Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanza or Christmas, this can be a remarkably busy time of the year. But if your calendar has some open space you would like to fill, we have some fun events on this …
Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanza or Christmas, this can be a remarkably busy time of the year. But if your calendar has some open space you would like to fill, we have some fun events on this weekend’s list. Start your weekend on Thursday with a visit with the Grinch in Orange Beach or the menorah lighting in Daphne. Then on Friday, head to The Wharf to donate blood or venture to Pensacola for Winterfest. Wrap up the weekend Sunday at Flora-Bama’s potluck. Do not forget to check out our event calendar at www.GulfCoastMedia.com for more happenings.
We wish you all a happy holiday season.
Meet the Grinch
What: Enjoy a cup of coffee and beignets while you visit with the Grinch. Be sure to bring your camera.
Public menorah lighting
What: Join Congregation Mayim Chayim as they light the menorah and celebrate Hanukkah.
When: Thursday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m.
What: Get into the holiday spirit and watch it come to life on stage at the OWA Theater for this original Christmas spectacular. The 90-minute production is fun for the whole family. Visit www.visitowa.com to purchase tickets.
When: Thursday, Dec. 22, and Friday, Dec. 23, at 7 p.m.
Where: OWA Theater, 205-A N. OWA Blvd., Foley
Life South blood drive
What: Do your part to save a life this holiday season at The Wharf. Life South is hosting a blood drive and all donors will receive a $24 e-Gift card. All blood types needed
When: Friday, Dec. 23, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Where: The front parking lot at the intersection of Main Street and Canal Road, Orange Beach
Price: Tickets prices start at $10
What: The moment you enter Plaza Wonderland on Palafox Place, the snow begins to fall. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate as you wait for the conductor to call your name to board the mini train. Enjoy the lights, snow, and magical scenery. Visit www.pensacolawinterfest.org for all the tours available, dates and to purchase tickets.
When: Friday, Dec. 23, from 5-9 p.m.
Where: Downtown Pensacola, 223 S. Palafox St., Pensacola
Flora-Bama Christmas Potluck
What: Enjoy a Christmas meal with family, friends and soon to be friends at the Flora-Bama’s annual Christmas Potluck dinner. Everyone is welcome. Turkey and ham will be provided by the Flora-Bama and everyone attending is encouraged to bring a covered dish to share.
When: Sunday, Dec. 25, doors open at noon and dinner service begins at 1 p.m.
Where: Flora-Bama Lounge & Package, 17401 Perdido Key Drive, Pensacola