Archive for the ‘Things To Do’ Category

Exquisite Harmony at the Maitland Art Center

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Coming in September – Exquisite Harmony, works in collage by Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson. There is an opening reception Friday, September 10 from 6-8pm, then “Meet the Artist” on September 11th at 1pm. There is even a collage workshop planned for Friday-Sunday, October 22-24, from 10-4pm. Come and learn from the best, the artist herself! […]

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The Great Florida Birding Trail!

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

What is the Great Florida Birding Trail? The Great Florida Birding Trail is a program of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, supported in part by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Wildlife Foundation of Florida. This 2,000-mile, self-guided highway trail unifies nearly 500 birding sites throughout Florida. Modeled after the successful Great […]

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Date Night At Leu Gardens!

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Date Night Movie – “Duplicity”  August 6 – Movie begins at dusk.  Oscar® winner Julia Roberts and Clive Owen star as two sexy spies-turned-corporate operatives in the midst of a clandestine love affair. When they find themselves on either side of an all-out corporate war, they’ll put everything on the line to remain one double-cross […]

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Birds of Prey in Central Florida!

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Last week guests really enjoyed going to this wonderful facility in Maitland, just two streets away from Thurston House bed & breakfast. Sometimes we think our yard is a birds of prey center as we often see owls and osprey flying around! Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Founded in 1979 in Maitland, FL, the […]

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Leu Gardens in Orlando

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Their mission statement says it all – The mission of Harry P. Leu Gardens is to inspire people to appreciate and understand plants, the enviornment of Central Florida, and the gardens’ historic significance. This botanical garden is just a short 15 minute drive from Thurston House in Maitland. Their over 50 acres are filled with […]

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Have you gone to the Enzian Theater yet?

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Celebrating 25 years this year, the Enzian Theater offers all sorts of interesting films, and a wonderful atmosphere to watch them in. Sit at a comfy table with a soft chair, enjoying your dinner, complete with a glass of wine! This Central Florida theater is just minutes away from Thurston House bed & breakfast in […]

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Maitland Wine Announces…..

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

Maitland’s own wine shop in Central Florida has been adding wine tastings, cooking classes and special deals to their offerings since they opened. The latest cooking class scheduled is Summer Salads on June 2nd, 6:30-9pm. Reservations are required so call them right now at #407-869-9463. Have fun learning about wines, cooking and then enjoy what you […]

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Baby Owl Shower Invitation to All!!!

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, Maitland, FL (Central Florida – North Orlando area): Baby Owl Shower Spring Event: May 8, 2010 10am – 2pm Each Spring the Center holds its annual Baby Owl Shower to raise funds to offset the increased costs during baby season.  Join us on May 8th to celebrate Mother’s Day and spring.  […]

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Maitland Wine & Barbeque!

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

This Saturday, April 24th, from 6:30PM – 9PM…the Maitland Wine Market in Central Florida is hosting a wine & barbeque event. The cost is $35 per person, plus tax. Reservations and payment in advance required. Chuck Wagon is to be  provided by Four Rivers Smokehouse! Buffet dinner paired with 5 wines! Dinner includes, Assorted Appetizers, Slaw, […]

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22nd Maitland Art Festival is coming!!!

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

      DON’T FORGET!! Coming up soon is the fabulous 22nd Annual Maitland Spring Arts Festival on beautiful Lake Lily, north Orlando. The weekend of 4/17-4/18 brings the show to this beautiful Maitland park. Tents with art and crafts will surround the lake. There will be food and drink offerings scattered about, and plenty […]

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