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August 14, 2014 - 2 p.m.

SARC Meeting; Aug. 14, 2 p.m. Seaside Real Estate Sales Office

The Seaside Architectural Review Committee announces the following SARC meeting to be held on Aug. 14, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the Seaside Real Estate Sales Office.


Seaside Real Estate Sales Office

Friday, Aug. 22, 5-6 p.m.

Nutcracker in SEASIDE® 2014 Auditions – Friday, Aug. 22, 5-6 p.m., Assembly Hall

Seaside Nutcracker Registration Form 2014

SEASIDE® will host dance auditions for Act II of the 3rd Annual SEASIDE® Nutcracker on Friday, August 22, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Seaside Assembly Hall. The Assembly Hall is located across the lawn from the Seaside Neighborhood School at 168 Smolian Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459. Dancers ages 8 to18 from the Northwest Florida regions are eligible to participate in auditions.

The Seaside Repertory Theatre (REP) will also conduct a casting call for Act I actors on Thursday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Seaside REP Theatre, located in the back of the Holl Building, 30 Smolian Cir, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. For more information, please email or call the office at (850)231-0733.

The 3rd Annual Nutcracker in SEASIDE® will be directed and choreographed by Rose Barile, an honor graduate of Juilliard School and former prima ballerina with the Atlanta Ballet. Barile recently celebrated more than 30 years as Director of Alpharetta Dance Theatre and her company has performed the Nutcracker in North Atlanta for 18 years. “We are excited about creating an opportunity for dance students to develop qualities of strength, discipline and leadership in their school and communities,” said Barile.

The one-time performance of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker in SEASIDE® is scheduled for Saturday, November 22nd, 2014, and will feature Act I and Act II. The performance will be free and open to the public. (In case of inclement weather, the performance will be held on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 5 p.m.)

The workshops will be conducted Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22 – 23, from 10- 12 a.m. and 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the Seaside Assembly Hall.

Rehearsals will be conducted by Seleta Hayes Howard, SEASIDE® Nutcracker Ballet Mistress and Special Projects Director, and will be conducted on Fridays from 4-6 p.m. during the 10-weeks leading up to the performance.  Howard is also co-founder of Seaside Neighborhood School’s dance program.

A mandatory dress rehearsal will be conducted the day of the Nutcracker performance, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (In case of inclement weather, the dress rehearsal will be conducted on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

The audition fee is $25 (non-refundable) and pre-registration is required by August 21. Total cost for the workshop, costumes and all rehearsals is $150.

To register, download the application form at the link below and return with payment; for other inquiries, please contact Rose Barile at

Seaside Nutcracker Registration Form 2014

SEASIDE® Assembly Hall

Sunshine Turtle Express Offers FREE Trolley Service from 11 a.m. to Midnight Each Day

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The new FREE Sunshine Shuttle Turtle Express offering Trolley service along a section of 30A operates from 11 a.m. to Midnight each day. Service this season will continue through Labor Day weekend (September 1, 2014) and is always FREE to all riders.

Access the live map through the Sunshine Shuttle website, ( which shows all stops and the Turtle Express vehicle’s current location at any given time. The map in real time is viewable on a desktop, tablet or smartphone.

Also below is the route map, route stops and additional information in pdf format.

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Summer Concert Series

Join us on Wednesdays this summer as Seaside brings you some of the regions top acts in the newly redesigned Amphitheater as part of our Summer Concert Series. Check out the acts here:

SEASIDE® Calendar of Events

For a day-by-day run down of SEASIDE® events, click here:


Saturdays (Year-round)

SEASIDE® Farmers Market
Saturdays, 9AM-1PM (Please note there will be no market on Sat., March 1, due to the SEASIDE Half Marathon and 5K.)

Get your pick of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, native plants and other unique offerings during our Market on Saturday mornings. Find local specialties that will help sustain our growers! Enjoy special cooking demos and activities sure to liven up your morning! Held behind Raw & Juicy from 9:00AM-1:00PM. (Until the Amphitheater Enhancement Project is complete, the market will be held on the lawn across from Amavida Coffee.)

Visit the market online: Seaside Farmers Market

Seaside Amphitheater (Until Amphitheater Enhancement Project is complete, the market will be held on the lawn across from Amavida.)

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