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FLA-GA Game and Halloween Weekend!

We still have a few rooms left for this weekend – including Halloween night! One of the biggest rivalries in college football takes place in Jacksonville Saturday: the annual University of Florida vs the University of Georgia game. Most restaurants and bars in our area will have the game on Saturday afternoon – enjoy the

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Nights of Lights Events – A Sampling!

Nov. 19, 2010 through Jan. 03, 2011 WINTER WONDERLAND Lace up your ice skates and head over to the Amphitheatre for some winter-time family fun. Winter Wonderland features a real ice skating rink, ice slide, Elf Express train rides, The Elf Village, sleigh rides and SNOW! There are even scheduled visits from Santa. It all

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Light Up Your Life Video Contest

Announcing our 2010 “Light Up Your Life” Video Contest Win a $100 Gift Certificate for sharing your St. Francis Inn “Light Up Your Life” experience! To enter our video contest, book a 2-weeknight (Sunday-Thursday) stay at the St. Francis Inn during the Nights of Lights (November 21, 2010, to January 27, 2011), create a 2-minute

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THE Perfect Destination for Halloween: St Augustine FL

The days are growing shorter and the nights seem darker and cool breezes rustle the palms in our courtyard. Or…was it really just the breezes rustling the palms? St Augustine is the oldest city in the United States with almost 450 years of people living (and dying…) here. Shadows darken our narrow streets and the

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DATIL PEPPERS, MOONRISE AND MORE

DATIL PEPPER FESTIVAL * SATURDAY OCTOBER 23 Come learn about the spicy little pepper that is a great part of St. Augustine’s epicurean history. Taste local dishes and purchase pepper products along with plants and garden décor when top chefs representing St. Augustine’s restaurants will gather at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds to compete in

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Cracker Day! Flaming Lips! This Weekend

CRACKER DAY * SATURDAY OCTOBER 16 Celebrate Florida’s Country Cracker Heritage when bluegrass banjos and fiddles combine, horsemanship demonstrations and mouth-watering barbecue. Enjoy a full day of horseback games, horseback racing, barrel racing, livestock show, cracker whipping demonstrations, and exhibits of Florida Cracker equipment. Events take place all day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Light Up Your Life!

Celebrate an extended holiday season and enjoy our FREE “Light Up Your Life” Special. All guests who stay any two consecutive weeknights (Sunday thru Thursday, excluding Dec 26 – 30) from November 21, 2010, to January 27, 2011* will enjoy the millions of tiny white lights sparkling throughout the ancient streets, historic buildings, and local

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Getting Ready for Halloween!

Honey is wearing a delightful costume provided by Inn Manager Kelly Brooks. The shark costume features a grinning shark mouth sitting atop Honey’s head – with holes in the side for Honey’s ears. The shark body wraps around Honey but is most visible on her back where the shark fin meets her tail. Honey, of

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Greek Festival, Colonial Folk Art & Crafts, and More

13th ANNUAL GREEK FESTIVAL * FRI SAT SUN * OCT 8-10 Everyone can be Greek for the weekend at the 13th Annual Greek Festival hosted by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Francis Field

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