The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is excited to announce an upcoming World War II exhibit, “Guardians of the First Coast: A World-Wide Story Told through Local Eyes,” set to open in 2020.
Oct. 26: Junior Service League of St. Augustine holds The Golden Age of Hollywood Gala. This black-tie celebration will be held on October 26, 2019 at the Tringali Barn from 6:02 to 11:01 p.m. Immerse yourself in the glamour and charm of Old Hollywood while enjoying an entertaining cocktail hour with dinner, full open bar, and dancing to follow music provided by ProShow DJ Service.
The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum celebrates 145 years of maritime history in the current historic, lighthouse tower. The second lighthouse at St. Augustine was built from 1871 to 1874 and topped by the first-order Fresnel lens from Paris, France. The first lighting was by Keeper William Russell on October 15, 1874.
The nonprofit St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is offering a handcrafted wooden kayak to the community through a silent auction. Created by volunteers in Heritage Boatworks, the kayak is made from strips of red cedar, mahogany and cypress coated with fiberglass.
UPDATE: The St. Augustine Record has confirmed with the Soules’ family that the J&S Carousel will be removed on Monday, September 16. The antique…
The annual St. Ambrose Fall Fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 6070 Church Road, in Elkton, from State Road 207.
All are welcome to celebrate the founding of America’s oldest city and the establishment of the oldest parish of a permanent European settlement on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mision Nombre de Dios.
The celebration will begin with a 10 a.m. historical reenactment of the landing of the Spanish at the mission grounds by the Men of Menendez, followed by a reading of a proclamation by a City of St. Augustine representative. The festivities will close with an 11 a.m. Mass at the rustic altar celebrated by Bishop Felipe Estévez of the Diocese of St. Augustine.
The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum was nominated as Best Haunted Destination 2019 by USA Today’s 10Best website. Voting opened on July 29 and continues through Aug. 26 at 10best.com/awards/travel/best-haunted-destination-2019/
The Saint Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, in conjunction with Cape Fear Parrot Sanctuary, is pleased to announce that author Anna Maria Sophia Cancelli will be at the Pirate Museum courtyard on Saturday, May 11th, to sell and sign copies of her latest book, Pirates For Parrots.
The Nao Santa Maria, a 200 ton replica of the ship on which Christopher Columbus first traveled to North America, arrives in St. Augustine on Tuesday, April 23, and will dock at the St. Augustine Municipal Marina.