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Boat Drawing Winner Takes Home a New Penobscot 13!

2020-12-03T11:02:02-05:00November 30th, 2020|

UPDATE: We have drawn our winner: Sam from Georgia! Congratulations! He will be coming this week to pick up his brand new Penobscot 13! A reminder that we still have a drawing for our strip kayak coming up in 2021! Check out our live drawing that took place on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at 12:00 Noon: Penobscot 13 Live Drawing on Facebook Live! The faithful crew of Heritage Boatworks has been busy working on their [...]

Luminary Night Events End With Social Media Blitz!

2020-12-03T10:30:24-05:00October 14th, 2020|

UPDATE: Tuesday Night’s Luminary Night was a great success! We had over 600 vehicles come through and help us celebrate the holiUPDATE: Tuesday Night’s Luminary Night was a great success! We had over 600 vehicles come through and help us celebrate the holidays and we packed the van full of donated canned goods. TONIGHT, we will light our luminaries and we ask you to share your photos on social media (either Facebook or Instagram) beginning [...]

Part from World War II-Era Plane Found!

2020-10-02T10:19:53-04:00October 2nd, 2020|

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum received the tail section of a World War II-era plane that washed up along South Ponte Vedra Beach during the recent nor’easter.  The initial findings suggest that the part came from a F4F Wildcat, an aircraft produced by the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation mostly based on aircraft carriers.    The section includes a tail hook suggesting it was carrier-based.  As the plane came in for a landing, the tail [...]

Press Release: St Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum Partners with Farm Share

2020-07-22T13:53:42-04:00July 21st, 2020|

The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is proud to partner with Farm Share in hosting an event for St Johns County residents that will provide food to individuals and families in need on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. We will be distributing 42,000 pounds of food through drive-thru distribution in the parking lot of the Ponce de Leon Mall in front of Belk Department Store beginning at 9:00 am until 12:00 noon. To adhere [...]

May 9: The 2nd Annual St. Augustine Brewers’ Fest will benefit the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

2020-02-26T15:49:51-05:00February 26th, 2020|

Unlimited beer tastings from 30 craft breweries will be the highlight of the second annual St. Augustine Brewers’ Festival, held from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park in St. Augustine. Each ticketholder will receive a commemorative 6-ounce tasting glass. Tickets are available starting March 1 at stabrewersfest.com Admission is $40 in advance, and $45 the day of the event. There is limited on-site parking. VIP tickets are available for $100 each and [...]

13 Full Moons in 2020: Experience Dark of the Moon Ghost Tours and Sunset Moonrise events

2020-01-10T11:03:25-05:00January 10th, 2020|

WOLF MOON ECLIPSE! A penumbral lunar eclipse, also called a Wolf Moon Eclipse, will take place starting on Friday, January 10. Guests on the Dark of the Moon Ghost Tours this weekend (January 10-12) at the St. Augustine Lighthouse will get a view of this beautiful full moon! Dark of the Moon Ghost Tours held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. Sunset Moonrise events are held only once [...]

Jan. 21 & Jan. 31: Maritime Archaeologist Chuck Meide to be featured speaker

2020-01-06T14:33:03-05:00January 3rd, 2020|

January 21 - GTM Research Reserve at Marineland Archaeologist Chuck Meide Archaeologist Chuck Meide, with the Lighthouse Maritime Archaeological Program at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, will be the featured speaker from 10 to 11 AM Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at  the GTM Research Reserve field office in the town of Marineland at 9741 Oceanshore Blvd, just south of Marineland Dolphin Adventure, on the west side of the road. The speaker [...]

2020 Lighthouse Night Fest on February 29!

2020-01-02T17:06:32-05:00January 2nd, 2020|

Join us on Saturday, February 29 from 4 to 8 PM for the annual Lighthouse Night Fest. This special day commemorates the re-lighting of our 1874 St. Augustine Lighthouse after a massive restoration project led by the The Junior Service League of St. Augustine. Sign-up to participate in the Junior Service League's Lighthouse Annual 5K & Fun Run and then join us after the race for a free open house until 8 PM. 5k signup [...]

Members-Only Event: Museum Movie Night on January 16

2020-01-16T15:26:31-05:00January 2nd, 2020|

MUSEUM MOVIE NIGHT for Museum Members SPONSORED BY Supercuts - Seabridge Square & Supercuts Anastasia Plaza Captain January JANUARY 16, 2020 7-9 p.m. Join us for a movie on the front lawn! Captain January - Shirley Temple is a shipwrecked orphan girl growing up with a gentle lighthouse keeper named Captain January (Guy Kibbee). Become a member: staugustinelighthouse.org/get-involved/museum-difference-makers/memberships/

December 4: Luminary Night welcomes the community to the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum during the holiday season

2019-11-04T14:41:09-05:00November 4th, 2019|

Luminary Night is an annual tradition hosted by the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. From 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, the Museum grounds will open for an evening community celebration for all ages. More than 2,000 luminaries are displayed throughout the grounds and on the streets surrounding this historic landmark, creating a magical holiday experience. Lights and holiday décor also adorn the 1876 Keepers’ House and other historic buildings on the property. [...]

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