Hop on the bus with Okaloosa Island Garden Club, sit back, and enjoy a fun day away Nov. 7 learning the latest tricks and tips for decorating your home for the holidays.

Designer tips, techniques, and secrets for decorating your Christmas tree and home for the upcoming holiday season will be presented by Kirby Holt, a nationally recognized floral designer. The two-hour stage show will be at the Gulf Coast State College, Student Union East in Panama City.

Supplies, materials, and decorations will be for sale, as well as premade wreaths, centerpieces and other items. Attendees will also be able to purchase everything on a tree that Holt decorates if they like the way it is decorated.

The bus will leave from El Matador Condos, 909 Santa Rosa Boulevard on Okaloosa Island, at 8:30 a.m., and make a second stop to pick up shoppers at the Grand Boulevard Publix at 8:45 p.m. Ride the bus and admission to the show for $35. Bus will stop after the show for lunch in Panama City Beach at Uncle on St Andrews Bay, returning at 4 p.m. The cost of your lunch is not included.

Enjoy the day learning new ways to decorate your home, make some new friends, and don’t worry about driving and finding a place to park. Entry tickets are also available sold separately for $20. Call Kathy Foster at 850-244-4490 for more information.