What’s Good® Guide of Weekly Events in Gainesville and Alachua County, April 4-10, 2024

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Pack your sense of adventure and let What’s Good® guide you to a weekend of discovery. Learn how you can help species thrive at Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo’s Party for the Planet. Unearth secrets of geology at Florida Museum’s Can You Dig It? Make new furry friends at the Carson Springs Wildlife Safari Open House. 

Keep the good times blossoming with the family-friendly Newberry Spring Festival. Join two days of traditional percussion and dance at Afro-Roots Fest. And witness Monday’s solar eclipse with a special viewing at Kika Silva Pla Planetarium.

Read on for more of What’s Good®,
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party for the planet

Explore Science and Nature Play at the Zoo with Fun Hands-on Activities at Party for the Planet
Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo

3000 NW 83rd St., Gainesville, FL 32606

In honor of Earth Day, Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo hosts the wildest party of the year. Take part in games, crafts, games, training demonstrations, zookeeper talks, animal encounters and more. Quiet Hour is 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. featuring no music or presentations on microphone and sensory bags available for checkout at the ticket window. 

Across from the zoo, join Alachua County Community Reuse and Recycle Day from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County

ncaa gymnastics regional

Cheer for High-Flying Athletes at the NCAA Gymnastics Championships Gainesville Regional
Thursday, April 4 – Sunday, April 7 | Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center

250 Gale Lemerand Dr., Gainesville, FL 32611

Nine gymnastics teams from across the country compete with three days of action. The opening round begins Thursday followed by two second round meets on Friday. The top teams advance to Sunday’s quad meet final round to determine which 2 teams advance to the NCAA Championships. Gators Gymnastics is scheduled for Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m.

demonstration of volcano erupting

Go Hands-On and Learn About the Planet at Can You Dig It?
Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611

Dig into geology and learn more about the earth at your feet with fun activities both inside and outside the museum. Watch demonstrations of volcanic eruptions, explore displays and activities on fossils, gems, minerals and more from Florida and around the world. Admission is free. There is an admission charge for Butterfly Rainforest and Antarctic Dinosaurs exhibits.
Photo courtesy Florida Museum/Jivina Wilhoit

afro roots fest Gainesville

Join Two Days of Traditional Percussion and Dance Performances at Afro Roots Fest: Afro-Cuban Convening
Friday, April 5, 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. | Multiple Venues:
UF School of Music | 1900 Museum Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611
Greater Gainesville International Center | 1314 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601
Depot Village | 404 SE 2nd St., Gainesville, FL 32601
Hippodrome Theatre | 25 SE 2nd Pl., Gainesville, FL 32601

Afro Roots Fest celebrates the widespread influence of African culture on music. Through multi-act concerts, events at area schools, panel discussions, musical workshops, and showcases, Afro Roots Fest consistently delivers top-shelf musical acts, opportunities for networking and Q&As, teaching moments, and a sense of global goodwill, all the while celebrating Pan-African and Caribbean cultures. Learn more about the artists and get tickets online.
Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County

brazil fest

Show Off Your Samba Dance Moves at Brazil Fest
Saturday, April 6, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Depot Village

404 SE 2nd St., Gainesville, FL 32601

The showcase of all things Brazil includes music, food and dance. Enjoy live music by Hermogenes Araujo, Fernanda Noronha and Peu Pereira, dance performances by Flores do Samba with special guest Adriana Blanco, Brazilian food and craft vendors. 
Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County

newberry main street spring festival

Enjoy a Delicious Good Time at the Newberry Spring Festival
Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Historic Downtown Newberry

Bring the family to historic Newberry for a day of fun. Kids’ activities and entertainment include a petting zoo and pony rides, bounce houses, Nick’s Kid Show, Main Street Sweets and Eats Pie Eating Contest and more. Enjoy live music from Matthew Jams and Faster Than Flash.
Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County

danscompany state of wonder and spring concert

Embark on an Inspiring Journey through Florida’s Natural Environments with Danscompany’s “State of Wonder”
Saturday, April 6, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. | UF Phillips Center
3201 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611

Enjoy original jazz, lyrical, tap and contemporary movement as Danscompany of Gainesville takes you on a magical journey through Florida. Dance performances explore native wildlife, scenic landscapes, mermaid encounters and more.
Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County


Learn about the Moon and View the Solar Eclipse at Kika Silva Pla Planetarium
Monday, April 8, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

3000 NW 83 Street Building X-129, Gainesville, FL 32606

Beginning at 12 p.m., learn about the moon with the planetarium production of “Eclipse: The Story of Our Nearest Neighbor in Space.” From 1:45 p.m. – 4 p.m., join the Alachua Astronomy Club for free eclipse viewing.
Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County

spring safari open house at carson springs

Meet New Furry Friends at the Carson Springs Wildlife Spring Safari Open House
Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Carson Springs Wildlife

8528 E CR 225, Gainesville, FL 32609

Explore Carson Springs Wildlife and see rare animals, big cat feeding demonstrations, exotic bird flight show and more. TripAdvisor awarded Carson Springs Wildlife the 2023 Traveler’s Choice Award recognizing the attraction as one of the top 10% of things to do worldwide based on visitor reviews.
Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County

orient express

All Aboard! Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express Sets Off from the High Springs Playhouse
Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 28 | High Springs Playhouse

23416 W. US Hwy. 27, High Springs, FL 32643

A clever murder mystery unfolds on stage as the luxurious Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. After an American tycoon is found dead, Detective Hercule Poirot races to identify the murderer before they can strike again. 

free fridays returns 2024

Kick-Off the Weekend on the Right Note at the Return of the Free Fridays Concert Series
Friday, April 5, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Bo Diddley Plaza

Downtown Gainesville

The longest-running free outdoor concert series in the region features a diverse range of local and regional musical acts in downtown Gainesville. For the first concert of the season, enjoy R&B hits with Jimmy Young and Passion. The Free Fridays Concert Series takes place each Friday night at Bo Diddley Plaza through September 27. View the full concert schedule online.

gator steps for lung disease

Connect with UF Health to Support Lung Disease Treatment at Gator Steps for Lung Disease
Saturday, April 6, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. | UF Cancer and Genetics Research Complex

2033 Mowry Rd., Gainesville, FL 32610

Help raise awareness of treatments and support patients with lung disease. The informative and fun health fair includes a Kids Zone, raffle prizes, food truck, UF Health experts, information booths and more. Admission is free.

race car at 2000 challenge

Watch What Happens when Budget-Built Cars and Extreme Speed Meet at The Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge
Saturday, April 6, 9:15 a.m. – 9 p.m., Sunday, April 7, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Gainesville Raceway
11211 N CR 225, Gainesville, FL 32609

See budget-built race cars race down the quarter-mile dragstrip and round the winding autocross track. Racers from around the country have built one-of-a-kind racing machines with a budget of $2000. Saturday’s schedule includes racing competition and Sunday features Hagerty Cars and Caffeine, swap meet and concours judging. 

charles wesly godwin

Kick Back for a Night of Country and Folk with Charles Wesley Godwin and Erin Viancourt
Saturday, April 6, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. | Heartwood Soundstage

619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601

Supporting his third album Family Ties, songwriter Charles Wesley Godwin presents melodies and memories with a personal look into his life. Erin Viancourt opens the evening with a full-hearted, free-spirited take on country music. 

blooming lily flower

Take a Nature Break and See Spring Garden Highlights at the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Walk
Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville, FL 32608

See what’s in bloom at the height of the spring season. Stroll through pet-friendly paved pathways and view plant collections spanning the 68-acre property. Visit the tranquil bamboo garden, the largest public display of bamboo in Florida.

matheson tracing florida journeys

Learn About Florida’s Past as Author Leslie Kemp Poole Shares From Her Latest Book “Tracing Florida Journeys”
Saturday, April 6, 4 p.m. | Matheson History Museum
513 E University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601

Leslie Kemp Poole, Ph.D. delves into the stories of well-known explorers and travelers who came to the peninsula and wrote about their experiences. In Tracing Florida Journeys: Explorers, Travelers, and Landscapes Then and Now, reflect on accounts from John Muir and Harriet Beecher Stowe, Zora Neale Hurston, Jonathan Dickinson, Stephen Crane and members of Hernando de Soto’s expedition of conquest. 

happy earth day

Save the Date for Earth Day Events

Angry Manatee’s Earth Day Soiree at The Wooly
Friday, April 19, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Earth Day at Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center
Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Cinema Verde 2024 Film Festival at Cypress and Grove
Saturday, April 20 – Monday, April 22

Sustainability Festival with Florida Heritage Foods at Alachua County Farmers Market
Saturday, April 20, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Arbor Day and Earth Day Tree Giveaway with the City of Gainesville at Morningside Nature Center
Friday, April 26

Tree Fest at Swamp Head Brewery
Saturday, April 27

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Pop-Up Markets and Retail Shopping

wilmont gardens plant sale

Spring Plant Sale at Wilmot Botanical Gardens
Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Subaru Road Trip at REI Co-op
Friday, April 5 – Sunday, April 7, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Food Trucks, Music and Vendors at the Spring Market at Shoppes at Thornebrook
Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Browse Over 90 Local Makers, Food Trucks and Musicians at Bazar À La Carte Night Market at How Bazar
Saturday, April 6, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

art supply sale

Art Supply Sale at Artisans’ Guild Gallery
Sunday, April 7, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Eco Market with UF Thrift Club at 4th Ave Food Park
Sunday, April 7, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Gainesville Oddities Market at Bo Diddley Plaza
Sunday, April 7, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Shop local boutiques and national brands at Butler Enterprises, Celebration Pointe, The Oaks Mall and Shoppes at Thornebrook.

Arts & Theatre

Orange and Blue Film Festival at Multiple University of Florida Locations
Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6

skyline illusration for orinary days

Experience the Beauty of Simplicity at Ordinary Days at Gainesville Community Playhouse
Now through Sunday, April 14

cast of white

Combine Humor with Cutting Critiques at “White” by James Ijames at the Hippodrome Theatre
Now through Sunday, April 14

Talkback with Actors
Sunday, April 7 after the 2 p.m. show

Events & Festivals

Happy Horse Happy Life Seminar at Alachua County Agriculture and Equestrian Center
Saturday, April 6 – Sunday, April 7

Sun Art Welding Workshop at [Fe]ver Metal Art Center
Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cars and Coffee at Tioga Town Center
Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Open House
Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Celebrate European Cultures at Viva Europe at Bo Diddley Plaza
Saturday, April 6, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

TEDxUF: Odyssey at University Auditorium
Saturday, April 6, 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

University of Florida Math Festival at UF Reitz Union
Sunday, April 7, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Music & Performance

Rock Blues and Soul with KeenaDee at Lightnin’ Salvage
Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Jazz with Eric Diamond at Beaker and Flask Wine Co.
Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

UF Symphony Concert at University Auditorium
Thursday, April 4, 7:20 p.m. – 9 p.m.

spring winds and classics flute player

Spring Winds and Classics at Santa Fe College Lyceum Concert Hall
Thursday, April 4, 7:30 p.m.

Electronica and Funk with Guavatron at Heartwood Soundstage
Thursday, April 4, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Rock with Level 6 at High Dive
Thursday, April 6, 8 p.m.

Concert and Masterclasses with Brazilian Vocal and Piano Duo Poliana Alves and Thiago de Freitas at UF School of Music
Friday, April 5, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Classic Rock with Couch Messiahs at One Love Café
Friday, April 5, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Americana and Rock with Big Rascal at Great Outdoors Restaurant
Friday, April 5, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Country with Sarah Trimm at Pink Flamingo Diner
Friday, April 5, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

the steeldrivers

Country with The SteelDrivers and Troubadour Blue at Heartwood Soundstage
Friday, April 5, 8 p.m.

‘90s Song and Dance Party at Loosey’s Downtown
Friday, April 5, 8 p.m.

‘80s and ‘90s Emotional, Melodic, Post Hardcore and Punk at This is Not an Emo Night at The Atlantic
Friday, April 5, 9 p.m.

(sold out) Folk with Josiah and the Bonnevilles at High Dive
Friday, April 5, 9 p.m.

Power Pop with The Rennys at Sweetberries
Saturday, April 6, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Eli Lev at Lightnin’ Salvage
Saturday, April 6, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Classic Rock with The Shambles at One Love Café
Saturday, April 6, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Classic Rock with Southern Burn at Great Outdoors Restaurant
Saturday, April 6, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Classic Rock with The Remnants at Pink Flamingo Diner
Saturday, April 6, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Ananda Murari at The Bull
Saturday, April 6, 8 p.m.

Indie with Trash Panda at High Dive
Saturday, April 6, 8 p.m.

The Gainesville Orchestra Youth Concerto Recital at Holy Faith Catholic Church
Sunday, April 7, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Reggae Sunday with The Easy Crew at Loosey’s Downtown
Sunday, April 7, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Blues with Mojo Hands at The Bull
Sunday, April 7, 7 p.m.

Rock and Reggae with Of Good Nature with The Hulagans at Heartwood Soundstage
Wednesday, April 10, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

UF Chorale and UF Glee Club Spring Concert at University Auditorium
Wednesday, April 10, 7:20 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Punk with Saturn Lights at High Dive
Wednesday, April 10, 8 p.m.

Craft Breweries

Image of the Sippin' Seven Ale Trail logo depicting a blue bison witj seven blue birds siting on the Bison's back. Photo also shows a pint glass with the same logo. Text on image says: Award-winning breweries. Gainesville. Alachua. High Springs. Visit

With a lineup of award-winning craft beer makers, The Sippin’ Seven Alachua County Ale Trail breweries are the ultimate hangout spots to sip, socialize, and maybe even spark a little friendly rivalry. So, after a day of gallivanting around, why not kick back like a local with a taste of the AC brew scene. 

Singer-Songwriter Doug Segree at Blackadder Brewing Company
Thursday, April 4, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Americana with the Front Porch Back Steppers at Cypress and Grove Brewing Company
Friday, April 5, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Classic Rock with Branford Hwy at Daft Cow Brewery
Friday, April 5, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Rock and Blues with Terraplane at High Springs Brewing Company
Saturday, April 6, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Rewind Vintage Market with Panthera Pines and 108 Vine at Swamp Head Brewery
Sunday, April 7, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

pride party at first magnitude

Pride Party Drag Show and Queer Makers Market at First Magnitude Brewing Company
Friday, April 5, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Upbeat GNV Benefit Show at First Magnitude Brewing Company
Saturday, April 6, 5:30 p.m.

Guided Birding Walk with Alachua Audubon Society at Birds and Brews, from First Magnitude Brewing Company to Depot Park and Back
Sunday, April 7, 5:45 p.m. – 7 p.m.

cookie and beer pairing

Cookie and Founders Beer Pairing at Blackadder Brewing Company
Sunday, April 7, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

U-Picks and Farmers Markets


U-Pick Blueberries at Aunt Zelma’s Blueberries
Thursday, April 4 – Sunday, April 7, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

U-Pick Blueberries at Santa Fe River Farms
Friday, April 5, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

U-Pick Blueberries at Straughn Farms (Archer)
Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

U-Pick Strawberries at Crossroads Farm and Apiary
Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

U-Pick Strawberries at The Bryer Patch
Saturday, April 6 – Sunday, April 7, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Grove Street Farmers Market with Live Music
Mondays, 4 p.m. –7 p.m.

Archer Farmers Market at Archer Historical Society Railroad Museum
Tuesdays, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Union Street Farmers Market at Bo Diddley Plaza
Wednesdays, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

GNV Market at South Main Station
Thursdays, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Farmers Market at Celebration Pointe
Thursdays, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

High Springs Farmers Market
Fridays, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Haile Village Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Alachua County Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Waldo Farmers and Flea Market
Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Bites and Brunch

peach valley cafe

Brunch Favorites and Fresh Apple Fritters at the Grand Opening of Peach Valley Cafe
Wednesday, April 10

Wine Tasting at Superette
Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Wine Tasting at Beaker and Flask Wine Co.
Thursday, April 4, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Wine Tasting at the Traveler Wine Bar
Thursday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Tex-Mex Totality: A Solar Eclipse Celebration at Chuy’s
Saturday, April 6 – Monday, April 8, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

A Toast to French Elegance – Discover the Heart of French Wines: Burgundy – The Soul of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay at Beaker and Flask Wine Co.
Saturday, April 6, 4:30 p.m.

(sold out) Wine Pairing Chef Dinner at The Fat Tuscan
Saturday, April 6, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Sports & Fans

archery targets

Funtastic Fridays Archery at Easton Newberry Archery Center
Friday, April 5, 5:30 p.m.

Florida 4-H Sports Archery State Competition at Easton Newberry Archery Center
Saturday, April 6 – Sunday, April 7

Premier Girls Fastpitch Gatorball Softball Tournament at Champions Park
Saturday, April 6

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Annual National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament at Alachua County Sports and Events Center
Saturday, April 6, 8 a.m.

7 Miles and Over 25 Obstacles at Savage Race at The Barn at Rembert Farms
Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m.

Gators Men’s Tennis vs. Vanderbilt at Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex
Friday, April 5, 5 p.m.

gators softball stadium

Gators Softball vs. LSU at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium
Saturday, April 6, 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 7, 1 p.m.
Monday, April 8, 7 p.m.

Gators Softball vs. USF at Katie Seashole Pressly Stadium
Wednesday, April 10, 6 p.m.

Parks & Trails

Free Timed 5K at Depot Park
Saturday, April 6, 7:30 a.m.

Ranger-Led Rim Ramble Hike at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park La Chua Trail
Saturday, April 6, 9:45 a.m.

group at devils millhopper

Ranger-Led Tour at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park
Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m.

(sold out) Firefly Encounter at O’Leno State Park
Saturday, April 6, 9 p.m.

Birding Field Trip with Alachua Audubon Society at Buck Bay Flatwoods Preserve
Sunday, April 7, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. 

Perspectives in the Park “Wandering in Wiregrass” at Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Center
Sunday, April 7, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

River & Springs

paddling on the santa fe river

Enjoy Cooler Weather and Explore the Outdoors and with Anderson’s Outdoor Adventures and Visit 8 Springs in 8 Miles
Friday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fed by the underground Floridan Aquifer, North Florida has one of the highest concentrations of springs in the world. Anderson’s Outdoor Adventure offers an easy way to experience 8 springs in 8 miles. Paddle along the Santa Fe River in a canoe or kayak and experience crystal clear water, see native wildlife and relax in a tranquil nature setting. 

tubing at the springs

Float or Splash Into Freshwater Springs
North Florida is home to the largest collection of first-magnitude springs in the United States. The springs make a perfect destination for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and relaxing in nature. If you’re looking for outdoor fun, we’ve got you covered with our list of nearby springs, great places to stay and fun things to do.

Museums & Galleries

harn museum after dark

Explore Exhibits at Art After Dark at the Harn Museum of Art
Thursday, April 4, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

people looking at dinosaur exhibit

Chill with Cool Dinos at the Interactive Exhibit “Antarctic Dinosaurs”
Now through April 21 | Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611 
Discover life beneath the ice in Antarctic Dinosaurs. Uncover the history of the world’s southernmost continent and the unique species that have called it home in this interactive, family-friendly experience. Antarctic Dinosaurs is on display through April 21.

Save The Date

Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival, April 13-14

Hogtown Craft Beer Festival, April 13

Gators Football Orange and Blue Game, April 13

Big Culture and Arts Festival, April 13

Bard and Broadside Poetry Festival, April 11-14

Easy Honey with Trustfall at Heartwood Soundstage, April 17

Wombash at First Magnitude Brewing Company, April 19-20

Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival, April 20-22

WestFest Music Festival, April 20

Earth Day at Cucowilla Nature and Retreat Center, April 20

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale, April 20-24

The Water State Festival at Depot Park, April 20

Our Town Home and Garden Show, April 27-28

Tree Fest at Swamp Head Brewery, April 27

Santa Fe Springs Celebration at Poe Springs Park, April 27

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