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October- The EC Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

October The EC Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

The really scary thing this October is most definitely not ghouls and goblins but something much more insidious. It was heartbreaking to read that in the United States alone, in 2016 about 40,450 women will die from breast cancer according to the American Cancer Society. In fact, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, except for skin cancers, with about 1 in 8 U.S. women developing invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.   However, thanks to Breast Cancer Awareness...

Posted on Saturday, October 15, 2016

October Festivals to Really Fall For

October Festivals to Really Fall For

October is probably one of the absolute best times to visit the Emerald Coast - the weather feels like paradise, the summer traffic has ebbed and there are so many outdoor events that you can only experience along the Gulf Coast! Plus, because our coastal area spans the landscapes of white-sand beaches all the way to pine forests we’ve got quite an array of activities to keep us entertained. On the western side of the coast in Santa Rosa County you can playfully get lost in a corn maze, go zip-lining...

Posted on Saturday, October 15, 2016

21st Annual Festival of the Arts 2016

21st Annual Festival of the Arts 2016

Every year I look forward to the Annual Festival of the Arts, now in its 21st year. The weather is ideal- sunny and 75 with a nice breeze, the venue is only a few years old with a green lawn perfect for little ones to safely trod on; a beautiful stage hosts fantastic musical acts that complement the art and the food vendors offer bites that are irresistible! All this and I didn't even talk about the art yet! Being an artist myself who participates in the show almost every year, I get to hear...

Posted on Friday, October 7, 2016