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Baytowne LIVE: Listen to the musical stylings of local artists from 7-10 p.m. on the Baytowne LIVE stage across from MooLaLa. Stevie Hall performs June 17, 20, and 27 and hear Bryan Bludworth June 23, and 30.
Peter Pan: Peter Pan and Tinker Bell carry you off to enchanted Neverland where children never grow up when the Theatre for Young Audiences Camp at Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents Peter Pan 10 a.m. June 17 upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach. Tickets are $10 with children under 4 free.
Sunday Cinema: Grab your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening with the free movie “The BFG” at 8 p.m. June 18 on the Events Plaza Lawn at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.
• June 25: The Angry Birds Movie
• July 2: Sing
• July 16: Finding Dory
• July 23: Inside Out
• July 30: Wall-E
• Aug. 6: The Incredibles
Sunday Night Concerts: Gulf Place on 30A at Santa Rosa Beach presents a free summer concert series with Purple Monkey from 5-8 p.m. June 18 in the Amphitheater, Scenic Hwy. 30-A and Hwy. 393. Bring chairs and blankets. Call 267-8458 or visit www.gulfplacefl.com.
• June 25: Luke Langford & 331 South
• July 2: Still Standing, a tribute to Elton John
• July 9: Déjà vu
• July 16: Continuum
• July 23: Kane and the Saints
• July 30: Wildlife Specials
• Aug. 6: Casey Kearney
• Aug. 13: The Moon Lagoons
• Aug. 20:Waterzedge
• Aug. 27: Rust and Gold
• Sept. 3: Kickstand Jenny
Caravan Jazz Band: Listen to the sounds and atmosphere of 1930′s Paris with a touch of Disney in Rosemary Beach from 6-8 p.m. Sundays during the summer. Event is free.
Groovin' On The Green: The Carillon Beach Institute presents a free concert with Raised on the Radio Reasonable Doubt from 7-9 p.m. June 19 on the Village Green. Food and beverage vendors will be on site.
June 26: Legacy
July 4: Sonic Boom
July 10: Ebb Tyed
July 17: Tony Vegas Band
July 24: Tropic Sands
July 31: Latitude 29
Aug. 7: Raised on the Radio
Aug. 14: Reasonable Doubt
Aug. 21: The Mighty Hurricanes
Aug. 28: Ebb Tyed
Sept. 3: The Rowdies
Here Comes the Sun: Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of music with Emerald Coast Blues Brothers at 7 p.m. June 19 on East Long Green in Rosemary Beach.
• June 26: The Hep Cats (50’s & 60’s)
• July 3: Clark Barrios & the Rosemary Beach Big Band (Swing & Jive)
• July 10: Dancing Queen-Tribute to ABBA
• July 17: The Krickets
• July 24: British Invasion (Beatles, Stones)
• July 31: Like Totally Awesome 80’s!
• Aug. 7: Forrest Williams Band
Biophilia Center summer hours: Explore the interactive exhibit hall with hands on activities, experience nature first hand on the trail, encoun-ter native reptiles, birds-of prey, bobcats, and more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays and Friday during June and July at the Biophilia Center. Cost is $8/adults and $5/child age 3-12. Guided tours/activities available for groups of 15 or more. Call 835-1824.
Pop & Shop Concert Series: Sip, shop and shimmy to the tunes of Hugh Mitchell & The High Tide during the concert series from 5-7 p.m. June 20 throughout the center at The Market Shops at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
June 27: Luke Langford
July 4: The Graytones
July 11: Hugh Mitchell & The High Tide
July 18: Boukou Groove
July 25: Casey Kearney
Aug. 15: Boukou Groove
Meet the Doc: Pregnant women and new moms are invited to join Sacred Heart Medical Group Pediatrics for a free class about giving babies a healthy start at 5:30 p.m. June 20 at Sacred Heart Medical Group at The Market Shops, 9375 Emerald Coast Parkway West - Unit 1 in Miramar Beach. Spouses, friends, family members and support people are also invited. Call 278-3885 for more information.
Baytowne Wharf: In addition to free concerts and movies, Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin also offers free events on other nights in the Events Plaza.
‒ Hydro Flight Monday: Enjoy shows over the lagoon by fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. through Aug. 7
‒ Boomin’ Tuesday: Enjoy lawn games and inflatables from 7-9:15 p.m. followed by fireworks over the Lagoon until Aug. 8
‒ Magical Thursday: Captain Davy performs at 7 and 8 p.m. through Aug. 10 on the Events Plaza Stage
Summer Concert Series: Grab blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic items for the music of Guthrie Brown at 7 p.m. June 21 in the Seaside Amphi-theater.
• June 28: Sam Lewis
• July 5: Alvarez Kings
• July 12: Future Thieves
• July 19: The High Divers
• July 26: The Brummies
• Aug. 2: The Brook & The Bluff
• Aug. 9: The Memphis Strange
• Aug. 16: The Georgia Flood
• Aug. 23: Mike Whitty
• Aug. 30: Forrest Williams Band
• Sept. 2: Great Peacock
Calling All Artists: The CAA is calling all member artists through July 9 to participate in its upcoming special exhibition, "Faces & Fig-ures,” scheduled to run July 31-Sept. 5 at The Foster Gallery. Pieces may be representational or abstract. 2D and 3D works are encouraged. Visit #ArtMatters Blog for details and to download the application.
Alys Beach Summer Concerts: Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the music of Continuum from 7-9 p.m. June 21 at the Alys Beach amphitheatre. Food and drinks available for purchase at Henry’s Pizza Truck.
• June 28: Geoff McBride
• July 12: Bo Spring Band
• July 19: Cadillac Willy
• July 26: The Boiled Peanuts
• Aug. 2: Boukou Groove
Aug. 9: Heritage
Summer Food Service: Walton County School District Food Service will provide lunches Mondays through Thursdays through July 31 for chil-dren up to age 18 who are eligible to receive free lunch during designated times. Sites are Walton High School from 12-1 p.m.; Freeport Elementary School from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Walton Middle School from 12-1 p.m.; and West DeFuniak Elementary School from 11 a.m. to noon.
Wednesday Night Concert Series: Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a free concert under the stars with Stephen Simmons from 7-9 p.m. June 21 in the Events Plaza in Baytowne Wharf.
• June 28: Donnie Sundal
• July 5: Geoff McBride
• July 12: Forrest McBride
• July 19: Lauren St. Jane
• July 26: Heather Gillis Band
• Aug. 2: The Blenders
• Aug. 9: Chris Alvarado
• Aug. 16: JP Soars and the Red Hots
Aug. 23: Continuum
• Aug. 30: Donnie Sundal
Republican Women: The Walton Republican Women Federated will meet at 11 a.m. June 21 at Cantino Laredo at Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach. Kristen Shell, AICP, Walton County planner, will speak about the comprehensive plan update underway in Walton County. Lunch is $20/members and $25/guests. Reservations required at 301-518-0316 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walton Area Chamber of Commerce: South Walton “Reaching Your Personal and Professional Best” Lunch & Learn with Dr. David Schjott from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21 at NWFSC South Walton Campus in Room 119/120, 109 Greenway Trail in Santa Rosa Beach.
Theatre Thursdays: At 8 p.m. on Thursday nights through Aug. 3, the Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents a free fun-for-all-ages adapta-tion of William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” in Grand Park at Grand Boulevard. Abrakadoodle offers pre-show children’s activities from 7-8 p.m. Bring your own chair or blanket.
Music on the Green: 30Avenue in Inlet Beach will have live music from 6-9 p.m. June 22 with Yamadeo. The event is free and open to the public.
• June 29: Cadillac Willy
Moonlight Movies & Face Painting: Bring the family for a free fun movie night June 22 under the stars on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach. Come early and get your face painted at 6:30 p.m. Movie, “Nine Lives” (PG), begins at 8:15 p.m. Popcorn and hot dogs available from Dog-ManDu. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome.
• June 29: A Dog’s Purpose (PG)
• July 6: Sing (PG)
• July 13: The Lego Batman Movie (PG)
• July 20: Finding Dory (PG)
• July 27: Moana (PG)
• Aug. 3: Power Rangers (PG)
• Aug. 10: Sing (PG)
Concerts in the Village: Enjoy the music of Triggerproofat the 22nd annual Concerts in the Village at 7 p.m. June 22 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, 4323 Commons Drive West in Destin. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $15/adults; children (12 and under) and MKAF members are free. Age 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
• June 29: Walter “Wolfman” Washington
• Sept. 3: Make Me Smile — Chicago Tribute Band
• Sept. 14: Heritage
• Sept. 21: Luke Langford & 331 South
• Sept. 28: Déjà vu
• Oct. 5: Swingtown, a Steve Miller Tribute Band
Walton Area Chamber of Commerce: North Walton “Reaching Your Personal and Professional Best” Lunch & Learn with Dr. David Schjott from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 22 at DeFuniak Springs Country Club, 171 Country Club Lane.
Central Square Cinema: Grab a blanket for the free movie “The Jungle Book (2016)” at 8 p.m. June 23 under the stars in the Seaside Amphi-theater.
• June 30: The Secret Life of Pets
• July 7: Sing
• July 14: Finding Dory
• July 21: The Good Dinosaur
• July 28: Moana
• Aug. 4: Brave
• Aug. 11: The Emporer’s New Groove
• Aug. 18: Ratatouille
• Aug. 25: Despicable Me 2
• Sept. 1: The Lego Batman Movie
Sunrise Paddle: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach will hold a Ranger guided paddling tour on Campbell Lake from 5-8 a.m. June 23. Participants must be experienced canoers/kayakers over 12 years old. Program is $40/person. Advance online registration is required at www.topsailparkfriends.org and includes watercraft rental, PFD, paddle, park admission fee, glow sticks, tram ride to Campbell Lake, juice/water and a donation to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park.
Ballet at Twilight: The Northwest Florida Ballet presents a free evening of classical ballet and contemporary dance featuring international guest artists at 7:30 p.m. June 24 in Grand Park at Grand Boulevard. Bring a chair or blanket.
Old Florida Fish House: Enjoy the music of The Forrest Williams Band from 7:30-10:30 p.m. June 24 at The Old Florida Fish House, 5235 E Co. Hwy. 30A in Seagrove. Other performers include Jamah Terry from 7-10 p.m. June 29 and The Fish House Band from 7-10 p.m. June 30.
July 1: The Fish House Band, 7-10 p.m.
July 5: Luke Langford & 331 South, 8-11 p.m.
July 6: Jamah Terry, 7-10 p.m.
July 7: The Fish House Band, 7-10 p.m.
July 8: The Fish House Band, 7-10 p.m.
July 13: Jamah Terry, 7-10 p.m.
July 14: The Fish House Band, 7-10 p.m.
July 15: The Fish House Band, 7-10 p.m.
July 19: Luke Langford & 331 South 8-11 p.m.
July 20: Jamah Terry, 7-10 p.m.
July 21: The Fish House Band, 7-10 p.m.
July 22: The Forrest Williams Band, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
July 27: Jamah Terry, 7-10 p.m.
July 28: The Fish House Band, 7-10 p.m.
July 29: The Fish House Band, 7-10 p.m.
Embroiderers’ Guild: The Sand Dunes Chapter of Embroiderers' Guild of America will hold a stitch-in from 1:30-4:30 June 25 in the Religious Education building, Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 1200 Valparaiso Blvd. in Niceville.
Coastal Library: Niceville author Angela Yuriko Smith will read stories from her Literary Lizard series of books at 10 a.m. June 29 at the Coastal Library, 437 Greenway Trail. There will be a related craft and book signing afterwards.
Red, White, and Baytowne: Celebrate July 4th at Red, White, and Baytowne from 6-9 p.m. Lawn games, inflatables, kids crafts, and face painting are followed by live music on the Events Plaza Stage at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
Fourth of July Celebration: Bike Decorating Contest and Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by the Bike Parade through Town Center in Rosemary Beach at 8:30 a.m. Family field day begins at 9 a.m. on the Western Green with sack races, water balloon toss, games, prizes and more. Music begins with Like Totally Hep Cats at 6 on the Western Green and a fireworks display starts at 8:45 p.m. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome.
Sandestin Summer Luau: Hawaiian cuisine, live music, a bonfire, limbo, magic show, parrot meet and greet and more from 6-8:30 p.m. July 11 and 25 and Aug. 1 and 8 at Baytowne Marina. Fireworks over the Bay cap off the evening. For tickets and reservations visit https://eventgrid.com/Events/29299/2017-sandestin-luau.
Art in the Park: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach will hold a basket weaving class from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 7 with artist Carol Dickson. Fee is $35 and includes materials. Regular park admission applies and is paid at ranger station. Register seven days before class in the park store or at www.topsailparkfriends.org.
• Aug. 4: Watercolor $25
• Sept. 8: Basket weaving $35
• Oct. 13: Watercolor $25
Throwback Thursday Cinema: Enjoy the free family friendly movie "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 on the Events Plaza Lawn at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.
• Sept. 28: Mary Poppins
• Oct. 26: Hocus Pocus
Art on the Green: Enjoy a variety of different art forms from 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 8 on Western Green in Rosemary Beach. Create a colorful sand art keepsake, spin art masterpiece or let artists transform your hair into a live canvas. Plus music and karaoke too.
Fitness on the Lawn: The Market Shops at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort will host free fitness classes on the lawn from 9-10 a.m. weekdays through July 31. The classes are open to individuals of all fitness levels. Classes include Pilates Stretch with Essential Oils by Susan Authement Dun-nam, Pure Barre, Tabata Circuit with Scott Lassiter, Core Pilates with Lisa Turpin and Unique Flowing Fitness with Andi. No pre-registration is re-quired; bring a mat.
Festival of the Arts: Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Foundation presents the 22nd Annual Festival of the Arts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin. A celebration of art, music, food and family fun, the Festival will showcase the original artwork of more than 100 artists and features a live music lineup, a food bistro, wine and beer garden, art activities for kids, souvenir posters and T-shirts, art raffle drawing and more. Convenient parking and motor coach shuttle are available. Admission is $5 for adults; MKAF members and children (12 and under) are free. Proceeds benefit MKAF’s community outreach programs. Call 650-2226.
First Friday Art Walk: From 4-7 p.m. through Oct. 6, the Artists at Gulf Place and Gordie Hinds will host the Gulf Place First Friday Art Walk in conjunction with the Artists of 30A First Friday Art Walk. Participating South Walton art galleries stay open late to display their art the first Friday of every month in Santa Rosa Beach. Enjoy wine and cheese, live music and The Battle of the Brushes — one inspiration, two hours to paint, three art-ists.
Family Challenge: Check in at the Topsail Hill Preserve State Park camp store between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturdays for the challenge package. When completed, return to camp store for a treat.
Brunch at 45 Central: 45 Central in Central Square in Seaside will be open for brunch daily from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. They will offer items such as waf-fles, quiches, breakfast wraps, sandwiches, salads and croissants. The full dinner menu including sushi will be available from 4 to kitchen close.
Chef’s Counter: Chef Kevin Korman will offer guests an inventive chef's tasting menu each Friday night at Roselie Dining & Seafood Bar in Inlet Beach. This limited edition dinner will consist of an eight-course menu featuring seasonal farm-to-fork items crafted in Korman’s inventive style for $89 with an additional $45 wine pairing option. Only eight guests will be invited to this special dinner each week, so be sure to make a reservation to reserve a seat. Call 909-0400.
Sunday Pickin' at The Bay: The Bay Restaurant, on the Choctawhatchee Bay at the southern foot of the 331 bridge, will host Sunday Pickin' at The Bay every Sunday while the weather is nice. Local musician Mike Whitty and friends will get together in the garden at The Bay for a jam session. All local musicians are invited to come and join in. Happy Hour is from 4-6 p.m.
Spay/neuter services: Dog-Harmony Inc. and Operation Spay Bay will offer spay/neuter services for pets in the Santa Rosa Beach and Destin community. On the first Monday of each month, Dog-Harmony will transport dogs and cats to Panama City where they may be spayed or neutered at a reduced cost and returned to Dog-Harmony to be reunited with their owners. The transportation is offered at no fee by Dog-Harmony; all you have to do is make an appointment one week in advance and bring your pet to Dog-Harmony in Santa Rosa Beach.
Geocache Around Topsail: Explore Topsail Hill Preserve State Park with a special 10 station geocache program from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednes-days and Saturdays. Check in at the camp store for your coordinates. Upon completion, return to the camp store for a prize.
Beach Service: Worship at the beach with Hope Lutheran Church from 8-9 a.m. at Ed Walline Regional Beach Access across on Scenic Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Bring a towel, chair, or stand on the boardwalk. Call 267-0322.
30A Farmers’ Market: Walk through the park like setting with shade trees, a fountain, cobblestone walkways and visit friendly farmers, makers and bakers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays year round at 12805 US Hwy. 98 E in Inlet Beach. Find fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, cheese, sauces, beef, chicken, ready-to-eat-foods and more at the new location.
Emerald Coast Farmers' Market: Fresh from the farm produce, dairy, honey, eggs, grass-fed beef, beef jerky, pork products and sausages; fresh local seafood, crab cakes, tuna and shrimp dips; homemade pita, hummus, salsa's, guacamole, jams, preserves, pickled veggies, cheeses, homemade pastas and sauces, and artisan breads and desserts are for sale at Seascape Resort, 100 Seascape Drive in Miramar Beach, from 1-6 Tuesdays year round and 12-6 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Grand Boulevard Farmers’ Market: The market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday in Grand Park in Miramar Beach 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. Market is held on Wednesdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Seaside Farmers Market: Get your pick of fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, native plants and other unique offerings Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.