FREE Minorcan Heritage Month events in March

March is Minorcan Heritage Month in St. Augustine, Florida. Here are some FREE events at area historic attractions:
🗝 The Minorcan Experience will host an art exhibit on Saturday, March 4 at the Oldest House Museum Complex during the Menorcan Heritage Celebration. Meet artists and view their artwork, and take an original masterpiece home with you — with many items available for purchase! In conjunction, the Menorcan Heritage Celebration will take place from 11 AM to 3 PM Saturday, March 4 on the grounds of the Oldest House Museum Complex. Admission is free.
🗝 The Minorcan Experience will also host other FREE community events in March, including the a walking tour of the San Lorenzo Cemetery on March 11. This Minorcan burials tour will be led by Elizabeth Duran Gesser, the Florida Humanities Council grant historian. Please email to register.
🗝 On March 18, visit the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum at 2 p.m. and hear the story of Ryan Brennan’s recent 3-day walk from New Smyrna to St. Augustine — the same walk taken in 1777 by Minorcan, Greek and Italian indentured settlers.
🗝 On March 25 at 2 p.m., The Anastasia Island Branch Library will host a talk by author Ryan Saxon, who will discuss his books, “A Tour of St. Augustine: History, Food and Culture, A Minorcan Perspective” and “Maria’s Secret Ingredient,” a Minorcan children’s book. Both books will be available for purchase and signing.

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