Things to Do This Week: April 22-28
From grand openings to wine festivals, don't miss these events across the EC.
1. Hand & Stone Massage & Facial Spa Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CT | Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa (Destin)
Help celebrate new Destin business Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa with a ribbon cutting!
2. Cast Iron Filet Mignon & Blackened Shrimp Hands-On Cooking Class
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT | So Gourmet (Pensacola)
Cooking in cast iron can be intimidating, but this class will show you how to make three fabulous dishes: A pan-seared filet served with red wine mushroom sauce and blackened shrimp, also a salad, roasted potatoes, and then finally a dessert. No one leaves hungry!
3. Gulf Coast Brewery Run
Thursday, April 25, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. CT | Gulf Coast Brewery (Pensacola)
The Pensacola Runner Association is partnering with the Gulf Coast Brewery Run. Come run every Thursday evening at 6pm at the Gulf Coast Brewery for a 5K fun run and get your first beer on the house!
4. South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival 2019
Thursday, April 25- Sunday, April 28, 2019 | multiple times | Miramar Beach
Wine, charity and fun converge at the 2019 South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival. With more than 800 wines to taste over four days, this annual charity event delivers a wine experience unparalleled among Northwest Florida wine festivals.
To purchase tickets and learn more about the festival, click here for more information.
5. Ribbon Cutting – Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen
Friday, April 26, 2019 | 9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. CT | Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen (Destin)
Join the Chamber of Commerce in welcoming our new member, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen!
Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen serves up delicious comfort food in a family-style setting from the very same recipes that launched Paula Deen’s career.
6. Saturday Grand Tasting
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CT | South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival (Miramar Beach)
More than 800 wines are available at the Grand Tasting as well as the newly redesigned Savor South Walton Culinary Village, Tasting Seminars, Rosé All Day Garden, Spirits Row, and Nashville Songwriters Showcase.
7. Crawfish Boil
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. CT | Grayton Beer Brewpub (Grayton Beach)
Tis the season for crawfish! Join us every Saturday at the Brewpub, located in Grayton Beach, for our Locals Crawfish Boil beginning at 11AM. Get here early, $15 crawfish plates available while supplies last.
8. Discover Science Saturday
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. CT | Emerald Coast Science Center (Fort Walton Beach)
Enjoy our Aerodynamics themed pop-up stations from 10:30am-12pm, and then end the fun with our SMALLab exhibit from 12pm-1pm. We will have special guests from Air Force Flight Test Organization, Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), and Beth Hanning from Stemwerx. General admission pricing applies: $10 Adults | $9 Seniors | $8 Children
9. Yoga’s A’ Brewin’
Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CT | Props Craft Brewery (Niceville)
Join us at Props Brewery & Grill in FWB under the Brooks Bridge and stay a while to enjoy some camaraderie & Props craft beer. $20 per person + $5 off your beer tab!
10. 2019 Miss Okaloosa County Pageant
Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT | Emerald Coast Convention Center (Fort Walton Beach)
Join in the festivities! Our Miss Okaloosa County 2019 Pageant is set for Sunday, April 28th at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island.