Peanut Festival

Peanut Festival celebrates 30 years

Peanut Festival celebrates 30 years

In a celebration of agriculture and community, hundreds of people gather each October at Gabbert Farm in the town of Jay for the annual Peanut Festival. Oct. 5-6 was the 30th rendition of the event. Peanuts are a significant part of Santa Rosa County culture, especially in the rural town of Jay. Agriculture, largely based in the […]

Top 5 Events This Week

Top 5 Events This Week

Sea Turtle Extravaganza Learn about sea turtles through games, crafts, jellyfish hat photos and more on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org.   Navarre Fishing Rodeo The Navarre Chamber Foundation is excited to once […]

Beaches to Woodlands returns early this year

Beaches to Woodlands returns early this year

Labor Day weekend marks the end of the traditional tourism peak season, and that can mean months of fewer visitors and lower profits known as the shoulder season. Bed tax collections, the money paid to the county by visitors for temporary lodging, tend to be lower. Despite July posting 32 percent bed tax growth, many […]