5 February 2000
In 'n' Around
Florida's Panhandle Emerald Coast
9th Annual Chili Festival - Feb 6 - Santa Rosa Mall.. Call 244-2172.
Beginners Bird Walk - Feb 5-20 - Choctawhatchee Audubon Society. Call 862-3498
Boat Show - Feb 7-14 - Santa Rosa Mall. Call 244-2172.
'Madame Butterfly' New York City National Opera Company - Feb 20-21 - Main Theater The Arts Center, OWCC, Niceville. Call 729-6000.
Knife & Gun Show - Feb 20-21 Okaloosa Fairgrounds. Call 862-0211.
Sunday In The Park Black History Celebration - Feb 20 - Fort Walton Beach Landing. Call 243-8911
Carnivale By the Sea - Feb 25 - Mardi Gras Celebration at Sandestin. Call 267-8135.
The Kingston Trio - Mar 2 - Emerald Coast Concert Association, Main Theater The Arts Center, OWCC, Niceville. Call 729-6000.
"A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum"(musical) - Mar 5-6 - Main Theater The Arts Center, OWCC Fine Arts, Niceville. Call 729-6000.
Circus - Mar 17 - Okaloosa County Fairgrounds. Call 862-0211.
Indian Temple Mound & Museum - 139 SE Miracle Strip Pkwy. Large ceremonial mounds, dating back to around 1400. Open Jun-Aug Mon-Sat 9-4: Sep-May, Mon-Fri 11-4pm. Call 904/243-6521.
Florida Archaeology Day - Mar 20 Indian Temple Mound Museum, Fort Walton Beach. Call 833-9595
Eglin Air Force Base Open House - Mar 27-28 - Eglin AFB. Call 882-3931.
Eglin Air Show - April - Fort Walton Beach. Mock dogfights and breathtaking aerobatics by the Navy Thunderbirds. Call 800/322-3319 - or - 904/651-7131.
Russian National Ballet 'Sleeping Beauty' - Apr 16-17 OWCC Fine Arts, Niceville. Call 729-6000.
Eden State Gardens 23rd Annual Easter Sunrise Service - Apr 23, 6 AM - held at the picnic area.
Greek Festival - May 28-30 - Greek Orthodox Church, Fort Walton Beach. Call 244-0522.
Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival - Jun 4-13 - Fort Walton Beach Landing. Call 244-8191.
Fiesta of 5 Flags - mid June - Pensacola. Parades on water and land. Competitions and other events. Call 800/874-1234.
Blue Angels Homecoming Airshow - Nov - Pensacola. The Navy aerobatics team performs from its home base. Call for more information 800/874-1234
Above information gathered from various sources including:
Frommer's America on Wheels