Feb
8
to Mar 8

Exploring Natural Florida Exhibit

Exploring Natural Florida Exhibit at Bamboozle Tea Lounge runs from February 8th - March 8th.

Florida artist, Curtis Whitwam will be exhibiting new artwork featuring original watercolor paintings and gallery quality prints of his travels through natural wild Florida.

A percentage of every sale will go to support the Florida Springs Institute working to protect Florida's springs and aquifer.

Come out and support local art and cuisine! Bamboozle Tea Lounge offers a community meeting place in the Channelside district near downtown Tampa and Ybor with delicious, healthy Vietnamese dishes.

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Feb
24
12:00 PM12:00

Heights Unites Music and Arts Festival

Heights Unites Music and Arts Festival will be held on February 24th from 12pm-10pm.

The Seminole Heights Community will come together at Brew Bus Brewing to celebrate their creativity and love of the Heights Community. 

There will be live music, art demonstrations display and of course, great local beer! 

We will be there with original paintings, prints and note cards featuring the natural wonders of beautiful Tampa Bay.

Come be a part of the strengthening of this great community.

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Mar
3
to Mar 4

Florida Springs Fest

Come learn about the Florida Springs!

Florida Springs Fest is a two day event will feature guest speakers, scientists, artists and activists that care deeply about the springs in Florida and the aquifer. There will be glass bottom boat tours, music, food, art, silent auction, kayak/canoe rentals and entertainment.

 I will have original paintings, prints and note cards! I look forward to seeing you! 

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Mar
17
6:00 PM18:00

Gulfport Art Walk

Join us for a fun art and gallery walk in Gulfport on Saturday, March 17th from 6-10pm!

I will be there with my original paintings, prints and note cards from the Florida Forest, Galaxy and Springs collections based on my travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

These watercolor paintings from Florida Artist, Curtis Whitwam have been featured in galleries throughout Florida and make great gifts!

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Mar
24
12:00 PM12:00

Market at 81 Bay Brewing

Come enjoy this spacious indoor/outdoor venue in South Tampa. 

81 Bay offers a great locally crafted beer selection, and live music.

Food truck cuisine will be available for something delicious.

I will be there with 30+ artists and craftsmen with my original paintings, prints and note cards! I look forward to seeing you! 

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.
 

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Apr
7
11:00 AM11:00

O'Leno State Park Spring Celebration

Come celebrate and learn about the Santa Fe River and Florida Springs!

O'leno Spring Celebration and Chili Cook-off features a chili cook-off, artists and vendors, live music with the Weeds of Eden, guided walks, children's activities and environmental exhibits. 

Park admission is waived with the donation of canned goods for local food banks.

 I will have original paintings, prints and note cards! I look forward to seeing you! 

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Gilchrist Blue Springs Run

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Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Gulfport Art Walk

Florida artist, Curtis Whitwam will be participating in the Gulfport Fine Arts Festival on Saturday & Sunday, February 17th & 18th from 10am-5pm in Veteran's Park.

He will be featuring his original paintings, prints and note cards from the Florida Forests and Springs collections based on his travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

Born and raised in Tampa, Curtis’ love for Florida’s wild spaces is expressed through his art.

Curtis has created art throughout his life. His interest in art began with oil painting and acrylic murals. He further developed his artistic skills as a stained glass artist in the mountains of western North Carolina. As he traveled and explored the forests of Appalachia on foot and the Gulf of Mexico from his sailboat, his art grew along with him. Curtis is currently painting with acrylics and watercolors. The elements of water, earth and sky are an ever present features in his artwork.

His paintings have been featured in the Sulphur Springs Museum in Tampa, Rum 138 Gallery in Fort White, First Magnitude in Gainesville and Woodfield Fine Art Gallery in St. Petersburg. After completing the Florida Master Naturalist program with instructors at the Whitney Lab for Marine BioScience and Riverwalk Nature Center in Rockledge, Curtis went on to learn more about Florida's waterways through the Field School program with the Florida Springs Institute. 

The artist’s current work highlights moments from his travels, paddling and camping along  the Suwannee River, from White Springs to the Gulf of Mexico and exploring the Hillsborough, the Santa Fe, the Ichetucknee and Weeki Wachee Rivers in an effort to inspire people to treasure these beautiful waterways and protect them.

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Feb
9
7:00 PM19:00

Meet the Artist

Mett artist Curtis Whitwam at the opening of his Exploring Natural Florida Exhibit at Bamboozle Tea Lounge.

Florida artist, Curtis Whitwam will be exhibiting new artwork featuring original watercolor paintings and gallery quality prints of his travels through natural wild Florida.

A percentage of every sale will go to support the Florida Springs Institute working to protect Florida's springs and aquifer.

Come out and support local art and cuisine! Bamboozle Tea Lounge offers a community meeting place in the Channelside district near downtown Tampa and Ybor with delicious, healthy Vietnamese dishes.

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Feb
2
6:00 PM18:00

Gulfport Art Walk

Join us for a fun art and gallery walk in Gulfport on February 2nd!

We will be there with our paintings, prints and note cards from the Florida Forest, Galaxy and Springs collections based on our travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

These watercolor paintings from Florida Artist, Curtis Whitwam have been featured in galleries throughout Florida and make great gifts!

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Dec
23
10:00 AM10:00

Holiday Art Market at Citrus Park Mall

Looking for holiday gifts?

We will be at Westfield Citrus Park Mall on December 23rd with our paintings, prints and note cards from the Florida Forest, Galaxy and Springs collections based on our travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

These watercolor paintings from Florida Artist, Curtis Whitwam have been featured in galleries throughout Florida and make great holiday gifts!

Come out and find the perfect gift while supporting local artists and craftsman. 

We will be inside near Macy's with 30+ local artists and vendors.

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Dec
16
12:00 PM12:00

Holiday Market at 81 Bay Brewing

The Fringe Market @ 81 Bay Brewing

Join us at our spacious indoor/outdoor venue in South Tampa, 81 Bay Brewing! Our uniquely curated market will feature 30+ local vendors and makers.

Enjoy an amazing selection of locally crafted beers by the talented Brew Crew of 81 Bay Brewing. Food truck cuisine will be available each month for something delicious!

Guests will enjoy live music indoors where they can also play a TON of games, such as: corn hole, foosball, ping pong, darts, giant jenga and more!

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Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

St. Petersburg Night Market

Looking for holiday gifts?

Join us in St. Petersburg at the Night Market near 3 Daughters Brewing on December 14th for a fun evening of art, music, food and brews!

We will be there with our paintings, prints and note cards from the Florida Forest, Galaxy and Springs collections based on our travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

These watercolor paintings from Florida Artist, Curtis Whitwam have been featured in galleries throughout Florida and make great holiday gifts!

Come out and find the perfect gift while supporting local artists and craftsman. 

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Dec
10
1:00 PM13:00

Art Market at Flying Boat Brewery in St. Petersburg

Looking for holiday gifts? Come shop and enjoy a brew!

We will be at Flying Boat Brewery on December 10th with our paintings, prints and note cards from the Florida Forest, Galaxy and Springs collections based on our travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

These watercolor paintings from Florida Artist, Curtis Whitwam have been featured in galleries throughout Florida and make great holiday gifts!

Come out and find the perfect gift while supporting local artists and craftsman. 

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

Art Walk at Citrus Park

Looking for holiday gifts?

We will be at Westfield Citrus Park Mall on December 9th with our paintings, prints and note cards from the Florida Forest, Galaxy and Springs collections based on our travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

These watercolor paintings from Florida Artist, Curtis Whitwam have been featured in galleries throughout Florida and make great holiday gifts!

Come out and find the perfect gift while supporting local artists and craftsman. 

We will be inside near Macy's with 30+ local artists and vendors.

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Dec
3
2:00 PM14:00

Channelside Tree Lighting

Join us outside District Tavern for a fun night of art and brews! 

We will have paintings, prints and notecards from the Florida Forest, Galaxy and Springs collections based on our travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

These watercolor paintings from Florida Artist, Curtis Whitwam have been featured in galleries throughout Florida and make great Holiday gifts!

Come out for a fun evening of supporting local artists, local business and celebrating the holiday season with the tree lighting in Washington Street Park.

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Dec
1
6:00 PM18:00

Art Walk at First Magnitude Brewery

Join us at First Magnitude Brewery for a fun night of art and brews! 

We will be showing new paintings in the Florida Forest and Springs collections based on our travels in Florida's wild places and highlighting the life inside Florida's beautiful springs rivers and forests. 

Come out for a fun evening of supporting local artists, local business and celebrating the importance of our springs and rivers. 

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam will go to support the Florida Springs Institute.

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Nov
25
12:00 PM12:00

Fringe Market at 81 Bay Brewing

The Fringe Market @ 81 Bay Brewing

Join us at our spacious indoor/outdoor venue in South Tampa, 81 Bay Brewing! Our uniquely curated market will feature 30+ local vendors and makers.

Enjoy an amazing selection of locally crafted beers by the talented Brew Crew of 81 Bay Brewing. Food truck cuisine will be available each month for something delicious!

Guests will enjoy live music indoors where they can also play a TON of games, such as: corn hole, foosball, ping pong, darts, giant jenga and more!
 

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Nov
12
1:00 PM13:00

Fringe Pop Up at Flying Boat Brewing Co.

Good vibes and great beer on a Sunday afternoon! It's time to think about gifts for the holidays and there's no better gift than LOCAL art! I'll have fresh, new originals, prints, and more so that you can get that special piece to inspire you every day! 

Flying Boat Brewing Co is an independent craft brewery and tasting room in the Woodlawn Oaks neighborhood of Saint Petersburg, FL. It was founded to brew creative, pioneering, and fresh 'Burg-brewed beer.
http://flyingboatbrewing.com/

http://www.curtiswhitwam.org/

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Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

The Market at Citrus Park

8021 Citrus Park Town Center Mall Tampa, Fl. 33625

Find something unique at the Market inside the mall near Macy's. There will be a variety of local artisans showing their work. 
I'll be there with lots of new original paintings, prints, and more. It will be a great time to start your holiday shopping early. 

http://www.curtiswhitwam.org/

https://www.westfield.com/citruspark/stores/all-stores/the-market--citrus-park/61695

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Nov
3
to Nov 5

Art On 12th

Friday, November 3rd, 6-10pm
Saturday, November 4th, 11am-4pm
Sunday, November 5th, 
11am-4pm

Art on 12th is a free event taking place in the heart of the Channelside district. This free flowing art walk will feature local handmade artisans and live music along 12th street and Washington Street Park

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support Tampa Bay Watch. This Local non-profit is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay.

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Oct
29
12:00 PM12:00

Harbour Island Art Walk

Harbour Island Art Walk 800 Harbour Post Dr. Tampa, Fl. 33602

I will have lots of new original work, new prints, and more! 

Along “Tampa’s Waterfront”, you will find Florida’s tropical traditions taking place year after year. It’s where people shop, eat and socialize. Our beautiful waterways serve as the hub of everything important to the community. Disguised as street festivals & art walks, you’ll want to find our “gem of a show”! Take a stroll down Tampa’s Riverwalk Waterfront where you’ll find live music, unique one-of-a-kind art, handcrafted gifts, food, beverages, local flair, and more! 

http://www.harbourislandartwalk.com/#/home

http://www.curtiswhitwam.org/

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Oct
13
5:00 PM17:00

Fringe Art Market at 81Bay Brewing Co.

81Bay Brewing Co. 4465 W. Gandy Blvd. Ste 600, Tampa, Florida 33611

I'll be set up in this awesome South Tampa brewery with lots of originals, prints, and a BIG selection of new cards!

There will be a large variety of other artists and makers there with their beautiful wares. Live music, great local beer, and good vibes on tap! 
We're supporting Tampa Bay Watch with every sale! 


http://www.81baybrewco.com/

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Oct
8
1:00 PM13:00

Fringe Art Market at Flying Boat Brewing

Flying Boat Brewing 1776 11th Ave. N. St. Petersburg, Fl. 33713

Enjoy a wide selection of locally crafted art and handmade items from a variety of artists in beautiful St. Pete! I will have a large array of new originals, prints, and a fresh batch of NEW greeting cards! Come hungry and thirsty! They'll have food trucks as well as locally brewed beer. This is an indoor venue! Proceeds from my art sales go to support Tampa Bay Watch.


http://flyingboatbrewing.com/

"Mother Ship" prints available!

"Mother Ship" prints available!

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Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Florida's Wild Waters: Adventure Travel in Your Backyard

Nature's Food Patch

1225 Cleveland St. Clearwater, Fl. 33755

Presentation: Wednesday, September 6th 7:00pm-8:30pm

Art exhibit: Up July 7th through September 27.

A multimedia talk and art show showcasing the amazing wild places that are still here in the state of Florida where you can find inspiration and natural beauty. 

Curtis Whitwam is a watercolor artist and native Floridian, focused on capturing the beautiful Florida landscapes and fauna that he grew up exploring.

His paintings have been featured in Rum 138 Gallery in Fort White, First Magnitude in Gainesville, Sulphur Springs Museum in Tampa, The Portico, and more! After completing the Florida Master Naturalist program with instructors at the Whitney Lab for Marine BioScience and Riverwalk Nature Center in Rockledge, Curtis went on to learn more about Florida's waterways through the Field School program with the Florida Springs Institute. 

His current work highlights moments from his travels paddling the Suwannee River from White Springs to the Gulf of Mexico, and the Hillsborough, Santa Fe, Weeki Wachee and Ichetucknee Springs and Rivers in an effort to inspire people to treasure these beautiful waterways and protect them.

Please join us as we discover these amazing places through art and experience. I'll have prints, cards, and more! Support goes to Tampa Bay Watch.

 

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Aug
26
2:30 PM14:30

Watercolor Demo at Blick Art in Tampa!

Blick Art Materials

1502 N. Westshore Blvd. Tampa, Fl. 33607

I'll be doing an educational and fun watercolor demo at Blick from 2:30pm-4:30pm. I will have a casual setup so you can come and chat and ask questions while I paint. I will be demonstrating various simple watercolor tricks to help you get inspired. I will also have a selection of prints, cards, and more for sale. Proceeds support Tampa Bay Watch.

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Aug
25
6:00 PM18:00

Finding What Inspires: Art Talk and Open Mic at The Portico

The Portico has my exhibit on display through September

1001 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, Fl. 33606

Get inspired and learn about why wild, natural Florida calls me to make art. I'll be presenting at The Portico where I have an exhibit hanging now until the end of September. I will be talking about what inspires my art and showing a short video about the source of all life in Florida, the aquifer. The Portico offers a relaxing atmosphere with delicious food, coffee, tea, and more. A portion of the proceeds go to support Tampa Bay Watch.

 

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Aug
11
5:00 PM17:00

81 Bay Brewing Artist Market

81 Bay Brewing in South Tampa is having their Moonlight Makers Market on Friday, August 11th from 5-10pm.

We will be there with my latest original artwork as well as a large selection of prints and single note cards and packs, starting at $6. Join us and the other artists and crafts people and check out the great local beer on tap! Hope to see you there!

5% of profits for the from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support Tampa Bay Watch. This Local non-profit is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay.

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Aug
4
5:00 PM17:00

First Friday Market At the Brew Bus

We will be at  Brew Bus Brewing Company in Seminole Heights on Friday, August 4th from 5-10pm, along with a variety of other vendors of locally crafted items, art and more!

The brewery not only has a fantastic beer menu, but they also have a full kitchen menu as well.

Enjoy a fun evening out and support local artists!

5% of profits for the from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support Tampa Bay Watch. This Local non-profit is working to preserve, restore and protect the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay's estuary.

 

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Jul
14
to Sep 30

Art Exhibit at Portico Cafe'

Watercolor artist Curtis Whitwam will display his original paintings based on his travels along Florida's waterways at the Portico Cafe' from July 14th through September.

Enjoy the beauty of these waterways and get inspired to explore the beauty that lies right in your backyard.

5% of profits for the from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support Tampa Bay Watch. This Local non-profit is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay.

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Jul
14
5:00 PM17:00

81 Bay Brewing Moonlight Market

81 Bay Brewing in South Tampa is having their Moonlight Makers Market on Friday, July 14th from 5-10pm.

We will be there with my latest original artwork as well as a large selection of prints and single note cards and packs, starting at $6. Join us and the other artists and crafts people and check out the great local beer on tap! Hope to see you there!

5% of profits for the from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support Tampa Bay Watch. This Local non-profit is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay.

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Jul
8
6:00 PM18:00

Woodfield Fine Art Gallery at the St. Pete Art Walk

Woodfield Fine Art Gallery on Central Ave. in St. Petersburg will be hosting three of my large original works starting July 8th - September.  The Central Avenue Art walk is from 5-9pm on July 8th and Woodfield Fine Art Gallery will feature works by 13 other talented and award winning artists in an exhibit called "Summer Heat". 

We will be there! Join us and the other artists and crafts people along Central Ave. Hope to see you there!

5% of profits for the from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support Tampa Bay Watch. This Local non-profit is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay.

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Jul
7
to Sep 27

Exhibit at Nature's Food Patch

Meet the Artist & Opening reception on July 7th 7:30-9pm. 
My artwork will be featured from July 7th - September 27th in the cafe' gallery at Nature's Food Patch in Clearwater.

Stop by and see my collection of new original artwork on display, featuring beautiful scenery from around our Bay Area.

20% of all sales of artwork from this exhibit will go to support Tampa Bay Watch. This local non-profit is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay.

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Jun
9
6:00 PM18:00

81 Bay Brewing Moonlight Market

81 Bay Brewing in South Tampa is having their Moonlight Makers Market on Friday, June 9th from 6-9pm.

We will be there with my latest original artwork as well as a large selection of prints and single note cards and packs, starting at $6. Join us and the other artists and crafts people and check out the great local beer on tap! Hope to see you there!

5% of profits from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support the Tampa Bay WatchThis local non-profit is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay.

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Jun
2
to Aug 4

Hidden Springs Aleworks Exhibit

Meet the Artists  & Reception on June 2nd 7-10pm.

My artwork will be featured in the Phoenix Art Exhibit at Hidden Springs Aleworks. During this time, I will have a small curation of work on display in the taproom which will be for sale. Hidden Springs is a great local brewery with a wonderful collection of beers and a relaxing atmosphere. 

The exhibit opens June 2nd and runs through August 4th.

We will be donating a percentage of sales from my paintings in this exhibit to Tampa Bay Watch. This local non-profit is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay.

 

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May
28
12:00 PM12:00

Harbour Island Art Walk

Take a stroll down Tampa’s Riverwalk Waterfront where you’ll find live music, unique one-of-a-kind art, handcrafted gifts, jewelry, home & garden collectibles, specialty foods and treasures for someone special!

Along “Tampa’s Waterfront”, you will find Florida’s tropical traditions where people shop, eat and socialize. Our beautiful waterways serve as the hub of everything important to the community.

800 Harbour Post Dr. Tampa, Fl. 33602

5% of profits for the months of April & May from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support the Sulphur Springs Museum & Heritage Center.

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May
13
9:00 AM09:00

Dunedin Downtown Market

The Dunedin Downtown Market is an open-air fresh market that supports 60+ local vendors who sell a mixture of produce, plants, eggs, meats, cheeses, fresh baked goods, take home foods, ready to eat lunch bites, and locally made hand crafts. 

Hope to meet you there!

420 Main St. Dunedin, Fl. 34698

5% of profits for the month of May from Curtis Whitwam Art will go to support the Sulphur Springs Museum & Heritage Center.

https://www.facebook.com/DunedinDowntownMarket/

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