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10/25/2013
30A

Annual Explore the Outdoors Festival

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On Saturday, November 2, The Live Oak Landing Destination in Freeport is the site of the annual Explore The Outdoors Festival, a one day celebration designed to introduce children and their families to all the great experiences the outdoors has to offer. Open from 10:00-2:00, there will be interactive exhibits, hands-on outdoor activities and instruction, and crafts.  Exhibitors include the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, The Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, the Audubon Society, and the Northwest Florida Astronomy. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance will also have a touch tank for

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10/25/2013
Destin

Gulfarium Hosts Inaugural Splash or Treat

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This weekend, kids in costume get free admission to The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park’s Splash or Treat Spectacular. During regular park hours, kids and their families can enjoy trick or treating throughout the park, a costume parade, a scavenger hunt, fun house, face painting, and crafts. The costume parade begins at 1:00, and prizes will be awarded for Funniest Costume, Best Green costume- a costume created by objects found around the house, and Best Group Costume. The schedule of events for the weekend: Saturday, October 26, 9:00 a.m.– 3:30 p.m.

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10/18/2013
30A

37th Annual Mullet Festival

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The Destin Seafood Festival may have been cancelled due to bad weather, but this weekend’s forecast looks fantastic for the 37th Annual Mullet Festival. Hosted by the city of Niceville, the Mullet Festival celebrates this humble but important fish with three days of food, fun, and music. Beginning Friday, October 18, and running through Sunday, this year’s festival promises some big name headliners as well as a glimpse of some of country music’s most promising talent. Local, regional, and emerging talent takes center stage Friday night and all day Saturday,

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10/11/2013
30A

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Festival of the Arts

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The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation will take full advantage of the organization’s new home on October 26-27th, when the 18th Annual Festival of the Arts moves to the Village Green. More than 100 artists and artisans will be on hand for this two-day celebration of the visual arts. Recognized as one of the Southeast’s premier arts shows, the Festival of the Arts highlights the work of both national and regional artists. There’s art for every budget and style, with artists working in the media of acrylic, clay, collage, glass, jewelry,

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10/4/2013
30A

The Florida Seafood Festival In Apalachicola

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While the Destin Seafood Festival may have been “Hurricaned” out in October, seafood lovers don’t have to wait too long to experience fresh, Gulf Coast seafood in a festival atmosphere. The 50th Annual Florida Seafood Festival kicks off November 1 in the historic Panhandle town of Apalachicola in scenic Franklin County. This two-day festival celebrates the freshest in Florida seafood, paying special attention to the world famous Apalachicola Oyster. In addition to the food and music, there will be plenty of family fun, including an Oyster Eating Contest, an Oyster

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10/4/2013
30A

Tropical Storm Karen and the Seafood Festival

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As of Thursday morning, Destin and the surrounding Gulf Coast communities, including the communities of 30A, were on hurricane watch. The watch was issued for all of the bays and sounds of Alabama and Northwest Florida, and the Gulf waters from Destin to Pascagoula, Mississippi out to 60 nautical miles. All area beaches were flying red flags, and as a result of the impending tropical weather, The Destin Seafood Festival has been cancelled indefinitely. City leaders have been meeting regularly to prepare the city for possible impact, and will be

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09/27/2013
30A

AJ’s Kicks Off The Destin Fishing Rodeo

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The 6th Annual Wagon Parade, sponsored by AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar, kicks off the 2013 Destin Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, September 28th. This family-friendly event encourages families and youth groups to design, build, and decorate wagons and floats. Open to kids ages 12 and younger and their families, the Wagon parade is a much-loved Destin tradition. Judging begins at 1:00 p.m., and everyone entering will be recognized for their efforts. Additional prizes will be given to entries deemed “The Best Theme,” “Most Creative,” “WOW,” and “Best In Show.” This

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09/27/2013
30A

Bud & Alley’s Hosting The 9th Annual Hurricane party

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Award winning local favorite Bud & Alley’s is hosting the 9th Annual Hurricane Party on Friday, September 27th, from 7:00-10:00. Featuring great music, great food, and a live and silent auction, the proceeds from the event benefit the Children’s Volunteer Health Network. Bud & Alley’s owners Dave and Carol Rauscholb told the Northwest Daily News, “We are so pleased to be hosting the Hurricane Party benefiting CVHN again this year at Bud & Alley’s. We are drawn to this cause because the heart of this organization is about enriching children’s

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09/20/2013
Activities

South Walton Fashion Week

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All eyes may have been on New York Fashion Week recently, but come the weekend of October 11-13, South Walton’s emerging fashion scene will take center stage (or runway). South Walton Fashion Week, presented by Visit South Walton in conjunction with Monark Events, Grand Boulevard, and the Cultural Arts Alliance, celebrates high fashion, rising designers, and local boutiques with a weekend full of fashion shows, parties, and VIP shopping opportunities. Held at the Town Center at Grand Boulevard, South Walton Fashion Week benefits the Arts in Education Program of the

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09/20/2013
Activities

Destin Seafood Festival

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Known as “the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” Destin celebrates its history and heritage every October during the annual Fishing Rodeo. One of the Southeast’s premiere events, The Fishing Rodeo draws thousands of anglers to the Emerald Green Waters of the Gulf of Mexico for a chance at cash, prizes, and bragging rights. For more than 35 years, the un-official kickoff to Destin’s signature event has been the Destin Seafood Festival. Traditionally held during the first week in October, The Destin Seafood Festival is three days of food, music, and lots

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09/20/2013
Activities

Inaugural 30A Charity Golf Tournament

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Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club will host the Inaugural 30A Charity Golf Tournament, presented by Five Star Beach Properties and Deliver My Wine. Proceeds from the golf tournament will be donated to Shelter House, Okaloosa and Walton County’s domestic violence family shelter, and Off the Mat and Into the World, an international organization dedicated to harnessing the power of yoga to inspire consciousness, create sustainable activism, and initiate social change at the grass roots level. All proceeds from the event will be divided between these two worthy organizations. The

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09/13/2013
30A

Raise a Glass for the Destin Beer Festival

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While wine may still be the drink of choice for many — and swanky, retro inspired cocktails are making a comeback — trend watchers are betting that craft and micro- brew beers will be the “next big thing” in adult beverages. Always on trend, Chan Cox has created the Destin Beer Festival to help “elevate” the craft beer movement. On September 28th you can enjoy small batch microbrews and craft beer from more than 40 different breweries. Local favorites like Grayton Beer and the Pensacola Bay Brewery will be represented,

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