Nature girl’s weekend picks

July 19, 2009

Friday, July 24

daddySeaside movies under the stars

Seaside Amphitheater at  8:00 p.m.
Daddy Day Camp – Hilarity reins when Daddy Day Care owners Charlie and Phil expand their business to include running a summer camp. Determined to provide their sons with a positive camp experience, Charlie and Phil visit their childhood Camp Driftwood only to find it dilapidated and on the brink of closure.
Link out

Saturday, July 25

ecredfishclubRedfish tournament at Boon Docks Restaurant – Hwy. 79 Panama City Beach

Hosted by Emerald Coast Redfish Club and Boon Docks Restaurant
Tournament Schedule:
Check-in location:  County Boat Ramp at the end of Bay View Circle, Panama City Bch, FL. On the south side of the Hwy 79 Bridge. 5:00-5:30 a.m.
Once teams are checked in, they can launch from the south or north side boat ramps.
Click here for map
For more information:

bikepathAdventure Bike and Hike with a ranger at Grayton Beach State Park

Join Park Ranger Patrick for an adventurous bike and hike down the 30-A bike path, through the  forest of Pt. Washington State Forest and Grayton Beach State Park.
Saturday, 25 July 09, 8:30 a.m.
Park entrance and parking fees do apply – $5.00 per vehicle,$2.00 per pedestrian/bicycle
Items to bring/wear:
Appropriate clothing and closed toe shoes, water, bug spray, sunscreen/hat.
Biking helmets are required for all persons under the age of 16  and accompanied by an adult (no exceptions). Mountain or Off Road bikes only. This will be a ride/hike on hard and sandy surfaces. Participants may get wet/muddy

Swift and clear, Turkey Creek brings lots of paddling action. Lori Ceier/

Paddle Big Escambia Creek – Flomaton to Hwy. 4

The group will meet under the Hwy. 31 bridge across from Hardee’s in Flomaton, AL at the intersection of Hwy. 29 and Hwy. 31.  Leave there at 9:30 a.m. to run the short, three mile shuttle.  The trip on the creek is 7.2 miles.
 This is a great section that takes you through the trees with fast current.   There will be plenty of opportunities to swim.  The trip ends on the Escambia River at Hwy. 4.
 Contact or call  251-591-0612 to let know if you plan to paddle. Miriam Stewart

Sunday, July 26

miramargarbageSurfrider Foundation sponsoring event to clean up Miramar Beach

A Special request to clean up a very trashed section of beach!

Sundays are always great on the beach with people who share your passion. Join the Surfrider Foundation Sunday morning at about 9 a.m. at the Tiki bar east of the Whales Tail, to improve this part of our beach home. Look for the surfrider flag. Bring a board and make a morning of it. For more information contact: