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clue may 26 - june 11

Solve the Mystery and Laugh Out Loud at the Stage Production of Clue
Now through Sunday, June 11

Opening Weekend of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at the Hippodrome Theatre
Friday, June 2 – Sunday, July 9

Opening Weekend of Nunsense The Musical at High Springs Playhouse
Friday, June 2 – Sunday, June 25

Alachua County Hosts Countywide Climate Fair at Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center
Friday, June 2, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Free Fridays Concert Series. D.R. Band & Soul Fire at Bo Diddley Plaza
Friday, June 2, 7 p.m.

#2 Gators Baseball Hosts UConn, Texas Tech and Florida A&M at the 2023 NCAA Baseball Tournament Gainesville Regional
Friday, June 2 – Monday, June 5 (if necessary)

Guided Tour at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Ranger Led Walking Tour at Sweetwater Wetlands Park
Sunday, June 4, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Birds and Brews – Guided Bird Walks at First Magnitude Brewing Company
Sunday, June 4, 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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Island Grove Blueberry Festival

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Island Grove Blueberry Festival

Annual fundraising Blueberry Festival in Island Grove, FL. All funds raised will contribute directly to the maintenance and improvement of the Cross Creek Volunteer Fire Department 🚒. The CCVFD serves the small communities of Cross Creek, Island Grove, and Lochloosa, which is in the southeasternmost corner of Alachua County. 🌞

🛍️ shop craft and artisan vendors
🧁get some homemade treats from the blueberry bake sale,
🥇enter the blueberry cake contest for bragging rights,
🎤live entertainment from Seth Dukes
🤡kid zone with a bounce house🤸‍♀️, sand art, face painting and more!
🍽️ food trucks 😋,
🫐 within walking distance to Aunt Zelma’s u-pick blueberry field.
🆓 As always, $0 entry fee!

Nearby points of interest are community partners and supporters:
🍷 Island Grove Winery & Tasting House,
🍽 The Yearling restaurant and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park in Cross Creek.


May 6
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Island Grove Blueberry Festival
21943 State Road 200
Hawthorne, FL 32640 United States
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