Super Scenic 150 Mile Garage Sale

Get ready for the 11th Annual Super Scenic 150 Mile Garage Sale

The Friends of A1A are promoting the longest Garage Sale in Northeast Florida for the eleventh year and it’s bigger and better than ever!

We are thrilled to collaborate with other Florida Scenic Highways to bring this fun event to our local communities! Spanning the A1A Ocean Islands Trail (Nassau and Duval), A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway (St. Johns and Flagler), Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail (Volusia) and Halifax Heritage Byway (Candidate, Volusia) shoppers can experience five Florida counties with a delightful mix of locations to stop and shop, while exploring our coastal communities along the way! 

There are many participating locations and increasing weekly, offering major community sites to shop, homes and local businesses.  

Buyers and Sellers are invited to participate from 8 am to 2 pm. Pre-registration allows Friends of A1A to limit the number of participants in small areas. At larger areas, the host property owner decides set up and location. Other facts you may need to know are listed below. If you have any questions, please contact A1A Super Scenic Garage Sale Coordinator Danielle Anderson at (904) 425-8055.

Who: Friends of A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway and supporting Byway participants

What: The 11th Annual Super Scenic 150-Mile Garage Sale

Where: From Fernandina Beach in Nassau County to Ponce Inlet in Volusia County along 150 Miles of Florida Scenic Highways

When: Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 8 am to 2 pm

Why: Friends of A1A strives to increase visitation to the scenic sites and businesses along the Byway. Attendees are invited to view the Mobi-Tour via free download from TravelStorys.

How: Friends of A1A uses registration fees to place ads in surrounding county press and internet news media, and to provide event signs. Info and signs may be picked up prior to the day of the event.

Location Assignments: Once the registration fee of $20 is paid, sellers may identify community locations desired, if not on their own property. Some spots may be limited. Register Now By Clicking Here

Setup: Sellers bring their own table, chairs and goods. Site hosts will arrange space layouts as needed. Time of setup is one hour before event and breakdown is one hour after. Sellers are to bring all needed supplies.

Cleanup: Please leave the selling location clean and litter free upon completion of the event.

Proceeds: Sellers retain all proceeds. Contributions to Friends of A1A are always welcome.

Some of the Community Sites Available Include: 

- Jacksonville Beaches Museum & History Park - Jacksonville Beach  
- Ponte Vedra Concert Hall - Ponte Vedra 
- Vilano Beach Publix on Poplar Road - Vilano Beach
- Watson Realty - St. Augustine Beach
- Coastal Policy Center - Marineland 
- First Baptist Church - The Hammock 
- Veteran's Park - Flagler Beach
- Vincent de Paul Thrift Store - Ormond Beach
- Lillian Place Heritage Center - Daytona Beach 
- Ponce Inlet Community Center - Ponce Inlet 

WE APPRECIATE OUR  2019 A1A BUSINESS PARTNERS & RESIDENT SUPPORTERS!

North St. Johns County South St. Johns County North Flagler County South Flagler County
Aqua Grill Paula's Beachside
Grill
Captain's BBQ Golden Lion
Restaurant
Casa Monica Hotel Island Ice Cream Cafe  Hammock Beach Resort  Flagler Merchants
Five Star Pizza Guy Harvey Outpost Resort  St. Augustine Beach Five Star Pizza Funky Pelican
Hilton Garden Inns Christe Blue Hammock Business
Association
Gamble Rogers
Recreational Area
Ripple Effects
Kayak Tours
Watson Realty Hammock Dunes
Golf Club
Hilton Garden Inn
A1A Self Storage PV Mojos - Anastasia JT's Restaurant Island Cottages
Inn & Spa
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall  St. Augustine Montessori School Ripple Effects
Kayak Tours
Flagler Beach Historical Museum 
Magic Beach Motel Sunset Grille  Le Cose Belle Z Wave Surf Shop
Camachee Cove
Yacht & Businesses
Salt Life  Matanzas Shores
Women's Club
Whale of A Sale
The Island Grille 
US Coast Guard
Auxiliary
The Real Deal
Coupon Book
Hammock Gardens Camptown Store
Cast n Cruise Red Train Trolleys  Select Home Decor & More Beach Belly Bob's
180 Vilano Grill Casa Monica Hammock Wine
& Cheese
Oceanside Restaurant 
Mojo Taco - Vilano St. Augustine
Lighthouse
Marineland Dolphin Adventure Flagler Women's Club
Cultural Center of PV
Holiday Shoppes
St Augustine
Amphitheater
Amvets -
The Hammock
Tortugas Florida Kitchen & Bar
A1A Dog Training Hammock First Baptist Church  Seaboutique, Inc
Friends of GTM   Palm Coast Villas Florida Folk Art
D & G Mercy
African Products
Flagler Beach Gift Shop
Publix
Vilano Beach
Town Ctr Realty
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VENDORS - Reserve your locations now to include in ongoing advertising until the event. (NOTE- New registrations may be added before the sale.)

BUSINESSES - Contact Danielle Anderson and allow Friends of A1A to aid in the Byway campaign for your business. Community tables are available for literature and coupon distribution. Email: danielle_anderson@scenica1a.org for information! Deadline to be listed on the community site map is November 15th.

SHOPPERS - Stay tuned and watch the designated stops grow. Site map will be published November 16th.

ITEMS to buy will be posted in November as the event is near.

 

 

Spoonbills & Sprockets

  Spoonbills & Sprockets 2016 Video by Pro Tri Fit Cycling   

Register Now For The 2019 Event

Whether you're looking to enjoy the 100, 72, 36 or 15-mile route, we invite you to take in the sights of the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway. Riders will see historic sites and natural landmarks in Flagler, St. Johns and Volusia counties while participating in the 8th Annual Spoonbills & Sprockets Cycling Tour on November 3, 2019.  

This year's kick off party and early packet pickup will take place at Genung's Fish Camp, in beautiful Crescent Beach. Join us for a shindig along the Intracoastal Waterway on Saturday from 2-5 pm, with great food and music, while you explore our byway communities. 

Sunday's ride starts in the Town of Marineland, with a continental breakfast and pre-ride bike checks by VeloFix at the Coastal Policy Center. This fully supported ride includes SAG support, and is sure to please as you tour our beautiful A1A beach communities. All participants receive a signature finisher medal for this ride, and if you're a collector, be sure to order your jersey on the registration page, created by Salvo Art Project artist and founder JJ Graham! 

Parents, bring your little ones out for the "Tiny Tour" where they will enjoy their own "SAG Stop" and finisher medal, staffed by members of the St. Johns County River to Sea Loop Alliance and the FDOT District 5 Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Team. Free helmets available for the first 100 sign ups!

Once finished, enjoy relaxing and comparing experiences at the catered luncheon as you explore the Marineland Dolphin Adventure!

 

This year's ride features the Crazy 8's contest!  Share your photos with us of your Spoonbills & Sprockets weekend adventure at our hotels, restaurants, businesses, and pictures of your before, during and after the ride, for a chance to win one of two custom medals for this year's event!

Interested in joining us and want to try something different? Check out our inclusive packages on the registration page, coming soon! 

 

                 

A1A Learning Opportunities

A1A Learning Opportunities

Friends of A1A's mission is to preserve, protect, promote, and enhance the outstanding resources of the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway in a manner that provides a unique experience for visitors and maintains an unhurried lifestyle and “Old Florida” ambiance for all.

A variety of educational and communication workshops are offered as part of a Strategic Plan to inform everyone about the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway. Topics include resource protection, traffic safety, community outreach, governmental support, economic development, tourism education, hospitality, volunteer and board training. Additionally, we invite the public to review our annual reports required by the
Florida Department of Transportation documenting efforts at achieving our goals.

Strategic Plan
file icon pdfA1A Strategic Plan 092208_without appendices.pdf
file icon pdf Summary A1A Scorecard_Strategic Plan of 2008_updated9.23.2013.pdf

Summary o Annual Reports
file icon pdf Friends of A1A 2012 Annual Report Brochure.pdf
file icon pdf Friends of A1A 2011 Annual Report Brochure.pdf
file icon pdf Friends of A1A 2010 Annual Report Brochure.pdf
file icon pdf Friends of A1A 2009 Annual Report Brochure.pdf

FL Department of Transportation Annual Reports
file icon pdf A1A Scenic And Historic Coastal Byway Annual Report for 2012.pdf
file icon pdf A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway Annual Report for 2011.pdf
file icon pdf A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway Annual Report for 2010.pdf
file icon pdf A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway Annual Report for 2009.pdf
file icon pdf A1A Sceinc and Historic Coastal Byway Annual Report for 2008.pdf

72 Miles of Real, Natural Florida

Subject Matter: Tourism and marketing along the A1A Byway
Delivery: 2-hour workshop covering key demographic assets of the Byway and data regarding tourism traffic and interests.
Content to be made available online to accommodate business hours and needs. Tips include attracting visitors highlighting their wants and needs and methods to reach target markets. Merchants can visit the website to download material from the workshop
Frequency: Offered three times a month.
Locations: Offered in Flagler Beach, Vilano Beach and The Hammock/Marineland communities
Capacity: 10 to 50 participants
Most likely to benefit: Merchants new to the area

 

A1A Hospitality – Welcome All Visitors Enthusiastically – “WAVE”

Subject Matter: Tourism education for service workers identifying major A1A assets
Delivery: 2-hour workshop covering the availability of lodging, restaurants, attractions, greenway and blueway trails,
cultural events and historic public places. Content to be made available online to accommodate variable schedules.
Tips include beach etiquette, free resources for travelers and more.
Frequency: Offered twice a month.
Locations: Offered in all areas of the Byway.
Capacity: 10 to 50 participants
Most likely to benefit: Individuals in hospitality industries

 

A1A Board Development

Subject Matter: In-depth presentation of Friends of A1A operations and board member responsibilities in sustaining productivity toward achieving goals.
Delivery: 2-hour workshop covering policy, procedure, board protocols and relationships of Friends of A1A within the community. Tips include understanding funding cycles, a source of grants, fundraising and more.
Frequency: Offered twice a year or as new board members are appointed.
Locations: Offered in all areas of the Byway.
Capacity: 1 to 5 participants
Most likely to benefit: Prospective board members

file icon pdf Welcome!_Orientations.pdf

 

A1A Volunteer Training

Subject Matter: Basic awareness and history education of the A1A Byway intrinsic resources and locations (natural, cultural, recreational, archeological, scenic and historic). Identification of A1A projects and how Friends of A1A implements the Corridor Management Plan. How to communicate the mission of A1A to the public.
Delivery: 2-hour workshop covering basic organizational operations and deployment of the mission.
Content to be made available online to accommodate variable schedules. Resource material includes contact information on staff and board members and key governmental support individuals.
Frequency: Offered three times a year or as needed.
Locations: Offered in St. Johns County, Flagler County, and THE Hammock.
Capacity: 10 to 20 participants
Most likely to benefit: New volunteers performing community outreach & service projects

 

Contact Danielle_Anderson@scenica1a.org to sign up or schedule sessions as desired. 904-425-8055.
Community service hours can be earned for volunteering with Friends of A1A.

Friends of the Friends

We've launched our safety and awareness campaign for the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway.
Our mission is to promote, protect, preserve and enhance the A1A Byway while educating folks about the importance of pedestrian, cycling, motor vehicle, beach and waterway safety along the A1A coastal corridor...
.....and this takes community support working with us!
Pick up your Friends of A1A gear and help spread the word...

We guarantee you'll find a friend!

Tickets - $10

 

Pay Online - Click at the button below

 

Ph: 904-425-8055 or 904-540-0402 to register or pay at the door.

Raffle Sale proceeds benefit projects of the Friends of A1A.

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