1. Downtown FWB Art Walk

Stroll downtown, check out the fun and unique businesses, listen to local music, and see works of local artists in all mediums from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 7 along the sidewalk of Brooks Street. There is something for everyone — from oil paintings to jewelry and everything in between. Live music and complementary wine and snacks will be inside several downtown businesses.

2. Cooking with the Chef

Enjoy an intimate dining room setting for a detailed and entertaining afternoon with Chef Jimmy McManus at noon July 11 in the HarborView Room at Emerald Grande as he prepares coffee crusted pork ribeye steaks with fig bourbon syrup. The interactive cooking class and lunch with a complimentary glass of wine is $25/person. Make reservations at 424-0622.

3. Fat Tuesday Parade

Who wants some beads? Join in Fat Tuesday as HarborWalk Village transforms into the Big Easy on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. It’s one Pardi in Paradise where you can enjoy dazzling floats, beads and lots of swag during a free parade through HarborWalk Village. Parade begins at 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday.