Ninth Annual Mountainfilm Festival on Tour at WaterColor, November 6 & 7

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  1. WaterColor Events

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    It?s that wonderful time of year again, when hundreds of folks from all over gather under the stars in Marina Park at WaterColor to settle in and watch some amazing films, brought to us by the Telluride MountainFilm on Tour. Tickets are on sale now on-line at www.mountainfilmfl.com and will be available this weekend at the WaterColor Inn front desk, the Hot & Cold Cafe and the WaterColor Store.

    We hope to see our Sowal friends again - you've always been such great supporters of this incredible event! Please see more details on the attached poster (which will also be distributed around town this weekend along with brochures and the tickets).



     
  2. kurt

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    Why do they have it at the same time as Seeing Red Wine Festival? I need excuses to come down every weekend!!!!!!!!!:clap:
     
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    No worries - there is something happening every weekend! :D
     
  5. Smiling JOe

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    I'm SO looking forward to Mtn Film at WaterColor! Thanks to Jim, John R, Monark Events, WaterColor, and all the others for bringing what I think is the coolest event in South Walton.
     
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    Agree 100%! :clap:
     
  7. John R

    John R needs to get out more

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    Seeing Red moved to the same weekend as Mountainfilm. It used be to on a different one.
     
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    I am now addicted to the soundtrack music of the "ski porn" films. And i don't like to ski or enjoy being cold.

    Just a few more days until good movies and good friends- the perfect weekend in SoWal.
     
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    Can't imagine this not being shown at an outside venue but I understand WC is the only one.
    Perfect setting for films about the great outdoors.
     
  10. WaterColor Events

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    Looks like the weather is going to be DELIGHTFUL, so everyone dress warm and come ready to enjoy some spectacular films. John, Jim, Monark, the resort operations team and the wonderful volunteers every year make this event such a special one - thanks to all of you!

    Also, please let your out of town guests know that there are just a few rooms left at the WaterColor Inn - they are offering great packages that include accommodations, tickets and other fun stuff. To book, click here
    Family Florida Beach Resort Vacation Package Deals & Offers - WaterColor Inn & Resort, Santa Rosa Beach, FL

    What a great weekend for South Walton with Mountainfilm, Seeing Red Wine Festival at Seaside and all the great Taste of The Beach events throughout the next several days!

    Hope to see many familiar faces and lots of new ones this weekend at WaterColor!
     
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    Festival

    I have never been... is this something I can bring my 16 month old to? If I bring her off-road stroller, a soccer ball and snacks/baby stuff?

    I really want to come, but I do not want to hire a sitter and I can only come Friday night... LMK SoWaller's. Thanks! Also, do I pay $30 for my nine year old too? Ouch! If you know, LMK.
     
  12. John R

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    i believe a 16 month old would take too much of your time to allow you to enjoy the films.
     
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    I'm not sure about the 9-year old. You'd have to check but I think kids are normal price. It's such a popular event I don't think there are price breaks.

    It'll be dark and there is also a large tent set up so there's no room for kids to play as there is when events are on the stage in the daylight evening hours like the Seaside Rep plays. You might be able to find room to spread a blanket but your toddler would pretty much need to be confined to it I think. If someone else has experience maybe they'll chime in.
     
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    Kids under 5 are free. Our youngest was 5 for her first Mountain Film (both nights), and she loved everything about it. If there were a few short films that didn't totally engage her, she just enjoyed being outside in a sleeping bag on a beautiful night. A nine year old should be blown away. We wouldn't miss one, and it is worth every single penny!
     
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    gonna buy my tickets now. She should dig it, and I know my 9 year old will... thanks all. I love SoWal!
     
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    BTW, buying the tickets online was very easy people! Now, where in the heck do I park?
     
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    IMO MountainFilm is an outdoor movie theatre showing documentary type movies - so if your kid wouldn't quietly sit in a chair through a 1.5 hour movie, it's not really for them.

    Definitely not room for playing with a soccer ball etc. in the film area - there is a section of lawn left open near the entrance where they have marshmallows to roast on fires etc. but you can't see the films from there.

    Also, some of the films show stuff that might be a bit much emotionally for a younger kid - animals dying/being butchered, orphans in war zones etc.

    The ski films and nature films are great for kids, but overall I would discourage bringing young kids with you - Camp Watercolor or a sitter would make both of your nights more enjoyable. The vast majority of kids I see there tend to get bored and spend their time roaming up and down the aisles to go play somewhere else.
     
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    Glad you're going to make it for the first time!

    You can park either in the Inn's parking lot or in the public beach access/TDC parking on the east side. We are offering complimentary hayride shuttles from these two parking areas so folks don't have to trudge several blocks carrying their blankets and chairs.

    As far as children, all ages are or course welcome and under five are free but do remember that, as others have said, that it wil be dark and quiet and people will be seated quite closely together. There isn't a lot of room for young kids who may get restless to roam around as in some of the other Rep events or concerts we've held in the same space before.

    And it gets ch-ch-ch-chilly after the sun goes down, so dress warmly, bring extra blanket, etc.

    Gates open at 6 pm!
     
  19. Smiling JOe

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    a lightweight sleeping bag will keep you warm and cozy in your beach chair. Warm hat or scarf wrapped around head will also be a big plus.
     
  20. Jdarg

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    Gathering chairs, blankets, scarves, warm coats, socks (I usually have the hardest time finding these)-

    I finally understand the purpose of a Snuggie- it would be perfect for Mt. Film. (Just a merch idea for next year- a real Snuggie with a large Mt. Film logo...;-))
     

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