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Aug 192014

i divingIf you’re touring a diving-theme attraction in Islamorada with a bunch of pals, there’s  a potential opportunity for a group discount.

With an eligible gang of at least 10 people, the Diving Museum offers $3 off the regular adult entry fee, per person.

For guests not part of a group, the website sometimes features a coupon for $2 off the entry fee.

The museum staff recommends that groups phone for reservations, 305-664-9737

 Posted by on August 19, 2014
Aug 192014

Stroll among art galleries and shops at free art walk events in The Florida Keys.

The art walk festivities in Key West and Islamorada are most Third Thursdays of the month, about 6 p.m.

In Key West, the  Studios of Key West and various art galleries and shops participate in  The Walk On White Gallery Walk  most third Thursdays of the month,  6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Some of the venues offer refreshments and free entertainment. The  Studios of Key West is at  600 White Street, 305-296-0458

The Morada Way Arts District in Islamorada offers its art walk festivities most third Thursdays. The events are presented by the Morada Way Arts and Cultural District, between mile marker 81 and mile marker 82,  phone 305-664-9100

 Posted by on August 19, 2014
Aug 102014

Folks who love beer, save $5 by purchasing tickets early for the Key West BrewFest  tasting event.

The festivities,  which include music and beer tastings, are August 30, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

General tickets to the event are $35 purchased early, and $40 on event day.

The tasting event is August 31, and other  Key West BrewFest events  are August 28 to September 1

For tickets and info, 305-295-6519 or the Key West BrewFest website


 Posted by on August 10, 2014