Arts and Entertainment Aug. 26 - Sept. 2
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.
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.
Enjoy free music with Chris Alvarado Aug. 27 at the Village of Baytowne Wharf on Adventure Lane, across from Blast Arcade and Laser Maze.
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.
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.
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.