Events and Entertainment July 25 - Aug. 1

Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10:16 AM.

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Friday, July 25

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

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. Beer and wine available through Peddlers Pub.

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.


Saturday, July 26

Artist Bazaar: Artists at Gulf Place presents its Artist Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Artists at Gulf Place green in the center of the Gulf Place loop. Bazaar features local artists, craftspeople and artisan vendors, interactive activities for children, and a free hot dog for those who make a purchase.

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.

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


Sunday, July 27

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

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

Grayt music: Grounds of Monet Monet presents Dismal Creek from 10 a.m. to noon July 27; Drew Tillman from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 29; and Gracie Stram, 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 31 at 100 Hwy. 30A East in Grayton Beach. Call 231-1090.


Monday, July 28

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

Groovin’ On The Green: Enjoy the music of Mighty Hurricanes 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 29

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

Alzheimer’s support group: Alzheimer’s Family Services will hold a support group for family members or friends coping with a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, Suite 3 Conference Room, in Miramar Beach.  The support group is free and limited respite care is available. To make arrangements for respite, call 866-478-7790.

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.

SeasideShorts: Cool off while enjoying a variety of bite-sized short plays at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 1 at the Seaside Repertory Theatre, 216 Quincy Circle in Santa Rosa Beach. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at


Wednesday, July 30

SeasideSummer Concerts: Celebrate summer with the sounds of the Jacob Jeffries Band at 7 p.m. in the Seaside Amphitheater. Event is free.

Seminar: Margaret R. McDowell, firm founder of Arbor Wealth Management, LLC, a “fee-only” registered investment advisory firm, will host “Are Markets Overvalued? Uncovering Investment Opportunities” at 10 a.m. in the Arbor Wealth Conference Room. Call 608-6121 to reserve seating. Refreshments will be served.

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

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

Grand Boulevard Farmers’ Market: The 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. 

Public workshop: A Public Workshop will be held at 6 p.m. at the South Walton Courthouse Annex, 31 Coastal Centre Blvd. in Santa Rosa Beach, to discuss proposed new beach accesses including one at Topsail State Park.


Thursday, July 31

AmericanaUnder The Stars: Bring a chair, a beverage and enjoy the music of John French 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.

Beach Blast: Elephant Walk restaurant in Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort will have a free evening of entertainment on the beach at 6 p.m. Activities include beach bonfires, live music by Bo Adams, children’s activities, bounce houses, face painting, balloon sculpting, a photo lounge, s’mores, and a fireworks show. Select activities are at an additional cost. Patio seating available for dinner at Elephant Walk. Make reservations at 267-4800.

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.


Friday, Aug. 1

Topsail tour: As the majestic sea turtles begin another reproductive season, learn the basic facts about them from 2-3 p.m. at TopsailHill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Park will furnish gear. Park entry fee is $6 per vehicle. Call 267-8330.

ArtWalk: Enjoy live music, works of art and artist demos at the First Friday ArtWalk from 5-8 p.m. at Ruskin Place in Seaside.

Music Friday: Enjoy live music from 6-9 p.m. at the Marina Bar & Grill, 9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West in Sandestin. Free and open to the public.

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