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Central Florida Kayak Tours!

June 30th, 2016

Since Central Florida enoys an abundance of lakes, kayaking is very popular. The Winter Park area is very popular for Central Florida Kayak Tours and  a local company called Peace of Mind Kayak Tours awaits your reservation. The Winter Park Chain of Lakes Tour is quite popular and it leaves from the Rollin’s College area, […]

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4th of July in Orlando

June 1st, 2016

The City of Orlando will celebrate 4th of July in Orlando for the 39th time this year. Enjoy food, drink and entertainment while awaiting the 9pm fireworks. The festivities take place around beautiful Lake Eola. Come early to find a special place to set up your chairs, then wander around the park. The swans will […]

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Winter Park Arts Festival 2016

February 17th, 2016

Winter Park Arts Festival 2016 is almost upon us. This year the show is on the dates – 3/18-19-20. The Festival features a wide variety of fine arts and crafts including the categories of clay, digital art, drawings & pastels, fiber, glass, graphics & printmaking, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media 2D, mixed media 3D, painting, photography, sculpture, […]

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James Bond New Years Party at Enzian!

December 14th, 2015

Back again this year at our local Maitland theater is James Bond New Years Party at Enzian! What fun it would be to dress up and party like you are in a Bond movie! The theater is only minutes away from Thurston House, the only small boutique bed & breakfast in this North Orlando Winter Park […]

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Special Friday Nights at the Morse!

December 9th, 2015

  This is the time of year when the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park opens its doors for free every Friday evening – Special Friday Nights at the Morse!! The free events planned for this Friday night include live music by Beautiful Music Three Flutes at 5 p.m., a family tour […]

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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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