This weekend in Gulf and Franklin

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Hoping to get out of the house this weekend? Gulf and Franklin Counties have a lot to offer.

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Panhandle Players host Sunday kickoff

The Panhandle Players will host their season kickoff party on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. at the Chapman Theatre, 155 Avenue E. in Apalachicola. Attendees will hear what shows the Players have planned for this season, as well as more about local community theater. There will be an opportunity to become an official member of Panhandle Players at the event. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

The Joe is turning 5!

The Joe Center for the Arts is celebrating its fifth year. Come join the celebration on Saturday, September 10 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. EDT. Special Guest Speakers will be the Mayor of Port St. Joe, Rex Buzzett, and the Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Joe Whitmer. 

The event will feature live music by Saxophonist Chris Godber, kids activities with Spintastic Art and Face Painting, refreshments, and Cake.

CANCELLED: Lighthouse holds drum ceremony Saturday

tHIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

From 8 to 10 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 10, visitors to the Crooked River Lighthouse can enjoy the full harvest moon, as well as Paul Eagleheart from the Lipan Apache Tribe as he conducts a sacred Native American drum ceremony. Guests can bring a chair and enjoy the evening next to the fire pit, weather permitting, as part of an informal drumming circle.

The climb to the top of the lighthouse, in Carrabelle at 1975 Hwy 98 West, is $10 for adults and $5 for kids, and advance reservations are required for those who wish to climb. For more information, contact the gift shop at 850-697-2732.

Fall Plant Sale

The Port St. Joe Garden Club will be holding their Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 10 starting from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT at the Garden Center, located at 216 Eighth Street in Port St. Joe.

The proceeds support the many educational programs hosted by the garden club, scholarships for graduating high school seniors planning to study horticulture or a related field and beautification projects.

Farmers market Saturday in Apalachicola

The Farmers Market in Apalachicola will be this Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mill Pond Pavilion at the end of Market Street. The market offers local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies, and other regional specialties every second and fourth Saturday.

Island lighthouse hosts full moon climb Saturday

The September Sunset and Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island will be Saturday, Sept. 10, from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m. No advanced reservations taken, just purchase tickets in the gift shop and sign up for 15-minute time slot. Cost is $10 per climber and $7 for members of the St. George Lighthouse Association. For more information, please contact the Lighthouse Gift Shop at 850-927-7745. The Cape St. George Light is located in St. George Lighthouse Park at the center of the island.

Live music in Gulf County

  • Mark Owens will be playing at Cat 5 Raw Bar on Friday starting at 6 p.m. EDT.
  • Corey Hall will be playing at Scallop RePUBlic on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Chris Godber will be playing at Sisters Bistro on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Buddy Hamm will be playing at The Brick Wall on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Zach Lambert will be playing at The Mill Merchantile and Social on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Dirty Little Billy will be playing at the Haughty Heron on Friday starting at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • Chris Godber will be playing at the Joe Center for the Arts on Saturday starting at 5 p.m. EDT.
  • Brett Stafford Smith will be playing at the Indian Pass Raw Bar on Saturday starting at 6 p.m. EDT.
  • Martin Rodrigues will be playing at the Mill Merchantile and Social on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Scratch 2020 will be playing at the Lookout Lounge on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Bo Dean and the Poachers will be playing at the Tap Root on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Buddy Henson will be playing at Cat 5 Raw Bar on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Jay Gurley will be playing at the Haughty Heron on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. EDT.

Live music in Franklin County

  • Ronnie Randolph will be playing at High Five Dive Bar on Friday starting at 3 p.m. EDT.
  • The Apalachicola Rhythm Section will be playing at the Eastpoint Beer Company on Friday starting at 5 p.m. EDT.
  • Stage Coach will be playing at Fathom's Steam Room on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT. 
  • Sonic Boom will be playing at High Five Dive Bar on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • NY Dave and the Solutions will be playing at Bar 98 on Friday starting at 7:30 EDT.
  • The Kaleigh Courson Band will be playing at Half Shell Dockside on Friday starting at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • Ronnie Randolph will be playing at High Five Dive Bar on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. EDT.
  • Jared Munday will be playing at the Eastpoint Beer Company on  Saturday starting at 4 p.m. EDT.
  • Rylee Austin will be playing at Paddy's Raw Bar on Saturday starting at 6 p.m. EDT.
  • John Jeremiah will be playing at Two Brothers Dockside in Saturday starting at 6 p.m. EDT.
  • The Brown Goose will be playing at Fathom's Steam Room on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • he Dave Dale Trio will be playing at High Five Dive Bar on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • The Kaleigh Courson Band will be playing at Half Shell Dockside on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • Carol Harris will be playing at the Eastpoint Beer Company on Sunday starting at 2 p.m. EDT.
  • Flying Fish will be playing at Half Shell Dockside on Sunday starting at 2 p.m. EDT.
  • Jay Gurley will be playing at High Five Dive Bar on Sunday starting at 3 p.m. EDT.
  • Dominic Miller will be playing at Paddy's Raw Bar on Sunday starting at 6 p.m. EDT.

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