Your Weekly Guide to Fun March 2 - 9

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The First Arts Concert Series final concert of the season and the farewell concert of the series features the Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. March 8 in the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church, 103 First Street in Fort Walton Beach. After the concert, celebrate the 24 years of the Concert Series at Afterglow at Magnolia Grill. Tickets are $15/adults in advance and $8/students. At the door they are $20 and $10. Concert tickets are also at Pavlic’s Unique Florist in Destin, Bayou Books in Niceville, Playground Music and P. S. Gifts in Fort Walton Beach, and the church office, or visit www.firstartsconcerts.org.

Special to The Log
Published: Friday, March 1, 2013 at 14:39 PM.

Area codes are 850 unless noted.

Comedy show

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.

Chuck Lawson

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.

Stage Crafters

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.

Act4Murder

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.

Chili Cook-Off

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.

Film Screening

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 hpcc@fwb.org.



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