Jenifer Kuntz of Raw and Juicy in Seaside

Jenifer Kuntz of Raw & Juicy

A new extension of the Seaside Farmers Market, the Raw & Juicy Farmers Market is now open and features many of the same local, organic and natural food producers. It’s located at The Market Shops at the entrance of Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort and is held every Sunday from 8:00 am until Noon.

“We are a local food producers market and require all vendors to use beach conscious sustainable packaging and bags for their products,” said Jenifer Kuntz, owner of Raw & Juicy and manager of both farmers markets. “There’s something special about the experience of getting to know the people who grow and produce your food.”

To date, vendors at the Juicy Farmer’s Market include:

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Grayton-All-Beers-960723 Whiskey Bravo in Seagrove is partnering with Grayton Beer Company to host their inaugural BRAVO + BREWS dinner.

The event takes place on Wednesday, May 21st and will feature delicious Whiskey Bravo dishes (see the special menu below) that have been expertly paired with Grayton Beer’s new line of local craft brews, including 30A Beach Blonde, White Dunes, Original, Pale Ale, 1890 Founder’s Ale and a Saison White-T.

Seating is very limited, so call 850-213-0015 now to make your reservations!

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Loosen up your arms and sharpen your aim and come out to join us for the inaugural 30A Cornhole Tournament on May 16, 2015.

The fun, family friendly tournament will be held on the beautiful St. Augustine Lawn at Rosemary Beach from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Registration for two-person teams is $50 in advance and $60 the day of the event. Proceeds benefit Shelter House, Walk Her Way Rosemary Beach and the Rosemary Beach Foundation.

Find more info at the event’s Facebook page or register here.

Nick’s Seafood RestaurantFishing Rod & Treylermade Tournaments of Freeport will hold the 10th Annual Old Nick’s Redfish Round-Up on Saturday, May 16, with a total payout of $12,000.

In light of the tournament’s 10th anniversary, the Nick family wants to raise awareness for the health and sustainability of Choctawhatchee Bay and the species that inhabit those waters, including the redfish, by donating proceeds from their 2015 tournament series to the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance.

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The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 2nd Annual Women’s Symposium at the Hilton Sandestin on Friday, May 30th. This year’s theme addresses the busy lives of professional women with a full day devoted to alleviating the every day stresses of trying to balance a career, home and family.

This year’s line-up of speakers will address the many issues women face with informative, inspirational and motivating information that is both relevant and applicable.

In addition to the speaker sessions, there will be a silent auction, and participating vendors will include several Chamber member restaurants sharing culinary delights, as well as a local winery with tastings.

This year’s speakers include:

Barbara Tolliver-Haskins, Professional Certified Coach at Executive Coaching Solutions
TOPIC: “Time Waits For No One—Why Are You Running So Fast?”

Adair Cates, Speaker, Trainer & Author
TOPIC: “Fully Engaged: Shift from Average to Awesome in 46 Days”

Laurie Hood, Founder of Alaqua Animal Refuge
TOPIC: “Turning Your Dream into Reality”

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After reviewing more than 200 submissions from all over the world, Alys Beach announced the final digital artists who will now compete for $10,000 in cash prizes at the 7th Annual Digital Graffiti Festival on June 5–7th at Alys Beach.

The 2014 finalists for Digital Graffiti–the world’s first outdoor projection art festival at Alys Beach–represent 24 cities in 12 countries on 4 different continents:

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— David Bennett of Nashville, Tennessee for “SCAN-A-MATION”
— Zlatko Cosic of St Louis, Missouri for “Elans”
— Terri Dilling of Atlanta, Georgia for “COLORCAST”
— Jason Giles of Boulder, Colorado for “Dubstep Dispute”
— Irene Mamiye of New York, New York for “Veils”
— Aaron O’Laughlin of Green Cove Springs, Florida for “The Hifi Envelope — Cold Day, Warm Tide”
— Onur Senturk of Los Angeles, California & Instanbul, Turkey for “Triangle”
— Matt Swift of Columbus, Ohio for “City Lights — Oglebay Park Festival of Lights”
— Joseph Toney of Boone, North Carolina for “Imbroglio”
— Michael Wyshock of Sarasota, Florida, for “Perpetual Muscle Memory”
 
CANADA 
— Claire Bennett of Toronto, Ontario, Canada for “Phylogeny”
— Evond MediahBlake of Toronto, Ontario, Canada for “DAXIM14”
 
EUROPE
— Sandra Araújo of Porto, Portugal for “runtime error”
— John Clive of London, United Kingdom for “transitions”
— Mickael Doczekalski of Paris, France for “Atlantis”
— John-Paul Frenay of Brussels, Belgium for “Artificial Paradise”
— LIA of Vienna, Austria for “Transition 89-2.0”
— Mendeni Marco of Milano, Italy for “r lightTweakSunlight 01”
— Christian Niccoli of Berlin, Germany for “Ohne Titel (untitled)”
— Robert Seidel of Berlin, Germany for “folds”
— Matteo Pasin of Ponzano Veneto, Treviso Italy for “idclip”
 
AUSTRALIA
— Brit Bunkley of Wanganui, New Zealand for “Paradox of Plenty”
 
ASIA
— Gunja Bose of Kolkata, India, for “Ballet”

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