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Foodie Adventures, Art Exhibits, Sailing, Storytelling, Kayaking, Florida Heritage Book Festival, Star Party, AND THE FORT IS FREE SATURDAY!

Monday – Sunday : September 23 – 29 Savory Faire First Thanksgiving Food & Wine Tour – Throughout September, the original “foodie” historical adventure tour Savory Faire explores fascinating, little-known facts about the First Thanksgiving in St. Augustine! The city was founded on September 8, 1565, and on that day a Feast of Thanksgiving was shared between the

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Staying at the St. Francis Inn This Weekend: Dr. Patrick McGovern (the Beer Archaeologist!)

Uncorking the Past – Dr. Patrick McGovern is the Director of the Biomolecular Archaeology Laboratory for Cuisine, Fermented Beverages, and Health at the University of Pennsylvania Museum in Philadelphia. Known as “The Indiana Jones of Ancient Ales, Wines, and Extreme Beverages,” Dr. McGovern’s research shows what Molecular Archaeology is capable of achieving and has involved

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Art Exhibits, IMAX Movies, Farmers Markets, Full Moon Sail & Lighthouse Experience, Music, Andrew Young, and Talk Like a Pirate Day!

September 17, 2013 Tuesday – Sunday : September 17 – 22 Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D at the IMAX Theater – Two thrilling films, one GIANT experience – Great White Shark 3D and Tornado Alley 3D! Purchase any full-priced ticket to one documentary and get the second for only $1. Check the website for the daily show

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STOP!!!

I believe we might be out of control…. Statue of St.  Francis at the St. Francis Inn – He Will Wait

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Mumford and Sons Fever

We admit it…we have Mumford and Sons Fever.  It’s been building since last spring when this internationally-acclaimed band (unknown band some of us oldies!) picked St. Augustine for one of its stopovers.  Since then we’ve been listening to their music, have seen them on the Grammy Awards, been interviewed on local TV news, and waited.

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