St. Augustine, Fla. (July 21, 2014) -- The Downtown Bazaar
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Indulge you culinary senses in our new section "Gourmet Food Samplings Around the Mercado". Everything from Spanish wine, Manchego cheese, Serrano and Iberico hams, Chorizo, assorted olives, and other Spanish foods to unique sauces, dips, jellies and fresh cottage industry pasta.
Imagine an evening filled with fine art, unique artisan crafts, a free concert by the band Dakota, mystifying magic by William Mayhem, the Blue Lotus Bellydancers, face painters and more. Gather around the 35 foot watchtower and toast to the Raising of the Flag ceremony. Sit under the 200-year-old Colonial oak tree adorned with colorful lanterns while enjoying fabulous food and beverages offered by the Taberna Del Caballo and the Bull & Crown Publick House.
It all takes place under the stars at The Downtown Bazaar on the grounds of the Colonial Quarter, 33 St. George St., St. Augustine, Florida, 6-10 p.m. The evening at the Downtown Bazaar is free and open to the public. Come check out what's behind the walls of the Colonial Quarter...you're sure to have an inspiring evening.
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St. Augustine, FL - (July 17) - The St. Augustine Art Association is wild about art. On July 26, the organization unveils the Fifth Annual Nature & Wildlife Art Exhibition in the Art Center at 22 Marine Street. This nationally acclaimed exhibit features 130 works of art inspired by the beauty of the natural world and the diversity of wildlife that inhabit it.
More than 200 artists from across the country submitted nearly 500 works of art into the prestigous contest to vie for $5,000 in cash awards, including a $2,000 Best in Show prize. A jury panel of art experts selected the entries, which will be judged for awards by Jenny Hager-Vickery, Associate Professor of Sculpture at the University of North Florida.
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