Calendar

May
28
Sun
May 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Gulf Place on 30A announces the lineup of the Summer Sunday Concert Series sponsored by ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. Kicking off on May 28, 2017, each week will feature a different local or regional band, ranging in genres. Performances will be appropriate for attendees of all ages. Concerts are from 5-8 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets to enjoy the concert on the amphitheater lawn. The live entertainment acts are as follows, however subject to change. For more information, go to gulfplacefl.com

May 28 – Emerald Gold Band
June 4 – New Earth Army
June 11 – Post Pluto
June 18 – Purple Monkey
June 25 – Luke Langford & 331 South
July 2 – Still Standing a tribute to Elton John
July 9 – Déjà vu
July 16 – Continuum
July 23 – Kane and the Saints
July 30 – Wildlife Specials
August 6 – Casey Kearney
August 13 – The Moon Lagoons
August 20 – Waterzedge
August 27 – Rust and Gold
September 3 – Kickstand Jenny

May
31
Wed
Geocaching event at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Topsail Hill State Park invites you to enjoy their “one of a kind” geocache program every Wednesday through Nov. 8. Visitors can check in at the Camp Store and pick up the geocache packet.This activity will take you to various points throughout the Preserve. Note: the hiking and biking trails are easy to moderate in difficulty, some are paved, sand and gravel, or hard pack.

What is Geocaching? It is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches,” at specific locations marked by coordinates all over the world. Geocaching was originally similar to the 160-year-old game letterboxing, which uses clues and references to landmarks embedded in stories. Geocachers are free to take a treasure, or “swag” (except the logbook, pencil, or stamp) from the cache in exchange for leaving something of similar or higher value behind.

Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the Camp Store, you will need a GPS or a smart phone capable with GPS.

Program Requirements

A $6.00 entry admission per vehicle into the park. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is located at 7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459. For more information, call (850) 267-8330 ::MAP::

 

Bike ride in South Walton
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join in on bike riding fun with the folks from Big Daddy’s Bike shop. Explore the trails in South Walton including the Point Washington State Forest. Every Wed. Call to confirm 850-622-1165
Meet at Big Daddy’s 2217 W, County Hwy. 30A, Santa Rosa Beach 32459

Jun
2
Fri
Choctawhatchee Catfish tournament
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 5:19 am

The 5th annual Choctawhatchee Catfish Roundup will be held June 2 at 4 p.m. and ends June 3th at 12 Noon.

The tournament will be held at the Choctawhatchee River Caryville Landing on Hwy. 90.

$50 entry fee per person with 1st place – $1000, 2nd place – $500, and 3rd place – $250. $100 for the most total weight of flathead catfish, $100 1st place youth division.

For more information, contact Steve Herrington at (850) 624-9504 or Dustin Green at (850) 768-0049.

Jun
3
Sat
Seaside Farmers Market
Jun 3 @ 3:00 am – 7:00 am

Come and reap the benefits of purchasing locally grown food as local farmers and vendors offer their wares. Fresh eggs, vegetables and fruit, honey, breads, cookies, cheeses, milk, organic chickens and broth, handmade jewelry, soaps and more. Buying locally grown food benefits you and our community.
Location
: Seaside

Kayak demo day
Jun 3 @ 5:00 am – 10:15 am

Kayak demo day at Kayak Experience first Sat. of month every month.
From 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thinking about purchasing a kayak but not sure which one is the best fit? The Kayak Experience offers demos the first Saturday of each month.
The KAYAK EXPERIENCE
600 Hwy 98 E
Destin, FL 32541
850-837-1577

Jun
4
Sun
Jun 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Gulf Place on 30A announces the lineup of the Summer Sunday Concert Series sponsored by ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. Kicking off on May 28, 2017, each week will feature a different local or regional band, ranging in genres. Performances will be appropriate for attendees of all ages. Concerts are from 5-8 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets to enjoy the concert on the amphitheater lawn. The live entertainment acts are as follows, however subject to change. For more information, go to gulfplacefl.com

May 28 – Emerald Gold Band
June 4 – New Earth Army
June 11 – Post Pluto
June 18 – Purple Monkey
June 25 – Luke Langford & 331 South
July 2 – Still Standing a tribute to Elton John
July 9 – Déjà vu
July 16 – Continuum
July 23 – Kane and the Saints
July 30 – Wildlife Specials
August 6 – Casey Kearney
August 13 – The Moon Lagoons
August 20 – Waterzedge
August 27 – Rust and Gold
September 3 – Kickstand Jenny

Jun
7
Wed
Geocaching event at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Topsail Hill State Park invites you to enjoy their “one of a kind” geocache program every Wednesday through Nov. 8. Visitors can check in at the Camp Store and pick up the geocache packet.This activity will take you to various points throughout the Preserve. Note: the hiking and biking trails are easy to moderate in difficulty, some are paved, sand and gravel, or hard pack.

What is Geocaching? It is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches,” at specific locations marked by coordinates all over the world. Geocaching was originally similar to the 160-year-old game letterboxing, which uses clues and references to landmarks embedded in stories. Geocachers are free to take a treasure, or “swag” (except the logbook, pencil, or stamp) from the cache in exchange for leaving something of similar or higher value behind.

Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the Camp Store, you will need a GPS or a smart phone capable with GPS.

Program Requirements

A $6.00 entry admission per vehicle into the park. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is located at 7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459. For more information, call (850) 267-8330 ::MAP::

 

Bike ride in South Walton
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join in on bike riding fun with the folks from Big Daddy’s Bike shop. Explore the trails in South Walton including the Point Washington State Forest. Every Wed. Call to confirm 850-622-1165
Meet at Big Daddy’s 2217 W, County Hwy. 30A, Santa Rosa Beach 32459

Jun
8
Thu
Bent Rod Fishing Club meets
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The Bent Rod Fishing Club meets the 2nd Thursday each month, at 1p.m., at the Life Enrichment Senior Center, 312 College Ave. DeFuniak Springs.

The club is a component of the Enrichment Center, which provides a wide range of activities for active members age 50 and over.  Visitors and invited guests are always welcome.

Club members primarily fish the Choctawhatchee River and Bay as well as numerous other creeks and small ponds in the area. Members practice conservation and the protection of our water and fishery resources. Programs consist of field trips, guest speakers, fishing industry presentations, tackle and terminal gear demonstrations, and good conversation and exchange of fishing information between members.

For more information, contact J. B. Hillard at [email protected].

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