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DESTIN – Enjoy a good laugh as McGuire's Irish Pub presents a comedy show at 9 p.m. the first Monday of every month. Comedians Ed Joseph and David Abbott will perform March 4 in the grand hall. $2 margaritas on the rocks.
DESTIN – Musician Chuck Lawson performs on guitar and steel drums from 5-8 p.m. March 6 at Pompano Joe's.
Wednesday Night Concert Series
SANDESTIN – The Village of Baytowne Wharf presents a free concert with Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials from 6-8 p.m. March 6 in the Events Plaza. Call 267-8186.
Americana Under the Stars
SANTA ROSA BEACH – Charlotte Wamberg Moreau performs at 6 p.m. March 7 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for the concert series, Americana Under the Stars.
Taste of the Bayou
FORT WALTON BEACH – Okaloosa-Walton Child Care Services presents the 17th Annual Fare for Child Care Taste of the Bayou with an auction and fine tasting from 6-8 p.m. March 8 at St. Mary Church Parish Life Center. To donate items, call 833-9339 or 833-9330, ext. 204.
FORT WALTON BEACH –Honoring the first responders of 9/11 and the brave men and women around the world who continue in their proud tradition, Stage Crafters presents “The Guys” by Anne Nelson at 7:30 p.m. March 8-9 and 15-16 and 2 p.m. March 10 and 17 at the Fort Walton Beach Civic Auditorium. For tickets, visit StageCrafters.com or call 243-2013.
OKALOOSA ISLAND – Horizons of Okaloosa County and Act4Murder join forces for the 10th year to raise funds at Revenge at the Reunion at 6 p.m. March 8 at the Ramada Inn Beach Resort. Dress up in your favorite high school attire — fads encouraged — and prizes will be given. Tickets are $50/person and include framed photo. Call 863-1530, ext. 226, or 259-3939.
DESTIN – The Eighth Annual Chili Cook-Off, presented by the Emerald Coast Parrothead Club, will be held at 3 p.m. March 9 at HarborWalk Village to benefit Relay for Life. Enjoy live music by Sauce Boss and others, family activities, chili contests and a silent auction. Tasting armband is $10; contest entry fee is $25.
FORT WALTON BEACH – A film screening of the documentary Up Heartbreak Hill by Erica Scharf will be held at 2 p.m. March 9 inside the Indian Temple Mound Museum’s Lazarus Education room, 139 Miracle Strip Parkway SE. All seats available on a first come, first serve basis. Call 833-9595 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.