1. International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Ahoy matey. Have an evening full of adventure with Captain Davy at 5 p.m. Sept. 18 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Come dressed in your best pirate costume and get ready for a scavenger hunt, magic show, costume contests, and more. Event is free.

2. ECTC Season 6

Emerald Coast Theatre Company opens its sixth annual season with the musical “The Spitfire Grill” from Sept. 20 through Oct. 7. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at ECTC’s performance space, 560 Grand Boulevard (upstairs) in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin in Miramar Beach. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to allow time for browsing artwork by local artists in the Lobby Gallery. Tickets are $35/adults and $32/seniors (55 years old and up), students, and military. Purchase at emeraldcoastheatre.org/tickets or call 684-0323.

3. YOLO Paddle Palooza

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at The Bay, 24215 S. Hwy. 331 in Santa Rosa Beach, YOLO Board Paddle Palooza celebrates community, and says thanks to the YOLO Tribe. One mile and four mile races (BYOBoard) start at 9 a.m., with registration starting at 8 a.m., followed by a kids race (13 and under) and a 5- or 6-man team Grande race. Participants receive an event T-shirt, hat, as well as lunch and beverages.