All area codes are 850 unless specified.
Saturday, June 8
The white walls will be illuminated with light, color and sound by artists from around the globe 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. 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. at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. Standard admission rates apply. Call 835-1824.
Breakfast with a Ranger at 9 a.m. June 8 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach, 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. Call 267-8330.
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.
Seaside Farmers Market
Get your pick of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, native plants and other unique offerings from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.
Blue Ribbon Healers
Enjoy the music of the Blue Ribbon Healers from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seaside Farmers Market in the Seaside Amphitheater.
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.
Sunday, June 9
Max McCann, house musician and engineer, will grace the stage with some originals and some covers, and Rescued Rescuers pours Mimosas for donations and brings out some Dachshund loves up for adoption from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse, 85 Defuniak Street in Grayton Beach.
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 Kyle Lamonica June 13. Call 267-1240 or visit www.vueon30a.com.
Dueling Piano Show
The main attraction at Rum Runners is the interactive, world famous dueling piano show at 8 p.m. at Rum Runners Dueling Piano Bar, 130 Fisherman's Cove in Baytowne Wharf.
Monday, June 10
Restore Act Committee
The Walton County Local Restore Act Committee will hold a subcommittee meeting at 1 p.m. at the Bayou Arts Center, 105 Hogtown Bayou in Santa Rosa Beach.
Groovin’ On The Green
Tidewater performs a free concert, sponsored by The Carillon Beach Institute, from 7-9 p.m. in Carillon Beach.
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 email@example.com.
Baytowne Block Party
Shake a leg with DJ Glen as he spins tunes for kids to dance to from 7-9 Mondays at the Baytowne Live Stage on Cannery Row. Enjoy cotton candy or popcorn, create your piece of the puzzle for the Baytowne Mural Project and be on the look-out for Captain Davy as he searches for pirates to join his crew.
Learn the sport of surf fishing at 10 a.m. June 10 and June 14 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Entry fee is $6. Call 267-8330.
Tuesday, June 11
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.
Faust Wine Dinner
Carrabba’s will host a wine dinner featuring Faust and other Quintessa wines at 6 p.m. 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. 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. in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Piper's will offer food and drink.
Family, Fun, and Fireworks
Challenge friends to a variety of lawn games, corn hole, ladder ball and even a giant, inflatable Twister game, from 7-9:15 p.m. at Baytowne Wharf. Visit the Baytowne Live Stage for face painting and for a nominal charge enjoy kid's crafts with Club KZ. Fireworks light up the sky at 9:15 p.m.
Pandora’s Summer Music
Pandora’s Steakhouse of Grayton Beach presents Saluda at 9 p.m. June 11. Free and open to all guests at least 21 years of age. Music continues June 12 with 1 oz. Jig; June 13 with Hotel Oscar; June 15 with Cadillac Willy; and June 15 with the Forrest Williams Band.
Wednesday, June 12
Concerts in Marina Park
Enjoy live music with Emerald Gold from 6:30-8 p.m. at Marina Park in WaterColor in Santa Rosa Beach. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. Admission is free and open to the public.
Seaside Summer Concert Series
Celebrate summer with a free concert at 7 p.m. in the Seaside Amphitheater.
Summer Concert Series
Bring blankets and chair to enjoy live music with Forrest Williams Band from 7-9 p.m. in the Amphitheatre at Alys Beach. Piper's will offer food and beverages.
Wednesday Night Concert Series
The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe from 7-9 p.m. in the Events Plaza. Call 267-8186.
Stephanie Duffield, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Destin, will sponsor a free breakfast seminar from 9-10 a.m. at Another Broken Egg Cafe, 158 Sandestin Blvd. in
Sandestin. RSVP at 650-2616.
Thursday, June 13
Americana Under the Stars
Lucky Mud performs at 6 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for the concert series, Americana Under the Stars. Bring a chair and beverage. This is family/pet friendly.
Dinner and seminar
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a free dinner and seminar on heart health at 5 p.m. 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.
Emerald Coast Theatre Company
Andy and Clyde have been long time partners until their friendship is tested with the competition for the title of "The Best Fisherman of the Emerald Coast" at 7 and 8 p.m. Thursdays at Baytowne Wharf. They recruit their crew from the audience and challenge each other at different spots around the Village of Baytowne Wharf.
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.
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).
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 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.
30A Farmers Market
The 30A Farmers Market takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday 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.
Friday, June 14
Central Square Cinema
Grab your blankets and head to the Seaside Amphitheater at 8 p.m. for a free movie, "Enchanted," under the stars.
Evening with the Stars
Food, fellowship and entertainment are found at Evening with the Stars in the garden at the Friendship House, 353 Juniper Lake Road, in DeFuniak Springs. Seating begins at 5:30 p.m. and continues until 8 p.m. Dinner is served by celebrity waiters and the Beats Me Band entertains from 6-7 p.m., frollowed by Carl Woodall from 7-8 p.m. Cost is $15/person, with all proceeds going to benefit the Friendship House, a 501 (c)(3) organization serving families affected by Alzheimer’s Disease or other neurological or physical disabilities. For reservations, call 892-0565.
Learn the difference between wildfires and prescribed burns from Smokey the Bear at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. Standard admission rates apply. Call 835-1824.
CPR and Water Safety classes
Walton County residents can take CPR and water safety classes from 9 a.m. to noon at the Walton County Health Department in Santa Rosa Beach. To register, call 892-8040, ext. 1144.
Saturday, June 15
Learn the science of archeology and create ceramic pendant artifacts, carry out a cookie excavation, and learn how to throw an ancient spear called an atlatl at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. Standard admission rates apply. Call 835-1824.
Folk Life Day
The DeFuniak Springs Economic Development/Tourism Committee hosts Folk Life Day from 3-8 p.m. 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.
The Destin History & Fishing Museum will host its annual Old Fashioned Fish Fry fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 at Harry T's Lighthouse at HarborWalk Village. The proceeds from this event benefit the restoration of the historic Primrose vessel. Tickets are available in advance at the museum for $13, and can also be purchased the day of the event for $15. Tickets for children ages 12 or under are $5. Call 837-6611.
Jonathan Tennis, vocalist and guitarist, plays from 5-9 p.m. at Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar, 525 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin.
The Third Annual Mileage Builder Race is a 2-mile race at 8 a.m. at Baytowne in Sandestin. Call 622-5760760 or email info@YOLOBoard.com for more information.