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Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Corn Bed Wallowing and More with Alita Feek

Then we made our way to the giant corn bin. I had never seen one of these before, and let me tell you, it’s exactly what it sounds like—a giant bin full of dried corn for children to play in, to run and jump in, and to wallow in. There was a lot of wallowing...
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Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Hands-On and Up-Close Educational Experiences

Alongside museum exhibits, the Science Center also hosts on-site and in-school programming. From the mobile planetarium to home school workshops and in-house field trips, learning opportunities abound. For more information about educational programs, visit...
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Saturday, October 14th, 2017

"It Was Time to Move." - Scott Funchess

The new $3.4 million facility clocks in at 17,560 square feet and is considerably larger than its predecessor. I was lucky to get a behind the scenes tour, and it definitely has that new car smell...
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Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

By Lauren Sage Reinlie

The far infrared heat travels three inches into the skin, warming muscles and tissues and increasing blood flow. The reported therapeutic and health benefits are wide-ranging—it can help your heart and blood pressure, immune system, arthritis, diabetes, pain, sleep, skin, weight management and even with reducing risk of and healing from cancer...
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Monday, September 25th, 2017

Fun Facts by Alita Feek

Both the Valparaiso Community Library and the Crestview Public Library offer the chance to socialize and craft at the same time. Crestview hosts “Coffee and Craft” each month, while the Valparaiso library has a weekly “Needles and Hooks Social Club"...
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Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

The Fair Returns Sept. 26-30

The Okaloosa Industrial Fair made its debut over 45 years ago on Okaloosa Island, with circus tents and commercial booths with local businesses selling their wares. In 1967, this fair became known as the Fort Walton Beach Shrine Fair and secured its 501(c)(3) to become a nonprofit organization...
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Saturday, August 26th, 2017

By Alita Feek

As an avid cyclist himself, the youthful Miller has big dreams for the future. First, he sees Bikes Plus FWB as not just a bike store—sure, they offer bikes, gear and repairs—but as a vehicle to contribute to the local cycling community...
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Thursday, August 10th, 2017

By Samantha Lambert

...they have been at the Fort Walton Beach Farmers Market for four years now and were among the first vendors. You can pick up eggs, apple butter, wild honey and blue water berry honey, and you can order meats from them. Lindsey is a beekeeper who has 100 beehives and is also a master gardener...
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Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

By Samantha Lambert

Cookies can be created for your next birthday party, bridal shower, holiday gift or celebration based on theme, desired color palette and special requests...
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Monday, July 17th, 2017

By Samantha Lambert

“The land was fairly cheap out here, and we wanted to build from scratch the way we wanted to build it. We built out everything on day one with the exception of three new tanks we recently added..."