10 Things to Do This Week: October 1-7

Don't miss out on the best music, food and fun the Emerald Coast has to offer.

photo courtesy The market shops


1. Forrest Williams Band – Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation Concerts in the Village

Thursday, October 04, 2018 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  | Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village

This fast emerging Singer/songwriter covers a variety of music from soul to blue, a little bit of country and reggae!

Pack a picnic, wine and lawn chair or purchase dinner prepared fresh onsite by a local restaurant or food trucks.


2. Surfside Cinema

Thursday, October 4, 2018 | 7 PM – 9 PM CDT | Driftwood Lodge PCB

Driftwood & Osprey guest join us for a family-friendly movie under the stars. Driftwood sundeck at dark. Hot fresh popcorn and homemade peanut butter fudge.

Learn more information here.


3. Peat & Pearls: A Celebration of Scotch & Oysters

Thursday, October 4- Sunday October 7, 2018 | Times vary | Downtown Pensacola

Peat & Pearls Florida will showcase premium oysters from across the Gulf Coast, prepared by some of the South’s hottest chefs & paired with whiskeys from the Glenfiddich portfolio.

Learn more information here.


4. Drake Bell and Special Guests

Thursday, October 4, 2018 | 7:00 p.m. CDT | Vinyl Music Hall

You may know Drake Bell from the hit shows Home Improvement and Drake & Josh. You may not know he’s a talented singer and musician. Catch him and the The Revelries at Vinyl Music Hall this Thursday.

Learn more information here.


5. 40th Annual Destin Seafood Festival 

Friday, October 5, 2018 | 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Destin Harbor Boardwalk

With fresh local seafood and vendors from near and far, this event is sure to be a great time for all ages along the beautiful Destin Harbor Boardwalk.

Learn more information here.


6. Aerial Yoga

Friday, October 5, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. | PC Beach Yoga

This class is perfect for the complete beginner. In the Intro to Aerial Yoga class, you will stretch, swing, invert, build strength, learn about yourself and your body while you are supported or suspended in an aerial yoga hammock.

Learn more information here.


7. Seaside Mixed Repertoire Performance

Saturday, October 6, 2018 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT | Seaside Amphitheater

Enjoy this free event that features excerpts from the brilliant holiday favorite, The Nutcracker and Shakespearean favorite, a Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Learn more information here.


8. Music Under the Stars with Xaris

Saturday, October 6, 2018 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CDT | From The Ground Up Community Garden

You may recognize Xaris from the Gulf Breeze community or Season 13 of NBC’s “The Voice.”

Bring your favorite drink, something to sit on and enjoy an evening under the stars.

Proceeds from the concert will benefit the From The Ground Up Community Garden, a project of The Hive, Innisfree Hotels’ corporate social responsibility program.

Learn more information here.


9. The Market Shops 4th Annual Bloody Mary Festival

Saturday, October 6, 2018 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT | The Market Shops

This annual event will feature unlimited tastes of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative Bloody Marys made with Cathead Vodka and served by the finest restaurants and bars on the Panhandle.


10. 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Celebration

Saturday, October 6, 2018 | 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. CDT | Gary’s Home Brew Supply & Artisan Crafted Beers

Enjoy German music, food and games! Get your ticket ahead of time to include a Gary’s souvenir glass stein, bratwurst with toppings, soft pretzel with beer cheese and 2 beer fills in your shiny new mug.

Learn more information here.

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