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Friday, October 29, 2010

Howlin' Halloween at 3 Dogs & a Chick! Saturday, 2-4pm : Costume Contest 3pm

Saturday, October 30th, 2-4pm
Just a reminder for you about our Howlin' Halloween event this weekend!

Cowboy Dog Halloween Costume

Howlin' Halloween at 3 Dogs & a Chick!
Saturday, 2-4pm : Costume Contest 3pm

Join us for a doggie social in our haunted courtyard, doggie trick-or-treating through participating downtown FWB merchants, a costume contest in the park, rescue dogs and Spooky Snapshots at the Florida Dachshund Rescue Halloweenier booth!

Costume contest starts promptly at 3pm. All other events are ongoing between 2pm and 4pm! Contest categories are Best Homemade Costume, Most Girlie Costume, Most Macho Costume, Funniest Costume and Best Duo or Team (dog/dog or dog/owner).
Please visit our website (click here) for more information about the event. You can print out the contest registration form and event flyer.

Please bring your own trick-or-treat container to collect your doggie biscuits in!
Please Click Here to Download and Print the Costume Contest Registration Form.

Style- an Evening of Art, Fashion & Music

Monday, October 25, 2010

This Week Downtown and More

Tuesday - October 26th
KC's Sandbar & Grill Luau and Pig Roast. $10 cover includes all Food. Bike Parking available with Happy Hour from 4 to 7pm. Reggae Love takes the Stage @ 5pm followed up with Mystic Roots @ 8pm.

Haunted History Tour
The City of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center presents the 3rd Annual Haunted History Tours based on authentic local history, folk stories and spooky downtown historic sites. The 3rd Annual Haunted History Tours will be held on Friday, October 29th and Saturday, October 30th. Four tours will be conducted each night. Tour starting times are 6:30 PM, 7:15 PM, 7:45 PM, and 8:15 PM each night. 

Tours are limited to 30 people each and early sign-up and ticket purchase isencouraged. Pre-sale tickets are available during museum hours at the IndianTemple Mound Museum at a cost of $8.00 per adult and $5.00 per child. On tournights, tickets can be purchased starting at 6:00 p.m. outside the entrance to theIndian Temple Mound Museum where tours will begin.

All tour participantsshould arrive at least 15 minutes prior to start time for each tour. The programoffers a guided twilight walking tour of over ten historic sites in the downtown area and features costumed actors interpreting local history and haunted happenings. Several new acts have been added this year. Heritage Park & Cultural Center is located at 139 Miracle Strip Parkway SE. TheIndian Temple Mound Museum is open for ticket sales Monday through Friday 12:00 to 4:30 and Saturday 10 to 4:30.

The City of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center is a communityoutreach division of the City and is committed to providing area historicaleducational programming.


October 30th

3 Dogs and a Chick- Pet Parade and Costume Contest

Halloween this year is full of fun events! Join us for a doggie social in our haunted courtyard, doggie trick-or-treating through participating downtown FWB merchants, a costume contest in the park, rescue dogs and Spooky Snapshots at the Florida Dachshund Rescue Halloweenier booth! U Scrub a Pup will also be in attendance. 

Costume contest starts promptly at 3pm. All other events are ongoing between 2pm and 4pm! (Saturday, October 30th)

Contestants must be registered to enter the costume contest. You can register beforehand at 3 Dogs & a Chick or the day of the event.

Contest categories are Best Homemade Costume, Most Girlie Costume, Most Macho Costume, Funniest Costume and Best Duo or Team (dog/dog or dog/owner).

Visit our website to view and download the costume contest registration form.


Saturday, October 30 · 2:00pm - 4:00pm
3 Dogs And A Chick - Dog Bakery & Specialty Shop
128 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL

October 30th 
3rd Annual Crypt Crawl
Saturday, October 30 · 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Fish Lipz, Coasters, Salty Duck, Fokkers Sports Pub, KC's Sandbar & Grill and Staff's Restaurant

3rd Annual Fort Walton Beach Halloween Pub Crawl. Visit each location and get your stamp on your card (you must visit each location in order to have a chance to win the main prizes). Each participating Business will have a drawing and great Drink Specials!

10pm there will be a huge raffle and the drawing for the top 3 prizes! After you complete the crawl, meet up at 10pm at the Fountain Square Downtown Fort Walton Beach (Between KC's and Fokkers).

Live Music and Entertainment
Wednesday -
Fokker's - Christian and James
KC's - Sing Along

Thursday -
Fokker's- CJ Peake
Club Magnet- DJ Woods
KC's- Zoe Fronheiser

Friday -
Fokker's- Garry James
Fish Lipz Early- Christian & James
KC's Early - Zoe Fronheiser
KC's Late- http://kcsfwb.com/events.html

Saturday -
Fokker's - Garry James
Fish Lipz Early- Christian & James
KC's - http://kcsfwb.com/events.html

KC's - Hot Sounds

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Every Tuesday Night Run
Come join us on Tuesday nights at 6pm for a run or walk (you pick your pace).We have a 3.1 or 6.2 mile route or anything in between. We follow the Brooks Street race course its flat and lighted. Come out and meet a great group of fellow runners and walkers.  Free beer afterward! 
Location : Run With It  
Contact : 243-1007 

Every 2nd Thursday
Downtown Ladies Night

Every 3rd Friday
The Downtown Merchants of Historic Fort Walton Beach, Florida invite you every 3rd Friday to “Downtown Art Walk” to view local works of art at participating stores and enjoy live music from 5:30pm-8:30pm. 

Complimentary beverages and hors d’ oeuvres are served by most merchants. For more information, contact Tara Wesley at: theclosetswap@gmail.com ,The Closet Swap, 222A Miracle Strip Parkway 850-226-7763.

Every Friday @ Beach Liquors
(850) 244-8191

THURSDAY-$.39 wings and football on the overhead.... Bucket and pitcher specials!!!!! Wing special goes from 4-8 so come and get your seats early!!!!!
SATURDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL-Get ready for football all weekend.....BUCKET and PITCHER specials. 
SUNDAY-FUNDAY- We have NFL Sunday ticket and buy one get one domestic drafts and bottles on Sunday and $5 off large cheese pizza.
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL- Pizza, wing, and salad bar buffet $9.99….Bucket and pitcher specials 
Come on out every Monday night for the games!!!!

Art Exhibit: October 1-October 31, 2010

The Fort Walton Beach Public Library invites you to enjoy an exhibit of artwork by Lars Runar through October in the library lobby. Mr. Runar will present a solo show of color and black and white photographs. Lars has been successful in winning prizes in both national and local photo exhibitions. This show will concentrate on the humorous side of life and a few computer manipulated images.

Lars's interest in photography began while he was stationed on Guam with the US Air Force. He won several prizes in nature photography in local competitions and began doing hand colored portraits.

He has been successful in winning prizes in both national and local photo exhibitions.

Recently, he won Best of Show for a photo of a Cleopatra Calla-Lilly, and first place for a black and white print of a lighthouse.

The library is located at 185 Miracle Strip Parkway, in Downtown Fort Walton Beach at the corner of Eglin Parkway. Parking is on First Street to the North and Ferry Road to the

Art and Design Society
17 First Street SE
Fort Walton Beach, Fl 32548
Gallery Hours:
Tuesday-Friday Noon-4pm
Saturday 1-4pm

Sip & Spin @ 
Full Circle Gallery
1st Friday and 3rd Saturday of each month
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Bring a friend and a bottle of wine. Relax and try your hand at pottery- no experience necessary. Everybody gets the chance to make at least one pot! Sip and spin is a fun time to socialize and see if pottery is something you are really interested in. Pottery is a multiple step project. You will create a piece or two during your first session. To complete the project you will need to sign up for another session to glaze your work. You can finish your piece by signing up for another Sip & Spin session, or by registering for Personalized Study in Clay.
Stop by the gallery or call 850-362-8041 to register.

"...and all that could have been..." : A solo show by Brandon Pence
October 29 at 6:00pm - November 21 at 5:00pm

Local artist, Brandon Pence, announces his solo art exhibit entitled, "...and all that could have been...". The exhibit will be held at Full Circle Gallery in Fort Walton Beach, FL. from October 29th to November 21st, 2010. There will be an opening reception on October 29th from 6:00pm-9:00pm, with the artist talk at 7:30pm. He will discuss the developed graphic design skills and his experimenting with three-dimensional mediums. Pence hopes to create an experience to get people thinking and questioning.

“I'm very excited about this opportunity. I am pushing myself as an artist to create pieces outside of my comfort zone for this exhibit," says Pence. "This is a collection of never before seen work made exclusively for this exhibit as well as a physical manifestation of my evolution as an artist.”

This is Pence's first foray into sculpture and three-dimensional art as a whole. He will be constructing a life-size wooden cross and incorporating a female form comprised entirely of broken glass, crucified to it. Although this may be a sensitive subject to some people, the cross symbolizes a specific meaning to the artist as he hopes to open the minds of his viewers. Pence says, "I want people to think. This exhibit isn't meant to offend; it's meant to invoke thought."

The 25 year old self-taught digital artist has attracted a niche following for his graphically enhanced photographic narratives. He captures portraits in a unique and intense way, posing his subjects against light and dark color contrasts. The eclectic, passionate tones of Pence? art clearly reflect his musical inspirations such as David Bowie, Johnny Rotten and Sascha Konietzko, as well as European artist Neil Duerden.

See www.fullcirclefwb.com for current schedule!

Northwest Florida Ballet Season Subscriptions are now Available!
The Northwest Florida Ballet celebrates its 40th year as a regionally recognized semi-professional ballet company and school.  In addition, NFB has developed the nationally acclaimed Academie' - an integrated academic and dance education program serving 135 students from the third to eighth grade.  

The NFB is led by Artistic Director and CEO Todd Eric Allen, an area native.  The NFB is funded in part by the Florida Arts Council. 

Northwest Florida Ballet Season Subscriptions are now Available!  The Northwest Florida Ballet is excited to announce their upcoming season!
Nutcracker:  November 20 at 7:30 pm
                      November 21 at 2:30 pm
Cinderella:  April 2 at 7:30 pm
                     April 3 at 2:30 pm
Purchase your Season Subscriptions now to ensure the best seat selections.  This year, Season Subscription holders will receive additional discounts on all NFB events!

If you have not already received your Season Brochure in the mail - please call or visit NFB soon!        

For more information on Season Subscriptions please call 850.664.7787 or visit us online at www.nfballet.org.

To become a sponsor for the Ballet or for comments concerning this newsletter, please contact Marketing Assistant Brenda Hutchison at 850.664.7787 or via email.

The City of Fort Walton Beach 
Heritage Park and Cultural Center
Free Screening of Documentary at HPCC

“Sunfeather Series Workshop” 
The Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park & Cultural Center is offering a new “Sunfeather Series Workshop” a sequence of Native American arts and crafts classes, from September until December, to be held on Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. Each class will last between three to four hours, and all supplies will be included. There is a five person minimum required for each class, with a maximum of ten participants. Advance registration and payment of cash or check is required. Participants can attend any class they wish and are not required to register for entire series. 
The workshop will include:
November 13- 
Pine needle basket - $30.00 + $5.00 facilities use fee
December 11- 
Drum making - $80.00 + $5.00 facilities use fee
The “Sunfeather Series Workshop” will be taught by Sandra “Sunfeather” Lee of the Perdido Bay Tribe, a local and state recognized tribe of Creek Indians. Sandra is an artisan, demonstrator, and teacher of Creek Indian heritage, material culture, and arts. She is widely respected for her craftsmanship and knowledge of beadwork, leatherwork,pine needle basketry, and gourd art. Lee has delivered presentations to colleges and 
universities, and has participated in several Native American gatherings in the area. Lee teaches in the traditional way of her Native American ancestors.

Thursday Night is Ladies Night 
2 for 1 Drinks

Each and Everyday, you can save Loads of $$ at The Closet Swap, Inc. but on certain days.....YOU can save EVEN MORE!
MONDAY:20% off All Accessories (except shoes)
TUESDAYS: This is my Recycle and Receive Day!
When selling items, if you choose the Store Credit option, you receive and Extra $10.00 in Store Credit.
(monetary value has to equal $20.00 or more)
Military Discount - 15% off Entire Store!
WOOHOO WEDNESDAY:25% off All Denim!
THURSDAY:Double Punch Day on Your Frequent Buyer Card!
If you don't have one...mention this and receive an Extra Punch!

Artesano Hand Made Jewels
 Located in The Fountain Square
Featuring Over 20 Local Artists
Artesano Jewels honors 15% Discount Every Tuesday for Military and Dependants.

Fluid Surf Shop offers Military 10% 
off everything except boards everyday!

Birthday Parties
Let us host a party for your little princess (or teen). All parties include drinks, snacks, and goodie bags!  The cost is $250.00 for a 2-hour party.
Princess Spa Party for 6
Mini Manicure
Mini Pedicure
Mini Makeup Application
Hairstyle or Braid

Belly Dance Party for 8
Dress up in a professional coin belt and scarf!
45 minute Belly Dance class
Egyptian eye makeup application
Hairstyle or Braid

Makeup, Skin, and Nail Care Party for 8
Learn the proper way to apply makeup.
Learn the proper way to take care of your skin and nails
Makeup Application
Mini Manicure

Nonie’s Ark Animal Encounter Party For 10
If you love animals and like to be up close and personal with them, Nonie’s Ark is the party for YOU! Even if it's not your birthday this program is FUN, EDUCATIONAL and HANDS-ON. That means you can touch! It presents a zoo type show with live animals. Please check out Nonie’s website at www.noniesark.com

***Noni’s Ark can also be added on to any of Brava’s Birthday parties for only $75.00*** 

Fun Product Parties
Host your next Southern Living, Party Lite, Tastefully Simple, Pampered Chef, or any other type of party at Brava Hair Studio and Day Spa!
Great central location in Downtown Fort Walton Beach
Only $25 for a 2 hour time slot.
We have enough space to accommodate all of your guests!
$20 Gift Certificate for the hostess!
$20 Gift Certificate for a guest drawing
Please be sure to bring everything you need to set up. Parties run for 2 hours - please be sure to be done and cleaned up in this time frame. 

Girl Scout Parties
Brava Hair Studio and Day Spa Brava donates and supports to Girl Scout Troops on the Emerald Coast. 
No charge to the troop
You provide your own snacks
Learn Personal Nail care, Hair Care, Makeup, Skin Care, or how to run a business
Customized for any age level
Can go towards badges!
Call Us Today At (850) 833-3003

Support the Troops Tuesday! 
Everyone with a valid military ID card receives 20% off their purchase, excluding food but good on everything else in the store.

Check out our new refillable treat pails! Food safe, with both a lid and handle, this pail is perfect for storing your dog treats. Bring it back to the store for unlimited refills at a 10% discount!


Carolina Cigars on The Coast
in The Fountain Square
196 Miracle Strip Parkway
(850) 315-1010

$5 Wine Tastings every Saturday Night &
$5 off Purchase!
Hookah in The Courtyard $23.00

Carolina Cigars- Twelfth generation growing and curing tobacco in a rich southern style using a blend of tradition and technology to give you the best cigar taste ever had. Boutique Wines, Tobacco Accessories, Hookah in The Courtyard and Wine Tastings. 

Toni Drago & Friends

Customer Appreciation Day! KC's Sandbar Thanks You!
Every Sunday starting a 6pm until the FOOD is gone it's Customer Appreciation Day. 
Come eat Free with Great Drink Specials.
Closed Mondays 
Every Tuesday Military Night
Every Tuesday join KC's in Military Night FREE BBQ Sliders starting at 7pm.

$1.00 gumbo all day Fridays......free wifi

Mon - Fri: 5am - 7pm
Sat: 6am - 3pm
Sun: 8am - 2pm
Fresh baked breads + sandwiches + donuts + deserts + cakes + cookies + more
Delivery Available Prices Vary On Locations
Also Call Now 850-226-7552 & place your pick up orders!

Friday Night Beer Bust! 
From 10 pm - 1 am, all you can drink domestic draft beer for only $10.00

Pitchers of beer for $5 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
Admission: $3 for Adults
$2 for Children (3-12) and Senior Citizens (65&up)
$1 for Everyone on Monday & Wednesday
General Info.
Cinema Plus opens to sell tickets approximately 30 minutes before the start of the show.
Food orders are taken at the table, so you can skip the lines at the concession stand.
10% Military Discount Every Day 
on Food Purchases
Tuesday: Ladies Night- 
$1 off all drinks 7pm- Close
Wednesday: Pizza Buffet- 
Live Music by Christian and James
Thursday: $.39 Wings 4-8pm – 
Live Music CJ- PEAKE
Friday: Live Music by Garry James
Saturday:  Live Music by Garry James

Thursday Night = Ladies Night
$5.00 all you can drink for ladies after 9pm! 
Happy Hour Daily!

Live Music: Thursday- Saturday

3 Clubs in 1
Wednesday Specials-25 cent Draft from 7 to 9pm 2 FOR 1 Drinks from 9 to 11pm Call drinks down and Domestic Bottles (Call Drinks include: JACK, JIM, JOSE, etc.) NO COVER
Thursday Specials-Ladies Night Free Drinks for ladies ALL NIGHT !!! Try our new BLOCK Fish Bowl Drinks!!!
Friday Specials-Ladies night From 9pm to 11pm Ladies drink WELL and DRAFT for $2.00 Also, $5.00 VOODOO buckets all night for everyone NO COVER
Saturday Specials-$5.00 Jager BOMBS! $5.00 VOODOO Buckets Domestic Bottle Buckets $12.00 (5 per bucket) NO COVER
Sunday Specials-2 FOR 1 Drink Special Call drinks down and Domestic Bottles (Call Drinks include: JACK, JIM, JOSE, etc.) $5.00 VOODOO Bucket NO COVER
113 Eglin Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Martini/Social Bar is open 
Wed-Sun from 5pm till 9pm.
Club Magnet is open 
Wed-Sun from 9pm till 4 am.
Wed....$5 cover.....Studio 54.....$3 domestic beer and well drinks
Thu.....$5 cover...Drink n Drown with Drag Show......$10 free well drinks till 1am
Fri......$10 cover....Dance Party with Gogo dancers....$3 domestics and drink of the night
Sat.....$10 cover....Drag Show.....$3 drink of the night
Sun.....No Cover.....Dance Party Bingo.....$2 domestic beers all night long
***Cover is free before 10pm for those over 21, and for those who attend Social Bar hours...Except for Drink n Drown nights.***
***Cover is $15 for those under 21.***
***Military receive $5 off cover***
[Service Industry Night]
$1 Shooters $3 Well Drinks $3 Domestic Beer 2-4-1 Sevdka Drinks
Bring Your Pay Stub & Get Your Discount On!
Bringing Back Our Count Down Drink Special:
$2 Shooters
$3 Well Drinks
$4 Long Islands
$5 Vodka RedBulls
Free Admission Before 10 PM

The New Salty Duck is Fort Walton's favorite place for great drinks, music, and atmosphere.  Our upstairs lounge is the perfect place to relax, unwind, and have a great time. Locals often visit Salty Duck for a game of darts, shoot a game of pool, or just drop in for our great beer selection . Check out our Events page. We look forward to serving you at the Salty Duck!
All Week Happy Hour features
$1.00 off(reg price except $2 beer)
  from 4-7pm.

Downtown Community Garden @
 The Fountain Square 
The merchants and residents of Downtown Fort Walton Beach are working together to build a Community Garden in The Fountain Square. We hope to rebuild our community spirit and promote local healthy eating.The garden will be a square foot design and promote gardens with in small places utilizing raised beds and containers. The garden will host workshops, films and meals that encourage sustainable healthy living. 

Membership for working volunteers is free and will allow portions of harvest. There will be a non-working membership available as well that will require monthly dues and allow portions of harvest. Free membership will be offered to for local schools and children’s organizations to participate in the garden. The garden will be funded by local fundraisers, garden workshops and sponsors. Each sponsor will be provided with signage in the garden and listed on all promotional materials. 

We currently are seeking monetary donations, services and materials to help break ground. Please review list of materials and services needed.
Monetary: Cash, Gift Cards 
Services: Greenhouse transportation and set up, Palm Tree removal, Design, Land preparation, Fence Building 
Materials: Garden Fencing, Raised Bed Materials ( landscape timbers, railroad ties, concrete block), Treated Lumber, Nets, Stakes Metal or Wood, Netting, Clippings, Plants, Seeds, Gloves, Shovels, Rakes

 We appreciate your support and look forward to the future of this project. 
For further information please contact: 
Laurie Santos @ 315-1010 
or Nikki Lyons @ 244-5922 
or Email: pipergaffrey@gmail.com

Every Tuesday Night Run
Come join us on Tuesday nights at 6pm for a run or walk (you pick your pace).We have a 3.1 or 6.2 mile route or anything in between. We follow the Brooks Street race course its flat and lighted. Come out and meet a great group of fellow runners and walkers. 
Free beer afterward! 
Location : Run With It  
Contact : 243-1007 

The following runs start @ The Landing on Brooks Street.
Saturday 16th -
Liza Jackson Fun Run
More info coming soon!
Saturday 30th- 
Run to Eliminate Illiteracy

Saturday 6th- 
March of Dimes run/walk
Saturday 20th -
Science Center Fun Run 
More information coming soon!

Saturday 4th- 
Jingle Bell run/walk
Downtown Fort Walton Beach Military Discounts
3 Dogs & a Chick -We offer 20% for all military ID card holders each Tuesday.off  all items in the shop, excluding dog/cat food. Everything else is game!  850.243.7297 -www.3dogsandachick.com

Artesano Handmade Jewels - honors 15% off on Tuesday to all military, service personal and dependents.

ATT Wireless Services- 15% off wireless services with valid ID. Application must be submitted. Call Piper Gaffrey: 850-250-1854 or email: pipergaffrey@gmail.com

Barley's - offers Military Appreciation every Friday night with $3 drinks all night long.

Big City American Bistro- Thursday we offer a 10% discount to all active Military, Fire & EMT!!! And as always we offer our daily Soup & Salad Buffet...2 Soups, 3 Deli Salads, Spring Mix Salad and Fresh Bread all for only $5.95! Now thats a Deal!

Carolina Cigars- $5.00 Wine Tastings every Saturday and $5.00 off wine purchases.

Coach and Four Gifts: Military appreciation Tuesday. 15% off storewide (excluding Fudge).

The Closet Swap - 15% off on TuesdaysClub Magnet- $5.00 Off Cover for All MilitaryEmerald Coast Science Center - offers a military discount all the time 10% off admission & store sales.

Fluid Surf Shop- Military 10% off everything except boards everyday!

Fokker’s Sports Pub- 10% off  FOOD to military all the time when they present ID – 244-6666

Gaia’s Garden’n Gallery – 10% military discount with military ID.28 Eglin Pky SE / Fort Walton Beach FL 32548 / 850-863-4040/ www.gaiasgardengallery.com

Hugs n Hissyfits -  10% off  with Military ID - http://www.hugsandhissyfits.com/ 

KC’s Sandbar - Every Tuesday Military Night FREE BBQ Sliders starting at 7pm, with Jeff Mayfield playing live from 7pm to 11pm- must have ID

Run With It- 10% discount storewide for active duty military. (850) 243-1007 /www.runwithitfl.com

Shangri La Vintage - 20 % discount to active duty military and their dependents on Thursday's.  Storewide excluding consignments. / http://www.shangrila-vintage.com/

Stress Busters Massage Therapy - $10 off any service offered to singles or couples(850) 586-0444 / http://www.StressBustersMassageTherapy.Net/

Sacred X-pressions Tattoo -We're proud to offer discounts to all military members!The Downtown Merchants appreciate you, your sacrifice and your family’s support.

We hope you enjoy these discounts and we hope to see you downtown.