From Staff Reports
Special to Gannett

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Community events, entertainment

GriefShare grief recovery seminar and support group

The GriefShare recovery seminar and support group begins 1 p.m. Sept. 1 at Destin United Methodist Church, 200 Beach Drive. It will continue to meet at 1 p.m. each Thursday afterward. Child care is available upon request. 

GriefShare features nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?”; “The Challenges of Grief”; “Grief and Your Relationships”; “Why?”; and “Guilt and Anger.”

Karaoke fun

Love karaoke? The Island Resort's Pool Party Karaoke provides fun for all ages.

Pool Party Karaoke with "Hysteria" continues 6-10 p.m. the evening of  Aug. 27 at The Island Resort, 1500 Miracle Strip Parkway SE Fort Walton Beach. Karaoke in the Cabana (moves to Fish House if weather is too cold). It's described as "Fun for all ages! Sing, request a song, dance- it's a party!" See the Facebook event page,, for details.

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market

Grand Boulevard Farmers Market takes place every Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grand Park in the heart of Grand Boulevard in South Walton. Bring your shopping bag and load up on local produce, eggs, jams and pies. Homemade soap, good olive oil, and pickled things are all there for the taking.

Rosemary Beach Farmers Market

Come browse the 30A Farmers Market in Rosemary Beach on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The local farmers market takes place on Sundays year round, and Thursdays throughout the summer months, in North Barrett Square along Scenic 30A.

Taylor Dayne concert rescheduled

The 10 event

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) announced that that the concert performance of Taylor Dayne, scheduled for Thursday, May 26, has been rescheduled to a later date because of inclement weather. Due to the impending inclement weather and for safety and logistical reasons (set-up/concert preparations). The concert is postponed until Thursday, Oct. 13. Tickets will automatically transfer to this new date.  

For the latest news and information, please check, and follow the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Facebook and Instagram pages for dates, information, and inspiring arts and culture-related posts.


The City of Destin’s Adopt-A-Street Program allows local families, businesses and community groups to perform a valuable community service by adopting sections of a street to keep clear of litter and debris. Groups who participate in this program will have their name listed on the cty’s website and signage installed on their adopted street. For more information, call 850-837-6869 or email