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clue may 26 - june 11

Solve the Mystery and Laugh Out Loud at the Opening Weekend of the Stage Production of Clue
Friday, May 26 – Sunday, June 11

hippvanna poster with salsa dancers

Show Off Your Salsa Dance Moves at the Hippvanna Dance Party with DJ Elio Piedr at the Hippodrome Theatre
Thursday, May 25, 8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

artwalk gainesville

Explore the Local Art Scene on a Self-Guided Tour at Artwalk Gainesville
Friday, May 26, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

tiger at carson springs

Walk on the Wild Side with Memorial Day Weekend Tours at Carson Springs Wildlife
Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Monday, May 29, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

unconventional looking race car

See Budget-Built Racecars Compete at the Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge
Saturday, May 27, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. – Sunday, May 28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Experience a Night of Music and Poetry at Tilting at Windmills
Sunday, May 28, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

flag ceremony

Honor and Remember Veterans and Military Service Members Lost in Service at the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 29, 10:30 a.m.

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Mother’s Day Festival at the Alachua County Farmers Market

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

mothers day festival at farmers market

Join us at the Alachua County Farmers Market for our Mother’s Day Festival. Shop local arts & craft vendors and grab a bite to eat. Dad can bring the little ones to the kids corner and make a card for mom while they visit the massage tent and relax with massage from Five Branch Health and Wellness.

EXTENDED HOURS – Open till 1:30pm

FREE Flower for all Moms at the front gate Information Booth (*While Supplies Last)

Kids Corner:
Mothers Day Card Making

Arts & Craft Vendors:
Samm Wehman Art
Pat and Pam Quilt
Emi’s Candle Co
Coco’s Crafts
Blissful Energy Art
Crystal Prisms
Rogue Aesthetic Woodwork

Fresh Flower Vendors:
Siembra Farms
Nature’s Cradle
Three Oak Farm

Plant/Garden Starter Vendors:
Barefoot Bohemian Nursery (House Plants)
Willow Gardens (Succulents)
Hudson Nursery (Plants)
Dragonfly Trace Farm (Garden Starters)
Grassroots Nursery (Perennials and other plants)
Hart Nursery (Native Plants)
The Unruly Gardener (Garden Starters)

Food Trucks and Mobile Food Vendors:
Wild Man Foods (Grass-fed Beef Hotdogs and other specialty ready to eat foods)
Radha’s Kitchen (Vegan Fusion)
Brain Freeze (Flavored Ice and Popsicles)
Frenzied Foods (Trinidadian Street Food)
Dominisoul (Empanadas)
Classic Twist (Smoothies and Boiled Peanuts)

Breads/Pastries/Baked Good and other Specialty Food Vendors:
Heir B&B Bakes (Bagels)
Big Cypress Bakery (Sour Dough Breads)
Happy Tummy Vegan Bakery (Vegan Baked Goods)
Voltaire Bakery (Assorted Pastries and Scones)
Dolce Vita (Assorted Pastries, muffins and tarts)
Grassy Springs (Freeze dried produce and candy)
Jayda’s Jam (Homemade specialty jams)

Specialty Drink Vendors:
Coterie Market (Superfood Lattes)
Honey Nitro + Coldbrew (Coffee)

And of course Farm Fresh Local Produce, Meat, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, Microgreens, Mushrooms and more!!


May 13
8:30 am - 1:30 pm


Alachua County Farmers Market
5920 NW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32653 United States
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