All area codes are 850 unless specified.

Saturday, July 6

Music at Vue on 30a

Vue on 30a, 4801 West County Highway 30A in Santa Rosa Beach, presents Geoffrey McBride from 8-11 p.m. Call 267-1240 or visit

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.

Trunk show

Artist, Michele Donnes McKeon, from New Orleans will have a Sennod jewelry trunk show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Moonpize, 58 Main Street in Rosemary Beach. Her jewelry is handmade with real precious stones, vintage, antique, and so much more.

Redd sings

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.

Nature walk

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.

History walk

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.

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 7

Sunday brunch

Enjoy food from menu or buffet plus the music of Matt Hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Marie's Bistro, 2260 W. Hwy. 30A in Blue Mountain Beach.

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.

Brunch at Backyard of Love

Enjoy brunch in the Backyard of Love with house musician Max McCann on stage and Heart Animal Rescue pouring mimosas for a donation from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse, 85 Defuniak Street in Grayton Beach.

Monday, July 8

Groovin’ On The Green

Sin Wagon performs a free concert, sponsored by The Carillon Beach Institute, from 7-9 p.m. in Carillon Beach.

Pandora’s Summer Music

Pandora’s Steakhouse of Grayton Beach presents Gravy Flavored Kisses at 9 p.m. July 8. Free and open to all guests at least 21 years of age.  Music continues with Saluda on July 9, Tyler Mac on July 10, Hotel Oscar on July 11 and Seasons Ammons Band July 12.

Art exhibit

Northwest Florida College in Niceville presents New Work from Denise Choppin in the Holzhauer Gallery. Her compositions are rooted in the Northwest Florida landscape. Free admission. Call 729-6000.

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.

Tuesday, July 9

Movies at Marina Park

Bring a chair or blanket for a free movie, "Secret of the Wings," beginning at sunset and "Rise of the Guardians" July 11 at Marina Park in WaterColor in Santa Rosa Beach.

Information session

Northwest Florida State College will launch a new vocational certificate program in Welding Technologies in August. An information session will be held at 6 p.m. at the Chautauqua Center in DeFuniak Springs. The new welding program will include six courses that can be completed in three semesters, and will be held during daytime hours, Monday-Thursday on the Niceville campus, though some activities may be held at other NWFSC sites. For information about the course, call 729-5224 or 729-5221.

Sacred Heart Hospital

A joint replacement education class begins at 1 p.m. in the Resource Center Suite 3 conference room at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast. To attend, call Linda Ledford at 278-3646.

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.

Public hearing

The Walton County Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. in the Walton Courthouse Annex, 31 Coastal Centre Blvd. in Santa Rosa Beach for the purpose of receiving public comment on the proposed fire fee assessments.


The Walton County Board of Commissioners will hold a workshop at 3 p.m. at the Walton County Courthouse Annex, 31 Coastal Centre Blvd. in Santa Rosa Beach, to allow the Florida Association of Counties to discuss the county administrator selection process.

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. Tuesdays at The Rep, 216 Quincy Circle in Seaside. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Amavida Coffee, or call 231-0733.

Cinema Under the Stars

Grab blankets and low back chairs to enjoy a free movie, "Dr Suess’ The Lorax," under the stars from 8-9:30 p.m. in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Piper's will offer food and drink.

Wednesday, July 10

Wednesday Night Concert Series

The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents Forrest Williams from 7-9 p.m. July 10 in the Events Plaza. Call 267-8186.

Restore Act Committee

The Walton County Local Restore Act Committee will meet at 5 p.m. at the Bayou Arts Center, 105 Hogtown Bayou in Santa Rosa Beach to discuss the RESTORE Act.

Seaside Summer Concert Series

Celebrate summer with a free concert with Mockingbird Sun at 7 p.m. in the Seaside Amphitheater.

Concerts in Marina Park

Enjoy live music with Jeff Ivanoff 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.

Summer Concert Series

Bring blankets and chair to enjoy live music with Boukou Groove from 7-9 p.m. in the Amphitheatre at Alys Beach. Piper's will offer food and beverages.

Topsail tour

Paddle Campbell Lake with a ranger at 10:15 a.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Program requires a $6 entry admission. Call 267-8330. No outside canoes or kayaks are allowed. A sign up sheet will be available in the ranger on a first come first serve basis.

Thursday, July 11

Americana Under the Stars

Brian Smalley performs at 6 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for the concert series, Americana Under the Stars. Bring a chair and beverage. This is family/pet friendly.

Concert in the Village

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation's Concert in the Village features David Seering's An American Patriotic Tribute, at 7 p.m. July 11 (rescheduled date) at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village Dugas Pavilion in Destin. Admission is $8/adult and children under 12 and MKAF members are free. Call 650-2226.

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. Thursdays at Baytowne Wharf. They recruit their crew from the audience and challenge each other at different spots around the Village of Baytowne Wharf.

Budget workshop

The Walton County Board of County Commissioners will hold its first pubic budget workshop to discuss the FY 2013-2014 County Budget at 9 a.m. in the Commission Boardroom, 571 East Nelson Ave.  in DeFuniak Springs.

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 through Aug. 3 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, or call 231-0733.

Moonlight & Movies

Bring a blanket and enjoy the family movie "Rise Of The Guardians (PG)," under the stars at 8:15 p.m. on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach (Town Hall if raining).

Friday, July 12

Central Square Cinema

Grab your blankets and head to the Seaside Amphitheater at 8 p.m. for a free movie, "Madagascar 3," under the stars.

Wine tasting

Don't miss a wine tasting with three whites and three reds plus a gourmet tapas plate from 4-6 p.m. at Wild Olives, 104 N Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach. Cost is $25/person.

Topsail tour

Learn about surf fishing at 2 p.m. at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Program requires a $6 entry admission. Call 267-8330.

Saturday, July 13

Topsail tour

Join the Rangers for breakfast at 9 a.m. and learn about the park. To cover the cost of food, please bring $5, which goes to Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to enhance the park or bring your own breakfast.

West Indies Market

Browse this popular open-air market and discover booths filled with paintings, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood carvings and other handcrafted items from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 13 and 14 on the town center lawns in Rosemary Beach.

Don Schroeder, author of "Air Raid Nights and Radio Days," will sign copies of his book from 11 to 6 p.m. July 13 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 14.

Gulf Place Farmer's Market

Pick up fresh produce from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Gulf Place Town Center by Restaurant Fire in Santa Rosa Beach.

Dannica Lowery

Jam with the music of Dannica Lowery at 9 p.m. at Cabana Café, 112 Seascape Blvd. in Miramar Beach.