In a year that should have been about celebrating ten years of service to the community, Food For Thought is instead honoring a very different anniversary - one year since the start of the COVID-19 shutdown.
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is excited to announce its newest signature event, The South Walton Street Art Festival (SWSAF), will join this year’s Art Month South Walton schedule of May events. Artists, families, friends and school groups are invited to participate in this three-day festival that will take place in Grand Boulevard’s Town Center throughout Mother’s Day weekend, May 7th - 9th.
Our little road on the SoWal Coast along the world's most beautiful beaches has gained national notoriety as the newest scenic drive in the National Scenic Byways Program.
We are blessed with a caring and giving community, and during these difficult times, local organizations need our help more than ever. The SoWal List below has up to date info about our local groups and organizations, but be sure to check in with them to see if procedures, times, and needs have changed due to COVID-19. And as always, monetary donations are always needed and welcome!
The Tutu Trot is a public 5k Run/Walk on April 24, 2021 in beautiful Hammock Bay in Freeport, FL benefitting ARC of Walton County and Caring and Sharing of South Walton. After the race, runners will watch the award announcements and then groove to the DJ while they shop local vendor booths and savor deliciousness from the best food trucks around. Visit event sponsors booths and get a free photo print out of you in your tutu with family and friends in the Magic Mirror Photo Booth!
The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA), South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) and Visit South Walton celebrated the successful deployment of eight new sculptures in the Underwater Museum of Art (UMA).
Cultivate Community Gardens (CCG), the first community garden in South Walton, announced the organization is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the J.W. Couch Foundation.
The funds will be used towards the initial construction of the community garden to be installed this spring at Padgett Park in Santa Rosa Beach.
“We are thrilled to help construct the first community garden in South Walton and believe it will be an amazing source of nutrition, education and wellness for all.” said Sean Couch, President of the J.W. Couch Foundation.
Café Thirty-A in Seagrove Beach raised a record-breaking total of $35,564 for Caring and Sharing of South Walton during its annual Charity Ball.
The annual Food For Thought Fundraising Dinner is set to take place on Monday, April 12th 2021 at 5PM. Hosted at Seagar's Prime Steak and Seafood, the seven-course dinner will feature local chefs whom have curated an evening of fine wine and delicious cuisine. Cocktail/Resort Casual attire is expected.