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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:
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks, Free

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 ...

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:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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:
  • Category: Family Fun

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:
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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:
  • Category: Family Fun

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).
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  • 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:
  • Category: Family Fun

UF Football: Gators vs. Vanderbilt

Gates open 1 1/2 hours prior to kickoff.

Beauty and the Beast at Gainesville Community Playhouse

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

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: Gainesville Community Playhouse, 4039 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Adults $23, Seniors $19, Students $12
  • Website:
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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:
  • Category: Shows & Concerts