things to do in gainesville: YMCA Trunk or Treat for Your Monsters - 10/28/15 11:19 PM
Are you looking for a nice family event for Halloween in Gainesville?  Here’s a great thing to do for Halloween this year at the North Central Florida YMCA.
Come treat yourself at the YMCA for a scary good time at our annual Halloween trunk or treat!
This is a free event so bring all the little monsters you can! 
PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST CARNIVAL GAMES COSTUME CONTEST HAUNTED HOUSE FACE PAINTING TONS OF CANDY  
Date: Frightday, October 30th
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: 5201 NW 34th Blvd
Your North Central Florida YMCA does not exist without support and contributions from our community. To make a contribution to this important … (1 comments)

things to do in gainesville: 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)

things to do in gainesville: 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)

things to do in gainesville: 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)

things to do in gainesville: 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)

things to do in gainesville: 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)

things to do in gainesville: 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)

things to do in gainesville: Gainesville's 2013 Fall Festival Calendar - 09/30/13 06:17 AM
It's Fall Festival time !!   Here's the list of all our Gainesvile area FALL FESTIVALS for 2013
So mark your calendars with all of these great events &  THINGS TO DO in and around  beautiful GAINESVILLE, FL.  Here is  all the WHEN, WHERE, and WHAT on most of them and put them all into a great list 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 5th, 2013  - the … (2 comments)

things to do in gainesville: The 2012 Fall Festival Calendar for the Gainesville FL Area - 09/24/12 01:52 AM
The first day of fall finally arrived, and I am looking forward to our wonderful local fall festivals.  My blog post last year about the Gainesville area festival calendar was such a big hit - we had to get this year's calendar up for you to use and make plans for our 2012 Festival Season.
So mark your calendars with all of these great events &  THINGS TO DO in and around  beautiful GAINESVILLE, FL.
It's Fall Festival Time 2012!   And I’ve done some research to gather all the WHEN, WHERE, and WHAT on most of them and put them all into a great list for easy reference! … (2 comments)

things to do in gainesville: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Spring Garden Festival 2012 - 03/16/12 10:57 AM
Spring has Sprung so Mark your calendars!  Here's a Gainesville event you won't want to miss.  It's the Spring fling to do in Gainesville!  Kanapaha Botanical Gardens  located in southwest Gainesville, presents The 2012 Spring  Garden Festival. 
This is Gainesville's premier horticultural event every year.  The Spring Garden Festival features about 200 booths offering plants, landscape displays, garden accessories, arts and crafts, educational exhibits and, of course, foods.  Also featured are a walk-through butterfly conservatory, children's activities area, live entertainment and live auctions.  It's great fun you will enjoy!
This is the biggest fundraiser for Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, which receives its money through admissions.   So please mark your calendars … (0 comments)

things to do in gainesville: 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)

things to do in gainesville: Gainesville FL's Hoggetowne Faire is Here - Come Have Some Fun! - 01/28/12 03:12 AM
It’s that time again for Gainesville’s annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire!   Historic Days and Medieval Knights Experience a world of medieval magic, where jousting knights, dancing gypsies and historic heroes mingle with visitors at the26thAnnual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. It is great family fun in Gainesville FL. During the last weekend in January and the first weekend in February, on Jan. 28 and 29 and Feb. 4 and 5, the Alachua County Fairgrounds transforms into a medieval marketplace filled with hundreds of artisans and entertainers.   A special School Day celebration on Friday, Feb. 3 features half-price ticket sales for all guests.   BUY TICKETS  ONLINE NOW!Save … (1 comments)

things to do in gainesville: Hot Rodding for Heros in Gainesville - Fun Family Event - 01/25/12 08:04 AM
The Hot Rodding For Heros Classic Auto Tour and Show is coming February 11, 2012.  The road tour begins at Santa Fe College with a police escort.  The classic car show will begin at 11:00am with the arrival of the road tour at the Haile Village Center and Haile Plantation Golf & Country Club, and end at 4:00pm with the “Best of Show” presentation followed by the Grand Departure.
It’s a FAMILY Fun Filled Event!  Music Festival with live bands, Military Drill Team,Military Color Guard, Military fly over, Parachutists on the Golf Course, Vendor and Sponsor Area, Kids bounce house, R/C car race track on the Golf Course
The Hot Rodding for Heroes Classic Auto Tour and Showmission … (1 comments)

things to do in gainesville: Family Festivities at UF Homecoming 2011 - 11/02/11 03:50 AM
The University of Florida Homecoming Week in Gainesville Florida has a great assortment of THINGS TO DO for you and your family.   We all know the big show is the football game on Saturday, but there are some fun filled things to do before the game.
I’ve just gotten my tickets for GATOR GROWL 2011.  We are really looking forward to this year’s line-up that includes Sister Hazel, Joel McHale, and Goo Goo Dolls, PLUS….the fireworks are back since 2008!
 
GATOR GROWL begins Friday evening at the stadium at 7pm.

Get your TICKETS ONLINE.  
Our local schools are closed on Friday 11/4/11, and it gives everyone the opportunity to … (0 comments)

things to do in gainesville: Gainesville's Premier Event - The 29th Downtown Festival & Art Show - 10/25/10 05:34 AM
Mark your calendars!  This is the big one!  The City of Gainesville's Division of Cultural Affairs along with the Parks & Recreation Divison have got everything ready for the 29th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show.
This award winning, 2-day event transforms the downtown area into the perfect venue for family fun and entertainment!  There will be over 250 artists displaying their work.  This will be the place to find unique gifts for anyone on your Christmas list.   And you just might want to treat yourself to something too.   There will be oils and acrylics, watercolors and photography, sculptures, … (1 comments)

things to do in gainesville: My Favorite Fall Event - Micanopy's 36th Annual Fall Harvest Festival - 10/22/10 01:41 PM
If you are keeping track of all the Gainesville Area Fall Festivals, I want to remind you of this one!  It's my favorite every year.  It's time to plan for the 36th Annual Micanopy Fall Harvest Festival.
 
WHEN:  October 30 & October 31st.
WHERE:  Cholokko Boulevard, Micanopy
TIME:  Saturday 9am to 5pm and Sunday 9am to 4pm

This is my favorite festival! 
 
The setting is beautiful.  The grand-daddy oak canopy provides great shade for over 200 vendors along Cholokko Boulevard. There's plenty of parking and it's a great way to spend the day!
Last year I found some … (2 comments)

things to do in gainesville: Friends of the Library 2010 Fall Sale in Gainesville FL - 10/12/10 02:05 AM
Here's another Fall Event coming up in Gainesville, FL - So mark your calendar for the Fall book sale and fund raiser for the Alachua County Library District!  Countless donors and dedicated volunteers work all year long to prepare for the Fall and Spring Book Sales.   Come and find treasures and bargains!
 
The Friends of the Library
Fall 2010Book Sale
October 23 - 27Saturday, Oct 23: 9am - 6pmSunday, Oct 24: 1pm-6pmMonday, Oct 25: Noon -8pmTuesday, Oct 26: Noon-8pm 1/2 price dayWednesday, Oct 27: Noon-6pm 10 cent day

(serving the Alachua County Library District in Gainesville, Florida) is located … (2 comments)

things to do in gainesville: This Weekend in Gainesville - Thornebrook Art Festival 2010 - 09/30/10 06:38 AM
We've got something fun to do this weekend here in Gainesville Florida !! 
There will be over 140 booths of artists with fine art and fine crafts.  Don't forget the music and the food too.   It's the place to be this weekend in Gainesville! 
If you are new to Gainesville and haven't been to this art festival yet, be sure to stop by and enjoy this annual event.  You won't be disappointed!
I will be there Saturday morning and don't you worry about missing our Gator Game.  The game is at 8pm Saturday night.  So with good weather it will be … (2 comments)

things to do in gainesville: Fall Festival Calendar for Gainesville Florida - 09/13/10 10:19 AM
I just love all of our Fall Festivals!   And I've done some research to gather all the WHEN, WHERE, and WHAT on most of them and put them all into a great list for easy reference!
So, Let's get some "fall weather" and plan to attend all these great events in Gainesville, Alachua County and surrounding communities!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS !!
 
October 1-3   HIGH SPRINGS RIVERFEST  Info: highspringsriverfest.com
  Location: High Springs Main Street.  Live Music, Presentations
 
October 2, 2010 - 22nd Annual Central Florida Harvest & Peanut Festival
   Location:  9am to 4pm Linear Park, Williston, FL   Info: … (3 comments)

things to do in gainesville: A Family Fun Saturday in Gainesville Florida - 10/31/09 02:29 AM
Today is October 31, 2009 and it will be a great weekend.  So here is what our family plans to do this weekend, so make these events part of your Family Fun Weekend in Gainesville!
 
Before we get to Trick or Treating tonight,  we have the FLORIDA VS GEORGIA football game.  A Classic rivalry college game with great fans and family fun in Jacksonville. 
Some people have gone over to the game in Jacksonville, while others are having "get togethers" at their homes - kickoff is at 3:30pm this afternoon.     The weather will be good for a great … (0 comments)

 
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