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November 29 - December 5

Alachua County Library Sensory Story Time - High Springs Branch

This storytime will introduce children to the library and rhythms of storytime in a gentle, fun, and enriching manner. Join us ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: High Springs Branch Meeting Room 23779 W US HWY 27 High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Baby Time at Headquarters Branch

Join us for a story time filled with rhymes, songs, bounces and more geared for babies and their caregivers. Babies will ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Headquarters Library Youth Services Area 401 E University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Help Me Grow Alachua: Story time, Screenings and Parent Workshops

Learning how to approach and solve problems, both at home and at school, can affect the quality of a child’s ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Archer Community Center 16671 SW 137th Avenue, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs Lions Club Here Comes Santa Claus

Holiday Cheer will be Here. When Santa Stops at the High Springs Lions Club. Time to get into the Spirit and ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club: 26900 W US Highway 27, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Free, Donations are Welcome
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

O2BKids Homeschool Wednesday Program

Homeschool Wednesdays are back! The homeschool program is FREE to O2B Kids Family Members. They will enjoy meet-ups with other members ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: O2B Kids Supercenter 7383 SW 17th Road, Gainesville, FL 32607
  • Cost: FREE to O2B Kids Family Members
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Story Time - High Springs Branch

Children and caregivers can read, laugh, and sing with us at our weekly story times: Wednesdays at 10:30 am. Join us ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: High Springs Branch 23779 W US HWY 27 High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Music and Movement at Micanopy Branch

Join us to sing, dance, and make music during our Music and Movement program. Sing songs, dance and move, and play ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Micanopy Branch Dance Hall 706 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Teen Book Club: Newberry Branch

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to join us in the Meeting Room for the Newberry Teen Book Club. Each month ...

  • 2:45 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Newberry Branch 110 South Seaboard Drive Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Barnyard Buddies at Morningside Nature Center

Every Wednesday, Sept.–May, at 3 pm at the Living History Farm Morningside Nature Center has a farm, ee—i—ee—i—oh! On this farm, ...

  • 3:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

High Springs Lions Club Here Comes Santa Claus

Holiday Cheer will be Here. When Santa Stops at the High Springs Lions Club. Time to get into the Spirit and ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: High Springs Lions Club: 26900 W US Highway 27, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Free, Donations are Welcome
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Story Time - Newberry Branch

Stories and music for children and their caretakers, plus you'll learn a sign or two. Registration is required at least 12 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Newberry Branch 110 South Seaboard Drive Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library: Elementary Adventures at Headquarters Branch

Elementary Adventures - DIY Trading Cards (1st Thursday of the month) Join us once a month to create trading cards! Materials ...

  • 3:30 pm -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: Headquarters Library 401 East University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Cone Park Branch Library Girl Scouts

Join us for Girl Scouts, brought to you by the Resource Center. Girl Scouts take part in fun activities that show ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Cone Park Branch 801 E. University Avenue, Gainesville FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

Kids Yoga: ABC Wellness at Stillpoint

Kids yoga at ABC Wellness, Gainesville. Thursdays from 4:30-5:30 pm AGES 5 and older-all ages. Next two classes December 8 and ...

  • 4:30 pm -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: A.B.C. Wellness at Still Point 2730 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $10.00
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Okito America New Location Grand Opening!

Join Okito America and the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce as we cut the ribbon on our NEW location at 7420 ...

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: 7420 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605-4323
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

University of Florida: Lighting of the Holiday Gator

Come celebrate the end of the semester with the lighting of the Holiday Gator on the lawn of the University ...

  • 5:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: University Auditorium 333 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Frogs and Friends Friday at Morningside Nature Center

FREE. Every 1st Friday of the Month at 2 pm at Morningside Nature Center’s picnic pavilion (Screened pavilion located at ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Anime Club - Library Partnership Branch

Join us for two episodes of a crowd-favorite anime every Friday at 4:30 pm! Come hang out at LPSF and catch ...

  • 4:30 pm -  5:30 pm 
  • Location: Library Partnership Branch 912 NE 16th Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

City of Alachua Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for our annual classic Tree Lighting on Main Street. This FREE event includes kids' photos with Santa, kids' ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Skinner Park (next to Bev's Burgers) 15100 NW 142 Terrace, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Town Of Bell Lighting

It's hard to believe it's almost that time once again for the Town Lighting. The Town of Bell has a FREE ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: 3249 W Railroad Ln, Bell, FL 32619
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Joann Take It and Make It

Time for kids to create & explore with our Take It & Make It events! For the first Saturday of ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft 3202 SW 35th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Free

Lamp Post Therapy Center Holiday Market

Join us for coffee, thrifting, and crafty gifts just in time for the holidays! Snap a picture with Santa while ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Lamp Post Therapy Center 13568 NW 1st Lane, Unit 1, Tioga, FL 32669
  • Cost: free
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Free

Brown's Country Buffet: Breakfast and Photos with Santa

It's time to mark your calendars for Saturday, December 3rd! Santa will be visiting during breakfast, and taking photos with ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Brown's Country Buffet 14423 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Celebration UMC Christmas Bazaar

Celebration United Methodist Church will be hosting a Christmas Bazaar on December 3rd from 9 am - 3 pm. For ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Celebration United Methodist Church 9501 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Living History Saturday at Morningside Nature Center

Come on down to the farm at Morningside Nature Center and help us welcome the return of Living History Saturday! ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Morningside Nature Center 3540 E. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.gainesvillefl.gov
  • Category: Free

Sycamore Lane Vintage Christmas Market

A small town Hallmark Christmas in Historic Downtown Newberry! Come enjoy shopping over 30 vendors with vintage goods, crafts, gifts, ...

  • 9:00 am -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Downtown Newberry, FL
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Crooked Cactus Boutique Winter Outdoor Market

Welcome to our 4th Annual Outdoor Market hosted by Crooked Cactus Boutique. We will have over 35 vendors, along with food ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Williston Horseman's Park 1610 SW 8th Terrace, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Operation Santa Delivery

Come see Santa arrive, not by sled or by reindeer, but by helicopter! This event is a carnival-like celebration that is ...

  • 10:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Santa Fe College North Fields, Intersection of NW 39th Ave and NW 91st Street
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Harn Museum of Art Gallery Talk: Speechless

As you enjoy a virtual journey from South Africa through Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal to Morocco and Ethiopia with Harn ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Harn Museum of Art Sound Moves: Nu Quintet Interdisciplinary Class Project

Inspired by the exhibition Speechless: Text & Image in Global Culture, six undergrad and graduate composers from the UF School ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Harn Museum of Art 3259 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: harn.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Forest Grove Baptist Church Christmas Festival

This is a free family event with games, prizes, snow cones, cotton candy, bounce houses, popcorn, crafts, photo booth and ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 22575 NW 94th Ave, Alachua, FL 32615
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Pops Holiday Concert at First United Methodist Church

Join us for the Gainesville Pops Annual holiday concert! Pieces include the Polar Express and a variety of seasonal selections.

  • 3:00 pm 
  • Location: First United Methodist Church: 419 Northeast 1st Street, Gainesville, Florida
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Bo Diddley Plaza Kids Holiday Dance Party

Come down to Bo Diddley Plaza for a Kids Holiday Dance Party with DJ E-LO. This is a Free Family ...

  • 4:00 pm -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Bo Diddley Plaza 111 E. University Ave Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Gainesville Youth Chorus Holiday Concert

Gainesville Youth Chorus Annual Holiday Concert - singers ages 7-18 ring in the holiday season with their annual concert. Free ...

City of Newberry Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us for holiday cheer as we light our spectacular Christmas Tree to officially kick off the holiday season. This ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: City Hall 25440 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Holiday Lights Celebration at the Historic Thomas Center

The Holiday Lights Celebration at the Historic Thomas Center, an annual tradition for decades, will take place in the Center’s ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: The Thomas Center, 302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free entry. Carriage Rides $5/person donation
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Lake Butler Christmas Parade

Plan to bring the family out to Lake Butler to enjoy this year's annual Lake Butler Christmas Parade!

Archer Christmas Celebration: Parade of Lights and Toy Giveaway

Let’s celebrate Christmas together Archer Christmas Celebration: Parade of Lights and Toy Giveaway December 3, 2022 | Parade at 6:30 pm Celebration at ...

  • 6:30 pm 
  • Location: Wilson Robinson Park 13975 SW 174th St, Archer, FL 32618
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Williston Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland featuring Light Up Williston. It's a night of fun for the entire family that will include games, goodies, ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Heritage Park, NW 1st Ave, Williston, FL 32696
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

GLAM Craft Show

Come join us on Sunday, December 4 for the 14th annual winter edition of GLAM Craft Show, once again at ...

  • 10:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company 1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Constellation Charter School of Gainesville Winter Faire

Save the date! Our Winter Faire 2022 is coming! Join us at Alpin Bistro in downtown Gainesville on Sunday, December ...

  • 11:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Alpin Bistro 15 SW 2nd St, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Perspectives in the Park Speaker Series: Backyard Birding

Hogtown Creek Headwaters Nature Park is pleased to start our Perspectives in the Park speaker series! On the first Sunday ...

  • 1:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Hogtown Creek Headwaters Park 1500 NW 45th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Alachua County Library Chess Club - Millhopper Branch

Join the Millhopper Chess Club. Learn to play or challenge a friend to a game.

  • 1:30 pm -  2:30 pm 
  • Location: Millhopper Branch (Teen Room) 3145 NW 43rd Street Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free
  • Website: attend.aclib.us
  • Category: Free

UF Carillon Annual Holiday Concert

Listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for an optimal listening experience.

  • 1:55 pm 
  • Location: Century Tower Carillon, 375 Newell Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: free
  • Website: arts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

UF School of Music presents Sounds of the Season

UF School of Music presents Sounds of the Season, Sunday, December 4 at 7pm at the Phillips Center.

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Curtis M Phillips Center for Performing Arts 3201 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: Free and open to the public
  • Website: performingarts.ufl.edu
  • Category: Free

Florida Gators Gymnastics Hype Night

Can’t wait for the 2023 Gators gymnastics season to start? Then the Gators Gymnastics Hype Night Presented by American Campus Communities ...

  • 6:45 pm 
  • Location: Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center, 250 Gale Lemerand Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free
November 29 - December 5