It's the 12th year in a row for the spring Schooners Cajun Fest. Saturdays festivities included an all you can eat crawfish boil, live music, and children's games. Some cajun food specials included muffulettas, gator cheese steaks, and crawfish dip.Organizers said this is the first year the annual event has included a crawfish eating contest.
It's artwork that you can show off with your everyday outfit. Today's Boutique in Destin hosted local artist Velia Lala for their monthly trunk show on Saturday. Lala transformed her artwork into a wearable art line. Along with her clothing line, the event included light snacks, champagne, and plenty of clothing to purchase. Today's Boutique has been in Destin for over 35 years. Trunk show organizers say they are happy to support a local artist.
Friday marks the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting that took 13 lives and injured 21 others. Local organizations made sure those lives were not forgotten Friday by holding a peaceful protest. The Unitarian social justice team as well as the Democratic Women's Club and several other local groups gathered on 15th and Lisenby Avenue.