Magnolia Grill



The Magnolia Grill in Fort Walton Beach presents Dr. David Ott and soprano Amy Bullard in a program of Christmas music at 7 p.m. Dec. 8. Guests should enter at 6 p.m.



In an intimate dinner theater format, guests will be entertained with familiar and popular Christmas selections from the classics and traditional music of the season. Several audience sing-along selections will also be included in the program.



For more details and reservations, call the Magnolia Grill at 302-0266.



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Pancakes with Santa will be held from 7:30-10 a.m. Dec. 14. This event benefits the Salvation Army.  



Minimum donation of $5 per person includes breakfast consisting of pancakes, sausage, coffee or orange juice.  



Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to visit with the children.



Wine World introduces Beer Festival with preview event



Wine World at Uptown Station has announced they will host the Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival Preview from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 28. The event will serve as an exclusive preview to Wine World’s Inaugural Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival to be held in 2014.  The 2014 Fort Walton Beer Festival plans to be one of the largest craft beer festivals on the Emerald Coast.



Admission to the Festival Preview is $25 per person if purchased in advance and $35 day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at any Wine World location or at www.chanswineworld.com. For more information, to sponsor, or to volunteer, call 850-269-2909.



The event will include unique craft beers from local breweries, culinary stations from local restaurants and music by the local band Slack tide.



All proceeds will benefit the Special Forces Association, Chapter 7. SFA chapter 7 is a veteran’s non-profit all volunteer organization that provides support to families of 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne).