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Celebrate migration miracle at Monarch Butterfly Festival

On their 2,000-mile fall migration, thousands of monarchs stop in Florida’s Big Bend and Panhandle in October and November. A top viewing site is St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, a half hour south of Tallahassee. There is a monarch festival at the refuge Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019.

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Florida Seafood Festival, Apalachicola scheduled Nov. 5-6, 2021

Last updated on December 13th, 2021 at 04:26 pmIt’s only fitting that the oldest seafood festival in Florida calls Apalachicola its home. Folks have been fishing here since the early 1800s, although at the time, the town was established primarily as a shipping port for cotton. As railroads replaced ships for the transit of cotton, …

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