All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Saturday, Dec. 21

Topsail tour: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach presents Pines and Palms, a ranger led program about two of Topsail’s most common species during an all ages program from 2-3 p.m. A park entrance fee is required. Call 267-8330.

Ranger program: Ask a ranger questions about Grayton Beach State Park at 11 a.m. at 357 Main Park Road in Santa Rosa Beach. Admission is $5/vehicle. Call 267-8300.

Neigh and Bray: Pleasant Ridge Arena in DeFuniak Springs hosts a Neigh and Bray Fun Show at 4 p.m. Children can enjoy stick races, and riders can compete in barrel racing and more. Call 892-5398.

Seaside Farmers Market: Get your pick of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, native plants and other unique offerings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.

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.


Sunday, Dec. 22

30A Farmers’ Market: This community event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Town Center in Rosemary Beach features fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, cheese and more.

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.


Monday, Dec. 23

Seaside Farmers Market: Seaside Farmers Market will hold a holiday market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Central Square at Seaside Amphitheater in Seaside. Get some special market goodies for those in your life.


Tuesday, Dec. 24

Happy Hour: The Coffee House and Garden at Grayt Grounds of Monet Monet in Grayton Beach presents original acoustic tunes of Scott Rockwood from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Coffee, tea, small plates and desserts available or BYOB w/corkage fee.

Redd sings: Redd the Singing Bartender, who slings and sings from a song list of more than 400 songs, performs at 6 p.m. at Redd’s Fueling Station, 2320 W. County Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.

Andy Durand: Performing original, classic, rock and blues favorites, Andy Durand performs from 7-10  p.m. at Shorty’s Surfside & Topside, 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach.


Wednesday, Dec. 25

Merry Christmas


Thursday, Dec. 26

Americana Under The Stars: Lucky Mud hosts a family/pet friendly concert series, Americana Under the Stars, from 5-11 p.m. in the amphitheater at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Open mic for local musicians begins at 5. Bring a chair and beverage. Free admission into park and a suggested donation of $5 goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill.

Holiday Porch Party: Great Southern Cafe hosts a Porch Party at 6 p.m. at 83 Central Square in Seaside. Join Great Southern’s Billy McConnell and Key West’s Pianimal, Mr. Barry Cuda, as they present a musical treat.

Tom Collins: Tom Collins plays from 4-9 p.m. at Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar, 525 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin.

Forrest Williams Band: It’s Ladies Night with the Forrest Williams Band from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at La Playa, at the corner of Hwy. 30A and 393 in Santa Rosa Beach.


Friday, Dec. 27

Ashley Rose: Jam with the music of Ashley Rose at 9 p.m. at Cabana Café, 112 Seascape Blvd. in Miramar Beach.

Baytowne on Ice: The seasonal ice skating rink at The Village of Baytowne Wharf is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Skate for an hour and a half for $11 with skate rental $2. The first hour of each day is reserved for “kids skate,” youth 12 and under.


Saturday, Dec. 28

Nature walk: Ranger Chad leads a guided walk on the beach nature trail at 10 a.m. at Grayton Beach State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Learn how the dunes protect the park from hurricanes and storm also about the Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse. Admission is $5/vehicle. Call 267-8300.

Blue Ribbon Healers: Enjoy the music of the Blue Ribbon Healers every from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seaside Farmers Market in the Seaside Amphitheater.