All area codes are 850 unless specified. 

Music on the Green: 30Avenue in Inlet Beach will have live music from 7-10 p.m. Aug. 5 with The Fish House Band. The event is free and open to the public.

• Aug. 11: The Fish House Band 7-10 p.m.

• Aug. 12: Luke Langford & 331 South: 8-11 p.m.

• Aug. 18: The Fish House Band 7-10 p.m.

• Aug. 19: The Fish House Band 7-10 p.m.

• Aug. 25: The Fish House Band 7-10 p.m.

• Aug. 26: The Forrest Williams Band 7:30-10:30 p.m.


Live Music: The Hub on 30A in Santa Rosa Beach has free music artists performing under the stars from 7-10 p.m. in August. The Nashville Songwriters Florida Sunshine Tour performs Aug. 5 and Heritage on Aug. 10.

• Aug. 19: The Stolen Faces (Nashville Grateful Dead Tribute Band)

• Aug. 26: Randall Bramblett Band


Sunday Night Concerts: Gulf Place on 30A at Santa Rosa Beach presents a free summer concert series with Casey Kearney from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 6 in the Amphitheater, Scenic Hwy. 30-A and Hwy. 393. Bring chairs and blankets. Call 267-8458 or visit

• Aug. 13: The Moon Lagoons

• Aug. 20:Waterzedge

• Aug. 27: Rust and Gold

• Sept. 3: Kickstand Jenny


Sunday Cinema: Grab your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening with the free movie “The Incredibles” at 8 p.m. Aug. 6 on the Events Plaza Lawn at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.


Caravan Jazz Band: Listen to the sounds and atmosphere of 1930′s Paris with a touch of Disney in Rosemary Beach from 6-8 p.m. Sundays during the summer. Event is free.


Here Comes the Sun: Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy an evening of music with the Forrest Williams Band at 7 p.m. Aug. 7 on East Long Green in Rosemary Beach.


Groovin' On The Green: The Carillon Beach Institute presents a free concert with Raised on the Radio from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 7 on the Village Green. Food and beverage vendors will be on site.


֋ Aug. 14: Reasonable Doubt

֋ Aug. 21: The Mighty Hurricanes

֋ Aug. 28: Ebb Tyed

֋ Sept. 3: The Rowdies


Nutrition Class: Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will hold a free, community nutrition class, “Superfoods for a Super You,” from 12-1 p.m. Aug. 7 in the Suite 3 Conference Room at the hospital. Call 416-1620 to register. Participants are invited to bring their lunch to enjoy with the food samples provided.


Art on the Green: Enjoy a variety of different art forms from 3-6 p.m. Aug. 8 on Western Green in Rosemary Beach. Create a colorful sand art keepsake, spin art masterpiece or let artists transform your hair into a live canvas. Plus music and karaoke too.


Summer Reels: Bring blankets and low-back chairs to enjoy “The Good Dinosaur” under the stars at 8 p.m. Aug. 8 in the Alys Beach Am-phitheatre. Henry’s Pizza Truck will be available for food and beverage.


Baytowne LIVE: Listen to the musical stylings of local artists from 7-10 p.m. on the Baytowne LIVE stage across from MooLaLa. Stevie Hall performs Aug. 8 and 12 and Bryan Bludworth Aug. 11.

• Sept. 23: Stevie Hall


Alys Beach Summer Concerts: Bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the music of Heritage from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Alys Beach amphitheatre. Food and drinks available for purchase at Henry’s Pizza Truck.


Summer Concert Series: Grab blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic items for the music of The Memphis Strange at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 in the Seaside Amphitheater.

• Aug. 16: The Georgia Flood

• Aug. 23: Mike Whitty

• Aug. 30: Forrest Williams Band

• Sept. 2: Great Peacock


Summer on the Lawn: Celebrate summer at 6 p.m. Aug. 9 in the Watersound Origins community with live music by The Moseleys. Come early at 1 p.m. and enjoy Free FootGolf at the Origins Golf Club. .

• Aug. 16: Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents The Little Mermaid.


30A Art Market: Art in open spaces takes place from 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays at Shops at The Hub. Watch as South Walton artists draw, paint and work live while you listen to music.


Wednesday Night Concert Series: Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a free concert under the stars with Chris Alvarado from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 9 in the Events Plaza in Baytowne Wharf.

• Aug. 16: JP Soars and the Red Hots

֋ Aug. 23: Continuum

• Aug. 30: Donnie Sundal

• Sept. 6: Luke Langford & the 331 Band

• Sept. 13: Forrest Williams

• Sept. 20: Mose Wilson and the Delta Twang

• Sept. 27: Courtyard Saints

• Oct. 4: Chris Alvarado

• Oct. 11: The Moon Lagoons

• Oct. 18: Continuum

• Oct. 25: Heritage


Moonlight Movies & Face Painting: Bring the family for a free fun movie night Aug. 10 under the stars on the Western Green in Rosemary Beach. Come early and get your face painted at 6:30 p.m. Movie, “Power Rangers,” (PG) begins at 8:15 p.m. Popcorn and hot dogs available from DogManDu. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome.


Cornhole Tournament: Join in a free tournament at 2 p.m. Aug. 10 on Kelly Green in Alys Beach. Event continues on Thursdays through Sept. 1.


Capes and Crowns Party: Dress up as your favorite super hero or princess at the Capes and Crowns party from 5-6 p.m. Aug. 10 at Coconut Kidz in Baytowne Wharf. Receive a glitter tattoo for free for children in costume. $5 for non-costume children.


Central Square Cinema: Grab a blanket for the free movie “The Emporer’s New Groove” at 8 p.m. Aug. 11 under the stars in the Seaside Amphitheater.

• Aug. 18: Ratatouille

• Aug. 25: Despicable Me 2

• Sept. 1: The Lego Batman Movie


30A Summer Concert Series: Live country music concerts with Nashville recording artists will be held from 7-10 Fridays at Arnetts Gulfside Trail on County Hwy. 393 in Santa Rosa Beach. Tickets are $10.


Pop & Shop Concert Series: Sip, shop and shimmy to the tunes of Boukou Groove during the concert series from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 15 throughout the center at The Market Shops at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.


SHRM: The Society for Human Resource Management will meet at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 16 in the Costa Leadership Room 130 at NWFSC, Nice-ville Campus. Bill Krizner, owner and operating partner of The Krizner Group, will present Maybe It Is Rocket Science After All about governmental audits impact on local business. Cost is $25/members and $30/non-members. Lunch is included. Register at by Aug 14.


WRWF: Walton Republican Women Federated will meet at 11 a.m. Aug. 16 at Cantino Laredo at Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach. Bob Heist, editor, Northwest Florida Daily News, will be the guest speaker. The fee for members is $20 and $25 for guests. Reservations are required and can be made at 301-518-0316 or


Celebrity Server Fundraiser: The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation will hold its Seventh Annual Celebrity Server Fundraiser Aug. 17 at Bonefish Grill in Destin. Seatings are at 11:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tickets are a minimum $20 donation per person. Also, raffle and additional "tipping" opportunities available. Call 650-2226 or contact a Celebrity Server for tickets.


Sacred Heart Seminar: Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast will host a seminar, “Bodies In Balance: Dizziness — Orthostatic Hypotension/Medications,” featuring Leslie Moskal, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Mary Kay Cattaneo, director of Rehabilitation Services for Sacred Heart Hospital, at 11 a.m. Aug. 18 on Friday, Aug. 18 in the hospital’s Resource Center, Suite 3 Conference Room. Call 278-3600 or 877-416-1620 to register.


Bryan Kennedy Show: Bryan Kennedy returns to The REP stage with Kevin Boyle and creates a highly interactive show with special guests at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 with Wilson Fairchild; Aug. 24 with Dread Clampitt, Duke Bardwell and TK Bardwell; Aug. 29 with Dawn Beyer and Forrest Williams; and Aug. 31 with Mitch Rossell and Karyn Rochelle. Tickets are $28/members and $35 public and may be purchased at


Bubbly Baytowne: Sip and shop through the Village streets from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 24 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Enjoy live music and shopping with the sounds of live music in the Events Plaza. Event is free for 21 and up only. Village open to the public during event.


Dog Days of Summer: Dog-Harmony and Grand Boulevard will host a celebration of the sweet summertime from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 24 in Grand Boulevard benefiting Dog Harmony. Bring your furry friend and join in with puppy and people treats and complimentary refreshments. Open to the public at no charge.


Throwback Thursday Cinema: Enjoy the free family friendly movie "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" at 7 p.m. Aug. 31 on the Events Plaza Lawn at the Village of Baytowne Wharf.

• Sept. 28: Mary Poppins

• Oct. 26: Hocus Pocus


First Friday Art Walk: From 4-7 p.m. Sept. 1 the Artists at Gulf Place and Gordie Hinds will host the Gulf Place First Friday Art Walk in conjunction with the Artists of 30A First Friday Art Walk. Participating South Walton art galleries stay open late to display their art the first Fri-day of every month in Santa Rosa Beach. Enjoy wine and cheese, live music and The Battle of the Brushes — one inspiration, two hours to paint, three artists


Baytowne Art Walk: The Annual Baytowne Art Walk will be held from 5-10 p.m. Sept. 1-3 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Stroll the Village streets and browse a variety of artwork from both regional and local artists. Enjoy live music throughout the festival from local artists.


Labor Day Concert in the Village: Make Me Smile, a 10-piece ensemble performing a tribute to the legendary band Chicago, performs from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Dugas Pavilion and Village Green at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, picnic and wine or purchase soft drinks and dinner prepared by a featured restaurant or food trucks on site. Tickets are $25/general admission and $20/MKAF members. Ages 12 and under free. Buy tickets at or at the door.


Outdoor Magic: Walton County Cultural Arts Alliance's Visual Arts Committee will host an art exhibit Outdoor Magic now through Sept. 4 at Foster Gallery in Grand Boulevard. The exhibit features 26 pieces of artwork by 17 artists created by painting outdoors, also called en plein air.


Art in the Park: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach will hold a basket weaving class from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 with artist Carol Dickson. Fee is $35 and includes materials. Regular park admission applies and is paid at ranger station. Register seven days be-fore class in the park store or at

• Oct. 13: Watercolor $25


Fall Concerts in the Village: Listen to the music of Heritage from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Dugas Pavilion and Village Green at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, picnic and wine or purchase soft drinks and dinner prepared by a featured restaurant or food trucks on site. Tickets are $10 at the door with age 12 and under free.

• Sept. 21: Luke Langford & 331 South

• Sept. 28: Déjà vu

• Oct. 5: The Steve Miller Tribute Band


Alys Beach 5K: The Sixth Annual Alys Beach 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run to be held Sept. 3 is now open for registration. The certified course winds through the town of Alys Beach and Nature Trail and ends with an oversized bounce house for kids of all ages, music, food, and beverages. Advance registration is recommended. Proceeds benefit the Emerald Coast Children's Advocacy Center. 5K begins at 7 a.m. and 1 Miler at 8:15 a.m. Register at


Hurricane Party: Children’s Volunteer Health Network presents the 13th Annual Hurricane Party from 6:30-10 p.m. Sept. 22 at Bud and Al-ley’s in Santa Rosa Beach to benefit kids in Walton and Okaloosa Counties who do not have access to a doctor, dentist or specialist. Following a Caribbean theme, the Heritage Band will perform and tropical food will be served. Also a live and silent auction. Tickets are $100/advance and $125/door. Purchase at


South Walton RUN/SUP: The Third Annual South Walton RUN/SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Series will be held Sept. 30 at Grayton Beach State Park from 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. After Party and Awards Ceremony occurrs at The Craft Bar 30A. Registrant Packet Pick up will take place at The Craft Bar 30A in Grayton Beach from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 23 and the RUN/SUP Seagrove Store 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year the South Walton RUN/SUP will also team up with the Destin Chamber’s Sixth Annual Paddle at the Porch by awarding both the male and female winners in the 12’6 Elite Division complimentary entries into the Competitive Division at the RUN/SUP race. To register, visit


Vocal Pop Concert: The students of Alissa Steffens Vocal Academy present a free vocal performance at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 on the Events Plaza Stage at The Village of Baytowne Wharf.


Rosemary Beach Sculpture Exhibition: An exhibition of 12 outdoor sculptures is on view in various greens, parks and gardens throughout Rosemary Beach until Oct. 7.


Duck Regatta: The seventh annual Emerald Coast Duck Regatta will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Adopt a duck for your chance to win $5,000. This family-friendly event includes a scavenger hunt, face painting, kids’ activities, free carousel rides, and the duck race at 1 p.m. Adopt ducks at or the Sacred Heart Hospital Emerald Coast Gift Shop. Proceeds support healthcare services.


Festival of the Arts: Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Foundation presents the 22nd Annual Festival of the Arts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin. A celebration of art, music, food and family fun, the Festival will showcase the original artwork of more than 100 artists and features a live music lineup, a food bistro, wine and beer garden, art activities for kids, souvenir posters and T-shirts, art raffle drawing and more. Convenient parking and motor coach shuttle are available. Admission is $5 for adults; MKAF members and children (12 and under) are free. Proceeds benefit MKAF’s community outreach programs. Call 650-2226.


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 while the weather is nice. Local musician Mike Whitty and friends will get together in the garden at The Bay for a jam session. All local musicians are invited to come and join in. Happy Hour is from 4-6 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.


30A Farmers’ Market: Walk through the park like setting with shade trees, a fountain, cobblestone walkways and visit friendly farmers, makers and bakers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays year round at 12805 US Hwy. 98 E in Inlet Beach. Find fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, cheese, sauces, beef, chicken, ready-to-eat-foods and more at the new location.


Emerald Coast Farmers' Market: Fresh from the farm produce, dairy, honey, eggs, grass-fed beef, beef jerky, pork products and sausages; fresh local seafood, crab cakes, tuna and shrimp dips; homemade pita, hummus, salsa's, guacamole, jams, preserves, pickled veggies, cheeses, homemade pastas and sauces, and artisan breads and desserts are for sale at Seascape Resort, 100 Seascape Drive in Miramar Beach, from 1-6 Tuesdays year round and 12-6 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day.


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 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Amphitheatre behind Raw & Juicy. Enjoy special cooking demos and activities.