Bands on the Blackwater Spring Series
5158 Willing St., Milton. Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor spring and fall concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music! For more information, visit www.facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater or call 850-983-5400.
May 7, 7 – 9 p.m., Karli Ryan
May 14, 7 – 9 p.m., Modern Eldorado’s
May 21, 7 – 9 p.m., Mikey Clams Band
May 28, 7 – 9 p.m., Shazam
First and third Saturday of each month (May 1 and May 15)
Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz
1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This bi-weekly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm-to-table vendors are available along with arts and crafts, and shopping inside Pik-Itz! Art & Antiques. For more information, visit www.pikitz.com or call 850-710-7128.
Navarre Sunset Stampede 5K
1451 Navarre Beach Cswy., Navarre. Race starts at 6:30 p.m.; kid’s fun run at 5:30 p.m. This is a fast and flat, certified out and back course along White Sands Blvd. Awards ceremony and after race beach party at Juana’s Pagodas with live music, food and drinks. For more information and to register, visit www.facebook.com/events/407978870301814/?active_tab=discussion.
May 8, 22
Shark School at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center
8740 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Explore local gulf coast sharks, shark biology and shark conservation. Shark school participants receive: introduction class to sharks of the Gulf of Mexico, shark arts and crafts, shark tooth treasure hunt, a certificate of completion, and early entrance to the NBSTCC. Each program accommodates up to 10 “enrolled students” and a guest/parent or guardian. For more information and to register, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org/programs or call 850-684-3347.
Paddle for Prevention
1451 Navarre Beach Cswy. Navarre. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Paddleboard fundraiser for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Bring your own paddle board and enjoy the food and drink specials at Juana’s Pagodas. Proceeds to benefit the AFSP. For more information and to register, visit www.afsp.donordrive.com/event/panhandlepaddle or call 918-261-3161.
Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center
8 to 10 a.m. Help protect sea turtles and other imperiled species through a citizen science program that allows volunteers to take an active role in the war against marine debris. Volunteers collect trash from different areas along the 4.5 miles of Navarre Beach and record data that is forwarded to state and federal agencies. Meet in the main Navarre Beach parking lot near the Sand Crab Pavilion. Limited supplies of gloves, buckets and pickers are provided, or bring your own. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org or call 850-684-3347.
Events listed are highlights of activities in Santa Rosa County. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is not responsible for any changes or cancellations. For more information, visit www.getrelaxing.com or call 850-981-8900.
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