gainesville events: Annual Pond Lighting at NFRMC - 11/29/17 04:19 PM
Pond Lighting 2017 at NFRMC Tis the season to be jolly! 
Don’t miss the 28th Pond Lighting ceremony at NFRMC on Friday, December 1st. This is one of Gainesville’s biggest holiday traditions.  Make this a family event and the weather will be great. A crisp feel in the air and holiday music will kick off your holiday cheer.
The North Florida Regional Medical Center's Annual Pond Lighting Event is this Friday, December 1st, starting at 5:30pm.  There will be a “formal” flip of the switch to turn on the spectacular display at 6:10pm, and will be covered live on the TV 20 News … (4 comments)

gainesville events: Gainesville Realtors 2015 Food Drive - 10/24/15 11:30 PM
The 2015 Food Drive for Bread of the Mighty.
The 2015 Annual Food Drive is underway by the Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors®
Realtors® in Gainesville like giving back to the community and the food drive is a great way of helping those in need.
So when we are at our local stores this week and love the BOGO specials, keep our food drive in your mind and buy some extras.  It’s a way to fill up the boxes for the GACAR Food Drive.
Let’s do even better than we did last year! Turn in items at the GACAR Office until 10/30/15 Food will be donated to our local … (3 comments)

gainesville events: Fall Book Sale at Friends of the Library - 10/21/15 10:40 PM
The Fall Book Sale at Friends of the Library starts Saturday!  Bring your Boxes!
The Largest Book Sale of its kind in Florida – More than 500,000 books, records, games, CDs, DVDs, audio, video, paintings, posters, prints, puzzles and magazines have been donated for the sale!  Don’t miss the Fall Book Sale at Friends of the Library!  
Located at 430-B North Main Street.
Saturday, Oct 24: 9am – 6pm
Sunday, Oct 25: Noon-6pm
Monday, Oct 26: Noon-6pm
Tuesday, Oct 27: Noon-6pm 1/2 price day
Wednesday, Oct 28 : Noon-6pm 10-cent day
All profits are used for the Alachua County Library District and for community literacy projects.
Bring your own boxes ! Payments … (2 comments)

gainesville events: Poinsettia Sale at UF Fifield Hall - 12/09/14 09:52 PM
Here’s another great annual Holiday Event in Gainesville!  The 18th Annual Poinsettia Sale & Fundraiser at the University of Florida located at the Fifield Hall greenhouses on Hull Road.
Photo Courtesy of UF Environmental Horticulture UF/IFAS
WHEN:  TODAY - Thursday – December 11, 2014  8:00 am to 5:30 pm AND Tomorrow Friday December 12, 2014 8:00am to 3:00pm
The Environmental Horticulture Club’s 18th Annual Poinsettia Fundraiser
Over 30 varieties will be offered for sale including traditional reds and novelties such as Shimmer Surprise, Orange Spice, Winter Rose and Ice Punch. 6 ½” pots are the most popular and include colorful decorative pot covers. Larger showpieces in 8” and … (0 comments)

gainesville events: Fall Book Sale – Friends of the Library 2014 - 10/26/14 12:33 AM
The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale started Saturday Oct 24th and runs through Wednesday October 29th.  This marks the 60th Anniversary of the Sale!
Photo Courtesy of Gainesville Sun
This is another great fall event in Beautiful Gainesville!  If you’ve never been to this book sale, make sure you go check it out.   Lots of treasures to find and all will benefit our Alachua County Library District. 
Largest Book Sale of its kind in Florida – More than 500,000 books, records, games, CDs, DVDs, audio, video, paintings, posters, prints, puzzles and magazines have been donated for the sale! Many categories, including:
classical … (4 comments)

gainesville events: 2014 Fall Festival Calendar for Gainesville & Surrounding Communities - 10/03/14 07:32 AM
It’s 2014 Fall Festival time !!   Here’s the list of all our Gainesvile area FALL FESTIVALS for 2014 So mark your calendars with all of these great events &  THINGS TO DO in and around  beautiful GAINESVILLE, FL.  Here is  a list of the WHEN, WHERE, and WHAT on most of them and put them in a blog post for easy reference!
So, Let’s get some “fall weather” and plan to attend all these great events in Gainesville, Alachua, High Springs, Williston, Micanopy, McIntosh and more.  
Let me know if I am missing a festival and will add it here too.
October 4th, 2014  - the 26th … (4 comments)

gainesville events: The 5th Annual Taste of Gainesville - 05/22/14 11:38 PM
Looking for something FUN to do in Gainesville?  Don't miss this annual event that benefits Tyler's Hope, The Child Advocacy Center, and The Pace Center for Girls.
Save the Date and make plans to attend on Sunday, June 1st for the 5th Annual Taste of Gainesville Event from 5:00pm-9:00pm at UF Hilton Conference Center.
Enjoy culinary delights from 40 local restaurants and watch our Iron Chef competition as Chef Ray from Dragonfly Gainesville defend his title against Chef Valero from Sabore and Chef Taylor from The Great Outdoors.
Tickets are now on sale! Don't miss this exciting event! Want to avoid the line? Pre-registration is available the week of May … (0 comments)

gainesville events: Gainesville's Home & Garden Show This Weekend - 03/13/14 12:06 AM
We’ve got a great weekend ahead in Gainesville!  This weekend will be the 15th Annual North Central Florida Home & Garden Show at the UF O’Connell Center.
The show will feature products and services related to home improvement, landscaping, remodeling, decorating, home sales and much more! In addition to the many home and garden exhibits, the Home & Garden Show will also include informational seminars and how-to clinics.  Don’t miss this great Gainesville event!
The Home & Garden Show is presented by the Builders Association of North Central Florida andThe Gainesville Sun.
It’s a great way to get ideas for your projects!  Thinking about a remodel, or … (2 comments)

gainesville events: Last Day of The Winter Fine Arts Fair at Tioga - 03/08/14 11:19 PM
Beautiful Weather on a Sunday in Gainesville!   Come on out to the last day of the GFAA Winter Fine Arts Fair in Tioga Town Center
TODAY (SUNDAY) 10:00 am to 5pm
It was hopping Friday night, and good crowds on Saturday after the UF Gator Basketball Game victory!
The 2014 TIOGA Winter Art Fair in Gainesville continues the tradition of being the only night time art fair in a place that provides a Pedestrian-friendly streetscape, with ample parking and convenient access. Over 100 artists will gather, along with continuous entertainment centrally located at The Square.
See the full detailed schedule … (0 comments)

gainesville events: 3rd Annual Tioga Car Show This Weekend - 02/25/14 09:41 PM
Let’s start thinking it’s almost SPRING, and things to do in Gainesville.   Here’s a great event for Gainesville this Saturday, March 1st at the Tioga Town Center.   The 3rd Annual Tioga Car Show!
The 3rd Annual Tioga Car Show, benefiting theSebastian Ferrero Foundation.
WHEN: This Saturday, March 1, 2014
TIME:  From 10am to 3pm.
The event features exotic cars, hot rods, motorcycles and antiques along with food and drinks, entertainment, bounce houses and a safety session for kids. Admission to the event is FREE so make sure you stop by this Saturday to support a great cause!
Check out more info at


gainesville events: Gainesville's Holiday Events Calendar 2013 - 12/05/13 06:14 AM
Tis’ The Season for Holiday Events in the Gainesville Area.
So, here’s our post for a HOLIDAY EVENT CALENDAR for Gainesville!   Go ahead, get your calendar out and start writing the dates down!
If I have left an event off of my list below, and you want it added here,  just let me know and I will get it added!
Enjoy your Holiday Season!  
24th Annual Pond Lighting
North Florida Regional Medical Center Duck Pond
5:30 p.m. – 7:30p.m.

Santa Crawl
Downtown Gainesville
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Dec.7 th & … (2 comments)

gainesville events: 24th Annual Pond Lighting at NFRMC - 12/04/13 12:55 AM
It’s a Holiday tradition in Gainesville FL !   The Annual Pond Lighting of the Duckpond at North Florida Regional Medical Center.   This year with be their 24th Annual event.
The employees, volunteers and family members of NFRMC  are the dedicated Pond Lighting Team.  Each year they want you to join them for the annual lighting of the Duck Pond at North Florida Regional Medical Center.
**Photo Courtesy of NFRMC
It’s a fantastic family event, and once all the beautiful lights come on, it’s a great way to feel the Holiday Spirit in Gainesville!  
There will be plenty of Santa’s helpers walking around too.  Look for the Reindeer that will be handing out … (0 comments)

gainesville events: 2013 Downtown Festival & Art Show in Gainesville - 11/13/13 09:50 AM
This is the BIG ONE in Gainesville !!  
The 32nd Downtown Festival & Art Show is this weekend.  This festival is expected to draw a crowd of over 100,000 people. Get ready for Saturday & Sunday - November 16 & 17.   It's gonna be great fun for everyone!
Presented by the City of Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, the festival celebrates its 32nd anniversary.  Visitors can leisurely stroll through historic downtown and marvel at works from more than 250 of the nation’s most talented artists, who display their original oils and acrylics, vibrant watercolors, captivating sculptures, … (3 comments)

gainesville events: Orange & Blue Will Grow On You! - 11/09/13 01:20 AM
This is a warning for anyone moving to Gainesville.  Orange & Blue will grow on you.   With the University of Florida's Homecoming in full swing today, you will get a feel of "community".  The hotels are full, and you'll have to wait for a table at any restaurant in town.  But this is GAME DAY!  And Homecoming!
Yesterday was the UF Homecoming Parade, and last night was the Gator Growl.  Today it's Football.
The weather is wonderful and the exellent Gainesville/Alachua County SmartTraffic Camera's give us some great shots to see during the Gator Walk as our Team comes to … (1 comments)

gainesville events: 90th Annual UF Homecoming Events - 11/07/13 11:20 PM
GatorNation celebrates the UF Homecoming starting TODAY!  Go Gators!
This year marks the 90th Annual Homecoming and Gator Growl.   This year’s theme is ” Footprints in the Swamp”.  The weather looks good, and schools are closed TODAY for the Homecoming Festivities.
The Homecoming Parade runs along University Avenue from Gale Lemerand Drive to Main Street.   Roads are closed at 10:30am and crowds will line the streets.  Get there early to claim your space!  Expected attendance is 70,000!
The Gator Gallop is a two mile run that starts before the parade.  Meet up at the Percy Beard Track for the run.   The floats & bands are lining up … (0 comments)

gainesville events: Friends of the Library – Fall 2013 Book Sale - 10/20/13 02:17 AM
It’s October….and that means things are gearing up for The Friends of The Library Fall Book Sale !
The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale starts Saturday October 26th and runs through Wednesday October 30th, 2013.
This is another great fall event in Beautiful Gainesville!  If you’ve never been to this book sale, make sure you go check it out.   Lots of treasures to find and all will benefit our Alachua County Library District. 
 Be Prepared !!!  Now you can know “where” each topic of book is located in the building and you can get a map !!
 To download a floor plan of … (0 comments)

gainesville events: Fall Parade of Homes Starts This Weekend - 10/10/13 01:37 AM
The Builders Association of North Central Florida presents the Fall Parade of Homes ™ 2013.
The Parade starts this weekend!  We will have two weekends in a row to see all the new homes on the fall parade.   It’s a self-guided tour.   You can start your parade at any location on the map.
There will be Fall Parade of Homes programs at each location, and you can watch for the magazine in the Gainesville Sun too!
Admission is Free
***  October 12 & 13  from 1pm to 6pm  (Saturday & Sunday)
***  October 19 & 20 from 1pm to 6pm  (Saturday … (0 comments)

gainesville events: Santa's Elves Need Your Help For The Boys & Girls Club in Gainesville - 12/11/12 07:38 AM
Tis the season to be GIVING.  Gainesville is a Great Place to Live, Work and Play!  And we've got so many family traditions to enjoy.  Our calendars get full too, not to mention all the shopping we will be doing.  
I wanted to bring your attention to a local event going on now in the Gainesville area.  The "DAYS OF GIVING" is a wonderful holiday event and is going on now & runs through December 19th - Benefiting our local Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County.
Please put this on your To-Do List for Christmas Shopping.
Please stop … (3 comments)

gainesville events: Tioga Town Square- Movie Nights and Concert Series - 03/07/12 11:53 PM
A tradition has developed at the Tioga Town Center!  The beautiful stage & pavillion at the Tioga Town Center has become the home to some great concert events all year, but the Free Movie Night is becoming a great family thing to do at Tioga.
Bring a lawn chair or spread out a blanket in the grass and enjoy the Concert And Movie Series At the Square on selected Fridays.
Check the Events Calendar at the Tioga Town Center Web Site for what is scheduled through the spring and summer.
Begins at DARK!  Food & Drinks are available for purchase.
This is a great way to spend some of … (0 comments)

gainesville events: If it's March in Gainesville Florida - That Means Gatornationals! - 03/02/12 10:34 AM
If you are a fan of NHRA and Gatornationals you know this Gainesville Event is right around the corner!  Every year Gainesville is home to the Tire Kingdom Gatornationals.
Our Gainesville Raceway held the first NHRA Gatornationals in 1970 and is considered to be one of the fastest tracks on the NHRA circuit.  There is a rich history of the Gainesville Raceway.
And on February 16th, 2012 , our Gainesville Raceway got a new name,  The AutoPlus Raceway at Gainesville.
NHRA announced that Uni-Select USA and its Auto-Plus® network of automotive retail stores have acquired the naming rights to the NHRA owned and operated facility in Gainesville, Fla.
This will be the 43rd Annual Tire Kingdom NHRA … (8 comments)

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