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Franklin County is home to art exhibits, music concerts, theater performances, fishing tournaments, festivals and parades year round that highlight our natural resources, culture and history.

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Lantern Making Workshop
Saturday, October 1, 2016
Lantern making workshop with Laurel Newman 1-4pm. Construct paper lanterns for the Lantern Fest on October 22. Cost is $5 materials fee. Please call and reserve a spot for workshops at the lighthouse...
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Pink Out
Friday, October 7, 2016
Please join us for the 4th annual PINK OUT, a benefit for Franklin Needs on October 7, 2016! Get ready for a fun filled night, including a huge silent auction, an entertaining "man-auction", raffl...
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Estuary Workshop
Friday, October 7, 2016
Do you know what an estuary is and why it is so vital our economy and way of life? Join the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve on Friday, October 7, 2016 12:00-4:00pm explore the estuar...
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The Recollections in Concert
Friday, October 7, 2016
An evening of Jazz and Popular music. Cover is $10.00. Begins at 7:30 PM. THE RECOLLECTIONS are: Tony Partington - vocals - percussion, Frank Miceli - keyboard, Bo May - saxophone - clarinet, Tony Ch...
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM. If you're interested in being a vendor, please email apal...
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St. George Island Art & Wine Splash
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Art show begins at noon. Wine tasting tickets $20, 3-6 pm. For details call 850-323-1260.
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Lighthouse Replica Workshop
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Build a 36 tall replica of the St. George Island Lighthouse with Delores Hardin 12 noon 5 pm. Cost is $15 materials fee. Please call and reserve a spot for workshops at the lighthouse as space is li...
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ApalachOktoberfest
Sunday, October 9, 2016
Apalachicola's thirdannual Oktoberfest celebration will be held on October 9, 2016 from Noon to 9PM on Commerce Street in front of Oyster City Brewing Company. This will be a great day of live music,...
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Art Workshop: Bill Farnsworth
Monday, October 10, 2016 through Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Bridging the Field to the Studio with Bill FarnsworthOctober 10, 2016 to October 12, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (ET) Bill will teach a 3 day oil painting workshop in Landscape. ?Students will paint one d...
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Oyster Workshop
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Discover the important role oysters play in the health of Apalachicola Bay. We will learn about what makes Apalachicola Bay so ideal for growing oysters, what gives our oysters their distinct a taste...
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Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Climb to the top of the lighthouse to see spectacular views of the sunset and full moon. Light refreshments are served. Admission charge. Contact Gift Shop at 850-927-7745 for reservations.
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Gumbo Cook-Off & Car Show
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Come help a neighbor! The gumbo cook-off and car show will raise funds for the Franklin County Fire Victim Relief Fund. Contact Richard 850-370-0655 or Jimmy 850-670-1090 for more information.
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Celebration of Fort at Prospect Bluff
Saturday, October 22, 2016
You're invited to the 200th anniversary celebration of the Fort at Propsect Bluff in the Apalachicola National Forest: Saturday, October 22, 2016 This commemorative event at British Fort (Fort Gadsde...
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Lighthouse Lantern Fest
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle, Florida presents LANTERN FEST on Saturday, October 22, 5-10 PM. Shipwreck tales, glowing lanterns, music and night time tower climbs, bring magic - history tog...
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM. If you're interested in being a vendor, please email apal...
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Art Workshop: Johan Hagaman
Monday, October 24, 2016 through Friday, October 28, 2016
Shaping Our Intangibles: Workshop in creative process and concrete sculpture with Johan HagamanOctober 24, 2016 to October 28, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (ET) ?Apalachicola Center for History, Culture an...
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Autos & Oysters Auto Show
Saturday, October 29, 2016
The Autos and Oysters Car Show, on Saturday, October 29, 2016, will showcase the cars of local collectors and will also attract enthusiasts from throughout the region. The show will be followed by a...
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Apalachicola Historic Ghostwalk
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Hauntings will abound at Apalachicola's Chestnut Street Cemetery on Saturday, October 29 when local history enthusiasts don the garb and take on the persona of the cemetery's more notable inhabitants...
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Apalachicola Downtown Oyster Roast
Friday, November 4, 2016
Love oysters? Don't miss the 12th annual Downtown Oyster Roast on November 6st, 6:00 to 9:00 pm in Apalachicola. This enchanting event, sponsored by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, will fea...
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Florida Seafood Festival
Friday, November 4, 2016 through Saturday, November 5, 2016
The Florida Seafood Festival is a two day event annually drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the historic town of Apalachicola in scenic Franklin County. The Festival is held at the mouth of the...
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CGJM WWII Museum Dance, Auction & Golf Tournament
Friday, November 11, 2016 through Saturday, November 12, 2016
The 6th Annual Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum USO Dance/Silent Auction - Golf Tournament to be held November 11-12, 2016: a two-day salute to Americas Veterans and our First Responders at St. Josep...
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM. If you're interested in being a vendor, please email apal...
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Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse
Monday, November 14, 2016
Climb to the top of the lighthouse to see spectacular views of the sunset and full moon. Light refreshments are served. Admission charge. Contact Gift Shop at 850-927-7745 for reservations.
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Panhandle Players present: An Evening of One Acts
Friday, November 18, 2016 through Sunday, November 20, 2016
The Panhandle Players will open their 2016/2017 season with An Evening of One Acts at their new home, The Chapman Auditorium in Apalachicola. Dont miss Bad Auditions by Bad Actors, a 14-character com...
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Festival of Trees
Monday, November 21, 2016

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Apalachicola Downtown Christmas Celebration
Friday, November 25, 2016
The Apalachicola Christmas Celebration will light up the lovely historic town of Apalachicola from 4:00-8:00 p.m., the day after Thanksgiving. The streets will be lined with luminaries and filled wit...
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM. If you're interested in being a vendor, please email apal...
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Holiday Fresh Market
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Why fight the crowds and traffic at the malls? Come for the day or the weekend and find one-of-a-kind unusual presents. Shop in a relaxed, hassle free environment. Buy hand crafted Apalachicola speci...
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Holiday on the Harbor & Boat Parade of Lights
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Holiday on the Harbor Street Festival: Join the fun with your family and friends. Live entertainment, holiday shopping, festival food, holidays treats and goodies and visit with Santa, and fireworks....
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM. If you're interested in being a vendor, please email apal...
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Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Climb to the top of the lighthouse to see spectacular views of the sunset and full moon. Light refreshments are served. Admission charge. Contact Gift Shop at 850-927-7745 for reservations.
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Del Suggs Saltwater Music
Saturday, January 7, 2017
January 7 Del Suggs Saltwater Music 8 PM Floridas premiere performer returns for his 5th Season and we couldnt be happier! Del is an award-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist…one of those ind...
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Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off
Friday, January 13, 2017 through Saturday, January 14, 2017
The event is held every year on the Friday and Saturday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in downtown Historic Apalachicola at Riverfront Park. All proceeds goes directly towards paying for the bran...
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Earl David Reed: Comedy Tour
Saturday, January 14, 2017
January 14 Earl David Reed: The Secret of My Unsuccess Comedy Tour 3 PM, 8 PM Earl David Reeds genius is the way he interacts with the crowd. Back for his third season, he has a way of knowing just...
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Bob Milne Ragtime Piano
Saturday, January 21, 2017
January 21 Bob Milne Ragtime Piano 3 PM, 8 PM Bob is considered the best ragtime/ boogie-woogie pianist in the world. He was declared a National Treasure by the Library of Congress and is an active...
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Jim Croce Tribute: Reno & Gambino
Saturday, January 28, 2017
January 28 Jim Croce Tribute: Reno - Gambino 3 PM, 8 PM Bigger Than Life… A Tribute to Jim Croce, returns for a 3rd Season. John Reno, a native of New Orleans, takes us on a musical journey t...
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Spencer Bohren at the Dixie Theatre
Saturday, February 4, 2017
February 4 Spencer Bohren 3 PM, 8 PM Spencer Bohrens enthusiasm for Americas music is infectious. For four decades he has been sharing his unique blend of blues, country, gospel, folk and original s...
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Sarah Mac Band at the Dixie Theatre
Saturday, February 11, 2017
February 11 Sarah Mac Band 3 PM, 8 PM The House Band, back for their 8th Season, need we say more...we love them so best and feel fortunate they are still with us. The Sarah Mac Band is an engaging...
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SGI Tour of Homes
Saturday, February 11, 2017

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Forgotten Coast Chef Sampler
Sunday, February 12, 2017
The Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce will host the 21 st Annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler on Sunday, February 12, 2017, from 6:00-9:00 pm. Chefs from all over the Forgotten Coast will prepare...
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OYSTERTOWN at the Dixie Theatre
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Come celebrate the rich history of Apalachicola and The Forgotten Coast in an original evening developed especially for The Dixie Theatre. Oystertown combines storytelling, music and historic archiva...
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African-American History Festival
Friday, February 17, 2017 through Sunday, February 19, 2017

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OYSTERTOWN at the Dixie Theatre
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Come celebrate the rich history of Apalachicola and The Forgotten Coast in an original evening developed especially for The Dixie Theatre. Oystertown combines storytelling, music and historic archiva...
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OYSTERTOWN at the Dixie Theatre
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Come celebrate the rich history of Apalachicola and The Forgotten Coast in an original evening developed especially for The Dixie Theatre. Oystertown combines storytelling, music and historic archiva...
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OYSTERTOWN at the Dixie Theatre
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Come celebrate the rich history of Apalachicola and The Forgotten Coast in an original evening developed especially for The Dixie Theatre. Oystertown combines storytelling, music and historic archiva...
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Mardi Gras Ball
Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Camp Gordon Johnston Day
Saturday, March 11, 2017

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Rib Cook-Off
Saturday, March 18, 2017

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Apalach Art Walk
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Art in all forms will be woven in and around picturesque downtown Apalachicola where artists and musicians will be showing, selling, and demonstrating their talents from 11:00-6:00 pm. The festivitie...
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Apalach Antique & Classic Boat & Car Show
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Antique - Classic Boats - Cars, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats, and fiberglass and aluminum classics will all be on display on from until 4:00 pm. Studebakers, Model As, Ts,...
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Carrabelle Riverfront Festival
Friday, April 21, 2017 through Saturday, April 22, 2017

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SGI Brew Fest
Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Forgotten Coast Plein Air
Thursday, May 4, 2017 through Sunday, May 14, 2017

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Apalach Historic Home Tour
Saturday, May 6, 2017

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Spring Ghostwalk
Saturday, May 6, 2017

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Rock by the Tee
Friday, May 12, 2017 through Sunday, May 14, 2017

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