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Address: Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

Bay-Friendly Landscaping - October 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Yard design and maintenance can have a big effect on adjacent water bodies. Participants will learn about resources to help them transform their yard into a low-maintenance, luscious bay conscious landscape that attracts birds and wildlife. The class will also feature innovative Green Infrastructure techniques such as rain gardens, green roofs, and bio-swales. Participants can also, for a small fee, order their own rain barrel that they can take home. Class will be held at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, 108 Island Drive in Eastpoint. The class is free, but rain barrels are $25.00 per barrel and must be ordered one week in advance. Tickets available at https



Address: Bowery Station, 17 Ave F, Suite C, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Bowery Station - Open Mic - October 24, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.




Address: Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

Apalachicola River & Floodplain - October 26, 2018 - 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

The Apalachicola River has been called “the Lifeblood of the Bay”. It is vital to our way of life in Franklin County, the state of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. Participants will learn all about the ecology, culture, and history surrounding the Apalachicola River, as well as come to appreciate its importance in modern Florida. After the lecture portion of the class we will embark on a river journey aboard the Reserve research vessel Henry Lee to get an up-close look at some of the fantastic floodplain ecosystems and historic Apalachicola River distributaries. Tickets for the class are $25 and must be purchased in advance. The class will be held at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, 108 Island Drive in Eastpoint. Register online at https



Address: Apalachicola Riverkeeper, 232 B Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Apalachicola Riverkeeper's Field Trips - October 27, 2018 - October 28, 2018

Explore your river and basin with us! Our volunteer-led eco-outings are fun and memorable.  We hike and kayak in the spring and fall. We kayak year round. Group size is limited and registration is required. Trips are donation based.
Paddle trips and hikes are free to members. Donations are always appreciated, as this is a volunteer-based program. Our skilled trip leaders truly enjoy introducing people to the river system.  Loaner kayaks are also available.
Paddlers and hikers need to bring



Address: Mill Pond, 479 Market St, Apalachicola, 32320, United States

Apalachicola Farmers Market - October 27, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM.




Address: Bowery Station, 17 Ave F, Suite C, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Bowery Station - Open Mic - October 31, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.




Address: Battery Park, Battery Park, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Florida Seafood Festival - November 2, 2018 - November 3, 2018

Come celebrate Florida Seafood at Florida’s oldest maritime festival. This two-day celebration offers the best in fresh quality seafood that annually draws thousands of visitors to the historic town of Apalachicola.  The Festival is held at the mouth of the Apalachicola river under the shady oaks of Apalachicola’s Battery Park. The festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts exhibits, seafood related events and musical entertainment.  Some of the notable events include Oyster Eating and Oyster Shucking contest, Blue Crab Races, a downtown Parade, 5k Redfish Run and the Blessing of the Fleet.




Address: Apalachicola Riverfront Park, Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Apalachicola Downtown Oyster Roast - November 2, 2018 - November 3, 2018

Love oysters? Don’t miss the Apalachicola Downtown Oyster Roast the first weekend in November in Apalachicola. This enchanting event, sponsored by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, will feature roasted oysters, oysters on the half shell, gumbo, fresh local shrimp, blue crabs, salad greens and fantastic desserts.  Dine under the stars next to the Apalachicola River.




Address: Bowery Station, 17 Ave F, Suite C, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Bowery Station - Open Mic - November 7, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.




Address: Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

ANERR Estuary Class - Apalachicola Bay - November 8, 2018 - 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Do you know what an estuary is and why it is so vital to our economy and way of life? Join us to explore the estuary we depend on. Learn about the habitats and creatures that make up our estuary and how the river and bay are intricately connected. We will see these habitats up close aboard the Reserve’s research vessel the Henry Lee. The class will be based out of the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint. The class is $25.00. Please register in advance, tickets available on https



Address: Mill Pond, 479 Market St, Apalachicola, 32320, United States

Apalachicola Farmers Market - November 10, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM.




Address: C-Quarters Marina, Carrabelle, Carrabelle, FL, United States

Secrets of Byrd Hammock (Native American Program) - November 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come join this fascinating, free program about the secrets of early Native American communities found in our region. Saturday, November 10, 10 am-12 pm at the Upstairs Meeting Room at C-Quarters Marina, 501 St. James Avenue (US 98), Carrabelle, FL.
Come hear about fascinating artifacts and discoveries found at Byrd Hammock Mounds, part of St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge featuring Thadra Stanton, from Southeast Archeological Center. See artifacts from the Swift Creek and Weedon Island early native peoples found at these sites.
Also joining the program will be Sammy Tedder, an accomplished musician, composer, and filmmaker who also makes artisan flutes from local river cane and enjoys building Native American drums. He will be performing several songs using various instruments he has made from native material.




Address: C-Quarters Marina, Carrabelle, Carrabelle, FL, United States

Carrabelle History Museum’s Speaker Series Program - November 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come join this fascinating, free program about the history of Carrabelle. At this season’s Speaker Series Program, hear about the history of the Forgotten Coast Lighthouses, history of Dog Island, and Native American history of Carrabelle. Don’t miss this special free program!




Address: Bowery Station, 17 Ave F, Suite C, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Bowery Station - Open Mic - November 14, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.




Address: Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

Apalachicola River & Floodplain - November 15, 2018 - 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

The Apalachicola River has been called “the Lifeblood of the Bay”. It is vital to our way of life in Franklin County, the state of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. Participants will learn all about the ecology, culture, and history surrounding the Apalachicola River, as well as come to appreciate its importance in modern Florida. After the lecture portion of the class we will embark on a river journey aboard the Reserve research vessel Henry Lee to get an up-close look at some of the fantastic floodplain ecosystems and historic Apalachicola River distributaries. Tickets for the class are $25 and must be purchased in advance. The class will be held at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, 108 Island Drive in Eastpoint. Register online at https



Address: Apalachicola Riverfront Park, Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Apalach Chalk Art Festival - November 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

HCA will host the first annual Apalach Chalk Art Festival at Riverfront Park.
Participants will create an artistic rendition of the festival’s theme “Ocean Treasures” on a 5’x5’ square of concrete sidewalk at Riverfront Park. Each participant will pay $5 for a bundle of chalk and a square of the sidewalk, up to 3 squares may be purchased but only 1 bundle of chalk will be given.   Participants will be allowed to bring their own chalk and supplies such as spray bottles, towels, etc. to use to create their artwork.  The participants may bring items for inspiration and use in the creation, but chalk must be the prominent medium in the artwork. Beginning at 10am, artists will have 2.5 hours to complete their artwork. At 12pm, the artwork will be judged and the winners will be announced at 2PM.
The goal of this festival is to provide an event for families and artists from our surrounding communities to be part of a creative event that celebrates art and our community.
Each age group winner and will receive an award. The age groups are (0-5) (6-10) (11-14) (15-18) (19-Adult)
A 1st place prizes will be awarded for each age group.
Participants will be able to pre-register or arrive at 9am to register and get their supplies and square of sidewalk.




Address: Bowery Station, 17 Ave F, Suite C, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Bowery Station - Open Mic - November 21, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.




Address: Apalachicola Riverfront Park, Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Apalachicola Downtown Christmas Celebration - November 23, 2018 - November 24, 2018

The Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce Presents the Apalachicola Christmas Celebration. The historic town of Apalachicola lights up the Day after Thanksgiving from 4- 8pm. The streets will be lined with luminaries and filled with holiday spirit. Merchants will be open late and the sounds of carolers will echo through the streets filling the evening with the Holiday spirit.
Santa will arrive Via shrimp boat at 4



Address: Apalachicola Riverkeeper, 232 B Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Apalachicola Riverkeeper's Field Trips - November 24, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Explore your river and basin with us! Our volunteer-led eco-outings are fun and memorable.  We hike and kayak in the spring and fall. We kayak year round. Group size is limited and registration is required. Trips are donation based.
Paddle trips and hikes are free to members. Donations are always appreciated, as this is a volunteer-based program. Our skilled trip leaders truly enjoy introducing people to the river system.  Loaner kayaks are also available.
Paddlers and hikers need to bring



Address: FL

Shop Small Saturday - November 24, 2018 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year. First observed in Roslindale Village, Massachusetts on November 27, 2010, it is a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively. By contrast, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local. Small Business Saturday is a registered trademark of American Express corporation.




Address: Mill Pond, 479 Market St, Apalachicola, 32320, United States

Apalachicola Farmers Market - November 24, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM.




Address: Bowery Station, 17 Ave F, Suite C, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Bowery Station - Open Mic - November 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.




Address: Apalachicola Visitor Center, 122 Commerce Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Holiday Fresh Market - December 1, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

On Saturday December 1st from 10am – 4 pm the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce Presents the Holiday Fresh Market. 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 in an outdoor setting. Buy hand crafted Apalachicola specialties such as baked goods, artwork, wood carving, pottery and hand knitted goods. Your gift shopping has never been easier! Located in front of the Dixie Theatre on Avenue E and Market Street.




Address: Bowery Station, 17 Ave F, Suite C, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Bowery Station - Open Mic - December 5, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.




Address: Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

Oysters 101 - December 7, 2018 - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn about Apalachicola Bay’s famous bivalves! This class will teach you all about the role that oysters play in the health of Apalachicola Bay. Discover what makes the bay so ideal for growing oysters, what gives our oysters their distinct flavor, and how oyster bars benefit the ecosystem. After spending some time in the classroom, participants will get the chance to walk along an oyster bar and look at its inhabitants under a microscope. This class is full of opportunities to learn more about the animals that live in our bay and along the tidal flats. Registration is required and the cost is $25 per person. Visit https



Address: Mill Pond, 479 Market St, Apalachicola, 32320, United States

Apalachicola Farmers Market - December 8, 2018 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties offered every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 9 AM until 1 PM.




Address: Apalachicola Trinity Episcopal Church, 79 6th Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Christmas Concert - December 9, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

INConcert is committed to cultural enrichment, raising awareness of the musical arts and providing support for student creative development, only with your help can we achieve our mission to share the enjoyment of music throughout the Franklin County Bay Area on Florida’s Forgotten Coast. Christmas Concert held at Trinity  Episcopal Church in Apalachicola.




Address: Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Nature Center, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

Living Shorelines - December 12, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Coastal erosion is a natural process caused by currents, wave action, wind, storms and even boat wakes. The traditional methods used to harden the shoreline like seawalls and rip rap can often increase coastal erosion and remove the ability of the shoreline to carry out natural processes. The class is for residents and homeowners and will discuss living shorelines vs. harden shorelines, how to evaluate a shoreline by considering the physical factors such as wave energy, prevailing wind and wave direction, vegetation, and soil type, and present living shoreline methods, materials, permitting, and share success stories of local living shorelines. We will also look at types of plants to plant and visit a local living shoreline. The lecture is free. The class will meet at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, 108 Island Drive in Eastpoint. To register visit https



Address: Bowery Station, 17 Ave F, Suite C, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

Bowery Station - Open Mic - December 12, 2018 - 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This weekly event has been a mainstay in local entertainment for years, and has fostered the development of numerous performers as they gain their confidence and stage presence.  All levels of talent are welcomed and appreciated.




Address: Apalachicola Trinity Episcopal Church, 79 6th Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

All Brass Christmas Concert - December 16, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hailing from Chicago, Illinois, the Alliance Brass is hailed as “the perfect blend of virtuosity and vitality” (2013 Chicago Brass Festival). The ensemble is comprised of some the United States’ finest young talents.  The ensemble’s members have performed all over the world from Canada and Mexico to Russia, the UK, Italy, and Japan.  They have shared the stage with orchestras such as the Boston Pops, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra.  These five virtuosos have also performed with the top chamber ensembles in the world including the Boston Brass, Synergy Brass, and more.
Dazzling audiences with a repertoire ranging from the early Renaissance to jazz and beyond, the “Alliance Brass Quintet has the ability to engage audiences both with excitement and insight about the instruments they play, offering a fascinating and rich musical performance” (Ravinia Music Festival).
In addition to performance, the ensemble is equally dedicated to the education of the next generation of musicians and music-lovers alike.  Members of ABQ have served on faulty at some the top music institutions including the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, DePaul University, the International Festival and Institute at Round Top, and more.  Beyond their teaching efforts, the ensemble also offers a wide range of programs designed to complement and enhance school music programs.
Whether through performances, clinics, or workshops, the Alliance Brass has an infectious enthusiasm they use to inspire a passion for music wherever they go.




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