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Bike ride in South Walton 5:00 pm
Bike ride in South Walton
Aug 3 @ 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
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Take a hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine every Wednesday at St. Andrews State Park 10:00 am
Take a hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine every Wednesday at St. Andrews State Park
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy a short hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine at St. Andrews State Park every Wednesday from 10 – 11 a.m. The hike is free with park admission. Meet at Gator Lake Trail Head for a 1 hour, 0.5 mile hike through the maritime hammock and explore the natural and cultural significance of many native plants. 4607 State Park Lane, Panama City, Florida 32408 (850) 233-5140 Admission Fee: $8.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle. $4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle ::MAP::
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Ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park 10:00 am
Ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy a ranger-led nature hike at Camp Helen State Park on the first Thursday of the month from 10 – 11 a.m. You will access the user-friendly trail system, learning about the flora and fauna found within the park and the larger ecosystem of the Florida Panhandle. This hike is great for all experience levels and requires moderate endurance. Meet at the visitor center. The Oak Canopy and North Trails have a combination of paved, sand and packed-earth terrain. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and bring water, sunscreen, bug repellent and your adventurous spirit. Park Fees There is an honor entrance station. The fee is $4.00 per vehicle and $1.00 per bicyclist or pedestrian. Click here for park website. Driving Directions Camp Helen is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL, just west of the Phillips Inlet bridge on the Bay County and Walton county line. The entrance is south of U.S. Hwy 98. ::MAP::
Movies and smores at Camp Helen State Park 6:30 pm
Movies and smores at Camp Helen State Park
Aug 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Movies and Smores series at Camp Helen State Park season continues. Season finale takes place with the movie “Lion King” and an interpretive display about our feathered friends in the sky. Food truck onsite from late afternoon into the evening. The event is on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and begins with smores around the bonfires and a souvenir cup. Movie begins at sunset. For more information, call the park at 850-233-5059. Event Essential Eligibility Criteria For further questions, feel free to contact the office at Camp Helen at (850) 233-5059. Driving Directions Camp Helen is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL, just west of the Phillips Inlet bridge on the Bay County and Walton county line. The entrance is south of U.S. Hwy 98. ::MAP:: Park Fees Park fees are waived for this event. Donations to Friends of Camp Helen will be appreciated. Click here for park website.
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Seaside Farmers Market 9:00 am
Seaside Farmers Market
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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
History tour of Camp Helen State Park 10:00 am
History tour of Camp Helen State Park
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy a history tour of Camp Helen State Park from 10 – 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month. Park guests will have the opportunity to learn about how recreation has been a part of the park’s heritage for nearly 100 years. From the first hotel built along the bluffs overlooking Lake Powell in the 1920’s, to Camp Helen’s hey-day between 1945 and 1987 as a recreation camp for employees of Avondale Textile Mills, our park has been a source of ocean-front fun for decades! Plan to meet inside the Visitor Center prior to the tour and expect the tour to last approximately 45 minutes to an hour. The tour is free and open to the public, but visitors are expected to pay the park entrance fee upon entry to the park. For further questions, feel free to contact the office at Camp Helen at (850) 233-5059. Driving Directions Camp Helen is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL, just west of the Phillips Inlet bridge on the Bay County and Walton county line. The entrance is south of U.S. Hwy 98. ::MAP:: Park Fees There is an honor entrance station. The fee is[...]
Wausau Possum Festival 10:00 am
Wausau Possum Festival
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The annual Possum Festival and parade will take place on Saturday, August 7, 2021 in historic downtown Wausau, Florida. The festival will start with a 6 a.m. Shriner pancake breakfast, followed by arts/craft vendors, hog callin’, rooster crowin’, cow lowin’ contests, food, entertainment. The parade will start at 10 a.m. The festival will be held at 3121 Possum Palace Drive, Wausau, FL. 32463
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Guided kayak tour at Camp Helen State ParkGuided kayak tour at Camp Helen State Park 9:00 am
Guided kayak tour at Camp Helen State ParkGuided kayak tour at Camp Helen State Park
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Park ranger staff will lead a leisurely 90-minute paddle on Lake Powell on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 from 9 – 11 a.m. Learn about area history, natural communities and wildlife. Space is limited to 10 single kayaks; reservations are required. Call the park at 850-233-5059. Individuals must be over the age of 12 and able to navigate their watercraft. Program is weather dependent. Park entry fee of $4 plus $30 program fee. Cash only, exact change only. Fee includes watercraft rental, life jacket, paddle and a donation to the Friends of Camp Helen State Park. Personal watercraft and gear are not permitted. Meet at the visitor center. Event Essential Eligibility Criteria For more information contact Scarlett.A.Dunn@FloridaDEP.gov Park Fees There is an honor entrance station. The fee is $4.00 per vehicle and $1.00 per bicyclist or pedestrian. Click here for park website. Driving Directions Camp Helen is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL, just west of the Phillips Inlet bridge on the Bay County and Walton county line. The entrance is south of U.S. Hwy 98. ::MAP::
Bike ride in South Walton 5:00 pm
Bike ride in South Walton
Aug 10 @ 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
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Take a hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine every Wednesday at St. Andrews State Park 10:00 am
Take a hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine every Wednesday at St. Andrews State Park
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy a short hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine at St. Andrews State Park every Wednesday from 10 – 11 a.m. The hike is free with park admission. Meet at Gator Lake Trail Head for a 1 hour, 0.5 mile hike through the maritime hammock and explore the natural and cultural significance of many native plants. 4607 State Park Lane, Panama City, Florida 32408 (850) 233-5140 Admission Fee: $8.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle. $4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle ::MAP::
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Seaside Farmers Market 9:00 am
Seaside Farmers Market
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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
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Guided plant walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park 9:00 am
Guided plant walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and Master Gardener Bill Kuenstler on the third Monday of each month from 9 – 11 a.m. for a guided plant stroll. Take a stroll through the park and the campground to explore the plants visible and to see what is in bloom. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes as you’ll be walking on uneven terrain. This program is free with regular park admission. Driving Directions Located in Santa Rosa Beach, the park is located 1/4 south of U.S. Hwy 98 on western end of Scenic Hwy. 30A.  ::MAP: Park Fees Admission Fees –  $6.00 per vehicle (up to 8 people) – Scenic Hwy. 30A just north of U.S. Hwy. 98 Pedestrians, Bicyclists, Passengers in vehicles with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Permit – Admission Fee $2.00
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Bike ride in South Walton 5:00 pm
Bike ride in South Walton
Aug 17 @ 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
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Take a hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine every Wednesday at St. Andrews State Park 10:00 am
Take a hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine every Wednesday at St. Andrews State Park
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy a short hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine at St. Andrews State Park every Wednesday from 10 – 11 a.m. The hike is free with park admission. Meet at Gator Lake Trail Head for a 1 hour, 0.5 mile hike through the maritime hammock and explore the natural and cultural significance of many native plants. 4607 State Park Lane, Panama City, Florida 32408 (850) 233-5140 Admission Fee: $8.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle. $4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle ::MAP::
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Education program on growing hemp in DeFuniak Springs 1:00 pm
Education program on growing hemp in DeFuniak Springs
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
If you are interested in growing hemp in North Florida, Walton County is hosting an educational program on August 19, 2021. The program will begin at 1:00 pm Central and will be held at the Walton County Extension Office at 732 N 9th Street in DeFuniak Springs. Guest speakers from the University of Florida and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will talk about research and variety trials, permits and testing, and cultivating hemp. Space is limited, RSVP by calling 850-892-8172 or email haneyc@ufl.edu to register. There will be a $10 fee to attend. Schedule: 1 p.m. – Welcome and introduction 1 – 2 p.m. – UF research and variety trials 2- 2:34 p.m. – permits and testing 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. – cultivation If you are interested in growing hemp in North Florida, Walton County is hosting an educational program on August 19, 2021. The program will begin at 1:00 pm Central and will be held at the Walton County Extension Office at 732 N 9th Street in DeFuniak Springs. Guest speakers from the University of Florida and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will talk about research and variety trials, permits and testing, and cultivating hemp.[...]
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Seaside Farmers Market 9:00 am
Seaside Farmers Market
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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
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Bike ride in South Walton 5:00 pm
Bike ride in South Walton
Aug 24 @ 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
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Take a hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine every Wednesday at St. Andrews State Park 10:00 am
Take a hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine every Wednesday at St. Andrews State Park
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy a short hike and learn about native plants as food and medicine at St. Andrews State Park every Wednesday from 10 – 11 a.m. The hike is free with park admission. Meet at Gator Lake Trail Head for a 1 hour, 0.5 mile hike through the maritime hammock and explore the natural and cultural significance of many native plants. 4607 State Park Lane, Panama City, Florida 32408 (850) 233-5140 Admission Fee: $8.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle. $4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle ::MAP::
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Seaside Farmers Market 9:00 am
Seaside Farmers Market
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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
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Bike ride in South Walton 5:00 pm
Bike ride in South Walton
Aug 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