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‘Keep Them in the Dark’ – Sea Turtle Awareness Tour 2009

A Free Concert Series for Sea Turtle Education Raw and Juicy Organic Juice Bar is sponsoring an evening of live music in Seaside on April 20, from 6-10 p.m. Acoustic duo MaMuse, and soloist  Cody Copeland will be playing, food by Vegan Chef Jamie Dietrich, and commercial release party plus blooper reel!  Beer and wine will be served. The Sea Turtle Awareness tour is making stops throughout Florida in April as sea turtle nesting season nears.  Live acoustic music and...

Leukemia Cup Regatta events kick off in Panama City May 2

Enjoy a week of festivities for a good cause The inaugural Leukemia Cup Regatta at Bay Point, making its debut in Panama City. Not just an thrilling sailing race, this moving event is intended to raise money to fight blood cancers and will be held at Bay Point Marina May 7th-9th. Never heard about the Leukemia Cup before? You may be surprised to learn that numerous Leukemia Cup Regattas are held around the country, each with one goal: to raise...

Nature girl’s weekend picks

Sunday Fla. Trail Hike/Camp Pine Log State Forest/Ecnonfina Creek 8:00 am Join the Florida Trail Association for camping at Pine Log State Forest with day hikes on Econfina Creek and other trails. Details: (850) 492-8258 Date range For more info:http://choctaw.floridatrail.org Zap Pro/Am Skim Jam Skimboarding Contest Location: Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort, Panama City Beach 08:30 am Other activities at the Contest: Stand-up Paddleboard Demo & Regatta, Panama Jack’s Lil’Sandiggers Treasure Hunt for kids, Sunday morning Church on the Beach...

Kidfest in Panama City Apr. 18

A day of fun for the kids 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On the grounds of Gulf Coast Community College in Panama City Admission: $1 for Kids, $2 for Adults Rain Date – April 19, 2009 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Kidfest, a celebration of children, is an annual community event filled with fun for the whole family. Children of all ages enjoy a variety of activities sponsored by over 100 area organizations and businesses. Food, entertainment and early education...

Celebrate Earth Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Lots of activities in store on Apr. 18 Saturday 10 a.m. — 6 p.m. Come and enjoy educational booths and programs; vendors from local business will be on hand to showcase their foods and goods. Storytellers, puppet shows, book readings and music on the main stage will be occurring non-stop throughout the day for your enjoyment. Chef demonstrations of locally grown foods will take place at the clubhouse at designated times. This program is family oriented and ideal for the...

A journey to the Glendale Memorial Nature Preserve

A fun and peculiar adventure not to be missed Up in the Northern part of Walton County sits an extraordinary and interesting place called the Glendale Memorial Nature Preserve. What a great morning I had off the beaten path, exploring living things, rusted things, and eco-friendly methods of laying the deceased to rest. Where else can you find a bamboo farm, Rustaphorian sculptures, a chufa farmer and a green burial ground? John Wilkerson, along with his brother Bill and John’s...

Nature girl’s weekend picks

Saturday April 11 Choctawhatchee Audubon Bird Walk Location: South Walton Courthouse Annex & Jolee Island in Sandestin Nature and bird lovers who wish to learn more about bird behavior, ID and habitats are invited to join Choctawhatchee Audubon Society for walks at local birding “hotspots”. Binoculars, field guide, bug spray, hat, sturdy shoes, sunscreen, long pants and water are recommended. Bird Walk – South Walton Courthouse Annex & Jolee Island in Sandestin, meet at Sandestin Publix at 7:30 a.m. Link...

Where to find the Easter eggs

Saturday April 11 Gulf Place Easter Egg Hunt 11:30 a.m. – On the green at Gulf Place Town Center. Gulf Place is located on the corner of Scenic 30A and County Road 393. Easter Eggs-plosion Village of Baytowne Wharf Noon – 3 p.m. Enjoy an exciting afternoon of face painting, crafts, and inflatables. The Easter Bunny will be hopping around the Village and posing for the camera all afternoon. Easter Eggstravagana 2 – 5 p.m. – Paxton Baptist Church Kids...

Breakfast with a Ranger April 11

Have breakfast with a Park Ranger at Topsail Location: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Saturday, April 11 – 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Department of Environmental Protection’s Topsail Hill Preserve State Park will be having its Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill and ask them all the questions you can think of about park wildlife. This program is family oriented and ideal for the whole family to enjoy. To cover the cost of food please...

Farmers Market to open in Freeport May 2

New Farmers’ markets in both North and South Walton County – Join the Fun CANCELLED The Agriculture and Communities Together (ACT) Walton coalition announces the creation of a new farmers’ market in Walton County.  The new market will open on Saturday, May 2nd from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Owl’s Head in Freeport.  This open air market will operate weekly at the Owl’s Head Sales Center, located at 11286 Hwy. 331 South. Owl’s Head Farmers’ Market will be the...

Enjoy a dolphin cruise for a good cause May 2

Southern Star hosting Emerald Coast Wildlife Rescue fundraiser Join the refuge for a two hour cruise aboard The Southern Star, and help support the mission of the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge. There will be plenty of free food and beverages, entertainment and door prizes. You will also have the opportunity to meet the Animal Ambasadors – the residents of the refuge. For tickets or more information call the refuge at 850-650-1880. When:   Saturday May 2nd 2009, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m....

Farmers Market in Seaside returns

Every Saturday  from 8 a.m. -12 p.m. through September This Saturday is the first Farmers Market of the year, and Raw and Juicy turns One!  Celebrate with Waffles and Hoola Hoops and lots of great local produce and goods. List of vendors: Vegan Chef Jamie Dietrich –  Chocolate and Whole Wheat  Waffles Moonlight Micro Farm – Hoola Hoops and Alfalfa and Sunflower Sprouts Twin Oaks Farm – Yummy Farm Fresh Organic Eggs, Preserves, and Ice Cream Touch of Grace Designs,...