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The Adopt-A-Street program of the city of Destin allows local families, businesses and community groups to perform a valuable public service by accepting sections of the street to protect themselves from garbage and waste. The groups participating in this program will have their names listed on the city’s website, and signs will be installed on their accepted street. For more information call 837-6869 or email [email protected]
Ocalusa Island continues its series of summer fireworks. The show kicks off at 9pm every Wednesday on Boardwalk, 1450 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach. The event is every Wednesday night until August 10. The organizers offer to make it a dinner and show with a view of the front row of one of the restaurants of The Boardwalk or to grab a quick treat and scatter on the beach to watch the fireworks explode from the pier.
Destin-Fort Walton Beach and Gulfarium CARE Center will host CAREing for Turtles at 5pm on June 8 at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, 1010 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach. During this one-hour program for ages 8 and up, guests will learn about sea turtle conservation and nesting habits in northwest Florida. They will get a behind-the-scenes look at the center and will meet and learn about current patients. Guests will also hold a fake reception for a wounded sea turtle, just as a scientist would do. The price is $ 10; visit http://www.gulfarium.com/careingforturtles%20 for details.
Taylor Dane’s concert has been rescheduled
The Matthew Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) has announced that Taylor Dane’s concert performance, scheduled for Thursday, May 26, has been rescheduled for a later date due to bad weather. Due to the upcoming bad weather and for safety and logistics reasons (preparation / preparation of the concert). The concert is postponed to Thursday, October 13. Tickets will be automatically transferred on this new date.
For the latest news and information, please check out www.MKAF.org and follow the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s Facebook and Instagram pages for dates, information and inspiring art and culture posts.
Spring concerts of ICFA in the village
The spring concerts of the Matthew Kelly Arts Foundation (MKAF) 2022 continue. The gates open at 6 pm and the concerts start at 7 pm. Buy tickets online at MKAF.org/events.
• June 9: Sister Hazel
• June 16: Sinfonia Gulf Coast performs music by Led Zeppelin
• June 23: Boogie Wonder Band
Concert by Frank Sinatra
Josh Sirten will be the Sultan of Swoon, Frank Sinatra, at 7:30 p.m. on June 10 at the Emerald Coast Theater Company, Grand Boulevard, Sandestin. He invites you to take a nostalgic journey through the musical heritage of the greatest artist of the 20th century. The classics include “Strangers in the Night”, “My Way” and “That’s Life”. Let the Emerald Coast Theater Company take you to the Moon with a night of Frank Sinatra’s favorites, skillfully voiced by Josh Sirten, the new classic voice of the era. Get tickets at https://www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org/special-events.
Ballet summer series
The Northwest Florida Ballet (NFB) will stage Ballet at Twilight and Ballet Under the Stars, two free open-air public performances at the Grand Boulevard and the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation in June.
The first performance is 19:30, Saturday, June 18 at Grand Park Sandestin, 495 Grand Blv., Miramar Beach. The second performance is at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, June 25 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation, 4323 Commons Drive W, Destin.
They will present excerpts from Katya Garza Beauty and the Beast and classic works such as Grand Pas de Deux by Don Quixote performed by Samantha Hübner and Jonathan Carter of the American Repertory Ballet. Spring watersdanced by Yori Araya of the Memphis Ballet and Rafael Ferreras of the San Antonio Ballet, and the performance of NFB soloist Wyatt Mier on a male variation by Diana and Actaeon will also be presented.
Twilight Ballet and Ballet Under the Stars will also feature contemporary works choreographed by NFB Art Director Todd Eric Allen and Lindsay Brewer and Camille Loftis of Butler University. The programs end with the audience’s favorite Jazz Swing, which expresses the joy of classical dance in the rhythm of jazz, choreographed by Fernando Boujones with music by Luis Prima and Eddie Higgins.
Visit NFBallet.org for more information.
Farmer’s Market on Grand Boulevard
The Grand Boulevard Farmers Market is held every Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Grand Park in the heart of the Grand Boulevard in South Walton. Carry your shopping bag and stock up on local produce, eggs, jams and pies. Homemade soap, good olive oil and sour things are there to pick up.
Rosemary Beach Farmer’s Market
Come explore the 30A Farmer’s Market Market in Rosemary Beach from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. The local Farmer’s Market is held Sunday all year round and Thursday during the summer months in North Barrett Square along Scenic 30A.