This weekend in Gulf and Franklin

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Looking for a way to pass the time this weekend? Gulf and Franklin Counties are hosting a variety of fun events for locals and visitors.

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Free concert

Americanarama, a free concert showcasing various local artists, will be held at Veterans Memorial Park in Beacon Hill on Saturday, June 25, starting at 11 a.m. EDT.

The lineup for the event is as follows:

  • 11 a.m. – Brandon Noel
  • 12 p.m. – Carlos Mendoza
  • 1 p.m. – Shell Shocked
  • 2 p.m. – Hot Mess
  • 4 p.m. – Wiggle Room
  • 5 p.m. – Corey Hall
  • 6 p.m. – Shell Shocked
  • 8 p.m. – Jam Band

Veterans Memorial Park is located at 5780 Highway 98.

Apalachicola Farmers Market

Located at the beautiful Millpond Pavilion at the end of Market Street, the Apalachicola Farmers Market offers local seafood, produce, honey, homemade breads, pies and other regional specialties every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. EDT. 

Monument cleaning workshop

The cemetery committee of the Apalachicola Area Historical Society is planning to clean soldier monuments in Chestnut Cemetery by the Fourth of July

Learn the correct methods to clean monuments of biologics that can harm stones at a workshop on Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Chestnut Street Cemetery . All supplies will be provided, 

There are 86 marble headstones honoring Civil War veterans donated by the Daughters of the Confederacy in 1912. Some have become illegible and in disrepair. 

Those wishing to attend should email AAHSraney@gmail.com or visit the Apalachicola Historical Society Facebook page.

Live Music in Gulf County

  • The Hunter Wall Band will be playing at St. Joe Bar and Package on Friday.
  • El Papi will be playing at Scallop Republic on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Sticky Tim will be playing at The Mill Merchantile and Social on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Konkrete Soul will be playing at the Haughty Heron on Friday starting at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • Mike English will be playing at the Tap Root on Friday starting at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • Rachel Hillman will be playing at The Mill Merchantile and Social on Saturday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • Scratch 2020 will be playing at the Haughty Heron on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • DJ Dat Boi  will be playing at the Tap Root on Saturday starting at 8 p.m. EDT.
  • Janelle Frost will be playing at the Lookout Lounge Bar and Package on Sunday starting at 4 p.m. CDT.

Live Music in Franklin County

  • Steven Ritter and the Whatnots will be playing at High Five Dive Bar on Friday starting at 7 p.m. EDT.
  • General Jeb Stuart Tabb will be playing at High Five Dive Bar on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. EDT.
  • Ronnie Randolph Acoustic Entertainment will be playing at the Blue Parrot Ocean Front Cafe on Sunday starting at 1 p.m. EDT.

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