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Depot Park parkrun

All ages and abilities are welcome! Join us for Depot Park parkrun's free weekly 5k to run, jog, walk, or ...

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 ...

March4Minds Color 5K

The goal this year is to raise awareness for mental health/suicide by hosting a "March4Minds" Color 5k. This event will ...

Out of the Darkness Walk

We have a NEW Out of the Darkness Community Walk in Gainesville this year happening on Saturday, Nov. 9th! There ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Sante Fe College Track (next to the baseball field) 3000 Northwest 83rd St., Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks, Free

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

Rooterville is open to the public for self-guided tours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 am - 3 pm. ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 5579 Darwood Street Melrose, Florida 32666
  • Cost: Tours are free. The recommended donation for your visit is only $10 per person, or $30 per family of four.
  • Website: www.rooterville.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Informational, Free

Alachua County Library District: Programs for Children

Alachua County Libraries offer a variety of programs for children and teens including storytimes, LEGO Club, crafts, movies, gaming, and ...

Saturday Tot Time with Ponies

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

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Hunter Ventures Farm, 18004 SW 83 Ave., Archer, Florida 32618
  • Cost: $30
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Native Wildlife of North Florida at Devils Millhopper

If you've always wondered what a opossum or an owl looks like up close now is your chance! Join "Russell Stover" ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Devils Millhopper Geological State Park, 4732 Millhopper Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32653
  • Cost: free with park admission ($4/vehicle)
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun

DIY Wood Sign Workshop: Parent/Child Class

Create a wood sign to celebrate giving thanks. Using paint, hammers, nails, glue, and wire, you will be able to ...

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 ...

Historic Haile Homestead Saturday Tours

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

On the second Saturday of the month, we give kids the chance to ask the questions they want to know ...

La Leche Meeting at Tower Road Library

La Leche League of Gainesville will hold two meetings a month: -2nd Saturday of the month at 10am at the Tower ...

Michaels Kids Club

Choose from two 30 minute projects designed for little makers. Let your kids explore their creativity every Saturday while you ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Michaels, 3644 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $3 per project, ages 3+, supplies included.
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Second Saturdays Craft and Vendor Festival and Food Drive

Help your neighbors in need this Thanksgiving while you shop our talented crafters on November 9th from 10:00-2:00. With twenty ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Green Market Nursery, 5402 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free admission, bring food donation to enter drawing
  • 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 ...

Sugar Camp Ranch Harvest Festival

Join us on Saturdays to enjoy a day of fun on the farm for Harvest Festival Fun. Admission Includes: Hayride Corn Maze Interactive Critter ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 387 SW Cumorah Hill St, Fort White, FL 32038
  • Cost: Admission $12 | Free Parking | Children 2 and under are Free
  • Website: www.sugarcampranch.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cade Museum Little Sparks Saturday Preschool Program

Introduce your preschooler to STEAM learning through hands-on, educational activities! Topics will change each week.

Harry Potter Adoption Event

On Saturday November 9th from 10:30 am-5 pm Animal Services will be magically transformed into Hogwarts Castle! Join us for ...

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10 for ages 6-10 | $8 for ages 5 & under
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

IndepenDance Studio iBaby and Me Classes

Come join our "Mommy and Me" styled class! At i.Baby & Me, we encourage mommies, daddies, grandparents, caretakers or anyone ...

JCPenney Kids Zone

Join us on the Second Saturday of every month, free crafts, goody bags and more! Parents get coupons to shop ...

Mill Creek Farm Retirement Home for Horses

Bring a bag (or bags) of carrots to feed the horses on Saturdays! The Retirement Home for Horses provides lifetime ...

Sun Country Splash Jam - Saturdays

Ages 3 and up are welcome to join us at Splash Jam for extra time in the pool! Splash Jam is ...

Two Hawk Hammock presents A Country Circus

The Two Hawk Country Circus is in its 10th edition, and counts on participation from entertainment groups: AscenDance acrobats, Gainesville ...

  • 11:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 17950 NE 53rd Lane, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: $12 in advance / 15 at the door. Kids 12 and under are FREE
  • Website: www.twohawkhammock.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Community Capoeira at Bo Diddley Plaza

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

College Football Watch Party at the Cade Museum

Get in the game at our exciting College Football Watch Party on November 9th from Noon-5pm. Enjoy lunch on the patio ...

  • 12:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: on-members is $27.50 for adults & $17.50 for kids (5-17), plus the cost of admission. The cost for members is just $15 for adults and $10 for kids (5-17).
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Swallowtail Farm Fall Festival

Swallowtail Farm's annual celebration of the fall harvest and everything green and good on the farm, our brilliant local community, ...

  • 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 17603 NW 276th Lane, Alachua FL 32615
  • Cost: $20, Children 12 & under FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Football: Gators vs. Vanderbilt

Gates open 1 1/2 hours prior to kickoff.

Michaels MAKE break

Buy the item, and the supplies for decoration are provided.

Beauty and the Beast at Gainesville Community Playhouse

A wandering enchantress transforms a cruel and vain prince into a hideous Beast, leaving him only one way to reverse ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Community Playhouse, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Adults $23, Seniors $19, Students $12
  • Website: app.arts-people.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Kids Clay Class at Lanza Gallery

Create clay fun with Diane! Pumpkins, turtles, or an angel ornament. Sign up encouraged, walk-ins welcome.

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Lanza Gallery & Art Supply, 23645 W. US Hwy 27, High Springs FL
  • Cost: $5/child
  • Website: www.lanzagallery.com
  • Category: Classes

Paper Craft Gift Shop with Wayfaring Painter

Join Wayfaring Painter for a cozy crafternoon at the library with a variety of vintage-inspired holiday paper crafts. Bring the ...

Sun Country Stay and Play- Saturdays

Get moving every Saturday afternoon! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop basic motor ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $11.50/member, $14 non-member, punchcards available, free for non-walkers, Free for members under the age of 2; and 1/2 price for non-members under the age of 2.
  • Website: suncountrysports.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Corks and Colors: All Ages Alien

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience! Canvas options are 12x16in ($20), 16x20in ($30)

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 3415 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: $20-30
  • Website: www.corkscolors.com
  • Category: Classes

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Kids Matinee

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

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 ...

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

Join Hillary Cowart at Conestogas in Alachua every Friday and Saturday night for magic and balloons.

Jazz on the Green at Celebration Pointe

The second Saturday of every month we will be celebrating wonderful music! Join us for live jazz, lawn games & ...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Buchholz High School, 5510 NW 27th Ave, Gainesville, FL
  • Cost: Student: $10.00 Seniors 65+: $10.00 General admission: $12.00 Premium seats Center rows 1-3: $14.00
  • Website: www.onthestage.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Beauty and the Beast at Gainesville Community Playhouse

A wandering enchantress transforms a cruel and vain prince into a hideous Beast, leaving him only one way to reverse ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Community Playhouse, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Adults $23, Seniors $19, Students $12
  • Website: app.arts-people.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts