April 13-14, 2013 - 49th Annual, Juried Fine Arts Festival in Cedar Key, Florida: Step back in time on the West Coast of Florida - 1 hour west of Gainesville and 3 hours North of Tampa. Known as "Natures Coast," the area features national bird sanctuaries - coastal paddling - an amazing (and delicious) Clamming and Oyster Industry in addition to two days of INSPIRIING ARTS AND ARTISTS. Plus, local, fresh, home-made food at the festival, offered by the town's non-profits. Tour the Clamming Co-op where they grow clams from seed for a year before placing them in the Gulf to mature (another year) into the famous and delicious "Cedar Key Sweets" clams which are flown all over the world. Enjoy the gorgeous coast and surrounding islands. Kayaking, Fishing, Boating, Exploring, and Fabulous Birds - Birds - Birds! You won't believe your senses. Come Explore Cedar Key Florida - Where ART and MAGIC Happen Every Day.