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Crazy Horse – The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy

Sip and Stroll Tour

Southern Culture On The Skids / Rick Ryan Band

Sunshine State Book Festival

Joe Knetsch talks WWI and Florida

“McCarthy Moment: The Johns Committee in Florida” exhibition

Santa Fe River Paddle

Discover Florida Museum volunteer opportunities Jan. 29

Learn about mosquitoes at ‘Science on Tap’

“The Committee” with Author Sterling Watson

Catherine Russell

Hed PE / Shadow the Earth / Magg Dylan / Everyday Losers

Artwalk Reception: Still Life & Home Is Where The Art Is

Story Summit

Billy Buchanan at Cypress & Grove Brewing, Co.

On Borrowed Time

THE FORUM / Glass House Point / Causa


Vietnam Veterans Tribute

(sold out) DIY Butterfly Specimen Pinning Workshops Feb. 1 and 2

Cristina Pato Quartet

The Original Waffle House Burlesque & Variety Show

Springs Run 2020

Original Gainesville FOOD TRUCK RALLY benefiting UF Mobile Outreach Clinic

Growler PHIL Sunday at Blackadder Brewing

Super Bowl LIV Watch Party at The Wooly


Invertigo Dance Theatre – Formulae & Fairy Tales

Mac Powell & The Family Reunion

Oaks Mall Carnival

Uncut Gems

Durand Jones & the Indications /Y La Bamba / Savants of Soul

Oaks Mall Carnival

Home Is Where The Art Is – Musical Chairs Fundraiser & Auction

Jonathan Swensen, cello

Newberry’s Firehouse Gallery Winter Show

HOT FUSS – Killers Tribute / Heavy Pedal

Downtown DRAG V-Day Sweethearts

Oaks Mall Carnival

Tour of Kitchens

Meet @ the Cade – Greg Hudalla of Anchor Biologics

Swamp Fest: Swamp Head Brewery’s 12th Anniversary

Passport to Pollen Nation Gala at the Florida Museum

Arredondo Dressage Society Schooling Show

Oaks Mall Carnival


Mardi Gras comes to Gainesville with the Gumbo Limbo Band

Naathan Phan Magic

Acoustic Blues Legend Doug Macleod

Miracles in Color 5K

Oaks Mall Carnival

Love Letters Benefit Event

Couples Workshop: ELEVATE

The Hipp Unplugged: To Be

Oaks Mall Carnival

Comedian Ryan Niemiller – America’s Got Talent Finalist!

Spectrum Tuesday

Before You Tie the Knot: Relationship and Communication Workshop

Canta, Violino!

Oaks Mall Carnival

Santa Fe River Paddle with Alachua Conservation Trust


Couples Workshop: ELEVATE

Don David Band at Sandy’s

Oaks Mall Carnival

Ladybug: Action Hero

Ladybug: Action Hero

Talk Science with Her – U.N. International Women and Girls in Science Day

Cinema Verde’s 11th Anual Environmental Film & Arts Festival

Museum Nights: Beyond the Mask

Oaks Mall Carnival

Cinema Verde’s 11th Anual Environmental Film & Arts Festival

Date Night: A Vertical Tasting

Valentine’s Beer & Donut Pairing at Swamp Head Brewery

La Brasserie


Oaks Mall Carnival

Cinema Verde’s 11th Anual Environmental Film & Arts Festival


Family Day at The Harn Museum – Soak Up the Sun: Creating with Light

Celebrate Women and Girls in Science at the Florida Museum

Jane Austen Meeting

Oaks Mall Carnival

Cinema Verde’s 11th Anual Environmental Film & Arts Festival

Film Discussion Series: Uncut Gems

Billy Buchanan Live in High Springs

Gallery Talk: Time Flies: Measuring the Moment in Symbol and Meter

Volunteer Work Day- Invasive Plant Removal

Oaks Mall Carnival

Sofar Sounds Gainesville 2nd Anniversary Show


Women in Astronomy, Yesterday and Today – U.N. International Women and Girls in Science Day

Royce Lovett (The Voice) / Faith & Majesty / Nour Khodr

HESCAH Lecture: The Anxiety of Disruption: Women Artists and Creativity

Reception for “McCarthy Moment: The Johns Committee in Florida”

B-I-N-G-O for Charity at Blackadder Brewing

AIA Series: Dark Star: H.R. Gieger’s World

John Allan Miller / Hannah May Allison / Mark Gaignard

The Cordillera of Dreams

Gainesville Orchestra presents: Leonardo da Vinci

When Gospel Meets Jazz concert

YBN Cordae with 24kGoldn at High Dive

The Burlesque Monologues – The Finale of V-Day Gainesville 2020

Saturday Tour at Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation

Twilight Walk Into the Past

Jontavious Willis

Meet @ the Cade – Rakshaa Mureli of AGTC

Lola Haskins Poetry Reading

Below the Surface Fundraiser (UPDATE)

Rouxs & Brews

Noah Gundersen / Harrison Whitford @ High Dive

Florida Museum Hosts Free Film Series on Florida’s Water

SGP Presents Tory Lanez

Law in the Library

Black in Tech 2020: Building the Gainesville Technology Industry

Florida is A Land Remembered

The Knights with Gil Shaham, violin

Marie and Rosetta

Florida is A Land Remembered

Michigan Rattlers / Brent Cowles

Florida is A Land Remembered

Artisans’ Guild Gallery present Side By Side : A Weaver and an Architect Working in Harmony

Color Out of Space

Good Morning Bedlam in Concert!

Chef Empowerment’s Black History Month POP-UP Restaurant

SHE – Artwalk Reception

Artisans’ Guild Gallery present Side By Side : A Weaver and an Architect Working in Harmony

Double Exposure Winners’ Reception

High Springs BMX State Qualifier

Dudley Farm Historic Park Tour

Cocktails & Classics: Rashomon

Artisans’ Guild Gallery present Side By Side : A Weaver and an Architect Working in Harmony

Bed Race to End Childhood Homelessness

From the Outhouse to the White House

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