Archives for January 2011

Ripple Effect Ecotours Offers Coastal Module of the Florida Master Naturalist Program

Ripple Effect Ecotours, in partnerhip with University of Florida’s Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, is now offering the Coastal Module of the Florida Master Naturalist Program. St. Augustine, FL—Learning more about Florida’s natural environment now is possible through the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP), an environmental education extension program being offered in partnership with the […]

Living History and Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate

Friday and Sunday: January 21 & 23 BEGINNER’S BIRDING BOAT TOUR Presented by St. Augustine Eco Tours, this 90-minute tour focuses on the area’s most common bird residents and their identifying features. Led by an experienced birder, the tour will also include birds visiting on a seasonal basis. The cost of the tour is $35 […]

Chris Steele aka Captain Stab-Tuggo To Perform At Ripley’s Believe it or Not!

That’s right! Local, long time Douglasville, GA resident, Chris Steele aka Captain Stab-Tuggo, will be performing at Ripley’s Believe it or Not! in St. Augustine, FL to represent National Sword Swallowers Day on February 26, 2011. This is the 3rd year running that Chris has participated in this world wide event! Chris has been featured […]

‘Pride’ Computer Systems has New Owner, Matt Hull!

Matt Hull brings a superior level of customer service to his new ownership of Pride Computer Systems in Jacksonville Beach. Purchasing the company from founder Peter Syracusa who owned the company for 5 years, Hull defines why the company has been successful ~ small, personal and flexible. “Our customers receive very personal care and individual […]

Celebrating 10th Anniversary: B.R.A.S.S. Ring Competition

B.R.A.S.S. (Beaches Residents Actively Supporting the Symphony) is pleased to announce the B.R.A.S.S. Ring Music Competition on Saturday March 19 from 10:00am – 4:00pm at the Ponte Vedra Public Library. Applications and instructions for mailing your applications are available from music teachers, at the Ponte Vedra Beach Library or online at Please note that […]

Head To St. Augustine This Weekend for Loads of FUN!

Learn the history of chocolate and chocolate making while sampling truffles, pastries and gooey delights from the finest chocolatiers on this exciting tour presented by Old Town Trolleys.

Florida River-To-Sea Bike Tour Begins and Ends in St. Augustine

St. Augustine, the nation’s oldest city, will serve as both the beginning and end of an exciting 260-mile bike tour scheduled to begin on February 26.

Travis Tritt: Ponte Vedra Concert Hall February 24

County Music superstar Travis Tritt will perform a solo acoustic set at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall February 2011. In addition to international touring artists, the concert hall will host a variety of performing arts events as well as movie screenings, lectures, and more. It will also be available for rent for weddings, and other […]

Sherry Stoppelbein a HOT SHOT! …and Her Datil Peppers Have a Pedigree

For nearly 25 years, Sherry Stoppelbein has been feeding St. Augustine, Florida ~ with three restaurants, a bakery and an award-winning hot sauce company. They’re now all in one HOT location situated in the center of the historic district of America’s oldest city. Hot Shot Bakery & Café isn’t really about Stoppelbein (according to Stoppelbein) […]

Great Big Sea to Perform at Ponte Verda Concert Hall

Contemporary Celtic folk rock band Great Big Sea will join the February performance line up at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.