Arts and Entertainment July 23 - 30
Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge staff and their animal ambassadors will be at Henderson Beach State Park from 11:30 a.m. to noon July 24. Learn how the animals were rescued, what they eat, where they live, and how they survive in the wild. Bring cameras for photo opportunities. Program included in the park admission fee. Call 837-7550.
Red, White and Blue Celebration
The Red, White and Blue Celebration at HarborWalk Village, a weekly honoring of a local hero, is held from 6-10 p.m. Thursdays. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid’s crafts and face painting, a WWII replica flyover and fireworks over the harbor at 9 p.m.
Cruise up and anchor your boat for a Cadillac Willy concert from 4-8 p.m. July 26 on the Destin harbor.
Rock the Docks
Enjoy an open air free concert with the Deja Vu Band from 7-9 p.m. July 26 on the main stage at HarborWalk Village, with live music at seven venues, clubs and restaurants during the evening. Concerts are held every Saturday during the summer.
Act4Murder and Crab Island Cantina present “Decked Out for Death” at 7:30 p.m. July 27 at 2 Harbor Blvd. #100. Seating at 7 p.m. Price is $49.95/adults and $24.95/kids 10 and under, all inclusive. Call 862-2885 for reservations.
American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin, sells pizza and hotdogs from 1-8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 837-3818.
Act4Murder will perform “Murder on the Rebound” at 7:30 p.m. July 29 at Angler’s Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island. Price is $50/adults, $25/kids 10 and under, all inclusive. Seating begins at 7 p.m. For reservations call 862-2885 or visit www.act4murder.com.
A Continuous Mark: Huguette May and Kathleen Elliot, a major touring exhibition, runs through July 31 in the Holzhauer Gallery at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries in Niceville.
Fat Tuesday Parade
HarborWalk Village becomes “The Big Easy” at 7 p.m. every Tuesday with floats, beads and lots of swag, a performance by the Village Brass Band on the main stage, and a fire dancing show. Event is free.
Tuesday Night Movies
The Lighthouse Amphitheater at Shoreline Village in Destin hosts free family movies on Tuesday nights. Bring blankets and chairs. Food, drinks and snacks, even hamburgers wine and beer, can be bought before and during the movie just like any other theater. No outside food or drink allowed. For movie information and showtimes call 275-9609.