24th Annual Concerts in the Village- April 25th-June 27th

2019 Concert Season

  • Thursdays
    April 25 – June 27
  • Thursdays
    September 12 – October 10

Sorry, no pets allowed.

Concerts in the Village

  • Thursday nights
  • $15 per person
    MKAF members and children 12 and under are free (join)
  • Buy tickets at the door
  • 7 to 9 pm (Doors open at 6)
  • Directions & Parking


Concerts in the Village- AZ-IzZ- May 16th




Rock United Music Fest- May 18th

Rock United Music Fest is a family-friendly, day-long event to bring together donors, advocates and volunteers who have supported the United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties. The entire community is invited to learn about the mission of United Way while enjoying a family day at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village. The festival will feature local favorite bands, food vendors, local artists, a VIP area, and a fun kids’ zone. The crescendo of the day will be the United Way Board of Directors announcement of the 2018-2019 Community Impact Grant recipients and provide “Big Check” presentations onstage! Last year, United Way awarded over $661,000 in grants and designated funds to social services in the areas of health, education, and financial stability.



Lewis School Inaugural 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run- May 18th

Women Empowering Women Symposium & Expo- May 18th




PTSD Awareness Charity Ride & Poker Run- May 18th


Join the American Legion Riders Post #235 and Emerald Coast Harley Davidson for the Annual PTSD Awareness Ride &Poker Run!
Saturday May 18, 2019

All proceeds benefit Healing Hoof Steps Equine Assisted Therapy Program. Healing Hoof Steps has been serving the needs of local veterans and their families since 2015.

Registration starts at 8:30am at American Legion Post #235, 105 Hollywood Blvd, Ft. Walton Beach.
KSU promptly at 10am.
Cost is $10 for each bike/driver and $5 for passenger. All cages welcome.

2019 Route:
1st Stop: Fokker’s Pub 2nd Stop: The Edge in Niceville
3rd Stop- Nick’s Seafood in Freeport 4th Stop: Baxter’s Bar & Grill, FWB
Final Stop: Emerald Coast Harley Davidson
For Final Liquor Raffle & Door Prizes (approximately 4pm)

For more info contact:
Director, Kevin Behrens 850-218-2609 or Road Captain, John McGlaughn 850-974-7085


Concerts in the Village- The Ultimate Eagles Tribute- On the Border- May 23rd

The Ultimate Eagles Tribute



East Pass 0.5K- Boathouse Slacker Event- 21+- May 25th

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Tired of the people who fill your timeline with photos at 6 a.m. of them working out, prepping to run a 5K? Us too.

Join us for our East Pass Slacker 0.5K, specifically for those “underachievers” who enjoy cold beer and the shortest walk possible. All proceeds will benefit Panhandle Animal Welfare Society.

Registration table opens at 8am on Saturday, May 25 at the Boathouse Oyster Bar. Get checked in and grab a Bloody Mary to kick things off right. A shotgun start at 10am will send participants to the first location. Walk, run, skip, crawl.. however you’d like to get there. First to cross the finish line takes home a basket of alcohol worthy prizes.

Cost is $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Register here:

Bring a 20lb bag (or bigger!) of dog/cat food as a donation and get an additional 3 free Raffle tickets AND 3 free drink tickets!

Participants will receive:
– A standard race “number” to be worn during the race
– A sweet participation medal
– T-Shirt
– 3 Raffle tickets
– 3 Drink tickets
– Various coupons/discounts to participating bars

Drink Responsibly!


2019 Eglin Air Force Base 34th Annual Memorial Day Gate to Gate Run- May 27th

Monday, 27 May 2019

Must be in place at 6:30 a.m. Race starts at 7:00 a.m



Instructor Advisory Council Golf Tournament – May 31st

Community Health Fair- June 1st

Vision Baptist Church – Launch Sunday, June 2nd

Join us for our Launch Sunday at Vision Baptist Church in Crestview, Florida on June 2nd. Starting at 9:45am. for coffee fellowship with Bible classes at 10am and Morning Worship at 11a.m. We are meeting now at the Fairfield Inn beside Chick-fil-A 110 Crosson St. in Crestview Fl. We are a new church with a vision to Exalt Jesus Christ, Extend the Gospel and Exhort the Believers. You will find a loving and friendly church family that desires to live for and lift up Jesus as savior and Lord. On our launch Sunday there will be a picnic lunch following the morning service with an afternoon message from Pastor Greg Hill. Everyone is invited to come be a part of this exciting time of fellowship and celebration with our church family. Please contact us for any information about this special day for Vision Baptist Church. Contact by phone at (850) 826-5673 or email at

Field Day at the Boathouse-Slacker Event- 21+-July 13

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Missed our Slacker 0.5K event? Or maybe you had so much fun you just can’t wait for the next one? Either way, The Boathouse is bringing you FIELD DAY, another event where you can show off your top notch athletic abilities.

All proceeds will benefit Panhandle Animal Welfare Society just like last time. It’s for the animals, people!

Teams of 6 are welcome to participate in Field Day, which features a tournament style of 5 games that must be completed with beer in hand. Each team will have a variety of chances to win and lose points over the course of the event and additional prizes will be given out for the Best Dressed Team and Best Dressed Individual! **Water may be involved, so dress accordingly**

This event DOES have a limit on the number of teams, so register early before the spots are filled!

— Registration —
Team Members:
$30 per person / $210 per team
Includes: T-shirt, 3 free drinks while participating, and more

Register Here:


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