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Historic Wesley house at Eden Gardens State Park decorated for the holidays, Candlelight Tour Dec. 20

Holiday spirit brings good cheer to Wesley house Eden Gardens State Park and the Friends of Eden invite you to join them for a tour of the Wesley House through the holidays. All of the rooms of the historic home … Continue reading

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DeFuniak Springs Christmas parade Dec. 13

Folks from around DeFuniak Springs will be lining up along Circle Drive to enjoy the annual DeFuniak Springs Christmas Parade on Dec. 13, 2014. The parade is open to everyone who wishes to participate. Individuals, churches, businesses and clubs are … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for Nov. 19

Fishing is good! Choctawhatchee Bay area: Flounder bite winding down. Trout and red bite still on with light colored Gulf shrimp, 1/4 oz. jig heads, and tiny flukes. Mann’s Bait will be hosting a trout and bass seminar at Copeland’s … Continue reading

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South Walton Fire District hosting Elf Ride Dec. 7

The South Walton Fire District (SWFD) will be hosting their 7th Annual Elf Ride on Dec. 7th, 2014. Elves of all ages will meet at the Seaside Post Office at 1 p.m. and bicycle/walk to SWFD’s Water Color Station located … Continue reading

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E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center hosting a Winter Wonderland Dec. 6

E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is hosting a Winter Wonderland Event ​on Saturday, December 6, ​from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will include a live penguin show at 11:00 & 11:45, holiday themed photo-booth, gingerbread house decorating, Florida snow machine, … Continue reading

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Ice skating offered at Village of Baytowne Wharf through Feb. 2

For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, the ice skating rink at The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the perfect opportunity to get into the winter spirit. The seasonal ice skating rink has become a local holiday favorite. … Continue reading

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announces Gulf restoration projects, Walton to receive more than $3 million for coastal dune lakes

Coastal dune lake project to remove invasive species and use fire management to restore wetland habitat and increase freshwater flows On Nov. 17, 2014, Governor Rick Scott and The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the funding of $34.3 … Continue reading

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Enjoy Christmas Reflections along the Lakeyard in DeFuniak Springs Nov. 28 – Dec. 31

Celebrate the season of lights along the lake Location: Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs Time: 5 – 9 p.m. nightly Nov. 28 – Dec. 31 Enjoy a holiday family tradition in DeFuniak Springs as the Lakeyard lights up with the annual … Continue reading

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Polar Express headed for DeFuniak Springs Nov. 28

The Polar Express, a 2004 computer animated musical Christmas fantasy will be shown on Friday evening, November 28, 2014, at 7 PM on Baldwin Avenue between Seventh and Eighth Streets in downtown DeFuniak Springs. Family Movie Night is a feature … Continue reading

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Nutcracker ballet comes to Seaside Nov. 22

The Merchants of Seaside will host the Nutcracker ballet to be performed by Northwest Florida dancers and Alpharetta Dance Theatre. The one-time performance is free and open to the public Saturday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. in the Seaside Amphitheater. The … Continue reading

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