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Purses with a Purpose
MIRAMAR BEACH – Purses with a Purpose returns to Silver Sands Premium Outlets from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23 in the storefront between Carter’s and Bose, with proceeds to benefit Shelter House. Admission is free.
Sinfonia: Bond and Beyond
OKALOOSA ISLAND – The Sinfonia celebrates its seventh season (007) and 50 years of James Bond at 7:30 p.m. March 23 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island. Featured will be the music that made the Bond films famous with award-winning singer Debbie Gravitte, who joins the orchestra to perform Bond favorites such as "Diamonds Are Forever," "Secret Agent Man," "Goldfinger," and more. Tickets are $125 at sinfoniagulfcoast.org.
FORT WALTON BEACH - The music and art festival Okaloosa RevFest will promote local talent March 23 at KC's Sandbar, 190 Miracle Strip Parkway SE. Doors open at noon with music continuing until 2 a.m. Artists include bands Hotel Oscar, New Earth Army, and Nothing Short of Pure, to name a few. Earl Bird tickets are available for $5 at okaloosarevfest.com. Tickets art the door are $10. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
DESTIN – Events at American Legion Post 296, 311 Main Street, include the following. Events are open to the public. Call 837-3818.
• March 23, 29, 30: Karaoke in the Lounge with Jim Hubbard, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
• March 25: Bingo, 6-8 p.m.; Boy Scouts, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
VALPARAISO – The Better Listening classical music study series will conclude with a multimedia presentation on the synthesis of art, literature and music at 7 p.m. March 26 at the Valparaiso Unitarian Church, 1295 Bayshore Drive. The speaker will be Marie-Claude Buhler. No reservations required.
AmericanaUnder the Stars
MIRAMAR BEACH - Lydia Smith Songwriters Circle performs at 6 p.m. March 28 at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for the concert series, Americana Under the Stars.
Call to artists/crafters/performers
DESTIN – The Okaloosa Arts Alliance and HarborWalk Village announce a call for artists, crafters and performers for the Sixth Annual Family Fun Arts Fest, which will be held May 18-19 at HarborWalk Village. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for a vendor application or more information.