America's Oldest City - Just for the FUN of it!
MEDIA TRIP - America’s Oldest City - JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT!
September 14, 15, 16, 2008 -
Hosted by the Inns of Elegance
Old Town Trolley & Historic Tours of America
SUNDAY September 14
6:00-7:00 Henry Flagler Champagne Welcome Reception at the Casa de Solana
Trolley Ride to St. Francis Inn
7:00-9:00 Flagler Seated Dinner ala 1888 at St. Francis Inn – Meet the Inns of Elegance Innkeepers
MONDAY September 15
Breakfast at your Inn
10:00-12:00 Old Town Trolley Tour from Historic Downtown to the Beach
‘Get Out of Jail’ Free – JUST FOR FUN
12:00-1:30 Lunch at Kingfish Grill – casual waterfront seafood at the Marina
1:30-6:00 OPEN AFTERNOON - Journalists can choose their favorite:
Dow Museum of Historic Homes
Take a ScootCoupe ride – by Reservation!
6:00-7:00 Cocktails at Casablanca Inn’s Tini Martini Bar with Mr. Flagler
7:00 – 9:00 Dinner at Bistro de Leon with Jean-Stephane Poinard – St. Augustine’s New & Classic Contemporary French Chef
Trolley Ride back to your Inn
TUESDAY September 16
9:00 Dine-around breakfast…experience another ‘TASTE’ of Inns of Elegance
10:30 – 4:00 (rotation) the ultimate Eco Adventure with St. Augustine Eco Tours – Zach McKenna
Open afternoon invitation:
Claude’s Chocolate tasting
12:00-2:00 Enjoy a Box Lunch on the Verandah at the Bayfront Marin House - (Box Lunches catered by Flying Bistro)
2:30 – 4:30 Culinary Class at Inn on Charlotte with French Chef Jean-Stephane Poinard
7:00 Dinner at Raintree – One of St. Augustine's most Romantic Restaurants since 1980
9:00 – Ghosts & Gravestones – If you dare!
Receive copy of John Stavely’s ‘Ghosts and Gravestones in St. Augustine’ autographed book
WEDNESDAY September 17
8:30-9:30 Fond Farewell Breakfast