Arts and Entertainment Jan. 28 - Feb. 4
Winter Resident Appreciation Day
All winter residents in Destin and Miramar Beach, plus family and friends, are invited to the 2015 Winter Resident Open House from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 29 at Sterling Sands, 1080 U.S. 98 East in Destin; Sterling Shores, 1751 Scenic Hwy. 98, Destin; Huntington by the Sea, 140 Monaco St. in Miramar Beach; and Majestic Sun, 1160 Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach. The afternoon will include food, fun and festivities plus property tours, prizes and special rates.
Tasting of Champions
The Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation’s 2015 Tasting of Champions will be held from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 30 at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. Sample 600+ 2015 South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival entries, including medal winners in more than 60 categories. Light appetizers served. Tickets are $50 at http://www.dcwaf.org/tickets.
A local professional comedy troupe, Act4 Murder performs “Red Leg the Dreaded Pirate of the Gulf” at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 at Crab Island Cantina at HarborWalk Village in Destin. Price is $49.95/adults and $24.95/children 10 and under. Call862-2885 or visit www.act4murder.com to make reservations.
Enjoy Karaoke from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. Call 837-3818.
Gumbo Contest/Silent Auction
The Destin History & Fishing Museum hosts its annual Gumbo Contest and Silent Auction fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Destin Community Center. Area restaurants and individuals compete for the title of the best gumbo in the Panhandle. The event will include live music by a local band and a silent auction of 60 plus packages. Cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award.
For more information concerning entering your gumbo in the contest, donating an item for the silent auction or coming to enjoy the event contact the Museum at 837-6611 or email email@example.com.
Capes & Crowns
Dress up as your favorite superhero or glittering princess and enter The Capes & Crowns Fun Run + 5Kto benefit The Tree House Episcopal Montessori School in Santa Rosa Beach from 3-7 p.m. Jan. 31 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Registration is $40/5K and $25/Fun Run. Register at CapesAndCrowns.com.
More than 40 local and non local authors from several genres will attend the Down & Dirty Destination Destin Author Bash from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Emerald Grande at HarborWalk. General admission tickets are $10 and includes a small bag for swag and items collected throughout the event. Tickets available at Eventbrite.com.
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park on Okaloosa Island will offer $5 park admission for visitors age 62+ every Wednesday through March 4. Enjoy marine animal shows and exhibits for a fraction of the regular park admission, $18.95 for seniors.