Yearly Spring Jazz Stroll coming up!
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Another announcement from the Florida Film Festival!
Glenn Close at the Florida Film Festival!
Great upcoming events at Maitland Wine Market for February & March! There is a Tour of Italy wine tasting on 2/12 from 5/7pm. Cost is $10 including your own glass to take home. A Greek Wine Dinner takes place on 2/28 at 6:30pm. Appetizers dinner and dessert are all paired with Greek wines. It is co-sponsored with [...]
Since Valentine’s weekend is always very busy around this area, I have decided to let it be celebrated all month long! Anyone staying during this month for a special romantic getaway will automatically have their room enhanced with silk rose petals and a free gift. Just tell the innkeeper and I will do the rest [...]
The 20th (can you believe it!) Zora Neale Hurston Festival starts this week. There will be all sorts of events, and the end is a street party festival along Kennedy Blvd. this next weekend. My guests are very excited about walking down the street to go to it…only 1/2 mile from Thurston House. It should [...]
The 11th Annual Taste of Maitland on Lake Lily is coming up! May 19th is the big day for this great event that is sponsored by the Maitland Chamber of Commerce. Over 35 restaurants and beverage vendors will be tempting you with their tasty goodies. Stroll around beautiful Lake Lily, grab a beer, hit the [...]
Eatonville, a small town just to our west, is the oldest Incorporated African American Municipality in the United States. It was home to the writer Zora Neale Hurston for many years. Her books were often based on her experiences here. Maitland was even mentioned in the book Their Eyes Were Watching God, made into a [...]
As stated before, Joe loves cars! So when he noted a car show in the paper, off we went to see all sorts of mini cars. There was even a celebrity at the event, Dennis Gage of My Classic Cars on SpeedTV. Joe was so excited!!! There were all sorts of Mini Coopers, Fiats, Smart [...]