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

 

Educator Appreciation @ Ripley's
09/02/2014 to 10/19/2014

Thanks to Florida's K-12 School Employees through Educator Appreciation Days - teachers and support staff get FREE admission to Ripley's attractions in Florida from September 2 through October 19. 

 

Just bring a current pay stub and photo ID when you visit the attraction.  Up to 5 guests can come with you, since they will be getting 50% off their admission.  

 

Details: click here to visit web site

 

Location: Ripley's Believe It or Not! 9907 Front Beach Rd, PCB

Contact Number: See above

 

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 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

 

 

Take Charge of Your Health Care
09/09/2014 to 11/11/2014

08:30 am - 11:00 am

Sponsored by Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, My Health Care is a program for individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities to participate in a 10-week health literacy and communications training program called My Health Care starting September 9th and running through November 11.

 

Click on the attachment for details.  Participation is FREE. 

 

Location: GCSC, ATC Bldg, Room 120, Collegiate Dr, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-265-2951

 

 

The Glass Menagerie @ Kaleidoscope
09/12/2014 to 09/21/2014

Tennessee Williams' classic play will run for two weekends in September.

 

Showtimes are 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday and 2:00pm on Sundays.

 

Admission:  Adults:  $16   Sen/Mil:  $15   Students:  $8 (pre-reserved seats; call);   Prices $1 higher at the door  

 

Details:  click here to visit web site

 

Location: Kaleidoscope Theater, 207 East 24th St, Lynn Haven

Contact Number: 850-265-3226

 

Made in Greece IV Exhibit @ GCSC
09/15/2014 to 10/09/2014

The Division of Visual & Performing Arts at Gulf Coast State College is proud to present this exhibit featuring artwork produced by students and faculty of the Athens/Skopelos Study Abroad Program.

 

Gallery Hours:  Mon-Thu   10am to 4pm

 

Opening Reception:  September 19   5-7pm

 

Lecture on the Study Abroad Program by Assoc. Prof. Tammy Marinuzzi:  1-2pm at the Amelia Tapper Center, Room 128  (Free/Open to Public)

 

If you have questions or would like to visit the gallery, call or contact Pavel Amromin at pamromin@gulfcoast.edu 

 

Location: Amelia Center Main Gallery, Rm 112, GCSC

Contact Number: 850-769-1551 ext. 4874

 

McDonald's Free small Hot or Iced Coffee
09/16/2014 to 09/29/2014

05:00 am - 10:30 pm

Free small Hot or Iced Coffee available at all local area McDonald's during breakfast hours. No purchase necessary - just celebrating 2 weeks leading up to National Free Coffee day.

 

Location: McDonald's in Bay, Holmes, Gulf, Walton, Washington, Calhoun, Ja

Contact Number: 850-230-9756

 

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

 

 

Educators: EPI Forum @ GCSC
09/16/2014

05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

GCSC is holding a FREE community forum to provide information about the Educator Preparation Institute program on September 16 at 5:30pm.

 

GCSC EPI is state-approved and designed to help individuals with a 4-year degree gain certification to teach in the K-12 system in the State of Florida.  This six to eight month program prepares students to take the Florida Teacher Certification Exams.   For more information, call Teresa Salter or click here to visit the web site.

 

 

 

 

Location: GCSC, Room 112/Social Sciences Bldg, Panama City

Contact Number: 850-769-1551 ext. 3393

 

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

 

Schooner's Lobster Festival/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

 

Fall Yard Sale to benefit Bethel
09/20/2014

07:00 am - 12:30 pm

We're kicking off the fall season with a community-wide yard sale! And you are invited! 

 

Come check out an array of items from kitchen appliances to nice handbags; there's something for everyone. 

 

All proceeds will go to Bethel Village's women's recovery programs. Donations for the yard sale are needed and will be accepted until Sept. 19. No clothes, please. Take donations to Bethel Village or the Panama City Rescue Mission, 609 Allen Ave.

 

Location: Bethel Village Home for Women and Children, 1313 E. 11th St.

Contact Number: 850-914-0533

 

International Coastal Clean-up
09/20/2014

09:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come out and enjoy the sand, sun and help keep the beach beautiful. 

 

Location: Russell Fields City Pier across from Pier Park

Contact Number: 850-233-5070

 

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

 

 

Boys & Girls Clubs Day For Kids
09/20/2014

11:00 am - 02:00 pm

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bay County Presents Day For Kids- A day of FREE FUN for the Community to include FREE food, FREE games, FREE face painting, FREE craft projects, FREE time in bounce houses, FREE FUN FOR THE FAMILY and much, much more!

 

Location: 3404 W 19th Street Panama City Florda 32405

Contact Number: 850-763-3546

 

 

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

 

 

Fall Bridal Fair
09/21/2014

01:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Fall Bridal Fair so you can visit with companies that can help you plan all the details for your upcoming wedding, bridal shower, bachelor party, anniversaries and more!

 

FREE TO THE PUBLIC.  Prizes and giveaways.  Call for more information. 

 

Location: LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 7115 Coastal Palms Blvd, PCB

Contact Number: 850-624-4150

 

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

 

GCSC division Visual/Performing Arts Show
09/26/2014 to 10/05/2014

The Division of Visual and Performing Arts at GCSC announces their production of Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.  

 

Show dates are September 26-28 and October 3-5 and Show times are:  Fri/Sat performances at 7:30pm and Sun performances at 2:30pm.  

 

Tickets are $20 and advance tickets are available online.  Remaining tickets will be available at the box office during normal hours (open 1.5 hrs prior to each performance) on performance days.  GCSC students, faculty and staff are admitted free with current GCSC ID.  Recommended for high school age and above.  

 

Details and advanced tickets click here to visit web site.

 

Location: Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts, GCSC, Panama City

Contact Number: See above

 

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

 

 

2014 HealthCare Professional Symposium
10/01/2014

07:30 am - 04:00 pm

The Bay County Aging Interagency Council is excited to announce that they will be hosting the 2014 Healthcare Professional Symposium on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. The symposium will be held at Gulf Coast State College in the SUE Conference Center from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

 

Click on the attachment for details on the symposium.

If you are interested in attending, please call Misty Wilson at 850.890.0414 or email iachealthcaresymposium2014@gmail.com to get a registration form. A registration form can also be found in the brochure attached. Registration deadline in September 22, 2014.

 

Location: SUE Conference Center @ Gulf Coast State College

Contact Number: Call Misty Wilson at 850-890-0414 or email iachealthcaresymposiu

 

 

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

 

FSU Panama City Annual Dinner
10/21/2014

05:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Join us Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Edgewater Beach Resort Conference Center for FSU Panama City’s most exciting, high-energy annual dinner to date.

 

Social hour with cash bar will begin at 5:30 p.m. Dinner and entertainment will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dress is business attire.

 

Entertainment sponsorship ($5,000) includes: (limited to three sponsors) • Admission and dinner for 10 guests with the option to host students and/or faculty members • Two complimentary bottles of wine at table • Logo inclusion as Entertainment Sponsor on invitation, event signage, event programs, slideshow shown throughout evening and the 2014/2015 Torch • “Let in” on secret of entertainment • Interact with entertainment •

 

Prominent seating Gold sponsorship ($1,300) includes: • Admission and dinner for 10 guests with the option to host students and/or faculty members • Logo inclusion as Gold Sponsor on event programs, slideshow shown throughout the evening and the 2014/2015 Torch • Priority seating

 

Garnet sponsorship ($800) includes: • Admission and dinner for eight guests • Business name listed as a Garnet Sponsor on event programs, slideshow shown throughout the evening and the 2014/2015 Torch

 

Individual tickets are $100.

 

Proceeds will support FSU Panama City scholarships. Entrée options include Marinated Strip Loin Cap with Woodland Mushroom Demi, Roasted Chicken Breast with Italian Prosciutto, Spinach and Goat Cheese or Cheese Tortellini (vegetarian option).

 

To RSVPor to make a contribution, contact Shannon Sheibe at ssheibe@pc.fsu.edu or 770-2152 by Oct. 15. Include entrée choices and all the names in your party. Make checks payable to “FSU Panama City Foundation.”

 

Location: Edgewater Beach Resort Conference Center

Contact Number: 770-2152

 

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

 

Veterans Day ceremony and cookout at the Panama City Rescue Miss
11/11/2014

11:00 am - 01:00 am

Honor local veterans with us this Veterans Day! Our annual Veterans Day ceremony and cookout will be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. in the courtyard at Panama City Rescue Mission, 609 Allen Ave., in downtown Panama City. We invite you to join us in honoring the men and women that have given their lives to protect and defend our freedoms. For more information or to donate to this event, call 850-769-0783 or visit http://pcrmission.org/.

 

Location: Panama City Rescue Mission, 609 Allen Ave.; in the courtyard

Contact Number: 850-769-0783

 

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

 

Winter Wonderland Holiday Shopping Event
11/22/2014

09:00 am - 04:00 pm

Outdoor holiday event in Sharon Sheffield Park 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

 

Fun for all ages with live local entertainment, art, craft and food vendors of all kinds! There will also be a kids area with petting zoo, inflatables and more. Start and finish your holiday shopping with 70+ unique vendors .

 

For more information call Lynn Haven Leisure Services. Vendor deadline Nov. 7 or sooner if venue is full.

 

Location: Sharon Sheffield Park, Lynn Haven

Contact Number: 850-271-5547

 

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

 

REVOLT Ministries Stuff The Bus Toy Drive 2014
12/07/2014 to 12/16/2014

Spreading the love of Christ, and Partnering with Island 106 Revolt Ministries is planning on collecting toys for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots foundation.

 

Going bigger than we ever have before this year’s event will not only include camping on top of a bus, but free nightly concerts.

 

Each person/group who brings a new unwrapped toy will be entered into the nightly drawing and will receive a picture with Santa.

 

Again the concerts are free, and you are welcome to come nightly to enjoy the music without bringing a toy. So, come on out, bring a toy, and enjoy the free concert.

 

Concerts start at 6:00 nightly, but you can come out any time to see us!

 

Location: Auto Brokers of America 512 W 23rd Street Panama City, FL 32405

Contact Number: 850-358-9152

 

 

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

 

Startup Weekend Panama City
02/20/2015 to 02/22/2015

SAVE THE DATE !!!!!

 

Information and updates on this exciting event are forthcoming.

 

Location: Small Business Development Center

Contact Number: 850-747-3204

 

 

 

The mission of the Bay County Chamber of Commerce is to create superior value for all chamber members large and small, cultivate economic and personal development, promote and protect a competitive system of business, be a community leader while embracing Bay County’s opportunities and challenges.

 

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