South Walton in February From concerts and events to foodie finds, wine festivals and fun activities for the kids, South Walton has endless adventures to enjoy this month. See what’s going on around town. For more events, visit www.visitsouthwalton.com. Spotlight Events: Feb 1st-3rd: 14th Annual Rosemary Beach Girls Getaway at The Pearl: 10 a.m. Comedy, cooking demonstrations, live music, auctions, food and more at the Rosemary Beach Foundation’s 14th Annual Rosemary Beach Girls Getaway! Website: www.rosemarybeachfoundation.org Address: 63 Main St, Rosemary Beach Feb 7th: Ryanhood Live at The Repertory Theatre – Seaside: 7:30 p.m. Named ‘Best Group/Duo’ in the 2014 International Acoustic Music Awards, acoustic-duo Ryanhood will bring their talents to The Repertory Theatre on February 7th. Website: www.lovetherep.com/calendar Address: 216 Quincy Cir, Seaside Feb 8th: Emerald Coast Theatre Company Presents “The Marvelous Vegas Comedy Club” 7 p.m. The Emerald Coast Theatre Co. will be transformed into a “Marvelous Vegas Comedy Club” for one night only. The Vegas Comedy Club, is an epic comedy theatre event like no other on the Emerald Coast Strip. A benefit for Emerald Coast Theatre Co. Sponsored by ResortQuest Gulf Coast, this is the one night out that you’ve been waiting for! Website: https://www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org/on-stage Address: 560 Grand Boulevard, Ste. 200, Miramar Beach Feb 14th-16th: SunQuest Cruises Solaris Valentine’s Sunset Dinner and Dancing Cruise at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort Cruise into the sunset while indulging in a chef-prepared meal on board a 125-foot yacht. Cruisers enjoy a three-course meal and live entertainment on board the romantic Valentine’s Day cruise leaving from the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. Website: www.sandestin.com/events/detail/sunquest-cruises-solaris-valentines-sunset-dinner Address: 9300 US-98, Miramar Beach Feb 15th-16th: 30th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival: 10 a.m. The 30th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival has been known as one of the largest and most popular winter food events along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The event takes over Baytowne Wharf during Presidents Day weekend with live Zydeco music, family activities and the best gumbo cook-off on the Gulf Coast! Website: www.sandestingumbofestival.com Address: 9300 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Miramar Beach Feb 16th: Annual Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park: 10 a.m. Enjoy an array of educational and heritage presentations, from instruction on how to Air layer a Camellia to antique chair caning and 19th century toy making, there will be plenty of opportunities to observe and learn! 10am-2pm. Website: https://www.floridastateparks.org/index.php/events?keywords=&f%5B0%5D=event_date%3A2019-02&f%5B1%5D=park_trail_event%3A91 Address: 181 Eden Gardens Road, Santa Rosa Beach Feb 16th: Love Tracks 5K at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park: 7 a.m. While on a paved trail through the park, race participants will enjoy a beautiful view of long leaf pines, saw palmettos and a variety of other plants and animals. Start time for those running or walking without a dog is 8am. All funds raised during this event will benefit the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Website: www.topsailparkfriends.org Address: 7525 W. County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach Feb 16th & 17th: Annual Seascape Art Show & Sale Come view and purchase original paintings, prints, cards and unique gift items from Sharon Long and her fellow local artists while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Free and open to the public, 12-4p.m. Feb 16th, 10a.m.-3p.m. Feb 17th. Website: www.sharonlongwatercolors.com Address: Seascape Town Center, Seascape Feb 17th: Sinfonia’s Crescendo! – Hilton Sandestin: Main Event: 11 a.m. This energy-infused experience will celebrate the cultural and culinary arts by showcasing world-class vintners, expert spirit purveyors, amazing auction items, and a musical performance by Shades of Bublé; a three-man tribute to Michael Bublé. Website: www.sinfoniagulfcoast.org/web/events.aspx Address: 4000 Sandestin Blvd South, Miramar Beach Feb 18th: Suds & Cigars at Grayton Beer Brewpub: 5:30 p.m. Teaming up with Shore Thing Cigars, Grayton Beer Brewpub will host this Cigar 101 from 5:30-7:30pm. Come by for laid back learning on the art of cigar making, lighting and smoking. The outdoor event is open to the public. Guests 21 and older will receive Happy Hour pricing plus a special Trivia Night Menu for the duration of the event. Website: www.graytonbeer.com Address: 170 E County Highway 30A, Grayton Beach Feb 20th – 24th: 8th Annual 30A Wine Festival Alys Beach welcomes renowned vintners and local culinary favorites for its annual 30A Wine Festival benefiting Children’s Volunteer Health Network. The five-day festival is held at Alys Beach and includes an intimate wine dinner, a VIP party, and a chance to sip on more than 80 wines from across the globe.
- Website: http://www.alysbeach.com/event/8th-annual-30a-wine-festival/?instance_id=5984#.XD4cC3RKh9M
- Address: Alys Beach