March 17

WSRE PBS KIDS & Family Day

Stars of The Jim Henson Company animated series “Splash and Bubbles” are coming to Fort Walton Beach to help young spring breakers dive into family fun. Costumed characters will be on hand to greet young fans at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will also be children’s activities. To learn more, visit or call 850-484-1200. For park information, visit


McGuire’s 5K Prediction Run

Head over to McGuire’s Irish Pub in Pensacola at 7 a.m. for the largest 5K Prediction Run in the USA, held on St. Patrick’s Day. For more information, visit


Palafox Market

Fresh produce, live plants, baked goods, fine art, and antiques are just a few of the items offered by vendors at Palafox Market in Downtown Pensacola from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.


March 18

Twisted Sister’s Fundraiser Tournament

The Twisted Sister’s Fundraiser Tournament begins at 8 a.m. next to the Navarre Pier. All levels of volleyball talent are welcome. For more information, call 850-293-9069 or


March 19

Family movie

Join the Navarre Library for family movie night beginning at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Navarre Library. The Navarre library is located at 8484 James M. Harvell Rd. For more information, call 850-981-7323.


March 23

Snake Day with Reno’s Reptiles

Event will be held at the Emerald Coast Science Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 850-664-1261 or visit


Panhandle Butterfly House tour guide training

The Panhandle Butterfly House invites you to join their tour team. Learn about butterflies, pollinators and their environment and teach groups what you’ve learned. Sign up on Eventbrite, search “Panhandle Butterfly House” and email or so they can be sure they have the educational material ready for you. Workshop will be held at the Navarre Visitor Information Center from 10 a.m. to noon.


March 24

Seagrass Awareness Celebration

Seagrass Awareness is an annual family event held at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, activities will include live marine life in touch tanks, “eat a seagrass bed,” make a shark tooth necklace, seining, games, fishing, marine creatures, arts and crafts, food, displays, boating safety, fishing, kayaking and more.  For additional information, visit


Gulf Breeze Spring Fest

This festival at Shoreline Park, 800 Shoreline Dr., will include live bands that people can enjoy as they wait for the fireworks show which begins at 8 p.m. Event coincides with the Gulf Breeze Rotary’s gumbo cook-off from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information on the festival, visit To sign up your team for the gumbo cook-off or to purchase tickets, call Lynn at 850-293-4614.


Films on the Field

“Guardians of the Galaxy” will begin at 8 p.m. on the field closest to the Gulf Breeze Community Center, 800 Shoreline Dr. There will be will a bounce house, concession stand, games with prizes and more beginning at 5 p.m. For additional information, call 850-934-5140.


Cabaret-Pensacola’s Best Party

Cabaret, a fundraiser to benefit Pensacola Little Theatre, will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight.  Zaragossa will close down for food, music and fun. Tickets are $100 which includes open bar and food. For more information, call 850-432-2042 or visit





 A Guide to local entertainment in the Navarre Area


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