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The Destin Log

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Winter Concerts at Market Shops: The Market Shops at Sandestin presents the Winter Con-cert Series on the lawn with Boukou Groove from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 6. 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.

• Jan. 13: Michael J Thomas

• Jan. 20: David Seering

• Jan. 27: The Graytones

• Feb. 3: Donnie Sundal

• Feb. 10: Ron Adams

• Feb. 17: Chuck Lawson

• Feb. 24: Chris Alvarado

Songwriters Festival

The ninth annual 30A Songwriters Festival takes place Jan. 12-15 along scenic Highway 30A. Main stage performances by Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, The Zombies, North Mississippi Allstars and Lee Ann Womack will be held in Grand Boulevard’s Town Center. Event will feature 175 songwriters and more than 225 performances at more than 25 venues in south Walton County. Weekend passes can be purchased at and locally in South Walton at the Cultural Arts Alliance office in Santa Rosa Beach, the Foster Gallery in Grand Boulevard and at Central Square Records in Seaside.

Winter Guest Concert Series

All guests and locals are invited to shake off the winter chills with free live music on HarborWalk Village’s main stage from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 14 with The Good Lookings.

• Jan. 21: Boukou Groove

• Jan. 28: Flash Flood

• Feb. 4: TBD

• Feb. 11: David Hall Due

• Feb. 18: Bobby D Duo

Independent Film Series

The Friends Guild of the Destin Library will sponsor a movie, “The Zookeeper’s Wife, biogra-phy/drama/history, at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Destin Library. The program is free and open to the public; directed toward a mature audience.

An extraordinary true story of terror and heroism about the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo that helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

Journey and Foreigner Tributes

Departure: A Tribute to Journey plus special guest Head Games: A Tribute to Foreigner will appear in concert at 7 p.m. Jan. 19 at Club L.A. Destin, 34876 Emerald Coast Parkway. Ages 16+ welcome with ID. Reserved seats and general admission tickets available at

Travis Tritt

Country music star Travis Tritt will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Saenger Theatre in Pensacola. Tickets are $59.95, $49.95 and $39.95 plus applicable service charge and are on sale at the Saenger Theatre box office, at 800-745-3000 or online at

Classical Connections Concerts

The Classical Connections series presented by Sinfonia Gulf Coast features SYBARITE5 string quintet at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Grace Lutheran Church in Destin. Tickets range from $29.50 to $45/person. To purchase tickets, visit or call 460-8800.

• March 3: Violinist Corinne Stillwell

Emerald Coast Farmers’ Market

Fresh from the farm produce, dairy, honey, eggs, grass-fed beef, beef jerky, pork products and sausages; fresh local sea-food, crab cakes, tuna and shrimp dips; home-made pita, hummus, salsa’s, guacamole, jams, preserves, pickled veggies, cheeses, homemade pastas and sauces, and artisan breads and desserts are for sale at Seascape Resort, 100 Sea-scape Drive in Miramar Beach, from 1-6 Tuesdays year round and 12-6 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Grand Boulevard Farmers’ Market

The market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday in Grand Park in Miramar Beach between Cantina Laredo and Tommy Bahama’s. Vendors will offer locally sourced food-based items including produce, eggs, milk, butter, grass-fed beef, chicken, lamb, and pork, honey, pickled vegetables and gourmet jams. Market is held on Wednesdays from Me-morial Day through Labor Day.