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Witches of South Walton ride again Oct. 31

The Witches of South Walton, an organization dedicated to supporting the Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN), with their mission, is hosting the 15th Annual Witch Ride on Wednesday, October 31st at 6:30 am. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 the morning of the ride, which includes a charity bike ride from Gulf Place to Stinky’s Fish Camp and ending with a Gathering Brunch at La Playa in Gulf Place. For more information and to register, go to: witchesofsouthwalton.com/ SCHEDULE...

Fall Film Series at Eden Gardens State Park Oct. 11, 18, 25

Please join the Friends of Eden for their 5th Annual Fall Film Series under the oaks of Eden Gardens State Park. Films are free with paid park admission ($4.00 per vehicle). Movies start at 6:30. Chairs, blankets & coolers are welcome. Some concessions will be available for donation. Thursday October 11th – The Princess Bride Thursday October 18th – Frogs (filmed at Eden Gardens) Thursday October 25th – Goonies Directions Eden Gardens State Park is located in Point Washington, off...

Pirates of the High Seas Festival in Panama City Beach Oct. 5 -7

Columbus Day weekend will bring waves of fun-filled adventures to Panama City Beach with the annual Pirates of the High Seas Fest. Setting sail October 5-7, 2018, this year’s FREE festival is sure to take pirate fun to a whole new level. Get ready to enjoy live music, pirate parades, pirate costumes, an 8,000 beach ball drop from the sky, fireworks and more. For more information, go to: visitpanamacitybeach.com/piratesofthehighseas/ Friday, October 5 (Pier Park) 5:00 pm  Festival Village & Little Pirates Fun Zone Open...

Freeport Bayfest Oct. 27

Come celebrate the joy of the Bay at Bayfest in Freeport at the Freeport Regional Sports Complex, Hammock Bay, Freeport, FL. on Saturday, October 27th from 10 am to 7 pm. Promising to be a fun day for the entire family, Bayfest will start with a 5K race starting at 8 am, a “A Taste of the Bay” cook-off (winner will enjoy a week-end stay at a beach condo courtesy of Ocean Reef Realty) fishing tournament, disc golf tournament, numerous...

Celebrate Astronomy Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 13

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association (NWFASTRO) in celebrating National Astronomy Day.  Come for “Topsail Under the Stars,” an evening of viewing the sun, moon and stars through telescopes on October 13, 2018 from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Solar telescopes will be out until the sun sets for you to safely view the sun.  Then the astronomy association will switch telescopes and assist you in viewing any constellations, planets and other celestial objects that...

Haunted house in DeFuniak Springs Oct. 19, 20, 26, 27

Buzzing madness and malevolence, special effects and potent dramatic content, are part of the scary fun at the fourth annual Haunted House in DeFuniak Springs Oct. 19, 20, 26, and 27. Sponsored by the Art Co-Op the event moves to the The Fairgrounds of DeFuniak Springs, bringing patrons even more surreal scenes of terror. The horrors, psychological mind games and legendary stories of Stephen King are reenacted in 13 rooms with the final one being optional for those who just...

Chautauqua Winery Harvest Festival in DeFuniak Springs Oct. 20

Chautauqua Winery 2018 Harvest Festival is a celebration of their annual harvest from their vineyards. This festival is held outdoors at Chautauqua Winery, 364 Hugh Adams Road Defuniak Springs, FL 32435 on Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Free wine tasting, non-alcoholic muscadine juices are available for all ages to enjoy. Art and craft vendors along with food vendors and live entertainment will be on hand. You can purchase their wine by the case, bottle, or glass. Bring...

Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Oct. 4 – 6

The Bonifay Kiwanis Club is hosting the annual Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Oct. 4, 5, 6, 2018 at Memorial Field on Veterans Blvd. in Bonifay. Times: 7:30 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 pm) Rodeo Parade: Friday (Oct 5th) – 1:00 PM, Saturday (Oct 6th) – 1:00 PM The Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo Parade brings thousands of spectators, young and old, to downtown Bonifay on Friday and Saturday afternoon to view many floats, dignitaries, bands, ATV’s, go carts, motorcycles, wagon trains...

Walton County Fair Oct. 8 – 13

The Walton County Fair, a tradition since 1924, kicks off six days of family fun on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Sticking to its roots as an agricultural fair, there will be livestock competitions every day including rabbit, poultry, hog, horse, lamb, goat and cattle shows. The Fair also provides an opportunity for youth and adults to showcase their artwork, handicrafts, growing crops. Other activities will include a greased pig contest, hot dog and pie eating contests, baked goods for sale...

Kite festival on Okaloosa Island Sept. 22, 23

What do a 100-foot octopus, 80-foot panda, and a 50-foot gator have in common? They’ll all be flying high over the Fort Walton Beach Boardwalk on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23. Join Kitty Hawk Kites and the Emerald Coast Kite Fliers Club for two days of FREE kite flying fun. Enjoy larger-than-life show kites, professional stunt kite flying demonstrations, free kite flying lessons, a family fun fly perfect for any age, and special activities at the Kitty Hawk...

Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 22

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on National Public Lands Day for a “Cache In, Trash Out” Adventure on September 22, 2018 from 9:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.  Participants will explore the park while looking for one, some or all thirteen geocache locations.  At each location visited, event participants will learn more about the area of the park they are in and help maintain it by picking up trash as they go. To start, participants check in at the Park Store between 9 am – 12 pm. ...