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the 450th Anniversary of St. Augustine

Wednesday, April 3 the 450th Anniversary of St. Augustine

PICASSO Art & Arena is an educational exhibition of graphic work and ceramics by the Spanish master showcasing 39 art pieces from the Fundación Picasso, Museo Casa Natal of Málaga, Spain. The exhibition includes original Picasso art pieces created between 1929 and 1961. The art was produced in different styles, techniques and media, providing unique insights into one of Picasso’s main themes: bullfighting.
PICASSO Art & Arena is a tribute to the Spanish cultural and artistic traditions that were introduced to Florida by Juan Ponce de León in 1513 and St. Augustine by Don Pedro Menéndez de Avilés in 1565. The exhibition is designed for families as well as the art connoisseur. The exhibition offers tours led by specially trained guides who interact with the audience. The show is presented in both English and Spanish. After our late morning arrival in the center of Historic Saint Augustine, our nation’s oldest city, we will visit Flagler’s White Marble Crypt at the church he built in a year housing high ceilings as in European Cathedrals and the largest pipe organ in the Southeast.
We will have time to stroll the Downtown area with its’ more than 80 shops along cobbled lanes shaded by moss-draped oaks. Scattered throughout blocks of historic landmarks , you may discover eclectic offerings from specialty gifts such as handmade candles, woven goods and wood crafts, to clothing and more...There are many choices for lunch on your own today in the old city including the famous Columbia Restaurant in the historic district or tuck into the “Prince of Wales” featured in Southern Living to enjoy a plate of crispy fish and chips and lift a pint of ale at this British pub run by expat Tony Woodward and his wife, Sharon. Order only one entree; the servings are enormous. Just save a wee bit of appetite for the Sticky Toffee Pudding. Barnacle Bills or Scarlett O’Hara’s are also great choices.
After lunch, step back in time, The welcome center has a movie that recreates and unravels the progression of Florida’s history. Our driving tour also includes a visit and samples from the Saint Sebastian Winery or the nearby Chocolate Factory. Leave Suntree 8am, SB 8:15am and CB 8:45am Return: Approximately 7:30pm-8pm. Members $59 Guests $65




Reservations are on a request basis until payment is received. Please note that some tours require a minimum number of participants to operate so call or e-mail to double check availability or confirmations-Please place your reservations   and make checks payable to Florida Greeters, Inc. and mail to:  

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Rates Includes:  Transportation aboard air-conditioned Motorcoach or Van according to group size, port taxes, admissions,   tour guide,   & gratuities. Cancellations:  Full refund until one month prior to departure.  $10 charge up until two weeks prior to departure.  No refund for unused portions or cancellations received within two weeks prior to departure unless a substitution is made. Separate Conditions apply to Multi Day Trips according to trip flyer or brochure.  All prices and itineraries are subject to change based upon availability.


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    Hope to attend the next one. Thanks.

    April 1, 2013

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