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THROUGH SATURDAY, NOV. 10

IN CASE YOU MISSED HALLOWEEN, PART 1… The Witches of 30A keep their wonderful tradition going in Santa Rosa Beach. Good witches, of course.
Photo by Danette Benton.

THE 15TH ANNUAL BEACHES TO WOODLANDS TOUR
Santa Rosa County
BeachesToWoodlands.com

Lose yourself in a corn maze, feel the adrenaline of a zip line tour through fall foliage, shop the many festivals and events… Unique accommodations are available for weekend getaways.

THROUGH SATURDAY, FEB. 2

BAYTOWNE ON ICE
The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin
BaytowneWharf.com
Hours vary daily.

THURSDAY, NOV. 8

DANCE-EXERCISE
Destin Community Center, 7-8 PM

An easy, intuitive way to exercise through dance. Movements come from modern dance, yoga and Tai Chi. Stretch, pull, spin…be creative. Robert instructs. Open to men and women of all ages. Cost is $2 for residents, $3 for non-residents.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM
850-689-5850
Locally grown produce and more.

WHO IS IN YOUR FAMILY TREE?
Destin Library, 5:30-8:30 PM
850-837-8572

FREE hands-on family history workshop with Tom and Irene Price, open to all valid library cardholders in Okaloosa County. Registration is limited to 18 participants.

FRIDAY, NOV. 9 – SATURDAY, NOV. 10

FRIENDS OF THE COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY BOOK SALE
Walton County Coastal Branch Library, Santa Rosa Beach, 9 AM-4 PM Friday, 9 AM-1 PM Saturday
850-267-2809

Hardcover books for $2, paperbacks for a buck, plus audiobooks, DVDs and other items. There’s also a bake sale set for Friday morning. Members are invited to a VIP preview sale Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. All proceeds from the event support the library’s programs.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

CHEERS FOR CHARITY
The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island, 1-5 PM
TheBoardwalkOI.com/cheers

Wine, beer and spirits, live music, raffles, SEC football on projection screens and more. Plus Veterans Day fireworks at 6 PM. Advance tickets are $35 ($5 military discount), day-of $45—VIP Experience is $75 and includes cocktail hour and select tastings. All event sales benefit Panhandle Prayers and Pawsitive Love Foundation and their Hurricane Michael relief efforts.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAYS
HarborWalk Village, Destin
EmeraldGrande.com

Unleash your inner fan and enjoy food and drink specials at all your favorite HarborWalk spots.

DOG DAZE
Liza Jackson Park, Fort Walton Beach, 9 AM-3 PM
FWBChamber.org

Featuring pet parade and costume contest (this year’s theme is “Wild Wild West”), dachshund races, PAWS rabies and microchip clinic, pet adoption services from various pet rescues, food vendors and more. All well-behaved, leashed dogs over six months of age are invited to attend—proof of up-to-date rabies vaccination required. Suggested donation is $3 per pet—no charge for accompanying humans. Advance registration available online.

GRAND BOULEVARD FARMERS MARKET
Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, 9 AM-1 PM
GrandBoulevard.com

NATIONAL VANILLA CUPCAKE DAY
Publix Supermarkets, Various Locations Around Beachcomberland, Noon-4 PM
FREE samples in the bakery.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM
850-689-5850
Locally grown produce and more.

PIONEER DAY
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, 10 AM-3 PM
850-833-9144

A family-oriented event. Activities include making rag dolls, dipping candles, churning butter, learning pioneer survival skills, and much more. Plus campfire cooking, blacksmithing and beekeeping demonstrations. Food will be available for purchase. Admission is $5 per car (up to eight people). No pets, please. Rain date is Sunday, Nov. 11, noon to 3 PM.

RHYTHM & RIBS FESTIVAL 2018
Historic Downtown Milton
850-564-1647

A saucy and smokin’ good time featuring the Florida BBQ Association and 20 BBQ vendors from around the state competing. Also—live entertainment. Preorder your tickets by calling the number above.

SEASIDE FARMERS MARKET
Seaside, 8 AM;
SeasideFL.com

VETERANS DAY PARADE
Santa Rosa Mall, Mary Esther, 1 PM
CityOfMaryEsther.com

SUNDAY, NOV. 11

SUNDAY MARKET
Gulf Place on 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, 4-8 PM
GulfPlaceFL.com
Artwork, candles, food and more from Emerald Coast artisans.

30A FARMERS MARKET
Rosemary Beach, 9 AM-1 PM
Satisfying salts, teas, spices, blends and more.

VETERANS DAY MEMORIAL
Veterans Memorial Wall, Downtown Crestview, 11 AM

MONDAY, NOV. 12

DANCE-EXERCISE
Destin Community Center, 7-8 PM

An easy, intuitive way to exercise through dance. Movements come from modern dance, yoga and Tai Chi. Stretch, pull, spin…be creative. Robert instructs. Open to men and women of all ages. Cost is $2 for residents, $3 for non-residents.

TAI CHI WITH BARBARA REZMER
Destin Library, 9 AM
850-837-8572

Ms. Rezmer is a certified Tai Chi for Health instructor. Cost per class is $5. Limited to 12 participants—call to preregister or drop by the library.

VETERANS DAY PARADE
Downtown Crestview, 10 AM

TUESDAY, NOV. 13

CHOCTAWHATCHEE BASIN ALLIANCE
Destin Library, 2 PM
friendsofthedestinlibrary@gmail.com

The Friends Guild of the Destin Library welcomes the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance of Northwest Florida State College. Over the last 20 years, the CBA has become well established in Okaloosa and Walton counties, educating the public on local resources and working with governing agencies on issues of concern. FREE.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM
850-689-5850
Locally grown produce and more.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

HEALTHY LIFE HACKS FOR THE HOLIDAYS LUNCH & LEARN
Foundations Medical Center, Destin, Noon-1 PM

RSVP to stacy@foundationsmedicalcenter.com by Nov. 13 to reserve your spot. Learn the keys to living your best life with PA-C Amy Drab.

THURSDAY, NOV. 15

DANCE-EXERCISE
Destin Community Center, 7-8 PM

An easy, intuitive way to exercise through dance. Movements come from modern dance, yoga and Tai Chi. Stretch, pull, spin…be creative. Robert instructs. Open to men and women of all ages. Cost is $2 for residents, $3 for non-residents.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM
850-689-5850
Locally grown produce and more.

SATURDAY, NOV. 17

BIKERS AGAINST CHILD ABUSE® ANNUAL CHILI RIDE
American Legion Post 382, Navarre
eventcoordinator@ha-fl.bacaworld.org

Registration at 9 AM, kickstands up at 10 AM. Presented by the Hurricane Alley Chapter of BACA®.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAYS
HarborWalk Village, Destin
EmeraldGrande.com

Unleash your inner fan and enjoy food and drink specials at all your favorite HarborWalk spots.

GRAND BOULEVARD FARMERS MARKET
Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, 9 AM-1 PM
GrandBoulevard.com

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM
850-689-5850
Locally grown produce and more.

SEASIDE FARMERS MARKET
Seaside, 8 AM
SeasideFL.com

SPARKLING WINE & HOLIDAY LIGHTS
The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin, 4-6 PM
BaytowneSparklingWineFest.com

Featuring more than 30 champagnes and delicious appetizers, plus sounds of the season from carolers and a sneak peek at Baytowne’s first tree lighting of the season.

SUNDAY, NOV. 18

SUNDAY MARKET
Gulf Place on 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, 4-8 PM
GulfPlaceFL.com
Artwork, candles, food and more from Emerald Coast artisans.

TOYS FOR TOTS RIDE ON THE EMERALD COAST
Sam’s Club Parking Lot, Fort Walton Beach
850-499-8018

All motorcycles are welcome to participate in the ride. Entry fee is $10 per participant and a new toy or gift card. Registration starts at 8:30 AM, followed by the sheriff-escorted motorcycle parade at 11 AM. The parade ends at the Mullet Festival Grounds in Niceville. All proceeds benefit the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center and Children in Crisis.

30A FARMERS MARKET
Rosemary Beach, 9 AM-1 PM
Satisfying salts, teas, spices, blends and more.

MONDAY, NOV. 19

DANCE-EXERCISE
Destin Community Center, 7-8 PM

An easy, intuitive way to exercise through dance. Movements come from modern dance, yoga and Tai Chi. Stretch, pull, spin…be creative. Robert instructs. Open to men and women of all ages. Cost is $2 for residents, $3 for non-residents.

TAI CHI WITH BARBARA REZMER
Destin Library, 9 AM
850-837-8572

Ms. Rezmer is a certified Tai Chi for Health instructor. Cost per class is $5. Limited to 12 participants—call to preregister or drop by the library.

TUESDAY, NOV. 20

DEWEY WANT WINE SECOND SERIES WINE TASTING
Dewey Destin’s Harborside Restaurant, 6-8 PM

Featuring red and white wine pairings with small plates by Chef Jim Shirah. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door—available at the hostess stand at the restaurant. More at Facebook.com/events/262467524621606/.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM
850-689-5850
Locally grown produce and more.

THURSDAY, NOV. 22

THANKSGIVING FOR EVERYONE
Harbor Docks, Destin, 11 AM-7 PM

Eat, share and be thankful! FREE Thanksgiving dinner served by Habitat for Humanity volunteers with proceeds going to local nonprofits. To volunteer, contact Kathie@habitatfwb.org.

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