Holiday events for Dec. 12-18

Holiday events for Dec. 12-18

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FRIDAY, DEC. 12

‘YES, VIRGINIA THE MUSICAL’: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 C A1A South, presents Murray Middle School’s production of “Yes, Virginia The Musical” at 7 p.m. A donation of $5 is suggested, with all proceeds going to the school. Gates open at 4 p.m. with Santa visits, train rides, face painting and bounce house. Seating area opens at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Concessions will be available for purchase.

ST AUGUSTINE ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT: Enjoy an evening of holiday music at 8 p.m. in the gilded age ambiance of the Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St. The program includes the beloved “Nutcracker Suite” along with many other holiday favorites. The St. Augustine High School Chamber Singers will perform several selections with the Hallelujah Chorus from “Messiah” as the finale. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for students and are available online at staugustineorchestra.org or at the door.

‘MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET THE MUSICAL’: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., will perform the holiday classic, “Miracle on 34th Street The Musical,” at 7:30 p.m. The musical tells the story of Susan Walker, the 6-year-old girl who has her doubts about Santa Claus. Tickets are $25. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

CANDLELIGHT TOUR: The Villa Zorayda, 83 King St., will hold its 5th Annual “Candlelight Tour” of the museum at 6 p.m. Adult admission is $15, children 7-12 are $6, and children 4-6 are free. The Candlelight Tour is not recommended for children 3 and under. Reservations are required as space is limited. For information call 829-9887 or go to villazorayda.com.

NATIVITY CELEBRATION: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5490 County Road 210 W., presents a nativity celebration featuring hundreds of nativities, musical performances, children’s activities, artwork, tours, refreshments and a living nativity from 5 to 9 p.m. Guests are asked to bring canned goods to benefit a local food bank. For information, go to christmasnativity.org/jacksonville.

SATURDAY, DEC. 13

FOOD TRUCKS & A MOVIE: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 C A1A South, presents Food Trucks & A Movie featuring “Home Alone” at 6 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m. with Santa visits, train rides, face painting and bounce house. Seating area opens at 6 p.m. Admission is free. Concessions will be available for purchase.

‘MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET THE MUSICAL’: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., will perform the holiday classic, “Miracle on 34th Street The Musical,” at 7:30 p.m. The musical tells the story of Susan Walker, the 6-year-old girl who has her doubts about Santa Claus. Tickets are $25. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

NIGHTS OF LIGHTS & HOLIDAY TRADITIONS PLAZA STROLL: Tour St. Augustine will host a free Nights of Lights & Holiday Traditions walking tour to enjoy the amazing views while learning the historical significance of the “white lights.” Tours depart at 7 p.m. from the Tour St. Augustine office, 4 Granada St. For information, call 825-0087 or go to staugustinecitywalks.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 14

‘MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET THE MUSICAL’: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., will perform the holiday classic, “Miracle on 34th Street The Musical,” at 2 p.m. The musical tells the story of Susan Walker, the 6-year-old girl who has her doubts about Santa Claus. Tickets are $25. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

HOLIDAY IN THE GARDENS & MONTHLY PLANT SALE: Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, 6400 North Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast, will have live holiday entertainment, arts and crafts for kids, family activities and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 1 to 5 p.m. Free park entry with donated toy or canned food item. For information, call 386-446-6783 or go to floridastateparks.org/washingtonoaks.

LIVING NATIVITY: A live Nativity will be presented by St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 5205 A1A South, at 3 p.m. The enactment of the birth of Jesus will include the scene of Mary and Joseph being turned away from the inn and visits by angels and shepherds. There will be live animals, Christmas carols and holiday festivities. Parking is free. For information, call 471-5364 or go to stanastasiacc.org.

TUESDAY, DEC. 16

YIPPEE KI YAY HOLIDAY: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 C A1A South, presents Yippee Ki Yay Holiday featuring “Die Hard” with Papercutt at 6 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. “Die Hard” will be showing at 6 p.m. followed by a concert featuring Papercutt. Admission is free. Must be 17 and older with I.D.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17

PECHA KUCHA VOL. 6: BLISS: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 C A1A South, presents Pecha Kucha Vol. 6: Bliss at 6 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Content might not be suitable for children under the age of 16. Admission is free. Concessions will be available for purchase.

CANDLELIGHT TOUR: The Villa Zorayda, 83 King St., will hold its 5th Annual “Candlelight Tour” of the museum at 6 p.m. Adult admission is $15, children 7-12 are $6, and children 4-6 are free. The Candlelight Tour is not recommended for children 3 and under. Reservations are required as space is limited. For information call 829-9887 or go to villazorayda.com.

THURSDAY, DEC. 18

‘MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET THE MUSICAL’: Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., will perform the holiday classic, “Miracle on 34th Street The Musical,” at 7:30 p.m. The musical tells the story of Susan Walker, the 6-year-old girl who has her doubts about Santa Claus. Tickets are $25. For information, call 825-1164 or go to limelight-theatre.org.

ONGOING

NIGHTS OF LIGHTS: During Nights of Lights, nearly three million tiny white lights bring the glow of holiday magic to St. Augustine – from the ground to the rooftops. Tracing its origins to the Spanish tradition of displaying a white candle in the window during the Christmas holidays, the spectacular lighting reflects the city’s 449-year history. The lights are displayed through Feb. 1. For information, go to nightsoflights.com.

A TRADITIONAL MENORCAN CHRISTMAS: Celebrate a traditional Menorcan Christmas at The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St. Visitors are invited to stop in and see the museum and garden lit by the soft glow of the Nights of Lights as well as a traditional Christmas tree and decor. Winter hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is $4.95 for adults and $3.95 for children ages 6 -12. Childre under 6 are free. For information, call 824-0192 or go to oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com.