DESTIN EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT - June 1
The City of Destin’s Adopt-A-Street Program allows local families, businesses and community groups to perform a valuable community service by adopting sections of a street to keep clear of litter and debris. Groups who participate in this program will have their name listed on the City’s website and signage installed on their adopted street. For more information, call 837-6869 or email email@example.com.
Six Piece Suits concert
The Six Piece Suits, a party band, will be in concert 10 p.m. June 2 through 2 a.m. at McGuire's of Destin, 33 Highway 98, Destin. They are led by the vocals of Kyle Hooks and the musicianship of Nicky, Mike, Corey, Raywood, and Nick Hooks, all to create a powerhouse sound and experience. It is also Ladies Night at McGuires, with a selection of free drinks for ladies 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Okaloosa Island continues its series of summer fireworks. The show begins at 9 p.m. every Wednesday on the Boardwalk, 1450 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach. The event is every Wednesday night through Aug. 10. Organizers suggest making it a dinner and a show with a front-row view from any of The Boardwalk's restaurants, or grab a quick treat and spread out along the beach to watch the fireworks blast off from the pier.
Hunks the Show
Billed as "The Perfect Girls Night Out," Hunks the Show is coming to the Downtown Music Hall. Celebrate your bachelorette party, birthday, divorce, or just because. Tickets start at $21.95 and attendees must be age 21 and up. Doors open at 7 p.m. June 2 for the performance, which is 8-10 p.m. June 2 at Downtown Music Hall, 212 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach. "See for yourself what the fuss is all about." Purchase tickets on Eventbrite, https://bit.ly/3Lz7F31.
MKAF Spring Concerts in the Village
The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) 2022 Spring Concerts in the Village series continues. Gates open at 6 p.m. with concerts beginning at 7 p.m. Purchase tickets online at MKAF.org/events.
• June 2: Alter Eagles
•June 9: Sister Hazel
• June 16: Sinfonia Gulf Coast performing the music of Led Zeppelin
• June 23: Boogie Wonder Band
Ballet summer series
The Northwest Florida Ballet (NFB) will stage Ballet at Twilight, and Ballet Under the Stars, two free outdoor community performances at Grand Boulevard and the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation in June.
The first performance is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at Sandestin’s Grand Park, 495 Grand Blvd., Miramar Beach. The second performance is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, 4323 Commons Drive W, Destin.
They will feature excerpts from Katia Garza’s Beauty and the Beast and classical works such as the Grand Pas de Deux from Don Quixote performed by American Repertory Ballet’s Samantha Huebner and Jonathan Carter. Spring Waters, danced by Iori Araya from Ballet Memphis and Rafael Ferreras from San Antonio Ballet, and NFB soloist Wyatt Mier’s performance of a male variation from Diana and Acteon will also be featured.
Ballet at Twilight and Ballet Under the Stars will also include contemporary works choreographed by NFB Artistic Director Todd Eric Allen and Lindsey Brewer and Butler University’s Camille Loftis. The programs conclude with the audience-favorite Jazz Swing, which expresses the joy of classical dancing to the rhythm of jazz, choreographed by Fernando Bujones with music by Louis Prima and Eddy Higgins.
Visit NFBallet.org for additional information.
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.