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Sep
29
Thu
Learn about owls at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an information program about “Owls” and their place in the food web. For this program you will learn how to examine the roles owls play in the food web by dissecting owl pellets. Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the clubhouse. Standard state park entry fees will apply.

$6.00 entry fee to the park per vehicle. 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::

Americana music under the stars at Topsail
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is hosting a musical event on Thursdays. Americana Under the Stars, a new weekly concert series will showcase singer/songwriters from across the country.

Admission to the park is free and there is a suggested $5 donation to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Enter through the main park entrance off of 30-A and park in the day use parking area, from there it is a short hike down to the amphitheater. Bring a chair, your favorite beverage and enjoy some music in the park. This is family/ pet friendly and fun for all ages.

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::

Sep
30
Fri
Corn maze, pumpkin patch and family farm fun at Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm in Ponce De Leon
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm swings open their farm gate for some fall fun with a corn maze, pumpkin patch and an assortment of family activities from Sept. 24 – Oct. 31. The enjoyment includes more than 7-acres of pumpkins to choose from, a 6-acre corn maze, with more than 2 miles to navigate. There will also be tractor-pulled hayrides, farm animals, full food concessions and more. Enjoy a day of fall fun as you experience a working farm in Ponce De Leon on the Walton County line.

The Maze opens Saturday September 24th and will be open Fridays 2-8 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. throughout the month of October. Children 3 and under are free, youth tickets are required for kids 4 and up. General admission and season passes include unlimited maze access, lots of non-ticketed activities including the corn pond, mini-maze, hayride, bounce houses, access to pumpkin patch (pumpkins not included) and more! Pumpkin picking only does not require any admission. Tickets purchased online are good for any date during normal business hours, just pick your favorite weekend and come on out!

Click here for prices and tickets: http://www.cypresscattle.com/corn-maze-tickets

Take a tour
Tours of Cypress Cattle’s 1,100-acre working farm will take you through soybean fields, vegetable crops, cypress lakes and pastures. Stop under the live oak trees by the pond and enjoy your lunch. The tour will run every 45 minutes.

Pick a pumpkin
While you are at the farm, head out to the patch and pick your own pumpkin. Choose from giant pumpkins, Jack-o-Lanterns, green and whites, baby Jacks and gourds. Prices vary.

Halloween Bash at the barn Oct. 22
Things get a little frightfully fun on Oct. 22 at the farm. Head over to the Halloween Bash, haunted corn maze, and enjoy Luke Langford and the 331 South Band fire up some great country music from 6 – 10 p.m.

The events will be held at Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm at 2980 R. M. Ward Road, Ponce De Leon.

::MAP::

Visit www.cypresscattle.com for full schedule, details and ticket purchase.

For additional information call (850) 685-5890 visit their market at 16564 US 331s, Freeport, or email [email protected]

*Pre-season ticket sales will be fully refundable in the unlikely event (i.e. catastrophic weather) the maze cannot open.

Oct
1
Sat
Seaside Farmers Market
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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

Fall Bay Day celebration at St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

8 a.m. – 2 p.m. EST

Bay County Audubon Society and Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves present the opportunity to tour the Buffer and Aquatic Preserves and learn about birds and life along the bay. Guided tours of backwoods trails of the Buffer Preserve will be offered at 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 11:00 am, 12:30pm, and 2:00 ET. Our very own Ron Houser will be leading a birding trip!

Explore the Shore guided walk at 10 am ET. Shore Birds walk at the Cape will be at 8 am ET. An Aquatic Touch Tank will be presented by staff of the St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve. Live music by Crossroads Bluegrass throughout the day. There will be a Low Country Shrimp Boil from 11:00am – 2:00pm ET, $10.00 donation. All other activities are free. Please arrive early for scheduled activities since some have limited space. See www.stjosephbaypreserves.org for schedule and information.

The St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve is located at 3915 Highway C-30, Port St. Joe, FL (map)

Corn maze, pumpkin patch and family farm fun at Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm in Ponce De Leon
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm swings open their farm gate for some fall fun with a corn maze, pumpkin patch and an assortment of family activities from Sept. 24 – Oct. 31. The enjoyment includes more than 7-acres of pumpkins to choose from, a 6-acre corn maze, with more than 2 miles to navigate. There will also be tractor-pulled hayrides, farm animals, full food concessions and more. Enjoy a day of fall fun as you experience a working farm in Ponce De Leon on the Walton County line.

The Maze opens Saturday September 24th and will be open Fridays 2-8 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. throughout the month of October. Children 3 and under are free, youth tickets are required for kids 4 and up. General admission and season passes include unlimited maze access, lots of non-ticketed activities including the corn pond, mini-maze, hayride, bounce houses, access to pumpkin patch (pumpkins not included) and more! Pumpkin picking only does not require any admission. Tickets purchased online are good for any date during normal business hours, just pick your favorite weekend and come on out!

Click here for prices and tickets: http://www.cypresscattle.com/corn-maze-tickets

Take a tour
Tours of Cypress Cattle’s 1,100-acre working farm will take you through soybean fields, vegetable crops, cypress lakes and pastures. Stop under the live oak trees by the pond and enjoy your lunch. The tour will run every 45 minutes.

Pick a pumpkin
While you are at the farm, head out to the patch and pick your own pumpkin. Choose from giant pumpkins, Jack-o-Lanterns, green and whites, baby Jacks and gourds. Prices vary.

Halloween Bash at the barn Oct. 22
Things get a little frightfully fun on Oct. 22 at the farm. Head over to the Halloween Bash, haunted corn maze, and enjoy Luke Langford and the 331 South Band fire up some great country music from 6 – 10 p.m.

The events will be held at Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm at 2980 R. M. Ward Road, Ponce De Leon.

::MAP::

Visit www.cypresscattle.com for full schedule, details and ticket purchase.

For additional information call (850) 685-5890 visit their market at 16564 US 331s, Freeport, or email [email protected]

*Pre-season ticket sales will be fully refundable in the unlikely event (i.e. catastrophic weather) the maze cannot open.

Rock the Falls music and craft festival at Falling Waters State Park
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Falling Waters State Park and the Washington County Tourist Development Council are proud to present Rock the Falls Music Festival and Craft Show. Live music will be played by award winning recording artists along with crafters and artist all set to the backdrop of what has been called the most amazing geological feature in Florida.

Some of the crafters will include woodworkers, soap makers, Glassworks, Ceramics, Jewelry, custom knives and much more. There will also be a Kid Zone with bounce houses, petting zoo and pony rides. The event would not be complete without some great BBQ and other amazing food available while enjoying the music. So bring a blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy a day of great music, amazing artists and fun for the whole family.

Cost is $5 per vehicle.

The park is located three miles south of Chipley, off State Road 77A. ::MAP::

Check out www.floridastateparks.org/fallingwaters or call 850-638-6130 for more information.

BBQ Festival and Car Show at Good News UMC
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Good News UMC is hosting a BBQ Festival and Car Show, Saturday, October 1st, from 12 – 4 p.m.  Live music with Cadillac Willy and Katie Knapp. There will also be a cornhole tournament, and games and activities for all ages.  To register a car go to www.goodnewsumc.net

Good Newws UMC is located at 4747 Hwy 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459.
Tel: 850-622-9191

Oct
2
Sun
Corn maze, pumpkin patch and family farm fun at Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm in Ponce De Leon
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm swings open their farm gate for some fall fun with a corn maze, pumpkin patch and an assortment of family activities from Sept. 24 – Oct. 31. The enjoyment includes more than 7-acres of pumpkins to choose from, a 6-acre corn maze, with more than 2 miles to navigate. There will also be tractor-pulled hayrides, farm animals, full food concessions and more. Enjoy a day of fall fun as you experience a working farm in Ponce De Leon on the Walton County line.

The Maze opens Saturday September 24th and will be open Fridays 2-8 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. throughout the month of October. Children 3 and under are free, youth tickets are required for kids 4 and up. General admission and season passes include unlimited maze access, lots of non-ticketed activities including the corn pond, mini-maze, hayride, bounce houses, access to pumpkin patch (pumpkins not included) and more! Pumpkin picking only does not require any admission. Tickets purchased online are good for any date during normal business hours, just pick your favorite weekend and come on out!

Click here for prices and tickets: http://www.cypresscattle.com/corn-maze-tickets

Take a tour
Tours of Cypress Cattle’s 1,100-acre working farm will take you through soybean fields, vegetable crops, cypress lakes and pastures. Stop under the live oak trees by the pond and enjoy your lunch. The tour will run every 45 minutes.

Pick a pumpkin
While you are at the farm, head out to the patch and pick your own pumpkin. Choose from giant pumpkins, Jack-o-Lanterns, green and whites, baby Jacks and gourds. Prices vary.

Halloween Bash at the barn Oct. 22
Things get a little frightfully fun on Oct. 22 at the farm. Head over to the Halloween Bash, haunted corn maze, and enjoy Luke Langford and the 331 South Band fire up some great country music from 6 – 10 p.m.

The events will be held at Cypress Cattle and Produce Farm at 2980 R. M. Ward Road, Ponce De Leon.

::MAP::

Visit www.cypresscattle.com for full schedule, details and ticket purchase.

For additional information call (850) 685-5890 visit their market at 16564 US 331s, Freeport, or email [email protected]

*Pre-season ticket sales will be fully refundable in the unlikely event (i.e. catastrophic weather) the maze cannot open.

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