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This weekend in Gulf and Franklin

It’s going to be a busy weekend in Gulf and Franklin Counties, rain or shine.

Have an event coming up you want us to share? Send details to wweitzel@nevespublishing.com.


Blues on Reid

In a little more than two weeks’ time, Reid Avenue will be transformed for one afternoon only into a foot traffic only celebration of blues music and local businesses.

An annual event drawing hundreds of visitors to the town, Blues on Reid will be set up by the Gulf County Chamber of Commerce in downtown Port St. Joe on March 25.

This year’s line-up features some of the most lucrative artists in the festival’s history

For more information, click here.


Apalachicola Farmers Market Saturday

The Apalachicola Farmers Market is this Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mill Pond Pavilion at the end of Market Street. For more info email farmersmarket@cityofapalachicola.com.


En Plein Air

Catch a live art demonstration or browse a gallery during this year’s Forgotten Coast En Plein Air event, which will run from March 17 to 26. Click here for more details


Hear acclaimed pianist Sunday at Trinity

The Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts will close out the 2023 season with a program by concert pianist Sasha Kasman Laude this Sunday, March 26 at 4 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 79 6th Street, Apalachicola. 

Admission is $20 per person, with open seating. Tickets available in advance at www.inconcertapalachicola.org, or by a cash donation at the door. A reception will be held in Benedict Hall after the concert.


Free Christian movie night

Beach Baptist Church in St. Joe Beach will be hosting a free movie night on Friday at 5:30 p.m. EDT. The movie will be a Christian movie. The church is located at 311 Columbus Street.