Stone Soup Hosts WinterFest!

Stone Soup, in Fort Walton Beach, will host its annual WinterFest! open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on December 15. Guests can purchase locally made crafts and other gifts; try various healing techniques, including the John of God Crystal Light Healing Bed, Pranic Healing, massage and reiki; and meet with intuitives, card readers, mediums and aura photographers. There will also be children's yoga, food, music and a Best-Dressed Elf costume contest. 

Stone Soup will showcase stones, crystals, locally crafted items, books, cards, yoga supplies, smudging supplies, tapestries, candles, jewelry, incense and metaphysical products. Also participating will be the nearby Roots Shoppe, which carries herb-related products, natural bath and body items, pottery, crystal elixirs and tea accessories; and Yours Truly, which carries essential oils and more.

Stone Soup will be accepting material donations for survivors of Hurricane Michael, such as blankets, sweaters, jackets, shoes, pet food, toys and baby items.


Location: 700 Beal Pkwy., Ft. Walton Beach, FL, inside and behind/between Stone Soup and Roots Shoppe. For more information, call 850-533-6565 or visit

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