Florida's Historic Coast Calendar of Events Nights of Lights Nov 2017-Jan 2018 - Page 31

DECEMBER December 15-17 A Seussified Christmas Carol A whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets, this tale of glorious holiday cheer is similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with - if he ever had his way with the story. Performances are at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth. Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine 904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org December 15-25 The Light of Christmas Join Turning Point at Calvary for its yearly Light of Christmas event. Experience a Christmas light display nightly. On December 15-17, guests can also take a stroll through the nativity tent and winter wonderland. This is a free, family friendly event from 6-9 p.m. 3500 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 904-829-9795 www.tpcalvary.com/events December 16 Black Heritage & Civil Rights Walking Tour You are invited to join St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours for a walking tour of historical sites in St. Augustine where more than 400 years of African American history lives. This 90-minute guided tour departs from Tour Saint Augustine at 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person, and a portion of the proceeds from the ticket sales for this tour will be donated to the ACCORD Civil Rights Museum in St. Augustine. Advance reservations required. 4 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-825-0087 www.staugustineblackheritagetours.com December 16 Las Posadas Del Viejo San Agustín/The Posadas of Old St. Augustine Florida Living History volunteers will present this annual holiday heritage event set in 1580 from 7-9 p.m. along St. George Street in historic downtown St. Augustine. Las Posadas, a 400-year-old colonial Hispanic Christmas tradition, will include a nighttime, torch-lit procession through the oldest city for youth of all ages. There will be a re-enacting of Mary and Joseph’s search for lodgings in Bethlehem on the first Christmas Eve. The procession will begin at the City Gate on Orange Street and will march south down the length of St. George Street, ending at the Governor’s House Cultural Center & Museum, 48 King St. The event is free. 877-352-4478 www.floridalivinghistory.org 31