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What’s Good in Gainesville and Alachua County, December 9-15, 2021

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Add sparkle to your holiday season weekend with What’s Good. Santa may do it all in one night, but you have all of December for visiting, friendship and fun. Start by seeing what’s in bloom at the annual UF Poinsettia Sale, featuring more than 4,000 plants and 40 varietals. Step into a real-life Norman Rockwell scene with charming events like the Holiday Stroll in Micanopy with live music, plein air painting, gift boutiques and Santa on the steps of the decorated Herlong Mansion. Be sleighed by the cool rides at the Waldo Car Show and Toy Drive or cheer for your favorites at the City of Alachua Christmas Parade.

Enjoy exceptional dining at Swallowtail Farm’s farm-to-table dinner with a menu created by Alpin Bistro chefs, or delight in the magic of dance with Nutcracker Under the Stars presented by Dance Alive National Ballet and with Dancecompany’s Cinderella. Celebration Pointe hosts Gainesville Big Band at Jazz on the Green and Rising Appalachia rocks Heartwood Soundstage with their unique brand of global music with southern roots.

Read on for more of What’s Good.

Be safe and be well,
 –Your partners at Visit Gainesville, Alachua County 


Be Informed.
The below information was accurate at the time of publishing. Due to the current fluctuating environment, please contact organizers directly to double-check details.

Individual businesses in Alachua County may have masking and distancing requirements at their private establishments. We encourage you to become familiar with businesses, venues and attractions you intend to visit and to reach out directly to these establishments should you have questions regarding their current public health and safety procedures. 


nutcracker under the stars

Bring the Whole Family and Enjoy Christmas Magic at Nutcracker Under the Stars
Thursday, December 9, 7 p.m. | Legacy Park Amphitheatre (inside)
15400 Peggy Rd., Alachua, FL 32615 


Dance Alive National Ballet and the City of Alachua present the classic Christmas Eve story of Clara, a toy nutcracker, the Prince and Sugar Plum Fairy. Thursday’s performance takes place inside the Legacy Park Multipurpose Center.


poinsettias

Add Festive Color to Your Landscape at the UF Poinsettia Sale
Friday, December 10 | UF Fifield Hall
2475 Memorial Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611

UF’s Environmental Horticulture Club presents the annual sale with over 4,000 plants. Select from over 40 varieties, including traditional Infinity Red, White Star, and Candy Cinnamon, with novelties like Winter Rose and Orange Glow. 

Due to overwhelming demand, the sale is limited to Friday, December 10.


moon and stars

Tour the New Swallowtail Farm and Enjoy a Themed “Moon and Stars” Dinner with Chefs Sita Marlier and Roman Challandes of Alpin Bistro
Saturday, December 11, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Swallowtail Farm
7301 SE 92nd Terr., Gainesville, FL 32641 

Swallowtail Farm hosts December’s farm dinner under the stars with a waxing winter moon. Tickets include a farm tour, seated dinner with a menu inspired by ingredients grown at the farm, local craft beer and organic/biodynamic wine and gratuities.


herlong mansion

Visit Santa and Take a Holiday Stroll in the Historic Town of Micanopy
Saturday, December 11, 11 am. – 6 p.m. | Micanopy 

Take in holiday fun in Micanopy with antique shops and gift boutiques, plein air painting, live music, caricature drawings and more. Find Santa’s family on the front steps of the Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast. A tree lighting and dedication takes place at 5 p.m.


waldo car show

Get Up Close to Cool Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles at the Waldo Car Show and Toy Drive
Saturday, December 11, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Waldo City Square
14450 NE 148th Ave., Waldo, FL 32694 

Presented by City of Waldo, 2nd Street Hot Rods and Gainesville Street Rods. Enjoy food, refreshments and live DJ. Awards presentation starts at 2:30 p.m.


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museum nights

Celebrate Diverse Traditions at Museum Nights: Holidays in the Sun
Thursday, December 9, 6 p.m. | Harn Museum of Art
3259 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32608 

Enjoy free food, festive art activities, jolly music, photo op and art tours as the Harn Museum stays open late. 


rising appalachia band members

Resonate with Global Music with Southern Roots with Rising Appalachia
Friday, December 10, 8 p.m. | Heartwood Soundstage
619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601 

Sisters Leah and Chloe Smith combine unique vocal harmonies with folk music inspired by world travels. Heartwood Soundstage is a state-of-the-art recording studio, video production facility, intimate performance venue with an outdoor music stage – built by musicians for music lovers and music makers. 


dudley farm

Experience a Train Ride to the North Pole as the Polar Express Arrives at Dudley Farm
Friday, December 10 – Saturday, December 11, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Dudley Farm Historic State Park | 18730 W. Newberry Rd., Newberry FL 32669  

The popular book by Chris Van Allsburg takes audiences on a magical train as a young child receives a special gift from Santa Claus. Presented by Bob Watson and Lynn Reeves, Polar Express includes complimentary hot cocoa and cookies. Dudley Farm is a working farm with original buildings and equipment from the 1800s and is now a National Historic Landmark. 


alachua county agriculture and equestrian center

Meet the Best in Show with the Suwanee Valley Kennel Club
Friday, December 10 – Sunday, December 12
Alachua County Agriculture and Equestrian Center
23100 W Newberry Rd., Newberry, FL 32669 

See a variety of canines at this all-breed dog show sanctioned by the American Kennel Club.


live and local series

Get a Head Start on the Weekend with the Dynamic Sooza Brass Band and Jazz Vocals from Kristen Warren
Thursday, December 9, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Bo Diddley Plaza
Downtown Gainesville 

The Live & Local Concert Series wraps up its fall concerts in downtown Gainesville with the high-energy six-piece Sooza Brass Band and gripping vocals from Kristen Warren.

jazz on the green

Dance and Swing at Jazz on the Green with Gainesville Big Band
Saturday, December 11, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Celebration Pointe
4949 Celebration Pointe Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608

A wide range of big band favorites delivered by a talented arrangement of musicians. Spread a blanket or snuggle up by the fire pits in the promenade and enjoy music under the stars. Grab dinner and drinks from nearby Celebration Pointe restaurants.


cinderella

Experience a Stage Production of the Classic Fairy Tale Cinderella – Enchanted Edition
Friday, December 10 – Sunday, December 19 | Star Center Theatre
11 NE 23rd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32609 

Star Center Theatre presents the Enchanted Edition of Cinderella, inspired by the 1997 teleplay. Adapted for the stage with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, this romantic fairy tale still warms the hearts of children and adults alike.


cinderella dancer

Be Inspired by a Ballet Performance of Cinderella Presented by Danscompany of Gainesville
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m., Saturday, December 11, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. | UF Phillips Center
3201 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611  

The holiday classic is told through dance featuring Cinderella, the Prince, Fairy Godmother and more timeless characters. Take photos with Cinderella, the Prince and all the dancers after the performance.


blues artists

See a Blues Showcase with Mike Zito, Albert Castiglia, Bridget Kelly Band and Root Redemption
Sunday, December 12, 5 p.m. | High Dive
210 SW 2nd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 

The North Central Florida Blues Society presents a birthday blues party for Bridget Kelly Band member Tim Fik. The evening is a blues-rock guitar showcase with multiple headlining artists performing on the same night. 


vintage market

Browse Rare, Handmade and Vintage Gifts at the Florida Vintage Market
Sunday, December 12, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Midpoint Park and Eatery
931 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 

The unique outdoor shopping experience features curated vendors including Nothing New Collective, The Gallery Jax, Finyl Vinyl, Palm and Pine Vintage and more. Midpoint Park and Eatery is pet friendly with a variety of food options from Mexi Cocina, Plantology and craft beer and cocktails.


limpkin and snail

Go Birding and Spot Wildlife on a Ranger-Led Afternoon Tour at Sweetwater Wetlands Park
Sunday, December 12, 1:30 p.m. | Sweetwater Wetlands Park
325 SW Williston Rd., Gainesville, FL 32601  

Recent bird sightings include Cooper’s Hawk, Spotted Sandpiper, King Rail, Belted Kingfisher, Palm Warbler and Sandhill Crane. Pre-register for this tour to find these birds and more wildlife at Sweetwater Wetlands Park. Explore on your own, or register for the ½ mile walk ranger-led tour at Sweetwaterwetlands.org. Masks are required throughout the tour that includes about a 1/2 mile walk and will last about 1 hour. Bring water, sunscreen and comfortable walking shoes. 


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Arts & Theatre

hippodrome holiday shows

Enjoy a Spirit-Filled Holiday Treat for the Whole Family withA Christmas Carol
Now through Thursday, December 23  

Miracle on 34th Street a Live Radio Musical Play Based on the 1947 Lux Radio Hour Broadcast
Now through Thursday, December 23 

Delight in a Charming and Entertaining Retelling of One of the Greatest Stories Ever Told with a Good Old Fashioned, Redneck Country Christmas at High Springs Playhouse
Now through Sunday, December 19

Discover the Historic Haile Homestead with the “Let it Snow” History & Holidays Tours
Now through January 2  

Take a Journey with “Scar-Crossed” Lovers at the Stage Production of Gruesome Playground Injuries at Acrosstown Repertory Theatre
Now through Sunday, December 19  

Hear the Unvarnished Truth About the Real Santa Directly from His Reindeer at The Eight: Reindeer Monologues at Actors’ Warehouse. Contains Adult Content
Now through Sunday, December 19  

Travel to Victorian England through a Cast of Colorful Characters with the Classic Coming of Age Musical Oliver! at Gainesville Community Playhouse
Now through Sunday, December 19  

Holiday Date Night and Family Day Workshops at Studio TM Ceramics
Thursday, December 9 – Sunday, December 12

circus rehearsal

Christmas Circus Open Rehearsal at Gainesville Circus Center
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Journal Entry at Black C Art
Saturday, December 11, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

spray paint artist

Spray Painting 101 Workshop with Artist Fabian Sanchez at Rosa B Williams Center
Saturday, December 11, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Youth Showcase featuring Star Center Theater and Caring & Sharing Students at A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center
Saturday, December 11, 4 p.m.  

Cocktails and Classics: Seven Samurai at Hippodrome Theatre
Saturday, December 11, 6:30 p.m. 

Holiday Readings by the Writers Alliance of Gainesville at The Historic Thomas Center
Sunday, December 12, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Independence Studio Presents a New Outdoor Holiday Celebration: HOLiDANCEfest at Heartwood Soundstage
Sunday, December 12, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

Free Flow Art Night at Mai Kai Kava
Tuesday, December 14, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.


Events & Festivals

christmas at butler

Food, Festivities and a Visit from Santa at Christmas at Butler Town Center
Friday, December 10, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

alachua christmas parade

Alachua Christmas Parade on Main Street Alachua
Saturday, December 11, 2 p.m.

holiday home tour

(sold out) Victorian Holiday Home Tour in the Bed and Breakfast District
Saturday, December 11, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 

Gainesville Street Rods Car Cruz-In at Springhill Commons
Saturday, December 11, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

An Old Fashion Country Twilight Christmas Parade in High Springs
Saturday, December 11, 6 p.m.

santa crawl

11th Annual Santa Crawl for Ages 21+ at Celebration Pointe
Saturday, December 11, 6:30 p.m. 

Drive-Thru Live Production of the Christmas Story Road to Bethlehem at Camp Kulaqua
Saturday, December 11 – Sunday, December 12, 5:45 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Gainesville Cars and Coffee at Butler Town Center
Sunday, December 12, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. 


Pop-Up Markets

citrus samples

Gator Citrus Club Fall 2021 Citrus Sale at UF Fifield Hall
Thursday, December 9 – Friday, December 10, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Sitting Swan Community Holiday Market at 4th Ave Food Park
Friday, December 10, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Winter Decorations, Stores Open Late, Live Music and an Arts and Crafts Fair at Holiday Market and Open House at Thornebrook Village
Friday, December 10, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Holiday Art Market at Artisans’ Guild Gallery
Saturday, December 11, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

bazar a la carte

Bazar À La Carte: Night Market at the How Bazar
Saturday, December 11, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

Flea Market and Community Garage Sale at The Backyard at Boca Fiesta and Palomino
Saturday, December 11, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.


Music & Performance

The Larry Newcomb Jazz Trio at Lightnin’ Salvage
Thursday, December 9, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Blues with Little Mike and the Tornadoes at One Love Café
Thursday, December 9, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Acoustic Jam with Jerry and Friends at Tony and Al’s Restaurant
Thursday, December 9, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

One Man Band Touring Artist Pete Henry at Curia on the Drag
Thursday, December 9, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Comedy and Karaoke Open Mic Night at Vecinos
Thursday, December 9, 8 p.m. – 12 p.m. 

Atmospheric Rural Folk Rock with Valley Maker at High Dive
Thursday, December 9, 8 p.m.

ghost note

Funk with Ghost-Note at Heartwood Soundstage
Thursday, December 9, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. 

Winter in Wonderland Latin, House and Reggaeton Dance Party at Simons
Thursday, December 9, 9:30 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Dancing in the Street at Bachata Boulevard at The Bull
Thursday, December 9, 8:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Pressure Drop All Vinyl Reggae, Rocksteady and Ska with Easy Crew DJs Adikt and Fake at Munecas Downtown Taco Garden
Friday, December 10, 6 p.m.

wild blue yonder band members

Classic Rock with Wild Blue Yonder at One Love Café
Friday, December 10, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

High Energy Bluegrass with Boilin’ Oil at Lightnin’ Salvage
Friday, December 10, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Freestyle Rap at Cypher Fridays Grand Finale at Swamp City Gallery Lounge
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. 

Karaoke with DJ Paulie New Orleans at American Legion Post 16
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. 

Singer-Songwriters Local Voices at The Bull
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

Rock, Folk, Electronica and Psychedelic Jam with Tamayo at High Dive
Friday, December 10, 8 p.m.

posessed by paul

Americana with Possessed by Paul James at Loosey’s
Friday, December 10, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Hard Rock with Torn at Mother’s Pub and Grill North
Friday, December 10, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. 

Prog Rock with Syzygy at Hardback Café
Friday, December 10, 9 p.m.

barbergators

Barbergators Chorus Present Holiday Harmonies Benefit Concert at First United Methodist Church
Saturday, December 11, 2 p.m. 

Motown, Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz and Swing with Raftus Brown and the Melrose Horns at One Love Café
Saturday, December 11, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Families That Sing Together Holiday Concert at the Cotton Club
December 11, 6 p.m. 

University of Florida Brass Band Holiday Concert at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Saturday, December 11, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Southern Rock with Whiskey Jones at The Great Outdoors Restaurant
Saturday, December 11, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

Stand Up Comedy with Ben Brainard and Jeff Horste at High Dive
Saturday, December 11, 7 p.m. 

Salsa and Bachata Dancing Monthly Social at Salsa Mundial
Saturday, December 11, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.  

A Not-So-Silent Night Dance Party with DJ Franco and DJ Omy at High Dive
Saturday, December 11, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Singer-Songwriters Local Voices at 4th Ave Food Park
Sunday, December 12, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Craft Breweries

B-I-N-G-O Charity Night at Blackadder Brewing Company
Thursday, December 9, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Christmas DIY Art Making Party at Island Grove Wine Tasting House
Friday, December 10, 6:30 p.m.

ceramicats

Indie Rock with Ceramicats at Cypress and Grove Brewing Company
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. 

DuClaw Brewing (Maryland) Tap Takeover and Ugly Sweater Party at World of Beer Tioga
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. 

Singer-Songwriter Cam Wheaton at High Springs Brewing Company
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Singer-Songwriter Cam Wheaton at High Springs Brewing Company
Friday, December 10, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

“Lungs” Theatre Performance at Cypress and Grove Brewing Company
Saturday, December 11, 1:30 p.m., Sunday, December 12, 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. 

Christmas Cookie Contest at Blackadder Brewing Company
Saturday, December 11, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Trivia Night at Big Top Brewing Company
Tuesday, December 14, 6:30 p.m. 

Five Years of Blackadder Beers at Blackadder Brewing Company
Tuesday, December 14 – Saturday, December 18 

Brainaholics Trivia at First Magnitude Brewing Company
Tuesday, December 14, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.


U-Picks & Farmer’s Markets

Cypress & Grove Farmer’s Market with Live Music
Mondays, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

One Love Cafe Local Market
Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

GNV Market at Heartwood Soundstage Featuring Live Music
Thursdays, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

High Springs Farmer’s Market
Fridays, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Newberry Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Alachua County Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Haile Farmer’s Market
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Waldo Farmer’s Market
Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Farmer’s Market at Gainesville Health and Fitness
Sundays, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.


Bites & Brunch

lebowskis

NOW OPEN: Lebowski’s Pup Pub Outdoor Bar and Dog Park
Enjoy the beer garden with your best friend. Small and large off-leash dog parks staffed with “bowncers” keep pups safe and happy while their humans socialize at the bar. Membership options including a single-day pass available. 

Winter at Windsor Tea at Haile Village Bistro
Saturday, December 11, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

Drag Brunch at Curia on the Drag
Saturday, December 11, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Mama Trish’s “First Church of Beatles Mimosa Brunch” at One Love Café
Sunday, December 12, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

pepermint ice cream

Festive Ice Cream Flavors at Winter Flavor Night at Sweet Dreams of Gainesville
Sunday, December 12, 1 p.m. – 10 p.m.  

(sold out) All About Tarts Cooking Class at The Fat Tuscan
Sunday, December 12, 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

Great Outdoors First Magnitude Beer Dinner
Tuesday, December 14, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Did you know that our dining scene regularly makes national headlines? Find out why We Chomp with the best of them!

Find a searchable list of Alachua County restaurants here.


Sports

Funtastic Fridays at Easton Newberry Archery Center
Friday, December 10, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

volleyball

Grassroots Volleyball Coed 4s at Newberry Sports Complex
Saturday, December 11, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. 

All Welcome Test and Tune Drag Racing at Gainesville Raceway
Saturday, December 11, 10 a.m.  

Commuter Competitive Archery Class at Easton Newberry Archery Center
Saturday, December 11, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

Premier Girls Fastpitch Classic Softball at Champions Park
Saturday, December 11 – December 12 

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience at Gainesville Raceway
Sunday, December 12 

Gators Women’s Basketball vs. Florida State
Sunday, December 12, 1 p.m.

high springs bmx

End of 2021 Season Race at High Springs BMX
Sunday, December 12, 2:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.


Parks & Trails

Plants and Poetry Walk Tour at Sweetwater Wetlands Park
Saturday, December 11, 9 a.m.  

Trees and Treats: Plant a Pine Tree & Decorate a Holiday Cookie with Alachua Conservation Trust at Prairie Creek Preserve
Saturday, December 11, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Sinkhole Guided Walk at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park
Saturday, December 11, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

springs outing

Florida Springs Institute Springs Outing: Secrets of San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park
Saturday, December 11, 10 a.m.  

See Movie Memorabilia and Meet Claude Jarman, Jr., as The Yearling Movie Celebrates 75 Years at Dancing Cows Ranch
Saturday, December 11, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

sunrise at sweetwater

Ranger-Led Sunrise Walk at Sweetwater Wetlands Park
Sunday, December 12, 7:15 a.m. 

Fossil Activities at Paleontology in the Park at Depot Park
Sunday, December 12, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands with Alachua Audubon Society at Sweetwater Wetlands Park
Wednesday, December 15, 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Trek Through Trails: Top 5 Family-Friendly and Dog-Friendly Hikes
Spending time in nature has been proven to benefit the mind, body and spirit, so round up the kids, find the dog, or go solo and reacquaint yourself with the outdoors on Alachua County’s nature trails.


Museums & Galleries

winter showcase

Winter Showcase at GFAA Gallery
Now through December 22 

(sold out) Tot Trot: Birds with Florida Museum of Natural History
Sunday, December 12, 12:15 p.m. – 2 p.m.

tiny titans exhibit

Look at the Lives of Dinosaurs through their Nests at Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies
Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.View authentic specimens from around the world, touch real bones and see lifelike models of eggs, embryos and hatchlings at the egg-citing new exhibit. The Tiny Titans exhibit is bilingual. Photo courtesy Silver Plume Exhibitions.

View More Than 50 Paintings Composing a Visual History of the State at Florida Impressions: Gift of Samuel H. and Roberta T. Vickers at the Harn Museum of Art
Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Explore the World of Toys and Games, and Learn About the Language of Measurement at the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention
Thursday – Friday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Between Heaven & Earth – The Paintings of Alyne Harris at Thomas Center Galleries
Now through March 19, 2022 

Trailblazers: 150 Years of Alachua County Women at the Matheson History Museum
Wednesday – Saturday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Save The Date

Holiday Market at The AUK Market, December 18

High Springs Art Walk, December 18

The Nutcracker, December 18-19

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