Monthly: August 2009

Florida Seafood Festival

August 31, 2009

Today is the last day of August and we are about to enter the “ber” months. One of Franklin County’s most anticipated events is The Florida Seafood Festival, Florida’s oldest maritime event. It will be held on November 6 (Friday) …Read More

What can Kids do at SGI?

August 29, 2009

There are many activities designed for kids not only in St. George Island, but in neighboring towns as well. Horseback riding is available in Cape San Blas. You can also take your kids out on educational and interesting places such …Read More

Rock by the Sea Events

August 27, 2009

Rock by the Sea, a non-profit organization will put together fund-raising events on September 18 and 19, 2009. A charity golf tournament will be held on the first day at St. James Bay Golf Club in Carrabelle. The event will …Read More

The Rise of Tourism and Beach Resorts

August 26, 2009

Apalachicola, St. George Island and Eastpoint, also known as the “Forgotten Coast”, have evolved over the years from quiet towns and fishing villages into fun and nature-filled coastal family vacation destinations. The old Florida “feel” still lingers every time you …Read More

Labor Day at St. George Island

August 25, 2009

September 7 marks Labor Day. A long weekend vacation awaits families before summer officially ends during this holiday. Mid season rates apply so accommodation rates will not be too much of a burden. Ask friends and other members of the …Read More

BBQ and Book Sale for a Cause

August 24, 2009

The Franklin County Public Library Barbeque and Book Sale will be held on September 5, 2009 (Saturday) from 4 pm to 9 pm. The proceeds of this fundraising event will help facilitate the completion of the new 5,000-square foot public …Read More

A Game of Beach Frisbee

August 21, 2009

When you are looking for something else to do during your beach vacation, invite your friends or family members to a game of frisbee. There is a different kind of rush when you play ultimate Frisbee on sand. Even if …Read More

Spending the Night Outdoors

August 20, 2009

For the outdoorsy types, camping is another great way to get in touch with nature. St. George Island State Park has 60 campsites for spending a night or a few nights. The camping fee is $24 per night, plus tax. …Read More

Your Beach Wedding Planning Guide

August 19, 2009

Start preparations with a date and a nice beach venue and book it as quickly as you can because somebody might do it ahead of you. The pavilions at St. George Lighthouse Park, First Baptist Church, SGI State Park and …Read More

Nature Parks

August 18, 2009

Apalachicola is a tourist gem and a delightful town full of history and charm. These features include brick, stone and concrete structures, reminiscent of an old-fashioned yet congenial town. You can find several scenic parks worthy to visit during your …Read More