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Holiday Happenings – Greater Pensacola Parents

Holiday Happenings

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Fish River Christmas Tree Farm

Summerdale13982 Woodhaven Dairy Road East, Summerdale, AL, 36580  map




Fish River Trees is a choose & cut Christmas Tree Farm. In addition to the trees they grow, they offer fresh-cut fir trees. They also specialize in producing container-grown Living Christmas Trees that can be decorated, then planted. Customers enjoy Santa, new Manger Scene with live animals, a free tour aboard their tree train, and a great atmosphere to enjoy a wonderful family Christmas tradition. Free visits with Santa on November 24-26, December 2-3, December 9-10. Camel and pony rides are available for a small fee. Hours are 8am - 5pm.

Dates Times:November 24 - December 23

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 251-988-8144

Email: fishrivertrees@gulftel.com

Web: www.fishrivertrees.com/

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Play Pensacola Fall Break Camp

E.S. Cobb Resource Center601 East Mallory Street, Pensacola, FL, 32503  map




Ages 5 - 12 from 7:00am to 6:00pm

Dates Times:November 20-22

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 850-436-5192

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Play Pensacola Fall Break Camp

Fricker Resource Center900 North F Street, Pensacola, FL, 32501  map




Ages 5 - 12 from 7:00am to 6:00pm

Dates Times:November 20-22

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 850-436-5195

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Play Pensacola Fall Break Camp

Gull Point Resource Center7000 Spanish Trail, Pensacola, FL, 32504  map




Ages 5 - 12 from 7:00am to 6:00pm

Dates Times:November 20-22

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 850-494-7360

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Play Pensacola Fall Break Camp

Vickrey Resource Center2130 Summit Boulevard, Pensacola, FL, 32503  map




Ages 5 - 12 from 7:00am to 6:00pm

Dates Times:November 20-22

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 850-912-4056

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Play Pensacola Fall Break Camp

Woodland Heights Resource Center111 Berkley Drive , Pensacola, FL, 32503  map




Ages 5 - 12 from 7:00am to 6:00pm

Dates Times:November 20-22

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 850-435-1750

Advertiser

Wales West Arctic Express

Wales West Light Railway13670 Smiley Street, Silverhill, AL, 36576  map




All aboard the Arctic Express at Wales West RV Resort and Light Railway. Great holiday fun for the whole family! Ride an authentic Steam Train through a wonderland of lights, snow, and decorations to the North Pole. Children visit with Santa in the Winter-wonderland barn and receive a free wooden toy. Our staff can take your family photo with Santa. Free Refreshments, Mini-Train Ride, Hayride, Playground, and Bounce House. In addition, Petting Zoo, Pony Ride, and Snowball Cannon are available for a slight fee. Try our Cafe's new menu options, and a Gift Shop full of train items ideal for Christmas presents! Hours: WEEKENDS: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 4 to 9 PM; Beginning Dec. 11, open NIGHTLY, 4 to 9 PM. Admission is $15/person, plus tax. 2 and under are free. Group rates, field trips, and parties can be booked in advance. Located on Co. Rd. 9 between Fairhope and Silverhill. For information call 888-569-5337 or go to www.waleswest.com. Experience the wonder! Register on website for coupons early in the season and tickets may now be purchased online.

Dates Times:November 24 - December 24

Contact & Learn More:

Phone: 888-569-5337


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43rd St. Simon's Arts and Craft Fair

St. Simon's on the Sound Episcopal Church, 28 Miracle Strip Parkway SW, Fort Walton, FL, 32548

Join us Friday, November 3rd from 9am-5pm and Saturday, November 4th from 9am-3pm! Unique finds for everyone: jewelry, pottery, soaps, textiles, metalwork, fine art painting and photography, repurposed/upcycled items, FAMOUS CAJUN PICKLES, bake shop, and much more! Lunch and dessert available on-site.

Dates Times:3-Nov-04

850-244-8621stsimonscraftfair@gmail.com

7th Annual Pensacola Beach Turkey Trot 5K

Pensacola Beach, 2200 Via De Luna, Pensacola Beach, FL, 32561

Hosted along Pensacola Beach, Turkey Trot 5k will be held on Thanksgiving Day. This is a fun, family friendly event with a variety of activities for all ages.

Dates Times:23-Nov

844-486-5165, www.pensacolabeachturkeytrot.comturkeytrot@premierisland.com

Alyssa's Holiday Market

Alyssa's Antique Depot, 4586 Chumuckla Highway, Pace, FL, 32571

Get a head start on your Christmas lists with our Holiday Market! Find unique handcrafted (and not) items to fill up the stockings! Find the perfect hostess gifts for your holiday visiting! Shop inside the store, on the front porch and in the outfield!

Dates Times:November 18-19

850-994-9114

An Evening in Bethlehem

Gonzalez United Methodist Church, 2026 Pauline Street, Cantonment, FL, 32533

Make coming to An Evening in Bethlehem at Gonzalez United Methodist Church a Christmas tradition for your family! Walk through the town of Bethlehem and get a glimpse of what life was like at the time of the birth of Christ. This is a great way to start the Christmas season-all ages are welcome.

Dates Times:2-Dec-03

850-968-6006office@gumc.gccoxmail.com

Autism Pensacola: Holiday Party and Visit with Santa

Sensational Friends, 3219 Maplewood Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL, 32563

Holiday Party and Pictures with Santa on Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- for those families who would like an opportunity to visit with Santa in a quieter atmosphere. The event will feature light refreshments, arts and crafts, and a quiet room for those who need a break from the party atmosphere. API is partnering with Sensational Friends to host the event at their location, 3219 Maplewood Dr., Gulf Breeze. Registration is encouraged by going to autismpensacola.org/events or calling the office, (850) 434-7171.

Dates Times:2-Dec

, www.autismpensacola.org

Bear Says Thanks Storytime

Barnes & Noble , 1200 Airport Boulevard, Pensacola, FL, 32504

Join us for this special Storytime in celebration of Thanksgiving. When Bear decides to throw a feast to thank his friends, they show up one by one with different platters of delicious food to share. There's just one problem: Bear's cupboards are bare! What is he to do? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow.

Dates Times:18-Nov

850-969-9554 , www.barnesandnoble.com

Billy Claus visits Lulu's!

LuLu's , 200 East 25th Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL, 36542

Billy Claus Oh Billy Claus how we love you... Poor Billy is allergic to snow so what better place for him to come and celebrate the holidays but LuLu's. Come enjoy as this delightful children's book, written by none other than the talented Lucy Buffett. Enjoy a full day of arts & crafts, live music and get your picture taken with Billy Claus and his LuLubelle's. Make sure to leave Billy your Christmas list so that he can personally deliver it to his brother (you may have heard of him) Santa Claus. What a better way to kick off the holiday season than a day here with all of your friends and family at LuLu's.

Dates Times:9-Dec

251-967-LULU (5858), www.LuluBuffett.cominfo@lulubuffett.com

Boat Parade Activities at The Wharf

The Wharf, Orange Beach, AL,

Want a front row seat for all the illuminated action? The Wharf is the place to be! Watch as boats, large and small, glide through the Intracoastal Waterway in all their festive glory. Head down early to avoid traffic and grab a bite to eat or catch up on some holiday shopping. There will be plenty of fun activities for the kiddos as well. Make it a family affair and join us! Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Dates Times:9-Dec

251-224-1000, www.alwharf.com/calendar/2017/12/A8D0265758~Lighted+Boat+Parade.htminfo@alwharf.com

Caring Santa at Cordova Mall

Cordova Mall, 5100 North 9th Avenue, Pensacola, FL, 32504

Cordova Mall is pleased to present our Caring Santa Event designed for those who might need a little "extra" care when visiting with Santa. Before we open our doors to shoppers we open for those with special needs. We turn off our music, keep the lights low, and provide a minimally stimulating environment to help ease the visit. Photo prices vary; please see Santa Set for more details. Registration is encouraged by going to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caring-santa-tickets-37943780870

Dates Times:19-Nov

850-477-7562

Choral Society of Pensacola Presents: Handel's Messiah

Saenger Theatre, 118 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Welcome the holiday season with the Society's annual performance of Handel's masterpiece reflecting on the birth, death and resurrection of Christ, featuring the stirring Hallelujah" Chorus. This year

Dates Times:2-Dec

850-595-3880, www.pensacolasaenger.cominfo@pensacolasaenger.com

Chrisoula's Cheesecake Holiday Open House

Chrisoula's Cheesecake , 236 West Garden Street Suite 2A, Pensacola, FL, 32502

It's time for another tasting of Holiday Flavored Sweet Cheesecakes and our Savory Appetizer Cheesecakes. Take Advantage of Discounts on your Holiday Orders. Open 5pm - 7pm.

Dates Times:9-Nov

850-438-5650

Christmas Creations

First United Methodist Church of Pensacola, 81 East Wright Street, Pensacola, FL, 32501

The United Methodist Women of First United Methodist Church of Pensacola, Florida will hold the 40th Annual Christmas Creations arts and crafts sale on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, 2017. The event will open at Friday from 10am - 5pm and Saturday 9am - 2pm. Lunch will be available for purchase on Saturday. There is no charge for admission. Proceeds from this will go to ministries benefitting women and children.

Dates Times:November 17-18

850-476-8857triciebird@bellsouth.net

Christmas Tree Farm- Whispering Pines Tree Farm

Milton, 1603 Penton Road, Milton, FL, 32570

Virginia Pine, Florida Pine, Cedar, Frazier Fir and Leyland Cypress Christmas trees. Great family activities such as hay rides, photo props, Santa visits, movies nights, light displays and more! Open 10am - 5pm November 23 - December 18 with full service. After December 18 it is self service.

Dates Times:November 23 - December 18

850-304-1559, www.floridachristmastree.com/info@floridachristmastree.com

Country Pines Tree Farm

Century, 5001 Still Road, Century, FL, 32535

Tree varieties include Virginia Pines, Leylend Cypress and Carolina Sapphires. Open 9:00am - 5:00pm

850-327-4600

Cox Pensacola Christmas Parade

Downtown Pensacola, Pensacola, FL,

Come join the fun beginning at 5:15pm. You will not want to miss this event that draws over 50,000 people each year, including nearly 90 entries, and eight bands from Escambia County, New Orleans and Mississippi. The parade also features the nationally renowned Blue Angels flight team and a host of organizations from around the region.

Dates Times:9-Dec

, www.coxpensacolachristmasparade.orglew@coxpensacolachristmasparade.org

Craft Fair- Navarre First Assembly of God

Navarre First Assembly of God, 9594 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, FL, 32566

Come find those special and unique Christmas gifts. Craft Fair from 9am - 1pm.

Dates Times:2-Dec

, Find us on Facebooknavarre1st@gmail.com

ELF

Mattie Kelly Arts Center- Main Hall, 100 College Boulevard East, Niceville, FL, 32578

ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy's enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity and help New York remember the true spirit of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf.

Dates Times:8-Nov

850-729-6000, www.MattieKellyArtsCenter.org

Elf- The Musical

Saenger Theatre, 118 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL, 32502

ELF - the Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy's enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner ELF.

Dates Times:9-Nov

850-595-3880, www.pensacolasaenger.cominfo@pensacolasaenger.com

Escambia County All County Band

Saenger Theatre, 118 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL, 32502

This event is free and open to the general public

Dates Times:16-Nov

850-595-3880, www.pensacolasaenger.cominfo@pensacolasaenger.com

Frank brown International Songwriters Festival

The Flora-Bama, 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Pensacola, FL, 32507

Songwriters across many genres will perform during the 11-day festival.

Dates Times:November 9-19

850-492-0611info@florabama.com

Gulf Breeze Holiday Market

Gulf Breeze Community Center, 800 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL, 32561

Come celebrate all things Christmas and find one of a kind gifts at our Holiday theme Market.

, www.marketinthebreeze.com

Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade

Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL, 32561

The Gulf Breeze Holiday Parade is scheduled at 10am. The parade route will proceed down Shoreline Drive and end at First Baptist Church on McLane Street. Entry forms available at Gulf Breeze City Hall or the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce. For additional questions, please call 850-932-7888.

Dates Times:2-Dec

850-932-7888, www.cityofgulfbreeze.com

Holiday Faire

First Presbyterian Church , 5203 Elmira Street, Milton, FL, 32570

First Presbyterian Church of Milton is pleased to be hosting our 4th Annual Holiday Faire! This event will be held on December 2, 12 noon - 8pm and December 3, 9am - 3pm, and will feature feature handcrafted items, direct sales vendors, food, drinks, and door prizes! There will be something for everyone! So treat yourself to a little fun while getting that holiday shopping done!

850-623-2510, www.fpcmilton.org

Holiday Ice Skating

Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory Street, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Come out and bring your friends and family to enjoy ice skating while you are entertained by holiday music. Great experience for everyone! Each session is 1 hour; 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:00pm and 6:30pm Tickets required: $ 12.00 Adult/Child (includes skate rental) $ 9.00 Adult/Child (must provide own skates). Contact Pensacola Bay Center for more information.

Dates Times:Announcing Dates Soon! Visit our website.

850-432-0800, www.pensaolabaycenter.com

Holiday Stop-N-Shop

St. Paul Lutheran Church & School, 1407 John Sims Parkway East, Niceville, FL, 32578

Shop early for holiday presents from talented local vendors. This fundraiser benefits the St. Paul Christian School. Spread the word and stop in to shop and have a great time! Every type of Arts, Craft, and direct sales vendor welcomed! Hours are 9am - 2pm.

Dates Times:4-Nov

850-678-1298

Jingle Bell Beach Christmas Musical

Marcus Pointe Baptist Church, 6205 North W Street, Pensacola, FL, 32514

Marcus Pointe Baptist Church presents the 2017 Kidz Praize Musical, Jingle Bell Beach! Join us for this fun night at 6 PM. Come celebrate the Christmas season with the kids of Marcus Pointe!

Dates Times:17-Dec

850-479-8337, ww.PensacolaChurch.orginfo@marcuspointebaptist.org

Lighted Boat Parade

Pensacola Beach, 7 Casino Beach Boulevard, Pensacola Beach, FL, 32561

4-6pm: Kid's pre-show party, 6:30 pm - Lighted Boat Parade from Sabine Marina to the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk - View parade procession in Little Sabine at 6:30pm. View from Quietwater Beach area at 7:30pm. Look for Santa on the lead boat! Fireworks with Santa- Soundside- 8pm

Dates Times:2-Dec

850-932-1500

Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens and Home

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road, Theodore, AL, 36582

Bellingrath Gardens and Home is celebrating the 22nd year of Magic Christmas in Lights in 2017! Stroll through a dazzling display, with more than 1,100 set pieces, 3 million lights and 15 scenes throughout the 65-acre Garden estate. The Bellingrath Home is decorated in its holiday finery and open for evening tours. Magic Christmas in Lights includes choral performances on the South Terrace of the Home Sundays through Thursdays. Guests may purchase hot chocolate on Live Oak Plaza to warm the heart and soul. Santa will be on hand nightly for photos through Dec. 23, and the Magnolia Cafe' will serve hot meals from 4 to 8 p.m. Magic Christmas in Lights is open daily from 5 to 9 p.m. with tours of the Bellingrath Home every hour and half hour until 8:30 p.m.

Dates Times:November 24- December 31

251-973-2217, www.bellingrath.orgbellingrath@bellingrath.org

Make it to the Line 4-Mile Run/Walk & 1-Mile Fun Run

The Flora-Bama, 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Pensacola, FL, 32507

Run, jog, walk or crawl to the line at our 4-mile run/walk and 1-mile fun run. Individuals and families up to three members can compete. Participants will receive run packets that include t-shirts and other goodies. Trophies will be awarded three deep for all age groups in both the run and the walk. Special awards will be also given. A portion of the proceeds from this race will benefit the Secret Santa program. It helps local families in need with gifts at Christmas, clothing, food, etc.

Dates Times:30-Dec

850-492-0611info@florabama.com

Milton Christmas Parade

Highway 87 (Stewart Street), Milton, FL, 32570

Rolls out of the Guy Thompson Community Center at 6pm.

Dates Times:2-Dec

850-623-2339info@srcchamber.com

Navarre Christmas in the Park

Navarre Park, Navarre, FL, 32566

Coming to you on December 2, 2017. Details to be announced at a later date.

Dates Times:2-Dec

850-939-3267, Find us on Facebook

Navarre Jingle Bell Run

Navarre Main Fire Station, 8618 Esplanade Street, Navarre, FL, 32566

Family Event for all Ages. Non-competition. Race Start: Navarre Main Fire Station (behind McDonald's), 8:00 am start, one hour course limit. Course: Run/Walk through the residential streets of the Town Center for a 5k (3.1 miles) or several shorter distances. Long sleeve t-shirts for the first 200 registrants. Participants are encouraged to dress up for the season.

Dates Times:2-Dec

, www.navarrechamberfoundation.org/jingle-bell.htmlinfo@navarrechamberfoundation.org

Noon Year's Eve Celebration!

Lulu's, 200 East 25th Avenue, Gulf Shores, AL, 32542

Join us for a day of fun as we drop the beach ball at our annual Noon Year's celebration! Noon Year's is a FREE family event for all ages to enjoy. We will have kid friendly "fireworks," a massive beach ball drop when the clock strikes NOON, and more!

Dates Times:31-Dec

251-967-LULU (5858), www.LuluBuffett.com

Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra's "Holiday Pops"

Mattie Kelly Arts Center- Main Hall, 100 College Boulevard East, Niceville, FL, 32578

The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra's 31st season as the Emerald Coast's premier professional orchestra continues at 7:30 pm in the Mainstage Theater of the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville with the popular annual "Holiday Pops" concert.

Dates Times:8-Dec

850-729-6000, www.MattieKellyArtsCenter.org

NWF Ballet Presents the Nutcracker

Mattie Kelly Arts Center- Main Hall, 100 College Boulevard East, Niceville, FL, 32578

In its 38th year, The Nutcracker is set in a small German town in 1835 to the music of Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky with choreography by celebrated Artistic Director Todd Eric Allen. All public performances will feature live music performed by the Northwest Florida Ballet Symphony Orchestra led by David Ott. Performances of The Nutcracker will feature the international ballet stars Joseph Michael Gatti and Andrea Harvey in the principal roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Prince. Several other international guest artists, the NFB Company and over 100 local children round out the cast. Box office prices for adults are $38 each and $18 for children 12 & under. The 2017-2018 production of The Nutcracker is presented by VIE Magazine.

Dates Times:November 17-19

850-729-6000, www.MattieKellyArtsCenter.org

Pancakes with Santa

Gulf Coast Kid's House, 3401 North 12th Avenue, Pensacola, FL, 32503

Children of all ages are invited to enjoy a morning of holiday fun with Santa, Mrs. Claus and Santa's elves, Saturday, November 18th from 8 to 10:30 a.m. The 8th Annual Pancakes with Santa" is hosted by the Cordova Rotary Club with support from many area businesses. Proceeds of the event will benefit Gulf Coast Kid's House

Dates Times:18-Nov

850-595-5800, www.gulfcoastkidshouse.org

Pensacola Children's Chorus Presents Christmas on the Coast

Saenger Theatre, 118 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Presented by The Pensacola Children's Chorus, celebrate the best time of the year. We will transform the sunny weather into a winter wonderland while experiencing all the sights and sounds of the season.

Dates Times:December 8-10

800-745-3000, www.pensacolachildrenschorus.com

Pensacola Civic Band Salute to Veterans

Saenger Theatre, 118 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Pensacola has a rich history when it comes to our military. We are honored to be the Cradle of Naval Aviation as well as the home of the Blue Angels Flight Squadron. This Veteran's day, in partnership with the FooFoo Festival, we would like to pay tribute to our veterans. Join us for Pensacola's Salute to Veterans

Dates Times:11-Nov

850-595-3880, www.pensacolasaenger.cominfo@pensacolasaenger.com

Pensacola Turkey Trot

Seville Square, 301 Alcaniz Street, Downtown Pensacola , FL, 32502

Downtown Pensacola's original Turkey Trot is a 5k that starts and finishes at Seville Square on Thanksgiving Day.

Dates Times:23-Nov

850-261-6171, www.pensacolaturkeytrot.com

Santa Drop

The Flora-Bama, 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Pensacola, FL, 32507

Kick-off the Christmas season with the annual Santa Drop. See Santa skydive onto the beach followed by photo opportunities. Enjoy kids' arts and crafts in the Flora-Bama tent. Santa drop begins at 12 noon.

Dates Times:9-Dec

850-492-0611info@florabama.com

Santa Pet Photo Night at Cordova Mall

Cordova Mall, 5100 North 9th Avenue, Pensacola, FL, 32504

Sit, stay and pose for a photo with Santa as Cordova Mall presents Pet Photo Night with Santa. Santa will be waiting at the Center Court and welcomes all fur babies to come for a visit. Pet Photo Night is from 6-8pm and registration is encouraged by going to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pet- photo-night-tickets-37943771843 Photo prices vary; please see Santa Set for more details.

Dates Times:19-Dec

850-477-7562

Santa's Arrival Parade at Cordova Mall

Cordova Mall, 5100 North 9th Avenue, Pensacola, FL, 32504

Festivities begin at 6 p.m. from Dillard's to World Market entrance with live DJ, face painting, photo booth, Hill-Kelly Dodge, Pensacola Fire Department, Five Flags Dance Academy, Fishbein Orthodontics and much more. Parade line-up begins at 7:15 p.m., and will run from Dillard's to the World Market Entrance and into the mall ending at Center Court where we will have a NEW SURPRISE waiting for Santa. Visits with Santa are free. Photo prices vary; please see Santa Set for more details.

Dates Times:3-Nov

850-477-7562

Seabreeze Presents Norman Brown Joyous Christmas

Mattie Kelly Arts Center- Main Hall, 100 College Boulevard East, Niceville, FL, 32578

Seabreeze Radio (Smooth Jazz 106.6) presents Norman Brown's Joyous Christmas with Bobby Caldwell and Marion Meadows, presented by Resort Quest and Wyndham Vacation Rentals at 7:30 pm in the Mainstage Theater of the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville. Tickets are $80 and $40 for this Guest Event and are available exclusively through the Arts Center's Box Office.

Dates Times:9-Dec

850-729-6000, www.MattieKellyArtsCenter.org

South Baldwin Community Theater "A Christmas Story"

2022 West 2nd Street, Gulf Shores, AL, 36542

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralph Parker, who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a Red Ryder air rifle." Frequently at odds with his cranky dad but comforted by his doting mother

Dates Times:December 1-3, 8-10

251-968-6721, www.sbct.bizinfo@sbct.biz

Sunday Nights with Santa: Gulf Breeze Zoo

Gulf Breeze Zoo, Gulf Breeze, FL, 32563

Santa is coming to the Zoo for 3 nights and you don't want to miss it! Enjoy taking pictures with Santa and some very special animal friends. Santa will also be accepting those last minute Christmas letters and special requests from your little ones.

Dates Times:Announcing Dates Soon! Visit our website.

, www.gbzoo.com

Surfing Santa Parade

Via de Luna to Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach, FL, 32561

Thousands of children, parents and other spectators make their way to Pensacola Beach on Sunday to see Santa Claus making his way down Via De Luna Drive atop a Pensacola Beach fire truck at the annual Surfing Santa Beach Parade. Cat Country radio personality Brent Lane will be this year's parade Grand Marshal. Starting at 2 p.m. from Avenida 10, the parade will make its way down Via De Luna toward Casino Beach and end at the Gulfside Pavilion, where kids will be able to meet and greet with Santa until 3 p.m

Dates Times:3-Dec

, www.visitpensacolabeach.com

Thanksgiving Potluck

The Flora-Bama, 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Pensacola, FL, 32507

Join us at The Flora-Bama for a Thanksgiving Potluck, bring a covered dish to share and take the stress out out of holiday cooking. Event begins at 12 noon.

Dates Times:23-Nov

850-492-0611info@florabama.com

The Christmas Carol

Mattie Kelly Arts Center- Sprint Theater, 100 College Boulevard East, Niceville, FL, 32578

The classic Charles Dickens tale takes a delightful twist in this original adaptation by NWF State College -- a drama that combines vibrant song & dance along with period costumes, to bring to life the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and the spirits of Christmas! Includes Victorian style desserts & beverages!

Dates Times:November 30, December 1, 2

850-729-6000, www.MattieKellyArtsCenter.org

The Illusionists Present: Adam Trent

Saenger Theatre, 118 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Broadway/TV star Adam Trent is bringing his signature brand of magic and illusion to Pensacola in a 90-minute stage spectacle. Produced by the creative team behind The Illusionists, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS PRESENT ADAM TRENT (AdamTrent.com) is an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy and music designed to entertain the entire family. Showcasing his futuristic" brand of magic

Dates Times:13-Nov

850-595-3880, www.pensacolasaenger.cominfo@pensacolasaenger.com

The Nutcracker - Pensacola Youth Ballet

Booker T. Washington Theatre, 6000 College Parkway, Pensacola, FL, 32504

Pensacola Youth Ballet, a youth-focused training and performance ballet company under the direction of Michael Wardlaw, is proud to present the annual holiday tradition of, The Nutcracker! This beautifully choreographed and set spectacular will be held Friday and Saturday at 7pm. When you support Pensacola Youth Ballet's performance, your dollars support multiple scholarships used to take our students across the nation for elite and professional ballet training with top choreographers and companies, such as Austin Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Nashville Ballet, and Joffrey Ballet. Your patronage also supports other non-profit organizations, PYB partners with, who support and facilitate services for children in the Pensacola area. PYB has helped donate over $26,000 to these organizations in the last 4 years alone!! This years partner organization is Dixon School of the Arts. Support your community. Support the Arts. Support the children in your area by kicking off your holiday season with this delightful production of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Adult tickets are $30 Children 17 and under $20. Purchase your tickets through this link https://m.bpt.me/event/Michael/3104733

Dates Times:1-Dec-02

850-944-5650

Winter Art & Craft Fair

St. Mary's Episcopal Church , 6849 Oak Street, Milton, FL, 32570

Join St. Mary's Episcopal Church Winter Arts and Crafts Fair to celebrate the season and do some holiday shopping. Multiple vendors from woodcraft, candle makers, bake goods, and more. December 1 noon to 7pm & December 2 from 9am to 2:30pm.

Dates Times:1-Dec-02

850-623-2905stmarysmiltonflorida@gmail.com

Winter Wonder Ride

Seville Square, 399 South Alcaniz Street, Pensacola, FL, 32502

It's that time again! onBikes Pensacola is proud to announce it's 2nd Annual Winter Wonder Ride. Join us this December for our second annual scenic slow ride from Seville Square through beautiful downtown Pensacola before returning to Seville Square, where you and your friends can enjoy our post Ride celebration featuring music, games, thirst quenching beverages and tasty food trucks! Proceeds raised are used to purchase new bikes and helmets for children in need in the Northwest Florida area. Time: 12:00 pm

Dates Times:16-Dec

, Find us on Facebookonbikespensacola@gmail.com

Winterfest - Letter's to Santa/ Visit Santa

Downtown Pensacola, 226 East Intendencia Street , Pensacola, FL, 32502

Santa gets lots of interesting letters in his special mailbox at Winterfest. He reads some of them on Facebook every week. Santa's favorite letter writer will be awarded the first gift of Christmas at the "Santa Sendoff on December 24. https://pensacolawinterfest.org/photos-with-santa"

Dates Times:December 17-24

850-583-1365, www.pensacolawinterfest.orginfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Winterfest - Performance Tours

Downtown Pensacola, 226 East Intendencia Street, Pensacola, FL, 32502

The tour features 16 performances along a 60 minute trolley ride through downtown Pensacola. Singing guides accompany passengers into a world of wonder with scenes from your favorite holiday memories.

Dates Times:November 19,24,25 and December 1,2,8,10,15,16,17

850-583-1365, www.pensacolawinterfest.orginfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Winterfest - Polar Express Tour (mini tour)

Downtown Pensacola, 226 East Intendencia Street , Pensacola, FL, 32502

The trolley departs on a Polar Express journey with a reading from the book. Children may dress in pajamas. The best dressed boy and girl on each trip will receive 2 free tickets for the Grinch Tour. Everyone receives a bell and cup of hot chocolate.

Dates Times:December 18-24

850-583-1365, www.pensacolawinterfest.orginfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Winterfest - Reindeer Games

Downtown Pensacola, 226 East Intendencia Street, Pensacola, FL, 32502

A stage show with Santa's team of reindeer, along with dancing Christmas trees and snowflakes greet every trolley. Children can join the Penguin as he leads the karaoke Christmas chorus. Paul Morrell, master storyteller, will entertain with songs and stories. There is a letter writing corner for those important letters to Santa.

Dates Times:November 19,24,25 and December 1,2,8,10,15-24

850-583-1365, www.pensacolawinterfest.orginfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Winterfest -Grinch Tour (mini tour)

Downtown Pensacola, 226 East Intendencia Street , Pensacola, FL, 32502

Mayor Matthew leads the trolley tour. The Cat in the Hat and the Things will entertain, along with Cindy Lou and the Grinch. The trolley travels to the home of the Who's where the famous crooked Christmas tree decorates a special corner at the accounting firm of Brown, Thornton & Pacenta. The best dressed Who child on each tour wins 2 free tickets for the Polar Express Tour

Dates Times:December 18-24

850-583-1365, www.pensacolawinterfest.orginfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Winterfest- Elf Parade

Downtown Pensacola, 226 East Intendencia Street, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Elves join the Winterfest characters for a walk through the downtown Historic District. Before the parade begins, contests are held for the following categories; best costume, best ears,best wagon, and best stroller. elfparade.com

Dates Times:24-Nov

850-583-1365, www.elfparade.cominfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Winterfest- Let it Snow

Downtown Pensacola, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Snow falls every night of the Winterfest celebration

Dates Times:November 18 - December 24

850-583-1365, www.pensacolawinterfest.orginfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Winterfest- Santa's Photo Party

Downtown Pensacola, 226 East Intendencia Street, Pensacola, FL, 32502

Children may bring drawings to the party or do the artwork on site. The winner will be Santa's special guest in his sleigh.

Dates Times:18-Nov

850-583-1365, www.pensacolawinterfest.org/photos-with-santainfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Winterfest- Santa's Puppy Party

Downtown Pensacola, 226 East Intendencia Street , Pensacola, FL, 32502

Many children ask Santa for a puppy so he's decided to bring the puppies to Winterfest. children will have an opportunity to pick a puppy courtesy of the Escambia County Animal Shelter. (1:00 - 4:00 p.m)

Dates Times:2-Dec

850-583-1365, www.pensacolawinterfest.orginfo@pensacolawinterfest.org

Wreaths of Joy Gala

Skopelos at New World, 600 South Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL, 32502

The Arc Gateway Foundation is organizing the anticipated Wreaths of Joy Gala, our largest annual fundraising event. Every year businesses, organizations and individuals gather at this highly regarded affair to enjoy a three course dinner, entertainment, auctions, and more! Proceeds support programs at The Arc Gateway, a Pensacola area non-profit who provides services and support to over 850 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Time: 5:30

Dates Times:30-Nov

850-434-2638, www.arc-gateway.org info@arc-gateway.org

Zoo Lights 2016

Gulf Breeze Zoo, Gulf Breeze, FL, 32563

Enjoy the beauty of the Gulf Breeze Zoo at night as you admire thousands of sparkling holiday lights! Ice sculpting, Santa nights and other special events vary throughout the month.

Dates Times:Announcing Dates Soon! Visit our website.

, www.gbzoo.com