Events and Entertainment July 18 - 25


Seaside Summer Concerts — Celebrate summer with the sounds of Humming House at 7 p.m. July 23 in the Seaside Amphitheater. Event is free.

Special to The Log
Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 12:11 PM.

All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Friday, July 18

Grit & Grace: “A Dreaming Place” will be onstage at 7 p.m. July 18 and 19 and 2 p.m. July 20 at the South Walton High School auditorium. Shows will be held at 7 p.m. July 24 and 25 and 2 p.m. July the Walton High School auditorium. Tickets are $15/adults and $12/students and seniors and will be available at the door, on the website and at Café 30A and Sundog Books in south Walton; TJ’s Table and Nick’s Seafood in Freeport; and The Book Store, Bogey’s Restaurant, and the DeFuniak Herald Breeze in DeFuniak Springs. For more information visit, email, or call  270-7008.

Biophilia Center: The Biophlia Center will be closed in July.

Lovelace Interiors: Help Lovelace Interiors, 12870 U.S. Highway 98 West in Miramar Beach, celebrate 20 years in business from 2-7 p.m. July 18 with light hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and giveaways, Their new collection by John-Richard will be showcased. Call 837-5563.

Central Square Cinema: Grab your blankets for a free movie, “Smurfs 2,” at 8 p.m. under the stars at the Seaside Amphitheater.

Topsail tour: Learn about sea and land critters in a hands-on program from 2-3 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Park entry fee is $6 per vehicle. Call 267-8330.

The Pink Slipped: Enjoy the music of Tim Jackson and John Hoorman at 8 p.m. at Marie’s Bistro, 2250 W. Hwy. 30A in Blue Mountain Beach.

Grayton Beer Concert: Grayton Beer and Peddlers Pavilion in Seacrest Beach present a 30A Summer Concert Series with Reed Waddle from 6-10 p.m. July 18 and Hotel Oscar July 24. Beer and wine available through Peddlers Pub.

Saturday, July 19

Living Statues: Watch and interact with the Living Statue from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Town Center in Rosemary Beach. Fantastic fun and photo opportunities for everyone.

Howlin’ Jack: Shorty’s Surfside & Topside presents the music of Howlin’ Jack at 7 p.m. at 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach.

Jazz Brunch: Messina’s On 30A hosts a Jazz Brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gulf Place in Santa Rosa Beach. Build your own Bloody Mary bar, and Bottomless Mimosas.

Sunday, July 20

Sunday cinema: A free movie, “The Lego Movie” begins at 8 p.m. in the Events Plaza at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.

ArtWalk on the Harbor: Local and regional artists and vendors display their work at ArtWalk on the Harbor from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from HarborWalk Village to AJ’s. The event is free.

Summer Sunday Concerts: Gulf Place on 30A hosts a free concert with Courtyard Saints from 6-9 p.m. on the Amphitheater lawn. Bring chairs and blankets.

Sunday Funday: Hubba Hubba performs at 3 p.m. at Local Catch Bar & Grill, 3711 W. County 30A in Blue Mountain Beach.

Monday, July 21

Concerts in the Park: Bring blankets and beach chairs to enjoy a free concert with Jam Therapy from 6-8 p.m. at Marina Park in WaterColor.

Groovin’ On The Green: Enjoy the music of Latitude 29 from 7-9 p.m. at the Village Green at Carillon Beach, 100 Carillon Market St. in Panama City Beach.

Monday Sky Surfing: Enjoy three shows from fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell from 7-9 p.m. over the Lagoon at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.

Tuesday, July 22

Evening with the experts: Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host an evening with the experts featuring spine health at 6 p.m. at the Compass Rose Restaurant in Valparaiso. Guest speakers include Dr. Kornelis Poelstra and Dr. Charles Wingo, board certified orthopedic spine surgeons.Dinner will be served. Call 278-3600 to register.

Cinema Under The Stars: Bring a blanket or low back chair to enjoy the movie “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” under the stars from 8-10 p.m. in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre on Somerset Street.

Boomin’ Tuesdays: Enjoy lawn games and inflatables from 7-9 p.m. in the Events Plaza at Baytowne Wharf. Fireworks light up the sky over the Lagoon at 9:15 p.m.

Seaside Shorts: Cool off while enjoying a variety of bite-sized short plays at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Seaside Repertory Theatre, 216 Quincy Circle in Santa Rosa Beach. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at

Wednesday, July 23

Wednesday Night Concert Series: A free concert with The Modern Eldorados from 7-9 p.m. in the Events Plaza at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Call 267-8186.

Movies and more: The movie “Shark Tale” and program on jellyfish begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Recreation Hall at Camp Helen State Park. The program will be followed by a cookout including hotdogs and s’mores. A parent or guardian must accompany children. Admission into the park is free, although donations are requested for the Friends of Camp Helen State Park. Call 233-5059.

Summer Concert Series: Bring blankets and low back chairs to enjoy music with Bill Garrett & Friends from 7-9 p.m. in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre.

Topsail tour: Learn about the endangered Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse from 3-4 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Park entry fee is $6 per vehicle. Call 267-8330.

Grand Boulevard Farmers’ Market: The new market will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Grand Park between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama’s.Vendors will offer locally sourced food-based items including produce, eggs, milk, butter, grass-fed beef, chicken, lamb, and pork, honey, pickled vegetables and gourmet jams. 

Thursday, July 24

Americana Under The Stars: Bring a chair, a beverage and enjoy the music of Katherine Archer at 6 p.m. in the amphitheater at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Open mic begins the evening. Free admission into park and a suggested donation of $5 goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill. Food available for purchase.

Moonlight and Movies: Enjoy an outdoor movie under the moonlight at 8:15 p.m. on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach.

Magical Thursday: Captain Davy performs a magic show from 7-9 p.m. in the Events Plaza at Baytowne Wharf.

Shrimp Boil: Grayton Beach Catering hosts a sunset shrimp boil and bonfire on the beach at 6 p.m. GBC provides dinner, bonfire with S’mores, beach chairs, music, soda and water. Bring adult beverages. Cost is $50/adults and $20/children under 12. Hot dogs with chips are available for children under 12 for $10. Reservations required by 10 a.m. Thursdays or call 231-1090.

Art classes: Mary Hong will teach Glass Collage on Canvas from 10 a.m. to noon July 24 and 25 at the Bayou Arts Center, 105 Hogtown Bayou Lane in Santa Rosa Beach. The cost is $85, or $75/CAA members. To register call 622-5970, or email

Friday, July 25

Live music: Rudy Applewhite plays the steel drums from 4-9 p.m. at Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar, 525 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin

Topsail tour: Learn all about surf fishing from 2-3 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Park will furnish gear. Park entry fee is $6 per vehicle. Call 267-8330.

Treboochi: The Funky Blues Shack presents the music of Treboochi at 9:30 p.m. at The Funky Blues Shack, 109 Cannery Lane in Baytowne Wharf.

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