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‘Florida Museum’s new egg-citing dinosaur exhibit now open

'dinosaur' petting zoo
September 25, 2021 - January 9, 2022
Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611 United States
$5.50 – $8

Step back in time! Learn about the lives of dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos in the “Tiny Titans:… Continue Reading ‘Florida Museum’s new egg-citing dinosaur exhibit now open

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Ongoing

A Christmas Carol

a christmas carol
December 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - December 23, 2021 @ 9:00 pm
Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE 2nd Pl
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States
$25

Back on the mainstage after its debut in 2019, the Hippodrome’s very own adaptation of A Christmas Carol returns. Join… Continue Reading A Christmas Carol

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Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition

Cardinal and pine tree with the title Story Time on the Green Holiday Edition
December 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - December 18, 2021 @ 10:30 am
Gainesville, FL United States
Free

Enjoy holiday stories and songs for kids at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition Tuesday, Dec. 14-Saturday, Dec. 18… Continue Reading Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition

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5 Years of Blackadder Beers

Blackadder 5 years of beers
December 14, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - December 18, 2021 @ 9:00 pm
Blackadder Brewing Company, 618 NW 60th St Ste A
Gainesville, FL 32607 United States

Has it been 5 years already? Believe it or not, YES it has! Blackadder Brewing Company officially turns 5 on… Continue Reading 5 Years of Blackadder Beers

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4:30 pm

Photos and Meet Santa

Santa is coming
December 17, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Gainesville Health and Fitness, 4820 W Newberry Rd.
Gainesville, FL 32607 United States
Free

Meet and greet with Santa at Echo, the outdoor pavilion at Gainesville Health & Fitness Main Center. Enjoy photos with… Continue Reading Photos and Meet Santa

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7:00 pm

Miracle on 34th Street

miracle on 34th street
December 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2021

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

Celebrate your holidays with this all time favorite classic story. A last-minute replacement Santa for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade… Continue Reading Miracle on 34th Street

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8:00 pm

Oliver at Gainesville Community Playhouse

oliver
December 17, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd
Gainesville, FL 32605 United States

Oliver is a classic musical set in Victorian London. It is based on the novel, Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens.… Continue Reading Oliver at Gainesville Community Playhouse

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A Good Old Fashioned, Redneck Country Christmas

country christmas poster
December 17, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 19, 2021

High Springs Playhouse, 130 NE 1st Ave,
High Springs, FL 32643 United States
$10 – $15

December 3 – 19, 2021 By: Kris Vosler - Directed by Julie Tucker What if the three wise men weren’t… Continue Reading A Good Old Fashioned, Redneck Country Christmas

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