April 26, 2022

Pensacola Crawfish Festival April 29 – May 1, 2022

  Join the fun April 29 – May 1, 2022 at the Pensacola Crawfish Festival.Come enjoin eating fresh crawfish brought to you by locals, Cordova Crawfish Company.Admissions Gates located on Government St. (across from Hub Stacey’s) & Zaragoza St. (across from Pensacola Bay Brewery) Parking is available in various lots in downtown. Lots are mostly private and will likely charge parking fees. Handicapped parking will be available Friday through Sunday with permit, in parking lot of Bartram Park.  TIMES: Friday: 11AM-11PM Saturday: 10AM-11PM Sunday: 11AM-5PM ADMISSION: ADULTS: $5 per day KIDS, Ages 6-12: $2 per day KIDS, 5 and under: FREE ​Admission Gates located on Government Street (across from Hub Stacey’s) and Zaragoza Street (across from Pensacola…

April 7, 2022

Pensacola Gallery Night 5/20/22

The next Pensacola Gallery Night will be May 20, 2022 If you in the area during your travels this is a most event to attend.The theme for November is “Dancing In The Streets“.It’s a time went the street is full of Artist, Stage & Performers, Food Trucks, Nonprofits,  and most local Merchants will be open.For more information please check out the Gallery Night Website.

June 24, 2019

AMERICA’S OLDEST CITY: THE CHARMS OF HISTORIC ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA

Stu and I attended the 2019 Florida Birding and Photo Fest in St. Augustine, Florida and were totally captivated by the birds, the city, the food and the residents of America’s oldest city!     The charms of historic St. Augustine, Florida will keep you enthralled, no matter what your interests! St. Augustine is America’s oldest city and has 400 years of history and culture to enjoy! This city dates from 1563!     Of course, we had heard of Juan Ponce de Leon, Sir Francis Drake, Henry Flagler and the Timucua Indians. What we didn’t know is that all are a part of the history of the coastline between…

February 4, 2019

BEAUTY AND THE BEASTLY: INDUSTRIAL SLAVERY AT ARCADIA MILL in MILTON, FLORIDA

We felt as if we were just walking through a nature park at Arcadia Mill in Milton, Florida. We were actually visiting Florida’s first and largest antebellum industrial complex! There is beauty in the Arcadia Mill woods but also the beastly in the Mill’s history. A large part of Arcadia Mill’s history is industrial slavery.   The Arcadia Mill site was a huge complex with various mills, a grist mill, a blackmithshop, a mule-drawn railroad and a sixteen-mile long log flume! The vast complex was built and operated with industrial slavery.   The industrial site began with a sawmill. It grew to have a second sawmill. Later, a textile mill was run…