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Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve


Date : 10/07/2017
Time : 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Guided Exploration Hike at GTM Research Reserve
First Saturday of the month, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

On the first Saturday of every month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., visitors can learn about the cultural history of the Guana Peninsula as well as the natural biodiversity during a guided hike. Find out about the peninsula’s 5,000 years of human history, including how native peoples used estuarine resources, what European plantation life was like, and current efforts to learn about and save these resources. Meet at the GTM Research Reserve’s Trailhead Pavilion located west of the Guana Dam. Wear comfortable closed toe shoes. There is a $3 per vehicle parking fee. For more information, call 904-823-4500

GTMNERR is a protected stretch of land consisting of wetlands, estuaries, and more on Florida’s East Coast that actively works to maintain and help preserve the natural landscape of Florida. The GTMNERR’s volunteers and employees are dedicated to the preservation of an unspoiled and undeveloped natural treasure, supporting a vibrant ecosystem and subsystems.

www.gtmnerr.org

 

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GTM Research Reserve, Ponte Vedra Beach FL

Datil Pepper Fall Festival


Date : 10/07/2017
Time : 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Datil Pepper Fall Festival
UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County Agricultural Center- October 7 – 8, 2017
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday,  10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Please join us for the 10th Annual Datil Pepper Fall Festival the first weekend of October to celebrate St. Johns County’s official plant, the Datil Pepper! Entrance and parking at the festival is free.

This year’s festival we will be partnering with Putnam/St. Johns Farm Bureau and proud to once again have Beach 105.5 as our top sponsor!

The festival will be held on October 7-8, at the UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County Agricultural Center, 3125 Agricultural Center Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32092, from 9 am – 4 pm on Saturday, and 10 am – 3 pm on Sunday.

A variety of vendors, both inside and outside, will showcase their unique items for sale. There will also be the always popular Master Gardener plant sale, as well as tours of the arboretum and community gardens, conducted by our Master Gardeners, throughout the weekend festivities.

The festival’s famous Datil Pepper Restaurant Cook-off will be held on Saturday only, from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Local chefs will offer samples of their Datil-inspired cuisine. You will be able to purchase taste tickets for $1 per ticket. Each ticket will give you an opportunity to sample one of the dishes and vote for your favorite in each category (appetizer and entree). Ticket sales for the cook-off begin at 11:00 am and sell out quickly, so get here early to secure yours! 

There will also be an Amatuer Datil Pepper Hotsauce Contest!

Interested in being a vendor or a sponsor for the 2017 Datil Pepper Fall Festival? 

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Are you a restaurant interested in competiting in the cook-off or an amateur hot sauce creater interested in competeing in the hot sauce contest? 

Please call us at 904-209-0430 for more information.

Updates will be posted as we recieve more information. 

OFFICIAL HASHTAG: #DatFest17

Hope to see you all in October!

CLICK HERE for Facebook event page. 

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UF/IFAS Extension St. Johns County Agricultural Center, St. Augustine FL

St. Augustine Flea Market


Date : 10/07/2017
Time : 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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St. Augustine Flea Market
Every Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Rain or Shine!

Explore for treasures at one of the last true flea markets in Florida. Old, new, antique & unique items. 500 covered booths plus tons of outside vendors. Enjoy fun foods, Philly Cheese steak, boiled peanuts, kettle corn, funnel cakes & more. Free parking & admission. Free wheelchairs/strollers available. 

Free parking & admission. Wheelchairs/strollers available. 

904-824-4210
www.StAugustineFleaMarket.com

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St. Augustine Flea Market, St. Augustine FL

Behind the Seas Tours at Marineland


Date : 10/07/2017
Time : 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Behind the Seas Tours
Marineland Dolphin Adventure- Daily tours, tour times listed below.  

Go behind-the-scenes and below-the-decks of Marineland Dolphin Adventure! Their Behind the Seas Tour offers an exclusive backstage look at our facility and animal habitats, and an opportunity to explore their unique and fascinating history spanning over 75 years.

From their beginnings as an underwater film studio to their new, modern facility, Marineland Dolphin Adventure has been creating memories for generations. Along with their many advancements over the years, guests will learn about Marineland’s pioneering work in aquatic animal research and advancement of life support systems for aquatic environments. 

The Behind the Seas tour also features new exhibits with animals native to the Southeast region of the United States, and an opportunity to learn the importance of the Gulf Stream, ecosystems and conservation. Guests will also discover facts about invasive species and their effects on aquatic populations along the eastern seaboard, such as lion fish, green moray eels, jellyfish and lobsters. 

Pricing (includes General Admission):
Adult (ages 13-59): $26.95
Child (ages 3-12): $16.95
Seniors (ages 60+): $25.95

Length of tour: approximately 45 minutes. Daily tours run at 10 a.m, 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & the final tour runs at 3:20 p.m.

www.Marineland.net

 

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Marineland Dolphin Adventure, St. Augustine FL

Historic Weapons Demonstrations


Date : 10/07/2017
Time : 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays Historic Weapons Demonstrations
Castillo de San Marcos- January 1 – December 31, 2015, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.

 National Parks Service personnel demonstrate the weapons and relate the experiences of the Colonial Spanish soldier stationed in St. Augustine in 1740′s. Demonstration times are 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. throughout the year. Firing times are subject to change depending on weather conditions and staff availability. The Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fortification in the U.S., was built by the Spanish in 1672 to help protect their empire in the New World.

Admission is $10 for adults- valid for 7 consecutive days. Children 15 and under are free but must be accompanied by an adult.

 The Castillo is open 8:45 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. daily. Castillo de San Marcos , Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084

www.nps.gov/casa

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Castillo de San Marcos, St. Augustine FL

Tours & Tasting at San Sebastian Winery


Date : 10/07/2017
Time : 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tours & Tasting at San Sebastian Winery
Complimentary Tours and Wine Tasting run about every 20-25 minutes, lasting approximately 45 minutes in length and offered seven days a week, (except for major holidays).

Complimentary Winery Tours and Tasting are offered everyday. Upon arrival at San Sebastian Winery you will be greeted by their friendly staff who will take you on an interesting journey through the complete wine making process. After a short audio-visual presentation in our upstairs theater, you will enjoy a guided walking tour of the 18,000 square foot wine production facility. Discover the art of winemaking as you learn the important details of their 5,000 gallon stainless steel tanks where the wine is fermented and stored prior to bottling.

After visiting their rustic authentic Barrel Room, where they house theirPort, you will be treated to the wine tasting experience. You will be taken through all the exciting steps that they call the five “S’s” of wine tasting, while enjoying San Sebastian Premium Wines. It’s fun and educational for the whole family! Children are welcome, however tasting wine is offered to adults of 21 years and over with a valid I.D.

Complimentary Tours and Wine Tasting run about every 20-25 minutes, lasting approximately 45 minutes in length and offered seven days a week, (except for major holidays).

Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

No reservations are required except for groups of 20 and above. Last tours are offered at approximately 5:00 p.m.

www.SanSebastianWinery.com

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San Sebastian Winery, St. Augustine FL

The Cellar Upstairs Jazz & Blues


Date : 10/07/2017
Time : 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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The Cellar Upstairs Jazz & Blues
San Sebastian Winery- Friday, Saturday and Sundays, 11:30 a.m. (open for lunch)

San Sebastian Winery’s The Cellar Upstairs Wine and Jazz & Blues Bar features top class eclectic live music including Jazz, R&B and Blues.

Voted ‘Best Live Music’ you can enjoy Bands such as “Beautiful Bobby” Blackmon and the B3 Blues Band; The Committee; Soulo and Vinny Jacobs, to name a few.

You can purchase a variety of tasty light appetizers to accompany the wide selection of your favorite San Sebastian Wines, as well as imported and domestic beers. Enjoy the comfort, relax and take in the spectacular views from the open-air deck while listening to the live music. There is no cover charge.

The Cellar Upstairs Wine, Jazz & Blues Bar is open on weekends, indoor seating available:

Friday – 11:30 a.m. – (open for lunch) – 11 p.m.

Saturday – 11:30 a.m. – (open for lunch) – 11 p.m.

Sunday – 11:30 a.m. – (open for lunch) – 6 p.m.

San Sebastian Winery, 157 King St., St. Augustine

 

904-826-1594
www.SanSebastianWinery.com/jazzbar.php

 

Location :
San Sebastian Winery, St. Augustine FL

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