30A South Walton Bryan poster with Swantree low res Bryan Kennedy and Kevin Boyle Return to The REP Every TuesdayThe Bryan Kennedy Show returns to the Seaside Repertory Theatre every Tuesday at 8pm, from through July 30th.

Bryan Kennedy is a well known singer/songwriter with deep Nashville roots and several hit songs by country music mega star Garth Brooks (Honky Tonk Bar Association, Beaches of Cheyenne, and more). In recent years, Kennedy’s shows along Scenic Highway 30A have attracted raucous crowds who sing along and enjoy his one-of-a-kind music and humor.

Kennedy will take the REP stage along with Kevin Boyle and very special guests such as Stephony Smith, Forrest Williams, Wilson Fairchild, Duke Bardwell, Gordon Kennedy and more.

Even if you can’t be here for the show, you can still be part of the fun by tagging your jokes and comments to #thebryankennedyshow during the event. Your Twitter posts will be shared real-time on the big screen on stage!

This special concert series is sponsored by Swantree 30A Rentals.

Tickets to the Bryan Kennedy shows are $25 and can be purchased at Amavida Coffee, online at www.seasiderep.org, or by calling 850-231-0733.

Locals recently rallied to support Baby Dove and her new family at Nick’s at the Beach. Click here for a recap of the day’s fun activities, and for more info about how you can help this local family in need.

There is limited space available for the 2013-2014 school year at Ohana Institute.

Ohana Institute is a fully accredited, independent private school serving students in grades 5 – 12. Ohana’s curriculum provides opportunities for advanced study in every discipline with an emphasis on choice and responsibility for one’s own learning. Elective courses allow students to follow their curiosity, explore topics in depth, and/or pursue rigorous investigations. Every student participates in Ohana’s music program which emphasizes collaboration and teamwork.

Interested parents and students should email nbarba@ohanainstitute.org or click here to learn more.

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Did you know that July 5th is NATIONAL BIKINI DAY?

On July 5th, 1946, French designer Louis Reard unveiled a daring two-piece swimsuit in Paris. He called it the “bikini” … inspired, of all things, by a U.S. atomic test that had just taken place near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean!

30A South Walton photo 1024x683 LOL: “The Hound of the Baskervilles”

30A South Walton hound LOL: “The Hound of the Baskervilles”

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Sir Conan Arthur Doyle’s most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story — The Hound of the Baskervilles — receives a gloriously funny makeover on Seaside Repertory Theatre’s main stage this summer.

Performances at 7:30pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night through August 3.

Directed by Scott Stackhouse, “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is a murder mystery saturated with dramatic intrigue, fateful possibilities and a ghostly legend that is guaranteed to keep audiences riveted with suspense — using only three actors to play all of the parts!

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30A South Walton The Real Deal 960 Real Deal Boil and Peel Offers Authentic Dining Alternative

Lifetime Walton County local Robert Davenport was raised along the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay.

That meant running seine nets, cast nets, gill nets, crab traps and fishing was his way of life. The bounties were then prepared daily using recipes that have been passed down for generations. Having been asked about these ‘heritage recipes’ time and time again by locals and tourists alike, it occurred to Robert that he could bring together the two things that he truly loves — cooking and sharing his coastal heritage.

“Folks deserve a chance to experience the real deal,” said Davenport. “Enjoying in the preparation is a major part of our culture. The smells, colors, camaraderie and stories create everlasting memories.”

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Locals and visitors are invited to the Grand Opening of Redd’s Fueling Station in Blue Mountain Beach this Friday, July 5th. Guests will enjoy Redd, The Singing Bartender Show, along with a mix of door prizes, discounts and food samples. Redd is the popular Santa Rosa Beach singer who slings and sings from a list of over 400 songs, all while serving drinks and taking care of customers. A successful crowdsourcing project on Foodstart.com gained national attention, fueling an accelerated opening of the restaurant ahead of schedule.

“The Singing Bartender behind a gas station convenience store, where reservations are needed to secure a good show table is a pretty fun and unique concept,” said Redd. “I received support from as far away as Alaska and Arizona,. I know how many people enjoyed the shows at Sally’s so to be able to own the restaurant now is just fantastic.”

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Thanks to local Jessica Czekala for representing 30A so perfectly during our 30A Gear + Truman photo shoot last night…

30A South Walton 2013 07 01 19.19.34 2 v4 Sneak Peek: 30A Gear Photo Shoot

More scenes from yesterday’s shoot on Grayton Beach: