Calendar of events and entertainment

Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 02:58 PM.

All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Blue Giraffe anniversary: The Blue Giraffe in the WaterColor Town Center will celebrate its third anniversary from 1-4 p.m. with a family-friendly sea turtle event with a variety of interactive activities and turtle-themed art. Included are a book reading for children and Q&A at 2:30 p.m. plus art projects, sea turtle jewelry and art. The Blue Giraffe will sell TurtleSafe flashlights and sea turtle books, and the South Walton Turtle Watch will be on hand with sea turtle literature and coloring books. Call 231-5112.

Sparkling Wines & Holiday Lights: The Sandestin Wine Festival presents the second annual Sparkling Wines & Holiday Lights from 4-7 p.m. at The Village of Baytowne Wharf  Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Stroll streets lined in twinkling lights and greenery as you sip a variety of champagnes and taste featured menu items from various Village restaurants. For information and tickets visit

Artist Bazaar: Artists at Gulf Place presents its Artist Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Artists at Gulf Place green in the center of the Gulf Place loop. Bazaar features local artists, craftspeople and artisan vendors, interactive activities for children, and a free hot dog for those who make a purchase. Visit to become a vendor.

Oyster reef restoration: Volunteers are needed to place bagged oyster shell in the water at an oyster reef restoration site from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eden Gardens State Park in Santa Rosa Beach . RSVP to or Wear gloves, clothes and close-toed shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty and wet. Bring a towel, sunscreen, bug spray, hat, water and snacks.

Pandora’s Music: Pandora’s Steakhouse of Grayton Beach presents Lee Yankee @ the Hellz Yeah, Nov. 16; Forrest Williams Band, Nov. 20; Tribe Zion, Nov. 21; Forrest Williams Band Country Jamboree, Nov. 22; and Roshambo, Nov. 23. Music is free and open to all guests at least 21 years of age. 

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