All area codes are 850 unless specified.
Topsail tour: Learn about non-native plant visitors from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 15 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Park entry fee is $6 per vehicle. Call 267-8330.
Pandora’s Music: Pandora’s Steakhouse of Grayton Beach presents Tony Vegas Feb. 15; Season Ammons Band at 8 p.m. Feb. 19; Howling Jack at 7 p.m. Feb. 20; Cadillac Willy Feb. 21; and Boukou Groove Feb. 22. Music begins at 9 p.m., unless noted, is free and open to all guests at least 21 years of age.
• Feb. 26: Chronic Jester, 8 p.m.
• Feb. 27: Phil Vaughn of Chronic Jester, 8 p.m.
• Feb. 28: Forrest Williams Band
• March 1: Call The Law
• March 2: New Earth Army
• March 4: Straight Shooters
• March 5: Hotel Oscar
• March 6: Tribe Zion
• March 7: Continuum
• March 8: Lyons Limosine
• March 9: Fearless Heights
• March 11: True Blue Band
• March 12: Season Ammons Band
• March 13: Roshambo
• March 14: Boukou Groove
• March 15: Lee Yankee & Hellz Yeah
• March 16: El Dub
• March 18: Cranford Hallow
• March 19: Lyons Limosine
• March 20: Heritage
• March 21: Cadillac Willy
• March 23: Ryan Balthrop Band
• March 25: Treehouse
• March 26: Mose & Mr E of Hotel Oscar
• March 27: Chronic Jester
• March 28: Dread Clampitt
• March 29: Roosevelt Franklin
Art show/sale: The Annual Seascape Art Show and Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Seascape Resort Conference Center on U.S. 98. Local artists who paint with Sharon Long will have items for sale. Complimentary light refreshments. Call 240-3220 for directions.
Sinfonia Gulf Coast: Classical Connections at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at Rosemary Beach Town Hall features string quintet SYBARITE5. To purchase tickets, visit www.SinfoniaGulfCoast.org or call 269-7129.
• March 29: Sinfonia Gala features Patti LuPone in her Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda concert at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island. Cash bar available.
Sandestin Gumbo Festival: Sampling event begins at noon Feb. 15 with a variety of gumbo. Vote for People’s Choice award. Tickets are $20/$25 day of event and may be purchased at www.sandestingumbofestival.com. Event is rain or shine.
BEach My Valentine: The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation will present “BEach My Valentine,” an evening of food and music under the stars, from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 15, hosted by Bud & Alley’s Restaurant in Seaside. Tickets are $50 per person or $40 for MKAF members and are available at www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org or call 650-2226.
Meeting: Alaqua Animal Refuge will host the Florida Director for the Humane Society of the United States for an informative meeting on how you can make a difference for animals in Florida from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 15 in Freeport. Attendance is free, but guests need to register at http://action.humanesociety.org/site/Calendar?id=111621&view=RSVP&autologin=true&s_src=em_ha011414.
Benefit concert: Musician David Seering will perform his annual concert to benefit local charity Children in Crisis at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Village Baptist Church in Destin. The Van Deusen Trio, with Bobby Van Deusen on the piano, and guest artist Amanda Holmes will also perform. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Children in Crisis, Lifeway Bookstore in Destin, and at P.S. Gifts in Fort Walton Beach. Call 864-4242.
Trunk show: Tennessee artist Carolyn White shows her collection of wraps and vests made from Pashmina scarves from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22 at Newbill Collection By The Sea, 309 Ruskin Place bin Seaside. Call 231-4500.
Music concert: An Americana Under the Oaks Music Concert with Lucky Mud will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 15 in the Lodge at Camp Helen State Park, 23937 P C Beach Parkway in Panama City Beach. Free admission to the park. Donations accepted. Refreshments available. Call 233-5059.
• Feb. 28: Achilles Wheel
• March 8: Dana Cooper
• March 28: Alicia McGovern
• May 3: Carly Bank
Tour of Homes: The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County’s Valentine Tour of Homes will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 15 and 12-4 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets are $20/advance; $25/day of. Tickets are available at www.culturalartsalliance.com and at area merchants.
Camellia Festival: The Friends of Eden pay tribute to the camellia from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 15 at Eden Gardens State Park in Point Washington, north of US 98 via CR-395, with demonstrations and more. This community event is free with free admission to the State Park.
Open house: Northwest Florida State College will host a Community Open House on the college's main campus in Niceville from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 17. Featured will be free activities, seminars, demonstrations, art exhibits and more. An opening reception will be held at 10 a.m. in the courtyard at the east end of the Student Services Center.
Financial Matters Seminar: Mainstay Financial Group will present a free seminar, “Healthcare Costs – Planning for Bumps in the Road with Long-term Care,” at 10 a.m. Feb. 17 in the Family Birth Place conference room at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. To register for this free seminar, call 278-3600 or visit www.sacredheartemerald.org.
Restore: The Walton County Local Restore Act Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Bayou Arts Center, 105 Hogtown Bayou in Santa Rosa Beach.
Republican Women: The Walton Republican Women Federated will meet at 11 a.m. Feb. 19 at Carrabba’s Italian Grill at Silver Sands Premium Outlets. Speaker will be Larry Jones, Walton County administrator. Cost is $18/members and $20/guests.Reservations are required at 837-5321 by noon Feb. 17.
Garden club: The Green Thumb Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19 in the Linkside Conference Center in Sandestin. Guest speaker is Gordon Clauss, a world renowned authority and local beekeeper. Cost of the program and lunch is $20. Make reservations by Feb. 16 at 650-5872 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lifetree Café: “Do Good Dogs Go to Heaven?” explores the intimate connection between pets and their owners and whether or not pets have a place in heaven at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at Lifetree Café at Hope Lutheran Church in the 180° Bistro on the second floor at 3834 U.S. Hwy. 98 W in Santa Rosa Beach. Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available.
• Feb. 26: God and homosexuality will be explored at 6:30 p.m.
Coffee with commissioner: Walton County District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander will host a series of “Coffee with the Commissioner” meetings beginning at 5:30 Feb. 20 at Paxton Town Hall. Other meetings are 6 p.m. Feb. 27, Seascape; 5:30 p.m. March 4, Surfside Condominiums; and 5:30 p.m. March 14, Choctaw Beach Community Center. Tentative meetings are 5:30 p.m. March 20, Rosemary Beach Town Center; 5:30 p.m. April 8, Red Bay Community Center; and 5:30 p.m. April 23, Coastal Branch Library.
Town meetings: District 5 Commissioner, Vice Chair Cindy Meadows hosts town meetings emphasizing spring break at 8 a.m. Feb. 20 at Great Southern Café in Seaside. Meadows and District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander host another meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 in Miramar Beach.
Americana Under The Stars: Lis and Lon Williamson perform from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 20 in the amphitheater at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Bring a chair and beverage. Free admission into park and a suggested donation of $5 goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill.
• Feb. 27: Achilles Wheel
Quilt show: “Quilting: Our Roots & Our Wings” features quilts made by members of the Chautauqua Quilters Guild, Inc. and Holmes Valley Quilters from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22 at the DeFuniak Springs Community Center. Admission is $5. There will be several vendors, demos, antique quilts, an Opportunity quilt, door prizes and more. Call 585-2796.
Furry Fest: Alaqua Animal Refuge and HEART Animal Rescue will host the inaugural Furry Fest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at Gulf Place, corner of Scenic-30A and Hwy. 393 in Santa Rosa Beach.The free fund raising event will feature live music, food merchants, local vendors, a silent auction, wiener dog races, dog contests and more.
Topsail tour: Learn the basics about the Florida Black Bear from 2-3 p.m. Feb. 22 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Park entry fee is $6 per vehicle. Call 267-8330.
Audubon Society: Visit the Coffeen Nature Preserve with Susan Paladini, preserve manager Feb. 22. Meet at 7:30 a.m. at Winn Dixie on Hwy. 20 in Bluewater Bay. Call 267-2312.
WAM: The fourth annual WAM Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Costa Leadership Institute at NWFSC in Niceville. The conference offers breakout workshops on organizing your finances, making your money work for you, credit repair, insurance, entrepreneurship and more. This free conference includes all workshops, keynote address, breakfast and lunch. Free childcare will be provided on-site. To reserve childcare, call 243-1201. Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-wam-conference-tickets-10009910913.
A Symphony of Taste: The Northwest Florida Symphony Guild’s food and wine tasting festival, “A Symphony of Taste,” will be held from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 23 on the Niceville campus of NWFSC in the Student Services Center. The annual event raises funds for the regional orchestra and youth musical endeavors in Okaloosa and Walton County. A silent auction will be held with entertainment by jazz pianist Sean Dietrich. Tickets are $35/advance and $40/door and are on sale in Niceville at Bayou Books, in Fort Walton Beach at Playground Music, Vandergriff Jewelers, and the Magnolia Grill, and in Destin/South Walton at the Groovy Grouper Grill in Destin Commons and at Chan’s Wine World in Grand Boulevard and Destin. Call 729-6000.
Nature walk: Learn about the flora and fauna in the sand dunes and the Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse at 10 a.m. Feb. 26 at Grayton Beach State Park. Admission is $5/vehicle.
Dinner and a Movie: A full length classic movie shown on the courtyard wall while a four-course prix fixe dinner, inspired by the movie Godfather II, is served from 6:30-10 p.m. Feb. 26 at Edward’s Fine Food & Wine, 66 Main St. in Rosemary Beach. Cost is $70+ tax. Call 231-0550 or email email@example.com for tickets.
Seaside Race: The fun begins from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Seaside School Lyceum Meeting Room. The first 350 qualified visitors receive a $50 gift card for the South Walton TDC sponsor. Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments while listening to music from local artists, and get a silent auction sneak peak. Purchase tickets at https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=5077804.
Mattie Kelly Arts Center: “Generations: A Collection of Black American Music,” a regionally produced production, will be held at 7:30p.m. Feb. 28 during Black History Month in the mainstage theater at the Niceville campus of NWFSC to benefit the Niceville High School Band program.
• March 21: The national tour of the phenomenal “Lady Smith Black Mambazo” to benefit public broadcasting affiliate WUWF.
National touring Broadway shows include the Tony Award winning “Memphis: The Musical” on Feb. 22, as well as the Las Vegas concert event “The Rat Pack Is Back” on March 8 to benefit the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra.
Spiritual gathering: The Florida Panhandle Women’s Retreat will hold the Seventh Annual Interdenominational Spiritual Gathering of Women from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 1 at the Community Center on Highway 83 in DeFuniak Springs. Cost is $20 and includes lunch. Call 835-0392 or email Hinsonharmony@yahoo.com.
Topsail tour: Learn about campfires from 3-4 p.m. March 1 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Park entry fee is $6 per vehicle. Call 267-8330.
St. Agatha’s Breakfast: Breakfast Cooked to Order will be held from 7-11 a.m. March 1, April 5, and May 3 in the Parish Hall at St. Agatha’s Episcopal Church, 150 Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs. Cost is $5.50/adults and $2.50/children under 10. Proceeds benefit the church and its food ministry. The historic church will be open for tours.
Wednesday Night Concert Series: Free concerts from 6-8 p.m.in the Events Plaza at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. Call 267-8186.
Wine Festival: The Third Annual 30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach, showcasing premiere wine producers and local culinary talent, will be held March 7-9. Visit www.30awinefestival.com.
• March 7: Kick-off this year’s 30A Wine Festival with fine bourbon, craft beer, live music by Grammy-winner Sam Bush, Boukou Groove and Dread Clampitt, and bar-b-que by Barefoot at Bourbon, Beer & Butts from 6-9 p.m. March 7 at Fonville Press in Alys Beach. Tickets are $50 or if you purchase a weekend pass for the 30A Wine Festival this launch party is included. Proceeds will benefit Children’s Volunteer Health Network. Purchase tickets at Alys Shoppe, Alys Beach Bike Shop, Fonville Press, or at 30awinefestival.com.
• March 8: Wine Seminars from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Caliza Pool, Walkaout & Grand Tasting, 3-5 p.m., and after party with music by Cadillac Willy from 5-8 p.m.
• March 9: Pork & Pinot from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring croquet on Kelly Green with music by Kyle LaMonica.
West IndiesMarkets: Artists in the areas of jewelry, wood and metal sculptures, watercolor, oil, photography, pottery and more can be seen at the West Indies Markets March 8 and 9, April 12 and 13, and May 10 and 11 in
Rosemary Beach. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
Cinema Under the Stars: Bring blankets and low back chairs to enjoy the classic Swiss Family Robinson movie from 7:30-10 p.m. March 11 under the stars in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Movie is free. Piper’s will offer food and beverage.
• March 18: The Odd Life of Timothy Green
• March 25: Gnomeo & Juliet
• April 1: Up
• April 8: Toy Story 3
• April 15: The Little Mermaid
Cooking show: The 20th annual WZEP Taste of Home Cooking School with culinary specialist Michelle “Red” Roberts will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 11 at Walton High School in DeFuniak Springs. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. to visit booths, register for prizes and pick up promotional items. Concessions will be provided by the Pilot Club of DeFuniak Springs. VIP tickets for $45 and regular tickets for $10 are on sale at www.wzep1460.com and at the WZEP Studios, 449 N. 12th Street in DeFuniak Springs. Tickets can also be ordered by sending a SASE to P.O. Box 627, DFS 32435. Call 892-3158.
Kickball on Kelly Green: Grab the entire family for a pick-up game of kickball from 3-4 p.m. Thursdays, March 13 through April 18, on Kelly Green in Alys Beach.
St. Patrick’s Parade: The seventh annual 30A St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival begins at 3:30 p.m. March 15 and ends at Gulf Place in Santa Rosa Beach. Texas based Celtic Rock Band Cleghorn will headline the entertainment along with the Drake School of Irish Dance. Enjoy arts and crafts, including jewelry, wood carving and face painting, and a variety of food and drinks.
St. Patty’s Day Delight: Celebrate the luck of the Irish from 6-9 p.m. March 17 in the Events Plaza at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Entertainment includes Henri’s Notions and their traditional Celtic music.
Spring Concert Series: Forrest Williams will perform from 6-8 p.m. March 19 in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. The event is free. Piper’s will offer food and beverage.
• March 26: Roman Street
• April 2: Blue Ribbon Healers
• April 9: Daphne Willis
• April 16: Heritage
Office hours: Walton County District 4 County Commissioner Sara Comander will hold office hours beginning at 9 a.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the South Walton Annex. To schedule an appointment, call 835-4834.
Arts and Carafes Night: This new art event will have multiple artists on display with one featured artist as well as featured wines and wine specials from 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays at Messina’s, 7 Town Center Loop in Santa Rosa Beach.
ArtWalk: Enjoy live music, works of art and artist demos at the First Friday ArtWalk from 5-8 p.m. at Ruskin Place in Seaside.
Ballet Class: Good News UMC in Santa Rosa Beach offers both beginner and advanced ballet classes for children beginning at age 2 1/2. Call 699-6030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for times and information.
Senior health: Emerald Coast Hospice will host a Senior Health Education Hour from 2-3 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the South Walton County Library, 437 Greenway Trail in Santa Rosa Beach.
Support group: A Bereavement Support Group, hosted by Emerald Coast Hospice, will be held from 1-2 p.m. Tuesdays at Christ the King Episcopal Church, 480N County Hwy. 393 in Santa Rosa Beach.
Sunday Brunch: Enjoy bottomless champagne and mimosas for brunchers with live music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at Grayton Bar and Grill, 170 E. County Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.
Brunch with Matt Hall: Matt Hall takes the stage at 10 a.m. during brunch at Marie’s Bistro, 2260 W. Hwy. 30A in Blue Mountain Beach.
Artist Bazaar: Artists at Gulf Place presents its Artist Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays 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 www.30aArtistBazaar.com to become a vendor.
Beach Service: Worship at the beach with Hope Lutheran Church at 8 a.m. at Ed Walline Beach Access across from Gulf Place on Scenic Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Bring a towel, chair, or stand on the boardwalk. The service will be held at the church’s U.S. 98 campus during inclement weather and if the temperature is below 50 degrees. Call 267-0322.
Jazz Brunch: Messina’s On 30A hosts a Jazz Brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Gulf Place in Santa Rosa Beach. Build your own Bloody Mary bar, and Bottomless Mimosas.
30A Farmers’ Market: This community event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays in Town Center in Rosemary Beach features fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, cheese and more. Market is held on Thursdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Dance classes: Jasmine Dance Studio in Santa Rosa Beach will offer adult jazz classes from 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and 5:45-6:45 p.m. Thursdays. Call 267-2519.
First Saturday at Biophilia: From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of the month will be “Eco-Fun” at Biophilia Center with multiple presenters and family-friendly activities and entertainment. Included will be nature hikes, arts and crafts, games, animal adventures, and exhibits.
The Steenos: Beer tasting, outdoors if nice, otherwise acoustic music indoors from 4-6 p.m. Fridays at Modica Market, 109 Seaside Center Square in Santa Rosa Beach.
Ashley Rose: Jam with the music of Ashley Rose at 9 p.m. Fridays at Cabana Café, 112 Seascape Blvd. in Miramar Beach.
Gulf Place Farmer’s Market: Pick up fresh produce from The Produce Gal from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays at Gulf Place Farmer’s Market, in Gulf Place Town Center by Restaurant Fire.
Redd sings: Enjoy dinner and a show with Redd the Singing Bartender at 6:30 p.m. (early show) and 8 p.m. (later show) on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at Redd’s Fueling Station, 2320 W. County Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Reservations recommended for parties of 4 or more at 325-0252.
Open Mic Night: An open mic night for singer/songwriters for local talent and seasoned musicians will be held from 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays at Redd’s Fueling Station, 2320 W. Scenic Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Arrive at 6:30 p.m. to sign up
Chronic Jester: Enjoy the reggae, rock, funk and blues of Chronic Jester Tuesdays at Hammerhead’s Bar and Grille, 137 Fisherman’s Cove in Miramar Beach.
Nature walk: Take a walk in nature with wildlife expert and ecologist Joe Wyatt at 9 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at Hammock Bay, west of Freeport. Suitable for all ages. The trail system includes a bat house, purple martin houses, many bluebird houses, a wood duck house, a butterfly house and more. Call 496-1864.
Ike’s Fun Tuesday: An evening of great music, sax, keyboard and dancing is held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Marie’s Bistro, 2260 W. Hwy. 30A in Blue Mountain Beach.
History walk: Learn about the early history of the park and local area at Camp Helen State Park’s history walk from 10-10:45 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. The tour is free with paid park admission fee of $4 per vehicle. Call 233-5059.
Blue Ribbon Healers: Enjoy the music of the Blue Ribbon Healers every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seaside Farmers Market in the Seaside Amphitheater.
Beach Bonfires: Enjoy the outdoors with bonfires from dusk to 9:30 p.m. Friday on the beach at Baytowne Marina in Sandestin. Call 267-7778.
Pajama Time Story Time: Join storyteller Ms. Cheryl at 6 p.m. every Monday 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.
Baby Boot Camp: Boot Camp in Santa Rosa Beach offers a 55-minute workout designed specifically to help new and seasoned moms with stroller-age children get back into shape after having a baby at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday mornings and at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Narcotics Anonymous: Narcotics Anonymous Last Chance Group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1st Presbyterian Church, 1063 Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs. Progressive Recovery group meets at 7 p.m. everyday at 249 E. Hewitt Road in Santa Rosa Beach.
Zumba classes: Zumba With Marcia classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 6 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. Saturdays at Premiere Performers Academy in Santa Rosa Beach; 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at The Studio in Seaside; and 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Rosemary Beach Fitness Center.
Rudy Applewhite: Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar, 525 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin, presents Rudy Applewhite and his steel drums from 4-9 p.m. Call 654-1743.
Dannica Lowery: Dannica Lowery performs live from 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday at Shorty’s Surfside Bar, 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach. Call 468-0417.
Kyle LaMonica: Jam with the music of Kyle LaMonica at 8 p.m. every Tuesday at Cabana Café, 112 Seascape Blvd. in Miramar Beach.
Sunday Brunch: Enjoy brunch and the music of The Steenos from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stinky’s Fish Camp, 5994 County Road 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.
Rosalina: Rosalina plays classic standards and show tunes on keyboard from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Christiano’s Ristorante in Santa Rosa Beach. Call 267-2185.
Fusion fitness classes: Hope Lutheran Church, 3834 U.S. 98 W, Suite 9, in Santa Rosa Beach, will offer fusion fitness classes at 9 a.m. Thursdays. Attendees may bring a mat, towel, water and light hand weights. Suggested donation is $5. Call 267-0322.
Jazz class: Jasmine Dance Studio in Santa Rosa Beach will hold a ladies adult jazz class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday. Call 217-6620 for more information.
Thursday thread therapy: Needlers, knitters, crocheters and others come for free therapy from 4-6 p.m. Thursdays on the porch at Yards N Yarn, 3770 Co. Hwy. 3280 in Freeport. Call 880-6404.
Amateur Radio Club: The Chautauqua Amateur Radio Club of DeFuniak Springs/Walton County meets at 6:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month at McLean’s Restaurant near I10 and 331 South. This club welcomes new and old Ham Radio operators. There are no business meetings on these Tuesdays. We have classes and a great time together. Call 892-2562 or email email@example.com.
Rotary Club of South Walton: The Rotary Club of South Walton meets for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. each Thursday morning at the Embassy Suites, Scenic Hwy. 98 in Miramar Beach. Visiting Rotarians and their guests are welcome. Call 267-2929.
Herman Lodge: Herman Lodge #108 Free and Accepted Masons will meet at 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of each month on Madison Street in Freeport. Call 835-2314.
Eastern Star: The Order of the Eastern Star #281 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Fridays of each month at Herman Lodge on Madison Street in Freeport. Call 835-2314.
SHRM Chapter: A Society of Human Resource Management Chapter in Walton County will meet at 8 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at TJ’s Table in Freeport. The group is open to all individuals involved in any aspect of human resources. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 892-8668, ext. 215.
Town Planters: The Town Planters of Freeport will meet at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Blount House on Kylea Laird Road. Call 835-5611.
Saturday Pool Party: Music, fun and sun from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Elephant Walk pool deck by the beach, 4009 South Sandestin Blvd. in Miramar Beach. Beverages available for sale at the Tiki hut. Call 267-7778.
SEC Sailgate Party: An outside “tailgate” party, including the Broadcast of NCAA and NFL evening football games, from 4-9 p.m. at Baytowne Marina in Sandestin. Regular kitchen menu available or cookout/ grill outside from 4-9 p.m., weather permitting.
Sunday Brunch: Enjoy bottomless champagne and mimosas for brunch with live music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at Grayton Bar and Grill, 170 E. County Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.
SeasideFarmers Market: Get your pick of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, native plants and other unique offerings Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.
Billy Garrett: Enjoy the music of Billy Garrett from 7-10 p.m. Monday evenings at Shorty’s Surfside & Topside, 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach.
Marie’s Bistro: Entertainment includes Ike on Sax on Tuesdays, Karaoke on Wednesdays and Ike & Tim at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Marie’s Bistro in Santa Rosa Beach.