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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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"When Trash Meets the Sea" Exhibit
Friday, August 21, 2015 through Monday, October 19, 2015
The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve is hosting a new thought-provoking free exhibit, When Trash Meets the Sea, that explores how everyday trash ends up in local rivers, bays and ocea...
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Movie Showing at Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Showing in the Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum Movie Theatre, Saturday at 1015 hours, August 29, 2015 This is one of the all-time great classic movies of its genre. Unlike most Hollywood movies that...
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SGI Lighthouse Full Moon Climb
Saturday, August 29, 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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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market which opens July 11 from 9 am to 1 pm...
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Early People of the Forgotten Coast
Saturday, September 12, 2015
The Carrabelle History Museum and Historical Society presents: Early People of the Forgotten Coast: 1500 to 1800on Saturday, September 12th. Our three speakers will cover 300 years of local history i...
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Franklin County Coastal Cleanup
Saturday, September 19, 2015
County-wide Coastal Cleanup
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island, St. George Island
Rock By The Sea Charity Music Fest
Thursday, September 24, 2015 through Saturday, September 26, 2015
Rock By The Sea - Now I Play Along Too present this charity music festival to benefit Now I Play Along Too and Franklin County Library. The three-day event, hosted at Harry A's on St. George Island,...
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National Estuaries Day
Friday, September 25, 2015
It's all about the Bay on Sept 25 as the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) celebrates National Estuaries Day at its Nature/Visitor Center in Eastpoint. The festivities will run...
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Heritage Dinner
Friday, September 25, 2015
The Apalachicola Muncipal Library and Apalachicola Area Historical Society will host a Heritage Dinner on September 25. New York Times Bestelling Author Karen White will be the featured guest. The ev...
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Sun Alligator Point, Apalachicola, Carrabelle & Dog Island, Eastpoint, St. George Island
Paddling Trip
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Join the Apalachicola Riverkeepers on their monthly paddling trip on September 26 in and around the Apalachicola River and Bay. The trips are free to members and $30 for non-members. In addition to t...
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
CGJM: National Museum Day
Saturday, September 26, 2015
This marks the ninth consecutive year that the Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum has been asked to participate in the Smithsonian Magazines Annual National Museum Day. The museum is located in the Car...
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market which opens July 11 from 9 am to 1 pm...
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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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Field Studies to Studio Painting: Hodges Soileau
Monday, September 28, 2015 through Wednesday, September 30, 2015
This workshop will allow the participants to spend the first day and a half on location doing field studies to take into the studio. The second half of the workshop, field studies will be used to do...
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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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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market open 9 am to 1 pm at the Mill Pond Pa...
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Blues in the Lot
Saturday, October 10, 2015
15th Annual Blues in the Lot Saturday October 10th 11:30-6:00pm in Downtown Apalachicola in front of the Apalachicola Sponge Company between Commerce and Water Streets on Ave D. This will be the best...
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Sun Apalachicola
Apalach Oktoberfest
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Prost! Apalachicola's second annual Oktoberfest celebration will be held Columbus Day Weekend in Apalachicola, culminating on October 11, 2015 from Noon to 9PM at Bowery Station in the historic Bowe...
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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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The 4th annual fall show "Falling Up and Beyond"
Friday, October 23, 2015
Featuring works by three artists: Paintings by Sherry Cook of Newnan, Ga. - Anne Hempel of Tallahassee, as well as 3 dimensional works by Ken Richardson of St George Island. Come enjoy an evening of...
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Franklin County Senior Center Fall Festival
Saturday, October 24, 2015
10-3 pm. Arts, crafts, food. Fun for the whole family.
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market open 9 am to 1 pm at the Mill Pond Pa...
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Lantern Fest
Saturday, October 24, 2015

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Bridging the Field to the Studio: Bill Farnsworth
Monday, October 26, 2015 through Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Bill will teach a 3 day oil painting workshop in Landscape. Students will paint one day Plein Air and two days in the studio. They will learn how to get the most out of their field studies and photog...
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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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Chestnut Street Cemetery Ghostwalk
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Hauntings abound in Apalachicola on Oct. 31 at the Historic Chestnut Street Cemetery. From 7-9 pm local history enthusiasts take on the personna of several of the cemeterys more notable inhabitants t...
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Painting Florida Coast Plein Air: James Richards
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 through Thursday, November 5, 2015
Join this three day workshop with James Richards, an award-winning and sought after instructor. Watch and learn with daily demos. You'll get individual, hands on instruction guiding you through every...
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Florida Seafood Festival
Friday, November 6, 2015 through Saturday, November 7, 2015
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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Downtown Oyster Roast
Friday, November 6, 2015
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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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Battle at the Bay Golf Tournament
Saturday, November 7, 2015 through Sunday, November 8, 2015
2-player Shamble or Scramble
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Fourth Annual Salute to Veterans
Sunday, November 8, 2015 through Monday, November 9, 2015
The Fourth Annual Salute to Veterans A two-day event held at the St. Joseph Bay Golf Club Featuring a Silent Auction - Golf Tournament November 8th. - 9th, 2015 This event is hosted by The St. Jose...
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market open 9 am to 1 pm at the Mill Pond Pa...
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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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Apalachicola Annual Christmas Celebration
Friday, November 27, 2015
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 28, 2015
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market open 9 am to 1 pm at the Mill Pond Pa...
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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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Sun Apalachicola
Holiday Fresh Market
Saturday, December 5, 2015
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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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market open 9 am to 1 pm at the Mill Pond Pa...
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Sun Carrabelle & Dog Island
Carrabelle Holiday on the Harbor
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Make Plans to Put Your Boat in the Carrabelle Boat Parade of Lights - Holiday on the Harbor Saturday, December 12, 2015 at dark 30" Join in the Fun with Your Family and Friends! All Boats Welcome - A...
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Apalachicola Farmers Market
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Local seafood, produce, herbs, and honey, homemade breads and pies, along with other regional specialties will be fare offered at the Apalachicola Farmers Market open 9 am to 1 pm at the Mill Pond Pa...
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration
Monday, January 18, 2016
29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration Will be held on Jan. 18, 2016 at 11:00 in the Apalachicola National Guard Armory. Our event is packed with music, dance, food, awards and o...
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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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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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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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"When Trash Meets the Sea" ExhibitMovie Showing at Camp Gordon Johnston WWII MuseumSGI Lighthouse Full Moon ClimbFree Fishing DayApalachicola Farmers MarketEarly People of the Forgotten Coast
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