Arts and Entertainment Oct. 22 - 29

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
The Pastel Society of North Florida presents its 12th Biennial National All Pastel Juried Exhibition from Oct. 26 to Dec. 6 in the Mattie Kelly Arts Center's Mcllroy and Holzhauer Galleries at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville. Many of the artists’ works will be available for purchase. The opening awards reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 26 in the galleries. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Call 729-6044. One of the pastels accepted for the exhibition is Cajun Fais Do-Do by Jane Bazinet.

Wednesday Night Concert Series

Enjoy a free concert with the Pensacola Children’s Opera from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Events Plaza at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Call 267-8186.

Club LA

Denver hard rockers Red Tide Rising will hit Club LA Oct. 23 along with Drowning Pool, Like A Storm and A Breach of Silence in support of their debut album, The Rising.

Dinner theater

Act4Murder and Crab Island Cantina present a new show, “Redneck Rivalry,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 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.

Hog Rally Concert

A free concert with the Bobby Friss Band will be held from 7-10 p.m. Oct. 24 at HarborWalk Village. Keep the night rockin’ with an After Party at Coyote Ugly at 10 p.m.

Best of the Emerald Coast

The 2014 Best of the Emerald Coast will be held from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at Grand Boulevard in Sandestin where the winners will showcase their goods and services.Attendees will enjoy an evening of food, fun, fashion and entertainment, including food samplings, beer, wine and drinks from the winning restaurants, a silent auction and live music. The event will benefit the Junior League of the Emerald Coast. Admission is $30/advance and $40/day of event.Tickets can be purchased online at emeraldcoastmagazine.com, jlec.org and at select retailers.

Pastel demonstration

The Pastel Society of North Florida will have a free pastel demonstration by Frank Federico 2-5 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Cultural Arts Alliance Bayou Arts Center in Santa Rosa Beach. Federico is a Pastel Society of America master pastelist, PSA Hall of Fame Honoree 2012 and nationally renowned instructor. Call 334-400-2771.

Miramar Beach Burn

This 11th annual end of season party for the locals begins at 3 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Whale’s Tail. Enjoy music, food, fire, and fellowship. Bring your own cooler, chair, and a covered dish if you wish to share with fellow “miramartians.”