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That weekend looks good, oh wait, so does that weekend. From football to festivals, there are enough events to fill your calendar and make you seem super popular. So plan a visit or four and spend your weekends exploring what makes north Florida the perfect destination to come and play as you are.

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Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs

September 29, 2018 - May 5, 2019
Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States
$8

Step back in time 290 million years when distinctive creatures dominated life on land and sea, and learn about the greatest extinction the world has ever seen.

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Ongoing

Gainesville’s Modern Landmarks: Celebrating our Mid-Century Architectural Past (1945-1975)

April 2 @ 11:00 am - June 1 @ 4:00 pm
Matheson History Museum, 513 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States
Free

This exhibition has been produced in partnership with Gainesville Modern and the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections of […]

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10:00 am

New exhibit at Florida Museum offers look at killer whales

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 5, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States

The Florida Museum of Natural History’s latest exhibit, “Whale People: Protectors of the Sea,” is a unique experience featuring a […]

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Florida Museum to host ‘VR for the Social Good’ class demonstration May 1

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States
Free

The Florida Museum of Natural History is hosting a demonstration day by the “VR for the Social Good” class to […]

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Cuban Ingenuity: The Artistry of the Everyday Inventor

Cuban Ingenuity: The Artistry of the Everyday Inventor
May 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until June 30, 2019

The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, 811 South Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States
Free – $12.50

Through videos, photographs, and objects collected for the Cade throughout Cuba, Cuban Ingenuity highlights the ingenious vision behind dozens of […]

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11:00 am

“Divergent Convergence: The Arts of Creativity, Discovery & Inquiry” Exhibition

"Divergent Convergence: The Arts of Creativity, Discovery Inquiry" Exhibition
May 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 5, 2019

Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Rd
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States
Free

The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida celebrates creativity, discovery and inquiry through its newest exhibition "Divergent […]

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12:00 pm

Friends of the Library Spring Sale

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friends of the Library, 430 N Main St
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States

Great bargains on thousands of items in 60 categories...including books, comics, manga, artwork, posters, vinyl records, sheet music, CDs, a […]

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7:00 pm

West Coast Swing Dance classes

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2020

Rena’s Ballroom, 720 NW 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609 United States
$5

West Coast Swing Dance classes with excellent instruction. Beginner class followed by intermediate class and social dancing to practice what […]

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Sex With Strangers

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 10, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Saturday, repeating until May 11, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 12, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until May 9, 2019

Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2nd Pl
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States

“Sex with Strangers” is a smart, sexy, and funny exploration of the conflict between our real identities and our online […]

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