What’s Good in Gainesville and Alachua County, October 21-27, 2021

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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. 

orchids on display

“Stalk Up” at the Annual Fall Plant Sale and Orchid Show
Saturday, October 23 – Sunday, October 24, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville, FL 32608 

Explore the lush and picturesque collections at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens at the open house and fall plant sale. Browse approximately 50 booths selling a wide variety of plants to take home. Inside the Summer House, view a judged show from the American Orchid Society. Admission is free. 

the gainesville orchestra earth matters

Hear Nature’s Beauty Transformed into a Sublime Symphony with the Gainesville Orchestra’s 2021-2022 Season Opener, Beethoven’s
Delightful Musical Recollections of Country Life
Friday, October 22, 7:30 p.m. | UF Phillips Center
3201 Hull Rd., Gainesville, FL 32611 

Ludwig van Beethoven once said, “No one can love the country as much as I do. For surely woods, trees, and rocks produce the echo that man desires to hear.” His love and appreciation of nature makes his Symphony No. 6 perfectly aligned with the Gainesville Orchestra’s season opening theme, Earth Matters. Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony or Recollections of Country Life” celebrates the natural world. Join The Gainesville Orchestra’s opening concert with Aaron Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with soloist Dale Fedele.

bat fest 2021

Go Batty at Florida Bat Fest 2021
Saturday, October 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Lubee Bat Conservancy
1309 NW 192nd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32609 

Lubee Bat Conservancy hosts a family-friendly day of fun while teaching bat conservation awareness. View the world’s largest bats, learn from bat experts, enjoy games and activities, shop from local artists, enjoy live music and more. Adults can sample Florida craft beer in the beer garden. Proceeds benefit Lubee’s ongoing conservation and community education programs.

pride at prairie creek

Explore the Outdoors and Celebrate Pride at Prairie Creek
Sunday, October 24, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Prairie Creek Preserve
7204 CR 234, Gainesville, FL 32641 

Preserving outdoor spaces for all who wish to enjoy them is the heartbeat of the Alachua Conservation Trust. ACT along with local organizations invites members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies to a PRIDE Celebration at Prairie Creek Lodge. Take a guided tour of Prairie Creek Preserve and Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery. Enjoy live music from Clay Dixon & the Piccadillies and The Front Porch Backsteppers. Food vendors include Eim Thai, Mosswood Farm Store and First Magnitude Brewing Company. Register for free admission online.  

Arrive early and join Alachua Audubon Society for the “Early Bird” Pride Walk and Banding, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Reserve your spot:

the mountaintop

Be Inspired with a Thought-Provoking Visit with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Opening Weekend of The Mountaintop
Friday, October 22 – Sunday, November 7 | Hippodrome Theatre
25 SE 2nd Pl., Gainesville FL 32601 

In the fictional reimagining of events by Katori Hall, the stage production of The Mountaintop brings you into the Lorraine Motel on April 3, 1968, the night before the assassination of Dr. King. As a storm rages outside, a mysterious stranger arrives with some surprising news and Dr. King confronts his legacy.

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heartwood soundstage outdoor stage

Hear the Soundtrack from Local Legends at “Happening at Heartwood”
Friday, October 22, – Sunday, October 23, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. | Heartwood Soundstage
619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601 

Enjoy songs from Tom Petty, Don Felder and Stephen Stills at the two-day event from the outdoor stage. Performing acts include Shine and the Shakers, Stonegrey, The Mudpies, The Shambles, Rob Ellis Peck and Friends and the Mark Leadon Band. Click to register for free admission.

the impostors band members

The Final Free Friday Concert of the Season Features Beatles Hits from The Impostors
Friday, October 22, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Bo Diddley Plaza
Downtown Gainesville 

The Impostors play a wide selection of The Beatles’ favorites from popular hits of their early heydays, to the “Abbey Road” album and their final rooftop appearance. This “Free Fridays” concert also includes songs from Jimi Hendrix, and a special performance of an Impostors original. 

The Free Fridays Concert Series is the region’s longest-running free outdoor concert series featuring local and regional talent. Grab dinner at a downtown Gainesville restaurant, and find a cozy spot on the Bo Diddley Plaza lawn to enjoy a live music Friday night.

musicgnv live and local

Enjoy a Night of Local Indie Music with Madwoman and Tamayo Band
Thursday, October 21, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Bo Diddley Plaza
Downtown Gainesville 

MusicGNV’s Live and Local Concert Series features emerging bands, songwriters and independent artists. Madwoman is a four-piece band blending indie, folk, jazz and funk tracks. Tamayo Band delivers a fusion soundscape somewhere between rock, folk, electronica and psychedelic jam. 

european car show

View Over 100 Exotic Cars at the First Annual European Car Show
Saturday, October 23, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Butler Town Center
3217 SW 35th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32608 

See a collection of vintage to modern models from Mercedes, Audi, Ferrari and Lamborghini. Admission is free. Enjoy the day with live music and vendors. Proceeds benefit The United Way of North Central Florida.

adult trick or treating

Do the Monster Mash at Swamp Head Brewery’s 6th Annual Adult Trick or Treating
Friday, October 22, 4 p.m. – 11:45 p.m. | Swamp Head Brewery
3650 SW 42nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608 

October is full of spooky new can releases culminating in candy-inspired beers created by Swamp Head brewers, including Almond Joyce (Almond-Joy Imperial Sweet Stout), Lemon Head Fred (Lemonhead Sour NEIPA), Bursting Betty (Strawberry Starburst Milkshake IPA) and more. Online can sales for pick-up begin Thursday, October 21 at 3 p.m. Costume contest starts at the DJ booth at 8 p.m. Food trucks include Tommy Knockers Mobile Kitchen and Filipino Flavors. This event is for ages 21+.

blues challenge

Discover a New Blues Favorite at the Gainesville Blues Challenge
Sunday, October 24, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. | High Dive

210 SW 2nd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 

North Central Florida Blues Society presents a regional blues competition featuring a variety of bands. The winning band, solo/duo and self-produced CD move on to compete in the International Blues Challenge held each year in Memphis, Tennessee.

race car at 2000 challenge

Watch Unconventional Race Cars Compete on a Budget at the Annual Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge
Friday, October 22 – Saturday, October 23 | Gainesville Raceway
11211 N CR 225, Gainesville, FL 32609 

Race teams get a budget of only $2000 to build race-worthy speed machines and compete at Gainesville Raceway. Cars compete in autocross, drag racing and concours judging. Learn more about the event and see photos and results of past races here. Spectators are welcome and may even enter Saturday’s Valve Cover Racing.

paynes prairie yard sale

Haul Away a Barn Find at the Paynes Prairie Yard Sale
Saturday, October 23, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Hickory Ranch at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
9300 CR 234, Micanopy, FL 32667 

Browse a variety of items no longer needed at Paynes Prairie, from farm equipment to hardware and tools to metal canoes and more. Proceeds raised benefit the Florida State Park. Find the list of yard sale items here.

gainesville food truck rally

Savor Diverse Menus at Gainesville Original Food Truck Rally
Saturday, October 23, 5 p.m. | High Dive

210 SW 2nd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 

Glory Days and High Dive bring a variety of tasty menus to one location. Food vendors include B’z Gelati, Germain’s Chicken Sandwiches, Off The Griddle, Taste Pho,Vegan Gator and more. Live music starts at 6:30 p.m. with Whale Feral and Matcha.

Located in the former home of Common Grounds and Covered Dish, High Dive has hosted top live entertainment and music acts have drawn fans to High Dive since 2011. High Dive was named #74 of “100 Greatest American Music Venues” by Consequence of Sound.

ella across cultures

Find Diversity and Harmony from the Jazz Age at the “Ella Jazz Across Cultures” Concert
Saturday, October 23, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Heartwood Soundstage
619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601 

In collaboration with Brazilian Voices and the Brazilian Music Institute at UF, “Ella Jazz Across Cultures” celebrates the music of Ella Fitzgerald and Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim. The outdoor concert is the final event in a week of workshops, conversations and rehearsals. View a virtual concert on Friday, October 22 at 7 p.m. hosted by Digital Worlds Institute on Youtube.

playlist at the pointe

Dust Off Your Dancing Boots for Country Music and Southern Rock with Jamie Davis at Playlist at the Pointe
Friday, October 22, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Celebration Pointe
4949 Celebration Pointe Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608

Jamie Davis performs familiar songs and originals. Pull up a chair or throw down a blanket and enjoy the music as the sun sets. Food, beverages and sweet treats available from Celebration Pointe restaurants.

neon liger 13

Dance into the Night at the 13th Anniversary of Neon Liger
Saturday, October 23, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. | The Wooly
20 North Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601 

The Neon Liger anniversary and reunion is an early Halloween dance party. 15 DJs take over multiple stages for house, bass and electronic music. 


Prost! Raise a Glass at the 5th Annual Blocktoberfest
Friday, October 22, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. | Blackadder Brewing Company

618 NW 60th St., Gainesville, FL 32607 

Blackadder celebrates Oktoberfest with live Bavarian Music by Santa Fe Brass, Blocktoberfest Lager and traditional German food by Strega Nona’s Oven and Uppercrust. Blackadder Blocktoberfest steins are available for purchase.

fall book sale

Secure a Signed First Edition or Add to a Comic Book Collection at the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale
Saturday, October 23, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Wednesday, October 27, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Friends of the Library Alachua County
430 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601 

The largest Friends of the Library sale in Florida features books, art, comic books, manga, movies, albums and much more. Every item is priced to sell fast. Bring your own boxes or bags. On Tuesday everything is half-priced and everything is $.10 on Wednesday.

price is right live

“Come on Down!” to the Price is Right Live
Tuesday, October 26, 7:30 p.m. | Exactech Arena
250 Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611 

The hit interactive stage show gives eligible contestants the chance to win prizes like appliances, vacations and even a new car. Classic games from television’s longest-running game show include Plinko, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel and the fabulous Showcase. Upgraded fan experiences available.

christie lenee and guitar

Experience Acoustic Guitar Mastery from Christie Lenée
Wednesday, October 27, 7 p.m. | Heartwood Soundstage

619 S Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601 

2017’s International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion and 2019’s Acoustic Guitarist of the Year demonstrates symphonic compositions at an intimate performance inside Heartwood Soundstage. Christie Lenée performs with radiant joy that awes crowds and inspires fellow musicians.

the turn of the screw

Take a Haunting Journey to Bly Manor on the Final Weekend of Turn of the Screw at High Springs Playhouse
Now through Sunday, October 24 | High Springs Playhouse
23416 W US Hwy 27, High Springs, FL 32643 

Isolated in a sprawling manor, a governess is hired to watch a precocious young brother and sister in this haunting adaptation of the Henry James classic. Though the governess bonds with the children, she quickly begins to suspect something is wrong when she sees figures of the former governess and caretaker – both supposedly deceased.

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Arts & Theatre

Screening of Behind Closed Doors: The Dark Legacy of the Johns Committee at the Matheson History Museum
Thursday, October 21, 7 p.m. 

Opening Weekend of A Little Night Music at UF School of Theatre and Dance
Friday, October 22 – Sunday, October 31

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Latinx Musical Spaces: Rap Seminar
Conversations in the Neighborhood: Let’s Talk about Music with Roberto Santos (MFA), founder of Rap Seminar on Zoom
Saturday, October 23, 1 p.m. 

Eastside Drama Presents Little Shop of Horrors at Eastside High School
Now through October 31 

Now Playing at the Hippodrome Cinema:
(sold out) Tom Petty: Somewhere You Feel Free
Thursday, October 21, 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 23 – Sunday, October 24 

Rocky Horror Picture Show Live on Stage at High Dive
Wednesday, October 27, 8 p.m.

Pop-Up Markets

halloween on the green

Halloween on the Green with a Screening of Halloweentown at Ironwood Golf Course
Friday, October 22, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Kingdom Midreign Day Battle at Veterans Memorial Park
Saturday, October 23, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Yoga with Little Goats at Krazy Hearts Farm
Saturday, October 23, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. 

Zumba in the Plaza at Bo Diddley Plaza
Saturday, October 23, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Adoption Fees Waived at Harry Potter Pet Adoption at Alachua County Animal Services
Saturday, October 23, 10:30 a.m. 

(sold out) Single-Day Knife Blacksmithing Workshop at Crooked Path Forge
Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24 

(sold out) Snake Bracelet Blacksmithing Workshop at [Fe]ver Metal Art Studio
Sunday, October 24, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Trick or Treating at Ghouls Goblins and Greeks at UF Sorority Row
Wednesday, October 27, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Roger’s Farm Fall Festival
Now through October 31 

Newberry Cornfield Maze Opening Night
Now through October 30 

Hollow Oaks Corn Maze
Now through November 7 

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze
Now through October 31

Pop-Up Markets

Sycamore Lane Vintage Market Pop-Up and Farmer’s Market in Historic Downtown Newberry
Saturday, October 23, 8 a.m.

rogers farm autumn market

Autumn Market at Roger’s Farm
Saturday, October 23, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Sip and Shop Pop-Up Shop at Harvest Moon Botanica Tea Room in High Springs
Saturday, October 23, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

3rd Anniversary Shop Day at the AUK Market
Sunday, October 24, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Music & Performance

Americana with Wild Shiners at Lightnin’ Salvage
Thursday, October 21, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Acoustic Duo Richy and Chelsea at One Love Café
Thursday, October 21, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Singer-Songwriter Cece Censor at Curia On The Drag
Thursday, October 21, 7 p.m. 

Electronic with Greenhouse Lounge, Jupiter Troupe at High Dive
Thursday, October 21, 9 p.m. 

Classic Rock with Crooked Counsel at One Love Café
Friday, October 22, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Jazz Collective Dionysus at Vecinos
Friday, October 22, 10 p.m.  

Indie Rock with Beach Fossils, Wild Nothing, Hotel Fiction at High Dive
Friday, October 22, 7:30 p.m. 

Pop Punk & Emo Night at The Wooly
Friday, October 22, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. 

Classic Covers with Cassie and Chris at Lightnin’ Salvage
Saturday, October 23, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

GNV Jazz Collective at One Love Café
Saturday, October 23, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

phillip jazz dad

An Evening of Love songs with Phil “Jazzdad” Thomas and Friends at A. Quinn Jones Museum
Saturday, October 23, 6:30 p.m. 

Signature Saturday’s Fright Night on Main Street Dance Party at Tinker Food Truck
Saturday, October 23, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.  

Electronic Music from Gorgon City at Vivid Sky Warehouse
Sunday, October 24, 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. 

Classic Rock and Blues with Hogtown Slayers at One Love Café
Sunday, October 24, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Taco Tuesday Karaoke with DJ Statuz and Guest Stars at Vecinos
Tuesday, October 26, 7 p.m. 

Punk Rock with Jon Snodgrass and His Buddies at Loosey’s
Wednesday, October 27, 8 p.m.

Craft Breweries

Juke Jones Blues Band at Cypress & Grove Brewing Company
Friday, October 22,6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

hops and shop

Hops and Shop at High Springs Brewing Company
Saturday, October 23, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Exotic Breed Band at High Springs Brewing Company
Saturday, October 23, 7 p.m. 

Beer Yoga at High Springs Brewing Company
Monday, October 25, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Brainaholics Trivia at First Magnitude Brewing Company
Tuesday, October 26, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Spooktacular Films – The Addams Family at First Magnitude Brewing Company
Wednesday, October 27, 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

U-Picks & Farmer’s Markets

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Roselle U-Pick at Frog Song Organics
Sunday, October 24, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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 from The Shambles
Thursdays, 5 p.m. – 8 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.

Bites & Brunch

Study, relax and hang out with freshly crafted coffee drinks and botanical teas from new Kava Bars now open. 
KavaGator Coffee Shop 

Spikes Kava Bar at Sacred Leaf Shops

Wine Tasting at Superette Wine and Provisions
Thursday, October 21, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Wine Tasting with Downtown Wine and Cheese at The Dunbar Hotel
Thursday, October 21, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Oysters and Bubbles at Superette Wine and Provisions
Saturday, October 23, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Learn New Skills in the Kitchen with Cooking Classes at The Fat Tuscan
Fettuccine & Bolognese Sauce
Thursday, October 21, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Iron Chef Couples Cooking Challenge
Friday, October 22, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Pie Making Cooking class
Sunday, October 24, 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

(sold out) “The Forest” Farm to Table Dinner at Swallowtail Farm
Saturday, October 23, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Reserve your seat at the table for the next Farm to Table Dinner “The Prairie”
Sunday, November 13, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Dine at Local Restaurants, Enjoy Outdoor Seating or Grab a Meal To-Go
Dine-in or take advantage of additional outdoor seating expanded onto sidewalks like “GNV Commons” in downtown Gainesville.

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.


Men’s Tennis vs ITA Southeast Regional Championships
October 21 – 25 

Tour De Gville Costume Bike Ride from Depot Park to 4th Ave Food Park
Friday, October 22, 6 p.m.

2021 swamp cup

UF Quiddich Swamp Cup 2021 at Hume Field
Saturday, October 23, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

Gator Head Regatta 2021 Rowing Competition at Newnans Lake
Saturday, October 23 

Bring it to the Ring Boxing Event at Legacy Park Multipurpose Center
Saturday, October 23, 2 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

(sold out) Halloween Bouldering Competition and “Under the Sea” Zombie Prom at The Knot Climbing Gym
Saturday, October 23, 8 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. 

USSSA Baseball and NSA Softball at Champions Park
October 23-24 

Gators Soccer vs. LSU
Sunday, October 24, 12 p.m. 

Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School
October 26-27

Parks & Trails

Sinkhole Guided Walk at Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park
Saturday, October 23, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

wildflower walks

Guided Wildflower Walk at Morningside Nature Center (Registration Required)
Saturday, October 23, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  

Timed 5K at Depot Park with parkrun
Saturday, October 23, 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.  

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands
Wednesday, October 27, 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

harn museum fall into art

Museum Day: Fall Into Art at The Harn Museum of Art
Saturday, October 23, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

Tot Trot: Trees at Florida Museum of Natural History
Sunday, October 24 and Monday, October 25 

Sequential Arts Workshop at GFAA Gallery
October 26 – November 20 

To An Infinite Past by Keiaria Williams, Reception and Performance Screening at Hippodrome Gallery
Friday, October 22, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
On display through November 7 

Holiday Showcase at Newberry Fire House Gallery
Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Drawings into Paintings — My Covid Years by Mike Donovan at Sweetwater Print Cooperative
Now through October 27 

View a Dynamic Pairing of Written Poems and Stories in Response to Painting at Synergy at GFAA Gallery
Tuesday – Friday, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

tiny titans exhibit

New at the Florida Museum of Natural History: 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
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. 

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

Save The Date

Halloween Drive-Thru at Carson Springs, October 30-31

The Fest, October 29-31

Micanopy Fall Festival, October 30-31

Gainesville Cycling Festival, November 6-7

Swallowtail Farm Annual Farm Festival, November 6

40th Downtown Festival and Art Show, November 6-7

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