Purses with a Purpose, a signature Shelter House event, returns to Grand Boulevard at Sandestin May 14-16, 2020. Now in its tenth year, Purses with a Purpose has become a must-attend annual shopping experience for ladies across the Emerald Coast. Shoppers at Purses with a Purpose have the opportunity to select from hundreds of new and gently used purses, wallets and accessories up for sale or auction.
The Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K weekend kicks off in delicious style with Taste of the Race on Friday, February 28th. This annual showcase of South Walton’s unforgettable culinary style is a must-do for anyone who loves food and supporting a good cause.
The ninth annual 30A Wine Festival returned to the beautiful community of Alys Beach Feb 19-23, 2020.
The ninth annual 30A Wine Festival returned to the beautiful community of Alys Beach Feb 19-23, 2020. Showcasing renowned vintners and beloved culinary personalities, the five-day celebration benefits the Children’s Volunteer Health Network.
We have a lot of great spots to catch live music in SoWal, but it's hard to match the atmosphere and intimacy of the REP Theatre main stage in Seaside. Every seat in the house is a good one, there's only 75, which almost gives it a living room atmosphere. Exceptional artists in an intimate setting, with beer & wine served! Be sure to catch a show at The REP before or after dining at one of Seaside's excellent restaurants.
The Emerald Coast Boat & Lifestyle Show takes place February 28 - March 1, 2020 at Aaron Bessant Park in Panama City Beach. This land-based show will feature boat displays from all major manufacturers and the top dealers representing the latest in boats, high tech engines, electronics and marine accessories. Boats ranging from entry level bow riders and center consoles all the way up to the next generation 42' center consoles with quad outboards that have become so popular. Buyers will find everything in-between. REAL. FUN. BOATS.
Valentine’s Day weekend typically means romantic dinners and flowers for most, but for South Walton residents and visitors, it also signals the popular yearly Valentine Tour of Homes by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County
The Sandestin Gumbo Festival has been known as one of the largest and most popular winter food events along Florida’s Emerald Coast. Now in its 31st year, the event takes over The Village of Baytowne Wharf during Presidents Day weekend. Kick-off the weekend Friday, Feb. 14 at Hammerhead’s Bar & Grille with a delicious Baytowne Seafood Boil beginning at 5 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 15 from 12-4 p.m. guests will enjoy live Zydeco music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe, family activities, the best gumbo cook-off on the Gulf Coast and bloody mary cocktails!
Locals interested in expanding their creative horizons will be able to do so shortly with the expansion of the OLLI at FSU, PC30A class curriculum starting up right here in our SoWal community. OLLI (the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) has been in existence for a number of years, all over the country, and the scholarly program, tailored for folks who want to learn in a stress-free environment with no tests, no grades, and no homework, will get underway with registration beginning January 27, 2020.