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Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum August -October 2018

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum October & November Calendar

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum August -October 2018

Lighthouse Sunset Tour     

Aug 15, 29, Sep 5, 19, Oct 3, 17, 31 – Check website for start times

Experience the stunning 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, Tickets required – purchase online or call 561-747-8380 X101. Tours are weather permitting.  Children must be at least 48” tall to climb the Lighthouse and accompanied by an adult.  https://www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 

Lighthouse Moonrise Tour   

Aug 25, 26, Sep 24, Oct 24 – Check website for start times

A howling good time and spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the Lighthouse! Tour time approximately 75 minutes, Tickets required – purchase 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. Cost: $25 per person, $20 for Lighthouse Members. https://www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL

Hike Through History

Aug – Full, Sep 1, Oct 6, 8:30-am-10:30am

Join our staff 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. Hike meets at the Museum’s flag pole. Admission is free but space is limited-RSVP online http://www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/.  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter, FL 33469.  www.jupiterlighthouse.org.

Lighthouse Story Time     

Aug – Full,  Sep 4, Oct 2, 10:30am-11:15am, Free Program, RSVP required       

Join us under the Lighthouse Seminole Chickee Hut for story time & craft activity. Discover Florida History, People, Plants & Animals. Ideal for children ages 8 & under. Arrive 10 minute early for check-in & bring small mat for your child. RSVP online http://www.jupiterlighthouse.org/calendar/.www.jupiterlighthouse.org
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter FL

 

Twilight Yoga at the Light

Aug 6, 13, 20, 27   Sep 3, 10, 17, 24   Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29,  7-8 PM

Experience the serenity of Yoga with Mary Veal on the Lighthouse Deck at sunset every Monday.  This is an all levels class and beginners are welcomed and encouraged! $10 per person. 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. 

Lighthouse Book Club      

Sep 5, Oct 3,  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 (second Wednesday in July & Dec 2018) in the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum Quarterdeck room. Check our web calendar for full Book reading schedule. Please RSVP to 561-747-8380 X101. www.jupiterlighthouse.org   Location:  Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, 500 Captain Armour’s Way, Jupiter.

Reading List:

Sep 5:  “Forever Island” by Patrick Smith,  Oct 3: “Florida Frenzy” by Harry Crews

Outreach Speaker Series: Trapper Nelson

Aug 10, 2-3 pm

Location: Jupiter Library, Free, but limited space – RSVP with library

Vince “Trapper” Nelson came to Jupiter in the early 1930s and soon established a permanent camp on the upper Loxahatchee River. Trapper’s Zoo & Jungle Gardens became a local tourist attraction, drawing visitors to picnic, see wild animals, and meet the man likened to a modern Tarzan. For the 50th anniversary of his mysterious death, join Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum Historian Josh Liller to learn more about one of Jupiter’s legendary characters.

Outreach Speaker Series: Jupiter’s Lighthouse Keepers

Sept 22, 10:30-11:30 am

Location: Robert Morgade Library, 5851 SE Community Dr, Stuart, FL 34997

Free, Please RSVP with the Library

Description: Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse was actively manned for more than a century. They came from near and far, from local pioneers to career lighthouse keepers to Coast Guard personnel who served around the world. Historian Josh Liller will share stories from the lives of Jupiter’s nearly 200 lighthouse keepers.

 

Outreach Speaker Series: Trapper Nelson

Oct 11, 6-7 pm

Location: Cummings Library, 2551 SW Matheson Ave, Palm City, Free, but limited space – RSVP with library

RSVP (772) 288-2551

Description: Vince “Trapper” Nelson came to Jupiter in the early 1930s and soon established a permanent camp on the upper Loxahatchee River. Trapper’s Zoo & Jungle Gardens became a local tourist attraction, drawing visitors to picnic, see wild animals, and meet the man likened to a modern Tarzan. For the 50thanniversary of his mysterious death, join Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum Historian Josh Liller to learn more about one of Jupiter’s legendary characters. This lecture is part of the Prof. Robert Farley Living History Lecture Series.

Special Admission Offers:

National Lighthouse Day – August 7, 2018

We’re celebrating our very own Jupiter Light and all the spectacular beacons shining along America’s coastlines on August 7th by offering Buy-One-Get-One admission for the day from 10am-4pm. The offer is only valid on Aug. 7th only and must include the purchase of one adult or senior admission to receive the second of equal or lesser value. We invite Lighthouse fans everywhere to tour our treasured 1860 Jupiter Light.

Love Our Locals Wednesdays

Palm Beach and Martin County Residents are admitted FREE Every WednesdayIn September for regular daytime admission to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum September 2018.

Each Adult (Age 19+) Must Show Current Valid ID. Children admitted at the regular rate

US Veterans in November

US Veterans are admitted FREE in November for regular daytime admission to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Must Show Valid  US Veterans ID, offer valid for US Veterans Only

Blue Star Museum

Active Duty US Military & Immediate Families

Admitted FREE year-round for regular daytime admission

to the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Must Show Valid  US Military ID

 

 

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