Events and Entertainment May 30 - June 6

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Sunday cinema: A free movie, “Frozen,” begins at 8 p.m. June 1 in the Events Plaza at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.

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Published: Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 01:14 PM.

All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Friday, May 30

Topsail tour: Learn about the area lizards 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.

Grayton Beer Concert: Grayton Beer and Peddlers Pavilion in Seacrest Beach present a 30A Summer Concert Series with Chip Lyons from 5-9 p.m.  Beer and wine available through Peddlers Pub, and admission is free.

Rudy Applewhite: Tommy Bahama’s Restaurant & Bar, 525 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin, presents Rudy Applewhite and his steel drums from 4-9 p.m. Call 654-1743.

Women’s Symposium: The Walton Area Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual Women’s Symposium at the Hilton Sandestin. There will also be a silent auction, vendors from chamber member restaurants, and wine tastings at the end of the day. Register at or call 267-0683.

Saturday, May 31

Movies and more: An interpretive program on marine debris, led by a Florida Park Ranger, and a cook out with hotdogs and s’mores, will be followed by the movie, “FernGully: The Last Rainforest,” at 5:30 p.m. in the Recreation Hall at Camp Helen State Park. 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.

Book sale: The Friends of the Walton County/DeFuniak Springs Library will hold a book sale from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Walton County Fairgrounds, 790 State Rte 83 North in DeFuniak Springs. Proceeds will be used to provide new books and other materials.

SeasideFarmers 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.

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, June 1

Beach Service: Worship at the beach with Hope Lutheran Church at 8 a.m. at Ed  Walline Beach Access across from Gulf Place on Scenic Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Bring a towel, chair, or stand on the boardwalk. The service will be held at the church’s U.S. 98 campus during inclement weather. Call 267-0322.

Church service: Apostles By The Sea Anglican+Episcopal Chapel will now worship at 6 p.m. Sundays at the Chapel at Crosspoint, 1477 S. County Hwy. 393 in Santa Rosa Beach. 

Sunday Concerts: Gulf Place on 30A will host a free concert with Cadillac Willy from 6-9 p.m. on the Amphitheater lawn. Bring chairs and blankets.

The Market: Find your favorite farmers market goodies and handmade crafts at The Market at Gulf Place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays and 3-7 p.m. Thursdays on the amphitheater green at Gulf Place in Santa Rosa Beach

Farmer’s Market: Buy fresh produce, meats, and prepared foods from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Raw & Juicy Farmers Market at the Market Shops of Sandestin.

Monday, June 2

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.

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

TDC: The Walton County TDC Beach Management Committee will meet from 2-3:30 p.m. at the S.W. Courthouse Annex Boardroom. The TDC will meet at 9 a.m. June 3.

Run 30A:  Run with a group along 30A in the Santa Rosa Beach area at 6 p.m. for distances from 3-6 miles. Run begins at Ed Walline beach access with socializing after at Pizza by the Sea Gulf Place.

Tuesday, June 3

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

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

Town Planters: The Town Planters of Freeport will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blount House on Kylea Laird Road. Call 835-5611.

Wednesday, June 4

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

Coffee with commissioner: Walton County District 4 Commissioner Sara Comander will host “Coffee with the Commissioner” at 5 p.m. at the Freeport Community Center.

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

Thursday, June 5

ECMS: The Emerald Coast Meditation Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at 480 N. Co. Hwy. 393 in Santa Rosa Beach. Mary Jo McCabe, symbolic interpreter, visionary, teacher and author, will discuss “Psychic Awareness: You Get Nothing More Than What You Believe.” For information, email                  

Concerts in the Village: MKAF presents Lisa & The E-Lusion, Motown, Rock & Roll, and 80’s dance music, at 7 p.m. at the Dugas Pavilion at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin. Bring a picnic and wine or beverage, or purchase meal prepared on-site. Admission is $10/adult and children under 12 and MKAF members are free. Call 650-2226.

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

Digital Graffiti: The seventh annual Digital Graffiti Festival at Alys Beach includes a Curator’s Tour, 8-10 p.m. June 5; Digital Graffiti Gallery Stroll, 8:30-11 p.m. June 6; and Digital Graffiti Festival, 8:30 p.m. to midnight June 7 and after party at Caliza. For ticket information, visit

Friday, June 6

First Friday ArtWalk: Enjoy live music and works of art and artist demonstrations from 5-8 p.m. at the galleries and shops of Ruskin Place and Central Square on Scenic Hwy. 30A in Seaside.

Grayton Beer Concert: Grayton Beer and Peddlers Pavilion in Seacrest Beach present a 30A Summer Concert Series with Joe and Jay from 6-10 p.m.  Beer and wine available through Peddlers Pub, and admission is free.

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

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