What’s Good in Gainesville and Alachua County, April 20-26, 2023

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earth day at cuscowilla

Celebrate Earth Day at Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center
210 SE 134 Ave., Micanopy, FL 32667

Be part of worldwide Earth Day celebrations, right here in Alachua County! Join Friends of Cuscowilla, Cuscowilla Nature and Retreat Center and their partners, as they honor this year’s Earth Day theme, “Invest In Our Planet.” Enjoy a morning of planting and fun activities including birding walks, archery, historical reenactments, arts and crafts, catch and release fishing, disc golf, music, tours, and a food truck. 

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Find Local Events Celebrating Earth Day 2023

Browse Over 100 Florida and Pollinator-Friendly Plant Species at Florida Museum’s Spring Plant Sale
Friday, April 21 – Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m – 5 p.m., Sunday, April 23, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Florida Museum of Natural History
3215 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611
The museum’s spring plant sale spans 3 days and is one of the largest of the year. Discover which pollinator species you can attract and learn about the butterfly-friendly plants that work best in your landscape. Accent, host, native and nectar plants are available for purchase with proceeds benefiting the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit.

Cinema Verde Earth Day Celebration: Ashley Creek Clean Up
Friday, April 21, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Ashley Creek
NW 16th Terr. and NW 19th Ln.

Join Cinema Verde for a day of action and make a difference in the community. This clean-up contributes to the Great American Clean-Up. Register online.

Annual UF Health Campus Earth Day 2023
Friday, April 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. | UF Health Shands North Tower Atrium

1600 SW Archer Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608
Learn about sustainability efforts and successes at UF Shands Hospital. There will be giveaways and opportunities to win prizes. Dr. Lauren Berkow and Tedd Comerford host this event.

Earth Day 5k Park Run & Seed Exchange
Saturday, April 22, 7:30 a.m. |Depot Park

874 SE 4th St., Gainesville, FL 32601
Start Earth Day with a free, timed 5K. Participants are invited to bring any extra seed packets to share at the seed exchange.

dudley farm plant sale

Add Native and Heritage Plants to Your Landscape at the Dudley Farm Spring Heritage Plant Sale
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Dudley Farm State Park
18730 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
This is the time of year to make your garden thrive and flourish. Make your garden thrive and flourish with a selection of from the Dudley Farm Heritage Nursery. These plants come from the original gardens around the Dudley homestead.

tree fest

Sip Craft Beer and Support the Planting of Long Leaf Pines at Tree Fest 2023
Saturday, April 22, 12 p.m. – 11 p.m. | Swamp Head Brewery
3650 SW 42nd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608
Tree Fest celebrates the environment by supporting efforts by Alachua Conservation Trust (ACT) to plant trees. Four trees will be planted for every beer purchased during Tree Fest and 20 trees for every Tree Fest t-shirt bought. The trees are one-year-old longleaf pines that will be planted by the ACT at the Little Orange Creek Preserve in Hawthorne.

Cinema Verde x #UNLITTER Cinema for a Sustainable Future
Saturday, April 22, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Cypress and Grove Brewing Company
1001 NW 4th St., Gainesville, FL 32601

From 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., Cinema Verde and #UNLITTERUF showcases a wide range of organizations and vendors sharing a commitment to protecting the environment. From 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. enjoy screenings of the 2023 Cinema Verde film festival entries.

Earth Day Jam Gainesville 2023!
Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Turlington Hall
330 Newell Dr., Gainesville, FL 32603

Bring a trash bag and help clean up around campus. They don’t plan to leave a single piece of trash in their wake. 

Music, Art, Education and More at EARTHDAYGNV 2023
Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. | First Magnitude Brewing Company

1220 SE Veitch St., Gainesville, FL 32601
The musical features Electric Kif, Dionysus, Rakhu, and Clay & the Picadillies. Enjoy educational guest speakers, outreach tables, live art, craft vendors, food trucks, projection mapping, and more. Proceeds directly benefit Florida Springs by way of the Florida Springs Council.

Repurposed Art on Display at Earth Day Extravaganza
Saturday, April 22, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Repurpose Project

1920 NE 23rd Ave., Gainesville, 32609
See creative art made by staff at The Repurpose Project made from repurposed materials. Enjoy snacks, drinks and play stations for kids.

The Great American Cleanup & Volunteer Appreciation Day 
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Massey Park Recreation Center
1001 N.W. 34th Street, Gainesville

There will be a thank-you party from noon to 1 p.m. Register to participate online. The online registration lets them know whether volunteers wish to plant trees, remove graffiti, garden, pull invasive plant species, or beautify the County. Keep Alachua County Beautiful will have sanitized supply kits available for pickup at Massey Park for cleanup sites throughout the County. Free t-shirts are available for volunteers while supplies last. There will be awards and prizes for volunteers at an after-party at Massey Park. 

6th Annual Earth Day Eco Fest
Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | ECO Teaching Farm

17306 NW 112th Blvd., Alachua, FL 32615
Learn how to make banana fiber baskets, natural dyes from backyard blooms and kitchen scraps. Demonstrations show the making of incense, essential oils, homemade paper and cheese. Explore herb walks, talks on using biogas digesters, tips on soil improvement, growing herbs and more.

Alachua County Farmers’ Market Earth Day Festival
Saturday, April 22, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Alachua County Farmers’ Market

5920 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32653
This family-friendly event includes arts and crafts, food truck vendors, earth-conscious non-profits and organizations, a Kids Corner with Earth Day activities like seed planting, and a market raffle of vendor gift certificates. Admission is free.

Cinema Verde Earth Day Celebration Awards Dinner
Sunday, April 23, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. | Passions Field
18024 NW CR 235A, Alachua, FL 32615

Join Cinema Verde and thank the talented filmmakers who showcased their inspiring work during the 2023 film festival. Enjoy a sustainable dinner prepared by Chef Mark Newman. Learn about regenerative farming from Txong Moua and carnivorous plants from Lois Marks.

2023 City Nature Challenge Alachua County 
Friday, April 28 – Monday, May 1
Join Alachua County and hundreds of other cities worldwide for this friendly competition. Download the free iNaturalist app today and help Alachua County capture the most wildlife photos in our area during the challenge dates. This is also a great excuse to visit the County’s many local parks and preserves. Learn more about the challenge

Earth Care Day
Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Celebration United Methodist Church
9501 S.W. Archer Rd, Gainesville

This is a free event. Participants learn how to make their life and landscape more sustainable, feeding themselves and the planet while reducing chemical and plastic use. Topics include composting, waste reduction strategies, sustainable landscaping, DIY solar power, and gardening. Lunch will be available for a suggested donation of $10. After lunch, a presentation on starting a creation care ministry in your faith community will occur.

west fest music festival

Kick Back and Enjoy an Afternoon of Bands at the WestFest Music Festival
Saturday, April 22, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Louis Forte Park
255 NW 260th St. Newberry, Fl 32669

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a musical lineup featuring Bryce Mauldin, Cumberland, Noah Hunton, and Houston Keen. Enjoy a kids zone and food trucks for a day of fun. Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County

woman looking at a star map

Enjoy a Captivating Tale of Science and Romance at the Opening Weekend of Silent Sky
Friday, April 21 – Sunday, May 7 | Hippodrome Theatre
25 SE 2nd Pl., Gainesville, FL 32601
Silent Sky is based on the true history behind the female “computers” who lead the Harvard Observatory into a new age of scientific discoveries. Astonishing revelations await Henrietta Leavitt as she maps distant stars in galaxies beyond our own. However this brilliant, headstrong pioneer must struggle for recognition in the man’s world of turn-of-the-century astronomy.
Photo by Michael A. Eaddy
Sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville, Alachua County

glam craft show

Find Fabulous Florida Gifts at GLAM Craft Show
Sunday, April 23, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Cypress and Grove Brewing Company1001 NW 4th St., Gainesville, FL 32601

Sip and shop with over 50 craft vendors including Bee Friends Farm, Compass Collective, Grinning Mugs, HaldeCraft, Pretty Bird Soapery, Upful Creations and more. Grab a tasty beverage at Cypress and Grove Brewing Company, perk up with Afternoon Coffee Roasters and grab a bite from Soul Spice and Radha’s Kitchen.

classic MG sports car

See History Preserved on 4 Wheels at the MG 2023 GOF (Gathering of the Faithful) Car Show
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Best Western Gateway Grand
4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606

The MG brand was formed out of Morris Garages located in Oxford, England in the 1920s. Throughout the decades, car owners seeking lightweight performance chose the signature 2-seater sportscars. In the 1960s, the “Gathering of the Faithful” term described the collection of experienced and novice MG owners. More than just a car show, these events are unique opportunities for enthusiasts to share MG automobile knowledge with each other and new audiences.

spring book sale

Flip Through a Collection of Thousands of Books at the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Sunday, April 23 – Wednesday, April 26, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Friends of the Library | 430-B N Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601

From highly prized first editions in the Collector’s Corner to 25-cent bargains, browse over 500,000 books, records, magazines, comics, cds, dvds and more. Plan your visit and learn more about sale procedures online.

think global eat local

Sample Diverse Flavors of International Foods at Think Global, Eat Local
Saturday, April 22, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Downtown Gainesville
SW 2nd St., Near How Bazar

Register for a “food passport” and enjoy international cuisine from a variety of local vendors. Think Global, Eat Local celebrates the launch of the Greater Gainesville International Center with food and music from around the world. Browse local artisan vendors and partner organizations. 

record store day

Join Fellow Vinyl Lovers and Add to Your Music Collection at Record Store Day
Saturday, April 22, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Hear Again Records
201 SE 1st St., Suite 105, Gainesville, FL 32601

Record Store Day, also known as RSD, is a special day for music collectors. Local record stores feature limited and rare finds. Check out the discussion tab on the Hear Again Facebook Event for sneak peeks of RSD exclusives. 

alan cumming

Laugh Out Loud at a Hilarious Evening of Storytelling and Hijinx with Alan Cumming
Sunday, April 23, 7:30 p.m. | UF Phillips Center
3201 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611

Time Magazine called Alan Cumming one of the three most fun people in show business. His recent projects include curating a cabaret in Australia, directing a podcast, creating a dance theatre piece about the Scottish bard Robert Burns and playing a gangster opposite Liam Neason. On Sunday, the Tony and Olivier award-winning theatre actor takes over the Phillips Center main. This cheeky performance contains adult content.

going baroque

Go for Broque with Gainesville Master Chorale and UF Choral Union at a Baroque Music Extravaganza
Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m. | University Auditorium333 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611

Under the baton of esteemed conductor Dr. Will Kesling, the concert showcases the rich and vibrant sounds of the Baroque era (1600 – 1750). The Gainesville Master Chorale and UF Choral Union join forces and perform masterpieces by famous composers including Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Jan Dismas Zelenka and Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Admission is free. 

harlem globetrotters world tour

See Outrageous Basketball Action with the Harlem Globetrotters World Tour
Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m. | Exactech Arena
250 Gale Lemerand Dr., Gainesville, FL 32611

Join the Harlem Globetrotter stars as they show off amazing basketball skills and outrageous athleticism for a non-stop good time. The Washington Generals take the court to face off against the world’s winningest team. 

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Pop-Up Markets

Vinyl DJs, Craft Beer, Food Trucks with New and Used Records at Sunshine Records
Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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

Arts & Theatre

death by chocolate

See a Murder Mystery Unfold at the Stage Production of Death By Chocolate at High Springs Playhouse
Now through Sunday, April 30
Members of the newly renovated Meadowbrook Health Resort are dropping like flies, including famed chef Edith Chiles. It’s up to John Stone, the manager, to find the cause and the murderer. Delightfully sarcastic and cynical, Stone finds himself teaming up with mystery writer and amateur sleuth Ed Parlor in a wacky race against time. The clues point to a sinister box of chocolates, and the suspects include all the outlandish characters working for the resort.

Blood at the Root at UF Constans Theatre
Now through Sunday, April 23

shakespeare's the tempest

Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest Presented by Acrosstown Repertory Theatre at Bo Diddley Plaza
Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Live Taping of King Liz with Free Admission at Star Center Theatre
Sunday, April 23, 3 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

ahuti dancer

Āhuti – The Nrityagram Dance Ensemble in collaboration with The Chitrasena Dance Company at UF Phillips Center
Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.

Events & Festivals

Product Salon and Show-n-Tell with Spacially-Fed
Thursday, April 20, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Dressage horse and rider

Spring Fever Dressage at the Alachua County Agriculture and Equestrian Center
Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23

Beekeeping Workshop: Pest and Disease Management at UF/IFAS Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Natural Kitchen Workshop: Intro to Permaculture at 13Moon Studio
Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Canines and Coffee Outdoor Pet Adoption Event at 4th Ave Food Park
Sunday, April 23, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Music & Performance

String-Based Quintet Wild Shiners at Lightnin’ Salvage
Thursday, April 20, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

ordinary boys tribute to the smiths and morrissey

The Ordinary Boys: Tribute to The Smiths and Morrissey at The Wooly
Thursday, April 20, 8 p.m. – 9:20 p.m.

savants of soul funky miracle and matcha

Soul and Funk with the Savants of Soul at Heartwood Soundstage
Thursday, April 20, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Lauren Woodall at the Kiss 105.3 FM Concert Series at Celebration Pointe
Friday, April 21, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Allman Brothers Music and More with Enlightened Rouges at One Love Café
Friday, April 21, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Hits from the 1980s and 1990s with Liquid Sunset at Great Outdoors Restaurant
Friday, April 21, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Rock and Jazz with The Random Kats at Heartwood Soundstage
Friday, April 21, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Throwback Dance Hits at This is What Dreams Are Made Of: Disney Channel and Early 2000s Dance Party at The Wooly
Friday, April 21, 9 p.m.

Pop Punk Emo Night with Twin Rova at High Dive
Friday, April 21, 9 p.m.

Billy Buchanan and his Rock ‘n’ Soul Revue at the Legacy Park Spring Concert Series
Saturday, April 22, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Stand Up Comedy with Nacho Redondo: Huevo de Dragon (En Español) at High Dive
Saturday, April 22, 5 p.m.

Rock with Whiskey Jones at One Love Café
Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

spring fest with kodak black

Hip Hop and Rap at Spring Fest with Kodak Black and Nardo Wick at Exactech Arena
Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m.

Campfire Americana with Kyle Keller at Lightnin’ Salvage
Saturday, April 22, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Post-Punk with Radon at The Backyard at Boca Fiesta and Palomino
Saturday, April 22, 9 p.m.

Gainesville Old-Time and Traditional Music Jam at Civic Media Center
Sunday, April 23, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

10th Anniversary of Swamp Records at the Swamp Showcase at Heartwood Soundstage
Sunday, April 23, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

anvil band members

Heavy Metal with Anvil at Loosey’s Downtown
Sunday, April 23, 7 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Cosmic Country with Daniel Donato at High Dive
Sunday, April 23, 7 p.m.

UF Brass Band Concert at University Auditorium
Monday, April 24, 7:20 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.

Country with Brent Stafford Smith at Lightnin’ Salvage
Tuesday, April 25, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

UF Wind Symphony Concert at UF Phillips Center
Tuesday, April 25, 5:10 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.

Battle of the Bands with The Housing Crisis, Half Gone and Red Letter Day at High Dive
Tuesday, April 25, 7 p.m.

Local Comedy Showcase at High Dive
Wednesday, April 26, 8 p.m.

Craft Breweries

Cottonmouth Day with Music by DJ Wax Atom, That One Jerk Spot and Tommyknockers Food Trucks with Munchies/Beer Flight Pairings at Swamp Head Brewery
Thursday, April 20, 3 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Cliff Dorsey at Daft Cow Brewery
Friday, April 21, 6:30 p.m.

Jazz and Flamenco with Yael and Gabriel at High Springs Brewing Company
Friday, April 21, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Jazz Bandits at Cypress and Grove Brewing Company
Friday, April 21, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Grand Opening of OG Homebrew Supply with Demonstrations from Hogtown Brewers
Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

U-Picks & Farmers Markets

U-Pick Blueberries at Santa Fe Blueberries
Open Daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

U-Pick Blueberries at Aunt Zelma’s Blueberries
Friday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

U-Pick Blueberries at Straughn Farms in Archer
Wednesday – Friday, 4 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday – Sunday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Grove Street Farmers Market with Live Music
Mondays, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Archer Farmers Market Spring Plant Sale at Archer Historical Society Railroad Museum
Tuesday, March 7, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

gnv market

GNV Market at South Main Station Featuring Classic Rock with The Shambles
Thursdays, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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

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

Newberry Farmers Market
Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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

Waldo Farmers Market
Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Bites and Brunch

prohibition pizza

Grand Opening of Prohibition Pizza in High Springs
Thursday, April 20, 10 a.m.
Find oven-baked wings, salads, desserts and pizza with vegan and gluten-free options.

Wine Tasting at Superette Wine and Provisions
Thursday, April 20, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Wine Tasting at Beaker and Flask
Thursday, April 20, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

(sold out) Fettuccine Pasta Making Class at The Fat Tuscan
Friday, April 21, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Gators Lacrosse vs. Vanderbilt at Donald R. Dizney Stadium
Saturday, April 22, 12 p.m.

Gators Baseball vs. North Florida at Condron Family Ballpark
Tuesday, April 25, 6 p.m.

archery targets

Funtastic Fridays Archery at Easton Newberry Archery Center
Friday, April 21, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

All Pro Dad Experience with Head Football Coach Billy Napier at Sanders Indoor Practice Facility
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience and Ridealongs at Gainesville Raceway
Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m.

high springs bmx track

End of Season BMX Points Dash at High Springs BMX
Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23, 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Archery Scholarship Tour at Easton Newberry Archery Center
Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m.

Gainesville Graviatas Artistic Swimming Championship at Cherry Pool
Saturday, April 22 – Sunday, April 23 

Parks & Trails

Accessible Tram Tours at Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Ongoing, Check for Availability
Thursday, April 13, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Tuesday, April 18, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Birding Field Trip with Alachua Audubon Society at Turkey Creek Preserve
Saturday, April 22, 8 a.m.

paynes prairie

Rim Ramble Ranger-Led Adventure at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

limpkin with snail

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands at Sweetwater Wetlands Park
Wednesday, April 19, 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

River & Springs

Paddling on the Santa Fe River

Paddle 8 Springs in 8 Miles or Slowly Float Down the Santa Fe River at Poe Springs Park with Anderson’s Outdoor Adventures
Friday – Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Float or Splash Into Freshwater Springs
North Florida is home to the largest collection of first-magnitude springs in the United States.

Museums & Galleries

book discussion with jason vuic

Historian and Author Dr. Jason Vuic, The Swamp Peddlers: How Lot Sellers, Land Scammers, and Retirees Built Modern Florida and Transformed the American Dream
Thursday, April 20, 7 p.m.

UF BFA Graduate Exhibitions at GFAA
Now through Saturday, April 22

harn museum of dance

Art Galleries Set Into Motion at Harn Museum of Dance
Saturday, April 22, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

profile of model wearing hoop earings

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.
Posing Beauty in African American Culture explores the ways in which African and African American beauty has been represented in historical and contemporary contexts through a diverse range of media including photography, video, fashion and advertising.

spiders exhibit

Get Up Close and Explore the World of Arachnids at Spiders Alive! at the Florida Museum of Natural History
With more than a dozen live species from around the world, the new exhibit dives into the world of spiders, scorpions and their relatives. Featured animals on display include the Asian Forest Scorpion, Brazilian Red and White Tarantula, Southern Black Widow, Wolf Spider and more. Go hands-on with large touchable models revealing a closer look at spider anatomy. Plan your visit online.
Photo courtesy Florida Museum / Jeff Gage

Discover a Unique African American Culture at Gullah Geechee – African Connections and Cultural Traditions in America at the Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center
Open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Save The Date

Artwalk Gainesville, April 28

Annual 5th Ave. Arts Festival, April 29-30

Possum Creek Skate Jam, April 29

High Springs Pioneer Days, April 29-30

USA BMX SE Region Gold Cup Championships, April 28-30

2nd Annual Alachua County Artist Conference, May 5

Island Grove Blueberry Festival, May 6

Great Gainesville Car Show, May 6

Wombash 2023 Featuring Sister Hazel, May 12-13

Easton Foundations Gator Cup, May 12-14

Newberry Watermelon Festival, May 20

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