Several November events set for Viva Florida 500 calendar

Published: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 02:37 PM.

CRESTVIEW — Several Okaloosa County events are slated next month to celebrate Florida’s 500th anniversary.

Residents can search the Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative’s Heritage Geocache Trail and find at least six caches to earn a commemorative Viva Florida 500 coin (while supplies last). Learn more at www.readokaloosa.org.

Other Viva Florida 500 events and activities are as follows:

Annual Pinfish Classic: 8:30-10 a.m. Nov 2, Destin Harbor. Catch-and-release event is open to children 14 and under. Free admission. Details: www.cityofdestin.com

For the “Art of It” Interactive Art Walk: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 9, downtown Fort Walton Beach. Observe art demonstrations and create projects for a minimal fee. Featuring The Emerald Cork & Paint Studio, Artseano Jewels and Full Circle Gallery. Details: www.downtownfwb.com

Moonlight & Melodies Wine Gala: 6-9 p.m. Nov 9, Emerald Coast Aviation, Crestview. Cost: $40 per ticket. Details: www.crestviewchamber.com

History of Niceville’s Civilian Conservation Corps: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Niceville Community Center



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