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Events for the week of 10/19/2014
Flagler College Tours
Date: 5/1 - 12/31   click here for website

Take a tour of Flagler College that highlights the architectural heritage of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon. Built by millionaire developer, Henry Flagler, in 1888, the hotel is considered one of the finest examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture and houses the largest collection of in use Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows. Located at 74 King Street, tours depart from the Rotunda at the top of each hour between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Admission is $10.00 for adults, $1.00 for children, and free to St. Johns County Residents.

St. Augustine Eco Tours
Date: 6/1 - 12/31   click here for website

Eco Tours - St. Augustine Eco Tours take nature enthusiasts of all ages on guided tours of the waters and salt marshes surrounding the Oldest City. See coastal birds like ospreys and herons, marine mammals including bottlenose dolphin and an occasional manatee -- all in a beautiful setting of amazing scenery. Daily tours aboard their special explorer vessel take 2-6 guests through 12 miles of tidal creeks and coastal waters -- listen for dolphin conversations using the vessel's underwater microphones! $40 per adult, $35 for children ages 3-12, $15 for infants to age 2. Private tours for up to six guests available for $199. Sail daily aboard the Sirenia to see wildlife, soak up the afternoon sun or watch as a romantic sunset colors the evening sky. $45 per adult, $35 for children ages 3-12, $15 for infants to age 2. Private tours for up to six guests available for $249. Daily two-hour (10 a.m. - noon) kayak tours take paddlers into the estuary and provide a unique perspective on the Castillo de San Marcos fortress. Instruction and all equipment included. $45 per adult, $35 for children ages 6-12. Call for reservations and tour departure times. 111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine. 904-377-7245

St. Augustine Distillery
Date: 7/1 - 12/31   click here for website

The new St. Augustine Distillery opened its doors to the public for the first time this month. The beautiful new distillery is located in the historic power and ice plant built in stages between 1905 and 1927. The distillery will offer free tours and tastings from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday and 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Sunday. The grand opening includes the release of the first spirit legally produced in Northeast Florida since prohibition. Bottles of this 100% Florida Cane Vodka will be available for purchase. 112 Riberia Street, St. Augustine. 904-825-4962 www.staugustinedistillery.com

The Addams Family at The Limelight Theatre
Date: 9/19 - 10/19   click here for website

The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in The Addams Family at the Limelight Theatre. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday - Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $25; $22 seniors; $20 student and military. 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine904-825-1164 www.limelight-theatre.org

Ripleys Skeleton Scavenger Hunt
Date: 10/1 - 10/31

Find all 15 skeletons along Ripleys red train route, and take a picture with them. post the pictures to www.facebook.com/saintaugustineripleys or www.facebook.com/redtrains
and be entered in a grand prize drawing for a weekend getaway in Gatlinburg, Tenn., which will include a $500 gift card for spending money, a $100 gas card, two-night hotel stay and a family pack of tickets to several exciting attractions in Gatlinburg.

For more information see our full article here http://www.carriageway.com/article.php?table=article&mode=search&archived=false&type=news&article=157

13th Annual Tactile Art Show & Thread to the Past: 1855 St. Augustine Bayfront Quilt
Date: 10/3 - 11/02   click here for website

First Friday Art Walk grand opening reception for this popular show at the St. Augustine Art Association features "touchable" art created in partnership with the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. Plus, The Piecemaker's Quilt Guild rolls out a panoramic interpretation of St. Augustine's 19th century harbor. This collaborative quilt celebrates St. Augustine's 450-year old artisan traditions. The free gallery reception is 5 - 9 p.m. on the 3rd. The gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday noon - 4 p.m. and Sunday 2 - 5 p.m. Admission is free. 22 Marine St., St. Augustine. 904-824-2310 www.staaa.org

Corn Maze at Skyes and Cooper Farms
Date: 10/4 - 10/26   click here for website

This award-winning nine-acre maze is sure to get your family pumped up for fall -- there's even a Spookley the Square Pumpkin maze for the kids. Located on SR 207 in Elkton, Sykes-Cooper Farm features a nine-acre corn maze, hayrides, a playground, and farm animals to see and meet. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. General admission is $9, seniors and active military $7, children 2 and younger admitted free. 5995 Brough Rd., Elkton 32033 http://sycofarms.com

Macbeth: A Merger of Theatre and Film
Date: 10/17 - 10/25

For the first time on a Flagler College stage, theatre and film merge in a modern presentation of Shakespeare's Macbeth. More than 30 students, alumni and faculty incorporate film alongside live theatre to create a dramatic and cinematic presentation that features Shakespearean language with elements of Caribbean, Native American and Spanish influences. Performances take place at the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College on the 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. and on 19 and 25 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for reserved general seating. 14 Granada St., St. Augustine. 904-826-8582 www.flagler.edu/theater

Oktoberfest beer tours
Date: 10/18 - 11/01

Visit the Oldest City's best brewpubs and enjoy five fall craft beers! Plus, learn how beer is made, how to distinguish varieties of beer, how to fully appreciate beer -- while enjoying the architecture, history and culture of St. Augustine. The tours depart each Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening at 5:15 p.m. from the Ponce de Leon statue at the east end of the Plaza de la Constitucion. $49 per person. King St. and Cathedral Place, St. Augustine. 904-325-3911 www.thetastingtours.com

Wednesday Farmers Market at the Pier
Date: 10/22 - 10/22

Enjoy shopping at the Market at the Beach for fresh produce, baked goods, jewelery, and other quality hand-made gift and home decorating products located at the ocean-side St. Johns County Pier Park, 350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach. The market takes place every Wednesday rain or shine.

Flavors Top Chef Cook-Off
Date: 10/23 - 10/23   click here for website

Eat your way through the evening and watch some of the area's favorite chefs demonstrate their amazing culinary skills in this special event benefitting Home Again St. Johns. More than 25 of the top restaurants on Florida's Historic Coast and their chefs offer tastes from their Flavors of Florida's Historic Coast menus in competition for the Flavors Top Restaurant Award. The event takes place from 6- 9 p.m. at the Renaissance World Golf Resort. Tickets are $40 and include 10 tastings (additional taste tickets will be available for $2 each). BOGO sales are available between August 10 - September 8, 2014 at the San Sebastian Winery, the St. Augustine Distillery and online at www.HistoricCoastFlavors.com. 500 South Legacy Trail, St. Augustine.

Paranormal investigations inside the Old Jail
Date: 10/24 - 10/25   click here for website

The Old Jail has been featured on the Sy-Fy Channel series Ghost Hunters, and is listed on the Florida and National Registers of Haunted Places. Guided paranormal investigations take place every Friday and Saturday night from 10:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The Jail is located a 167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine. Info and tickets: 904-671-5010; www.2ghouls.com

Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast is located just a mile away from St. Augustine's historic Old Jail. For all you thrill seekers hoping to see a ghost, you may just get lucky at the Old Jail. Come stay with us and enjoy the Old Jail, and many other haunted attractions in St. Augustine.

Historic Weapons Demonstration
Date: 10/24 - 10/26

National Parks Service personnel demonstrate the weapons and relate the experiences of the Colonial Spanish soldier stationed in St. Augustine in 1740's. Demonstration times are 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. throughout the year. Firing times are subject to change depending on weather conditions and staff availability. The Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fortification in the U.S., was built by the Spanish in 1672 to help protect their empire in the New World. Admission is $7 for adults. Children 15 and under are free. The Castillo is open 8:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. daily. Info:

Friday Lost Ships Tour at the St. Augustine Lighthouse
Date: 10/24 - 10/24   click here for website

Mondays and Fridays
This exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour includes a multi-media presentation with one of the Lighthouse's marine archaeologists. Tour participants visit areas of the Historic Light Station that are off-limits for general admission visitors. Participants will also see recovered artifacts that are undergoing tedious cleaning and stabilization procedures undertaken by conservators. Free time will be available to see museum exhibits in the historic Keeper's House and to also climb the 165' lighthouse. The lighthouse is located at 81 Lighthouse Avenue in St. Augustine. Advance reservations are required. Tickets are $24 and may be purchased at www.StAugustineLighthouse.org or call 904-829-0745.

Uptown (Art and music) Saturday Night
Date: 10/25 - 10/25   click here for website

Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast is located conveniently in beautiful historic downtown St. Augustine. Roughly a 5 minute walk from our Inn, you will find one of St. Augustines best kept secrets: "Uptown" From 5 to 9 p.m. on the last Saturday of each month, experience live music, refreshments, new exhibits, book signings and much more at the galleries, antique stores and unique shop on St. Augustine's San Marco Avenue between Ripley's Museum and the Mission Nombre de Dios. The Mission Nombre de Dios provides FREE PARKING. Info: 904-823-9263.

Saturday morning Farmers Market
Date: 10/25 - 10/25   click here for website

Shop for fresh produce, baked goods, hand-crafted items and plants directly from the producers. There's always live entertainment and there is fresh seafood in season. The Old City Farmers' Market takes place every Saturday morning at the St. Augustine Amphitheater on A1A South in St. Augustine.

St. Augustine Amphitheater on Anastasia Island is a convenient 10 minute car ride from Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast. This event is hosted every Saturday (Weather Permitting) all year. Enjoy this event and many others while vacationing in historic downtown St. Augustine.

Saturday Evening Zip line tour over Alligators
Date: 10/25 - 10/25   click here for website

ZIP LINE AT NIGHT: Crocodile Crossing, the zip line course offered at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, is now offered as an evening event on Saturdays. All participants must arrive before 6 p.m. This specific adventure includes a modified version of the Nile course with six zip lines and 23 obstacles. Cost is $75 per person and includes a 30 to 45-minute nocturnal reptile tour. Reservations must be made online at least 24 hours prior to the tour. The Alligator Farm is at 999 Anastasia Blvd. Call 904-824-3337 or go to www.alligatorfarm.com.

Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast is located just 2 miles from St. Augustine Alligator Farm. Come stay with us and enjoy all that beautiful St. Augustine has to offer.

The Downtown Bazaar
Date: 10/25 - 10/25   click here for website

From 6-10 p.m., The Colonial Quarter courtyard hosts an evening filled with fine art, unique artisan crafts, local authors sharing their stories of local lore, live music by studio recording musicians and mystifying magic. Take a stroll through the quarter or enjoy fabulous food and beverages by the Taberna Del Caballo. The event is free, including your pets and will take place the last Saturday of every month. 33 St. George St., St. Augustine. 904-315-7454

Oceanwise, An Evening for the Estuaries
Date: 10/25 - 10/25   click here for website

The Friends of the GTM Reserve host "OceanWise", their fifth sustainable seafood event to support and enhance programs in environmental education, stewardship of natural and cultural resources and scientific research projects at the GTM Research Reserve. The event will take place at the Environmental Education Center from 6 - 9 p.m. Tickets are $50 and will help fund ecological education programs for local youth. 505 Guana River Road in Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-823-4500 www.gtmnerr.org

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