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National Parks: Free Admission

America's Best Idea - the national parks - is even better when it's free! Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free* ...

All Libraries are CLOSED

All library branches are closed on November 10th and 11th.

Fall Winery Festival and Sangria 5K Dash

Join us for our 4th Annual Island Grove Wine Company Fall Festival on Saturday, November 11th. This year we are ...

Family Fishing Day

Fishing for Success hosts monthly events that provide families the opportunity to fish together in a safe and fun setting ...

Haile Farmers Market Fall Festival

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2017 Fall Festival! Saturday the 11th of November we'll have special extended ...

Aikido for Kids and Teens

Join us at Aikido of Gainesville, Inc. on Saturday for free Kids and Teens Aikido! Whats the catch? None, it's ...

Alachua County Veterans Day Celebration

Join us for the annual Veterans Day Celebration! Bring your lawn chairs! Scheduled events include: Skydivers Dozens of military and organizational tents to ...

Allied Capoeira Tot Tumbling and Music

See what your little one is capable of in our Tot Tumbling and Music class! They will be exposed to ...

Grand Re-Opening: Gentle Journey Midwifery and Birth Center

You're invited to join us for our grand re-opening! *Door Prizes for Free Massage, Free Yoga classes, Gift cards and ...

UF Type 1 Diabetes Risk Screening Event

We will be screening family members for type 1 diabetes risk through the Pathway to Prevention Study. Participating involves a ...

"Tot Time" on the farm with Ponies

"Tot Time" is a "mommy and me" style activity for children 18 months to 6 years of age! Children will ...

Cade Museum's Strange Matter Meets the Inventors

In the early 1930's Dupont Labs wanted a material with the strength and endurance of glass, yet the flexibility of ...

Archer Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony to honor our local Veterans and their families. We warmly encourage all community members to come out ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Archer Community Center 16639 SW 137th Ave, Archer, Florida 32618
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Depot Park Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp

Join us every Saturday at 10am at Depot Park for Gainesville Grinds Bootcamp! This one hour workout is kick-butt and ...

Downtown Festival & Art Show

An outdoor street festival, the art show attracts more than 100,000 people annually to view the works of over 240 ...

Eco Farm Fall Festival

Learn, Share, Experience the joys of simple living. Lots of great vegetarian food. Children’s activities. Classes and workshops include: Care ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: The Hare Krishna Farm, 17306 NW 112th Blvd, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: $5, Children under 12 are free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

GatorLAN

Gator Gaming at GatorLAN welcomes all guests to join us on November 11th at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom on ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:59 pm 
  • Location: UF Reitz Union Grand Ballroom, 686 Museum Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tour

The Historic Haile Homestead is unique in the Nation for its "Talking Walls."  For a reason lost to time, the Haile ...

Hogtown Pet a Reptile Program

We give kids the chance to ask the questions they want to know about. While learning something new, they get ...

Michaels Kids Club

Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you shop! Just $2 per child ages 3 and up. All ...

Skate Station Funworks Open Bounce Saturdays

Have fun all morning at Skate Station! Admission includes bounce houses, rock climbing and Kid's Adventure soft play area. For ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $9 for ages 6-10 | $7 for ages 5 & under
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Guitar Center Free Workshop: Learn to Play Ukulele

Guitar Center is proud to offer this beginner ukulele group workshop for all of our newest ukulele players. Every customer ...

Allied Capoeira League: Family Class

Learn something new and fun that the whole family will love. Capoeira is a Martial Art that incorporates music, dance, ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: 2020 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: (Free on September 30). Price per class is $10. Free for members.
  • Website: www.capoeiragainesville.com
  • Category: Classes

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses. The Retirement Home for Horses gives lifetime care to ...

Capoeira Academy of Gainesville at Bo Diddley Plaza

Every Saturday, join us at BDP for a free Capoeira class! Capoeira is a type of Brazilian Martial Arts that ...

Apple Snails and Apple Cider at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Come enjoy the fall weather at Sweetwater Wetlands Park! Join a ranger to learn about apple snails and their role ...

  • 12:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, Williston Road, Gainesville
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Belk SantaFest

Bring the whole family and enjoy music, refreshments and more!

Let's Skate Ocala

The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 11 in conjunction with ...

  • 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Tuscawilla Park, 500 NE Sanchez Ave, Ocala, FL
  • Cost: $5/person for 30 minutes, includes skates
  • Website: www.ocalamarion.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Skate Station Funworks Roller Skating Lessons

You are never too young or old to Learn to Skate! !Skate Station Funworks offers a skating lesson program on ...

  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 320606
  • Cost: Free with paid admission ($9)
  • Website: www.funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Cade Museum's Strange Matter Meets the Inventors

In the early 1930's Dupont Labs wanted a material with the strength and endurance of glass, yet the flexibility of ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $25 (member $22.50)
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Classes

Corks and Colors: All Ages Snowman

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($25) or 18x24in ($35).

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-35
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

French Fun Food & Foreign Languages Saturday Club

Kids experience the French culture through music, games, food and more. They also learn the language with an age-appropriate ...

Michaels MakeBREAK Slime Filled Ornaments

Decorate an ornament and fill it with customized slime. Buy the ornament, and we’ll provide the rest of the supplies, ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: cost of ornament
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting with a Twist: Skylar the Giraffe

Ages 7 and up are welcome! Ages 7-12 MUST be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the ...

Petco Meet the Critters

Bring your kids and come Meet the Critters every Saturday from 1–3 pm. Discover scales, tails and a whole lot of ...

Toys R Us Pokemon Trade, Collect and Build Event

Join us in store to trade with fellow Pokemon collectors! Build and take home a Mega Construx Poke Ball, plus ...

Gainesville Community Playhouse: Annie

In the depths of the 1930s, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage ...

Nonviolent Communication Workshop

Join Welcoming Gainesville & Alachua County and United Church of Gainesville for a Nonviolent Communication Workshop hosted by Gainesville Nonviolent ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: United Church of Gainesville 1624 NW 5th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32603
  • Cost: recommended donation/contribution is $5-15. Cash or check only please.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Gamesville Tabletop Pokemon TCG

Do you want to be the very best? Like no one ever was? Hang out with us on Saturday afternoon, play ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Preview

Come celebrate Santa's arrival with our Santa's Wonderland Parade! We will have tree lighting, a free craft, free hot chocolate, ...

Sunset Saturday at Depot Park

Join us on 11/11/17 for a Sunset Saturday featuring lawn games by Depot Park Ambassadors. Come chill during one of the ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...

Buchholz High School presents Fahrenheit 451

The Buchholz Players open their 2017-2018 season with classic science fiction…Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Set in the twenty-fourth century, Fahrenheit ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Buchholz High School, 5510 NW 27 Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10 at door, $8 in advance
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Oak Hall presents Twelve Angry Jurors

Join us November 9-11 at 7 pm in the Cofrin Theater. Twelve Angry Jurors is based on the popular screen play ...

Gainesville Community Playhouse: Annie

In the depths of the 1930s, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage ...

M2 Battle Sports Newberry Open Play

Join us for the ultimate game. M2 Battlesports is an outdoor tactical laser tag game. M2 Battlesports has weapons with ...