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Arts and Entertainment Aug. 26 - Sept. 2

Staff Writer
The Destin Log
Enjoy a free concert with Hotel Oscar when they Rock the Docks from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 29 on the HarborWalk Village stage.

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.

Seaside Summer Concerts

Celebrate the summer season at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 with MamaDear in the Seaside Amphitheater.

Tacos & Tequila

Dine, drink and donate at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation's Tacos & Tequila fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at Rockin Tacos on the Boardwalk at Okaloosa Island. Proceeds will benefit MKAF's cultural arts and K-12 education programs in schools in Okaloosa and Walton Counties. Tickets are $50/person or $40/MKAF members. For credit card payments, visit http://www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org/destinfloridaeventsart.html or mail check payable to MKAF to 4323 Commons Drive West, Destin FL 32541.

Thursday Cinema

Throwback Thursdays begin with a favorite classic, "The Goonies," from 6:30-9 p.m. Aug. 27 on the Events Plaza lawn at Baytowne Wharf.

Red, White and Blue Celebration

A local hero will be honored at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 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 of Pierce Pettis at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 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. 27 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.

Movies at the Landing

Enjoy movie trivia from 7-8 p.m. and the free movie, "Mary Poppins," at 8 p.m. Aug. 28 at The Landing in Fort Walton Beach. Bring chairs or a blanket. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.

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.

Groovin’ On The Green

The Carillon Beach Institute presents a free concert with The Rowdies from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Village Green. Food and beverage vendors will be on site.

Baytowne Art Walk

Stroll the streets, enjoy live music and browse a variety of local art from 5-10 p.m. Sept. 4-6 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Entertainment includes Kyle Lamonica, 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 4; Ben Loftin, 7:30-10 p.m. Sept. 4; Chris Alvarado, 5-7:30 p.m. Sept. 5; Robby Walton, 7:30-10 p.m. Sept. 5; and a live auction and Matt McCarty Quintet featuring Gina Walker Sept. 6.

Greek Festival

The 24th Annual Greek Festival will be held from 4-9 p.m. Sept. 4; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 5; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Emerald Coast Conference Center on Okaloosa Island. Taste the various Greek foods, desserts, and drinks being served up throughout the festival. Enjoy music by the Kosta Kastanis Band and local Greek dancers as they perform. Local and national vendors will sell crafts and goods.