Around the Beach April 2023


Book Signing Event for Amazon #1 Bestseller “Catnip of Life”
Catnip Of Life CoverCaffe’ Del Mundo is excited to announce our partnership with poet and author Sharla Lee (Shults) for a book signing event for her Amazon #1 bestseller “Catnip of Life”. The event will take place on April 15th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Caffe’ Del Mundo located at 101 S Bonita Ave, Panama City, FL 32401.

“Catnip of Life” is a collection of poetry that invites readers to step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and embrace the beauty of nature. Lee’s work is inspired by her daily walks with Mother Nature and offers a refreshing perspective on the world around us.

The book signing event will be an opportunity for fans to meet Sharla Lee (Shults) and have their copies of “Catnip of Life” signed by the author herself. Attendees can also enjoy a cup of coffee while immersing themselves in the artistry and beauty of Lee’s poetic verse.
“We are excited to partner with Sharla Lee (Shults) for this event and bring her inspiring work to our community,” said a representative from Caffe` Del Mundo. “Whether you’re a fan of poetry, a lover of nature, or simply looking for inspiration to help you slow down and savor the simple things in life, ‘Catnip of Life’ is a must-read.”

Don’t miss this chance to meet Sharla Lee (Shults) and celebrate the beauty of nature through her poetry. We invite you to join us for this unforgettable event.

For more information about the book signing event, please contact Sharla Lee (Shults) at or visit her website,

Women’s Civic Club of PCB Fundraiser
The Todd Herendeen Theater will host a fundraising event on April 22, 2023 with proceeds to benefit the Women’s Civic Club of PCB, a non-profit supporting local charities. Dinner will be provided by Texas Roadhouse. In addition to the show, there will be a live auction for one of Todd’s guitars, a 50/50 raffle and door prizes. Get your tickets online at

Bayway Awards and Honors Local Bay County Veteran
Bayway VetBayway, Bay County Public Transit System, announced its 1-year bus pass giveaway this past November, awarding one local Bay County veteran free access to transportation services for a year. The winner this year was Charles (Charlie) Wheeler. Charlie is an Army Veteran and regular Bay County bus rider. He uses the bus system every day to go to the library for research and later heads to Thomas Drive to do some exploring. Charlie’s story has touched the hearts of our team at Bayway, and we are proud to support a valued veteran in our community.

Seabreeze Jazz Festival April 19-23
Seabreeze Jazz Fest2Named a “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine and recently nominated as “Best Jazz Festival” at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach combines the top national smooth jazz artists with a full weekend of fun, sun, great beaches, and good times – all on the West End of Panama City Beach. The event now attracts over 20,000 fans from the USA, Canada, and Europe for the ultimate performance-packed weekend of jazz.

View this year’s schedule, which includes an impressive line-up of award-winning jazz legends, and purchase tickets at

Emerald Coast Theatre Presents The Sound of Music May 5 – 14
Ectc Sound Of MusicDon’t miss the world’s most beloved musical based on the true story of the Von Trapp family. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen,” and the title number “The Sound of Music,” this is one inspiring musical that brings joy to audiences of all ages.

Showtimes are Thursday – Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 10 at 2:30 p.m.