Looking to get out of the house? Here’s what’s going on this weekend in Gulf and Franklin Counties.
The Currys at the Port Inn
The Port Inn Hall and Port Theatre will proudly welcome local favorites The Currys on July 29 at 7 p.m. EDT. This listening event will occur at The Port Inn Hall at 309 Sixth Street in Port St. Joe. Tickets will be available online and locally at The Port Inn. VIP and General Admission are available for $25 and $40 plus tax. There will be a Cash bar on site for refreshments.
Carrabelle’s Country Market Saturday
The Crooked River Lighthouse continues its Country Farmer’s Market this Saturday, July 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lighthouse Park, 1975 Hwy 98 West, Carrabelle. The market is recruiting new and returning vendors, at a cost of $10 a market. For more information, contact 850-697-2732, [email protected] or www.crookedriverlighthouse.com.
This Little Town exhibit
The Joe Center for the Arts is hosting “This Little Town,” a multimedia exhibition on display through July 28. “This Little Town” offers a variety of content consisting of 58 juried works by area artists which creatively express the Port St Joe milieu through drawings, paintings, and photography.
The Joe Center for the Arts is located at 201 Reid Avenue in Port St. Joe. This Little Town is open to the public on Wednesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.
Museum opens atomic bomb exhibit
Camp Gordon Johnston World War II Museum in Carrabelle is presenting a special exhibit about the Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II, through Saturday, August 26.
On May 7, 1945 Nazi Germany agreed to unconditional surrender and the following day, people celebrated what is now known as Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day). In August, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and a week later formal surrender documents were signed in what is now celebrated as Victory over Japan Day (V-J Day).
This exhibit includes artifacts relevant to the surrenders, Nuremberg trials related documents, occupation souvenirs from Japan and photos of post-war Germany.
The museum at 1873 Highway 98 West is open every Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 pm. Admission is free, but donations are gladly accepted. The museum can be reached at (850) 697-8575 or at [email protected]