Upcoming Arts and Entertainment (beginning March 11)
Listen to a free concert with the music of Modern Eldorados from 7-9 p.m. March 11 in the Events Plaza at Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin.
• March 18: Continuum
• March 25: Boukou Groove
A local professional comedy troupe, Act4 Murder performs “Top O’ The Murder To You” March 12 at Angler’s Beachside Grill on Okaloosa Island with a 7 p.m. seating. Price is $50/adults and $24.95/children 10 and under. Call862-2885 or visit www.act4murder.com to make reservations.
• March 20: Bebopped at the Sock Hop at Crab Island Cantina, 2 Harbor Blvd. in Destin. Price is $49.95/adults and $24.95/children 12 and under.
Breakfast is served from 8:15-11:15 a.m. every Sunday at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street in Destin. Bingo is held from 6-8 p.m. Mondays. All events are open to the public. Call 837-3818.
• March 13: Bobby’s dinner served from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with Karaoke from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Cost of dinner is $10/Cornish hen and $15/grilled steak.
• March 15: Jabbo & Friends perform from 4-7 p.m. Food and cocktails available.
• March 20: Auxiliary Dinner from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Karaoke from 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Debut of ‘Art’
Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents the Northwest Florida debut of “Art,” a comedy by French playwright Yasmina Reza, at 7:30 p.m. March 13-15 in suite 15 at the Market Shops, 9375 US Hwy. 98. Art gallery preview before show.
ADSO window display
The Arts and Design Society presents the clay works of the students in Marcy Eady’s classes for children and adults during March in the studio windows. The Art Center Gallery is at 17 First Street, SE, in Fort Walton Beach.
The opening reception for the Arts and Design Society’s “Give Us Your Best Shot”Show will be held from 6-8 p.m. March 13 at The Art Center Gallery, 17 First Street, SE, in Fort Walton Beach. The exhibition features works, in any medium, that the artist considers their best and runs March 10-27. Call 8244-1271.
Irish StreetFest, Grogg March
Enjoy an afternoon full of live Irish music and festivities beginning at 1 p.m. March 14 at HarborWalk Village. Wee ones will enjoy face painting, zip lines, bungee jumping, free fall, rock wall, interactive movie theater. After dark, “Sham-Rock” through HarborWalk Village for the largest Grogg March this side of the Blarney Stone. Street Fest schedule includes:
• 1 p.m. — Emerald Coast Community Band
• 2 p.m. — Emerald Coast Pipe and Drum
• 3 p.m. — Irish School of Dance
• 4 p.m. — Joe Ashcraft
• 6 p.m. — Continuum
Portion of proceeds benefit Food For Thought, Inc. Donate a plastic jar of peanut butter and/or jelly and receive $5 off pub crawl pass. Grogg March schedule begins at 5 p.m. and includes Fishheads Pre-Party Kick-Off Event, Margaritaville/Fish Tales, Jackacudas Seafood and Sushi, La Famiglia/Jesters, Crab Island Cantina, Harry T’s Lighthouse and ends at Coyote Ugly.
Cattle Barons’ Ball
Cowboys and cowgirls, don your casual Western wear and ride into the 2015 Cattle Barons’ Ball at 6 p.m. March 14 at Linkside at Sandestin to “Give Cancer the Silver Bullet” with a Lone Ranger and Tonto theme. The event features live entertainment with The Modern Eldorados, live and silent auctions, gaming, complimentary drinks, and fancy vittles from the area’s leading restaurants and caterers. The Cattle Barons’ Ball will benefit the American Cancer Society by raising funds for cancer research, advocacy, education and patient services. A limited number of table sponsorships (for 10) are available and individual tickets at $175. Purchase individual tickets online at www.CattleBaronsBallEmeraldCoast.org, call 850-519-4320, or email email@example.com.
ArtWalk on the Harbor
HarborWalk Village becomes a mini art district as dozens of artists showcase their creative artwork ranging from traditional to contemporary art, jewelry, paintings, handcrafted items and more from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 15 and April 19 at HarborWalk Village. Also, music on main stage. Held third Sunday of each month.
Spring Break Concerts
HarborWalk village presents its annual spring break concerts beginning at 7 p.m. March 21 with The Rips. Concerts are free. Call 424-0600.
• March 28: Gable Bradley Band
Laura Destin and Tony Akers, co-owners of A Ceramic Studio and Hobby Shop in Valparaiso, will be the speakers at the ADSO Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. March 25 at the Art Center Gallery 17 First St. in Fort Walton Beach. The couple works in their shop with adults and children, creating fun and practical works of art with poured clay and paint. They also conduct Fused Glass workshops and hold after school classes for children. Cost of the luncheon, open to the public, is $12. Reservations must be made by March 23 at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 376-3901.
Starving Artists Sale
The Arts and Design Society hosts its first Starving Artists Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 28 at The Art Center, 17 First Street in Fort Walton Beach. Artists will sell their art and/or new or gently-used artist’s materials or books that they no longer need, and may include jewelry, ceramics, paintings, or whatever art the multi-talented group produces.
Visit Easter Bunny
Hop down to HarborWalk Village from 2-4 p.m. April 5 for a festive afternoon complete with free kid’s activities and have a picture taken with the Easter Bunny.
Finest on the Emerald Coast
Celebrate with more than 90 local businesses as they showcase why they were voted “Finest” from 6-9:30 p.m. April 9 at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy food, entertainment, and fireworks over the harbor at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30/advance, $35/door or $50/VIP.
December ’63, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons tribute band, celebrates the sounds of the ‘60s at 7 p.m. April 11 in the Dugas Pavilion in the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, 4323 Commons Drive West in Destin. Tickets are $25/adult; $20/MKAF members; and free for children under 12. Purchase tickets at www.MattieKellyArtsFoundation.org or call 650-2226.
Groovin’ On The Green
The Carillon Beach Institute presents a free concert with The Rowdies from 7-9 p.m. May 24 at the Village Green. Food and beverage vendors will be on site.
•June 1: Latitude 29
•June 8: Ebb Tyed
•June 15: Legacy
•June 22nd Civilized Natives
•June 29: The Jeff Carter Group
•July 4: Sonic Boom
•July 6: Jones & Company
•July 13: In Tune
•July 20: The Mighty Hurricanes
•July 27: Reasonable Doubt
•Aug. 3: Confederate Smoke
•Aug. 10: Luke Pinegar & Friends
•Aug. 17: Civilized Natives
•Aug. 24: Sonic Boom
•Aug. 30: The Rowdies