Entertainment News May 10

Published: Friday, May 9, 2014 at 11:50 AM.

Call to Artists: Destin Seafood Festival

The theme of the 36th Annual Destin Seafood Festival, “Heritage on the Harbor,” celebrates the festival’s location, among the docks, charter boats and fishermen. Artists are invited to submit their handcrafted work showcasing this theme by 11 a.m. June 2. No computer-generated or enhanced artwork will be accepted.

The entries will be voted on by the Destin Seafood Festival Committee and the Destin Charter Boat Association and the winner will be announced on June 15.

The 36th Annual Destin Seafood Festival, Oct. 3-5, will be set up along the length of Destin harbor from Harborwalk Village to Heron Harbor, including Harry T’s, Olin Marler’s, AJ’s, Galati’s, Dewey Destin’s, the City of Destin Royal Melvin Heritage Park, Fisherman’s Wharf and East Pass Marina.  The location puts the festival right in the heart of the action along the harbor, and the Destin Fishing Rodeo, which takes place the entire month of October.

For an artist’s application or to find out how you or your business can be a part of the festival, contact the Festival Event Coordinator at 850-428-7783, info@destinseafoodfestival.org or visit www.DestinSeafoodFestival.org.

Looking for a hero

The Red, White & Blue Hero Celebration, held weekly at HarborWalk Village from 6-10 p.m. May 29 through Labor Day Weekend, is seeking nominations for individuals who have gone above and beyond to better their community. Nominations can come from family, personal or professional contacts by simply filling out a nomination at www.HarborWalkDestin.com.

The Red, White & Blue Celebration features an honoring of the hero, live entertainment, kid’s activities, a WWII vintage air show and a finale of fireworks over the Destin harbor. The first Celebration on May 29 will be a Hero Reunion on the Harbor.

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