Florida's Historic Coast Calendar of Events Nights of Lights Nov 2017-Jan 2018 - Page 5

ONGOING Second and Fourth Saturday Family Seining at the GTM Research Reserve Hosted by the GTM Research Reserve, you’re invited to join docents from 8:30-10:30 a.m. to learn how to pull a seine net. Participants will collect fish and crabs as well as learn about their habitats and role in the environment. Waders and boots provided. The program takes place in the Environmental Education Center. There is a $3 parking fee per vehicle. 505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org Third Tuesday GTM Research Reserve Marineland Lecture This free lecture series hosted by the GTM Research Reserve is held on the third Tuesday of the month from 10-11 a.m. at Marineland Dolphin Adventure. Tickets must be purchased online. Please bring ticket to the Marineland gift shop on the day of the scheduled presentation to gain entry. Please arrive by 9:45 a.m. at the gift shop to be escorted to the classroom. 9600 Oceanshore Blvd., Marineland 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org Third Saturday Beach Exploration at the GTM Research Reserve Join the GTM Research Reserve on the third Saturday each month for this family friendly beach walk at the Guana South Beach location from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Participants will learn about the animals that live at the beach as well as other interesting beach facts. Parking is $3 per vehicle. 1798 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org Nocatee Farmers Market Nocatee Farmers Market takes place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every third Saturday. This free, family friendly event has more than 80 local vendors selling produce, crafts, jewelry, herbs, unique foods and more. Free face painting is available for youth, along with a bounce house. 245 Nocatee Center Way, Ponte Vedra Beach 904-924-6863 www.nocatee.com Tolomato Cemetery Guided Tour Tour the oldest extant planned cemetery in Florida with burials from the First Spanish Period, 1565-1763. Admission is free, and donations are encouraged. Tours are from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 14 Cordova St., St. Augustine 904-257-3273 www.tolomatocemetery.com Last Saturday Uptown Saturday Night Uptown Saturday Night is the perfect event for fashionistas, art lovers and antique shoppers from 5-8 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month. Uptown Saturday Night takes place year-round and combines a festive party atmosphere with hospitality and special deals in the unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue, concentrated between Ripley’s Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. Many participating shops also serve refreshments. The Mission Nombre de Dios provides free parking most months. 904-829-6831 www.facebook.com/uptownstaugustine 5