The Nutcracker – Nov. 17-19

Fort Walton Beach, Fla. – The Northwest Florida Ballet will present the 38th annual production of the classic holiday fairytale The Nutcracker on Fri. and Sat., Nov. 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Performances will be held at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center and will feature live music by the Northwest Florida Ballet Symphony Orchestra.

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Fall Into Dance Vintij Wine Dinner – Oct. 29

Tickets are on sale now for the “Fall Into Dance” four-course wine dinner at Vin’tij Wine Boutique on Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. to benefit the Northwest Florida Ballet (NFB) live music fund. Tickets are $100 per person or $175 per couple (excluding gratuity). Seating for the event is limited.

Vin’tij Chef John Jacob’s menu will feature seasonal delights that dance with the extraordinary flavors of Alexana wines. The menu will be at posted to the NFB website and social media channels in the coming weeks. The event supports live music provided by the Northwest Florida Ballet Symphony Orchestra for NFB’s 2017-2018 season productions of The Nutcracker and Peter Pan. The NFB Symphony Orchestra is led by NFB Music Director David Ott and is comprised of the finest musicians from the Southeast and abroad.

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The Northwest Florida Ballet (NFB) announces programming for its 48th season and welcomes back the Northwest Florida Ballet Symphony Orchestra led by renowned conductor and composer, David Ott.

The 2017-2018 season includes World Ballet Stars, a FREE outdoor performance of Giselle, the full-length production of The Nutcracker with live music by the NFB Symphony Orchestra, Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas and Peter Pan with live music by the NFB Symphony Orchestra. In addition, this season we have two different subscription packages to choose from.

To learn more about the season, visit the Performances page. For details on our orchestra and NFB Music Director David Ott, visit our Orchestra page.

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Courtney Enchanted: One of NFB’s Own in the Big Apple
By SAVANNAH EVANOFF | Daily News
Published: August 7, 2017

FORT WALTON BEACH — Enchanted seems like the best word to describe Courtney Shealy. At 19, she has explored underwater caves in Oman, risen through ranks at the United States’ most prestigious ballet company and danced in front of thousands at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.

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Giselle 7:00 pm
Giselle @ Grand Park in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Giselle @ Grand Park in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin | Miramar Beach | Florida | United States
The Northwest Florida Ballet takes the stage at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 14 at Grand Park in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin to perform Giselle, one of the oldest continually performed ballets dating back to Paris in 1841. Giselle is a free, outdoor performance presented as part of Grand Boulevard’s Coastal Culture series, made possible by the Grand Boulevard Arts ... Read More
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Charming Charlie Fundraiser 10:00 am
Charming Charlie Fundraiser @ Charming Charlie - Destin Commons
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Charming Charlie Fundraiser @ Charming Charlie - Destin Commons | Destin | Florida | United States
Join us at Charming Charlie (behind Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl) in Destin Commons on Sat., Oct. 21 from 10am until 9pm to start your holiday shopping and give back to NFB at the same time. This is the perfect time to get your holiday accessories and gifts while supporting our organization. CLICK HERE to download the flyer to print or show ... Read More
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Community School Parent Observation 3:00 pm
Community School Parent Observation @ Northwest Florida Ballet
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm
Parents of Community School Students are invited to come observe their children during their dance classes for the last 15 minutes of class. Call the NFB Offices for more information!
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2017 Vintij Wine Dinner 6:00 pm
2017 Vintij Wine Dinner @ Vintij Wine Boutique
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
2017 Vintij Wine Dinner @ Vintij Wine Boutique | Miramar Beach | Florida | United States
Tickets are on sale now for the Northwest Florida Ballet “Fall Into Dance” four-course wine dinner at Vin’tij Wine Boutique on Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. to benefit the NFB Live Music Fund. Tickets are $100 per person or $175 per couple (excluding gratuity). Seating for the event is limited. Vin’tij Chef John Jacob’s menu features seasonal delights that dance with the ... Read More
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