Island Lights benefit Thursday

On Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m., Sometimes Its Hotter, 112 E. Gulf Beach Dr., St. George Island will host a fundraiser for the annual Island Lights celebration. A $5 donation per plate is requested. Wine and beer available. Kids and dogs on leashes welcome. For information call 927-5039.


Oyster Roast Friday night

The eighth annual Downtown Oyster Roast, on Water Street in Apalachicola, will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, sponsored by the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce. Dinner features oysters roasted and on the half shell, artichoke, oyster and thyme soup, shrimp, blue crabs, salad and desserts. Joe Hutchinson will provide live blues. For tickets call 653-9419 or email


Big Lanark yard sale Saturday

The Ladies Guild of Sacred Heart Church, 2653 U.S. 98, Lanark Village, will have their annual yard sale Saturday, Nov. 3, beginning at 8 a.m. with coffee and goodies. Brats and hot dogs served for lunch. Thousands of items for sale, and there will be a 50/50 drawing.


Boston Butt bake sale Saturday

Thomas Lee and crew will cook Boston butts, at C-Quarters Marina in Carrabelle, on Saturday, Nov. 3. Sale starts at 8 a.m. A donation of $20 helps support the many charities supported by the American Legion. Come early before they’re all gone.


Trinity seafood luncheon Saturday

Trinity Episcopal Church will host a seafood luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information call (617) 899-4457.


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.