to the World Golf Hall of Fame and a round of golf on the putting course -- simply download the free admission form from the website. The World Golf Hall of Fame is located at One World Golf Place, St. Augustine. For more information, visit www.WorldGolfHallofFame.org.

A Prarie Home Companion Live From the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

Saturday: November 13

Join host, Garrison Keillor for a fun-filled evening of music, storytelling and more during the live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, one of America's most celebrated Radio shows. The show will be broadcast live from the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South in St. Augustine. Tickets are $65, $55 and $35. The show begins at 5:45 p.m. and goes live at 6 p.m. For more information and tickets, call 904.461.1965 or visit www.StAugAmphitheatre.com.

Creeks Girls Lacrosse

Registration (ages K - 8th Grade) Early registration October 1st through December 31st - Cost $125. Late registration begins January 1st - Cost $140.

For additional information and registration go to www.creekslax.com or contact CreeksGirlsLax@gmail.com.

Suns 2011 Ticket Campaign has Kicked Off!

Suns Fans! The Jacksonville Suns have officially kicked off the 2011 campaign for season tickets. The Suns are champions again and are welcoming any new season ticket holders to join us in the celebration. If you purchase a full season or weekender package and pay in full by December 22nd you will receive a Suns Back-to-Back Championship Hat for FREE. Be sure to get in on the all the fun and the chance to watch the Suns go for the rare 3 peat.

Jaguars trade safety Anthony Smith to Green Bay; sign cornerback Chevis Jackson

The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Green Bay Packers finalized a trade today with safety Anthony Smith going to the Packers in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.  In addition, the Jaguars signed third-year cornerback Chevis Jackson.

Stone Crab Season Opens Oct. 15

The commercial and recreational harvest season for stone crab claws in Florida opens on Oct. 15.  The season will remain open through May 15.

Stone crab claws must be at least 2 3/4 inches in length to be harvested legally, and claws may not be taken from egg-bearing female stone crabs.  Recreational harvesters are allowed to use up to five stone crab traps, and there is a daily bag limit of one gallon of claws per person or two gallons per vessel, whichever is less.

Click here for more information regarding the recreational harvest of stone crab claws.

Click here for commercial stone crab regulations and licensing information (click on "Fishing - Saltwater").