Paying homage to a St. Augustine landmark home, Casa Reina was conceived as a gathering place for both locals and visitors alike.
Brought to life by the partners of Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille, the “Queen’s House” borrows inspiration from Mexican, Latin American, and Florida Coastal Cuisine. The menu features plenty of traditional favorites like authentic street tacos and enchiladas, alongside a selection of unique signature dishes, such as the Short Rib Chiles Rellenos and Tequila Lime Grouper. These menu offerings, authentic design elements, and waterfront views come together to offer a dining experience fit for a Queen.
Casa Reina has a prominent and prestigious history spanning over 120 years. Originally referred to as “Blenmore,” the dwelling was built as the home of hardware merchant Charles Ferdinand Hamblen of Maine, and his wife of local Minorcan descent, Antonia DeMedici Hamblen. The property eventually transferred to the Charles F. Hamblen Trust and underwent several stages of use and refurbishment: from The Blenmore Hotel in 1924 to the offices of D.P. Davis, a prominent developer of Anastasia Island. It also served as the headquarters of American Legion Post #37, where the tradition of gathering, drinking, and dining continued for many years. After a thoughtful and extensive renovation, the legacy of the former Hamblen Home lives on as Casa Reina.
Relics of America's Gilded Age are elegantly exhibited on the museum's three floors. Costumes, furnishings, mechanical musical instruments and other artifacts give you a glimpse into 19th century daily life. The Lightner collection includes beautiful examples of cut glass, Victorian art glass and the stained glass work of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
The Historic Florida Militia (HFM) is a non-profit umbrella organization supporting re-created historic interpretive units and representing a number of cultures and time periods. "We are not street performers, we are educators. We are not parades, we are historic programs. This is not an exercise in free speech, this is an opportunity to educate. We are not promoting a political agenda, we are promoting the city's history through a practical and factual teaching method".
CCPVB is a non-profit 501(c) (3) arts organization located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida dedicated to providing a place for everyone in the Jacksonville region to create, understand and experience the arts. We bring the arts to our community through art exhibitions featuring local, regional and nationally known artist; art classes and workshops for children and adults; children's summer camps; and creative events that support educational programming. Our outreach programs serve children with disabilities, special education needs, and low income families.
Built in honor of Dr. JoAnn Crisp-Ellert and her husband, Dr. Robert Ellert, the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum offers Flagler College students and the Northeast Florida community a venue for fostering knowledge and a deep appreciation of contemporary art. As an educational resource for the College, the Museum exhibits regional, national and international artists, and provides opportunities for critical engagement and exposure to a variety of exhibitions and personal interactions with visiting artists. The Museum challenges students, the Flagler community and the public to cultivate individual creativity, critical reflection, historical consciousness and respect for the free exchange of ideas. In this spirit, the Museum also hosts public programs, including artist talks, readings, panel discussions and film series that provide a platform for vital interdisciplinary dialogue.
The general purpose of this corporation [EMMA] is to stimulate interest in classical music throughout St. Johns County, FL and to encourage interest in and to provide opportunities in classical music for the youth of the county.
The mission of this corporation is to produce a number of quality music and dance performances every year and to offer them at modest ticket prices to the residents of St. Johns County and tourists visiting or planning to visit St. Johns County.