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Friday, Dec. 5
‘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.

HYPOLITA FESTIVAL: Experience the new brick pavement and streetscape enhancements along St. Augustine’s Hypolilta Street. The grand re-opening of St. Augustine’s crossroads is from 4-9 p.m. and features two stages of live music, speeches, a ribbon cutting ceremony, shopping discounts, specials and giveaways. Bicycle parking is free. For information, go to staugustine-450.com.

THEY CALL HIM MESSIAH: Anastasia Baptist Church, 1640 A1A South, will present “They Call Him Messiah” at 7 p.m. Visitors can take a stroll through Bethlehem and experience the vitality of the ancient city of Jesus’ birth. Visitors can also converse with Mary, Joseph and the townspeople who will share their wares and their experience. Refreshments will be provided at the well. For information, go to anastasiabaptist.org.

FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK: The First Friday Art Walk features new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries from 5 to 9 p.m. The event is held rain or shine inside the member galleries and is a free, self-guided walking tour (tour maps available at participating galleries). Free transportation is provided by St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolleys throughout downtown for the art walk. For information, call 832-779-2781 or go to artgalleriesofstaugustine.org.

FIRST FRIDAYS: MEET THE TREASURE HUNTERS: The St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum, 12 S. Castillo Drive, hosts Mark Anthony, a treasure diver and collector known worldwide and founder of St. Augustine’s ‘Treasures by Mark Anthony’ from 6 to 8 p.m. To have an item appraised by Anthony, send a photo of it along with a brief description to [email protected] in advance. The event is free. For information, call 877-467-5863 or go to thepiratemuseum.com.

DECEMBER BOOK SALE: Friends of the Library Southeast will sponsor a December Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Southeast Branch, 6670 U.S. 1 South. A selection of military history books recently donated by a private collector will be offered for sale as well as hundreds of books in all genres.

40TH ANNUAL BRITISH NIGHT WATCH GRANDE ILLUMINATION: Relive the British Period (1763-1784) in St. Augustine at the British Night Watch Encampment at Francis Field. The colorful and exciting re-enactment features hundreds of British troops, their Native American allies and civilians from noon to 5 p.m. For information, call 829-5318 or go to britishnightwatch.org.

RAILS TO TRAILS FESTIVAL: Spuds, Elkton and Armstrong (SEA)’s 3rd Annual Rails to Trails Festival will be from 5 to 9 p.m. at the SEA Community Center, 4950 Harvey Ave., Elkton. Cyclists, naturalists and those who enjoy the great outdoors can take advantage of the nature and cycling trails while learning the history of those black families that provided the labor for Henry Flagler hotels as well as timber and turpentine farm camps. Admission is free. For information, call 806-3939 or go to seachrc.org.

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.

A TRADITIONAL MENORCAN CHRISTMAS: Celebrate a traditional Menorcan Christmas at The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St. Located in what was known as the Menorcan Quarter of historic St. Augustine, the schoolhouse dates back to the 1700s. The Menorcans are the foundation of St. Augustine as a living, viable city. Visitors are invited to stop in to see the museum and garden lit by the soft glow of the Nights of Lights. Winter hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $4.95 for adults and $3.95 for children ages 6 -12. Children under 6 free. For information, call 824-0192 or go to oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com.

Saturday, Dec. 6
‘THE NUTCRACKER’: The St. Augustine Dance Conservatory will perform “The Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. at Pedro Menendez High School. It will be the conservatory’s second time doing “The Nutcracker” over the past several years. There will be more than 200 dancers including guest artists from Ballet Pensacola. Tickets are $15 and $20 and are available at the studio location of 3670 U.S. 1 South, Suite 150. For information, call 797-6469, email [email protected] or go to danceSADC.com.

BRITISH NIGHT WATCH AND GRANDE ILLUMINATION: Relive the British Period (1763-1784) in St. Augustine at the British Night Watch Encampment at Francis Field. The colorful and exciting re-enactment features hundreds of British troops, their Native American allies and civilians. The encampment opens at 10 a.m. with a full day of entertainment by 18th-century musicians and performers. At 8 p.m., the Grande Illumination Parade begins through the historic streets. For information, call 829-5318 or go to britishnightwatch.org.

‘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.

‘KRAKATUK’: The Perla Ballet will perform “Krakatuk” at 2 p.m. at Pedro Menendez High School. The Perla Ballet is Part of The Perla School, a local nonprofit dance training school. The afternoon ballet is from the original prequel story to “The Nutcracker.” The audience will realize how “The Nutcracker” came to be. Suggested donations of $8 are welcome. Following the performance, there will be a meet and greet with the cast.

PAL DAY: The Greater Jacksonville USO will sponsor a PAL Day at St. Augustine area attractions with free admission for active duty servicemen and their families. A free lunch is provided by the St. Augustine Elks Lodge, 1420 A1A S. Free shuttle service provided from downtown. For information, call 778-2821.

GUIDED CULTURAL HIKE: GTM Research Reserve, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, will host a guided cultural hike at 8:30 a.m. that focuses on the Guana Peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history. The 1.5 mile guided walking tour departs from the Trailhead Pavilion located just west of the Guana Dam. There is a $3 parking fee. For information, call 823-4500 or go to gtmnerr.org.

60TH ANNUAL ST. AUGUSTINE CHRISTMAS PARADE: St. Augustine’s Annual Christmas Parade is one of the largest in North Florida and includes floats, marching bands, cars, horses and the arrival of Santa. The parade starts promptly at 10 a.m. by the Mission Nombre de Dios on San Marco Avenue, continues through the downtown streets of historic St. Augustine and ends behind the Visitors Center on Castillo Drive. For information, call 824-4997.

LIVING HISTORY DAY AT FORT MATANZAS: The Living History Day at Fort Matanzas, 8635 A1A, will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Authentically clad re-enactors will demonstrate Spanish cannons at the fortress that guarded the southern approach to St. Augustine. Admission is free including the ferry ride to and from Rattlesnake Island. For information, call 471-0116 or go to nps.gov/foma.

CHEROKEE HISTORY PRESENTATIONS: The Fountain of Youth, 11 Magnolia Ave., will present Cherokee History Presentations from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Native Cherokee historians describe how their people interacted with the local Timucua for centuries before the arrival of Europeans, plus author P.C. Zook discusses and signs copies of his book “Native Lands.” PAL Day admission is free for military with ID and there is a $2 discount for military family members. Nonmilitary admission is $12 adults, $11 seniors and $8 Children 6 to 12. For information, call 829-3168 or go to fountainofyouthflorida.com.

2ND ANNUAL SUGAR CANE HARVEST: St. Augustine Distillery’s 2nd Annual Sugar Cane Harvest will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at KYV Farm, 7086 County Road 16A. Visitors can watch sugar cane milled in a cast-iron sugar mill built in 1883 and enjoy a traditional old fashioned cane boil, a music fair, fresh-from-the-farm drinks, delicious meals, games and tractor tours. The event features a solo performance by JJ Grey of JJ Grey & Mofro, the Rivernecks and others. Local restaurants, farmers and artisans that obtain their produce and ingredients locally are showcased. Admission is $5 per person and all ages are welcome. Parking is $10. For information, call 501-0826 or go to staugustinedistillery.com.

RAILS TO TRAILS FESTIVAL: Spuds, Elkton and Armstrong (SEA)’s 3rd Annual Rails to Trails Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the SEA Community Center, 4950 Harvey Ave., Elkton. Cyclists, naturalists and those who enjoy the great outdoors can take advantage of the nature and cycling trails while learning the history of those black families that provided the labor for Henry Flagler hotels as well as timber and turpentine farm camps. Admission is free. For information, call 806-3939 or go to seachrc.org.

15TH ANNUAL REINDEER RUN: The 15th Annual Reindeer Run will begin at 9:55 a.m. The one-mile fun run precedes the St. Augustine Christmas Parade when the course is lined with spectators. The run is open to adults and children of all ages, and the first 200 runners will receive a T-shirt. The run begins in front of Ripleys Believe it or Not! Museum on Castillo Drive and ends on Cordova Street in front of Mojo’s Barbecue. The entry fee is $10. Day-of-Race registration will be near the starting line. For information, go to facebook.com/reindeerrunstaugustine.

DECEMBER BOOK SALE: Friends of the Library Southeast will sponsor a December Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Southeast Branch, 6670 U.S. 1 South. A selection of military history books recently donated by a private collector will be offered for sale as well as hundreds of books in all genres.

GAMBLE ROGERS FEST: The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall, 1050 A1A, Ponte Vedra Beach, welcomes the First Annual Gamble Fest beginning at 12:30 p.m. The event will feature food trucks, art booths, musical memorabilia and a raffle for a variety of must-have treasures. A stunning lineup of live musical performances begins at 1:30 p.m. and includes Michael Jordan, The Rubies, Sam Pacetti, Carlos and Carlos, Flagship Romance, Wild Shiners, The Willowwacks, Amy Hendrickson and The Currys. Admission is by donation with a $15 donation suggested. For information, call 209-0367 or go to gamblerogersfest.org.

VILANO BEACH SUNSET CELEBRATION: The Vilano Beach Sunset Celebration features a spectacular sunset across the bay and dozens of market vendors, live music and local arts and crafts at the Vilano Pier, 260 Vilano Road. Activities are from 3 p.m. until dusk. Admission is free. For information, call 540-0402 or go to vilanobeachfl.com.

GLASSBLOWING DEMONSTRATION: Nationally known artist Thomas Long and his crew present an evening of glassblowing demonstrations and beautiful glass art from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Creative Studios, 25 Palmer St. The stone works of local artist Paul Braun will also be featured. For information, call 826-0004 or go to thomaslongglass.com.

SUNSET/MOONRISE AT ST. AUGUSTINE LIGHTHOUSE: Enjoy the sunset and moonrise from the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse, 81 Lighthouse Ave. Admission is $25 and includes a champagne toast provided by San Sebastian Winery, hors d’oeuvres from The Reef and an informative overview of the history of the St. Augustine Light Station. For information, call 829-0745 or go to staugustinelighthouse.org.

OSPREY FULL MOON CRUISE: Take a cruise from Camachee Cove, 252 Yacht Club Drive, Dock A-19, on the Osprey for a full moon excursion along the Oldest City’s bayfront, historic Castillo de San Marcos and the St. Augustine Lighthouse. Guests must be 21 and up and passengers are welcome to bring drinks. Tickets are $30. For information, go to jaxwatertours.com.

DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES CONCERT: Daryl Hall and John Oates, the number one selling duo in the history of music, will perform at 8 p.m. at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South. Gates open at 7 p.m. Inducted this year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the duo established themselves in the mid-’70s through the mid-’80s when they scored six No. 1 singles, five Top 10 singles and six consecutive multiplatinum albums. Tickets range from $39.50 to $89.50. For information, call 209-0367 or go to staugamphitheatre.com.

CAMACHEE COVE HOLIDAY LIGHTING CEREMONY: Boats and businesses at St. Augustine’s Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor, 3070 Harbor Drive, light up for the holidays at a special 7 p.m. lighting ceremony. The public is invited to tour the harbor, see the decorations and vote for the best displays. The Kingfish Grill provides a free drink to anyone with a ballot. For information, call 829-5676 or go to camacheeisland.com.

WINTER SPECTACULAR: Whether you’re feeling like Santa or more like Scrooge this year, the St. Augustine Winter Spectacular is certain to bring on the holiday cheer. The holiday variety show will be performed at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the Lewis Auditorium stage at Flagler College. Tickets are $15 and $20 in advance and $20 and $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the auditorium box office through the day of the show. For information, go to staugustinewinterspectacular.com.

CAROLING AT THE RAVINES: Visitors to Ravine Gardens, 1600 Twigg St., Palatka, can enjoy wagon rides, pictures with Santa, live entertainment and a light show from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Food will be available for purchase from Mema’s Family Restaurant. Regular park admission of $2 per person or $5 per vehicle up to 8 passengers will apply.

“A BACK TO BASICS CHRISTMAS”: The Women of the Moose 1101 will host “A Back to Basics Christmas” featuring a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, dancing, door prizes and raffles. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with dancing from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the SAS Clubhouse, 709 Royal Road. Music will be provided by DJ Terry Hunter. This is a BYOB event. Admission is $15 per person and $25 per couple. For reservations, call Sandra at 806-0535 or Theresa at 794-5129.

OLD CITY FARMERS MARKET: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 State Road A1A South, will host the Old City Farmers Market. The market includes locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, plants and more from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Saturday. Admission is free. For information, call 471-3733.

A TRADITIONAL MENORCAN CHRISTMAS: Celebrate a traditional Menorcan Christmas at The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St. Located in what was known as the Menorcan Quarter of historic St. Augustine, the schoolhouse dates back to the 1700s. The Menorcans are the foundation of St. Augustine as a living, viable city. Visitors can 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 8 p.m. Admission is $4.95 for adults and $3.95 for children ages 6 -12. Children under 6 are free. For information, call 824-0192 or go to oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com.

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’ and exploring how the colonial-era tradition has become a famous modern-day spectacle not to be missed. 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. 7
CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES: The Garden Club of St. Augustine will host the 46th Annual Tour of Homes from noon to 5 p.m. This year’s tour will feature six private homes in historic downtown dating from the 1800s. All homes are exquisitely decorated by the Garden Club with fresh wreaths, garlands and floral arrangements. Tour participants can also enjoy an Afternoon Tea and a visit to the Unique Boutique from 1 to 5 p.m. Free shuttle transportation is provided. For information, go to gardenclubofstaugustine.org.

DIVAS HALF MARATHON AND 5K: Run Like a Diva in a fun and glam women’s running series. The series comes to St. Augustine Beach with a 7 a.m. half marathon and a 7:25 a.m. 5K — both starting and finishing at the St. John’s County Ocean Pier, 350 A1A Beach Blvd. The races each include a boa and tiara station just before the finish line, so runners can finish like a diva. The event features a two-day Health & Fitness Boutique, and participants receive shirts, backpacks, awesome goody bags, roses and bubbly at the finish line. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in 14 age groups ranging from 14 and under to 75 and up. Registration is $100 for Divas Half Marathon and $65 for the Divas 5K. For informaion, go to runlikeadiva.com.

‘THE NUTCRACKER’: The St. Augustine Dance Conservatory will perform “The Nutcracker” at 2 p.m. at Pedro Menendez High School. It will be the conservatory’s second time doing “The Nutcracker” over the past several years. There will be more than 200 dancers including guest artists from Ballet Pensacola. Tickets are $15 and $20 and are available at the studio location of 3670 U.S. 1 South, Suite 150. For information, call 797-6469, email [email protected] or go to danceSADC.com.

‘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.

THEY CALL HIM MESSIAH: Anastasia Baptist Church, 1640 A1A South, will present “They Call Him Messiah” at 6 p.m. Visitors can take a stroll through Bethlehem and experience the vitality of the ancient city of Jesus’ birth. Visitors can also converse with Mary, Joseph and the townspeople who will share their wares and their experience. Refreshments will be provided at the well. For information, go to anastasiabaptist.org.

‘THREE GIFTS — OUR CHRISTMAS OFFERING’: The Sanctuary Choir of Ancient City Baptist Church will present “Three Gifts – Our Christmas Offering” at 11 a.m. A new musical created by the team of Randy Vader, Jay Rouse and Rose Aspinall, the production is filled with high-energy celebration songs, warm nostalgic moments, fresh contemporary settings, seasonal favorites and meaningful worship moments. The program is free, and the public is invited to attend. For information, call 829-3476.

DISCOVER THE BIRDS: Anastasia State Park, 1340A A1A South, will host a bird walk from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Led by a park volunteer, the fun and informative walk is open to participants of all birding levels. Participants will observe a diverse variety of shore birds, marsh birds and hammock birds by walking the beach, boardwalks and nature trails. Participants are asked to dress for the weather and bring binoculars, water, comfortable walking shoes and a field guide. The group will meet at the Island Beach Shop & Grill pavilion located at the end of the main park drive. Regular park entry fees apply at $4 for a single-occupant vehicle, $8 per vehicle with 2-8 occupants or $2 per bicyclist. The event is weather permitting and subject to cancellation. For information, go to floridastateparks.org/anastasia.

A TRADITIONAL MENORCAN CHRISTMAS: Celebrate a traditional Menorcan Christmas at The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St. Located in what was known as the Menorcan Quarter of historic St. Augustine, the schoolhouse dates back to the 1700s. The Menorcans are the foundation of St. Augustine as a living, viable city. 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. Admission is $4.95 for adults and $3.95 for children ages 6 -12. Children under 6 free. For information, call 824-0192 or go to oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com.

SALT AIR FARMERS MARKET: Marineland Marina will host a farmers market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. An array of produce, seafood, sauces, jams and cheese art will be available. For information, go to saltairfarmersmarket.com.

PLAY PETANQUE: Under the shady oaks at Lighthouse Park, 201 Red Cox Road, all are welcome to learn the game of Petanque from noon to 5 p.m. Loaner balls and lessons are provided by the Boules de Leon Petanque Club. For information, call 537-1999.

Monday, Dec. 8
A TRADITIONAL MENORCAN CHRISTMAS: Celebrate a traditional Menorcan Christmas at The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St. Located in what was known as the Menorcan Quarter of historic St. Augustine, the schoolhouse dates back to the 1700s. The Menorcans are the foundation of St. Augustine as a living, viable city. 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. Admission is $4.95 for adults and $3.95 for children ages 6 -12. Children under 6 are free. For information, call 824-0192 or go to oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com.

TANGO CLASSES: Dancing with Victoria Studio will host Argentine Tango Classes at 2600 U.S. 1 South. Beginner’s level class is from 3 to 4 p.m. followed by a Practica from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Intermediate/advanced level class is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per student. For information, call 808-7210 or go to chachavictoria.com.

YOGA MONDAY: The Friends of Ravine Gardens will host Yoga Mondays 5 to 6 p.m. at 1600 Twigg St. Reservations are required. The cost is $5. For information, go to ravinegardensyoga.eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 9
HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind Dance Troupe combines song, dance and sign language in its Holiday Performance at 7 p.m. at Shores United Methodist Church, 724 Shores Blvd. The event is free with plenty of parking. For information, go to shoresumc.org.

ROMANZA GATHERING: The December Gathering of Romanza will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jaybird’s Restaurant, 2600 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided by Jaybird’s, and a cash bar will be available. The networking event is open to all individuals and cultural organizations, members and nonmembers alike. The featured entertainer will be Chris Hale, an Appalachian folk singer, guitar player and environmental activist.

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD: A hobby that took off in 2005, stand up paddleboarding, provides an opportunity to see St. Augustine’s waterways and get some exercise at the same time. Anastasia Watersports, 850 Anastasia Park Road, offers a group stand up paddleboard lesson at 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. After a short tutorial, the group embarks on a two-hour easy paddle through Salt Run. The cost is $40. For information, call 460-9111.

OPEN MIC: Ann O’Malley’s, 23 Orange St., will host Open Mic Night with Smokin’ Joe from 7 to 10 p.m.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD: The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library will host a Teen Advisory Board meeting from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Teens age 13 to 18 are invited to join the board and have a say in the materials the library orders for teens and the teen programs that are offered. Participation in the Teen Advisory Board counts as service hours, and snacks are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

BEDTIME HOLIDAY STORYTIME: The Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library will host a Bedtime Holiday Storytime with Ms. Suzanne of Bird Island Park at 6:30 p.m. The whole family is invited to for a special holiday storytime featuring “The Polar Express.” Pajamas are encouraged and light refreshments will be provided.

A TRADITIONAL MENORCAN CHRISTMAS: Celebrate a traditional Menorcan Christmas at The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St. Located in what was known as the Menorcan Quarter of historic St. Augustine, the schoolhouse dates back to the 1700s. The Menorcans are the foundation of St. Augustine as a living, viable city. Visitors are invited to 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. Admission is $4.95 for adults and $3.95 for children ages 6 -12. Children under 6 are free. For information, call 824-0192 or go to oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com.

Wednesday, Dec. 10
AFTER-SCHOOL CRAFTS FOR TEENS: Children in Kindergarten through 5th grades and their caregivers are invited for a special monthly crafting event with the teens of Nease High School’s Arts in Motion Club in the PGA Tour Media Room from 4 to 5 p.m. All materials are provided by the Friends of the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library. All children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

WEDNESDAY MARKET: The Wednesday Market at St. Johns Pier Park runs from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The market features a large selection of produce, baked foods, jewelry and other handmade gifts. For information, call 347-8007.

COMEDYOKE: Burger Buckets, 3 Cordova St., will host Comedyoke, an open mic comedy and karaoke night. The kitchen will be open until 10 p.m. Comedyoke starts at 7 p.m. For information, call 342-5295.

A TRADITIONAL MENORCAN CHRISTMAS: Celebrate a traditional Menorcan Christmas at The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St. Located in what was known as the Menorcan Quarter of historic St. Augustine, the schoolhouse dates back to the 1700s. The Menorcans are the foundation of St. Augustine as a living, viable city. 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. 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.

HUMP DAY: Tempo Restaurant & Bar, 16 Cathedral Place, will host an open mic night from 6:30 to 10 p.m. For information, call 342-0286.

Thursday, Dec. 11
‘MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET THE MUSCIAL’: 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.

SPANISH BRASS PERFORMANCE: World-renowned Spanish music intertwines with St. Augustine history in a performance of the Spanish Brass quintet at 7 p.m. in the historic swimming pool area of the Lightner Museum, 75 King St. The performance is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited and provided on a first come, first served basis. Access into the performance is available through the Café Alcazar entrance located off Granada Street. The Lightner Museum will be open and free to the public following the performance. For information, call 825-1053 or go to staugustine-450.com.

A TRADITIONAL MENORCAN CHRISTMAS: Celebrate a traditional Menorcan Christmas at The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse, 14 St. George St. Located in what was known as the Menorcan Quarter of historic St. Augustine, the schoolhouse dates back to the 1700s. The Menorcans are the foundation of St. Augustine as a living, viable city. Visitors are invited to see the beautiful 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. Admission is $4.95 for adults and $3.95 for children ages 6 -12. Children under 6 are free. For information, call 824-0192 or go to oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com.

OPEN MIC: Tradewinds, 124 Charlotte St., will hold an open mic night from 5 to 9 p.m.

LIVE JAZZ AND SWING: Panama Hatties, 361 A1A Beach Blvd., will host live jazz and swing at 4:30 p.m. featuring E.T. Swings the Thing Band alternating with The Boston Connection every week. For information, call 471-2192.

OPEN MIC: Ann O’Malley’s, 23 Orange St., will host Open Mic Night with Smokin’ Joe from 7 to 10 p.m.

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD: A hobby that took off in 2005, stand up paddleboarding, provides an opportunity to see St. Augustine’s waterways and get some exercise at the same time. Anastasia Watersports, 850 Anastasia Park Road, offers a group stand up paddleboard lesson at 9 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. After a short tutorial, the group embarks on a two-hour easy paddle through Salt Run. The cost is $40. For information, call 460-9111.

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