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The white walls will be illuminated with light, color and sound by artists from around the globe on June 8 at Alys Beach lawns, parks, pedestrian paths, and Caliza Pool during the Digital Graffiti Festival. Saturday tickets are $100. Purchase at digitalgraffiti.com/sb1/tickets.
District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander will host a community clean-up day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8 at Choctaw Beach Park on State Road 20 in the Choctaw Beach Community. The Walton County Public Works Department will provide dumpsters for Walton County residents to dump trash, yard debris, tires, appliances and other miscellaneous items. Separate recycling trailers for newspapers, glass, aluminum and other metals. No hazardous wastes.
Be entertained with improvisational story telling with the Seaside Rep’s Children’s Theater at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. June 8 at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. Standard admission rates apply. Call 835-1824.
West Indies Market
Browse this popular open-air market and discover booths filled with paintings, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood carvings and other handcrafted items from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 8 and 9 on the Town Center lawns in Rosemary Beach.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach will hold the following tours. Programs require a $6 entry admission, except Breakfast with a Ranger. Outside tours are cancelled during severe weather. Call 267-8330.
• Breakfast With a Ranger at 9 a.m. June 8 with special guest Lori Ceier of Walton Outdoors. To cover the cost of food, bring $5, which goes to Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to enhance the park, or bring your own breakfast.
• Learn the sport of surf fishing at 10 a.m. June 10 and June 14.
• Paddle Campbell Lake at 1:15 p.m. June 21. Sign up required at ranger station.
• Enter the world of the dragon fly at 2 p.m. June 28 and view specimens.
Gigi’s Lemonade Stand
Children volunteer at Gigi’s Lemonade Stand from 3-5 p.m. to raise money for the Alaqua Animal Refuge at Gigi's Fabulous Kids' Fashions & Toys, 62 Main Street in Rosemary Street.
30A Farmers Market
The 30A Farmers Market takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday and Sunday through Aug. 29 in Barrett Square at Rosemary Beach. Community event features fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, cheese, preserves, sauces, bread, sweets, prepared foods to go and more.
Music at Vue on 30a
Vue on 30a, 4801 West County Highway 30A in Santa Rosa Beach, presents Geoffrey McBride from 6:30-9:30 p.m. June 9. Music continues with Ben Friedman from 8-11 p.m. June 8. Call 267-1240 or visit www.vueon30a.com.
• June 13: Kyle Lamonica
• June 16: Ben Friedman
• June 20: Kyle Lamonica
• June 23: Hope Cassidy, 8-11 p.m.
• July 6: Geoffrey McBride, 8-11 p.m.
• July 21: Geoffrey McBride
• July 28: Hope Cassidy
Healthy Meals in a Snap
Learn how to make a quick and healthy Mexican fiesta without breaking your budget from 5:30-6:30 p.m. June 10 at the Walton County Health Department, 362 Hwy. 83 in DeFuniak Springs. Event is free, but registration required at 892-8172 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• June 17: Super-packed salads
• June 24: Perfect pizza party
Groovin’ On The Green
Tidewater performs a free concert, sponsored by The Carillon Beach Institute, from 7-9 p.m. June 10 in Carillon Beach.
• June 17: Saluda
• June 24: Jones & Company
• July 4: Rowdies
• July 8: Sin Wagon
•July 15: Barbwire
• July 22: Beach Mice
• July 29: Ebb Tyed
• Aug. 5: Tony Vegas
• Aug. 12: Cabo Rock
• Aug. 19: Legacy
• Aug. 26: Emerald Gold
• Sept. 1: Rowdies
Movies at Marina Park
Bring a chair or blanket for a free movie, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," beginning at sunset June 11 and " Wreck-it Ralph" June 13 at Marina Park in WaterColor in Santa Rosa Beach.
• June 18: Rio
• June 20: Hotel Transylvania
• June 25: Madagascar 3
• June 17: Brave
Faust Wine Dinner
Carrabba’s will host a wine dinner featuring Faust and other Quintessa wines at 6 p.m. June 11 at 10562 U.S. 98 in Miramar Beach. Tickets are $75/person. Seating is limited. Call 269-7129.
A public hearing will be held at 4 p.m. June 11 at the Walton County Courthouse Annex, 31 Coastal Centre Blvd. in Santa Rosa Beach, to consider an ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Walton County amending the current Chapter 22 of the Walton County Code of Ordinances. Call 892-8155.
Cinema Under the Stars
Grab blankets and low back chairs to enjoy a free movie, "Despicable Me," under the stars from 8-9:30 p.m. June 11 in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Piper's will offer food and drink.
• June 18: Alice in Wonderland
• June 25: Monsters v Aliens
• July 2: Hotel Transylvania
• July 9: Dr Suess’ The Lorax
• July 16: The Pirates: Band of Misfits
• July 23: Gnomeo & Juliet
• July 30: ParaNorman
• Aug. 6: Swiss Family Robinson
• Aug. 13: The Odd Life of Timothy Green
Concerts in Marina Park
Enjoy live music with Emerald Gold from 6:30-8 p.m. June 12 at Marina Park in WaterColor in Santa Rosa Beach. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. Admission is free and open to the public.
All shows in June are 6:30-8 p.m.
• June 19: Tidewater
• June 26: Ayers Duo
• July 5: TS & Shrimp Cowboys, 5-8 p.m.
• July 10: Jeff Ivanoff, 6:30-8 p.m.
• July 17: Cabo Rock, 6:30-8 p.m.
• July 24: Neal James, 6:30-8 p.m.
• July 31: Ebb Tyed Duo, 6:30-8 p.m.
All shows in August are 6:30-8 p.m.
• Aug. 7: Tony Vegas
• Aug. 14: Britt Landrum
• Aug. 21: Todd Sparks
• Sept.1: Flip Flop Boys, 5-8 p.m.
Seaside Summer Concert Series
Celebrate summer with a free concert at 7 p.m. June 12 in the Seaside Amphitheater.
• June 19: Joe Firstman
• June 26: Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes
Summer Concert Series
Bring blankets and chair to enjoy live music with Forrest Williams Band from 7-9 p.m. June 12 in the Amphitheatre at Alys Beach. Piper's will offer food and beverages.
• June 19: Roman Street
• June 26: Cadillac Willy
• July 4: Atlanta Allstars
• July 10: Boukou Groove
• July 17: Daphne Willis
• July 24: Kelsey Anna & Chris Alvarado
• July 31: Wes Heath & The Whiskey Band
• Aug. 7: Delta Reign
• Aug. 14: Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes
Wednesday Night Concert Series
The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe from 7-9 p.m. June 12 in the Events Plaza. Call 267-8186.
• June 19: Rick Estrin & the Nightcats
• June 26: Cumberland Collective
Americana Under the Stars
Lucky Mud performs at 6 p.m. June 13 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for the concert series, Americana Under the Stars. Bring a chair and beverage. This is family/pet friendly.
• June 20: Kelly Hundley
• June 27: Jackson Creek/ Dunn Deal
• July 4: Lucky Mud
• July 11: Brian Smalley
Dinner and seminar
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a free dinner and seminar on heart health at 5 p.m. June 13 in the Student Services Building at NWFSC in Niceville. Attendees will enjoy a free heart healthy dinner and lectures on cardiac health. Space is limited and reservations are required at 278-3600.
Hound of the Baskervilles
Sir Conan Arthur Doyle's “The Hound of the Baskervilles” receives a funny makeover and comes to life at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights June 13-Aug. 3 on The Seaside Repertory Theatre’s main stage, 216 Quincy Circle in Seaside. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Amavida Coffee, online at www.seasiderep.org, or call 231-0733.
Concerts in the Village
The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s 18th Annual Concerts in the Village presents The Craig Woolard Band at 7 p.m. June 13 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village Dugas Pavilion in Destin. Admission is $8/adult and children under 12 and MKAF members are free. Call 650-2226.
• June 20: Heritage
• June 27: Alter Eagles, A Tribute Band to The Eagles
• July 3: David Seering, An American Patriotic Tribute
Moonlight & Movies
Bring a blanket and enjoy the family movie "The Odd Life of Timothy Green” (PG)under the stars at 8:15 p.m. June 13 on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach (Town Hall if raining).
• June 20: Madagascar3 (PG)
• June 27: Beverly HillsChihuahua (G)
• July 11: Rise Of The Guardians (PG)
• July 18: Mirror Mirror (PG)
• July 25: Wreck It Ralph (PG)
• Aug. 1: Here Comes The Boom (PG)
• Aug. 8: Escape From Planet Earth (PG)
• Aug. 15: Oz The Great And Powerful (PG)
Central Square Cinema
Grab your blankets and head to the Seaside Amphitheater at 8 p.m. June 14 for a free movie, "Enchanted," under the stars.
• June 21: The Iron Giant
• June 28: The Muppets
• July 5: The Lorax
• July 12: Madagascar 3
• July 19: Hotel Transylvania
• July 26: Brave
• Aug. 2: Newsies
• Aug. 9: The Parent Trap (1961)
• Aug. 16: The Truman Show
Folk Life Day
The DeFuniak Springs Economic Development/Tourism Committee hosts Folk Life Day from 3-8 p.m. June 15 in the Lakeyard. Activities include arts and crafts demonstrations and sale, musical presentations on the stage of the amphitheatre, storytelling, and games for the kids. Grit & Grace will perform at 4, 5:30 and 7 p.m. in the amphitheater. Call 333-3406.
Father’s Day cruise
Cruising from Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises offers a freshly prepared chef’s meal and entertainment from 1-3 p.m. June 16. Boarding begins at 12:15 p.m. Adults $55, children 3 – 10, $25 and infants under 3, $15. Seating is limited. Call 650-2519.
CPR and Water Safety classes
WaltonCounty residents can take CPR and water safety classes from 9 a.m. to noon June 17 at the Walton County Health Department in DeFuniak Springs May 31 and June 14 in Santa Rosa Beach. To register, call 892-8040, ext. 1144.
The Northwest Florida Ballet presents the free Starlight Ballet at 8 p.m. June 23 on St. Augustine Green in Rosemary Beach. On-lawn seating.
Board of Commissioners
The Walton County Board of Commissioners will hold a workshop at 8:30 a.m. June 24 followed by a meeting at 9 a.m. in the Walton County Courthouse, 571 US Hwy. 90 in DeFuniak Springs.
Take a walk in nature with wildlife expert and ecologist Joe Wyatt at 9 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at Hammock Bay, west of Freeport. Suited for all ages. The trail system includes a bat house, purple martin houses, many bluebird houses, a wood duck house, a butterfly house and more. Call 496-1864.
Learn about the early history of the park and local area at Camp Helen State Park’s history walk from 10-10:45 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. The tour is free with paid park admission fee of $4 per vehicle. Call 233-5059.
Blue Ribbon Healers
Enjoy the music of the Blue Ribbon Healers every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seaside Farmers Market in the Seaside Amphitheater.
Pajama Time Story Time
Join storyteller Ms. Cheryl at 6 p.m. every Monday in the children’s room of the Coastal Library for some bedtime stories in your pajamas. This will be a quiet time for little readers to relax to a bedtime story in the comfort of their caretaker’s arms. Call 267-2809.
In celebration of the 30A Songwriters Fest, yoga classes will be offered at 9 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sundays at The Studio in Seaside. The drop in rate is $15; mats and towels are available.
Baby Boot Camp
Boot Camp in Santa Rosa Beach offers a 55-minute workout designed specifically to help new and seasoned moms with stroller-age children get back into shape after having a baby at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday mornings and at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Narcotics Anonymous Last Chance Group meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1st Presbyterian Church, 1063 Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs. Progressive Recovery group meets at 7 p.m. everyday at 249 E. Hewitt Road in Santa Rosa Beach.
Zumba With Marcia classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 6 p.m. Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. Saturdays at Premiere Performers Academy in Santa Rosa Beach; 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at The Studio in Seaside; and 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Rosemary Beach Fitness Center.
Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar, 525 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin, presents Rudy Applewhite from 4-9 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Call 654-1743,
Dannica Lowery performs live from 6-9 p.m. every Tuesday at Shorty’s Surfside Bar, 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach. Call 468-0417.
Rosalina plays classic standards and show tunes on keyboard from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Christiano's Ristorante in Santa Rosa Beach. Call 267-2185.
Fusion fitness classes
Hope Lutheran Church, 3834 U.S. 98 W, Suite 9, in Santa Rosa Beach, will offer fusion fitness classes at 9 a.m. Thursdays. Attendees may bring a mat, towel, water and light hand weights. Suggested donation is $5. Call 267-0322.
Jasmine Dance Studio in Santa Rosa Beach will hold a ladies adult jazz class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday. Call 217-6620 for more information.
Thursday thread therapy
Needlers, knitters, crocheters and others come for free therapy from 4-6 p.m. Thursdays on the porch at Yards N Yarn, 3770 Co. Hwy. 3280 in Freeport. Call 880-6404.
Get your pick of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, native plants and other unique offerings during Market on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.
Amateur Radio Club
The Chautauqua Amateur Radio Club of DeFuniak Springs/Walton County meets at 6:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month at McLean's Restaurant near I10 and 331 South. This club welcomes new and old Ham Radio operators. There are no business meetings on these Tuesdays. We have classes and a great time together. Call 892-2562 or email email@example.com.
Rotary Club of South Walton
The Rotary Club of South Walton meets for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. each Thursday morning at the Embassy Suites, Scenic Hwy. 98 in Miramar Beach. Visiting Rotarians and their guests are welcome. Call 267-2929.
Herman Lodge #108 Free and Accepted Masons will meet at 7 p.m. first and third Tuesdays of each month on Madison Street in Freeport. Call 835-2314.
The Order of the Eastern Star #281 meets at 7:30 p.m. the first and third Fridays of each month at Herman Lodge on Madison Street in Freeport. Call 835-2314.
A Society of Human Resource Management Chapter in Walton County will meet at 8 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at TJ’s Table in Freeport. The group is open to all individuals involved in any aspect of human resources. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 892-8668, ext. 215.
The Town Planters of Freeport will meet at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Blount House on Kylea Laird Road. Call 835-5611.