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December 14 - 20

Christmas in Chiefland

Join us in Chiefland for the Rudolph Run, Christmas Festival, and Parade! Pictures with Santa, tree lighting, carriage rides, bonfire, ...

Haile Farmers Market: Holiday Bazaar

Mark your calendars for the Haile Farmers Market 2019 Holiday Bazaar! Saturday the 14h of December, 8:30 am-Noon. We'll be ...

Photos with Santa at Brown's Country Buffet

Santa will be visiting and taking photos with everyone from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Brown's Country Buffet!

Snow Day in Lake City

It is going to Snow in Lake City! You heard me right! Break out your winter coats and brace yourself ...

Kids' Fleece Pillowcase at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 1 : Beginner Kid Class Learn to sew a simple project without a pattern, to measure, cut and pin ...

  • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Smart Start At Zion: Christmas Party

Come get your picture with Santa, build with Master Builders, have some cocoa and cookies, even get your holiday haircut ...

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 ...

Merry Melrose Christmas Parade and Craft Festival

Get into the holiday spirit. Join with hundreds of spectators to watch the Merry Melrose Christmas Parade and then peruse ...

Merrymaking in Historic Micanopy

An enchanted day of holiday festivities on Micanopy’s Main Street, family, and pet-friendly, free and open to all. Featuring live ...

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 ...

Hawthorne's Christmas Festival and Parade

Please join us for Hawthorne's 37th Annual Christmas Festival & Parade for tons of Family Fun! There will be arts ...

Michaels Holiday Maker Fest

November 23: Holiday hoop wreath, floral mason jar, and Christmas Tree t-shirt- cost of item, supplies are free. December 7: Gingerbread ...

Santa at Roger's Farm

Santa Claus is coming to Roger’s Farm! Stop by and see us this weekend to get your Christmas tree & ...

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 ...

Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary Happy Holi-Brays

Mark your calendars and save the date for Critter Creek Farm Sanctuary's winter open house, Happy Holi-Brays, on December 14 ...

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Two weekends only! Bring the whole family in for FREE photos ...

Santa at Diamond Sport Park

Santa will arrive at Diamond Sport Park to watch the Toys for Tots softball tournament. Children and families are welcome ...

  • 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Diamond Sports Park, 4000 SW 122nd St, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Winter Faire and Holiday Market

Join us for a Winter Faire in Gainesville! Fundraiser for Working Food , Holiday Pop Up Market presented by Indie ...

Winter Wonderland Bash at Sandy's Savvy Chic- Meet the Grinch

Join us for our 5th Annual Winter Wonderland Bash on Saturday December 14th! He's back! He's green, furry, and needs ...

Art in the Parks at the Morningside Nature Center

Join the Morningside Nature Center staff along with the Florida Museum of Natural History at Morningside Nature Center. Nature Center ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center, 3540 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Holiday Harmonies VII: It's That Time Again!

Join The Gainesville Harmony Show Chorus and The Barbergators Chorus for a delightful afternoon of a capella music in our ...

Regal Holiday Classic Movies

Between November 30 - December 21, enjoy one of 4 Holiday Classics each Saturday, at 1pm local time for just ...

Skate Station Gingerbread Party

National Gingerbread Decorating Day! Join us for cookie decorating while supplies last!

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: Starts at $10
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Danscompany presents Cinderella

In December, The Danscompany presents their annual performance of Cinderella, a full-length ballet. See if the two ugly step sisters, ...

  • 1:30 pm 
  • Location: Curtis M Phillips Center for Performing Arts, 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $15 | Children under 10 are free with donation of new unwrapped toy or book (while supplies last)
  • Website: performingarts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Alachua Christmas Parade

Annual Christmas Parade along Main Street where we wish one another peaceful and safe holidays!

Music, Cocoa and Tea at Saporito

We will have live music and serve Balsamic Hot Chocolate and Olive Leaf Tea while you shop, the last two ...

  • 2:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Saporito Oil, Vinegar, Spice 4401 NW 25th Pl, Ste D, Gainesville, Florida 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Holiday Events, Free

Star Wars Party at Micanopy Library

Get ready for the final Star Wars of the sequel trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker (in theaters Dec 20). Catch ...

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

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol returns for the 42nd year to the Hippodrome stage with a brand new adaption of this cherished ...

Corks and Colors All Ages Christmas Gator

Perfect for kids or adults with any level of experience. Canvas options are 12x16in ($20) or 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

El Mercado Latino at First Magnitude

El Mercado Latino "Unidos Somos Mas" "Last Minute Christmas Shopping" Join us and visit different kiosks and get that special gift for ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Let It Snow

Come enjoy a whole new "Music 360" experience for the whole family with "Music 360: Let It Snow!" This 30-minute ...

Winter at Windsor Tea at Haile Village Bistro

Her Majesty invites you to attend a Holiday High Tea on Saturday, 14 December, 2019. The tea will include sandwiches, ...

  • 3:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 5323 SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville, Florida 32608
  • Cost: Adults $26.99. Children under 10 $11.99
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Holiday Harmonies VII: It's That Time Again!

Join The Gainesville Harmony Show Chorus and The Barbergators Chorus for a delightful afternoon of a capella music in our ...

Rent: School Edition

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent School Edition is about falling in love, finding your voice ...

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: Lincoln Middle School, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Adult $20, Seniors $18, Students $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol returns for the 42nd year to the Hippodrome stage with a brand new adaption of this cherished ...

Holiday Open House at Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park

Come enjoy holiday cheer surrounded by the ripe orange grove, a place of ancient magic. Enjoy a glimpse of how the ...

Road to Bethlehem Live at Camp Kulaqua

A LIVE Indoor / Outdoor Production of the Christmas Story! FREE ENTRY FOR ALL ATTENDEES! Come walk the Road to Bethlehem & ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, will illuminate the park with holiday ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $2 per person Monday-Thursday (Silent Nights) / $3 per person Friday-Sunday (Holiday Magic Nights) / Children 3 and under free every night
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Ongoing Programs

Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Christmas in the Quarry is back for our 2nd year! The only thing better than a white Christmas is a ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, 4990 NE 180th Ave., Williston, Florida
  • Cost: Adults: $9.00 Children (6-13): $4.00 Children under 6: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Stargazing at Paynes Prairie

Learn more about the stars and planets, thanks to the Alachua Astronomy Club! Stargazing Itinerary: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - Arrival, parking ...

  • 5:30 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: $10 in advance
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

High Springs Twilight Christmas Parade

Please join us for the High Springs' Annual Christmas Parade Saturday, December 14th at 6:00 p.m. After the Parade: Santa ...

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

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

Holiday Lights and Santa at Ravine Gardens State Park

Join us for our annual Christmas celebration. The garden and court of states will be glowing with holiday lights. The ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 1600 Twigg Street, Palatka, FL 32177
  • Cost: $2.00 per person, cash only. An additional $1 per child donation is requested for entry into the Santa Room.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Holiday Nights in Tioga Town Center

You're in luck! This year we are bringing not one, but THREE holiday nights to Tioga Town Center! Check out ...

Keystone Heights Lighted Christmas Parade

You won't want to miss this wonderful lit parade with over 30 floats. There will be hotdogs and snacks for ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Lake Butler Christmas Parade

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 14, 2019 for 6:00pm, and plan to bring the family out to Lake Butler ...

Christmas FOR Gainesville at Anthem Church

Join us for a one-of-a-kind Christmas celebration FOR everyone. Holiday activities for the whole family, a fun service and opportunities ...

Danscompany presents Cinderella

In December, The Danscompany presents their annual performance of Cinderella, a full-length ballet. See if the two ugly step sisters, ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Curtis M Phillips Center for Performing Arts 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: $15 | Children under 10 are free with donation of new unwrapped toy or book (while supplies last)
  • Website: performingarts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

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 & ...

Rent: School Edition

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent School Edition is about falling in love, finding your voice ...

High Springs Playhouse presents Scrooge Macbeth

Scrooge Macbeth takes the meaning of “the show must go on” to a whole new level. Bob, Sylvia, Victor, and ...

Journey of a Naturalist at Paynes Prairie

Volunteer naturalist Don Mock will teach us about William Bartram's visit in 1774, flora and fauna of the prairie, and ...

  • 9:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd # 100, Micanopy, Florida 32667
  • Cost: $4-6/vehicle
  • Website: www.prairiefriends.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Basketball Cop "Fill the Trailer" Toy Drive

On Dec 15th from 10:00am to 6:00pm, the Alachua County Sheriff's Office and Walmart (5700 NW 23rd St Gainesville, FL) ...

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 ...

Sunday Children's Yoga Class

This class will blend the teachings and values of traditional yoga (breath work, mindfulness, postures, proprioception) with games, activities, music, ...

Santa at Roger's Farm

Santa Claus is coming to Roger’s Farm! Stop by and see us this weekend to get your Christmas tree & ...

Santa is Coming to PDQ

Mark your calendars! Santa Claus will be making an appearance at your local PDQ this Holiday Season!

Celebrations Around the World

Join us for this fun and interactive event! Grab an exotic dish from our food booths, and watch our array ...

Photos with Santa at PetSmart

Santa Claus is coming to town & to our stores! Two weekends only! Bring the whole family in for FREE photos ...

Santa at Kohl's

Kohl’s is once again welcoming Mr. Claus from the North Pole at all stores nationwide this holiday season. Due to ...

High Springs Playhouse presents Scrooge Macbeth

Scrooge Macbeth takes the meaning of “the show must go on” to a whole new level. Bob, Sylvia, Victor, and ...

Corks and Colors: All Ages Sweet Elephant

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

Road to Bethlehem Live at Camp Kulaqua

A LIVE Indoor / Outdoor Production of the Christmas Story! FREE ENTRY FOR ALL ATTENDEES! Come walk the Road to Bethlehem & ...

Rent: School Edition

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent School Edition is about falling in love, finding your voice ...

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: Lincoln Middle School, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: Adult $20, Seniors $18, Students $15
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, will illuminate the park with holiday ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $2 per person Monday-Thursday (Silent Nights) / $3 per person Friday-Sunday (Holiday Magic Nights) / Children 3 and under free every night
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Ongoing Programs

Sun Country Splash Jam - Sundays

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

Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Christmas in the Quarry is back for our 2nd year! The only thing better than a white Christmas is a ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, 4990 NE 180th Ave., Williston, Florida
  • Cost: Adults: $9.00 Children (6-13): $4.00 Children under 6: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

The Hippodrome presents A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol returns for the 42nd year to the Hippodrome stage with a brand new adaption of this cherished ...

South Main Street Completion Celebration

The community is invited to celebrate the completion of the transformative South Main Street project. The event program will feature ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Homeschool Tennis Clinics

Looking for a low cost, fun, and lifetime activity for your kids? Look no further… come out and enjoy the world’s ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Westside Park - Joyce Oransky Tennis Center, 1004 NW 34th St Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $12/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Family Promise Fundraiser at Northwest Grille

Tell your family, friends, and co-workers to join your support of the Family Promise shelter for working families with children ...

Jump with Santa at Defy Gainesville

Jump with Santa! Every Monday during the month of December from 5PM to 8PM Santa will be at DEFY to jump ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, will illuminate the park with holiday ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $2 per person Monday-Thursday (Silent Nights) / $3 per person Friday-Sunday (Holiday Magic Nights) / Children 3 and under free every night
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Ongoing Programs

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Fathom Events: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly ...

Cirque Musica Holiday presents Holiday Wishes

Cirque Musica presents Holiday Wishes brings a holiday story to life in a full theatrical cirque event for the entire ...

Decorate a Paper Gingerbread Man at Bouncers

Decorate a PAPER ginger bread man. Good clean fun! Face painting and reindeer races with antlers. Socks and waivers required, ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 1001 NW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Members free, non members, $10 per child.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Department of Health: Car Seat Safety Program Class

Car seat safety checks and installations. *By appointment only!* Great for new parents, 2nd time parents, grandparents and other caregivers. ...

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • 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

Gainesville Stroller Fitness

Come have a great workout every Tuesday and meet other Gainesville area Moms (and Dads too)!

Homeschool Tennis Clinics

Looking for a low cost, fun, and lifetime activity for your kids? Look no further… come out and enjoy the world’s ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Westside Park - Joyce Oransky Tennis Center, 1004 NW 34th St Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $12/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Toddlers Try It with Wayfaring Painter

A series of open-ended sessions to allow the very youngest creatives to explore visual art in a nature-based, casual setting ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Forage Hall at Working Food (219 NW 10th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601)
  • Cost: $12-$15 sliding scale for each toddler; $3 for siblings 5+; caregivers and young babies in arms free of charge
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, will illuminate the park with holiday ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $2 per person Monday-Thursday (Silent Nights) / $3 per person Friday-Sunday (Holiday Magic Nights) / Children 3 and under free every night
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Ongoing Programs

IndepenDance Studio iDance Tots- Tuesdays

Have a wiggly one that’s not quite old enough for dance class yet? iDance Tots is the movement and music ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Milk and Cookies with Santa in Williston

Santa is pleased to announce that he will be at the Heritage Park Pavilion on Tuesday December 17, 2019 at ...

Square Dance Lessons

Square Dance Classes for Beginners Who? Everyone, ages ten and up Loads of FUN! Casual attire. No prior experience or partners required. ...

UF Women's Basketball vs Mercer

Come out and support your Gators Women's Basketball team as they take on Mercer!

Wiles Elementary Wildcats Chorus Concert

Bring your lawn chair and blankets for a FREE concert on the Tioga Town Center stage! Come enjoy the Kimball ...

Wednesday Birding Walks at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Discover the rich diversity of birds (and maybe some rarities!) at north-central Florida's newest birding hotspot in a 2-3-hour walking ...

Homeschool Tennis Clinics

Looking for a low cost, fun, and lifetime activity for your kids? Look no further… come out and enjoy the world’s ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Westside Park - Joyce Oransky Tennis Center, 1004 NW 34th St Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $12/class
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Jordan Glen School Presents A Christmas Carol at Archer Community Center

A classic story around this time of year is "A Christmas Carol" by author Charles Dickens. This is a beloved ...

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 ...

Pottery Wheel Class at Do Art with Yopp

Have you always wanted to try your hand at a pottery wheel? How cool would it be to make your ...

Ninja Jam Third Wednesday at Sun Country

Ninja Jam is the perfect option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class or ...

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, youngsters, with an adult, can meet and greet farm animals ...

Homework Helpers with LCS

Is homework a daily battle in your home? Does your child often feel defeated or frustrated while doing homework? Bring ...

  • 3:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: LCS Integrative Counseling and Consulting, 4703 NW 53rd Ave Suite A-2, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $20/child ( 5 sessions for $60)
  • Website: www.otgainesville.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, will illuminate the park with holiday ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $2 per person Monday-Thursday (Silent Nights) / $3 per person Friday-Sunday (Holiday Magic Nights) / Children 3 and under free every night
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Ongoing Programs

The Magic of the Nutcracker

Join the dancers onstage at the final dress rehearsal of the Nutcracker for a magical experience. Never to be forgotten. ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Lice Check Clinic

Join us every Wednesday evening, by appointment only. Sign up and reserve your spot for our next screening.

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Haile Medical Professional Bldg, 4809 SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for kids under 10 | Always free for previous clients
  • Website: liceauthority.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Other

Fathom Events: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly ...

Toddler Story and Art Time at Do Art with Yopp

Join us on Tuesday and Thursday mornings for Toddler Story and Art! This is a great opportunity to meet new ...

Stroller Workout with Auxo

Enjoy a dynamic Barre workout with your little one in tow! Meet us at the studio, and then we'll all ...

  • 10:45 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: AUXO Fitness, 4994 NW 39th Ave. Suite D, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $10/session or $25 for the whole series.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Gamesville Tabletop Homeschool Gaming

Homeschool Parents! Need something new to add to your kids schedule? Try Boardgames! Boardgaming is an amazing social activity that allows ...

Homeschool Canvas Painting at Do Art with Yopp

Come learn different drawing and painting techniques. Different designs taught each class. Enjoy this fun outing with our art facilitator ...

Painting with Pastor John at Hobby Lobby

Join us for painting classes for Children and Adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Join us for Horse and Carriage rides with SANTA! Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your "pre-weekend" ...

IndepenDance Studio iDance Tots- Thursdays

Have a wiggly one that’s not quite old enough for dance class yet? iDance Tots is the movement and ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, will illuminate the park with holiday ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $2 per person Monday-Thursday (Silent Nights) / $3 per person Friday-Sunday (Holiday Magic Nights) / Children 3 and under free every night
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Ongoing Programs

Third Thursday on Main Street Alachua

Join us for free Horse and Carriage rides with SANTA! Third Thursday on Main is the perfect place to get your ...

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Rent: School Edition

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent School Edition is about falling in love, finding your voice ...

Developmental Playgroup with LCS

Join us on Friday mornings for a fun-filled and educational playgroup led by an Occupational Therapist! Toddlers and preschoolers will ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: LCS Integrative Counseling and Consulting, 4703 NW 53rd Ave Suite A-2, Gainesville, FL 32653
  • Cost: $10/child. Sibling discounts available. ( 5 sessions for $40)
  • Website: www.otgainesville.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Preschool Holiday Party at Bouncers

Join us for a preschool holiday party, reindeer games, holiday music, and of course Bouncing!

Sun Country Stay and Play

Get moving every Tuesday and Friday morning! Stay and Play helps children ages 5 years old and younger to develop ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • 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

The Nutcracker- Homeschool Show

Celebrate the Holiday Season with ‘The Nutcracker’. The all-time family favorite with beautiful dancing, sets and costumes. Sheer magic! Become entranced ...

Holidays In The City

Come join us to learn about different holidays and traditions from around the world! This free family friendly event will ...

Slab Lab: Clay Creations at Do Art with Yopp

We'll have slabs of clay out and clay tools for you to use to create your very own masterpiece. Make ...

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center Festival of Lights

Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park and the Stephen Foster Citizens Support Organization, will illuminate the park with holiday ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $2 per person Monday-Thursday (Silent Nights) / $3 per person Friday-Sunday (Holiday Magic Nights) / Children 3 and under free every night
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Holiday Events, Ongoing Programs

Sun Country Sports Center Gym Jam Fridays

Gym Jam is the perfect gymnastics option for your child if you don’t want to commit to regularly scheduled class ...

Christmas in the Quarry at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Christmas in the Quarry is back for our 2nd year! The only thing better than a white Christmas is a ...

  • 5:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens, 4990 NE 180th Ave., Williston, Florida
  • Cost: Adults: $9.00 Children (6-13): $4.00 Children under 6: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Christmas Music Festival at Little People Prep

Family-friendly, open to the community, music, food, lights, games, hot cocoa, and more! Pictures with Santa.

Hillary Cowart the Magic Man at Conestogas

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

Kirby Family Farm's Christmas Train

The 8th Annual Christmas Express is Florida's Christmas train! The Christmas Train is so much more than just a train ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St. Williston, FL. 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 contribution per person in advance, ages 10 and up, $20 at the gate if available.
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events

Movie in the Park at Heritage Park

The City of Williston is hosting a Movie in the Park sponsored by the youth group of the First United ...

Christmas in Ireland Dance Showcase at The Thomas Center

Celebrate the season with something different! Fiery footwork and fiddle tunes will warm your spirits when our talented dancers perform ...

Rent: School Edition

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent School Edition is about falling in love, finding your voice ...

Skate Station Jolly Jingle Party

Join us for a ton of holiday fun! Ugly Sweater Contest, Egg-Nog Chug, Wrapping contest and more holiday fun!

  • 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm 
  • Location: 1311 NW 76th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: starts at $10
  • Website: funworks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Voices Rising Holiday Concert

Voices Rising is an intergenerational community chorus in Gainesville, Florida, for adults and youth ages 10 and up. Our repertoire ...

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