2017-03-16 / Entertainment

WEEK OF March 16 - March 22

Garage Sale and Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 18 - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Gulf Breeze’s Community Center

Proceeds of the event will be donated to the WalkAbout Brain Injury – Navarre 2017, which is being held at Navarre High School the following weekend.

Hosting the event is Anna Pope and “Anna’s Brain Walkers” team. Anna is a survivor of a traumatic brain injury she obtained as a passenger in an automobile accident in 2010. When Anna was in Atlanta at Shepherd Center recovering from her injuries, 4 Shore Fit Bootcamp sponsored an event similar to this one and raised money to help Anna with her therapy expenses. Anna is ‘paying it forward’ now by helping raise money for the WalkAbout Brain Injury for 2017.

17th Annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration Sat., Mar. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shoreline Park South

Learn about seagrasses, the marine creatures that live there, and how to protect them at the 17th annual Seagrass Awareness Celebration.

Family-focused activities include: live marine life in touch tanks, “eat a seagrass bed,” seining, games, fishing, marine creatures, marine debris, arts and crafts including making shark tooth necklaces, boating and water safety, kayaking and food vendors. Attendees are encouraged to bring water, sunscreen, hat, water shoes, and lawn chairs.

If you would like to participate in this event by offering an activity or a display, contact Chris Verlinde, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County Sea Grant extension agent, (850) 623-3868 or chrismv@ufl.edu. This is a free event and the public is invited.

Mystery Dinner Theater Saturday March 18 - 4:30 p.m. Holley Navarre Seniors Center

The Holley Navarre Seniors Center will be having their annual mystery dinner theater titled “Honky Tonk Bar-B-Q at Bubba’s Bar”.

Come enjoy an evening of fun and surprises starting at 4:30 pm with an Art Show. Dinning room doors open at 5:00 pm. Tickets are now on sale, $20.00 each, at the Center located at 8476 Gordon Goodin Lane, across from the Navarre Library just east of highway 87. Office hours at the Seniors Center is Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. For more information contact Margaret Russell at mvrrussell@gmail.com. Limited seating.

Concerts at Christ Church Sunday, March 19, 4:00 pm Christ Church, 18 W. Wright St., Pensacola

Christ Church is pleased to host a baroque concert featuring Melanie Williams, Baroque flute, and Melody Nishinaga, harpsichord, . The concert is free and open to the public; a $10 donation is suggested.

Melanie Williams, whose family lives in Navarre, became interested in the Baroque Flute and Historical Performance as a junior at The Oberlin Conservatory of Music (Class of 2012). Since her introduction to the six-holed, one-keyed wooden instrument, Ms. Williams has enjoyed every minute of research and performance involved in the study of 18th Century music.

Gordon Lightfoot – The Legend Lives On Tour Monday, March 20 at 8:00 p.m. Saenger Theatre

After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of alltime greats.

Tickets for this show are $64.00 and $49.00 (plus applicable fees) and go on sale to the public on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Saenger Theatre Box Office, charge by phone by calling 800-745-3000 or online at ticketmaster.com.

Florida SBDC at UWF Presents “Starting a Business” Monday, March 20 at 8:00 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. Santa Rosa Economic Development Office, Caroline St., Milton

Attendees will learn the essentials for getting started in business, including idea evaluation, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, taxation, finding capital and more. Attendance fee is $50 (cash or check at the door) for the public and no cost for students and employees of UWF. Also, the Santa Rosa Economic Development Office is sponsoring Any Resident of Santa Rosa County to attend this workshop at no cost. Seating is limited, so register today! To register, call 850-474-2528 or visit the website at www.sbdc.uwf.edu and click on “Training Opportunities.”

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