All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Saturday, June 15

Biophilia Center

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.

Flapjack Fundraiser

Applebee’s, 8670 U.S. Hwy. 98 W in Sandestin, will hold a Flapjack Fundraiser from 8-10 a.m. July 14. Proceeds will benefit the American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens, which supports the families of officers killed in the line of duty. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 at Applebee's or email

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 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, or call 231-0733.

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.

Sunday, June 16

Brunch Bash

A Mid June Brunch Bash with Season Ammons performing and Habitat for Humanity pouring Mimosas for donations will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse, 85 Defuniak St. in Grayton Beach.

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.

Music at Vue on 30a

Vue on 30a, 4801 West County Highway 30A in Santa Rosa Beach, Ben Friedman from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Music continues with Kyle Lamonica from 8-11 p.m. June 20. Call 267-1240 or visit

Pandora’s Summer Music

Pandora’s Steakhouse of Grayton Beach presents Mark Harris & Mojo Rising at 9 p.m. Free and open to all guests at least 21 years of age.  Music continues June 18 with Saluda, June 19 with Forrest Williams Band, June 20 with Chronic Jester and June 21 with the Heritage.

30A Farmers Market

The 30A Farmers Market takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday and 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.

Monday, June 17

CPR and Water Safety classes

WaltonCountyresidents can take CPR and water safety classes from 9 a.m. to noon June 17 at the Walton County Health Department in DeFuniak Springs. To register, call 892-8040, ext. 1144.

Groovin’ On The Green

Saluda performs a free concert, sponsored by The Carillon Beach Institute, from 7-9 p.m. June 17 in Carillon Beach.

Healthy Meals in a Snap

Learn how to make a quick and healthy super-packed salad without breaking your budget from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Walton County Health Department, 362 Hwy. 83 in DeFuniak Springs. Event is free, but registration required at 892-8172 or

Baytowne Block Party

Shake a leg with DJ Glen as he spins tunes for kids to dance to from 7-9 p.m. 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.

Funky Flip Flops

Ages 3 and up, make a special pair of Funky Flip Flops with Tie Dye Kris between 9 a.m. to noon at the Artists at Gulf Place, 40 Town Loop Center. Use specialty trims, batik fabrics, and yarns to design one of a kind flip flops. Cost is $18 with all materials provided.

Tuesday, June 18

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.

Cinema Under the Stars

Grab blankets and low back chairs to enjoy a free movie, "Alice in Wonderland," under the stars from 8-9:30 p.m. in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Piper's will offer food and drink.

Movies at Marina Park

Bring a chair or blanket for a free movie, "Rio," beginning at sunset June 18 and "Hotel Transylvania" June 20 at Marina Park in WaterColor in Santa Rosa Beach.

Bryan Kennedy Show

The Seaside Repertory Theatre hosts The Bryan Kennedy Show, with Kevin Boyle and special guests such as Stephony Smith, Forrest Williams, Wilson Fairchild, Duke Bardwell and Gordon Kennedy, at 8 p.m. at The Rep, 216 Quincy Circle in Seaside.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Amavida Coffee,<, or call 231-0733.

Wednesday, June 19

Concerts in Marina Park

Enjoy live music with Tidewater 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 with Joe Firstman at 7 p.m. in the Seaside Amphitheater.

Republican Women

Walton Republican Women Federated will meet at 11 a.m. at Carrabba’s Italian Grill at Silver Sands Premium Outlets. Vicki Miller, wife of Congressman Jeff Miller, First Congressional District, presents a view of the Capitol. Cost is $18/members and $20/guests. Reservations required at 837-5321 or email no later than noon June 17.

Summer Concert Series

Bring blankets and chair to enjoy live music with Roman Street 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 Rick Estrin & the Nightcats from 7-9 p.m. in the Events Plaza. Call 267-8186.

Thursday, June 20


Dawn Dalili, a naturopathic physician and an eating-disorder coach, will speak on “Self-Esteem, Happiness and Health” when the Emerald Coast Meditation Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at 480 N. Co. Hwy. 393 in Santa Rosa Beach. For information, email

Americana Under the Stars

Kelly Hundley performs at 6 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for the family/pet friendly concert series, Americana Under the Stars. Bring a chair and beverage.

Town Meeting

Walton County District 5 County Commissioner Cindy Meadows will hold a Town Meeting from 9-10:30 a.m. in the meeting room at Padgett Park, 810 JD Miller Road in Santa Rosa Beach to discuss garbage collection and recycling. Call 231-2978.

Moonlight & Movies

Bring a blanket and enjoy the family movie "Madagascar 3 (PG)"under the stars at 8:15 p.m. on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach (Town Hall if raining).

Luminary Connection

The Luminary Connection will meet at noon at the Life Enrichment Senior Center, 312 College Ave. in DeFuniak Springs for a time of networking and encouragement. Shirley Humphries will speak on prayer. Bring a brown bag lunch. Call 635-1801, email or visit

Concerts in the Village

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s 18th Annual Concerts in the Village presents Heritage at 7 p.m. 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.

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. at Baytowne Wharf. They recruit their crew from the audience and challenge each other at different spots around the Village of Baytowne Wharf.

Friday, June 21

Biophilia Center

Go Crazy for Crabs with art work, crab races and more from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is now open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays during June and August. Closed in July. Admission is $8/adults over 13 and $5/children 3-12. Call 835-1824. 

Central Square Cinema

Grab your blankets and head to the Seaside Amphitheater at 8 p.m. for a free movie, "The Iron Giant," under the stars.

Native Plant Demonstration Garden

A new outdoor learning site, Native Plant Demonstration Garden, opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. at South Walton Center of NWFSC. Following the opening, the Cultural Arts Alliance will present the annual A+ Art Show from 5-7 p.m. in the Center’s Main Office building.

Topsail tours

Paddle Campbell Lake at 1:15 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Call 267-8330. Sign up required at ranger station.

Saturday, June 22

Biophilia Center

Experience up-close encounters with live alligators and make an alligator magnet at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center is now open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays during June and August. Closed in July. Admission is $8/adults over 13 and $5/children 3-12. Call 835-1824. 

Green Craft Recyclable Art

Visit Newbill Collection by the Sea to discover how North American artists creatively re-use discarded materials in art from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 309 Ruskin Place in Santa Rosa Beach.

Art exhibit

Northwest Florida College in Niceville presents New Work from Denise Choppin in the Holzhauer Gallery through July 19. Her compositions are rooted in the Northwest Florida landscape. Free admission. Call 729-6000.