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2nd Bubbly & Bling is Dec. 4
For the second year, Destin Jewelers will host “Bubbly & Bling” on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at its Miramar Beach location. This complimentary open house features live music, food, sparkling wine, shopping, and a preview of Sinfonia Gulf Coast’s 2014 Wine Women & Shoes event. Destin Jewelers will showcase designers from around the world. All attendees will be offered the chance to enter to win a $1,000 gift card from Destin Jewelers with the proceeds benefiting Sinfonia Gulf Coast. Additionally, 10% of the total sales from the evening’s purchases will be donated to Sinfonia. To RSVP, please email Sara Noel at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (850) 269-7129.
Destin Holiday Classic Ticket Requests Hit 1,300
The final preparations are now being made for the first Destin Holiday Classic, an eight-team high school girls’ basketball tournament scheduled for Dec. 27-30 at the Destin Community Center. Organizers have been gathering items from local businesses for gift bags for all of the players and coaches, finalizing sponsorships, and completing logistics. More than 1,300 ticket requests for fans coming in from out of town to the area. Tickets for the tournament will be available each day at the door at the Destin Community Center. A complete tournament bracket as well as tournament contact information may be found on the tournament’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/2013destinholidayclassic.
Antique Show tickets for Fisher House
Tickets are currently available for the 52nd annual Antique Show and Sale to be held at the NW Florida Fairgrounds on January 24-26, 2014. Purchase your tickets at $4 each through Fisher House of the Emerald Coast save a $1 off the regular admission. A great gift for those who love antiques! In addition, money from presold tickets benefit the Fisher House and go to support military families undergoing a medical crisis. For more information, including purchasing tickets, contact Kim Henderson at email@example.com or call (850) 259-4956.
Hard Rock Christmas Networking Event
Hard Rock Café is hosting a Holiday Networking Event on Monday, Dec. 9, from 5 – 7 p.m. This will be similar to the monthly breakfasts we have hosted in the past. We will be provide Hard Rock munchies, and there will be drink specials. Everyone can mingle and network!! To RSVP or for more information, please call (850) 654-3310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
McGuire's December Wine Tasting
When it comes to relaxing and treating oneself to a good time, we at McGuire's have got it all figured out: visit our Wine Cellar and Gift Shop next Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 5 - 7 p.m., and sample five wines for just $5. Once you've found that one special bottle you've just got to have, take it into our award-winning restaurant and have it with dinner--no corkage fee. And don't forget, you can take $5 off your first bottle of the wines featured on the tasting!
Sizzle & Bling Emerald Coast Jewelers & Bench Workshop Showcase
On Thursday, Dec. 5, from 5 – 7 p.m., enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres at Ruth’s Chris Steak House, presented by Emerald Coast Jewelers.
Happy Hour Daily from 5 – 7 p.m.
Select Premium Wines | $7
Specialty Drinks | $7
Premium Well Drinks | $4.75
Domestic Beer | $3
15000 Emerald Coast Parkway | Destin | 850.337.5108
Solaris Offers Cruise with Santa
Santa Claus is sailing into town … but this year he’s swapped his red sleigh for … a crimson yacht. SunQuest Cruises is holding its first Cruisin’ with Santa charity luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 12 - 2 p.m. Guests will enjoy holiday music, a tasty, two-course chef-prepared luncheon, and a keepsake photo portrait with the celebrity of the season — St. Nick himself. Tickets are $40 for adults, $22 for children (ages 10 - 2), and $10 (1 and under). Bring an unwrapped toy to be donated to local children in need. Proceeds will benefit The Sandestin Foundation for Kids. Visit www.sunquestcruises.com or call (850) 650-2519.
Tee Off for Toys at Sandestin
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort announced its “Tee Off for Toys,” to support children and families this holiday season. On Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8, Sandestin will offer golf for just the green and golf car fee of $20 at all three of Sandestin’s public championship courses, Raven Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club, and The Links Golf Club. Golfers are asked to donate new, unwrapped toys or gift cards with a value of $15 or more, which will be given to Harvest House’s “Hope for Holidays” and Children in Crisis programs. Local residents, guests and visitors are welcome to participate. For tee times, call (850) 267-8155.
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