Florida's Historic Coast Calendar of Events Nights of Lights Nov 2017-Jan 2018 - Page 30

December 14 Munch, Mingle and Matriculate: A History of Chocolates with Francine Segan Discover chocolate’s history, starting with its New World origins, journey to Europe and transformation over the years that turned it from a grainy bitter brew into the treat we know and love today. Francine Segan, one of America’s foremost experts on Italian cuisine, is an engaging public speaker, author and TV personality. Lightner Museum hosts this event at the Casa Monica Resort & Spa’s Ballroom at 10:30 a.m. 95 Cordova St., St. Augustine 904-824-2874 www.lightnermuseum.org December 14 Evenings at Whitney - Transformation and Conservation: Climate Change and the Southern Landscape Pam Soltis, distinguished professor and curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History, presents a talk titled Transformation and Conservation: Climate Change and the Southern Landscape. The lecture series starts at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. 9505 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine 904-461-4000 www.whitney.ufl.edu December 14 Lee Weaver Performance at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe Lee Weaver will perform Joseph The Husband of Mary at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. for food and drink orders from the menu, and the performance is at 7 p.m. Call for reservations. Visit the website for ticket information. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-687-8779 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com December 14 - 28 Star Wars: Episode VIII, The Last Jedi in IMAX Having taken her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Rey continues her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the saga. This movie is showing at the World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX Theater. Visit the website for show times and ticket pricing. One World Golf Place, St. Augustine 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com December 15-16 Apex Theatre Studio Presents The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall The New York Times calls The Santaland Dairies “A delightfully thorny account of working as a Yuletide elf at Macy’s. Priceless observations, both outrageous and subtle. Destined to hold a place in the annals of American humor writing.” This performance has mature language. This performances are at 8:30 p.m. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-209-0367 www.pvconcerthall.com 30