Florida's Historic Coast Calendar of Events Nights of Lights Nov 2017-Jan 2018 - Page 7

NOVEMBER November 1-January 4 Afternoon Tea and Film at Corazon Cinema and Cafe Complement your visit to the Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times exhibition at the Lightner Museum with a unique and elegant afternoon tea at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe. Enjoy seasonal savories, sweets and classic tea favorites plus a screening of the movie Gosford Park. A cash bar will also be available. Reservations are at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Advance paid registrations preferred and available online. Seating is limited. The cost is $45. 36 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-679-5736 www.showclix.com/event/high-tea-at-the-corazon November 1-January 7 Dressing Downton: Changing Fashions for Changing Times Exhibition Immerse yourself in fashion and history in this highly anticipated exhibition at the Lightner Museum. Dressing Downton, a 13-week display of 36 authentic Victorian Era costumes and accessories from PBS’s most popular television drama in history, Downton Abbey®, will be elegantly displayed in the museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery. The museum is open Sunday through Thursday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for college students and seniors, $10 for 12-17 year olds, and free for youth under age 12. The ticket cost includes entry to the museum. Tickets can be purchased through the website. 75 King St., St. Augustine 904-824-2874 www.lightnermuseum.org/dressing-downton November 1-January 7 High Tea at Cafe Alcazar Immerse yourself with the full experience of the Dressing Downton exhibition with a special tea in the Cafe Alcazar located in the historic pool area of the Lightner Museum. The high teas will include sweet and savory items reminiscent of Gilded Age high style. Teas will be at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 2 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets are required and can be purchased through the website. Tickets are $55. 25 Granada St., St. Augustine 904-825-9948 www.lightnermuseum.org/high-tea November 1-January 7 Upstairs/Downstairs Tours at the Alcazar The history of the Lightner Museum as well as its former splendor as the Alcazar Hotel shows many parallels to the time period and lives of the characters of the popular television series Downton Abbey. This is a guided tour to areas of the museum typically closed to the public where participants will learn what life was like for both guests and staff that visited and worked at the Alcazar Hotel during the Gilded Age in St. Augustine. The tour lasts one hour and is in addition to the Dressing Downton exhibition. Tickets are $45 per person and can be purchased through the website. Reservations are required. This tour is recommended for adults only. 75 King St., St. Augustine 844-426-4088 www.lightnermuseum.org/tours 7