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    Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Celebration Sept. 11 & 12

    Be sure to put this historic event on your calendar. Call today or visit website to participate. Vendors and exhibits welcome. Additional sponsors needed. Santa Rosa Beach area events encouraged.




    A Celebration of the History and Founding of the


    Old Town of Santa Rosa


    1910-2010



    At Gulf Place on Scenic Highway 30A



    Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010: 10 am – 9 pm “Where We Are Today”


    (Local bands and surprise headliners)


    Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010: 12 noon – 6 pm “History & Heritage Day”


    (Folk music, games and history)



    MUSIC, ARTISANS, ARTISTS, VENDORS, HISTORIC DEMONSTRATIONS, DISPLAYS, GAMES


    Participation by Historic Communities, Resorts and Neighborhoods of Walton County




    SRB100.com 850-622-5815


    PSA from Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Committee (website: srb100.com)


    Just some of the volunteers working on this special event for our area.

    Founded 100 years
    ago…Santa Rosa Beach prepares for
    Celebration.

    Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Celebration Steering Committee is now well into the planning process with support from Walton County Commissioner Cecilia Jones, other county representatives, The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce, The Walton County Tourist Development Council and the Economic Development Council.
    The Walton County Board of County Commissioners has issued a resolution designating the month of September 2010 as Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Celebration Month. We will celebrate the history and the founding of the old Town of Santa Rosa which originally sat on Hogtown Bayou. A huge celebration is planned for Saturday and Sunday September 11th and 12th, 2010 at Gulf Place located at the corner of Scenic Highway 30A and county road 393 in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.

    The focus Saturday will be about where we are today in Santa Rosa Beach and Sunday will be about our history.
    Saturday, gates are open from 10am-9pm and will be filled with music presented by local bands and hopefully, some surprise headliners.
    Sunday the gates are open from Noon-6pm and you will be entertained by folk music.
    On Saturday and Sunday, Gulf Place will be filled with local folk artisans, artists, vendors selling their wares, performers and demonstrators.

    Attendees will be greeted as they
    enter the grounds with large displays of old maps of what the area looked like
    plus early photos of the community, pioneering families and the steamboats that
    brought them to Santa Rosa.
    Participants will be provided a 10x10 space on the grounds at Gulf Place. There is a $35.00 fee for the two days for those who will be selling their wares. There is no fee for those only conducting demonstrations. Participant space is limited and the deadline for submittal is July 31st, 2010. You can find the form and submit from the website: srb100.com | Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Celebration. Participants will be chosen by the Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Celebration Committee.
    Throughout the month of September 2010, locals and merchants across Walton County will join together to celebrate Santa Rosa Beach’s 100th birthday. This is a non-profit civic celebration, and there is no fee to participate. Our goal is to help drive traffic to local businesses who want to help commemorate this momentous occasion. It’s easy to participate. Simply complete the on-line form on the website www.srb100.com in the Merchants section and include a special “centennial”-related promotion or offer that your business will honor during the entire month of September 2010. Ideally, the promotion will be related to a birthday party and/or the number “100”. For example, perhaps a restaurant would offer a “$1.00” dessert or drink special all month long with any purchase; or your 100th customer each day would be entered to win a special prize at the end of the month; or you would offer a “$100 off” discount for a professional service. Ultimately, what your business offers, and how you execute it, is entirely up to you.
    The website will be updated periodically with information, schedules, new photos, more history, videos, etc, so please ensure you check it frequently.

    If you want to join in the fun and volunteer for the weekend celebration or have any questions about the event, contact Johndra Culp at 850-622-5815.


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    Meetings are held at Commissioner Cecilia Jones Office.



    Working with TDC to educate friends and guests.







    Logo for Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Celebration by Justin Gaffrey
    Last edited by Brenda Rees; 06-10-2010 at 03:59 PM. Reason: add images, logos

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    On my calendar! Thanks Brenda- this will be a great event- great people are planning it!

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    I can't wait to see and hear more about this great day in September! Happy 100th SRB!
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    Vendors Needed. Call or Contact Now

    Here's latest press release from SRB100 -- Vendors Needed

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Local ‘Centennial Celebration’ Seeks Vendors

    Santa Rosa Beach, FL - (June 25, 2010) - The Steering Committee for the upcoming “Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Celebration” announced that it is seeking vendors, demonstrators, local businesses and volunteers to join and support a month-long celebration this September, as well as during a free two-day festival to be held at Gulf Place. The civic celebration commemorates the founding of the old Town of Santa Rosa, established in 1910 on Hogtown Bayou.

    A two-day birthday bash and historic tribute will be held at Gulf Place (located at the intersection Scenic Highway 30A and Country Road 393) on Saturday, September 11 from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, September 12 from Noon until 6:00 p.m.

    “The event at Gulf Place will be free and open to the public, and will feature live performances by some of our community’s most talented and beloved musicians,” said committee spokesperson Johndra Culp. “We only have about 40 vendor booth spaces available, and we particularly hope to hear from local artisans who offer products or demonstrations with a local and historic flavor.”

    Culp said that there is no fee for participants who want to conduct demonstrations, although there is a $35 fee for anyone selling products during the two-day festival. Culp said that vendor applications will be accepted until July 30, and online form for vendors is now available on the Centennial Celebration’s official website, www.srb100.com.

    The Gulf Place event will also feature live performances by three-time Emmy-nominated Greg Barnhill and his Nashville Friends, Dread Clampitt, Cadillac Willy, Duke Bardwell, Washboard Jackson and Friends, The Steenos, Sonya Cunningham, Tennessee Firearms, and other surprise headliners to be announced.

    In addition to the two-day festival, local businesses will also celebrate Santa Rosa Beach’s rich history throughout the entire month of September.

    “We’re asking all local merchants to come up with a special centennial-related promotion or offer during the month of September,” said Culp. “Our goal is to drive traffic to local businesses who want to help commemorate this momentous occasion. There’s no fee to participate, and we’ll promote your business on our website and other venues. Ultimately, what your business offers, and how you execute it, is entirely up to you.”

    To get your business involved, or for more information, please contact Johndra Culp at 850-622-5815, or visit www.srb100.com.


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    MEDIA CONTACT:
    Johndra Culp
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    Email: sandypaws@embarqmail.com

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    bump!

    Santa Rosa Beach is 100!
    Calling all vendors and artists to participate in the Centennial Celebration!

    The Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Celebration Steering Committee is excited to announce that there will be space for vendors and artists during the two-day Centennial Celebration festival to be held at Gulf Place on Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12.

    Applications will be accepted until July 30th. Please note that limited vendor space is available for this event. Applications will be reviewed and applicants will be notified no later than August 13th.
    Vendors selling goods or products are required to pay a $35.00 booth fee to reserve the space for two days. These vendors will also need to provide proof of liability insurance in regards to perishable food items. Applicants are required to supply a tent and set up (tables and display). Tents are to be no larger than 10x10.

    NOTE TO VENDORS: Upon submission of your application, please mail your $35.00 booth fee via US Mail. Please provide a return address in the event you are not selected to participate, as our space is limited.

    Please make checks payable to: "Santa Rosa Beach Centennial Steering Committee" and mail it to: Trustmark Bank, SRB 100, 1884 County Hwy. 393, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

    Download and application and find out more about the Centennial Celebration by visiting www.srb100.com.

    For further information, please contact: Johndra Culp 404-578-1651 / sandypaws@embarqmail.com

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    The Santa Rosa Beach 100 Celebration will feature today's great venues and music while highlighting our area's history. Rodney Williams, resident of SRB, holds a picture of his grandfather Hughey Brown enjoying watermelon on the front porch of the old Santa Rosa Hotel. This two day event, Sept. 11 and 12, will be lots of fun. It will also be informative for those desiring to know more about what makes South Walton so special. Vendors have one week to get their applications in to participate. A great kickoff to our Fall season.


    Rodney Williams of Santa Rosa Beach holds photographs of his grandfather, Hughey Brown, enjoying some watermelon with friends on the porch of the historic Santa Rosa Hotel around 1948. Rodney's great grandfather John Williams was a native and in the area around the mid to late 1800s. Photograph by Brenda Rees

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    Hey all. I am going to stay at Gulf Place the weekend of this great event. And in essence, I am not paying for my stay- because there is this cool deal where you can get a $250 gift card to Southwest if you stay three nights in participating 30A rentals. I included a link for more information. I was planning a trip to Nashville, so I feel like I am getting my 'staycation' for free! Thought you might want to take advantage. The offer is good through Sept 30- so spread the word. I think it is a great opportunity to make my money work for me- hope you will too.
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    a note from destinscuba..
    The SRB100 organization committee is needing volunteers for our Centennial Celebration at Gulf Place on September 11 & 12.

    If you are interested in helping out at the event please contact Johndra @ sandypaws@embarqmail.com
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    Check out the line-up of music events Sept 11 & 12

    Happy 100th Birthday!
    Celebrate Santa Rosa Beach's 100th Birthday at Gulf Place (on the corner of Scenic Highway 30A and CR 393) on Saturday, September 11th from 10am to 9pm, and on Sunday, September 12th from Noon until 6pm. There's no admission charge for this two-day family-friendly event, full of live music, food, dancing, history, art, games and much more!

    Check out the amazing line-up of talent, including Emmy award winner GREG BARNHILL and THE NASHVILLE A-TEAM!

    Festival Schedule


    Saturday Sept 11
    10am: FESTIVAL OPENS
    11:00-11:30: Grit & Grace: Walton County's Official Folk Life Production
    12:00-12:45: Mike & The Yellow Flies
    1:00-1:45: Blackwater
    2:00-3:00: Cadillac Willie
    3:15-4:15: Duke Bardwell, Washboard Jackson & Friends
    4:30-5:00: Suzi Ragsdale & Marc Harris
    5:15-5:30: Bryan Kennedy
    5:45-6:00: Moment of Silence & National Anthem by Casey Kearney
    6:00-9:00: Greg Barnhill & The Nashville A-Team (featuring some of the Music City's hottest talents!)

    Sunday Sept 12
    12:00: "God Bless America" Performed by Redd
    12:15-2pm: The Steenos
    2:35-3:20: Marc Harris, Kelsey Anna & Matt Miller
    3:50-4:35: Sonya Cunningham
    5:05-6:00: Tennessee Firearms

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    Emmy Award Winner Greg Barnhill to Perform at Centennial Celebration

    Emmy-winner Greg Barnhill will perform a free concert at Gulf Place on Saturday, September 11th, as part of Santa Rosa Beach’s Centennial Celebration. The two-day celebration will be held at Gulf Place and commemorates the founding of the old Town of Santa Rosa in 1910.

    “Greg Barnhill is bringing ‘The Nashville A-Team’ with him, a group comprised of some of Nashville’s hottest talents,” said Centennial Celebration spokesperson Johndra Culp. “Both days will feature free live performances by amazing musicians, such as Cadillac Willy, Bryan Kennedy, Suzi Ragsdale, Eric Lindell, Mike & The Yellow Flies, Duke Bardwell, Washboard Jackson, The Steenos, Sonya Cunningham, the Tennessee Firearms and more. It’s going to be an incredible two days of fun.”

    Culp said that the civic celebration will also feature vendors offering food, local art, unique items for sale and historic demonstrations.

    The festival is being presented by Waste Management, with additional sponsorship support from Bud & Alley's, 30A.com, Beach 95.1 FM, WaterColor Inn & Resort, Seaside Cottage Rental Agency, Wachovia, Beach Technical Service Automotive, Andrews & Arnsdorff Realty, Vision Bank, 30A Television, Beaches of South Walton, The Red Bar, Trustmark, Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club, Gulf Cemetery Association and ResortQuest.

    The event will be held at Gulf Place (located at the intersection Scenic Highway 30A and Country Road 393) on Saturday, September 11 from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, September 12 from Noon until 6:00 p.m.
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    Where are they suggesting people park?

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterbug44 View Post
    Where are they suggesting people park?
    I don't know but surely they will be directing us to parking areas... I hope!

    anyway, I just saw this in a fb message:

    .. there will be a color guard for a 21 gun salute to honor 9/11 and kick off the festivities at 10am tomorrow...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teresa View Post
    Emmy Award Winner Greg Barnhill to Perform at Centennial Celebration

    Emmy-winner Greg Barnhill will perform a free concert at Gulf Place on Saturday, September 11th, as part of Santa Rosa Beach’s Centennial Celebration. The two-day celebration will be held at Gulf Place and commemorates the founding of the old Town of Santa Rosa in 1910.

    “Greg Barnhill is bringing ‘The Nashville A-Team’ with him, a group comprised of some of Nashville’s hottest talents,” said Centennial Celebration spokesperson Johndra Culp. “Both days will feature free live performances by amazing musicians, such as Cadillac Willy, Bryan Kennedy, Suzi Ragsdale, Eric Lindell, Mike & The Yellow Flies, Duke Bardwell, Washboard Jackson, The Steenos, Sonya Cunningham, the Tennessee Firearms and more. It’s going to be an incredible two days of fun.”

    Culp said that the civic celebration will also feature vendors offering food, local art, unique items for sale and historic demonstrations.

    The festival is being presented by Waste Management, with additional sponsorship support from Bud & Alley's, 30A.com, Beach 95.1 FM, WaterColor Inn & Resort, Seaside Cottage Rental Agency, Wachovia, Beach Technical Service Automotive, Andrews & Arnsdorff Realty, Vision Bank, 30A Television, Beaches of South Walton, The Red Bar, Trustmark, Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club, Gulf Cemetery Association and ResortQuest.

    The event will be held at Gulf Place (located at the intersection Scenic Highway 30A and Country Road 393) on Saturday, September 11 from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday, September 12 from Noon until 6:00 p.m.
    Check out this complete line-up of live music and events!

    Sounds like this is going to be a loud, noisy event.


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    Be sure to check out Amore. They will have a booth on the green serving pizza ($3.50 for 2 slices), sodas $1, PBR $2(16 oz), Miller Lt and Coors Lt $2.50, Corona and Heineken $3.50 and wine $6. Full menu available in the restaurant including sandwiches, appetizers,dessert pizza (Apple Cin., Strawberry Mixed Berry, Blueberry), cheesecake, salads and more. Christian Mayes will be playing on the deck all weekend. Hope to see you there!

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    Happy 100 to all of us! What a wonderful community to celebrate all weekend!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Teresa View Post
    Happy 100 to all of us! What a wonderful community to celebrate all weekend!
    We are hoping to get there today too. The planners and volunteers have worked very hard from what I hear, and there will be lots of info about the history of this "young" community!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenny Dargavell View Post
    We are hoping to get there today too. The planners and volunteers have worked very hard from what I hear, and there will be lots of info about the history of this "young" community!
    Its going to be a fantastic event! Proud of our community for honoring its history and everything that makes it so wonderful.

    Unfortunately, I have a sick little boy here today so we won't be able to make it. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for tomorrow!
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterbug44 View Post
    Where are they suggesting people park?

    Parking north of Ed Walline (next to Abacos) will be available for a small fee.
    Respect the Beach.

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