Musical Echoes Flute Festival returns to the FWB Landing, 139 Brooks St., Fort Walton Beach, on April 20-22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Experience Native American culture, art, and music. Admission is free. This is a non-alcoholic event for the entire family. For more information and schedule of events, visit www.musicalechoes.org.
Ever wondered how much fun it would be to play on a room-sized iPad? Head over to the Emerald Coast Science Center, 31 Memorial Parkway SW, for the Science of SMALLab, where you’ll learn about this cutting-edge exhibit and get to experience an embodied learning environment firsthand. Event is for adults age 21 & up […]
Event will be held at the Emerald Coast Science Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 850-664-1261 or visit ecscience.org.
Stars of The Jim Henson Company animated series “Splash and Bubbles” are coming to Fort Walton Beach to help young spring breakers dive into family fun. Splash and Bubbles, along with Curious George and the Man with the Yellow Hat, will be on hand to greet young fans during the fourth annual WSRE PBS KIDS […]
It’s rarely good news when you get pulled over by a deputy, but getting pulled over by the Sheriff himself is surely worse. And that is what happened March 2 at approximately 9 p.m. in Navarre. Read the full article in the Mar. 8 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign […]
An accident on U.S. Highway 98 in Navarre claimed the life of a Fort Walton Beach man Wednesday evening. David Miles Weichman was driving a Toyota Tundra eastbound on 98 near Snapdragon Drive in Navarre when the incident occurred according to the Florida Highway Patrol accident report. According to the report, Weichman lost control of […]
Feb. 3 Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade The annual Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade begins at 1 p.m. on Gulf Boulevard. The theme for this year’s parade is “Sun, Sand and Surf”. Join the Navarre Krewe of Jesters for family friendly fun, floats, and beads. For more information, visit www.nkoj.org. Kids and Kritters Parade The […]
Drop your children off at 5:30 p.m. for a fun evening at the Emerald Coast Science Center. They’ll have fun with hands-on activities, enjoy pizza and watch a movie with friends. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. $5 discount for additional siblings. Advanced registration is required. For any questions, call 850-664-1261 or […]
Navarre’s girls weightlifters are running out of time to make improvements before the district, regional and state championships. At home on Dec. 6, they put in some strong efforts against Fort Walton Beach, winning 75- 8. The Raiders won first place in every weight class with some of the lifters achieving new personal-best lifts. Amiyah […]
Navarre head girls’ soccer coach Rob Simon believes that if you want to face good teams in February, you’d better have some on your schedule during the regular season. “It starts with the Niceville preseason tournament where we’ll face the Vikings from Fort Walton Beach and the Dolphins from Gulf Breeze,” Simon said prior to […]
Navarre’s football team is still in the top eight in the latest Florida High School Association playoff power ratings. The Raiders check in at No. 6 this week with 36.17 points. They dropped two spots after a 35-27 loss to Escambia Friday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium. The Gators jump from eighth to fourth […]
Navarre is ranked fourth in the first Florida High School Athletic Association regional power rankings of the season and would be in the postseason if it began today. St. Augustine, Crestview and Niceville are the top three teams in the poll, which will be released each Tuesday from now until the end of the season. […]
Come enjoy great food, music and Greek dancing at the Emerald Coast Convention Center Sept. 1-3. The festival will include many different vendors and a silent auction. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/emeraldcoastconventioncenter.
“Beauty and the Beast” will show at the FWB Landing, 139 Brooks St SE, at 7:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly event. Concessions are available for purchase. Pets allowed. For more information, visit www.downtownfwb.com.
Juana’s Pagodas and Sailor’s Grill was named the Best Stop on the 25th annual Emerald Coast Poker Run and Boat Week Aug. 9-13. Featured in the Aug. 17 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
“Transformers” will show at the FWB Landing, 139 Brooks St SE, at 7:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly event. Concessions are available for purchase. Pets allowed. For more information, visit www.downtownfwb.com.
Uptown Station in Fort Walton Beach invites you to re-live the old time drive-in movie experience at Uptown Station’s Central Park, 99 Eglin Parkway NE. “Monster Trucks” will begin tentatively at 7:30 p.m. or dark. For more information, visit www.uptownstation.com.
Come out and meet amazing adoptable animals from the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) on Saturday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. PAWS is hosting an open house adoption spectacular with adoption specials all day long. The Fort Walton Beach Fire Department will be on site for a meet and greet, Pet Supermarket […]
“Moana” will show at the FWB Landing, 139 Brooks St SE, at 7:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly event. Concessions are available for purchase. Pets allowed. For more information, visit www.downtownfwb.com.
The message from Gulf Breeze City Council to medical marijuana dispensaries: This town isn’t big enough for both of us. Despite the 70 percent statewide voter approval of the expanded sale of a non-euphoric form of the drug in November, the five-member Gulf Breeze panel is balking at allowing sales in this beachy community of […]
Vicki Hoff, manager of the Save Our Cats and Kittens (SOCKS) shelter in Fort Walton Beach, arrived at work one morning to find a box wrapped in garbage bags sitting at the front door. Inside was a kitten – “maybe two to three weeks old,” Hoff said. For cat lovers, there’s no such thing as […]
Pack a picnic, blanket and ice down your cooler for a fabulous night out from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Landing, 139 Brooks St. Kids can play on the playground while parents relax and listen to a free concert. Local cuisine available for purchase. For more information, visit www.emeraldcoastfl.com.
Bring a picnic, a blanket and some chairs for this exciting night out with the family at FWB Landing, 13 Brooks Street SE, from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.downtownfwb.com.
Growing up in South Carolina, retired Master Sgt. Ronald Adams always wanted to fly airplanes. He joined the military hoping for a chance to experience the thrill so few people ever do. Read the full article in the April 13 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
Easter egg hunts and family friendly activities will be going on in Navarre and surrounding areas this weekend and next weekend. Listed below are some of the events taking place. April 8 Community Spring Fling Families First Network hosts a community spring fling on April 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the […]
Navarre saw its five-game win streak snapped Thursday in a 4-2 loss to West Florida. One night earlier, the Raiders rolled to an 11-3 win over Fort Walton Beach. Navarre went into its road game against the Vikings looking to extend their win streak to five. Things were not looking good for the Raiders early […]
John Hurd was on his way to the state senior games in Clearwater when learned he was going to be named the Amateur Athlete of the Year by the All Sports Association. Read the full article in the Feb. 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.
Susan Czekanski remembers the first time she walked into the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Fort Walton Beach. She almost walked right back out. “I came in here and then when they went back to get one of the instructors, I started to walk out,” Czekanski said. “I wasn’t sure if this was the right […]
Behind an offensive line that continues to improve in its ability to pave the way for a powerful attack and relentless defense that seems to rough up opponents like its a bully stealing lunch money, Navarre steamrolled Fort Walton Beach Friday night at Bennett C. Russell Stadium, crushing the Vikings 48-6 for its fourth win […]