Some childhood hobbies carry over into adulthood, such as collecting stamps, building model cars, or tracking lemonade-stand investment portfolios. Seize profitable pleasure with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of hobby supplies at Hobby Central. This Groupon is valid at the Pensacola and Mary Esther locations.
Hobby Central, a full-line hobby shop, caters to amusement seekers with puzzles, science kits, and radio-controlled vehicles. Plastic models ($18–$50) allow amateur architects to recreate nautical battle scenes with scaled-down replicas of battleships, each accurately named after American icons such as the USS Ronald Reagan and the USS Tickle Me Elmo. Train sets ($45–$100) finally make dinnertime ketchup transportation efficient; vibrantly detailed kites ($15–$40) produce mesmerizing treetop tangos. Before graceful parachute descents, model rockets ($25–$35) reach lofty levels experienced only by birds and opera tenors bathing in icy water. Achieve aerial entertainment with radio-controlled airplanes and helicopters ($79–$200), or procure grounded merriment with specialty puzzles ($15–$35) that range from double-sided to three-dimensional.