Your Weekly Guide to Fun Jan. 26 - Feb. 2


Let the brassy big band sounds of In the Mood take you back in time to one of America's greatest musical generations — the 1940s Swing Era — at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College, Mainstage, in Niceville. The In the Mood Singers and Dancers, together with the String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra, present a retro look at a time in history when music moved the nation's spirit. Tickets are $35 each. Group discount of $5 off per ticket is available for groups of 10 or more. Call 729-6000 or visit

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Published: Friday, January 25, 2013 at 02:04 PM.

Area codes are 850 unless noted.

Gumbo Contest/Silent Auction

DESTIN – The Destin History & Fishing Museum’s annual Gumbo Contest and Silent Auction Fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Destin Community Center. Advance tickets are $10/adult and available at the Museum. Admission will be $12 at the door the day of the event. Call 837-6611 or email

American Legion

DESTIN – Events at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street, include the following. Events are open to the public. Call 837-3818.
•Jan. 26: Karaoke in the Lounge with Jim Hubbard 7:30-11:30
• Jan. 27: Jabbo & Friends 4-7 p.m.
• Jan. 28: Bingo 6-8 p.m.; Boy Scouts 6:30-7:30 p.m.
• Jan. 30: Cub Scouts 6:30-7:30 p.m.
• Feb. 1: Deep South 7-11 p.m.
• Feb. 2: Karaoke with Jim Hubbard 7:30-11:30 p.m.

Winter Guest Concert Series

DESTIN – All winter guests and locals are invited to enjoy a performance from Ballet Conservatory from 2-4 p.m. Jan. 27 at HarborWalk Village.

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