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Saturday, May 18

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged): A fast-paced and absolutely hilarious ride through 37 of Shakespeare’s plays in only 97 minutes at 7 p.m. at The Repertory Theatre in Seaside. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $24 for REP members. Purchase tickets at http://lovetherep.com/tickets/.

Wind in the Willows: Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents “The Wind in the Willows" at 7 p.m. May 18 and 2 p.m. May 19 in ECTC’s performance space upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin in Miramar Beach. Tickets are $10/person and proceeds benefit ECTC and its Theatre Education programs.

Rock United Music Fest: Rock United Music Fest presented by Gulf Power is a family-friendly music festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the lawn at the Cultural Arts Village, 4323 Commons Dr W. in Destin. Learn about the mission of United Way while enjoying local bands, food vendors, local artists, a VIP area, and a fun kids’ zone. The United Way Board of Directors will announce the 2018-2019 Community Impact Grant recipients and provide “Big Check” presentations onstage.

Fly Fishing 101: Learn fly-fishing basics in one of Orvis’ free Fly Fishing 101 classes at 9:50 a.m. May 18 and 25. Free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging are perfect for beginners of all ages. Visit the Orvis website for more information.

Kids to Parks Day: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach hosts Kids to Parks Day for a Junior Ranger Jamboree, mini Kid Safety Expo and a "Cache In, Trash Out" Adventure from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Become a Junior Ranger with swearing in ceremonies every half hour 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will discover Florida State Parks from the surrounding area, geocache their way through Topsail and experience ways to be safe while outdoors (hiking, paddling etc). Participants will need a GPS or a smart phone capable with GPS, a reusable water bottle, weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Event is free with regular park admission. Call 622-2309.

Love All Tennis Tournament: Food for Thought announces the return of the Love All Tennis event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rosemary Beach Racquet Club. The tournament will host 24 doubles teams. All proceeds will benefit the FFT programs to help fight childhood hunger in your community. Players this year will also enjoy an event T-shirt, swag bag, lunch provided by Chiringo, beef and Mimosa, silent auction and cocktail hour following the tournament. Register at https://fftfl.org/.

Symposium: American Business Women’s Association Emerald Coast Chapter presents the Third Annual Women Empowering Women Symposium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville. Attendees will have access to an extensive local job board, several opportunities to shop the expo, not to mention several chance drawings for top notch items. A light breakfast, hearty lunch and coffee/tea/water break will be provided. Tickets are available at http://www.abwa-ecc.org/women-empowering-women/.

Back Beach Barbecue anniversary: Back Beach Barbecue will host its second annual “Hog Bash” to celebrate their two-year anniversary. From 1-4 p.m. guests are invited to enjoy two whole hog roasts, live music, giveaways, and refreshments provided by local breweries. A portion of the proceeds from the afternoon will benefit South Walton Academy.

Car Show: The 2019 LakeFest Car Show has a cruise-in beginning at 9 a.m. in front of the Walton County Heritage Museum on Circle Drive. Advanced registration is $10, day of, $15. Car show time and voting from 10 a.m., closing at 1:30 p.m. with awards presentation on main stage pavilion immediately following parade. For car show registration forms, visit www.hilltopproductionevents.com.

Sunday, May 19

30A Locals Last Stand: It’s locals last chance to enjoy some community fun before the summer season kicks off. Grab a blanket or chair and enjoy free music from 3-7 p.m. at Watersound Origins, 530 Pathways Drive in WaterSound, with Chris Alvarado and Huck & Lilly and headliner Dread Clampitt. Local food trucks and vendors will also be available.

Sinfonia Gulf Coast Youth Orchestra: The local community is invited to see the Sinfonia Youth Orchestra’s spring concert as they perform numerous pieces, ranging from classical to contemporary. Attendance is free and open to the public at 3 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 4325 Commons Drive W in Destin.

Sunday Cinema: Grab a lawn chair or blanket and cozy up on the Events Plaza Lawn at the Village of Baytowne Wharf for the free film "Coco" at 8 p.m.

Philharmonic Orchestra: The Veterans Tribute Tower Committee will host Dr. David Ott and the David Ott Singers in a free concert at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fort Walton Beach at 3:30 p.m. The program will feature the Faure’ Requiem in recognition of Memorial Day observances a week later. The Philharmonic Orchestra and David Ott Singers will also present patriotic offerings including the service medleys in honor of our service members. As in previous concerts there will be a love offering taken to benefit several local charities including the Air Force Enlisted Village, Salvation Army, and Catholic Charities.

Monday, May 20

Here Comes the Sun Summer Concert Series: Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy an evening of free music with All that and a Bag of Chips (90’s Hits) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on East Long Green in Rosemary Beach (in Town Hall if raining).

Tuesday, May 21

Kids’ Rock The Block Party: Bring the family for a rockin’ night of fun from 6-8 p.m. at Western Green in Rosemary Beach. Enjoy DJ, moonwalks, face painting, color hairspray, tattoos, arts and crafts, hula hoop contest, games, prizes and more

Coastal Seniors of South Walton: The Coastal Seniors of South Walton (CSSW) May 2019 presentation will focus on how to care for aging skin. The presentation will be at noon at the CSSW location, 70 Logan Lane in Santa Rosa Beach. Board Certified Dermatologist, Dr. Michael A Stickler, MD, will provide a presentation on this important subject. Lunch will be available and a raffle will follow the presentation. For CSSW members, Emerald Coast Hospice is offering free blood pressure checks between 11:30 a.m. and noon. A $5 donation is requested for non-member participation at the event.

Wednesday, May 22

Wednesday Night Concert Series: Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a free concert under the stars with Lauren Saint Jane at 7 p.m. in the Events Plaza in Baytowne Wharf.

Bonfire on the Beach: Join in Wednesday night from 6-9 p.m. on the beach at The Bay, 24215 S Highway 331 in Santa Rosa Beach. Dine, drink and enjoy the sights and sounds of live music with the Owsley Brothers.

Thursday, May 23

Wag the Flag: Grab your patriotic fur-baby and join in a doggie social benefiting Dog-Harmony from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  in Grand Park at Grand Boulevard. Enjoy live music, raffle prizes and plenty of people and puppy treats. Please, no prong collars. There is no charge.

Saturday, May 25

Fundraiser: Michelle Malone performs a concert for the Point Washington Medical Clinic at 7 p.m. May 25 at Warehouse 360 Music Hall, 360 WRM Circle in Santa Rosa Beach. PWMC delivers free medical care in the community. Tickets are $20 and available at eventbrite.com. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Embroiderers' Guild: The Sand Dunes Chapter of Embroiderers' Guild of America will have a luncheon and stitch-in from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall (rear parking lot) in the Religious Education building, Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 1200 Valparaiso Blvd. in Niceville. Visitors are welcome. Call 496-3466.

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ECPRO Lunch and Learn: The Emerald Coast Public Relations Organization (ECPRO) will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 28 at AJ’s on the Bayou, 200 Eglin Parkway NE, in Fort Walton Beach. New member Bob Pinard, media consultant with Cox Media, will discuss digital marketing capabilities today and what will be coming in the future. Lunch is $15/members, $20/associates of members, $25/non-members and $10/students. Program only is $10. Guests are always welcome.

Summer Reels at Alys Beach: Bring blankets and low back chairs to enjoy the free film "Frozen" under the stars at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre at 8 p.m. May 29.

• June 5: Space Jam

• June 12: Zootopia

• June 19: Cars 3

• June 26: The Jungle Book

• July 3: Despicable Me 3

• July 10: Mary Poppins Returns

• July 17: Sing

• July 24: Peter Rabbit

• July 31: Monster's Inc

Bonfire on the Beach: Join in Wednesday night from 6-9 p.m. May 29 on the beach at The Bay, 24215 S Hwy. 331 in Santa Rosa Beach. Dine, drink and enjoy the sights and sounds of live music with Jessie Ritter.

Wednesday Night Concert Series: Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a free concert under the stars with Chris Alvarado at 7 p.m. May 29 in the Events Plaza in Baytowne Wharf.

June 5: The Blenders

June 12: Gold & Motion

June 19: Stephen Simmons

June 26: Boukou Groove

July 3: Luke Langford Band

July 10: Forrest Williams Band

July 17: The Shakedown

July 24: Geoff McBride

July 31: Donovan Keith

Aug. 7: Boukou Groove

Aug. 14: Big Al & The Heavyweights

Aug. 21: Rust & Gold

Aug. 28: Chris Alvarado

Silver Sands Gift with Purchase Promotion: In celebration of warmer weather, Silver Sands Premium Outlets is offering a special Gift With Purchase throughout May. Fashionistas and families stocking up on the latest spring trends who purchase $200 worth of American Express Simon Giftcards at the Information Center will receive a free $25 Columbia Sportswear gift card.

Fitness on the Lawn: The Market Shops, at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host free, weekly fitness classes on the lawn through July 29 with Pure Narre at 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Orange Theory Fitness at 9 a.m. Fridays.

Theatre Thursdays: Bring your own chair or blanket and join the Emerald Coast Theatre Company at 8 p.m. Thursdays May 30-Aug. 1 in Grand Park for a free family-friendly theatre performance. A themed kid’s craft pre-show will be held from 7-8 p.m. In the event of rain, event will move upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard.

Sunday Cinema: Grab a lawn chair or blanket and cozy up on the Events Plaza Lawn at the Village of Baytowne Wharf for the free movie "Incredibles 2" at 8 p.m. June 2..

June 9: Moana

June 16: Sharktale

June 23: Mary Poppins Returns

June 30: Sing

July 7: Paddington 2

July 14: Monsters Inc.

July 21: Madagascar

July 28: Inside Out

Aug. 4: Beauty and the Beast

Here Comes the Sun Summer Concert Series: Bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy an evening of free music with Fais Do Do (Cajun/Zydeco) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 3 on East Long Green in Rosemary Beach (in Town Hall if raining).

• June 10: Ocean’s 9 (Yatch Rock)

• June 17: Tusk the music of Fleetwood Mac

• June 24: Journey to Styx

• July 1: Kool Kat’s (50’s & 60’s)

• July 8: Rosemary Beach Rock and Soul Revue

• July 15: Mix it up

• July 22: Most Definitely (80’s Hits)

• July 29: Favorite Beach Boy Tunes

• Aug. 5: Byrds to the Eagles

Movies & More: Watch a free movie, "Open Season: Scared Silly" at 6 p.m. June 5 at Camp Helen State Park.

• June 19: Dolphin Tale

• July 10: Moana

• July 24: Over the Hedge

Seaside Summer Concerts: The High Divers will perform at Seaside Amphitheater at 7 p.m. June 5.

June 12: Future Thieves

June 19: Los Coast

June 26: PREACHERVAN

Central Square Cinema

Grab a blanket and head for the Seaside Amphitheater at 8 p.m. June 7 to watch the free family movie "Angry Birds Movie" on the lawn.

• June 14th: Flushed Away

• June 21: Turbo

• June 28: Mary Poppins Returns

• July 5: Princess & The Frog

• July 12: Moana

• July 19: Zootopia

• July 26: Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone

McCaskill & Company: Enjoy the Konstantino Trunk Show from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. June 15 in the Destin gallery, 13390 US Hwy. 98 W. Designed and made in Greece, each sterling and 18K gold piece is inspired by the art, architecture, mythology and people of Greece fused through the creative genius of Konstantino Sioulas. Call 650–2262.

• June 26- July 6: Marco Bicego Italian Takeover

Handcrafted by skilled artisans in Italy, each piece of Marco Bicego jewelry combines old world tradition with contemporary design. This designer is known for his unique “guitar string” coils, dynamic use of colored gemstones and hand-engraving. The seven-day trunk show will feature the best of the best from Bicego’s collections centered around beautiful Italian gold.

• Aug. 24: Diamond Expo

The community is invited to McCaskill & Company for the exclusive opportunity to buy a diamond straight from the diamond cutter with more than two million dollars worth of certified diamonds to choose from.

• Sept. 10-12: The Great Estate Buying Show

Estate-buying company National Rarities will be at McCaskill for guests who are ready to sell valuables such as gold, sterling silver, diamonds, jewelry, coins and currency, watches, artwork, paintings, autographs, old photos, antique toys, vintage advertising and other collectible and rarities. National Rarities will pay on site in exchange for any of the above valuable items.

• Nov. 8-9: The Erica Courtney Adventure

Named as one of the Top 3 Jewelry Designers in the World by United Brands, Erica Courtney travels the world and mines for some of the rarest and most beautiful gems. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet her in person and experience her exquisite collection of jewelry and gemstones.

• June 26- July 6: Marco Bicego Italian Takeover

Handcrafted by skilled artisans in Italy, each piece of Marco Bicego jewelry combines old world tradition with contemporary design. This designer is known for his unique “guitar string” coils, dynamic use of colored gemstones and hand-engraving. The seven-day trunk show will feature the best of the best from Bicego’s collections centered around beautiful Italian gold.

• Aug. 24: Diamond Expo

The community is invited to McCaskill & Company for the exclusive opportunity to buy a diamond straight from the diamond cutter with more than two million dollars worth of certified diamonds to choose from.

• Sept. 10-12: The Great Estate Buying Show

Estate-buying company National Rarities will be at McCaskill for guests who are ready to sell valuables such as gold, sterling silver, diamonds, jewelry, coins and currency, watches, artwork, paintings, autographs, old photos, antique toys, vintage advertising and other collectible and rarities. National Rarities will pay on site in exchange for any of the above valuable items.

• Nov. 8-9: The Erica Courtney Adventure

Named as one of the Top 3 Jewelry Designers in the World by United Brands, Erica Courtney travels the world and mines for some of the rarest and most beautiful gems. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet her in person and experience her exquisite collection of jewelry and gemstones.

Topsail Talks: Learn about “Geology of the Florida Panhandle” by Dr. Jon Bryan from 10-11 a.m. June 21 at Topsail Hill State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. This program is free with regular park admission. To learn more, call 267-8330 or visit https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/topsail-hill-preserve-state-park.

Amateur radio 'Field Day' in June: Members of the Emerald Coast Amateur Radio Association will participate in the National Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 22-23, on Santa Rosa Island in Navarre, next to the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. The event is open to the public. Field Day will start at noon June 22 and will operate until 1 p.m. June 23.

Kids’ Rock The Block Party: Bring the family for a rockin’ night of fun from 6-8 p.m. July 9 at Western Green in Rosemary Beach. Enjoy DJ, moonwalks, face painting, color hairspray, tattoos, arts and crafts, hula hoop contest, games, prizes and more

Dungeons and Dragons Club: Walton County Coastal Branch Library will host the club Fridays from 3:30-5 p.m. for ages ninth grade to 25. Pre-register at the Coastal Library or post on the Friends of Coastal Library Facebook D&D Club. Each meeting will be set in a rich fantasy world that will be developed and expanded upon by the choices you make while playing. This is a pen and paper role playing game where players will have to investigate mysteries, solve puzzles and defeat a goblin or two. All materials will be provided. For more information, call 267-2809.

Tai Chi Tuesday: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park will host Tai Chi Tuesday the third Tuesday of each month. Seated Tai Chi is 8:30-9:15 a.m. and Standing Tai Chi is 9:30-10:15 a.m. Class fee is $13 and does not include park admission. Call the park store at 267-8333 for more information.

Good Grief luncheons: An Emerald Coast Hospice lunch is open to anyone who has experienced a loss and is looking for some support and company through the grieving process. We encourage attendees to also bring a friend or family member. Everyone orders off the menu and pays for his or her own lunch. To RSVP, call 837-2589. Third Monday lunch is at Olive Garden Destin and third Tuesday lunch is at Applebee’s Miramar Beach, 8670 Hwy. 98 West.

Healing Walking Group: The Emerald Coast Hospice walking group is open to bereaved individuals who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life. Walk and talk, at a relaxed pace, with others who are grieving and share ideas, comfort and companionship from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays in Miramar Beach and Thursdays in Destin. RSVP at 837-2589Turtle Talk Tuesdays: While enjoying coffee, tea, and sweet treats, a South Walton Turtle Watch volunteer will talk about sea turtles from 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays at Amavida Coffee, 104 North Barrett Square in Rosemary Beach. Ask questions and get information, stickers, and sometimes see preserved specimens.

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.

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. Local musician Mike Whitty and Friends will get together in the garden for a jam session. All local musicians are invited to come and join in. Happy Hour is from 7-9 p.m.

Geocache Around Topsail: Explore Topsail Hill Preserve State Park with a special 10 station geocache program from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays 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.

45 Central Wine Bar: Enjoy live music with Tropic Breeze from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays in Santa Rosa Beach.

30A Farmers’ Market: Walk through the park like setting with shade trees, a fountain, cobblestone walkways and visit friendly farmers and bakers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Seascape Resort Towne Centre in Miramar Beach.

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 8 a.m. to noon in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.

Vintage Market: New in Santa Rosa Beach is the Vintage Market at Elmore’s Landing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday. Check out various artists and unique vintage finds along with food and produce.