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Christmas Parades in Cat Country

Posted on: November 19th, 2014 by brent

 

Christmas Parades/goings on in Cat Country.

 

Friday, November 28, 2014
Elf Parade
Line-up starts 430 pm a.m. by TT Wentworth Museum

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Jay Christmas Parade
Line-up starts 9 a.m. Parade rolls out 10 a.m.

Friday, December 05, 2014
Winterfest @ St. Mary’s
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 6850 Oak St., Milton
10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Friday, December 05, 2014
Holiday Faire
First Presbyterian Church, 5203 Elmira St., Milton
12-8 p.m.

Friday, December 05, 2014
Holiday Gallery Night – Light Up Milton
Historic downtown Milton
5:30-9:30 p.m.

 

Friday, December 05, 2014
Holiday Lighted Boat Parade
Riverwalk Milton
8 p.m.

Saturday, December 06, 2014
Gulf Breeze Christmas Parade
8:30 start at Gulf Breeze High School

Winterfest @ St. Mary’s
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 6850 Oak St., Milton
8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 06, 2014
Christmas in the Park parade
Navarre Park at the foot of the Navarre Bridge; Navarre
1p – 6p

Christmas Parade in Navarre
2P Starts at the Navarre Library

Saturday, December 06, 2014
Lighted Boat parade
Marina to the Boardwalk Pensacola Beach
6p

Saturday, December 06, 2014
Milton Christmas Parade
Downtown Milton; starts at high school - 6p

Sunday, December 07, 2014
Surfin Santa Parade
Pensacola Beach 2p

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Downtown Pensacola Christmas parade
Downtown Pcola Garden St
5p – 8p

 

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Christmas in the Park parade
Navarre Park at the foot of the Navarre Bridge; Navarre
1p – 6p

 

Evenings in Old Seville Square

Posted on: November 18th, 2014 by Candy

Look for the Swingin’ Dick Tracys on stage from 6p – 8p this Thursday at Seville Square.  Free show but it is a Manna food raiser.

Please plan to bring a non-perishable food item as your “cost of admission” for this concert to help those around us in need during the Thanksgiving season

Their concert this summer got rained out and so many of you came up asking if they would be rescheduled that we had to find an opening. This will be a very special concert benefiting Manna Food Bank on the week before Thanksgiving.

Communities Caring at Christmas is in need

Posted on: November 17th, 2014 by brent

From Sue Straughn…

In 1979, WEAR-TV began the Communities Caring at Christmas program.  It was the station’s effort to share the true meaning of the holiday with those who are less fortunate.  The program has evolved over the years to address the changing needs in our communities.  Currently, Communities Caring provides new toys, clothing and daily living needs for abused, neglected or abandoned children living in foster care, children living in poverty and adults with developmental disabilities in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties.

Communities Caring At Christmas is solely a volunteer effort.  Leading the way are our corporate sponsor, Sandy Sansing Dealerships and the employees of Gulf Power Company.  Hundreds of willing hands and open hearts provide the donations and manpower to make this program what it is.  In 2013, through the generosity of compassionate individuals, organizations, churches and schools, we were able to share the joy of Christmas with almost 7,000 of our neighbors.

This year looks to be especially challenging as we try to meet the needs of a growing number of children coming into foster care and families in financial crisis.  We’re asking you to please help us continue the tradition of caring through your donation of cash, new toys or clothing.  Your gifts can me brought or mailed to:

 

Communities Caring At Christmas

c/o WEAR-TV

4990 Mobile Highway

Pensacola, FL   32506

Thank you for your consideration and for sharing in the true meaning and spirit of the season.

Sue Straughn

WEAR-TV News Anchor/Senior Editor

Communities Caring At Christmas, Founder/Organizer

 

Christmas Wishes

Posted on: November 16th, 2014 by brent

Christmas Wishes will be granted from December 1 – December 24. 

Remember Cat Country is not an agency… while we would love to grant every wish that is not possible.  However, we will send your wish to our committee to for review.

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Mall Ball – January 24, 2015

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by brent

Celebrate Mardi Gras in style each year at the Mall Ball at Cordova Mall! Put on your best Mardi Gras gown, get decked out in your tux or best suit and come down to the first and the best Mardi Gras party in town.

This annual party is held by the Krewe of Les Petits Enfants (the Order of the Small Children) to benefit the sick and injured children and infants at The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart in Pensacola.

Mark your calendars for this year’s Cordova Mall Ball, set for Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015! Join us as we celebrate 20 years of caring for the children of our community.

Cordova Mall transforms into a glittering party hall featuring six live bands, tasty treats from area restaurants, a New Orleans-inspired French Market and a fantastic silent auction. With the support of our community, during the past 19 years, this event has generated more than $3.4 million in proceeds on behalf of sick and injured children in our community.

Guests must be 21 or older to attend. IDs will be checked at the door. Bars close at 11:30 p.m. (No denim apparel, please.)

Due to its high popularity, only 2,500 tickets are available. Tickets are non-refundable.

For more information, call Sacred Heart Foundation, (850) 416-7415.

Brad Paisley – January 23 – Pensacola Bay Center

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by brent

WHAT :: Brad Paisley
with special guests Parmalee and The Swon Brothers

WHERE :: Pensacola Bay Center

WHEN :: Friday, January 23, 2015 at 8:00pm

ONSALE :: Friday, November 21st, at 10am

PRICES :: $59.00, $49.00, $29.00

TICKETS :: Pensacolabaycenter.com, Rodizio Grill Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, & 800-745-3000

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BRAD PAISLEY EXTENDS COUNTRY NATION WORLD TOUR

presented by KRAFT Cheese

 

Last Leg of Tour Launches January 17 in Morgantown, WV

Special Guests include Parmalee and The Swon Brothers

                                                                                                                Brad Paisley – Photo By: Jim Shea

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2014) Country music superstar Brad Paisley has announced the extension of his Country Nation World Tour presented by KRAFT Cheese through March 2015.  The last leg of the tour will kick off on January 17 in Morgantown, WV – Paisley’s home state.  Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 21 at 10AM. Special guests on the tour will be Stoney Creek Records family band Parmalee and Arista Nashville recording duo The Swon Brothers.

 

Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), among many others. A proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001, Paisley earned the first of his 22 #1 singles in 1999, writing or co-writing 19 of them. His latest single, “Perfect Storm,” is from his chart topping 2014 album Moonshine in the Trunk. He is currently headlining his Country Nation World Tour presented by KRAFT Cheese through the fall. Paisley has recently partnered with Boot Barn® and developed an exclusive line of jeans, hats, T-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts called Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley. Fans can look for him to return with Carrie Underwood for the seventh consecutive year as hosts of Country Music’s Biggest Night™, when The 48th Annual CMA Awards airs live from Nashville, November 5, on ABC. Connect with Brad through www.BradPaisley.com www.Facebook.com/BradPaisley; Twitter @BradPaisley; Instagram@BradPaisley and YouTube YouTube.com/BradPaisley

 

 

About Parmalee

Stoney Creek Records’ Parmalee is a family band comprised of brothers Matt and Scott Thomas (lead vocals/guitar and drums, respectively), cousin Barry Knox (bass) and life-long best friend Josh McSwain (guitar). Last year, Parmalee dominated the country radio charts with the multi-week #1, GOLD-selling single “Carolina” which made history in 2013 as the longest #1 trek by a vocal duo or group in the Billboard Country Airplay chart’s 24-year history. “Carolina” was also voted #1 by fans on SiriusXM The Highway’s “Hot 30 LIVE” countdown. Parmalee’s Top 40 debut country radio single, “Musta Had A Good Time” was voted #1 by fans for four consecutive weeks onSiriusXM The Highway¹s “Hot 30 LIVE” and its video reached #1 on CMT’s PURE 12-Pack Countdown. The song has appeared on nationally broadcast sporting events from the NFL to the PGA and the MLB. Parmalee’s latest hit, “Close Your Eyes,” is now cresting TOP 10 at country radio. All three hits appear on Parmalee’s debut album, FEELS LIKE CAROLINA. This year, Parmalee earned a Teen Choice Award nomination for “Choice Country Group” and was a semi-finalist nominee ACM “New Artist of the Year.” The band is currently nominated for a 2015 People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Country Group.”

For more information visit http://parmalee.com

 

About The Swon Brothers

Arista Nashville recording duo The Swon Brothers (Zach and Colton) are poised to release their new single, “Pray for You,” the follow-up to their Top 15 debut single, “Later On.”  Performing professionally since childhood – and honored with the Rising Star award by the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame – the Muskogee, OK, natives first hit the national radar charming fans with their incredible sibling harmonies and fun-loving personalities as finalists on “Team Blake” in Season 4 of NBC’s The Voice.  The duo’s self-titled major-label debut album released on October 14, 2014, produced by the Swons and Mark Bright (Carrie Underwood, Sara Evans), and featuring the singles “Later On” and “Pray for You.”  The Swon Brothers are nominated for “Vocal Duo of the Year” for The 48th Annual CMA Awards, airing November 5, on ABC Television.  Find them online at www.swonbrothers.com, Twitter @TheSwonBrothers, and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/theswonbrothers.

 

Kenny Chesney CMT Documentary “Flora-Bama” Video

Posted on: November 13th, 2014 by brent

If you missed the Kenny Chesney show at the Flora-Bama on August 16, the CMT special is at 9p on Friday, November 14.

The Flora-Bama-Jama was a free concert  sponsored by Kenny’s Blue Chair Bay Rum.


Here are some great pictures from the event:

Veteran’s Day 5K – Nov. 15

Posted on: November 12th, 2014 by brent

Register: http://www.active.com/milton-fl/running/distance-running-races/veterans-day-memorial-5k-2014?int
$ 30 registration 11/01/14 – 11/14/14
$ 40 registration day of event

Participants will get a T-shirt, goodie bag and free entry to the Saturday Shindig featuring Guidry & The Chris Martin Band

SRC Fair is hosting the Veterans Day Memorial 5k to benefit Veterans Memorial Foundation which supports the Vets to VA program and other services for local Veterans.

Parking for runners will be at the June Ates Arena – we will provide shuttle service.

The 5k will be held on November 15th, beginning on Aviation Drive at the Peter Prince Airport, with a shotgun start at 3 pm and ending on the SRC Fairgrounds on Bobby Brown Road.

For questions please call Kim 850-554-4609 or email ridesantarosa@gmail.com – Register today at Active.com
Early Package Pickup will be held 11/13/14 @ 5:30- 7:30 pm at the June Ates Arena on Bobby Brown Road

Kristian Bush – Manna Food Raiser – Pictures

Posted on: November 12th, 2014 by brent

Who: Kristian Bush (the guy from Sugarland)

Where: Wild Greg’s Saloon
22 S Palafox St,
Pensacola, FL 32502

When: Nov. 21 at 7p (Doors open at 5p)…
Get there early it’s Gallery Night

Age: 21 and up

Cost: Free with 2 cans of food for MANNA FOOD PANTRIES

Pics:

Video:

Florida Georgia Line – At The Wharf – March 21, 2015

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by brent

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE

ANYTHING GOES TOUR

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

THOMAS RHETT

& FRANKIE BALLARD

Win your tickets…. Listen each weekday from 7am-7pm for the FGL song Sun Daze.  When you hear it be the 9th Caller at 430-1987 and score a pair of tickets from the Cat.

Rules: Click Here

 

SPRING BREAK 2015

SATURDAY, MARCH 21ST – 8PM

GENERAL ADMISSION FLOOR: $63.00

RESERVED SEATS: $63.00 & $33.00

**PLUS APPLICABLE FEES & SERVICE CHARGES**

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH – 10AM

ONLINE AT TICKETMASTER.COM, THE WHARF BOX OFFICE

OR CHARGE BY PHONE 800.745.3000.

ALL DATES, ACTS & TICKET PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE. A SERVICE CHARGE IS ADDED TO EACH TICKET.