THROUGH OCT. 11. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY’S (ADSO) “ZODIAC” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
Reception Friday, Oct. 11, 6-8 PM. Art in many styles featuring at least one symbol of the Zodiac.
THROUGH OCT. 27. THE FOSTER GALLERY’S FALL ROTATION IN THE RUSKIN PLACE ARTIST COLONY, SEASIDE
Artists include Marscha Cavaliere, Donnelle Clark, Lee Clark, Patrick Connolly, Skip Deems, Joyful Enriquez, Linda Kernick, Marian Pacsuta, Mary Redmann, The Salty Sparrow, Jenna Varney, and Krista Vind. Call 850-837-3037 or visit CulturalArtsAlliance.com for more info.
THROUGH OCT. 31. ADSO WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
The spotlight lands on Pat Z. Roberts, an award-winning artist who works in oil, acrylic, encaustic and watercolor.
THROUGH OCT. 31. ANN DENSON TUCKER’S “AN EXHIBIT OF CHOICES AND CHALLENGES” AT COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH
A true Walton County local, Ms. Tucker has lived most of her life in the rural community of Bruce. “In many ways, my work as a Native American and my educational background as the tribal anthropologist is what drives me towards the people and places I choose to paint,” the artist says. Meet Ann Denson Tucker Saturday, Oct. 19, from 2 to 4 PM.
THROUGH FEB. 14, 2020. ROSEMARY BEACH SCULPTURE EXHIBITION
The second biennial juried art show of contemporary outdoor sculpture along Scenic Highway 30A includes 16 sculptures by 16 artists. More at rosemarybeachsculpture.com.
OPENS OCT. 15. ADSO’S “BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE” SHOW AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
The show runs through Nov. 8, and a reception is set for Friday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 8 PM.
OCT. 15. ADSO PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB MEETING AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
All photographers are invited to attend from 6 to 8 PM.
OCT. 15. PAINTING AND WINE AT TWISTED GRAPE CAFÉ & WINE BAR, SHALIMAR
From 6 to 8:30 PM. Reservations required—call 850-651-5100.
OCT. 19. ADSO’S URBAN SKETCHERS
Meet at the fountain in Destin Commons at 9 AM, sketch for a few hours, then discuss/share (or not) what you’ve drawn over lunch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
OCT. 23. ADSO LUNCHEON AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
Fine art composite artist Kelsi Adams discusses her inspirations and how she creates stories through compositions and colors. The luncheon begins at 11:30 AM. Cost is $12 through Monday, Oct. 21—after that, it’s $15. RSVP to email@example.com or call 850-244-1271.
OCT. 24. ADSO’S DRINK & DRAW
Meet at Crust Pizzeria on Lewis Turner Blvd. in Fort Walton Beach at 6 PM, and draw (and eat and drink) whatever you like. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and let her know you’re coming!
OCT. 26. “NIGHTMARE ON FIRST STREET II” HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE ART CENTER, FORT WALTON BEACH
An evening of scary fun with ADSO, including a costume contest, Halloween food contest, and dance contest. Plus live music from Beachcomber Music Award winner Nik Flagstar and a cash bar. Tickets are $20. Call 850-244-1271 for more info.
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