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Monthly Archive for December, 2009

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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Win 2 Tix to NYC!

Win a flight for two to New York City and three nights at the Blakely Hotel, courtesy of Gainesville Regional Airport, US Airways, and the Blakely Hotel. Enter by Feb. 11, drawing will be held Feb. 18 and the winner will have one week to respond to notification. Welcome to Gainesville Regional Airport.

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Beatles Tribute band, The Imposters, perform holiday celebrations, 9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 31, Bo Diddley Community Plaza, Gainesville. Free.

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Drum Circle

Free: Fridays, 6 – 8 p.m., Studio Percussion Drum Shop, SE corner of NW 6th St. and 10th Ave. 352-338-8302.

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Historic Haile Homestead Tours

Visit an early Florida plantation home whose walls talk – the Haile family recorded their thoughts in writings on the walls which can still be viewed. Built by slaves, this is the site of an annual reunion of slave descendants. Holiday tours: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sat., 12 noon – 4 p.m. Sun. 8500 […]

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Shop with Santa, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24, James Paula Park, downtown High Springs, FL. Free

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Festival of Lights

Annual event features two million lights in holiday display with marshmallow roast, hot toddies and campfire, dusk to 9 p.m. through Dec. 31. Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State park, White Springs. $2, kids 2 and under free. 386-397-4331.

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Free Acupunture – OUCH!

Get pinned for Free on Thursdays if you’re a veteran, active military person, or the immediate family of either.  Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, 305 SE 2nd Ave., Gainesville. 352-335-2332.

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Paynes Prairie Tour

Paynes Prairie is a totally cool place – wild horses and bison roam the land, as well as gators and thousands of sandhill cranes, and we love visiting them! Gentle Walk and Talk through the prairie to the Alachua Sink with a guide, 9 a.m. Thursdays, Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd., Micanopy. […]

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High Springs author Ellis Amburn will sign copies of his latest book, Jack: The Great Seducer, a biography of actor Jack Nicholson, at Books-a-Million Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1 – 3 p.m. Hear this writing veteran share stories of his work in the New York City publishing industry at the bookstore, 2601 NW 13th St. Free. […]

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