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2009

      JANUARY 2008
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      FEBRUARY 
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12 Lincons Birthday
14 Valentine's Day
16 Presidents Day
 

Pastel Workshop

The Dragonfly Gallery will be the site of a Pastel Workshop on Wednesday, February 18th from 9:00 till 2:00.   This workshop will be conducted by local pastel artists, Elaine Woodward and Jan Shelby.

Pastels are made from the same pigments as all fine oil paints. Pastel pigments are mixed with a binder in order to make them in stick form.  There are no oils or other liquids in pastels to cause the art to darken, bubble or crack over time.  Framed under glass, it is the most permanent of mediums.  Its genuine beauty is paralleled.    

Manet, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Whistler are just a few artists to use pastel as finished work, rather than for preliminary sketches.   Degas was the most prolific user of pastel, and its champion, for he raised it to the full brilliance of oil.            

Cost for the workshop is $25.00, plus the cost of supplies, $14.00 (20 half-stick pastels, paper, mats and plastic bags).  Participants will complete two paintings, a landscape and still life.  Class size is limited; therefore, advanced registration and prepayment of fees are required.  Bring a brown bag lunch and prepare for lots of fun.   You may register by calling the Gallery, 981-1100.           

The Dragonfly Gallery located at 5188 Escambia Street in historic downtown Milton, is a mission of the Santa Rosa Art and Culture Foundation.  It is a juried gallery of local artists. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  For more information contact the SRACF at www.SantaRosaArts.org

Dragonfly Gallery Chairman 850-623-3711 - The Dragonfly Gallery is a mission of the Santa Rosa Art and Culture Foundation.

 
      MARCH
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17 St. Patricks Day

  

      APRIL
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Milton Historic Downtown First Friday Fest

Every 1st Friday of each month (except for December) Historic Downtown Milton’s businesses extend their hours to host music, artist and an evening of shop, dine and strolling.  Cafes and Bistros are open late for fabulous dining options. “Call to Artist”  Free Artist setup and Free to the public.

Call Main Street Milton 626-6246

Each:
Tue
Thur
Fri

Rivermarket

Opening late April, Early May. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Morning. 7am to 1 pm   Fresh produce from local farmers.   

Call 626-6246 for Season Pass or daily rates.

  Good Friday
  Easter 
  Pyrate River Cleanup Day

The Blackwater Pyrates launch their Pyrate Cleanup Day that happens in conjunction with the Great American Cleanup Day.  Our effort  concentrate on the river and take on projects that non-Pyrates usually can't do.  On River Cleanup Day we remove hazards to navigation in the Blackwater River, much of which was deposited by Hurricanes.  This year the Blackwater Pyrates will be partnering with both the Sea Cadets and a rival Pyrate Crew in our cleanup efforts.

If anyone would care to help out, they can join the Pyrates by stopping in at Santa Rosa Jewelers and get with Jules or Pearl or e-mail Captain Bones at: Mysticmotor1@aol.com

 

Great American Clean Up

Clean Community Systems Litter and Recycling committee would like to take this opportunity to invite organizations and individuals to join other community service volunteers for the upcoming Great American Clean Up campaign scheduled for Sat morning 19 April from 8am until 12:00 or so. Please consider joining us this year and let me know if we can count on your participation and support. 

Santa Rosa Clean Community System at 623-1930 - Meeting Spots Info

 

Scratch Ankle's Festival

Friday & Saturday, April . Event will begin at 10 AM
April 10 am to 8 pm
April 10 am to 6 pm

Chairperson: Connie Clark

  Earth Day  
   
  
  
      MAY
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1

National Day of Prayer

3 Laborl Day
 

Milton Historic Downtown First Friday Fest

Every 1st Friday of each month (except for December) Historic Downtown Milton’s businesses extend their hours to host music, artist and an evening of shop, dine and strolling.  Cafes and Bistros are open late for fabulous dining options. “Call to Artist”  Free Artist setup and Free to the public.

Call Main Street Milton 626-6246

Each:
Tue
Thur
Fri

Rivermarket

Opening late April, Early May. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Morning. 7am to 1 pm   Fresh produce from local farmers.   

Call 626-6246 for Season Pass or daily rates.

22 & 23

The 22nd Anniversary RIVERWALK ARTS FESTIVAL

will celebrate arts and culture heritage with spirit and flair on Sat. March 14th and Sun. May 22 & 23, 2009 in downtown Milton’s Riverwalk Park. Artists, musician, dancers and story-tellers will gather to share their talents and you are cordially invited to join them! A juried Fine Art Show will feature classic categories competing for cash prizes, while the Traditional Folk Art Exhibits will offer demonstrations and sales of heritage art forms. We welcome history buffs to visit Civil War encampments and the Blackwater Pirates lair, as well as walking tours of local historic districts. The Milton 1909 L&N Depot Museum Complex, celebrating its 101st anniversary, offers one of Northwest Florida’s finest collection of railroad artifacts and rolling stock, not to mention a model railroad Gift Shop – only minutes from downtown. 

Santa Rosa Arts & Culture Foundation - 850-981-1100 (@ Office located in Dragonfly Gallery) www.santarosaarts.org or www.sracf.org

 

Bagdad Spring Market Day 

The Bagdad Village Preservation Associations Spring Market Day is scheduled for Saturday, May from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.  The annual event will once again be held at the Bagdad Community Center located at the corners of Pooley and School streets (6860 Pooley St.) in historic Bagdad. Fun For All.

Applications are being accepted for Craft and Collectible vendors for both indoor and outdoor booth space.  To reserve space, contact Luci Bailly at 850-626-7801, 850-723-2633, or luci_bailly@hotmail.com      www.bagdadvillage.org

9 Mothers Day
 

Main Street Nights; Summer Concerts in the Park

Free outdoor concerts in downtown Milton along the Riverwalk just South of the Veteran's Memorial. 

3rd Saturday of Each Month: May
until October 17th, 2009 ~ 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

  Armed Forces Day
  
      JUNE
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Duck Race Sposorship Form for July 4th river race.

Duck Race Sponsorship Package Form

   
14 Flag Day
20 Fathers Day
  
      JULY
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  Riverfest Night Parade (Land)
4 Independence Day
4 Riverfest 2009

4th of July Celebration! This all-day event is held on and around the Riverwalk of historic downtown Milton. Events will include: Firecracker Bike Show, antique car show, chaperoned children’s activities, duck race, boat parade, parades, Civil War re-enactments, Blackwater Pirates attacks the city, food, beverages (no alcohol!), live music, karaoke, and the BEST fireworks in the area.

SR Chamber Donna Tucker 623-9377
  Blue Angels Home Show at NAS Pensacola

The Blues put on a show for the home town at Pensacola Beach, 
Pensacola, FL

850-434-1234 www.blueangels.navy.mil

  Pirate boat parade on Blackwater River
  Concert in the Park - 6 to 8 PM
   
      AUGUST
DATE EVENT SPONSOR EVENT LOCATION POINT OF CONTACT PHONE
  Friday Fest

Friday Fest will be the first Friday of every month, 5 - 8 PM
Main street Milton is the sponsor

Kim McCarthy is the contact 623-3671

  Crime Night Out Parade Event starts at 5:PM St. Mary's Episcopal Church on Oak Street
  Pirate boat parade on Blackwater River, Starts at 8:00 PM

This parade is done in conjunction with Main Street Milton's Concert series which starts at 6:00PM.  The pirate's boat parade is the largest and most frequent in the panhandle.  Want to be a pirate?  Bring your boat and light it up, participation in the parade is free and open to the public. Boats will congregate next to the railroad trestle @ 7:30PM for an 8:00PM start.

Contact: Ann Scott 393-0121

  Concert in the Park - 6 to 8 PM
  
      SEPTEMBER
DATE EVENT SPONSOR EVENT LOCATION POINT OF CONTACT PHONE
6 Memorial Day - Monday
  First Friday Fest

Friday Fest will be the first Friday of every month, 5 - 8 PM
The Santa Rosa Arts and Culture Foundation, Inc. (SRACF) in the spirit of cooperation and in its mission to vitalize, promote and enhance the arts and culture in our county, supports and announces “First Friday Fest” offered in historic downtown Milton.  Businesses of downtown Main Street Milton will extend their hours of operation from 5-8pm with live entertainment, special displays or demonstrations by artists, inventory specials and general welcome of activity to the public. 

Main street Milton is the sponsor, Kim McCarthy is the contact 623-3671

  Milton Garden Club Meets the Second Week of Every Month

During the garden club year, September through May, all four circles of the Milton Garden Club meets during the second week of every month.  Dogwood Circle will have their first 2008-2009 Garden Club year meeting at 9:00am at the Garden Center on 5256 Alabama Street in Milton. Chairman Chris Carr will be presiding.  Hostesses for the meeting will be Lindsey Burns, Bethia Schenck, Ardy Newkirk and Zee Christopher.  The meeting will start with a social gathering time at 9am with a light snack and then move promptly into the business meeting starting at 9:30am.  September's program will follow the brief business portion and fill the remainder of the meeting time.

Margie Baldwin, Publicity Chairman, Milton Garden Club  miltongardenclub@yahoo.com     http://www.miltongardenclub.com

  PATRIOT Day
  Pirate boat parade on Blackwater River, Starts at 8:00 PM 
(Last one for the year)

This parade is done in conjunction with Main Street Milton's Concert series which starts at 6:00PM.  The pirate's boat parade is the largest and most frequent in the panhandle.  Want to be a pirate?  Bring your boat and light it up, participation in the parade is free and open to the public. Boats will congregate next to the railroad trestle @ 7:30PM for an 8:00PM start.

Contact: Ann Scott 393-0121

  Concert in the Park - 6 to 8 PM
  
 
      OCTOBER
DATE EVENT SPONSOR EVENT LOCATION POINT OF CONTACT PHONE
Beaches to Woodlands 4 Week Tour Includes the Following Events
  Chamber Golf Classic
  Friday Fest

Friday Fest will be the first Friday of every month, 5 - 8 PM
The Santa Rosa Arts and Culture Foundation, Inc. (SRACF) in the spirit of cooperation and in its mission to vitalize, promote and enhance the arts and culture in our county, supports and announces “First Friday Fest” offered in historic downtown Milton.  Businesses of downtown Main Street Milton will extend their hours of operation from 5-8pm with live entertainment, special displays or demonstrations by artists, inventory specials and general welcome of activity to the public. 

Main street Milton is the sponsor, Kim McCarthy is the contact 623-3671

Each Saturday Walking Tours of Historic Bagdad Village, Bagdad, FL

Walking Tours of Historic Bagdad Village, Bagdad Florida Each Saturday starting at 10 a.m.  Stroll back in time on a guided historic district tour
Beaches to Woodlands Tour 

Bagdad Village, Bagdad, FL
?-? Jay Peanut Festival

Farming festival featuring many vendors, hay rides, gospel singing and, of course, fresh peanut products.  Gabbert Farm, 3604 Pine Level Church Rd, Jay, FL, Sat & Sun, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Beaches to Woodlands Tour

Contact: 850-675-6823

  Columbus Day
  Depot Day

L & N Depot, Milton-Bagdad, FL  Sat at 5003 Henry St. Just across the railroad tracks from historic Bagdad Village, this open house featuring heritage artists, a kids train ride, and much more; concessions available.  9 AM to 4 PM

Contact: George Wilson @ 850-623-3645

  SATURDAY, October the last SUMMER CONCERT for 2008 in Downtown Milton!

It is also CLASSIC CAR NIGHT... Classic Cars, Hot Rods, Trucks, Mustangs & Imports are all invited to be part of our Classic Car Night. For $10 they can be part of the car show... 8 Trophies will be awarded and ALL proceeds go toward Downtown Christmas Lights!

Join us for LIVE MUSIC by local group: HARD LABOR. They bring a great mix of Classic Rock plus their own hits. They were recently featured at Bayfest and are an incredibly talented group of local guys!

Where: Riverwalk Gazebo on South Willing Street Next to the Veteran's Memorial Plaza - When: 6 - 8 pm, Saturday, October 18, 2008

The Train Trestle will also have extended hours, so come by boat or bring your favorite car, your family & a lawn chair for a fun and exciting evening of entertainment!

Call Main Street Milton 626-6246 for More Information!

  10 PM - 2 AM Family Day Out Haunted House & Pirate Ghost Ship
  The Annual Ghosts of Milton Walking Tour

Santa Rosa Historical Society presents the annual Ghosts of Milton Walking Tour.  This is their annual fund raiser, and it provides a real good time for tour attendees, and you will learn a lot about Milton's past!  Different ghosts are presented each year

Wesley Meiss  712-3493 www.mainstreetmilton.org
  Main Street Milton's 2nd Annual Haunted House

This year's theme is "Haywire".  Guided Tours through the 6,000 sq ft Haunted House offered nightly.  This year's Haunted House offers a Kid friendly area, as well as the amazing scary stuff for the older fright-seekers.  Volunteers and Victims wanted.  7pm until - $5 per person

Claire Potter, chairperson 607-3420

  Main Street Milton's 2nd Annual Haunted House

This year's theme is "Haywire".  Guided Tours through the 6,000 sq ft Haunted House offered nightly.  This year's Haunted House offers a Kid friendly area, as well as the amazing scary stuff for the older fright-seekers.  Volunteers and Victims wanted.  7pm until - $5 per person

Claire Potter, chairperson 607-3420

31 Halloween
   
      NOVEMBER
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  Fall Festival at Community Center 10 AM to 6 PM
  Community Garage Sale at Garden Club
11 Veterans Day
  First Friday Fest
  Blue Angels Home Show at NAS Pensacola

The Blues put on a show for the home town at Pensacola NAS, Pensacola, FL
 
850-434-1234 www.blueangels.navy.mil

25 Thanksgiving
  Milton Christmas Lighting Ceremony
Mayor throws the switch to light the Christmas lights
  Jay Christmas Parade
   
 
      DECEMBER 
DATE EVENT SPONSOR EVENT LOCATION POINT OF CONTACT PHONE

 

 

Gallery Night and Light Up Milton Events
Luminaries 5:30 to 8:30, 10,000 luminaries placed downtown Milton to guide you from business to business.

Milton, City Christmas Tree Lighting Milton City Hall

Caroling Downtown (Roving Singers) 

Christmas Holiday Gallery & Choir Night 
Dragonfly Gallery on Elmira Street, Milton, 5pm - 9pm, Milton Courthouse

Teresa Messick of Neighborhood Watch

  Milton Christmas Parade

Come and enjoy food and entertainment
SR Chamber, Stewart Street, Starts at 6:30 PM

850-623-2339
  Those Were The Days - Blackwater Heritage Christmas Home Tour

BAGDAD The Bagdad Village Preservation Association presents the
annual Blackwater Heritage Christmas Home Tour, sponsored by McCombs
Electric, on Saturday, December 6th.  This year patrons can choose
between a 1:00pm Afternoon Tour and a 5:00pm Evening Tour.

Those Were The Days is the theme for this years tour.  Step back in
time and kick off the holidays by exploring the beautifully decorated
homes in Milton and the historic Village of Bagdad.   Each tour begins
with registration at Bagdad Elementary.  Guests will be greeted by
amateur historians, in period costumes, ready to take them on a journey
through the homes history.

Advance tickets are $20 ($25 day of event) ), $10 children 12 and
under,  and are available at the Bagdad Village Museum, the Copper
Possum, Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce, Gents Formal Wear in Pace and
at the Navarre Chamber of Commerce.   The tickets include the tour, a
meal of homemade soup and salad, and live music.

For more information, contact Robyn Baker at 850-554-4669 or Pat
D'Asaro at 850-623-8493.  If you are interested in the Bagdad Village
Preservation Association, visit the association's web site at
www.bagdadvillage.org
  December 2008 – Joint Venture with Farmer’s Opry House, Chumuckla
A Patsy Cline Musical 
Pending Production Rights
  Caroling with Pirates

Blackwater Pyrates on a hay ride, trailer all over town - lots of music - Pyrating at it's finest. Beginning at the Imogene Theater Parking Lot. (Do not miss this) Starts at 6:00 PM

Blackwater Pirates, Blackwater Bones  393-3144
24 Christmas Eve
25 Christmas Day

   

   

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