Event · Overnight Accommodation

11th Annual USLHS Lighthouse B&B Vacation Auction

AUCTION WEEK: December 13-19, 2021Auction Begins: Monday, December 13 – 12:00 noon ESTAuction Ends: Sunday, December 19- 7:00 p.m. EST Visit our Auction website Here are some of the locations in this year’s event: Heceta Head Lighthouse – OregonThe Queen Anne style Keeper’s House is perched on a cliff with a magnificent view of the… Continue reading 11th Annual USLHS Lighthouse B&B Vacation Auction

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25th Annual Victorian Christmas Open Houses at Heceta Head Light Station, Oregon

Press release from Misty Anderson, Director of Special Projects at Heceta Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast Heceta Head Light Station is celebrating 25 years of the Victorian Christmas Open Houses on December 11 & 12, and December 18 &19 from 4 to 7 pm.  Each evening local performers will share your holiday favorites.   Coastalaires, Marty Adams, Takako Klampe,… Continue reading 25th Annual Victorian Christmas Open Houses at Heceta Head Light Station, Oregon

Event · U.S. Coast Guard

Friends of Flying Santa Second Annual Virtual Gala on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 4 p.m. EST

Join the U.S. Lighthouse Society and Friends of Flying Santa on November 20 for an entertaining retrospective on 92 years of a well-loved New England tradition, the Flying Santa to lighthouses and Coast Guard stations. The Flying Santa program was started in 1929 by pioneering Maine pilot Bill Wincapaw as a way of showing gratitude… Continue reading Friends of Flying Santa Second Annual Virtual Gala on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 4 p.m. EST

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Point Arena Lighthouse Virtual Tour on November 13

Join the U.S. Lighthouse Society for a virtual tour (via Zoom) of one of America’s most scenic light stations, the 151-year-old Point Arena Light Station #496 in Mendocino County, California. The tour will be led by Mark Hancock, the executive director of Point Arena Lighthouse Keepers, Inc. Learn about the past and present of the… Continue reading Point Arena Lighthouse Virtual Tour on November 13

Event · News

November 9, 2021 – A Light and Night to Remember for Burnt Island Light Station, Maine

On November 9th, former keepers of Burnt Island Lighthouse in Boothbay Harbor, Maine — Paul Kelley, Randy Griffing, Hank Sieg, along with Jim McCullough’s son Steve — will climb the spiral stairs into the lantern room to illuminate the lamp in the Fresnel lens. This monumental event will occur on the exact night of the… Continue reading November 9, 2021 – A Light and Night to Remember for Burnt Island Light Station, Maine

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New London Maritime Society (CT) Dedicating 2022 to Lighthouse Preservation

New London, CT– New London Maritime Society will dedicate 2022 to the preservation of New London Harbor, Race Rock, and New London Ledge Lighthouses — the three historic beacons leading from the Atlantic into New London Harbor. “These historic structures — all active active aids to navigation — add so much authentic character to our waterfront,”… Continue reading New London Maritime Society (CT) Dedicating 2022 to Lighthouse Preservation

Event · Lighthouses in Art · News

Lighthouse art show in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

New Hampshire Seacoast artist Debbie Mueller will be presenting an “All Lighthouse” show of her original oil paintings at the Kennedy Gallery from November 5-November 30, 2021.  The show is titled Beacon in recognition of the function of our lighthouses, and how they also metaphorically represent guidance, illumination, clarity, and protection. Mueller is an award-winning… Continue reading Lighthouse art show in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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Point Wilson (WA) open house on September 28

There will be an open house on September 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Point Wilson Lighthouse, Port Townsend, Washington. A formal program will begin at 3:30 p.m. Renovations are underway to totally restore and preserve the light station thanks to the efforts and supporters of the United States Lighthouse Society. We hope to… Continue reading Point Wilson (WA) open house on September 28

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Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival (OH) on October 9

The Annual Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival is coming up on October 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s a peninsula-wide festival that includes a variety of activities for the entire family to enjoy: tours of Marblehead Lighthouse and Keeper’s House, live entertainment, pie contest/auction, arts and crafts vendors, farmer’s market, historic walking tours, children’s crafts, hayrides,… Continue reading Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival (OH) on October 9

Event · Overnight Accommodation

“Stay at a Lighthouse” Virtual program Saturday, May 15, 2021, 4 p.m. (Eastern)

Fortunately for lighthouse aficionados, there are a variety ofopportunities to stay overnight at lighthouses around the U.S., inCanada, and in countries around the world. The nature of theaccommodations can vary widely, from bed and breakfast inns to hostelsto volunteer “keeper” situations. In this program we’ll meet ownersand managers of these properties from around the world. There… Continue reading “Stay at a Lighthouse” Virtual program Saturday, May 15, 2021, 4 p.m. (Eastern)