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Central Florida Colleges Are Back to School!

August 7th, 2017

Within the next 2 weeks, Central Florida Colleges Are Back to School! What an exciting time for all those students, particularly the ones who are coming for their freshman year. Lots of excitement, angst, and pressure for sure. Usually, the incoming Freshman is brought to school by a parent or parents in order to help […]

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Sizzling Central Florida Summer

July 26th, 2017

Yes, it is time for a Sizzling Central Florida Summer. This one is a bit more sizzling than usual. You still want to get away but the beaches and the attractions area are just too hot. How about a place where fine dining, wonderful museums and great shops are plentiful?  There is even a local […]

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Thurston House Celebrates 25 Years!

May 23rd, 2017

As they say, time does fly. In 1992, September 15 to be exact, Thurston House opened its doors to bed & breakfast customers. After a slow start trying to get the word out, there was no internet back then, of course, we eventually have become known to a worldwide audience. Featured in many publications over […]

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Rollin’s College Family Weekend 2016

November 2nd, 2016

Rollin’s College Family Weekend 2016 is almost upon us! The college looks forward to welcoming families to campus for this special weekend. Activities include spending time relaxing with your student, meeting with distinguished faculty members, and becoming better acquainted with the Rollins community! It’s always a special weekend for all. Thurston House Bed & Breakfast in Maitland […]

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Art Under the Stars 2016 – Maitland

August 4th, 2016

Come one, come all to the 40th Maitland Rotary Fall Arts Festival, now known as Art Under the Stars. This juried art show attracts artists from a lot of locations and has become known as one of the premier North Orlando Central Florida shows. Held this year from 11/11 – 11/13, Art Under the Stars features continuous […]

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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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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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