30A Sand Rover Rally Kick-off Party

30A Sand Rover Rally Kick-off Party

Bring your funky beach cruiser to the 5th annual 30A Sand Rover Rally in South Walton, Florida, on Friday, April 6 and Saturday April 7, 2018.

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NEW this year, on Friday night, Grayton Beer Company will host a Rally Kick-off Party for all guests with live music by Eat A Peach, an Allman Brothers cover band.

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Main Street DeFuniak Swing Fling

Main Street DeFuniak Swing Fling

Friday, March 16 at 5 PM - 9 PM: Its time to Swing, Shag, Hand Jive, Jitterbug, and do the Charleston as Main Street DeFuniak Springs hosts the First Annual Main Street Swing Fling. HASHTAG Swing will provide the music. Chautauqua Vineyards and Winery and Grayton Beer Company will be on hand for libations. We just need YOU to make it a party. Come out before the Pig Roast and SWING into the weekend! All proceeds and donations to the Main Street DeFuniak Swing Fling will go directly to bringing the Florida Humanities Council event "Museums on Main Street" to our town. The event is a partnership of the Smithsonian Institution. The program brings high-quality traveling exhibits to small towns across the state. The Crossroads traveling exhibition examines the many changes, challenges, and opportunities that rural America faces in the 21st century.

Panhandle Grassroots Fish Fry with Adam Putnam

Panhandle Grassroots Fish Fry with Adam Putnam

Grayton Beer Company will host a Panhandle Grassroots Fish Fry with Adam Putnam on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 4:30 - 7:00PM. Doors will open at 4:30PM and the casual meet and greet with the gubernatorial candidate will begin at 5:30PM. The event will include fried fish platters for purchase and complimentary Grayton Beer. All interested individuals and groups are encouraged to attend to hear Putnam's vision for Florida’s future and how he’ll always put Florida First. All guests are asked to RSVP in advance via this link. If you are unable to RSVP via Eventbrite, onsite registration will be available.

Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K

Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K

The Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Race, presented by Vera Bradley, is coming up on Sunday, March 4, along with some incredible parties and expos leading up to race day. Race registration is open at runseasidefl.com.

A post race party will take place throughout the town of Seaside including food, beer by Grayton Beer Company, awards and silent auction final call.

Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival

Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival

The annual Florida Brewers Guild Craft Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, March 3 from 2:00-5:00 PM at Cotanchobee Park in downtown Tampa.  Let's raise a glass to toast the success of Florida craft beer. Sample more than 200 beers from 60+ Florida craft breweries while raising money for the Florida Brewers Guild, the nonprofit trade association committed to preserving the rights of craft brewers throughout the state. Buy your tickets today! 

Tickets: VIP $65, GA $45 in advance or $50 at the door - https://fbgfest2018.eventbrite.com
- All attendees will receive unlimited samples of Florida's best craft beer and a commemorative tasting glass.
Facebook Event LinkRSVP to the Facebook event page and invite your own friends and followers!

Taste of the Race

Taste of the Race

Grayton Beer Company involved with another year of Taste of the Race on Friday, March 2 at 6 PM - 9 PM.

Join Chef Emeril Lagasse in person and enjoy cuisine from Emeril’s Coastal Italian restaurant along with some of the Gulf Coast’s top chefs and restaurants such as Great Southern Café, The Bay, Stinky’s Fish Camp, Bud & Alley's Restaurant, and more!

Enjoy complimentary fine wine from Wine World, craft spirits from Buffalo Trace Distillery, and craft beer from yours truly, Grayton Beer Company, all while listening to live music! The outdoor evening festivities will be held rain or shine in a heated tent, under the big top! Space is limited. Race registration packet pickup will be available from 8-9pm.

VIP Reception with Chef Emeril Lagasse, Chef Jim Shirley, and Chef Jim Richard. Space is limited. All VIP guests will get to enjoy a special cooking demonstration by Chef Emeril Lagasse and will also receive a special gift. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Following the VIP reception, VIP guests will be provided entrance into the general admission event.

Taste of the Race – VIP Reception with Chef Emeril Lagasse – $300
Tickets are nonrefundable
6:00-7:00 p.m.

Taste of the Race – General Admission $99 (Under 21)
Tickets are nonrefundable
7:00-9:00 p.m.

More information and ticket purchase: http://runseasidefl.com/taste-of-the-race/

Shore Stories

Shore Stories

On Thursday, March 1 at 6 PM - 8 PM Grayton Beer Company's Taproom will host Shore Stories,  six short films that highlight the grassroots resistance taking place across the US, as well as stories from past oil and gas exploration – including the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster.

The Stories are told by a broad range of people who love the coast and stand together in opposition to drilling--surfers, fishermen, scientists, environmentalists, business owners, and coastal residents. After the films we’ll discuss the proposal and how you can get involved in resisting these disastrous plans.

Tuesday Night Music Club at Grayton Seafood Company

Tuesday Night Music Club at Grayton Seafood Company

We are gettin' our guitars out for Tuesday Night Music Club at Grayton Seafood Co. 

All the GRAYT people of South Walton are invited to come on out every Tuesday night from 5pm-8pm for live music, cold beer and the freshest seafood around provided by Water Street Seafood. Get ready for a good ole southern Shrimp Boil & Gumbo feast. Our friends at Grayton Beer Company & Oyster City Brewing Company will be taking over our taps & turning it into a locals brew paradise with $2 off draft beer all night. It’s going to be a GRAYT time folks!

February 6th: Shank & John Mark Turner
February 13th: Kyle J. Ogle & Mark Gillespie 
February 20th: Forrest Williams
February 27th: TBA

We think "a change would do you good" - Sheryl Crow

Open Mic Night at Grayton Beer Company

Open Mic Night at Grayton Beer Company

Monday, February 12 at 6 PM - 8 PM: Our area is full of talent and Grayton Beer Company wants to give an outlet for that talent to be displayed. Join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of February for Open Mic Night with Scott Rockwood from 6PM – 8PM. 

The stage is open to all styles of artists including musicians, comedians and more. Performers will receive a little liquid courage as GBC is offering one free pint to those who take the stage.

Rosé & Croquet

Rosé & Croquet

Sunday, February 25 at 11:30 AM - 3 PM: The annual croquet tournament is one of the festival’s most beloved events. Don croquet whites and gather your best players for a boozy brunch prior to the match, complete with elegant rosés, a Bloody Mary bar, and local artisan goods. Included in the Weekend Pass. Must have a team of four to register. One Registration per team. As the event date nears, we will reach out to confirm your team name and game time.

Bourbon, Beer & Butts

Bourbon, Beer & Butts

Friday, February 23 at 6 PM - 9 PM: Enjoy a night of bourbon, beer, and barbecue tastings from distilleries from across the country, local and national breweries, and barbecue from top culinary talent including Brandon Carter, Craig Rogers, Jim Richard, Drew Dzejak, David Carrier, and more. Live music by Marc Broussard will keep the party rockin’ all night long! $135 stand alone ticket or included in a Weekend Pass.

Grayton Beer Sushi Class

Grayton Beer Sushi Class

Wednesday, February 21 from 6:30PM - 8:30PM: In this two hour, hands-on class, we'll teach you to make perfect sushi rice, how to make all of your favorite sushi sauces (from eel sauce to BangBang & more), where to shop/what to buy and how to safely serve raw fish at home with confidence, according to health department standards. You'll get two rolls to eat (we make one, you make the other) and a take home cheat sheet filled with tips, tricks and recipes!

Tuesday Night Music Club at Grayton Seafood Company

Tuesday Night Music Club at Grayton Seafood Company

We are gettin' our guitars out for Tuesday Night Music Club at Grayton Seafood Co. 

All the GRAYT people of South Walton are invited to come on out every Tuesday night from 5pm-8pm for live music, cold beer and the freshest seafood around provided by Water Street Seafood. Get ready for a good ole southern Shrimp Boil & Gumbo feast. Our friends at Grayton Beer Company & Oyster City Brewing Company will be taking over our taps & turning it into a locals brew paradise with $2 off draft beer all night. It’s going to be a GRAYT time folks!

February 6th: Shank & John Mark Turner
February 13th: Kyle J. Ogle & Mark Gillespie 
February 20th: Forrest Williams
February 27th: TBA

We think "a change would do you good" - Sheryl Crow

CAA Valentine Tour of Homes

CAA Valentine Tour of Homes

Valentine’s weekend typically means romantic dinners and flowers for most, but for South Walton residents and visitors alike, it also signals the highly anticipated annual Valentine Tour of Homes presented by the CAA. The tour is known for showcasing stunning interiors, architecturally acclaimed homes and picturesque settings bringing inspiration to tour goers’ winter weekend at the beach.

This annual event will open the doors to six gorgeously designed South Walton homes to participants on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. - 4 pm and Sunday, Feb. 18 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the event, valid for the entire weekend with one entry per house. Please note that as most of these homes are privates residencies, they cannot be guaranteed as ADA compliant. Contact the CAA office in advance for questions regarding access.

The 2018 Homes on the Tour are:

Home #1 | E-SCAPE COMPOUND INLET BEACH
Address for GPS: Lots 1-5 Pompano St. 32461
Sponsor: A BOHEME Design

**Homes 2, 3, 4, and 5 are located in Rosemary Beach. Due to limited parking, guests must park at Shades Bar and Grill or The Pointe on 30Aand ride the complimentary shuttle to Rosemary Beach. Shuttle Parking address for GPS: 10952 E. County Hwy 30A 32461

Home #2 | 188 ROUND ROAD**
Rosemary Beach
Sponsor: Linda Miller Real Estate

Home #3 | 216 ROUND ROAD**
Rosemary Beach
Sponsor: Linda Miller Real Estate

Home #4 | 2 SPANISH COURT**
Rosemary Beach
Sponsor: Linda Miller Real Estate

Home #5 | 11 Town Hall Road**
Rosemary Beach
Sponsor: Linda Miller Real Estate

Home #6 | 20 Sea Venture Alley | Alys Beach
Address for GPS: 20 Sea Venture Alley 32413
Sponsor: Coastal Luxury

TOUR BONUSES!

Show your ticket at Southside Slice in Rosemary Beach or Shades Bar and Grill on 30A for 10% off your food purchase the weekend of the event!

Stop by The Tap Room at Grayton Beer Company from 12 - 4 PM for local brew specials and food truck offerings! Address for GPA: 217 Serona Rd. 32459

At the end of your tour, turn in your completed ticket stub at any of the homes for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Beau interiors in Grayton Beach!

Tickets are available online at www.culturalartsalliance.com and locally at Smith's Antiques MallThe Foster Gallery, the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County Bayou Arts Center, Sundog Books, and The Hidden Lantern Bookstore

For more information about the Valentine Tour of Homes and the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, call 850-622-5970 or visit our #ArtMatters blog at www.culturalartsalliance.com.

To volunteer, please contact Renee McCalmont at renee@culturalartsalliance.com. Volunteers receive a complimentary ticket to attend the event.

Will Thompson & Friends Live at The Martin

Will Thompson & Friends Live at The Martin

Saturday, February 17 from 7PM - 10PM: Come hear amazing original music with four great artists. Will Thompson, Lindsey Thompson, Eric Erdman and Few Miles South will be taking the stage at The Martin Theatre, February 17th to sing you their best songs. General Admission is $25.00 and VIP tickets are $40.00. Proceeds from this concert will benefit Bay Youth Music Association (BYMA). BYMA is a non-profit organization that helps youth through music in our community.

CAA Valentine Tour of Homes

CAA Valentine Tour of Homes

Valentine’s weekend typically means romantic dinners and flowers for most, but for South Walton residents and visitors alike, it also signals the highly anticipated annual Valentine Tour of Homes presented by the CAA. The tour is known for showcasing stunning interiors, architecturally acclaimed homes and picturesque settings bringing inspiration to tour goers’ winter weekend at the beach.

This annual event will open the doors to six gorgeously designed South Walton homes to participants on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. - 4 pm and Sunday, Feb. 18 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the event, valid for the entire weekend with one entry per house. Please note that as most of these homes are privates residencies, they cannot be guaranteed as ADA compliant. Contact the CAA office in advance for questions regarding access.

The 2018 Homes on the Tour are:

Home #1 | E-SCAPE COMPOUND INLET BEACH
Address for GPS: Lots 1-5 Pompano St. 32461
Sponsor: A BOHEME Design

**Homes 2, 3, 4, and 5 are located in Rosemary Beach. Due to limited parking, guests must park at Shades Bar and Grill or The Pointe on 30Aand ride the complimentary shuttle to Rosemary Beach. Shuttle Parking address for GPS: 10952 E. County Hwy 30A 32461

Home #2 | 188 ROUND ROAD**
Rosemary Beach
Sponsor: Linda Miller Real Estate

Home #3 | 216 ROUND ROAD**
Rosemary Beach
Sponsor: Linda Miller Real Estate

Home #4 | 2 SPANISH COURT**
Rosemary Beach
Sponsor: Linda Miller Real Estate

Home #5 | 11 Town Hall Road**
Rosemary Beach
Sponsor: Linda Miller Real Estate

Home #6 | 20 Sea Venture Alley | Alys Beach
Address for GPS: 20 Sea Venture Alley 32413
Sponsor: Coastal Luxury

TOUR BONUSES!

Show your ticket at Southside Slice in Rosemary Beach or Shades Bar and Grill on 30A for 10% off your food purchase the weekend of the event!

Stop by The Tap Room at Grayton Beer Company from 12 - 4 PM for local brew specials and food truck offerings! Address for GPA: 217 Serona Rd. 32459

At the end of your tour, turn in your completed ticket stub at any of the homes for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to Beau interiors in Grayton Beach!

Tickets are available online at www.culturalartsalliance.com and locally at Smith's Antiques MallThe Foster Gallery, the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County Bayou Arts Center, Sundog Books, and The Hidden Lantern Bookstore

For more information about the Valentine Tour of Homes and the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, call 850-622-5970 or visit our #ArtMatters blog at www.culturalartsalliance.com.

To volunteer, please contact Renee McCalmont at renee@culturalartsalliance.com. Volunteers receive a complimentary ticket to attend the event.