The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week – Jul 24 - 30 - 30A

The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week – Jul 24 – 30

This week, we have a bustling summer lineup of events! Whether you’re a music enthusiast, nature lover, foodie, movie buff, or seeking some family fun, there’s something for everyone:

1. Make time for midweek melodies at Baytowne with Trest Richerson Band.

Every Wednesday evening, from 7-9 pm, the Baytowne Events Plaza transforms into a musical haven with stunning acts from both local and regional talents. Simply pack your lawn chairs and blankets, pick out a comfortable spot, and get set to sway with the rhythm. The best part? No cost at all, it’s entirely FREE, and everyone’s welcome.

Baytowne Wednesday Night Concert Series: Trest Richerson Band @ The Village of Baytowne Wharf

2. Attend Nature’s Classroom at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center.

Nestled in Freeport, Florida, the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center offers a mesmerizing journey into the heart of nature for all visitors. The center showcases a myriad of interactive displays and instructive programs, designed to engage people and build a profound bond with the natural world. The center prides itself on vibrant exhibits, tactile learning activities, and insightful presentations, illuminating various ecosystems, wildlife, and preservation initiatives.

The Biophilia Center will be open Thursdays and Fridays for the remainder of July and the last Saturday, July 29th.

Public Day at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center / Thursday, July 27 & Friday, July 28, 2023, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

3. Unwind after the beach with daily exclusive bar offerings at Gallion’s.

Dive into the pinnacle of post-beach elegance at Gallion’s Bar! Find the ideal mix of leisure and extravagance as you partake daily from 3 pm to 5 pm for a memorable experience with premium food and drink specials.

Aprés Beach / Thursday, July 27, 2023, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. @ Gallion’s

4. Catch the country vibes with Mark Mackay at Stinky’s.

With a rock and roll spirit, country origins, and mesmerizing songwriting, recording artist Mark Mackay has graced stages from Nashville’s renowned Ryman Auditorium to Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre. Having shared the spotlight with stars like Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, and rock bands such as REO Speedwagon, Mackay enchants crowds with his guitar expertise and catchy tunes. Catch him LIVE at Stinky’s!

Mark Mackay Band / Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. @ Stinky’s Bait Shack

5. Experience Willy Wonka at a starlit cinema at Alys Beach.

This summer, Movie Night has made a comeback at Alys Beach! Grab your blankets and low-back chairs, and prepare to revel in cinematic experiences under the starlit sky at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre on Thursday nights at 8 p.m. Don’t miss out on Willy Wonka screening this Thursday!

Summer Movies: Willy Wonka / Thursday, July 27, 2023, from 8 p.m. @ Alys Beach Amphitheatre

6. Gear up for school at the Splash Bash!

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is thrilled to invite the community to the yearly Back-to-School Splash Bash and backpack distribution event at the Hammock Bay Sports Complex. Attendees can savor hot dogs, hamburgers, and snow cones. Backpacks filled with essential school supplies will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Enjoy a day of fun with inflatable slides, bouncy houses, and various kid-friendly activities for the entire family.

Walton County Sheriff’s Office Back-to-school Splash Bash / Saturday, July 29, 2023, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. @ Freeport Regional Sports Complex

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