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Typically, every ten years the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse undergoes a fresh new coat of paint. The northern Palm Beach County landmark is set to undergo a fresh coat a red paint this October 21st through November 9th.

Crews will be working to paint the 108-foot lighthouse tower for two weeks. During this time, visitors will be unable to climb the 105 steps to the top to see the incredible views. The Lighthouse tower will also be making some necessary changes to their schedule of activities.

The lighthouse light will go dark during this time and will be wrapped to ensure to stay protected. During the repainting, the property’s Tindall Pioneer Homestead, the Keepers Workshop and the history museum will remain open. During this time, the admission prices will

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This October, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting two events that you should plan on attending.

The historic red lighthouse has been Jupiter’s icon since it was constructed in 1860. The lighthouse grounds are surround by more than 120 acres of native habitat and the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse Outstanding Natural Area is a part of the United State National Conservations Lands program. Today, the Loxahatchee River Historical Society manages and preserves the lighthouse and its cultural heritage.

Visit the lighthouse and check out these two popular events.

Lighthouse Sunset Tour: Wednesday, October 9th
Come and climb the 105 steps to the top of the Lighthouse to see the spectacular views of Jupiter and the waterways. You’ll also get a chance to

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Next weekend, The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their reoccurring Hike Through History event.

Join the Lighthouse staff and your Jupiter neighbors for a 2-mile hike through the 120-acre Outstanding Natural Area on the grounds of the Jupiter Lighthouse. The hike is open to both children ages 5 and up and adults, those 13 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years old or older.

The program is designed to explore through nature and discover Jupiter’s history. Hiking gear such as hiker footwear, active wear, a hat and a water bottle or canteen should be worn and carried during the journey.

The tours are weather dependent and the next scheduled Hike Through History is next Saturday, October 5th at 8:30 am to 10:30 am. The

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Every Monday during the month of September, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts their weekly Twilight Yoga At The Light event.

The popular event is open for all level of yoga and the class is taught by Yoga instructor Mary Veal. The class begins at sunset and you get to experience the serenity and relaxation of yoga on the Lighthouse deck.

If you plan on attending, you’ll need to bring your Yoga mat, a water bottle, and a flashlight. The class will meet 10 minutes prior to the starting time of the class. The classes are weather dependent and last approximately an hour, check their website for more updates.

Twilight Yoga At The Light Schedule:
Monday, September 9th: Class begins at 7 pm.
Monday, September 16th: Class begins at 7 pm.
Monday, September

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This month, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their popular Hike Through History event this Saturday, September 7th.

Come and join the staff and hike through the 120 plus acres of the Lighthouse Natural Conservation Area to learn about the history of the historic site, the nature and the Lighthouse. The hike is roughly about 2 miles. The historic site is just one of three naturals sites in the United States and the site is protected by the Bureau of Land Management’s Natural Conservation Land Programs.

The hike is occurring this Saturday, September 7th at 8:30 am. The hike meets at the Lighthouse Flagpole and approximately last about 2 hours. The hike is open to those 5 years old and older, those under the age of 13 must be accompanied by

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Every month, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum hosts their popular Jupiter Climb and Paddle event a few times a month. This September, the first Climb and Paddle is this Tuesday, September 3rd.

The adventure starts are the Lighthouse with a climb to the top to see the views of Jupiter and the surrounding areas. To climb to the top of the Lighthouse Tower, you must be able to climb up 105 steps to the top.

Following the climb to the top, the Jupiter Outdoor Center guides will take you either by paddle boards or kayaks on a journey around the intracoastal waterways and the Jupiter Inlet. Along your journey, manatees, sea turtles, birds and other wildlife have been spotted during the Climb and Paddle events.

Your tour will start will at the Jupiter

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Pelican Club, Jupiter’s newest waterfront venue for events and weddings is open and located along the water with direct views of the lighthouse and the Jupiter Inlet.

The venue opened its doors official in April and already had numerous events and more lined up throughout the year. The Pelican Club is part of the Lessling’s Hospitality Group, a high-end venue company from New York that cater to more than 1,200 weddings a year.

Jupiter was picked as their next location because of its scenic view and prime location. The Pelican Club is a unique venue that focuses exclusively on weddings, social gatherings and special events. The venue has the capacity to host both large and small parties in either the private dining room or grand ballroom.

Recently, the

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This month, the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting several events for the whole family to enjoy.

Twilight Yoga at The Light: The class is led by Yoga Instructor Mary Veal and is open to all levels of Yoga. The class begins at sunset on the Lighthouse Deck and experience the serenity of Yoga while watching the sun set over the water. You are asked to bring your own yoga mat, a water bottle and a flashlight to the class. The cost is $10 dollars per person and the classes are weather dependent. The classes begin at 7 am on Monday’s and the dates at August 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th.

Lighthouse Story Time and Crafts for Kids: The event begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, August 6th under the Lighthouse Seminole Chickee Hut for story time and craft

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The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is hosting their Climb and Paddle event this Friday, July 5th.

The event starts at 9:30 am with a climb the 105 steps to the top of the Jupiter Lighthouse. Following the climb to the top, the Jupiter Outdoor Center will guide those who attend to the paddle boards and kayaks for a trip on the water of the Intracoastal and Jupiter Inlet. During the event, manatees, sea turtles, and other marine and wile life have been frequently spotted along the way.

The tour begins at the Jupiter Lighthouse and personal paddle boards and kayaks are not permitted. Check in begins 15 minutes prior to the start time and those who wish to paddle board, paddling begins an hour after the start time.

Children under 16 years old may

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The iconic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum is prepping for new projects on the property. The new projects are aimed to help preserve the land from every changing environment and to help preserve Jupiter’s history.

The Lighthouse is surrounded by more than 120 acres of native habitat and the Lighthouse and Museum is always finding ways to enhance and improve the land and surroundings.

The historic lighthouse was constructed in 1860 and was used to save ships from wrecking in the reefs offshore. The site has been used and eventually included a U.S. Weather Bureau Station, a Navy radio station during WWII, and a U.S. Air Force missile tracking station. The Lighthouse today still operates as a navigation aid for those on the water.

In the 1970’s, the

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