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Upcoming Winter Park Car Show

November 9th, 2015

This Friday night 11/13/15 the premier Upcoming Winter Park Car Show starts – Concours de Elegance. From classic cars parading down beautiful brick streets, to viewings for all on the Park Avenue in Winter Park, this show has everything a classic car enthuisiast would love! Come and enjoy the events lasting all weekend, hob nob […]

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Central Florida Art Under the Stars 2015

October 20th, 2015

Coming up soon is a Maitland Rotary event Art Under the Stars. It is held 11/13-15 and will feature only 135 artists. Only the best have been chosen to be in this show. It is one of the only art festivals that starts on a Friday and goes into the night. Live entertainment will be playing […]

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Tesla Charging Stations at North Orlando Inn!

September 28th, 2015

Keeping up with the latest trends, Thurston House Bed & Breakfast Inn in the Maitland Winter Park area has just installed two Tesla charging stations. Experience the newest in technology with your car hooked up for the night, while enjoying the ambience of the true old Florida. Entering our property is like stepping back into […]

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Theater in Winter Park Central Florida

August 5th, 2015

The Winter Park Playhouse is Central Florida’s only professional musical theatre. Located in Winter Park just north of downtown Orlando, the theater is only minutes from Thurston House Bed & Breakfast. Winter Park is reknowned for its Park Avenue area, with fabulous shopping and wonderful restaurants. This theater is just minutes away from there! From […]

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Happy 130th Birthday Maitland!

July 11th, 2015

Coming up very soon is our city’s fabulous birthday celebration – Happy 130th Birthday Maitland! The City of Maitland was incorporated the same year Thurston House was built – 1885. This celebration is much fun and only a short stroll away from Thurston House. There will be food, music and fabulous fireworks, all held at beautiful […]

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Rollin’s College Graduation Accommodations

April 29th, 2015

Next weeks end brings us to an exciting yearly event – Graduation Day at Rollin’s College. Thurston House is perfect for Rollin’s College Graduation Accommodations. Our location just 3 miles from the college entrance gate, has you far enough away from all the very busiest areas, but certainly is an easy commute back and forth. Now […]

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Spring Fun Central Florida Style

April 22nd, 2015

Spring Fun Central Florida Style means lots of sun, birds and beautiful flowers. Gardens awaken with beautiful colorful blooms. Birds are in their active nesting season and spend a lot of time entertaining us with their antics in the yard. The sun is up longer and more beautiful each day too. There is so much […]

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Zora Festival 2015!

January 22nd, 2015

Starting this Saturday, Zora Festival 2015!brings you “Rhythams of the Diaspora: The Influence and Impact of the Music Created by People of African Ancestry”. From storytelling, to music, a museum opening , a preservation conference , and worship, this special event has it all. The week long event is capped off by a 2 day Outdoor […]

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Dali Central Florida – A Maitland Marvel!

January 16th, 2015

Just a week after the Maitland Art Center proudly accepted its’ National Historic Landmark designation, it opens a long awaited and much anticipated Salvador Dali exhibit! The Spanish surrealist painter has been called one of the biggest artistic names in history, and certainly the most famous to be displayed at the center. The Research Studio […]

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Newest National Historic Landmark Florida

January 7th, 2015

The newest National Historic Landmark Florida, and the only one in Orange County, is being dedicated tomorrow! It is such an honor for all of us who live in Maitland. The Maitland Art Center was built by Andre Smith in 1937 to be used as an artists’ colony. The complex of buildings and courtyards, considered […]

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