2018

37th 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, dazzlings jewelry and more. The weekend kicks off with a free blues concert Friday and the entertainment...
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Stop the Stigma Health Fair

Stop the Stigma is an annual health fair aimed at raising mental health awareness and at reducing the stigma attached to mental illness. This event takes place outdoors in a fun, festival-like atmosphere with free food, games, music, and activities.
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Citrus County Pride Celebration

This will be Citrus County's first ever Pride event! Our goal is to celebrate our LGBT community, as well as allies, and bring everyone together in a spirit of friendship. Everyone is invited. This is a family friendly event with live entertainment, raffles, door prizes, face painting, balloon...
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Wet Nose Wednesday 6.20.18

Helping families become complete with the unwavering love of an adoptable pet, that is why we love Wet Nose Wednesday! Sponsored by Country Critters Veterinary Clinics, inside Rural King Stores in Gainesville and Ocala. Country Critters Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary clinic,...
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New Emojis To Be Released June 5

Now some news bound to brighten up your day! The Unicode Consortium is set to release an emoji update, version 11.0, tomorrow that include a range of new hairstyles, including red-haired, curly-haired, white-haired and bald people. Others include a cold and hot face, male and female superheroes and...
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Wet Nose Wednesday 6.13.18

Helping families become complete with the unwavering love of an adoptable pet, that is why we love Wet Nose Wednesday! Sponsored by Country Critters Veterinary Clinics, inside Rural King Stores in Gainesville and Ocala. Country Critters Veterinary Clinic is a full-service veterinary clinic,...
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Potential Tropical Weather May Affect Florida & Gulf Coast By Early Next Week

There is a 90% chance that in the next 5 days, a disturbance about to enter the Gulf of Mexico near Belize will developed into our first named storm of the season. Potentiall 6"-8" of additional rain through the weekend could raise risks of flooding. Although hurricane season does not officially...
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The U.S. Post Office To Release Scratch And Sniff Stamps

Get ready to scratch and sniff your stamps! Just in time for summer, the U.S. Postal Service announced the Frozen Treats Forever stamps which are the first scratch-and-sniff Post Office stamps in US history. The stamps feature illustrations of frosty, colorful, icy pops on a stick but no...
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Memorial Day Weekend Gas Prices The Highest In Four Years

Some bad news for Memorial Day weekend travelers, it will cost you more at the pump. Gas prices have jumped up 10% per gallon in the past two weeks to a national average of $2.93. The price of gas has spiked a total of 41 cents over the past three months and $.12 over the last two weeks making this...
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Alachua County Master Gardener Plant Sale & Ag Fest

The Master Gardener Plant Sale will have a variety of herbs, annuals, perennials, natives, trees and more will be available. Master Gardener volunteers will be on site for advice on selection and care of your plants. This annual plant sale is a fundraiser for the Alachua County Master Gardener...
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