CRESTVIEW — The city is hosting an open house and several other activities for City Government Week, Oct. 23-27.

Observances begin after a council workshop, which starts 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at city hall, 198 Wilson St. N. The workshop will precede the open house, which ends at 9 p.m.

A coffee session with elected officials is 8:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at Casbah Coffee Company, 196 Pine Ave. W, Crestview.

Next is a kids' smokehouse demonstration by the Crestview Fire Department. It is set 9-11 a.m. Oct. 25 at the CFD station, 321 Woodruff Ave. W.

A town hall meeting with council member JB Whitten is 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at Samuel's Roadhouse, 114 John King Road, and elected officials will serve customers 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Hub City Smokehouse, 168 Main St. S, both in Crestview.

Meals will not be provided at the town hall. Discussion topics may include: the possibility of opening a local medical marijuana dispensary; backyard parking for RV owners; which new companies are coming to the area; traffic congestion; and the need for building permits.

Area residents unable to attend may email their topic ideas to