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black history month

Celebrate Black History Month with Poetry, Live Music, Museum Exhibits and More

Black History Month: A Celebration of Black Love, Arts and Poetry at the Historic Thomas Center
Friday, February 3, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Live and Local Concert Series at Bo Diddley Plaza
Friday, February 3, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

“Never Had a Friend” A One Man Show at UF Phillips Center
Saturday, February 4, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Museum Nights: Africa Everywhere at the Harn Museum of Art
Thursday, February 8, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Performances by the Richard E. Parker Eastside Alumni Band and R&B Band 24/7 at Bo Diddley Plaza
Friday, February 10, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Smooth Flava Dance Party at Bo Diddley Plaza
Sunday, February 12, 3 p.m – 6 p.m.

Yvonne Ferguson exhibition and Live Painting: African American Women in Art and Literature at A A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center
Sunday, February 19, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

North Central Florida Blues Society’s Blues on the Patio at A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center
Sunday, February 26, 7 p.m.

Now on View at the Harn Museum of Art: Posing Beauty in African American Culture at the Harn Museum of Art
Tuesdays – Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Fridays – Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sundays, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Join Book Readings, Art Workshops, Film Screenings and More at Alachua County Library District Branch Locations
Now through February 28


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BBQ & BACON FEST

Romeo and Juliet

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

AWE-some Exhibition

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Mindful Movement: Intro to Belly Dance with Karen

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

AWE-some Exhibition

Mindful Movement: “Vit – Fit” – Vitality Fitness

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Live Jazz at Covey Kitchen + Cocktails

Gentle Yoga

Romeo and Juliet

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Wine Tasting at Beaker and Flask

60 Years: The Works of Norman Jensen

STOMP

Romeo and Juliet

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Springs Run 7.2k + Springs Fest

Romeo and Juliet

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

16th Annual Souper Fun Sunday

Viano String Quartet

Romeo and Juliet

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

Hipp Unplugged: A Staged Reading Series (Dry Land)

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

CycleBar Clothing Drive: All Proceeds Go To Local Animal Rescues

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Live Jazz at Covey Kitchen + Cocktails

Museum Nights: Africa Everywhere

Delfeayo Marsalis

Harry Potter Trivia Series (Gainesville)

Romeo and Juliet

Delfeayo Marsalis

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Guts and Glory Presents: SCANDALOUS at THE WOOLY

Dark Hearts- Library Dance Party and CMC Membership Benefit

Romeo and Juliet

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Fair Oaks Foundation, Inc. Garden Party

Florida 4-H Traditional Match

Momix: Alice

Explorations in Patterns & Textures – With Candace McCaffery

Valentine Market

Romeo and Juliet

2023 Swamp Otter Trail 5K, 10K & Fun Run

Romeo and Juliet

Superbowl Sunday at The Wooly | Food + Beer Buckets

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

Springs Academy Lecture #2 – Springs Hydrogeology

Soil Amendments Class

Demetri Martin: I Feel Funny Tour

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Plant to Plate Series

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Live Jazz at Covey Kitchen + Cocktails

Show Me the Body, Jesus Piece, SCOWL, Tripp Jones, and Zulu at The Wooly

Bamboo Sale at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Wine Tasting at Beaker and Flask

Buchholz Players present Antigone by Sophocles

USAA Indoor Nationals & JOAD Indoor Nationals

The Gainesville Irchestra celebrates its 40th Anniversary by presenting Stravinsky Petroushka!

Pulp Presents: Madison McFerrin with Casey Jones & Carson

Eco Chase Challenge – The Race Against Waste

AWE-some Exhibition

Buchholz Players present Antigone by Sophocles

USAA Indoor Nationals & JOAD Indoor Nationals

Art and Mindfulness: Stilling the Mind, Opening the Senses

Swamp Fest: Swamp Head Brewery’s 15 Year Anniversary

Dance Alive National Ballet Presents Horse of a Different Color

Dance Alive National Ballet presents: Horse of a Different Color

AWE-some Exhibition

USAA Indoor Nationals & JOAD Indoor Nationals

Disney’s Winnie the Pooh

Gallery Talk: Posing Beauty: Conversations around Black Beauty

Muddy Waters guitarist John Primer with Little Mike & the Tornadoes

AWE-some Exhibition

Buchholz Players present Antigone by Sophocles

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AWE-some Exhibition

AWE-some Exhibition

Live Jazz at Covey Kitchen + Cocktails

Harry Potter Trivia Series (Gainesville)

FEST Respite Presents: Woolbright | Intervention | Rugh, Sports Reference, The Real You at The Wooly

AWE-some Exhibition

Booking Reading “Stayed on Freedom: The Long History of Black Power Through One Family’s Journey”

Wine Tasting at Beaker and Flask

Kings Return

The Gainesville Music Scene in the 1970s: Featuring the Great Southern Music Hall and the Photography of John Moran

Kings Return

AWE-some Exhibition

Motherhood Connection Workshop

Community Screening of Growing Together: A Film about GROW HUB

AWE-some Exhibition

Gainesville Old-Time and Traditional Music Jam

AWE-some Exhibition

Tarot Workshop: Minor Arcana (Wands and Cups) Insights with Holly

Live Jazz at Covey Kitchen + Cocktails

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Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Live Jazz at Covey Kitchen + Cocktails

Jessica Vosk

Jessica Vosk

Long Live: A Taylor Swift Inspired Dance Party in Gainesville

Florida Museum hosts ‘Ta-RUN-tula 5K’

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Lyrics for Life

Reinfred Dziedzorm Addo—Poetry and Stories 2023

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