Florida's Historic Coast Calendar of Events Nights of Lights Nov 2017-Jan 2018 - Page 25

DECEMBER December 2-3 Rails to Trails Festival Hosted by SEA (Spuds/Elkton/Armstrong) Community Help Resource Center, this festival at Armstrong Park is a celebration of our Gullah Geechee heritage and features cultural arts and crafts, food vendors, historical films, heritage corridor discussions, live music and a bike ride. The free event is scheduled for noon-7 p.m. on Saturday and noon-6 p.m. on Sunday. The bike ride begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday. 4950 Harvey Ave., Elkton 904-806-3939 www.seachrc.org December 2-3 St. Augustine Winter Spectacular Presented by The Dance Company St. Augustine Winter Spectacular is a performance by The Dance Company about a young girl’s journey home for the holidays. This family friendly performance features many dance styles, characters and holiday scenes. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. Tickets are $25-$20 at the door and $20-$15 in advance. 14 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-471-4946 www.staugustinewinterspectacular.com December 3 Guana 50K and 12K Trail Races This race takes place at the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. The race consists of a 50K and 12K. The 50K individual and team races begin at 8 a.m. The 12K race begins at 1 p.m. The race route is a winding loop throughout the park. Registration ranges from $120-$25. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-731-3676 www.1stplacesports.com/races/guana December 3 Christmas Tour of Homes The Garden Club of St. Augustine hosts the Christmas Tour of Homes each year. This year’s theme is Christmas during the Flagler Era. The tour takes participants along an enjoyable walk through downtown St. Augustine to visit six private homes dating from the 1800s. The event is from noon-5 p.m. Tickets are $30 per ticket and advanced purchase is required. Tickets include an afternoon tea at the Council on Aging River House, 179 Marine St., plus a visit to the boutique featuring homemade treats and handmade items. 904-686-9320 www.gardenclubofstaugustine.org/tourofhomes December 3 Sunset/Moonrise at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum Enjoy the sunset and moonrise from the top of the Lighthouse at 5 p.m. The $30 admission includes a champagne toast provided by San Sebastian Winery, hors d’oeuvres from The Reef and an informative overview of the history of the St. Augustine Light Station. 81 Lighthouse Ave., St. Augustine 904-829-0745 www.staugustinelighthouse.org 25