Valentine’s weekend typically means romantic dinners and flowers for most, but for South Walton residents and visitors alike, it also signals the highly anticipated annual Valentine Tour of Homes. The tour is known for showcasing stunning interiors, architecturally acclaimed homes and picturesque settings bringing inspiration to tour goers’ winter weekend at the beach.
Broker Associate, Hannah Martin, of The Premier Property Group is pleased to announce her 5th Annual Birthday Fundraiser will benefit South Walton Academy, Special Olympics Florida — Walton County, and Westonwood Ranch. The three-day event, titled “La Lumière: Party of the Gods”, presented by Destin Plastic Surgery and Duckies Shop of Fun, will take place Friday through Sunday, February 8-10, 2019, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa.
Sinfonia Gulf Coast, our region’s only fully professional symphony orchestra, is pleased to announce the full line up for its annual fundraiser Crescendo! A cultural and culinary extravaganza, slated for February 15-17, 2019.
On Friday, Feb. 15 at 6:00 p.m. Crescendo! will begin with a series of carefully curated vintner dinners hosted in elegant homes and venues throughout the Emerald Coast, which pair the talents of local and regional celebrity chefs with some of the country’s most acclaimed vineyards for a delicious evening of food and wine.
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for a Moonlight Paddle on February 18, 2019 from 4:30p.m. - 7:30p.m. Experience Campbell Lake on a Ranger guided paddling tour. Participants must be experienced canoers/kayakers over 12 yrs old.
Beach breezes blend with tunes every January in SoWal during the annual 30A Songwriters Festival.
The 10th annual 30A Songwriters Festival brings more great music for SoWal beach lovers from January 18-21, 2019 with more than 175 artists, 225 performances, and 25 venues. The 2019 Ten-Year Anniversary festival is quickly shaping up to become the best festival yet. Check out the artist and venue lineups here >
The Henderson Resort and Spa in Destin is hosting Art Wave, an art exhibition celebrating local artists who have works displayed throughout the resort, as well as new pieces from their latest collections.
Walton County Coastal Branch Library hosts Winter Community Programs Wednesdays from Jan 2 through Feb 27, 2019 at 10:00 am. Winter Community Programs are designed for our adult community and families having educational and entertaining value while learning about our community and neighbors. Free and open to the public. This outstanding community winter program is sponsored each year by Friends of the Coastal Branch Library.
Winter Community Programs 2019
Wednesdays at 10am in the Coastal Branch Library Community Room
Free and open to the public
Eden Gardens State Park annual Christmas Candlelight Open House will be held Saturday, December 15th from 5 to 8 pm.
Everyone is invited to enjoy the traditional luminary walk to the beautifully decorated rooms of the Wesley House. Each room has been decorated by numerous individuals and civic organizations who lovingly decorate their “room” with a particular theme. The public is asked to vote for their favorite room.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast invite you to the first annual Merry Little Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 20th beginning at 6PM at their South Walton Club. Local musicians, including Chris Alvarado, Jacob Mohr and Jessie Ritter will take the stage and sing the season's favorite holiday tunes. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Boys and Girls Clubs of Bay County.
Come to jam, shop, dine, and fill a truck full of needed supplies for the victims of Hurricane Michael at the "Take This Truck & Stuff It" benefit concert featuring Bryan Kennedy and Forrest Williams at Grand Park in Grand Boulevard on Saturday, Nov. 17th from 11am - 3pm.
The most requested and needed items are: air mattresses, sleeping bags, pillows and blankets.