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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 Workshop & Exhibit
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 through Saturday, March 25, 2017
Peter and Licia Berry, classically-trained artists from Georgia State University combine classical art training with 3-dimensional digital technology to create a blend of handmade and digital works....
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Painting Workshop
Sunday, March 19, 2017 through Wednesday, March 22, 2017
PAINTING FROM PHOTO REFERENCE with DAWN WHITELAW9:00 AM - 4:00 PM The emphasis in this class is learning how to use the photograph as something to refer to in the process of creating a painting. Stud...
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Bay Friendly Landscaping Workshop
Friday, March 24, 2017
1:00 pm -3:30 pmThe Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will host a Bay Friendly Landscaping workshop on March 24thfrom 1:00-3:30pm. Yard design and maintenance can have a big effect on...
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Dos Blues Guys at Rio Carrabelle
Friday, March 24, 2017
"Dos Blues Guys" are traveling to Carrabelle from Macon, GA. Dos Blues Guys recently won the Atlanta Blues Challenge held at the Hard Rock Cafe and are competing in the International Blues Challenge...
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“Dos Blues Guys” at Rio Carrabelle
Friday, March 24, 2017
Dos Blues Guys from Macon, GA ... a harp blowin fretboard slidin string pickin blues show. 8PM - $15 BYOB
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TONY PARTINGTON at Rio Carrabelle
Saturday, March 25, 2017
March 25 TONY PARTINGTON, vocalist, - Rio Carrabelle Quartet. Music by Cole Porter, Jimmy Van Heusen, Kurt Weill, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Carlos Santana - Show @ 8PM...
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Spring Fling Dance
Saturday, March 25, 2017
There will be a Spring Fling Dance at the Lanark Village Chillas Hall on Saturday, March 25 from 7:30 pm until. The event will feature "Greg - Krewe" DJ. Bring a friend and your favorite finger food...
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Coastal Art Showcase
Saturday, March 25, 2017 through Saturday, April 22, 2017
The Carrabelle Artist Association (CAA) will present the Coastal Art Showcase, featuring new original artwork by well known local artists and new emerging artists. Works may include oils, pastels,...
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, March 25, 2017
This local favorite is held the second and fourth Saturday of each month at the Mill Pond Pavillion at the Scipio Creek Marina in Apalachicola. Features seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies...
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Carrabelle Cultural Crawl
Saturday, March 25, 2017
The Carrabelle Culture Crawl is a celebration of art, music, history, and fun in downtown Carrabelle on Saturday, March 25, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm. This cultural event is a free, multi-venue showcase of...
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IN Concert: Bay Choral Society Spring Concert
Saturday, March 25, 2017 through Sunday, March 26, 2017
THE ILSE NEWELL FUND FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS INCONCERT SERIES 2016-17 presents Bay Area Choral Society's Spring Performance beginning at 4pm.
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Murder and Mayhem in Franklin County Series
Thursday, March 30, 2017
The Apalachicola Area Historical Society (AASH) presents "Murder and Mayhem in Franklin County" lecture series on Thursday, March 30, 2017 beginning at 5:30 PM with presenter Dr. Lois Swoboda. On Su...
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Tate's Hell Driving and Hiking Excursion
Thursday, March 30, 2017
An off-trail bush whack hike to a savanna to see what's flowering. We will look for Godfrey's Butterwort (Pinguicula ionantha), a federally threatened carnivorous plant that flowers in the early Spri...
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Ethiopia's Omo Valley Photo Show
Friday, March 31, 2017
Meet International Photographer Joan Lea Miller at her One Woman show: "Vanishing Tribes and Culture in Ethiopia's Omo Valley", Friday , March 31, 5:30-7:00 pm. Opening night party with complimentary...
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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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PEARLS Exhibition
Saturday, April 1, 2017 through Saturday, April 29, 2017
PEARLS: Preserving and Embracing Apalachicola's Rich Legacy of ShotgunsA showcase of Apalachicola's shotgun and other historic houses to raise awareness of their history, simple beauty and usefulness...
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Oysters 101
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm 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 thei...
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"Translating the language of life" Lecture
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Most organisms on Earth have neither eyes nor ears and so must decide to run from, eat, or mate with thingsnearby based on chemicalcues. Dr. Mark Hay (Georgia Tech) will discuss how understanding, tr...
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Panhandle Players present 12 Incompetent Jurors
Friday, April 7, 2017 through Sunday, April 9, 2017
The Panhandle Players of the Forgotten Coast is offering its third production of their 2016-2017 Season with performances of 12 Incompetent Jurors by Ian McWethy, to be held Friday and Saturday, Apri...
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Bay Friendly Landscaping Workshop
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Saturday, April 8th, 2017, from 1:00-3:30 pm The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve will be hosting a Bay Friendly Landscaping workshop on Saturday, April 8th, 2017, from 1:00-3:30 pm....
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Estuary Class
Friday, April 14, 2017
Do you know what an estuary is and why it is so vital to our economy and way of life? Join the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve on Friday, April 14th, 12:00-4:00pm to explore the estu...
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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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Reserve Wednesdays: Tracking Fish Movement
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
‘Reserve Wednesday Talks for the Spring of 2017ANERRs Reserve Wednesday talks are hosted on the third Wednesday of every month, from 2pm to 3pm at the ANERR Nature Center located at 108 Island...
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Carrabelle Riverfront Festival
Friday, April 21, 2017 through Saturday, April 22, 2017
The Carrabelle Riverfront Festival is a fabulous street festival with colorful arts - craft vendors; educational folk life demonstrations , including the mysterious Legend of Tate's Hell; wonderful m...
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4th Annual Forgotten Coast Cruisers Car Show
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Presented by Bobby Turner, Jim Ward, the Forgotten Coast Cruisers, and the Carrabelle Chamber of Commerce. 10 am till 6 pm. Registered cars eligible for: Best in ShowLate Model AwardBest PaintTop 10...
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FSU Marine Lab Open House
Saturday, April 22, 2017
2017 Open House: Coastal Literacy Connecting Marine Science - Society Active engagement in protecting our oceans and coastlines is something we all can do! Help us celebrate that ability and our sci...
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Tate's Hell and Back 5k Run/Walk
Saturday, April 22, 2017
The Tates Hell and Back 5k Run/Walk will be held April 22, 2017. Race starts at 8:00 am. Pre-registration and pickup starts at 6:45 am. The race course begins at Carrabelle Christian Center at 142 Ri...
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Birding the Bay
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Join us for a day-long (8:00am-4:00pm) birding event on the Forgotten Coast for birders of all levels from advanced to beginners. Professionally lead tours will focus on shorebirds, migratory birds,...
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Explore the Black Backwater of Tate's Hell Swamp
Saturday, April 29, 2017
This four-mile intermediate canoe/kayak trip will allow participants to experience the sights smells, and sounds of the most bio-diverse ecosystems in the world. This Spring Tour will explore the Spr...
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SGI Brew Fest
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Welcome to the 2nd Annual SGI Brewfest! 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 foo...
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Oysters 101
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
1:00pm - 4:00 pm 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...
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Forgotten Coast Plein Air
Thursday, May 4, 2017 through Sunday, May 14, 2017
More than 20 nationally acclaimed artists along with several hundred art enthusiasts will gather on Florida's Forgotten Coast soon to participate in the 12th annual Forgotten Coast en Plein Air Invit...
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Apalach Historic Home Tour
Friday, May 5, 2017 through Saturday, May 6, 2017
A time-honored tradition, the Historic Apalachicola Home - Garden Tour is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Trinity Episcopal Church pays homage to all the home and garden owners who have generously...
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Spring Ghostwalk
Saturday, May 6, 2017

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IN Concert: SEAHAWKS Concert Band
Sunday, May 7, 2017
TheILSE NEWELL FUND FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS INCONCERT SERIES 2016-17 presentsSEAHAWKS Concert Band beginning at 4:00 PM.
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Living Shorelines Workshop
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Coastal erosion is a natural process caused by currents, wave action, wind, storms and even boat wakes. The traditional methods using to harden the shoreline like seawalls and rip rap can often incre...
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Rock by the Sea
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 through Sunday, May 14, 2017
This three night charity music event on St. George Island is dedicated to raising money to assist deserving charities who provide direct services to those in need. The May event held at Harry A's on...
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Estuary Class
Friday, May 12, 2017
Do you know what an estuary is and why it is so vital to our economy and way of life? Join the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve on Friday, May 12th, 12:00-4:00pm to explore the estuar...
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Reserve Wednesdays: Wildflowers
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
‘Reserve Wednesday Talks for the Spring of 2017ANERRs Reserve Wednesday talks are hosted on the third Wednesday of every month, from 2pm to 3pm at the ANERR Nature Center located at 108 Island...
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Look, Listen & Learn: The Civil War
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Look, Listen - Learn Program Series - The Civil War: Loss - Peril on the Forgotten Coast Dale Cox, a Southern writer and historian, is the author of more than one dozen books on Southern history and...
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Crooked River Lighthouse Coastal Blessing
Sunday, May 28, 2017
The Crooked River Lighthouse Park will host the Coastal Blessing where church leaders from the Carrabelle community will share a blessing for the coast and a safe hurricane season from the top of the...
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Art Workshop & ExhibitPainting WorkshopBay Friendly Landscaping WorkshopDos Blues Guys at Rio Carrabelle“Dos Blues Guys” at Rio CarrabelleTONY PARTINGTON at Rio Carrabelle
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