Monday, April 12, 2021

Smallwood Store update and more buzz…

Reflective view of the Glades.

Reflective view of the Glades.

BUZZ FROM THE SWAMP 

Patricia Huff  mulletrapper@gmail.com

The Everglades Society for Historic Preservation will host its second “Movie Night” this Friday, March 23. The film will feature two of the 38 segments from the TV program “The Everglades” which ran for one season, 1961-62. Ron Hayes stars as Constable Lincoln Vail, an Everglades “county patrol officer”, who travels by airboat to solve crimes. The series was produced by Budd Schulberg who made “Wind across the Everglades” several years earlier. Come enjoy popcorn and coke at 6:00 PM in the Everglades Community Church, Jinkins Fellowship Hall, on the circle across from

Fakahatchee cruise landing.

Fakahatchee cruise landing.

City Hall. For more information, call 695-2905.

The next Pancake Fly In will be held on Saturday, March 24, from 10 AM until noon with pancakes served courtesy of TeChuck Gretzke and Wings n Thousand Islands Aero Tours. Call 695-3296 for more information.

Join the Fakahatchee Coastal Cruise on Sunday, March 25, at 3:30 PM to visit Fakahatchee Island. For more information, visit www.orchidswamp.org or telephone 695-2905.

Just one more week left to visit Bonnie Warecki’s “gyotaku” artwork at the Museum of the Everglades. To view her work online, visit Bonnie’s website at www.gyotakufishart.com. In April the photographer, Brian Call, will

A tri-color heron by Brian Call. SUBMITTED PHOTOS

A tri-color heron by Brian Call. SUBMITTED PHOTOS

be exhibiting in the Pauline Reeves Gallery, and a reception to “Meet the Artist” will be held on Saturday, April 14, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. The Museum is located at 105 W. Broadway and open Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There is no admission charge but donations are welcome. For info, phone 239-695-0008.

Enjoy the Everglades! The weather is wonderful for outdoor activities in the swamp.

Patricia Huff has lived in Everglades City for the past 17 years and is the Publisher of the local newspaper The Mullet Rapper.

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