Archive for the ‘Winter Park’ Category

Winter Park Arts Festival 2016

Wednesday, 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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Rollin’s College Graduation Time!

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Rollin’s College Graduation time! Another May and another Rollin’s College Graduation coming up this weekend. We love that we have had manyRollin’s parents stay here over our 20 years in business. It is nice to be a part of their life journey. They have come from far and wide – Switzerland, St. Croix, Maryland, Colorado, […]

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Back To School at Rollin’s College!

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

It’s that time of year that students start heading back to this area to settle in for the new school year. Rollin’s College is just minutes from Thurston House and over our 20 years in business we have had our share of parents and incoming students stay here. Just now we have a mother & […]

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Rollin’s College Architecture

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Rollin’s College in Winter Park Central Florida has some of the most beautiful architecture in this area. Many of their buildings date back to the college’s founding in 1885. This complex of buildings at the end of Park Avenue is one of our Thurston House B&B guests favorite places to wander around.   The college […]

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Full Sail University, For Over 30 Years!

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

For over 30 years, Full Sail University has been providing advanced classes for those who want to learn about the music and film industry. Now their cutting edge campus teaches anything that has to do with the entertainment business. Classes offered include computer animation, film, games, music recording and show production, just to name a few. The […]

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Walking Tours of Winter Park, Florida!

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

I just found about this wonderful option for our guests – Winter Park City Tours. WinterPark City Tours delivers engaging lifestyle tours which showcase the community’s rich history, beautiful spaces and tomorrow’s possibilities. WinterPark City Tours will highlight landmark buildings in Winter Park and the rich enduring history of the town and key people and places that make […]

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Rollins College Celebrates 125 years!

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

The fabulous Rollins College in Winter Park is gearing up for the celebration of its 125th year! We have enjoyed many who have come to the area to look at Rollins College as an school option, and also have hosted many parents of Rollins College students. Congrats to this wonderful learning institution! Come stay at […]

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Winter Park Earth Day Event!

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

The City of Winter Park in Central Florida announces – Earth Day 2010! When: Thursday, April 22, 2010 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Where: Central Park Main Stage Cost: FREE Contact: 407-599-3325 The City of Winter Park will proudly celebrate Earth Day 2010 and the city’s Forestry Division will give away 3-gallon containerized trees to city […]

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Historic Hannibal Sqaure, Winter Park

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

hannibal Originally uploaded by Jason M. Childs Just 3 blocks West of the famous Park Avenue area, Hannibal Square boasts its own collection of great restaurants and wonderful shopping. This area is filled with history. When the City of Winter Park was founded in 1881, they designated this neighborhood for African American grove and hotel […]

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Thurston House Times – CARS!

Monday, November 9th, 2009

One of Joe’s favorite yearly events was this past weekend – the 8th annual Concours de Elegance in Winter Park. It is held in the heart of downtown Winter Park, Park Avenue. The street is lined with every high end car you can imagine, from Joe’s beloved Porsche to Ferrari, to Mercedes, and even some […]

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