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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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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Coastal Art Showcase
Friday, March 6, 2015 through Saturday, April 25, 2015
Rio Carrabelle and the Carrabelle Artists Association are proud to invite you to this year'sCoastal Art Showcase.The event kicksoff with aMeet and Greet the ArtistsonFriday, March 6th, from6 to 8 PM....
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Rattlesnake Lecture
Thursday, April 2, 2015
APALACHICOLA RESERVE OFFERS LECTUREON RATTLESNAKES ~Learn about island populations of the eastern diamondback rattlesnake on Cape St George~ Apalachicola National Research Reserve is offering an hour...
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Help Bag Oysters!
Friday, April 3, 2015
Come help the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) fill mesh bags with oyster shells on the morning of Friday, April 3rd, 2015, from 9:00am-12:00pm at Scipio Creek Commercial Mari...
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Free Fishing Days
Saturday, April 4, 2015 through Sunday, April 5, 2015
Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don't yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license...
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Saturday, April 4, 2015
The April Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb will take place from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and wi...
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Panhandle Players Present Duck Hunter Shoots Angel
Friday, April 10, 2015 through Saturday, April 11, 2015
Panhandle Players present Duck Hunter Shoots Angel Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $15. Duck Hunter Shoots Angelis the story of two bumbling Alabama duck-hunting broth...
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island, St. George Island
Lighthouse Day
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Franklin County lighthouses are front and center this month as the State celebrates Florida Lighthouse Day on Saturday, April 11. In honor of Florida Lighthouse Day, there will be no charge to climb...
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Reserve Wednesday Lecture
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Join us on Wednesday, April 15, 2:00-3:00pm, Alan Kneidel will lecture on "The Influence of Coastal Weather Patterns on the Use of a Florida Barrier Island by Trans-Gulf Migrants. For the past two sp...
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Sun Apalachicola
Spring Ghostwalk
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Stay in Apalachicola after the boat show Saturday, April 18 and enjoy the Apalachicola Historic Society's annualSpring Ghost Tour walkof the Historic Chestnut Street Cemetery in Apalachicola.History...
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Apalachicola Antique & Classic Boat Show
Saturday, April 18, 2015
All types of antique boats, classic examples of traditional vessels, work boats, fiberglass classics, antique outboard motor displays, antique cars, boat building demonstrations and more! Call (850)...
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IN Concert: Bay Area Choral Society
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Bay Area Choral Society begins at 4pm.
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Carrabelle Riverfront Festival
Friday, April 24, 2015 through Saturday, April 25, 2015
The Pirates of the Carrabellean Riverfront Festival is held on the 4th weekend in April on Marine Street along the riverfront. Arts and Crafts,Seafood, Pet Parade, Live Music, Maritime Exhibits, Fish...
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Sun Alligator Point, Carrabelle & Dog Island
FSU Marine Lab Open House
Saturday, April 25, 2015
The FSU Coastal - Marine Laboratory will hold its next Open House Event on April 25, 2015 from 10 am to 3 pm. It only happens every other year, so mark your calendars! From tiny tots to the most matu...
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Sun Apalachicola
4th Saturday Paddle
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Join us for a volunteer-led 4th Saturday Paddle. Well explore one of the many creeks or tributaries of the mighty Apalachicola River, and sometimes the mighty Apalachicola River itself. Most of these...
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Forgotten Coast en Plein Air
Friday, May 1, 2015 through Monday, May 11, 2015
Artists capture Florida's Forgotten Coast with brush and canvas during this 10 day event, May 1st-11th, 2015. Celebrating 10 years of documenting the landscape and culture ofthis last vestige of auth...
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Historic Apalachicola Home & Garden Tour
Friday, May 1, 2015 through Saturday, May 2, 2015
From the canopied Shadow Lane neighborhood to the long vistas of the avenues in the historic district and the charming side streets that sequester special treasures, Apalachicola has some very except...
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the sunset and the rise of the full moon. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon....
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Camp Gordon Johnston Days
Friday, May 8, 2015 through Saturday, May 9, 2015
The Annual Camp Gordon Johnston Reunion Days were established to celebrate historic wartime Carrabelle and the service of our veterans from WWII to present. All veterans and their family, friends, an...
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island, St. George Island
Rock By The Sea
Thursday, May 14, 2015 through Sunday, May 17, 2015
Make plans to joins us in St. George Island for Rock By The Sea May 14-17, 2015. Get Weekend Music Passes or Register for Golf Tournament Here. Rock by the Sea, Inc is dedicated to organizing music f...
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Forgotten Coast Paddle Jam
Friday, May 15, 2015 through Sunday, May 17, 2015
Paddle Jam is a festival celebrating the Forgotten Coast through paddle sports, music - food. Paddle Jam is a fluid festival with events happening at various locations in Apalachicola and St. George...
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IN Concert: Franklin County School Band
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Franklin County School Band's Concert in the Park Karl Lester, Conductor - begins at 4pm.
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Reserve Wednesday Lecture
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve announces a new monthly natural history lecture series, Reserve Wednesdays, that explores the ecology, geology and natural history of the Florida Panh...
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Sun Apalachicola
4th Saturday Paddle
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Join us for a volunteer-led 4th Saturday Paddle. Well explore one of the many creeks or tributaries of the mighty Apalachicola River, and sometimes the mighty Apalachicola River itself. Most of these...
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Memorial Day Concert on the Docks
Saturday, May 30, 2015 through Sunday, May 31, 2015
Information coming soon.
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Monday, June 1, 2015
Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the sunset and the rise of the full moon. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon....
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the sunset and the rise of the full moon. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon....
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Youth Fishing Tournament
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Charles and Rex Pennycuff will host their 15th annual Fisherman's Choice Youth Fishing Tournament on June 6th. Kids 16 and under will fish for fresh and saltwater species. Each entry receives a t-shi...
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Free Fishing Days
Saturday, June 6, 2015 through Sunday, June 7, 2015
Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don't yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license...
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Free Fishing Days
Saturday, June 13, 2015 through Sunday, June 14, 2015
Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don't yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license...
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Reserve Wednesday Lecture
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve announces a new monthly natural history lecture series, Reserve Wednesdays, that explores the ecology, geology and natural history of the Florida Panh...
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Annual Big Bend Saltwater Classic
Friday, June 19, 2015 through Sunday, June 21, 2015
The Moorings of Carrabelle will host the 24rd Annual Big Bend Classic on Father's Day Weekend, June 19th through the 21st, 2015 All of the proceeds from the Big Bend Saltwater Classic are used to dev...
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Sun Apalachicola
4th Saturday Paddle
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Join us for a volunteer-led 4th Saturday Paddle. Well explore one of the many creeks or tributaries of the mighty Apalachicola River, and sometimes the mighty Apalachicola River itself. Most of these...
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Youth Fishing Tournament
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Kids from all over the South are invited to attend the 10th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament. Open to all kids 16 and younger. Registration is required on-site. Sponsored by Jimmie Crowder of C-Quarte...
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Sun Apalachicola
4th Saturday Paddle
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Join us for a volunteer-led 4th Saturday Paddle. Well explore one of the many creeks or tributaries of the mighty Apalachicola River, and sometimes the mighty Apalachicola River itself. Most of these...
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Friday, July 31, 2015
Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the sunset and the rise of the full moon. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon....
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Kingfish Shootout
Saturday, August 1, 2015 through Sunday, August 2, 2015
This weekend event gives everyone an opportunity to enjoy themselves while advocating a wonderful cause that helps so many. All proceeds go to the Leukemia Research Foundation. Over $750,000 raised i...
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St. George Island Sizzler 5K Race & One Mile Run
Saturday, August 8, 2015
18th Annual St. George Island Sizzler 5K Race - One Mile Fun Run Saturday, August 8, 2015 - The St. George Island Sizzler 5K Race - One Mile Fun Run is an annual event sponsored by the Tate's Hell T...
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the sunset and the rise of the full moon. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon....
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Free Fishing Day
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don't yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license...
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the sunset and the rise of the full moon. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon....
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Sun Alligator Point, Carrabelle & Dog Island
Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta
Saturday, October 3, 2015
ts time once again for you to challenge your friends, your family, and your colleagues to build boats out of stuff that any normal person would take to the dump and enter them in the Whatever Floats...
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Apalachicola Riverfront Film Festival
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Join us for a unique film festival experience on the majestic Apalachicola River beneath Octobers full moon, as we celebrate the art and love of film-making while enjoying the outdoors! This event fe...
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the sunset and the rise of the full moon. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon....
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Climb to the top of the Cape St. George Light to watch the sunset and the rise of the full moon. The Sunset/Full Moon Climb includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon....
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Free Fishing Day
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Free fishing days provide an excellent opportunity for parents who don't yet have licenses to take youth fishing, or avid anglers to introduce a friend to fishing without having to purchase a license...
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Coastal Art ShowcaseRattlesnake LectureHelp Bag Oysters!Free Fishing DaysSGI Lighthouse Full Moon ClimbPanhandle Players Present Duck Hunter Shoots Angel
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Salty burlap bags full of Apalachicola Bay oysters are a Franklin County icon. Earthy, unpretentious, yet strong and resilient, burlap symbolizes much of what Franklin County embodies in its people, places and culture.
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