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What's Happening in St. Augustine - November 18-20, 2011

It's going to be another great weekend in the St. Augustine area this weekend. This is the weekend that begins the Nights of Lights in St. Augustine! The whole city has lots of tiny white lights from November 19th - January 31, 2012.

Don't forget the Super Scenic 72-Mile Garage Sale on Saturday, November 19th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in St. Johns and Flagler counties.

A quick summary of this weekend's festivities include:

Friday, November 18th

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Holiday Shoppes at Ponte Vedra Cultural Center - 50 Executive Way. $5 Admission

6 p.m. - Unveiling of a cannon at the St. Augustine Lighthouse - 81 Lighthouse Avenue. The unveiling is at 7 p.m. $20 donation

Saturday, November 19th

St. Augustine Marathon Weekend - Call 305-716-1111
7 a.m. 10K Run
7:15 a.m. 5K Family Run
9:30 a.m. Kid's Race

 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Super Scenic 72-Mile Garage Sale

9 a.m. - noon Cruise to Ft. Matanzas from Vilano Boat Ramp. $30/person

10 a.m - noon Kayak Tour - Call 904-377-7256 for reservations. $40/adult, $35 ages 6-12.

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 16th-century Spanish Florida Heritage event - Mission Nombre de Dios Museum on San Marco Ave.

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tolomato Cemetery Tours

12:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m. Kids Rock the Nation - St. Augustine Amphitheatre

1 p.m. Salt Marshes of Ft. Mose; $2/person. Children under 6 free

6:30 Nights of Lights Celebration - downtown St. Augustine

Sunday, November 20th

6:05 a.m. St. Augustine Full and Half Marathon

For more details on all of the above events plus EVEN MORE EVENTS, visit What's Happening in St. Augustine.


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.

Awards: REALTOR of the Year, Businesswoman of the Year, SPIRIT Award Passion, Five-Star Best in Client Satisfaction-7 Years Winner

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Comment balloon 4 commentsBarbara Jenness • November 18 2011 07:19AM


Great job and good to know. Good luck and happy thanksgiving have a great year. Good luck

Posted by JOSH EVANS *JoshEvansHomes 516-655-5000 (Village Properties of Mineola, LLC) over 8 years ago

Barbara - thanks! I have yet to get to St. Augustine during the Nights of Lights Season, will have to make more of an effort this year

Posted by Carol Zingone, Global Realtor in Jax Beach, FL - ABR, CRS, CIPS (Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty) over 8 years ago

Hi Barbara, thanks for posting. I would have not known about this event, have a great weekend!

Posted by Ellen Dittman, #1 Stop for NE FLA-JAX/OP 904.535.1199 (TEXT OK) r (Watson Realty Corp.) over 8 years ago

Josh- Happy Thanksgiving to you and all ActiveRainers!
Ellen & Carol - hope to see you in St. Augustine soon!

Posted by Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate (Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL) over 8 years ago