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Local Bounty survivor reunited with family | StAugustine.com

The St. Augustine community as a whole was saddened to learn of the sinking of the HMS Bounty this week.  The Bounty  was caught in the fury of Hurricane Sandy off the coast of North Carolina.  Our joy at our local survivor is tempered by the loss of two crew members.  The Bounty visited St.

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Spooky St. Augustine

It is Halloween week after all….we’d like to share a photo taken by our guests Warren and Jeanne R. this past week….and where this photo was taken in their words: “We were out looking for orbs at night and Jeanne wound up with this.  It was taken at the National Cemetery looking west across the

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P.S. NO STORM CLOSURES!! WE ARE OPEN!!

FYI – Hurricane Sandy is hundreds of miles off our coast and heading north – not here.  The weather is breezy and cloudy here in the Oldest City but it is business as usual here!  All downtown attractions and shops are open for business.

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Halloween & Weekend Events in St. Augustine!

Friday and Saturday: October 26 & 27 Kiteboards and Paddleboards Kiteboarding and standup paddleboard demos from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.  Depending on conditions, demos will be either at the A Street or Ocean Trace beach access ramps. Call for details and location.  904.461.9415  A Children’s Halloween Halloween fun for the little ones

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Bats! Haunted Trails! Zombies and … Crackers?!

Friday: October 19 Bats in the Park After DarkFaver-Dykes State Park is celebrating Halloween with a special educational bat program that will teach participants how to identify the different bat species within the park and explain their habitat, eating habits, and life cycle. The program takes place from 6 to 7 p.m. at Faver-Dykes State

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MORE THAN JUST FESTIVALS THIS WEEKEND!

For a list of all the festivals taking place this weekend please refer to yesterday’s blog – there are 8! Friday: October 12 O.A.R. ConcertOf A Revolution (O.A.R.)will perform at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 C A1A South in St. Augustine. Tickets are $32.50 in advance and $35 day of show. www.StAugAmphitheatre.com

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8 Festivals this Weekend (Oct. 12-14)

Photos and article courtesy of the St. Augustine Record Oct. 12-14: The annual Greek Festival, hosted by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, will be held at Francis Field, 29 Castillo Drive, near the downtown parking garage. An assortment of Greek foods, pastries and beverages will be served. Entertainment includes live Greek music by the Hellenic

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October Deal: Prix Fixe Lunch or Dinner @ Bistro de Leon

Who doesn’t love our own local French Bistro?  If you haven’t taken the time to taste a bit of France in downtown St. Augustine, October is the perfect opportunity! Bistro de Leon12 Cathedral Place  •  St. Augustine, FL 32084904.810.2100  •  www.bistrodeleon.com Enjoy the ‘French way’ of dining in this authentic bistro where a meal is

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HALLOWEEN ADVENTURES AWAIT IN OLD ST. AUGUSTINE

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (Oct. 3) –  When it comes to selecting the perfect place for ghostly fun, it’s difficult to find a more haunted location than the Nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine, Florida. With nearly 450 years of history, ancient narrow streets, two cemeteries with graves dating back hundreds of years, a brooding Spanish fortress

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