C-Quarters readies for youth fishing tourney

C-Quarters Youth Fishing Tournament in Carrabelle will be held this Friday and Saturday, July 19-20, for children age 16 and younger. At completion of the Friday clinic, each child receives a rod and reel, a tee shirt, hat, and bait. There are nine categories of fish with three places in each category; trophies awarded for each category. On Saturday morning, the kids can fish from docks or, if they can go out on a boat, they are allowed to fish the Carrabelle River up to Dog Island. Lunch will be provided. All participants must be registered prior to the tournament. www.c-quartersmarina.com


Full Moon Climb Monday at lighthouse

The July Full Moon Climb at the Cape St. George Lighthouse on St. George Island will be held Monday, July 22. The sunset climb will be from 8 to 9:30 p.m. and includes light hors d'oeuvres and a sparkling cider toast to the full moon. Cost is $15 for the general public and $10 for members of the St. George Lighthouse Association.

The sun will set at 8:38 p.m. and the moon will rise at 8:31 p.m. After sunset, people are invited to climb to the top of the lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the full moon, as space and time permit. Cost is $10 for the general public and $5 for SGLA members.

St. George Lighthouse Park is at the center of the island, where Island Drive (the road off the bridge) ends at Gulf Beach Drive. Because space is limited, reservations are recommended. Please contact the Lighthouse Gift Shop at 927-7745.


Discover county’s oldest visitors

On Wednesdays in July from 2-3 p.m., July 24 and 31, enjoy a presentation about “Sea Turtles, Franklin County's Oldest Visitors.” by the St. George Island Volunteer Turtlers and the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR) at 108 Island Drive. For more info call 670-7700.