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Food Truck Fest will be held at Culture and Art Village on October 2nd

From barbecues to lumpias and everything in between, Destin’s second annual Food Truck Fest at the Matty Kelly Cultural Arts Village has a little something for everyone, including funnel cakes. There is a thing

The Food Truck Fest will take place on October 2nd from 11am to 7pm. Admission is $5, and children 12 and under are free. The Culture Arts Village is located just off Commons Drive in Destin behind Destin High School.

Destin Shark 5K Race is October 9th

Destin High School Athletics Destin Shark 5K is scheduled for October 9th. The race follows a scenic course through old Destin and along Joe’s Bayou before starting and finishing at the new Beach Camp Brewpub at 541 US 98 in Destin.

All proceeds go directly to Destin High School Athletics whose mission is to provide fitness and exercise opportunities for all student-athletes.

Destin Shark 5K is set for October 9th. Registration is now open.

The race registration fee for runners or walkers is $35. Your entry fee includes drinks and food at the event after party, a fun family event with music and activities. Participants who register by September 29th will also receive a commemorative race shirt. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age group. To register, please visit

Packet pickup will take place on October 8th from 3-6pm at Destin High School and on October 9th from 7-8:15am at the Beach Camp Brewpub before the race.

Art by Halle’s Comet Designs on display

Throughout September, the Destin Library showcases Halle Castille’s vibrant and often whimsical work.

Halle is the one-woman show behind Halle’s Comet Designs in Pensacola. Her work is often interdisciplinary, combining different art forms such as 3D printing, painting and sculpture to create new styles.

Halle Castille

Her latest work explores the dichotomy between more universal ideas such as good and evil, light and dark, male and female. The latent energy behind these collisions is the driving force behind her art.

Find out more about Halle on her website at, or contact Destin Libraries at 850-837-8572 or

Volunteers needed for art festival

The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation is looking for volunteers for its 27th Annual Arts Festival, October 29-30 at Destin’s Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village.