Listen to a free concert with the music of Big Al & The Heavyweights from 7-9 p.m. July 8 in the Events Plaza at Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin.


Act4Murder presents "Sex, Lies and Mail-Order Brides" at 7:30 p.m. July 9 at Angler's Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. Price is $50 adults, $25 for children 10 and under. Seating begins at 7 p.m. Call 862-2885 or visit for tickets.

Theatre Thursdays

Enjoy a summer evening in Grand Park at Grand Boulevard at 8 p.m. Emerald Coast Theatre Company will present a fun, comedic adaptation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" during this 45 minute performance of the classic tale. Pre-show children’s activities by Abrakadoodle. This event is free and open to the public.

Topsail tour

Learn about Florida Black Bears from 1-2:30 p.m. July 10 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Call 267-8330.

Wee Works

An opening reception for the Arts and Design Society's "Wee Works" Show  will be held from 6-8 p.m. July 10 at The Art Center Gallery, 17 First Street, SE in Fort Walton Beach. The show runs through July 31. Call 244-1271 or visit http://artsdesignsociety.

ADSO window display

During July, The Arts and Design Society presents the works of Hanna Joensuu, who presents her newest collection, “Modern Batiks,” at The Art Center Gallery, 17 First Street, SE, in Fort Walton Beach. The collection is inspired by Henri Matisse’s paper cuts and Andy Warhol’s screen prints. 

Baytowne LIVE

Enjoy free music with Chris Alvarado July 11, 16 and 17 and Stevie Hall July 14 at the Village of Baytowne Wharf on Adventure Lane, across from Blast Arcade and Laser Maze.

Sunday Cinema

Enjoy a free family friendly movie, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," under the stars at 8 p.m. July 12 on the Events Plaza lawn at The Village of Baytowne Wharf.

Groovin’ On The Green

The Carillon Beach Institute presents a free concert with In Tune from 7-9 p.m. July  13 at the Village Green. Food and beverage vendors will be on site.

Summer at Baytowne: Free events at Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin include:

• Hydro Flight Monday: Enjoy three shows over the lagoon by fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. through Aug. 13 in the Events Plaza.

• Boomin' Tuesday: Enjoy lawn games, inflatables, and kids activities from 7-9 p.m. through Aug. 11 in the Events Plaza. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

• Magical Thursday: Captain Davy performs from 7-9 p.m. through Aug. 13 in the Events Plaza.