Leap into February with Fun-filled Events at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Released on Friday, December 28, 2007
Destin, Fla. (Dec. 28, 2007) – This month at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, guests can enjoy a full lineup of special events to include wine tastings, painting workshops and free live concerts. Unique events such as Krewe of Arfeous Dog Parade, Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash and Rummage for a Cure community yard sale mix things up for February.
Sandestin events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. This month’s events include the following
- January 31 to February 11 – Valentine's Day Mixtreme Makeover, The Market Shops at Sandestin
- February 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 – Seagrapes Wine Tasting, The Village of Baytowne Wharf
- February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Wine Tasting, Sandestin Wine World at Grand Boulevard
- February 2 – Ultimate Air Dog Show, The Village of Baytowne Wharf
- February 3 – Krewe of Arfeous Dog Parade, The Village of Baytowne Wharf
- February 5, 12, 19, 26 – Karaoke Night at Mangos, The Village of Baytowne Wharf
- February 5 – Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade, The Village of Baytowne Wharf
- February 6, 13, 20, 27 – Wednesday Night Concert Series, The Village of Baytowne Wharf
- February 6, 13, 20, 27 – Meet the Artist at Donna Burgess Gallery, The Market Shops at Sandestin
- February 7, 8, 9 – Donna Burgess Watercolor Workshop, The Market Shops at Sandestin
- February 15-18 – President’s Day Sale-abration, The Market Shops at Sandestin
- February 16 – Rummage for a Cure, The Market Shops at Sandestin
EVENTS AT GRAND BOULEVARD
Select a new favorite wine with your sweetheart at Sandestin Wine World’s weekly wine tasting beginning at 5 p.m. each Friday (Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29). Sample hand-selected vintages and receive tips from knowledgeable staff. The cost is $10 per person with a $5 rebate toward the purchase of featured wines. For more information, call 850/622-0802.
EVENTS AT THE MARKET SHOPS AT SANDESTIN
Valentine's Day Mixtreme Makeover
Meet the Artist at Donna Burgess Gallery
Listen to Mix 103.1 FM and enter your loved one from Thursday, Jan. 31 to Monday, Feb.11 for a chance to win a well-deserved makeover by visiting www.mix1031online.com. The lucky winning candidate will be announced on Mix 103.1 FM on Valentine's Day. To enter, write a letter explaining what makes your candidate so special and why this person deserves to win. Prizes include a hair style makeover, dental treatments, a makeup and skin consultation, fashion advice, a shopping spree and a relaxing three-night stay at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The unveiling ceremony will take place on the Cypress Green at The Market Shops at Sandestin on Monday, June 16. For more information, call 850/267-8092.
Meet Beaches of South Walton 2008 Artist of the Year, Donna Burgess, in her gallery at The Market Shops at Sandestin between noon and 3 p.m. each Wednesday (Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27). The artist is delighted to autograph or personalize your selection. Enjoy a 20 percent savings off all prints on these days. For more information, call 850/837-1887.
Donna Burgess Watercolor Workshop
Join Donna Burgess for a three-day seminar on Thursday, Feb. 7 through Saturday, Feb. 9 to learn the techniques of watercolor painting at the Donna Burgess Gallery at The Market Shops at Sandestin. The cost is $150 for one day; $300 for two or $400 for full session. Reservations are required. For more information and to make a reservation, call 850/837-1887.
President’s Day Sale-abration
PCelebrate President’s Day and enjoy sidewalk savings up to 75 percent off in all stores at the President’s Day Sale-abration on Friday, Feb. 15 through Monday, Feb. 18 at The Market Shops at Sandestin. There will also be live entertainment in the Gazebo Courtyard from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 17. For more information, call 850/267-8092.
Rummage for a Cure
Rummage for a Cure community yard sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 on the Cypress Green at The Market Shops at Sandestin, where folks can buy treasured "flea market finds" and help raise money for cancer research. A portion of the proceeds from Rummage for a Cure goes to the American Cancer Society. For more information, call 850/267-6833.
EVENTS AT THE VILLAGE OF BAYTOWNE WHARF
Seagrapes Wine Bar & Gifts Wine Tasting
Make it a date night at 5 p.m. each Friday and Saturday (Feb. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 and 29) and enjoy wine tastings inside the cozy atomosphere of Seagrapes Wine Bar & Gifts in The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. Wine tasting costs $7.50 per person, which may be applied toward the purchase of wine from the shop. For more information, call 850/267-2526.
Ultimate Air Dog Show
As seen on "The Late Show with David Letterman," spectators can catch The Ultimate Air Dog show, on Saturday, Feb. 2 in The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. This special canine event is a way to get the "whole" family out of the house for some lively fun. The show features dogs racing down a dock and leaping into the bay in competition for the greatest distance. For more information, call 850/267-8186.
Krewe of Arfeous Dog Parade
Even four-legged friends get a chance to party in The Village. Check out the 5th annual Krewe of Arfeous Dog Parade at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3 through the streets of The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. This year’s theme is “Pawrates of the Caribbean.” For information on this event and to inquire about participating, please contact Bark Avenue at 850/267-9400 or visit www.kreweofarfeous.com. .
Karaoke Night at Mangos
Stop by Mangos Paradise Grille in The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin each Tuesday (Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26) for tasty tropical seafood, a lively atmosphere and a chance to take the microphone singing your favorite karaoke tunes. For more information, call 850/351-4526.
Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade
Let your hair down at the 6th annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade at 5 p.m. on Feb. 5 in The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. Parade-goers will find the sky full of a barrage of beads and moon pies along with festive colorful floats, street performers and marchers dressed in their Mardi Gras best. To participate or volunteer in this exciting event, please call 850/267-8180.
Wednesday Night Concert Series
Bring the whole family to enjoy free live music from 6 to 8 p.m. (Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27) during the Wednesday Night Concert Series in The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin. This month’s bands include Motor City Josh and the Big 3 (Feb. 6); Biscuit Miller and The Mix (Feb.13); Chubby Carrier and The Bayou Swamp Band (Feb. 20); and Longineu Parsons (Feb. 27). For more information, call 850/267-8117.
Events are subject to change without prior notice. For more information about special events at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, call 850/267-7140.
To secure reservations at Sandestin, call 800/622-1084 or visit www.sandestin.com/lpr.aspx..
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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a 2,400 acre resort located in Northwest Florida, between Pensacola and Panama City, eight miles east of Destin. Sandestin is an award-winning resort located on 7.5 miles of beach and bayfront property with 1,450 accommodations and 65,000 square feet of meeting space. Sandestin guests enjoy a wide variety of complimentary amenities, including the new Village of Baytowne Wharf, property-wide tram service, daily use of the Sandestin health club (adults only), complimentary use of bicycles, canoes, kayaks, boogie boards and tennis court time, plus free children's fishing licenses for our many stocked ponds. To further enhance the guest experience, Sandestin introduces the Surf Club, the new exclusive VIP section of www.sandestin.com.
Intrawest Corporation (IDR: NYSE; ITW: TSX) is the leading developer and operator of village-centered resorts across North America. The company owns nine mountain resorts, including Whistler Blackcomb, North America's most popular mountain resort. Intrawest also owns Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Florida and has a premier vacation ownership business, Club Intrawest. The company has a 45 percent interest in Alpine helicopters Ltd., owner of Canadian Mountain Holidays, the largest heli-skiing operation in the world. Intrawest is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and is located on the World Wide Web at www.intrawest.com.