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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 Alligator Point, Carrabelle & Dog Island
FSUML Workshop: Exploring Nature
Saturday, May 21, 2016 through Saturday, August 27, 2016
The Florida State University Coastal - Marine Lab will host a series of courses this summer entitled Exploring Nature: Evening at the Edge of the Sea. The courses, scheduled to begin Saturday, May 21...
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13th Annual Kingfishing Tournament
Saturday, August 6, 2016 through Sunday, August 7, 2016
C-Quarters Marina, Carrabelle.This weekend event gives everyone an opportunity to enjoy themselves while advocating a wonderful cause that helps so many. All proceeds go to theLeukemia Research Found...
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St. George Island Sizzler 5K Race & 1 Mile Fun Run
Saturday, August 6, 2016
The St. George Island Sizzler 5K Race - One Mile Fun Run is an annual event sponsored by the Tate's Hell Track Club. All proceeds benefit the Franklin County Humane Society. 2016 will be our 19th yea...
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Turtle Friendly Lighting Sci-Café
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Confused about sea turtle lighting options? Want to help your clients avoid sea turtle hatchling disorientations? Come learn which lighting fixtures and bulbs are best for your home or business and h...
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Remembering the Apalachicola River Maroons of 1816
Saturday, August 13, 2016
APALACHICOLA CENTER FOR HISTORY, CULTURE AND ART is hosting Professor Uzi Baram, Dr. Ed Gonzalez-Tennant, and Vickie Oldham will discuss the history of anti-slavery resistance in Florida, an incredib...
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Barbershop Quartet Style Gospel Concert
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Capital Chordsmen, featuring 25 man chorus and quartets. Concert 4-5:30pm in FUMC Sanctuary with Coffee Cake Social to follow 5:30-6pm in Fellowship Hall.
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Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse
Thursday, August 18, 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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Seagrass Exploration Class
Friday, August 19, 2016
The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will offer a Seagrass Ecology Class on Friday, August 19, from 12:00-4:00 pm. The class will feature an overview of the delicate seagrass ecosyste...
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Paddling Trip
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Join the Apalachicola Riverkeepers on their monthly paddling trip on August 27 in and around the Apalachicola River and Bay. The trips are free to members and $30 for non-members. In addition to thei...
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Seagrass Exploration Class
Friday, September 9, 2016
The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will offer a Seagrass Ecology Class on Friday, September 9th, from 12:00-4:00 pm. The class will feature an overview of the delicate seagrass ecos...
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Invasive Exotic Species ID and Control Workshop
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Many exotic plants are invasive weeds that spread quickly. The rapid and effective dispersal characteristics of these invaders make them extremely difficult to eliminate or manage. This workshop will...
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Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse
Friday, September 16, 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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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Franklin County Coastal Cleanup
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Franklin County Coastal Clean-up. Volunteers meet at locations throughout the county. 8:30 - 11:30 am.
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Art Workshop: Michael Harrell
Monday, September 19, 2016 through Wednesday, September 21, 2016
September 19, 2016 to September 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (ET) ?Apalachicola Center for History, Culture and Art, 86 Water Street ?Bringing Michael Harrell back to the School of Art by popular deman...
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Rock By The Sea LITE
Thursday, September 22, 2016 through Sunday, September 25, 2016
ROCK BY THE SEA Lite is 3-night charity music event. It is an intimate showcase of music held at Harry A's Restaurant and Bar on St. George Island, Florida, that includes a Golf Tournament at St. Jam...
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Estuaries Day 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016
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Sun Alligator Point, Carrabelle & Dog Island
Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Its 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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Bay Friendly Landscaping Workshop
Friday, September 30, 2016
The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will host a Bay Friendly Landscaping workshop on Friday, September 30, 2016, from 1:00-3:30 pm. Yard design and maintenance can have a big effect...
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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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St. George Island Art & Wine Splash
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Details coming soon.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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FSUML Workshop: Exploring Nature13th Annual Kingfishing TournamentSt. George Island Sizzler 5K Race & 1 Mile Fun RunRemembering the Apalachicola River Maroons of 1816Barbershop Quartet Style Gospel Concert
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