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 […]
Gaze at the stars and learn about the sky through presentations and other family-friendly activities. See a portable planetarium show, view a moonscape in 3-D and much more! Hosted by: Florida Museum of Natural History Starry Night Schedule Don’t forget to pick up your Passport to the Universe! Keep track the activities you participate in. […]
Active Duty Military and Veterans can enjoy a Free Signature Entree on Veteran’s Day at Applebee’s. click here for more details.
Innkeepers want to say thank you to those who’ve served their country by inviting veterans to wake up on 11-11-11 in a B&B. Inns and B&Bs throughout North America will open their doors to active and retired military and vets and one guest by offering a free room to those who’ve served in the military on Thursday, November […]
October 22, 2011 at 7:00 pm Location: Phillips Center Tickets: Free Free tickets will be distributed from the Phillips Center Box Office beginning at noon on the day of the performance. Limit of 2 tickets per person. more info
Saturday October 22, 2011, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at the Morningside Nature Center Come with family and friends for a night hike to the Morningside Living History Farm where you will meet rural Florida “ghosts” from the latter half of the nineteenth century. Pre-registration for this event is required. Admission is one non-perishable food […]
The Jean Dorney Memorial Wildflower Walks take place every Saturday in October and start at 9:00 am at Morningside Nature Center. On October 8th, the walk starts at 11:30 am, as part of the Native Plant Sale, please meet at the Pavilion. Wildflower walks at Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E. University Ave., are offered free […]
This year, it is being held on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 5-8 p.m. at Kiwanis Safety City. This is a great opportunity for kids to trick or treat, participate in a costume contest, meet firefighters and more! Gainesville Fire Rescue. Kiwanis Safety City. 1025 NE 13th Street.
The 23rd Annual Family Literacy Festival is presented by The Gainesville Sun and the Alachua County Literacy Network. The purpose of the festival is to raise awareness about literacy and to reward students for their participation in the Million Minutes of Reading, a program that encourages elementary and middle school students to read. Special Guests: […]