ABOUT THE BAR AND THE OWNER
Hi! Thank you for your interest in NOTES -- a special place; a comfortable, inviting "home" where you'll find diverse live music & entertainment, art (by local artists), a wide array of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, and a friendly staff. Think of NOTES as a live music venue and mini-cultural center - that serves drinks, snacks & desserts. Where your server just may get up and sing a song!
We feature a cozy indoor bar, listening room (the music room) with stage, and a lovely parlor/coffee nook. Out front is our courtyard GARDEN where you can sit and sip under the sun or under the stars. Notes has a coffee lounge vibe, it's a hub for musicians (who stop in and sit in regularly) -- it does not have a "bar" environment. See Photos of NOTES here.
At the bottom of this page you'll see Notes about NOTES - things we'd like you to know about our unique and exceptional venue. :)
About the Owner: Priscilla Speicher was born in the countryside around Latrobe, PA (Pittsburgh area, Yep - Go Steelers!). She obtained her B.A. as a Journalism major, and moved to Baltimore in 1991 to take a job at Agora Publishing. She loved living in Fells Point, the historic harbor. In 1995 she moved to Florida and has remained here ever since. First Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach, then Delray Beach, and now residing in Palm City.
Her work experience includes 30 years of professional copywriting, marketing, and advertising. She has worked for large ad agencies and private firms. She became a professional event planner in 2002, and has executed nearly 1000 events since then, of all kinds (including wedding planning and officiating as a Notary Public). Throughout high school and college she was a waitress and bartender, and has always had a love for these jobs.
Priscilla is passionate about music, people, pets, and the planet. NOTES is one of the few bars in Stuart that RECYCLES. We do NOT use plastic cups for beverages, and recycle our glass, plastic and cardboard, at an extra utilities cost to the business.
Reducing the number of unwanted pets and educating pet owners about training and behavior is her mission, and she gladly contributes toward pet adoption fees, for anyone who asks! She is holistic-minded and knowledgeable about natural healing. She has spent the past several years practicing self-awareness and self-care, and learning how to find greater happiness and contentment by coming from a place (mindset) of gratitude, appreciation, and empathy for others. This makes conflicts and negative situations easier to take, and she enjoys sharing this knowledge with those who ask/are interested in the subject. She enjoys helping people identify the tools to react and respond differently to what life deals them. She believes in being authentic, and not allowing those who are not authentic to affect your happiness. If she can help people in any way, she will.
And so, the wine and music bar provides a forum for her to share not only her great love of music, but her love of life and her understanding of our deep connection to each other and all living things. She also loves to share FUN. You can expect an array of unique special events, silly happenings, wonderful experiences, and surprises at NOTES.
Priscilla feels extremely blessed to have the incredible friends and family that make her life fantastic. As a bar owner and bartender, you will find her to be very friendly, positive, and entertaining. She is devoted to her business and to customer service, and wants every guest to feel AT HOME when they come to NOTES. She welcomes your feedback on any aspect of your experience, and deeply appreciates your kind reviews on Facebook, Yelp, or Google. She welcomes your ideas, your talents, and your patronage -- and appreciates all. She is delighted to bring less common styles of music to the Stuart area. Thank you for reading this info, for visiting this site, and for being a supporter of Priscilla's dream -- a cozy, wonderful wine bar where great music can be heard all the time! And where strangers become instant friends. (this literally happens almost every evening at NOTES :) This truly is a SOCIAL HOUSE, and a happy oasis from stress and noise. :)
To summarize -- this is the coziest, cutest, coolest place for Live Music in Martin County! We may be small, but we have a big heart! We love supporting and helping other small businesses, and non-profits.
Notes ABOUT NOTES:
--We recycle, and use no plastic in our service.
--Kids are welcome for events and music performances, up until 9 PM
--NOTES sells wine by the Half Glass -- for those times when that's all you want
--NOTES does not have "house" wines -- all of our wines are premium wines, but we do price them lower than the going retail, lower than you'd find at our competitors. Wines run $7 to $10 per glass and we often run specials.
--NOTES keeps our cover charge to a minimum for top-notch entertainers -- just $1.85 per person entertainment fee during performances, and our performers deeply appreciate your tips.
--NOTES has local art on the walls, always for sale, changing every 8 weeks, and a Pop Up Art Market the 3rd Fri of each month.
--NOTES is available for your private functions - just inquire.
--NOTES has its own parking lot, and if it is full, you can park on Kindred Street or Seacoast Bank across Colorado.
--NOTES treats musicians with love and respect.
--NOTES doesn't have a kitchen but does sell packaged cheeses, pepperoni, olives, nuts, hummus, desserts, and other snacks.
--NOTES is a safe place for anyone needing a hug, some help, or acceptance. We welcome nice people of all beliefs, backgrounds, lifestyles, religions.
Last but not least, owner Priscilla is an event and wedding planner and loves hosting small weddings/ receptions and parties at Notes for very affordable pricing.
Tues. Thru Sat. 5:30 til 11:00 or Later
(if you're there, we'll stay)
Live Music starts 7:15/7:30 and ends at 10:15/10:30
Open 1:30 to 5:45
Live Music 2:30 to 5:30
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