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Pirates of the High Seas Fest in Panama City Beach Oct. 11 – 13

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 11-13, 2019 from 12 Noon – 9:30 p.m., 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. The event will be held at Pier Park Friday and Saturday,...

Campfire stories at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 25

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for good ol’ family friendly stories around the campfire on Fri., Oct. 25 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Be sure to arrive before the gates close at sunset. This program is free with regular park admission. For more information about “Monthly Campfires” and the park, please call the Ranger Station at 850-267-8330. Driving Directions Located in Santa Rosa Beach, the park is located 1/4 south of U.S. Hwy 98 on western end of Scenic...

Flutterby Arts Festival at Watersound Oct. 20

Flutterby Arts Festival will feature live entertainment for the entire family, including music, theatre, and dance. Art activities like the butterfly wing creation station, craft-making, pottery hand-building, and face-painting will be available all weekend. Kids can also enjoy the “Clay 30A” butterfly learning center, carnival games, bounce houses and a butterfly parade at the end of each day. The family-fun, two day event will be held on Sunday, October 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Watersound Origins. Flutterby...

Destin Seafood Festival Oct. 4 – 6

The Destin Seafood Festival is one of Destin’s most celebrated traditions, kicking off the Destin Fishing Rodeo that extends the entire month of October. The event was started in 1978 by the Destin Charter Boat Association Women’s Auxiliary. While the festival has grown into its new home on the Destin Harbor Boardwalk, the Destin Seafood Festival remains the primary fundraiser for the Destin Charter Boat Association. Formed in 1954, the Destin Charter Boat Association is a Non Profit Organization that...

Eden Gardens State Park Vintage Film Series Oct. 10, 17, 24

Join Eden Gardens State Park this autumn for their Vintage Film Series Oct. 10th, 17th, and 24th. The following vintage films will be shown on a large inflatable screen near the lawn beside the pavilion area from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. “Princess Bride” Thursday October 10th, 6:30-9:30 pm “Goonies” Thursday October 17th, 6:30-9:30 pm “Frogs” (Filmed at Eden Gardens in the 1970s) Thursday October 24th, 6:30-9:30 pm. Bring your lawn chair or blanket, along with bug spray and coolers and...

Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo in Bonifay Oct. 3 – 5

The Bonifay Kiwanis Club will host their 75th Annual Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo, on Thursday, October 3rd through Saturday, October 5th, starting at 7:30 p.m. nightly at Memorial Field. Gates will open daily at 5:30 p.m. The Bonifay Kiwanis Club Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo is a PRCA (Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association) Rodeo. In conjunction with the rodeo, there will be a Rodeo parade through downtown Bonifay on Friday and Saturday. During the first full weekend of October, Bonifay, Florida goes country when the Northwest Florida Championship Rodeo...

Vintage RV show at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 5

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for “Rollin’ Through the Decades” a Vintage RV Show on October 5, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Attendees will get to visit and tour close to 100 campers spanning almost one hundred years of history between 1916 and 2018.   The bulk of the campers will be from the 1950s, 60s and 70s.  Attendees will also be able to enjoy camping related presentations and activities.  To add to the fun there will also...

Stargazing at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 5

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 Sat., Oct. 5 from 3:30 – 9:30 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...

Fallapalooza at Biophilia Center Sept. 28

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center invites you and your family to Fallapalooza on September 28 from 9 am – 2 pm. The event will include bounce houses, concessions, fall games, animal encounters, and more. Admission is free for Biophilia members. For nonmembers, admission is $5 per child and $8 per adult. Membership information can be found at eowilsoncenter.org/bio-memberships. The Biophilia Center is located at 4956 State Hwy. 20, Freeport, FL. For more information call 850-835-1824. About the E.O. Wilson Biophilia...