ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT Jan. 6 - 13
Snowbird Sunday Concert Series
The Market Shops at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort presents the free Snowbird Sunday Concert Series with Nick & Mark from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 10 on the lawn. Bring chairs and blankets. In the event of rainy weather, the concert will be relocated to the covered patio outside of Bijoux at The Market Shops.
Winter Guest Concert Series
Shake off the chills of winter with free live music on HarborWalk Village’s main stage with simply D'Vyne from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 10.
ADSO window display
During January, The Arts and Design Society presents the works of Helen Blair, artist and teacher whose talents cover a wide range of media, in its studio windows that face First Street in Fort Walton Beach.
Independent Film Series
The Friends Guild of the Destin Library will sponsor a movie, "Still Alive," a drama centering on Alzheimer's Disease, at 3 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Destin Library. The program is free and open to the public.
Wine tasting at Twisted Grape
Mark your calendars for Sunday, Jan. 24, from 2-4 p.m. for a Wine Tasting at The Twisted Grape, 1193 B Eglin Parkway in Shalimar. Annual event offers wine, food by The Twisted Grape, live entertainment and drawings for chances to win tickets to upcoming events. The Okaloosa Arts Alliance will also be presenting grants to local non-profits at this event. Reservations can be made at www.okaloosaarts.org, at email@example.com or 850-499-8335. All proceeds will benefit the Okaloosa Arts Alliance.
ADSO's Open House
The Art and Design Society of Fort Walton Beach hosts its Fifth Annual Open House from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 29 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 30 at 17 First Street, SE, in Fort Walton Beach. Members will share their work with the public through a members' art exhibit and demonstrations throughout the open house, including painting, pottery, and photography. Refreshment will be served and members will be available to introduce visitors to ADSO and its activities and classes. Call 244-1271 or visit http://www.artsdesignsociety.org/ for information.
8th Annual Mardi Gras Parade
Roll, float, pedal or push your Krewe, business, family and friends to experience Destin’s biggest Mardi Gras parade on the Destin harbor at 2 p.m. Feb. 6. See dazzling floats, colorful costumes, street performers, live entertainment and more as the parade rolls through HarborWalk Village. Proceeds from entry fees and donations will benefit Food For Thought.
Independent Film Series
The Friends Guild of the Destin Library will sponsor a movie, "Far from the Madding Crowd," a drama/romance, at 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Destin Library. The program is free and open to the public. Directed toward mature audience.