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SAINT AUGUSTINEThe St. Augustine Historical Society presents “A Centennial Celebration from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 Tickets are $20 for members; $25 for non-members.

Every ticket includes a limited edition 100th anniversary wine glass.

RSVP to melissaprocaccini@sahs1883.com or call 904-824-2872.

Lightner Museum is offering discounts on general admission tickets throughout the month of September.  Visitors may purchase their tickets at the front desk and receive one half off the price of an adult admission ticket with the purchase of one full price adult admission ticket.

The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum will open its doors free of charge when visitors participate with tickets from Smithsonian Magazine’s 14th Annual Museum Day Live! on Saturday, Sept. 22. The Ximenez-House is located in historic, downtown St. Augustine at 20 Aviles Street. The annual event represents Smithsonian Institute’s free admission policy for 24 hours. Tickets will be available for the public to download beginning at midnight on August 15 at https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2018/registration/. According to event organizers, the one-day event attracts hundreds of thousands of participants.

“Visitors and locals are encouraged to join us for free tours of the House, Museum, gift shop and property,” said Julie Vaill-Gatlin, executive director of the Ximenez-Fatio House. “The national program will provide individuals and families with the opportunity to learn more about our local history,” she said. For a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, visit the website at http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/venues/?no-ist.

The Ximenez-Fatio House and Museum participation is part of its mission to support public outreach which promotes the nation’s national heritage through preservation, patriotic service, and educational projects. For more information, call the Museum at 904-342-8887.

 

 

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