Local Events

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Check out all the local events the Forgotten Coast has to offer. From art shows and songwriter’s festivals to fishing tournaments and farmer’s markets.

March 6, 2021
  • Chili Cook-Off

    March 4, 2021 - March 6, 2021  
    St. George Island, St. George Island, FL, 32328, United States

    The St. George Island Regional Charity Chili Cook-off is a family friendly 3-day event on beautiful St. George Island, Florida.

    The Chili Cookoff is held the first Saturday in March – the 2021 cookoff will be held March 4th-6th. The event features a golf tournament, 5K red pepper run, chili cook-off, auction and the naming of Miss Chili Pepper and Mr. Hot Sauce.

    This annual event is fun for the whole family and is the primary fundraising event for the St. George Island Volunteer Fire Department (SGIVFD). SGIVFD is a 501(c)(3) organization funded entirely through grants, donations, and fundraising.

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  • Country Farmer’s Market

    March 6, 2021  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Crooked River Lighthouse, 1975 Hwy 98 W, Carrabelle, FL, 32322, United States

    The Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle will be hosting the Carrabelle Farmer’s Market on Saturday, March 7 from 9 am-1 pm at the foot of the lighthouse at 1975 Hwy 98 W, Carrabelle, FL. The market will be featuring vendors from the community with locally made goods, veggies, baked goods, art and more. The Farmer’s Market will be held every first and third Saturday from 9 am-1 pm at the Crooked River Lighthouse. This market event is growing steadily and is encouraging vendors to join. Vendor may sign up at any time. The cost to be a vendor is $10 per market for those who are not Carrabelle Lighthouse Association members and is free those who are association members. Annual membership costs $15 for an individual or $25 for a family.

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  • Eastpoint Artisans Market

    March 6, 2021  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Eastpoint, 100 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

    Eastpoint has a new artisans market! It's located on Highway 98 right next to Frost Pottery. This Eastpoint market is open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 am - 2 pm. Get out and enjoy a cup of coffee, a freshly baked treat, and some shopping. Our local artisans will be there showing jewelry, fiber arts, photography, glass, furniture, silver, and much more. Stock up on locally grown produce, eggs, honey, jelly, bread, and in season fruit and veggies.
    Vendors welcome, please call or text to confirm, space is limited (850) 851-7257.

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  • Salt Air Farmer's Market

    March 6, 2021  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    City Commons Park, 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd. Port St. Joe, FL 32456

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March 9, 2021
  • Tuesday Trivia Nights at Eastpoint Beer Company

    March 9, 2021  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Eastpoint Beer Company, 374 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

    Join us for Tuesday Night Trivia, hosted by BullFrog, starting at 5:30pm. Happy Hour starts at 5, so get there early to make sure you're all set and test your knowledge! We'll see you there!

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March 10, 2021
  • Apalachicola Downtown Market

    March 10, 2021  8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Bee Inspired Too, 56 Commerce Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The market offers a charming outdoor shopping experience in downtown Apalachicola for all who appreciate delicious food. You’ll find fresh vegetables and micro greens, farm fresh eggs, grass fed beef, artisanal food, homemade kombucha, Bayside Coffee Co., gourmet foods, condiments and more! Come support local artisans as well as indulge in delicious, homemade foods! Interested in becoming a vendor? Call (954) 593-8616.

     

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March 13, 2021
  • Apalachicola Farmer's Market

    March 13, 2021  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Mill Pond Pavilion, 479 Market St. Apalachicola, FL 32320

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March 16, 2021
  • Tuesday Trivia Nights at Eastpoint Beer Company

    March 16, 2021  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Eastpoint Beer Company, 374 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

    Join us for Tuesday Night Trivia, hosted by BullFrog, starting at 5:30pm. Happy Hour starts at 5, so get there early to make sure you're all set and test your knowledge! We'll see you there!

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March 18, 2021
  • St. Joe Bay Buffer Preserve Tram Tour

    March 18, 2021  8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    3915 State Rd 30a, Port St Joe, FL 32456, USA

    Beginning Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    And continuing on each THIRD Thursday of the month.

    We’re so excited to have our tram tours running again! Space is limited so please email our Environmental Specialist Sophia Fonseca to reserve your spot. Be sure to include how many individuals are attending.  Send Email

    The tour is open wagon with no roof. Please bring hats and sunglasses to protect from the sun. The tour will begin on Treasure Road across the street from the Preserve Center. Looking forward to seeing you!  Learn More

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March 19, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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March 20, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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  • Country Farmer’s Market

    March 20, 2021  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Crooked River Lighthouse, 1975 Hwy 98 W, Carrabelle, FL, 32322, United States

    The Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle will be hosting the Carrabelle Farmer’s Market on Saturday, March 21 from 9 am-1 pm at the foot of the lighthouse at 1975 Hwy 98 W, Carrabelle, FL. The market will be featuring vendors from the community with locally made goods, veggies, baked goods, art and more. The Farmer’s Market will be held every first and third Saturday from 9 am-1 pm at the Crooked River Lighthouse. This market event is growing steadily and is encouraging vendors to join. Vendor may sign up at any time. The cost to be a vendor is $10 per market for those who are not Carrabelle Lighthouse Association members and is free those who are association members. Annual membership costs $15 for an individual or $25 for a family.

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  • Eastpoint Artisans Market

    March 20, 2021  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Eastpoint, 100 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

    Eastpoint has a new artisans market! It's located on Highway 98 right next to Frost Pottery. This Eastpoint market is open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 am - 2 pm. Get out and enjoy a cup of coffee, a freshly baked treat, and some shopping. Our local artisans will be there showing jewelry, fiber arts, photography, glass, furniture, silver, and much more. Stock up on locally grown produce, eggs, honey, jelly, bread, and in season fruit and veggies.
    Vendors welcome, please call or text to confirm, space is limited (850) 851-7257.

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  • Salt Air Farmer's Market

    March 20, 2021  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    City Commons Park, 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd. Port St. Joe, FL 32456

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  • AAHS Spring Speaker Series: Early Apalachicola Maps Lecture

    March 20, 2021  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Raney House – Carriage House, 128 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    Lecture will be presented by Peter Cowdrey speaking about Early Maps of Apalachicola from the Cognetta Family Trust Collection.
    This lecture will be held in partnership with the Carrabelle History Museum, and is likely to take place in Carrabelle at C-Quarters (to be determined). Maps will be on display at the Raney House Museum, 128 Market Street, Apalachicola, for a couple of weeks after the event.

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  • Carrabelle History Museum: Speaker Series the Founding of Carrabelle

    March 20, 2021  3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    C-Quarters Marina, Carrabelle, 501 St. James Ave (Hwy 98), Carrabelle, FL, 32322, United States

    The Carrabelle History Museum in conjunction with the Apalachicola Area Historical Society is presenting a fascinating history program about Early Apalachicola Maps. This program will feature Peter Cowdrey, early Florida map specialist, speaking about Early Maps of Apalachicola from the Cognetta Family Trust Collection. This program will be held Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 4 - 5 pm in the upstairs room at C-Quarters Marina, 501 St. James Ave (Hwy 98), Carrabelle, FL. Due to COVID precautions, seating will be limited. The maps will be on display at the Raney House Museum, 128 Market Street, Apalachicola, for a couple of weeks after the event.

    The History Speaker Series programs are popular and due to COVID precautions, seating will be limited. Seats will be spaced to allow for social distancing. Attendees are asked to follow all health guidelines to help keep themselves safe including social distancing and sanitizing hands frequently. Hand sanitizer will be available. Masks are (View Full Event Description Here: https://www.floridasforgottencoast.com/event/carrabelle-history-museum-speaker-series-the-founding-of-carrabelle/)

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March 21, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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March 22, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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March 23, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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  • Tuesday Trivia Nights at Eastpoint Beer Company

    March 23, 2021  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Eastpoint Beer Company, 374 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

    Join us for Tuesday Night Trivia, hosted by BullFrog, starting at 5:30pm. Happy Hour starts at 5, so get there early to make sure you're all set and test your knowledge! We'll see you there!

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March 24, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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  • Apalachicola Downtown Market

    March 24, 2021  8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Bee Inspired Too, 56 Commerce Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The market offers a charming outdoor shopping experience in downtown Apalachicola for all who appreciate delicious food. You’ll find fresh vegetables and micro greens, farm fresh eggs, grass fed beef, artisanal food, homemade kombucha, Bayside Coffee Co., gourmet foods, condiments and more! Come support local artisans as well as indulge in delicious, homemade foods! Interested in becoming a vendor? Call (954) 593-8616.

     

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March 25, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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March 26, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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March 27, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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  • Apalachicola Riverkeeper's Field Trips

    March 27, 2021
    Apalachicola Riverkeeper, 232 B Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    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: water; snacks/lunch; sunscreen; and hat. Paddlers, please wear clothing that won’t weigh you down if it gets wet. Synthetics like nylon blends are best. No jeans or boots.  Contact us for meet up details at outreach@apalachicolariverkeeper.org to register or call 850-653-8936.  http://apalachicolariverkeeper.org/eco-educational-outing/

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  • Apalachicola Farmer's Market

    March 27, 2021  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Mill Pond Pavilion, 479 Market St. Apalachicola, FL 32320

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March 28, 2021
  • Forgotten Coast en Plein Air

    March 19, 2021 - March 28, 2021  
    Apalachicola Center for History, Culture & Arts, 86 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL, 32320, United States

    The Forgotten Coast en Plein Air, America's Great Paint-Out, is among the most prestigious plein air events in the country and is now recognized globally. We are very honored to be so highly regarded. This year we are celebrating the 16th anniversary with internationally acclaimed artists who will document the landscape and culture of 100 miles of coastal towns and the people who work and live here. Their art interprets and captures this last vestige of authentic Old Florida. Artistic excellence and the production of investment quality art continues to be the trademark of this 10-day invitational festival. Please come join us!

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March 30, 2021
  • Tuesday Trivia Nights at Eastpoint Beer Company

    March 30, 2021  4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Eastpoint Beer Company, 374 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

    Join us for Tuesday Night Trivia, hosted by BullFrog, starting at 5:30pm. Happy Hour starts at 5, so get there early to make sure you're all set and test your knowledge! We'll see you there!

    See more details

April 3, 2021
  • Country Farmer’s Market

    April 3, 2021  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Crooked River Lighthouse, 1975 Hwy 98 W, Carrabelle, FL, 32322, United States

    The Crooked River Lighthouse in Carrabelle will be hosting the Carrabelle Farmer’s Market on Saturday, March 7 from 9 am-1 pm at the foot of the lighthouse at 1975 Hwy 98 W, Carrabelle, FL. The market will be featuring vendors from the community with locally made goods, veggies, baked goods, art and more. The Farmer’s Market will be held every first and third Saturday from 9 am-1 pm at the Crooked River Lighthouse. This market event is growing steadily and is encouraging vendors to join. Vendor may sign up at any time. The cost to be a vendor is $10 per market for those who are not Carrabelle Lighthouse Association members and is free those who are association members. Annual membership costs $15 for an individual or $25 for a family.

    See more details

  • Eastpoint Artisans Market

    April 3, 2021  8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Eastpoint, 100 Highway 98, Eastpoint, FL, 32328, United States

    Eastpoint has a new artisans market! It's located on Highway 98 right next to Frost Pottery. This Eastpoint market is open the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month from 9 am - 2 pm. Get out and enjoy a cup of coffee, a freshly baked treat, and some shopping. Our local artisans will be there showing jewelry, fiber arts, photography, glass, furniture, silver, and much more. Stock up on locally grown produce, eggs, honey, jelly, bread, and in season fruit and veggies.
    Vendors welcome, please call or text to confirm, space is limited (850) 851-7257.

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  • Salt Air Farmer's Market

    April 3, 2021  8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    City Commons Park, 305 Cecil G. Costin Sr. Blvd. Port St. Joe, FL 32456

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