City of Tallahassee Hosting Hurricane Preparedness Webinars May 28 and June 11

By Cristi McKee | Photo: City of Tallahassee Hurricane Season begins on June 1, 2020, and runs through the end of November of this year. To help residents prepare for this year’s storm season, the City of Tallahassee will be hosting a hurricane preparedness webinar today, May 28, 2020, from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., and June 11, 2020, at the same time. As part of the … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Hosting Hurricane Preparedness Webinars May 28 and June 11

5 Indoor Plants to Get From Tallahassee Nurseries

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Nurseries Local award-winning nursery, Tallahassee Nurseries, located at 2911 Thomasville Rd, offers not only landscaping services, gifts and gardening tools, and flowers and trees, but also a plethora of indoor houseplants. If you are interested in expanding your indoor garden or beginning one, check out these 5 indoor plants to purchase. Orchids — There are a number of beautiful … Continue reading 5 Indoor Plants to Get From Tallahassee Nurseries

Gulf Specimen Marine Lab Hosting Beach Exploration Tours in June

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Sahra Peterson The Gulf Specimen Marine Lab, located at 222 Clark Dr in Panacea, FL, will be hosting 2 beach exploration tours in June. One will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020, and the other on Saturday, June 20, 2020, both beginning at 9:00 a.m. These tours offer attendees a chance to peek at “life usually hidden under the … Continue reading Gulf Specimen Marine Lab Hosting Beach Exploration Tours in June

Tallahassee Farmers Market Open Every Saturday Amid COVID-19 Concerns

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Tallahassee Farmers’ Market Even amid COVID-19 concerns, the Tallahassee Farmers Market, which is located at 2904 Kerry Forest Pkwy (Cornerstone Presbyterian Church’s parking lot), is open and ready for business every Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. “We believe our market is an important part of the Tallahassee community’s healthy lifestyle,” the market shared on Facebook.  The market offers Tallahassee residents … Continue reading Tallahassee Farmers Market Open Every Saturday Amid COVID-19 Concerns

A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: Antonio Janeski Mother’s Day, falling on May 10, 2020, is quickly approaching! This year, while you may not be able to shop around in-person for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, there are still plenty of options to find a great locally-made gift! Check out this guide to locally-sourced gifts for mom. A plant or two from a local … Continue reading A Guide to Locally-Sourced Mother’s Day Gifts in Tallahassee

U.S. National Weather Service-Tallahassee Offering Virtual Storm Spotter Courses

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: NOAA If you would like to learn how to be a trained storm spotter, this opportunity is for you! This week and next week, the U.S. National Weather Service – Tallahassee will be offering two virtual training sessions to teach participants how to be trained storm spotters for the National Weather Service. One training course will be held … Continue reading U.S. National Weather Service-Tallahassee Offering Virtual Storm Spotter Courses

2020 Florida State Pizza Festival Postponed

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Carissa Gan This year’s Florida State Pizza Festival has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns and large gathering restrictions. “U.S. Pizza Festivals Number 1 priority is and always will be the safety of our festival attendees, pizza chefs, vendors and everyone of the pizza lovers like us out there. The Tallahassee Pizza Festival is delayed until further notice,” a representative … Continue reading 2020 Florida State Pizza Festival Postponed

Jubilee Orchards Open for U-Pick Blueberry Season, Offering Pre-Picked Blueberries for Pickup This Week

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Jubilee Orchards Local farm, Jubilee Orchards, located at 12008 Miccosukee Rd, is open for their 2020 U-pick blueberry season! Offering 50 acres of locally and organically-grown blueberries, their U-pick season runs until June 2020. This year, amid COVID-19 concerns, they are also offering pre-picked blueberries for pickup some weeks. The first week of their U-pick season, which kicked off on … Continue reading Jubilee Orchards Open for U-Pick Blueberry Season, Offering Pre-Picked Blueberries for Pickup This Week

WAVE Tallahassee Kicks of Sunshine Bag Campaign

Special to The Tally Wire | Photo: WAVE, Inc. Widening Adult Vital Experiences, Inc. (WAVE) has announced its Sunshine Bag campaign in an effort to reach out to our friends in the special needs community. The campaign aims to distribute goodie bags with games and activities for folks to use during this time of social distancing. The Sunshine Bags include a stress ball, a deck … Continue reading WAVE Tallahassee Kicks of Sunshine Bag Campaign