SAINT AUGUSTINE – Wine sipping and a preview to maritime Christmas 2017 are among the highlights this fall for the St. Augustine Lighthouse.
Oct. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. Bin 39: Wine Bar, 4 St. George St., will be location for “Sip, Share, Support,” an event to benefit St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum. Donation is $50 for members; $55 non-members and includes wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and live music.
For tickets go to http://www.staugustinelighthouse.org.
Stacole Fine Wines will be featured, and all six in the tasting are rated at 90 or higher.
Nov. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. attention turns to the St. Johns Town Center, Jacksonville, in support of the Lighthouse at Pinot’s Palette. This is a paint, sip and support event, with a portion of the proceeds going to the museum. Donation is $40 per painter. Go to the Pinot’s Palette website for further information.
Following a Christmas tradition, the Nautical Christmas Tree takes center stage, a tradition begun in 2011. Email Lighthousekeeper81@gmail.com with information on this project. Nautical-themed ornaments are welcomed, with individuals invited to drop off ornaments or mail to The Lightkeeper, St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum, 81 Lighthouse Ave., St. Augustine, Fl. 32080. Be sure to put name and address inside the envelope or box in which the ornament is placed. A donor list will be posted next to the tree.
Luminara night at the Lighthouse is Dec. 6. Admission is free.