Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum Jan & Feb Calendar

Valentine Toast at the Top
Feb. 12 &14, 2017 5-9pm
Romance is in the air. Literally. Propose to your love at the top of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse or share a lovely view with a special someone. A tradition started by Jupiter pioneers, Harry & Susan DuBois. Very limited-Couples only, $50 for 15 minutes of romantic twilight and champagne for two. Weddings are not permitted at this event. Two couples aloft at a time. Time slots available for RSVP: Feb. 13 & 14th only, 5-9 pm. Must RSVP by phone 561-747-8380 x101. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Sea Fest For Kids!


February 25, 2017, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Daytime Festival-Great for Families!! Children 18 & Under Free, Adults $10
Sea Fest for Kids at the Jupiter Light celebrates all things Maritime, Music and Fun! Enjoy a family day on the waterfront with sea-inspired education & adventures for kids to celebrate Jupiter’s coastal heritage and history. Meet lively characters from Jupiter’s past, and a real pirate or two. Mermaid and pirate costumes welcome! An unforgettable day filled with live music, story-telling, crafts, demonstrations, activities and kid-friendly food and ice cream treats at your favorite hometown Lighthouse!
Presenting Sponsor: Best Version Media
Season Sponsors: The Holtec Center, Jupiter Courier Newsweekly, Stuart News/TCPalm, Jupiter Minuteman Press
Event Sponsors: 97.9 WRMF, 103.1 WIRK, Sunny 107.9, X 102.3, Beatz 96.3, 850WFTL, FoxSports 640AM, Bureau of Land Management, Pirates of the Treasure Coast, Macaroni Kid, Tidy Coast Event Services
Also supported by: Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County, Tourist Development Council of PBC
https://www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/sea-fest-for-kids/

Lighthouse Sunset Tour
Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25
Feb 1, 8, 15, 22
Time varies by sunset
Take in the spectacular sunset views and witness the Jupiter Light turning on to illuminate the night sky.  Visitors get an inside look at the nuts & bolts of a working lighthouse watch room.  Tour time approximately 75 minutes, $15 Members, $20 Non-Members, RSVP required, 561-747-8380 X101.  Tours are weather permitting, call for tour time.  Children must be at least 48” tall to climb the tower.  www.jupiterlighthouse.org.  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Lighthouse Moonrise Tour

View the Full Moon from atop the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse!
Jan 12, Feb 10, Time varies by sunset
A howling good time and spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the tower! Tour time approximately 75 minutes, $15 Members, $20 Non-Members, RSVP required, 561-747-8380 x101. Tours are weather permitting, call for tour time. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 48” tall to climb. www.jupiterlighthouse.org. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Hike Through History
Jan 7, 8:30-am-10:30am
Discover the topography and natural history of Jupiter’s National Conservation Lands historic site. This 2 mile trek passes through historic points of interest on the 120-acre Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area.  The hike departs from the flag pole at the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum and is weather dependent.  Program is open to adults and children-minimum age 5, ages 13 & under must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 18 years old.  Hiker’s footwear, active wear, a hat, and a full water bottle or canteen should be carried.  Admission is free but space is limited-RSVP required 561-747-8380 X101.  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.  www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

Lighthouse Story Time & Crafts for Kids
Jan 3, Feb 7, 10:30am-11:15am, Free Program, RSVP required
Join us under the Lighthouse Seminole Chickee Hut for story time & craft activity about Lighthouse Keepers, Florida History and People & Local Plants and Animals.  Moms & Dads, this is ideal for kids ages 8 and under. Please bring a small beach/picnic mat for your child.  Program is free, space is limited, runs approximately 45 minutes, weather permitting, limited space, RSVP required 561-747-8380 X101 by the Friday before program date.  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter FL 33469  www.jupiterlighthouse.org

Twilight Yoga at the Light
6-7pm
Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30   Feb 6, 13, 20, 27
Experience the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala,
on the Lighthouse Deck at Sunset! Every Monday (time will vary monthly based on sunset.)  This is an all levels class and beginners are welcomed and encouraged! Offered by donation. Bring a yoga mat and a flashlight. Meet at the Museum 10 minutes prior to start time, class is weather dependent-please check website for updates and future start times. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Lighthouse Book Club
6-7 pm
Jan 4, Feb 1,
Join Museum Staff in book discussions on all things Florida! Discover the surprisingly rich heritage of our State in both fiction and non-fiction.  Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month in the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum Café.   Donation suggested.  Check our web calendar for Book reading schedule. Please RSVP to 561-747-8380 X101. www.jupiterlighthouse.org  Location:  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter.

History of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse
At the Jupiter Library, Military Trail, Jupiter
Friday Feb 10, 2PM, Free
The lighthouse in Jupiter is the oldest structure in Palm Beach County.  Historian Josh Liller will look at the more than 150 years of Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse’s history and operations, from the first requests for the lighthouse through present day.  He will also share how all five branches of the US military have used the lighthouse reservation during that same time period.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum offers climbing tours of the landmark 1860 lighthouse. The waterfront Museum in the restored WWII building exhibits Five Thousand Years on the Loxahatchee, which explores Native American, Seminole, Florida Maritime, Lighthouse, Pioneer and WWII Secret “Station J” history. Showcasing the amazing past of the Loxahatchee River region, the heritage site also features the Tindall Pioneer Homestead, Pennock Plantation Bell and Lighthouse Keepers Workshop. Also available are the museum gift shop, educational programs for children and adults, sunset tours, moonrise tours, weddings & proposals, and special events. The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is part of the 120-acre federally designated, Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area. Hiking trail and observation tower located on the north side of Beach Road. Open Tues-Sun (Open 7 days Jan-Apr,) 10 am-5 pm, last lighthouse tour leaves at 4 pm. Closed on some major holidays. Children must be at least 48” tall to climb tower. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469, 561-747-8380x 101, www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

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