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Sunrise Ranger Hike at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Join a ranger on a 30-45 minutes walk into the wetlands while you talk about the importance of the sun. ...

  • 7:15 am -  8:00 am 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park 325 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Loads of Learning GNV

We are transforming everyday places into learning spaces in Gainesville laundromats. Join our volunteers for story-times and learning fun while ...

Oak Hall Saturday Tours

We are excited to welcome prospective families to our campus for Saturday tours starting in January. The Admission Team looks ...

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! ...

Stephen Foster Antique Tractor and Engine Show

Antique tractors and farming equipment reflecting 200 years of rural American history will be on display. Compete in the tractor pulls ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, FL 32096
  • Cost: $5 per vehicle (2-8 people) | $4 single-occupant vehicle | $2 pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Carson Springs Wildlife Walk or Ride Saturday Morning Tours

Walk or ride the tour. Great, outdoor fun for the whole family, guided by professional zoologists. Witness big cat feeding ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 8528 East County Road, 225. Gainesville, FL 32609
  • Cost: Walking Tour: Adults $25 | Ages 2-11 are $10 | Under FREE | Motorized Vehicles: $45 (See website for limitations)
  • Website: www.carsonspringswildlife.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Guided Hike on Rim Ramble at Paynes Prairie

The Rim Ramble Ranger-Led Adventures are back Starting November 12th and running through April 30th 2023. Rangers from Paynes Prairie ...

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens Guided Tour

We have a guided tour the first Saturday of every month at 10 am. Regular admission price for non-members.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: 4700 S.W. 58th Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $10, Children (ages 5-13): $5, Children under 5: Free (when accompanied by parent)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

We're open for visitors on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am til 2 pm, weather permitting. NO appointment is needed, ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 1208 N County Road 315 Melrose, Florida 32666
  • Cost: Suggested $15 donation per person or $45 for a family of four
  • Website: www.rooterville.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show - Mars One Thousand One

Mars One Thousand One is an immersive cinematic experience that follows an international crew of astronauts that is about to ...

  • 7:00 pm -  7:45 pm 
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Music 360 - Horizons of the Future

Horizons of the Future is a fantastic journey into possibility! This comfortable, elevating fulldome work winds through endless immersive landscapes and ...

  • 9:00 pm -  9:30 pm 
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $8.22
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Morning Bug Walk at Tuscawilla Preserve

Join Dr. Jiri Hulcr and Dr. Andrea Lucky for this family-friendly bug ID event at Tuscawilla Preserve! Dr. Hulcr is the ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve 406 SE Tuscawilla Rd, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Rooterville Animal Sanctuary Self-Guided Tours

We're open for visitors on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am til 2 pm, weather permitting. NO appointment is needed, ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 1208 N County Road 315 Melrose, Florida 32666
  • Cost: Suggested $15 donation per person or $45 for a family of four
  • Website: www.rooterville.org
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Historic Haile Homestead Tour

Come visit the Historic Haile Homestead! Learn about the history of the 1856 Homestead, the enslaved people who lived and ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Ranger Led Tour- First Sundays

Take a guided tour at Sweetwater Wetlands Park and learn about the park's history and management, and the wildlife and ...

  • 2:30 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show - Lucia, The Secret Of Shooting Stars

The sequel to “Polaris: The Space Submarine and the Mystery of the Polar Night” is finally at the Kika Silva ...

  • 3:00 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Florida Museum of Natural History Tot Trot

Get your toddler excited about exploring the great outdoors! Join Discovery Zone nature ambassadors for a safe and interactive nature ...

Loads of Learning GNV

We are transforming everyday places into learning spaces in Gainesville laundromats. Join our volunteers for story-times and learning fun while ...

Sweetwater Wetlands Park Wednesday Bird Walks

Wednesday Bird Walks at the Wetlands are back! Join us every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the restroom pavilion between ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Sweetwater Wetlands Park, 325 SW Williston Road, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: Free with park admission ($5/vehicle, $2 for pedestrians, vans and bikes).
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational

Loads of Learning GNV

We are transforming everyday places into learning spaces in Gainesville laundromats. Join our volunteers for story-times and learning fun while ...

Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Unicorn Friends Party

Calling all VPK-1st Grade Girls! Come experience what Girl Scouts is about! Make new friends and join us for a ...

Alachua County Public Schools: Parent Academy Webinars

Join us for our weekly Thursday night Parent Academy webinars. The free webinars are intended to provide you with information ...

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 ...

Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Show: Florida Skies (Spring)

Join James Albury, host of "The Sky Above Us" and former co-host of the PBS TV Show "Star Gazers" as ...

  • 7:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College 3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: $7.19 for Adults (13-59), $6.17 for Children (4-12), Seniors (60+), UF Affiliates, Military and First Responders
  • Website: www.showpass.com
  • Category: Tours/Informational