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Events for the week of 10/26/2014
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

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

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

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:

Lincolnville Sunday Farmers Marker
Date: 10/26 - 10/26

Eddie Vickers Park hosts this farmer's market with farm-fresh vegetables, meats/fish, cheese, bread, treats, arts & crafts, prepared food, jewelry, picnic areas, playground and more! Every Sunday from noon - 4 p.m. 399 Riberia St., St. Augustine. www.LincolnvilleFarmersMarket.com

Mondays Lost Ships Tour at the St. Augustine Lighthouse
Date: 10/27 - 10/27   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.

St. Augustine Orchestra
Date: 10/31 - 10/31   click here for website

The St. Augustine Orchestra, under the direction of William McNeiland, opens its 2014/15 season with an 8 p.m. performance at the beautiful, historic Lightner Museum. The Gilded Age ambiance of the former Alcazar Hotel comes to life with beautiful orchestral music in the location of what was once the largest indoor swimming pool in the world. Tickets are $20. 25 Granada St., St. Augustine. 904-655-7944 http://staugustineorchestra.org

Last Comic Standing
Date: 10/31 - 10/31

NBC's Last Comic Standing Live Tour featuring stand up comedy from the finalists of the hit TV series perform at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall at 8 p.m. (doors open 7 p.m.). Tickets for this seated show are 1st Four Rows: $100; Next Six Rows: $50; All Remaining Rows: $40. 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-209-0399 www.pvconcerthall.com

Living History Day at Fort Matanzas
Date: 11/1 - 11/01   click here for website

From 10:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., authentically clad re-enactors will demonstrate Spanish cannons at this fortress that guarded the southern approach to St. Augustine. Admission is free including the ferry ride to and from Rattlesnake Island. Fort Matanzas National Monument is located at 8635 A1A at the south end of Anastasia Island approximately 15 miles south of St. Augustine. Info: www.nps.gov/foma; 904-471-0116

This event is fun for people of all ages. Fort Matanzas is just a short car ride away from Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast in historic downtown St. Augustine. Come enjoy everything the nations oldest city has to offer.

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