As the most widely planted wine producing nation – almost three million acres planted! – Spain has earned a much deserved reputation for its exceptional vino. And now, the aromas and tastes of Spain have come to the Oldest City with the 3rd Annual St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival, a five-day celebration featuring more than 125 wines, delicious fare and plenty of entertainment – all benefiting local causes that need community support.

The festival’s events are steeped in St. Augustine’s rich Spanish culture as well as the fun and whimsy for which our city is known. Here is a summary of the events:

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Davidson Realty is thrilled to announce its upcoming title sponsorship of the 19th Annual St. Augustine Youth Services Charity Invitational Golf Classic on Monday, September 22, at Marsh Creek Country Club. Registration begins at 8 a.m., tee-off is at 9 a.m. and an awards luncheon sponsored by the St. Augustine Lions Club will follow the event.

Davidson joins fellow title sponsor Ocean Grove RV Super Center to support the non-profit St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS) in its tireless efforts to provide a safe, stable home for young victims of abuse and severe neglect. The caring professionals of SAYS are specially trained to deal with problems unique to children from abusive homes, and its Hutson Family Campus opened in April 2013 to provide a safe, homelike environment for the children to heal, learn and grow both physically and emotionally, and go on to lead positive, healthy lives. All proceeds from the tournament will go to SAYS.

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For Sande Gillard, owner of Wine Down on Market Street, the road to business ownership was like no other road she had been down. After years of professional experience in real estate and bartending, Sande embarked on a new adventure that helped her move past tragedy and utilize perhaps her best attribute: an upbeat, magnetic customer service style that draws people in and makes them feel at home.

Today, Sande has harnessed her experiences and talents and paired them with her passion for wine to create Wine Down on Market Street, a boutique wine shop that opened in Palencia on May 1.

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Farm to Family is a non-profit mobile farmer’s market in the business of doing good! Their mobile market is stocked with the freshest local produce straight from local family farms to neighborhoods throughout St. Johns County each week. Davidson Realty is proud to be one of the many locations supporting local farmers. Come by and grab delicious fruits and vegetables every Tuesday at Davidson Realty’s parking lot located at 100 East Town Place, St. Augustine, 32092 between 5:30 and 6:30 pm!

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Davidson Cares is at it again! Davidson Realty’s charitable foundation kicked off its fundraising efforts early this year with their First Annual Red, White & Boom Cookout on July 3rd, which tied into World Golf Village’s annual fireworks show, one of the largest in Northeast Florida. The event was held at Davidson Realty’s office building and guests enjoyed delicious bbq, family-fun games, face-painting, Mile Marker brews and more. Davidson Cares supports World Golf Village area based schools, including Mill Creek Elementary, Wards Creek Elementary, Palencia Elementary and Pacetti Bay Middle School.

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July is Family Golf Month and World Golf Village is celebrating with big savings for the entire family! Offering plenty of exercise, the great outdoors and quality time together, golf is one of the best activities you can share with your family. So pack up the clubs, sunscreen the kids and head out to take advantage of these great deals.

Slammer & Squire / King & Bear – During the entire month of July, play the Slammer & Squire for just $79 or the King & Bear for just $89 and bring up to three children (17 & Under) to play for free! Rates are available all day Monday through Thursday and after 11 a.m. Friday through Sunday.

If you don’t have time of 18 holes or you’re just introducing your kids to the game, take them to the driving range at Slammer & Squire or King & Bear for free! Parents just pay $10 for unlimited balls.

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No July 4th is complete without a good old fashioned parade, and Glenmoor, World Golf Village’s premier community for Florida retirement living, is upholding the time honored tradition with its own Patriotic Parade!  Head over to Glenmoor on Friday, July 4th to line the streets of the community and join in the fun.  The parade starts at 10:00 a.m.

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On the second Friday of every month, the World Golf Village Associates host a Farmers Market on the Walk of Champions in the heart of The Village for the public to enjoy. The event takes place from 3 to 7 pm and includes over 50 local vendors offering everything from fresh grown produce to meats, sauces, crafts, pet items and more. The event is free and pet friendly!

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When we think of childhood, what we often visualize is images of riding bikes, family events and birthday parties. But there are too many kids in our community that see none of these things – only years filled with pain and loneliness. This is where St. Augustine Youth Services (SAYS) steps in, provides therapeutic care and love, and changes lives every day.

Founded in 1989 by Carl Simone, SAYS is a private, not-for-profit agency that provides three therapeutic residential homes for First Coast area boys ages six to 18 who have suffered from physical or sexual abuse, or extreme neglect. “Our goal is to build self-esteem in these boys and young men to help them lead positive, meaningful lives,” said Executive Director Schuyler Siefker, who was honored as 2014 Administrator of the Year by the Florida Coalition for Children.

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Easter is here, which means baskets filled with colored eggs and a day filled outdoor family fun! To celebrate this year, St. Augustine is gearing up for a hopping good time with exciting festivities. Here is a sampling of local events to consider on Easter Sunday, April 20.

Easter Sunday Brunch at Villagio Italian Grille

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — The Renaissance WGV Resort

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