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Destination Panama City Events

Bonjour! Basic French Class

08-21-2017

Presented by Bay County Public Library at Bay County Public Library, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm
Learn basic conversational French with Genevieve. Lessons include greetings, how to ask questions, how to order food, and more. Now it's time to plan that trip to France! Classes held in the Bay County Public Library meeting room. No previous... [more+]
Learn basic conversational French with Genevieve. Lessons include greetings, how to ask questions, how to order food, and more. Now it's time to plan that trip to France! Classes held in the Bay County Public Library meeting room. No previous knowledge required. Free and open to the public. [less-]
Tags:   Classes & WorkshopsFree

KIMONO

09-03-2017

Presented by Bay Arts Alliance (BAA) at Panama City Center for the ARTS, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 22 @ 10:00 am Wed, Aug 23 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Fri, Aug 25 @ 10:00 am Sat, Aug 26 @ 10:00 am Tue, Aug 29 @ 10:00 am Wed, Aug 30 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 31 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 02 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Tags:   Free Galleries/ExhibitsVisual Art

Net of Wonder: Underwater Photography by Michael Wood & David VanVoorhis

08-26-2017

Presented by The Light Room at The Light Room, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 22 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 23 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 24 @ 11:00 am + 2 more dates and times

Fri, Aug 25 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Bay County photographers Michael Wood and David VanVoorhis share beautiful underwater scenes in Net of Wonder: Underwater Photography Exhibit. Everyone is invited to attend an opening night party on Friday, July 21, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The... [more+]
Bay County photographers Michael Wood and David VanVoorhis share beautiful underwater scenes in Net of Wonder: Underwater Photography Exhibit. Everyone is invited to attend an opening night party on Friday, July 21, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The exhibit will continue through August 26. Free and open to the public Tuesday - Saturday. [less-]
Tags:   Free Galleries/Exhibits Photography / Film Science & NatureVisual Art

Film Fan Club at the Library

08-23-2017

Presented by Bay County Public Library at Bay County Public Library, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm
Hang out and see Cult film classics. Movie night at the library every fourth Wednesday of the month. Examples include films like Big Trouble in Little China, Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzi, Die Hard, and The Princess Bride. Free and open to the public. [more+]
Hang out and see Cult film classics. Movie night at the library every fourth Wednesday of the month. Examples include films like Big Trouble in Little China, Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzi, Die Hard, and The Princess Bride. Free and open to the public. [less-]
Tags:   Photography / Film Visual ArtFree

Social Dance Party

12-20-2017

Presented by Dance Life Dance Studio at Dance Life Dance Studio, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Sep 06 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm + 13 more dates and times

Wed, Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Oct 04 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Nov 01 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Nov 08 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Dec 06 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm - less dates and times

Our Social Dance Party Nights are a great opportunity to come along and practice what you have learned in class, relax with a nice drink, enjoy the music and of course meet some of our friendly regulars and some new faces. All are welcome to... [more+]
Our Social Dance Party Nights are a great opportunity to come along and practice what you have learned in class, relax with a nice drink, enjoy the music and of course meet some of our friendly regulars and some new faces. All are welcome to attend whether you have learned at Dance Life or elsewhere, whether you are a complete beginner or a more advanced dancer and no matter what style of dance you prefer. No partner needed. We play music for blues, rock, swing, big band, classical for that Waltz or Tango and a little bit of country rock thrown in for good measure! We also like to get everyone up on the floor for some fun group dances too! Join us for a night of a melting pot of dancing! Featuring music danceable to American Style Smooth and Rhythm, Country Western and Club Style Latin! Open to the public! Party starts at 7:30pm and last until 9pm! Adult beverages will be available for purchase at our After Hours Beer and Wine Bar! [less-]
Tags:   StageClasses & Workshops

Adult Coloring at the Library

11-30-2017

Presented by Parker Public Library at Parker Public Library, Parker
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 31 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 07 @ 10:00 am + 12 more dates and times

Thu, Sep 14 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 21 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 28 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 05 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 12 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 19 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 26 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 02 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 09 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 16 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Experience the joys and relaxation of coloring every Thursday during open hours. We provide the coloring supplies!
Experience the joys and relaxation of coloring every Thursday during open hours. We provide the coloring supplies! [less-]
Tags:   Public Art Visual ArtFree

The Master's Eye Photography Class

09-07-2017

Presented by The Light Room at The Light Room, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Sep 07 @ 5:30 pm
Develop your eye and learn some photography history by looking at the masters. Learn about a new photographer each week. Discuss how they made their mark with style, lighting, composition and other techniques – and how they achieved the shots... [more+]
Develop your eye and learn some photography history by looking at the masters. Learn about a new photographer each week. Discuss how they made their mark with style, lighting, composition and other techniques – and how they achieved the shots from a technical standpoint. Your weekly assignment will be to make your own photograph drawing from their style.  An idea generating class that will challenge you! Recommended for those who have a good understanding of their camera. Camera required. [less-]
Tags:   Galleries/Exhibits Photography / Film Visual ArtClasses & Workshops

Photography for Teens

09-08-2017

Presented by The Light Room at The Light Room, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Sep 01 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Sep 08 @ 3:30 pm
A creative after-school class for teens ages 13-18. This four week series will introduce the workings of a digital camera and give hands on practice with portraits, fine art photography, action shots, and editing with Photoshop. Digital... [more+]
A creative after-school class for teens ages 13-18. This four week series will introduce the workings of a digital camera and give hands on practice with portraits, fine art photography, action shots, and editing with Photoshop. Digital camera required. *Back-to-school special! August Teen Class is buy one, get one free. Bring a friend! [less-]
Tags:   Photography / Film Visual ArtClasses & Workshops

Florida Professional Redfish Series - Emerald Coast Division - Redfish Tournament

08-26-2017

Presented by Destination Panama City at St. Andrews Marina, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Aug 26 @ 4:00 am
Join us in beautiful Panama City, FL on August 26th for the Florida Professional Redfish Series - Emerald Coast Division - Redfish Tournament.  Details can be found at www.ecprs.com  This event is brought to you by Destination Panama City.
Join us in beautiful Panama City, FL on August 26th for the Florida Professional Redfish Series - Emerald Coast Division - Redfish Tournament.  Details can be found at www.ecprs.com  This event is brought to you by Destination Panama City. [less-]
Tags:   Sports & RecreationFestivals & Special Events

Beauty and the Feast - Fashion show and Chef Sampler

08-25-2017

Presented by Downtown Improvement Board at Panama City Center for the ARTS, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm
The Martin Theatre will host the Beauty and the Feast fashion show and chef sampler on August 25th. Models will strut the catwalk and show off the latest trends in makeup, fashion and hair from downtown merchants. A few of our delicious... [more+]
The Martin Theatre will host the Beauty and the Feast fashion show and chef sampler on August 25th. Models will strut the catwalk and show off the latest trends in makeup, fashion and hair from downtown merchants. A few of our delicious downtown restaurants will entice you with a sample from their kitchen, and make you come back for more. Call 850-785-2554 for tickets and more information! Limited seating, so don't wait! [less-]
Tags:   Galleries/Exhibits Visual ArtFood & Wine

Beauty and the Feast

08-25-2017

Presented by Downtown Improvement Board at Downtown Improvement Board, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm
Fashion Show- Models strut the catwalk with some of the area's merchants' hottest fashion trends.   Chef Sampler- Historic Downtown Restaurant's provide hors d'oeuvres and tastings.
Fashion Show- Models strut the catwalk with some of the area's merchants' hottest fashion trends.   Chef Sampler- Historic Downtown Restaurant's provide hors d'oeuvres and tastings. [less-]
Tags:   Food & WineFestivals & Special Events

Beginers Social Dance Class

11-24-2017

Presented by Dance Life Dance Studio at Dance Life Dance Studio, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 01 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 08 @ 6:30 pm + 11 more dates and times

Fri, Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Oct 06 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 03 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 24 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Have you never taken ballroom before? Always wanted to give it a try? These are fun classes that teach you the basic steps of the chosen dance of the week and a new exciting move to put on the dance floor. Learn new patterns to add to your... [more+]
Have you never taken ballroom before? Always wanted to give it a try? These are fun classes that teach you the basic steps of the chosen dance of the week and a new exciting move to put on the dance floor. Learn new patterns to add to your social dancing repertoire! Meet new people and relax on a Friday evening! Each week will be a new pattern to a different dance. Check our calendar on Facebook or our web site to see what dance is featured this week. [less-]
Tags:   StageClasses & Workshops

Backstage Pass 2017

09-29-2017

Presented by Bay Arts Alliance at Marina Civic Center, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 01 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 08 @ 6:30 pm + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

At BACKSTAGE PASS the audience will appear on stage along with the band.  Local Blues, Jazz, Country, Americana, Dance and Rock musicians will perform at the Marina Civic Center on Friday night from August 4 through September 29.  Guests will... [more+]
At BACKSTAGE PASS the audience will appear on stage along with the band.  Local Blues, Jazz, Country, Americana, Dance and Rock musicians will perform at the Marina Civic Center on Friday night from August 4 through September 29.  Guests will sneak through the backstage door and give the secret handshake (a $5 spot) to get into this summer speak easy. Reserved tables that include drink tickets are available for $50. Come enjoy what has become THE ANTICIPATED EVENT OF THE SUMMER in Bay County!   [less-]
Tags:  Music

First Date, the Musical

08-27-2017

Presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre at Kaleidoscope Theatre, Lynn Haven
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm
When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this... [more+]
When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, who sing and dance them through ice-breakers, appetizers and potential conversational land mines. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special [less-]
Tags:   MusicStage

Golf FORE Education

08-26-2017

Presented by at Panama Country Club, Lynn Haven
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 26 @ 8:00 am
active.com http://www.bayeducationfoundation.org/events-golf-fore-education.aspx Panama Country Club, 100 Country Club Drive, Lynn Haven, FL   ALL proceeds benefit the Take Stock In Children Scholarship program for promising students who need... [more+]
active.com http://www.bayeducationfoundation.org/events-golf-fore-education.aspx Panama Country Club, 100 Country Club Drive, Lynn Haven, FL   ALL proceeds benefit the Take Stock In Children Scholarship program for promising students who need financial assistance to attend college or technical school.   Saturday, August 26, 2017 8:00 Check in/driving range 8:30 Shotgun start   TEAM PRIZES, RAFFLE PRIZES, TEE BUSTERS and MULLIGANS AVAILABLE   $10,000 Hole-in-One All sponsorships include breakfast, lunch, snacks, green fee, range balls and golf cart.     [less-]
Tags:  Sports & Recreation

Monster Movie Monday

08-28-2017

Presented by Martin Theatre at Martin Theatre, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Monday of June, July, and August. Donations at the door
Every 2nd and 4th Monday of June, July, and August. Donations at the door [less-]
Tags:  Festivals & Special Events

Street Photography Workshop

09-01-2017

Presented by The Light Room at The Light Room, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Sep 01 @ 6:00 pm
Join photojournalist  Andrew Wardlow for a street photography workshop! Andrew will share favorite images from his portfolio and his approach to photographing from a photojournalism/documentary point of view. Get insight into the unique... [more+]
Join photojournalist  Andrew Wardlow for a street photography workshop! Andrew will share favorite images from his portfolio and his approach to photographing from a photojournalism/documentary point of view. Get insight into the unique challenges of photographing strangers, “etiquette” for shooting in public places, developing a fast eye for composition and light, and telling a story with your photographs. Take a photo walk through the “Heard it on Harrison” Friday night street festival and return to The Light Room to review and discuss results. What to bring: camera and laptop. [less-]
Tags:   Galleries/Exhibits Photography / Film Visual ArtClasses & Workshops

Heard It On Harrison: Labor Day Kickoff Party

09-01-2017

Presented by Panama City Downtown Improvement Board at Historic Downtown Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Sep 01 @ 6:00 pm
Beginning in March and running through November, reserve the first Friday evening of every month for Heard It On Harrison! #HIOH The event is open to the public and brought to you by the Panama City Downtown Improvement Board and it’s many fine... [more+]
Beginning in March and running through November, reserve the first Friday evening of every month for Heard It On Harrison! #HIOH The event is open to the public and brought to you by the Panama City Downtown Improvement Board and it’s many fine sponsors! New features of this festival include… [less-]
Tags:   Food & Wine Free Kids MusicFestivals & Special Events

First Friday: Latin Night

11-03-2017

Presented by Dance Life Dance Studio at Dance Life Dance Studio, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Sep 01 @ 7:15 pm Fri, Oct 06 @ 7:15 pm Fri, Nov 03 @ 7:15 pm
Join us each First Friday of the Month for a fun filled fiesta! We will be dancing the night away with Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha, Rumba, Tango and more! Free Salsa Class Starts at 7:15pm and 8:30pm Open to the public! [more+]
Join us each First Friday of the Month for a fun filled fiesta! We will be dancing the night away with Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha, Rumba, Tango and more! Free Salsa Class Starts at 7:15pm and 8:30pm Open to the public! [less-]
Tags:   StageFestivals & Special Events

F:/STOP North Florida Competition

10-04-2017

Presented by
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Sep 02 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 04 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 05 @ 10:00 am + 25 more dates and times

Wed, Sep 06 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 09 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 11 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 12 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 16 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 23 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 30 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 04 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

F:/STOP NORTH FLORIDA  18 and up photo competition and exhibition JUDGE Joe Boris, Atlanta, GA IMPORTANT DATES August 26 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm   Hand carried photos will be received. August 19 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Shipped works are... [more+]
F:/STOP NORTH FLORIDA  18 and up photo competition and exhibition JUDGE Joe Boris, Atlanta, GA IMPORTANT DATES August 26 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm   Hand carried photos will be received. August 19 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Shipped works are due Opening Reception Sat., September 9, 2017 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Awards Ceremony at 7:30 October 4, 2017 – 5:00 pm     Last Day of Show November 4, 2017 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Last day of Art Pickup* * One month and one day after ending day of October 4, 2017 all LEAVE BEHIND ARTWORK will then be a donation to the Panama City Center for the Arts. There will be no storage fee charges, only the works left behind become the property of the Panama City Center for the Arts. CATEGORIES People / Animals-Insects / Architecture / Abstract / Landscape / Flora / Altered-Images** **Altered-Images heavily digitally enhanced, composites, alternative processes   AWARDS Best of Show - $200. Cash Prize and solo show in Miller Gallery up to two years. 1st Place - $50 in each category 2nd Place - $25 in each category ENTRY FEE Each artist is allowed to enter up to three (3) different works for this competition. The entry fee is $25 per artist for current Panama City Center for the Arts and $35 for non-members. SALES AND COMMISSION Sales will be encouraged.  All entries must be valued, even if marked NFS (not for sale).  The Panama City Center for the Arts retains a commission of 30% from members and 50% from non-members for all works sold.  The price listed on the entry must include this commission so please price your work accordingly. MEDIA & SPECIFICATIONS 1.    The F:/Stop North Florida Photography Competition and Exhibition includes all types of photography, including color, black and white, film and digital.  All entries must be the original work of the photographer not more than 2 years old and not previously or presently exhibited at the Panama City Center for the Arts 2.    The framed size of the images must be no larger than 72” wide.  Series prints may be mounted within a single frame or may be presented as individual framed or gallery wrapped pieces, but together must stay within the stated maximum framed size, and will be counted as one entry. 3.    Works must be submitted in plain black, silver, or white frames. Photos may also be printed on gallery wrapped canvas. ALL works must have standard picture framing wire securely attached to the backside.  No clip frames, hook frames will be permitted.  We discourage the use of lightweight plastic frames as they disassemble when hung. Ornate framing materials will not be accepted.  Entries must be matted using either black or white mats.  Entries with unsuitable frames will be disqualified.  If you question framing suitability, please contact the Panama City Center for the Arts before the intake date for clarification and/or permission to enter an unusual frame or matting.  Entries with improper wiring will be changed if possible by our staff or disqualified, photographer will be notified first.  Please remember presentation will be an important factor in the judging process. 4.    Hand carried entries will be accepted on August 26 from 10 am to 3 pm.  Please complete all paperwork here at the Panama City Center for the Arts or if possible prior to arrival. 5.    Any works not meeting the specifications set forth in this prospectus will be rejected.  The Panama City Center for the Arts reserves the right to reject any photographs which it deems unsuitable or inappropriate for this competition. SHIPPING If works must be shipped, use pre-paid sturdy, reusable containers with entry label attached to the back of the artwork.  The CONTACT INFORMATION FORM must be signed and included with your package.  Pieces should arrive no later than 3 weeks prior to opening date.  All shipped entries must include pre-paid return shipping stickers for return mailing at the end of the show.  No CODs will be permitted.  Artwork will be repacked and returned in the original packing in the same manner as it was received.  Improper crating may result in damage and will be returned unopened.  No loose packing material (such as Styrofoam “peanuts”) or nailed containers will be accepted.  For shipping work, use Plexiglass.  Broken pieces or damaged pieces will not be displayed. LIABILITY We suggest that photographers carry their own insurance.  The Panama City Center for the Arts will not be responsible for damage incurred during transit.  While in custody of the Center for the Arts, all photography is covered by the Center for the Arts.  All reasonable care will be taken with all entries.  The Center for the Arts, its officers, employees, director, members, volunteers or anyone connected with the exhibition, will not be responsible for loss or damage however caused.  Your entry into this exhibition constitutes agreement with these terms. PUBLICITY Your entry into this exhibition constitutes permission for the Panama City Center for the Arts to photograph or reproduce any and all works in the exhibit for the purposes of advertising, publicity, social media promotions and/or archival records, without compensation to the artist. If you have any questions or concerns please call: 850-640-3670    LIKE our Facebook page for F:/Stop North Florida [less-]
Tags:   Galleries/Exhibits Photography / FilmVisual Art

Bonjour! Basic French Class

08-21-2017

Presented by Bay County Public Library at Bay County Public Library, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm
Learn basic conversational French with Genevieve. Lessons include greetings, how to ask questions, how to order food, and more. Now it's time to plan that trip to France! Classes held in the Bay County Public Library meeting room. No previous... [more+]
Learn basic conversational French with Genevieve. Lessons include greetings, how to ask questions, how to order food, and more. Now it's time to plan that trip to France! Classes held in the Bay County Public Library meeting room. No previous knowledge required. Free and open to the public. [less-]
Tags:   Classes & WorkshopsFree

KIMONO

09-03-2017

Presented by Bay Arts Alliance (BAA) at Panama City Center for the ARTS, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 22 @ 10:00 am Wed, Aug 23 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am + 7 more dates and times

Fri, Aug 25 @ 10:00 am Sat, Aug 26 @ 10:00 am Tue, Aug 29 @ 10:00 am Wed, Aug 30 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 31 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 01 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 02 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Tags:   Free Galleries/ExhibitsVisual Art

Net of Wonder: Underwater Photography by Michael Wood & David VanVoorhis

08-26-2017

Presented by The Light Room at The Light Room, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Tue, Aug 22 @ 11:00 am Wed, Aug 23 @ 11:00 am Thu, Aug 24 @ 11:00 am + 2 more dates and times

Fri, Aug 25 @ 11:00 am Sat, Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm - less dates and times

Bay County photographers Michael Wood and David VanVoorhis share beautiful underwater scenes in Net of Wonder: Underwater Photography Exhibit. Everyone is invited to attend an opening night party on Friday, July 21, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The... [more+]
Bay County photographers Michael Wood and David VanVoorhis share beautiful underwater scenes in Net of Wonder: Underwater Photography Exhibit. Everyone is invited to attend an opening night party on Friday, July 21, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. The exhibit will continue through August 26. Free and open to the public Tuesday - Saturday. [less-]
Tags:   Free Galleries/Exhibits Photography / Film Science & NatureVisual Art

Film Fan Club at the Library

08-23-2017

Presented by Bay County Public Library at Bay County Public Library, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm
Hang out and see Cult film classics. Movie night at the library every fourth Wednesday of the month. Examples include films like Big Trouble in Little China, Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzi, Die Hard, and The Princess Bride. Free and open to the public. [more+]
Hang out and see Cult film classics. Movie night at the library every fourth Wednesday of the month. Examples include films like Big Trouble in Little China, Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzi, Die Hard, and The Princess Bride. Free and open to the public. [less-]
Tags:   Photography / Film Visual ArtFree

Social Dance Party

12-20-2017

Presented by Dance Life Dance Studio at Dance Life Dance Studio, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Wed, Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Sep 06 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm + 13 more dates and times

Wed, Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Oct 04 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Nov 01 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Nov 08 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Dec 06 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm Wed, Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm - less dates and times

Our Social Dance Party Nights are a great opportunity to come along and practice what you have learned in class, relax with a nice drink, enjoy the music and of course meet some of our friendly regulars and some new faces. All are welcome to... [more+]
Our Social Dance Party Nights are a great opportunity to come along and practice what you have learned in class, relax with a nice drink, enjoy the music and of course meet some of our friendly regulars and some new faces. All are welcome to attend whether you have learned at Dance Life or elsewhere, whether you are a complete beginner or a more advanced dancer and no matter what style of dance you prefer. No partner needed. We play music for blues, rock, swing, big band, classical for that Waltz or Tango and a little bit of country rock thrown in for good measure! We also like to get everyone up on the floor for some fun group dances too! Join us for a night of a melting pot of dancing! Featuring music danceable to American Style Smooth and Rhythm, Country Western and Club Style Latin! Open to the public! Party starts at 7:30pm and last until 9pm! Adult beverages will be available for purchase at our After Hours Beer and Wine Bar! [less-]
Tags:   StageClasses & Workshops

Adult Coloring at the Library

11-30-2017

Presented by Parker Public Library at Parker Public Library, Parker
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 24 @ 10:00 am Thu, Aug 31 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 07 @ 10:00 am + 12 more dates and times

Thu, Sep 14 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 21 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 28 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 05 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 12 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 19 @ 10:00 am Thu, Oct 26 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 02 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 09 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 16 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 23 @ 10:00 am Thu, Nov 30 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

Experience the joys and relaxation of coloring every Thursday during open hours. We provide the coloring supplies!
Experience the joys and relaxation of coloring every Thursday during open hours. We provide the coloring supplies! [less-]
Tags:   Public Art Visual ArtFree

The Master's Eye Photography Class

09-07-2017

Presented by The Light Room at The Light Room, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Thu, Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Aug 31 @ 5:30 pm Thu, Sep 07 @ 5:30 pm
Develop your eye and learn some photography history by looking at the masters. Learn about a new photographer each week. Discuss how they made their mark with style, lighting, composition and other techniques – and how they achieved the shots... [more+]
Develop your eye and learn some photography history by looking at the masters. Learn about a new photographer each week. Discuss how they made their mark with style, lighting, composition and other techniques – and how they achieved the shots from a technical standpoint. Your weekly assignment will be to make your own photograph drawing from their style.  An idea generating class that will challenge you! Recommended for those who have a good understanding of their camera. Camera required. [less-]
Tags:   Galleries/Exhibits Photography / Film Visual ArtClasses & Workshops

Photography for Teens

09-08-2017

Presented by The Light Room at The Light Room, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Sep 01 @ 3:30 pm Fri, Sep 08 @ 3:30 pm
A creative after-school class for teens ages 13-18. This four week series will introduce the workings of a digital camera and give hands on practice with portraits, fine art photography, action shots, and editing with Photoshop. Digital... [more+]
A creative after-school class for teens ages 13-18. This four week series will introduce the workings of a digital camera and give hands on practice with portraits, fine art photography, action shots, and editing with Photoshop. Digital camera required. *Back-to-school special! August Teen Class is buy one, get one free. Bring a friend! [less-]
Tags:   Photography / Film Visual ArtClasses & Workshops

Florida Professional Redfish Series - Emerald Coast Division - Redfish Tournament

08-26-2017

Presented by Destination Panama City at St. Andrews Marina, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm Sat, Aug 26 @ 4:00 am
Join us in beautiful Panama City, FL on August 26th for the Florida Professional Redfish Series - Emerald Coast Division - Redfish Tournament.  Details can be found at www.ecprs.com  This event is brought to you by Destination Panama City.
Join us in beautiful Panama City, FL on August 26th for the Florida Professional Redfish Series - Emerald Coast Division - Redfish Tournament.  Details can be found at www.ecprs.com  This event is brought to you by Destination Panama City. [less-]
Tags:   Sports & RecreationFestivals & Special Events

Beauty and the Feast - Fashion show and Chef Sampler

08-25-2017

Presented by Downtown Improvement Board at Panama City Center for the ARTS, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm
The Martin Theatre will host the Beauty and the Feast fashion show and chef sampler on August 25th. Models will strut the catwalk and show off the latest trends in makeup, fashion and hair from downtown merchants. A few of our delicious... [more+]
The Martin Theatre will host the Beauty and the Feast fashion show and chef sampler on August 25th. Models will strut the catwalk and show off the latest trends in makeup, fashion and hair from downtown merchants. A few of our delicious downtown restaurants will entice you with a sample from their kitchen, and make you come back for more. Call 850-785-2554 for tickets and more information! Limited seating, so don't wait! [less-]
Tags:   Galleries/Exhibits Visual ArtFood & Wine

Beauty and the Feast

08-25-2017

Presented by Downtown Improvement Board at Downtown Improvement Board, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm
Fashion Show- Models strut the catwalk with some of the area's merchants' hottest fashion trends.   Chef Sampler- Historic Downtown Restaurant's provide hors d'oeuvres and tastings.
Fashion Show- Models strut the catwalk with some of the area's merchants' hottest fashion trends.   Chef Sampler- Historic Downtown Restaurant's provide hors d'oeuvres and tastings. [less-]
Tags:   Food & WineFestivals & Special Events

Beginers Social Dance Class

11-24-2017

Presented by Dance Life Dance Studio at Dance Life Dance Studio, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 01 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 08 @ 6:30 pm + 11 more dates and times

Fri, Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Oct 06 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 03 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 10 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 24 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

Have you never taken ballroom before? Always wanted to give it a try? These are fun classes that teach you the basic steps of the chosen dance of the week and a new exciting move to put on the dance floor. Learn new patterns to add to your... [more+]
Have you never taken ballroom before? Always wanted to give it a try? These are fun classes that teach you the basic steps of the chosen dance of the week and a new exciting move to put on the dance floor. Learn new patterns to add to your social dancing repertoire! Meet new people and relax on a Friday evening! Each week will be a new pattern to a different dance. Check our calendar on Facebook or our web site to see what dance is featured this week. [less-]
Tags:   StageClasses & Workshops

Backstage Pass 2017

09-29-2017

Presented by Bay Arts Alliance at Marina Civic Center, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 01 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 08 @ 6:30 pm + 3 more dates and times

Fri, Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm Fri, Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm - less dates and times

At BACKSTAGE PASS the audience will appear on stage along with the band.  Local Blues, Jazz, Country, Americana, Dance and Rock musicians will perform at the Marina Civic Center on Friday night from August 4 through September 29.  Guests will... [more+]
At BACKSTAGE PASS the audience will appear on stage along with the band.  Local Blues, Jazz, Country, Americana, Dance and Rock musicians will perform at the Marina Civic Center on Friday night from August 4 through September 29.  Guests will sneak through the backstage door and give the secret handshake (a $5 spot) to get into this summer speak easy. Reserved tables that include drink tickets are available for $50. Come enjoy what has become THE ANTICIPATED EVENT OF THE SUMMER in Bay County!   [less-]
Tags:  Music

First Date, the Musical

08-27-2017

Presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre at Kaleidoscope Theatre, Lynn Haven
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm Sat, Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm Sun, Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm
When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this... [more+]
When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In a delightful and unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, who sing and dance them through ice-breakers, appetizers and potential conversational land mines. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special [less-]
Tags:   MusicStage

Golf FORE Education

08-26-2017

Presented by at Panama Country Club, Lynn Haven
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Aug 26 @ 8:00 am
active.com http://www.bayeducationfoundation.org/events-golf-fore-education.aspx Panama Country Club, 100 Country Club Drive, Lynn Haven, FL   ALL proceeds benefit the Take Stock In Children Scholarship program for promising students who need... [more+]
active.com http://www.bayeducationfoundation.org/events-golf-fore-education.aspx Panama Country Club, 100 Country Club Drive, Lynn Haven, FL   ALL proceeds benefit the Take Stock In Children Scholarship program for promising students who need financial assistance to attend college or technical school.   Saturday, August 26, 2017 8:00 Check in/driving range 8:30 Shotgun start   TEAM PRIZES, RAFFLE PRIZES, TEE BUSTERS and MULLIGANS AVAILABLE   $10,000 Hole-in-One All sponsorships include breakfast, lunch, snacks, green fee, range balls and golf cart.     [less-]
Tags:  Sports & Recreation

Monster Movie Monday

08-28-2017

Presented by Martin Theatre at Martin Theatre, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Mon, Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Monday of June, July, and August. Donations at the door
Every 2nd and 4th Monday of June, July, and August. Donations at the door [less-]
Tags:  Festivals & Special Events

Street Photography Workshop

09-01-2017

Presented by The Light Room at The Light Room, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Sep 01 @ 6:00 pm
Join photojournalist  Andrew Wardlow for a street photography workshop! Andrew will share favorite images from his portfolio and his approach to photographing from a photojournalism/documentary point of view. Get insight into the unique... [more+]
Join photojournalist  Andrew Wardlow for a street photography workshop! Andrew will share favorite images from his portfolio and his approach to photographing from a photojournalism/documentary point of view. Get insight into the unique challenges of photographing strangers, “etiquette” for shooting in public places, developing a fast eye for composition and light, and telling a story with your photographs. Take a photo walk through the “Heard it on Harrison” Friday night street festival and return to The Light Room to review and discuss results. What to bring: camera and laptop. [less-]
Tags:   Galleries/Exhibits Photography / Film Visual ArtClasses & Workshops

Heard It On Harrison: Labor Day Kickoff Party

09-01-2017

Presented by Panama City Downtown Improvement Board at Historic Downtown Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Sep 01 @ 6:00 pm
Beginning in March and running through November, reserve the first Friday evening of every month for Heard It On Harrison! #HIOH The event is open to the public and brought to you by the Panama City Downtown Improvement Board and it’s many fine... [more+]
Beginning in March and running through November, reserve the first Friday evening of every month for Heard It On Harrison! #HIOH The event is open to the public and brought to you by the Panama City Downtown Improvement Board and it’s many fine sponsors! New features of this festival include… [less-]
Tags:   Food & Wine Free Kids MusicFestivals & Special Events

First Friday: Latin Night

11-03-2017

Presented by Dance Life Dance Studio at Dance Life Dance Studio, Panama City
Upcoming Dates: Fri, Sep 01 @ 7:15 pm Fri, Oct 06 @ 7:15 pm Fri, Nov 03 @ 7:15 pm
Join us each First Friday of the Month for a fun filled fiesta! We will be dancing the night away with Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha, Rumba, Tango and more! Free Salsa Class Starts at 7:15pm and 8:30pm Open to the public! [more+]
Join us each First Friday of the Month for a fun filled fiesta! We will be dancing the night away with Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha, Rumba, Tango and more! Free Salsa Class Starts at 7:15pm and 8:30pm Open to the public! [less-]
Tags:   StageFestivals & Special Events

F:/STOP North Florida Competition

10-04-2017

Presented by
Upcoming Dates: Sat, Sep 02 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 04 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 05 @ 10:00 am + 25 more dates and times

Wed, Sep 06 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 07 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 08 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 09 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 11 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 12 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 13 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 14 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 15 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 16 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 18 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 19 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 20 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 21 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 22 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 23 @ 10:00 am Mon, Sep 25 @ 10:00 am Tue, Sep 26 @ 10:00 am Wed, Sep 27 @ 10:00 am Thu, Sep 28 @ 10:00 am Fri, Sep 29 @ 10:00 am Sat, Sep 30 @ 10:00 am Mon, Oct 02 @ 10:00 am Tue, Oct 03 @ 10:00 am Wed, Oct 04 @ 10:00 am - less dates and times

F:/STOP NORTH FLORIDA  18 and up photo competition and exhibition JUDGE Joe Boris, Atlanta, GA IMPORTANT DATES August 26 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm   Hand carried photos will be received. August 19 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Shipped works are... [more+]
F:/STOP NORTH FLORIDA  18 and up photo competition and exhibition JUDGE Joe Boris, Atlanta, GA IMPORTANT DATES August 26 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm   Hand carried photos will be received. August 19 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Shipped works are due Opening Reception Sat., September 9, 2017 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Awards Ceremony at 7:30 October 4, 2017 – 5:00 pm     Last Day of Show November 4, 2017 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Last day of Art Pickup* * One month and one day after ending day of October 4, 2017 all LEAVE BEHIND ARTWORK will then be a donation to the Panama City Center for the Arts. There will be no storage fee charges, only the works left behind become the property of the Panama City Center for the Arts. CATEGORIES People / Animals-Insects / Architecture / Abstract / Landscape / Flora / Altered-Images** **Altered-Images heavily digitally enhanced, composites, alternative processes   AWARDS Best of Show - $200. Cash Prize and solo show in Miller Gallery up to two years. 1st Place - $50 in each category 2nd Place - $25 in each category ENTRY FEE Each artist is allowed to enter up to three (3) different works for this competition. The entry fee is $25 per artist for current Panama City Center for the Arts and $35 for non-members. SALES AND COMMISSION Sales will be encouraged.  All entries must be valued, even if marked NFS (not for sale).  The Panama City Center for the Arts retains a commission of 30% from members and 50% from non-members for all works sold.  The price listed on the entry must include this commission so please price your work accordingly. MEDIA & SPECIFICATIONS 1.    The F:/Stop North Florida Photography Competition and Exhibition includes all types of photography, including color, black and white, film and digital.  All entries must be the original work of the photographer not more than 2 years old and not previously or presently exhibited at the Panama City Center for the Arts 2.    The framed size of the images must be no larger than 72” wide.  Series prints may be mounted within a single frame or may be presented as individual framed or gallery wrapped pieces, but together must stay within the stated maximum framed size, and will be counted as one entry. 3.    Works must be submitted in plain black, silver, or white frames. Photos may also be printed on gallery wrapped canvas. ALL works must have standard picture framing wire securely attached to the backside.  No clip frames, hook frames will be permitted.  We discourage the use of lightweight plastic frames as they disassemble when hung. Ornate framing materials will not be accepted.  Entries must be matted using either black or white mats.  Entries with unsuitable frames will be disqualified.  If you question framing suitability, please contact the Panama City Center for the Arts before the intake date for clarification and/or permission to enter an unusual frame or matting.  Entries with improper wiring will be changed if possible by our staff or disqualified, photographer will be notified first.  Please remember presentation will be an important factor in the judging process. 4.    Hand carried entries will be accepted on August 26 from 10 am to 3 pm.  Please complete all paperwork here at the Panama City Center for the Arts or if possible prior to arrival. 5.    Any works not meeting the specifications set forth in this prospectus will be rejected.  The Panama City Center for the Arts reserves the right to reject any photographs which it deems unsuitable or inappropriate for this competition. SHIPPING If works must be shipped, use pre-paid sturdy, reusable containers with entry label attached to the back of the artwork.  The CONTACT INFORMATION FORM must be signed and included with your package.  Pieces should arrive no later than 3 weeks prior to opening date.  All shipped entries must include pre-paid return shipping stickers for return mailing at the end of the show.  No CODs will be permitted.  Artwork will be repacked and returned in the original packing in the same manner as it was received.  Improper crating may result in damage and will be returned unopened.  No loose packing material (such as Styrofoam “peanuts”) or nailed containers will be accepted.  For shipping work, use Plexiglass.  Broken pieces or damaged pieces will not be displayed. LIABILITY We suggest that photographers carry their own insurance.  The Panama City Center for the Arts will not be responsible for damage incurred during transit.  While in custody of the Center for the Arts, all photography is covered by the Center for the Arts.  All reasonable care will be taken with all entries.  The Center for the Arts, its officers, employees, director, members, volunteers or anyone connected with the exhibition, will not be responsible for loss or damage however caused.  Your entry into this exhibition constitutes agreement with these terms. PUBLICITY Your entry into this exhibition constitutes permission for the Panama City Center for the Arts to photograph or reproduce any and all works in the exhibit for the purposes of advertising, publicity, social media promotions and/or archival records, without compensation to the artist. If you have any questions or concerns please call: 850-640-3670    LIKE our Facebook page for F:/Stop North Florida [less-]
Tags:   Galleries/Exhibits Photography / FilmVisual Art
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