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Note: All times listed on the Festivals in Northwest Florida January 2012 Events Calendar are U.S. Central Time Zone unless otherwise indicated.
30A Songwriters Festival
If music stirs your soul, don’t miss this three-day music extravaganza produced by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and presented by Visit South Walton. The festival features more than 125 songwriters from The Bangles and Indigo Girls to Rodney Crowell and Shawn Mullins, with over 250 performances. Venues range from intimate listening rooms to spacious outdoor amphitheaters all along South Walton's Scenic Highway 30A.
Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off
Join the Apalachicola Volunteer Fire Department in finding the best oyster recipes as area cooks vie for awards and praise with their original dishes. There’s a silent auction and oyster sampling Friday night to benefit the AVFD, then the cook off gets underway Saturday at 10:00 am. Taste oysters raw, steamed, fried and every way you can imagine. Activities include live music and dancing performances.
Gulf Islands National Seashore Fee Free Weekend
In honor of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., Gulf Islands National Seashore will join national parks across the country by celebrating with a fee free weekend. Visit Fort Pickens, Perdido Key and all the beach areas free of charge all weekend (excludes camping fees).
18th Annual Great American Chili Cook-off
January is a great time for chili and the 18th annual Great American Chili Cook-off is a great place to find it. Local teams compete for bragging rights for Pensacola’s best chili and visitors benefit by getting to sample and vote. Trophies are awarded to the top three winners along with a People’s Choice award and a Showmanship award for best costumes, theme, and fun. Some of the competing teams include Mardi Gras krewes so can get a sneak peek on what to expect. Proceeds benefit the Seville Sertoma Club.
17th Annual Florida Chautauqua Assembly
Journey through time and meet our fore-fathers at the annual Florida Chautauqua Assembly. This year’s theme, A Journey into the American Presidency, includes a presentation on the "Second American Revolution," the presidential campaign of 1800, by Keynote speaker, President Thomas Jefferson as well as appearances by President Andrew Jackson and Lady Bird Johnson. Educational sessions and free exhibits will be in various locations around town at this family-friendly living history event.
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