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What are YOU doing this weekend?

Easter weekend….picture yourself sitting in one of these rockers or gently swaying on the swing while horse-drawn carriages clop past. Come for Friday and Saturday nights and you can enjoy First Friday Art Walk on Friday evening, then return to your covered porch to rest your toes and plan for tomorrow. Saturday all the museums

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This Weekend: Festival-Blessing the Fleet-Uptown Sat Night

15TH ANNUAL RHYTHM & RIBS FESTIVAL (FRI-SAT-SUN)Enjoy non-stop music and award-winning scrumptious barbecue all weekend long. A Saturday night performance by Rock-and-Roll Hall of Famer, Dave Mason, lots of tasty ribs and barbecue, and plenty of children’s activities are part of this year’s featured events. Rhythm & Ribs takes place at Francis Field, located behind

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Courtyard Garden Makeover

The freezing temperatures this winter killed many of the plants in our gardens. Our gardener, Nature Bird, rolled up her sleeves, dug in with her shovel, and revitalized our Courtyard. Nature ripped out the tired boxwood bushes that framed the walkway to the Cottage. She transplanted the tropical bulb plants that had been burned by

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This Weekend: Lighthouse Festival and Aretha Franklin

18TH ANNUAL LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL & MICHELOB ULTRA 5KSaturday, March 20Bring your family and join the fun when admission to the tower, grounds, and museum is free from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The historic Light Station will offer something for everyone, including local musicians and entertainers throughout the day, special games and crafts for children,

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Bridge opening remembered | StAugustine.com

Bridge opening remembered | StAugustine.com What a great way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! The Bridge of Lions reopened today after a short ceremony. The refurbished Bridge of Lions will have a more spectacular celebration once the marble lions – removed for refurbishment and safe storage during this project – return to their pedestals at

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This Weekend in St. Augustine

Day trip or Weekend Trip – Lots to do this weekend. MENORCAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION (Across the street from the St Francis Inn!)Come learn about this unique cultural heritage found in St. Augustine. The Menorcan Heritage Society will hold their annual celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the historic Llambias House, located at 31

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Pirates Sack St Augustine This Weekend!

This Saturday (3/6/10) pirates will run amok in the city streets of St. Augustine. Don’t worry, though, unlike in 1668 when Captain Robert Searle and his buccaneers looted and terrorized the citizens of St. Augustine, this re-enactment is all in fun. The pirates will set up camp at the Fountain of Youth where visitors can

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