CALENDAR OF EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT July 24
Please send your events, meetings, etc., to PGriffin1@gannett.com at least 2 weeks in advance. For a complete list, visit waltonsun.com.
Distillery 98 Summer Concerts
Distillery 98, 835 Serenoa Road in Santa Rosa Beach, will host a concert with Raelyn Nelson Band, Heat & The Zydeco Gents at 6 p.m. July 24. Enjoy bites from local food trucks as well as specialty craft cocktails, beer and wine. Doors open at 5 p.m. Benefiting The Ohana Institute and presented by Step One Automotive Group. Purchase tickets at bit.ly/D98Tickets.
Rock the Docks
Rock along the docks at HarborWalk Village and under the stars for a free live concert from 7-9 p.m. July 24 with The Hoodoos.• July 31: Scenic Heights
• Aug. 7: FIinga Faya
• Aug. 14: TBA
The Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents Frank & Friends with Peter Lake, ttunes from Frank Sinatra, Giacomo Puccini, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more favorites, July 24 at ECTC’s performance space, 560 Grand Boulevard, upstairs, in the Grand Boulevard Town Center in Miramar Beach. Tickets to each event fundraiser are $30/person. Purchase tickets and packages at www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org.
Grab a lawn chair or blanket for the free movie “Sing,” a featured film on the big screen at 8 p.m. July 25 on the Events Plaza Lawn at Baytowne Wharf.
• Aug. 1: Inside Out
Seaside Lyceum Cinema Classics
Grab a blanket and enjoy the free movie " Field of Dreams" under the stars at 8 p.m. July 25 on the Seaside Lyceum Lawn
• Aug.1 Steel Magnolias
• Aug. 8: Ghostbusters .
Rosemary Beach Summer Concerts
Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the night on St. Augustine Green in Rosemary Beach with music by Flying High (Bryds to the Eagles) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 26.
• July 26: • Aug. 2: Fais Do-Do (Cajun & Zydeco)
• Aug. 9: Totally Awesome 80's!
Billy Gray Testimony
Billy Gray, who ministers to people around the world and is former pastor at The Gathering, will give his testimony at First Baptist Church, 201 Beach Dr. in Destin, on July 27 at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome.
Wednesday Night Concert Series
Enjoy free live entertainment with Rust & Gold from 7-9 p.m. July 28 on the Events Plaza stage at The Village of Baytowne Wharf.
• Aug. 4: Dion Jones & The Neon Tears
• Aug. 11: Casey Kearney
• Aug. 18: The HooDoo
Wednesday Night Bonfire & Music
Come out to The Bay in Santa Rosa Beach at 5 p.m. July 28 for dinner, cold drinks and a bonfire with music by Chris Alvarado Duo on the beach of the Choctawhatchee Bay.
Movie Night at Alys Beach
Bring blankets and low back chairs to enjoy "Little Mermaid" under the stars at 8 p.m. July 28 at the Alys Beach Central Park. All outdoor movies are free and open to the public.
• Aug. 4: Secret Life of Pets
Grand Boulevard Outdoor Theater
Join Emerald Coast Theatre Company for a free outdoor performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream every Thursday night at 8 p.m. in Grand Boulevard. Bring your own chair or blanket for a magical night under the stars.
Mattie Kelly Arts Center
Jesus Christ Superstar is the 2021 Summer Musical at 7:30 p.m. July 24 and 2 p.m. July 25 on Mainstage at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center in Niceville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call the Box Office for tickets at 729-6000 or visit https://mattiekellyartscenter.org/.
Movies & S'mores Series
The free Movies & S'mores series will be at 5 p.m. July 22 in Camp Helen State Park Recreation Hall with food and fun. Seating will be provided. Programs begin at 6:30 p.m. with an interpretive table of activities, a merchandise table, prepackaged smores around the bonfire and a souvenir cup. Movie, "Onward,” with a special treasure hunt/guided tour throughout the park, begins at sunset. Donations are accepted and will go directly to the Friends of Camp Helen State Park to be used to benefit the parks resource management, projects and interpretative programs.
SBDC: Main Street Small Business Seminar
An in-person event will discuss how to gain customers using social media; advocating for local businesses; and talking about financing with your banker from 8-9:15 a.m. July 29 at the Florida Chautauqua Theatre, 840 Baldwin Ave. in DeFuniak Springs. A light breakfast will be provided. No fee. To sign up, visit www.sbdc.uwf.edu under “Training & Events” Panama City area.
Central Square Cinema
Grab a blanket and watch "Up" at 8 p.m. July 30 at the Seaside Amphitheater. Free and open to the public.
• Aug. 6: Tom & Jerry
• Aug. 13: Monsters Inc
• Aug. 20: Zootopia
• Aug. 27: Tangled
Rosemary Beach Moonlight & Movies
Bring blankets and lawn chairs for a movie night under the stars in Rosemary Beach Aug. 5 with "Tom and Jerry” on the Western Green. Balloon art starts at 6 p.m. and movie at 8:15 p.m. Enjoy popcorn and hot dogs on the beach from DogManDu.
• Aug. 12: Trolls World Tour
Sip N' Stroll Gallery Night
Enjoy an evening of art from 5-7 p.m. Aug. 6 at J.Leon Gallery and Studio, 13370 U.S. Highway 98 in Miramar Beach, with wine, champagne, and light snacks. Get the chance to meet local artists and view work from artists both regionally and from the Okaloosa/Walton area- including painters, mixed media artists, ceramics artists, and illustrators.
Enjoy shows from fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell over the lagoon at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 2.
Turn your eyes on the sky at Baytowne Wharf and watch as the sky lights up with a fireworks show over the Lagoon at 9:15 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 3. Also, a DJ Dance Party with DJ Mike Whitty begins at 7 p.m. in the Events Plaza.
Magic, music, and mayhem with Baytowne Wharf’s featured pirate Captain Davy takes you on an adventure with two magic shows at 7 and 8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 5.
Bluegrass Wednesday @ Grayton Seafood Co.
Grayton Seafood Co. invites you to join them from 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays for live music and outdoor dining under the stars featuring Longleaf Drive. The Santa Rosa Beach boys play acoustic folk, rock, and bluegrass.
Hump Day Market
Hump Day Market @ Monet Monet, 100 E. County Hwy. 30A in Grayton Beach, will be held each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop with local vendors, everything from fresh local produce, fine art, funky art, handmade jewelry, coastal clothing, arts and craft for the kids, as well as, PoBoys and specialty foods by Grayton Beach Catering.
Redd's Fueling Station
Redd The Singing Bartender is back on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with a live band Fridays at Redds Restaurant on 30-A. It is located in Blue Mountain Beach behind Sallys By The Sea Store gas station convenience store, 2320 W County Hwy. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Dinner table reservations suggested. Call or text 850-325-0252. Check out the menu at www.reddsbar.com.
Fitness Field Day
Get a workout for mind and body at WaterColor Inn’s Fitness Field Day at 8 a.m. first Friday of each month at Marina Park, 238 Watercolor Blvd. W. in Santa Rosa Beach. This one-hour program offers a High Intensity Training workout, followed by a cooldown with Yoga. Open to the public for ages 9 and up. $15++ per person. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 534-5950.
Grand Boulevard Farmers Market
Grand Boulevard Farmers Market takes place every Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grand Park in the heart of Grand Boulevard in South Walton. Bring your shopping bag and load up on local produce, eggs, jams and pies. Homemade soap, good olive oil, and pickled things are all there for the taking.
Rosemary Beach Farmers Market
Come browse the 30A Farmers Market in Rosemary Beach on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The local farmers market takes place on Sundays year round, and Thursdays throughout the summer months, in North Barrett Square along Scenic 30A.