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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum August & September

Oct & Nov Calendar 2017

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 NEW Exhibit in the 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.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour    

Aug 2, 23  7:15 pm      Sep 20, 6:30 pm

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 watchroom.  Tour time approximately 75 minutes, Cost: $20 per person, $15 for Lighthouse Members, RSVP required-call 561-747-8380 X101, or Tickets online. Tours are weather permitting.  Children must be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse and accompanied by an adult.  www.jupiterlighthouse.org.  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum , 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Lighthouse Moonrise Tours

Aug 6- 7:00 pm,  Aug 7-7:15 pm,  Sept 6-6:45 pm

A howling good time and spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the tower! Tour time approximately 75 minutes, Cost:, $20 per person, $15 for Lighthouse Members, RSVP required, Tickets online or call 561-747-8380 x101. Tours are weather permitting. Children must be accompanied by an adult and be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse. www.jupiterlighthouse.org. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

Hike Through History

Aug 5, Sep 2,   8:30-am-10:30am

Join Historian Josh Liller on a 2 mile trek through the 120-acre Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area discovering a history shaped by nature. 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, tour is weather dependent.   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   

Aug 1, Sep 5,    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.  Please arrive 10 minute prior for check-in. Gate closes/no admission after 10:40 am. Program is free, space is limited, runs approximately 45 minutes, 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

Aug 7, 14, 21, 28   Sep 4, 11, 18, 25    7-8 PM

Experience the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal, Kula Yoga Shala, on the Lighthouse Deck at Sunset! Every Monday.  This is an all levels class and beginners are welcomed and encouraged! Offered by donation. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle 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      

Aug 2, Sep 6, 6-7 pm

Join us for 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 West Hall.   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.

Aug: Touched By the Sun by Stuart McIver

Sep: Murder In The Tropics by Stuart McIver

 

Outreach Speaker Series: History of Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse

Tues Aug 29 @ 10AM –Free Program

Lake Park Library, 529 Park Ave, Lake Park, FL 33403

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

 

For more information on upcoming programs and special events visit www.jupiterlighthouse.org

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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum

Loxahatchee River Historical Society – Now Celebrating 45 Years of Nonprofit Service!

500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469

glover@jupiterlighthouse.org     Ph: 561.747.8380  ext. 105

The Loxahatchee River Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, operates the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum and is a managing partner in the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area, National Conservation Lands.

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