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Join Miss Carrie for caroling Monday

December 21, 2014 | By More
Join Miss Carrie for caroling Monday

Historic City News readers who would like to accompany the “Voice of Lincolnville” on her annual Christmas caroling excursion, will board the Red Train with Carrie Johnson and friends at the Willie Galimore Community Center, 399 Riberia St.at 5:00 p.m. Monday evening.

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El Galeon Andalucia returns to port

December 18, 2014 | By More
El Galeon Andalucia returns to port

As part of a “Homeport 450th Dockage Agreement” the historical replica of a Spanish tall ship, El Galeon Andalucia, sailed into Matanzas Bay this morning.

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How about a Beach Pass for Christmas?

December 17, 2014 | By More
How about a Beach Pass for Christmas?

Historic City News readers looking for a last minute Christmas gift might consider a St Johns County annual beach pass while they are on sale from all locations of the Tax Collector’s office.

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Hall and Oates sell out Amphitheatre

December 7, 2014 | By More
Hall and Oates sell out Amphitheatre

For a duo who reveled in commercial success in the 1980’s while managing to escape critical acclaim, Daryl Hall and John Oates performed to sellout crowds in St Augustine and Clearwater this weekend; and Historic City News photojournalist Mark Cubbedge was front and center.

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60th Annual St Augustine Christmas Parade

December 6, 2014 | By More
60th Annual St Augustine Christmas Parade

St. Augustine’s 60th Annual Christmas Parade ushered in the holiday season for local Historic City News readers with floats, marching bands, cars, horses, and the arrival of Santa.

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Free Holiday Open House at Castillo

December 3, 2014 | By More
Free Holiday Open House at Castillo

Joseph Brehm has invited all Historic City News readers to attend the annual Castillo de San Marcos National Monument “Holiday Open House” on Saturday, December 13th, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

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Armstrong celebrates Third Annual Rails to Trails Festival

December 2, 2014 | By More
Armstrong celebrates Third Annual Rails to Trails Festival

Malinda Peeples has informed local Historic City News reporters that this weekend the Sea Community Gullah-Geechee organization will hold its 3rd Annual “Rails to Trails” festival; honoring the Gullah-Geechee ancestors and neighbors from the small St Johns County community that now forms our connection to the National Park Service Gullah-Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor.

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Readers can comment on Castillo fee increase

November 30, 2014 | By More
Readers can comment on Castillo fee increase

Superintendent Gordon J. Wilson invites Historic City News readers to participate in a public survey to gauge support for proposed changes to entrance fees charged to visitors at the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument.

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Hypolita Street ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday

November 29, 2014 | By More
Hypolita Street ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday

City officials and area business owners will join together for a ribbon cutting to signify the reopening of Hypolita Street following an eight month closure due to extensive utility work and a complete redesign of the streetscape.

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The community is invited to Luminary Night

November 25, 2014 | By More
The community is invited to Luminary Night

Local Historic City News readers, community members, and visitors are invited to enjoy live music, hot beverages and holiday cheer at the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum’s annual Luminary Night extravaganza on Wednesday, December 3rd, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

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Thanksgiving week entertainment suggestions

November 24, 2014 | By More
Thanksgiving week entertainment suggestions

Barbara Golden, Communications Manager for the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, reminds Historic City News readers who reside in St Johns County that admission is free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden School House, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening […]

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Include a stop at our state parks for Thanksgiving

November 20, 2014 | By More
Include a stop at our state parks for Thanksgiving

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service invites Historic City News readers to visit a state park or trail this Thanksgiving Day.

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Entertainment for St Augustine and St Johns County

November 18, 2014 | By More
Entertainment for St Augustine and St Johns County

Historic City News readers who reside in St Johns County and present a valid ID are always admitted free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden School House, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening Tour and the Hotel Ponce de Leon Legacy Tours at Flagler College. The daily tours and wine […]

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Heritage descendant working to produce Cross and Sword

November 16, 2014 | By More
Heritage descendant working to produce Cross and Sword

Crystal Solana Bryan reported to Historic City News that she has formed a not-for-profit company, Floridanos Historical Performances, Inc., to bring back to St Augustine the production of Florida’s Official State Play; Cross and Sword.

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Lifetime sportsman licenses half-price

November 15, 2014 | By More
Lifetime sportsman licenses half-price

St. Johns County Tax Collector Dennis W. Hollingsworth, CFC., invites all Historic City News readers to consider a gift of a lifetime Florida outdoor sports license for your children or grandchildren who are Florida residents between the ages 5 through 21.

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Live music for “Holly Jolly Trolley”

November 15, 2014 | By More
Live music for “Holly Jolly Trolley”

Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine reported to Historic City News that they are pleased to announce this year’s Nights of Lights “Holly Jolly Trolley” will include live music from local musicians and singers on select nights.

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Faces and Places debuts Tuesday morning

November 14, 2014 | By More
Faces and Places debuts Tuesday morning

A new exhibit is coming to the Rotunda Gallery at the St. Johns County Administration Building featuring original works from Scott Waters “Faces and Places” series. The collection of art will be on display from December 2nd through January 22, 2015.

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Florida State Parks are admission free for Veterans Day

November 10, 2014 | By More
Florida State Parks are admission free for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, Historic City News readers will receive free entry for everyone at Florida’s state parks, including Fort Mose, on Tuesday, November 11. The Florida Park Service encourages residents and visitors to celebrate veterans and active military personnel by bringing them to one of the 171 state parks and trails to enjoy […]

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Heart rocks the Amphitheatre

November 9, 2014 | By More
Heart rocks the Amphitheatre

Heart rocks the Amphitheatre Mark Cubbedge, Special Events Photographer Special to HISTORIC CITY NEWS Heart has never been a band that shied away from its musical influences of the 1970s and it performed a brilliant mix of cover tunes interspersed with its own mega-hits that kept a sold-out crowd on their feet most of the […]

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Veterans Day – all readers enjoy free admission to Castillo

November 8, 2014 | By More
Veterans Day – all readers enjoy free admission to Castillo

All Historic City News readers are invited to visit the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument when the National Park Service honors veterans by waiving its normal $7.00 entrance fee as a “thank you” to all of the men and women who have served our country.

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Saturday evening show to benefit Vickers Park preservation

November 7, 2014 | By More
Saturday evening show to benefit Vickers Park preservation

Lift Up Lincolnville Revitalization Corp. president Sue Agresta, announced to Historic City News that tomorrow, Saturday, November 8th, a benefit performance of the award-winning Broadway play, Clybourne Park, will take place at Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Avenue, uptown St. Augustine.

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River House announces November activities

November 6, 2014 | By More
River House announces November activities

The River House, home to the St Johns Council on Aging, located at 179 Marine Street, has invited Historic City News readers to participate in the upcoming public events during the month of November. If you are interested in a volunteer position with the Council on Aging, we have included in this report several available […]

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Free exhibit coming to Visitor Information Center

November 5, 2014 | By More
Free exhibit coming to Visitor Information Center

Historic City News readers will enjoy a free exhibit at the Visitor Information Center located at 10 West Castillo Drive in St Augustine from November 15, 2014, to January 12, 2015. The St. Augustine 450th Commemoration exhibition, which kicks off the anniversary year, focuses on comparing St. Augustine from then and now; a quest that […]

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Castillo by Candlelight

November 5, 2014 | By More
Castillo by Candlelight

The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument has informed local Historic City News reporters that they will host special evening tours on Saturday, November 22, and readers are invited to enjoy a candlelit timeline tour exploring the many flags that have flown over its ancient coquina walls.

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A few facts about “Music by the Sea” you may not know

October 31, 2014 | By More
A few facts about “Music by the Sea” you may not know

As we were saying thank you and goodnight to patrons at our final Music by the Sea Concert I met a very nice couple who told me how much they enjoyed the concerts. They also told me it was “great of the County to put these shows on for free”. The couple was very surprised […]

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Safe Trick-or-Treat this afternoon

October 26, 2014 | By More
Safe Trick-or-Treat this afternoon

Safe Trick-or-Treat this afternoon Ancient City Tours will sponsor a Halloween Costume Contest this afternoon; Sunday October 26th at 2:00 p.m., offering free trophies for kids and adults. Judging will be held at their offices at 6 Cordova Street; next door to the Tolomato Cemetery After the contest, Sunday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 […]

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Chef Chris Proulx wins Top Chef

October 24, 2014 | By More
Chef Chris Proulx wins Top Chef

Chef Chris Proulx, Aviles Restaurant at Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront, was selected as the People’s Choice Top Chef Thursday, Oct. 23, at Renaissance World Golf Village Resort during the Third Annual Flavors Top Chef Cook-off, a benefit for Home Again St. Johns.

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Bird Walk at Fort Matanzas

October 24, 2014 | By More
Bird Walk at Fort Matanzas

The National Park Service will treat Historic City News readers to a free opportunity to explore the ecology of Florida’s coast at its upcoming Bird Walk; scheduled for Saturday November 1, 2014 at Fort Matanzas National Monument.

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3rd Annual Spoonbills and Sprockets Tour

October 23, 2014 | By More
3rd Annual Spoonbills and Sprockets Tour

3rd Annual Spoonbills and Sprockets Bicycle Tour Heather Neville invited all Historic City News readers to rediscover all that is beautiful about our Historic Byway by bike during the 3rd Annual Spoonbills and Sprockets Bicycle Tour.

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Looking for fun things to do on a budget?

October 21, 2014 | By More
Looking for fun things to do on a budget?

Barbara Golden, Communications Manager for the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and the Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau, reminds Historic City News readers who reside in St Johns County that admission is free of charge to the Oldest House, the Lightner Museum, the Ximenez-Fatio House, the Oldest Wooden School House, City Walks History Mystery Murder Evening […]

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