Best of Northern Florida Events: January 18 – January 25
What To Do in north Florida from January 18 – January 25, 2013
1. Free Castillo de San Marcos Day
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, you can get into the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument for free! Built in the late 1600s by the Spanish military, it’s the United States’ oldest masonry fortification along with a very scenic location overlooking Matanzas Bay. From Friday till Saturday you can also experience living history as there will be Spanish Military cannon firings.
- Highlight: Free entrance to national park
- When: January 21, 2013
- Where: 1 South Castillo Drive St. Augustine, Florida 32084
- Cost: Free
2. 2nd Annual Timucuan Science and History Symposium
Learn about the research being done related to the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. From natural sciences to history and culture, this event is open to the public at Fort George Island Cultural State Park.
- Highlight: Learn about the Timucuans
- When: Friday, January 25, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
- Where: State Road A1A South, Jacksonville, Florida 32226
- Cost: $40/adult *there is a free day on the 26th
3. Storytime at the Museum
Bring your children down to the Amelia Island Museum of History for some quiet time during a reading event. Story Time at the Museum gears their reading event toward children aged from 5 to 8 years old.
- Highlight: Family time.
- When: January 19, 2013; 10:30 a.m.
- Where: 233 S. Third Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
- Cost: Free