From trying Scottish food or hearing The Jersey Tenors: Here are 10 things to do in Bay County

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Your guide to the top 10 things to do, places to go for entertainment events, concerts, festivals, and activities in Bay County.

FRIDAY, Jan. 21

Relax to the sound of the Billy McGuigan's Pop Rock Orchestra

Billy McGuigan
Billy McGuigan

7:30 p.m., Jan 21 at Martin Theatre at Majestic Beach Resort, 10901 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. With a surprisingly diverse set list and unique rock arrangements that amaze and delight even the most casual music fan, Billy McGuigan’s Pop Rock Orchestra combines unparalleled musicianship with McGuigan's brand of energy and humor. This is a show unlike any other. Tickets range from $34 to $38 and can be purchased at www.martintheatre.com. For additional information call 850-763-8080.

Hot Wheel enthusiasts stroll through the Florida Panhandle Toy Expo

7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 21-23, at the Travelodge Panama City Beach - Sports & Events Complex, 225 Shalimar Street, Panama City Beach. Enjoy a diecast toy expo with a racecar simulator, hot wheels matchbox, pirates, mermaids, old toys and a full size car show outside. Entertainment for all. Free admission. For additional information contact Tim Pattison at 850-252-7087.

Get cute for a date night at Somethin's Cookin' featuring Chef P. Stellato

Date Night with Chef Paul Stellato Jan. 22, at Somethin's Cooking.
Date Night with Chef Paul Stellato Jan. 22, at Somethin's Cooking.

6 p.m., Jan. 22, at Somethin's Cooking, 93 E. 11th Street, Panama City. Join renowned Chef Paul as he presents a fabulous date night dinner which begins with an artisan cheese selection, Champagne Kir Royal or Mimosa, selected hors d’oeuvres, salade, grouper, roasted vegetables of the Season, and our Somethin’s Cookin’ Desert Selection. Cost is $55 per person. Registration is available at: www.somethinscookin.com/registration.html For additional information, call 850-769-8979.

SATURDAY, Jan. 22

Scottish Poet: Robbie Burns Dinner and Dance gala at Harpoon Harry's

Robert Burns is depicted in this painting by Alexander Nasmyth. A Scottish bard, Burns went about reciting sometimes ribald stories through poetry and folk songs. His birthday is celebrated with traditional Scottish food and festivities.
Robert Burns is depicted in this painting by Alexander Nasmyth. A Scottish bard, Burns went about reciting sometimes ribald stories through poetry and folk songs. His birthday is celebrated with traditional Scottish food and festivities.

5-11:30 p.m. Jan. 22, at Harpoon Harry's Beachfront Restaurant, 12627 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach. Don your best kilt and come for Scottish fun and fare and honor the birthday of Robbie Burns, Scotland's most celebrated poet. Doors open at 5 p.m., traditional Scottish dinner fare. Pipping in of the Haggis at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.95 per person and can be purchased at eventbrite.com. For additional information or reservations, call 850-234-6060.

Get ready to grove with rap sensation Lil Poppa live

Lil Poppa
Lil Poppa

7 p.m., Jan. 22, at Club Vibez, 4300 US Highway 98, Panama City. CCE & Club Vibez present Lil Poppa live along with DJ EveryThangGucci and DJ 1K. General admission is $20, VIP tickets are $30 and include access to entire venue, discounted drinks, and dedicated cocktail waitresses throughout the night. Tickets are available at eventbrite.com. For more information on bottle service or sections, text 510-519-0720 or 706-577-3464.

Girl's Inc.: Dads, daughter dance

Girl's Inc. 15th Annual Princess Ball Father Daughter Dance will be held Jan. 22 at the Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort Conference Center
Girl's Inc. 15th Annual Princess Ball Father Daughter Dance will be held Jan. 22 at the Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort Conference Center

4-7 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort Conference Center, 11212 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach. Girls age 0-12 grab your special prince (dad, stepdad, granddad, uncle, close family friend, etc.) and come enjoy being a princess during a fun filled evening. All proceeds benefit Girls Inc. of Bay County. Tickets are $60 per couple, and $5 for each additional child. Tickets can be purchased online at: girlsincofbaycounty.ejoinme.org/PrincessBall2021. For additional information, email skendall@girlsincofbaycounty.org or call 850-588-8711.

Enjoy live music with a bay view with Mark Owens

Mark Owens performs live at the Salty Hobo on Jan. 22.
Mark Owens performs live at the Salty Hobo on Jan. 22.

9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Jan. 22, at the Salty Hobo, 1118 Bayview Ave, Panama City Nashville recording artist Mark Owens performs live with his mixture of outlaw & traditional country with a rock n roll twist. For additional information, call 850-215-2829.

The Jersey Tenors perform live in Lynn Haven

The Panama City Music Association presents the Jersey Tenors live on Jan. 22 at the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center.
The Panama City Music Association presents the Jersey Tenors live on Jan. 22 at the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center.

7:30 p.m. at the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Art Center, 501 Mosley Drive, Lynn Haven. Presented by the Panama City Music Association, the Jersey Tenors, a tribute act, recently touted as the most versatile and talented tribute act in the nation, will perform live. The Jersey Tenors blend classics with with rock and roll hits, from Franki Valli to Frank Sinatra to Figaro. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased at: www.pcmusicassociation.com/single-tickets. For additional information, call 850-236-1260.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 26

Relax with your favorite stogie and a brew at a cigar and beer social

History Class Brewing Company to host Cigar & Beer social on Jan. 26.
History Class Brewing Company to host Cigar & Beer social on Jan. 26.

4-8 p.m. Jan. 26, at History Class Brewing Company, 6 East 4th Street, Panama City. Hang out on the back porch at History Class and enjoy a sampling of fine cigars from DC Cigar. Browse a variety of cigars and purchase samples to enjoy with a fresh beer from your downtown brewery. Whether you're a collector, enthusiast, or just love the occasional smoke with friends, all are welcome (must be 21 or older). For additional information, call 850-801-2337.

Grab a drink and join artist Sara Gramlich as she walks you through "Lookin Up" at Paint & Pours

Looking  Up
Looking Up

6-8 p.m., Jan. 26 at Salty Oak Brewing Co., 2337 St. Andrews Boulevard, Panama City. Sara Gramlich provides step by step instruction to create this masterpiece. All painting materials are provided and first time painters are always welcome. Tickets are $25 and available at eventbrite.com. For additional information, call 850-276-0706.

This article originally appeared on The News Herald: Bay County's 10 must do things Jan. 21-Jan. 26, 2022