Ragtime piano returns to Dixie

The Dixie Theatre this weekend will present the top ragtime/boogie-woogie pianist today, Bob Milne, as he return for his 14th year. Milne delights audiences with his piano-playing pyrotechnics and his infectious enthusiasm for the music and the history behind the music. Shows are Friday and Saturday, Feb. 8 and 9, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. All seats $25. For tickets call the box office at 653-3200


Last weekend for ‘Catfish Moon’

Four people who have known each other all their lives come to grips with “knowing each other all their lives” on an overnight fishing trip set on a fishing pier on a lake somewhere in LA (lower Alabama). The Panhandle Players present “Catfish Moon, a Southern Comedy,” by Laddy Sartin and directed by Dan Wheeler, this Friday and Saturday evening, Feb. 8-9 at 7:30 p.m. at Benedict Hall at Trinity Church. Tickets, including dessert, are $20 and by reservations only. Please contact John Inzetta at (850) 734-0260 or (404) 326-7791.

Nephina duo to perform Sunday

A unique violin and guitar duo will be featured this Sunday, Feb. 10 as part of the annual Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts concert series.

The concert, at Trinity Episcopal Church beginning at 4 p.m., will feature Nephina, a musical group that brings together two distinguished music professors from Valdosta State University. Nephtali Santiago, an instructor in the university’s Department of Music, will perform on guitar, together with Nina Lutz on violin and piano.

This concert is one of the programs of the 25th season of the Ilse Newell Fund for the Performing Arts, under the auspices of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society.General admission is a $5 donation, with students admitted free.


Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler Sunday

The Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce will host the 17th Annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler on Sunday, Feb. 10 from 6-9 p.m. Chefs from throughout the area will prepare their most creative dishes at the historic Fort Coombs Armory, on 4th Street and Avenue D in Apalachicola. Tickets are $45-$50. For more information, call the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce at 653-9419 or email info@apalachicolabay.org.