Pensacola

“The Nutcracker”

Ballet Pensacola invites you to experience the magic of this beloved holiday classic featuring the tale of young Clara and her Nutcracker Prince at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre Dec. 15-17. Share the enchantment with your family as you journey through a glistening winter wonderland and the whimsical Land of the Sweets. For more information, call 850-595-3880 […]

Christmas on the Coast

Your family won’t want to miss Christmas on the Coast, where the Pensacola Children’s Chorus will transform sunny weather into a winter wonderland. You’ll experience all the sights and sounds of the season that will have you humming through the New Year. Christmas on the Coast will be performed Dec. 8-10 at the Pensacola Saenger […]

“Sights and Sounds of the Season”

The Gulf Coast Chorale presents a show that is filled with much-loved music evoking images of Christmas past, present and future at the Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10, and are available through the Chorale website, www.gulfcoastchorale.org, at the door, and from Chorale members.

Recipe for a well-planned community

Recipe for a well-planned community

In September, the Santa Rosa Board of County Commissioners approved paying $80,000-$150,000 to consulting firm Matrix Design Group to create a District 4 Master Plan for the Navarre, Holley and Navarre Beach area. As development of that plan gets underway, the Navarre Press is taking a look at planning the future of Navarre. As the […]

Nelson withdraws from beach ownership bill

Nelson withdraws from beach ownership bill

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson has withdrawn his support for legislation that would give Navarre Beach residents fee simple title ownership of their property. Nelson initially agreed to cosponsor the bill with senator Marco Rubio earlier this year, but formally withdrew that support Oct. 23 amid criticism of possible development of the beach. In a statement […]

Eerie encounters at Pensacola Lighthouse

Eerie encounters at Pensacola Lighthouse

For more than 150 years, the Pensacola Lighthouse has served as an unwavering beacon for ships at sea. Through that lengthy history the towering structure may have picked up a few permanent residents of the supernatural variety, said Rob Booth. Booth has been working and volunteering at the lighthouse for nearly eight years, and he […]

Field of Screams offers frightening experience for haunted house lovers

Field of Screams offers frightening experience for haunted house lovers

No one was afraid of Pensacola’s baseball team losing a lead inside Blue Wahoos Stadium late Wednesday night. But the ghouls and ghosts and, of course, clowns – you can’t have Halloween without clowns – instilled plenty of fear into the members of the media who were brave enough to venture through the Terror Under […]

Top 5 Events This Week

Top 5 Events This Week

Pensacola Seafood Festival Sample a variety of mouth-watering seafood dishes and enjoy continuous entertainment at Seville Square, Fountain Park and waterfront Bartram Park in Historic Downtown Pensacola Sept. 29-Oct. 1. A children’s area is filled with activities for all ages. For additional information, visit fiestaoffiveflags.com. Corn Maze and Fall Fun Festival Visitors can spend time […]

Top 5 Events This Week

Top 5 Events This Week

Designer Bag Bingo Emerald Coast Exceptional Families invites you for a girl’s night out on Friday, Sept. 22 for a chance to win fabulous prizes. Event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Holley by the Sea Beach House. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Ticket purchase includes one set of bingo […]

Navarre’s volleyball team has mixed results against Tigers and Aggies

Navarre’s volleyball team has mixed results against Tigers and Aggies

Navarre’s volleyball team traveled to Pensacola on Sep. 5 and won a closely contested match, 3 games to two over the Tigers. Two days later, they returned home and were overwhelmed by Tate, last year’s district runner-up, three games to none. Navarre 3, Pensacola 2 The Raiders made the first game look easy, winning 25-12. […]

Gulf Coast Summer Fest

The Gulf Coast Summer Fest Jazz Edition will take place from 3:30 to 11:45 p.m. at Community Maritime Park, 301 W. Main St.  Bring your coolers, lawn chairs & umbrellas.  No glass containers, tents or grills allowed. Cost is $65 for general admission (day of show $80) and preferred table seating $100 (per person).  For […]

Senior Games brings out the best in competition

Senior Games brings out the best in competition

People say time flies when you are having fun. And once again, it’s time for the Senior Games of Pensacola. The event will take place Sept. 8-24 and residents of Santa Rosa County will be among the participants. Cheryl Fox, who works for the City of Pensacola and coordinates the games, said it’s hard to […]

Looking back at a smash sequel

Looking back at a smash sequel

The secret that was Navarre wasn’t only the white powdery sand, the forgotten history of the Spaniards nor the clear emerald waters of the Gulf. The terror that gripped the hearts of frolicking children and their parents at the sight of a gray fin sliding through red-hued water was the secret that held the nation’s […]

Pensacola Rocks at the Blue Wahoos Stadium

If you haven’t heard of “Pensacola Rocks”, it is a new phenomenon of painting rocks to “hide” around Pensacola and all Northwest Florida to spread joy and brighten people’s day. The Blue Wahoos are ready to bring that fun into the stadium! Thanks to Woerner Landscape, the Blue Wahoos are going to rock the stadium […]

Dress Up for a Cause

Pensacon presents the second “Dress Up or Dress Up” Costume Ball fundraiser at the Pensacola little Theatre from 7 to 11 p.m.  Come “dressed up” in your best costume, cosplay, cocktail or formal wear. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks from the cash bar, live entertainment, and dancing in the ballroom. All ticket sales and monies raised […]

Former pro player treasures her place in baseball history

Former pro player treasures her place in baseball history

Mary Moore had no idea there was a professional baseball league for women. One of her teachers mentioned there was a former student playing in it and put Moore in touch with her. The Michigan native went off to Indiana for a tryout and the rest is history for Moore, who spent three seasons in […]

Gulf Islands program shines light on history

Gulf Islands program shines light on history

Soldier re-enactors walked around dressed in attire they would have worn in the 1860s. Students who have spent the summer working with the Youth Conservation Corps spoke to the crowds that gathered around them about the history of the fort as the sun set behind them. Rain eventually did roll in, but it didn’t put […]

Casino Beach fundraiser benefits Thursday Respite program

Casino Beach fundraiser benefits Thursday Respite program

Casino Beach Bar and Grill in Pensacola stepped up to help their neighbors in Navarre July 19 through the Thursday Respite Fundraiser. During the event 20 percent of all drink and food sales made at the restaurant and bar were donated to the respite program. Owner Matt LaFon said it was the least he could […]

A League of their Own

Clark Partington Attorneys at Law will host a special screening of “A League of their Own” at Blue Wahoos Stadium.  It promises to be an incredible evening celebrating youth sports and the 25th Anniversary of the movie. Mary Moore, former professional baseball player and actress in “A League of their Own” will speak and sign autographs. Full concessions will be available […]

Lighthouse founder follows calling

Lighthouse founder follows calling

In the wake of hurricane Ivan, many homes and businesses were destroyed. For Joanna Johannes, returning in the wake of the storm with her small children was devastating, she said. She had just moved to Gulf Breeze two years prior, and the storm had totaled her house. “It took everything,” she said. Read the full […]

Retiree embraces new role as National Seashore volunteer

Retiree embraces new role as National Seashore volunteer

Roman Stanley has found a great way to stay busy in his retirement life. He volunteers at Gulf Islands National Seashore, working the front desk in the visitor center at the headquarters at Naval Live Oaks. While he admits he’s never been a big-time outdoor enthusiast, he loves seeing people partake in all that the […]

The Further Adventures of Nick Tickle, Fairy Tale Detective

Everyone’s favorite gumshoe is back with another thrilling adventure at the Pensacola Little Theatre July 8, 9, 15 & 16. Old Granny Possum is kidnapped by Bluebeard and his band of scurvy pirates. This show will be sure to entertain your youngsters. For more information, call 850-432-2042 or visit www.pensacolalittletheatre.com.

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