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“Top Things To Do In & Around Gainesville”

Gainesville’s S.E. Historic Bed & Breakfast District’s “Top Things To Do In & Around Gainesville” List

Gator Sport Events –
Alachua Trail –
Historic District Cell Phone Tour –
Butterfly Rainforest –
Devils Millhopper –
Matheson Center and Historic Home Site –
Thomas Center –
Satchels Pizza – Live Music –
Morningside Nature Center
Florida History Museum –
Harn Museum –
The Swamp (Ben Hill Griffin Stadium) –
Hippodrome Theater –
Micanopy –
The Yearling Restaurant – Cross Creek –
Evinston Post Office –
Hawthorn Trail –
Paines Prairie –
Bat House –
Lake Alice –
Ivey House – Alachua –
Bo Diddley Plaza events –
Cotton Club (coming soon) –
Cade Museum (coming soon) –

Ichetucknee Springs –

McIntosh Fall Festival –
Micanopy Fall Festival –
Gainesville Fall Arts Festival

Historic Christmas Tour

Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival –
Morningside Spring Plant Sale –
Kanapaha Plant Sale –

Recipe of the Week: Creamy Boursin French Herb Cheese Eggs

4 eggs
1/4 of Boursin Cheese round
Half and Half, 2-3 tablespoons
Sazon Adobe Seasoning, few shakes
Butter for pan

Whisk together, eggs, cheese, half and half, and seasonings. Melt butter in pan, add eggs, cook on medium low, stirring till cooked to your liking.

Serves 2

Camellia Rose Inn Bed and Breakfast
205 SE Seventh Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
352-395-ROSE (7673)

Recipe of the Week: Garlic Cheese Grits

Camellia Rose Inn

Garlic Cheese Grits


8 cups of water

2 cups of quick grits (not instant)

¾ tsp or 1 tsp salt (very important to salt your water)

8 oz Velveeta, cubed

½ stick of butter, cubed, real butter

¼ tsp ground red pepper

½ tsp garlic powder


Boil water, add salt, whisk in grits, boil for a minute, turn to low and simmer for about 5 minutes, whisk often.  Add red pepper, and garlic powder, stir.  Add the Velveeta, whisk till creamy, add the cubed butter and whisk again!  Even people that do not like grits, love these! 


Serves 6-8




Camellia Rose Inn Bed and Breakfast

205 SE Seventh Street

Gainesville, FL  32601

352-395-ROSE (7673)

Recipe of the week: Chocolate Chip Coffeecake

Chocolate Chip Coffeecake






1/3 cup packed brown sugar

1 tbsp all-purpose flour

1 tbsp butter, softened

½ cup chopped nuts

2 cups mini chocolate chips, divided



1 ¾ cups all purpose flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

¼ tsp. salt

¾ cup granulated sugar

½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened

1 tsp. vanilla extract

3 large eggs

1 cup sour cream


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease 13×9 inch baking pan.


For Topping

Combine brown sugar, flour and butter in small bowl with pastry blender or two knives until crumbly.  Stir in nuts and ½ cup morsels.


For Cake

Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Beat granulated sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Gradually add flour mixture alternately with sour cream.  Fold in remaining morsels.  Spread into prepared baking pans; sprinkle with topping.


Bake for 25 to 35 minutes or until wooden pick inserted comes out clean.  Cool in pan.


Camellia Rose Inn

205 SE Seventh Street

Gainesville, FL  32601


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