ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT April 20 - 27
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Finest on the Emerald Coast
Celebrate the winners you voted for from 6 to 9:30 p.m. April 21 at HarborWalk Village with food, entertainment and fire-works. Tickets $35 at the door.
Americana Under The Stars
Bring a chair and a beverage to enjoy the music of Lis & Lon William-son at 7 p.m. April 21 in the amphitheater at Top-sail 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.
Vicki McCain, Kitchenique cooking school director, prepares a menu with citrusy, zesty spring recipes from 6 to 8 p.m. April 21 at Cuvee Catering Center. Cost is $48.
Photography/Digital Arts Exhibition
Opening reception for the Arts and Design Soci-ety’s 17th Annual Photog-raphy and Digital Arts Show will be from 6 to 8 p.m. April 22 at 17 First Street, SE, in Fort Walton Beach. The show runs through May 20. Gallery hours are 12 to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Admission to the reception and the gallery is free and open to the public.
Pirate Dinner & Movie
Have a swashbucklin’ evening of fun beginning at 6 p.m. April 22 at the Sandestin Pirate Dinner at Baytowne Marina. En-joy pirate-inspired cuisine, a pirate show, live music, a bonfire and much more for the little buccaneers. After enjoying the music, food and fun, enjoy a fam-ily friendly showing of “Pirates of the Caribbean” on the big screen under the stars. For tickets and reservations, visit event-grid.com/Events/19167.
Whiskers and Wine
The Whiskers and Wine fundraiser for Save Our Cats and Kittens, or SOCKS, is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. April 23 at Twisted Grape, 1193 Eg-lin Parkway, Shalimar. The event includes wine tasting, appetizers and a silent auction. Tickets are $25 and available at the SOCKS shelter and Cats Crossing Thrift Store dur-ing regular hours and also will be available at the door.. All proceeds go to SOCKS, a private non-profit organization that runs a no-kill, free-roaming shelter at 498 Carmel Drive in Fort Walton Beach for cats and kittens awaiting adoption. Call 865-6866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Piano Duo Recital
Choctaw Bay Music Clubs’ 25th Annual Stars and Stripes Piano Duo Recital will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. April 24 in the Tyler Recital Hall at the NWFSC Performing Arts Center in Niceville. This year’s focus is on Ameri-can music and composers. Performers include Caro-lyn Schalatter, Loretta Hake, Annie Roper, Dr. Theresa McRee, Ingrid Roberts, Sarah Dieterich, Tiffany Kostelny and Melissa Kibler. Free and open to all ages. Call 231-3199 or visit www.ChoctawBayMusicClub.org for more informa-tion.
Chefs Brannon Janca and Todd Misener with Chef Nick Walton will prepare Trebeaché spe-cialties from 6-8 p.m. April 26 at Cuvee Cater-ing Center. Cost is $55.
ADSO window display
During April, The Arts and Design Society pre-sents the works of artist and teacher Helen Harris, who will display her works in encaustic, acrylic and oil. Display will be in the studio windows at The Art Center Gallery, 17 First Street, SE, that face First Street in Fort Walton Beach.
Kids Eat Free
Come any night or every night to IHOP from 4-10 p.m. through May 6 and get any kids’ meal free with the purchase of any adult entrée.
Exhibit at Destin Li-brary
The Destin Library will showcase the work of local artist Kristina Montvidas Kutkus through May 13. The exhibit, A Retrospec-tive of Art, will highlight the artist’s range of work from oil on canvas to photo-linen paintings.
Bart Rockett Magic Show
Appearing (and disap-pearing) at HarborWalk Village, Bart Rockett has world class magic, illu-sions, comedy and more in a state-of-the art theater in the heart of the Emer-ald Grande. Visit Destin-Magic.com for tickets and show times.