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Pink Pumpkin Pedal-Off

Even though October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, holding the event in November reminds us that cancer doesn't just affect ...

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of ongoing programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, after-school crafts, Read ...

Step 317 Photography Family Portraits

Join us for Family Portrait Weekend! October 21-22 and November 4th. Sessions will be held at our studio location indoors ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 3131 NW 13th Street Suite 33, Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Website: step317.com
  • Category: Other

GYC 5K Run/Walk and 1Mile Fun Run

Welcome to the 2nd Annual Gainesville Youth Chorus 5K Run & Walk. This is a trail run on the beautiful ...

Jearl Miles Clark 5k Run/Walk

Join the S.A.Y. 5KRun/Walk Community Event. Proceeds to support S.A.Y. - Scholarships, Autism and Youths. Event Endorsed by olympic gold ...

Special Olympics 5K Run/Walk

Support Special Olympics Florida athletes from Alachua County! The University of Florida student club Special Olympics College is hosting a 5K ...

Ranger Led Tours at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Enjoy a ranger led tour of Sweetwater Wetlands Park, a new city park on Williston Road in Gainesville. Tours will ...

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 ...

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 ...

Career Discoveries Day

The Alachua County Education Compact is hosting the third annual Career Discoveries Day. Career Discoveries Day is a 3-hour workshop, designed ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Buchholz High School, 5510 Northwest 27th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free, register online
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Informational, Free

Morningside Nature Center Living History Days

Step back in a time when the roosters’ crow and the rising sun, not an alarm clock, welcomed a new ...

Newberry Mainstreet Fall Festival

Downtown Newberry ,FL Mainstreet Fall Festival, along Seaboard Drive, of SR 26 in Downtown Newberry. Free Admission. Craft, food, music ...

Ocklawaha River Raid Civil War Re-enactment and Living History Weekend

The 33rd Annual Ocklawaha River Raid will be held on November 4 and 5, 2017, and is hosted by the ...

Paynes Prairie - Family Birding Series

Family Birding Series: Join us for birding fun on the 1st Saturday of every month November through April. 9:00am - ...

"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 ...

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 ...

Family Fest with Shift Church

Join us November 4th and bring the family for a morning of fun! Family Fest is an annual event hosted ...

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 ...

Junglefest in Live Oak

Join us for live entertainment, food, fun, and lots of animals!

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Mystic Jungle Educational Facility Inc. 13429 US Highway 129, Live Oak, Florida 32060
  • Cost: $50-65
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Just Between Friends Consignment Sale

Just Between Friends is the nation's largest children's and maternity consignment, twice-a-year event, with franchises across the United States.   The ...

  • 10:00 am -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Woman's Club, 2809 W University Ave Gainesville,FL 32609
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.gainesville.jbfsale.com
  • Category: Other

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens offers guided tours the first Saturday of every month.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 4700 S.W. 58th Drive Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $8 Children (ages 5-13): $4 Children under 5: Free (when accompanied by parent). Free for Members.
  • Website: kanapaha.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Michaels Kids Club

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

Oak Hall International Festival

Oak Hall School is proud to host The International Festival on Saturday, November 4th from 10 am – 3:30 pm. ...

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

Spiritual Wisdom Fair

Nurture your body, mind and spirit, and spend your day with psychic readers and energy healers. Expand your consciousness with ...

UF Gator TRAX

GatorTRAX is for students who are interested in math and careers in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics, especially those students ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: University of Florida, Reitz Union, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

FLMNH National Fossil Day

Join us for a colossal fossil festival as we honor National Fossil Day in a big way! Meet the paleontologists and ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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 Inventions from Plants

This two-hour class will feature two inventors who used plants to invent Chap Stick® and Carmex® lip balm. Building on ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $25 (member child $22.50)
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • 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 Make Break: Merry Mini Trees

Pick out a mini tree and decorate it with us. Buy the mini tree, and we’ll provide the trimmings when ...

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 ...

Sun Country Back Handspring and Tuck Boot Camp

Come and join us to work with highly trained professionals to perfect your Back Handspring, Back Tucks, and Tumbling Skills. ...

  • 1:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $26.25 in advance for members, $29 advance non-members, or $40 at the door
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Classes

Books A Million Storytime

Join us for storytime and cookies on the first Saturday of every month.

Gainesville Community Playhouse: Annie

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

Haile Village Bistro Harry Potter Tea Party

Come dressed as your favorite witch or wizard! Reservations required.

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium offers a kids matinee every Saturday. Check the website for updated schedule and show information.

  • 3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X, Room 129, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Adults: $5 Seniors and kids 4-12: $4, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.sfcollege.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Fall at the Farm in Trenton

Join us for an afternoon and evening of fun for all ages. There will be BBQ, Yard Games, Children's games, ...

  • 4:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 3760 SW 65th Street, Trenton, FL 32693
  • Cost: $5 each ($20 cap per family) and kids under 3 are free, and available for day-of purchase for $7.
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Escape Room Fundraiser

This Escape Room Fundraiser is presented by the students of Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives. So what is an escape room ...

  • 5:00 pm 
  • Location: Trilogy School of Learning Alternatives, 8700 NW 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: trilogyschool.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Roller Derby: GRR Swamp City Sirens vs. All City Rollers Hunnies

Come cheer on the Gainesville Roller Rebels' Swamp City Sirens as they play their LAST BOUT of the season against ...

  • 6:30 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: MLK Center — 1028 NE 14th St, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: $8 in advance and $10 at the door. As always, kids 12 and under get in FREE.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

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

Falloween at The Talented Cookie

We Want to celebrate with YOU! What better way to to celebrate our 4th birthday than with a Party!! Come ...

  • 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: The Talented Cookie 25 NE 1st Ave, High Springs, Florida 32643
  • Cost: TBD
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Full Moon River Paddle

Join our staff for a relaxing, moonlit canoe/kayak trip down the beautiful Santa Fe River. Embarking at 8pm, glide past ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 21210 NW Hwy 441, High Springs FL
  • Cost: $55 for 1 or 2 people in a canoe or kayak. Single kayaks and paddle boards ar $45. Children 12 and under are free.
  • Website: santaferiver.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

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 ...