Casablanca Inn media trip SPIRITS ON THE BAYFRONT
Spirits on the Bayfront &
‘Haunted Tales’ at the Tini Martini Bar
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
2:00 Check-in at the historic Casablanca Inn, one of the most popular and photographed boutique hotels in St. Augustine. www.CasablancaInn.com
3:00-4:30 Join Alice Sutherland and St. Augustine City Walks as we feel the SPIRIT of the Spanish conquistadors as they introduced Chocolate to the New World. A walking adventure that includes the history of chocolate and its trek from Central American to Europe and back to St. Augustine www.StAugustineCityWalks.com
4:30–5:30 A little ‘Spirit’ at the Casablanca Inn’s famous Tini Martini Bar. Let’s have our martinis ‘Shaken, Not Stirred’. A Warm Welcome from Richard Goldman, Exec. Dir of Visitors & Convention Bureau
7:30-9:30 Chef Jean-Stephane Poinard plans a stunning French dinner at Bistro de Leon that introduces a SPIRIT of cuisine that he’s brought to St. Augustine from Lyon, France. ‘Enjoy my little Bistro as if it were ‘Beaujolais Nouveau’ every day of the year and live the moment with us”. www.BistrodeLeon.com
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
8:00-9:15 Casablanca Inn serves Breakfast on the Verandah – watching the City Awaken on the sparkling Matanzas Bay. “The Art Spirit of St. Augustine” is presented by Ms. Jan Miller – Artist & Founder of Butterfield Garage. www.ArtGalleriesofStAugustine.com
10:00-11:30 St. Augustine Eco Tours with Zach McKenna – it’s the ultimate waterfront boating experience that is dynamically interpreted as we explore the elements of the estuary of the rivers and creeks surrounding St. Augustine. Our Native American history is at our fingertips. www.staugustineecotours.com
12:30-1:30 O.C. White’s has a history dating back to 1790. It’s the place for lunch overlooking the city’s yacht marina and Matanzas River. Seafood & Spirits are the ‘Bill of Fare’ whether sitting in the courtyard or the legendary building. Chef Ron is cooking and Ross tells the tales! www.OCWhitesRestaurant.com
1:30-5:00 Open Afternoon!
5:30-6:30 Meet Casablanca Inn Owners Nancy Cloud and Michael Miles at the Tini Martini Bar! They’ll share information about their other historic inn in Bar Harbor, Maine!
7:00-9:00 Eat, Drink and Be Irish! At Meehan’s Irish Pub & Seafood House for dinner. The surprising paranormal activities are everywhere in John Meehan’s historic landmark building. www.MeehansIrishPub.com
9:30 – til …The Bewitching Hour. Nightcap at the Casablanca Inn with a ‘Ghost Host’ from Old Town Trolley & Tours! Settle Back and Feel the Creeps! www.HistoricTours.com
Thursday, November 15, 2012
9:00-10:00 Breakfast on the Verandah
1 hour from Jacksonville, FL
2.5 hours from Orlando, FL
2 hours from Daytona Beach, FL
3 hours from Savannah, GA.
24 Avenida Menendez
St. Augustine, Florida ~ 904-829-0928