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30th Flutterby Arts Festival To Bring Art, Science, Games & Entertainment to Watersound® Town Center

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news In its 30th year, the Flutterby Festival will feature many returning and new activities for kids of all ages, including arts & crafts projects, live performances, storytelling with The Rep, a student butterfly art exhibit, a butterfly wing creation station, a Monarch butterfly learning center, face painting, balloon art, family yoga, aerial arts performances, a stilt walker, carnival games, an inflatable slide and butterfly parades. Food trucks will be on site to sell lunch items and sweet treats, and beverages (for kids and their parents) will be available for purchase. Professional artists and crafters will exhibit and sell their work throughout the day, and official Flutterby merchandise featuring artwork by local student artist Ella Townley of Seaside School, will be for sale. Artists interested in exhibiting their work may apply through October 28th at culturalartsalliance.com/art-matters-blog. “It is well-known that Northwest Florida is part of the endangered Monarch butterfly’s migratory path, and the Flutterby Festival has celebrated this natural event since 1992,” said CAA Events Director Allie Anderson. “With the festival’s own migration to Watersound® Town Center, we are excited to have the space to offer even more fun for the family, including new kids’ arts and science activities, more artist exhibitors and food trucks. We invite everyone to come help us celebrate the 30th anniversaries of the Flutterby Festival and the Cultural Arts Alliance.” Admission to the Flutterby Festival is free and open to the public, and some activities require tickets,... Read More

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CVHN and The Youth Mental Health Project Kick Off Partnership with Two Local Events

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news New Mental Health Resources coming to Okaloosa and Walton County Parents  Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) and The Youth Mental Health Project are introducing regional chapters of The Parent Support Network to the panhandle. Two local events will be held in Okaloosa and Walton counties to discuss The Parent Support Network and the regional chapters being developed. The new resources will provide local parents and caregivers who are concerned about their children’s mental health with an opportunity to find and support each other in a confidential and safe space.   The events will take place in October, both free to attend. One will be held in Okaloosa County and the other in Walton County. Each event will be 90 minutes long with a presentation by The Youth Mental Health Project team including Valerie Barton, Executive Director and Tyesha Branch, Program Manager. The Walton County event will take place on October 17, 2022 at Van R Butler Elementary School at 5 p.m., and the Okaloosa County event will take place on October 18, 2022 at United Way Emerald Coast at 5 p.m.  “We are thrilled to partner with the Children’s Volunteer Health Network in offering parent and caregiver support groups to families in Walton and Okaloosa counties,” said Barton. “Our youth mental health crisis continues, so it is critical that caregivers who are struggling to raise children with mental health challenges tell their stories to others who have “been there” and get the... Read More

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Step One Automotive Group Recognized in AutoSuccess Champions of Charity Program

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news The inaugural awards honored 15 companies from across the automotive industry. Step One Automotive Group has been named a Champions of Charity honoree by AutoSuccess, a Babcox Media brand. The Champions of Charity program recognizes automotive industry companies that are making a difference in their communities, businesses and beyond with their charitable acts and donations. “This program was derived from our years of observations of charitable deeds on all sides of the automotive industry,” said AutoSuccess Publisher Susan Givens. “The AutoSuccess team has wanted to showcase the amazing companies that do good in their communities and throughout the U.S., and now with our program sponsor, Velocity Automotive, we are able to do just that.” “For us at Step One Automotive Group, leaving a legacy in the communities we serve is part of our mission as an organization and something that we take very seriously,” said Maureen Bierman, Step One Automotive Group Director of Marketing and Communications.  Step One Automotive Group recently celebrated its first five years in business. Prioritizing local community initiatives and fostering a service-oriented company culture in its dealerships remain at the forefront of the company’s mission. Step One partners with charitable organizations including the HSU Foundation, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, Saving with Soul Pet Rescue, Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center, local military groups, and many more. The class of 15 honorees appears in a special section of the magazine’s... Read More

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Forrest Williams Band with Ladies Night

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news Date/Time Date(s) – 10/06/20226:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location Blue Mountain Beach Categories Food Live Music Music Forrest Williams Band with Ladies Night When: Thursday, October 6 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Red Fish Taco 2052 West County Highway30A Blue Mountain Beach, Florida 32459 Red Fish Taco invites you to enjoy live music in the Garden Room – where tacos are tasty, and the margaritas come in different flavors and sizes. Celebrate Ladies Night with Forrest Williams Band every Thursday in the Garden Room from 6 – 9 PM.   https://30a-tv.com/events/forrest-williams-band-with-ladies-night/ #30atv #30a @30atv Read More

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Fall Semester Classes: The Science of Crime Solving

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news Date/Time Date(s) – 10/06/20224:00 pm – 6:00 pm Location Inlet Beach Categories General Event Fall Semester Classes: The Science of Crime Solving When: Thursday, October 6 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Where: Ohana Institute 12805 US Highway 98 E, Suite J 100, Inlet Beach, 32461   Do you enjoy crime-solving shows like CSI? If so, come and learn a little about the science behind crime solving and try your hand at some of the techniques used by CSIs.  This course combines various theories of crime with knowledge of how physical evidence is produced during the commission of a crime to yield scientific data that enables forensic science to aid in the investigation and prosecution of criminal activity. Fee: $20.00 Seats Available: 13 Building or Location: Ohana Institute  Room:  Suite J 100 Instructor: Charla Skinner Perdue   https://30a-tv.com/events/fall-semester-classes-the-science-of-crime-solving/ #30atv #30a @30atv Read More

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Hayley Style Jewelry Trunk Show

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news Date/Time Date(s) – 10/06/20222:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location Panama City Beach Categories General Event Hayley Style Jewelry Trunk Show When: Thursday, October 6 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Where: Alys Shoppe 30 Mark Twain Ln Panama City Beach,   Meet designer Hayley Style at the Alys Shoppe and get a first-hand introduction to her latest collection! She will be here from October 6th to the 8th. Stop by from 2-5PM on Thursday & 10AM to 5PM on Friday & Saturday, with a break from 12-2PM.     https://30a-tv.com/events/hayley-style-jewelry-trunk-show/ #30atv #30a @30atv Read More

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Wednesday Night Concerts: Jessie Ritter

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news Date/Time Date(s) – 10/05/20227:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location Miramar Categories General Event Wednesday Night Concerts: Jessie Ritter When: Wednesday, October 5 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: The Village of Baytowne Wharf 9100 Baytowne Blvd Miramar Beach, Florida 32550   Welcome to The Village of Baytowne Wharf, where live music concerts occur in the Baytowne Events Plaza every Wednesday night from 7-9pm. Various local and regional artists perform throughout the year – see the lineup. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Free and open to the public. Baytowne Wednesday Night Concerts | October 2022 October 5 | Jessie Ritter October 12 | Biscuit Miller & The Mix October 19 | Shenanigans October 26 | Forrest Williams Band     https://30a-tv.com/events/wednesday-night-concerts-jessie-ritter/ #30atv #30a @30atv Read More

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Tim Jackson’s Storyteller Tour Live: Blue Mother Tupelo

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news Date/Time Date(s) – 10/05/20227:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location Santa Rosa Beach Categories Live Music Music Tim Jackson’s Storyteller Tour Live: Blue Mother Tupelo When: Wednesday, October 5 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Stinky’s Bait Shack 5994 W. Co. Hwy 30A Dune Allen, FL 32459   Tim Jackson’s Storytellers Tour is every Wednesday and Thursday night in its second season at Stinky’s Bait Shack. The shows will be ticketed with advance sales online at this link or in person at the Bait Shack.   LIVE @ Stinky’s Bait Shack Tim Jackson’s Songwriters Performance Series Oct 5 – 6 Showtime: 7 – 9PM Artists Include: Blue Mother Tupelo   https://30a-tv.com/events/tim-jacksons-storyteller-tour-live-blue-mother-tupelo/ #30atv #30a @30atv Read More

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Live Music: Mat Hall Trio

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news Live Music: Mat Hall Trio HomeEventsLive Music: Mat Hall Trio Date/Time Date(s) – 10/05/20226:00 pm – 9:30 pm Location Watersound Categories Live Music Music Live Music: Mat Hall Trio When: Wednesday, October 5 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm Where: The Big Chill 24 Hub Lane Watersound Beach, FL 32461   Live rock music with Mat Hall Trio from 6-9:30PM! Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Sign in New account Remember me Login Login with facebook Forgot your password? Login Login with facebook Sign me up for 30A alerts! Lost your password? Please enter your email address. You will receive mail with link to set new password. Back to login Insert/edit link Enter the destination URL URL Link Text Open link in a new tab Or link to existing content Search No search term specified. Showing recent items. Search or use up and down arrow keys to select an item. Powered By 30A Media | Hosted by Fat Pipe Hosting   https://30a-tv.com/events/live-music-mat-hall-trio/ #30atv #30a @30atv Read More

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September Sales in Review · Emerald Coast

Please use the SHARE buttons to forward this news Sales activity increased for the Destin and Miramar Beach real estate markets during September with 163 properties closed and 127 new contracts secured for homes and condos combined. In Navarre Beach, there were 5 single family home and condominium sales and 8 properties placed under contract. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Beach Properties of Florida recorded over $67 million in sales volume across Walton and Okaloosa counties during September. A lake front, five bedroom home in Destin Pointe was the highest priced single family home to sell in Destin at $2.3 million while the highest priced property to close in Miramar Beach was an eight bedroom home in Snow Drift Beach at $3.595 million.   The highest priced condo sold in Destin was a gulf front, two bedroom residence in St. Thomas at Silver Shells for $2.975 million. A gulf front, three bedroom unit in Southwinds II in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was the highest priced condo to sell in Miramar Beach at $2.1 million. In Navarre Beach, the highest price home to sell was a five bedroom, sound front residence for $2.35 million while the highest priced condo to sell was a three bedroom, gulf front residence in Summer Winds for $800,000.     https://beachpropertiesfla.com/feed/  #30atv #30a Read More