It's the time of year for local college and high school graduates to take that big step into the future.
Here's a list of dates and times for area graduations. All are held on school property unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, May 18
South Walton High School, 7 p.m.
Silver Sands School, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 19
Richbourg School, 10 a.m.
Okaloosa Academy, 6:30, Emerald Coast Church Assembly of God, 117 Jonquil Ave. N.W., Fort Walton Beach
Walton High School, 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 20
Paxton School, 2 p.m.
Freeport High School, 7 p.m.
Monday, May 22
Radford M. Locklin Technical Center, 6 p.m., Milton High School, 5445 Stewart St.
Tuesday, May 23
Collegiate High School, 7 p.m., Mattie Kelly Fine and Performing Arts Center, Northwest Florida State College
Wednesday, May 24
Santa Rosa High School, 7 p.m., Milton High School, 5445 Stewart St.
Thursday, May 25
Niceville High School, 7 p.m.
Baker School, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 26
Gulf Breeze High School, 11 a.m., Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St.
Pace High School, 11 a.m., Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St.
Navarre High School, 6 p.m., Pensacola Bay Center, 201 E. Gregory St.
Laurel Hill School, 6 p.m.
Fort Walton Beach High School, 7:30 p.m.
Choctawhatchee High School, 7:30 p.m.
Rocky Bayou Christian School, 7 p.m., Generations United, 108 State Road 85, Niceville
Crestview High School, 8 p.m.
Monday, May 29
Milton High School, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, May 30
Santa Rosa Blended Academy, 5 p.m., Milton High School, 5445 Stewart St.
Wednesday, May 31
Calvary Christian School, 7 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church Auditorium
Thursday, June 1
Central High School, 6 p.m.