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39th Annual Downtown Festival and Art Show

Come celebrate the arts at the award-winning fine arts festival in historic downtown Gainesville. Join 240 artists and marvel at world-class paintings, vivid photography, unique sculpture, dazzling jewelry and more. The weekend kicks off with a free blues concert Friday and the entertainment...
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Earthfest: Celebrate Arbor Day (canceled)

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7th Annual Schoolhouse Hustle 5K/10K1-Mile Walk for Chalk

Citrus County's largest Pep Rally and largest race event in the county managed by DRC Sports. Features 5K and 10K races along with a 1-Mile Walk for Chalk with Citrus County Schools' Superintendent Sam Himmel. Also includes a YMCA Kids Zone with free childcare, Family Health Expo and Scavenger Hunt...
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Riverfest 2020

RiverFest 2020

There is something for everyone to enjoy at the multiple event RiverFest 10th Annual Fundraiser: the RiverFest Plant Hike (an educational land tour), the RiverFest Paddle (an educational water tour) and the RiverFest Songwriting Contest which offers songwriters the opportunity to perform and have...
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COVID-19 Family Activities

Activites to do with your family during stay-in-place
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Local COVID19 Information

Here is the latest local information on the coronavirus (COVID19) and its impact. COVID-19 NEWS (click here) COVID-19 FAMILY ACTIVITIES (click here) COVID-19 OPEN FOR BUSINESS (click here) Center's For Disease Control and Prevention website ALACHUA COUNTY County has implmented its 311 Critical...
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5th Annual Champions for Champions Celebrity Dinner

We will be holding our 5th annual “Clays For Kids” event at Robinson Ranch on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Your support enables us to offer so many helpful programs to the special needs community. In addition to the shoot we also have a Champions Dinner the night before the event (Friday, March 20)...
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The Florida Vintage Market

The Florida Vintage Market is a unique outdoor shopping experience at the Bo Diddley Plaza, in the heart of downtown Gainesville, where you can shop from 50+ vintage vendors, makers, artists, food & drink vendors, and so much more! This is a monthly community market that showcases small...
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Sun Country Dance Theatre Presents "Alice's Adventures"

Join us for SCDT’s 12th Annual Spring Youth Concert featuring an encore performance of the company’s original story ballet, “Alice’s Adventures,” and distinct works by both resident and guest choreographers. “Alice’s Adventures” is a production created by Judy Benton, Artistic Director, based on...
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Daddy Daughter Dance February 7 2020

5th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

UF Health Pediatrics presents the 5th Annual 98.5 KTK Daddy Daughter Dance, Friday, February 7th at the Sweetwater Branch Inn Gainesville! Once again an evening of daddies and daughters dancing the night away for one magical night of priceless memories! Tickets include food, beverages, candies,...
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