A few suggestions, and some worthy causes, on the calendar.
Grab a pork plate and support good works. The GFWC Wewahitchka Woman’s Club will host is annual BBQ fundraiser 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. CT Friday at the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Fellowship Hall. The organization will be selling plates that include a pulled pork sandwich, cole slaw, baked beans and homemade pound cake, all for $8. All proceeds will benefit the Woman’s Club many community projects. The ladies will also have delivery for sale. For more information contact Carolyn Watson at 340-1984, Pat Stripling at 639-2262, Kim McFarland at 227, Patty Fisher at 832-9436 or any club member.
Check out the PSJ Garden Club plant sale. Come get your plants and herbs from the people who love to garden. Please stop by the Port St. Joe Garden Club's annual Plant Sale on April 14 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. ET, rain or shine, at the Garden Center located at 216 8th Street and pick up those plants for your garden and yard, There will be house plants, vegetables, yard plants, decorative containers and many garden-related treasures. Unique crafts, items needed for your yard and lots and lots of plants will also be on sale. Hope to see you there! Anyone interested in joining the entrepreneurial Port St Joe Garden Club or attending a meeting may leave their name at our plant sale, or leave a message on the Port St Joe Garden Club Facebook page. The Port St. Joe Garden Club's Garden Center is on both national and state historical site lists and available for rental.
The Mexico Beach Farmers Market. The Mexico Beach Farmers and Craft Market will be held Saturday in Parker Park. New winter hours are 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. CT. Shop for fresh, local vegetables and baked goods as well as gifts and goodies from local craftspeople. Parker Park is located at 2500 U.S. Highway 98. Vendor applications are available at mexicobeach.com under calendar of events.
Climb the Cape San Blas Lighthouse. Venture down to George Core Park in Port St. Joe and climb to the top of the Cape San Blas Lighthouse, nearly 100 feet high. The lighthouse is open 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. ET Thursday through Saturday. For adults 13 and over, the cost to climb is $5 and for children under 12, but at least 44-inches tall, the cost for the climb is $3. Please, no flip-flops – climbers need sturdy shoes. In addition, the lighthouse is open, by appointment, for groups of 5 or more. The minimum charge is $25. Contact 229-8261 to book an appointment for a group.
Take in the Member Show at St. Joe Arts. The work of 30 local artists is on display through April 20 at The Joe Center for the Arts. The first annual Member Show exhibits talent in a host of artistic mediums. The artists, from Apalachicola to Mexico Beach, worked in ceramics to weaving to oil and acrylic paintings to photography, jewelry and pottery, on display. That is just a sampling. Elizabeth (Libby) Newman of St. Joe Beach, won the “People’s Choice Award” for her acrylic painting “Follow.” The Member Show is open to the public Thursdays and Fridays (10 a.m. until 6 p.m. ET) and Saturdays (10 a.m. until 2 p.m. ET). Entrance is free.