Arts and Entertainment Aug. 19 - 26

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Wednesday Night Concert Series

Listen to a free concert with the music of Betty Fox Band from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 19 in the Events Plaza at Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin.

Seaside Summer Concerts

Celebrate the summer season at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 with Daniel Ellsworth & The Great Lakes in the Seaside Amphitheater.

Red, White and Blue Celebration

Staci Berryman of the Emerald Coast Autism Center will be 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy music, free kid’s activities, a WWII vintage air show and a fireworks finale over the harbor at 9 p.m.

Americana Under The Stars

Bring a chair and a beverage to enjoy the music Jigtoamilestone at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 in the amphitheater at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Free admission into park and a suggested donation of $5 goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill.

Baytowne LIVE

Enjoy free music with Chris Alvarado Aug. 20 and Stevie Hall Aug. 25 at the Village of Baytowne Wharf on Adventure Lane, across from Blast Arcade and Laser Maze.

Rock'n Bingo

Play Rock 'n Bingo from 7-9 p.m. Mondays at Landshark's Pizza or from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Mama Sherry's Pizza & Wings.

Stage Crafters

Stage Crafters Community Theatre presents the musical comedy "Nunsense" Aug. 21-23 at the Fort Walton Beach Civic Auditorium. Friday and Saturday performances start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 and available at or at P.S. Gifts in Fort Walton Beach or Bayou Books in Niceville. Discounted student tickets are $10 at the door only.

Movies at the Landing

Enjoy movie trivia from 7-8 p.m. and the free movie, "Superman," at 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach. Bring chairs or a blanket. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.

Rock the Docks

Enjoy a free concert with Flash Flood from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 22 on the HarborWalk Village stage.

ADSO window display

During August, The Arts and Design Society presents the works of Anne Johnston, with the theme of "Streams and Things," including water and large flowers, in studio windows that face First Street in Fort Walton Beach.

Groovin’ On The Green

The Carillon Beach Institute presents a free concert with Sonic Boom from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Village Green. Food and beverage vendors will be on site.

Wednesday Night Concert Series

Listen to a free concert with the music of JP Soars & The Red Hots from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 26 in the Events Plaza at Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin.

Art exhibition

ADSO's 16th Annual Photography and Digital Arts Exhibition runs through Aug. 29 at The Arts and Design Society, 17 First Street SE in fort Walton Beach.

Fat Tuesday

HarborWalk Village transforms into the "Big Easy" from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays with a Mardi Gras parade through the harbor. Street Party starts at 7 p.m. and parade rolls after sunset. Enjoy floats, colorful costumes, sky-high stilt walkers, street performers, jazz bands, beads, Moonpies and more during this free parade. Join the fun with your own float. Call 797-7024 or email for information and to send application.

Nighttime Educational Beach Walks

Learn about sea turtles, their nesting habits and other wildlife along the beaches of Okaloosa Island and Destin at 8 p.m. Monday and Wednesdays through November. Limited to 20 people (ages 6 and older) per walk. The walks are free and include a 30-minute orientation. Reservations are required and may be made at 865-0868 or

Locals Night Out

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Destin presents Locals Night Out with the music of Jones & Company from 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday in the Courtyard Bar.