The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week (Aug 22-28, 2022) - 30A

The Best Things To Do on 30A This Week (Aug 22-28, 2022)

We thought we’d give you some of our favorite things to do this week on 30A! Check out our top 9 recommendations below:

1. Discover unique artworks and meet local artists

If you love art, this is your chance to see some of the finest work produced by local artists! Foster Gallery is hosting a special exhibition of works created by artists in the community. Come see the best of the best, and take home some unique pieces for your own personal art collection.

Foster Gallery Fête: “Show Us Your Best” Special Exhibition / Wednesday, August 24, 2022, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. @ The Foster Gallery

2. Experience an intimate evening with an acoustic set 

This Wednesday night, see Dion Jones join John Reinlie and Jerad Reynolds of the Owsley Brothers at Down Island Gulf Seafood Restaurant. An Americana trio with roots in the Mississippi delta and rooted in local music culture, they create a soulful acoustic experience unlike any other.

“Late Night at Down Island” w/ Jones & Owsleys / Wednesday, August 24, 2022, from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. @ Down Island Gulf Seafood Restaurant

3. Save someone’s life by becoming a blood donor

Donating blood is something that helps so many and costs you nothing. The need for blood donors is very high and safety protocols have been appropriately increased to protect donors. The Big Red Bus will be parked on the Slip Road at Raw & Juicy. All donors will receive a OneBlood towel and a $20 eGift Card! Plus, a wellness checkup including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count, pulse, and cholesterol screening!

Alys Beach Blood Drive / Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. @ Alys Beach

4. Mix, mingle, and say cheese!

Join us for a wine & cheese social with Breakthru Beverage on Thursday, August 25 at 6:00 p.m. Guests will taste an array of New World wines, cheeses, and charcuterie selections while enjoying live music from Barry Fish.

Host a Wine & Cheese Social / Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 6 p.m. onwards @ The Courtyard at Pescado

5. Start the weekend early with a laidback musical night!

The Will Thompson Band is truly a one-stop shop for any musical entertainment you require. The band can switch between Pop/Country/Americana/Rock/Blues/Singer-songwriter to easy listening music. Be sure to stop by for some great food, drinks, and live music!

Will Thompson Band / Thursday, August 25, 2022, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. @ Louis Louis

6. Relish flavors of the American South along with Nashville’s finest

The Laura Lane Duo is comprised of Nashville recording artist & singer-songwriter, Laura Lane, and Nashville producer, musician & singer songwriter, Chip Martin.

Laura Lane and Chip Martin are ready to entertain you with their energetic stage chemistry and tight harmonies! With a flair for being able to pull almost any request out of thin air, they encourage audience participation and requests. Paired that with the stellar food and service at The Perfect Pig, and you’re set for the weekend!

The Laura Lane Duo / Saturday, August 27, 2022, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. @ The Perfect Pig – Gulf Place

7. Help the community smile brighter

The second bus of CVHN’s mobile dental unit has landed in the community. This state-of-the-art vehicle will provide restorative services, including urgent procedures, to children who are homeless or those living in poverty. Attend the unveiling of the mobile dental clinic, meet Mr. and Mrs. Tooth, and tour the bus.

CVHN Unveils New Mobile Dental Clinic / Saturday, August 27, 20222, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. @ Grand Boulevard

8. Get lost in music!

Dixon Darling

Wrap up your weekend with fresh oysters and a live performance by Alabama-born-and-bred grassroots musician, specializing in rich vocals, and infectious rhythm guitar.

Dixon Darling / Saturday, August 27, 2022, from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. @ Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar Greenspace

9. Catch a movie under the stars

Fall in love with the Grand Park at Grand Boulevard and enjoy the nightly movie night under the stars with balloon art and popcorn for the kids every Saturday night at 8 PM! This show is free and open to the public – bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating.

Movies in Grand Park: Finding Dory / Saturday, August 27, 2022, from 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. @ Grand Boulevard

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