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THURSDAY 7.31
“HOW NOT TO COOK” AT SO GOURMET Noon-1 p.m. Turn off your stove and learn how to cook a delicious meal without heating up the kitchen in this special summer-inspired class and lunch. Featured dishes are cucumber and avocado soup, crab salad on raw onion bread, Southwest quinoa salad, and tropical dairy-free ice cream. $35 per person. 407 S. Palafox St. sogourmetpensacola.com

WINE TASTING AT AWM 5 p.m. Try something new every week at Aragon Wine Market’s regular wine tasting, only a few blocks from downtown. 27 S. 9th Ave. aragonwinemarket.com

EVENINGS IN OLDE SEVILLE SQUARE 6:30-9:30 p.m. For the final Evenings in Old Seville Square concert of the summer, the free series presents a special two act show with Dueling Pianos and The Modern Eldorados. Seville Square, 311 E. Government St. eveningsinoldesevillesquare.com

“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” AT PLT 7:30 p.m. The Pensacola Little Theatre presents a production of one of the world’s most beloved musicals based on the true story of The Von Trapp Family Singers. PLT’s Mainstage Theatre in the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 S. Jefferson St. Tickets are $14-$30. pensacolalittletheatre.com

DJ SAFEKO 9:30 p.m. With DJ Turnicut. Sluggo’s Vegetarian Restaurant, 101 S. Jefferson St.

ENDI ELLIS 9:30 p.m. With The Helvetica Effect, Cathercist, and Viridian Suns. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. $5. Ages 18 and over. pensacolahandlebar.com

FRIDAY 8.1
LIVING HISTORY IN HISTORIC PENSACOLA VILLAGE 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Learn  cooking techniques and trade-skills of the past such as sewing, basket weaving and wood working from costumed Living History interpreters every Friday and Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Demonstrations are included with admission. Tickets for the Village are available at 205 E. Zaragoza St. $6 adults, $5 AAA, Senior Citizen 65+ and Active Military, $3 children ages 4-16. historicpensacola.org

JOY HOLLAND OPEN STUDIO SUMMER RESIDENCY 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Each Friday from July 11 through Aug. 5, The Art Gallery (TAG) at the University of West Florida invites the public to join Joy Holland in open studio time. Visitors can watch and ask questions about her creative process and her work. The work created will be exhibited Aug. 5-28. This is the first of an annual residency project TAG intends to offer to a local artist each summer. UWF Pensacola Campus in The Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Building 82. tag82uwf.wordpress.com

WINE TASTING AT CITY GROCERY 5-7 p.m. Out and about in East Hill on Friday night? Stop by City Grocery for their free weekly wine tasting before settling in or heading out for the night. 2050 N. 12th Ave.

WINE TASTING AT SEVILLE QUARTER 5-7 p.m. “Try it for free, buy it for less” during weekly wine tastings at the Gift Shoppe at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com

“BIG: THE MUSICAL” 7:30 p.m. Pensacola State College’s 24th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop (SHOW) presents a lighthearted, musical adaptation of the blockbuster movie “Big,” starring Tom Hanks, the story of 12-year-old Josh Baskin, who grows up overnight after being granted a wish by a an arcade machine at a carnival. All tickets are $16. Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, 1000 College Blvd., Building 8. pensacolastate.edu/mt

“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” AT PLT 7:30 p.m. The Pensacola Little Theatre presents a production of one of the world’s most beloved musicals based on the true story of The Von Trapp Family Singers. PLT’s Mainstage Theatre in the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 S. Jefferson St. Tickets are $14-$30. pensacolalittletheatre.com

BETSY BADWATER 8 p.m. With Denton Hatcher & The Soapbox Blues and Izzy Cox. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox. $5. vinylmusichall.com

FORCED ORDER 9:30 p.m. With Malice at the Palace and Point Blank. Sluggo’s Vegetarian Restaurant, 101 S. Jefferson St.

MOTHERSHIP/THE HOUSE HARKONNEN 10 p.m. With Transmute and Wulfshroud. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. $8. Ages 18 and over. pensacolahandlebar.com

SATURDAY 8.2
PALAFOX MARKET 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Fresh produce, live plants, baked goods, fine art and antiques are just a few of the items offered at Palafox Market in Downtown Pensacola. Items originate directly from participating vendors, including dozens of local farmers, home gardeners and area artists. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, N. Palafox St. palafoxmarket.com

UKULELE CLASS 9:30 a.m. The Pensacola Ukulele Players Society (PUPS) meets every Saturday morning at Blues Angel Music, offering free ukulele lessons for both beginners and seasoned musicians. Loaner ukuleles are available for the sessions, which usually last an hour. Blues Angel Music, 657 N. Pace Blvd. bluesangelmusic.com

FREE SOGO SAMPLE SATURDAY TIPS & TECHNIQUES Noon-2 p.m. So Gourmet, 407 S. Palafox St. sogourmetpensacola.com

THE 12th AVENUE FLEA Noon-5 p.m. The 12th Avenue Flea is a local community “flea” style market in the heart of East Hill featuring local artists, vendors, crafters, upcyclers, pickers, farmers and cooks. The market is held weekly outside the historic former Sacred Heart Hospital, now Tower East Office Complex. 1010 N. 12th Ave. facebook.com/12thAveFlea

PENSACOLA BAY BREWERY TOUR 3:30 p.m. Go behind the scenes at Pensacola’s own brewery with Brewmaster Mark Robertson. Tours begin in the Taproom and include samples for those ages 21 and over. No reservations required. $5. 225 E. Zaragoza St. pbbrew.com

“KING KONG” 7 p.m. The Saenger’s Classic Movie Series continues with a showing of “King Kong,” which debuted in 1933. All seats are $5. Saenger Theatre, 118 South Palafox Pl. pensacolasaenger.com

“BIG: THE MUSICAL” 7:30 p.m. Pensacola State College’s 24th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop (SHOW) presents a lighthearted, musical adaptation of the blockbuster movie “Big,” starring Tom Hanks, the story of 12-year-old Josh Baskin, who grows up overnight after being granted a wish by a an arcade machine at a carnival. All tickets are $16. Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, 1000 College Blvd., Building 8. pensacolastate.edu/mt

“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” AT PLT 7:30 p.m. The Pensacola Little Theatre presents a production of one of the world’s most beloved musicals based on the true story of The Von Trapp Family Singers. PLT’s Mainstage Theatre in the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 S. Jefferson St. Tickets are $14-$30. pensacolalittletheatre.com

LOWELECTRIC 8 p.m. With Electroveldt. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox. $5. vinylmusichall.com

BETSY BADWATER 9:45 p.m. With Ms. Izzy Cox, Denton Hatcher & The Soapbox Blues. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. $5. Ages 18 and over. pensacolahandlebar.com

SUNDAY 8.3
WAKE UP HIKE 7 a.m. The Western Gate Chapter of the Florida Trail Association will lead a brisk, one-hour long walk from St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church at 12th Avenue and Anderson Street in Pensacola, followed by a breakfast with the group. For more information, contact Trudy at 434-8861 or visit meetup.com/ftawesterngate.

SHOP SUNDAY IN DOWNTOWN PENSACOLA 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The Downtown Improvement Board and Downtown businesses present “Shop Sunday,” a monthly event that invites the community to shop and dine along music filled streets and enjoy special offers from participating businesses. downtownpensacola.com/shop-sunday

“BIG: THE MUSICAL” 2:30 p.m. Pensacola State College’s 24th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop (SHOW) presents a lighthearted, musical adaptation of the blockbuster movie “Big,” starring Tom Hanks, the story of 12-year-old Josh Baskin, who grows up overnight after being granted a wish by a an arcade machine at a carnival. All tickets are $16. Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, 1000 College Blvd., Building 8. pensacolastate.edu/mt

“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” AT PLT 2:30 p.m. The Pensacola Little Theatre presents a production of one of the world’s most beloved musicals based on the true story of The Von Trapp Family Singers. PLT’s Mainstage Theatre in the Pensacola Cultural Center, 400 S. Jefferson St. Tickets are $14-$30. pensacolalittletheatre.com

BLUES ON THE BAY 5-7 p.m. Studebaker John performs at this week’s “Blues on the Bay” concert, a free summer concert series presented by Blues Angel Music and the City of Pensacola. Free performances will be held each Sunday the Blue Wahoos are not playing at home. Randall K. and Martha H. Hunter Amphitheater at the Community Maritime Park, 301 W. Main St. pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com

MONDAY 8.4
SEAWAY 9 p.m. With Stillframe, Wound Up, 10th Inning, and Loose Bolts. The Handlebar, 319 N. Tarragona St. $5. Ages 18 and over without parent or guardian. pensacolahandlebar.com

TUESDAY 8.5
BLUE ANGELS PRACTICE 11:30 a.m. Weather permitting the Blue Angels will hold practice most Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from March to November at NAS Pensacola. The practice sessions can be watched from a viewing area at the National Naval Aviation Museum. Admission is free and open to the public. 1750 Radford Blvd., NAS Pensacola. navalaviationmuseum.org

SUMMER RESTAURANT WEEK 5 p.m. The Fish House, Jackson’s Steakhouse and Atlas Oyster House are once again teaming up to present Summer Restaurant Week, Tuesday, August 5-Saturday, August 9. Chefs from each restaurant will prepare a three-course, fixed-price dinner menu utilizing the best in local and seasonal ingredients, for $33 per person, per restaurant. Diners are encouraged to try each special menu at all three restaurants during Restaurant Week. greatsouthernrestaurants.com

STRUT YOUR MUTT 6:45 p.m. Join fellow dog owners for a 45-minute leisurely stroll in East Hill. Dogs must be leashed and well-behaved.  Owners should be prepared to pick up after the pets. Meet at the entrance of Bayview Park, 20th Ave. and E. Mallory St.

TUESDAY NIGHT POETRY NIGHT AT SLUGGO’S 7 p.m. Free open mic poetry event every Tuesday. Sluggo’s Vegetarian Restaurant, 101 S. Jefferson St. facebook.com/TNPNS

BANDS ON THE BEACH 7 p.m Déjà vu perform at this week’s Bands on the Beach concert, part of a free summer series featuring regional artists held every Tuesday night through October 1. Gulfside Pavilion at Casino Beach, 735 Pensacola Beach Blvd. visitpensacolabeach.com

WEDNESDAY 8.6
WEDNESDAY PALAFOX MARKET 4-7 p.m. In addition to the weekly Saturday Palafox Market, now in its seventh season, the Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) and Palafox Market Committee are holding an additional market every Wednesday through September. The mid-week market will offer similar items to the Saturday market, including fresh flowers, produce, meat & poultry, baked goods and artwork. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza, N. Palafox St. palafoxmarket.com

SPY VALLEY WINE TASTING 5:30-7:30 p.m. Blair Gibbs of New Zealand’s Spy Valley Wines is visiting Seville Quarter to conduct a tasting of the label’s (his family’s) wines. Chef Brandon Melton will prepare appetizers to pair with the selected Spy Valley wines. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 on the day of the event, and are available in Seville’s Gift Shoppe. Apple Annie’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com

BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL 6:30 p.m. Hi-Chew Wednesday: games, prizes and Kids Run the Bases after the game. Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, 351 W. Cedar St. bluewahoos.com

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Bars and Nightlife

Bar Games

Fridays

DRAG BINGO 6-8 p.m. Ages 21 and over. Emerald City’s The Other Side, 406 E. Wright St. emeraldcitypensacola.com
Mondays
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM FOR FUN AND TRIVIA 7 p.m. The Sandshaker Lounge, 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd. sandshaker.com
TRIVIA NIGHT 7—9 p.m.  World of Beer, 200 S. Palafox. wobusa.com/locations/Palafox
BAR BINGO 8 p.m. Apple Annie’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
Tuesdays
TUESDAY TRIVIA 8 p.m. The Bridge Bar and Sunset Lounge, 33 Gulf Breeze Pkwy. facebook.com/thebridgebargb
DRAG BINGO 10 p.m.-Midnight. Ages 18 and over. Emerald City’s The Other Side, 406 E. Wright St. emeraldcitypensacola.com
Wednesdays
PUB TRIVIA NIGHT 7-9:30 p.m. Goat Lips Beer Garden, 2811 Copter Road. facebook.com/goatlipsdeli
WEDNESDAY QUIZ TRIVIA 8 p.m. The Cabaret, 101 S. Jefferson St. cabaretpensacola.com
TEAM TRIVIA 8 p.m. Hopjacks. 10 S. Palafox. hopjacks.com

Karaoke
Thursdays
VFW Post 706, 6 p.m. 5000 Lillian Hwy. vfw706.org
Lili Marlene’s at Seville Quarter, 8 p.m. 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
The Cabaret, 9 p.m. 101 S. Jefferson St. cabaretpensacola.com
Hub Stacey’s At the Point, 9 p.m. 5851 Galvez Rd. hubstaceys.com
Saturdays
Hub Stacey’s Downtown, 9 p.m. 312 E. Government St. hubstaceys.com
Sundays
Lili Marlene’s at Seville Quarter, 8 p.m. 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
The Sandshaker Lounge, 9 p.m. 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd. sandshaker.com
Mondays
The Cabaret, 9 p.m. 101 S. Jefferson St. 607-2020 or cabaretpensacola.com
Tuesdays
The Sandshaker Lounge, 8 p.m. 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd. sandshaker.com
Play, 9 p.m. 16 S. Palafox, Suite 200. iplaypensacola.com

Live Music

THURSDAY 7.31
AL MARTIN 6 p.m. The Piano Bar, Quality Inn, 7601 Scenic Highway. facebook.com/QualityInnScenicHwy
DAVE AND JOE SHOW 6-10 p.m. Peg Leg Pete’s, 1010 Ft. Pickens Road. peglegpetes.com
THE DAVENPORTS 6 p.m. The Leisure Club, 126 S. Palafox. tlcdowntown.com
LUCAS CRUTCHFIELD 6 p.m. The Deck at The Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. fishhouse.goodgrits.com
TIMBERHAWK 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s Downtown, 312 E. Government St. hubstaceys.com
GYPSY GROOVE 7:30 p.m. Picasso Jazz Club, 19 S. Palafox. picassojazz.com
DUELLING PIANO SHOW 8 p.m. Rosie O’ Grady’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
HIPPIE RADIO 8 p.m.-midnight. The Sandshaker Lounge, 731 Pensacola Beach Blvd. sandshaker.com
STRANGE ROUX 9 p.m. End o’ the Alley at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
DJ MR. LAO 10 p.m. Phineas Phogg’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com

FRIDAY 8.1
LUCAS CRUTCHFIELD 5 p.m. The Deck at The Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. fishhouse.goodgrits.com
AL MARTIN 6 p.m. The Piano Bar, Quality Inn, 7601 Scenic Highway. facebook.com/QualityInnScenicHwy
THIRD ANNUAL BREEZER’S REUNION MUSIC FEST 6 p.m. Featuring Loaded Goat & The Skydogs. Paradise Bar & Grill, 21 Via De Luna Drive. paradisebar-grill.com
KNEE DEEP BAND 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s At the Point, 5851 Galvez Rd. hubstaceys.com
JOEY ALLRED 7:30 p.m. Picasso Jazz Club, 19 S. Palafox. picassojazz.com
DUELLING PIANO SHOW 8 p.m. Rosie O’ Grady’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
THE BLENDERS 8:30 p.m. Hub Stacey’s Downtown, 312 E. Government St. hubstaceys.com
DJ ORLANDO RICARDO 9 p.m. Emerald City, 406 E. Wright St. emeraldcitypensacola.com
GRAND THEFT AUDIO 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Apple Annie’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
STRANGE ROUX 9 p.m. End o’ the Alley at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com

SATURDAY 8.2
AL MARTIN 6 p.m. The Piano Bar, Quality Inn, 7601 Scenic Highway. facebook.com/QualityInnScenicHwy
THIRD ANNUAL BREEZER’S REUNION MUSIC FEST 6 p.m. Featuring The Skydogs and Friends with a special tribute to Shawn Curle and Michael Bennett. Paradise Bar & Grill, 21 Via De Luna Drive. paradisebar-grill.com
THE BLENDERS 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s At the Point, 5851 Galvez Rd. hubstaceys.com
JOEY ALLRED 7:30 p.m. Picasso Jazz Club, 19 S. Palafox. picassojazz.com
DUELLING PIANO SHOW 8 p.m. Rosie O’ Grady’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
DJ JAY-R 9 p.m. Emerald City, 406 E. Wright St. emeraldcitypensacola.com
DJ MR. LAO 9 p.m. Phineas Phogg’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
GRAND THEFT AUDIO 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Apple Annie’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
STRANGE ROUX 9 p.m. End o’ the Alley at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com

SUNDAY 8.3
THIRD ANNUAL BREEZER’S REUNION MUSIC FEST 3 p.m. Featuring Loaded Goat. Paradise Bar & Grill, 21 Via De Luna Drive. paradisebar-grill.com
JOHN JOYNER AND NICK BRANCH 4 p.m. Hub Stacey’s At the Point, 5851 Galvez Rd. hubstaceys.com
DJ JAY-R 9 p.m. Emerald City, 406 E. Wright St. emeraldcitypensacola.com
GREG LYON 9 p.m. End o’ the Alley at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
BROOKS HUBBERT 10 p.m. McGuire’s Irish Pub, 600 E. Gregory St. mcguiresirishpub.com

MONDAY 8.4
BLUES SOCIETY OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA’S MONDAY NIGHT BLUES 8 p.m. Lili Marlene’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
OPEN MIC AT BIG EASY TAVERN 9 p.m. Bands, individual musicians, comedians, poets, and other artists are invited to participate in the weekly open mic sessions known as “Monday Night Jams.” Admission is free. 710 N. Palafox St. bigeasytavern.com

TUESDAY 8.5
BISCUIT MILLER & THE MIX 6 p.m. Paradise Bar & Grill, 21 Via De Luna Drive. paradisebar-grill.com
LUCAS CRUTCHFIELD 6 p.m. The Deck at The Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. fishhouse.goodgrits.com
NO WRONG NOTES JAZZ NIGHT 6-9 p.m. Head to 5 ½ Bar for an evening of live, free-ranging, experimental jazz played by local musicians. NoWrongNotes Jazz Night is on every Tuesday, unless there’s a concert at Vinyl Music Hall. 5 E. Garden St. facebook.com/5.5bar.
TUESDAY JAZZ JAM: THE GINO ROSARIA QUARTET 6:30 p.m. Lili Marlene’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
MIKE QUINN 9 p.m. End o’ the Alley Courtyard at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com

WEDNESDAY 8.6
LUCAS CRUTCHFIELD 5 p.m. The Deck at The Fish House, 600 S. Barracks St. fishhouse.goodgrits.com
HOUSE, TECHNO, AND TRANCE 6-9 p.m. Kam Sator mixes a laid back set of old and new styles of trance, house, and techno at 5 ½ Bar each Wednesday, unless there is a concert at Vinyl Music Hall.  5 E. Garden St. facebook.com/5.5bar.
FOLK MUSIC NIGHT 7 p.m. End of the Line Café, 610 E. Wright St. eotlcafe.com
JAZZ JAM WITH PICASSO’S HOUSE BAND 7 p.m. Picasso Jazz Club, 19 S. Palafox. picassojazz.com
JOHN JOYNER AND NICK BRANCH 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s At the Point, 5851 Galvez Rd. hubstaceys.com
TIMBERHAWK 7 p.m. Hub Stacey’s Downtown, 312 E. Government St. hubstaceys.com
DUELLING PIANOS 8 p.m. Rosie O’ Grady’s at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com
DJ JAY-R 9 p.m. Emerald City, 406 E. Wright St. emeraldcitypensacola.com
MIKE QUINN 9 p.m. End o’ the Alley Courtyard at Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. sevillequarter.com

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Arts & Culture

“THE ART OF PENSACON” Through August 26, “The Art of Pensacon,” featuring the work of comic book artists Mitch Byrd, John Dell, Johnny MacPhall, and Ashley Waner will be on display. The show is sponsored by Pensacon, the Pensacola-based fan convention, which will hold its second annual event February 27-Mar 1, 2015.  Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., and Sunday, 12:30-4 p.m. Blue Morning Gallery, 21 S. Palafox. bluemorninggallery.com
“THE ART OF THE BRICK” New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya’s large-scale sculptures created out of iconic LEGO® bricks form the exhibition “The Art of the Brick,” a traveling exhibit that is currently, for the first time, displayed in the Pensacola area. “The Art of the Brick” will be open through Aug. 8; tickets for the exhibition are $12 for adults and $8 for children. Free Tuesdays will be suspended during “The Art of the Brick.” Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.  Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 S. Jefferson St. pensacolamuseum.org
“JOY HOLLAND OPEN STUDIO SUMMER RESIDENCY” Beginning Tuesday, August 5, the exhibit for The Art Gallery (TAG) at the University of West Florida’s first annual residency project with artist Joy Holland opens. The works on display were created during open studio time in preceding weeks which was open to visitors, who were able to watch and ask Holland questions about her creative process. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, Noon-4 p.m.  UWF Pensacola Campus in The Center for Fine and Performing Arts (CFPA), Building 82.  All TAG events are free and open to the public. tag82uwf.wordpress.com
“JUXTAPOSITION” The exhibit “Juxtaposition” featuring works created by “placing two dissimilar objects (dark and light, old and new, conventional and edgy, etc.) next to each other to create irony, humor, discussions or controversy,” is on display through August 29. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission. Artel Gallery, 223 S. Palafox, Old County Courthouse. artelgallery.org
“PENSACOLA: AN ARTIST’S PERSPECTIVE” The work of artists Manuel Rivas, Kate Owens, and Dan Baradon will be on display in, “Pensacola: An Artist’s Perspective,” through September 1. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Quayside Art Gallery, 17 E. Zaragoza St. Free admission. quaysidegallery.com
“PORTRAIT A DAY” Artist Cleopatra Redbird challenged herself to draw at least one portrait each day for the past month, and the fruits of her efforts will be on display through the month of August. Saturdays, Noon-3 p.m. 512 Gallery, 512 E. Gadsden St. facebook.com/512gallery

Classes
CRAFT WORKSHOP FOR KIDS 10 a.m.-Noon, Saturday, August 2. Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join photographer Debbie Del Tejo as she transforms “ordinary things” into works of art each Saturday through August 9. $20 per child, per session; all workshop materials are included. Space is limited to 10 children.  Blue Morning Gallery, 21 S. Palafox. To make a reservation, visit: bluemorninggallery.com/classes.
“MAKE-YOUR-OWN-GLASS” CLASS 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, August 2. First City Art Center offers weekly “Make-Your-Own-Glass” classes from that include glass ornament, flower, paperweight, and vase making; prices range from $25-$100, depending on the class, all of which are open to ages 8 and over. First City Art Center, 1060 N. Guillemard St. firstcityart.org
WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH LYDA TOY 1-3 p.m. Sunday, August 3. Artist and Faculty Associate of Art at the University of West Florida Lyda Toy teaches a weekly class on watercolor painting with a fun approach and relaxed studio atmosphere. $25 per class. Reservations are required one day prior to the class, at the latest, and can be made by calling 455-5471 or e-mailing ltoy@uwf.edu. Blue Morning Gallery, 21 S. Palafox. For more information, including a list of needed supplies for the class, visit: bluemorninggallery.com/classes.
DRAWING WITH JOSEPH SMITH 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 6. Instructor Joseph Smith teaches a drawing class geared for beginners and those who simply need a refresher course for $10 per class, every other Wendesday. Smith also teaches a life drawing class every other Saturday, open to all levels of experience. The fee for life drawing class is $25 per month. The next life drawing class will be Saturday, August 9 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Artel Gallery, 223 S. Palafox, Old County Courthouse. artelgallery.org

Call to Artists
“RETRO” AT ARTEL GALLERY For its upcoming exhibit, Artel Gallery is encouraging artists take something nostalgic or old fashioned—focusing on the time period of the 1940s to the 1980s—and create a new art piece with the “retro” look using experimental techniques and/or media. Drop off is August 30, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and August 31, 1-4 p.m. at Artel Gallery. The show will be on exhibit September 2-October 17, 2014. Artel Gallery, 223 S. Palafox, Old County Courthouse. artelgallery.org