MKAF says ‘BEach My Valentine’

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Hosted by Bud & Alley’s Restaurant in Seaside, the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation will present “BEach My Valentine” from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 15. 

Situated in the Herb Garden and Gazebo, this romantic evening under the stars will feature the culinary creations of Chef David Bishop, a complimentary signature drink, “The Cupid,” wines, live music and a charity raffle. Bishop has created a special menu of crab claws, sweet potato fries, sliders, barbeque shrimp and grits, shrimp Arancini balls, cheese tortellini, crab cakes, paneed chicken and signature dishes from Bud & Alley’s Pizza and Taco Bars.

Live entertainment by “Something Fishy” will perform a wide variety of music from beach, shag and blues to your favorite classic love songs. 

Tickets are $50 per person or $40 for MKAF members and are available online at or for phone reservations, call 850-650-2226. Bring your sweetheart for date night at Bud & Alley’s to help benefit MKAF’s cultural and education mission.

More than 260,000 children in more than 57 schools in Okaloosa and Walton counties have been inspired through All Kinds of Art, the Foundation’s education outreach program.