Arts and Entertainment Aug. 27 - Sept. 3

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Greek Festival — Celebrate A Taste of Greece during the 23rd Annual Greek Festival from 4-9 p.m. Aug. 29, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 30 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa island. Taste Greek foods, desserts, and drinks while listening to the sounds of the Kosta Kastanis Band. Enjoy performances by Greek folk dancers and browse crafts and goods by local and national vendors.

A free concert with Big Al & The Heavyweights from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Events Plaza at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Call 267-8186.

Red, White and Blue Celebration

The last Red, White and Blue Celebration at HarborWalk Village, a weekly honoring of a local hero, will be held from 6-10 p.m. Aug. 28. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid’s crafts and face painting, a WWII replica flyover and fireworks over the harbor at 9 p.m.

Grand opening

Meritage Spa, 12469 Emerald Coast Parkway, Suite 102, in Miramar Beach, will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening from 5-7:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Sinfonia will provide music. RSVP at

American Legion

Enjoy Karaoke by Marquette from 7:30-11 p.m. Aug. 29 at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. Pizza and hotdogs are sold from 1-8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 837-3818.

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.

Baytowne Art Walk

Stroll the streets and enjoy live music from local musicians and browse a variety of art from regional artists at the Baytowne Art Walk from 5-10 p.m. Aug. 29-31. The event is free. An intimate, evening art experience, the Baytowne Art Walk strives to create an event that appeals to all ages and demographics.

Dinner theater

Act4Murder and Crab Island Cantina present “Podunk Pandemonium” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 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.