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Saturday, December 10th from 3pm-7pm in the Sun Center, Downtown Gainesville. The purpose of the Winter Gift Fair is to educate our North Central Florida community about the importance of “buying local” and to encourage our community to keep its holiday gift and goodie dollars circulating among local artisans, farmers, food entrepreneurs, and vendors.  Think […]

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December 08, 2011     6 – 9 p.m. This is a free event! Join us for a wonderful evening of fun, hands-on art activities, performances and free food. Enjoy winter holiday-themed activities, which include an ice sculpting demonstration by Celeste Forron, live holiday music by the all-female a cappella group The Sedoctaves, and a scavenger hunt […]

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One of the largest university-affiliated art museums in the United States, the Harn Museum has an 86,800-square-foot facility, which includes 32,800 square feet of exhibition space, a 250-seat auditorium, study center, museum store, café, spacious areas for art storage and staff offices for work and research. In 2009, the museum broke ground on a new […]

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Gator fans, are you excited for the start of the Florida football season? Are you crossing off the days on your calendar in anticipation for the first game in the Swamp? The 4th annual Gator Charity Challenge is your chance to see members of the 2011 team in action before the season starts. http://www.gatorzone.com/story.php?id=21020

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Artwalk Gainesville is a free event on the last Friday of each month for connecting with art, artists, and community in a vibrant downtown. http://artwalk.ning.com/

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Book Sale!

Sadly the Gainesville institute, Goerings Book Store, has decided to close. But good for you – Goerings  is selling all inventory at 25% off – 1717 NW 1st Ave., 352-377-3703. Open 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Mon. – Sat.; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sun.

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I love free stuff. I love it even more when people give me free stuff just because I exist. I’d like to think it’s just because I’m cool like that, but really, they’ll give it to anyone. Want yours? Check out these two sites and register to get free stuff on your birthday. BirthdayFreebies.com: With […]

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As you may know, thrift stores are a great way to find furniture, household accessories and even clothes for cheap. Luckily, Gainesville has ton of them! Here’s a list of some of my favorites: Goodwill (3520 SW 34th Ave): The Goodwill here accepts many donations from college kids who want to get rid of good […]

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