1. Thoughtful Dinner Series

Don an apron, toss some flour, and make your own pasta with amici 30A Italian Kitchen Chef Lock at 6 p.m. Oct. 4 at Food for Thought Full Circle Kitchen in Santa Rosa Beach. The dinner series is back with food, wine and cocktails, and live music. Tickets are $300/couple and seating is limited to 20 guests. To reserve your spot call 290-4056 or email support@fftfl.org.

2. Destin Seafood Festival

Enjoy the fresh Gulf seafood Destin is known for from 4-10 p.m. Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 6 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 during the 40th annual Destin Seafood Festival at HarborWalk Village. Several vendors and live music stages will be set up along the Destin harbor boardwalk. For more information, visit www.destinseafoodfestival.com.

3. Bloody Mary Festival

The fourth annual event benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Walton County will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6 at The Market Shops at the entrance of the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. There will be food and drinks, a lounge area, cornhole games and a large screen streaming SEC football. Tickets are currently on sale through 850Tix for the pre-sale price of $40 or can be purchased at the event for $50.