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Cane Boil and Fiddle Fest

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Enjoy the afternoon as local talented musicians accompany your exploration as you sample fresh cane syrup and biscuits, experience cane… Continue Reading Cane Boil and Fiddle...

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Fall Farm and Cane Festival

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

See an original Florida working farm as they grind sugar cane and boil it into syrup. Old-time demonstrations include woodworking,… Continue Reading Fall Farm and Cane...

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Black Seine, White Masks

November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Kévi Donat, Le Paris Noir Paris used to be the capital of a massive colonial Empire. That legacy shows in… Continue Reading Black Seine, White...

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Twilight Walk to the Past

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Actors and re-enactors will depict, through speech, dress and mannerisms, SHARECROPPERS, TRAVELERS and HORSE TRADERS. Family and neighbors will be… Continue Reading Twilight Walk to the...

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November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Florida native Sabina Osman joins the Matheson History Museum on November 29 to share the story of the non-profit #UNLITTER… Continue Reading...

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Christmas Choo Choo Trains

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kids 2 to 92 WOW! What would the 1896 railroad workers think? Toy trains running on the very grounds they… Continue Reading Christmas Choo Choo...

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September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join GFAA on Friday, September 29, to celebrate the centennial exhibition: 100 YEARS OF ART. This exhibition will tell the… Continue Reading ARTWALK – 100 YEARS OF...

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Alachua’s Queer History Gallery

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

From October 14-28 (Wednesday-Saturday, 11am-4pm), the Matheson will set up a temporary exhibit in the Main Gallery interpreting the history… Continue Reading Alachua’s Queer History...

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