Ring in 2022 in type with dinner, dancing, household occasions | Leisure

We all agree that 2021 was not what we hoped for after a challenge in 2020. Even if we don’t want to bewitch ourselves, let’s say we are optimistic for 2022. What better way to start it than with a celebration? . Here are some options in town.

Let’s have a party

New Years Eve Cruise Ship 2022: Sail into the New Year with this cruise-themed spectacle from Elements Venue & Banquet Center and MG Events.

Walk the red carpet as the doors open at 6:00 p.m. for cocktails before the conversation begins at 6:30 p.m. with comedian KMitch, aka Kyle Mitchell, who hosts “The Saturday Switch” on Forge 103.9.

Mariachi Oro y Plata will perform during dinner from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

A couple ticket ($ 159.95) includes dinner for two with a choice of New York steak or grilled chicken breast, asparagus, buttered penne pasta, raspberry vinaigrette spring salad, garlic toast, a soft drink, and dessert. Admission also includes a champagne toast, souvenir lanyard, party supplies, and pozole at 1am

The seating is family-style and available in three areas: upstairs and in the lounge with eight tables each and in the main dining area with tables for 10 people. (If your larger group wants to sit together, one person will need to buy the tickets.)

Those who just came to dance can stop in time at 9:30 p.m. for the performances of the local party band Mento Buru and DJ Danny P from Groove 99.3 and DJ Nokturnal, who will play sets until 2 a.m.

The evening also features a $ 1,000 balloon filled with cash and prizes at midnight, party favors, a taco station, and a large photo booth with a photographer. Dance tickets are $ 45.

Elements Venue is located at 3401 Chester Ave., Suite H.

Stage door speakeasy: The Stars Theater Restaurant is dedicating its New Year’s Eve celebration to the theme of the “Great Gatsby” of the roaring 1920s.

Dress up in your best 1920s attire and enjoy an evening of live entertainment, including the Stage Door Speakeasy Band and Bethany Rowlee swapping the sea witch clothes from her final role as Ursula in “The Little Mermaid” for one to transform enchanted siren.

The evening also includes dancing, charcuterie and cocktails, which are available in the Stars Lounge.

Tickets are $ 30, $ 50 including charcuterie, available at bmtstars.com/portfolio-view/nyeve or by calling 661-325-6100 or visiting the box office at 1931 Chester Ave.

New Year’s “Decades Party”: The Padre Hotel invites guests to dance through the decades from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Embrace your favorite time and dress in clothes of the time for this dance party. Each of its venues offers different options: music by Marlon Mackey on the outdoor terrace of the Prairie Fire, a DJ with a social atmosphere in Belvedere, a silent disco in Prospect and a midnight toast in Brimstone. A balloon will also be dropped at all indoor locations at midnight.

Entry to the event for ages 21 and older is $ 25 and includes access to all venues. visit thepadrehotel.com/play/events for tickets sold online by 12 noon on December 31. Inquire at the hotel about the day of purchase.

Those who want to stay overnight can book a room with packages from US $ 250 (plus tax) that include entry for two to the NYE party and a bottle of sparkling wine. Call 661-427-4900 to book.

The Padre Hotel is located at 1702 18th St.

New Year’s Eve 2022: The Tower Event Venue makes up for New Year’s Eve for a year with this event, which unites original members of the press band for just one night with Glenda Robles on vocals.

In addition, No Strings Attached (formerly Nu Standard) will perform with dance hits. In addition to the two bands, DJ Adam E will make the crowd dance with feel-good cumbias, old school, 90s and classics.

This event runs from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at the Tower, 1200 Truxtun Ave.

The evening includes a full bar service, plus party favors, after-hour tacos and posole from Big Momma, plus a midnight toast and $ 1,000 balloon filled with cash and prizes.

Admission is $ 25 in advance at eventbrite.com or $ 30 at the door. VIP tables may still be available; Text 661-808-4279 with inquiries.

New Years Eve Party: Ring in 2022 with this country-style event, sponsored by Michelob Ultra, at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace. Enjoy performances by Foster Campbell and Friends as well as the Stampede Band.

The guests have reserved seats and receive a four-course menu with party items and a champagne toast until midnight. (Dinner is served until 8:45 p.m.)

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. at the venue, 2800 Buck Owens Blvd.

Old Farts New Year’s Eve Potluck: God bless you, the Bellvedere Cocktail Lounge keeps its tradition alive for people who don’t intend to party until midnight – but want to party. The fun starts at lunchtime with the TCB Band playing from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the lounge at 3090 Brundage Lane. The free event includes an early champagne toast, party favors, and a potluck.

For all those who want to continue celebrating, the Bellvedere 2022 will ring in with Elevation 406, which will appear from 9 p.m. with a countdown break and champagne toast. Call 661-325-2139 for more information.

And finally, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers will take the audience on a world records blues adventure in part 104 of the venue’s ongoing No Stinkin ‘Service Charge blues series. (See the sidebar for more information.)

Fine dining

New Years Eve Celebration: The Kitchen Downtown offers a “Culinary Review of the Year” with a five-course menu with highlights from the menus it served at events in 2020.

The first course is a coconut-curry-carrot soup from the Tiki-Ko-To-Go dinner in April; followed by pipérade and eggs, followed by a June meet-your-grower dinner with Ayden’s eggs. The third course from a tasting menu by head chef Richard Yoshimura in June is Mentaiko pasta with prawns, miso butter and shiso.

For starters, enjoy a steak and strata from a meet-your-grower dinner in August with Blue Magnolia Bread Co.

Finish your meal with a crispy chocolate and hazelnut cake from Yoshimura’s October tasting menu.

Dinner is from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Kitchen, 1317 20th St.

The cost is $ 85 per person with an optional wine pairing for $ 45.

New Year’s three-course dinner: The Petroleum Club in Sundale serves a gourmet menu along with the brand new Blanc de Noirs sparkling wine from Tlo Wines.

Costs vary by entree, with options like vegetable tortellini ($ 43), garlic mushroom chicken ($ 48), crab-stuffed salmon ($ 53), filet mignon ($ 60), and surf and turf ($ 72) with tenderloin and garlic shrimp. Each meal includes a first course Phoenix Club Salad with toasted pears, chevre, dried cranberries, glazed walnuts, and champagne vinaigrette; and a chocolate tuxedo cake dessert.

The event will take place at the Petroleum Club, Sundale, Sundale Ave 6218, from 4pm to 10pm. The champagne toast is celebrated at 9 p.m. in New York time

“Through the decades” New Year’s Eve party: If you fancy a road trip, head to Cuyama Buckhorn’s Fete, which celebrates a different decade every hour of the night from 5:00 p.m. until the ball drop. (Note: the roadside resort is fully booked, but the public are invited to dine and enjoy the party at the Buckhorn restaurant.)

Starting with the 1950s, every hour of the night music from every decade, an iconic film of the time (played on silent) and specialty drinks from every era and its trends is shown.

The Buckhorn Restaurant serves its usual dinner menu along with three seasonal specialties: smoked 3H Cattle Co. Waygu Beef Meatloaf, a nod to the 1950s, served with lobster mac and cheese, roasted carrots, and barbecue sauce; fried Brussels sprouts salad with Cuyama Valley Orchards apples, pistachios, smoked cheddar, watercress, house bacon and balsamic vinaigrette; and pomegranate crème brûlée, a lucky New Year dish with pistachio biscotti. These dishes can be ordered together for $ 60 or a la carte.

The Cuyama Buckhorn is located at 4923 Primero St. in New Cuyama. Call 661-766-2825 or visit cuyamabuckhorn.com for more details.

New Year’s Lunch: The guild house will hold its last special event of the year with a lunch ($ 30) that starts with French onion soup. As a starter, a sliced ​​roasted New York strip steak is served with bluegrass sauce, potato gratin and fresh green beans. The dessert consists of white chocolate raspberry cheesecake.

Lunch is served from 11.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. in the volunteer-run restaurant, 1905 18th St.

Call 661-325-5478 to reserve your spot.

The proceeds from the guild house will benefit the Henrietta Weill Memorial Child Guidance Clinic & Adult Behavioral Health, a psychiatric facility for children and families that opened in 1946.

For the family

New Years Eve 2022: Take the family for a day or night of bowling to ring in the new year at Bowlero in southwest Bakersfield.

Book a two-hour slot on December 31 (from 12:00 noon) or January 1 (from 2:30 pm) for the NYE package ($ 23.99 per person), which includes unlimited bowling, shoe rentals, and the unique cheese menu or pepperoni Pizza, cheese dipper, pretzel dipper, french fries and salsa, Caesar salad and cookies.

Those who want nightly bowling can opt for the NYE Ball Drop ($ 37.99 per person) from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on December 31, the four hours of bowling, shoes, a unique menu (see above plus spring rolls) and a champagne or sparkling apple cider includes toast.

Bowlero is located at 3610 Wible Road.

Late night skating: On New Year’s Eve, Skateland organizes an early (10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and a late skate (7:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.). The cost for the evening session is $ 14, including the quad skate rental. Call 661-831-5567 for more information and New Year’s Eve morning prices.

Skateland is located at 415 Ming Avenue.

New Years Eve Party in NYC: John’s Incredible Pizza will usher in East Coast Time in 2022 with its buffet, games, party favors and more.

The cost is $ 29.99 for buffet and drinks, unlimited rides, 75 credits, and New Years hat and lightbulb; $ 39.99 for buffet and drinks, unlimited rides, 200 credits, and New Years Eve accessories. Book by December 26th for 20 additional credits.

John’s is located on 3709 Rosedale Highway.

Get together Area raises $1M for metaverse-style digital occasions

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Party.Room raised $ 1 million to expand its Metaverse theme virtual events Companies.

The company will use the money to grow its sales, explore new applications, launch its first metaverse setting for virtual events, and create a collection of non-fungible tokens for this purpose.

the Metaverse is the fabled universe of virtual worlds that are all interconnected, like in novels like Snow crash and Ready player one. And almost everyone in the world wants to be the first to alert consumers to their version of the metaverse.

Yurii Filipchuk, founder of Party.Space, said in an interview with GamesBeat that he started the project when his friend said during the pandemic that the party chat needed an upgrade because it was so boring to be with people via Communicate text. The company started in May 2020.

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Above: Real faces can be seen on the Party.Space avatars.

Image source: Party.Space

Corporate events are increasingly moving online, not only to connect people during the pandemic, but also to save money on the cost of events in physical locations. The key is to get people involved in a way that will keep them with them.

“It’s important to talk to colleagues outside of the office, or at least at the water cooler,” he said.

Filipchuk said his company can share analytical details with corporate customers, such as: B. How long people stay, how they behave, what types of groups they form, and what type of content they prefer.

“We can provide all the data that is very important for businesses and content providers to improve,” said Filipchuk. “We can create 3D spaces and have a gallery with 11 different venues for company and community events.”

People can play board games like Pictionary together. Such games can serve as icebreakers for strangers. Filipchuk refers to the platform as more of a microverse or a small experiment that demonstrated the power of online communities.

“It’s a virtual event platform that sits between games and virtual events,” said Filipchuk.

The financing

Above: Party.Space can create custom venues for 3D events.

Image source: Party.Space

Funding comes from TA Ventures, Capital of the first day, and Hjalmar Windbladh.

“Our venture fund was impressed by the project team: the level of technology specialists and the speed of the ‘party. Space’s products are significantly higher than other virtual space projects, ”said Igor Pertsiya, partner at TA Ventures. “Once you’ve hosted an event on their platform, you will better understand the idea of ​​the metaverse – an alternative digital reality where people work, play and socialize.”

Party.Space aims to create a sense of presence where companies can come together, communicate and collaborate with large teams.

The company’s customers include Scaleway, Wargaming, grammar, Epidemic tone, Plug`n`Play, Scania, and DevGamm. At the Epicdemic Sound event, people stayed an average of three hours and seven minutes.

Above: You can use emojis in Party.Space.

Image source: Party.Space

“It’s pretty impressive to this community that people stay in front of their computers for more than three hours,” said Filipchuk.

They started by creating assets for various activities and developing ways for people to show off their photos. They uploaded some memes and emojis for people to use to communicate with each other.

“Then we started doing after parties for virtual events,” Filipchuk said.

The company has developed features that could target remote teams who struggled to do more than just video chat during the pandemic. Some clients asked Party.Space to be more ambitious and create virtual venues for 5,000 people.

“We came up with the idea that we can just move around in bubbles that you identify,” Filipchuk said. “We designed it so that each website is a separate room for conversations.”

They created spaces with tables where people could sit together and socialize. Late last year, an organizer hosted a 130-minute event that saw 75% of all visitors actively participating in various fashion activities. The most popular room so far has been a music bingo room with more than 500 people. About 70 people lined up to be in the spotlight during the music event.

“It was pretty complicated. A very important part was that we provided analytics to the client, ”Filipchuk said.

The focus is initially on large company events with access via laptops or desktops.

The company is based in Kiev, Ukraine, and employs 23 people.

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DESTIN EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT July 10

Please send your events, meetings, etc., to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance. 

Destin City Hall 

All city meetings are being held at the City Hall Annex, 4100 Indian Bayou Trail, until further notice. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, https://www.cityofdestin.com/. To view/stream is www.youtube.com/CityofDestin. 

• Capital Projects Budget Workshop, 5:30 p.m. July 12, City Hall Annex Council Chambers 

Rock the Docks 

Rock along the docks at HarborWalk Village and under the stars for a free live concert from 7-9 p.m. July 10 with Flash Flood. 

• July17: Sway Ja Vu 

• July 24: The Hoodoos 

• July 31: Scenic Heights 

• Aug. 7: FIinga Faya 

• Aug. 14: TBA 

Distillery 98 Summer Concerts 

Distillery 98, 835 Serenoa Road in Santa Rosa Beach, will host a concert with Daniel Pratt, Logan Pitcher, at 6 p.m. July 10. Enjoy bites from local food trucks as well as specialty craft cocktails, beer and wine. Doors open at 5 p.m. Benefiting The Ohana Institute and presented by Step One Automotive Group. Purchase tickets at bit.ly/D98Tickets. 

• July 17: Dion Jones & The Neon Tears, Casual Cadenza 

• July 24: Raelyn Nelson Band, Heat & The Zydeco Gents  

Seaside Lyceum Cinema Classics 

Grab a blanket and enjoy the free movie “Jason and the Argonauts(1963)” under the stars at 8 p.m. July 11 on the Seaside Lyceum Lawn  

• July 18: High Noon 

• July 25: Field of Dreams 

• Aug.1 Steel Magnolias 

• Aug. 8: Ghostbusters  

Sunday Cinema 

Grab a lawn chair or blanket for the free movie “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation,” a featured film on the big screen at 8 p.m. July 11 on the Events Plaza Lawn at Baytowne Wharf. 

• July 18: Pete’s Dragon 

• July 25: Sing  

• Aug. 1: Inside Out 

Summer at HarborWalk Village 

• Monday: Dance to your own beat with a silent disco experience in front of the main stage from 7-10 p.m. Sanitized headphones provided. 

• Tuesday: Carnival comes to HarborWalk Village with live music on the main stage at 6:30 p.m. and the Fat Tuesday Parade at 8:30 p.m. Catch beads as the floats roll through the Village. Want to celebrate on a float with you and your krewe or promote your business? Email events@harborwalkvillage.com or call 850-424-0600. 

• Thursday: All American Thursday is from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Celebrate the USA with a one-of-a-kind vintage airshow, hero salute, live entertainment, fireworks and a fire spinning show with Hero Salute and Vintage Air Show 6:30 p m. and fireworks at 9 p.m.  

Havana Beach Burger Week  

Enjoy an American classic with a Havana Beach twist. Havana Beach Bar & Grill and Havana Beach Rooftop will be offering a special Burger Lunch Menu daily July 12-16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring their chefs’ most creative burgers.  

Rosemary Beach Summer Concerts 

Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the night on St. Augustine Green in Rosemary Beach with music of Kool Kats (50’s & 60’s) from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 12.   

• July 19: British Invasion (Beatles and Stones) 

• July 26: Flying High (Bryds to the Eagles) 

• Aug. 2: Fais Do-Do (Cajun & Zydeco) 

• Aug. 9: Totally Awesome 80’s!  

Wednesday Night Concert Series 

Enjoy free live entertainment with Forrest Williams Band from 7-9 p.m. July 14 on the Events Plaza stage at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. 

• July 21: Six Piece Suits 

• July 28: Rust & Gold  

Wednesday Night Bonfire & Music 

Come out to The Bay in Santa Rosa Beach at 5 p.m. July 14 for dinner, cold drinks and a bonfire with music by Boukou Groove on the beach of the Choctawhatchee Bay.  

• July 21: Will Thompson Band 

• July 28: Chris Alvarado Duo  

Foster Gallery 

The public is invited to a reception celebrating both the Summer Rotation and upcoming Juried Special Exhibition artists at Foster Gallery from 5-7 p.m. July 14. Enjoy tasty sips and snacks while perusing all the works on display and available for purchase.  

Movie Night at Alys Beach  

Bring blankets and low back chairs to enjoy “Alice in Wonderland” under the stars at 8 p.m. July 14 at the Alys Beach Central Park. All outdoor movies are free and open to the public.  

• July 21: How to Eat Fried Worms 

• July 28: Little Mermaid 

• Aug. 4: Secret Life of Pets  

Rosemary Beach Moonlight & Movies 

Bring blankets and lawn chairs for a movie night under the stars in Rosemary Beach July 15 with “Moana” on the Western Green. Balloon art starts at 6 p.m. and  movie at 8:15 p.m. Enjoy popcorn and hot dogs on the beach from DogManDu.   

• July 22: Sonic the Hedgehog 

• Aug. 5: Tom and Jerry 

• Aug. 12: Trolls World Tour  

Grand Boulevard Outdoor Theater 

Join Emerald Coast Theatre Company for a free outdoor performance of A Midsummer Nights Dream every Thursday night at 8 p.m. in Grand Boulevard. Bring your own chair or blanket for a magical night under the stars.  

Summer Storytime on the Lawn   

Cuddlers and Toddlers Storytime is continuing through the summer at 10 a.m. every Thursday and run approximately 20 minutes. Come enjoy Tails & Tales themed stories while waiting for the weekly Summer Reading events to begin at 10:30 a.m. Get more information  at cityofdestin.com/655/Summer-Reading. If you have any questions, call 837-8572 or email library@cityofdestin.com.  

Central Square Cinema 

Grab a blanket and watch “Raya & The Last Dragon” at 8 p.m. July 16 at the Seaside Amphitheater. Free and open to the public.  

• July 23: Frozen 2 

• July 30: Up 

• Aug. 6: Tom & Jerry 

• Aug. 13: Monsters Inc 

• Aug. 20: Zootopia 

• Aug. 27: Tangled  

Summer Pop 

The Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents Jordan and Michelle’s “Back to Broadway” show, a fun-filled, high-energy tribute to the Broadway music of today and yesterday. July 17 at ECTC’s performance space, 560 Grand Boulevard, upstairs, in the Grand Boulevard Town Center in Miramar Beach. Tickets are $30/person at www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org. 

• July 24 – Frank & Friends with Peter Lake. Enjoy tunes from Frank Sinatra, Giacomo Puccini, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more favorites.  

The Marriage Course 

The Alpha Marriage Course, a series of seven sessions designed to help couples invest in and build a healthy relationship, will begin July 19 from 6:30-9 p.m. at The Local Market in Destin and will run for six more Mondays. There is no charge for the course and dinner is included. Couples do not have to share with other couples —it is totally private. Register at iacdestin.org/the-marriage-course.  For details visit iacdestin.org/the-marriage-course or email ethan.iacdestin@gmail.com.  

Mattie Kelly Arts Center 

Jesus Christ Superstar is the 2021 Summer Musical at 7:30 p.m. July 21-24 and 2 p.m. July 25 on Mainstage. at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Amphitheater in Niceville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call the Box Office for tickets at 729-6000 or visit https://mattiekellyartscenter.org/.  

Movies & S’mores Series 

The free Movies & S’mores series will be at 5 p.m. July 22 in Camp Helen State Park Recreation Hall with food and fun. Seating will be provided. Programs begin at 6:30 p.m. with an interpretive table of activities, a merchandise table, prepackaged smores around the bonfire and  souvenir cup. Movie, “Onward,” with a special treasure hunt/guided tour throughout the park. Begins at sunset. Donations are accepted and will go directly to the Friends of Camp Helen State Park to be used to benefit the parks resource management, projects and interpretative programs.  

Billy Gray Testimony 

Billy Gray, who ministers to people around the world and is former pastor at The Gathering, will give his testimony at First Baptist Church, 201 Beach Dr. in Destin, on July 27 at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome. 

Hydroflight Monday 

Enjoy shows from fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell over the lagoon at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 2. 

Boomin’ Tuesday 

Turn your eyes on the sky at Baytowne Wharf and watch as the sky lights up with a fireworks show over the Lagoon at 9:15 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 3. Also, a DJ Dance Party with DJ Mike Whitty begins at 7 p.m. in the Events Plaza. 

Magical Thursday 

Magic, music, and mayhem with Baytowne Wharf’s featured pirate Captain Davy takes you on an adventure with two magic shows at 7 and 8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 5. 

Labor Day Celebration 

Send off summer with live music by Flash Flood at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 and Tobacco Road at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at HarborWalk Village. Fireworks and Fire Spinning by Autumn Lyfe at 9 p.m. Sunday. On-site parking fee $10.  

Destin Woman’s Club 

The Annual Fashion Show held by the Destin Woman’s Club has been cancelled this year due to the Covid virus. The Fashion Show for 2021 has been scheduled for Nov. 5.  As their major fundraiser, net proceeds go toward the Club’s Family Assistance Fund designed to help local families and a local charity. 

RECURRING EVENTS 

Destin Community Center 

All activities are at the Destin Community Center, unless noted. Call 654-5184 or email recreation@cityofdestin.comfor information and to register. Persons with disabilities who require assistance are asked to notify the center 48 hours in advance. 

Pickleball: Sessions are Mondays from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Fee is $3/session. Racquets and balls are available, just bring your gym shoes. 

Table Tennis: Play from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Paddles and balls provided. Fee is $2/resident and $3/non-resident. 

Senior Programs 

All activities are at the Destin Community Center, unless noted. Call 654-5184 or email recreation@cityofdestin.com for information and to register. Persons with disabilities who require assistance are asked to notify the center 48 hours in advance.  

— Destin Senior Membership: Join the Destin Seniors to enjoy multiple festivities including the senior lunch bunch, potluck, casino trips, cruises, bingo, chair exercise, knitting, scrabble, and Mexican dominoes. Members must be a Destin resident. 

— Senior Book Club: The Destin Senior Members meet at 10 a.m. the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Destin Library, 150 Sibert Ave. 

— Senior Drop-In Hours: The Destin Senior Center at Buck Destin Park, 724 Legion Drive, offers senior drop-in hours from 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday and Thursday for Seniors (50 years and older) to meet and enjoy each other’s company, participate in games such as Mexican Train Dominoes, Scrabble, cards, etc. 

— Senior Walking Club: The Destin Senior Members walk around the Destin Community Center’s gymnasium from 8-9 a.m. Monday-Friday. All of the miles that you walk will be added to the “team map” as we travel from one region to the next. The team’s miles are reported on the 4th Friday of each month at the Destin Senior Membership’s Potluck. 

— Destin Senior Chair Exercise 50+ years: Monday and Wednesday mornings from 10-10:45 a.m. at Buck Destin Park consists of performing light exercises to help improve balance, flexibility, strength, and circulation. Free/residents. 

Book Club 

The Destin Library’s Novel Idea Book Club is open to adults and meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. via Microsoft Teams. Club members can submit book recommendations – primarily fiction with the occasional non-fiction title – and the club will vote on which ones to read. Membership is open to everyone; however, you will need an Okaloosa County Public Library card to check-out materials. Members will need an email address and internet access to join the discussion. 

City of Destin Annual Passes 

Full-time residents (within the incorporated city limits) are encouraged to submit their request for a 2021 Annual Pass at https://www.cityofdestin.com/342/Annual-Passes. For those who do not have internet access, beach parking passes are only available at City Hall. Henderson Beach State Park and Joe’s Bayou Boat Ramp passes are available at both City Hall and the Destin Community Center. For questions, call 837-4242. 

Adopt-A-Street 

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 City’s website and signage installed on their adopted street. For more information, call 837-6869 or email adoptastreet@cityofdestin.com. 

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. 

Immediately’s occasions for July 3 | Leisure

TODAY

A Patriot Paw Parade takes place today at 10 a.m. at Downtown Dog, 150 Laurens St. SW. Those who wish to attend should arrive at 9:45 am. For more information, visit aikendowntowndog.com.

Aiken music festival takes place today from 6pm to 10pm at the Highfields Event Center, 118 Gaston Road. The Red Clay Strays with Billy S. will perform. The gate opens at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $ 15. Aiken County’s artisans will be in the Merchant Village. Food trucks will also be on site. For more information, visit aikenmusicfest.com.

The Back to Basics Alcoholics Anonymous Group meets Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 961 Trail Ridge Road. Mask compulsory for those who are not fully vaccinated.

A Barbecue fundraiser takes place today from 4pm to 6pm at the Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. The plates are $ 6 and include a barbecue sandwich, fries, drink, and dessert. The proceeds will benefit the operating budget of the center. At 6 p.m. there will be gospel singing. Oasis and Master’s 3 will perform. Admission is free. Attention is paid to social distancing. An offer of love is accepted. For more information, visit midgsc.com.

SUNDAY

Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) will hold virtual church services on Sunday. The services are open to everyone. Silent worship begins at 10 a.m. followed by online fellowship for those who wish to stay. For more information and the zoom link, call Brenda at 803-648-6020.

A Independence Day celebration takes place on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St., Augusta. The event features live bands, food stalls, games and more. The fireworks start around 9:30 p.m. The event is free and public. For more information, call the Augusta Parks and Recreation Department at 706-796-5025.

MONDAY

Aiken Women in Black and Moms Demand Action will hold a vigil for peace and nonviolence Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The group gathers on Hitchcock Drive at the entrance to Aiken Estates, across from the fresh market along Whiskey Road. Participants are invited to stay all the time or as long as possible. If you can’t stand, chairs are welcome. The witnesses against war and all forms of violence meet on the first and third Monday of the month and are held in rain and sunshine as well as on public holidays. Everyone, including children and men, is welcome. Participants can bring their own signs if they are non-partisan. For more information, call Lynn at 501-499-4485 or Brenda at 803-648-6020.

TUESDAY

The Great Aiken Al-Anon group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive.

Nar-Anon Aiken for comfort family group meet in person on Tuesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the conference room near the main shrine of St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. SW and via Zoom. More information by email momofoscar4@gmail.com.

The city of Aiken holds Parks, Recreation and Tourism Registration for youth sports autumn 2021 Tuesday through July 22nd at Citizens Park, 651 Old Airport Road. Sports include flag football (ages 5-12), soccer (ages 4-18), volleyball (ages 9-14), and cheerleading (ages 5-12). The fees vary depending on the sport. Registration is possible Mondays to Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Birth certificates and proof of residence are required for registration. For more information call 803-642-7761 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.

WEDNESDAY

The Meals in the summer food service program is offered Wednesday, July 21 and August 4, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Outreach Community Church, 188 School St., Warrenville. Meals are provided by roadside contactless pickup.

THURSDAY

Music in the park takes place on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. The Savannah River Winds Concert Band will perform. Participants should bring a chair or blanket. In bad weather, concerts are held at the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the City of North Augusta and the SC Arts Commission.

J & the Bootleggers will perform live during Amp the alley from 6.30 p.m. Thursday. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com.

JULY 10

The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society becomes one Southern author exhibition 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at the American Legion Hut, 314 Penn St., Edgefield. The authors Tom Poland, Patricia G. McNeely, Alexia Jones, Helsley, Tom Robertson, Marion F. Sturkey, June Gardner, Ralph Scurry, Dr. Jodie Peeler, Dr. Walter B. Curry Jr. and Karen Stokes will be there. The Edgefield Preservation Association is hosting a lunch fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch tickets for $ 15 upfront and $ 20 at the box office are available for purchase at Tompkins Library, 104 Courthouse Square. For more information, call 803-637-4010 or email OEDGS85@gmail.com.

A Christmas market in July takes place on Saturday, July 10th, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 506 Main St., Edgefield.

JULY 12

Resuscitation services takes place every evening from July 12th to 15th at 7pm at Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 2451 Edgefield Road, Trenton. Guest ministers on Monday will be Rev. Barbara Brightharp Wills; the Rev. Reginald Grimes on Tuesday; the Rev. Billy Smith on Wednesday; and the Rev. Charles E. Goodman Jr. on Thursday. Pastor is Rev. George L. Brightharp. For more information, call 803-480-8086.

20TH OF JULY

DayBreak Adult Care Services will be his Lewy Body Dementia Support Group at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. NW For more information, see daybreakaiken.com or phone 803-226-0288.

Wagener-Salley High School, 272 Main Street South, in Wagener, will host a Volleyball camp for students – girls and boys – preparing for second to sixth grades. The meetings should run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The focus is on the basics. The cost, including a camp t-shirt, is $ 60 for those who register by June 30th, and $ 80 thereafter. For information, contact Shane Hutto, the high school head volleyball coach, at Shutto2@acpsd.net.

21 JULY

The Meals in the summer food service program is available from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm July 7, July 21, and August 4 at Outreach Community Church, 188 School St., Warrenville. Meals are provided by roadside contactless pickup.

22ND OF JULY

Music in the park takes place on Thursday, July 22nd at 7 p.m. at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. Double D is executed. Participants should bring a chair or blanket. In bad weather, concerts are held at the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the City of North Augusta and the SC Arts Commission.

The Brandon Bower Band will perform live during Amp the alley from 6.30 p.m. Thursday, July 22nd. For more information, see visitaikensc.com.

The city of Aiken holds Parks, Recreation and Tourism Registration for youth sports autumn 2021 6-22 July at Citizens Park, 651 Old Airport Road. Sports include flag football (ages 5-12), soccer (ages 4-18), volleyball (ages 9-14), and cheerleading (ages 5-12). The fees vary depending on the sport. Registration is possible Mondays to Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Birth certificates and proof of residence are required for registration. For more information call 803-642-7761 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.

JULY 23

The Augusta poster show takes place on Friday, July 23, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, July 24, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Wow! Club at SRP Park, 187 Railroad Ave., North Augusta. The event will feature over 30 different posters by 30 different artists. A VIP preview will take place on Friday. Entry is $ 10. The Saturday show is free. For more information, visit augustapostershow.com.

24TH JULY

The Southern Roots Team will hold Bark stand 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 24th, at Beverly D. Clyburn Generations Park, 700 Mack Henry Holland Drive. The event features food, vendors, music, fun, and a pet care event. Entry is one item per person donated to local animal shelters. Items accepted include pet toys, pet food, treats, detergents, towels / blankets, collars / leashes, or food and water bowls.

JULY 27TH

A Online adult book club meets from 2.30pm-3.45pm Tuesday, July 27th. The book in July is “Summer of ’69” by Elin Hilderbrand. To register, call x 803-642-2020. 1121 to get the meeting link. For more information, visit abbe-lib.org.

29TH OF JULY

Stadtberg will perform at the Southbound Smokehouse, 1855 Central Ave., Augusta on Thursday, July 29th. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit fwbpro.com.

JULY 31

A Dog washing takes place on Saturday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, Willow Run Road 199. Baths, ear cleanings and nail decorations are offered. Prices vary. Further information and a price list can be found at letlovelive.org. Mask compulsory and social distancing are compulsory.

AUG. 11

The James L. Hammons Detachment No. 939 of the Marine Corps League will meet Today at 6:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Building, 1003 Spaulding Drive. New members are required. Membership is open to all honorably discharged or currently serving Marines. Associate membership is open to all branches of the military and family members. For more information, visit aikenmc1939.org.

Colorado Springs space leisure occasions beginning July 1 | Arts & Leisure

THURSDAY

Paint the Town Blues Series — With Dave Day and Route 61, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thorndale Park, 2310 W. Uintah St.; pikespeakblues.org/ paintthetownblue.

Country on the Courtyard Concert Series — With Hickabee, 6-9 p.m., Viewhouse, 7114 Campus Drive; 394-4137, viewhouse.com.

The Brad Eastin Quintet — 7 p.m., The Gold Room, 18 S. Nevada Ave. Tickets required: 634-4653, goldroomlive.com.

Super Clang — With The Short T.E.R.M, The Flower Gospel, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10. Tickets required: blacksheeprocks.com.

Habitual Offenders with Tracy Kellett — 7:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $6. Tickets required: looneescc.com.

THURSDAY-FRIDAY

The Bellamy Brothers — 7:30 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $49-$99. Tickets required: bootbarnhall.com.

FRIDAY

First & Main Town Center Concert Series — With 101st Army Band, 5-7 p.m., First & Main Town Center, 3302 Cinema Point; firstandmaintowncenter.com/events.

Kailani Dobson — 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., GOCA Downtown, 121 S. Tejon St, Suite 100; gocadigital.org.

Snake and the Rabbit — 6-8 p.m., Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort, 2 El Paso Blvd.; 634-2851, bicycleresort.com.

”A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — Presented by Theareworks, 6 p.m., 112 E. Boulder St.; tinyurl.com/253dkesc.

Tovenaar — With Upon a Fields Whisper, Clarion Void, Kalakuta, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10. Tickets required: blacksheeprocks.com.

Figure — With Jeanie, Dub, Underground Sounds, 7 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $25-$35. Tickets required: 392-8921, sunshinestudioslive.com.

Nico Coluucci — 8:30 p.m., The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., $5; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

Derrick Stroup — 7 and 9:30 p.m., 3E’s Comedy Club, 1 S. Nevada Ave., $20-$65. Tickets required: 3escomedy.com.

Jozalyn Sharp — 7 and 9:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $8. Tickets required: looneescc.com.

FRIDAY-JULY 30

”Equilibrium” — Works by Shannon Mello, opens 5-9 p.m. Friday, G44 Gallery, 121 E. Boulder St. Exhibit runs noon-5 p.m. Thursdays- Saturdays; g44gallery.com.

FRIDAY-JULY 31

”What We Did” — Opens 5-8 p.m. Friday, Cottonwood Center for the Arts, 427 E. Colorado Ave. Exhibit runs through July 31; cottonwoodcenterforthearts.com.

”Cheers! Drink Up! 2021” — Featuring drinkware made from clay, Commonwheel Artists Co-op, 102 Canon Ave., Manitou Springs; commonwheel.com/cheers-2021.

”Nature of Summer” — Works by Wendy Iaconis, Suzy Gardner and Kang Lee Sheppard, Arati Artists Gallery, 2425 W. Colorado Ave.; aratiartistsgallery.com.

JULY 2-AUG. 8

”Morning, Noon and Night in Garden of the Gods” — Laura Reilly Fine Art Gallery and Studio, 2522-A W. Colorado Ave.; 650-1427.

SATURDAY

Front Range Fables — Family theatre performance and hands-on art activities, 10 10:45 and 11:30 a.m., Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. Registration required: 634-5583, fac.coloradocollege.edu/events/city-as-a– venue-2021.

Brut Fest — 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $10. Tickets required: 392-8921, sunshinestudioslive.com.

Fighting the Phoenix — With The Endless Line, Arctic Origins, Lava Gato, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10. Tickets required: blacksheeprocks.com.

Dueling Pianos — 7 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $25-$35. Tickets required: bootbarnhall.com.

Boyd Sweeney — 8:30 p.m., The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., $5; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

SUNDAY

Banning Lewis Ranch Summer Concert Series — With Soul School, 7-9:30 p.m., Banning Lewis Ranch Recreation Center, 6885 Vista Del Pico Blvd.; 522-2432.

TUESDAY

Classic Tuesdays Concert Series: String Orchestra — Featuring musicians of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, 6-7 p.m., Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave.; coloradosprings philmusicians.com.

Idaho with Mute Forest — 8 p.m., Lulu’s Downstairs, 107 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs, $10. Tickets required: 424-7637, lulusdownstairs.com.

WEDNESDAY

Summer Concerts in the Glen — With Mississippi Mudders, 6-7:15 p.m., The Glen at Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave.; broadmoorchurch.org.

Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society’s Jazz in the Parks Series — With The Mississippi Mudders, 6-8 p.m., The Glen at Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave.; 592-9541.

Hillside Gardens Summer Concert Series — With John Wise and Tribe, 6-8:30 p.m., Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute St., $10; 520-9463.

WEDNESDAY-JULY 8

Sunset Patio Sessions — Featuring Rico Southee, 6-8 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13701 Bass Pro Drive; 401-0600, bootbarnhall.com.

JULY 8

Paint the Town Blues Series — With Take 2 Blues and the Soulcasters, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thorndale Park, 2310 W. Uintah St.; pikespeakblues.org/paintthetownblue.

”Colorado Springs Then and Now” Photo Exhibit Opening Reception — 5:30-8:30 p.m., Library 21c, 1175 Chapel Hills Drive; 260-6637.

Country on the Courtyard Concert Series — With Triple Nickel, 6-9 p.m., Viewhouse, 7114 Campus Drive; 394-4137, viewhouse.com.

Trapt — With Acedon Franklin, Mindless Vitality, Matthew Hennis, The R Souls, 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $20. Tickets required: 392-8921, sunshinestudioslive.com.

Wheel of Doom with John Rumery — 7:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $6. Tickets required: looneescc.com.

JULY 9

First & Main Town Center Concert Series — With 17th Avenue Allstars, 5-7 p.m., First & Main Town Center, 3302 Cinema Point; firstandmaintowncenter.com/events.

Leo and the Lark — 6-8 p.m., Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort, 2 El Paso Blvd.; 634-2851, bicycleresort.com.

Reminiscent Souls — With Suga Bear, 7 p.m., Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Drive, $10. Tickets required: stargazerstheatre.com.

Sheep Sessions: He$h & More — 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $25. Tickets required: blacksheeprocks.com.

Jazz in the Garden Concert Series — With Wayne Wilkinson Trio, 7 p.m., Grace and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St.; gssepiscopal.org.

Mike Van Arsdale — 8:30 p.m., The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., $5; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

JULY 9-10

Jay Hollingsworth — 7 and 9:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $8. Tickets required: looneescc.com.

Steve Sabo — 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., 3E’s Comedy Club, 1 S. Nevada Ave., $20-$55. Tickets required: 3escomedy.com.

SofaKillers — 7:30 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $25-$40. Tickets required: bootbarnhall.com.

JULY 9-18

Jurassic Quest Drive Thru — The Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., starting at $49 per vehicle. Tickets required: 477-2100, worldarena.com.

JULY 9-AUG. 28

”An American Night’s Dream” — Presented by Campfire Theater, 6:30 p.m., Monument Valley Park, 205 W. Fontanero St. Audience will be let on hiking trails as part of the show, $20. Tickets required: campfiretheatertours.com.

JULY 10

Front Range Fables — Family theatre performance and hands-on art activities, 10, 10:44 and 11:30 a.m., Meadows Park, 1943 S. El Paso Ave. Registration required: 634-5583, fac.coloradocollege.edu/events/city-as-a-venue-2021.

”A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — Presented by Theatreworks, 2 p.m., George Fellows Park, 5711 Tuckerman Drive; tinyurl.com/253dkesc.

Chris Webby — 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $25 and up. Tickets required: 392-8921, sunshinestudioslive.com.

E.P.I.C. Concert and Film in the Park — 7 p.m., Acacia Park Bandshell, 115 E. Platte Ave., 634-5583, fac.coloradocollege.edu/events/city-as-a-venue-2021.

SemiFiction — With Stereo Ontario, The Sum Beaches, Emerson Bailey, Grimmly, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $10. Tickets required: blacksheeprocks.com.

Rhythm and the Rose — 8:30 p.m., The Wild Goose Meeting House, 401 N. Tejon St., $5; wildgoosemeetinghouse.com.

JULY 10-11

Life of Bach: A Musical Journey — With Colorado Springs’ Early Music Ensemble, Parish House Baroque, 7-8 p.m. July 10, 2:30-4 p.m. July 11, First Lutheran Church, 1515 N. Cascade Ave, $10-$20. Tickets required: parishhouse baroque.org.

JULY 11

Hickabee & Brandon Henderson Band — 6 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $10-$15. Tickets required: bootbarnhall.com.

In the Whale — With Salt of Sanguine, Redbush, 7 p.m., The Black Sheep, 2106 E. Platte Ave., $15. Tickets required: blacksheeprocks.com.

JULY 12

Gemini Syndrome — With A Killers Confession, Ovtlier, Pushing Veronica, 6 p.m., Sunshine Studios Live, 3970 Clearview Frontage Road, $15. Tickets required: 392-8921, sunshine studioslive.com.

Summer Concert Series — By Friends of Monument Park with New Horizons “Kicks” Band, 7 p.m., Monument Valley Park, 170 W. Cache La Poudre St.; fmvp.net.

JULY 13

Classic Tuesdays Concert Series: Brass Band — Featuring musicians of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, 6-7 p.m., Bancroft Park, 2408 W. Colorado Ave.; coloradospringsphilmusicians.com.

JULY 14

Summer Concerts in the Glen — With The Mitguards, 6-7:15 p.m., The Glen at Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave.; broadmoorchurch.org.

Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society’s Jazz in the Parks Series — With New Horizons “Kicks” Band, 6-8 p.m., Bear Creek Regional Park, 21st Street and Argus Boulevard; 592-9541.

Sunset Patio Sessions — Featuring Professor M, 6-8 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13701 Bass Pro Drive; 401-0600, bootbarnhall.com.

Hillside Gardens Summer Concert Series — With Playing with Smoke, 6-8:30 p.m., Hillside Gardens, 1006 S. Institute St., $10; 520-9463.

JULY 15

Paint the Town Blues Series — With Eef and the Blues Express, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Thorndale Park, 2310 W. Uintah St.; pikespeakblues.org/paintthetownblue.

Banning Lewis Ranch Summer Concert Series — With Collective Groove, 6-8 p.m., Banning Lewis Ranch Recreation Center, 6885 Vista Del Pico Blvd.; 522-2432.

Black Forest Summer Jazz Series — With New Horizons “Kick” Band, 6:30-8 p.m., Black Forest Community Club, 12530 Black Forest Road, Black Forest; bfcommunityclub.org.

Front Range Big Band — 7-8 p.m., Soda Springs Park, 1016 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs; 494-3746.

You Look Like with Jonny & Brian — 7:30 p.m., Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., $8. Tickets required: looneescc.com.

Little Texas — 7:30 p.m., Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers, 13071 Bass Pro Drive, $49-$55. Tickets required: bootbarnhall.com.

JULY 15-17

Jeremy Piven — 7 p.m. July 15, 7 and 9:30 p.m. July 16-17, 3E’s Comedy Club, 1 S. Nevada Ave., $35-$90. Tickets required: 3escomedy.com.

JULY 15-18

”Paranormal Cirque” — 7:30 p.m. July 15-16, 9:30 p.m. July 16-17, 6:30 p.m. 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. July 18, The Citadel Mall, 750 Citadel Drive East, $10-$50. Tickets required: tinyurl.com/ 2y7m3vbs.

JULY 15-AUG. 1

”Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” — Shockley-Zalabak Theater, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $15 and up. Tickets required: 255-3232, entcenterforthearts.org.

THROUGH JULY 24

”The Space(s) Between” Exhibit — GOCA Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave. Tickets required: entcenterforthearts.org.

THROUGH AUG. 6

”U OK?” Exhibit — GOCA Downtown, 121 S. Tejon St, Suite 100. Tickets required: entcenterforthearts.org.

THROUGH AUG. 7

Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $10. Tickets required: fac.coloradocollege.edu.

THROUGH AUG. 21

”To Bind or to Burn” — Works by Anna Tsouhlarakis, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $10. Tickets required: fac.coloradocollege.edu.

THROUGH SEPT. 2

Sack Lunch Serenade Shows — Free silent films accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ, noon-1 p.m. Thursdays, Immanuel Organ Gym, 828 E. Pikes Peak Ave., $6 lunches available; 473-2010.

THROUGH SEPT. 4

Eugène Atget: “Photographing Paris, 1898-1925” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10 for nonmembers. Advance tickets required: fac.coloradocollege.edu/exhibits/eugene– atget-photographing-paris.

”Ansel Adams: Masterworks” — Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St., $5-$10 for nonmembers. Advance tickets required: fac.coloradocollege.edu/ exhibits/ansel-adams-masterworks.

THROUGH OCT. 2

”Honesty Always Wins … or … This Mine is Mine” — Melodrama dinner theater, The Iron Springs Chateau, 444 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs. Go online for costs. Reservations required: ironspringschateau.com.

COMPILED BY CARLOTTA OLSON, THE GAZETTE, 636-0221, CARLOTTA.OLSON@GAZETTE.COM

DISCOVER TEXARKANA | Venues host leisure, celebrations, annual occasions

The Four States Fairgrounds is located at 3700 E. 50th St. Photo by
Christy Busby Worsham
/ Texarkana Newspaper.

Crossties, Texarkana’s newest multi-level venue, hosts weddings, receptions, rehearsals, catered dinners, corporate events, birthday parties, reunions, school dances, banquets and concerts. It is located at 324 E. Broad St. in Texarkana, Arkansas. Its owners bought the building, which served as Moore’s Home Furnishing for decades. It is the premier venue for events in Texarkana, Arkansas. Crossties offers a bespoke event experience with an experienced and detail-oriented staff who are responsive to your vision. Call (870) 774-6134 or visit https://www.crosstiestemarkana.com/

Silvermoon on Broad in downtown Texarkana, Texas has several different meeting places. The Art Deco room, 1885 Parlor (at 211 West Broad), is cozy with carpeted floors and elegant lighting. The funky and cool Singer Courtyard outdoors (behind the salon) rounds off the main rooms. The inviting Great Hall (behind the 213 West Broad facade) in the heart of the complex is the largest room and is ideal for receptions, meetings and dinners. It also offers a commercial kitchen.

DESTIN EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT June 23

Please send your events, meetings, etc., to pgriffin@thedestinlog.com at least 2 weeks in advance. 

Destin City Hall 

All city meetings are being held at the City Hall Annex, 4100 Indian Bayou Trail, until further notice. All meetings are subject to change or cancellation. To virtually view the meeting, https://www.cityofdestin.com/. To view/stream is www.youtube.com/CityofDestin. 

• Local Planning Agency, 5:30 p.m. June 24 

Wednesday Night Concert Series 

Enjoy free live entertainment with Luke Langford from 7-9 p.m. June 23 on the Events Plaza stage at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. 

June 30: Dion Jones & The Neon Tears 

July 7: Boukou Groove 

July 14: Forrest Williams Band 

July 21: Six Piece Suits 

July 28: Rust & Gold 

Summer Storytime on the Lawn   

Cuddlers and Toddlers Storytime is continuing through the summer at 10 a.m. every Thursday and run approximately 20 minutes. Come enjoy Tails & Tales themed stories while waiting for the weekly Summer Reading events to begin at 10:30 a.m. Get more information  at cityofdestin.com/655/Summer-Reading. If you have any questions, call 837-8572 or email library@cityofdestin.com. 

Concerts in the Village 

The Air National Guard Band of the South performs at 7 p.m. June 24 at Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation’s Dugas Stage. Admission is $15/adults, $10/active-duty military, and children (12 and under) and MKAF members are free. Purchase tickets online at Eventbrite. Gates open at 6 p.m. 

Summer at HarborWalk Village 

• Monday: Dance to your own beat with a silent disco experience in front of the main stage from 7-10 p.m. Sanitized headphones provided. 

• Tuesday: Carnival comes to HarborWalk Village with live music on the main stage at 6:30 p.m. and the Fat Tuesday Parade at 8:30 p.m. Catch beads as the floats roll through the Village. Want to celebrate on a float with you and your krewe or promote your business? Email events@harborwalkvillage.com or call 850-424-0600. 

• Thursday: All American Thursday is from 6:30 – 9 p.m. Celebrate the USA with a one-of-a-kind vintage airshow, hero salute, live entertainment, fireworks and a fire spinning show with Hero Salute and Vintage Air Show 6:30 p m. and fireworks at 9 p.m.  

Rosemary Beach Moonlight & Movies 

Bring blankets and lawn chairs for a movie night under the stars in Rosemary Beach June 24 with “Onward” on the Western Green. Balloon art starts at 6 p.m. and  movie at 8:15 p.m. Enjoy popcorn and hot dogs on the beach from DogManDu.  

• July 1: The Secret Life of Pets 2 

• July 8: Toy Story 4 

• July 15 Moana 

• July 22: Sonic the Hedgehog 

• Aug. 5: Tom and Jerry 

• Aug. 12: Trolls World Tour  

Movies & S’mores Series 

The free Movies & S’mores series will be at 5 p.m. June 24 in Camp Helen State Park Recreation Hall with food and fun. Seating will be provided. Programs begin at 6:30 p.m. with an interpretive table of activities, a merchandise table, prepackaged smores around the bonfire and a souvenir cup. Movie, “Moana,”  begins. at sunset. Donations are accepted and will go directly to the Friends of Camp Helen State Park to be used to benefit the parks resource management, projects and interpretative programs. 

• July 3: The Lion King (2019) 

• July 22: Onward with a special treasure hunt/guided tour throughout the par 

Baytowne LIVE Music 

The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents Baytowne LIVE on Adventure Lane from 7-9:30 p.m. Schedule includes Steve Hall June 29 and Ken & Andi Johnson June 25.  

Family Fun Day 

The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart will host a Family Fun Day in Santa Rosa Beach from 9-11 a.m. June 26. The location will be the new Ascension Sacred Heart building at 179 Mack Bayou Loop. The event is free of charge and celebrates the expansion of pediatric services to the Emerald Coast. Outdoors, masks are encouraged, but not required. Inside the building, masks are required.  

Rock the Docks 

Rock along the docks at HarborWalk Village and under the stars for a free live concert from 7-9 p.m. June 26 with Frank Fletcher. 

• July 3: 18 Miles Band 

• July 10: Flash Flood 

• July17: way Ja Vu 

• July 24: The Hoodoos 

• July 31: Scenic Heights 

• Aug. 7: FIinga Faya 

• Aug. 14: TBA 

Sunday Cinema 

Grab a lawn chair or blanket for the free movie “Moana,” a featured film on the big screen at 8 p.m. June 27 on the Events Plaza Lawn at Baytowne Wharf. 

• July 11: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation 

• July 18: Pete’s Dragon 

• July 25: Sing  

Rosemary Beach Summer Concerts 

Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the night on St. Augustine Green in Rosemary Beach with music of Totally Awesome 80’s from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 28.  

• July 5:  Ocean’s Nine (boat Pop) 

• July 12: Kool Kats (50’s & 60’s) 

• July 19: British Invasion (Beatles and Stones) 

• July 26: Flying High (Bryds to the Eagles) 

• Aug. 2: Fais Do-Do (Cajun & Zydeco) 

• Aug. 9: Totally Awesome 80’s!  

ACT Workshops 

Workshops to assist students in Okaloosa, Escambia and Santa Rosa County high schools who will be taking the  July 17 ACT tests will be held in Gulf Breeze. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to noon July 12, 13, 14 and 15. Registrations must be postmarked by June 28. All materials, snacks and drinks are furnished. Students will need to bring calculators. If you have any questions, email Amhart1966@aol.com or call  615-585-2401.  

Let Freedom Ring 

HarborWalk Village’s 4th of July celebration, Let Freedom Ring, begins at 7 p.m. July 2 with The Two Hoo Doos. The Miles Band performs July 3 at 7 p.m. and The Manly Hero July 4 at 7 p.m. Fireworks and fire spinning by Autumn Lyfe begin at 9 p.m. Sunday. On-site parking $10.  

Smoke on the Coast 

Destin Commons will host 15 local non-profit organizations at the 10th annual Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival from 5-10 p. m. July 3. Each non-profit organization teams up with a restaurant or BBQ aficionado. Cast your vote for $1 for your favorite BBQ team, support their mission, and enjoy a day of family fun. 

Seaside 4th of July 

Seaside is hosting a day of patriotic activities from 9 a.m to 9 p.m. in Central Square, with storefronts decorated in red, white, and blue. While there will not be a parade along 30A, Seaside will feature second-line-style patriotic music performances around town throughout the day, with a special performance by the Rep Theatre.  All of this will culminate into what will be the largest fireworks show not only in Seaside but along the entire Gulf Coast.  

Red, White & Baytowne 

The Red, White, and Baytowne celebration takes place from 7-9:15 p.m. July 4 with music from Donovan Keith on the Events Plaza Stage at Baytowne Wharf. A fireworks display will light up the night sky at 9:15 p.m. The Village will also host kids activities including kids crafts, face painting, and balloon sculpting.  

Summer Pop 

The Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents Jordan and Michelle’s “Back to Broadway” show, a fun-filled, high-energy tribute to the Broadway music of today and yesterday. July 17 at ECTC’s performance space, 560 Grand Boulevard, upstairs, in the Grand Boulevard Town Center in Miramar Beach. Tickets are $30/person at www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org. 

• July 24 – Frank & Friends with Peter Lake. Enjoy tunes from Frank Sinatra, Giacomo Puccini, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more favorites.  

Mattie Kelly Arts Center 

Jesus Christ Superstar is the 2021 Summer Musical at 7:30 p.m. July 21-24 and 2 p.m. July 25 on Mainstage. at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Amphitheater in Niceville. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call the Box Office for tickets at 729-6000 or visit https://mattiekellyartscenter.org/.  

Hydroflight Monday 

Enjoy shows from fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell over the lagoon at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 2. 

Boomin’ Tuesday 

Turn your eyes on the sky at Baytowne Wharf and watch as the sky lights up with a fireworks show over the Lagoon at 9:15 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 3. Also, a DJ Dance Party with DJ Mike Whitty begins at 7 p.m. in the Events Plaza. 

Magical Thursday 

Magic, music, and mayhem with Baytowne Wharf’s featured pirate Captain Davy takes you on an adventure with two magic shows at 7 and 8 p.m. Thursdays May 20-Aug. 5. 

Destin Woman’s Club 

The Annual Fashion Show held by the Destin Woman’s Club has been cancelled this year due to the Covid virus. The Fashion Show for 2021 has been scheduled for Nov. 5.  As their major fundraiser, net proceeds go toward the Club’s Family Assistance Fund designed to help local families and a local charity. 

RECURRING EVENTS 

Destin Community Center 

All activities are at the Destin Community Center, unless noted. Call 654-5184 or email recreation@cityofdestin.comfor information and to register. Persons with disabilities who require assistance are asked to notify the center 48 hours in advance. 

Pickleball: Sessions are Mondays from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays from 1-2 p.m. and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Fee is $3/session. Racquets and balls are available, just bring your gym shoes. 

Table Tennis: Play from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Paddles and balls provided. Fee is $2/resident and $3/non-resident. 

Senior Programs 

All activities are at the Destin Community Center, unless noted. Call 654-5184 or email recreation@cityofdestin.com for information and to register. Persons with disabilities who require assistance are asked to notify the center 48 hours in advance.  

— Destin Senior Membership: Join the Destin Seniors to enjoy multiple festivities including the senior lunch bunch, potluck, casino trips, cruises, bingo, chair exercise, knitting, scrabble, and Mexican dominoes. Members must be a Destin resident. 

— Senior Book Club: The Destin Senior Members meet at 10 a.m. the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the Destin Library, 150 Sibert Ave. 

— Senior Drop-In Hours: The Destin Senior Center at Buck Destin Park, 724 Legion Drive, offers senior drop-in hours from 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday and Thursday for Seniors (50 years and older) to meet and enjoy each other’s company, participate in games such as Mexican Train Dominoes, Scrabble, cards, etc. 

— Senior Walking Club: The Destin Senior Members walk around the Destin Community Center’s gymnasium from 8-9 a.m. Monday-Friday. All of the miles that you walk will be added to the “team map” as we travel from one region to the next. The team’s miles are reported on the 4th Friday of each month at the Destin Senior Membership’s Potluck. 

— Destin Senior Chair Exercise 50+ years: Monday and Wednesday mornings from 10-10:45 a.m. at Buck Destin Park consists of performing light exercises to help improve balance, flexibility, strength, and circulation. Free/residents. 

Book Club 

The Destin Library’s Novel Idea Book Club is open to adults and meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m. via Microsoft Teams. Club members can submit book recommendations – primarily fiction with the occasional non-fiction title – and the club will vote on which ones to read. Membership is open to everyone; however, you will need an Okaloosa County Public Library card to check-out materials. Members will need an email address and internet access to join the discussion. 

City of Destin Annual Passes 

Full-time residents (within the incorporated city limits) are encouraged to submit their request for a 2021 Annual Pass at https://www.cityofdestin.com/342/Annual-Passes. For those who do not have internet access, beach parking passes are only available at City Hall. Henderson Beach State Park and Joe’s Bayou Boat Ramp passes are available at both City Hall and the Destin Community Center. For questions, call 837-4242. 

Adopt-A-Street 

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 City’s website and signage installed on their adopted street. For more information, call 837-6869 or email adoptastreet@cityofdestin.com. 

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. 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT June 16

Bitte senden Sie Ihre Veranstaltungen, Meetings usw. mindestens 2 Wochen im Voraus an PGriffin1@gannett.com.

Rathaus von Destin

Alle Stadtversammlungen finden bis auf Weiteres im Rathausanbau, 4100 Indian Bayou Trail, statt. Alle Treffen können geändert oder abgesagt werden. Um das Meeting virtuell anzuzeigen, https://www.cityofdestin.com/. Zum Ansehen/Streamen ist www.youtube.com/CityofDestin.

• Stadtzentrum CRA-AC, 17:30 Uhr, 16. Juni

• Stadtrat, 18 Uhr 21. Juni

• Sonderanhörung des Magistrats, 17.30 Uhr, 22. Juni, Rathaus

• Parks & Recreation, 16:00 Uhr, 22. Juni, Nebengebäude des Rathauses

• Local Planning Agency, 17:30 Uhr, 24. Juni

Sommer im HarborWalk Village

Montag: Tanzen Sie zu Ihrem eigenen Beat mit einem Silent-Disco-Erlebnis vor der Hauptbühne von 19-22 Uhr Desinfizierte Kopfhörer werden bereitgestellt.

Dienstag: Der Karneval kommt ins HarborWalk Village mit Live-Musik auf der Hauptbühne um 18.30 Uhr und der Fat Tuesday Parade um 20:30 Uhr. Fangen Sie Perlen, während die Wagen durch das Dorf rollen. Sie möchten mit Ihnen und Ihrer Crew auf einem Festwagen feiern oder für Ihr Unternehmen werben? Senden Sie eine E-Mail an events@harborwalkvillage.com oder rufen Sie 850-424-0600 an.

Donnerstag: All American Thursday ist von 18:30 – 21:00 Uhr Feiern Sie die USA mit einer einzigartigen Vintage-Airshow, Hero Salute, Live-Entertainment, Feuerwerk und einer Fire-Spinning-Show mit Hero Salute und Vintage Air Show 18:30 p m. und Feuerwerk um 21 Uhr

Samstag: Rocken Sie entlang der Docks und unter den Sternen zu einem kostenlosen Live-Konzert von 19-21 Uhr

Blutspendenaktion

Die Market Shops veranstalten am 18. Juni von 10 bis 16 Uhr eine Blutspendeaktion mit dem OneBlood Big Red Bus. Das Spendenfahrzeug wird auf dem Parkplatz neben dem Highway 98 stehen.

Sommer-Pop

Die Emerald Coast Theatre Company präsentiert Comedy Night! Seitenspaltende Komödie von einer Reihe regionaler Komiker während eines Abends, der von Jason Hedden, dem lustigsten Nordwest-Florida, moderiert wird. 18. Juni im Veranstaltungsraum des ECTC, 560 Grand Boulevard, oben, im Grand Boulevard Town Center in Miramar Beach. Tickets für jede Veranstaltungs-Spendenaktion kosten $30/Person. Kaufen Sie einen Summer Pop Pass mit allen vier Events für 100 US-Dollar. Kaufen Sie Tickets und Pakete unter www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org.

• 17. Juli – Jordan und Michelles „Back to Broadway“-Show, eine unterhaltsame, energiegeladene Hommage an die Broadway-Musik von heute und gestern.

• 24. Juli – Frank & Friends mit Peter Lake. Genießen Sie Melodien von Frank Sinatra, Giacomo Puccini, Andrew Lloyd Webber und vielen weiteren Favoriten.

Food Truck Fest Destin

Orange Beach Breeze veranstaltet das Food Truck Fest von 11 bis 20 Uhr 20. Juni im Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village in Destin. Das Fest wird viele Imbisswagen im Panhandle bieten, Verkäufer, die Geschenke, Kunsthandwerk, Schmuck, Körperpflegeprodukte und mehr ausstellen und verkaufen. Dies ist eine familienfreundliche Veranstaltung. Die Eintrittsgebühr beträgt 5 USD mit 12 und darunter frei. Besuchen Sie www.foodtruckfestdestin.com für weitere Informationen.

Sonntagskino

Schnappen Sie sich einen Liegestuhl oder eine Decke für den kostenlosen Film „Secret Life of Pets 2“, einen Film auf der großen Leinwand. um 20 Uhr 20. Juni auf dem Events Plaza Lawn am Baytowne Wharf.

27. Juni: Moana

11. Juli: Hotel Transsilvanien 3: Sommerurlaub

18. Juli: Petes Drache

25. Juli: Singen

Baytowne LIVE-Musik

Das Dorf Baytowne Wharf präsentiert Baytowne LIVE auf der Adventure Lane von 19-9:30 Uhr. Programm beinhaltet Steve Hall 17. und 29. Juni; Jarred McConnell 11. Juni; Bobby Cutshaw 18. Juni; und Ken & Andi Johnson 25. Juni.

Mittwochabend Konzertreihe

Genießen Sie kostenlose Live-Unterhaltung mit Luke Langford vom 23. Juni 19-21 Uhr auf der Events Plaza-Bühne im The Village of Baytowne Wharf.

30. Juni: Dion Jones & The Neon Tears

7. Juli: Boukou Groove

14. Juli: Forrest Williams Band

21. Juli: Sechsteilige Anzüge

28. Juli: Rost & Gold

4. August: Dion Jones & The Neon Tears

11. August: Casey Kearney

18. August: Das HooDoos

25. August: Big Al & das Schwergewicht

Konzerte im Dorf

Die Air National Guard Band of the South tritt am 24. Juni um 19 Uhr auf der Dugas-Bühne der Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation auf. Der Eintritt beträgt 15 USD/Erwachsene, 10 USD/Militär im aktiven Dienst und Kinder (12 und jünger) und MKAF-Mitglieder sind frei. Kaufen Sie Tickets online bei Eventbrite. Tore öffnen um 18 Uhr

Rosemary Beach Moonlight & Filme

Bringen Sie Decken und Liegestühle für einen Filmabend unter den Sternen in Rosemary Beach am 24. Juni mit “Onward” auf dem Western Green mit. Ballonkunst beginnt um 18 Uhr und Film um 20:15 Uhr Genießen Sie Popcorn und Hot Dogs am Strand von DogManDu.

• 1. Juli: Das geheime Leben der Haustiere 2

• 8. Juli: Toy Story 4

• 15. Juli Moana

• 22. Juli: Sonic the Hedgehog

• 5. August: Tom und Jerry

• 12. August: Trolls World Tour

Filme & S’mores-Serien

Die kostenlose Movies & S’mores-Serie wird am 24. Juni um 17 Uhr in der Camp Helen State Park Recreation Hall mit Essen und Spaß zu sehen sein. Für Sitzgelegenheiten wird gesorgt. Die Programme beginnen um 18.30 Uhr mit einem interpretativen Aktivitätentisch, einem Merchandise-Tisch, abgepackten Smores am Lagerfeuer und einem Souvenirbecher. Der Film “Moana” beginnt. bei Sonnenuntergang. Spenden werden angenommen und gehen direkt an die Freunde des Camp Helen State Parks, um dem Ressourcenmanagement, den Projekten und den interpretativen Programmen des Parks zu helfen.

• 3. Juli: Der König der Löwen (2019)

• 22. Juli: Weiter mit einer speziellen Schatzsuche/Führung durch den Park

ACT-Workshops

Workshops zur Unterstützung von Schülern der High Schools in Okaloosa, Escambia und Santa Rosa County, die am 17. Juli die ACT-Tests ablegen werden, werden in Gulf Breeze abgehalten. Der Workshop findet vom 12., 13., 14. und 15. Juli von 9 bis 12 Uhr statt bis 28. Juni abgestempelt werden. Alle Materialien, Snacks und Getränke werden bereitgestellt. Die Schüler müssen Taschenrechner mitbringen. Wenn Sie Fragen haben, senden Sie eine E-Mail an Amhart1966@aol.com oder rufen Sie 615-585-2401 an.

Lass die Freiheit klingeln

Die Feierlichkeiten zum 4. Juli im HarborWalk Village, Let Freedom Ring, beginnen am 2. Juli um 19 Uhr mit The Two Hoo Doos. Die Miles Band tritt am 3. Juli um 19 Uhr auf und The Manly Hero am 4. Juli um 19 Uhr

Feuerwerk und Feuerspinnen von Autumn Lyfe beginnen am Sonntag um 21 Uhr. O-Site-Parkplatz 10 $.

Rauch an der Küste

Destin Commons wird 15 lokale Non-Profit-Organisationen beim 10. jährlichen Smoke on the Coast BBQ & Fireworks Festival von 17 bis 22 Uhr veranstalten. Geben Sie Ihre Stimme für 1 USD für Ihr Lieblings-BBQ-Team ab, unterstützen Sie seine Mission und genießen Sie einen Tag voller Familienspaß.

Rot, Weiß & Baytowne

Die Red-, White- und Baytowne-Feier findet am 4. Juli von 19 bis 21:15 Uhr mit Musik von Donovan Keith auf der Events Plaza Stage am Baytowne Wharf statt. Ein Feuerwerk erhellt den Nachthimmel um 21.15 Uhr. Das Dorf wird auch Aktivitäten für Kinder veranstalten, darunter Kinderbasteln, Kinderschminken und Ballonskulpturen.

Mattie Kelly Kunstzentrum

Jesus Christ Superstar ist das Sommermusical 2021 um 19.30 Uhr vom 21. bis 24. Juli und 14 Uhr am 25. Juli auf der Mainstage. im Mattie Kelly Arts Center Amphitheater in Niceville. Einlass ist um 18 Uhr. Tickets kosten 20 US-Dollar. Rufen Sie die Abendkasse unter 729-6000 an, um Tickets zu erhalten, oder besuchen Sie https://mattiekellyartscenter.org/.

Hydroflug Montag

Genießen Sie montags bis 2. August um 18:30 Uhr und 20:30 Uhr Shows des außergewöhnlichen Flyboards Ben Merrell über der Lagune im The Village of Baytowne Wharf.

Boomin’ Dienstag

Richten Sie Ihren Blick am Baytowne Wharf auf den Himmel und beobachten Sie, wie der Himmel dienstags bis zum 3. August um 21:15 Uhr mit einem Feuerwerk über der Lagune erleuchtet wird. Außerdem beginnt um 19:00 Uhr eine DJ-Tanzparty mit DJ Mike Whitty im Veranstaltungsplatz.

Magischer Donnerstag

Magie, Musik und Chaos mit dem Piraten Captain Davy von Baytowne Wharf nimmt Sie mit auf ein Abenteuer mit zwei Zaubershows um 19 und 20 Uhr donnerstags vom 20. Mai bis zum August. 5.

Destin Woman’s Club

Die jährliche Fashion Show des Destin Woman’s Club wurde dieses Jahr wegen des Covid-Virus abgesagt. Die Fashion Show für 2021 ist für den 5. November geplant. Als ihre große Spendenaktion geht der Nettoerlös an den Family Assistance Fund des Clubs, der lokalen Familien und einer lokalen Wohltätigkeitsorganisation helfen soll.

WIEDERKEHRENDE EREIGNISSE

Destin-Gemeindezentrum

Alle Aktivitäten finden im Destin Community Center statt, sofern nicht anders angegeben. Rufen Sie 654-5184 an oder senden Sie eine E-Mail an entertainment@cityofdestin.com, um Informationen zu erhalten und sich anzumelden. Menschen mit Behinderungen, die Hilfe benötigen, werden gebeten, das Zentrum 48 Stunden im Voraus zu benachrichtigen.

Pickleball: Die Sitzungen finden montags von 12:30-15:30 Uhr, mittwochs von 13-14 Uhr und freitags von 10:30 bis 13:30 Uhr statt. Schläger und Bälle stehen zur Verfügung, bringen Sie einfach Ihre Turnschuhe mit.

Tischtennis: Spielen Sie montags, mittwochs und freitags von 10 bis 13 Uhr. Paddel und Bälle zur Verfügung gestellt. Die Gebühr beträgt 2 USD/Einwohner und 3 USD/Nichteinwohner.

Seniorenprogramme

Alle Aktivitäten finden im Destin Community Center statt, sofern nicht anders angegeben. Rufen Sie 654-5184 an oder senden Sie eine E-Mail an entertainment@cityofdestin.com, um Informationen zu erhalten und sich anzumelden. Menschen mit Behinderungen, die Hilfe benötigen, werden gebeten, das Zentrum 48 Stunden im Voraus zu benachrichtigen.

— Destin Senior-Mitgliedschaft: Treten Sie den Destin Seniors bei, um mehrere Festlichkeiten zu genießen, darunter das Seniorenessen, Potluck, Casino-Trips, Kreuzfahrten, Bingo, Stuhlübungen, Stricken, Scrabble und mexikanische Dominosteine. Mitglieder müssen in Destin ansässig sein.

— Senior Book Club: Die Destin Senior Members treffen sich am 2. Mittwoch des Monats um 10 Uhr in der Destin Library, 150 Sibert Ave.

— Sprechstunden für Senioren: Das Destin Senior Center im Buck Destin Park, 724 Legion Drive, bietet jeden Dienstag und Donnerstag von 9 bis 12 Uhr Senioren (ab 50 Jahren) eine Sprechstunde für Senioren, um sich zu treffen und die Gesellschaft des anderen zu genießen , an Spielen wie Mexican Train Dominoes, Scrabble, Karten usw. teilnehmen.

— Senior Walking Club: Die Destin Senior Member gehen von Montag bis Freitag von 8-9 Uhr durch die Turnhalle des Destin Community Centers. Alle Meilen, die Sie zurücklegen, werden der „Teamkarte“ hinzugefügt, wenn wir von einer Region zur nächsten reisen. Die Meilen des Teams werden am 4. Freitag jedes Monats im Potluck der Destin Senior Membership gemeldet.

— Destin Senior Chair Übung 50+ Jahre: Montag- und Mittwochmorgen von 10-10:45 Uhr im Buck Destin Park besteht aus leichten Übungen zur Verbesserung des Gleichgewichts, der Flexibilität, der Kraft und des Kreislaufs. Frei/Einwohner.

Buchclub

Der Novel Idea Book Club der Destin Library steht Erwachsenen offen und trifft sich jeden vierten Donnerstag im Monat um 11:30 Uhr über Microsoft Teams. Clubmitglieder können Buchempfehlungen einreichen – vor allem Belletristik mit gelegentlichen Sachbuchtiteln – und der Club stimmt darüber ab, welche gelesen werden sollen. Die Mitgliedschaft steht jedem offen; Sie benötigen jedoch eine Karte für die öffentliche Bibliothek von Okaloosa County, um Materialien auszuleihen. Mitglieder benötigen eine E-Mail-Adresse und einen Internetzugang, um an der Diskussion teilzunehmen.

City of Destin Jahreskarten

Vollzeitbewohner (innerhalb der eingetragenen Stadtgrenzen) werden ermutigt, ihren Antrag auf eine Jahreskarte 2021 unter https://www.cityofdestin.com/342/Annual-Passes einzureichen. Für diejenigen, die keinen Internetzugang haben, sind Parkausweise am Strand nur im Rathaus erhältlich. Pässe für den Henderson Beach State Park und Joe’s Bayou Boat Ramp sind sowohl im Rathaus als auch im Destin Community Center erhältlich. Bei Fragen rufen Sie 837-4242 an.

Adopt-A-Street

Das Adopt-A-Street-Programm der Stadt Destin ermöglicht es lokalen Familien, Unternehmen und Gemeindegruppen, einen wertvollen gemeinnützigen Dienst zu leisten, indem sie Abschnitte einer Straße übernehmen, um Müll und Schutt freizuhalten. Gruppen, die an diesem Programm teilnehmen, werden auf der Website der Stadt namentlich aufgeführt und in ihrer Wahlstraße beschildert. Für weitere Informationen rufen Sie 837-6869 an oder senden Sie eine E-Mail an adoptastreet@cityofdestin.com.

Bauernmarkt am Grand Boulevard

Der Grand Boulevard Farmers Market findet jeden Freitag und Samstag von 9 bis 13 Uhr im Grand Park im Herzen des Grand Boulevard in South Walton statt. Bringen Sie Ihre Einkaufstasche mit und laden Sie lokale Produkte, Eier, Marmeladen und Kuchen ein. Selbstgemachte Seife, gutes Olivenöl und eingelegte Dinge sind alles da.

Rosemary Beach Farmers Market

Besuchen Sie den 30A Farmers Market in Rosemary Beach sonntags von 9 bis 13 Uhr. Der lokale Farmers Market findet das ganze Jahr über sonntags und während der Sommermonate donnerstags am North Barrett Square entlang des Scenic 30A statt

At present’s occasions for June 14 | Leisure

TODAY

The Hopelands Concert Series will be held Mondays through June. 4 Cats in the Doghouse will perform at 7 p.m. today at the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place. Lawn chairs and blankets may be brought, as well as picnic dinners and non-alcoholic beverages. Face masks and social distancing are encouraged. Guests can park at the Green Boundary Club, 780 Whiskey Road. Handicap parking is available at the Rye Patch parking lot on Berrie Road and the Hopelands Gardens parking lot. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved to the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Face coverings are required indoors. The rain-out hotline is 803-643-4661. The concerts are free. For more information, call 803-642-7631 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.

The Aiken County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education will meet at 5:15 p.m. today in the Ashley Little Administration Building on the campus of Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville.

TUESDAY

DayBreak Adult Care Services will hold its Lewy Body Dementia Support Group at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. N.W. For more information, visit daybreakaiken.com or cal 803-226-0288.

The Awesome Aiken Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive.

Nar-Anon Aiken For Comfort Family Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in person in the conference room near the main sanctuary at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. and via Zoom. For more information, email momofoscar4@gmail.com.  

Keep Aiken County Beautiful will hold a Trash Talk Roundtable at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway. The discussion is free and open to the public. The aim is to brainstorm litter solutions. For more information, call Kandace Cave at 803-502-9000 x. 3356.

THURSDAY

The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce will hold a Summer Pop-up Shop from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the chamber, 406 W. Ave., North Augusta. For more information, call 803-279-2323 or email terra@northaugusta.org.

The Aiken Toastmasters Club will hold hybrid meetings at 6:45 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month in-person at Christ Central, 267 Laurens St. S.E., and via Zoom. For more information, email toastmastersaiken1355@gmail.com.

The Farmers Market in The Alley will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in June. Farm-fresh produce, artisan goods, food and drinks will be available in The Alley in downtown Aiken. Forest & Shep perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com

FRIDAY

The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department’s Library Park is closed while the playground surface is replaced. The park, located at 355 York St. S.E., is scheduled to reopen on Friday. For more information, call 803-643-4779.

Christafari will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Eureka First Baptist Church, 173 Johnston Highway, Trenton.

Zac Brown Tribute Band 20 Ride will perform in concert Friday at the Sharon Jones Amphitheater, 1001 Center St., North Augusta. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit fwbpro.com.

The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness Up & Atom series will be held at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 23, at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. Dr. Forest Mahan, president of Aiken Technical College, will be the guest speaker. His topic will be Aiken Tech’s initiatives in the nuclear field, welding and other non-nuclear programs that benefit SRS. The cost is $20 per person. For more information or to RSVP, email cnta@bellsouth.net or visit cntaware.org/event/up-atom-atc. The registration deadline is Friday.

The Aiken Master Gardeners will hold a Lunchbox Lecture at noon Friday via Zoom. The speaker will be Clemson Extension Agent Laura Lee Rose. The topic will be perennials to attract pollinators. Lectures are free and open to the public, bur registration is required. For more information or to register, visit aikenmastergardeners.org.

SATURDAY

Coach, Pure Indigo and Easily Amused will perform in concert Saturday at the Sharon Jones Amphitheater, 1001 Center St., North Augusta. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit fwbpro.com.

A Juneteenth celebration will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Center for African American History, Art and Culture, 120 York St. For more information, visit caahac.org or email juneteenth@caahac.org.

The Council of Aiken Garden Clubs will hold a Treasure Hunt Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. All proceeds will benefit the garden plantings and upkeep of the Dollhouse in Hopelands Gardens.

JUNE 21

A summer art camp will begin June 21 at the Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Avenue. The camp is open to children aged 6-9 for morning classes and 10-13 for afternoon classes and will take place over three weeks. The fee per week is $75. Visit www.artsandheritagecenter.com or the center’s offices for a registration form.

The Hopelands Concert Series will be held Mondays through June. Southern Meltdown will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, June 21, at the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place. Lawn chairs and blankets may be brought, as well as picnic dinners and non-alcoholic beverages. Face masks and social distancing are encouraged. Guests can park at the Green Boundary Club, 780 Whiskey Road. Handicap parking is available at the Rye Patch parking lot on Berrie Road and the Hopelands Gardens parking lot. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved to the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Face coverings are required indoors. The rain-out hotline is 803-643-4661. The concerts are free. For more information, call 803-642-7631 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.

Spoken Word Christian Ministries, 1219 Edgefield Highway, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 21-15. The theme is The Conquerors. For more information or to RSVP, email Alvina Jackson at vinahead2013@gmail.com.

JUNE 23

A Bingo Night fundraiser will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at Mellow Mushroom, 151 Bee Lane.. All proceeds will benefit the Aiken Equine Rescue.

The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness Up & Atom series will be held at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 23, at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. Dr. Forest Mahan, president of Aiken Technical College, will be the guest speaker. His topic will be Aiken Tech’s initiatives in the nuclear field, welding and other non-nuclear programs that benefit SRS. The cost is $20 per person. For more information or to RSVP, email cnta@bellsouth.net or visit cntaware.org/event/up-atom-atc. The registration deadline was June 18.

STAR puppy classes will be offered at 6 p.m. beginning Wednesday, June 23, at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The class will meet on Wednesdays for six weeks. Puppies will learn commands and those who qualify will be eligible for the AKC STAR award at the end of the course. Puppies must be between 10 to 20 weeks old and have two sets of shots. Pre-registration is required, and enrollment must be completed prior to the first class. For more information, call 803-642-7631.

Basic Dog Training classes will be held at 7:15 p.m. beginning Wednesday, June 23, at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The class will meet on Wednesdays for six weeks. Dogs will learn basic commands including come, sit, down, stay, wait, stand, etc., and topics will include basic dog care and what to expect from training. Dogs must be 5 months and older, have a current rabies vaccination and be registered with the city if the owner lives within the city limits. Pre-registration is required, and enrollment must be completed prior to the first class. For more information, call 803-642-7631.

JUNE 24

A Jazz Explosion concert featuring jazz camp faculty will will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Etherredge Center on the campus of USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, as part of the 2021 Joye in Aiken Festival. General admission tickets are $20. For more information, visit joyeinaiken.com

SuccessTeam will hold its third annual Big Brother: A Fellowship of Young Men Looking to Become Real Men conference, June 24-27 at USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway. The multi-day overnight youth may development conference will feature leadership development, the art of accountability, suit and tie etiquette, how to secure employment, conflict resolution, basic mechanics, fine dining etiquette, the importance of education, how to succeed as an athlete and more. For more information, visit successteam.org.

The Farmers Market in The Alley will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in June. Farm-fresh produce, artisan goods, food and drinks will be available in The Alley in downtown Aiken. Jaycie & Brooke will perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com.

Music in the Park will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. Fabio & Friends will perform. Those attending should bring a chair or blanket. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the City of North Augusta and the S.C. Arts Commission. 

JUNE 26

gospel singing fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 26, the Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. Forever Changed and the Mark Trammell Quartet will perform. Admission is free. Social distancing will be observed. A love offering will be accepted. For more information, visit midgsc.com.

An Audio Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater. 

JUNE 27

A Jazz Explosion concert featuring jazz camp students will will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at the Etherredge Center on the campus of USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, as part of the 2021 Joye in Aiken Festival. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit joyeinaiken.com.

JUNE 28

The Parris Island Marine Band will close out the Hopelands Concert Series at 7 p.m. Monday, June 28, at the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place. Lawn chairs and blankets may be brought, as well as picnic dinners and non-alcoholic beverages. Face masks and social distancing are encouraged. Guests can park at the Green Boundary Club, 780 Whiskey Road. Handicap parking is available at the Rye Patch parking lot on Berrie Road and the Hopelands Gardens parking lot. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved to the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Face coverings are required indoors. The rain-out hotline is 803-643-4661. The concerts are free. For more information, call 803-642-7631 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.

JULY 1

The James L. Hammons Detachment No. 939 of the Marine Corps League will meet from 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1,  at the Knights of Columbus building, 1003 Spaulding Drive. New members are needed. Membership is open to all honorably discharged or currently serving Marines. Associate membership is opened to all branches of the military and family members. For more information, visit aikenmc1939.org.

Reed & McCranie will perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com.

JULY 8

Music in the Park will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. The Savannah River Winds Concert Band will perform. Those attending should bring a chair or blanket. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the City of North Augusta and the S.C. Arts Commission. 

J & the Bootleggers will perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 8. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com.

JULY 20

DayBreak Adult Care Services will hold its Lewy Body Dementia Support Group at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. N.W. For more information, visit daybreakaiken.com or cal 803-226-0288.

JULY 22

Music in the Park will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. Double D will perform. Those attending should bring a chair or blanket. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the City of North Augusta and the S.C. Arts Commission. 

The Brandon Bower Band will perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com

JULY 23

The Augusta Poster Show will be held Friday, July 23, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, July 24, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wow! Club at SRP Park, 187 Railroad Ave., North Augusta. The event will feature over 30 different posters from 30 different artists. A VIP Preview will be held Friday. Admission is $10. Saturday’s show is free. For more information, visit augustapostershow.com.

JULY 29

Town Mountain will perform in concert Thursday, July 29, at Southbound Smokehouse, 1855 Central Ave., Augusta. Doors open at 6 p.m., the show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit fwbpro.com.

As we speak’s occasions for June 13 | Leisure

TODAY

Indoor services will be held at 11 a.m. today at New Beginning Baptist Church, 4000 Trolley Line Road. A Family and Friends Day program will be held. Ernest Thomas is the pastor.

MONDAY

The Hopelands Concert Series will be held Mondays through June. 4 Cats in the Doghouse will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place. Lawn chairs and blankets may be brought, as well as picnic dinners and non-alcoholic beverages. Face masks and social distancing are encouraged. Guests can park at the Green Boundary Club, 780 Whiskey Road. Handicap parking is available at the Rye Patch parking lot on Berrie Road and the Hopelands Gardens parking lot. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved to the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Face coverings are required indoors. The rain-out hotline is 803-643-4661. The concerts are free. For more information, call 803-642-7631 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.

The Aiken County Commission for Technical and Comprehensive Education will meet at 5:15 p.m. Monday in the Ashley Little Administration Building on the campus of Aiken Technical College, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville.

TUESDAY

DayBreak Adult Care Services will hold its Lewy Body Dementia Support Group at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. N.W. For more information, visit daybreakaiken.com or cal 803-226-0288.

The Awesome Aiken Al-Anon group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at First Christian Church, 900 Kerr Drive.

Nar-Anon Aiken For Comfort Family Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in person in the conference room near the main sanctuary at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St. S.W. and via Zoom. For more information, email momofoscar4@gmail.com.  

Keep Aiken County Beautiful will hold a Trash Talk Roundtable at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway. The discussion is free and open to the public. The aim is to brainstorm litter solutions. For more information, call Kandace Cave at 803-502-9000 x. 3356.

THURSDAY

The North Augusta Chamber of Commerce will hold a Summer Pop-up Shop from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the chamber, 406 W. Ave., North Augusta. For more information, call 803-279-2323 or email terra@northaugusta.org.

The Aiken Toastmasters Club will hold hybrid meetings at 6:45 p.m. the first and third Thursday of the month in-person at Christ Central, 267 Laurens St. S.E., and via Zoom. For more information, email toastmastersaiken1355@gmail.com.

The Farmers Market in The Alley will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in June. Farm-fresh produce, artisan goods, food and drinks will be available in The Alley in downtown Aiken. Forest & Shep perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com

FRIDAY

The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department’s Library Park is closed while the playground surface is replaced. The park, located at 355 York St. S.E., is scheduled to reopen on Friday. For more information, call 803-643-4779.

Christafari will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Eureka First Baptist Church, 173 Johnston Highway, Trenton.

Zac Brown Tribute Band 20 Ride will perform in concert Friday at the Sharon Jones Amphitheater, 1001 Center St., North Augusta. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit fwbpro.com.

The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness Up & Atom series will be held at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 23, at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. Dr. Forest Mahan, president of Aiken Technical College, will be the guest speaker. His topic will be Aiken Tech’s initiatives in the nuclear field, welding and other non-nuclear programs that benefit SRS. The cost is $20 per person. For more information or to RSVP, email cnta@bellsouth.net or visit cntaware.org/event/up-atom-atc. The registration deadline is Friday.

The Aiken Master Gardeners will hold a Lunchbox Lecture at noon Friday via Zoom. The speaker will be Clemson Extension Agent Laura Lee Rose. The topic will be perennials to attract pollinators. Lectures are free and open to the public, bur registration is required. For more information or to register, visit aikenmastergardeners.org.

SATURDAY

Coach, Pure Indigo and Easily Amused will perform in concert Saturday at the Sharon Jones Amphitheater, 1001 Center St., North Augusta. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit fwbpro.com.

A Juneteenth celebration will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Center for African American History, Art and Culture, 120 York St. For more information, visit caahac.org or email juneteenth@caahac.org.

The Council of Aiken Garden Clubs will hold a Treasure Hunt Bazaar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Aiken County Historical Museum, 433 Newberry St. S.W. All proceeds will benefit the garden plantings and upkeep of the Dollhouse in Hopelands Gardens.

JUNE 21

A summer art camp will begin June 21 at the Arts & Heritage Center of North Augusta, 100 Georgia Avenue. The camp is open to children aged 6-9 for morning classes and 10-13 for afternoon classes and will take place over three weeks. The fee per week is $75. Visit www.artsandheritagecenter.com or the center’s offices for a registration form.

The Hopelands Concert Series will be held Mondays through June. Southern Meltdown will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, June 21, at the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place. Lawn chairs and blankets may be brought, as well as picnic dinners and non-alcoholic beverages. Face masks and social distancing are encouraged. Guests can park at the Green Boundary Club, 780 Whiskey Road. Handicap parking is available at the Rye Patch parking lot on Berrie Road and the Hopelands Gardens parking lot. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved to the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Face coverings are required indoors. The rain-out hotline is 803-643-4661. The concerts are free. For more information, call 803-642-7631 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.

Spoken Word Christian Ministries, 1219 Edgefield Highway, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. June 21-15. The theme is The Conquerors. For more information or to RSVP, email Alvina Jackson at vinahead2013@gmail.com.

JUNE 23

A Bingo Night fundraiser will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at Mellow Mushroom, 151 Bee Lane.. All proceeds will benefit the Aiken Equine Rescue.

The Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness Up & Atom series will be held at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 23, at Newberry Hall, 117 Newberry St. Dr. Forest Mahan, president of Aiken Technical College, will be the guest speaker. His topic will be Aiken Tech’s initiatives in the nuclear field, welding and other non-nuclear programs that benefit SRS. The cost is $20 per person. For more information or to RSVP, email cnta@bellsouth.net or visit cntaware.org/event/up-atom-atc. The registration deadline was June 18.

STAR puppy classes will be offered at 6 p.m. beginning Wednesday, June 23, at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The class will meet on Wednesdays for six weeks. Puppies will learn commands and those who qualify will be eligible for the AKC STAR award at the end of the course. Puppies must be between 10 to 20 weeks old and have two sets of shots. Pre-registration is required, and enrollment must be completed prior to the first class. For more information, call 803-642-7631.

Basic Dog Training classes will be held at 7:15 p.m. beginning Wednesday, June 23, at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. The class will meet on Wednesdays for six weeks. Dogs will learn basic commands including come, sit, down, stay, wait, stand, etc., and topics will include basic dog care and what to expect from training. Dogs must be 5 months and older, have a current rabies vaccination and be registered with the city if the owner lives within the city limits. Pre-registration is required, and enrollment must be completed prior to the first class. For more information, call 803-642-7631.

JUNE 24

A Jazz Explosion concert featuring jazz camp faculty will will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at the Etherredge Center on the campus of USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, as part of the 2021 Joye in Aiken Festival. General admission tickets are $20. For more information, visit joyeinaiken.com

SuccessTeam will hold its third annual Big Brother: A Fellowship of Young Men Looking to Become Real Men conference, June 24-27 at USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway. The multi-day overnight youth may development conference will feature leadership development, the art of accountability, suit and tie etiquette, how to secure employment, conflict resolution, basic mechanics, fine dining etiquette, the importance of education, how to succeed as an athlete and more. For more information, visit successteam.org.

The Farmers Market in The Alley will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursdays in June. Farm-fresh produce, artisan goods, food and drinks will be available in The Alley in downtown Aiken. Jaycie & Brooke will perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com.

Music in the Park will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. Fabio & Friends will perform. Those attending should bring a chair or blanket. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the City of North Augusta and the S.C. Arts Commission. 

JUNE 26

gospel singing fundraiser will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 26, the Midland Gospel Singing Center, 705 Martin Smith Road, Gilbert. Forever Changed and the Mark Trammell Quartet will perform. Admission is free. Social distancing will be observed. A love offering will be accepted. For more information, visit midgsc.com.

An Audio Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 26, at Harrison-Caver Park, 4181 Augusta Road, Clearwater. 

JUNE 27

A Jazz Explosion concert featuring jazz camp students will will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 27, at the Etherredge Center on the campus of USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, as part of the 2021 Joye in Aiken Festival. Admission is free and open to the public. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit joyeinaiken.com.

JUNE 28

The Parris Island Marine Band will close out the Hopelands Concert Series at 7 p.m. Monday, June 28, at the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens, 135 Dupree Place. Lawn chairs and blankets may be brought, as well as picnic dinners and non-alcoholic beverages. Face masks and social distancing are encouraged. Guests can park at the Green Boundary Club, 780 Whiskey Road. Handicap parking is available at the Rye Patch parking lot on Berrie Road and the Hopelands Gardens parking lot. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved to the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Road. Face coverings are required indoors. The rain-out hotline is 803-643-4661. The concerts are free. For more information, call 803-642-7631 or visit cityofaikensc.gov.

JULY 1

The James L. Hammons Detachment No. 939 of the Marine Corps League will meet from 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1,  at the Knights of Columbus building, 1003 Spaulding Drive. New members are needed. Membership is open to all honorably discharged or currently serving Marines. Associate membership is opened to all branches of the military and family members. For more information, visit aikenmc1939.org.

Reed & McCranie will perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 1. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com.

JULY 8

Music in the Park will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. The Savannah River Winds Concert Band will perform. Those attending should bring a chair or blanket. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the City of North Augusta and the S.C. Arts Commission. 

J & the Bootleggers will perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 8. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com.

JULY 20

DayBreak Adult Care Services will hold its Lewy Body Dementia Support Group at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Lessie B. Price Aiken Senior and Youth Center, 841 Edgefield Ave. N.W. For more information, visit daybreakaiken.com or cal 803-226-0288.

JULY 22

Music in the Park will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at Maude Edenfield Park, 495 Brookside Ave., North Augusta. Double D will perform. Those attending should bring a chair or blanket. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the North Augusta Community Center. The concert series is sponsored by the North Augusta Cultural Arts Council, the City of North Augusta and the S.C. Arts Commission. 

The Brandon Bower Band will perform live during Amp the Alley beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 22. For more information, visit visitaikensc.com

JULY 23

The Augusta Poster Show will be held Friday, July 23, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, July 24, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wow! Club at SRP Park, 187 Railroad Ave., North Augusta. The event will feature over 30 different posters from 30 different artists. A VIP Preview will be held Friday. Admission is $10. Saturday’s show is free. For more information, visit augustapostershow.com.

JULY 29

Town Mountain will perform in concert Thursday, July 29, at Southbound Smokehouse, 1855 Central Ave., Augusta. Doors open at 6 p.m., the show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit fwbpro.com.