12th Annual Back To Nature Festival Oct 17-20

October 15, 2013 by SoWal Staff

The South Walton Community Council hosts the 12th Annual Back To Nature Festival Oct. 17-20, 2013. The festival is one of our favorites and offers the opportunity for visitors and locals to discover the wonders of our unique coastal environment. 

Register today at and get ready to enjoy the wonders of South Walton’s natural beauty!

Artists Reception for Scenes of South Walton Art Show: Thursday, Oct 17 @ Hidden Lantern Gallery in Rosemary Beach. 5pm - 7pm. The artshow will feature art inspired by our magnificent Florida coastal landscape.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit SWCC.  So add to your art collection and support the local organization that gives Nature a Voice! Free. Show ends Nov 3, 2013.

Opening Night Party: Friday, Oct 18 @ Grayt Grounds of Monet Monet. 6 pm – 9 pm.  Live music of the Steenos, food provided by Grayton Beach Catering, and loads of family fun! Bring your own drinks and chairs & join the party!  Cost: $20. 

Silent Auction at the Seaside Farmer’s Market: Saturday, Oct 19th 9 am – 5 pm @ the Seaside Amphitheater.  The annual silent auction will be held in conjunction with the Seaside Farmer’s market. Proceeds will help raise funds for the South Walton Community Council. Add to your art collection, pick up a vacation stay or a great gift certificate to local shops! Start your holiday shopping early! Free.

Outdoor Adventures: Saturday & Sunday, Oct 19 – 20 throughout Walton County. Our classic adventures include hiking, biking, boating, kayaking, and riding. Cost: Varies by adventure. See the complete schedule of adventures and register by going to



About South Walton Community Council The South Walton Community Council is a nonpartisan, nonprofit coalition of several hundred residents, property owners, employees, neighborhoods and business owners.  In 1995, growing out of a need for grassroots expression, a group of dedicated citizens gathered to make a difference in their community.  They recognized how preserving & protecting the unique coastal environment would enhance the quality of life for all who visit or chose to call South Walton home.  After 17 years these volunteers are going strong.  For more information go to or follow us on Facebook as South Walton Community Council. 


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