MILTON — Here's a look at upcoming events in Santa Rosa County and surrounding areas.


Upcoming Imogene Theatre shows

MILTON — Upcoming performances at the Imogene Theatre, 6866 Caroline St include veteran of country music Collin Raye. Purchase tickets online at

Collin Raye

Oct. 13

Doors and showtime: 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Tickets: $45 presale

National Public Lands Day

MILTON — Join the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for National Public Lands Day Bog Frog Habitat Restoration at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 21 at Yellow River Wildlife Management Area in the Milton/Holt area. Help biologists restore habitat for the Florida Bog Frog, a state threatened species.

Cold Water River Cleanup

MILTON — Join the Blackwater Pyrates for their semi-annual river cleanup at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The Pyrates will provide large trash bags and transportation from Pucker Point. Contact Nicole Castille at or text 850-637-7774 for details. See page A4 for more information.

Walk to fight suicide

PENSACOLA — The Pensacola Out of the Darkness Walk will take place Sept. 22 at the Gulfside Pavilion on Pensacola Beach. Register at

Radio Control Flying Park

JAY — The grand opening of the Santa Rosa County Fallen Hero Memorial Radio Control Flying Park takes place 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22. There will be helicopters, planes, drones and cars as well as hot dogs and hamburgers and drinks with a donation suggested. There will be static displays, instructions, radio control air shows, military vehicles and hot rods. Location is at the Jay Transfer Station Road off 89 South of Jay. The Northwest Florida Modeler, Inc. is hosting this event. Contact Frank Papasavas at 899-1888 for more information.

Forcade House Marker Dedication


BAGDAD — 10 a.m. Oct. 13 there will be a historic marker dedication at the Forcade House, 6865 Allen St. in Bagdad. The Forcade House in Bagdad will have a Florida Heritage Landmark Marker dedication and 100-year celebration. The event will include the plaque unveiling and reading of the marker text, a short tour of some of the home's interior woodwork, and a special surprise restored piece of equipment dating back to the Bagda Mill circa 1870. The event is free to the public and includes light refreshments. Contact David or Luci Bailly at 982-1804 for more information.

NAVARRE — Craft vendors are needed for the upcoming 2018 Navarre Car, Truck, Bike & Craft Show on Oct. 13 at Navarre High School. This one-day event brings motorized exhibits and visitors from across north Florida. Last years show had 140 exhibits.

The crafter entry form is available at The entry fee is $35 payable by check or PayPal. The craft space is 10-by-10. There is no electricity available on site.

The Pirates on the Panhandle are hosting the show to benefit Navarre High School and other Pirate charities in the community.

For details, visit or contact Connie Jones at 850/939/7964. 

Munson School Reunion

MUNSON — From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18 the annual Munson School reunion will take place at the Bear Lake Recreation Area pavillion off Highway 4 in Munson. Bring a covered dish. For details, call 957-4082.

LEAD Academy FFA Harvest Celebration and Rodeo

CHUMUCKLA — LEAD Academy Classical School is pleased to announce the addition of a PCA Rodeo to their Annual Harvest Celebration, Nov. 16, and 17. The Rodeo is at Chumuckla Horse Arena 5976 Chumuckla Highway, Pace, adjacent to West Florida Soccer Club.

Relay for Life

MILTON — The signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life for the Milton and Pace area takes place 6 p.m. to midngiht Nov. 16 at the Pensacola State College Milton campus, 5988 Highway 90. For more information or to register visit You can also contact Gina Bitetti at or call 404-329-5113.

Pensacola Coast Guild Auxiliary Vessel Safety Check

MILTON — The Pensacola Coast Guild Auxiliary is holding a free wessel safety check on September 22 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mahogany Mill Boat Ramp in Pensacola. This is open to the public, covering all types of boats. Boats satisfactorily completing the check will recieve a decal. There is no penalty if a boat does not pass according to the guild. For information call 850-626-5927