Area codes are 850 unless noted.
PENSACOLA BEACH - The 2013 Pensacola Beach Air Show will be held from 1-3 p.m. July 13 with some of the best aviation performers in the country. A free concert featuring The Tams follows the show at 7 p.m. at Casino Beach Gulfside Pavilion.
DESTIN - American Legion Post 296 hosts Bush Wacker Saturday with pulled pork sandwiches and sides and live music from 1-4 p.m. July 13 at 311 Main Street. Call 837-3818.
Harbor Docks Entertainment
DESTIN - Harbor Docks' Ladies Night, held on Thursdays with drink and sushi specials for ladies, begins with an opening band at 6:30 p.m., followed by a second band at 9 p.m. All other evenings, entertainment begins at 8:30 p.m., unless noted. Harbor Docks restaurant is at 538 Harbor Blvd. Call 837-2506.
• July 13: Mojo Rising
• July 18: Opener TBA and Heritage
• July 19: Cadillac Willy
• July 20: New Earth Army
Rock the Docks LIVE
DESTIN - Rock the Docks LIVE with a free public concert at 7 p.m. Saturdays at HarborWalk Village. Audience members can join house band Déjà Vu and sing with full lights and sound show.
DESTIN - Come to HarborWalk Village at 6 p.m. July 21 to see "Pirate Pete and the Case of the Missing Fisherman," an interactive children's show that searches the area for Fisherman Fred. Be prepared to sing, dance, and be silly. You might even get picked to be part of the crew of Pirate Pete's ship.
DESTIN – Every Tuesday during the summer from 6-10 p.m. HarborWalk Village transforms into "The Big Easy" with floats, beads, the Village Brass Band, stilt walkers, jugglers and lots of excitement during the parade through the Village.
Wednesday Night Concert Series
SANDESTIN – The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents Rusty Yates Band from 7-9 p.m. July 17 in the Events Plaza. Call 267-8186.
Americana Under the Stars
SANTA ROSA BEACH - Lucky Mud hosts concert July 18 at Topsail Hill Preserve State. Each program will offer an open mic showcase of local musicians from 5-6:30 p.m. with the concert at 7 p.m. A suggested donation of $5 per vehicle will go to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Bring a chair and beverage. This is family/pet friendly.
Red, White and Blue Celebration
DESTIN – The Red, White, and Blue Celebration honoring a local hero who goes above and beyond to better their community will be held from 6-8 p.m. every Thursday at HarborWalk Village. Enjoy live entertainment, free kid’s crafts and face painting, a WWII replica flyover and fireworks over the harbor. Call 424-0600.
FORT WALTON BEACH -The Arts and Design Society's "Beyond the Flat Plane; 3-D" show will be held through Aug. 2 at the Art Center Gallery, 17 First Street. Call 244-1271 or visit http://artsdesignsociety.
Michael J Thomas
DESTIN - Michael J Thomas performs a blend of smooth jazz saxophone music and R&B vocals Tuesday through Saturday "upon availability" at Ruth's Chris Steak House, 15000 Emerald Coast Parkway. Call 337-5108.
Emerald Coast Theatre Company
SANDESTIN - Andy and Clyde have been long time partners until their friendship is tested with the competition for the title of "The Best Fisherman of the Emerald Coast" at 7 and 8 p.m. Thursdays at Baytowne Wharf. They recruit their crew from the audience and challenge each other at different spots around the Village.
NICEVILLE - Michael Aurbach’s Secrecy Series and New Work from Denise Choppin will be on exhibit through July 19 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries at NWFSC. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 90 minutes prior to most performances. Call 729-6044.