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December 11

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Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Nutcracker Mommy and Me On Stage

Join the dancers onstage during their final dress rehearsal of the Nutcracker. Sitting up close and personal gives your child ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Trinity UMC Live Nativity

Join us for the Live Nativity on Wednesday, December 12th from 5:30-7:30pm. Invite your friends and neighbors to gather around ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Trinity United Methodist Church: 4000 NW 53rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.trinitygnv.org
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Archer Community Center: Christmas Program

This is our FREE annual Christmas event. Free cookies, hot chocolate and apple cider, and Santa and Mrs. Claus will ...

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Sensitive Santa at Lamp Post Therapy Center

Visit with Santa in a calm atmosphere with our elves who are sensitive to all kinds of special needs. Spend ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Roger's Farm Christmas Festival

Roger's Farm will be hosting our first annual Christmas festival this year! Bring your family out for some fun on ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Roger's Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $8/person (Discounted price of $5 per person when you purchase your Christmas tree from us**
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

20th Century Holiday Circus

Every circus experience begins on the midway. You'll pick up tickets from our ticket cart, then you'll enter our marquee ...

  • 4:30 pm
  • Location: Ocala Petting Zoo, 11150 W Hwy 40 Ocala, FL 34482
  • Cost: Ages 13 and up: $18 | 12 and under at $12 | Free for 3 and under
  • Website: www.20thcenturycircus.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Craft Fest

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2018 Holiday Festival! Saturday the 15th of December, 8:30 am-Noon. We'll be ...

Ugly Sweater 5k and Breakfast with Santa

Join us for our 2nd Annual Montgomery Ugly Sweater 5k! Run or walk this beautiful off road 5k trail winding ...

Sugar Camp Ranch Christmas Festival

Sugar Camp Ranch invites you to join us as we celebrate a rural Christmas. Enjoy pony rides, minature horse cart ...

  • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: Free Admission, some attractions available for $3
  • Website: m.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Saturdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Smart Start At Zion: Christmas Celebration

Come dance, play,... and sing! We will be hosting a 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. music class/sing along/Christmas skit. All ...

Donuts with Santa at The Depot Park Event Space

Gainesville FL Moms Blog is excited to present its first premier kids and family event, Donuts with Santa! More details ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: The Depot Event Space, 201 SE Depot Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: see website on November 8th
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Santa is Coming to PDQ

Mark your calendars! Santa Claus will be making an appearance at your local PDQ this Holiday Season, and if you’re ...

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Bring the whole family! Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Enjoy a FREE photo opportunity with ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Sundays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Fathom Event: Jim Henson's Holiday Special

Celebrate the holidays with Jim Henson! Two beloved specials have been remastered and are coming to the big screen, Emmet ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: Regal Butler Town Center 14, 3101 SW 35 Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $13.31 ($10.65 child)
  • Website: www.fathomevents.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland

Cirque Musica Holiday presents Wonderland is an all new concert experience featuring the cast of Cirque Musica together with your ...

Gingerbread House Competition at High Springs Library

Hooray! It's time for the Gingerbread House Competition. Teens and tweens you will be surprised how much fun it is ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Milk and Cookies with Santa in Williston

Santa is pleased to announce that he will be in Williston at the pavilion in Heritage Park from 6:00PM until ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Third Thursday on Main and Alachua Window Displays

Event Highlights: - Live Music by Friday Avenue - Window Display Contest Voting - Scavenger Hunt & Prizes - Trivia Contest - Art and Crafts ...

Gingerbread House Challenge at Library Partnership Branch

Show your architectural and design skills while building a delicious gingerbread house.

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

“God bless us, everyone!” Share in the joy and tradition of Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL, starting Saturday, Nov. 24, on ...

Makerspace Architecture for Kids: Gingerbread Houses at Cone Park Branch

Join us at Cone Park to build and to learn about architecture while making gingerbread houses with presenter Ann Stacy. ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Roger's Farm Christmas Festival

Roger's Farm will be hosting our first annual Christmas festival this year! Bring your family out for some fun on ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Roger's Farm, 3831 NW 156th Ave., Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: $8/person (Discounted price of $5 per person when you purchase your Christmas tree from us**
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Weekdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Saturdays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Come out and celebrate Christmas with Tuesday the Baby Cheetah, Doodle the Baby Clouded leopard and all their friends at ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: December 22 & 23 - $25 under 12 - $8 December 25 - $30, under 12 - $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Breakfast with Santa at High Springs Lions Club

Breakfast with Santa-Scrambled eggs, sausage patties, and pancakes. All of this for only $5.00 a person. Kids under the age ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club, 26900 US Highway 27, High Springs FL
  • Cost: $5.00 per person, under the age of 5 bring a canned good
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Regal Holiday Classic Movies

Starting December 1 - December 22, each Saturday, at 12pm local time enjoy one of these 4 traditional Holiday Classics ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Come out and celebrate Christmas with Tuesday the Baby Cheetah, Doodle the Baby Clouded leopard and all their friends at ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: December 22 & 23 - $25 under 12 - $8 December 25 - $30, under 12 - $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Leslie Tharp Designs Holiday Open House- Blacksmith Style

Come out and enjoy some holiday festivities at the shop! There will be demonstrations, snacks, games, and hand-forged gift ideas! ...

Bass Pro Shops Santa's Wonderland Sundays

Enjoy Free photos with Santa, free actvities, crafts and games! Get a Bass Pass to see Santa! A Bass Pass is required ...

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Come out and celebrate Christmas with Tuesday the Baby Cheetah, Doodle the Baby Clouded leopard and all their friends at ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: December 22 & 23 - $25 under 12 - $8 December 25 - $30, under 12 - $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents Every Christmas Story Ever Told

This show is sure to jump start your holiday spirit! After all, “What’s the deal with fruitcake?” A hilarious, madcap romp ...

Trinity UMC Christmas Eve

Come worship with us this Christmas and celebrate the good news of a babe born in a manger. We hope ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights will flip the switch Friday November 30th and will be ablaze this holiday season until December 24, ...

  • 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: Classic Festival of Lights: $3.00 per person. Children under 3 Free. Silent Nights: $2.00 per person.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Carson Springs Wildlife Christmas Tours

Come out and celebrate Christmas with Tuesday the Baby Cheetah, Doodle the Baby Clouded leopard and all their friends at ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: December 22 & 23 - $25 under 12 - $8 December 25 - $30, under 12 - $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Let's Skate Ocala Family Theme Nights

The City of Ocala’s ‘Let’s Skate Ocala’ ice rink will open to the public Saturday, Nov. 17th. The skating rink ...

  • 5:00 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: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Express

You’ll get to see Christmas lights like you’ve never seen before as you take the 20-minute journey around the Kirby ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at door, Advance purchase tickets recommended
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Holiday Events