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Events for the week of 05/04/2014
Journey: 450 Years of the African American Experience
Date: 1/20 - 07/20   click here for website

The year 2014 is the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, an anniversary that is recognized and commemorated nationally and internationally. Journey: 450 Years of the African-American Experience showcases the important role African-Americans played in the historical and cultural development of America.
The birth of the African-American experience took place in St. Augustine. The first freed Black settlement was established here; the Emancipation Proclamation was read here; on the very streets that were laid down in 1573 by the Spanish Crown marched Civil Rights activists – nearly four centuries later – calling for the fundamental rights our country mandates.
This state-of-the-art exhibition features authentic objects, original documents, powerful photographs and interactive elements that depict the journey African-Americans experienced from our country’s beginnings until today. The exhibition anchors a citywide passport program that connects visitors, residents and students to important African-American historical sites, exhibitions and programs throughout St. Augustine and St. Johns County.
The St. Augustine 450th Commemoration partnered with local and national organizations to present the true and accurate story of African-Americans and their important cultural contributions
What: Journey: 450 Years of the African American Experience
Where: Visitor Information Center at 10 W. Castillo Dr.
When: Open daily (9 am – 5pm) from Jan. 20- July 15, 2014.
Why: The story of African-Americans mirrors the history of St. Augustine, from the clash of Old and New World cultures and the struggle for European control to the growth of colonies on the backs of slaves and the unending, centuries-long fight for freedom. St. Augustine has been part of America since its beginnings, and African-Americans have played a key role in the birth of this nation.
Price: Adults $5; Seniors $4 (60+); Youth $3 (aged 7-12); Youth 6 & under FREE; Family of 4 $15; Military in uniform FREE; St. Johns County residents (with photo ID) FREE; University and College students (with ID) FREE.

Call (904) 829-3800 for more information.

Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast is nestled comfortably in the heart of historic downtown St. Augustine. Come stay with us and experience all the history and fun St. Augustine has to offer.

Flagler College Tours
Date: 5/1 - 12/31   click here for website

Take a tour of Flagler College that highlights the architectural heritage of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon. Built by millionaire developer, Henry Flagler, in 1888, the hotel is considered one of the finest examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture and houses the largest collection of in use Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass windows. Located at 74 King Street, tours depart from the Rotunda at the top of each hour between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Admission is $10.00 for adults, $1.00 for children, and free to St. Johns County Residents.

El Galeon Tour
Date: 5/1 - 07/15   click here for website

Tour a full-sized replica of a 17th century Spanish galleon. Docked at the St. Augustine City Marina, the Andalucia is an exact replica of the famous galleons that played such an important role in the creation and maintenance of the Spanish Empire. Built in Spain, it is similar to the galleon that brought Pedro Menendez to Florida where he founded St. Augustine in 1565. The ship is available for tours Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturady & Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adult; $8 for youth. Tickets are available at the Colonial Quarter and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. 111 Avenida Menendez. 904-824-1606

PASEO PASTEL — ST. AUGUSTINE CHALK WALK
Date: 5/2 - 5/04   click here for website

St Augustine chalk walk will feature more than 70 incredible artists of all kinds. Art students,art teachers, and art enthusiasts alike will compete for 2 days in the hopes of taking home a cash prize award. This competition will be held in between the cities parking garage and the visitors information center in historic downtown St Augustine.A pre chalk event party will be held on 5/2 at 7pm. The following day, artists will create and display their work from 10am-5pm. Viewing is free all 3 days and the event will close with a sidewalk washing on 05/04. This incredible event takes place just 2 short blocks from carriage way bed and breakfast. Book today and enjoy all that the nations oldest city has to offer.

Gamble Rogers Folk Festival
Date: 5/2 - 5/04   click here for website

The 19th annual celebration of the folk music, stories and dance that made Gamble Rogers famous features a Friday night show (5-9:30 p.m.) at the St. Augustine Marina, the all-day (noon-10:30 p.m.) Saturday music-on-numerous-stages show at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and the Sunday (noon-7 p.m.) free festival party and live music event at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion. More than 20 bands and solo performers are featured. Tickets are $15 for the Friday performances; $35 for Saturday or $45 for weekend a weekend pass. For the musical lineup, ticket information, and other details consult

The Players Championship Golf Tournament
Date: 5/5 - 5/11   click here for website

Over 415 acres in the Florida swampland, the course contains narrow fairways lined with hazards like marshes and "waste bunkers," dozens of deep "pot bunkers," strategically placed to catch even a slightly misplaced shot; thick rough that features craters and mounds; tall, shot-obstructing palm trees; and rock-hard, lightning-fast greens. With $9.5 million dollars in prize money on the line, this is one of the biggest tournaments in golf. The 17th hole at TPC, commonly referred to as "the island hole" is one of the most daunting holes on any golf course. Just a short trip to Ponte Vedra is all that stands between you and one of the biggest golf tournaments of the year. Come stay at Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast and enjoy The Players Championship golf tournament.

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