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SRIA Approves Ordinance Language, Sends To County -

The Santa Rosa Island Authority Board finalized review and comment on proposed ordinance language as directed by the Escambia County Board of Commissioners at their August 14 Full Board Meeting. The suggested wording was approved 5 to 1 with SRIA Board Member Jerry Watson dissenting. Click here for the story.

 
A Georgia Peach Reveals Her Family Peach Cobbler Recipe -

Peas, Porridge and A Dry Martini is on Page 6. Are you ready for some Peach Cobbler? Click Here

 
Portions of Bob Sikes fishing pier reopen -
The Bob Sikes South Pier is open with the exception of the last 100 feet, and the Bob Sikes North Pier is open with the exception of the last 725 feet. The closed sections of the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier will be indicated with barriers, and will remain closed until further notice.

 
Watkins Performs, Purcells Show -


Musicians and photographers -both masters of their art. See them. Find out where on Page 12

 
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2019 Hurricane Guide


August 17: Man of War Crucible, Park East/29A, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Conde Combat Arts, Inc.

August 17: Sunpass Sales at Gulfside Pavilion, 10-3
August 17: Hare and Hounds Beer Race, PB RV Resort, 11 am
August 17: Power Boat Poker Run, Quietwater Pier, Bamboo Willie’s
August 17: End of Summer Block Party, Pensacola Beach RV Resort. 2-6 p.m. www.facebook.com/events/522767938248967/
August 18: Art Walk, Pensacola Beach Boardwalk and Amphitheater, 11-6 p.m. No charge to browse.
August 20: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
22: Pensacola Beach Chamber Meeting, 7:30 Breakfast, 8 Meeting. Our Lady’s Hunt Hall. Guest passes, 850-932-1500.
22: PB Optimist Club First Responder Appreciation Dinner and chili cookoff. 6:30 p.m. Beach Church
August 23: AHERO Fishing Hook-Up Weekend. Boats leave 6:15 a.m. The Grand Marlin Pier and Quietwater Pier
August 24: Sunpass Sales at Gulfside Pavilion, 10-3
August 24: Cornhole Tournament, Casino Beach Bar, 9 to 5.
August 24: Pensacola Beach 0.0K Marathon, contests and pub crawl. 11 a.m.
August 25: Argo (University of West Florida) Beach Bash at Park East.
August 25: Baptism West side of Gulf Pier, 5 to 7 p.m.
August 27: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
August 28: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Agenda available sria-fla.com
August 31: Children’s Triathlon clinic for Sea Turtle Triathlon, Park East Parking Lot G. tgcyouthmultisport.org
August 31: Sunpass Sales at Gulfside Pavilion, 10-3
August 31: Bamboo Willie’s Labor Day Weekend Music Festival, on PB Boardwalk. Sunday, too.
September 1: Boardshorts and Bikinis 5K, 8 a.m., benefits Pensacola Beach Elementary School
Sunday, September 1: Bathtub Races, Bamboo Willie’s. Benefits Beach School. Reg. at Noon. Races start at 2 p.m.
September 1: Sound Beach Real Women music event. Gulfside Pavilion, 2 - 9 p.m.
September 2: Labor Day, Trolley service season ends
September 2: Louisiana’s LeRoux in concert at Paradise Bar and Grill, 3 p.m. “New Orleans Lady”
September 3: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
September 6: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge. Weather permitting.
September 7: Powerboat P1 USA Grand Prix in Gulf.
September 7: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge. Weather permitting.
September 10: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
September 11: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Agenda available sria-fla.com
September 14: ASI Endurance Women’s Sunrise Sprint Triathlon, 6:30 a.m. at Portofino. https://www.facebook.com/Womens-Sunrise-Sprint-Triathlon-262497884702367
September 14: USA Beach Rugby, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. West side of Pier.
September 14: Sunpass Sales at Gulfside Pavilion, 10-3
September 17: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
September 20: Pensacola Beach Brawl Crossfit Contest, Casino Beach parking lot. Continues all weekend.
September 21: Celebration 4444 Education Texas Hold ‘Em 4444 Fun Poker Tourney to benefit the Beach School. 1 p.m. Paradise Bar and Grill, $20 donation requested
September 22: Mere Mortals Members-only triathlon. Casino Beach. TriGulfCoast.org
September 24: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
September 25: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Agenda available sria-fla.com
September 28: Life’s A Vette Corvette Show, Casino Beach parking lot. Miracle Strip Corvette Club.
October 1: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
October 2: National Walk To School Day. Drivers use caution.
October 4: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge.
Weather permitting.
October 5: Santa Rosa Island Triathlon, 7 a.m. Gulf swim, bike, 5K run. SantaRosaIslandTriathlon.com
October 5: King of the Island kayak fishing tournament.
October 5: Bras Across the Bridge, 9 a.m. The Grand Marlin
October 5: Sidewalk Star Gaze, South of Gulfside Pavilion. Dusk. Hosted by Escambia Amateur Astronomers at No charge. Weather permitting.
October 6: Sea Turtle Triathlon for children. Park East, 8 a.m.
October 8: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
October 9: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Agenda available sria-fla.com
October 12: Krewe of Seville charity event, Premier Adventure Park.
October 15: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
October 18: Taste of the Beach Trolley VIP Dinner Experience. 5 p.m. til Tickets required. TasteofPensacolaBeach.com
October 19: Taste of the Beach, Gulfside Pavilion. Casino Beach. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. TasteofPensacolaBeach.com Food, concert, cooking demos, cooking contests.
October 19: Mopars and More Beach Bash Car Show, Casino Beach parking area, west.
October 19: UnRally 7 Scooter Riders.
October 22: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com
October 23: Santa Rosa Island Authority Meeting, 5 p.m. Agenda available sria-fla.com
October 25: Beach-O-Ween, 4 to 8 p.m. Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. SRIA event.
October 26: NeoEndurance 5K in the Sand. 8 a.m. Casino Beach. Start line at the Pier.
October 26: Chips Gym’s King of the Beach bench press contest. Holiday Inn, 8 a.m. until
October 29: Bands on the Beach, free  concert series. Gulfside Pavilion, 7-9 p.m. Bring a chair, coolers ok. No pets or glass. VisitPensacolaBeach.com


Helpful Contact Numbers
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Non-Emergency Dispatcher: 850-436-9620 (9-1-1 for emergencies)
Animal Control Pensacola Beach: 850-595-0097
Santa Rosa Island Authority: 850-932-2257 (Report unpermitted construction to Developmental Services) Stranded or disoriented turtle on the beach: 1-888-404-3922, #FWC