Your Weekly Guide to Fun Aug. 31 - Sept. 1

greek fest

St. Markella and Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church presents the 22nd annual Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 31 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island. Celebrate Greece and sample a variety of authentic Greek foods, pastries, wine, and enjoy live music and Greek dance performances. A silent auction will be held and vendors will sell numerous items.

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Published: Friday, August 30, 2013 at 12:51 PM.

Area codes are 850 unless noted.

Baytwne Art Walk

SANDESTIN - Stroll the streets and enjoy live music from local musicians and browse a variety of art from regional artists from 5-10 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 1 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza. A variety of different mediums includes folk art, jewelry, frames and fine art.

Labor Day Hometown Festival

Enjoy summer’s grand finale during the Labor Day Hometown Festival from 12-5 p.m. Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 at Bass Pro Shops that includes games and crafts, gift card giveaways and sweepstakes, as well as food sampling (free hot dogs 1-4 p.m. and homemade ice cream from 4-5 p.m.), and outdoor seminars for the whole family.  Kids can participate in the metal detector treasure hunt, casting buckets or enjoy the Daisy shooting range and duck pond game.

Other festival activities include “color a duck” crafts from 1-5 p.m. and free face painting throughout the event. Families can also visit the photo area to download a free picture where it looks like

Funky Blues Shack



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