GUMBO TIME: Destin History and Fishing Musuem gumbo contest and silent aution is Jan. 31

Special to The Log
Individuals as well as area restaurants can enter their gumbo in the annual contest set for Jan. 31.

Got a great gumbo recipe or just like to eat gumbo? Then the Destin Community Center is where you will want to be on Jan. 31.

The Destin History and Fishing Museum will be having its annual Gumbo Contest and Silent Auction Fundraiser at the community center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Area restaurants and individual will compete for the title of the best gumbo on the panhandle. The event will include live music by a local band 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.

Come sample all the area’s finest gumbo and cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award.

Advanced tickets are available now at the museum for $10 per adult. 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 just coming to enjoy the event, contact the museum at 850-837-6611 or email kathydestinhistory@gmail.com.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Destin History and Fishing Museum whose goal is “preserving the heritage of the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.”