Events and Activities for Alligator Point and Franklin County Florida
A special holiday exhibit at the Carrabelle History Museum featuring vintage santa decor. Open Thursday, Friday and Saturdays through January 10, 2015 beginning at 10 am through 5 pm and by appointment. Located behind the Marathon Gas Station.
Join us for a New Year's Eve bonfire on the beach! Beginning at 7:30 PM on the beach in front of the lighthouse. The DJ starts at 7:30 PM and the bonfire will be lit around 8:00 PM.
Returning for their 2nd season at the Dixie, this band wowed audiences when they opened the 2014 Season 17. www.tallahasseeswing.com
After traveling the globe and playing such US venues at New Orleans Jazz Festival, we are honored to have this incredible musician grace the Dixie stage. www.spencerbohren.com
Vocalist/w Read Gainsford Accompanist. Begins at 4pm.
The Apalachicola Oyster Cook-Off is held every year on the Friday and Saturday before Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in downtown Historic Apalachicola at Riverfront Park. All proceeds goes directly towards paying for the brand new fire truck they were able to purchase a few years ago, due to this sole fundraising event! This years 5th Annual Oyster Cook-Off will be held January 16th and 17th, 2015. The event features a silent auction, oysters galore, shrimp, smoked mullet, hot dogs, hamburgers, local beer, live music, kids activities, dancing performances and a 5K run! Enter your best recipe and be a contestant in the oyster cook-off or just come out and enjoy a day of wonderful food, refreshments and music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pAm_bcsM2w
Back for their 4th year at the Dixie, this ballet company is a Franklin County favorite, breathtaking beauty in motion. www.pasdevieballet.com
Jack Hastings, Pianist concert begins at 4pm.
After performing the Bell of Amherst for years, this talented performer has taken on Ann Landers and it's going to be nothing but fun for everyone. www.sindanichols.com
What would a Dixie Theatre Season be without this show? We don't want to find out because everybody loves Margo and she's back for her 10th appearance! www.margoanderson.com www.theencoreband.com
Golf Cart and Pet Parade….. Friday, February 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. For More Information and to register for dog parade contact Pamela Ashleyemail or call (850) 653-3113.
Join in on the Franklin County Mardi Gras Festivities on February 7 as the Franklin County Habitat for Humanity hosts its annual Mardi Gras benefit celebration in Apalachicola. The group will host a Mardi Gras Dinner and Ball on Saturday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 pm. at the Armory in Historic Apalachicola. For More information or to reserve a seat or table email or call (850) 653-3113.
Mardi Gras is going to the dogs! The Mystic Krewe of Salty Barkers, a parade unit of dogs and their people, invites you to join in the Apalachicola Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday, February 7, 2015. This year's theme is Barkaritaville - dress yourself and your dog in tropical parrothead costumes and celebrate Mardi Gras Apalach style! You may walk, ride in golf carts, pull wagons, push strollers, or come up with any other unique form of transportation. The parade, for the benefit of the Franklin County Animal Shelter and the Apalachicola Dog Park, begins at 1:00 pm at the Bowery and winds through town, ending at Bowery Station, where the party will continue with music, dancing, Cajun food, and contests. Registration is $5. per person. Dogs, of course, are free. For information or to pre-register, call 850-670-5064. Laissez les BONE temps roulez!
If you haven't seen or heard Bob in the 15 years he's been playing the Dixie, don't wait any longer, he's truly amazing and back for his 16th year. www.bobmilne.com
Ivan Moschuk, Russian Pianist Chopin Selections begins at 4pm.
Beginning at 6:00 pm, chefs from all over the Forgotten Coast will prepare their most creative dishes. Sample an array from our area restaurants (850) 653-9419 or email us at email@example.com for tickets.
TheSt. George Island Tour of Homeswill be held Feb. 14, 2015. The tour features distinctive homes from beach to bay. The event is sponsored by the St. George Lighthouse Association. A kick-off event will be held on Friday, February 13 from 6-8 pm at the St. George Island Fire Station on Pine Street.
Back for their 3rd Season, these folks are top notch, great and more fun than a barrel of monkeys!www.34west.org
Valarie Tujillo Opera Famous Selection begins at 4pm.
HCOLAs 12thAnnual African-American History Festival is scheduled for Feb. 20-22, 2015. This event is a celebration of African-American history, life, music and culture. This outdoor, family-oriented event is filled with varied artists and entertainers, childrens activities, arts, history, education, health - wellness and more. There will be live entertainment throughout the two day event.Admission is always free. The event is held in Apalachicola atFranklin Square6thStreet between Avenues L - M.
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