Art and Entertainment Jan. 25 - Feb. 1

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Winter Guests Concert — All winter guests and locals are invited to HarborWalk Village to enjoy a free concert with Flash Flood from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 26 on the Destin harbor. Concerts are free and open to the public.

Area codes are 850 unless noted.

Antique Show and Sale

The 52nd Annual Antique Show and Sale will be held Jan. 25-26 at the Northwest Florida Fairgrounds in Fort Walton Beach. Tickets are $4 through Fisher House of the Emerald Coast and a $1 off regular admission. Email kim@fisherhouseemeraldcoast.org or call 259-4956.   

Gumbo Contest

The eighth annual Destin History and Fishing Museum’s Gumbo Contest will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Destin Community Center. Tickets are $10/advance and $12/day of and include admission to museum. The event is a fund raiser for the Museum. A silent auction will feature up to 60 items and live music will be performed by Flash Flood. Call 837-6611.

Emerald Coast Wine School

Learn about the wines of the Northwest and the white and sparkling wines of Oregon from 2:30-4 p.m. Jan. 25 at Groovy Grouper Grill, 4304 Destin Commons Blvd. Bldg. C110 in Destin.

American Legion

American Legion Post 296, 311 Main St. in Destin, will host the following events. Pizza and hotdogs are sold from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 837-3818.

• Jan. 27: Smoke free bingo, 6 p.m. Jackpot $250

• Jan. 31: Karaoke with Brandy, 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Comedy competition

Crab Island Cantina presents “So You Think You’re Funny,” a comedy competition, at 6 p.m. every Sunday. Sign up at 5 p.m. Comedians from all over the south will compete. First prize is a round trip for two to Los Angeles to perform at the Comedy Store on Sunset Strip. Call 321-230-0487.

Snowbird Movie

The Destin Library will host a free movie matinee for winter visitors at 2 p.m. Jan. 29. The movie is a 2013 British-German biographical sports drama, “Rush,” Seating will be limited to 30 on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 837-8572.

Americana Under The Stars

Dan Gribbin performs from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 30 in the amphitheater at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Bring a chair and beverage. Free admission into park and a suggested donation of $5 goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill.


Journey back in time at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center during United Way’s “A Night in the 40’s,” a dance, dinner and silent auction fundraiser. Big Band tunes from DownBeat and a dance highlight the event. Dress in 40’s style, optional. Tickets are $100/person or $900/table for 10 at www.united-way.org.

Ladies That Lunch

The second Ladies That Lunch to benefit the Children’s Home Society of Florida begins at noon Jan. 31 at Vue on 30a in Santa Rosa Beach. Attendees will sip champagne, shop various upscale retail booths, and enjoy a 3-course meal. Guest speakers and representatives from the Children’s Home Society of Florida will speak. Numerous giveaways and raffles will also occur during the luncheon. Tickets are $40 each and available online at www.barbergall.ticketbud.com/ladies-that-lunch-2.

Cancer Freeze

A day long fundraiser for Cancer Freeze, which helps Northwest Florida people battling cancer, begins at 7 a.m. Feb. 1 at Lake Jackson in Florala, Ala., with a Bass Tournament and Pancake Breakfast. A 5k run/walk begins at 9 a.m. followed by chili cook-off at 11. Water events begin at noon and an auction/raffle at 1 with live entertainment and activities for children all day.