There are many fun and interesting things to do in and around the Destin area.
Clicking on one of the links below will guide you to some of the area events.
Note that selecting one of these links will cause your computer to leave this Snowbirds website. Hit your back button to return.
Harborwalk Village Destin Commons
Sandestin Baytowne Wharf 30A
Mattie Kelly Arts Center
The Destin Log The Beachcomber
NWF Daily News Snowbirds Gulf Coast
Tops'l State Park
Panama City Marina Civic Center Panhandle Opry
Center for Lifelong Learning
Market Shops Concerts Choctaw Bay Music Club
The following Activities from 2016-2017 have been "greyed out" pending confirmation, or change, for 2017-2018. Updates will be provided when they are available.
City of Destin Senior Programs
Select this Destin Senior Programs link and Scroll down to "Senior Program Information"
Select the folowing link for
Weekly City of Destin Programs Updates
Pickleball and many other activities at the Destin Community Center
What is Pickleball?
Mondays: 10:30am - 1:30pm
$3 Non-residents, $2 Destin residents
"Children In Crisis" Concert
Monday, February 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Village Baptist Church, Destin
DAVID SEERING IN CONCERT
with guests Amanda Holmes, Crystal Gage and Sputzy
General Admision Tickets $25, available at Snowbird meetings and registrations
See the attached flyer and visit the Children in Crisis website for more details
DeFuniak Springs Snowbird Day
Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:00AM - 2:00PM
First United Methodist Church
88 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs
Tour Historic DeFuniak Springs
Bingo, prizes, soup and salad lunch!
See the attached Snowbird Day Flyer (this is last year's, 2017 will be added when it is available) for more information.
Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2:00pm
Mattie Kelly Arts Center at NWF State College, Mainstage Theater
Sponsored by Destin Snowbirds
See the attached flyer and the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Website for details
Tickets: $10. Purchase at Snowbird Meetings or At-the-door beginning at 12:30 the day of the concert.
Snowbird contacts: Dick and Brenda Murphy, 989-860-8741
Computer Tech 2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Registration is from 7:30am to 8:00am at the Student Services Center (ground floor next to the cafeteria), Northwest Florida State College, 100 E. College Blvd., Niceville
Free - Public Invited
Select these links for Registration Information and to see the Schedule of Events.
Novices and experts, learn about the latest technology and how to use different computer software programs and hardware devices. The keynote speaker, Hewie Poplock, will present "Apps Talks" in the cafeteria from 8:00am to 8:45am..
We suggest you print a copy of the Schedule of Events bring it with you to Computer Tech 2017.
For more information, contact Carol Loftstrom, 850-586-0603, firstname.lastname@example.org
Snowbird contacts are Ken Lemire, 850-502-2188, email@example.com, and Bob Carson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Lifelong Learning
"CLL provides interesting educational opportunites for persons who believe that learning never ends"
Take four daytime courses for $50 fee)
Choose from 60 subjects, 4-8 weeks long.
No tests, no grades, no pressure.
Registration begins Friday, January 6, 2017.
Classes begin Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
Visit the CLL Website to see the winter course schedule, and review the attached flyer for more information
Okaloosa Arts Alliance Fundraiser
Wine Tasting at The Twisted Grape
1193 B Eglin Parkway, Shalimar
Sunday, January 22, 2017
2:00 - 4:00pm
Ticket price $25 each or two for $45
Great food, wine, live entertainment, drawings and OAA Grant Winners announced
Proceeds benefit Okaloosa Arts Alliance, the officially designated non-profit arts agency for Okaloosa county with the mission of supporting and promoting art and culture in Okaloosa county.
Contact: Amy Baty, email@example.com
Join the Walton County Snowbirds and other organizations in the "Over 50's League"
Mondays 8:00 - 10:00 am, starting December 5, 2016 and continues through mid-April, 2017
The Destin Life Center at the Destin United Methodist Church
Beach Street, Destin
The games are "pick-up", played half court. Bring a white and dark shirt as no Shirts-and-Skins are allowed. There is no charge although a collection will be taken during the season to benefit the church. Look for more information on the Walton County Snowbirds website.
Contact Paul or Chris to register, or just show up at one of the sessions.
Paul Smithers, 419-265-0203, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Gray, 603-778-9211, email@example.com
Bernie R. LeFebvre Aquatic Center
1127 Hospital Road, Fort Walton Beach
"The Emerald Coast Fitness Foundation is a public charity formed to develop physical fitness and water safety..."
The Aquacize program is just $25 per month (calendar month) and lap swim is $35. Combination of both is $45. There is a 20% discount for spouses. The daily drop-in fee is $7.00.