Arts and Entertainment March 11 - 18

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Opening night was sold out last weekend for the Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s presentation of “Art,” a comedy by French playwright Yasmina Reza. The show continues at 7:30 p.m. March 13-15 in Suite 15 at the Market Shops, 9375 US Hwy. 98 with an art gallery preview before show.

Wednesday Night Concert Series

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.


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.

American Legion

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.

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.

Art show

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 lauratbland@gmail.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 at HarborWalk Village. Also, music on main stage.

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.

Finest on the Emerald Coast

Winners of the Finest on the Emerald Coast will be honored from 6-9:30 p.m. April 9 at the Emerald Grande, HarborWalk Village. Evening includes food, entertainment and recognition of the Finest winners. Fireworks end the evening. Purchase tickets now at www.finestontheemeraldcoast.com/tickets.php and receive a discounted rate through April 8. Tickets are $30/individual and $50/VIP. Day of event $35.