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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Art Events - Holiday Parties, Markets and More

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Art by Maxine Orange, one of our favorites.

Submit your events for the Dec. 15-Jan. 11, 2017 (note four-week duration) print edition of The Beachcomber by close of business Thursday, Dec. 8. Email chris@beachcomberdestin.com. Thanks!


THROUGH DEC. 17. ARTS AND DESIGN SOCIETY (ADSO) ARTS AND CRAFTS CHRISTMAS MARKET AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

Unique gifts, including jewelry, paintings, photos and note cards created by ADSO members. Gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturdays. artsdesignsociety.org.

 

THROUGH DEC. 23. ARTS AND CRAFTS CHRISTMAS MARKET AT HH ARTS, FORT WALTON BEACH

Art, jewelry, ornaments, cards and more created by Beachcomberland artists and reasonably priced for gift giving. Open Tuesday through Saturday (except Thanksgiving Day), 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The gallery is located at 100 Beal Parkway SW. Call 850-218-2155 for more info.

 

THROUGH DEC. 27. KATHLEEN BROADERICK AT WALTON COUNTY COASTAL BRANCH LIBRARY, SANTA ROSA BEACH

Broaderick’s “Bonita” was featured on The Beachcomber’s Oct. 20-Nov. 2 cover.

 

DEC. 1. THE ARC OF THE EMERALD COAST’S “ART WITH A HEART” AT G & CO. GALLERY, DESTIN

An evening of art, wine and heart, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Learn about the exciting things happening at the Arc, and meet the new CEO, John Roper.

 

DEC. 1. HOLIDAY PARTY AND SALE AT EMERALD COAST GALLERY & GIFTS, DESTIN

From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., enjoy 20 percent off and holiday refreshments. Call 850-460-8644 for more info.

 

OPENS DEC. 1. ADSO WINDOW GALLERY DISPLAY AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

The December spotlight shines on Gini Simpson, who works mostly in watercolors, but is pretty good with the oils and acrylics, too. artsdesignsociety.org.

 

OPENS DEC. 1. DECEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH DOROTHY STARBUCK AT 45 CENTRAL WINE BAR, SEASIDE

Meet the artist and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres Thursday, Dec. 1, from 4 to 6 p.m. More at fortyfivecentral.com and dorothystarbuck.com.

 

OPENS DEC. 1. JOE HARPER AND HEATHER MITCHELL EXHIBITS AT DESTIN LIBRARY

Photographer Harper has lived and worked in the Panhandle since 1968, while Hawaii native Mitchell recently returned to drawing after years in publishing, advertising and teaching. Call 850-837-8572 for more info.

 

DEC. 2. ADSO CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE AT THE ART CENTER GALLERY, FORT WALTON BEACH

All are invited to the holiday bash, from 6 to 8 p.m. Festive activities abound, including a holiday decorations auctions, member-made goodies, and a potluck dinner. Call 850-244-1271 for more info.

 

DEC. 10. HOLIDAY BAZAAR ARTWALK AT THE MARKET SHOPS, SANDESTIN

The inaugural ArtWalk, happening from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., benefits the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County and includes an artist marketplace, live music from the Fort Walton Beach High School Valhalla Choir, children’s activities and more.