The fun-filled, four-day Panama City Beach Seafood Festival Oct. 17-20 offers mouthwatering seafood, some of the world’s most beautiful beaches and nonstop music from some of the industry’s top performers and rising stars. Featured artists include Abigail Rose, Andy Velo Band, Ed Roland and the Sweet Tea Project, Collective Soul, Loverboy, Better Than Ezra and the multi-platinum band Foreigner.
2013 DESTIN SEAFOOD FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER
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The first weekend of October is almost here and people on the Emerald Coast know what that means - it’s time for a great weekend on the Destin Harbor celebrating the annual Destin Seafood Festival! From Friday Oct. 4th to Sunday Oct. 6th, the Destin Harbor Boardwalk will be the center of the party that locals look forward to every year.
Barber & gall promotions recently announced a new quarterly event series, Ladies That Lunch, to benefit several charities throughout the Northwest Florida region. The inaugural event, to raise breast cancer awareness, will occur on Friday, October 18, and will benefit the American Cancer Society.
Following an exciting week capped by accepting the Poet's Award on behalf of her esteemed grandfather Hank Williams Sr. at the Americana Music Awards in Nashville (and silencing the crowd with her emotional rendition of "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"), Holly Williams has accepted an invitation to perform on Sunday, October 13th at Grayton Bar & Grill for a very special evening of food and music.
Café Thirty-A in Seagrove Beach will host an Evening with the Experts on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m. for Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. Guest speakers Dr. Kornelis Poelstra and Dr. Charles Wingo, board-certified orthopedic spine surgeons, will discuss the hospital's new Spine Center and spine health.
Seacrest Sundries is a mom and pop convenience store and diner located on the east end of Scenic 30A in The Villages of South Walton, just west of Rosemary Beach. The Seacrest store carries a little bit of everything so you can keep close to the beach instead of having to hit the highway to the big markets. The store is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Back Yard of Love is a beautiful and quaint little hidden gem in Grayton Beach. Situated on the grounds of Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse, under a canopy of old, majestic oaks, this cozy spot is the perfect place to enjoy Sunday brunch, a cold mimosa, and some sweet tunes.
Our chic coastal town of Rosemary Beach has one of the most popular events of the year every October. The fourth annual “Rosemary Beach Uncorked,” a unique open-air food and wine event, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 2 - 5 p.m. Net proceeds from the event will benefit two local charities - Food For Thought Outreach and Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center.
On August 31, select South Walton restaurants will host Dine 4 Danny—a dine-out fundraiser to support Danny Margagliano, a former South Walton Fire District fireman and paramedic who was paralyzed in a diving accident, leaving him to struggle daily with overwhelming medical expenses and needs. Locals and visitors are invited to show their support for Danny simply by dining out at one of the participating restaurants this Saturday.
All are invited to come out to one of SoWal's best dining spots to have a great time in support of education and conservation. The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is hosting a fundraiser for area student programs, and the preservation of Longleaf pine trees, to be held at Bud & Alley’s from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sep 8.