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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 ...

Pumpkin Run 5K

Lace up your sneakers and join the Buy A Pumpkin Feed A Child pumpkin patch for their Pumpkin Run - ...

UF Softball Elite Prospect Camp

Camp will cover offensive and defensive instruction in a fast-paced, elite learning environment. The limited numbers at camp help to ...

  • 8:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: James G. Pressly Stadium, 325 Woodlawn Dr, Gainesville, Florida 32611
  • Cost: $225
  • Website: floridagators.com
  • Category: Classes

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 ...

Kanapaha Botantical Orchid Show

Each October, Kanapaha Botanical Gardens holds an Open House & Fall Plant Sale, in conjunction with the Gainesville Orchid Society, ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, 4700 SW 58th Dr., Gainesville FL 32608
  • Cost: free
  • Website: kanapaha.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts, Free

Morning Bug Walk

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

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Tuscawilla Cabin, 211 SE Tuscawilla Rd,. Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Morningside Nature Center Wildflower Walks

CANCELLED on October 19th due to weather. Participants will enjoy the spectacular fall wildflower bloom in the piney woods of Morningside ...

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

Toddler Try It Art Class at Working Food- Saturdays

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

  • 9:45 am - 11:15 am 
  • Location: Working Food, 219 NW 10th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Cost: sliding scale of $10-$15 for each toddler, plus $3 for additional siblings over age 5. Free for adult caregivers and young babies in laps or arms.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Santa Fe Community Education: Fall Pumpkin Fun

Looking for that perfect art activity for you and your little one? Engage in some creativity....create a fun mixed media ...

Trunk or Treat at Green Market Nursery

Dress the kids up, and come on out to our October Second Saturdays Craft and Vendor Festival for Trunk or ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Green Market Nursery, 5402 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Florida Museum ButterflyFest

Explore the lives of bats, bees, birds and butterflies at the 14th annual ButterflyFest on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 10 ...

Gainesville Outdoor Expo

Wind-FM and K-Country, in association with Gainesville Buick GMC, proudly present THE place to be for everything outdoors... the free ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Oaks Mall, 6419 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, Florida 32605
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

GatorTRAX Fall 2019

The Engineering GatorTRAX Math Excellence initiative provides students in grades K-12 with opportunities to learn mathematics with hands-on activities for ...

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 ...

Make Your Costume Repurposed

Free costume making event with Skye - kid and family centric workshop but all welcome! Make your Costume Repurposed! Do you ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: The Repurpose Project, 1920 NE 23rd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Mike Roess Gold Head Branch Birthday Celebration

Join us in celebration of Gold Head's 80th Birthday! Enjoy historic demonstrations, food trucks, live entertainment, Florida history, a tractor show ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park, 6239 State Road 21 Keystone Heights, Florida 32656
  • Cost: free entry
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Oktober Fun Fest and Outdoor Living Show at The Green House Nursery

Fun for the whole family! Face painting, balloon twisting, hay rides, food, giveaways and music! Fall Plant sale!

Oktoberfest at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church

Bring the family to Oktoberfest at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church Saturday October 12th 10am-2pm! Enjoy LIVE German music, shop from ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, 9700 W Newberry Rd, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • Cost: free admission, food for purchase
  • Website: abidingsavior.info
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Thornebrook Art Festival

The Art Festival at Thornebrook is a two-day festival of juried fine arts and fine crafts under the covered walkways ...

Cade Museum Little Sparks Saturday Preschool Program

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

Pig Yoga at Rooterville Animal Sanctuary

Throughout 2019, pig yoga will be at Rooterville every SECOND Saturday of each month; weather permitting. The tickets will be ...

Allied Capoeira League Percussion Series

Come join us every Saturday in October to practice Brazilian rhythms and a variety of percusive musical instruments!

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Allied Capoeira League Gainesville, 2020 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32609
  • Cost: Cash only, $20 per day, or $15 per session in advance for all 4 classes
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Hollow Oaks Corn Maze

Come and enjoy time with family and friends at Hollow Oaks Corn Maze beginning September 27th. We will have several ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 18005 NW 190th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
  • Cost: Cash Only Adults: $10, Kids 4-10 $8, Kids 3 and under are free
  • Website: www.hollowoakscornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Peanut Patch and Corn Maze

Here at the Peanut Patch & Corn Maze, we're all about family! Come out and make memories with us, where ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 8656 SW 75th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32608
  • Cost: Adults: $15, Kids 4-10 $10, Kids 3 and under Free, Haunted House $5 (Cash Only)
  • Website: peanutpatchandcornmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sprintacular Performance at the Cade Museum

Watch an exciting performance by the Creviers - the Basketball Handling Champions featured on America’s Got Talent. Presentation and performance ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: 811 South Main Street, Gainesville, Fl 32601
  • Cost: Adults (18+): $12.50 | Youth (ages 5-17): $7.50 | Child (ages 0-4): Free | Seniors + College Students: $10 Cade Museum Members: Free
  • Website: www.cademuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Oktoberfest at First Magnitude

Come out to First Magnitude for our annual Oktoberfest party, bigger and better than ever! We're going to get down German-style ...

  • 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: First Magnitude Brewing Company, 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids' Quilted Tote at Joann Fabric

Skill Level 2 : Intermediate Kid Class Learn piecing techniques by using interfacing in a project to construct a tote. Class ...

  • 12:30 pm 
  • Location: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft, 3202 SW 35th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608
  • Cost: $50
  • Website: www.joann.com
  • Category: Classes

Downtown Latino Festival

Featuring traditional music, art, dance and food from Latino and Hispanic cultures in downtown Gainesville.

North Florida Regional Medical Center: Infant CPR

This class will prepare you with hands-on experience for infant breathing, airway, and cardiac emergencies. This class is a non-certifying ...

  • 1:00 pm -  2:30 pm 
  • Location: 6400 Newberry Rd, Ste 107, Gainesville, FL 32605
  • Cost: $40/couple
  • Website: nfrmc.com
  • Category: Classes

Art in the Parks at Thomas Center

Join the Gainesville Hula Ohana for a performance in the Thomas Center Gardens. Bring your own grass skirt to join ...

Gainesville High School's Theater Department Presents Seussical Jr. The Musical

GHS Theater Group will be performing Seussical Jr. The Musical. Shows will be October 3-4 at 7pm and October 10-12 ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: 1900 NW 13th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $10- Adults, $7- Students (K-12), Free- Kids under 5
  • Category: Family Fun, Shows & Concerts

Star Wars Reads at 2nd and Charles

This is the Star Wars party you're looking for! We're hosting a special Star Wars Reads day story time, crafts ...

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

Center for Autism and Related Disabilities 3rd Annual Autism in the Arts Night

Join us on Saturday October 12th from 3-7pm in the Family Life Center at Holy Faith Catholic Church in Gainesville ...

Corks and Colors: All Age Zebra

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

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.

Newberry Cornfield Maze at Hodge Farm

Laugh by day...Scream by night! Maze- Take nice stroll through the maze during the day by trying to choose the correct ...

  • 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: 20015 West Newberry Road, Newberry, Florida 32669
  • Cost: Adults: $15 (includes corn maze and haunted house) | Children 10 and under: $10| Children 3 and under are free | Hay Rides: $5 | Mechanical Bull Rides $5
  • Website: www.newberrycornfieldmaze.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Open Gym at Sun Country Sports

Open Gym is the perfect time for gymnasts to come work on their skills! Open to both boys and girls. ...

  • 4:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Sun Country Sports Center, 333 SW 140th Terrace, Jonesville, FL 32669
  • Cost: $12-18
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

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.

Kirby Family Farm's Lost Railroad Scary Train

The Lost Railroad is an intense environment with darkness, gunfire, strobe lights, fog machines, fire, live reptiles, spiders, other critters, ...

  • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: 19630 NE 30th St, Williston, Florida 32696
  • Cost: $15.99 in advance or $20 at the gate
  • Website: www.kirbyfarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gainesville High School's Theater Department Presents Seussical Jr. The Musical

GHS Theater Group will be performing Seussical Jr. The Musical. Shows will be October 3-4 at 7pm and October 10-12 ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: 1900 NW 13th Street, Gainesville FL
  • Cost: $10- Adults, $7- Students (K-12), Free- Kids under 5
  • Category: Family Fun, 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 & ...

Matilda - an Oak Hall All-School Musical

Join us for Roald Dahl's Matilda Musical!