All area codes are 850 unless specified.



Thursday, Nov. 22



30A 10K



The inaugural 30A 10K Thanksgiving Day race and 1 mile fun run begins at 7:30 a.m. at South Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach. Visit www.30a10k.com.



Turkey Trot



A Turkey Trot Fun run will be held at 8 a.m. at Marina Park in WaterColor. Thanksgiving brunch and dinner will be served at Fish Out of Water. Cost is $55. Call 534-5050.



Thanksgiving at Harbor Docks



The entire Destin community is invited to attend a family tradition of free Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 at Harbor Docks on U.S. 98 in Destin. Give thanks while enjoying the beauty of the Destin Harbor. Although dinner is free, donations are requested as a thank you and to assist Habitat for Humanity with their continued work.



Cottages for Kids



Cottages for Kids, a fundraising event that benefits Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc., will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends through Nov. 24, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 22 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Nov. 23 on the East Long Green in Rosemary Beach for the public to view and for kids to play. Volunteers are needed help sell raffle tickets, serve as security around the cottages and other various duties. Email shaye@cvhnkids.org.



Florida Trail Association



A potluck Thanksgiving dinner at Blackwater River State Park at noon with a short, leisurely hike around the Chain of Lakes trail afterwards. Call 682-6098.



Friday Nov. 23



Midnight Madness



The Midnight Madness sale at Silver Sands Premium Outlets kicks off at midnight as Thanksgiving ends and runs through Sunday with a wide range of savings, early-bird offers and more. Hours are 12 a.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 23, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 24 and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 25.



Book signing



Mike Huckabee will sign copies of his book, “Dear Chandler, Dear Scarlett,” at 2 p.m. at Books-A-Million in Destin Commons.



Baytowne on Ice



The ice skating rink at The Village of Baytowne Wharf will be open through Jan. 31 at the Apex Broadcasting Skating Pavilion. For $10 guests can skate for an hour and a half. Skate rental is $2. The first hour of each day is reserved for "kids skate" for youth 12 and under. Season passes are available for $140. During November bring two non-perishable cans of food for Harvest House of Destin and receive a free skate rental. Call 816-682-1003 for times and special skating packages.



Saturday, Nov. 24



Topsail tour



Learn the full history of Florida’s most famous reptile, the alligator, at 1:30 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. All programs require a $6 per car entry admission. Call 267-8330.



Biophilia Center



Learn about owls, hawks, and other Florida raptors at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. Standard admission rates apply. Call 835-1824.



Holiday Bazaar



The Amvets Ladies Auxiliary Post #178, DeFuniak Springs, will hold a Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the post, 4776 Hwy. 90 W. Event is free. Food and beverages will be available. Call 892-4594 or 859-2187.



Bocce Tournament



The Seventh Annual Fall Bocce Tournament will be held at 11 a.m. on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach. Registration is $40 and begins at 9 a.m.



Seaside Farmers Market



Get your pick of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, native plants and other unique offerings from 8 a.m. to noon in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.



Sunday, Nov. 25



Sunday Brunch



Show your support for new local talent Max McCann as Plus Opportunity, Inc., pours Mimosas for donations from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse, 85 Defuniak St. in Grayton Beach. Call 231-2733.



Low Country Boil



723 Whiskey Bravo, 3031 E. County Hwy. 30-A in the heart of Old Seagrove, offers a Low Country Shrimp Boil with boiled shrimp or crawfish and all the fixin’s plus live music from 3-7 p.m. Call 213-0015.



Monday, Nov. 26



Rudy Applewhite



Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar, 525 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin, presents Rudy Applewhite from 4-9 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Call 654-1743,



Pajama Time Story Time



Join storyteller Ms. Cheryl at 6 p.m. in the children’s room of the Coastal Library for some bedtime stories in your pajamas. This will be a quiet time for little readers to relax to a bedtime story in the comfort of their caretaker’s arms. Call 267-2809.



Tuesday, Nov. 27



Dannica Lowery



Dannica Lowery performs live from 6-9 p.m. at Shorty’s Surfside Bar, 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach. Call 468-0417.



Florida Trail Association



Meeting at 6 p.m. at Ed’s Hometown Seafood & Steaks in Niceville. Visitors welcome. Call 654-1172.



Wednesday, Nov. 28



Cat Ciao!



A charity lunch to benefit Feline Friends of Destin will be held from 12-1 p.m. Nov. 28 at Carrabba's. Minimum of $20 donation. Door prizes include 2-night, 2-bed condo stay. Purchase tickets at http://ffod_carrabbascharitylunch.eventbrite.com/#, purchase at The Cat Clinic in Destin or the PetSmart Adoption Center on weekends, or call 837-3869.



Alzheimer’s support group



Alzheimer's Family Services will host a support group for family members or friends coping with a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease at 2 p.m. at The Great Event Center (Creehan’s), 12590 Emerald Coast Parkway, Suite C. The support group is free and respite care is available. To register, call 478-7790 or visit www.AlzFamServ.org.



Rosalina



Rosalina plays classic standards and show tunes on keyboard from 6-9 p.m. at Christiano's Ristorante in Santa Rosa Beach. Call 267-2185.



Thursday, Nov. 29



Rotary Club of South Walton



The Rotary Club of South Walton meets for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites, Scenic Hwy. 98 in Miramar Beach. Visiting Rotarians and their guests are welcome. Call 267-2929.



Marie's Bistro



Singer/guitarist Bill Evett performs from 6-10 p.m. Fridays with DJ Shane beginning at 10 p.m. at Marie’s Bistro on 30A in Blue Mountain Beach. Karaoke takes center stage on Wednesdays; Kelsey Anna performs from 7-10 p.m. Thursdays; and Redd Sings from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays with DJ Shane beginning at 10 p.m. Shag Music & Dance Class is held from 5-7 p.m. Sundays with Ben Friedman from 7-10 p.m.



Friday, Nov. 30



Topsail tour



Learn about Florida’s sharks at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. All programs require a $6 per car entry admission. Call 267-8330.



Pastel Society Juried Exhibition



The Pastel Society of North Florida will host its 12th Biennial National Juried All-Pastel Exhibition through Nov. 30 at Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries, 100 College Blvd. at Northwest Florida State College. The exhibition is free and open to the public. For information, email artgalleries@NWFSC.edu or 729-6044.



Saturday, Dec. 1



Seaside Farmers Market



Get your pick of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, native plants and other unique offerings from 8 a.m. to noon in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.



Biophilia Center



Solve the mystery of the tracks, skulls and furs at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. Standard admission rates apply. Call 835-1824.



Dream Band



Sing and dance with the Dream Band at 8 p.m. at John Wehner's Village Door, 136 Fisherman's Cove in Baytowne Wharf. Call 502-4590.