The holiday party season has begun.
Debbie Weant held a ladies-only throwdown around her fire pit Dec. 4 at her Point Washington home. Her daughter Meg Castleberry and new grandson Captain, plus approximately 40 others attended and sampled some of Debbie's new dishes. Peggy Jones, Leslie Lee, Garner Chandler, Annie Lockamy, Jennifer Steele, Lisa Steeno, Lori Smith, and Suzette DeJarnette were some who enjoyed the hospitality and fun. Debbie does know how to have fun!
Also that night, Destin Jewelers hosted Bubbly & Bling to benefit Sinfonia. Maestro Demetrius Fuller, Jessica Proffitt, Steve Barber, Nancy Cottle, Kate Kelley, Angela Ragsdale, and Gerald Burwell were some who attended that.
George and Ann Hartley hosted an open house at their new restaurant offices in
Also last Thursday night was Walton County Chamber's monthly Business After Hours, held at Marlin Grill. Joe and Lea Capers, Ann Kief, James Johnston, Tresha Brown, Tiffanie Shelton, Lauren Gall, Jim Bagby, Jessica Jones, Jennifer Jones, Erin Ingram, and Wendy Ruggiero were some who attended.
Florida Public Relations Association's annual Toast on the Coast benefit was held Dec. 6 at Justin Gaffrey's
Santa Rosa Beach Club held its annual members' Christmas open house Sunday night. Keith and RoseAnn Knight, Hilary and Allen Butler, Lee and James Johnston. Rodney and Linda Rountree from
Bert Summerville-Kain and Patti Johnson attended the Ecumenical Choir concert Sunday night at Christ the King.
Shaye Smith, Abigail Ryan, and Chris Scott attended
Brooke Gontarek, formerly with The Vue on 30A, is now at Edward's in Rosemary Beach.
In local travels:
Dana and Tom Saffel are back from vacationing in the
Nan Jacobs spent last weekend in
Heidi Ellis went to
Nancy Abood enjoyed a great and productive week in
Jami Ray explored Cade's Cove in
Hilary Butler went to
Zach and Hannah Billingsley went to
Pam Holloway saw "Wicked" the musical in
Donna Crawford has headed back to
Sheila Wachsman is back from visiting grandkids in
Suzanne Preston-Blakeman visited
Susan Benton got to spend her birthday week with her daughter Caroline, who was also celebrating a birthday. They spent a weekend in
Happy 25th anniversary to Amy and Wayne Rogers.
Wish a "happy birthday" Saturday to Et Clark.
Sunday to artist Kris Meigs.
Monday to Charlie Renfroe.
Thursday to Realtor Debbie Speigner.
And Friday to Maestro Demetrius Fuller, Kitchenique's Vicki McCain, Dr. Marinella Monk, and Louis Louis's Louis Petit Sr.
Deborah Wheeler is the arts and entertainment reporter for The Walton Sun. She may be reached at 654-8443 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Her Party Line column appears weekly in The Sun. Contributions are accepted.