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Tour focus is Alcazar history

Explore the history of the iconic Alcazar Hotel on an intimate after-hours tour of the Lightner Museum, 6-8 p.m. July 21. The tour will focus on Henry Flagler, the history of the Alcazar and the luxurious guest experience at this grand Gilded Age resort hotel.

Guests will meet tour leaders in the front lobby of the museum at 6 p.m. Wine will be served in the lobby upon arrival. The tour will conclude in the Radzinski Family Garden where guests will be invited to enjoy wine and light hors d’oeuvres.

The cost is $55 for nonmembers, $45 for members. This excludes St. Johns County Passholders.

The number of tickets is limited. To purchase them, go to visit.lightnermuseum.org/#/SpecialEvents/Programs.

For further information, call 904-824-2874 or email info@lightnermuseum.org.

‘Summer at the Cummer’ to be offered through Sept. 2

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is conducting its annual “Summer at the Cummer” 10-week series, now through Sept. 2, presented by PNC Bank. 

The museum will offer free admission during its extended hours, 4 to 9 p.m. each Friday, and the event will include live music, art experiences, lawn games, storytellers and more. Attendees will have full access to the museum’s historic riverfront gardens, galleries and exhibitions, including “Buddha and Shiva, Lotus and Dragon: Masterworks” from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection at Asia Society.

During each event, attendees can order food and beverages from the Cummer Café, including beer, wine and cocktails. Picnic baskets will also be available for pre-order via the Cummer Museum website. Additional programming and art-making activities will also be available for purchase throughout the series.

For further information, go to cummermuseum.org.

— Compiled by Shaun Ryan

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