American Legion

American Legion Post 296, 311 Main St. in Destin, will host a Murder Mystery Dinner, “Death by Candy Gram,” and a steak or chicken dinner at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8. Cost is $28. Tickets being sold in the bar. Seating at 6:30 p.m.the following events. Pizza and hotdogs are sold from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 837-3818.

• Feb. 10: Smoke free bingo, 6 p.m. Jackpot, $250.

• Feb. 14: Auxiliary Valentine Dinner by Chef Brenda, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $14. Make reservations in advance in lounge.

Beaux Arts Exhibition

The Arts and Design Society presents the 55th Annual Beaux Arts Exhibition Feb. 8-9 in the Westwood Retirement Resort atrium, 1001 Mar Walt Drive in Fort Walton Beach. A reception and silent auction will be held from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 9 with awards to be given at 3:30 p.m. The reception and exhibition are free. Call 582-1329.

Winter Guests Concert Series

All winter guests and locals are invited to HarborWalk Village to enjoy a free concert from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 9 on the Destin harbor. Concerts are free and open to the public.

Glenn Miller Orchestra

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Mattie Kellie Arts Center, 100 College Blvd. in Niceville. Tickets are $20. Advance tickets are available at the Mattie Kelly Arts Box office, or call 729-6000 or 888-838-2737.

Snowbird Movie Matinee

The Destin Library will host a free weekly movie matinee for winter visitors beginning at 2 p.m. Feb. 12. Seating will be limited to 30 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 837-8572.

SinfoniaGulf Coast

Sinfonia Gulf Coast presents classical Connections featuring the string quintet SYBARITE5 at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and 15 at Rosemary Beach Town Hall. To purchase tickets, visit or call 269-7129.

BEach My Valentine

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation will present “BEach My Valentine,” an evening of food and music under the stars, from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 15, hosted by Bud & Alley’s Restaurant in Seaside. Tickets are $50 per person or $40 for MKAF members and are available at or call 650-2226.

Benefit concert

Musician David Seering will perform his annual concert to benefit local charity Children in Crisis at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Village Baptist Church in Destin. The Van Deusen Trio, with Bobby Van Deusen on the piano, and guest artist Amanda Holmes will also perform. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Children in Crisis, Lifeway Bookstore in Destin, and at P.S. Gifts in Fort Walton Beach. Call 864-4242.

Guitar recital

Classical guitarist Stephen Robinson will appear at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 in a free recital in the Tyler Recital Hall at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at NWFSC in Niceville. Seating is limited. Donations will be accepted at the door.