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THROUGH SATURDAY, FEB. 1, 2020

BAYTOWNE ON ICE

The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin

BaytowneWharf.com

The seasonal ice rink is the perfect opportunity to share some favorite holiday traditions. Hours vary daily.

THURSDAY, NOV. 7

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM

850-689-5850

Locally grown produce and more.

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

DESTIN WOMAN’S CLUB’S “DIVE INTO EMERALD COAST FASHIONS”

Louisiana Lagniappe, Destin, 10:45 AM

DestinWomansClub.org

Proceeds benefit Fisher House of the Emerald Coast and the DWC Assistance Fund. Nonrefundable tickets are $55—available online or by calling Wendy at 850-650-7936.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9

BLUES, BREWS & BBQ

HarborWalk Village, Destin, Noon-4 PM

HarborWalkVillage.com

The 12th annual barbecue block party is a spirited competition Among some of the area’s finest restaurants with awards for Most Traditional BBQ, Most Creative BBQ, Best Specialty Sauce, Best Booth, and People’s Choice. Plus live music from John Hart and Tyler Mac on the main stage.

Advance tickets are $30 ($35 day of event) for BBQ and craft brew samples, $20 for BBQ only, $25 for military.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAYS

HarborWalk Village, Destin, 11 AM-???

HarborWalkVillage.com

Watch your favorite teams along the Destin Harbor and score some great food and drink specials.

DE’FRANCE HOLIDAY MARKET

De’France Indoor Flea Market Antiques & Collectibles, Fort Walton Beach, 9 AM

Christmas décor, jewelry, gift ideas, holiday wreaths and more. Enjoy burgers and hot dogs from the grill from 10 AM to 2 PM, with proceeds going to Cinco Baptist Children’s Ministry.

DESTIN CRAFTED

The Henderson, Destin, 1-4 PM

Destin’s second annual craft beer, bourbon and food festival benefiting Children in Crisis. Sample hundreds of rare beers and bourbons, and enjoy handcrafted food from some of the area’s best restaurants. For ages 21 and up only.

General admission tickets are $50, and VIPs get a three-day pass ($145 per person) that includes admission to the rooftop party Friday, Nov. 8, and a special brunch at the Destin Craft Bar Sunday, Nov. 10.

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.

PIONEER DAY

Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, Niceville, 10 AM-3 PM

850-833-9144

Family-oriented event includes making rag dolls, dipping candles, churning butter, learning pioneer survival skills, and more. Plus archaeological and historical displays, and demonstrations (campfire cooking, blacksmithing, beekeeping). Admission to the park is $5 per car (up to eight people). No pets, please. Rain date is Sunday, Nov. 10, noon-3 PM.

SEASIDE FARMERS MARKET

Seaside, 8 AM

SeasideFL.com

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

30A FARMERS MARKET

Rosemary Beach, 9 AM-1 PM

Satisfying salts, teas, spices, blends and more.

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

FLIGHT NIGHT

Twisted Grape Café & Wine Bar, Shalimar

850-651-5100

Wine flights are $2 off from 5 PM to close.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM

850-689-5850

Locally grown produce and more.

RISE & RUN

Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Destin

The run club meets at Camille’s for coffee at 6 AM, then embarks on a barefoot beach run at 6:15.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

LADIES’ NIGHT

Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Destin

www.CamillesAtCrystalBeach.com

Half off drinks for the ladies! Two bucks off sushi rolls!

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

DEWEY DESTIN DINNER PAIRINGS – WORLDWIDE WHISKEYS

Dewey Destin’s Harborside Restaurant, Destin, 6-8 PM

850-837-7525

Another season of delicious pairings by Chef Jim Shirah, to be followed by winter wines (Dec. 12), Florida spirits (Jan. 23, 2020), and sparkling wines (Feb. 13, 2020). Tickets are $45 in advance (call the number above or stop by the restaurant), $50 at the door. Season packages available for $200.

MARY ELLEN DiMAURO STORE GRAND OPENING

The Shops at the Hub on 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, 6-8 PM

Facebook.com/simplymehandmade

The local clothing designer celebrates the opening of her first storefront location, and so should you. Enjoy complimentary champagne and beer, light bites, live music by Reese Branton, and more.

“My biggest motivation is living out my dream and the freedom of being able to work for myself,” Ms. DiMauro says. “To do what I love every day and to help others feel beautiful is the most rewarding part.”

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM

850-689-5850

Locally grown produce and more.

RISE & GRIND

2 Birds Coffee + Café, Watersound, 7:30-9 AM

Join the Young Professionals of Walton County and guest speakers Jordan Rosenau and Justin Smith from Watersound Origins. Enjoy coffee and light breakfast bites. FREE to attend—please register online at ypwaltoncounty.com/events.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

THE COAST IS CLEAR

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, HarborWalk Village, 1-9 PM

HarborWalkVillage.com

Food and drink specials, live entertainment and raffle, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Children in Crisis.

HEALING PAWS FOR WARRIORS EVENT

Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, 2 PM

Healingpawsforwarriors.org

Graduation ceremony for the nonprofit’s veteran and service dog teams.

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAYS

HarborWalk Village, Destin, 11 AM-???

HarborWalkVillage.com

Watch your favorite teams along the Destin Harbor and score some great food and drink specials.

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.

ROSEMARY BEACH HOLIDAY MARKET

Rosemary Beach, 9 AM-4 PM

Get a jump on your Christmas shopping.

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 from Village restaurants. Enjoy the sounds of the season with carolers, and a sneak peek at the tree lighting.

2019 TURKEY TROT

The Boathouse Oyster Bar, Destin, 10 AM-1 PM

Eventbrite.com

Start the morning with a Bloody Mary as you walk, skip or jump with the East Pass slackers, eating donuts, throwing toilet paper rolls, and shooting screwdrivers.

Bring a 20-pound (or bigger) bag of dog or cat food to donate to Panhandle Animal Welfare Society and receive three raffle tickets and three drink tickets.

SUNDAY, NOV. 17

FORTIETH ANNUAL TOYS 4 TOTS RIDE ON THE EMERALD COAST

Sam’s Club Parking Lot, Fort Walton Beach

Proceeds will benefit the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center and Children in Crisis.

 

All types of motorcycles are welcome to decorate their bikes and participate. Entry fee is $10 per participant, plus a new toy or gift card. Registration starts at 8:30 AM. The sheriff-escorted motorcycle parade starts at 11 AM at Sam’s Club and ends at the Niceville Mullet Festival Grounds.

Both the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center and Children in Crisis will have booths at the Mullet Festival site where people are encouraged to drop off toy donations. 

Parade and festivities begin at 11:30 AM, with music, food, chance drawings, bike games, motorcycle contests, and more. For more info or to make donations, contact Adam Babcock at 850-499-8028 or Emerald Coast Harley-Davidson at 850-862-4706.

30A FARMERS MARKET

Rosemary Beach, 9 AM-1 PM

Satisfying salts, teas, spices, blends and more.

MONDAY, NOV. 18

WINE TASTING

Twisted Grape Café & Wine Bar, Shalimar

850-651-5100

Reservations requested please.

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

FLIGHT NIGHT

Twisted Grape Café & Wine Bar, Shalimar

850-651-5100

Wine flights are $2 off from 5 PM to close.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM

850-689-5850

Locally grown produce and more.

RISE & RUN

Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Destin

The run club meets at Camille’s for coffee at 6 AM, then embarks on a barefoot beach run at 6:15.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

LADIES’ NIGHT

Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Destin

www.CamillesAtCrystalBeach.com

Half off drinks for the ladies! Two bucks off sushi rolls!

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM

850-689-5850

Locally grown produce and more.

“SEEING STRAIGHT” AUTHORS DR. JEAN HALLEY AND DR. AMY ESHLEMAN

Sprint Theater, Northwest Florida State College, Niceville, 7 PM

simmonsd@nwfsc.edu

NWFSC’s Humanities and Fine Arts Department presents The Invisible Problem of Gender and Sexual Privilege: A Visit with Dr. Jean Halley and Dr. Amy Eshleman, the authors of Seeing Straight: An Introduction to Gender and Sexual Privilege.

Drs. Halley and Eshleman will speak on gender and sexual privilege, and a book signing will follow. The campus Barnes and Noble will have copies of the book available for purchase.

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

COLLEGE FOOTBALL SATURDAYS

HarborWalk Village, Destin, 11 AM-???

HarborWalkVillage.com

Watch your favorite teams along the Destin Harbor and score some great food and drink specials.

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

SUNDAY, NOV. 24

30A FARMERS MARKET

Rosemary Beach, 9 AM-1 PM

Satisfying salts, teas, spices, blends and more.

TUESDAY, NOV. 26

FLIGHT NIGHT

Twisted Grape Café & Wine Bar, Shalimar

850-651-5100

Wine flights are $2 off from 5 PM to close.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM

850-689-5850

Locally grown produce and more.

RISE & RUN

Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Destin

The run club meets at Camille’s for coffee at 6 AM, then embarks on a barefoot beach run at 6:15.

THANKSGIVING CENTERPIECE WORKSHOP

ELKS Lodge, Navarre, 10 AM-Noon

Presented by the Navarre Garden Club and led by certified floral instructor Linda Henderson. Cost is $17 ($15 for members)—all materials included, along with refreshments. Register by Nov. 23 by calling Rose at 850-684-1440 or Lisa at 850-684-1268.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27

LADIES’ NIGHT

Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Destin

www.CamillesAtCrystalBeach.com

Half off drinks for the ladies! Two bucks off sushi rolls!

THURSDAY, NOV. 28

THANKSGIVING DINNER

Harbor Docks, Destin, 11 AM-7 PM

Enjoy a FREE traditional Thanksgiving meal as Harbor Docks celebrates the event’s 25th anniversary. Donations accepted but not required—benefits Habitat for Humanity and Destin Harvest.

SATURDAY, NOV. 30

HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS

The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin

BaytowneWharf.com

Santa’s arrival, plus fireworks, kids’ activities, 12 Nights of Lights, and more.

SUNDAY, DEC. 1

30A FARMERS MARKET

Rosemary Beach, 9 AM-1 PM

Satisfying salts, teas, spices, blends and more.

TUESDAY, DEC. 3

FLIGHT NIGHT

Twisted Grape Café & Wine Bar, Shalimar

850-651-5100

Wine flights are $2 off from 5 PM to close.

OKALOOSA COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

Northwest Florida Fairgrounds, Fort Walton Beach, 7 AM-2 PM

850-689-5850

Locally grown produce and more.

RISE & RUN

Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Destin

The run club meets at Camille’s for coffee at 6 AM, then embarks on a barefoot beach run at 6:15.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 4

LADIES’ NIGHT

Camille’s at Crystal Beach, Destin

www.CamillesAtCrystalBeach.com

Half off drinks for the ladies! Two bucks off sushi rolls!

VISIT WITH SANTA

The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin, 6-8 PM

BaytowneWharf.com

Enjoy a festive choreographed light show and music from Valhalla Choir while you’re there.

SUNDAY, DEC. 15

THE 33RD ANNUAL DESTIN BOAT PARADE

Destin Harbor, 6 PM

Get there early and visit Santa on the HarborWalk Village Mainstage from 1 to 4 PM. Fireworks end the night with a bang.

 

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