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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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Art+Science: Works by Beth Appleton
Friday, October 23, 2015 through Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will host a new exhibit, Art+Science: Works by Beth Appletonwill be on display from October 23, 2015-Februay 23, 2016. Opening reception will be Frida...
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Arts in Medicine "Restorative Yoga" Series
Thursday, January 21, 2016 through Thursday, March 3, 2016
Arts in Medicine is an emerging field within healthcare that addresses what many have long known and medical research is now proving that music, writing, pottery, dance, yoga, storytelling and other...
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"The Way We Worked" Exhibit
Thursday, January 28, 2016 through Saturday, March 12, 2016
"The Way We Worked", a Smithsonian exhibit , and collaboratively sponsored by the Apalachicola Municipal Library and the Historic Apalachicola Foundation. Franklin County is one of six localities in...
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Folk Fantastic Exhibit
Thursday, February 4, 2016 through Saturday, April 2, 2016
Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and Art presents FOLK FANTASTIC - The Collection of Lee and Randy Sewell featuring Charlie "The Tin Man" Lucas. Exhibited folk art from February 04, 2016 Apr...
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Barbershop Harmony Valentine
Friday, February 12, 2016
On FRi, Feb 12th, we will have a barbershop quartet in Apalach and environs to do personal singing barbershop harmony valentines. All proceeds go to support the Anton/Carraway scholarship fund hosted...
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Panhandle Players present Dixie Swim Club
Friday, February 12, 2016 through Sunday, February 14, 2016
Friday, Feb. 12 and Saturday, Feb. 13 @ 7:30 pmSunday, Feb. 14 @ 3:00 pm at the Eastpoint Fire House Tickets available atDowntown Books, ApalachicolaSome like it Hotter, St. George IslandButler Agenc...
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St. George Island Tour of Homes
Friday, February 12, 2016 through Saturday, February 13, 2016
Seven distinctive and beautiful homes will be featured during the fifth annual St. George Island Tour of Homes from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016, benefitting the St. George Lig...
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IN Concert: Tyler Tolles Quartet
Friday, February 12, 2016
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents the Tyler Tolles Quartet? - originally based out of the San Francisco Bay Area and has performed in a number prestigious festivals such as the Ne...
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Dixie Theatre presents 34 West Theater Co.
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 850-653-3200.
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Coffee in the Campground
Saturday, February 13, 2016
A Park Ranger or volunteer will give interpretive programs on many topics which may include Apalachicola Bay seafood, panhandle seashells, campfire cooking, flora and fauna of St. George Island, bird...
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Art Exhibit Opening Night Reception
Saturday, February 13, 2016
The public is invited to meet and greet Lee and Randy Sewell and Charlie The Tin Man Lucas at the Opening Night ReceptionSaturday, February 13, 2016 from 6-8 pm The exhibit is displayed in a wonderfu...
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IN Concert: David Kalhous
Sunday, February 14, 2016
David Kalhous is a pianist from Florida State University Faculty.
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Marine Debris in Florida Lecture
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Feb 17th, 2pm 3pm Speaker: Leonardo Mata Marine debris brings hazards to marine life and impacts both global and local ecosystems. Leonardo Mata will discuss some of the leading causes, and how loca...
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Composition in Plein Air with Charlie Hunter
Friday, February 19, 2016 through Sunday, February 21, 2016
Charlie Hunter's distinctive plein air work turns heads and raises questions. Why water-mixable oils? Is it true that a squeegee is involved? And what about those Stim-U-Dents and Q-Tips we keep hear...
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IN Concert: Samuel Winternheimer
Friday, February 19, 2016
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents Samuel Winternheimer. He is a bassist, composer and arranger. Samuel was born in Chicago, and spent his childhood between Chicago and Indianapoli...
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Dixie Theatre presents Oystertown
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Oystertown combines storytelling, music and historic archival footage to celebrate and examine the history of this hidden hamlet on the Forgotten Coast of Florida. Apalachicola is a small town that c...
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Coffee in the Campground
Saturday, February 20, 2016
A Park Ranger or volunteer will give interpretive programs on many topics which may include Apalachicola Bay seafood, panhandle seashells, campfire cooking, flora and fauna of St. George Island, bird...
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African-American History Festival
Saturday, February 20, 2016 through Sunday, February 21, 2016
The Hillside Coalition Of Laborers for Apalachicola cordially invites you to the 13th Annual African-American History Festival, February 19 21 in beautiful, historic Apalachicola! Come experience the...
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IN Concert: Longineau Parsons
Sunday, February 21, 2016
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents Longineau Parsons - Longineu Parsons has been hailed by critics internationally as being one of the worlds finest trumpet players. He also perfor...
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Dixie Theatre presents Oystertown
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Oystertown combines storytelling, music and historic archival footage to celebrate and examine the history of this hidden hamlet on the Forgotten Coast of Florida. Apalachicola is a small town that c...
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IN Concert: Brandon Robertson
Friday, February 26, 2016
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents Brandon Robertson. Robertson exemplified passion and musical aspirations in the field of entertainment. At the age of 10, he became very fascinat...
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Dixie Theatre presents Oystertown
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Oystertown combines storytelling, music and historic archival footage to celebrate and examine the history of this hidden hamlet on the Forgotten Coast of Florida. Apalachicola is a small town that c...
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Coffee in the Campground
Saturday, February 27, 2016
A Park Ranger or volunteer will give interpretive programs on many topics which may include Apalachicola Bay seafood, panhandle seashells, campfire cooking, flora and fauna of St. George Island, bird...
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IN Concert: Alessandra Feris
Sunday, February 28, 2016
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents Alessandra Feris -Following undergraduate studies in piano at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazilian pianist Alessandra Feris w...
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Forgotten Coast Chef Sampler
Sunday, February 28, 2016
The Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce will host the 16th Annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler on Sunday, February 28, 2016, from 6:00-9:00 pm. Chefs from all over the Forgotten Coast will prepare...
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St. George Island Charity Chili Cook-Off
Saturday, March 5, 2016
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Dixie Theatre presents Artie Rodriguez
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 850-653-3200.
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IN Concert: Read Gainsford
Sunday, March 6, 2016
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents Read Gainsford, Pianist. Read Gainsford was recently described in the press as the possessor of finger-numbing virtuosity and delicately chiseled...
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Wooden Boatbuilding Class
Monday, March 7, 2016 through Sunday, March 13, 2016
The Apalachicola Maritime Museum class schedule has been filling up for 2016 to the extent we recently added more classes as shown in the following schedule for construction of wooden kayaks. With th...
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Shakespeare (Abridged) at the Dixie Theatre
Thursday, March 10, 2016 through Friday, March 11, 2016
The Dixie Theatre Presents…The Southern Shakespeare Company presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. This ZANY com...
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Camp Gordon Johnston Days
Friday, March 11, 2016 through Saturday, March 12, 2016
We invite all who wish to show their support for our veterans to participate in the Camp Gordon Johnston Days parade in Carrabelle, Florida. The parade will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Th...
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Dixie Theatre presents Sligo Line
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 850-653-3200.
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IN Concert: Bay Area Choral Society
Sunday, March 13, 2016
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents the Bay Area Choral Society for the Spring Concert
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Bee Keeping and Tupelo Honey
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Mar 16th, 2pm 3pm Speaker: George Watkins George Watkins will speak about his experiences with beekeeping and producing tupelo honey on the Apalachicola River.
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AAHS: Confederate Sailors Presentation
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Bob Holcombe, the former director of the National Civil War Naval Museum at Columbus, Georgia, will be speaking to the Apalachicola Area Historical Society on Thursday, March 17. Bob Holcombes presen...
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Authors in Apalach
Saturday, March 19, 2016
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Dixie Theatre presents Earl David Reed
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 850-653-3200.
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Art Class with Michele Byrne
Sunday, March 20, 2016 through Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Adding the Figure to your Landscapes with Michele Byrne This class will teach how to add the figure in a natural, fluid way and how to simplify the subject by breaking it down into basic shapes, Othe...
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Dixie Theatre presents Tribute to Jim Croce
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 850-653-3200.
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Dixie Theatre presents Sarah Mac Band
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Tickets are $25 and can be reserved by calling the box office at 850-653-3200.
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Apalachicola Art Walk & Wine Festival
Saturday, April 2, 2016
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.The festivities continue into the e...
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Panhandle Players present Southern Fried Funeral
Friday, April 15, 2016 through Saturday, April 16, 2016
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Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat & Car Show
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Apalachicola will host the 18th Annual Apalachicola Antique - Classic Boat - Car Show on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Antique boats, examples of classic and traditional vessels, workboats, and fiberglas...
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Shorebirds Lecture
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Apr 20th, 2pm 3pm Speaker: Megan Lamb Spring is here, so its time for shorebirds to start nesting all along Apalachicola Bay. Megan Lamb will share some information about our shorebirds nesting seas...
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Carrabelle Riverfront Festival
Saturday, April 23, 2016
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SGI Brewfest
Saturday, April 30, 2016
The SGI Brewfest is a one day beer tasting festival designed to promote the appreciation of craft beer all while listening to live music and enjoying great food. The event is a fundraiser for the Fra...
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Chestnut Street Cemetery Ghostwalk
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Forgotten Coast Plein Air
Friday, May 6, 2016 through Sunday, May 15, 2016
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Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour
Friday, May 6, 2016 through Saturday, May 7, 2016
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Rock by the Sea 10
Thursday, May 12, 2016 through Sunday, May 15, 2016
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IN Concert: Concert in the Park
Sunday, May 15, 2016
The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts presents a "Concert in the Park" with the Franklin County School's Seahawk Concert Band
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Art+Science: Works by Beth AppletonArts in Medicine "Restorative Yoga" Series"The Way We Worked" ExhibitFolk Fantastic ExhibitBarbershop Harmony ValentinePanhandle Players present Dixie Swim Club
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