Arts and Entertainment May 13 - 20

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Blessing of the Fleet Concert — Enjoy music by Consumed by Fire at a free Celebration Concert from 7-9 p.m. May 16 at HarborWalk Village.

Wednesday Night Concert Series

Listen to a free concert with the music of the Forrest Williams Band from 7-9 p.m. May 13 in the Events Plaza at Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin.

Sand Spurs Club

Square and line dance classes will be held every Wednesday beginning May 20 at Pasarda Hall, 17 Industrial Street in Fort Walton Beach. Cost is $5/person per night. Wear casual attire and comfortable shoes. A free open house will be held from 7-9 p.m. May 13. Call 974-0091 or email

Concerts in the Village

Déjà Vu fills the evening with R&B and dance music from the ‘70s to the ‘90s at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s 20th Annual Concerts in the Village at 7 p.m. May 14 in the Dugas Pavilion at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village, 4323 Commons Drive West in Destin. Tickets are $10/adults and children under 12 are free. Call 650-2226.

Concerts at the Landing

Listen to the music of Shoreline Band from 6-8:30 p.m. May 15 at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach.

Bart Rockett

Enjoy world-class magic, illusions, ventriloquism and comedy as presented by variety performer Bart Rockett at 7:30 p.m. May 15-16 in a state-of-the-art theater in the heart of Emerald Grande's HarborWalk Village.  Never-before-seen illusions for all ages. Tickets are disappearing fast at

Dog's Night Out

The Third annual Dog's Night Out to benefit the Destin Dog Park will be held from 6-8 p.m. May 16 at Fishheads, 98 Harbor Blvd. on Destin Harbor Boardwalk. Music by Coastal Soul. Raffle will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Little Black Dress Party 

The White-Wilson Community Foundation will host the Sixth Annual Little Black Dress Party, A Night Under the Big Top, at 7 p.m. May 16 at Sandestin Linkside Exhibition Hall and will feature circus performances, dinner, dancing and an auction. The annual fundraiser will raise funds for preventive health care service for local underserved women. Tickets are $90 and tables of 10 for $850 are available at

Crawfish Boil

Uncle Buck's Fishbowl & Grill at Destin Commons is kicking off red snapper season with a Crawfish Boil from 2-9 p.m. May 16. Tickets are $20/adults and $12/kids and includes mudbugs, beer and music with Shane Curle, Brandon Day and Ben Lofitin.

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. May 17 at HarborWalk Village. Also, music on main stage. Held third Sunday of each month.

Teen Night At Fud's

Every Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. teens 14-17 are welcome to Teen Night at Fudpucker's in Destin until Aug. 31. The fun, safe, smoke-free and alcohol-free night includes dancing to the hottest DJ's tunes. 

Film Series

The Destin Library hosts its free Independent Film Series at 4 p.m. May 19 with a documentary/news film, "'71." Seating on first-come basis. Call 837-8572.

Local's Night Out

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Destin presents Local's Night Out with the music of Jones & Company from 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday beginning May 20 in the Courtyard Bar.

HH Art Gallery

To honor the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, photographs taken by Eric Harris during his duty in Vietnam 1966-1967 will be featured during the month of May at The Art Center, 100 Beal Parkway SE in Fort Walton Beach. Call 218-2155 for more information.

ADSO window display

The Arts and Design Society presents the works of Isabel Smith during May in the studio windows.  The Art Center Gallery is at 17 First Street, SE, in Fort Walton Beach.

Shiver Me Timbers

The Arts and Design Society's "Shiver Me Timbers" Show runs through May 29 is at the Art Center Gallery, 17 First Street in Fort Walton Beach.  Admission is free.