Bay County Chamber of Commerce

235 West 5th Street

Panama City, FL 32401

 

Phone: 850.785.5206

Fax: 850.763.6229

 

 

 

 

 

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2014 Festival of Trees - Designers/Sponsors
08/20/2014 to 11/18/2014

  

Calling all Designers and Sponsors for 2014 Festival of Trees; benefiting the Bethel Village home for women, of the Panama City Rescue Mission.

 

The theme will be "Something for Everyone"and the event will be December 2-5, at the Marina Civic Center.  

 

We are looking for groups to help by designing, decorating and donating a special tree, wreath or stocking. Or you may bless Bethel Village by being a financial sponsor or by providing other in-kind silent auction item!  

 

For more information call 850-481-1093.

 

Location: Marina Civic Center, downtown marina, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-769-0783

 

Coats for Kids
09/01/2014 to 09/30/2014

Manuel & Thompson and WJHG Channel 7 are sponsoring the 12th Annual Coats for Kids collection in Bay County.  

 

Gently used, warm winter coats are collected and distributed to the children of Bay County.  

 

Collection is September 1st through October 10th and distribution is October 13th through November 7th.  

 

Click on the attachment for details of this event.  

 

Details:  call or visit www.manuelthompson.com.

 

Location: Bay County Chamber, 235 West 5th St, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-5555

 

 

September 2014 Dance Life @ Studio 415
09/01/2014 to 09/30/2014

Dance Life @ Studio 415 in downtown Panama City offers lots of opportunity to dance, party and meet with friends and new acquaintances that love dancing and partying as much as you do.  Here are some of their activities scheduled monthly:

 

Social Dance Night - 2nd and 4th Thursdays (7-7:30pm - free lessons; social dance party at 7:30pm with $15 cover altho 1st party is FREE)

 

Latin Dance Night - 1st and 3rd Wednesdays (8-9:00pm - free lessons; latin dance party at 9:00pm with $15 cover altho 1st party is FREE)

 

Details:  Call 

 

Location: 415 Harrison Ave. , downtown Panama City

Contact Number: (850) 215-4453

 

Wine n' Wellness Party @ Answer Marketing
09/02/2014

Join us September 2nd at 6:00pm to enjoy a glass of wine or other cool beverage and listen while Laurie Simmons with Live Life Well opens your eyes about facts that can change your life for the better.

 

Details: Call or contact Kristi@answermarketing.net

 

Location: Answer Marketing, 1131 A Beck Ave, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-215-7667

 

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group
09/03/2014

04:00 pm - 05:00 pm

The Type 2 Diabetes Support Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month. Interested community members are invited to join the group as they explore diabetes issues, learn about lifestyle changes that can improve diabetes control, and discover how to reduce the risk for diabetes complications.

 

The support group is free and open to the public. Preregistration is not required.

 

For more information, please call the Diabetes Program Coordinator and class facilitator Jo Colville BSN, MA, CDE at 850-872-4455 ext. 1199.

 

Location: FL Dept of Health in Bay County

Contact Number: 850-872-4455 ext. 1199

 

 

September 2014 Vintage Market Downtown
09/05/2014 to 09/06/2014

FREE and OPEN to the public, the market takes place the 1st Friday and Saturday of the month beginning in April and continuing through November.  Locals bring their 'vintage' wares for those who truly know that 'one man's old junk is another man's treasure' so come and explore.  Who knows treasure you may find!

 

Fridays 4-10pm and Saturdays 8am to 3pm

 

Details:  Panama City Downtown Improvement Board   850-785-2554 

 

Location: 500 Block of Harrison Avenue, downtown

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

BackStage Pass 2014 - Marina Civic Center
09/05/2014 to 09/26/2014

01:00 am - 01:00 am

BackStage Pass continues in September every Friday evening (Sept.  5, 12, 19, 26) at 6:30pm.  

 

Click on attachment for dates and who's playing when.   

 

General admission is $5.   Tables of 4 packages can be purchased for $50.  

 

Details:  call of visit website.
 

 

Location: Marina Civic Center, south end Harrison Ave, downtown marina

Contact Number: 850-769-1271

 

 

September 2014 Bay County Animal Adoption
09/05/2014

10:00 am - 03:00 am

New mobile Pet Adoption Trolley is available and will be at the County Government Center on West 11th Street the 1st Friday of September to assist in promoting the adoption of shelter pets in the county.  

 

You can also request the trolley to be at your own event.   Details:  Call Valerie Sale

 

Location: Bay Co. Govt. Bldg. West 11th St (behind Library)

Contact Number: 850-248-8170

 

September 2014 Friday Fest Downtown
09/05/2014

05:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The first Friday evening of each month the Downtown Improvement Board puts on the  City's biggest street festival beginning in February and continuing through November.  Come party with your neighbors, friends and community!!

 

Details:  Panama City Downtown Improvement Board 850-785-2554

 

Location: 850-785-2554

Contact Number: 200-600 Blocks of Harrison Ave in dowtown Panama City

 

License FREE Fishing Days
09/06/2014

FWC offers license-free fishing (saltwater and freshwater) days to the public each year.  

 

September 6, Saturday, is a SALTWATER FREE FISHING DAY.  

 

Details:  Call Florida Fish and Wildlife

 

Location: Various

Contact Number: 850-265-3676

 

The Arena Series Presents The Gann Family
09/06/2014

07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

For five Saturdays, beginning Aug. 23rd, join us for an experience like you've never had before! 

 

Local artists will be performing in a transformed auditorium of The Martin Theatre, featuring arena style seating, reserved VIP stage tables, and a dance floor.

 

Tickets are $10 and proceeds benefit the Children's Home Society. 

 

Visit us online at www.thearenaseries.com For ticket information contact The Martin Theatre at 763-8080, or go online at www.martintheatre.com

 

Location: The Martin Theatre - 409 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL

Contact Number: (850) 258-2264

 

 

Audition @ GCSC Amelia Center
09/08/2014 to 09/09/2014

Division of Visual and Performing Arts at GCSC and the Bay Arts Alliance announce auditions for a workshop production of Miracle of the White Leaves: The Musical to be held on September 8 and 9 in the Amelia Center Theatre Lab at Gulf Coast State College.  

 

Click on the attachment for more details of the auditions or call Jason Hedden at GCSC.

 

 

 

Location: GCSC Amelia Center Theatre Lab

Contact Number: 850-769-1551 ext. 2889

 

 

September 2014 Local Farmers' Markets
09/08/2014 to 09/30/2014

 
 

St. Andrews Waterfront Market  

8am - 1pm Saturdays  Come shop, walk and spend your smorning at the market.  Sponsored by St. Andrews Waterfront  

Located at St. Andrews Marina at Smith Yacht Basin on Beck Ave.  Details:  850-872-7208  

 

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market  

8am - 2pm   Open year-round, largest open-air market in Panhandle with live music, family fun, rain or shine.  

Located at Capt. Anderson's Restaurant off Thomas Drive on Panama City Beach   Details:  850-763-7359    

 

Lynn Haven Farmers' Market  

4-8pm on Tuesdays  

Located in Sharon Sheffield Park, Ninth St. and Ohio Ave. in Lynn Haven   Details:  850-265-2961    

 

Bay County Farmers' Market  

8am - 3pm  Monday through Saturday  

Located at Central Panhandle Bay County Fairgrounds at Sherman Ave and Hwy 98 in Panama City   Details:   850-769-2645

 

Location: See above

Contact Number: See above

 

Hospitality Lodging Training
09/08/2014 to 09/19/2014

09:30 am - 02:30 pm

Goodwill Industries Big Bend will hold its next hospitality lodging class September 8-19 (Mon-Fri) starting at 9:30am through 2:30pm.  The first week will be at a hotel on the beach and the second week will be at a hotel in town, by the mall.  Both weeks are required to complete the course and earn a national certification.

 

Please click on the attachment.  Details:  Please call. 

 

Location: To be announced

Contact Number: 850-785-5083

 

 

Reemployment Assistance Appeals Seminar
09/09/2014

Attention Hiring Managers and HR Professionals!   FREE 1 Hour Seminar on Reemployment Assistance Appeals will be held Tuesday, September 9th, at 1:00 pm at CareerSource Gulf Coast.

 

Please click on attachment for more information.

 

Details:  Please call 

 

Location: 625 Hwy 231 (corner of 19th & Hwy 231) Panama City

Contact Number: 850-872-4340

 

 

September 2014 Hogs & Grogs Downtown
09/11/2014

The 2nd Thursday of every month from 6-9pm (April-September) join your motorcycle friends and come downtown for some ice cold 'grog' and hanging out with other bike enthusiasts during the Hogs & Grogs event.   

 

This is the last Hogs & Grogs for this year, so make it a point to be there! 

 

Details:  Call Panama City Downtown Improvement Board.

 

Location: Downtown on Harrison Ave, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

2nd Annual Fire Truck Pull
09/11/2014

01:00 am - 01:00 am

 
The 2nd Annual Fire Truck Pull to benefit United Way of Bay County will take place on Thursday, September 11, from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at 909 Washington Avenue.

 

Think you can pull a firetruck? Gather 10 of your friends, family, or co-workers and see which team will pull the fastest!

 

Open to the first 20 teams only and there are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. $150 per team with t-shirt and refreshments included.

 

For more information, call Cindy at 989-893-7508 ext. 17.

 

Location: 909 Washington Ave, Panama City

Contact Number: 989-893-7508 ext. 17

 

Gulf Coast State College Hosts Annual “College Night”
09/11/2014

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Gulf Coast State College is hosting its annual “College Night” on Thursday, September 11, from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Advanced Technology Center at the Panama City Campus.    

 

Representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities will participate, providing information about degrees, programs, careers and financial aid. “College Night” is free and open to the public and is aimed at current GCSC students, local high school students and their parents, teachers, administrators and community members who are thinking about coming back to school or attending college for the first time.    

 

If you have any questions, please contact Wendi Garrett at wgarrett@gulfcoast.edu or call 850-747-3200.

 

Location: Gulf Coast State College

Contact Number: 850-747-3200

 

Creative Con 2014
09/13/2014

10:00 am - 05:00 pm

The Bay County Public Library Foundation presents a fun-filled day celebrating the Creative Community with educational talks on creative career paths by industry professionals, activities for children and adults, costume contests with prizes, facepainting, Live Music and much more!
 
Saturday, September 13 from 10am to 5pm at Gulf Coast State College.  Admission:  $10 at the door; kids 6 and under FREE
 
Click on the attachment for more information
 
 

 

Location: Gulf Coast State College

Contact Number: 850-532-3394

 

 

25th Annual Outdoor Rendezvous
09/13/2014

02:00 pm - 06:00 pm

It's time for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bay County's 25th Annual Outdoor Rendezvous Saturday, September 13th,  from 2:00-6:00pm.   OPEN to PUBLIC and FREE admission for this event.

 

Enjoy area Vendors, Good Food, Bow Tournaments, Casting Tournaments, Corn Hole Tournaments, Fun and Games for the kids, LIVE Entertainment by Rebel Syndicate and much more!

 

Wild Game Dinner and Live Auction

Get your tickets to the Wild Game Dinner and Live Auction to be hosted from 6:00pm until.  Tickets are $500 for a table of 8, $250 for a half table of 4, and $65 each.

 

For more information on tickets to the dinner or how to become a sponsor or vendor please call 850-763-2076 VENDORS WANTED! Vendor Fee- Donation to event Auction. All vendors are considered! For More Information Call 850-763-2076

 

Location: 3404 W 19th St. Panama City, Fl. 32404

Contact Number: 850-763-2076

 

 

The Arena Series Presents Loud Planet
09/13/2014

07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

For five Saturdays, beginning Aug. 23rd, join us for an experience like you've never had before! 

 

Local artists will be performing in a transformed auditorium of The Martin Theatre, featuring arena style seating, reserved VIP stage tables, and a dance floor.

 

Tickets are $10 and proceeds benefit the Children's Home Society. 

 

Visit us online at www.thearenaseries.com For ticket information contact The Martin Theatre at 763-8080, or go online at www.martintheatre.com

 

Location: The Martin Theatre - 409 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL

Contact Number: (850) 258-2264

 

 

Angels Among Us Health Expo
09/16/2014

09:00 am - 01:00 pm

Free admission and open to the public. Free health screenings and information. Door prizes donated by vendors.

 

Location: Shaddai Shrine Center (1101 West 19th St.)

Contact Number: 850-819-8313

 

 

Beach for Books
09/16/2014

05:30 pm - 09:00 pm

 
 

The Panama City Beach Library Foundation invites you to liven up your Tuesday night with Beach for Books: a unique fundraiser featuring live music, belly dancers, live and silent auctions, children’s art exhibits plus samplings of signature dishes from the area’s best chefs.

 

The September 16th gala starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Panama City Beach Library and continues from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the adjacent Lyndell Center.

 

Tickets are available at the beach library for a $30 donation and include two FREE drinks! See you Tuesday, September 16 at Beach for Books!

 

For additional information, call 850-960-0481 or email j3nnif3rross@gmail.com.

 

Location: PCB Library and Lyndell Center

Contact Number: 850-960-0481

 

Lobster Festival and Tournament
09/18/2014 to 09/21/2014

Schooners Last Local Beach Club sets the stage for the largest lobster festival in Florida as the 25th festival and tournament gives divers a chance to compete and attendees a chance to eat amazing lobster dishes.

 

All types of categories - Spiny lobster, Shovelnose and Big 6 - are included and weigh-ins begins on Saturday and end Sunday with grand prizes and a Lobster Feast.

 

Sand Sculpting Contest will take place again this year so come to the beach behind Schooners.

 

Call or visit the website.

 

Location: Schooners, 5121 Gulf Drive, Panama City Beach

Contact Number: 850-235-3555

 

Milk Matters: A Breastfeeding Support Group
09/18/2014

09:00 am - 10:30 am

Moms and babies are invited to this friendly discussion about the joys and challenges of breastfeeding. Trained Breastfeeding Peer Counselors are available to offer guidance and answer questions.

 

This support group is open to all moms and babies and meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:00am.

 

Please call the WIC Breastfeeding Hotline and speak to a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor for more information at 850-747-5775.

 

Location: FL Dept of Health in Bay County

Contact Number: WIC Breastfeeding Hotline: 850-747-5775

 

September 2014 BIC Meet and Greet
09/18/2014

09:30 am - 11:00 am

 
 

The Business Innovation Center welcomes entrepreneurs to it's Morning Meet and Greet the 3rd Thursday of each month.  

 

Join us for coffee, bring your questions and find opportunities for advancing your dream.  

 

Details:  Call Cody Gray 850-770-2451

 

Location: FSU-PC campus, in Rm 105 of Office Bldg, Collegiate Drive

Contact Number: 850-770-2451

 

September 2014 Baybreeze Concert Series
09/18/2014

06:30 pm - 09:00 pm


The Panama City Downtown Improvement Board invites your to grab your chairs and come to the downtown marina to listen to local music talent and enjoy the summer evening during the Baybreeze Concert Series.    

 

The Concert Series occurs the 3rd Thursday of each month 6:30-9:00pm (May-October).  

 

Details:  Panama City Downtown Improvement Board.

  
 
 

 

Location: Downtown Marina, south end of Harrison Ave, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

HealthSouth Golf Tournament
09/19/2014

 
The HealthSouth and Second Chance of Northwest Florida Charity Golf Tournament will be held Friday, September 19th at Hombre Golf Course.  

 

Please call for more information and to register.  

 

 

 

 

Location: Hombre Golf Club, PCB Parkway

Contact Number: 850-914-8663

 

Booz Allen Hamilton presents Superhero Day!
09/20/2014

10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Join us for a day of Superhero Science from 10:00am to 5:00pm! 

 

Free for Military Families  --   $5 for all others.

 

Hands on experiments and crafts, bouncy house, obstacle course, character meet and greet and more! Dress as your favorite superhero!

 

Details:   kimreckler@gmail.com

 

 

 

Location: Science and Discovery Center of NW FL

Contact Number: 5056600057

 

 

The Arena Series Presents Heritage
09/20/2014

07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

For five Saturdays, beginning Aug. 23rd, join us for an experience like you've never had before! 

 

Local artists will be performing in a transformed auditorium of The Martin Theatre, featuring arena style seating, reserved VIP stage tables, and a dance floor.

 

Tickets are $10 and proceeds benefit the Children's Home Society. 

 

Visit us online at www.thearenaseries.com For ticket information contact The Martin Theatre at 763-8080, or go online at www.martintheatre.com

 

Location: The Martin Theatre - 409 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL

Contact Number: (850) 258-2264

 

 

Homeless Veterans Stand Down
09/25/2014

09:00 am - 02:00 pm

7th Annual Homesless Veterans Stand Down will be held on Thursday, September 25, from 9:00am to 2:00m in the First Baptist Church Family Life Center at 32 West 6th Street in Panama City.  

 

Free transportation provided  on day of event by Bay Town Trolley with proof of military service.  Free Services for Veterans in needs will be available and a hot lunch will be served.

 

Please click on attachment for more information/details.  

 

Questions please call.  

 

Presented by CareerSource Gulf Coast and sponsors:  American Job Center, Gulf Coast State College, First Baptist Church, Family Service Agency of Bay County, AmVets Post 2298 (Callaway), American Legion Post 392, 90 Works, Royal American Management, AmVets Post 231, Bay County Veteran Center, Disability Resource Center, Lynette's Cakes & Catering, Bruce A. Buhrow, DMD (USAF Retired).

 

Location: First Baptist Church Family Life Ctr, 32 West 6th St, PC

Contact Number: 850-872-4340

 

 

Control Your Money ... BYP Luncheon
09/25/2014

11:30 am - 01:00 pm

The Bay County Chamber of Commerce's Bay Young Professionals and future Bay Young Professionals are invited to a luncheon at G. Foley's restaurant on Thursday, September 25, to learn how to 'CONTROL YOUR MONEY BEFORE IT CONTROLS YOU'.  

 

The luncheon is FREE to current BYP members and cost $15 for future BYP members.  

 

Contact Kevin Kussro to RSVP and for more information.

 

Location: G. Foley's, 3212 West 23rd St., Panama City

Contact Number: 850-215-3757

 

2014 Annual Oktoberfest
09/26/2014 to 09/27/2014

The Panama City Downtown Improvement Boards presents the 30th Annual Oktoberfest in downtown on Friday and Saturday, September 26 and 27.   The festival is FREE and OPEN to the public.

 

Friday the festival kicks off with the tapping of the kegs around 4pm and continues through 10pm with music, food and fun.  The festival continues on Saturday beginning at 11am through to 10pm on Saturday, allowing more food, fun, music and celebrations.  

 

Details:  Call the Panama City Downtown Improvement Board.

 

Location: Downtown on Harrison Ave, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

PCB Chamber Golf Tournament
09/26/2014

 
Don't forget to sign up for the 5th Annual Beach Chamber Golf Classic on September 26, Friday, at the Hombre Golf Club. 

 

Please call the PCB Chamber or visit their website.

 

Lance Allison, President of the PCB Chamber, says, "My friend Carol Roberts at the Bay County Chamber has been getting a little sassy with me over this Chamber Cup competition. The winning team from the Bay County Chamber Golf tournament and the winner of ours will have a two hole playoff to determine the winner of the Inaugural Chamber Cup. The best part, the losing president gets a pie in the face! I hope you like cool whip, Carol!"

 

Location: Hombre Golf Club, Panama City Beach Parkway, PCB

Contact Number: 850-235-1159

 

Panama City Walk to Remember
09/27/2014


A remembrance ceremony, short symbolic walk, children’s activities and bubble release dedicated to the babies that have left us too soon through miscarriage, stillbirth, newborn death, infant death and SIDS.

 

Call 872-4130 (102) for more information or visit our website

 

Location: Oaks by the Bay Park (St. Andrews), Beck Ave & 10th St

Contact Number: 850-872-4130 ext. 102

 

Pier-to-Pier Fishing Challenge
10/01/2014 to 10/31/2014

Weekend-long pier fishing tournaments this fall with the City Pier versus the County Pier Challenge guaranteeing a prize purse of $7,500.

 

These piers are the two longest on the Gulf with prime fishing spots for anglers of all ages.  No fee to enter and anyone fishing from the pier is entered.

 

Call for more information. 

 

Location: County and City Piers, Panama City Beach

Contact Number: 850-233-5070 or 1-800-722-3224

 

October 2014 Local Farmers' Markets
10/01/2014 to 10/31/2014

 

St. Andrews Waterfront Market  

8am - 1pm Saturdays  Come shop, walk and spend your smorning at the market.  Sponsored by St. Andrews Waterfront  

Located at St. Andrews Marina at Smith Yacht Basin on Beck Ave.  Details:  850-872-7208  

 

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market  

8am - 2pm   Open year-round, largest open-air market in Panhandle with live music, family fun, rain or shine.  

Located at Capt. Anderson's Restaurant off Thomas Drive on Panama City Beach   Details:  850-763-7359    

 

Lynn Haven Farmers' Market  

4-8pm on Tuesdays  

Located in Sharon Sheffield Park, Ninth St. and Ohio Ave. in Lynn Haven   Details:  850-265-2961    

 

Bay County Farmers' Market  

8am - 3pm  Monday through Saturday  

Located at Central Panhandle Bay County Fairgrounds at Sherman Ave and Hwy 98 in Panama City   Details:   850-769-2645

 

Location: See above

Contact Number: See above

 

Coats for Kids Collection
10/01/2014 to 10/10/2014

 

Manuel & Thompson and WJHG Channel 7 are sponsoring the 12th Annual Coats for Kids collection in Bay County.  

 

Gently used, warm winter coats are collected and distributed to the children of Bay County.  

 

Collection is September 1st through October 10th and distribution is October 13th through November 7th.  

 

Click on the attachment for details of this event.  

 

Details:  call or visit www.manuelthompson.com.

 

Location: Bay County Chamber, 235 West 5th St, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-5555

 

 

October 2014 Vintage Market Downtown
10/03/2014 to 10/04/2014

 
 

FREE and OPEN to the public, the market takes place the 1st Friday and Saturday of the month beginning in April and continuing through November.  Locals bring their 'vintage' wares for those who truly know that 'one man's old junk is another man's treasure' so come and explore.  Who knows treasure you may find!

 

Fridays 4-10pm and Saturdays 8am to 3pm

 

Details:  Panama City Downtown Improvement Board   850-785-2554

 

 

Location: 500 Block of Harrison Ave, downtown

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

October 2014 Friday Fest in Downtown
10/03/2014

05:30 pm - 10:00 pm

 

The first Friday evening of each month the Downtown Improvement Board puts on the  City's biggest street festival beginning in February and continuing through November.  Come party with your neighbors, friends and community!!

 

Details:  Panama City Downtown Improvement Board 850-785-2554 

 

Location: 200-600 Blocks of Harrison Ave in downtown Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

Pirates of the High Seas Festival
10/10/2014 to 10/11/2014

Columbus Day weekend will bring a wave of fun-filled adventures to Panama City Beach with the Pirates of the High Seas festival taking place through the community with parades and sword-swinging showdowns, culminating with a dueling fireworks display re-enacting the Battle of the Seven Seas.

 

Call or visit the websitefor more information.

 

Location: Pier Park, Hwy 98, Panama City Beach

Contact Number: 850-233-5070 or 1-800-722-3224

 

October 2014 BIC Meet and Greet
10/16/2014

09:30 am - 11:00 am

 
 

The Business Innovation Center welcomes entrepreneurs to it's Morning Meet and Greet the 3rd Thursday of each month.  

 

Join us for coffee, bring your questions and find opportunities for advancing your dream.  

 

Details:  Call Cody Gray 850-770-2451

 
 

 

Location: FSU-PC campus, Rm 105 of Office Bldg, Collegiate Drive

Contact Number: 850-770-2451

 

October 2014 Baybreeze Concert Series
10/16/2014

06:30 pm - 09:00 pm


 

The Panama City Downtown Improvement Board invites your to grab your chairs and come to the downtown marina to listen to local music talent and enjoy the summer evening during the Baybreeze Concert Series.    

 

The Concert Series occurs the 3rd Thursday of each month 6:30-9:00pm (May-October).   Come join us on this last concert series night.

 

Details:  Panama City Downtown Improvement Board.

 

Location: Downtown marina, south end of Harrison Ave, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

Seafood and Music Festival @ PCB
10/17/2014 to 10/19/2014

SAVE THE DATE!!!!

 

Panama City Beach Seafood and Music Festival has lots of seafood, fishing, culinary arts, music, entertainment, arts and culture.

 

Call for more information.  More details as we near the date. 

 

Location: Aaron Bessant Park and Pier Park, Hwy 98, Panama City Beach

Contact Number: 850-233-5070 or 1-800-722-3224

 

14th Annual Jazz By The Bay @ St. Andrews
10/17/2014 to 10/18/2014

  

This year’s festival is dedicated to the late Dr, Ralph Peterson, a long-time member and supporter of the Gulf Jazz Society, sponsors of Jazz-By-The-Bay.   FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

 

Headlining the festival will be the Minneapolis-based Barnaby Coast Dixieland Show Band, a nationally acclaimed ensemble that has played everywhere from the Mississippi paddlewheel boats and the Minnesota State Fair, to Nagasaki, Japan, and in prestigious jazz festivals throughout the United States.

 

Other artists scheduled at the festival are guitaist and vocalist Jimmy Ward and his Trio: Latin flautist and vocalist Stephanie Pettis and her Rio ensemble: Tallahassee pianist Bill Peterson and his Trio: the Pensacola State College Jazz Band; and popular vocalist Mike Stone and his Trio doing the Sinatra songbook.

 

Friday, October 17, 2014 , Jazz-By-The-Bay?: Oaks-By-The-Bay Park, St. Andrews, 10th an Beck Srteets. 6:30 top 9:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, October 18, 2014? ?: Oaks-By-The-Bay Park, St. Andrews, 10th an Beck Streets. 12:30 p.m. to 730 p.m.

 

Details:  raborich@bellsouth.net 

 

Location: Oaks by the Bay Park, Beck Ave, St Andrews area of PC

Contact Number: See above

 

Troy University Watch Party
10/24/2014

06:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join your fellow alumni in cheering on the Trojans as they face off against the South Alabama Jaguars.

 

Click  on attachment for more information.  RSVP to PanamaCity@Troy.edu 

 

Location: Dave & Buster's at Pier Park in Panama City Beach

Contact Number: See above

 

 

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
10/25/2014

SAVE THE DATE!  The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will take place on Saturday, October 25, at Aaron Bessant Park with registration at 7:00am and the walk beginning at 8:00am.

 

The Pink Premier Sponsor for the 2014 Walk in Panama City is Women's Imaging Center at Bay Radiology.

 

To get more information and register your team visit the website.

 

Location: Aaron Bessant Park, Pier Park Drive, PCB

Contact Number: See above

 

GCSC presents Miracle of the White Leaves
10/30/2014

Division of Visual and Performing Arts at Gulf Coast State College and Bay Arts Alliance and the Marina Civic Center announce two performances of Miracle of the White Leaves: The Musical on October 30 for a select audience in preparation for the world premiere in April 2015.

 

Click on the attachment for more details. 

 

Location: Marina Civic Center, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-759-1551 ext. 2889

 

 

November 2014 Local Farmers' Markets
11/01/2014 to 11/30/2014

 
 St. Andrews Waterfront Market  

8am - 1pm Saturdays  Come shop, walk and spend your smorning at the market.  Sponsored by St. Andrews Waterfront  

Located at St. Andrews Marina at Smith Yacht Basin on Beck Ave.  Details:  850-872-7208  

 

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market  

8am - 2pm   Open year-round, largest open-air market in Panhandle with live music, family fun, rain or shine.  

Located at Capt. Anderson's Restaurant off Thomas Drive on Panama City Beach   Details:  850-763-7359    

 

Lynn Haven Farmers' Market  

4-8pm on Tuesdays  

Located in Sharon Sheffield Park, Ninth St. and Ohio Ave. in Lynn Haven   Details:  850-265-2961    

 

Bay County Farmers' Market  

8am - 3pm  Monday through Saturday  

Located at Central Panhandle Bay County Fairgrounds at Sherman Ave and Hwy 98 in Panama City   Details:   850-769-2645

 

Location: See above

Contact Number: See above

 

Ironman Florida
11/01/2014

What began as a challenge between groups of Navy Seals has become one of the most recognized endurance events in the world.  The Florida edition of the challenge serves as one of the most popular races on the circuit.  

 

Details:  visit the website.

 

Location: See above

Contact Number: See above

 

American Red Cross Golf Tournament
11/07/2014

American Red Cross Central Panhandle Chapter in association with ServPro, the official cleanup and restoration company of the PGA Tour, presents the Annual Charity Golf Tournament and 'Chip on' for the Red Cross.   

 

Friday November 7 registration will begin at 10:00am with a shotgun start at 11:00am.  Lunch and awards will follow the tournament.  

 

Click on attachment for more information.  Details:  call

 

 

Location: Holiday Golf Club, 100 Fairway Blvd, PCB

Contact Number: 850-532-7232 or 850-763-6587

 

 

November 2014 Vintage Market Downtown
11/07/2014 to 11/08/2014

 
 
For the last Vintage Market of 2014, come to the FREE event and shop the vendors at the market -- some incredibly amazing old stuff and meet your collectors in the Panama City area.  FREE and OPEN to the public.

 

Details:  Panama City Downtown Improvement Board   850-785-2554 

 

Location: 500 Block of Harrison Ave, downtown

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

November 2014 Friday Fest in Downtown
11/07/2014

05:30 pm - 10:00 pm

 
Wrapping up the year with the last Friday Fest street festival in downtown Panama City, the Downtown Improvement Board provides a wonderful event for the community to enjoy the fall weather and partying with neighbors and the community.  The event has even featured fireworks at the end of the evening! 

 

Details: Call the Panama City Downtown Improvement Board 850-785-2554
 

 

Location: 200-600 Blocks of Harrison Ave, downtown Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

CONDO CON at Boardwalk Beach Resort
11/14/2014 to 11/15/2014

Boardwalk Beach Resort Hotel & Convention Center will host CONDO CON: The Property Owner Conference & Expo on November 14 & 15 where national industry speakers as well as more than fifty exhibitors will showcase the latest property improvement, protection and marketing products and services.  

 

If you are interested in being an exhibitor, please call to set up your booth location today.  

 

Take advantage of early bird registration at the Condo Con website.

 

Location: Boardwalk Beach Resort, 9600 South Thomas Dr, PCB

Contact Number: 850-381-0253

 

ColorVibe 5K 2014
11/15/2014

 

The VIP list response has been overwhelming and spots are filling up very quickly, so CLICK HERE to register today. This race is projected to sell out!  If you haven't signed up yet, now's your chance!

 

First 500 to register receive a $5 loyalty discount! 

Loyalty Discount Code: "PANAMACITY5"  

 

Saves you $5.00 per registration! Offer is valid for the first 500 participants. Share this promo code with your friends & family so they can save too!


The Color Vibe is the most awesome 5K run ever! The Color Vibe fun run will have you and your friends going crazy with color! Did we mention we had color?! And lots of it!  

A portion of the proceeds supports the Bay County Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation.

 

For more information call Elizabeth Smith or contact Elizabeth@baychamberfl.com

 

Location: Old Panama City-Bay County International Airport, Hwy 390

Contact Number: 850-215-3761

 

Festival of Nations
11/15/2014

10:00 am - 08:00 pm

Share in a celebration of the many nationalities that live in the Bay County community.

 

For more information call Panama City Downtown Improvement Board. 

 

Location: Downtown Panama City

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

November 2014 BIC Meet and Greet
11/20/2014

09:30 am - 11:00 am

 

The Business Innovation Center welcomes entrepreneurs to it's Morning Meet and Greet the 3rd Thursday of each month.  

 

Join us for coffee, bring your questions and find opportunities for advancing your dream.  

 

Details:  Call Cody Gray 850-770-2451

 

Location: FSU-PC campus, Rm 105 in Office Bldg, Collegiate Drive

Contact Number: 850-770-2451

 

License Free Fishing Days
11/29/2014

 

FWC offers license-free saltwater and freshwater fishing days to the public each year.

 

Saturday, November 29, is a SALTWATERFREE FISHING DAY.  

 

Details:  Call Florida Fish and Wildlife

 
 

 

Location: Various

Contact Number: 850-265-3676

 

2014 Winterfest
11/29/2014

04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Come join in the fun and welcome the holiday season (and winter) at the downtown Panama City Marina.

 

For more information call Panama City Downtown Improvement Board. 

 

Location: Downtown Panama City Marina

Contact Number: 850-785-2554

 

December 2014 Local Farmers' Markets
12/01/2014 to 12/31/2014

  

 St. Andrews Waterfront Market  

8am - 1pm Saturdays  Come shop, walk and spend your smorning at the market.  Sponsored by St. Andrews Waterfront  

Located at St. Andrews Marina at Smith Yacht Basin on Beck Ave.  Details:  850-872-7208  

 

Grand Lagoon Waterfront Market  

8am - 2pm   Open year-round, largest open-air market in Panhandle with live music, family fun, rain or shine.  

Located at Capt. Anderson's Restaurant off Thomas Drive on Panama City Beach   Details:  850-763-7359    

 

Lynn Haven Farmers' Market  

4-8pm on Tuesdays  

Located in Sharon Sheffield Park, Ninth St. and Ohio Ave. in Lynn Haven   Details:  850-265-2961    

 

Bay County Farmers' Market  

8am - 3pm  Monday through Saturday  

Located at Central Panhandle Bay County Fairgrounds at Sherman Ave and Hwy 98 in Panama City   Details:   850-769-2645

 

Location: See above

Contact Number: See above

 

2014 Christmas Boat Parade of Lights
12/13/2014

SAVE THE DATE!!!!    Panama City has scheduled the Christmas Boat Parade in December (the 13th) at 5:30 (weather back-update is December 14th - Sunday).  Starting location is the St. Andrew Bay Yacht Club.  Everyone is welcome and Santa will be there too!

 

For more information call Veronica Kemeny or visit the boat parade web site.

 

 

Location: St. Andrew Bay

Contact Number: 850-890-2047

 

Bay County Chamber Annual Dinner
01/23/2015

SAVE THE DATE FOR THIS ANNUAL EVENT!!!

 

More information to be announced.

 

Details: Elizabeth Smith or contact Elizabeth@baychamberfl.com

 

Location: Edgewater Beach Resort, PCB

Contact Number: 850215-3761

 

 

 

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