16TH ANNUAL DESTIN CHARITY WINE AUCTION | APRIL 23-25, 2021

2021 Schedule of Events:

Patron Dinners- Friday, April 23 | 6 PM CST

Live Auction Broadcast - Saturday, April 24 | 4 PM CST

Silent Auction - Friday, April 23 at 9 AM CST- Sunday, April 25 at 12 PM CST

This year, we will be hosting two watch parties in conjunction with the live auction broadcast for those comfortable gathering in large groups. Doors to each watch party will open at 3 PM CST and include a one hour reserve tasting reception with a selection of our paticipating vintners before the live auction programming begins promptly at 4 PM CST. Watch party attendance is assigned based upon your patrpon dinner selection and is designated as follows:

  • The Henderson Beach…

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ART MONTH SOUTH WALTON

Art Month South Walton is an initiative of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County with the purpose to bring communities, organizations and businesses together to present quality arts and entertainment to the community. Spanning the month of May, Art Month will feature visual, performing, and literary arts programming in diverse formats and in various venues throughout South Walton.

2021 Art Month South Walton features events and programs presented in locations throughout Walton County, including the South Walton Street Art Festival, an online Art & More Auction benefiting the CAA, Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach, Arts Night in DeFuniak Springs, Music on Main, performances by the Emerald Coast Theatre Company, and…

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The 34th Annual Sandestin Wine Festival will take place April 15-18, 2021. The Sandestin Wine Festival has been named the “Best Annual Event” by Destin Magazine, and is known as the Best event in the Visit South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival area. The Sandestin Wine Festival is the most established and continuously running wine festival on the Emerald Coast and has affectionately been called the “Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals” because of its popularity and grandeur.

The main events, know as our Grand Wine Tastings, showcase more than 500+ domestic and international wines over a two day span. Guests can enjoy the opportunity to talk to vineyard owners and wine makers about their favorite appellations, or maybe try something new. During the…

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11th Annual Pompano Tournament | March 28 – April 30, 2021`

This year's tournament features Calcuttas for Redfish & Whiting and a new Shoreline Slam Calcutta for Pompano, Redfish & Whiting.

The leaderboard is the heartbeat of the Pompano Tournament and is updated with each lead change. You can register online to participate anytime throughout the tournament, or stop by the Bait Shack to register.

Fish can be weighed-in during daily weigh-ins from 8am - 8pm. Anglers are allowed to weigh-in one pompano per day and only one fish per angler will be on the leaderboard. All fish will be weighed as “whole fish weight” and to the thousandth of a pound.

All participants will have their pictures taken with their fish, and we’ll share them on the…

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Latitude Margaritaville Watersound partners, Minto Communities USA (“Minto”), Margaritaville Holdings, and The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) (“St. Joe”), announce that the  13 island-styled model homes will open for by-appointment preview tours April 3-24. 

Due to the unprecedented interest in Latitude Margaritaville communities, and current need to avoid large crowds and maintain social distancing, advance appointments to tour Latitude Margaritaville Watersound are required. Those scheduling in-person tours or phone appointments from April 3-24 will have the opportunity to complete a reservation agreement to enter a virtual, live-streamed drawing on May 1 for the first sales release of homes. At that time, all reservation agreements from the April…

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New Pedestrian Underpass Coming to East End of Scenic 30A

AERIAL OF INLET BEACH

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA), Scenic Walton, Visit South Walton, the Walton County Board of County Commissioners, and the Florida Department of Transportation hosted the official groundbreaking of the U.S. Hwy. 98 pedestrian underpass at Inlet Beach on Friday, March 26, at 3:00 pm 

This $5.6 million project will be the first pedestrian and cyclist underpass to be constructed in the county and will be located at the corners of U.S. Highways 98 and Scenic 30A.

Once the underpass is complete, it will provide safe passage for pedestrians and cyclists underneath US Highway 98 through a lighted tunnel. Scenic Walton is partnering with the Cultural Arts Alliance to create…

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Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market

Buyer & Seller Perks in Today’s Housing Market | MyKCM

Right now, the housing market is full of outstanding opportunities for both buyers and sellers. Whether you’re thinking of buying your first home, moving up to a bigger one, or selling so you can downsize this spring, there are perks today that are powering big moves for people across the country. Here are the top two to keep on the radar this season.

The Biggest Perk for Buyers: Low Mortgage Rates

 Today’s most compelling buyer incentive is low mortgage interest rates. The 30-year fixed-rate is now averaging just over 3%. While that’s slightly higher than the record-lows from 2020 and earlier this year, it’s still way lower than historic norms, making purchasing a home an ongoing perk for…

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What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market

What It Means To Be in a Sellers’ Market | MyKCM

If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’ market and the optimal time to make sure your house is available for buyers who are looking for homes to purchase.

The latest Existing Home Sales Report from The National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows the inventory of houses for sale is still astonishingly low, sitting at just a 2-month supply at the current sales pace.

Historically, a 6-month supply is necessary for a ‘normal’ or ‘neutral’ market in which there are enough homes available for active buyers (See graph below):

When the supply of houses…

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