March events in Santa Rosa County
Snowbird Activities Series at the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center
Join the Navarre Beach Visitor Information Center for a morning of fun, socialization, and learning. Each session will be a different theme or activity. This program is designed for visiting snowbirds and local seniors. Space is limited to 40 attendees. First come, first serve. For more information, visit www.getrelaxing.com
or call 850-981-8900.
20th Annual Seagrass Awareness CelebrationShoreline Park South, 800 Shoreline Dr. Gulf BreezeMarch 6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- March 3, 9 – 10 a.m. – Aliens of the Deep Lecture
- March 4, 9 – 11 a.m. – Coffee and Crafts – St. Patrick’s Day Fun
- March 6, 9 – 11 a.m. – Ask a Bird Biologist – Audubon Lecture
- March 9, 9 – 10 a.m. – Photography Class with John Starrett
- March 10, 9 – 11 a.m. – Flower Arranging Class with the Navarre Garden Club
- March 12, 9 – 10 a.m. – Chair Yoga (limited 15 attendees)
- March 17, 9 – 10 a.m. – Whales Lecture
- March 20, 10 – 3 p.m. – Bon Voyage Snowbird Party (Drop In)
- March 24, 9 – 10 a.m. – Animal Babies and Hatchings Lecture
Local organizations and agencies will be providing free hands on activities for the whole family. Activities include games and prizes, live marine life for viewing and touching, safety boating information, seagrass information, kayaking, food vendors, fishing and more. For more information, contact Chris Verlinde, email@example.com
or call 850-777-7884. The Dirt on Historic Arcadia Tour
Join the staff at Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in celebration of Florida Archaeology Month with two different family friendly tours of the Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site grounds. Attendees receive free admission to Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site along with the tour. Tours last 45 minutes to 1 hour. Trail attire, bug spray and sunscreen recommended. For more information, visit www.historicpensacola.org/explore-arcadia-mill
32nd Annual Riverwalk Arts Festival6815 Caroline St., MiltonMarch 7 and 8, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- March 6, 13, 10 – 11 a.m. – Tour Arcadia Mill located at 5709 Mill Pond Lane, Milton
- March 20, 27, 10 – 11 a.m. – Tour Arcadia Mill Homestead located at 4755 Anna Simpson Road, Milton
This festival features juried fine art, heritage folk art, cultural performances, all-county youth art exhibit, a kids’ fun zone along with music and food vendors. For more information, visit www.sracf.org/riverwalk or call 850-891-1100
. Snowbird Sessions by the Sea at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station8638 Blue Heron Count, Navarre
Learn about the marine life and ecosystems on Navarre Beach. Each session is a different topic with a presentation, discussion and hands-on demonstration. This program is for visiting snowbirds and local seniors. Cost is $10 per person. Pre-registration is required. Each participant receives a session-themed gift. For more information and to register, visit www.navarresciencestation.org
or call 850-261-2141.
Spring Jam 20201451 Navarre Beach Cswy., NavarreMarch 22, 3 – 9:30 p.m.
- March 5, 2 – 3 p.m. – Coral and Zooxanthellae: A Love Story
- March 12, 2 – 3 p.m. – Tentacle Talk: Octopus and Squid Dissection
- March 19, 2 – 3 p.m. – Deep Sea Secrets
The Cat Country 98.7 Spring Jam 2020, starring LoCash with special guests Gabby Barrett and Gone West is presented by Gulf Winds Credit Union and the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office. Spring Jam 2020 is an open-air concert on the beach benefitting the Santa Rosa Kids' House. Bring a beach towel to sit on; no chairs permitted. General admission is $10. For tickets and information, visit www.juanaspagodas.com/Spring%20Jam.html
. Bands on the BlackwaterJernigan’s Landing, 5158 Willing St., MiltonMarch 27, 7 – 9 p.m.
Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor concert series held Friday nights during the spring in downtown Milton. Pull up by boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to some great music. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater
or call 850-983-5400. Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center8740 Gulf Blvd., NavarreMarch 28, 8 – 10 a.m.
Meet up to clean up! Volunteers for a beach cleanup will meet in the main Navarre Beach parking lot near the Sand Crab Pavilion. A limited supply 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 date or time changes or cancellations. For more information, visit www.getrelaxing.com or call 850-981-8900.
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