A Better South Walton, Inc. (ABSW), a nonprofit organization founded to seek more effective governance and local representation for South Walton, is holding three community meetings to discuss the key findings of the preliminary feasibility study and the opportunities it gives the community. These meetings will give the community the chance to get the information surrounding the ABSW initiative, ask questions and voice their concerns.
The Market Shops in Miramar Beach will host the inaugural Cattle Barons' Pig Roast benefitting American Cancer Society on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. It's a pig pickin' with cold drinks and live music on the lawn as a way of saying thanks for all of your support. The Emerald Coast Cattle Barons' Ball 2016 was a huge success!
CAA's first member artist co-op gallery to open May 23 in The Market Shops! The Cultural Arts Alliance (CAA) of Walton County announces the opening of the Foster Gallery, a CAA member artist co-op gallery located in The Market Shops next to DIG Eatery and the new Ben & Jerry's. Twelve artists will be chosen to exhibit and work in the gallery during the Summer 2016 exhibit, May 23 - August 26.
Of course we all love the beach but we also love the REAL FLorida with swamps and creeks, backwoods, native plants and wildlife. We also love learning all about it and our favorite place is just up the road in Freeport. The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center recently announced summer hours and camps for kids this Summer. Here is the latest Biophilia news.
Time to get out your finest pearls and fanciest hat for an afternoon of tea and temptations benefitting Fore Her. The 2nd Annual Tea Fore Her will take place at Vue on 30A on Sunday, May 1 from 1-3 pm. Attendees will be treated to fancy tea, scones, petit fours and quiche, along with fabulous views, awesome raffle prizes and wonderful company.
A dazzling roster of more than a dozen celebrity winemakers, brew masters, distillers, chefs and entertainers, will converge in South Walton to wine, dine, educate and entertain guests as part of the four-day celebration of wine during the 2016 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival held April 28-May 1, 2016 throughout the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin.
As Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc. (CVHN) continues its mission to improve the lives of children in need, two of their programs reached a major milestone last month. The CVHN Dental Clinic located in Santa Rosa Beach and the Just for Grins Mobile Dental Clinic each reached $2 million in free services provided to children in need in Walton and Okaloosa Counties.
Wine isn’t the only star of South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. Beginning April 28 through May 1, wine and food lovers will sip, swirl and nosh their way through the Town Center of Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. Only, this year the Savor South Walton Culinary Village expands to include four convenient “Nosh Pavilions” peppered along the Boulevard and mixed into the wine tasting tents.
SoWal food and beach lovers are thrilled to welcome The Food Film Festival to South Walton, Florida this weekend! The three-day festival is known for being the only film festival in the world where visitors can eat the food they see on the screen while sitting in their theater chairs. Get ready to watch, eat and drink your way through our first Food Film Festival South Walton FL April 8-10, 2016. Tickets are available at foodfilmsowal.com.
The 11th Annual CCA Kid’s Fishing Tournament will take place on beautiful Grayton Beach on Sunday, April 24 from noon to 4pm. Make plans for a great day of fishing, fun and learning. The annual fishing tournament hosted by Coastal Conservation Association Florida - South Walton Chapter is a great opportunity for parents and young anglers to enjoy!