Florida's Historic Coast Calendar of Events Nights of Lights Nov 2017-Jan 2018 - Page 10

November 4 Ancient City Walk to Defeat ALS This 1.5-mile walk that raises awareness for ALS begins at 9 a.m. at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum. The money raised from this event helps support local care services and research. 19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 813-637-9000 Ext. 111 http://webfl.alsa.org November 4 AVS Paws for a Cause 5K This pet-friendly event in Nocatee is a 5K run and one-mile fun run/walk, which benefits the AVS Charitable Fund of the Veterinary Care Foundation. Participants will receive a t-shirt and medal. The event also includes pet-friendly vendors, pet costume contest, pet photo booth and information on adoptable pets. The race begins at 9 a.m. Registration ranges from $25-$15. 1801 C.R. 210, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-646-1287 www.avspethospitals.com/paws-for-a-cause-5k November 4 Drum Runner Series Barrel Racing at St. Johns County Fairgrounds Saddle up and head over to the St. Johns County Fairgrounds for barrel, pole and other timed speed horse events. The event is open to public and free for spectators. Participants must have own horse. Participation fees are $20 for St. Johns County Horse Council members and $30 for non-members. Awards will be presented for each age group in each event. The races begin at 5 p.m. at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds. 5840 S.R. 207, Elkton 904-588-8017 www.sjchc.org November 4 Moonlight & Magnolias Fall Gala The Junior Service League of St. Augustine hosts its annual gala under a full moon at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. The black-tie celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. and features a string quartet accompanied cocktail hour, silent auction and dinner and dancing, including full open bar and DJ as well as charitable gambling. All proceeds benefit the Junior Service League of St. Augustine and the organization’s charities. Tickets range from $150-$125. 11 Magnolia Ave., St. Augustine 904-910-0845 www.jslgala.com November 4 Sister Hazel at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Southern alternative rock band Sister Hazel combines elements of acoustic rock, folk and jangle pop. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the performance is at 8 p.m. Admission is $35 and $32. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com 10