Submit your events for the Feb. 23-March 8 print edition of Beachcomber by Thursday, Feb. 16. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THROUGH FEB. 17. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) MEMBERS ART SHOW AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The ADSO members showcase work in all media and basically just show off their favorite stuff. More at artsdesignsociety.org.
THROUGH FEB. 19. POP-UP ART GALLERY AT 560 GRAND BOULEVARD, SANDESTIN
Over 30 Beachcomberland artists join forces to celebrate the Emerald Coast Theatre Company’s production Bakersfield Mist. Performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30, Sunday matinee shows at 2. Artists include Melissa Mercer Brown, Lori Drew, Cheryl Gray, Mary Hong, Suzanne LeLoup-West, Melanie Moore, Joan Vienot and Robin Wiesneth.
THROUGH FEB. 25. JOAN VIENOT AT THE FOSTER GALLERY, SANDESTIN
Vienot is one of 15 artists in the winter rotation at the Market Shops gallery managed by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County. More at joanvienot.com.
THROUGH FEB. 28. ADSO WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The February spotlight shines on multitalented, award-winning fine artist Hanna Joensuu.
THROUGH FEB. 28. FEBRUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH FRED EARL SHIRLEY AT 45 CENTRAL WINE BAR, SEASIDE
Retired navy pilot and father of Chef Jim Shirley specializes in nautical watercolor paintings. More at fortyfivecentral.com.
THROUGH FEB. 28. JACQUELINE CAMPBELL EXHIBIT AT DESTIN LIBRARY
Campbell is a self-taught artist and specializes in watercolor and oriental brush. Call 850-837-8572 for more info.
THROUGH FEB. 28. ARTIST OF THE MONTH CHERYL GRAY AT WALTON COUNTY COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH
Cheryl, who always fills us in on the library’s featured artists, finally gets her moment in the spotlight.
FEB. 10-12. FIFTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL BEAUX ARTS EXHIBITION AT THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD, FORT WALTON BEACH
Sponsored by the Arts and Design Society, the exhibition runs Friday, 5-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Reception and silent auction Sunday from 2 to 4 with awards at 3:30. FREE and open to the public. For more info, visit artsdesignsociety.org or phone 850-582-1329.
FEB. 18. SEASCAPE ART SHOW AND SALE AT SEASCAPE CONFERENCE CENTER, MIRAMAR BEACH
Featuring work by local watercolor artist and instructor Sharon Long, plus prints, gift items, cards and jewelry. Light refreshments and artist meet and greets. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 850-240-3220 for more info.
OPENS FEB. 21. VAN PORTER STUDENT ART SHOW AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
The exhibit of art by students in grades 8-12 is through March 3. Reception Thursday, Feb. 23, 5-7 p.m. More info at artsdesignsociety.org, or call 850-244-1271.
FEB. 22. ADSO LUNCHEON AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH
Local fine and tattoo artist Sam Enriquez touches briefly on the history of tattooing, which has become a viable and prevalent art form. Luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. and costs $12 if you sign up by Feb. 20. After that, it’s 15 bucks. Call Risa at 850-376-3901 or email email@example.com to make your reservation.