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Saturday, July 13

West IndiesMarket

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.

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. Call 267-8330.

Howlin’ Jack

Shorty’s Surfside Bar, 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach, presents Howlin' Jack from 7-10 p.m.

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.

Blue Ribbon Healers

Enjoy the music of the Blue Ribbon Healers from 10 a.m. to noon at the Seaside Farmers Market.

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 14

Flapjack Fundraiser

A Flapjack Fundraiser to support the American Federation of Police and Concerned Citizens will take place from 8-10 a.m. at Applebee's, 8670 U.S. 98 W. Tickets are $7 and must be purchased prior to the event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 13.

Brunch in the Backyard of Love

Food from Chef Colin, music performed by Chris Alvarado, and

Mimosas poured for donations of a local charity, takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at HibiscusCoffee & Guesthouse, 85 Defuniak St. in Grayton Beach.

Pandora’s Summer Music

Pandora’s Steakhouse of Grayton Beach presents Heritage at 9 p.m. Free and open to all guests at least 21 years of age.  Music continues with Saluda on July 16, Rosambo on July 17, Chronic Jeter July 18 and Tony Vegas July 19.

Sunday Brunch

Enjoy brunch and the music of The Steenos from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stinky's Fish Camp, 5994 County Road 30A in Santa Rosa Beach.

Monday, July 15

Groovin’ On The Green

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

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.

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night, hosted by Scott Rockwood, begins at 9 p.m. at Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack, 109 Cannery Lane In Baytowne Wharf.  Join in for a night of jamming musically with friends old and new.

Baytowne Block Party

Shake a leg with DJ Glen as he spins tunes for kids to dance to from 7-9 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 16

Movies at Marina Park

Bring a chair or blanket for a free movie, "Dolphin Tale" beginning at sunset July 16 and "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" July 18 at Marina Park in WaterColor in Santa Rosa Beach.

Cinema Under the Stars

Grab blankets and low back chairs to enjoy a free movie, "The Pirates: Band of Misfits," under the stars from 8-9:30 p.m. July 16 in the Alys Beach Amphitheatre. Piper's will offer food and drink.

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.

Joint Special Meeting

The Walton County Board of Commissioners and the City of Freeport Council will hold a Joint Special Meeting at 4 p.m. at the Walton County Courthouse, 571 U.S. Hwy. 90 East in DeFuniak Springs, to discuss the Bay Area Sewer Loan. 

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

Dannica Lowery

Dannica Lowery performs live from 6-9 p.m. at Shorty’s Surfside Bar, 63 Hotz Ave. in Grayton Beach. Call 468-0417.

Wednesday, July 17

Wednesday Night Concert Series

The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents the Rusty Yates Band from 7-9 p.m. in the Events Plaza. Call 267-8186.

Republican Women

The Walton Republican Women Federated will meet at 11 a.m. at Carrabba's Italian Grill in the Silver Sands Premium Outlet. State Rep. Jimmy Patronis, R-Panama City, will present the program. Cost is $20/guests and $18/members. Reservations required by July 15 at 837-5321 or

Seaside Summer Concert Series

Celebrate summer with a free concert with Forrest Williams at 7 p.m. in the Seaside Amphitheater.

Concerts in Marina Park

Enjoy live music with Cabo Rock 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 Daphne Willis from 7-9 p.m. in the Amphitheatre at Alys Beach. Piper's will offer food and beverages.

Thursday, July 18

Americana Under the Stars

Lucky Mud hosts concert at Topsail Hill Preserve State. Each program will offer an open mic showcase of local musicians from 5-6:30 p.m. with the concert at 7 p.m. A suggested donation of $5 per vehicle will go to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Bring a chair and beverage. This is family/pet friendly.

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

Luminary Connection

The Luminary Connection will meet at noon at the Life Enrichment Senior Center, 312 College Ave. in DeFuniak Springs. Lisa Tucker will speak on “His in the Workplace: Stumbling Block or Stepping Stone."Email or call 635-1801 for information.

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 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 "Mirror Mirror (PG))," under the stars at 8:15 p.m. on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach (Town Hall if raining).

30A Farmers Market

The 30A Farmers Market takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday and Sunday 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.

Rotary Club of South Walton

The Rotary Club of South Walton meets for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at the Embassy Suites, Scenic Hwy. 98 in Miramar Beach. Visiting Rotarians and their guests are welcome. Call 267-2929.

Friday, July 19

Topsail tour

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

Central Square Cinema

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

Where's Waldo party

Waldo-spotters, hunt for him in 25 businesses along 30A, from Grayton Beach to Rosemary Beach. Collect the stamps and enter a drawing. A Waldo party is held from 6-7 p.m. every Friday at Sundog Books, 89 Central Square in Seaside, to celebrate with the kids who've found Waldo.

Art exhibit

NorthwestFlorida Collegein 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.


Rosalina plays classic standards and show tunes on keyboard from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Christiano's Ristorante in Santa Rosa Beach.  Call 267-2185.

Saturday, July 20

Jonathan Tennis

Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar, 525 Grand Blvd. in Sandestin, presents vocalist/guitarist Jonathan Tennis from 5-9 p.m.

YOLO Board races

The third annual YOLO Board Mileage Series continues at 8 a.m. at Baytowne Marina with a three-mile race. Call 622-5760 or email

Marie's Bistro

Tim Jackson and Ike Bartley perform for listening and dancing at 8:30 p.m. at Marie's Bistro, 2260 W. Hwy. 30A in Blue Mountain Beach.

Neigh and Bray

Young children will enjoy stick races and lead line while more seasoned riders will compete in pole bending, barrel racing, Western and English pleasure and more at the Neigh and Bray Fun
Show beginning at 4 p.m. at Pleasant Riudge Arena, 1917 Pleasant Ridge Road in DeFuniak Springs. Call 892-5398. Free for spectators.