Around Town Events


Sacred Heart Charity Golf Classic
The 18th Annual Sacred Heart Charity Golf Classic is on the horizon, slated for Friday, September 20th, at Burnt Pine Golf Club. Proceeds will support the expansion of the Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast’s Comprehensive Spine Program, that includes the addition of a 5th operating room and equipment supporting robotic spine surgeries. For more information on golf registration and sponsorships, visit the tournament webpage at, or contact Sacred Heart Foundation at (850)278-3702 or

4th Annual Women in Science Conference
The 4th Annual Women in Science Conference will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Student Services Center (Building 400) in the Raider Cafe and Lobby at Northwest Florida State College, Northwest Florida State College, 100 E College Blvd., Niceville.

Hosted by the Emerald Coast Science Center, the evening will consist of inspirational presentations from professional women in STEM careers. Proceeds benefit the Emerald Coast Science Center’s Girls Engaged in Making (GEM) Workshops.

15th Annual CVHN Big Give!
Join Children’s Volunteer Health Network for the 15th Annual CVHN Big Give on September 27 at Bud & Alley’s in Seaside! Directly impacting CVHN programs serving children in need in Okaloosa and Walton counties, the evening will be filled with live music, dancing and live and silent auctions. Bud & Alley’s will put together a delectable buffet dinner and a cash bar will be available. Tickets on sale now CVHN provides dental and vision care to underserved children throughout Walton and Okaloosa Counties. Visit for more information about the mission of CVHN.

Play Golf for Fore Her!
Registration is now open for the 7th Annual Golf Outing benefiting Fore Her. The charity golf tournament, which raises money for local breast cancer patients, is set for Friday, Sept. 27 at the Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club. Registration is $125 per golfer or $450 for a team of four, and includes food, green, and cart fees. Mulligans are available to purchase for $20 each or $80 for four. Tee off is at 9 a.m. Funds raised directly benefit local individuals currently battling breast cancer in need of financial assistance. Visit to submit a request. To learn more, to sponsor or to register, visit or email

Get Grillin’ at Eggs on the Beach!
Bay Breeze Patio will host the sixth annual “Eggs on the Beach” Big Green Egg Grilling Competition, Sept. 28 at Seascape Resort in Miramar Beach. As one of the official Big Green Egg Festivals held throughout the country, cook teams participate by creating bite size portions of their favorite recipes to be judged by the public as well as a celebrity judge. Proceeds benefit The Fisher House of the Emerald Coast and Food for Thought. The registration fee is $50 for a team up to six (non-profit cook teams’ registration fee is waived- email Taster tickets – $32.50/adult, $14/child (age 11-17) and kids 10 and under – free. To register a cook team, sign up as a sponsor, or purchase a taster ticket, visit

Cheer on the Runners at Lulu’s 5K
Want to do something fun, healthy and benefit the Fort Walton Beach High School, Niceville High School and Destin Middle School cheer teams? Then sign up for the 5th Annual Lulu’s Marlin Cheer 5K happening Nov. 2, 2019, at 8 a.m. To register through 10/27/19 is $25.00 walk/run adult and $20 for students. On race day, fee is $30 walk/run adult and $25 for students. Please make check payable to NHS Cheer 5K and drop at NHS, DMS or LuLu’s or mail to 714 Vintage Cir., Destin, Fl. 32541, and include Name, DOB, Address, Email, Phone, Age on race Day, walk or run and T-Shirt Size. There are also several sponsorship opportunities available. For more information, call 830-8862 or email