Weekly Events

Aug. 15

Tunes by the Dunes

Join the Navarre Chamber at the Sand Crab Pavilion on Navarre Beach for a free outdoor concert from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.navarrechamber.com.

 

Planetarium Night

Explore the constellations, solar system and more at the Emerald Coast Science Center inside an inflatable dome. Guests sit on cushions on the floor of the planetarium to view the show. Due to size, space is limited to 15 patrons at a time. Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended for this reason. Showtimes begin at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. and last about 45 minutes. To reserve a spot, visit www.ecscience.org.

 

Aug. 17

NKOJ Pirate Bash

Join the Navarre Krewe of Jesters for a night of debauchery at their annual Pirate Bash at the Navarre Conference Center from 6:30-11 p.m. There will be a costume contest, door prizes, fun games and a silent auction benefitting their scholarship. Must be 21 to enter. Tickets are $25 pp or $175 for a table of 8 or $225 for a table of 10. Food will be provided. This is a BYOB event , the Krewe will supply all the mixers. For more information, visit www.nkoj.org.

 

Navarre's Wing-Off

The Starfish Project's 2nd Annual Wing Cook-off at Navarre Park will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cooks, Chefs and Organizations will showcase their best chicken wings to be voted on by you. Cost is $10 for a wristband which can be purchased through Eventbrite or for $15 the day of the event. There will be local vendors, kids' zone, live music and more. Visit thestarfishprojectnwfl.org for more information.

 

Shark school

Shark School students will learn about local Gulf Coast sharks, shark biology, and shark conservation at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center. The cost is $15 per child and there is an entrance fee of $5 per adult. For more details, visit http://tiny.cc/sharkschool.

 

Farmers market

Join your favorite local farmers, bakers, artisans, and craft makers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 7810 Navarre Parkway. For more information, email goldendreamsdairy@gmail.com.

 

Aug. 19

Family movie Mondays

Family friendly movies will be shown at the Navarre Library the third Monday of every month at 3:30 p.m. This month’s movie is “Up,” rated PG. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Navarre Library.

 

Book club meeting

The Red Shoe Book Club will meet at the Navarre Public Library  at 10 a.m. Each person reads his or her own selected book or finds interesting facts to share. This month the club will be discussing First Lady Michelle Obama. For more information, contact Kathy at kkrafka@hotmail.com.

 

Aug. 24

Navarre's Wing-Off

The Starfish Project's 2nd Annual Wing Cook-off at Navarre Park will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Cooks, Chefs and Organizations will showcase their best chicken wings to be voted on by you. Cost is $10 for a wristband which can be purchased through Eventbrite or for $15 the day of the event. There will be local vendors, kids' zone, live music and more. Visit thestarfishprojectnwfl.org for more information.

 

 

Fun Activities

You can go to two locations on the beach and play a game of “Pick-up” volleyball. You might even meet new friends.

 

Gulf Side

Navarre Pier/Windjammmers

There is always one court open for pick-up volleyball. Volleyballs are available for sign out at the gift shop.  There are occasional tournaments, but a court is always left open for visitors and locals to use.

 

Sound Side

Juana’s

League play is from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. Every other Friday evening and every other Sunday are open tournaments.

Most days courts are open during the day and volleyballs are loaned to those who want to play.

Schedules are posted at the Pagoda Bar which

tell which courts are being used and when.

 

 

Shells!

Navarre Beach has undergone “beach restoration.” One benefit of beach restoration is the additional of more shells than usual. Have fun shelling!