The Destin History & Fishing Museumís annual Gumbo Contest and Silent Auction Fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Destin Community Center. Area restaurants and individuals compete for the title of the best gumbo on the Panhandle.



The event will include live music by local band Flashflood and a silent auction of 60 plus packages including artwork, vacation stays, jewelry, and restaurant gift certificates, boating and fishing trips, services, golf, recreational activities and much more. Sample all the area's finest gumbo and cast your vote for the Peopleís Choice Award.



Advance tickets are $10/adult and available at the Museum. Admission will be $12 at the door the day of the event.



For more information concerning entering your gumbo in the contest, donating an item for the silent auction or coming to enjoy the event, contact the Museum at 850-837-6611 or email kathydestinhistory@gmail.com.