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Auction, skimboarding at Vilano

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Vilano Beach will be the setting for several upcoming events.

Friday Aug. 18 from 5 to 9 p.m. Art 4 Charities is hosting a live and silent art auction and dinner at the Palencia Club. The event will benefit nine charities currently partnering with them. These charities include Alpha Omega Miracle Home, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech, Dreams Come True of Jacksonville, Learn To Read of St. Johns County, Mission House, PACT Prevention Coalition, St. Augustine Youth Services, The FLYCA Foundation and Vilano Beach Main Street.
Guests will enjoy a delicious buffet dinner of lasagna, salad, bread, dessert and glass of wine all while supporting local charities by selecting from beautiful, museum-quality reproductions of The Masters, artwork and photography from around the world.

At 5 p.m., dinner begins, as well as a silent auction. At 6:30, professional auctioneer Terry Pacetti will begin the live art auction.

The Palencia Club, located at 600 Palencia Club Drive in St Augustine, is donating the banquet room for the event and Mr. Pacetti is providing his auctioneering expertise pro bono. The auction will consist of 30+ framed and gallery-wrapped reproductions of the Old Masters and scenery from around the world.

Tickets are $18 and include tax, gratuity and a seat at the auction! You may purchase tickets from any of our Charity Partners or through our website, and click on the Palencia Club page tab.

If you cannot attend the event but would like to support one of our Charity Partners (or your favorite charity), please go to to order from over 600 beautiful pieces of artwork.

You may also submit a photo of your own for Art 4 Charities to create a personalized canvas for you (ie, family, vacation, pet photos, etc).


Aug. 25-27 the Vilano Beach Classic Florida Skimboarding Pro/Am is scheduled with participants from 75 beaches in the U.S. and world competing for trophies and prizes.

The grand finale will be Aug. 27, with an awards ceremony and traditional cookout.

. Videos of the competition so far and including prior parts of the Crossover Pro/Am held in Tampa and Orlando a few days before are shown at a Saturday night party. There are 11 amateur divisions with a limit of 150 amateur entries.
Entry deadline is midnight, Aug. 22. Fax the completed entry form to (904) 823-9885. Get it from If enough time, mail to 1102 Sand Dollar CT, Vilano Beach FL 32084. Check payable to: “Run Drop Slide”, or call (904) 540-1189.


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