Service of Remembrance

Big Bend Hospice of Franklin County invites you to the 2012 Service of Remembrance Saturday, November 10 at 10:30 a.m. The service will be held at the Three Servicemen Statue, 230 Market Street in Apalachicola. Call Pam Albritton at 926-9308 for more information.

St. James/Lanark Gumbo Cookoff

The fourth annual St. James/Lanark Volunteer Fire Department Charity Gumbo Cookoff will be held Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Lanark Village Boat Club and Marina, 2364 US Hwy. 98, Lanark Village. There is a $50 entry fee. The space is limited, so get your applications in ASAP.

Winners of this year’s competition will be sponsored at the 2013 World Championship Gumbo Cookoff in New Iberia, Lousiana.

There will also be an auction and a raffle. The public can also have a sit-down gumbo meal for $8 inside the Boat Club. For information call 370-6576 or email


“Coming Back to Jersey” by Panhandle Players

Friday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 11 the Panhandle Players will present “Coming Back to Jersey,” a comedy by Carl L. Williams and directed by Megan Lamb at the Dixie Theatre. Tickets are $15. For information call (850) 734-2060.Friday Nov. 16 through Sunday brunch Nov. 18 the players will perform in the dinner theatre at St. James Bay Golf Resort. Friday and Saturday Dinner Theatre $40, Sunday Brunch Theatre $35. Call Crooked River Grill for reservations 697-5050.


Backwoods, Knee-Slappin, Foot-Tappin, Apalach Bluegrass Jam!

On Saturday, November 10 from 6:30-9p.m., Gardens Inc. presents Eclectic Acoustic, a six piece bluegrass/folk band from Tallahassee. The folks are making chicken perloo and having a costume contest for the most backwoods looking character.  Go to or call 653-1777 for information.


Plein air painting workshop Nov 8-10

Noted Plein Air artist Bill Farnsworth will hold a three-day painting workshop Nov. 8-10 at Apalachicola's History, Culture and Arts Center. For information call (617) 899-4457.