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 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. 

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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

i Love Destin

Todd Herendeen Theatre, Panama City Beach



 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?





"Children In Crisis" Concert

 Monday, February 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Village Baptist Church, Destin 


General Admision Tickets $25,  available at Snowbird meetings and registrations

See the attached flyer (when available) or visit the Children in Crisis website for more details 



DeFuniak Springs Snowbird Day

Thursday, January 18, 2018  11:00AM - 2:00PM


Tour Historic DeFuniak Springs

Lunch is at the Tropicana Restaurant, next to the Hotel DeFuniak 


See the attached Snowbird Day Flyer (when it is available) for more information.


Soundsations Choir

 Snowbird Concert

Sunday, February 18, 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 27, 2018,  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 


For more information, visit the Club Activities page,  COMPUTER CLUB.


Contact Carl Loftstrom, 850-586-0603,

Snowbird contacts are Ken Lemire, 850-502-2188,, and  Bob Carson,


Center for Lifelong Learning
"CLL provides interesting educational opportunites for persons who believe that learning never ends"
Take four daytime courses for only a $50 fee!
Choose from 70 subjects, 4-8 weeks long. 
No tests, no grades, no pressure.
Registration begins Friday, January 5, 2018. 
Classes begin Monday, January 15, 2018.
Visit the CLL Website to see the winter course schedule, and review the attached flyer for more information.
Click on this link to see the Class List.

Okaloosa Arts Alliance Fundraiser
Wine Tasting at The Twisted Grape
1193 B Eglin Parkway, Shalimar
Sunday, January 21, 2018
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.
See the Arts Alliance website and the attached flyer for details.
Contact:  Amy Baty,

Join the Walton County Snowbirds and other organizations in the "Over 50's League"
Mondays 8:00 - 10:00 am, starting November 6, 2017 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 to register, or just show up at one of the sessions.
Paul Smithers, 419-265-0203,
Opera Brunch Scholarship Fundraiser
sponsored by
The Choctaw Bay Music Club
Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11:30am
in the
Niceville Community Center, Niceville, Florida
Pensacola Artists in Residence will perform excerpts from Man of La Mancha and other operas, plus a raffle and delicious brunch.
Proceeds go towards helping aspiring students entering college as music majors and children attending summer music camps.
Tickets are $25 per person, $15 for students, at the Bayou Book Store, 1118 E. John Sims Pkwy, Niceville, or on-line for $27.50 at, or call           850-527-4200 to have tickets mailed to you.
Destin Library Cultural Series
The Destin Library has announced an upcoming Cultural Series during the months of February through April 2018. All programs are free and open to the public. Funding for the series has been provided by the Friends Guild of the Destin Library, the City of Destin and the Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative.
See the attached Notice for details.

The ECTC, Emerald Coast Theater Company
Invites you to...
BROADWAY BIRDIES and Snowbird Savings
Join Emerald Coast Theatre Company's teaching artists and learn simple choreography to some of your favorite Broadway show tunes.  We will keep it light and easy so the focus will be on fun, light movement, and enjoying each other's company.  The group will perform for friends and family at ECTC's the last day of class!
Classes are Thursdays 9:00am - 10:30am, from Jan 11 - Feb 27
Visit the ECTC website for more information and to Register for classes


Wood Carving at the Destin Community Center


Open to Snowbirds and Community Center Participants


Every Friday beginning February 2, 2018 from 9:00am until 12:00 noon at the Destin Community Center.


$2 per person for room rental. All skill levels from beginner to expert are welcome! Or if you are new to wood carving and just want to watch, come along, this may be a skill you would like to develop.


Contact: Ernie Henkel, 715-638-0030