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  • REMINDER: 19th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour

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    October 17, 2022
     
     
    19th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour. Celebrate, Santa Rosa style!
     
     

    REMINDER: 19th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour highlights family-friendly fall activities

    throughout Santa Rosa County

     
     
    Boo at the Zoo - photo of young girl in a fairy costume feeding a giraffe
     
    Child fishing off the Navarre Beach Pier
     
     
    Oct.  15, 22, 29
    Movies on the Beach
    8579 Gulf Blvd. on Navarre Beach. 8 p.m. Free to the public. It is the responsibility of parents to check ratings. Outside food or beverages of any kind are not allowed. No coolers, no bottles, and no cups. No smoking or vaping. Drink specials along with beverages and food will be available. For more information, visit www.windjammersonthepier.com or call 850-710-3239.
    Saturday, October 1: Jaws
    Saturday, October 8: The Hulk
    Saturday, October 15: Top Gun
    Saturday, October 22: Bad Moms
    Saturday, October 29: Double Feature - Hocus Pocus and Practical Magic (Wear your hat and bring your broom)
     
    Oct. 15, 29
    Spooky Shark School
    Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, 8740 Gulf Blvd. on Navarre Beach. 9 to 10 a.m. Explore sharks of the deep when the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center Shark School goes Spooky in October. Explore local gulf coast sharks, shark biology, and shark conservation. Shark school participants receive an introduction class to sharks of the Gulf of Mexico, shark arts and crafts, a shark tooth treasure hunt, a certificate of completion, and early entrance to the NBSTCC. For more information and to register, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org/programs or call 850-684-3347.
     
    Oct. 1 - Nov. 6
    14th Annual Sweet Season Farms Corn Maze and U-Pick Pumpkins and Sunflowers
    2260 Horn Rd. in Milton. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reserved school field trips only on weekdays. Visitors can spend time this fall season navigating their way through our fun and unique corn maze with plenty of room to spread out on the farm! U-pick sunflowers will be blooming in October along with our pumpkin patch. Over 25 fun farm-themed activities, including c ow train, beeline zipline, corn popper jumping pillow, barnyard ball, farm-themed playground and more! Plenty of food on-site including the farm bakery with fresh squeezed lemonade, homemade caramel apples, roasted sweet corn, sno-cones, kettle corn and much more! Find more details online at www.sweetseasonfarms.com or call 850-686-9917 or email info@sweetseasonfarms.com. Follow Sweet Season Farms on Facebook or Instagram for event updates! 
     
    Oct. 15
    Terror in the Theater Milton's Haunted Imogene Halloween Attraction and Paranormal Investigation!
    6866 Caroline St. in Milton. The Halloween Haunted House begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy a spine-chilling mix of special effects, actors, costumes, story-telling, and exhilarating surprises blended with Imogene's haunted history. Tickets are $15. Ghost Hunt tours start at 7 p.m. and end at 11 p.m. Tickets are $35 and include ghost hunting equipment, but feel free to bring personal equipment. Audio equipment and digital cameras are allowed. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/events/411225127521337.
     
    Oct. 15
    Pink Pirate's Get It Off Your Chest Annual 5K Run
    8578 Gulf Blvd. on Navarre Beach. 8 a.m. Breast Cancer Awareness Run. The race starts at the Navarre Beach boat ramp parking lot. Pink Pirates is a 501C non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds to assist with early detection of breast cancer. Registration at Active.com/PinkPirates5K. For more information visit www.facebook.com/pinkpiratesnavarre or email PinkPiratesofNavarre@gmail.com.
     
    Oct. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31
    Boo at the Zoo – Trick or Treat Trail
    5701 Gulf Breeze Pkwy. in Gulf Breeze. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trick-or-Treat with all your favorite animals! Boo at the Zoo offers 6 days of scare-free, daytime fun for children and their families. Join our safe zoo neighborhood of Halloween entertainment, with kid-friendly fun around every corner. Includes trick-or-treat trail with toys, treats, treasures, bounce houses, face painting, animal ambassador headquarters and the entire zoo! Save time and purchase your tickets online! For more information visit www.gbzoo.com or call 850-932-2229.
     
    Oct. 22
    Annual Ghost Walk Downtown Milton
    6866 Caroline St. in Milton. Tours will begin at the Imogene Theatre in Milton starting at 6 p.m. each evening. Tours will leave approximately every 25 minutes until around 10 p.m. Tours last 30 to 45 minutes. Event website: www.santarosahistoricalsociety.com.
     
    Oct. 22
    2nd Annual Batty Fang-Tastic Halloween
    3051 Cloptons Cir. in Navarre. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Don’t be afraid to come out to the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge for a spook-tacular time at the 2nd Annual Batty Fang-Tastic Halloween. Arrive in costume (or not) for a boo-licious evening of trick or treating with our animal ambassadors, kid-friendly owl-oween haunted trail, pumpkin painting, cake walk, and much more. Food trucks will be on-site to provide all sorts of delicious treats each night. The most fun you can have learning about our native wildlife and getting treats at the same time. For more information, visit facebook.com/emeraldcoastwildliferefuge or call 850-684-1485.
     
    Oct. 29
    Science Spooktacular by the Sea presented by the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station
    8638 Blue Heron Ct. on Navarre Beach. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. From creeps of the deep, an endangered species cemetery, to science that glows in the dark, amazing sea creatures await you. Join us for our annual fundraiser Science Spooktacular. Explore science stations led by outstanding Santa Rosa County teachers. The family-friendly event features glow-in-the-dark science demonstrations, spine-chilling dissections, a haunted beach walk, hands-on activities and crafts for children. For more information and pricing visit www.navarrebeachmarinesciencestation.com or call 850-261-2141.
     
    Oct. 29
    Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center
    8649 Gulf Blvd. on Navarre Beach. 8 to 10 a.m. Halloween-themed for October. Guests are encouraged to wear costumes that are upcycled and/or marine themed! Help protect sea turtles and other imperiled species through a citizen science program that allows volunteers to take an active role in the war against marine debris. Volunteers collect trash from different areas along the 4.5 miles of Navarre Beach and record data that is forwarded to state and federal agencies. Meet in the main Navarre Beach Parking Lot near the Sand Crab Pavilion. Limited supplies of gloves, buckets and pickers are provided or bring your own. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org or call 850-684-3347.
     
    Oct. 30
    Annual Fenner McConnell/Mark Wantz 
    Blackwater Heritage Century Ride
    5629 Byrom St. in Milton. The ride starts at 7:30 a.m. Mark your calendars for a spooky Fenner Ride 2021! October is a great time to get outside, enjoy the cooler temperatures, reconnect with nature, and enjoy all that life has to offer. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida and the West Florida Wheelmen Bicycle Club host this great event. This ride gives a unique chance to experience Northwest Florida’s native wildlife, natural environments, and beautiful scenery. There is a ride for all cycling levels, choose 18, 42, 62, or 100 miles. Registration includes event giveaways, fully supported rest stops, limited sag support, a post-ride meal, great prize opportunities, a t-shirt, and medals for all participants. For more information and to register visit www.bbbsnwfl.org/events/fenner-ride.
     
    September – October – November: All Month Long
    Adventures Unlimited Fall Foliage Zipline Tours
    8974 Tomahawk Landing Rd., in Milton. Fall is a great time to enjoy the many natural attractions at Adventures Unlimited located just north of Milton, FL., in the Blackwater River State Forest. Enjoy the changing colors and the rush of excitement while doing one of the Canopy Zipline Tours. Overnight accommodations at the resort’s campsites or cabins are available along with canoeing and kayaking down the majestic Coldwater Creek. Inquire about team-building activities and group outings also. For more information visit www.adventuresunlimited.com or call (850) 623-6197.
     
    Holley Hill Pottery and Art Studio Kiln Openings
    7507 Buckeye Dr., in Navarre. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open Tuesday to Saturday on the Tour! Holley Hill Pottery has been making pottery in Santa Rosa County for over 40 years capturing the lifestyle, scenery and sea life of the Gulf Coast using local clays and their own glaze formulas. For more information visit www.holleyhillpottery.com or call 850-939-2744 or email martyandbrendas@gmail.com.
      
    Gulf Coast Kiln Walk Society
    7507 Buckeye Dr., in Navarre. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kilns can be toured every Saturday on the Tour. Kiln Walk has the largest historical 32-foot, wood-fueled “Anagama” cave-style kiln and the only reconstructed wood-fueled Southern Altered Groundhog kiln from the 1940s in the State of Florida. Both historical kilns are available to view on the tour. For more information visit www.holleyhillpottery.com or call 850-939-2744 or email martyandbrendas@gmail.com.
     
     
    Events listed are highlights of activities in Santa Rosa County. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is not responsible for any changes or cancellations. For more information, visit www.getrelaxing.com or call 850-981-8900.
     
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