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Archives for November 2010

FightZone Airing MMA Awards

FightZone TV is once again proud to sponsor The “Fighters Only Magazine” World Mixed Martial Arts Awards taking place Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at The Pearl inside the Palms Casino Resort at 7:30 p.m.

FightZone TV’s Vegas based MMA 30 program with Host Dave Farra will be there to capture all the action and highlights from the Red Carpet Ceremonies to the Backstage and Behind The Scenes moments which will be aired on a future FightZone TV Presents MMA 30 episode.

The 3rd Annual World Mixed Martial Arts Awards will be hosted by UFC legend Randy Couture and will feature a night of celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment in a black-tie celebration. The Awards show gives fans across the globe the chance to cast their vote on which athletes, brands and industry professionals have made the greatest impact on the fast growing sport in the last 12 months.

Don’t Sit Around – Do Something This Weekend

St. Augustine, Florida’s annual Nights of Lights provides one of the Southeast’s most memorable holiday events. In a manner befitting the Nation’s Oldest City, this inspiring display of light is based on the tradition of the town’s original Spanish colonists who placed a white candle in their windows to brighten the nights during the Christmas holidays. This 17th edition of the festival features more than two million tiny white lights adorning the palm trees and buildings of the city’s historic district. Reflected in the waters of Matanzas Bay, outlining the colonial city, and including the nearby beaches and lighthouse, this light display creates a holiday wonderland in a place with real history on every street corner. For a complete list of activities and events during Nights of Lights, visit www.NightsofLights.com.

Florida Gulf Vacations Score a Hole in One

Florida Gulf Vacation has added its first St Augustine Florida Vacation Rentals by owner to give even more options to Florida Vacation Travelers. Florida Gulf Vacation has added its first vacation rental listings on Saint Augustine Beach Florida, the oldest city in Florida. The first two properties are luxury beach vacation rentals that sleep sixteen […]

Need Something to Do This Weekend? Check This Out

THE PIRATE GATHERING

Come ashore in the Nation’s oldest city for the 3rd Annual gathering of pirates from all over the south for a celebration of the Golden Age of Piracy. See a pirate mutiny, weapons demonstrations, sailor’s encampment, shop in the Thieves Market and hear stories of the high seas, history and sea shanties. On Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., experience living history at the De Mesa Yard at the Colonial Spanish Quarter on St. George Street. At 3 p.m., the gates to main gate at Francis Filed open. Then from 7 to 11 p.m. the adults-only Historic Pub Crawl starts at the Maiden’s Pub at Francis Field on Castillo Drive at 7 p.m. On Saturday fun activities for the whole family at the Gathering are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Francis Field, on Castillo Drive and the Buccaneer encampment at Colonial Spanish Quarter on St. George Street. At 12:15 p.m., head down to St. Augustine’s Bayfront to observe a Tall Ships battle at sea, followed by a piratical land battle along Orange Street. There’s even a kids pirate costume contest at 3 p.m. The encampment and Gathering are also open Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the battle at sea will be repeated at 2:30 p.m. Admission is a buck-an-ear ($2 per person). For more information, visit www.pirategathering.com or call The Wench at 904.810.0903.

Nights of Lights Coming to St. Augustine

St. Augustine’s renowned ‘Nights of Lights’ is a magical memory to every visitor who has experienced the brilliant twinkling lights that illuminate America’s Oldest City. For the sixth year, guests of the Inns of Elegance will receive a holiday gift of an exclusive private ride on the St. Augustine Sightseeing Train and a complimentary beverage at the Tini Martini Bar.

With any 2 night stay Sunday thru Thursday (November 28, 2010 – January 27th, 2011) guests can enjoy this very unique holiday ‘Train Tour’ gift from their Innkeeper. The ‘Light Up Your Life’ promotion is included in the seasonal room rate at any of the (5) Inns of Elegance. In addition, the Tini Martini Bar is serving each guest a complimentary beverage pre-or post- train tour.

Local Video Teams Win Big Awards

Leigh Cort Publicity and Hocevar Video garnered a total of 5 First Place awards at the 21st Annual Crystal Reel Awards in Orlando on November 6, that honors and celebrates the best in Florida’s Motion Picture, Television, Audio Recording and Digital Media Industries!

MISSION: FMPTA (Florida Motion Picture Television Association) is organized to promote Florida’s motion picture, television, recording and digital media industries, by providing assistance and information to all interested organizations in regards to Florida’s skilled personnel, locations, services and fiscal incentives.