All area codes are 850 unless specified.
Saturday, July 27
Padora’s Summer Music
Pandora’s Steakhouse of Grayton Beach presents Roosevelt Franklin at 9 p.m. Free and open to all guests at least 21 years of age. Music continues with The Wild Fruits on July 28, Saluda on July 30, and Forrest Williams Band on July 31.
Celebrate National Dance Day from 12:30-1:20 p.m. at Destin Pilates and Aerial Center. Demonstrations aerial yoga/aerial silks and Pilates springboards follow class. Sign up at Destinpilates.com or call 460-2828.
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.
Enjoy the music of Big Al at 9:30 p.m. at The Funky Blues Shack, 109 Cannery Lane at Baytowne Wharf.
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.
Hope In A Box
Through Aug. 11, IHOP will team up with Boys & Girls Club and hold “Sneakers For Students” to collect new/unused sneakers for children in time for back to school. Bring in a pair of new/unused sneakers to IHOP and receive a short stack of buttermilk pancakes. Boys & Girls Club of Florida will distribute collected shoes to needy students ranging between the ages of 5 and 16.
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, July 28
Enjoy brunch while The Steenos perform from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stinky’s Fish Camp, 5994 County Road 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.
Music at Vue on 30a
Vue on 30a, 4801 West County Highway 30A in Santa Rosa Beach, presents Hope Cassidy from 8-11 p.m. Call 267-1240 or visit www.vueon30a.com.
Music will be performed by neighborhood favorite Billy Garrett and Mimosas poured by H.E.A.R.T. Animal Rescue for donations during brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse, 85 Defuniak St. in Grayton Beach.
Monday, July 29
Enjoy the music of Bill Garrett in the courtyard with beer and wine from 4-6 p.m. at Fonville Press, 147 N. Charles St. in Alys Beach
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 some 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.
Redd the Singing Bartender, who slings and sings from a song list of more than 400 songs, performs from 5-10 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays at Redd's Fueling Station, 2320 W. County Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Southern style food with a few twists is featured.
Groovin’ On The Green
Ebb Tyed performs a free concert, sponsored by The Carillon Beach Institute, from 7-9 p.m. in Carillon Beach.
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,
Tuesday, July 30
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.
Walton County Public Works will hold a public meeting from 5-7 p.m. at the Eucheeanna Community Center to discuss Walton Bridge Road.
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, www.seasiderep.org, or call 231-0733.
Dannica Lowery performs live from 6-9 p.m. at Shorty’s Surfside Bar, 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach. Call 468-0417.
Movies at Marina Park
Bring a chair or blanket for a free movie, "Night at the Museum" beginning at sunset July 30 and "Night at the Museum 2" Aug. 1 at Marina Park in WaterColor in Santa Rosa Beach.
Cinema Under the Stars
Grab blankets and low back chairs to enjoy a free movie, "ParaNorman," under the stars from 8-9:30 p.m. in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Piper's will offer food and drink.
Wednesday, July 31
Wednesday Night Concert Series
The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents the Stephen Simmons Band from 7-9 p.m. in the Events Plaza. Call 267-8186.
Seaside Summer Concert Series
Celebrate summer with a free concert with Blue Mother Tupelo at 7 p.m. in the Seaside Amphitheater.
Concerts in Marina Park
Enjoy live music with Ebb Tyed Duo 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.
The Walton County Local Restore Act Committee will hold a subcommittee meeting at 10 a.m. at the Bayou Arts Center, 105 Hogtown Bayou in Santa Rosa Beach.
Arbor Wealth Management, LLC, will host an Income Generation Seminar, “How To Make Your Portfolio Pay Monthly,” at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Arbor Wealth Conference Room.
Summer Concert Series
Bring blankets and chair to enjoy live music with Wes Heath & The Whiskey Band from 7-9 p.m. in the Amphitheatre at Alys Beach. Piper's will offer food and beverages.
Thursday, Aug. 1
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.
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 www.seasiderep.org, or call 231-0733.
Walton County District 5 County Commissioner Cindy Meadows will hold a Town Meeting from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Rosemary Beach Town Hall off CR30A at South Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach. The topic of the meeting will be “How is your tax money being spent?” Call 231-2978.
Grab the entire family for a pick-up game of kickball from3-4 p.m. on Kelly Green, 18 North Charles St. in Alys Beach.
The Walton County Economic Development Alliance will meet at noon in the Walton County Administration Conference room, 76 North 6th Street in DeFuniak Springs.
Moonlight & Movies
Bring a blanket and enjoy the family movie "Here Comes The Boom (PG)," under the stars at 8:15 p.m. on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach (Town Hall if raining).
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.
Rotary Club of South Walton
The Rotary Club of South Walton meets for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites, Scenic Hwy. 98 in Miramar Beach. Visiting Rotarians and their guests are welcome. Call 267-2929.
Friday, Aug. 2
Central Square Cinema
Grab your blankets and head to the Seaside Amphitheater at 8 p.m. for a free movie, "Newsies," under the stars.
Where's Waldo party
Waldo-spotters, hunt for him in 25 businesses along 30A, from Grayton Beach to Rosemary Beach. Collect the stamps and enter a drawing. A Waldo party is held from 6-7 p.m. every Friday at Sundog Books, 89 Central Square in Seaside, to celebrate with the kids who've found Waldo.
Parents’ Night Out
Enjoy dinner out with the grown-ups while the kids enjoy a night of art, games, and a movi efrom 7-10 p.m. at the Alys Beach Community Center. Snacks provided. Cost is $30/child and open to children ages 4 and up. Register at 424-5058.
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.
Taste three white and three red wines and enjoy a gourmet tapas plate from 4-6 p.m. at Wild Olives, 104 N. Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach. Cost is $25/person.
Saturday, Aug. 3
Dueling Piano Show
Hear the interactive, world famous dueling piano show at 8 p.m. at Rum Runners Dueling Piano Bar, 130 Fisherman’s Cove in Baytowne Wharf.
Take a walk in nature with wildlife expert and ecologist Joe Wyatt at 9 a.m. 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 tour is free with paid park admission fee of $4 per vehicle. Call 233-5059.