Another fun Weekend in St. Augustine, Florida for both visitors and locals to enjoy. So many great events happening in the St. Augustine region. More details on all these events can be found by visiting calendar of events for St. Augustine.
Friday: December 17
NANCY LOPEZ EXHIBIT AT THE WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME
Come see the opening of a new exhibit dedicated to of one of the true legends in golf history, Nancy Lopez. The exhibit will be on display through December 31 at The World Golf Hall of Fame at exit 323 off I-95 in St. Augustine. More information. Friday, Saturday & Sunday: December 17-19
NUTCRACKER PERFORMED BY SAINT AUGUSTINE COMMUNITY BALLET
The performance takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Flagler College Auditorium, 14 Granada Street, St. Augustine. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $35 for preferred seating. For more information or call 904.810.5670
G.I. HOLIDAY JUKEBOX AT LIMELIGHT THEATRE
Set during Christmas in World War II, four fictitious Hollywood stars put together a string of 1940s hits to entertain the boys at the front.11 Old Mission Avenue. Show times thru January 9 are Wednesday through Saturday, 7:30 p. m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $20 for students and military. For more information or call 904.825.1164.
THE PLATTERS, THE COASTERS, THE DRIFTERS AND THE TEMPTATIONS SALUTE
Be among the first to experience this exciting musical salute to The Platters, The Coasters, The Drifters and the Temptations at Fort Menendez in St. Augustine. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. each weekend through 2011. For the holidays, additional shows will be held every day at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. from Sunday December 26 through Sunday January 2. To purchase tickets, call Fort Menendez at Old Florida Museum at 904-824-8874.
SANTA'S FAMILY FUN HOLIDAY VILLAGE
Visit Santa's Village and Toy Workshop for holiday family fun in St. Augustine. Children will get to visit Santa's workshop to make his / her own ornament, enjoy holiday treats and visit with the jolly old elf himself - Santa! Santa's Village takes place nightly through December 23 at the Sightseeing Trains Depot on the corner of Orange Ave, and Cordova Street. For more information, call 904.829.6545.
Saturday and Sunday: December 18 & 19
TOUR MARKLAND HOUSE
Take a holiday tour of St. Augustine's historic Markland House, former home of Dr. Anderson, Henry Flagler's personal physician. These rare tours feature the grandeur of this historic home as well as background on the residence and its importance in St. Augustine's rich history. Tour times are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day. To make reservations for the Markland House tour call (904) 823-3378.
Saturday: December 18
ETIQUETTE FOR CHILDREN
Give your kids the lasting gift of good manners in this theatre-inspired class presented by Veddy Theatre Group. Children ages 6 to 14 learn everything from table manners to cell phone etiquette while engaged in role-playing in the comfort of a private room at the beautiful and sophisticated Casa Monica Hotel, 95 Cordova Street in downtown St. Augustine. The class is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes a supervised 3-course lunch. More info: email email@example.com, call 904-806-2423.
FAMILY PHOTO WITH MARINELAND DOLPHIN
Include one of Marineland's beautiful and fun-loving dolphins in a holiday family photo! This special will take place at 10:15 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Reservations are suggested as there are limited opportunities per time period. Reservations can be made by calling 904-471-1111 Ext 116.
BRIDGE OF LIONS BOOK SIGNING
Join author Beth Bowen at the Oldest House Museum, 14 St. Francis Street in St. Augustine from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a book signing and conversation. Her latest book, A Bridge to a Dream, commissioned by the St. Augustine Historical Society will be the topic. A Bridge to a Dream is the story of the building of the Bridge of Lions and Davis Shores in the 1920s.
ST. AUGUSTINE'S ORIGINAL CHOCOLATE TOUR
Learn the history of chocolate and chocolate formation while sampling truffles, pastries and gooey delights from the finest chocolatiers on this exciting tour presented by Old Town Trolleys. The tours depart from the Old Town Trolley Welcome Center located at 27 San Marco Avenue at 1:30 p.m. For more information and reservations, call 904.829.3800.
GUANA RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOUR
Enjoy the sounds of birds and waves crashing on the beach paddling with the rhythms of nature while watching the sun set over the preserve. A certified Master Naturalist Instructor interprets the abundance of wildlife in one or Northeast Florida's most natural wonders. The tour is from 4 to 6 p.m. The tours depart form GTM Research Reserve, located on A1A North, between St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra. For more information call 904.347.1565.
CANDLE LIGHT TOURS OF VILLA ZORAYDA
Explore the beautiful Villa Zorayda, decorated for the Holiday season. Starting at 6:30 p.m., enjoy refreshments of cookies and punch. Then the guided candlelight tour begins at 7 p.m. Villa Zorayda is located at 83 King Street in St. Augustine. Call 904.829.9887.
Sunday: December 19
THE WIVES AND LIVES OF HENRY FLAGLER
Enjoy dinner and a lively production of this theatrical portrayal of the Flagler legacy. Following a specially prepared dinner by the chefs at Raintree Restaurant, this Limelight Theatre production cast takes the stage for what promises to be a stellar performance. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $39.95. It all takes place at Raintree Restaurant, located at 102 San Marco Avenue in St. Augustine. For more information and tickets, call 904.825.1164
Barbara Jenness takes joy in assisting people in buying or selling their home or land in northeast Florida (St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, and Jacksonville). She is a community activist and leader serving as President of Friends of A1A 2008-2010, Past President of Scenic & Historic A1A in St. Johns County for over 10 years, and past vice-president of Vilano Beach Main Street (North Shores Improvement Association). She is a past president for WCR in St. Augustine and a member of South Ponte Vedra Civic Association, Porpoise Point, Serenata Beach Club, and Palencia. She founded and is a Past President of the St. Augustine Regional Council (StAR Council) to promote the St. Augustine area to individuals outside the region.
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