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ST. PETE CRAB & MUSIC FESTIVAL!

Monday, June 13th, 2016

 

ST. PETE CRAB AND MUSIC FEST. 2016ENJOY SEAFOOD AND MUSIC ALL DAY AT THE BEAUTIFUL, WATERFRONT VINOY PARK IN DOWNTOWN ST. PETE.

On June 18th, 2016, celebrate the 1st annual Crab and Music Festival hosted in downtown St. Petersburg Vinoy Park, where taste buds and bodies alike will be dancing at this seafood and music festival!  Celebrate the area’s diverse crab and seafood cuisine with live music, tons of food, craft booths, raffles, a children’s zone, cooking demonstrations and more. The festival happens from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and tickets start at $20 for General Admission.  Benefits Bristol Temple Ministries and Children’s Dream Fund. crab claws

 

 

 

 

LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO STAY WHERE YOU WILL LEAVE RESTED AND HAPPY?Sea Breeze Manor B&B

Check out the Sea Breeze Manor Bed & Breakfast.  Lori Rosso, owner of Sea Breeze Manor knows how to make you feel right at home not only at the inn, but also in the beautiful waterfront small town of Gulfport. The Sea Breeze Manor, is situated across the street from the quiet and relaxing Gulfport Beach on Boca Ciega Bay and a short walk to Gulfport’s famous Beach Blvd. with several popular restaurants and an eclectic collection of shops and boutiques. Sea Breeze Manor is conveniently located just minutes from a great variety of activities, is the perfect place to stage your Tampa Bay getaway.

BLUES & BREWS BENEFITTING CRYSTAL RIVER AQUARIUM PROJECT

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Blues & Brews on the Bay - LogoBlues and Brews On The Bay Summer Fun For The Entire Family!

 

Where:  Downtown Crystal River – Bayside Citrus Avenue & Kings Bay Park

When:  Saturday June 11, 2016, 10am-10pm

Admission:  $5 for everyone over 12

Benefiting:   The Crystal River Aquarium Project – First goal $1.5 million to purchase property.

The Crystal River Aquarium

Blues and Brews On The Bay is a one day street festival hosted by One Rake at a Time Inc., a non profit organization located in Crystal River, FL. This organization has a plan to bring a first class aquarium to Crystal River.

One Rake at a TimeJoin One Rake at a Time for a street festival featuring craft beer, blueberries, live entertainment and more.  Participate in the craft beer walk and taste over 25 craft beers from Florida breweries and wine from three Florida wineries.  Bring the kids for plenty of children’s activities including Kid Zone at Kings Bay Park & various children’s activity vendors. Live music all day including Blues, Bluegrass, Drum Circle, Southern Rock, Reggae & Country down at the bandshell in Kings Bay Park.  Enjoy all the water activities at Kings Bay Park with Paddleboard and Kayak Rentals all day, Kayak Race, Paddleboard Rides, Boat tours of the Bay, and Sunset Cruises.

Nature Coast Inn - fullNature Coast Inn situated in an area with one of the most breathtaking natural areas of Florida and includes the picturesque Withlacoochee river and is only minutes from the Gulf of Mexico. Nature Coast Inn offers plenty of privacy and luxury to allow you to unwind in a comfortable warm and friendly atmosphere. Here you’ll find a relaxing and comfortable get-away from which to explore many nearby parks, shops and attractions. Indulge yourself in the peacefulness of our rooms or cottages in a tranquil, quiet environment.  Contact Nature Coast Inn for events and activities happening during the summer months.

 

SunFest 2016…You Don’t Want To Miss This!

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

SunFest 2016

SunFest 2016 – Celebrating 33 years!!! SunFest is Florida’s largest waterfront music and art festival. Returning to downtown West Palm Beach along Florida’s Beautiful Intracoastal Waterway, on April 27th – May 1st, 2016, extending along Flagler Drive from Banyan Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue. This year’s event boasts what could be the most diverse lineup of the year. You can view the line up at SunFest 2016. Between music sets, you may wander the art show and shop the galleries as you stroll down Flagler Drive and appreciate the Fine Art and Craft Show featuring the work of more than 150 national artists. Their works include jewelry, painting, pottery & ceramics, photography, sculpture, wood, arts and crafts, and more. If your feeling athletic…you can register for the “TGI5K” – Palm Beach County’s only 5K that includes access to the “Biggest Post Race Party”. As the festivities conclude enjoy a spectacular Fireworks show on the Intracoastal Waterway…you don’t want to miss

 

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Looking for a place to stay??? Check out Bed & Breakfast Inns in the West Palm Beach Area as an alternative to a hotel stay.  Visitors find West Palm Beach Florida Bed and Breakfasts welcoming and hospitable.  Everyone is welcome to explore the expansive Intracoastal Waterway, beautiful beaches and activities, dine in the restaurants, and take advantage of the arts and culture. Indeed, there is no shortage of entertainment for guests of West Palm Beach Florida Bed & Breakfasts.

 

Tampa Bay Blues Fest

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

 

Blues FestivalTampa Bay Blues Fest – April 8th -10th, 2016. The Tampa Bay Blues Festival prides itself on providing the very best in live blues entertainment, in a beautiful tropical setting. Each year since 1995, some of the biggest names in blues music have taken the stage at the Tampa Bay Blues Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida. Blues enthusiasts from all over the world come to scenic Vinoy Park to watch this spectacular showcase of American Blues music, performed right on the waterfront. Over the years our stage has welcomed legends such as Buddy Guy, George Thorogood, Taj Mahal, Little Feat, Jonny Lang, Los Lobos, and so many others. It has truly become a magnificent celebration of music! In addition to great music and warm weather, you will also enjoy visiting downtown St. Petersburg, with its many restaurants, clubs, and art museums, including the world famous Dali Museum.

 

Watergarden Inn at the BayWatergarden Inn At The Bay – Tampa Bay’s elegant oasis. With over half an acre of lush landscaping and two restored buildings, you will forget you are in the heart of the city. Steps away from everything downtown has to offer: trendy Beach Drive shops and restaurants, fabulous museums, exciting sports venues, Tampa Bay’s picturesque waterfront and marinas. This is not your typical bed and breakfast, they offer modern amenities as well as quaint antiques in each of the 14 rooms and suites. Enjoy free on-site parking, wireless internet and great coffee. Whatever your plans, you will have an exceptional St. Petersburg lodging experience with welcoming innkeepers.

Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

The 20th Annual Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival takes place April 9 and 10, 2011, at the Tallahassee Museum outdoor stage. Fans, mark your calendars. Tallahassee FL Bed and Breakfasts are ready to welcome you.

Expect to hear all types of jazz and blues at the Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival: fusion and swing, classic and contemporary. There’ll be piano based jazz and horn driven blues, tight ensembles and loud big bands. Bring your dancing shoes – you may find it hard to stay seated.

April 9 and 10, 2011.

The Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival line-up includes:

  • Royal Garden Dixieland Band
  • Swingin’ Harpoon Blues Band
  • Riverbreeze

The Jazz and Blues Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Sleep in and then indulge in a gourmet breakfast at your Tallahassee Bed and Breakfast before the show; relax on the porch of your inn with a cool drink in your hand afterwards.

Additional information about the Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival is available at the Tallahassee Museum.

The Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

If you should tire of relaxing on the beach, boating, and playing in the surf during your next Melbourne Beach Florida Bed and Breakfast Vacation, consider a trip to the Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens.

The Rossetter House

The museum and gardens include the James Wadsworth Rossetter House (built in 1908), the William P. Roesch House (1901), and the 1865 Houston Family Memorial Cemetery. The homes have been restored to their original condition, and provide an interesting glimpse into how successful families lived in the early 1900s. (more…)

Tarpon Springs: Greeks and Sponges

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Tarpon Springs was settled by enterprising Greek immigrants at the end of the 19th century. Located at the mouth of the Anclote River in Central West Florida, Tarpon Springs was an ideal place for them to practice sponge diving, a trade their families had practiced for generations in Greece.

sponges

Sponge diving is alive and well in Tarpon Springs.

Indeed, sponges were abundant in the Gulf of Mexico at the turn of the 20th century, and Tarpon Springs thrived. Dodecanese Street, where shops and eateries face rows of docks, positively bustled with activity. So long as the sponges were healthy and numerous, so were the businesses of Tarpon Springs. (more…)

Fantasy of Flight in Central East Florida

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Flight museums hold an inexplicable allure for many people, perhaps because the fact that people can fly continues to be astonishing even now, more than 100 years after the Wright Brothers’ first flight.

Guests of Central East Florida Bed and Breakfasts will find Fantasy of Flight, in Polk City Florida, to be a unique aviation museum, and one well worth a visit. Visitors may examine more than 40 rare and vintage aircraft housed in a lovely Art Deco facility. In addition, guided tours of the working restoration and maintenance areas are offered – a rare treat, indeed. (more…)

Visit Kennedy Space Center

Monday, September 13th, 2010
Endeavour Space Shuttle Blastoff

Past launch of Endeavour Space Shuttle.

Planning to visit Florida? Consider a trip to the Kennedy Space Center, in Central East Florida. Even if you plan to spend the bulk of your vacation hitting the beaches or golf courses, you’ll find a trip to Cape Canaveral a worthwhile expedition.

Kennedy Space Center offers a daily tour entitled Cape Canaveral: Then and Now.  Participants visit the Air Force Space & Missile Museum and relive the launch of the country’s first satellite. Visitors witness the site where Alan Shepard launched in America’s first human spaceflight. Today’s active rocket program is explained, and the tour concludes at the Apollo/Saturn V Center. (more…)

Escape to Miami Triathlon

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

The “2010 Escape to Miami Triathlon” will on Sunday, September 26, in Southeast Florida. Triathletes should consider lodging at Miami bed and breakfasts while in town for the big event. After all, you’ll be putting your body through an extreme workout – you deserve to be pampered a little.

After getting up early and running, swimming and cycling your way around Miami, you’ll be happy you decided to stay in a bed and breakfast Miami. Collapse in a comfortable bed at the end of the day, and feast on a breakfast for champions in the morning. Stay a few days, or treat yourself to a week in paradise.

Miami´s MacArthur Causeway at Twilight

Will you be swimming in these waters during the Escape to Miami Triathlon?

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