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Old 06-10-2013, 12:50   #1
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1St St Augustine Maritime Heritage Festival

Announcing the 1st Annual St Augustine Maritime Heritage Festival

Saturday October 26th 2013 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sunday October 27th, 2013 9:00 am to 6:00pm
On the historic waterfront grounds of the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park,
11 Magnolia Ave, St Augustine, FL 32084
This family friendly two day event includes:
Quick N’ Dirty Boat Building Competition and Race.
Ponce de León Paddle Battle (enter with your SUP)
“Astillero de Perro ” (aka dog agility contests) open to your furry companions
Who knows you may dinghy back to your boat with your canine mate wearing that gold medal!
Maritime lectures, book signings, educational exhibits.
Rubber Duck Race.
Kids’ Zone and games/activities
Beer & Wine tent, Food Truck vendors.
Saturday Night at the Fountain
“Johnny Barnes’s Minorcan Chowder and Pilau Party”
Entertainment by The Bilge Rats
Bartenders’ Challenge
Sunday afternoon at the Pavilion
Live entertainment by
Falling Bones and Those Guys.
Website: Facebook: Saint Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation
The festival will be open at 9:00 AM both days. Closing at 8:00 PM on Saturday, 10/26/13 and at 6:00PM Sunday, 10/27/13.
Festival admission is included in the regular admission to the Fountain of Youth and at a reduced rate for St Johns County residents/ Active Military.
Regular Admission
Adults $12.00
Seniors (60+) $11.00
Children 6-12 $8.00
Under 5 Free
St Johns County Residents/Active Military
Adults $5.00
Seniors (60+) $4.00
Children 6-12 $3.00
Under 5 Free
The St. Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2010 to bring awareness to the rich maritime history of St. Augustine and Florida’s First Coast. This is a Viva Florida 500 Sanctioned Event with the support of the St. Augustine Lighthouse, the St. Augustine Yacht Club, the City of St. Augustine, the Tourist Development Council and the Fountain of Youth. Proceeds from this event will fund maritime educational programs and the completion of the Chalupa, an authentic 16th Century ship replica that is currently being built at the Fountain of Youth and will be launched as part of St. Augustine’s 450 Commemoration in 2015.

Thank you for sharing this with your readers.
Linda Radford Allen, Saint Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation Executive Board
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